Dec 12, 2012: Filed for intro.
Jan 08, 2013: Intro., P1C.
Jan 09, 2013: P2C Held on desk pending committee appointments
Jan 10, 2013: Ref. to S. T&S Comm.
Jan 30, 2013: Placed on S. Trans Comm. cal. for 2/6/2013
Feb 06, 2013: Rec. for pass; ref to S. Cal. Comm.
Feb 07, 2013: Placed on Senate Consent Calendar 2 cal. for 2/11/2013
Feb 11, 2013: S. Reset on Cal. for 2/11/2013
Feb 11, 2013: Engrossed; ready for transmission to House
Feb 13, 2013: Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
SENATE BILL 3 By Yager Rhea County as the "Veterans Memorial Highway". WHEREAS, since the birth of our great nation, hundreds of thousands of brave American men and women have served their country in the United States Armed Forces, and many continue this legacy of service today, defending the most inviolate principles of human freedom and democracy; and WHEREAS, their meritorious service continues the timehonored tradition of Tennessee volunteerism; and WHEREAS, throughout the years, the intrepid and valiant members of the United States Armed Forces have continued to inspire our confidence, loyalty, and support; and WHEREAS, from Valley Forge to Iraq, Afghanistan, and the wartorn nations of Africa, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East, our armed forces have unselfishly paid the price of freedom for their friends and families and for all of us; and WHEREAS, it is most appropriate that we should honor those courageous men and women who have made many sacrifices to preserve the blessed freedoms we enjoy today and that our progeny will hopefully continue to cherish for generations to come; and WHEREAS, Public Chapter 607 of the Public Acts of 2012 named a segment of U.S. Highway 27 in the City of Dayton and Rhea County the Veterans Memorial Highway; and WHEREAS, this General Assembly wishes to name the remaining portion of U.S. Highway 27 in the City of Dayton and Rhea County that is not otherwise designated in memory of those brave sons and daughters who sacrificed personal concerns and their safety, with many of them giving their lives, so that we might enjoy the many bounties of democracy and the American way of life; now, therefore,