PRINTER'S NO. 490
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SENATE BILL
No.
470
Session of
2021
INTRODUCED BY DUSH, SCAVELLO, VOGEL, PHILLIPS-HILL, FONTANA,
BARTOLOTTA, PITTMAN, HUTCHINSON AND MENSCH, MARCH 23, 2021
REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION, MARCH 23, 2021
AN ACT
Designating a bridge, identified as Bridge Key 19557, on that
portion of Pennsylvania Route 36 over the Redbank Creek,
Brookville Borough, Jefferson County, as the CPT Harry "Bud"
Hetrick Memorial Bridge.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. CPT Harry "Bud" Hetrick Memorial Bridge.
(a) Findings.--The General Assembly finds and declares as
follows:
(1) Harry Hetrick was born on September 11, 1936, in
Jefferson County.
(2) CPT Hetrick enlisted in the United States Air Force.
(3) CPT Hetrick was a pilot and attached to the 1st Air
Commando Squadron, Pleiku Airbase, South Vietnam.
(4) While serving overseas, CPT Hetrick's primary duty
was flying combat missions in a Douglas Skyraider Attack
Aircraft (A1-E).
(5) CPT Hetrick was killed in action while on a bombing
mission about five miles south of Sepone, Savannakhet
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Province, Laos when his aircraft was struck by hostile fire,
crashed and exploded.
(6) CPT Hetrick earned several awards for his service,
including Air Medal, Purple Heart, United States Aviator
Badge Air Force, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam
Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Air Force Presidential
Unit Citation, Vietnam Gallantry Cross and Air Force Good
Conduct Medal.
(b) Designation.--The bridge, identified as Bridge Key
19557, located on Pennsylvania Route 36 in Brookville Borough,
Jefferson County, over the Redbank Creek is designated the CPT
Harry "Bud" Hetrick 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.
Section 2. Effective date.
This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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