HR 593 - Allen, Richard (Rick); commend

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A RESOLUTION commending Richard (Rick) Allen; and for other purposes.

Parsons, Don L (40th) Shipp, Kem W (38th)
Status Summary HC: SC: LA: 03/25/97 H - Passed/Adopted
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House Action Senate
3/25/97 Read 1st Time
3/25/97 Passed/Adopted

HR 593                                             LC 22 2790 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                             A RESOLUTION 
 
  1- 1  Commending Richard (Rick) Allen; and for other purposes. 
 
  1- 2  WHEREAS, he was born and raised in Athens, Georgia, 
  1- 3  graduated  from the University of Georgia and was licensed 
  1- 4  as a pharmacist in 1974; and 
 
  1- 5  WHEREAS, he began his distinguished career in law 
  1- 6  enforcement with the Georgia Drugs and Narcotics Agency in 
  1- 7  1976, and has diligently worked hundreds of drug cases; and 
 
  1- 8  WHEREAS, he has been certified by the Peace Officers 
  1- 9  Standards and Training Council as a peace officer since 1977 
  1-10  and as an instructor since 1989; and 
 
  1-11  WHEREAS, his outstanding expertise has been recognized on 
  1-12  many occasions, including his testimony before the United 
  1-13  States Congress regarding the Prescription Drug Marketing 
  1-14  Act of 1987, his service as the only non-FBI agent to be an 
  1-15  instructor and evaluator for the FBI special agent 
  1-16  undercover training certification courses held at the  FBI 
  1-17  academy, his appointment to the National Association of 
  1-18  Boards of Pharmacy Federal Drug Law Exam Review Committee, 
  1-19  and his being  named as one of the nation's leading experts 
  1-20  on black market drugs  by the NBC Dateline television 
  1-21  program; and 
 
  1-22  WHEREAS, he has provided excellent leadership as Deputy 
  1-23  Director of the Georgia Drugs and Narcotics Agency and as 
  1-24  president of the International Narcotic Enforcement Officers 
  1-25  Association. 
 
  1-26  NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF 
  1-27  REPRESENTATIVES that the members of this body commend 
  1-28  Richard (Rick) Allen for his exemplary public service. 
 
  1-29  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Clerk of the House of 
  1-30  Representatives is authorized and directed to transmit an 
  1-31  appropriate copy of this resolution to Richard (Rick) Allen. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 04/20/98

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