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Text of A resolution honoring former President William Jefferson Clinton on the occasion of his 58th birthday.

This simple resolution was agreed to on September 14, 2004. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution. The text of the bill below is as of Sep 14, 2004 (Resolution Agreed to).

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SRES 425 ATS

108th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. RES. 425

Honoring former President William Jefferson Clinton on the occasion of his 58th birthday.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 14, 2004

Mr. DASCHLE (for himself and Mr. REID) submitted the following resolution; which was considered and agreed to


RESOLUTION

Honoring former President William Jefferson Clinton on the occasion of his 58th birthday.

Whereas former President William Jefferson Clinton was born in Hope, Arkansas, on August 19, 1946;

Whereas William Jefferson Clinton attended Georgetown University as an undergraduate and received a Rhodes Scholarship in 1968;

Whereas William Jefferson Clinton received a law degree from Yale University in 1973;

Whereas William Jefferson Clinton established a record of public service as Attorney General of Arkansas, Governor of Arkansas, and Chairman of the National Governors Association;

Whereas William Jefferson Clinton campaigned for and won the Democratic nomination for President in 1992;

Whereas William Jefferson Clinton was elected the 42d President of the United States in 1992 and was reelected for a second term in 1996;

Whereas during William Jefferson Clinton’s time in office the United States experienced 8 years of economic expansion, job growth, and the transformation of a budget deficit into a budget surplus;

Whereas William Jefferson Clinton rallied the members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to put an end to ethnic cleansing in the Balkans and to depose the murderous regime of Slobodan Milosevic, actions which eventually led to the signing of the Dayton Peace Accords;

Whereas William Jefferson Clinton played a major role in the Good Friday Peace Accords which finally brought peace to war-torn Northern Ireland; and

Whereas, in the words of President George W. Bush, William Jefferson Clinton ‘showed a deep and far-ranging knowledge of public policy, a great compassion for people in need, and the forward-looking spirit the Americans like in a President’: Now, therefore, be it

    Resolved, That the Senate honors former President William Jefferson Clinton on the occasion of his 58th birthday on August 19, 2004, and extends best wishes to him and his family.