Current Status Bill Number:
4337Type of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution CRIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19970617Primary Sponsor: ScottAll Sponsors: Scott, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Bauer, Baxley, Beck, Boan, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Byrd, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Cave, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Cromer, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Felder, Fleming, Gamble, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, A. Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hodges, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Jordan, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kinon, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limbaugh, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McKay, McLeod, McMahand, McMaster, Meacham, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, Mullen, Neal, Neilson, Parks, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Sandifer, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Spearman, Stille, Stoddard, Stuart, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum, Young and Young-BrickellDrafted Document Number: kgh\15333cm.97Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19970617Subject: Dr. Leo Richardson, Resolutions
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19970617 Received from Senate Senate 19970617 Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence House 19970617 Introduced, adopted, sent to SenateView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO EXPRESS THE APPRECIATION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO DR. LEO RICHARDSON, DIRECTOR OF INDIVIDUAL AND PROVIDER RIGHTS FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE STATE AND TO WISH HIM WELL UPON HIS RETIREMENT.
Whereas, Dr. Leo Richardson is retiring from the South Carolina Department of Social Services; and
Whereas, Dr. Richardson has been employed at the department since 1984, first as Assistant to the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner for Planning, Management and Research and currently as the Director of Individual and Provider Rights and the Institute on Poverty and Deprivation; and
Whereas, he worked at the State University of New York (SUNY) in Buffalo from 1972 until 1984 where he taught in the School of Health Education and served as head basketball coach for five years; and
Whereas, Dr. Richardson's career began in Wagener, South Carolina, when he accepted his first teaching and coaching position at A. L. Corbett High School and where he taught high school for a four-year period, which was interrupted by a tour of duty in the United States Army; and
Whereas, his career in higher education began in 1961 when he became Director of Athletics, Chairman of the Department of Health and Physical Education, and head football and basketball coach at Morris College; and
Whereas, in 1964 Dr. Richardson later served as the head basketball coach and head football coach and held a faculty position as an assistant professor of biology at Savannah State College before he accepted a graduate fellowship in ecology at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana; and
Whereas, he is married to Mary Jane Richardson, a diagnostics teacher with Richland School District One in Columbia, South Carolina, and they have three children, Sandra, Alfred, and Beverly; and
Whereas, Dr. Richardson has always found time to serve his community in a number of different areas, including president of St. Mark's Wood Neighborhood Association; a member of the City of Columbia Commercial Revolving Loan Fund Review Board and a member of the City of Columbia Strategic Planning Building on Strength Group; a member of the Columbia Rotary Club; the Morris College Board of Trustees, Sumter, South Carolina; the chairman of the Education Committee, Board of Directors, Cities in Schools, Columbia, South Carolina; the United Methodist Church District Board of Trustees; and President of the Morris College National Alumni Association; and
Whereas, Dr. Richardson is retiring from his many years of state service. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina does hereby express its appreciation to Dr. Leo Richardson, Director of Individual and Provider Rights for the Department of Social Services, for his many years of service to the State and to wish him well upon his retirement.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Dr. Leo Richardson.