Whereas this "Proclamation" is in honor or Dr. Rimland who passed away November 21st, 2006 and


Whereas Bernard Rimland, Ph.D had devoted his life to researching the causes of autism through his Autism Research Institute and


Whereas Dr. Rimland was one of the founders of the Defeat Autism Now! (DAN!) organization and


Whereas Dr. Rimland and Donald Meserlian, P.E., Chairman of Voices of Safety International have both financed and cooperated with each other's research and


Whereas, the National Technology Transfer Act of 1995 encourages state and local governments to review and utilize private sector standards, and


Whereas, Voices of Safety International (VOSI) is a private sector standards writing organization recognized by the National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST), and


Whereas the VOSI Autism Research Task Group (ARTG) has unanimously accepted the VOSI autism Research Reports and Standards and concluded that state and local governments should issue "Proclamations" encouraging their citizens to become familiar with them, and


Whereas the VOSI Website contains both Research Reports and Standards on the probable cause of and possible prevention of the autism epidemic at ...."Public Health"


Now, Therefore I ........................,Governor of ................... urge all employees and residents be made aware of this tribute to Dr. Rimland, and to review and utilize the applicable VOSI autism Research Reports and Standards in order to become aware of the probable causes and prevention of the autism epidemic


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Created: 2007-01-03 Last Updated: 2007-01-12