Bill Text: IL HR1384 | 2011-2012 | 97th General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Honors Rep. Jason Barickman on his time in the Illinois House of Representatives and congratulates him on his election to the Illinois State Senate.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2013-01-08 - Resolution Adopted [HR1384 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2011-HR1384-Introduced.html

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2 WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois House of
3Representatives wish to honor Representative Jason Barickman
4on his time in the Illinois House and to congratulate him on
5his recent election to the 53rd Illinois State Senate district;
7 WHEREAS, Rep. Jason Barickman was appointed to serve out
8the remaining days of then Rep. Shane Cultra's term for the
9105th Legislative District in the 96th General Assembly; he
10went on to serve the 105th Legislative District during the 97th
11General Assembly; he has won the opportunity to represent the
12newly drawn 53rd State Senate district, which stretches from
13Bloomington to the Indiana border; and
14 WHEREAS, Rep. Jason Barickman has always been a strong
15supporter of Illinois farmers and the agriculture industry
16throughout the State; he has been a relentless advocate for
17small business owners and entrepreneurs, fought for policies to
18lower individual and business tax burdens, encouraged economic
19growth and hiring, and fought to rein in spending; he has been
20an advocate of open and transparent government; and
21 WHEREAS, Rep. Jason Barickman is a founding partner of the
22law office of Bartell, Barickman & Powell, LLP; he is an

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1entrepreneur at heart, actively investing in real estate and is
2part owner in a title company he formed; and
3 WHEREAS, Rep. Jason Barickman was raised on a family farm
4in Livingston County near Ancona; he graduated from Woodland
5High School in 1993, and served in the Illinois Army National
6Guard from 1993 to 2000, completing his basic and advanced
7training at Fort Benning, Georgia; he graduated from Illinois
8State University in 1998, where he served as ISU Student Body
9President his senior year, with a degree in political science;
10after graduation he spent 4 years in business, working for
11Ernst & Young and the power company Dynegy; and
12 WHEREAS, Rep. Jason Barickman graduated from the
13University of Illinois College of Law in May of 2005; he
14completed legal internships with the Department of Justice's
15Federal Bureau of Prisons and worked as a graduate assistant to
16Governor Jim Edgar at the Institute of Government and Public
17Affairs; and
18 WHEREAS, Rep. Jason Barickman has served as chairman of the
19Champaign County Republican Party from 2006 to 2012; and
20 WHEREAS, Rep. Jason Barickman and his wife, Kristen, were
21married in 2010 and welcomed a son, August, in May of 2011, and
22a new son, Walter in January of 2013; therefore, be it

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3we honor Rep. Jason Barickman on his time in the Illinois House
4and congratulate him on his recent election to the 53rd
5Illinois State Senate district; and be it further
6 RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
7presented to Rep. Jason Barickman as an expression of our
8esteem and respect.