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                                                      PRINTER'S NO. 1711

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA


HOUSE RESOLUTION

No. 303 Session of 2007


        INTRODUCED BY GOODMAN, ARGALL, BELFANTI, SEIP, BENNINGTON,
           BIANCUCCI, BLACKWELL, BOYD, BRENNAN, BUXTON, CALTAGIRONE,
           CAPPELLI, CASORIO, CAUSER, CLYMER, COHEN, CONKLIN, COSTA,
           COX, CREIGHTON, DERMODY, DeWEESE, DONATUCCI, ELLIS, EVERETT,
           FABRIZIO, FLECK, FRANKEL, FREEMAN, GALLOWAY, GEORGE, GERBER,
           GERGELY, GIBBONS, GRUCELA, HANNA, HARKINS, HERSHEY, JAMES,
           M. KELLER, KING, KORTZ, KOTIK, KULA, LEACH, LENTZ, LONGIETTI,
           MAHONEY, MANDERINO, MANTZ, MARKOSEK, McCALL, MELIO, MILLARD,
           MUNDY, MUSTIO, PALLONE, PAYNE, PERRY, PETRARCA, PICKETT,
           RAMALEY, READSHAW, REICHLEY, SABATINA, SAINATO, SANTONI,
           SIPTROTH, M. SMITH, SOLOBAY, STABACK, STERN, R. STEVENSON,
           STURLA, SURRA, TANGRETTI, VULAKOVICH, WANSACZ, WATERS,
           WOJNAROSKI, SHIMKUS, MANN, HESS AND SONNEY, MAY 29, 2007

        INTRODUCED AS NONCONTROVERSIAL RESOLUTION UNDER RULE 35,
           MAY 29, 2007

                                  A RESOLUTION

     1  Designating the month of June 2007 as "Corrections Officers and
     2     Employees Month" in Pennsylvania.

     3     WHEREAS, Corrections officers and employees form the backbone
     4  of our State correctional system; and
     5     WHEREAS, Corrections officers and employees place themselves
     6  in danger every day as they patrol the toughest precincts in
     7  this Commonwealth; and
     8     WHEREAS, Corrections officers and employees are charged with
     9  the care, custody and control of our State prisoner population
    10  and, as such, are the first element in the rehabilitation of
    11  incarcerated persons; and
    12     WHEREAS, Corrections officers and employees are actively

     1  involved in their communities through volunteer service and
     2  civic participation; and
     3     WHEREAS, Corrections officers and employees continue to work
     4  effectively with State prison officials to create well-run
     5  correctional facilities, foster teamwork and support an
     6  effective detention system; therefore be it
     7     RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives designate the
     8  month of June 2007 as "Corrections Officers and Employees Month"
     9  in Pennsylvania in recognition of the valuable contributions of
    10  these fine professionals.














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