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Sponsors: Reps. Scott, Ballentine, J.H. Neal, Howard and Clark
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Introduced in the House on June 1, 2005
Introduced in the Senate on January 25, 2006
Adopted by the General Assembly on February 2, 2006
Summary: Deputy Sheriff Byron "Keith" Cannon Memorial Highway
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6/1/2005 House Introduced HJ-114 6/1/2005 House Referred to Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions HJ-114 1/12/2006 House Committee report: Favorable Invitations and Memorial Resolutions HJ-20 1/17/2006 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Clark 1/17/2006 House Adopted, sent to Senate HJ-17 1/25/2006 Senate Introduced SJ-9 1/25/2006 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation SJ-9 2/1/2006 Senate Committee report: Favorable Transportation SJ-44 2/2/2006 Senate Adopted, returned to House with concurrence SJ-20
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February 1, 2006
Introduced by Reps. Scott, Ballentine, J.H. Neal, Howard and Clark
S. Printed 2/1/06--S.
Read the first time January 25, 2006.
To whom was referred a Concurrent Resolution (H. 4271) to request that the Department of Transportation name the portion of Interstate Highway 20 in Lexington County from mile marker 59 to mile marker 60, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
W. GREG RYBERG for Committee.
TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE PORTION OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 20 IN LEXINGTON COUNTY FROM MILE MARKER 59 TO MILE MARKER 60 THE "DEPUTY SHERIFF BYRON 'KEITH' CANNON MEMORIAL HIGHWAY" AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS PORTION OF HIGHWAY THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "DEPUTY SHERIFF BYRON 'KEITH' CANNON MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
Whereas, Deputy Sheriff Byron "Keith" Cannon was born in Raleigh, North Carolina on November 15, 1978, the son of Vallie Cannon and Annie (Teenie) Cockfield Cannon; and
Whereas, he was a 1996 graduate of South Florence High School, earned an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice from Florence-Darlington Technical College in 1998, and a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of South Carolina in 2002; and
Whereas, Deputy Sheriff Cannon was employed with the Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services before becoming a Deputy Sheriff for Richland County in October 2003; and
Whereas, due to his charismatic nature, sincerity towards others, and his professionalism, Deputy Sheriff Cannon was promoted by the Richland County Sheriff's Department to work on the Community Action Team in northern Richland County; and
Whereas, he was know in the communities that he patrolled as a man of action and one who listened to the needs of his neighbors; and
Whereas, the members of the General Assembly were saddened to learn of his tragic death that occurred during the pursuit of a vehicle along Interstate Highway 20 on May 4, 2005; and
Whereas, it is fitting and proper for the members of the General Assembly to request the Department of Transportation to name a portion of Interstate Highway 20 in his honor. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly, by this resolution, request that the Department of Transportation name the portion of Interstate Highway 20 in Lexington County from mile marker 59 to mile marker 60 the "Deputy Sheriff Byron 'Keith' Cannon Memorial Highway" and erect appropriate markers or signs along this portion of highway that contain the words "Deputy Sheriff Byron 'Keith' Cannon Memorial Highway".
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Department of Transportation and the family of Deputy Sheriff Byron 'Keith' Cannon.
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