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          Bill No:  ACR 53
          Author:   Dahle (R), et al.
          Amended:  6/11/15 in Senate
          Vote:     21  

           SENATE TRANS. & HOUSING COMMITTEE:  11-0, 6/23/15
           AYES:  Beall, Cannella, Allen, Bates, Gaines, Galgiani, Leyva,  
            McGuire, Mendoza, Roth, Wieckowski


           ASSEMBLY FLOOR:  78-0, 5/11/15 - See last page for vote

           SUBJECT:   Richard Dick Dickerson Memorial Highway

          SOURCE:    Author

          DIGEST:   This resolution designates a portion of State Route  
          (SR) 44 in the City of Redding as the Richard Dick Dickerson  
          Memorial Highway.

          ANALYSIS:   This resolution designates SR 44 from East Street to  
          the Victor Avenue in the City of Redding as the Richard "Dick"  
          Dickerson Memorial Highway.  This resolution further requests  
          that the Department of Transportation erect appropriate signs  
          upon receiving donations from non-state sources to cover the  

          Purpose.  The author introduced this bill to honor the life and  
          leadership of Richard "Dick" Dickerson.

          Background on Richard "Dick" Dickerson.  After a 30-year law  


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          enforcement career, Richard "Dick" Dickerson served in the  
          California State Assembly from 1998 to 2002.  Mr. Dickerson  
          represented the 2nd Assembly District and served as Vice Chair  
          of the Assembly Committees on Public Safety and on Water, Parks,  
          and Wildlife, and as a member of more committees than any other  
          Republican member.

          Mr. Dickerson was instrumental in raising awareness among  
          members of the Legislature regarding water conservation and  
          water storage.  He helped pioneer a program that activated  
          nonviolent inmates to assist with fighting fires, emergency  
          flood work, and environmental restoration. 

          After 9/11, Mr. Dickerson was appointed to the Task Force on  
          Terrorism.  He served on nine select committees and authored 20  
          bills that were enacted during his time in the Assembly.  He was  
          an effective negotiator in the 2001 budget discussions, securing  
          funds for numerous projects including a permanent tax exemption  
          on propane and agricultural diesel, rural county sheriffs'  
          departments, tax relief for senior citizens, and school  

          Mr. Dickerson received numerous awards throughout his tenure in  
          the Assembly, including awards of appreciation from the Far West  
          Equipment Dealers Association, Klamath Water Users Association,  
          and Rice Producers of California. After serving in the Assembly,  
          Mr. Dickerson served on the Redding City Council from 2004 to  
          2012, inclusive, serving twice as mayor of the City of Redding.

          Mr. Dickerson passed away on September 28, 2014.  He is survived  
          by his wife Betty and four children, his niece, and eight  

          FISCAL EFFECT:   Appropriation:   No          Fiscal  
          Com.:YesLocal:   No

          SUPPORT:   (Verified7/6/15)


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          American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
          City of Redding
          Rural County Representatives of California

          OPPOSITION:   (Verified7/6/15)

          None received

          ASSEMBLY FLOOR:  78-0, 5/11/15
          AYES:  Achadjian, Alejo, Travis Allen, Baker, Bigelow, Bloom,  
            Bonilla, Bonta, Brough, Brown, Burke, Calderon, Campos, Chang,  
            Chau, Chávez, Chiu, Chu, Cooley, Cooper, Dababneh, Dahle,  
            Daly, Dodd, Eggman, Frazier, Beth Gaines, Gallagher, Cristina  
            Garcia, Eduardo Garcia, Gatto, Gipson, Gomez, Gonzalez, Gray,  
            Grove, Hadley, Harper, Roger Hernández, Holden, Irwin, Jones,  
            Jones-Sawyer, Kim, Lackey, Levine, Linder, Lopez, Low,  
            Maienschein, Mathis, Mayes, McCarty, Medina, Melendez, Mullin,  
            Nazarian, Obernolte, O'Donnell, Olsen, Patterson, Perea,  
            Quirk, Rendon, Ridley-Thomas, Rodriguez, Salas, Santiago,  
            Steinorth, Mark Stone, Thurmond, Ting, Wagner, Waldron, Weber,  
            Wilk, Williams, Wood
          NO VOTE RECORDED:  Gordon, Atkins

          Prepared by:Holly Glasen / T. & H. / (916) 651-4121
          7/7/15 17:19:51

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