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S.J.R. 17

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RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING HUNTSMAN

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CANCER INSTITUTE

             3     
2005 GENERAL SESSION

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STATE OF UTAH

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Sponsor: Peter C. Knudson

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             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This joint resolution of the Legislature gives state recognition to the Huntsman Cancer
             10      Institute.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This resolution:
             13          .    recognizes the Huntsman Cancer Institute as the official, comprehensive cancer
             14      center of the state of Utah.
             15      Special Clauses:
             16          None
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             18      Be it resolved by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             19          WHEREAS, the Huntsman Cancer Institute is a center for a comprehensive approach to
             20      relieving the burden of cancer;
             21          WHEREAS, the Huntsman Cancer Institute has made unique research discoveries on
             22      the causes of cancer and new ways to diagnose and treat it more effectively;
             23          WHEREAS, the Huntsman Cancer Institute has implemented cancer education
             24      programs for the entire population of Utah, including traditionally underserved groups;
             25          WHEREAS, the Huntsman Cancer Institute has also developed programs to increase
             26      awareness, to promote early detection of cancer, and to alter habits, like cessation of smoking,
             27      that increase cancer risk; and



             28          WHEREAS, the Huntsman Cancer Institute represents a model for public-private
             29      partnerships in the interest of serving the people of Utah:
             30          NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Legislature of the state of Utah
             31      recognizes the Huntsman Cancer Institute as the official, comprehensive cancer center of the
             32      state of Utah.
             33          BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution be sent to the Huntsman
             34      Cancer Institute.




Legislative Review Note
    as of 2-3-05 11:20 AM


Based on a limited legal review, this legislation has not been determined to have a high
probability of being held unconstitutional.

Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel


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