Current Status Bill Number:
720Type of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution CRIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19970430Primary Sponsor: O'DellAll Sponsors: O'Dell, Land and DrummondDrafted Document Number: res1427.whoResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Invitations and Memorial Resolutions Committee 24 HIMRSubject: Charles L. Powell, highway named for in Abbeville County; Resolutions, Transportation Department
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19970501 Introduced, referred to Committee 24 HIMR Senate 19970430 Introduced, adopted, sent to HouseView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME A SECTION OF S. C. HWY. 72 IN ABBEVILLE COUNTY IN HONOR OF CHARLES L. POWELL AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS TO THAT EFFECT.
Whereas, the Honorable Charles Powell served with distinction in the General Assembly and has been a devoted public servant and community advocate; and
Whereas, he graduated from Abbeville High School and attended Lander College; he served in the Army Reserves for eight years and was a House member from Abbeville County from 1965-72 and 1975-76 and a senator from 1985-88; and
Whereas, it is fitting and proper that a portion of S.C. Hwy. 72 in Abbeville County be named for him as an expression of gratitude for his excellent public service and his commitment to his community. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the General Assembly, by this resolution, requests the Department of Transportation to name that portion of S.C. Hwy.72 in Abbeville County from the Greenwood County line to east of the City of Abbeville in honor of Charles L. Powell and to erect appropriate markers or signs reflecting this designation.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Department of Transportation and to the Honorable Charles L. Powell of Abbeville.