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HCR044.....................................................by STATE AFFAIRS WORKERS MEMORIAL DAY - Stating findings of the Legislature and declaring April 28, 2000, to be "Workers Memorial Day" to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew the fight for safe jobs and safe workplaces. 02/18 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 02/21 Rpt prt - to St Aff 03/01 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 03/02 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/06 3rd rdg - ADOPTED - voice vote - to Senate 03/07 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to St Aff 03/16 Rpt out - to 10th Ord 03/17 10th ord - ADOPTED - voice vote Title apvd - to House 03/20 To enrol 03/21 Rpt enrol - Sp signed 03/22 Pres signed 03/23 To Secretary of State
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO |||| Fifty-fifth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2000 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 44 BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE 1 A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 2 STATING FINDINGS OF THE LEGISLATURE AND DECLARING APRIL 28 OF EACH YEAR AS 3 "WORKERS MEMORIAL DAY" TO REMEMBER THOSE WHO HAVE SUFFERED AND DIED ON THE 4 JOB AND TO RENEW THE STRUGGLE FOR SAFE JOBS AND SAFE WORKPLACES. 5 Be It Resolved by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 6 WHEREAS, for decades workers have struggled for improved working condi- 7 tions, dignity and respect on the job; and 8 WHEREAS, workers have won laws and protections that have made workplaces 9 safer and through their efforts contracts have given workers a voice on the 10 job; and 11 WHEREAS, the struggle is far from over as over sixty thousand workers die 12 each year from job injuries and illnesses and another six million are injured; 13 and 14 WHEREAS, thousands of workers are continuing to raise job safety aware- 15 ness; and 16 WHEREAS, it is important to remember workers who have been killed and 17 injured, it is even more important to continue the struggle for safe jobs and 18 safe workplaces. 19 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the Second Regular Ses- 20 sion of the Fifty-fifth Idaho Legislature, the House of Representatives and 21 the Senate concurring therein, that we recognize the importance of remembering 22 the workforce of America and hereby declare April 28 of each year as "Workers 23 Memorial Day" for the purpose of remembering those who have suffered and died 24 on the job and to renew the struggle for safe jobs and safe workplaces.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS09947C1 The purpose of this proposal is to declare April 28 of each year as "Workers Memorial Day" to remember those who suffered and died on the job and to encourage the citizens of Idaho to continue efforts to promote safety in the workplace. FISCAL NOTE There is no fiscal impact. However, significant savings in the cost of doing business may occur as a result of the heightened awareness of job workplace safety. CONTACT: Rep. Roger Chase (208) 332-1000 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/ FISCAL NOTE HCR 44