Current Status Bill Number:
1024Type of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution CRIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19960116Primary Sponsor: LanderAll Sponsors: Lander and GieseDrafted Document Number: res9861.jalDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 19960206Subject: Disabilities Day
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 19960206 Received from House House 19960206 Adopted, returned with concurrence House 19960206 Committee report: Favorable 24 HIMR House 19960131 Introduced, referred to Committee 24 HIMR Senate 19960130 Adopted, sent to House Senate 19960125 Polled out of Committee: Favorable 10 SI Senate 19960116 Introduced, referred to Committee 10 SIView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
POLLED OUT OF COMMITTEE
January 25, 1996
S. Printed 1/25/96--S.
Read the first time January 16, 1996.
To whom was referred a Concurrent Resolution (S. 1024), to designate Wednesday, March 13, 1996, as "Disabilities Day", to endorse the "B.A.C. - Coffee Day for People with Disabilities" project and other outstanding programs of the Easter Seal Society, etc., respectfully
Has polled the Concurrent Resolution out majority favorable.
TO DESIGNATE WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 1996, AS "DISABILITIES DAY", TO ENDORSE THE "B.A.C. - COFFEE DAY FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES" PROJECT AND OTHER OUTSTANDING PROGRAMS OF THE EASTER SEAL SOCIETY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO PROVIDE FOR A JOINT SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AT 12:00 NOON ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 1996, AT WHICH TIME THE STATE EASTER SEAL REPRESENTATIVES AND THEIR PARENTS WILL BE PRESENTED TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Whereas, The Easter Seal Society of South Carolina has again embarked upon its most worthwhile project to raise funds for people with disabilities, culminating in the forty-third annual "B.A.C. - Coffee Day for People with Disabilities" in South Carolina on Good Friday, April 5, 1996; and
Whereas, under the statewide leadership of Lynn B. Bagnal, State Easter Seal Chairwoman, and Mary Wood Beasley, State Campaign Chairperson, ably assisted by W. C. Bain, State President and John L. Caudle, II, Executive Director of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers' Association, and Thomas L. Sponseller, Executive Director, and Robert Williams, State President of the South Carolina Restaurant Association, this program is destined to raise thousands of dollars to aid our very deserving children and adults and assist them in overcoming their disabilities; and
Whereas, the "B.A.C." buttons go on sale Wednesday, March 13, 1996; and
Whereas, the "B.A.C." project and all other programs of Easter Seals deserve the support, merit and praise of all citizens of the State. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That Wednesday, March 13, 1996, is designated "Disabilities Day" in South Carolina and that Kevin Seay, son of Vickie Seay of Spartanburg; Quincy Allen Wells, son of Martha Wells of Greenwood County; Amanda Fields, daughter of Charles and Sherry Fields of Anderson County; Mr. Bradley O'Dell of Greenville; Charlene Hughes, daughter of Bobby and Bonnie Hughes of Georgetown; Kenny Hardee, son of Dina Hardee of West Columbia and Kenny Hardee, Sr. of Lexington; Amber Michelle Quarles, daughter of Laurey and Darrin Kirby of Florence County; who have been chosen to serve as State Easter Seal Representatives, be presented to the General Assembly, along with their parents, in a joint session in the Hall of the House of Representatives on Wednesday, March 13, 1996.
Be it further resolved that the General Assembly extends to Easter Seals and its many dedicated supporters its sincere wishes for continued success in its many constructive and compassionate programs on behalf of persons with disabilities.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Joseph D. Jones, President and Chief Executive Officer of Easter Seals, for distribution to the state chairmen of the various phases of the Easter Seal campaign and the "B.A.C." project, as well as to the state Easter Seal Representatives themselves.