1-1           WHEREAS,  The Texas House of Representatives is proud to

 1-2     welcome the members of Shell Explorer Post No. 9999 to the State

 1-3     Capitol today; and

 1-4           WHEREAS, This commendable group of young men and women will

 1-5     have the opportunity to tour the Capitol Complex and get a glimpse

 1-6     of Texas' unique heritage; the outstanding collection of art and

 1-7     documentation that is housed on the Capitol grounds provides an

 1-8     exceptional source of information for those individuals interested

 1-9     in the role of our state government and the chronicles of our great

1-10     state; and

1-11           WHEREAS, Sponsored by Shell Deer Park, the Shell Explorer

1-12     Post is part of the East Central Exploring District of the Sam

1-13     Houston Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America; these exemplary

1-14     young people have made a firm commitment to involving themselves in

1-15     the activities of their community while also exploring a variety of

1-16     career opportunities in an effort to broaden their horizons; and

1-17           WHEREAS, With the 75th Legislative Session well under way,

1-18     the Capitol is abuzz with activity and offers these noteworthy

1-19     individuals a chance to see their state government functioning at

1-20     its dynamic best; and

1-21           WHEREAS, The magnificent Capitol, with its impressive rotunda

1-22     and distinctive pink granite facade, is an ideal setting for young

1-23     and old alike to discover the rich heritage that is Texas and to

1-24     gain insight into the workings of our state legislature, and the

 2-1     members of this chamber are pleased to commemorate this worthwhile

 2-2     visit; now, therefore, be it

 2-3           RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 75th Texas

 2-4     Legislature hereby welcome the members of Shell Explorer Post No.

 2-5     9999 to the Capitol and extend to them sincere best wishes for

 2-6     continued success and happiness in the years to come; and, be it

 2-7     further

 2-8           RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be

 2-9     prepared for the members of Shell Explorer Post No. 9999 as an

2-10     expression of high regard by the Texas House of Representatives.


         Laney                   Gutierrez                Oliveira

         Alexander               Haggerty                 Olivo

         Allen                   Hamric                   Palmer

         Alvarado                Hartnett                 Patterson

         Averitt                 Hawley                   Pickett

         Bailey                  Heflin                   Pitts

         Berlanga                Hernandez                Place

         Bonnen                  Hightower                Price

         Bosse                   Hilbert                  Puente

         Brimer                  Hilderbran               Rabuck

         Burnam                  Hill                     Ramsay

         Carter                  Hinojosa                 Rangel

         Chavez                  Hirschi                  Raymond

         Chisum                  Hochberg                 Reyna of Bexar

         Christian               Hodge                    Reyna of Dallas

         Clark                   Holzheauser              Rhodes

         Coleman                 Horn                     Rodriguez

         Cook                    Howard                   Roman

         Corte                   Hunter                   Sadler

         Counts                  Hupp                     Seaman

         Crabb                   Isett                    Serna

         Craddick                Jackson                  Shields

         Cuellar                 Janek                    Siebert

         Culberson               Jones of Lubbock         Smith

         Danburg                 Jones of Dallas          Smithee

         Davila                  Junell                   Solis

         Davis                   Kamel                    Solomons

         Delisi                  Keel                     Staples

         Denny                   Keffer                   Stiles

         Driver                  King                     Swinford

         Dukes                   Krusee                   Talton

         Dunnam                  Kubiak                   Telford

         Dutton                  Kuempel                  Thompson

         Edwards                 Lewis of Tarrant         Tillery

         Ehrhardt                Lewis of Orange          Torres

         Eiland                  Longoria                 Turner of Coleman

         Elkins                  Luna                     Turner of Harris

         Farrar                  McCall                   Uher

         Finnell                 McClendon                Van de Putte

         Flores                  McReynolds               Walker

         Gallego                 Madden                   West

         Galloway                Marchant                 Williams

         Garcia                  Maxey                    Williamson

         Giddings                Merritt                  Wilson

         Glaze                   Moffat                   Wise

         Goodman                 Moreno                   Wohlgemuth

         Goolsby                 Mowery                   Wolens

         Gray                    Naishtat                 Woolley

         Greenberg               Nixon                    Yarbrough

         Grusendorf              Oakley                   Zbranek


                                                   Speaker of the House

               I certify that H.R. No. 555 was adopted by the House on April

         7, 1997, by a non-record vote.


                                                 Chief Clerk of the House