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ACR-142 Ventura County Deputy Sheriff Peter Aguirre, Jr. Memorial Highway. (2015-2016)

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Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 142
CHAPTER 83

Relative to the Ventura County Deputy Sheriff Peter Aguirre, Jr. Memorial Highway.

[ Filed with Secretary of State  July 11, 2016. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


ACR 142, Williams. Ventura County Deputy Sheriff Peter Aguirre, Jr. Memorial Highway.
This measure would designate a specified portion of State Highway Route 33 in the County of Ventura as the Ventura County Deputy Sheriff Peter Aguirre, Jr. Memorial Highway. The measure would also request the Department of Transportation to determine the cost of appropriate signs showing this special designation and, upon receiving donations from nonstate sources covering the cost, to erect those signs.
Fiscal Committee: YES  

WHEREAS, Deputy Sheriff Peter Aguirre, Jr. was a devoted husband to his wife Dina and father to his two-year-old daughter, Gabi; and
WHEREAS, Deputy Sheriff Peter Aguirre, Jr. studied for six years in college and planned to become a schoolteacher, but shortly before his death, switched to law enforcement studies; and
WHEREAS, Deputy Sheriff Peter Aguirre, Jr. served with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department for two years and ten months; and
WHEREAS, On July 17, 1996, when Deputy Sheriff Peter Aguirre, Jr. was 26 years old, he responded to a domestic violence call at a home in the Ojai Valley community of Meiners Oaks in Ventura County. As Peter was approaching the home, he was ambushed and shot, and died as a result of the injury; and
WHEREAS, As a peace officer, Deputy Sheriff Peter Aguirre, Jr. gave his life to the citizens of Ventura County and the great State of California; now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the Assembly of the State of California, the Senate thereof concurring, That the Legislature hereby designates the portion of State Highway Route 33 in the County of Ventura from West Ojai Avenue at post mile 11.21 to Fairview Road at post mile 12.8 as the Ventura County Deputy Sheriff Peter Aguirre, Jr. Memorial Highway; and be it further
Resolved, That the Department of Transportation is requested to determine the cost of appropriate signs consistent with the signing requirements for the state highway system showing this special designation and, upon receiving donations from nonstate sources sufficient to cover that cost, to erect those signs; 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.