2019 - 2020 LEGISLATURE
August 21, 2019 - Introduced by Representatives Nygren, Felzkowski, Rohrkaste,
Allen, Swearingen, Tauchen, Loudenbeck, Sinicki, Magnafici, Spiros,
Spreitzer, Petryk, James, Milroy, Sargent, Mursau, Dittrich, Plumer,
Shankland, Bowen, Kolste, Horlacher, Ohnstad, Ramthun, Thiesfeldt and
Steineke, cosponsored by Senators Testin, Wanggaard, Miller, Risser,
Cowles, Marklein, Jacque, Hansen, Bernier and Schachtner. Referred to
Committee on Rules.
AJR78,1,2 1Relating to: commending emergency response personnel across the state for their
2work during the July 2019 severe weather incidents.
AJR78,1,43 Whereas, severe storms swept across the state in late July 2019, flooding roads,
4downing trees, and leaving over 273,000 residents without power; and
AJR78,1,65 Whereas, at least 19 tornadoes touched down in the state and straight-line
6winds occurred, causing significant damage; and
AJR78,1,97 Whereas, local fire and police departments, the Red Cross, the Salvation Army,
8the National Guard, utility crews, public works crews, state agency personnel, and
9volunteers came forward to assist in the recovery; and
AJR78,1,1110 Whereas, members of the Wisconsin Legislature thank state residents who
11pitched in to support their neighbors and communities; and
AJR78,1,1312 Whereas, members of the Wisconsin Legislature also express their deepest
13sympathies to those whose property was lost or damaged during the storms; and
AJR78,1,1514 Whereas, the legislature hopes for the state's speedy recovery from the storms;
1Whereas, emergency first responders deserve honor and recognition for their
2tireless efforts to keep all Wisconsinites safe; now, therefore, be it
AJR78,2,6 3Resolved by the assembly, the senate concurring, That the members of the
4Wisconsin Legislature extend their thanks and gratitude to emergency response
5personnel and volunteers for their response to the July 2019 severe weather
6incidents and for their continued efforts to keep our communities safe.
AJR78,2,77 (End)