Phillipsburg, New Jersey
Population (2000 Census): 15,166
Date Passed: 03/16/04
Resolution Urging Congress to Carefully Review the Provisions and Impact of the USA Patriot Act and Related Legislation to Insure that Basic Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Will Remain Protected
Approved by: Phillipsburg Town Council
Whereas, the Town of Phillipsburg firmly supports the long and distinguished American tradition of protecting the civil rights and civil liberties of all persons, and
Whereas, concerns have been raised that some provisions of the USA Patriot Act and related legislation may place our basic civil rights and civil liberties at risk,
Now, therefore, be it resolved that the Town Council of the Town of Phillipsburg hereby urges all members of the Congress of the United States to carefully review the provisions and impact of the USA Patriot Act and related legislation to insure that basic civil rights and civil liberties will remain protected.
Be it further resolved that the Municipal Clerk shall forward a copy of this resolution to U.S. Senator Jon Corzine, U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg, and Congressman Scott Garrett.