Current Status Introducing Body:
SenateBill Number: 1027Primary Sponsor: CoursonType of Legislation: CRSubject: Columbia Organizing Committee for Summer OlympicsDate Bill Passed both Bodies: Jun 04, 1991Computer Document Number: 1027Introduced Date: May 30, 1991Last History Body: SenateLast History Date: Jun 04, 1991Last History Type: Received from HouseScope of Legislation: LocalAll Sponsors: Courson Giese Lourie PattersonType of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 1027 Senate Jun 04, 1991 Received from House 1027 House Jun 04, 1991 Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence 1027 Senate May 30, 1991 Introduced, adopted, sent to HouseView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
June 4, 1991
Introduced by SENATORS Courson, Giese, Lourie and Patterson
S. Printed 6/4/91--S.
Read the first time May 30, 1991.
TO EXPRESS SUPPORT FOR AND ENDORSEMENT OF THE COLUMBIA ORGANIZING COMMITTEE AND ITS EFFORTS TO ENSURE THAT THE CITY OF COLUMBIA PLAYS A PART IN AND MAKES A SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTION TO THE 1996 SUMMER OLYMPICS IN ATLANTA.
Whereas, the City Council of the City of Columbia has established the Columbia Organizing Committee to pursue opportunities stemming from the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta; and
Whereas, the University of South Carolina, the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce and its Metro Sports Council also actively participated in the formation of the Committee and are represented on it along with other residents of the City of Columbia; and
Whereas, the Columbia Organizing Committee is modelled after the Atlanta Organizing Committee, now known as the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games; and
Whereas, the Columbia Organizing Committee will pursue ways to assist the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games in reaching its goals as the host site for the 1996 Summer Olympics; and
Whereas, the Columbia Organizing Committee will serve as a means by which businesses and residents of the Columbia Metropolitan Area can express their support for Atlanta's Olympics and help promote the possibility of the Midlands area's being either a site for pre-Olympics training for one or more participating countries, for exhibition competition, and/or as a satellite location for selected Olympic events. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly wish to express their enthusiastic support for and endorsement of the Columbia Organizing Committee and its efforts to ensure that the City of Columbia plays a part in and makes a significant contribution to the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to
Chairman, Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games
President and Chief Executive Officer, Atlanta
Committee for the Olympic Games.
Chairman, Columbia Organizing Committee
Mayor, City of Columbia
President, University of South Carolina
Athletics Director, University of South Carolina
President, Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce
Volunteer Commissioner, Metro Sports Council