CONGRESSWOMAN ELISE STEFANIK
H.Res. 1115 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, March 10, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Duncan D. Hunter (R-CA) on February 25, 2010.
H.Res. 1115 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
• "Expresses appreciation for the profound dedication and public service of Enrique ‘Kiki' Camarena on the 25th anniversary of his death;
• "Offers its deepest sympathy and appreciation to his wife, Geneva, his three children, Enrique, Daniel, and Erik, and to the entire family, friends, and former colleagues of the Drug Enforcement Administration;
• "Encourages communities and organizations throughout the United States to commemorate the sacrifice of Special Agent Camarena through the promotion of drug-free communities and participation in drug prevention activities to support healthy, productive, and drug-free lifestyles; and
• "Directs the Clerk of the House to transmit a copy of this resolution to the family of Enrique ‘Kiki' Camarena."
According to the resolution's findings, in March 1985, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent Enrique "Kiki" Camarena made the ultimate sacrifice in the fight against illicit drugs. Special Agent Camarena, an 11-year veteran special agent of the DEA, was kidnapped, tortured, and murdered in the line of duty.