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SCR-57 Memorial highways.(2017-2018)



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Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 57
CHAPTER 21

Relative to memorial highways.

[ Filed with Secretary of State  March 09, 2018. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SCR 57, Cannella. Memorial highways.
This measure would designate specified portions of State Highway 183, State Highway 101, and State Highway 218, in the County of Monterey, as the United States Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Edward Balli Memorial Highway, the United States Army Specialist Ricardo Cerros, Jr. Memorial Highway, the United States Army Specialist Vilmar Galarza Hernandez Memorial Highway, the United States Army Sgt. Javier Sanchez Memorial Highway, and the United States Army Private First Class Conrado D. Javier Memorial Highway.
The measure would request the Department of Transportation to determine the costs of appropriate signs showing each of these special designations and, upon receiving donations from nonstate sources covering those costs, to erect those signs.
Fiscal Committee: YES  

WHEREAS, United States Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Edward Balli, 42 years of age, from Salinas, California, and a North Salinas High School graduate, was killed in action in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, on January 20, 2014, and received two Bronze Stars for his service in Iraq and Afghanistan; and
WHEREAS, United States Army Ranger Specialist Ricardo Cerros, Jr., 24 years of age, from Salinas, California, and an Everett Alvarez High School graduate, was killed in action in Logar Province, Afghanistan, on October 8, 2011, and received the Purple Heart; and
WHEREAS, United States Army Specialist Vilmar Galarza Hernandez, 21 years of age, from Salinas, California, and an Everett Alvarez High School graduate, was killed in action in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, on May 26, 2012, and received the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star; and
WHEREAS, United States Army Sgt. Javier Sanchez, 28 years of age, from Greenfield, California, and a Ventana Continuation High School graduate, was killed in action in Sar Rowzah, Afghanistan, on June 23, 2013, and received the Afghanistan and Iraq Campaign Medals; and
WHEREAS, United States Army Private First Class Conrado D. Javier, 19 years of age, from Marina, California, and a Seaside High School graduate, was killed in action in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, on December 19, 2010; now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the Senate of the State of California, the Assembly thereof concurring, That the Legislature hereby designates the portion of State Highway 183 from Davis Road to Espinosa Road in the County of Monterey as the United States Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Edward Balli Memorial Highway; and be it further
Resolved, That the Legislature hereby designates the portion of State Highway 101 from Esperanza Road to Gould Road in the County of Monterey as the United States Army Specialist Ricardo Cerros, Jr. Memorial Highway; and be it further
Resolved, That the Legislature hereby designates the portion of State Highway 183 from State Highway 101 to Davis Road in the City of Salinas in the County of Monterey as the United States Army Specialist Vilmar Galarza Hernandez Memorial Highway; and be it further
Resolved, That the Legislature hereby designates the portion of State Highway 101 from Hudson Road near the City of Soledad to Espinosa Road near the City of Greenfield in the County of Monterey as the United States Army Sgt. Javier Sanchez Memorial Highway; and be it further
Resolved, That the Legislature hereby designates the portion of State Highway 218 between the junction of State Route 68 in the City of Del Rey Oaks to and the junction of State Highway 1 in the City of Seaside in the County of Monterey as the United States Army Private First Class Conrado D. Javier Memorial Highway; and be it further
Resolved, That the Department of Transportation is requested to determine the cost of appropriate signs showing each of these special designations, consistent with the signing requirements for the state highway system, and, upon receiving donations from nonstate sources sufficient to cover the cost of the signs for which the donations were made, to erect those signs; and be it further
Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate transmit copies of this resolution to the Director of Transportation and to the author for appropriate distribution.