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H*3352
Session 115 (2003-2004) 

H*3352 Concurrent Resolution, By G.M. Smith, Weeks, G. Brown, Coates, Allen, 
Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Branham, 
Breeland, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, 
Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, 
Easterday, Edge, Emory, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hagood, 
Hamilton, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, 
M. Hines, Hinson, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jennings, Keegan, Kennedy, Kirsh, 
Koon, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, 
Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, 
J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, 
E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Richardson, Rivers, Rutherford, 
Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, 
F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Snow, Stewart, Stille, Talley, 
Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Umphlett, Vaughn, Viers, 
Walker, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young
 A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE DARIUS JENKINS OF SUMTER
 FOR THE COURAGENext AND HEROISM HE DISPLAYED WHEN HE FOUND AN ABANDONED BABY GIRL
 IN AN OVERGROWN VACANT LOT IN SUMTER ON JULY 24, 2002.

   01/16/03  House  Introduced, adopted, sent to Senate HJ-245
   01/21/03  Senate Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence SJ-237



VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

1/16/2003



H. 3352

A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE DARIUS JENKINS OF SUMTER FOR THE PreviousCOURAGENext AND HEROISM HE DISPLAYED WHEN HE FOUND AN ABANDONED BABY GIRL IN AN OVERGROWN VACANT LOT IN SUMTER ON JULY 24, 2002.

Whereas, the members of the South Carolina General Assembly honor and recognize Darius Jenkins, a fifth-grader at Lemira Elementary School in Sumter, for his gallant efforts in finding and reporting an abandoned newborn girl in Sumter; and

Whereas, Darius Jenkins and Marion Ricks were riding their bicycles through a vacant lot when they heard a baby crying nearby; and

Whereas, Darius Jenkins and Marion Ricks demonstrated responsibility and maturity beyond their years when they found the baby and went to a neighboring home to report their finding; and

Whereas, as a result of their efforts, the baby, who had been exposed to the extreme summer heat and ant bites, was saved and was named Grace by the nurses at Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia; and

Whereas, Darius Jenkins and Marion Ricks were recognized as heroes by the Sumter Police Department, Crime Stoppers, and local businesses and were awarded a shopping spree at local retail stores. Remaining monies left over will be placed in savings bonds for the boys; and

Whereas, it is with great pleasure that the members of the General Assembly applaud Darius Jenkins for his noble effort in saving the life of this helpless baby. Now, therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:

That the members of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, by this resolution, commend and congratulate Darius Jenkins of Sumter for the Previouscourage and heroism he displayed when he found an abandoned baby girl in an overgrown vacant lot in Sumter on July 24, 2002.

Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Darius Jenkins of Sumter.

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