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Full Text of HR0548  100th General Assembly

HR0548 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY


  

 


 
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HOUSE RESOLUTION

 
2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois House of
3Representatives wish to recognize former State Representative
4Monique D. Davis; and
 
5    WHEREAS, Ever since she was a little girl growing up in
6Chicago's Roseland (North) neighborhood (Black
7Bottom/Lilydale), Rep. Davis has been a distinguished citizen
8and public servant; and
 
9    WHEREAS, Rep. Davis excelled in her education and in all
10other pursuits; she taught in Chicago Public Schools and was
11counted among Golden Apple Teachers nationwide; and
 
12    WHEREAS, Rep. Davis was encouraged to run for elected
13office; her neighbors have relied on her for guidance in
14community improvement projects and in establishing the
15Lilydale Oldtimers Community Organization; and
 
16    WHEREAS, Rep. Davis has always been fully engaged in
17community services as well as in her church and politics in
18order to make the world better; and
 
19    WHEREAS, Rep. Davis retired from office after serving 32
20years; in commemoration of her lifelong dedicated work for the

 

 

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1public good in her Lilydale community, the City of Chicago, and
2the State of Illinois, a community movement has begun to rename
3the Abbott Park building in her honor as "The Monique D. Davis
4Folk-Art and Historical Museum of Migration"; therefore, be it
 
5    RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE
6HUNDREDTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we
7recognize former State Representative Monique D. Davis, and we
8thank her for her commitment to her community and to her State;
9and be it further
 
10    RESOLVED, That we declare August 5, 2017 as "State Rep.
11Monique D. Davis Day" in the State of Illinois; and be it
12further
 
13    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
14presented Rep. Davis as a symbol of our respect and esteem.