2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
October 9, 2017 - Introduced by Senators Carpenter, Hansen, Marklein, Lasee,
Wirch, Olsen, L. Taylor, Larson, Darling, Ringhand and Vinehout,
cosponsored by Representatives Jacque, Genrich, Macco, Milroy, Hebl,
Shankland, Vruwink, Considine, Crowley, Zepnick, Petryk, Horlacher,
Fields, Berceau, Anderson, Subeck, Spiros, Ripp, Tittl, Tusler, Brandtjen,
Spreitzer, Thiesfeldt, Hintz and Kuglitsch. Referred to Committee on
Senate Organization.
SJR76,1,2 1Relating to: supporting the induction of Jerry Kramer into the Pro Football Hall of
2Fame class of 2018.
SJR76,1,43 Whereas, Gerald (Jerry) Louis Kramer was born January 23, 1936, in Jordan,
4Montana; and
SJR76,1,65 Whereas, Jerry Kramer was the 39th player selected in the 1958 NFL Draft by
6the Green Bay Packers; and
SJR76,1,97 Whereas, Jerry Kramer played in every single game of his rookie season in
81958. Jerry Kramer played right guard for the Green Bay Packers while winning five
9NFL titles and the first two Super Bowls; and
SJR76,1,1210 Whereas, Jerry Kramer also served as placekicker for the team in the 1962, the
111963, and part of the 1968 seasons. As a kicker, he made 29 field goals and 90 extra
12points, for a total of 177 Green Bay points; and
SJR76,1,1413 Whereas, Jerry Kramer is the only member of the NFL's 50th Anniversary
14All-Time Team to not be included in the Pro Football Hall of Fame; and
1Whereas, in recognition and celebration of Jerry Kramer being named as a
2senior committee finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame; now, therefore, be it
SJR76,2,8 3Resolved by the senate, the assembly concurring, That the members of the
4Wisconsin Legislature stand in full support of Jerry Kramer being inducted into the
5Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2018 and implore the voting committee to right the
6wrong of his absence. Jerry Kramer was an exceptional football player and is a
7deserving human being. The members of the Wisconsin Legislature congratulate
8Jerry Kramer on becoming a senior committee finalist and wish him good luck.
SJR76,2,99 (End)