The Speaker, on behalf of the entire membership of the Michigan House of Representatives, offered the following resolution:

            House Resolution No. 403.   

            A resolution of tribute for the Honorable Coleman Young, II.

            Whereas, As Coleman Young brings to a close his tenure in the Michigan House of Representatives, it is a pleasure and a distinct privilege to extend our thanks for his efforts on behalf of this legislative body, the people of the Fourth District, and, above all, the entire state of Michigan. Indeed, his work in the House demonstrates his dedication to the citizens of Michigan and commitment to the principles that underlie the democratic process; and

            Whereas, Representative Coleman Young has distinguished himself as an energetic lawmaker with interests in all facets of public policy. This has served him well in his most recent committee assignments, including his efforts as the vice chair of the House Committee on Insurance, and on the House Committee on Labor, on the House Committee on Transportation, and on the Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs Committee. It has also been instrumental in the adoption of legislation involving a host of subject areas, including tax and labor policy, civil rights of women, and economic and industrial development; and

            Whereas, A Detroit native, Coleman Young has, at a relatively young age, developed a career that speaks to a legacy of public service. He has worked in research for the city council of Detroit,  hosted a public affairs radio program, and has been active in his church. Clearly, we appreciate his work in the House and commitment to the people of the Great Lakes State; now, therefore, be it

            Resolved by the House of Representatives, That we hereby extend this expression of tribute to commend and thank the Honorable Coleman Young for his contributions to the Michigan House of Representatives; and be it further

            Resolved, That copies of this resolution be transmitted to Representative Young as evidence of our thanks and best wishes.