Bill Text: TX SR112 | 2017 | 85th Legislature 1st Special Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Recognizing Jose A. Bernal Sr. for his service to the Brownsville community.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2017-08-08 - Reported enrolled [SR112 Detail]

Download: Texas-2017-SR112-Enrolled.html
         WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas is pleased to
  recognize Jose A. Bernal Sr. for more than 30 years of
  outstanding service to his community and for his exceptionally
  successful business; and
         WHEREAS, Mr. Bernal is the owner of Star Plumbing Supply
  Company, and he began serving the Brownsville community through
  the plumbing business even before his company was established on
  14th Street; he is a native of Brownsville and a 1973 graduate of
  Brownsville High School; he attended Texas Southmost College,
  where he earned an associate's degree in business; and
         WHEREAS, He and his beloved wife, Lucila G. Bernal, whom he
  met at a dance, were married on June 28, 1986; Mrs. Bernal is a
  native of Los Fresnos and a 1975 graduate of Los Fresnos High
  School; she earned an associate's degree in education from Texas
  Southmost College and a bachelor's degree in general and special
  education, with minors in Spanish and psychology, from The
  University of Texas at Austin; she completed 34 hours of
  postgraduate work and is a retired special education teacher; and
         WHEREAS, The couple has been blessed with a wonderful
  family; their sons, Jose Angel Bernal Jr. and Gabriel Bernal, who
  are twins, and their youngest son, Alejandro Bernal, have been a
  source of great pride; Jose and Gabriel are enjoying careers in
  business, and Alejandro will soon graduate from medical school
  and pursue a career in medicine; and
         WHEREAS, Mr. Bernal's siblings are Mike Bernal and Ofelia
  Carolina G. Gonzalez, the late Juan Garcia, Carlos Garcia, Abel
  Garcia, the late Ruben Garcia, and Uvaldo Garcia; and
         WHEREAS, Mr. Bernal has many interests, and his hobbies
  include fishing, working in his garden, and riding his horses,
  Cross Fire Joe, Bella Jet, and Sandy; he enjoys spending time
  with family, and his dog, Red, provides him with exceptional
  companionship; he and Mrs. Bernal enjoy dancing and going to the
  movies, and they are active in their church, where he is studying
  to become a deacon with the Diocese of Brownsville; and
         WHEREAS, Jose A. Bernal Sr. is respected for his
  accomplishments and for his many contributions to his
  community, and it is truly fitting that he receive special
  recognition; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 85th
  Legislature, 1st Called Session, hereby commend Jose A. Bernal
  Sr. on his many achievements and his service to the citizens of
  Brownsville and extend to him best wishes for continued success
  in all his endeavors; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for
  him as an expression of esteem from the Texas Senate.
        President of the Senate
        I hereby certify that the
    above Resolution was adopted by
    the Senate on August 8, 2017.
        Secretary of the Senate
         Member, Texas Senate