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SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 121 – Idaho Olympic athletes, recognized


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SCR121.....................................................by STATE AFFAIRS
IDAHO OLYMPIC ATHLETES - Stating findings of the Legislature and
recognizing and honoring the Idaho athletes participating in the Winter
Olympic games in Torino, Italy.
02/13    Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/14    Rpt prt - to 10th Ord
02/17    Ref'd to St Aff

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  ]]]]              LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO             ]]]]
 Fifty-eighth Legislature                   Second Regular Session - 2006
                                       IN THE SENATE
                            SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 121
                                 BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
  1                               A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION
  4    Be It Resolved by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
  5        WHEREAS, the XX Winter Olympics will be held in February in Torino, Italy;
  6    and
  7        WHEREAS,  the  Winter  Olympics  bring together the finest athletes in the
  8    world in their respective sports; and
  9        WHEREAS, the Winter Olympics bring out, to the fullest extent,  the  drama
 10    of  human  athletic  competition  with "the thrill of victory and the agony of
 11    defeat" with the resultant display of good sportsmanship by  the  competitors;
 12    and
 13        WHEREAS,  there  are six Idahoans at the 2006 Winter Olympics and they are
 14    Jeret Peterson, 2000 Timberline High  School  graduate  in  freestyle  skiing,
 15    Kristine  Holzer,  1992  Centennial High School graduate who also attended the
 16    University of Idaho, in long track speedskating (3000 meters),  Nate  Holland,
 17    1997  Sandpoint High School graduate, in snowboardcross, Lars Flora, 1996 Wood
 18    River High School graduate, in cross country skiing, Courtney Yamada, born  in
 19    Idaho Falls and a resident of Boise, in the skeleton, and Werner Hoeger, Boise
 20    State  kinesiology  professor  and  Boise  resident,  in the luge representing
 21    Venezuela; and
 22        WHEREAS, we wish Jeret soft sweet landings, Kristine's blades to run true,
 23    Nate's line to be sweet and fast, Lars to ski speedily 'cross the frozen snow,
 24    Courtney's sled to speed like a bullet down the track, and Werner's experience
 25    to propel him to the front of the  pack  and  that  we  wish  that  all  Idaho
 26    Olympians achieve their potential during the games without injury; and
 27        WHEREAS,  all  Idahoans  in  the Winter Olympic Games are to be especially
 28    commended for being the best athletes in the world in their particular sport.
 29        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the Second  Regular  Ses-
 30    sion of the Fifty-eighth Idaho Legislature, the Senate and the House of Repre-
 31    sentatives  concurring  therein, that the members of the Legislature take this
 32    opportunity to recognize and honor the Idaho  athletes  participating  in  the
 33    Winter  Olympic  Games and wish them the best of luck in their respective ath-
 34    letic competitions.
 35        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of the Senate  be,  and  she  is
 36    directed  to  forward  a  copy  of this resolution to Jeret Peterson, Kristine
 37    Holzer, Nate Holland, Lars Flora, Courtney Yamada and Werner Hoeger.

Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Impact

                       STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

                            RS 15873C2

This Senate Concurrent Resolution recognizes Olympic athletes
that hail from Idaho and wishes them well in the 2006 Torino,
Italy Winter Olympic Games.

                           FISCAL NOTE

There is no impact to the state general fund.

Name: Senator Elliot Werk 
Phone: 332-1000
Representative George Eskridge

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE                       SCR 121