2001 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) White (29th), Michel, Frazier, Carmichael, Little, Jordan, Furniss, Jackson, Smith, Minor, Chamberlin, Kirby, Hamilton, Scoper, Gollott, Burton, Chaney, King, Harden, Mettetal, Johnson (19th), Farris, Lee, Cuevas, Dearing, Harvey, Browning
Senate Resolution 8
(As Adopted by Senate)
A RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND THANKING ALL FORMER STATE SENATORS FOR THEIR SERVICE TO THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, UPON THE OCCASION OF THEIR 13TH ANNUAL MISSISSIPPI SENATE REUNION ON FEBRUARY 15, 2001.
WHEREAS, on February 15, 2001, all former and active members of the Mississippi State Senate are invited to attend the 13th Annual Mississippi Senate Grand Reunion to commemorate their service to the State of Mississippi; and
WHEREAS, there are numerous former members of the Mississippi State Senate whose dedication, unselfish service and proven ability is a matter of record; and
WHEREAS, special honoree of this year's festivities is former Senator, former Highway Commissioner and retired Major General Wayne O. Burkes, who was nominated to a five-year term on the Surface Transportation Board by President Clinton and was confirmed by the Senate on February 22, 1999; and
WHEREAS, Senator Charles Pittman is the founder of this annual Mississippi Senate Reunion for all of our present and past State Senators:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE MISSISSIPPI STATE SENATE, That we do hereby commend and thank all former State Senators for their service to the State of Mississippi, upon the occasion of their 13th Annual Senator Reunion on February 15, 2001, and offer special recognition to Senator Wayne Burkes for his extraordinary public service.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That we do hereby commend and thank former Senator Charles Pittman, and especially his wife, Kathy Pittman, for their many years of charitable commitment and leadership in organizing this memorable occasion.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be presented to Senator Wayne Burkes and be made available to the Capitol Press Corps.