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HouseBill Number: 5137Primary Sponsor: RudnickType of Legislation: CRSubject: Barnett, Dr. Charles D.Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19940414Computer Document Number: BBM/9137JM.94Introduced Date: 19940414Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: 19940414Last History Type: Received from SenateScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Rudnick Allison Anderson G. Bailey Baxley Breeland Byrd Carnell Cato Chamblee Cobb-Hunter Corning Cromer Davenport Delleney Felder Gamble Govan Harrell Harrelson J. Harris P. Harris Harrison Haskins Hines Inabinett Keegan Kelley Kennedy Keyserling Kinon Kirsh Lanford Littlejohn Martin McAbee McCraw McTeer Meacham Neilson Phillips Quinn Richardson Riser Robinson Scott Shissias Simrill R. Smith Stille Stoddard Stone Stuart Thomas Trotter Vaughn Wells White Williams Witherspoon Wofford Worley Wright M.O. Alexander T.C. Alexander Askins J. Bailey Baker Barber Beatty Boan G. Brown H. Brown J. Brown Canty Clyborne Cooper Elliott Fair Farr Fulmer Gonzales Graham Hallman Harvin Harwell Hodges Holt Houck Huff Hutson Jaskwhich Jennings Klauber Koon Law Marchbanks Mattos McElveen McKay McLeod McMahand Moody-Lawrence Neal Rhoad Rogers Sharpe Sheheen D. Smith Snow Spearman Sturkie Townsend Tucker Waites Waldrop Walker Whipper D. Wilder J. Wilder Wilkes Wilkins A. Young R. YoungType of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution
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EXPRESSING THE SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AT THE DEATH OF DR. CHARLES D. BARNETT, FORMER STATE COMMISSIONER OF MENTAL RETARDATION FOR SOUTH CAROLINA, AND EXTENDING SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Whereas, Charles D. Barnett, Ph.D., the former State Commissioner of Mental Retardation for South Carolina, died April 7, 1994, at the age of fifty-eight; and
Whereas, Dr. Barnett was a graduate of the University of South Carolina, where he received his bachelor's and master's degrees; and
Whereas, he received a doctorate in psychology and mental retardation from Vanderbilt University; and
Whereas, he was executive director of the South Carolina Association of Children's Homes and Family Services and was a clinical professor at the Medical University of South Carolina; and
Whereas, he was a fellow of the National Institute of Mental Health and a former consultant to the President's Committee on Mental Retardation; and
Whereas, he was a former assistant director for special schools for the Texas state hospitals, former deputy commissioner of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, a former member of the National Advisory Council on Services and Facilities for the Developmentally Disabled, and former president of the National Association of Directors of State Mental Retardation Programs; and
Whereas, Dr. Barnett was greatly respected and admired for his work as State Commissioner of Mental Retardation in South Carolina, and he administered the State Department of Mental Retardation and its programs for the mentally retarded with compassion; and
Whereas, he was a distinguished administrator and an outstanding individual whose services to the State of South Carolina are greatly appreciated and valued; and
Whereas, we want his family and many friends to know that they are uppermost in our thoughts and have our deepest sympathy. 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, express sorrow at the death of Dr. Charles D. Barnett, former State Commissioner of Mental Retardation for South Carolina, and extend sympathy to his family and many friends.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Dr. Barnett's family.