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SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 123 – Idaho Olympic athletes, recognized


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SCR123...............................................by JUDICIARY AND RULES
OLYMPIC ATHLETES RECOGNIZED - Stating findings of the Legislature and
recognizing and honoring the Idaho athletes participating in the Winter
Olympic Games in Turin, Italy.
02/16    Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/17    Rpt prt - to 10th Ord
02/21    10th Ord - ADOPTED - voice vote
    Floor Sponsor - Werk
    Title apvd - to House
02/22    House intro - 1st rdg - to St Aff
02/24    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
    Rls susp - ADOPTED - voice vote
    Floor Sponsor - Eskridge
    Title apvd - to Senate
02/27    To enrol
02/28    Rpt enrol - Pres signed
03/01    Sp signed
03/02    To Secretary of State

Bill Text

  ]]]]              LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO             ]]]]
 Fifty-eighth Legislature                   Second Regular Session - 2006
                                       IN THE SENATE
                            SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 123
                              BY JUDICIARY AND RULES 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 Turin, 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 seven 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, Graham Watanabe, 2000
 18    Wood River High School graduate, in  snowboardcross,  Lars  Flora,  1996  Wood
 19    River  High School graduate, in cross country skiing, Courtney Yamada, born in
 20    Idaho Falls and a resident of Boise, in the skeleton, and Werner Hoeger, Boise
 21    State University kinesiology professor and Boise resident, in the luge  repre-
 22    senting Venezuela; and
 23        WHEREAS, we wish Jeret soft sweet landings, Kristine's blades to run true,
 24    Nate's  line to be sweet and fast, Lars and Graham  to ski speedily 'cross the
 25    frozen snow, Courtney's sled to speed  like  a  bullet  down  the  track,  and
 26    Werner's  experience  to  propel him to the front of the pack and that we wish
 27    that all Idaho Olympians achieve their  potential  during  the  games  without
 28    injury; and
 29        WHEREAS,  all  Idahoans  in  the Winter Olympic Games are to be especially
 30    commended for being the best athletes in the world in their particular sport.
 31        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the Second  Regular  Ses-
 32    sion of the Fifty-eighth Idaho Legislature, the Senate and the House of Repre-
 33    sentatives  concurring  therein, that the members of the Legislature take this
 34    opportunity to recognize and honor the Idaho  athletes  participating  in  the
 35    Winter  Olympic  Games and wish them the best of luck in their respective ath-
 36    letic competitions.
 37        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of the Senate  be,  and  she  is
 38    directed  to  forward  a  copy  of this resolution to Jeret Peterson, Kristine
 39    Holzer, Nate Holland, Graham Watanabe,  Lars Flora, Courtney Yamada and Werner
 40    Hoeger.

Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Impact

                       STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

                             RS 16090

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 123