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                         HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 4408



State of Washington              52nd Legislature             1991 Regular Session


By Representatives Hine, Prince and Day.


Read first time February 5, 1991.  Establishing the "Legislative Old Timers" Reunion.

     WHEREAS, Association with the Washington State Legislature, as a Representative or a Senator, in a staff position, as a lobbyist, or through a news media assignment, forges a strong bond of personal relationship among those who have shared this experience; and

     WHEREAS, These long‑standing legislative relationships have been maintained through a biennial gathering, originated informally, known as the "Old Timers" Reunion; and

     WHEREAS, Perpetuating this common interest, and preserving the traditions of public and professional service on which it is based, strengthens the legislative process and contributes to the institutional integrity of the legislature;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, By the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring, That there shall be a "Legislative Old Timers" Reunion and related events planned and conducted as a formal and official program of this legislative session; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That each caucus of the House of Representatives and the Senate designate a member to form a committee which shall be responsible for facilitating such a purpose with the enlisted assistance of other active and former legislators, staff members, lobbyists and news people so that the Legislative Old Timers program will provide a permanent connection of the past with the present for the betterment of the State of Washington.