Bill Text: TX HR112 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Enrolled

Bill Title: Congratulating Ricardo "Cuate" Santos on his retirement as chief photographer for the Laredo Morning Times.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Passed) 2021-03-18 - Reported enrolled [HR112 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HR112-Enrolled.html
  H.R. No. 112
         WHEREAS, Ricardo "Cuate" Santos retired as chief
  photographer of the Laredo Morning Times on December 31, 2020,
  drawing to a close an exceptional career with the newspaper that
  spanned nearly four decades; and
         WHEREAS, Greatly admired for his artistry and skill, Cuate
  Santos has captured the essence of the border town in which he was
  born and raised, documenting myriad civic, sports, and political
  events; over the years, his assignments have included photographing
  high-profile athletes and political figures, including Mexican and
  U.S. presidents, and such events as the Jalapeño Festival; a
  self-taught photographer who never took a formal class, he mastered
  lighting and composition early on, and his images have appeared in a
  number of prestigious national and international publications; and
         WHEREAS, Mr. Santos graduated from Martin High School and
  went on to attend Laredo Junior College, where he began his work as
  a photographer with the McIntosh Express; he joined the staff of the
  Laredo Morning Times in the early 1980s; he was recently recognized
  by the Webb County Commissioners Court for his many years of
  dedicated service to the region; and
         WHEREAS, Retirement will afford Mr. Santos more time to spend
  with his family, which includes his wife, Norma, his daughters,
  Andrea and Amanda, and his granddaughters, Olivia and Eva; he also
  plans to volunteer more in the community and to continue
  photographing Laredo; and
         WHEREAS, Known for his professionalism, his low-key manner,
  and his good humor, Cuate Santos has chronicled the lives of his
  fellow residents for 39 years, and in so doing, he has created a
  rich and compelling visual record of life in South Texas; now,
  therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 87th Texas
  Legislature hereby congratulate Ricardo "Cuate" Santos on his
  retirement as chief photographer for the Laredo Morning Times and
  extend to him sincere best wishes for the future; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for Mr. Santos as an expression of high regard by the Texas
  House of Representatives.
  King of Uvalde
  Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.R. No. 112 was adopted by the House on March
  10, 2021, by a non-record vote.
  Chief Clerk of the House