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ACR-73 California Fairgrounds Appreciation Month.(2019-2020)

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Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 73
CHAPTER 83

Relative to California Fairgrounds Appreciation Month.

[ Filed with Secretary of State  June 11, 2019. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


ACR 73, Bigelow. California Fairgrounds Appreciation Month.
This measure would designate the month of May 2019 as California Fairgrounds Appreciation Month and would extend the Legislature’s warmest regards and appreciation to the thousands of volunteers, fair directors, staff, business supporters, and sponsors who keep the network of California state fairgrounds strong, vibrant, relevant, and successful.
Fiscal Committee: NO  

WHEREAS, California’s 76 state fairgrounds serve the entire state, from the County of San Diego to Del Norte, and from the County of Monterey to Mariposa; and
WHEREAS, California state fairgrounds attracted over 20,000,000 visitors for fairs and events in 2018; and
WHEREAS, California counties enjoy the year-round economic, recreational, cultural, and social impacts of the fairgrounds; and
WHEREAS, California state fairgrounds expend and generate millions of new dollars for nonprofit organizations, youth organizations, cities and counties, small businesses, and the state’s General Fund; and
WHEREAS, Due to the extreme fire season of 2018, California state fairgrounds were again pressed into service for fire evacuations to assist those displaced by the Camp Fire and other fires that ravaged the state; and
WHEREAS, California state fairgrounds provide public facilities for animals, pets, and livestock during good times and bad; and
WHEREAS, California’s 76 state fairgrounds continue to serve as the social and economic hub of their respective communities; now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the Assembly of the State of California, the Senate thereof concurring, That the Legislature hereby designates the month of May 2019 as California Fairgrounds Appreciation Month in appreciation for the services provided to California by the 76 fairgrounds in the state; and be it further
Resolved, That the Legislature extends its warmest regards and appreciation to the thousands of volunteers, fair directors, staff, business supporters, and sponsors who keep the network of California state fairgrounds strong, vibrant, relevant, and successful; and be it further
Resolved, That the Chief Clerk of the Assembly transmit copies of this resolution to the author for appropriate distribution.