CHAPTER 239

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION

RELATING TO A NATIONAL CEMETERY IN DELAWARE.

WHEREAS, National Cemeteries have been established in many States of the Union, and

WHEREAS, the State of Delaware has no National Cemetery within its borders, and

WHEREAS, the Governor of the State has appointed a committee composed of Veterans of the American Legion, the Disabled American Veterans and the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, to survey the need for such a Cemetery, to organize among the citizens of Delaware for its establishment and to cooperate with the representatives of the State of Delaware in the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives in securing necessary Federal legislation to authorize the selection and purchase of a site in the State of Delaware for such a proposed National Cemetery, therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

That the action of the Governor of the State of Delaware in initiating the movement for a National Cemetery within the State is approved; that the representatives of Delaware in the United States Senate and the House of Representatives be requested to cooperate in the enactment of legislation that will make possible the establishment of a National Cemetery within the State; and that the Secretary of State be instructed to forward copies of this resolution to United States Senators, the Honorable C. Douglass Buck and the Honorable James M. Tunnell, and to the Honorable Earle D. Willey, Representative in Congress, at their offices in Washington.

Approved February 18, 1943.

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