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HCR046.....................................................by STATE AFFAIRS PATRIOT'S DAY - Stating findings of the Legislature and proclaiming April 19 as Patriot's Day in commemoration of the events of April 19, 1775. 02/21 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 02/22 Rpt prt - to 2nd rdg 02/23 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 02/27 3rd rdg - ADOPTED - 67-0-3 AYES -- Andrus, Barraclough, Barrett, Bastian, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Black, Block, Boe, Bolz, Bradford, Cannon, Chadderdon, Clark, Collins, Deal, Denney, Edmunson, Ellsworth, Eskridge, Field(18), Field(23), Garrett, Hart, Harwood, Henbest, Henderson, Jaquet, Kemp, Lake, LeFavour, Loertscher, Martinez, Mathews, McGeachin, McKague, Miller, Mitchell, Moyle, Nielsen, Nonini, Pasley-Stuart, Pence, Raybould, Ring, Ringo, Roberts, Rusche, Rydalch, Sali(Sali), Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd(2), Shepherd(8), Shirley, Skippen, Smith(30), Smith(24), Smylie, Snodgrass, Stevenson, Trail, Wills, Wood, Mr. Speaker NAYS -- None Absent and excused -- Anderson, Brackett, Crow Floor Sponsor - Barrett Title apvd - To Senate 02/28 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to St Aff 03/06 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 10th Ord 03/08 10th Ord - ADOPTED - voice vote Floor Sponsor - Pearce Title apvd - to House 03/09 To enrol 03/10 Rpt enrol - Sp signed 03/13 Pres signed 03/14 To Secretary of State
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-eighth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2006 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 46 BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE 1 A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 2 PROCLAIMING APRIL 19 AS PATRIOT'S DAY IN COMMEMORATION OF THE EVENTS OF APRIL 3 19, 1775. 4 Be It Resolved by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 5 WHEREAS, April 19, 1775, marks the date when the Massachusetts towns of 6 Lexington and Concord were marched upon by British regulars in an effort to 7 confiscate the munitions stored there for the local militia; and 8 WHEREAS, near the hour of 5 a.m., British troops numbering between six 9 hundred and eight hundred men, encountered seventy-five patriots, under the 10 command of Captain Parker, at Lexington Green, where Captain Parker ordered, 11 "Stand your ground! Don't fire unless fired upon; but if they mean to have a 12 war, let it begin here."; and 13 WHEREAS, the result was the "shot heard 'round the world" and by the day's 14 end, the British troops had retreated from the field; and 15 WHEREAS, the events of this day were the spark that ignited the passions 16 of the colonial patriots resulting in the American Revolutionary War and the 17 founding of a great nation; and 18 WHEREAS, the states of Arkansas, Florida, Massachusetts, Missouri, Tennes- 19 see and Wisconsin celebrate April 19 as Patriot's Day each year, and in Maine 20 and New Jersey, Patriot's Day is the third Monday in April; and 21 WHEREAS, Patriot's Day is an opportunity to focus on the historic nature 22 of our revolution and the sacrifices endured over the course of a great eight- 23 year struggle leading to our independence celebrated on the Fourth of July. 24 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the Second Regular Ses- 25 sion of the Fifty-eighth Idaho Legislature, the House of Representatives and 26 the Senate concurring therein, that we proclaim April 19 of every year as 27 Patriot's Day in the state of Idaho in commemoration of the opening events of 28 the American Revolutionary War and the struggle through which the nation 29 passed in its early days to be established as the great land of freedom in 30 which we live today.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 15684 The purpose of this legislation is to designate April Nineteenth of every year as the day to commemorate the beginning of the American Revolution and to remember the selfless sacrifices made by those who gave their lives for our nation"s independence. FISCAL NOTE There is no fiscal impact. Contact Names: Rep. Lenore Hardy Barrett Rep. Phil Hart Rep. Pete Nielsen Sen. Monty Pearce Phone: (208) 332-1000 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE HCR 46