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ACR-150 Journeyman Linemen Recognition Day.(2013-2014)

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Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 150
CHAPTER 97

Relative to journeyman linemen.

[ Filed with Secretary of State  July 15, 2014. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


ACR 150, Bocanegra. Journeyman Linemen Recognition Day.
This measure would designate July 10, 2014, as Journeyman Linemen Recognition Day to honor and recognize the contribution of the countless journeyman linemen who often place themselves in harm’s way to serve their communities.
Fiscal Committee: NO  

WHEREAS, Journeyman linemen provide a vital service on a daily basis; and
WHEREAS, Journeyman linemen put their lives on the line every day to ensure safe and reliable power for Californians; and
WHEREAS, Journeyman linemen work at heights and in close proximity to energized electric lines and, in emergencies, often work extremely long hours under sometimes dangerous conditions to restore power; and
WHEREAS, Henry Miller, the first elected president of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, was killed on July 10, 1896, at just 38 years old; and
WHEREAS, Henry Miller died of injuries sustained while troubleshooting an electrical outage; and
WHEREAS, There should be a day to honor those industry first responders who have given their lives in the line of duty along with those who provide skillful service in times of local, state, or national crisis; now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the Assembly of the State of California, the Senate thereof concurring, That July 10, 2014, is hereby designated as Journeyman Linemen Recognition Day to honor and recognize the contributions of the countless of journeyman linemen who often place themselves in harm’s way to serve their communities, and to encourage Californians to observe Journeyman Linemen Recognition Day with appropriate reflection; and be it further
Resolved, That the Chief Clerk of the Assembly transmit copies of this resolution to the author for appropriate distribution.