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Senate Concurrent Resolution 9

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  1  1          SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. ____
  1  2                       BY  JENSEN
  1  3           (COMPANION TO LSB 2746HH BY KREMER)
  1  4 A Concurrent Resolution proclaiming the creation
  1  5    of the Iowa Veterans Foundation.
  1  6    WHEREAS, the Iowa Commission of Veterans Affairs
  1  7 recognizes the needs of Iowa veterans who have served
  1  8 both the state of Iowa and the nation with a deep
  1  9 sense of patriotism; and
  1 10    WHEREAS, men and women who have served in the Armed
  1 11 Forces of the United States now comprise over one-
  1 12 third of the population of the state; and
  1 13    WHEREAS, it is necessary for many of these
  1 14 returning veterans to avail themselves of educational,
  1 15 health care, housing, employment opportunity, and
  1 16 other personal need services; and
  1 17    WHEREAS, the Iowa Commission of Veterans Affairs
  1 18 has created a charitable Iowa Veterans Foundation
  1 19 dedicated to the betterment and well-being of Iowa's
  1 20 veterans and their families; and
  1 21    WHEREAS, the Foundation was established to assist
  1 22 in funding medical research, purchasing life-saving
  1 23 medical equipment, and providing health care services
  1 24 and equipment for veterans wishing to pursue
  1 25 independent living; and
  1 26    WHEREAS, the Foundation will provide scholarships
  1 27 to veterans and their families, will erect memorials
  1 28 and cemeteries, and will provide perpetual care for
  1 29 Iowa's infirm veterans; NOW THEREFORE,
  1 30    BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE, THE HOUSE OF
  2  1 REPRESENTATIVES CONCURRING, That the Iowa General
  2  2 Assembly hereby proclaims April 9, 1997, a special day
  2  3 signifying the importance of this newly established
  2  4 foundation to Iowa veterans.  
  2  5 LSB 2746SS 77
  2  6 rj/cf/24
     

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