Current Status Bill Number:
902Type of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution CRIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19980114Primary Sponsor: DrummondAll Sponsors: Drummond and J. Verne SmithDrafted Document Number: res1557.jdDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 19980127Date of Last Amendment: 19980121Subject: State House Renovations, special ceremony to commemorate opening of; Buildings, Property, state-owned
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 19980127 Received from House House 19980127 Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence Senate 19980121 Amended, adopted, sent to House Senate 19980114 Introduced, placed on Calendar without referenceView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
AMENDED AND ADOPTED
January 21, 1998
S. Printed 1/21/98--S.
Read the first time January 14, 1998.
TO THANK THE MEMBERS AND STAFF OF THE STATE HOUSE COMMITTEE FOR THEIR TIRELESS EFFORTS AND DEDICATION TO THE COMPLETION OF THE STATE HOUSE RENOVATION PROJECT, TO AUTHORIZE A SPECIAL CEREMONY TO COMMEMORATE THE OPENING OF THE NEWLY RENOVATED STATE HOUSE, AND TO AUTHORIZE AND DIRECT THAT THE STATE HOUSE BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AT LARGE FROM THE DATE OF ITS COMPLETION UNTIL LABOR DAY.
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Whereas, the entire General Assembly owes a debt of gratitude and our hearty congratulations to each and every member of the State House Committee for their dedication and hard work in the management of the State House Renovation Project, and;
Whereas, the renovated facility will be a showcase of the historical beauty of our original building skillfully blended with the latest available architectural, engineering, and systems technology, and;
Whereas, one of the primary purposes of this incredible undertaking is to preserve one of the finest historic structures in America and at the same time provide a safe and pleasant environment for our citizens and other visitors to our seat of government, and;
Whereas, it is most fitting that the people's building be opened for the benefit of and first made available to the people of this State to see and appreciate and enjoy the beauty of their building;
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the State House Committee shall devise and report to the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate a plan for an opening ceremony for the dedication of the newly renovated State House to be administered by the Clerk of the House, the Clerk of the Senate, and the Chief of Staff of the Budget and Control Board, and be it further resolved;
That subsequent to the dedication, the State House shall remain open seven days a week until Labor Day for visitation and tours during such times and such conditions as the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate shall direct, and be it further resolved;
That the Budget and Control Board is directed to provide such custodial and other services as shall be necessary to keep the facility in good order and to accommodate the plans established by the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Chairman of the State House Committee.