2018 Senate Concurrent Resolution 6 - Enrolled


SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 6
        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION, Recognizing the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10, 2018, and the celebration of Human Rights Day.
    WHEREAS, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations on December 10, 1948; and
    WHEREAS, awareness of human rights is essential to the realization of fundamental freedoms, promotes equality, contributes to preventing conflict and human rights violations, and enhances participation in democratic processes; and
    WHEREAS, the Legislature supports the ideals of human rights and encourages all nations to continue working toward freedom, peace, and security, which can be achieved through democracy, respect for human rights, and the rule of law; and
    WHEREAS, the United States Congress has a proud history of promoting human rights and that December 10 of each year is celebrated around the world as Human Rights Day; and
    WHEREAS, the Legislature encourages the people of South Dakota and persons across the United States to observe Human Rights Day and continue a commitment to upholding freedom, democratic principles, and human rights across the globe:
    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Senate of the Ninety-Third Legislature of the State of South Dakota, the House of Representatives concurring therein, that the Legislature hereby recognizes the seventieth anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10, 1948, and the celebration of Human Rights Day.

Adopted by the Senate,

January 30, 2018

Concurred in by the House of Representatives,
February 1, 2018


 
 


Matt Michels
President of the Senate  


Kay Johnson
Secretary of the Senate  

 

 


G. Mark Mickelson
Speaker of the House  


Sandra J. Zinter
Chief Clerk of the House  

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