Current Status Bill Number:
5057Type of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution CRIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19980416Primary Sponsor: WilderAll Sponsors: Wilder, Carnell, McLeod and McAbeeDrafted Document Number: psd\7374ac.98Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19980423Subject: Laurens County, Eugene C. Stoddard Interchange named; Transportation Department, Resolutions
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19980423 Received from Senate Senate 19980423 Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence House 19980422 Adopted, sent to Senate House 19980422 Committee report: Favorable 24 HIMR House 19980416 Introduced, referred to Committee 24 HIMRView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE INTERCHANGE AT THE INTERSECTION OF INTERSTATE 385 AND UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 221 IN LAURENS COUNTY IN HONOR OF EUGENE C. STODDARD AND TO PLACE APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THE INTERCHANGE REFLECTING THIS DESIGNATION.
Whereas, Eugene Creighton Stoddard was born November 10, 1927, in Gray Court to Lander B. And Selina R. Stoddard; and
Whereas, he married Joyce Armstrong in 1952 and together reared five children; and
Whereas, among the many outstanding contributions made and achievements accomplished by Representative Stoddard are his service on the Board of Visitors for Clemson University and Board of Trustees for the University of South Carolina and Winthrop University; as a member of the Educational Television Commission, Tuition Grants Commission, Aeronautics Commission, and the South Carolina Highway Commission; as a deacon and trustee at New Harmony Presbyterian Church; and as a former magistrate; and
Whereas, he is a World War II veteran having served in the United States Navy in both the European and Pacific theatres; and
Whereas, Representative Stoddard has served continuously in the South Carolina House of Representatives since 1971; and
Whereas, he served as Chairman of the Education and Public Works Committee from 1975-1976 and 1979-1987; he also was Chairman of the Joint Legislative Committee to Screen Trustees of Colleges and Universities and Secretary of the Agriculture Study Committee; and
Whereas, it is fitting and proper that the interchange at the intersection of Interstate 385 and United States Highway 221 be named in honor of Eugene Creighton Stoddard in recognition of his many contributions to our State and his community. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the members of the South Carolina General Assembly, by this resolution, request that the South Carolina Department of Transportation name the interchange at the intersection of Interstate 385 and United States Highway 221, in Laurens County, the "Eugene C. Stoddard Interchange" and to place appropriate markers or signs on the highway reflecting this designation.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Department of Transportation and to the Honorable Eugene C. Stoddard.