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H.Res. 858: Recognizing the 300th anniversary of the founding of the city of San Antonio, Texas.

The text of the bill below is as of Apr 27, 2018 (Introduced).


IV

115th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. RES. 858

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 27, 2018

(for himself, Mr. Smith of Texas, Mr. Hurd, Mr. Doggett, and Mr. Cuellar) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

RESOLUTION

Recognizing the 300th anniversary of the founding of the city of San Antonio, Texas.

Whereas the Payaya Indians first made their home in present day San Antonio and played an integral role in its founding and culture;

Whereas, on May 1, 1718, the Mission San Antonio de Valero was established by Father Antonio de San Buenaventura y Olivares;

Whereas since its founding, San Antonio has become the second largest city in Texas with a population of more than 1.5 million people;

Whereas San Antonio has developed into a rich and diverse city steeped in history, as evidenced by its classification as a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Site;

Whereas San Antonio is known as Military City USA, home to Joint Base San Antonio, which is made up of Randolph Air Force Base, Fort Sam Houston, Lackland Air Force Base, and Camp Bullis, proudly contributing to America’s national security and prosperity around the world;

Whereas San Antonio has established itself on the world’s stage and enjoys relationships with 11 sister cities throughout the world—in Mexico, Spain, China, South Korea, Japan, India, Namibia, Germany, and Taiwan; and

Whereas the people of San Antonio have made invaluable contributions and achievements in the areas of medicine, art, music, gastronomy, sport, law, education, literature, and government: Now, therefore, be it

That the House of Representatives—

(1)

recognizes the 300th anniversary of the founding of the city of San Antonio, Texas;

(2)

celebrates the contributions San Antonians have made to Texas and the Nation; and

(3)

honors the sacrifices of all those who have made San Antonio, Texas, a world-class city.