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Sponsors: Rep. W.J. McLeod
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Introduced in the House on May 24, 2016
Introduced in the Senate on June 1, 2016
Adopted by the General Assembly on June 1, 2016
Summary: Senator Eugene Griffith
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5/24/2016 House Introduced (House Journal-page 26) 5/24/2016 House Referred to Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions (House Journal-page 26) 5/26/2016 House Committee report: Favorable Invitations and Memorial Resolutions (House Journal-page 5) 5/31/2016 House Adopted, sent to Senate (House Journal-page 23) 6/1/2016 Senate Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence (Senate Journal-page 5)
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May 26, 2016
S. Printed 5/26/16--H.
Read the first time May 24, 2016.
To whom was referred a Concurrent Resolution (H. 5405) to request the Department of Transportation name the Interstate Highway 26/South Carolina Highway 202 Interchange in Newberry County the "Senator Eugene Griffith Interchange", etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
JIMMY C. BALES for Committee.
TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 26/SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 202 INTERCHANGE IN NEWBERRY COUNTY THE "SENATOR EUGENE GRIFFITH INTERCHANGE" IN HONOR OF FORMER SENATOR EUGENE GRIFFITH AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS REFLECTING THIS DESIGNATION.
Whereas, Eugene C. Griffith was elected to the South Carolina Senate in 1966, and served with distinction for two years from 1967 to 1968, representing Newberry, Saluda, and Lexington Counties; and
Whereas, Eugene Griffith graduated in 1957 from the University of South Carolina, and served in the U.S. Navy from 1957 to 1960 in Morocco and on the U.S.S. Charles R. Ware as a Lieutenant; and
Whereas, Eugene Griffith, a 1962 graduate of the University of South Carolina Law School, served in the Senate as a member of the Judiciary Committee, and in Newberry as a member of the Newberry Jaycees, the Lions Club, and Central Methodist Church; and
Whereas, it is fitting and proper to acknowledge Senator Griffith's leadership by naming the Interstate Highway 26/South Carolina Highway 202 Interchange the "Senator Eugene Griffith Interchange". Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That members of the General Assembly request the Department of Transportation name the Interstate Highway 26/South Carolina Highway 202 Interchange in Newberry County as the "Senator Eugene Griffith Interchange" and erect appropriate markers or signs reflecting this designation.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Department of Transportation.
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