Resolution J3608-2013

Commemorating the 170th Anniversary of the Dominican Republic Independence

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  • Feb 27, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Feb 27, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Feb 21, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commemorating the 170th Anniversary of the Domin-
ican Republic Independence to be celebrated on February 27, 2014

WHEREAS,  It  is  the  practice  of this Legislative Body to commemorate
historical events which exemplify the spirit  and  struggle  of  peoples
throughout the world to achieve independence and live in peace and free-
dom; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly  proud  to  commem-
orate the 170th Anniversary of the Dominican Republic Independence to be
celebrated on February 27, 2014; and
  WHEREAS, The people of the Dominican Republic acquired their independ-
ence from Haiti on February 27, 1844; and
  WHEREAS,  Each  year,  this  auspicious  occasion  is  celebrated  and
provides an opportunity for all people to reflect upon the rich  history
of  the Dominican Republic and the many contributions of Latin Americans
to our country as well as the world; and
  WHEREAS, February 27th has been designated as  Dominican  Independence
Day in the State of New York; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is  the  sense of this Legislative Body to recognize the
great contributions which Dominicans  have  brought  to  our  State  and
Nation; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is  the  custom  of this Legislative Body that those who
enhance the well-being and vitality of their community and have shown  a
long  and  sustained  commitment to excellence certainly have earned the
recognition and applause of all the citizens of this great Empire State;
now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
commemorate the 170th Anniversary of the Dominican Republic Independence
to be celebrated on February 27, 2014; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to various Dominican organizations in New York State.

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