SJR 141

Regular Session 2018
Pierce, Samuel D., commended
Resolutions, Congratulatory
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SJR141 193444-2 By Senators McClendon, Albritton, Allen, Beasley, Blackwell, Brewbaker, Bussman, Chambliss, Coleman-Madison, Dial, Dunn, Figures, Glover, Hightower, Holley, Holtzclaw, Livingston, Marsh, Melson, Orr, Pittman, Reed, Sanders, Sanford, Scofield, Shelnutt, Singleton, Smith, Smitherman, Stutts, Waggoner, Ward, Whatley and Williams RFD: First Read: 22-MAR-18 SJR141 SJR141 ENROLLED, SJR141, COMMENDING DR. SAMUEL D. PIERCE, O.D., UPON HIS ELECTION AS PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATION. WHEREAS, highest commendations are herein extended to Samuel D. Pierce, O.D., upon his outstanding professional accomplishments; and WHEREAS, Samuel D. Pierce, O.D., will become the President of the American Optometric Association on June 23, 2018; he has been in private practice in Trussville, Alabama, since 1989; and WHEREAS, Dr. Pierce is the second Alabamian and the second University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry graduate to serve as president of the American Optometric Association; and WHEREAS, he has a long history of service to optometry in Alabama including serving as President of the Alabama Optometric Association from 2001 to 2002; he served on the board of directors of the Southern Council of Optometrists from 2003 to 2006; he was first elected to the Board of Trustees of the American Optometric Association in 2009; he SJR141 has served as AOA Secretary-Treasurer and Vice President; in 2017, he was elected as the AOA President-elect; and WHEREAS, Dr. Pierce is the recipient of several professional awards including, Alabama Optometrist of the Year, and UAB Alumnus of the Year; now therefore, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF ALABAMA, BOTH HOUSES THEREOF CONCURRING, That we highly commend and congratulate Dr. Samuel D. Pierce, O.D., upon his outstanding professional accomplishments and his election as President of the American Optometric Association, and by copy of this resolution we convey our highest esteem and our best wishes in all his future endeavors. SJR141 President and Presiding Officer of the Senate Speaker of the House of Representatives SJR141 Senate 22-MAR-18 I hereby certify that the within Senate Joint Resolution originated in and was adopted by the Senate. Patrick Harris, Secretary. House of Representatives Adopted: 28-MAR-18 By: Senator McClendon

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Action Date Chamber Action
March 28, 2018SAssigned Act No. 2018-534.
March 28, 2018HSignature Requested
March 28, 2018SEnrolled
March 28, 2018SPassed Second House
March 28, 2018HJones motion to Concur In and Adopt adopted Voice Vote
March 28, 2018HReported from Rules
March 22, 2018HReceived in House of Representatives and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Rules
March 22, 2018SMcClendon motion to Adopt adopted Voice Vote
March 22, 2018SIntroduced