Texas 83rd Legislative Session Congratulatory and Memorial Calendar
Wednesday, March 20, 201310:00 AM
********** CONGRATULATORY RESOLUTIONS **********
HCR 47 Canales
Commending Ciro Treviño on his legacy of public service.
HCR 81 Bonnen, Dennis
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the agreement between the State of
Texas and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
HR 44 King, Phil / Miller, Rick / Laubenberg
Commending Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with
the United States and the State of Texas and supporting Israel in its legal,
historical, moral, and God-given right of self-governance and self-defense.
HR 724 Workman
Commemorating the 10th anniversary of the founding of the Austin Chapter of
the Gunslingers Motorcycle Club.
HR 725 Craddick
Congratulating Dalvin and Gladys Awalt of Midland on their 60th wedding
HR 730 Carter
Congratulating Elizabeth Jones on her election to the Dallas Independent
School District Board of Trustees.
HR 731 Carter
Congratulating Officer Randall K. Beddingfield on his retirement from the
Richardson Police Department.
HR 732 Carter
Honoring the Richardson Republican Women’s Club for its contributions to the
HR 733 Carter
Commending William Tsao for his service as a member of the Dallas Area Rapid
Transit Board of Directors.
HR 734 Carter
Congratulating The University of Texas at Dallas on being named one of the
nation’s “Best Value Colleges” by the Princeton Review.
HR 735 Carter
Commending Dr. David Daniel on his service as president of The University of
Texas at Dallas.
HR 736 Carter
Commending Bob Friesenhahn for volunteer service to the communities of House
HR 737 Carter
Commending Barbara Perryman for volunteer service to the communities of
House District 102.
HR 738 Carter
Commending Don Sims for volunteer service to the communities of House
HR 739 Carter
Commending Gary McFarland for volunteer service to the communities of House
HR 740 Carter
Commending Tricia McFarland for volunteer service to the communities of
House District 102.
HR 741 Carter
Commending Gerrit Woning for volunteer service to the communities of House
HR 742 Carter
Commending Annette Ratliff for volunteer service to the communities of House
HR 743 Carter
Commending Jana Bertrand for volunteer service to the communities of House
HR 744 Carter
Commending John Smolik for volunteer service to the communities of House
HR 745 Carter
Commending Linda Lawrence for volunteer service to the communities of House
HR 746 Carter
Commending Mary McElvany for volunteer service to the communities of House
HR 747 Carter
Commending Sherrie Timmins for volunteer service to the communities of House
HR 748 Carter
Commending Beverly Shukis for volunteer service to the communities of House
HR 749 Carter
Commending Sherry Walker for volunteer service to the communities of House
HR 750 Carter
Commending Kris Butler for volunteer service to the communities of House
HR 751 Carter
Commending Janet Martin for volunteer service to the communities of House
HR 752 Carter
Commending Linda Jaresh for volunteer service to the communities of House
HR 754 Zerwas / Stephenson
Congratulating the East Bernard High School football team on winning the
2012 UIL 2A Division 2 state championship.
HR 757 Miller, Rick
Commending the Honorable Charlie Howard for his public service.
HR 758 Branch
Commemorating the 178th anniversary of the adoption of the Texas Declaration
of Independence on March 2, 2014.3
HR 760 Ritter
Recognizing March 28, 2013, as Texas Water Conservation Day at the State
HR 761 Martinez Fischer
Congratulating Henry Munoz III on his election as finance chair of the
Democratic National Committee.
HR 762 Martinez Fischer
Recognizing the 36th annual Texas DeMolay Government Day at the State
HR 766 Villalba / Ratliff / Carter
Honoring members of the Greater Dallas Republicans on their visit to the
State Capitol on March 13, 2013.
HR 767 Giddings
Honoring Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc., on the occasion of its 48th Middlesouth
HR 768 Márquez
Honoring the members of the cross-country team of Coronado High School in El
Paso who came to the aid of an injured individual in their community.
HR 770 Strama
Honoring members of the Warrior Transition Brigade at Fort Hood for their
assistance to ill and injured soldiers.
HR 772 Carter
Honoring the members of the Greater Dallas Republicans for their
contributions to their community.
HR 774 Márquez
Congratulating El Paso on being named the safest large city in the United
States by CQ Press.
HR 778 Clardy
Congratulating Jimmy Griffin on his retirement from the United States Postal
HR 780 Leach
Congratulating native Texan George Strait on his musical career.
HR 781 Leach
Commending the Conner Harrington Republican Women of Plano for their
contributions to the political process in Texas.
HR 782 Leach
Honoring Dixie Clem for her contributions to the political process in Texas.
HR 786 Springer
Congratulating Olney Hamilton Hospital on the opening of the Olney Family
Clinic and Rehab/Wellness Center.
HR 788 Springer
Recognizing John Brinson for his contributions to the Paducah Independent
HR 789 Lavender
Congratulating Kelly Burnett of Texarkana on her selection as a
Distinguished Finalist in the 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
HR 791 Flynn
Congratulating Jessie and Bette Bost of Greenville on their 59th wedding
HR 793 Flynn
Congratulating Dreabon and Pam Joiner of Pickton on their 40th wedding
HR 794 Harless
Commemorating the Klein Independent School District in Harris County on its
HR 795 Darby
Honoring Nate Boyer of The University of Texas at Austin on receiving the
2012 Disney Spirit Award as college football’s most inspirational player.
HR 797 Callegari
Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Katy Independent School District
FFA Livestock Show and Rodeo and paying tribute to founder L. D. Robinson.
HR 798 Callegari
Congratulating the Cypress Ranch High School baseball team on winning its
first 5A State Championship.
HR 801 Simmons
Congratulating Athena Chen of Carrollton for being named a Distinguished
Finalist in the 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.
HR 802 Stickland
Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the incorporation of the city of
HR 803 Stickland
Congratulating Dr. Gene Buinger on his retirement as superintendent of the
Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District.
HR 804 Naishtat
Honoring Jack and Kathleen McCrady of Austin on their 70th wedding
HR 807 Dukes
Honoring the National Women of Achievement–Austin Metroplex Chapter on the
occasion of its 25th anniversary.
HR 809 Craddick
Congratulating Donald and Patricia Gatlin of Midland on their 50th wedding
HR 810 Craddick
Congratulating John and Jean Hayes of Midland on their 60th anniversary.
HR 811 Craddick
Congratulating Berta Vogler of Lamesa on her 90th birthday.
HR 815 Howard
Congratulating the Red Dragon Players of Austin High School on winning the
2012 UIL 5A State One-Act Play Competition.
HR 817 Villalba
Commending Terri Hoover of Dallas for her work in behalf of driving safety
as founder of Clickit4life.
HR 818 Larson
Honoring Derrick Howard of San Antonio for his service as chair of the CPS
HR 819 Anderson
Congratulating Robinson FFA members Haley Herzog and Hayden Schroder on
winning grand champion honors at the McLennan County Junior Livestock Show
and Youth Fair.5
HR 820 Anderson
Congratulating Ruby and Nelson Spitzer of Waco on their 69th wedding
HR 821 Anderson
Congratulating Hayoung Moon on winning first prize in the junior division of
the Houston Civic Symphony Young Artist Competition.
HR 823 Flynn
Congratulating Maurice and Betty Flora of Como on their 60th wedding
HR 824 Flynn
Congratulating Kenneth and Jeannie Gaines of Cumby on their 50th wedding
HR 825 Flynn
Congratulating Thomas and Virgie Boyd of Pickton on their 50th wedding
HR 827 Dale
Honoring Cedar Park city manager Brenda Eivens on her selection as the 2012
Central Texas Public Administrator of the Year.
********** MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS **********
HCR 75 Craddick
In memory of former state representative Frank Kell Cahoon of Midland.
HCR 85 Dukes / Darby / Strama / Rodriguez, Eddie
In memory of Officer Jaime Padron of the Austin Police Department.
HR 726 Dutton
In memory of Houston artist Bert Long, Jr.
HR 729 Carter
In memory of Geraldine Pulejo of Richardson.
HR 753 Craddick
In memory of A. J. Cain of Midland.
HR 755 Smith
In memory of W. A. “Skeeter” Orton, Jr., of Baytown.
HR 763 Lewis
In memory of Dan Holt.
HR 764 Darby
In memory of Wade Hampton Choate of San Angelo.
HR 771 Guillen
In memory of Maria Magdalena Saenz Cruz of Starr County.
HR 785 Hunter / Herrero
In memory of Mary Frances Diedrick Haas of Corpus Christi.
HR 792 Flynn
In memory of Everett Joe Zihlman of Commerce.
HR 796 Darby
In memory of Beverly Singley Junell of Midland.
HR 799 Callegari
In memory of James Joseph Burke of Cypress.6
HR 805 Naishtat
In memory of victims’ rights advocate Suzanne McDaniel.
HR 814 Howard
In memory of Everett “Ebbie” Brown Neptune, Jr., the longtime athletic
director for the Eanes Independent School District and Westlake High School.