Bill Text: TX SR703 | 2017-2018 | 85th Legislature | Enrolled

Bill Title: Recognizing Tony Romo for his many achievements.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2017-05-03 - Reported enrolled [SR703 Detail]

Download: Texas-2017-SR703-Enrolled.html
         WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas is pleased to
  recognize Tony Romo for his many achievements; and
         WHEREAS, Tony Romo was the starting quarterback for the
  Dallas Cowboys from 2006 through 2015; he joined the Cowboys
  after playing for Eastern Illinois University, where he led his
  team to an Ohio Valley Conference championship and was named the
  recipient of the Walter Payton Award; and
         WHEREAS, Over the course of his stellar professional
  football career, he set numerous Cowboys team records, including
  most passing touchdowns and most passing yards, most games with
  at least 300 passing yards, and most games with three or more
  touchdown passes; his 97.1 passer rating is the fourth-highest in
  National Football League history and the highest among retired
  players; and
         WHEREAS, He played his entire career with the Dallas
  Cowboys and led the team to four appearances in the playoffs, and
  he was named to the Pro Bowl four times; his many contributions to
  the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex community include work with the
  United Way, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and the Society for the
  Prevention of Cruelty to Animals; and
         WHEREAS, Tony Romo has been an exceptional role model for
  the young people of Texas, 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, hereby commend Tony Romo on his outstanding
  professional football career and his engagement in the community
  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 May 3, 2017.
        Secretary of the Senate
         Member, Texas Senate