By Senators Spanel and Patterson



            WHEREAS, the Senate of the state of Washington is eligible for emergency funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (AFEMA@) to offset the costs of the February 28, 2001 earthquake; and


     WHEREAS, FEMA requires that public bodies that desire funding must resolve formally to apply, and must designate agents for the purpose of communicating with FEMA;


     NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that Senate of the State of Washington hereby resolves to apply to FEMA for funding to offset costs associated with the February 28, 2001 earthquake; and


     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Secretary of the Senate, Tony Cook, be designated as the Senate=s authorized representative for purposes of the applying for FEMA funding and communicating with FEMA concerning funding, and that Sue LaVack be designated as the alternate representative.


I, Tony M. Cook, Secretary of the Senate,

do hereby certify that this is a true and

correct copy of Senate Resolution 8636,

adopted by the Senate March 22, 2001.





Secretary of the Senate