PRINTER'S NO. 727
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
HOUSE RESOLUTION
No.
114
Session of
2017
INTRODUCED BY DONATUCCI, YOUNGBLOOD, SNYDER, DRISCOLL, FRANKEL,
SCHWEYER, READSHAW, SACCONE, SAINATO, McNEILL, DiGIROLAMO,
CALTAGIRONE, STURLA, DEAN, O'BRIEN, DUSH, SONNEY, CHARLTON,
RYAN, PICKETT, COX, MILLARD, D. COSTA, SCHLOSSBERG, MURT,
MACKENZIE, CORBIN, KULIK, STAATS, KINSEY, WATSON, V. BROWN,
M. QUINN, MENTZER, NEILSON, A. HARRIS, FITZGERALD, JOZWIAK,
WARD, FREEMAN, SOLOMON, BULLOCK, BIZZARRO, GOODMAN, DeLUCA,
DEASY, FARRY, THOMAS, PASHINSKI AND GILLEN, MARCH 3, 2017
INTRODUCED AS NONCONTROVERSIAL RESOLUTION UNDER RULE 35,
MARCH 3, 2017
A RESOLUTION
Honoring female veterans who heroically served our country as
members of the United States Armed Forces.
WHEREAS, Women have served in our armed forces since the
Civil War; and
WHEREAS, An estimated 435,000 women served in World War I and
World War II; and
WHEREAS, While the total veteran population is decreasing,
the number of female veterans continues to increase; and
WHEREAS, Between 1990 and 2008, the women veteran population
increased from 1,200,000 to 1,800,000; and
WHEREAS, As of September 2016, the total veteran population
in the United States and Puerto Rico was approximately
21,386,156, with women numbering 2,051,484; and
WHEREAS, It is projected that women veterans will represent
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more than 10% of the total veteran population by 2020; and
WHEREAS, According to the United States Department of
Veterans Affairs, as of 2016, there are in excess of 71,319
female veterans in Pennsylvania; therefore be it
RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives honor female
veterans who heroically served our country as members of the
United States Armed Forces.
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