(March 26, 2003) -- The CA Assembly voted 77-0 on March 25 to adopt the resolution below concerning the war in Iraq. LB area Assemblymembers Alan Lowenthal and Jenny Oropeza voted yes. The resolution passed 77-0.
BILL NUMBER: HR 21 AS AMENDED
House Resolution No. 21--Relative to war in Iraq.
WHEREAS, California is home to thousands of men and women in the
United States Armed Forces and in the California National Guard many
of whom are now serving in the Middle East, engaged, at great risk of
personal injury and death, in hostilities with the armed forces of
WHEREAS, The families and employers of California reservists
called to active duty are also making significant sacrifices; and
WHEREAS, Californians have the hope of a peaceful world, free of
war; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED BY THE ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, That the
Assembly proclaims its support for our troops and our fervent hope
that hostilities in Iraq end as soon as possible, and that America's
servicemen and servicewomen return home quickly, safely, and
uninjured; and be it further
RESOLVED, That the Assembly of the State of California urges the
President of the United States of America to pursue all efforts to
ensure that any American captured during these hostilities is treated
in accordance with the Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment
of Prisoners of War; and be it further
RESOLVED, That the Chief Clerk of the Assembly transmit copies of
this resolution to the author for appropriate distribution.