HR 789 - "African American Business Enterprise Day"; designate

Georgia House of Representatives - 1995/1996 Sessions

HR 789 - "African American Business Enterprise Day"; designate

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House Comm: SPCA / Senate Comm: Rules / House Vote: Yeas Nays Senate Vote: Yeas Nays ---------------------------------------- House Action Senate ---------------------------------------- 1/11/96 Read 1st Time 2/5/96 1/12/96 Read 2nd Time 2/1/96 Passed/Adopted ---------------------------------------- Withdrawn from Committee 1/31/96 Code Sections amended:
HR 789 LC 19 2805 A RESOLUTION 1- 1 Recognizing African American entrepreneurs and proclaiming 1- 2 the second Thursday in February as "African American 1- 3 Business Enterprise Day"; and for other purposes. 1- 4 WHEREAS, African American businesses have made significant 1- 5 contributions to the progress and growth of the State of 1- 6 Georgia; and 1- 7 WHEREAS, with ingenuity born of adversity and perserverance 1- 8 stemming from hardship, African American entrepreneurs have 1- 9 created a vast and diverse array of business enterprises in 1-10 this state; and 1-11 WHEREAS, with successful enterprises ranging from small 1-12 businesses to major corporations, African American 1-13 entrepreneurs have uniquely influenced the business culture 1-14 of this state and have built an enduring legacy of success 1-15 for future generations; and 1-16 WHEREAS, despite formidable obstacles which inhibit the 1-17 growth of African American businesses, including the 1-18 documented disparity of minority business enterprise 1-19 participation in state contracts, the State of Georgia has 1-20 been served greatly by the contributions of African American 1-21 businesses; and 1-22 WHEREAS, success in the face of adversity has always been 1-23 worthy of recognition and celebration. 1-24 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY that 1-25 the members of this body recognize the outstanding service 1-26 and contributions which African American entrepreneurs have 1-27 made to the State of Georgia and proclaim the second 1-28 Thursday of February as "African American Business 1-29 Enterprise Day." -1- (Index)

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