BILL REQ. #: S-4114.1
|State of Washington||58th Legislature||2004 Regular Session|
Read first time 01/27/2004. Referred to Committee on Government Operations & Elections.
TO THE HONORABLE GEORGE W. BUSH, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES,
AND TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF
REPRESENTATIVES, AND TO THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE
UNITED STATES, IN CONGRESS ASSEMBLED, AND TO THE REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
ARMED FORCES VETERANS CONFEDERATION OF WASHINGTON STATE:
We, your Memorialists, the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Washington, in legislative session assembled, respectfully represent and petition as follows:
WHEREAS, The people of the former Republic of Vietnam, also known as South Vietnam, valiantly resisted the aggression of communist North Vietnam; and
WHEREAS, Refugees from the former Republic of Vietnam who emigrated to the United States of America and settled in the state of Washington made many sacrifices; and
WHEREAS, The flag of the former Republic of Vietnam holds special meaning for the refugees and their families;
NOW, THEREFORE, Your Memorialists respectfully pray that the United States recognize the flag of the former Republic of Vietnam as the only legitimate flag of the Vietnamese people.
BE IT RESOLVED, That copies of this Memorial be immediately transmitted to the Honorable George W. Bush, President of the United States, the Republic of Vietnam Armed Forces Veterans Confederation of Washington State, the President of the United States Senate, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and each member of Congress from the State of Washington.