Bill Text: TX SCR49 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Introduced

Bill Title: Designating Celina as the official Halloween Capital of North Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2021.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (N/A - Dead) 2021-05-12 - Referred to Administration [SCR49 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-SCR49-Introduced.html
  87R22069 JGH-D
  By: Springer S.C.R. No. 49
         WHEREAS, The community of Celina is renowned for the special
  effort it makes to celebrate Halloween, and it has created a
  much-anticipated event that is visited by ghosts, witches, mummies,
  and a multitude of other costumed revelers from all around North
  Texas; and
         WHEREAS, Hailed as the largest Halloween celebration in the
  area, Beware! Of the Square draws as many as 7,000 people to
  Celina's historic downtown square each year; and
         WHEREAS, Featuring activities for all ages, Beware! Of the
  Square includes trick-or-treating, with candy provided by local
  businesses, as well as Halloween-themed music and an obstacle
  course and other activities for younger children; and
         WHEREAS, The Celina High School theater department
  contributes to the fun by presenting its special Halloween play,
  Nightmare on the Hill; the frightfully exciting evening concludes
  with the outdoor screening of a scary film in the square; and
         WHEREAS, By joining together for Beware! Of the Square, the
  residents of Celina and surrounding communities have created a
  popular Halloween tradition that is beloved by young and old alike,
  and this delightful event serves as an opportunity to showcase the
  city and to enjoy a spooky good time; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the 87th Legislature of the State of Texas
  hereby designate Celina as the official Halloween Capital of North
  Texas; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That, in accordance with the provisions of Section
  391.003(e), Government Code, this designation remain in effect
  until the 10th anniversary of the date this resolution is finally
  passed by the legislature.