NO. R-230. JOINT RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE VERMONT STATE DEBATE AND FORENSICS LEAGUE TO USE THE STATE HOUSE .

(J.R.H. 168)

Offered by: Representatives Brooks of Montpelier and Kitzmiller of Montpelier.

Whereas, the Vermont State Debate and Forensics League, an affiliate of the Vermont Principals' Association, encourages effective public speaking skills, and

Whereas, the Vermont Legislature is the embodiment of this activity, and

Whereas, the Vermont Legislature is geographically convenient to most every portion of the state, and

Whereas, the Vermont State Debate and Forensics League holds an annual state tournament to determine the champions in radio announcing, dramatic interpretation, extemporaneous speaking, impromptu speaking, interpretation of poetry and prose, and original oratory, now therefore be it

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives:

That the Vermont State Debate and Forensics League is authorized to use the State House, including the wells of the House and Senate, the House Committee Rooms, the Ethan Allen Room and the cafeteria, from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on the second Saturday in February 1999, and be it further

Resolved: That the Secretary of State be directed to send a copy of this resolution to the Vermont Principals' Association.