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ACR-180 Sergeant Brian Walker Memorial Highway.(2015-2016)

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Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 180
CHAPTER 162

Relative to the Sergeant Brian Walker Memorial Highway.

[ Filed with Secretary of State  September 01, 2016. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


ACR 180, Obernolte. Sergeant Brian Walker Memorial Highway.
This measure would designate a specified portion of State Highway Route 247 in the County of San Bernardino as the Sergeant Brian Walker 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 that cost, to erect those signs.
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WHEREAS, Sergeant Brian L. Walker was born and raised in San Bernardino County’s high desert region; and
WHEREAS, Sergeant Walker attended Lucerne Valley High School, where he was an officer in the Future Farmers of America program; and
WHEREAS, Sergeant Walker served as a military policeman in the United States Army assigned to the 425th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division; and
WHEREAS, Six days after arriving for his second deployment in the Middle East, Sergeant Walker was tragically killed in Afghanistan on May 13, 2012, when a vehicle under his command was hit with an improvised explosive device, killing him and the driver of the vehicle, Private First Class Richard L. McNulty III; and
WHEREAS, Naming a highway is but a small way to honor the bravery of Sergeant Walker, who made the ultimate sacrifice so that we may enjoy the freedoms of this great nation; 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 247 in the County of San Bernardino, beginning at the intersection of State Highway Route 247 and Allen Way at postmile 44.366 and continuing to Camp Rock Road at postmile 39.598, as the Sergeant Brian Walker Memorial Highway; and be it further
Resolved, That the Department of Transportation is requested to determine the cost of erecting the appropriate signs, consistent with the signing requirements for the state highway system, showing this special designation and, upon receiving donations from nonstate sources covering 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.