(By Mr. Speaker, Mr. Kiss, and Delegates Martin, Michael, Douglas, Givens, Manuel, Mezzatesta, Pino, Staton, Varner, Ashley, Faircloth, Miller and Riggs)

Recognizing the outstanding and valiant service of more than 8000 men and women who provide emergency medical services to the people of West Virginia.

Whereas, The willingness of these men and women to serve the state of West Virginia and the subsequent perseverance of their families have helped formulate the strong values of the citizens of this state; and

Whereas , Emergency medical service personnel throughout the state have provided superb protection of the public's health, safety and welfare, not only in times of emergency but also on a regular and consistent basis; and

Whereas, The State of West Virginia will continue to encourage and support emergency medical service providers in protecting the citizens of this State; and

Whereas , The House of Delegates is aware of the concerns that county emergency medical service personnel have, and that members of the House are committed to addressing those concerns; therefore, be it

Resolved by the House of Delegates:

That the House hereby recognizes the outstanding service of the state's county emergency medical service personnel to meet the needs of the citizens of the State of West Virginia ; and, be
Further Resolved, That the House of Delegates honors all of West Virginia's emergency medical services personnel for their invaluable contributions to preserving the safety and health of the gGreat State of West Virginia.