2001 Regular Session
By: Representative Taylor, Peranich, Banks, Brown, Cameron, Clarke, Coleman (65th), Davis, Eakes, Ellzey, Evans, Fillingane, Gibbs, Green, Guice, Livingston, Maples, Martinson, Masterson, McCoy, Montgomery (15th), Moody, Moore (60th), Morris, Myers, Robinson (63rd), Smith (27th), Snowden, Stevens, Straughter, Thomas, Wallace, Warren, West, Whittington
House Concurrent Resolution 98
(As Adopted by House)
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SUPPORT OF THE LEGISLATURE FOR THE LOCATION OF THE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS MONUMENT ON THE PROPOSED PEDESTRIAN MALL IN THE CAPITOL COMPLEX.
WHEREAS, it is only fitting that the law enforcement officers who have given their lives in the performance of their duties be remembered with the utmost respect; and
WHEREAS, the State Board of Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Training, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History and the Office of Capitol Facilities have put forth a concerted effort to make an appropriate and meaningful Law Enforcement Officers Monument a reality; and
WHEREAS, the monument design will be the result of the work of architects from the Mississippi State University School of Architecture, and it is a compliment to use Mississippi's youth as a means to honor our past; and
WHEREAS, the location of the Law Enforcement Officers Monument will be in accordance with construction plans for the new Capitol Complex, which includes a proposed pedestrian mall between the Walter Sillers State Office Building and a newly constructed Gartin Justice Facility; and
WHEREAS, Mississippi's law enforcement officers are worthy of the highest praise:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, THE SENATE CONCURRING THEREIN, That we do hereby express the enthusiastic support of the Legislature for the location of the Law Enforcement Officers Monument on the proposed pedestrian mall to be located between the Walter Sillers State Office Building and the newly constructed Gartin Justice Facility, and we express our appreciation to the State Board of Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Training, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History and the Office of Capitol Facilities for their hard work and dedication to this important project.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be forwarded to the State Board of Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Training, the Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History and the Executive Director of the Department of Finance and Administration, and be made available to the Capitol Press Corps.