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                         HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 4416



State of Washington              52nd Legislature             1991 Regular Session


By Representatives Anderson, McLean, Jones, Rasmussen, Winsley, Kremen and Bowman.


Read first time April 18, 1991.  Referred to Committee on Rules Review.Creating the joint select committee on veterans and military personnel affairs.

     WHEREAS, Issues raised during this legislative session have underscored that there is a need to provide properly for those who are currently giving service or have given service to their state and country; and

     WHEREAS, The veterans, members of the active duty military forces, and members of the national guard and reserve components in Washington state, must have consideration given to their unique concerns and the programs designed for their assistance;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, By the House of Representatives of the state of Washington, the Senate concurring, That a Joint Select Committee on Veterans and Military Personnel Affairs is created; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the committee consist of twelve members, three from each caucus of the Senate, appointed by the President of the Senate, and three from each caucus of the House of Representatives, appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the committee shall report to the legislature before the 1992 legislative session on the current status of veteran, and military personnel affairs in the state of Washington; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the committee shall establish an advisory group of all interested parties and have access to and the assistance of legislative staff and employees of state agencies as necessary to perform the study and develop recommendations.