††††††††††† Reps. Ellison, Crawford, Haadsma, Pagan, Sneller, Sowerby, Stone and Warren offered the following resolution:

††††††††††† House Resolution No. 34.

††††††††††† A resolution to declare March 2019 as Ethnic and Cultural Heritage Month in the state of Michigan.

††††††††††† Whereas, The culture of the people of the state of Michigan has continually been renewed and enriched by the many different individuals who have chosen to come to Michigan, become citizens, and call this state their home; and

††††††††††† Whereas, Each individual brings with them a part of his or her own heritage which over time integrates into one common heritage, leading us to become a united people; and

††††††††††† Whereas, A unified people with one common heritage, we represent the past, present, and future traditions of our great state; and

††††††††††† Whereas, As united citizens, we celebrate Michiganís heritage with pride and great esteem; now, therefore, be it

††††††††††† Resolved by the House of Representatives, That the members of this legislative body declare March 2019 as Ethnic and Cultural Heritage Month in the state of Michigan.