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ACR-195 California Celebrating Women in Public Office Day.(2017-2018)

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Revised  March 19, 2018


Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 195

Introduced by Assembly Member Irwin
(Coauthors: Assembly Members Acosta, Aguiar-Curry, Arambula, Baker, Berman, Bigelow, Bloom, Bonta, Brough, Burke, Caballero, Calderon, Carrillo, Cervantes, Chávez, Chen, Chiu, Choi, Chu, Cooley, Cooper, Dahle, Daly, Eggman, Flora, Fong, Frazier, Friedman, Eduardo Garcia, Gipson, Gloria, Gonzalez Fletcher, Gray, Grayson, Holden, Jones-Sawyer, Kalra, Kiley, Lackey, Levine, Limón, Low, Maienschein, Mathis, Mayes, McCarty, Melendez, Muratsuchi, Nazarian, Obernolte, O’Donnell, Patterson, Quirk, Quirk-Silva, Rendon, Reyes, Rodriguez, Rubio, Salas, Santiago, Mark Stone, Ting, Voepel, Waldron, Weber, and Wood)

March 07, 2018

Relative to California Celebrating Women in Public Office Day.


ACR 195, as introduced, Irwin. California Celebrating Women in Public Office Day.
This measure proclaims March 19 as California Celebrating Women in Public Office Day.
Fiscal Committee: NO  

WHEREAS, The month of March is Women’s History Month and celebrates the significant contributions women of all races, ethnicities, and backgrounds have made to the world;
WHEREAS, Women play a critical role in the vitality and diversity of our communities, and are essential to ensuring California is well-represented;
WHEREAS, While the twentieth century was a pivotal time of growth for women entering politics, women remain underrepresented in male-dominated fields, and, thus, providing oppotunities to support women in public office is imperative;
WHEREAS, Recognizing women in public office will bring awareness to the fundamental necessity of their work and will inspire other young people to serve their communities;
Resolved by the Assembly of the State of California, the Senate thereof concurring, That the Legislature proclaims March 19 to be California Celebrating Women in Public Office Day; and be it further
Resolved, That the Legislature calls upon the people of California to unite as we support the success of women in public office and observe every March 19 with appropriate activities, events, and programs.

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