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Sponsors: Reps. Witherspoon, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hinson, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams and Young
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Introduced in the House on February 8, 2007
Introduced in the Senate on February 13, 2007
Adopted by the General Assembly on February 13, 2007
Summary: Future Farmers of America (FFA) members
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/8/2007 House Introduced, adopted, sent to Senate HJ-13 2/13/2007 Senate Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence SJ-15
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TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND SOUTH CAROLINA'S FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA (FFA) MEMBERS AND ALL WHO SUPPORT, PROMOTE, AND ENCOURAGE THESE OUTSTANDING STUDENTS OF AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION DURING NATIONAL FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA WEEK, FEBRUARY 17-24, 2007.
Whereas, the Future Farmers of America (FFA) is a national organization of more than 495,000 students of agricultural education in secondary schools, technical colleges, and universities with chapters in all fifty states, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands; and
Whereas, more than seventy-five percent of FFA members enroll in post-high school institutions of higher learning upon graduation from high school in preparation for one of the more than three hundred career opportunities available in the science, business, or technology of agriculture; and
Whereas, the FFA organization is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of its members by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education; and
Whereas, South Carolina's FFA members are recognized nationally for their superb agricultural training, leadership skills, academic achievements, and community service; and
Whereas, South Carolina's agricultural educators are known and respected throughout the nation for their exemplary leadership in planning and implementing successful education programs on behalf of FFA members; and
Whereas, the FFA and agricultural education are vital to the continued success of American agriculture which provides the highest quality and safest food at the most reasonable price to the consumer of any nation on earth. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, by this resolution, recognize and commend South Carolina's Future Farmers of America (FFA) members and all who support, promote, and encourage these outstanding students of agricultural education during National Future Farmers of America Week, February 17-24, 2007.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be provided to the state FFA officer team and other appropriate FFA officials in South Carolina.
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