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File #: 13-0276    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Adopted
File created: 3/11/2013 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/23/2013 Final action: 4/23/2013
Title: Supervisor Veerkamp recommending the Board adopt a proclamation declaring May 18, 2013 as "Remember to Donate Life Day."
Attachments: 1. A - Donate Life Day Proclamation
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Supervisor Veerkamp recommending the Board adopt a proclamation declaring May 18, 2013 as "Remember to Donate Life Day."
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Background: More than 117,000 nationwide, 22,000 in California, 1,800 in the Sacramento area are currently on the national organ transplant waiting list. Millions of lives are saved and healed each year by donors of organs, tissues, marrow and blood. Placerville DMV is second in the state in the percentage of DMV drivers license renewals/applicants saying "yes!" to organ and tissue donation for the fourth quarter of 2012.