Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 3737Primary Sponsor: BarberCommittee Number: 12Type of Legislation: CRSubject: President's $47 Billion Economic PackageResiding Body: SenateCurrent Committee: Labor, Commerce & IndustryComputer Document Number: JMG/1052AC.93Introduced Date: 19930318Last History Body: SenateLast History Date: 19930401Last History Type: Introduced, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Barber J. Wilder Harrell Hallman J. Bailey Whipper Inabinett Breeland Holt Gonzales A. Young H. Brown Law Williams Fulmer Rogers Cato Sharpe R. Smith Stone Huff Rudnick Keyserling Wofford Cobb-Hunter G. Bailey Hutson R. YoungType of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 3737 Senate 19930401 Introduced, referred to 12 Committee 3737 House 19930331 Adopted, sent to Senate 3737 House 19930324 Committee Report: Favorable 24 3737 House 19930318 Introduced, referred to 24 CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
March 24, 1993
Introduced by REPS. Barber, J. Wilder, Harrell, Hallman, J. Bailey, Whipper, Inabinett, Breeland, Holt, Gonzales, A. Young, H. Brown, Law, Williams, Fulmer, Rogers, Cato, Sharpe, R. Smith, Stone, Huff, Rudnick, Keyserling, Wofford, Cobb-Hunter, G. Bailey, Hutson and R. Young
S. Printed 3/24/93--H.
Read the first time March 18, 1993.
To whom was referred a Concurrent Resolution (H. 3737), memorializing the South Carolina Congressional Delegation to work with various state agencies, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same, and recommend that the same do pass:
DEWITT WILLIAMS, for Committee.
MEMORIALIZING THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO WORK WITH VARIOUS STATE AGENCIES AND THE CHARLESTON-TRIDENT AND AIKEN/BARNWELL AREA TO SEEK A HIGH PROPORTION OF THE PRESIDENT'S $47 BILLION ECONOMIC STIMULUS PACKAGE.
Whereas, the end of the Cold War is resulting in Department of Defense spending cutbacks that are likely to have major adverse economic impacts on the Charleston Trident area; and
Whereas, the end of the Cold War is resulting in Department of Energy spending cutbacks that are likely to have major adverse economic impacts on the Savannah River Site counties of Aiken and Barnwell; and
Whereas, as a result of the long-time presence of existing Department of Defense facilities, the Charleston Trident area has available a large, highly-skilled work force with a tremendous amount of technical expertise; and
Whereas, as a result of the long-time presence of the existing Department of Energy facilities at the Savannah River site, the Aiken/Barnwell area has available a large, highly-skilled work force with a tremendous amount of technical expertise; and
Whereas, the President's economic stimulus package will provide over $47 billion to encourage job creation through investment in energy, environment, and transportation projects, as well as science and technology development; and Whereas, there are many inter-modal transportation needs in the Charleston Trident area, including mass transit, harbor and port facility improvements, and bridges; and
Whereas, the Aiken/Barnwell area provides a great opportunity to be the international high-tech industrial center for development, utilization, and national and worldwide transfer of nuclear waste clean-up technology, Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the South Carolina General Assembly calls on the South Carolina Congressional Delegation to work with the State Energy Office, the South Carolina Department of Highways and Public Transportation, the agencies comprising the proposed Department of Natural Resources, and local authorities in the Charleston Trident and Aiken/Barnwell area to immediately and aggressively seek a high proportion of the $47 billion economic stimulus package to create energy, environmental, and transportation jobs in South Carolina.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the President of the United States, the South Carolina Congressional Delegation, the South Carolina Energy Office, and the South Carolina Department of Highways and Public Transportation, the agencies comprising the proposed Department of Natural Resources, and local authorities in the Charleston Trident and Aiken/Barnwell areas.