H2067B3000A07487 RAR:CMD 06/11/18 #90 A07487
AMENDMENTS TO HOUSE BILL NO. 2067
Sponsor: SENATOR RAFFERTY
Printer's No. 3000
Amend Bill, page 1, lines 1 and 2, by striking out all of
said lines and inserting
Designating a portion of Pennsylvania Route 73 in Philadelphia
County as the Police Officer Isabel Nazario Memorial Highway;
designating a portion of Pennsylvania Route 29 in Montgomery
County as Leonard Joseph Taglieber Memorial Highway;
designating a portion of Pennsylvania Route 41 (Gap Newport
Pike) between Pennsylvania Route 926 (Street Road) and U.S.
Route 1 located in London Grove Township and Londonderry
Township, Chester County, as the Trooper Kenton Iwaniec
Memorial Highway; designating a portion of State Route 2019,
known as Garrett Road, in Delaware County as the Deputy Chief
Michael P. Morgan Memorial Highway; designating a portion of
State Route 115 in Monroe County as the Submarine Veterans
Memorial Highway; and designating a bridge of that portion of
State Route 954 over the North Branch of Plum Creek, South
Mahoning Township, Indiana County, as the PFC William T.
Bresnock Memorial Bridge.
Amend Bill, page 2, by inserting between lines 10 and 11
Section 2. Leonard Joseph Taglieber Memorial Highway.
(a) Findings.--The General Assembly finds and declares as
follows:
(1) Lance Corporal Leonard Joseph Taglieber was born
April 11, 1946, and lived in East Greenville, Montgomery
County.
(2) Lance Corporal Taglieber enlisted in the United
States Marine Corps on November 15, 1965.
(3) In Vietnam, Lance Corporal Taglieber served with
Supply Company, 3d Service Battalion, FLSG-Alpha, Force
Logistical Command, III MAF.
(4) On June 23, 1967, Lance Corporal Taglieber, while
unloading ammunition at a dump site in Quang Tri Province,
Vietnam, was severely injured as a result of an explosion and
subsequent fire at the facility.
(5) On July 5, 1967, two weeks following the explosion,
Lance Corporal Taglieber succumbed to his injuries at a
military hospital in Japan.
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(b) Designation.--The section of Pennsylvania Route 29 in
Montgomery County from Pennsylvania Route 663 to Tollgate Road
is designated the Leonard Joseph Taglieber 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.
Section 3. Trooper Kenton Iwaniec Memorial Highway.
(a) Findings.--The General Assembly finds and declares as
follows:
(1) Trooper Kenton Iwaniec was born on December 18,
1983, in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, son of Ken and Deb
Iwaniec.
(2) Trooper Iwaniec graduated from Saint Vincent College
on May 11, 2007, and enlisted in the Pennsylvania State
Police on June 11, 2007.
(3) On March 27, 2008, Trooper Iwaniec finished his
shift at the Avondale Barracks in Chester County and began
his drive home.
(4) At approximately 10:15 p.m., just two miles away
from the Avondale Barracks, a vehicle driven by an impaired
driver crossed the centerline of Pennsylvania Route 41 and
hit Trooper Iwaniec's vehicle head-on.
(5) Trooper Iwaniec was flown to Christiana Hospital in
Delaware where he passed away two hours later from injuries
sustained in the collision.
(6) The family of Trooper Iwaniec continues to raise
awareness about the seriousness of impaired driving through
the formation of the Trooper Kenton Iwaniec Memorial
Foundation.
(7) The Trooper Kenton Iwaniec Memorial Foundation
encourages communities to have a positive influence in the
reduction of impaired driving.
(8) The mission of the Trooper Kenton Iwaniec Memorial
Foundation is to honor the memory of all victims of motorists
driving under the influence (DUI) and raise funds through
events to purchase preliminary breath-testing devices for the
Pennsylvania State Police and other law enforcement agencies
throughout this Commonwealth.
(b) Designation.-- A portion of Pennsylvania Route 41 (Gap
Newport Pike) between Pennsylvania Route 926 (Street Road) and
U.S. Route 1 located in London Grove Township and Londonderry
Township, Chester County, is designated the Trooper Kenton
Iwaniec 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.
Section 4. Deputy Chief Michael P. Morgan Memorial Highway.
(a) Findings.--The General Assembly finds and declares as
follows:
(1) Deputy Chief Michael P. Morgan, a member of the
Garrettford-Drexel Hill Volunteer Fire Company, passed away
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in the line of duty at the age of 48 on June 26, 2016.
(2) Deputy Chief Morgan joined the Clifton Heights Fire
Company as a junior member and served with the Garrettford-
Drexel Hill Volunteer Fire Company for 31 years.
(3) During his tenure, Deputy Chief Morgan served on the
board of directors and as lieutenant, captain and assistant
chief prior to becoming deputy chief of Company No. 20.
(b) Designation.--The section of State Route 2019, known as
Garrett Road, in Delaware County from Burmont Road to N.
Landsdowne Avenue is designated the Deputy Chief Michael P.
Morgan 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.
Section 5. Submarine Veterans Memorial Highway.
(a) Designation.--The section of State Route 115 from Long
Pond Road in Tunkhannock Township, Monroe County, to State
Road/Jonas Road in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County, is
designated the Submarine Veterans Memorial Highway.
(b) 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.
Section 6. PFC William T. Bresnock Memorial Bridge.
(a) Findings.--The General Assembly finds and declares as
follows:
(1) PFC William T. Bresnock was a native of South
Mahoning Township, Indiana County.
(2) PFC Bresnock was killed in action on December 23,
1944, during the Battle of the Bulge while serving in
Luxembourg with the United States Army, L Company, 109th
Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division.
(b) Designation.--The bridge located on State Route 954 over
the North Branch of Plum Creek, South Mahoning Township, Indiana
County, is designated the PFC William T. Bresnock Memorial
Bridge.
(c) Signs.--The Department of Transportation shall erect and
maintain appropriate signs displaying the name of the bridge to
traffic in both directions on the bridge.
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inserting
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See A07487 in
the context
of HB2067