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111th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. RES. 1534

Honoring Special Agent William G. Clark of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives for his heroic actions while protecting the life of a woman in danger.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 19, 2010

Mr. Lee of New York (for himself, Mr. King of New York, Mr. Dreier, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. Hunter, Mr. Rooney, Mr. Rogers of Michigan, Mr. Lance, Mr. Ryan of Ohio, Mr. Camp, Mr. Wolf, Mr. Gerlach, Mr. Moran of Virginia, Mr. Shuster, Mr. Chaffetz, Mr. Frank of Massachusetts, Mr. Miller of Florida, Mr. Boozman, and Mr. Graves of Missouri) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


RESOLUTION

Honoring Special Agent William G. Clark of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives for his heroic actions while protecting the life of a woman in danger.

Whereas Special Agent William G. Clark is a trained officer who was assigned to the U.S. Virgin Islands to address rising gun crime in 2008;

Whereas Special Agent Clark responded to the plea of a female neighbor who was being threatened by her partner, an intoxicated male with previous history of domestic violence;

Whereas Special Agent Clark was in full compliance with the established policies of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives;

Whereas Eduardo M. Halley, a member of the ATF Miami Field Office in charge of investigating the incident in the U.S. Virgin Islands said that Special Agent Clark “acted with prudence and restraint, and that he resorted to the use of deadly force only in response to an imminent and deadly threat to his safety and the safety of others”; and

Whereas Special Agent Clark is a resident of Rochester, New York, and this matter is of importance and concern to the Rochester Community: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the House of Representatives honors Special Agent William G. Clark of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives for his heroic actions, exemplary service, and selfless acts to protect the lives of others.