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Sponsors: Senators Hutto, Alexander, Anderson, Bryant, Campsen, Cleary, Courson, Cromer, Drummond, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Gregory, Grooms, Hawkins, Hayes, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, Martin, McConnell, McGill, Mescher, Moore, O'Dell, Patterson, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Richardson, Ritchie, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Short, J. Verne Smith, Thomas, Verdin and Williams
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Introduced in the Senate on January 12, 2006
Introduced in the House on January 17, 2006
Adopted by the General Assembly on January 24, 2006
Summary: John W. Matthews, Jr.
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/12/2006 Senate Introduced, adopted, sent to House SJ-10 1/17/2006 House Introduced HJ-5 1/17/2006 House Referred to Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions HJ-6 1/19/2006 House Committee report: Favorable Invitations and Memorial Resolutions HJ-2 1/20/2006 Scrivener's error corrected 1/24/2006 House Adopted, returned to Senate with concurrence HJ-22
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
January 19, 2006
Introduced by Senators Hutto, Alexander, Anderson, Bryant, Campsen, Cleary, Courson, Cromer, Drummond, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Gregory, Grooms, Hawkins, Hayes, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, Martin, McConnell, McGill, Mescher, Moore, O'Dell, Patterson, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Richardson, Ritchie, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Short, J. Verne Smith, Thomas, Verdin and Williams
S. Printed 1/19/06--H. [SEC 1/20/06 1:19 PM]
Read the first time January 17, 2006.
To whom was referred a Concurrent Resolution (S. 1042) to request that the Department of Transportation name the interchange at exit 159 along Interstate Highway 26 in Orangeburg County the "John W. Matthews, Jr. Interchange", and to, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
ROBERT W. LEACH, SR. for Committee.
TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERCHANGE AT EXIT 159 ALONG INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 26 IN ORANGEBURG COUNTY THE "JOHN W. MATTHEWS, JR. INTERCHANGE", AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS INTERCHANGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "JOHN W. MATTHEWS, JR. INTERCHANGE".
Whereas, the Honorable John Wesley Matthews has led the fight for economic development, job creation, and education in the State of South Carolina and particularly in Orangeburg County; and
Whereas, Senator Matthews has helped secure funding for many initiatives and programs with emphasis on infrastructure in Orangeburg County targeted toward the 301/176, I-95/26, and 301 corridor; and
Whereas, he has proven to be a notable public servant and a dedicated and loving father and grandfather; and
Whereas, Senator Matthews has served the citizens of this State through his career in the public school system, as a small business owner, and through his service to the State as a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1976 through 1984, and a member of the South Carolina Senate from 1985 to the present; and
Whereas, he has been a distinguished and dedicated member of many House of Representatives and Senate Committees where his work to improve education and the economic welfare of every citizen of this State are among the most notable; and
Whereas, Senator Matthews continues to distinguish himself as a member of the Education, Finance, Banking and Insurance, Rules, Ethics, and Invitation's Committees; and
Whereas, he has previously served as a member of the: South Carolina Education Association; Orangeburg County Education Association; Clemson University Board of Visitors; Medical University of South Carolina Board of Trustees; Winthrop College Board of Visitors; Human Affairs Commission; Board of Trustees, Vorhees College; Claflin University Capital Campaign Steering Committee; and Education Oversight Committee; and
Whereas, Senator Matthews serves as Chairman of the Orangeburg County Legislative Delegation, is a former Chairman of the South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus, and is a member of both the Southern Regional Education Board, and the Governor's Middle Grades Task Force; and
Whereas, the Honorable John Wesley Matthews, Jr., is deserving of permanent recognition and honor for his service to this State. 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 located at exit 159 along Interstate Highway 26 in Orangeburg County the "John W. Matthews, Jr. Interchange", and erect appropriate signs or markers at this interchange that contain the words "John W. Matthews, Jr. Interchange."
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Department of Transportation.
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