H.J.Res.613 - Designating April 7 through 13, 1991, as "National County Government Week".101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Erdreich, Ben [D-AL-6] (Introduced 06/28/1990)|
|Committees:||House - Post Office and Civil Service|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/09/1990 Referred to the Subcommittee on Census and Population. (All Actions)|
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HJ 613 IH 101st CONGRESS 2d Session H. J. RES. 613 Designating April 7 through 13, 1991, as `National County Government Week'. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES June 28, 1990 Mr. ERDREICH (for himself, Mr. FLIPPO, Mr. HARRIS, Mr. BEVILL, Mr. CALLAHAN, Mr. BROWDER, Mr. MRAZEK, Mr. COSTELLO, Mr. SHUMWAY, Mr. BOEHLERT, Mr. DERRICK, Mr. PALLONE, Mr. DWYER of New Jersey, Mr. DOWNEY, Mr. TRAFICANT, Mr. BATES, Mr. FEIGHAN, Mr. ROE, Mr. PAYNE of New Jersey, Mr. BUSTAMANTE, Mr. TOWNS, Mr. MCNULTY, Mr. PAXON, Ms. SLAUGHTER of New York, Mr. ROBINSON, Mr. MURPHY, Mrs. BOXER, Mr. OLIN, Mr. SMITH of Texas, Mr. GEKAS, Mrs. MARTIN of Illinois, Mr. LEVIN of Michigan, Mr. SKELTON, and Mrs. PATTERSON) introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service JOINT RESOLUTION Designating April 7 through 13, 1991, as `National County Government Week'. Whereas county government is the oldest form of local government in the United States; Whereas 98 percent of the Nation's population reside in counties; Whereas county governments employed over 1,900,000 people and spent almost $103,000,000,000 last year to provide a wide range of services for the benefit of the people of the United States; Whereas county governments are often the last available resource for providing emergency and long-term services for the poor, the homeless, immigrants, refugees, the disadvantaged, and other segments of society; Whereas county governments own and operate 1,000 health care facilities and over 2,000 health departments; Whereas almost 1,200 counties are now managed by appointed administrators or elected executives; Whereas over the last 30 years county governments have assumed increasing responsibility for the administration and financing of health, welfare, justice, transportation, housing, and community development programs; and Whereas county governments have also been assigned a greater role in solving area wide problems dealing with air pollution, water pollution, solid waste disposal, airports, transit systems, regional parks, and other issues: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the week of April 7 through 13, 1991, is designated as `National County Government Week', and the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling upon the people of the United States to observe the week with appropriate ceremonies and activities.