Senate Journal: Page 1070: Wednesday, April 10, 2002
The Senate reconvened at 1:20 p.m., President Kramer presiding.
Senator Boettger took the chair at 1:21 p.m.
President Kramer took the chair at 1:41 p.m.
CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION
Senate Resolution 145
Senator Iverson asked and received unanimous consent to take up
the following resolution:
1 SENATE RESOLUTION 145
2 By: Committee on Rules and Administration
3 A Senate resolution honoring Senator John W. Jensen.
4 WHEREAS, Senator John W. Jensen is retiring from
5 legislative office after completing six terms in
6 office as a State Senator; and
7 WHEREAS, Senator Jensen's distinguished career as a
8 state legislator has included service as Majority
9 Leader during the Seventy-third General Assembly, and
10 service for 10 years as an Assistant Minority Leader
11 during the Seventieth through Seventy-fourth General
12 Assemblies; and
13 WHEREAS, Senator Jensen's legislative career has
14 also included service as Chairperson of the Commerce
15 Committee and of the Transportation, Infrastructure,
16 and Capitals Appropriations Subcommittee; and as Vice
17 Chairperson of the Transportation Committee; and as a
18 member of the Commerce Committee for 22 years; and
19 WHEREAS, Senator Jensen has served on many other
20 standing committees throughout his 24 years of
21 legislative service and has been an influential and
22 devoted legislator in this state; and
23 WHEREAS, Senator Jensen has sponsored and been
24 instrumental in the passage of legislation pertinent
25 to Iowa relating to commerce, transportation, and
26 State Capitol restoration and preservation; and
27 WHEREAS, Senator Jensen has made the restoration,
28 conservation, and preservation of the State Capitol
29 his personal and professional mission during his
30 tenure in the Iowa Senate, and without regard to self-
© 2002 Cornell College and
League of Women Voters of Iowa
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