HJ776: Commending the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Vienna-Oakton Chapter 1116.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 776
Commending the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Vienna-Oakton Chapter 1116.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 11, 2019
Agreed to by the Senate, February 18, 2019

 

WHEREAS, in 2019, the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Vienna-Oakton Chapter 1116 in Fairfax County celebrates its 50th anniversary of representing the interests of federal workers and retirees by protecting pay and benefits; and

WHEREAS, the mission of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) is to support legislation beneficial to current and potential federal annuitants; and

WHEREAS, NARFE promotes the general welfare of current and potential federal annuitants by advising them with respect to their rights under retirement laws and regulations; and

WHEREAS, NARFE acts as an information resource for its members on complex issues regarding federal retirement, health care, life insurance, compensation, and other benefits, as well as acting as a legislative voice; and

WHEREAS, the board members of NARFE Vienna-Oakton Chapter 1116 work diligently to uphold the association’s mission and promote the welfare of area members, as well as to participate in the Virginia Federation of NARFE meetings; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Vienna-Oakton Chapter 1116 in Fairfax County on the occasion of its 50th anniversary; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Vienna-Oakton Chapter 1116 president Kathy Arpa as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for the organization’s commitment to preserving the dignity of federal retirees.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 776

Offered February 1, 2019
Commending National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter 1116.
Patron-- Keam

WHEREAS, in 2019, the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Vienna-Oakton Chapter 1116 in Fairfax County celebrates its 50th anniversary of representing the interests of federal workers and retirees by protecting pay and benefits; and

WHEREAS, the mission of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) is to support legislation beneficial to current and potential federal annuitants; and

WHEREAS, NARFE promotes the general welfare of current and potential federal annuitants by advising them with respect to their rights under retirement laws and regulations; and

WHEREAS, NARFE acts as an information resource for its members on complex issues regarding federal retirement, health care, life insurance, compensation, and other benefits, as well as acting as a legislative voice; and

WHEREAS, the board members of NARFE Vienna-Oakton Chapter 1116 work diligently to uphold the association’s mission and promote the welfare of area members, as well as to participate in the Virginia Federation of NARFE meetings; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Vienna-Oakton Chapter 1116 in Fairfax County on the occasion of its 50th anniversary; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Vienna-Oakton Chapter 1116 president Kathy Arpa as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for the organization’s commitment to preserving the dignity of federal retirees.