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Sponsors: Senators Knotts, Setzler and Moore
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Introduced in the Senate on January 14, 2003
Introduced in the House on March 11, 2003
Last Amended on March 19, 2003
Adopted by the General Assembly on March 19, 2003
Summary: F.W. "Billy" Caughman Highway named
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/4/2002 Senate Prefiled 12/4/2002 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation 1/14/2003 Senate Introduced SJ-46 1/14/2003 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation SJ-46 3/5/2003 Senate Committee report: Favorable Transportation SJ-12 3/6/2003 Senate Adopted, sent to House SJ-8 3/6/2003 Scrivener's error corrected 3/11/2003 House Introduced HJ-5 3/11/2003 House Referred to Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions HJ-5 3/13/2003 House Committee report: Favorable Invitations and Memorial Resolutions HJ-5 3/13/2003 Senate Recalled from House SJ-3 3/19/2003 House Amended and adopted HJ-35 3/19/2003 House Returned to Senate with amendments HJ-36 3/19/2003 Senate Concurred in amendment SJ-27 3/19/2003 Senate Returned to House with concurrence SJ-27
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
AMENDED--NOT PRINTED IN THE HOUSE
Amt. No. 1 (Doc. Name Council\gjk\20366sd03)
March 19, 2003
S. Printed 3/13/03--H.
Read the first time March 11, 2003.
TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERCHANGE OF INTERSTATE 20 AND U. S. HIGHWAY NUMBER 1 IN LEXINGTON COUNTY IN HONOR OF THE LATE F. W. "BILLY" CAUGHMAN FOR HIS COMMUNITY, CIVIC, AND POLITICAL IMPACT ON THE CITY OF LEXINGTON AND LEXINGTON COUNTY AND INSTALL APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ON THE INTERCHANGE SO THAT AS THE PUBLIC PASSES THEY WILL REMEMBER MR. CAUGHMAN'S CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COMMUNITY.
Whereas, the members of the General Assembly are proud to honor such a worthy citizen as the late F. W. "Billy" Caughman of Lexington for his outstanding contributions to the community; and
Whereas, the members of the General Assembly have felt the loss of Billy Caughman who passed away on May 5, 1991, at the age of sixty; and
Whereas, a native of South Carolina, Mr. Caughman was born in Lexington County where he was a successful businessman as President of Caughman's Meat Plant and President of the South Carolina Association of Meat Producers; and
Whereas, in addition to running his business, Billy Caughman also was a public servant as Commissioner for the South Carolina Department of Highways and Public Transportation from 1983 to 1987; and
Whereas, Mr. Caughman was active in the Lexington community as a member of St. Stephen's Lutheran Church and the Woodmen of the World, and he served on the Board of Directors of the Lexington State Bank; and
Whereas, it is with great honor and admiration that the members of the General Assembly request that the Department of Transportation name that portion of U.S. Highway 1 that runs from Interstate 20 to the Oak Grove area in Lexington County in honor of the late F. W. "Billy" Caughman. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly request that the Department of Transportation name the interchange of Interstate 20 and U. S. Highway Number 1 in Lexington County in honor of the late F. W. "Billy" Caughman for his community, civic, and political impact on the City of Lexington and Lexington County and install appropriate markers or signs on the interchange so that as the public passes they will remember Mr. Caughman's contributions to the community.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Department of Transportation.
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