Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 4159Primary Sponsor: SheheenType of Legislation: CRSubject: Government Finance Officers DayDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 19930513Computer Document Number: BR1/15340SD.93Introduced Date: 19930504Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: 19930513Last History Type: Received from SenateScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: SheheenType of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 4159 House 19930513 Received from Senate 4159 Senate 19930513 Adopted, returned to House with concurrence 4159 Senate 19930512 Polled out of Committee: 10 Favorable 4159 Senate 19930505 Introduced, referred to 10 Committee 4159 House 19930504 Introduced, adopted, sent to SenateView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
POLLED OUT OF COMMITTEE
May 12, 1993
S. Printed 5/12/93--S.
Read the first time May 5, 1993.
To whom was referred a Concurrent Resolution (H. 4159), to recognize and commend the Government Finance Officers Association of South Carolina for its accomplishments in assisting its members to achieve a high degree, etc., respectfully
Has polled the Concurrent Resolution out majority favorable.
TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE GOVERNMENT FINANCE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA FOR ITS ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN ASSISTING ITS MEMBERS TO ACHIEVE A HIGH DEGREE OF PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE AND PUBLIC TRUST AND TO DECLARE WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 1993, AS CERTIFIED GOVERNMENT FINANCE OFFICERS DAY IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Whereas, the Government Finance Officers Association of South Carolina consists of over five hundred members representing state, county, and municipal governments, special purpose districts, school districts, and institutions of higher learning; and
Whereas, one of the primary objectives of the association is to promote and encourage professional competence of the individuals who are responsible for public funds, and one way this objective is accomplished is by providing continuing education and training through the Certification Program for Governmental Finance Officers; and
Whereas, to successfully complete the certification program, the individual must be a government finance officer, take at least two of three twenty-five hour core courses, take another fifty hours of electives in related studies, and satisfactorily complete each part of a three-part examination; and
Whereas, the awarding of the designation "Certified Government Finance Officer" requires tremendous knowledge and dedication and after three years of the operation of the certification program, approximately thirty-five individuals have successfully completed it; and
Whereas, the members of the General Assembly, by this resolution, would like to publicly recognize and congratulate this outstanding association for its achievements in helping its members become trusted and competent professionals and also would like to publicly recognize and commend the members of the association including those who have successfully completed the demanding certification program of the association. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly, by this resolution, hereby recognize and commend the Government Finance Officers Association of South Carolina for its accomplishments in assisting its members to achieve a high degree of professional competence and public trust and declare Wednesday, May 19, 1993, as Certified Government Finance Officers Day in South Carolina.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Government Finance Officers Association of South Carolina.