WHEREAS the delegates to the 2016 Republican Party of Texas State Convention and the State Republican Executive Committee together adopted eight legislative priorities for the 85th Texas Legislature; and
WHEREAS the delegates to the 2016 Republican Party of Texas State Convention directed the SREC to “expend reasonable Party resources to promote passage of legislation crafted in support of these priorities”; and
WHEREAS three of these priorities were completed in the regular session of the 85th Legislature, and five remain incomplete, as detailed on the attached diagram; now
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Republican Party of Texas expresses its appreciation to those legislators who worked to pass legislation crafted in support of these priorities, and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Republican Party of Texas affirms its continued intent to utilize reasonable resources to promote consideration of these remaining priorities during the legislative interim; and
BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution, including the supporting diagram, be distributed to each Republican member of the Texas Legislature, to the Governor, and to the Lieutenant Governor.
PASSED: State Republican Executive Committee, 1/27/18