2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
November 29, 2017 - Introduced by Representatives Nygren and Mursau,
cosponsored by Senators Hansen and Tiffany. Referred to Committee on
1An Act to create
84.10417 of the statutes; relating to: designating and marking
2a bridge across the Oconto River in the city of Oconto as the PFC Valentine T.
3Warrichaiet Memorial Bridge.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Under current law, certain highway routes and bridges have been designated
and marked to memorialize, commemorate, or recognize certain individuals, groups,
or events. This bill directs the Department of Transportation to designate and mark
the bridge on USH 41 across the Oconto River in the city of Oconto as the “PFC
Valentine T. Warrichaiet Memorial Bridge.”
For further information see the state fiscal estimate, which will be printed as
an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
84.10417 of the statutes is created to read:
584.10417 Valentine T. Warrichaiet Memorial Bridge.
The department 6
shall designate and mark the bridge on USH 41 across the Oconto River in the city 7
of Oconto in Oconto County as the “PFC Valentine T. Warrichaiet Memorial Bridge”
in recognition of his service to the United States of America, as a living memorial to, 2
and in honor of Private First Class Valentine T. Warrichaiet, a member of the 17th 3
Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, United States Army, who was killed in 4
action on July 9, 1953, while serving in North Korea.