J2999

Memorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim March 15-21, 2020, as Surveyors Week in the State of New York

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J2999



Senate Resolution No. 2999

BY: Senator STAVISKY

MEMORIALIZING Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim
March 15-21, 2020, as Surveyors Week in the State of
New York, in conjunction with the observance of
National Surveyors Week

WHEREAS, There are more than 1,500 professional land surveyors in
New York State, and more than 45,000 professional land surveyors
nationwide; and

WHEREAS, Land surveyors are instrumental in the formation of the
layout of property boundaries in New York and the rest of the United
States, providing our citizens the opportunity to enjoy the dream of
property ownership; and

WHEREAS, United States Presidents George Washington, Thomas
Jefferson, John Adams, and Abraham Lincoln all served as surveyors,
contributing to the historical mapping of the United States in its early
years; and

WHEREAS, The nature of surveying has developed since the Colonial
Era to include hydrographic surveys, engineering surveys utilized in the
study and selection of engineering construction, geodetic surveys to
determine the precise global positioning for activities such as aircraft
and missile navigation, and cartographic surveys used for mapping and
charting; and

WHEREAS, The surveying profession in New York requires special
education and experience, training, the knowledge of applied
mathematics, other technical and research skills, and passage of both a
national and state-specific examination; and

WHEREAS, The role of the professional surveyor has been, and
continues to be, integral in the development and advancement of our
State and Nation; and

WHEREAS, There are 18 affiliated regional professional land
surveying organizations in New York State that combine to form the New
York State Association of Professional Land Surveyors and are affiliated
with the National Society of Professional Land Surveyors; and

WHEREAS, New Yorkers recognize the important contributions of
professional land surveyors to the historical and current layout of the
state and country, and acknowledge the important decisions that
professional land surveyors make on the basis of specialized knowledge
and expertise; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
memorialize Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim March 15-21, 2020, as
Surveyors Week in the State of New York, in conjunction with the
observance of National Surveyors Week; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of the State of
New York.

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  • 06 / Mar / 2020
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 10 / Mar / 2020
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 10 / Mar / 2020
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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