H1602B2648A05168 NAD:CDM 12/07/17 #90 A05168
AMENDMENTS TO HOUSE BILL NO. 1602
Sponsor: SENATOR SCAVELLO
Printer's No. 2648
Amend Bill, page 1, line 11, by striking out "AND"
Amend Bill, page 1, line 16, by striking out the period after
"HIGHWAY" and inserting
; and designating a portion of Pennsylvania Route 611 beginning
at mile marker 391 and ending at the Pennsylvania Route 940
intersection, Monroe County, as the Roy J. Gross, Sr.,
Memorial Highway.
Amend Bill, page 7, by inserting between lines 5 and 6
Section 8. Roy J. Gross, Sr., Memorial Highway.
(a) Findings.--The General Assembly finds and declares as
follows:
(1) Roy J. Gross, Sr., dedicated his life to serving his
community with distinction and honor.
(2) Mr. Gross dedicated more than 50 years of service to
Mount Pocono Borough, including 34 years on the council,
chairman of the Mount Pocono Municipal Authority and serving
on the Police Commission for 23 years.
(3) Mr. Gross was a life member of the Pocono Mountain
Volunteer Fire Company where he was a past assistant chief
and served on the carnival committee.
(4) Mr. Gross was also past President of the Parents
Athletic Association of the Pocono Mountain School and was
constable and part-time police officer in the Pocono Mountain
Regional Police Department.
(5) Mr. Gross received numerous awards for his community
service throughout his life, including the 2002 Citizen of
the Year award for Mount Pocono Borough.
(6) In addition to his dedication to community, Mr.
Gross was a talented builder and craftsman and worked for the
family business, Ervin W. Gross and Sons for more than 50
years. After the business closed, he worked for his brother,
Allen Gross, for 10 years until he retired in 2013. Roy was a
lifelong resident of Monroe County and loving husband to his
wife, Ruth, with whom he shared 62 years of marriage.
(b) Designation.--The portion of Pennsylvania Route 611
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beginning at mile marker 391 and ending at the Pennsylvania
Route 940 intersection is designated as the Roy J. Gross, Sr.,
Memorial Highway.
(c) Signs.--The Department of Transportation shall erect and
maintain appropriate signs displaying the name of the highway to
traffic in both directions on the highway.
Amend Bill, page 7, line 6, by striking out "8" and inserting
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See A05168 in
the context
of HB1602