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HJM026....................................................by WAYS AND MEANS SPAIN - Stating findings of the Legislature and extending our sincerest and deepest condolences to the people and government of Spain for the loss of life in the terrorist events of March 11, 2004, in Madrid, Spain, and joining in condemning terrorist acts wherever and whenever they are perpetrated. 03/16 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 03/17 Rpt prt - to 2nd rdg 03/18 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/19 3rd rdg - ADOPTED - voice vote Floor Sponsor - Smylie Title apvd - to Senate 03/19 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to St Aff
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-seventh Legislature Second Regular Session - 2004 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE JOINT MEMORIAL NO. 26 BY WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE 1 A JOINT MEMORIAL 2 TO THE PEOPLE AND THE GOVERNMENT OF SPAIN. 3 We, your Memorialists, the House of Representatives and the Senate of the 4 State of Idaho assembled in the Second Regular Session of the Fifty-seventh 5 Idaho Legislature, do hereby respectfully represent that: 6 WHEREAS, the citizens of the state of Idaho, many direct descendants of 7 Spanish and Basque immigrants, have a particularly close connection to Spain; 8 and 9 WHEREAS, on March 11, 2004, a series of bombs was detonated in Madrid, 10 Spain, on four commuter trains; and 11 WHEREAS, the attack of March 11, a terrorist attack of the most heinous 12 nature, killed hundreds of innocent men, women and children, and injured thou- 13 sands more; and 14 WHEREAS, Idaho citizens and people throughout the world have reacted to 15 this outrage with shock, horror and outrage; and 16 WHEREAS, on behalf of the people of Idaho, it is appropriate for the Leg- 17 islature of Idaho to extend our sincerest and deepest condolences to the peo- 18 ple and the government of Spain. 19 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the Second Regular Ses- 20 sion of the Fifty-seventh Idaho Legislature, the House of Representatives and 21 the Senate concurring therein, that we extend to the people and the government 22 of Spain our sincerest and deepest condolences. We know of the great outrage 23 and pain which these events have visited upon the people of Spain and upon the 24 world community. We join citizens of goodwill and positive intent throughout 25 the world in condemning terrorist acts wherever and whenever they are perpe- 26 trated. 27 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chief Clerk of the House of Representa- 28 tives be, and she is hereby authorized and directed to forward a copy of this 29 Memorial to the Spanish Embassy.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 14279C1 The terrorist attacks in Spain on March 11, 2004, have once again alerted the world about the dangers all civilized democracies now face. This memorial condemns these acts and sends our condolences to the people and government of Spain. FISCAL IMPACT None. Contact Name: Rep. Steve Smylie Phone: (208) 332-1000 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE HJM 026