By Senators McMullen, Rasmussen and Johnson
WHEREAS, The Bill of Rights is the foundation of American principles of freedom, justice, liberty, and equality; and
WHEREAS, The Bill of Rights serves as a beacon for all other nations by providing a political system that effectively protects individual rights; and
WHEREAS, December 15, 1991, marks the 200th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights; and
WHEREAS, San Juan County is a shining example of local participation in the celebration of this historic event through cooperation from local schools, community organizations, and governments; and
WHEREAS, San Juan County's celebration includes informational and patriotic events emphasizing the Bill of Rights including a lecture series, adult classes, and Memorial, Flag, Independence, Labor and Citizens Day celebrations;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Washington State Senate applaud the efforts of San Juan County and encourage other local governments to join in the celebration of the ratification of the Bill of Rights; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Washington State Senate encourages the office of the Secretary of State to assist and help coordinate other local events in communities state-wide.
I, Gordon A. Golob, Secretary of the Senate,
do hereby certify that this is a true and
correct copy of Senate Resolution 1991-8704,
adopted by the Senate June 30, 1991.
GORDON A. GOLOB
Secretary of the Senate