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S.Res. 359 (112th): A resolution commending Alan S. Frumin on his service to the United States Senate.

The text of the resolution below is as of Jan 31, 2012 (Resolution Agreed to by Senate).



2d Session

S. RES. 359


January 31, 2012

(for himself and Mr. McConnell) submitted the following resolution; which was considered and agreed to


Commending Alan S. Frumin on his service to the United States Senate.

Whereas Alan S. Frumin, a native of New Rochelle, New York and graduate of Colgate University and Georgetown University Law Center, began his long career with the Congress in the House of Representatives precedents writing office in April of 1974;

Whereas Alan S. Frumin began work with the Secretary of the Senate's Office of the Senate Parliamentarian on January 1, 1977, serving under eight Majority Leaders;

Whereas Alan S. Frumin served the Senate as its Parliamentarian from 1987 to 1995 and from 2001 to 2012 and has been Parliamentarian Emeritus since 1997;

Whereas Alan S. Frumin revised the Senate's book on procedure, Riddick's Senate Procedure and is the only sitting Parliamentarian to have published a compilation of the body's work;

Whereas Alan S. Frumin has shown tremendous dedication to the Senate during his 35 years of service;

Whereas Alan S. Frumin has earned the respect and affection of the Senators, their staffs and all of his colleagues for his extensive knowledge of all matters relating to the Senate, his fairness and thoughtfulness;

Whereas Alan S. Frumin now retires from the Senate after 35 years to spend more time with his wife, Jill, and his daughter, Allie; Now, therefore, be it

That the Senate expresses its appreciation to Alan S. Frumin and commends him for his lengthy, faithful and outstanding service to the Senate.

That the Secretary of the Senate shall transmit a copy of this resolution to Alan S. Frumin.