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SCR-7 CHP Officer Andre Maurice Moye, Jr. Memorial Freeway.(2021-2022)



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Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 7
CHAPTER 80

Relative to the CHP Officer Andre Maurice Moye, Jr. Memorial Freeway.

[ Filed with Secretary of State  July 16, 2021. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SCR 7, Roth. CHP Officer Andre Maurice Moye, Jr. Memorial Freeway.
This measure would designate a specified portion of State Highway Route 215 in the County of Riverside as the CHP Officer Andre Maurice Moye, Jr. Memorial Freeway. The measure would request that the Department of Transportation determine the costs of appropriate signs showing this special designation and, upon receiving donations from nonstate sources covering that cost, erect those signs.
Fiscal Committee: YES  

WHEREAS, Officer Andre Maurice Moye, Jr. was born on April 15, 1985, to Andre and Josefa, in Riverside, California; and
WHEREAS, Officer Moye graduated from Valley View High School in 2003, and then graduated from an Associated Builders and Contractors trade school, where he graduated in 2009; and
WHEREAS, Officer Moye was an electrician at Technet Integrated Communications and Data prior to becoming a California Highway Patrol Officer; and
WHEREAS, Officer Moye married the love of his life, Sara, on August 27, 2016, and was excited to start a new chapter in his life; and
WHEREAS, Officer Moye graduated from the California Highway Patrol Academy in 2017, and upon graduation was assigned to the Riverside area, where he served as a motor officer for two years and five months; and
WHEREAS, Officer Moye, badge number 21641, was killed in the line of duty on August 12, 2019, while conducting a vehicle impound during a traffic stop when the driver ambushed Officer Moye, shooting and killing him instantly, and another California Highway Patrol Officer, Robert Paul, who was also shot and bravely wounded; and
WHEREAS, A shootout ensued between the suspect, the California Highway Patrol, the Riverside Police Department, and the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, and, ultimately, the suspect was struck by gunfire and succumbed to his injuries; and
WHEREAS, Officer Moye is survived by his wife, Sara, father, Andre, mother, Josefa, stepfather Richard, siblings, Lissette, Michael, Codie, and Corey, grandparents Joe, Jackie, and Shirley, nieces and nephews, Chloe, Annakin, Cameron, Psalm, Luke, and Sullivan, his in-laws Tom, Cindy, Lisa, Carlos, Mark, and several members of his extended family and friends; and
WHEREAS, Officer Moye was a hardworking, dedicated officer who loved his job and enjoyed the people he worked with; and
WHEREAS, He was known for his contagious laugh, sense of humor, positive outlook, and amazing smile, and was a family man with a big heart; and
WHEREAS, In his spare time, Officer Moye enjoyed dirt bike riding, snowboarding, jet skiing, traveling, spending time with family and friends, and watching documentaries and Back to the Future movies, and he loved cars and the latest and greatest in technology; and
WHEREAS, In recognition of Officer Moye’s great contributions and sacrifice in serving the California Highway Patrol and the citizens of California, it would be fitting to designate a portion of Route 215 in the County of Riverside in his honor; now therefore be it
Resolved by the Senate of the State of California, the Assembly thereof concurring, That the Legislature hereby designate the portion of State Highway Route 215 from the Eucalyptus Avenue overcrossing, number 56-757, at postmile R37.436 to the State Highway Route 60 junction separator, number 56-507R, at postmile R38.339 in the County of Riverside as the CHP Officer Andre Maurice Moye, Jr. Memorial Freeway; and be it further
Resolved, That the Department of Transportation is requested to determine the costs of erecting the appropriate signs, which shall include the star of the California Highway Patrol, consistent with the signage requirements for the state highway system, showing these special designations, and upon receiving donations from nonstate sources covering the cost, to erect those signs; and be it further
Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate transmit copies of this resolution to the author for appropriate distribution.