H.R. No. 1793
         WHEREAS, The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation was
  recognized as a Top Midsize Employer in the Austin
  American-Statesman 2010 Top Workplaces survey; and
         WHEREAS, Under the leadership of executive director William
  H. Kuntz, Jr., the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
  serves as the state's umbrella occupational regulatory agency and
  is governed by a seven-member commission appointed by the governor;
  in the course of its duties, the organization strives to foster a
  fair and efficient regulatory environment and ensure public safety
  while overseeing 27 occupations and industries and more than
  630,000 licensees; and
         WHEREAS, TDLR is guided by the core values of integrity,
  accountability, customer service, open and free communication,
  innovation, teamwork, and respect; recognized for its dedication to
  these tenets, the agency was nominated for consideration in the Top
  Workplaces survey by employees Beverly Williamson and Nancy Foster;
  TDLR achieved the highest response of any employer, with 94 percent
  of the staff answering the anonymous questionnaire; and
         WHEREAS, Building on its success, TDLR was honored with the
  2011 Progress Level Award for Performance Excellence, given to role
  model establishments that have demonstrated well-deployed,
  effective, and systematic approaches to organizational management,
  with strong performance levels and trends compared to industry
  standards; the accolade is presented by the Quality Texas
  Foundation, which helps businesses, hospitals, schools, government
  agencies, and nonprofits improve performance through education,
  training, and assessment; and
         WHEREAS, The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
  celebrated 100 years of excellence as a model state agency in 2009,
  and it continues to earn the public trust by setting the standard
  for customer service, innovation, cost-effectiveness, and
  efficiency; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 82nd Texas
  Legislature hereby congratulate the Texas Department of Licensing
  and Regulation on being named one of the top workplaces in the
  Austin area by the Austin American-Statesman and extend to its
  current and former commissioners and employees sincere
  appreciation for their service to the Lone Star State; and, be it
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for the agency as an expression of high regard by the Texas
  House of Representatives.
Straus Gonzales of Williamson Morrison
Aliseda Gonzalez Munoz, Jr.
Allen Gooden Murphy
Alonzo Guillen Naishtat
Alvarado Gutierrez Nash
Anchia Hamilton Oliveira
Anderson of Dallas Hancock Orr
Anderson of McLennan Hardcastle Otto
Aycock Harless Parker
Beck Harper-Brown Patrick
Berman Hartnett Paxton
Bohac Hernandez Luna Pena
Bonnen Hilderbran Perry
Branch Hochberg Phillips
Brown Hopson Pickett
Burkett Howard of Fort Bend Pitts
Burnam Howard of Travis Price
Button Huberty Quintanilla
Cain Hughes Raymond
Callegari Hunter Reynolds
Carter Isaac Riddle
Castro Jackson Ritter
Chisum Johnson Rodriguez
Christian Keffer Schwertner
Coleman King of Parker Scott
Cook King of Taylor Sheets
Craddick King of Zavala Sheffield
Creighton Kleinschmidt Shelton
Crownover Kolkhorst Simpson
Darby Kuempel Smith of Harris
Davis of Dallas Landtroop Smith of Tarrant
J. Davis of Harris Larson Smithee
S. Davis of Harris Laubenberg Solomons
Deshotel Lavender Strama
Driver Legler Taylor of Collin
Dukes Lewis Taylor of Galveston
Dutton Lozano Thompson
Eiland Lucio III Torres
Eissler Lyne Truitt
Elkins Madden Turner
Farias Mallory Caraway Veasey
Farrar Margo Villarreal
Fletcher Marquez Vo
Flynn Martinez Walle
Frullo Martinez Fischer Weber
Gallego McClendon White
Garza Menendez Woolley
Geren Miles Workman
Giddings Miller of Comal Zedler
Gonzales of Hidalgo Miller of Erath Zerwas
  Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.R. No. 1793 was adopted by the House on May 19,
  2011, by a non-record vote.
  Chief Clerk of the House