Current Status Bill Number:
1439Type of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution CRIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19960530Primary Sponsor: RybergAll Sponsors: Ryberg, Alexander, Boan, Bryan, Cork, Courson, Courtney, Drummond, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Giese, Glover, Gregory, Hayes, Holland, Hutto, Jackson, Land, Lander, Leatherman, Leventis, Martin, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Mescher, Moore, O'Dell, Passailaigue, Patterson, Peeler, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Russell, Saleeby, Setzler, Short, Greg Smith, J. Verne Smith, Thomas, Waldrep, Washington and WilsonDrafted Document Number: res1033.wgrDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 19960613Subject: Senator Lawrence E. "Larry" Richter
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 19960613 Received from House House 19960530 Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence Senate 19960530 Introduced, adopted, sent to HouseView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO RECOGNIZE SENATOR LAWRENCE E. "LARRY" RICHTER ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA SENATE FOR HIS DISTINGUISHED SERVICE TO CHARLESTON AND BERKELEY COUNTIES AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Whereas, the adjournment of the General Assembly this year will mark the end of Senator Lawrence E. "Larry" Richter's distinguished service as a member of the General Assembly; and
Whereas, Senator Larry Richter has ably represented District Number Forty-four in the South Carolina Senate since his election in 1992; and
Whereas, Senator Richter is married to the former Anne Claire Welch with whom he has three children: Alice Anne, Claire Ellen, and Anna Elizabeth; and
Whereas, Senator Richter graduated from Bishop England High School in 1964, from the University of North Carolina in 1968, and from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1971; and
Whereas, Senator Richter served as a Family Court Judge for the Ninth Judicial Circuit from 1980 to 1982; and
Whereas, Senator Richter served as a Circuit Court Judge for the Ninth Judicial Circuit from 1982 to 1988; and
Whereas, Senator Richter has maintained a successful law practice since he left the judiciary, balancing his practice for the last four years with his service in the Senate; and
Whereas, Senator Richter has served ably on a number of committees during his tenure in the Senate, including the Agricultural and Natural Resources, Corrections and Penology, Medical Affairs, and Transportation committees; and
Whereas, Senator Richter has been at the forefront of reforms made in the criminal justice and corrections communities, being an early sponsor of legislation to eliminate parole and being the author of recent enactments which restricted the conduct of inmates and created a Sex Offender Registry; and
Whereas, Senator Richter's prior served as a member of the Judiciary provided a unique perspective to the General Assembly; and
Whereas, Senator Richter's tireless dedication provides a positive role model and example of service for all of his peers to emulate. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly recognize Senator Larry E. Richter for his distinguished accomplishments and contributions to Charleston and Berkeley Counties and the State of South Carolina, and wish him a long and prosperous career.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Senator Larry Richter.