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ACR-98 State Highway Route 132: memorial plaque.(2013-2014)

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Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 98
CHAPTER 38

Relative to State Route 132.

[ Filed with Secretary of State  May 30, 2014. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


ACR 98, Bigelow. State Highway Route 132: memorial plaque.
This measure would authorize the placement of a permanent memorial plaque on State Highway Route 132, at the site where United States Secret Service Agents Donald W. Robinson, Donald A. Bejcek, and George P. LaBarge perished in a vehicle accident while on assignment to protect the life of Queen Elizabeth II. The measure would also request the Department of Transportation to determine the cost of erecting the permanent memorial plaque and, upon receiving donations from nonstate sources covering the cost, to erect the plaque.
Fiscal Committee: YES  

WHEREAS, On March 5, 1983, United States Secret Service Special Agents Donald W. Robinson, Donald A. Bejcek, and George P. LaBarge were on official business while traveling in a vehicle from Merced, California, to Yosemite National Park; and
WHEREAS, These special agents were en route to their assignment to protect the life of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom during her official visit to Yosemite Valley; and
WHEREAS, Tragically all three of these special agents perished on that date in a vehicle accident while traveling on State Highway Route 132 in Mariposa County, California; now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the Assembly of the State of California, the Senate thereof concurring, That the Legislature hereby authorizes the placement of a permanent memorial plaque on State Highway Route 132 at the site of the March 5, 1983, accident, which shall be located between highway marker 300, located west of the Jalapa Road eastbound lane, and highway marker 371 at the county line with Mariposa/Tuolumne eastbound lane; and be it further
Resolved, That the Department of Transportation is requested to determine the cost of erecting a memorial plaque consistent with the requirements for the state highway system and, upon receiving donations from nonstate sources sufficient to cover the cost, to erect the plaque; and be it further
Resolved, That the Chief Clerk of the Assembly transmit copies of this resolution to the Director of Transportation and to the author for appropriate distribution.