(Pictured: Senator Kurita)
Thank you to State Senator Rosalind Kurita (TN) who on February 5, 2007 introduced Senate Joint Resolution 31 into the Tennessee General Assembly.
A RESOLUTION urging Congress to establish the Office of the National Nurse.
WHEREAS, the members of this General Assembly firmly believe that the citizens of the United States will be better served by the establishment of the Office of the National Nurse; and
WHEREAS, a National Nurse, operating within the Office of Public Health and Science, will endeavor to encourage individuals to enter the nursing profession, encourage nurses to become educators in schools of nursing, promote public health, and conduct media campaigns in an attempt to lessen the burden of the current nursing shortage throughout the United States; and
WHEREAS, the establishment of the Office of the National Nurse has gained the support of the members of this General Assembly; now, therefore,
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE OF THE ONE HUNDRED FIFTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CONCURRING, that we hereby urge the members of the 110th United States Congress to establish the Office of the National Nurse
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit an enrolled copy of this resolution to each member of the Tennessee Congressional Delegation.
The National Nursing Network Organization Team—Monday, February 26, 2007