PRINTER'S NO. 2529
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
HOUSE RESOLUTION
No.
551
Session of
2017
INTRODUCED BY READSHAW, SAINATO, BARRAR, GOODMAN, MARSICO,
DiGIROLAMO, EVERETT, MURT, GABLER, GROVE, JAMES, STAATS,
ROTHMAN, RYAN, JOZWIAK, DUSH, THOMAS, WARREN, DRISCOLL,
MACKENZIE, BAKER, MILLARD, W. KELLER, D. COSTA, NEILSON,
KINSEY, TOEPEL, PASHINSKI, COX, SONNEY, SNYDER, KAUFFMAN,
KAVULICH, BOBACK, HENNESSEY, HELM, STURLA, CALTAGIRONE,
KORTZ, PHILLIPS-HILL, A. HARRIS, MENTZER, SCHLEGEL CULVER,
WATSON, WARD, LONGIETTI, SCHLOSSBERG, V. BROWN, CORR,
ROEBUCK, O'NEILL, DeLUCA, BIZZARRO, GILLEN, SCHWEYER,
B. MILLER AND ROZZI, OCTOBER 3, 2017
INTRODUCED AS NONCONTROVERSIAL RESOLUTION UNDER RULE 35,
OCTOBER 3, 2017
A RESOLUTION
Commemorating December 7, 2017, as "Pearl Harbor Remembrance
Day."
WHEREAS, December 7, 2017, marks the 76th anniversary of the
Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, an event which precipitated the
United States' entry into World War II; and
WHEREAS, More than 2,400 military and civilian lives were
lost during the 110-minute attack which began at 7:55 a.m. on
December 7, 1941; and
WHEREAS, During the attack, 19 ships of the United States
Pacific Fleet were sunk or damaged and 188 United States
aircraft were destroyed; and
WHEREAS, The people of the United States and this
Commonwealth recognize the bravery of those who lost their lives
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or suffered injuries on that day of infamy; and
WHEREAS, It is appropriate to honor this anniversary by
calling upon the people of this Commonwealth, the public schools
and other educational institutions and patriotic and veterans
organizations to commemorate "Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day";
therefore be it
RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives commemorate
December 7, 2017, as "Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day"; and be it
further
RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives encourage local
governments and communities throughout this Commonwealth to
conduct appropriate "Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day" observances
to ensure that the many sacrifices of that day are not
forgotten.
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