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Sponsors: Rep. Jefferson
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Introduced in the House on January 12, 2016
Introduced in the Senate on January 28, 2016
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Judiciary
Summary: Bradley S. Blake Month
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/3/2015 House Prefiled 12/3/2015 House Referred to Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions 1/12/2016 House Introduced (House Journal-page 26) 1/12/2016 House Referred to Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions (House Journal-page 26) 1/26/2016 House Committee report: Favorable Invitations and Memorial Resolutions (House Journal-page 5) 1/27/2016 Scrivener's error corrected 1/27/2016 House Adopted, sent to Senate (House Journal-page 20) 1/28/2016 Senate Introduced (Senate Journal-page 9) 1/28/2016 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 9)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
January 26, 2016
S. Printed 1/26/16--H. [SEC 1/27/16 12:21 PM]
Read the first time January 12, 2016.
To whom was referred a Concurrent Resolution (H. 4462) to declare the month of June 2016 as "Bradley S. Blake Month" in South Carolina to honor the legacy of Bradley S. Blake, to recognize the accomplishments of the, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
JIMMY C. BALES for Committee.
TO DECLARE THE MONTH OF JUNE 2016 AS "BRADLEY S. BLAKE MONTH" IN SOUTH CAROLINA TO HONOR THE LEGACY OF BRADLEY S. BLAKE, TO RECOGNIZE THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE BRADLEY S. BLAKE FOUNDATION, AND TO PROMOTE THE REDUCTION OF GUN VIOLENCE IN THIS STATE.
Whereas, on May 18, 1991, Bradley S. Blake was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the youngest child of Louis and Sylvia Blake; and
Whereas, in 2010, he graduated from the South Carolina Connections Academy in Columbia, South Carolina; and
Whereas, Bradley was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Alvin, South Carolina; and
Whereas, he loved sports, music, and excelled in the field of computer game design technology; and
Whereas, Bradley tragically lost his life on December 27, 2012; and
Whereas, in his memory, the Bradley S. Blake Foundation was established to be one of the state's leading voices in reducing gun violence through its participation in the Department of Transportation's Adopt-A-Highway Program and the establishment of the Bradley S. Blake Safe Haven Support Group, Bradley S. Blake Community Awareness Day, the Bradley S. Blake Foundation Commemorative Ball, Christmas at MUSC Children's Hospital, the Bradley S. Blake Day of Thanksgiving, and the Bradley S. Blake Basketball Camp; and
Whereas, it would be fitting and proper to memorialize Bradley S. Blake and recognize the wonderful work that the Bradley S. Blake Foundation does throughout the State to promote nonviolence by declaring the month of June 2016 as "Bradley S. Blake Month". Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the month of June 2016 is declared "Bradley S. Blake Month" in South Carolina to honor the legacy of Bradley S. Blake, recognize the accomplishments of the Bradley S. Blake Foundation, and to promote the reduction of gun violence in the Palmetto State.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to the Bradley S. Blake Foundation.
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