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Sponsors: Reps. Herbkersman, W. Newton and Bowers
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 3458
Introduced in the House on January 12, 2017
Introduced in the Senate on February 14, 2017
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Transportation
Summary: Henry Parks Moss, Jr. Memorial Port
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/12/2017 House Introduced (House Journal-page 419) 1/12/2017 House Referred to Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions (House Journal-page 419) 1/18/2017 Scrivener's error corrected 2/9/2017 House Committee report: Favorable Invitations and Memorial Resolutions (House Journal-page 32) 2/14/2017 House Adopted, sent to Senate (House Journal-page 27) 2/14/2017 Senate Introduced (Senate Journal-page 14) 2/14/2017 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 14)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
February 9, 2017
S. Printed 2/9/17--H.
Read the first time January 12, 2017.
To whom was referred a Concurrent Resolution (H. 3455) to request the members of the Jasper Ocean Terminal Joint Project Office Board of Directors name the proposed Jasper Ocean Terminal to be located in Jasper County, 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 MEMBERS OF THE JASPER OCEAN TERMINAL JOINT PROJECT OFFICE BOARD OF DIRECTORS NAME THE PROPOSED JASPER OCEAN TERMINAL TO BE LOCATED IN JASPER COUNTY THE "HENRY PARKS MOSS, JR. MEMORIAL PORT".
Whereas, the Honorable Henry Parks Moss, Jr., was born on May 9, 1939, in Gainesville, Georgia, the son of the late Henry Parks Moss, Sr., and Elizabeth Eberhart Moss, and died on May 29, 2008; and
Whereas, he was faithfully married to Jacqueline O. Moss, and together they were blessed with four children; and
Whereas, first elected in May 2007 to fill Mayor Ralph Tuten's unexpired term, Mr. Moss was elected to a full four-year term in November 2007; and
Whereas, a graduate of Glynn Academy, Brunswick, Georgia, he earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Georgia. He was the owner/principal of Moss Marine, LLC Consulting Firm of Ridgeland, and South Atlantic Real Estate Development, LLC of Ridgeland; and
Whereas, Mr. Moss worked as Beaufort city manager from 1970 to 1973 and was a former assistant city manager for Brunswick, Georgia. From 1990 to 2004, he served as Jasper County administrator, where he initiated the Jasper Ocean Terminal project on the Savannah River in 1990. He also recruited and negotiated entitlements for Coastal Carolina Medical Center in Hardeeville and purchased the Sergeant Jasper State Park from South Carolina; and
Whereas, as a part of his committed involvement with the community, Henry Parks Moss, Jr., was past president of the Beaufort Rotary Club and a founder of the Jasper County Rotary Club; and
Whereas, it would be fitting and proper to name the Jasper Ocean Terminal in honor of Henry Parks Moss, Jr., as a lasting memorial to his dedicated commitment to improving the lives of the citizens of Jasper County. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That members of the General Assembly request members of the Jasper Ocean Terminal Joint Project Office Board of Directors name the proposed Jasper Ocean Terminal to be located in Jasper County the "Henry Parks Moss, Jr. Memorial Port".
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to each member of the Jasper Ocean Terminal Joint Project Office Board of Directors.
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