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106th CONGRESS 1st Session H. RES. 165 Acknowledging the dedication and sacrifice made by the men and women who have lost their lives while serving as law enforcement officers. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES May 11, 1999 Mr. Hefley (for himself, Mr. Saxton, Mr. McHugh, Mr. Moran of Virginia, Mr. Holden, Mr. Reyes, Mr. Crowley, Mr. Shows, Mr. Underwood, Mr. Tancredo, Mr. Clement, Mr. Sherman, Mr. Cramer, Mr. LaTourette, Mr. Metcalf, Mr. Oxley, Mr. Frost, Mrs. Kelly, Mr. Luther, Mr. English, Mrs. Thurman, Mr. Lucas of Oklahoma, Mr. Brown of Ohio, Mr. Young of Florida, Mr. McNulty, Mr. Ney, Mr. Taylor of Mississippi, Mr. Rangel, Mr. Schaffer, Mr. Calvert, Mr. Foley, Mr. Gary Miller of California, Mr. Gibbons, Mr. Archer, Mr. Etheridge, Mr. Ehrlich, Ms. DeGette, Mr. McInnis, Mrs. Jones of Ohio, Mr. Deutsch, Mr. Ballenger, Mr. Forbes, Ms. Granger, Mr. Tiahrt, Mr. Green of Texas, Mr. Walsh, Mr. Weller, Mr. LaFalce, Mr. Pallone, Mr. Lampson, Mr. Bonior, Mr. Sabo, Ms. Waters, Mr. Wolf, Mr. Peterson of Pennsylvania, Mr. Barrett of Nebraska, Mr. Kennedy of Rhode Island, Mr. Jenkins, Mr. Watts of Oklahoma, Mr. Barr of Georgia, Mr. McGovern, Ms. McKinney, Mr. Edwards, Mr. Watt of North Carolina, Mr. DeFazio, Ms. Schakowsky, Ms. Lofgren, Mr. Sununu, Mr. Rodriguez, Mr. Ramstad, Mr. Pastor, Mr. Wynn, Mr. Pascrell, Ms. Jackson-Lee of Texas, Mr. Royce, Mr. Brady of Pennsylvania, Mr. Martinez, Mr. Cunningham, Mrs. Lowey, Mr. Wise, Mr. Gonzalez, Mr. Terry, Mr. Whitfield, Mr. Rahall, Ms. Sanchez, Ms. Berkley, Mr. Souder, Mr. Meeks of New York, Mr. Franks of New Jersey, Mr. Spence, Mr. Hayes, Mr. Pombo, Ms. Danner, Mr. Waxman, Mr. Horn, Mr. LaHood, Mr. Borski, Mr. Romero-Barcelo, Mr. Weiner, Mrs. Biggert, Mr. Moore, Mr. Inslee, Mr. Costello, Mr. Sandlin, Ms. Slaughter, Mrs. Myrick, Mr. Udall of New Mexico, Mr. Capuano, Mr. Traficant, Mr. Simpson, Mr. Ryan of Wisconsin, Ms. Pryce of Ohio, Mr. Rohrabacher, Mr. DeLay, Mr. Dixon, Mr. Bass, Mr. Peterson of Minnesota, Mr. Farr of California, Mr. Rogan, Mr. Nethercutt, Mr. Cardin, Mr. Stupak, Mrs. Mink of Hawaii, Ms. Kilpatrick, Mr. Hinchey, Mr. McKeon, Mr. Kucinich, Ms. Norton, Mr. Hoyer, Mr. Gilman, and Mr. Berman) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary May 11, 1999 Committee on the Judiciary discharged; considered and agreed to _______________________________________________________________________ RESOLUTION Acknowledging the dedication and sacrifice made by the men and women who have lost their lives while serving as law enforcement officers. Whereas the well-being of all citizens of this country is preserved and enhanced as a direct result of the vigilance and dedication of law enforcement personnel; Whereas more than 700,000 men and women, at great risk to their personal safety, presently serve their fellow citizens in their capacity as guardians of peace; Whereas peace officers are the front line in preserving our children's right to receive an education in a crime-free environment that is too often threatened by the insidious fear caused by violence in schools; Whereas 158 peace officers lost their lives in the performance of their duty in 1998, and a total of more than 15,000 men and women have now made that supreme sacrifice; and Whereas every year 1 in 9 officers is assaulted, 1 in 25 officers is injured, and 1 in 4,400 officers is killed in the line of duty: Now, therefore, be it Resolved, That it is the sense of the House of Representatives that-- (1) all peace officers slain in the line of duty should be honored and recognized; and (2) the President should issue a proclamation calling upon the people of the United States to honor and recognize slain peace officers with appropriate ceremonies and respect. <all>
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