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ACR-21 Rim of the World Veterans Memorial Highway.(2015-2016)

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Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 21
CHAPTER 87

Relative to the Rim of the World Veterans Memorial Highway.

[ Filed with Secretary of State  July 01, 2015. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


ACR 21, Obernolte. Rim of the World Veterans Memorial Highway.
This measure would designate a specified portion of State Highway Route 18 in the County of San Bernadino as the Rim of the World Veterans Memorial Highway. The measure would request that the Department of Transportation determine the cost of appropriate signs showing this special designation and, upon receiving donations from nonstate sources covering that cost, to erect those signs.
Fiscal Committee: YES  

WHEREAS, Nearly two million veterans reside in the State of California, and the San Bernardino Mountains are home to many of these brave and honorable individuals; and
WHEREAS, The American Legion Post 360 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9624 have partnered to sponsor the “Rim of the World Veterans Memorial Highway” designation in honor of those who have dedicated their lives to the service of this nation; and
WHEREAS, Naming a highway is but a small way to demonstrate our gratitude to the brave men and women who put their lives on the line so that we may enjoy the freedoms of this great nation; and
WHEREAS, We should make it a priority to fully support our state’s veterans in ways that commemorate their great sacrifice; 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 18 in the County of San Bernardino, beginning at the intersection of State Highway Route 18 and State Highway Route 330 and continuing toward Big Bear Lake for 4.5 miles, as the Rim of the World Veterans 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.