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Sponsors: Senator Leatherman
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Introduced in the Senate on April 20, 2017
Adopted by the Senate on May 2, 2017
Summary: Greenville YMCA to use House Chambers
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4/20/2017 Senate Introduced (Senate Journal-page 8) 4/20/2017 Senate Referred to Committee on Invitations (Senate Journal-page 8) 4/27/2017 Senate Polled out of committee Invitations (Senate Journal-page 50) 4/27/2017 Senate Committee report: Favorable Invitations (Senate Journal-page 50) 4/28/2017 Scrivener's error corrected 5/2/2017 Senate Adopted (Senate Journal-page 46)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
POLLED OUT OF COMMITTEE
April 27, 2017
S. Printed 4/27/17--S. [SEC 4/28/17 3:00 PM]
Read the first time April 20, 2017.
To whom was referred a Senate Resolution (S. 647) to authorize the Greenville Young Men's Christian Association to use the chamber of the South Carolina Senate and any available committee hearing rooms in the Gressette Building for its Youth in Government program , etc., respectfully
Has polled the Senate Resolution out majority favorable.
TO AUTHORIZE THE GREENVILLE YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION TO USE THE CHAMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SENATE AND ANY AVAILABLE COMMITTEE HEARING ROOMS IN THE GRESSETTE BUILDING FOR ITS YOUTH IN GOVERNMENT PROGRAM ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13 THROUGH FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2017. HOWEVER, THE CHAMBER MAY NOT BE USED IF THE SENATE IS IN SESSION OR THE CHAMBER IS OTHERWISE UNAVAILABLE.
Whereas, forty-two states have successful Youth in Government programs; and
Whereas, the Youth in Government program is designed to provide first-hand experience in the state legislature and government affairs for high school and middle school students; and
Whereas, students taking part in the program will run for statewide office, enact legislation, and organize their own government; and
Whereas, the purpose of the Young Men's Christian Association Youth in Government program is to encourage our youth to develop enthusiasm and appreciation for government and community affairs; and
Whereas, almost one thousand five hundred students in the State are expected to participate this year, making the South Carolina Youth in Government program one of the largest per capita in the nation. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate:
That the members of the South Carolina Senate, by this resolution, authorize the Greenville Young Men's Christian Association to use the Chamber of the South Carolina Senate and any available committee hearing rooms in the Gressette Building for its Youth in Government program on Monday, November 13 through Friday, November 17, 2017. However, the chamber may not be used if the Senate is in session or the chamber is otherwise unavailable.
Be it further resolved that the use of the chamber and the available committee hearing rooms by the Greenville Young Men's Christian Association must be in strict accordance with policies and the Rules of the Senate.
Be it further resolved that the Office of the Sergeant at Arms of the Senate shall provide assistance and access as necessary for this meeting in accordance with applicable procedures of the Rules of the Senate.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Executive Director of the YMCA Youth in Government program and to Senate Sergeant at Arms James R. Melton.
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