Bill Text: TX HR25 | 2017 | 85th Legislature 1st Special Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: In memory of Michael C. Fisher of Bastrop.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2017-08-10 - Reported enrolled [HR25 Detail]

Download: Texas-2017-HR25-Enrolled.html
  H.R. No. 25
         WHEREAS, An exemplary life dedicated to the safety of his
  community drew to a close with the death of former Bastrop fire
  chief Michael C. Fisher on July 4, 2017, at the age of 74; and
         WHEREAS, Mike Fisher was born on October 6, 1942, to Merle and
  Mary Fisher, and he attended Cameron Junior College and Oklahoma
  State University; he was a loving husband to Bonnie Sue Fisher for
  43 years and the proud father of three children, Mary Sue, Wesley,
  and Robert; he also took great joy in welcoming into his family
  seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; and
         WHEREAS, Over the course of a distinguished career as a first
  responder and emergency manager, Mr. Fisher served with the Bastrop
  Fire Department from 1973 to 2013, and he led the agency as chief
  from 1985 to 1995; he also held the office of director of water and
  wastewater for Bastrop, and for 20 years, he was the city's
  emergency management coordinator; and
         WHEREAS, Following his retirement from that post in 2005,
  Mr. Fisher served as deputy director of emergency management for
  Bastrop County; as an incident commander during the catastrophic
  wildfire in 2011, his skilled and rapid response helped save many
  lives, and he also provided invaluable support to other regional
  disaster response efforts, including the Burnet County floods in
  2007 and the fertilizer plant explosion in West in 2013; and
         WHEREAS, Mr. Fisher was a member of the Capital Area Type 3
  Incident Management Team and the Capital Area Council of
  Governments' Homeland Security Task Force, and he played an
  instrumental role in the creation of the Texas Emergency Management
  Assistance Team, a statewide network of multidisciplinary experts
  who provide quick response to disasters; his numerous honors
  include two Awards of Distinction from the Bastrop Chamber of
  Commerce and a Phoenix Award for Outstanding Contributions to
  Disaster Recovery by a Public Official from the U.S. Small Business
  Administration; and
         WHEREAS, For four and a half decades, Mike Fisher devoted
  himself to protecting the lives and property of the people of
  Bastrop and Bastrop County, and he leaves behind a record of service
  that his loved ones can remember with pride; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 85th Texas
  Legislature, 1st Called Session, hereby pay tribute to the memory
  of Michael C. Fisher and extend heartfelt sympathy to all who mourn
  his passing; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for his family and that when the Texas House of
  Representatives adjourns this day, it do so in memory of Mike
Straus Goldman Oliverson
Allen Gonzales of Williamson Ortega
Alonzo González of El Paso Paddie
Alvarado Gooden Parker
Anchia Guerra Paul
Anderson of Dallas Guillen Perez
Anderson of McLennan Gutierrez Phelan
Arévalo Hefner Phillips
Ashby Hernandez Pickett
Bailes Herrero Price
Bell Hinojosa Raney
Bernal Holland Raymond
Biedermann Howard Reynolds
Blanco Huberty Rinaldi
Bohac Hunter Roberts
Bonnen of Brazoria Isaac Rodriguez of Bexar
Bonnen of Galveston Israel Rodriguez of Travis
Burkett Johnson of Dallas Romero, Jr.
Burns Johnson of Harris Rose
Burrows Kacal Sanford
Button Keough Schaefer
Cain King of Hemphill Schofield
Canales King of Parker Schubert
Capriglione King of Uvalde Shaheen
Clardy Klick Sheffield
Coleman Koop Shine
Collier Krause Simmons
Cook Kuempel Smithee
Cortez Lambert Springer
Cosper Landgraf Stephenson
Craddick Lang Stickland
Cyrier Larson Stucky
Dale Laubenberg Swanson
Darby Leach Thierry
Davis of Dallas Longoria Thompson of Brazoria
Davis of Harris Lozano Thompson of Harris
Dean Lucio III Tinderholt
Deshotel Martinez Turner
Dukes Metcalf Uresti
Dutton Meyer VanDeaver
Elkins Miller Villalba
Faircloth Minjarez Vo
Fallon Moody Walle
Farrar Morrison White
Flynn Muñoz, Jr. Wilson
Frank Murphy Workman
Frullo Murr Wray
Geren Neave Wu
Gervin-Hawkins Nevárez Zedler
Giddings Oliveira Zerwas
  Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.R. No. 25 was unanimously adopted by a rising
  vote of the House on August 9, 2017.
  Chief Clerk of the House