SGT. BRETT D. SWANK MEMORIAL HIGHWAY - DESIGNATION
                  Act of Jul. 2, 2010, P.L. 246, No. 40               Cl. 87
                                  AN ACT

     Designating a portion of State Route 11 from the bridge carrying
        State Route 11 over the Susquehanna River in Point Township,
        Northumberland County, known as the Barry King Memorial
        Bridge, to the Montour County line as the Sgt. Brett D. Swank
        Memorial Highway.

        The General Assembly finds and declares as follows:
            (1)  Brett D. Swank graduated from Shikellamy High School
        and was accepted to Colorado State University but deferred
        attendance because he wanted to serve his country by
        enlisting in the United States Army.
            (2)  Brett D. Swank began basic training in the United
        States Army on September 11, 2001, and upon completion of
        training became an Army Ranger.
            (3)  Sergeant Swank was assigned to 1st Battalion, 509th
        Infantry Regiment, Fort Polk, Louisiana.
            (4)  Sergeant Swank deployed to Iraq in July 2004 in
        support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
            (5)  While in the courageous service of his country,
        Sergeant Swank was killed in Baghdad, Iraq, on January 24,
        2005, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his
        position.

        The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
     hereby enacts as follows:

     Section 1.  Sgt. Brett D. Swank Memorial Highway.
        (a)  Designation.--The portion of State Route 11 from the
     bridge carrying State Route 11 over the Susquehanna River in
     Point Township, Northumberland County, known as the Barry King
     Memorial Bridge to the Montour County line is hereby designated
     as the Sgt. Brett D. Swank Memorial Highway.
        (b)  Signs.--The Department of Transportation shall erect and
     maintain signs to traffic in both directions to indicate the
     designation under subsection (a).
     Section 2.  Effective date.
        This act shall take effect in 60 days.