HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 2002-4740, by Representatives Cody, Schual‑Berke, Veloria, Murray, Tokuda, Kagi, Darneille, Ruderman, Edwards, Campbell, Skinner, Alexander, Ballasiotes and Benson


     WHEREAS, It is the tradition of the Washington State House of Representatives to recognize and honor the contributions of individuals who have embraced and demonstrated the standards of excellence that enhance the well‑being, health, and quality of life of the citizens of Washington State; and

     WHEREAS, It is the intent of the members of the Washington State House of Representatives to recognize and honor Washington's state health officer, Maxine Hayes, M.D., MPH; and

     WHEREAS, Dr. Hayes recently received the 2002 Dr. Nathan Davis Award for "Outstanding Government Service" from the American Medical Association, which is the highest award bestowed on a physician in the United States; and

     WHEREAS, Dr. Hayes' physician colleagues from the Washington State Medical Association value her work over the past decades to improve the health of all Washingtonians, particularly low-income children and pregnant women and congratulate her on her award; and

     WHEREAS, Dr. Hayes has been widely recognized throughout her career for her dedication to policies that promote maternal and child health as well as preventive services;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives recognize and honor Dr. Maxine Hayes for her dedication to public health services, particularly those affecting low-income pregnant women and low-income children; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives to Dr. Maxine Hayes.



   I hereby certify this to be a true and correct copy of

   4740 Resolution adopted by the House of Representatives

                       March 13, 2002.




                Cynthia Zehnder, Chief Clerk