Text: H.Res.343 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

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[Congressional Bills 113th Congress]
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[H. Res. 343 Introduced in House (IH)]

113th CONGRESS
  1st Session
H. RES. 343

Expressing the condolences of the House of Representatives on the death 
 of the Honorable E. Clay Shaw, Jr., formerly a Representative of the 
                           State of Florida.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           September 12, 2013

  Mr. Buchanan (for himself, Mr. Hastings of Florida, Mr. Rooney, Mr. 
Garcia, Mr. Young of Florida, Mr. Deutch, Mr. Diaz-Balart, Ms. Brown of 
 Florida, Mr. Mica, Ms. Frankel of Florida, Mr. Miller of Florida, Ms. 
  Wilson of Florida, Mr. Radel, Mr. Grayson, Mr. Ross, Ms. Castor of 
 Florida, Mr. Webster of Florida, Mr. Crenshaw, Ms. Ros-Lehtinen, Mr. 
    Posey, Mr. Nugent, Mr. Southerland, Mr. DeSantis, Mr. Yoho, Mr. 
Bilirakis, Ms. Wasserman Schultz, and Mr. Murphy of Florida) submitted 
the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on House 
                             Administration

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                               RESOLUTION


 
Expressing the condolences of the House of Representatives on the death 
 of the Honorable E. Clay Shaw, Jr., formerly a Representative of the 
                           State of Florida.

Whereas the Honorable E. Clay Shaw, Jr., dutifully and faithfully served the 
        people of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, for over a decade as a city 
        attorney, chief prosecutor, judge, and mayor;
Whereas the Honorable E. Clay Shaw, Jr., was elected to the House of 
        Representatives in 1980, where he served the people of Florida with 
        devotion and distinction for 26 years, the fourth longest term of 
        service to the State of Florida in the House of Representatives;
Whereas the Honorable E. Clay Shaw, Jr., served in the House of Representatives 
        as Chairman of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, Chairman of the 
        Ways and Means Subcommittee on Human Resources, and Chairman of the Ways 
        and Means Subcommittee on Social Security;
Whereas the Honorable E. Clay Shaw, Jr., served as Chairman of the Florida 
        Congressional delegation, where he demonstrated his commitment to the 
        State of Florida in a spirit of bipartisanship and civility;
Whereas the Honorable E. Clay Shaw, Jr., was a champion of welfare and Social 
        Security reform, the expansion of free trade, Everglades restoration, 
        missing children, and the War on Drugs;
Whereas the Honorable E. Clay Shaw, Jr.'s efforts on behalf of the citizens of 
        Florida and all Americans earned him the esteem, respect, and high 
        regard of his colleagues; and
Whereas the State of Florida and the Nation have lost an outstanding lawmaker, 
        statesman, and public servant: Now, therefore, be it
    Resolved, That the House of Representatives--
            (1) receives with profound sorrow the news of the death of 
        the Honorable E. Clay Shaw, Jr., formerly a Representative from 
        the State of Florida;
            (2) authorizes the Speaker to appoint such Members as he 
        may designate to serve with members of the Senate as a 
        committee to represent the House in attendance at the funeral 
        of Representative Shaw;
            (3) directs the Clerk to communicate this resolution to the 
        Senate and transmit a copy to the family of Representative 
        Shaw; and
            (4) when it adjourns today, does so as a further mark of 
        respect to the memory of Representative Shaw.
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