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Sponsors: Senators Leventis and Land
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Introduced in the Senate on April 7, 2005
Introduced in the House on April 12, 2005
Adopted by the General Assembly on April 12, 2005
Summary: Mr. Victor C. Jones
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4/7/2005 Senate Introduced, adopted, sent to House SJ-8 4/12/2005 House Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence HJ-9
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND MR. VICTOR C. JONES, DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SAFETY FOR SUMTER COUNTY FOR MORE THAN THIRTY-TWO YEARS, FOR A DISTINGUISHED CAREER OF PUBLIC SERVICE, UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AND TO EXTEND TO HIM EVERY BEST WISH FOR A HAPPY AND ENJOYABLE RETIREMENT.
Whereas, the members of the General Assembly have learned with regret that Mr. Victor C. Jones will be retiring as Director of Public Safety for Sumter County after serving in this capacity for more than thirty-two years; and
Whereas, because of his commitment to our State and our country's security, he has also served as chairman of the Pee Dee Regional Counter Terrorism Coordinating Council, a member of the South Carolina Counter-terrorism Coordinating Council, and a member of Shaw Air Force Base's Terrorist Threat Working Group; and
Whereas, Vic Jones has dedicated countless hours over the years working with FEMA as part of several hurricane and evacuation liaison teams and has spoken across the country at conferences pertaining to protecting citizens during hurricanes, natural disasters, and potential terrorism attacks; and
Whereas, in addition to his outstanding commitment to the Sumter community, he has served our country for eleven years as a member of the United States Marine Corps Reserve and for more than nine years in the South Carolina National Guard. He has received numerous awards and honors, including the Army Commendation Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, and the Meritorious Service Medal; and
Whereas, seldom has a public official given more to his country, community, and State than has Vic Jones, and his career has been in the highest tradition of honorable public service; and
Whereas, the members of the General Assembly, by this resolution, would like to publicly recognize and thank on behalf of the citizens of Sumter County and the State of South Carolina, this outstanding man for his distinguished career of public service and for his contributions to Sumter County upon the occasion of his retirement. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly recognize and commend Mr. Victor C. Jones, Director of Public Safety for Sumter County for more than thirty-two years, for a distinguished career of public service, upon the occasion of his retirement and extend to him every best wish for a happy and enjoyable retirement.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Mr. Victor C. Jones.
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