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Sponsors: Senators Knotts, Elliott, Leventis, McGill, Courson, Setzler and Hayes
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 4427
Introduced in the Senate on January 8, 2008
Introduced in the House on January 29, 2008
Adopted by the General Assembly on January 31, 2008
Summary: The Honorable Martin "Marty" F. Conaster
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/5/2007 Senate Prefiled 12/5/2007 Senate Referred to Committee on Invitations 1/8/2008 Senate Introduced SJ-39 1/8/2008 Senate Referred to Committee on Invitations SJ-39 1/23/2008 Senate Polled out of committee Invitations SJ-16 1/23/2008 Senate Committee report: Favorable Invitations SJ-16 1/24/2008 Senate Adopted, sent to House SJ-14 1/29/2008 House Introduced HJ-11 1/29/2008 House Referred to Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions HJ-11 1/30/2008 House Committee report: Favorable Invitations and Memorial Resolutions HJ-78 1/31/2008 House Adopted, returned to Senate with concurrence HJ-59
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
January 30, 2008
Introduced by Senators Knotts, Elliott, Leventis, McGill, Courson, Setzler and Hayes
S. Printed 1/30/08--H.
Read the first time January 29, 2008.
To whom was referred a Concurrent Resolution (S. 872) to invite the National Commander of the American Legion, the Honorable Martin "Marty" F. Conaster, to address the General Assembly in joint session in the Chamber, 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 INVITE THE NATIONAL COMMANDER OF THE AMERICAN LEGION, THE HONORABLE MARTIN "MARTY" F. CONASTER, TO ADDRESS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN JOINT SESSION IN THE CHAMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AT 12:30 P.M. ON TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2008.
Whereas, the Honorable Martin F. Conaster is a distinguished veteran of the United States uniformed services and is a resident of the State of Illinois; and
Whereas, having held numerous offices in the American Legion at the district, division, and department levels, the Honorable Martin F. Conaster was elected as the National Commander on August 30, 2007; and
Whereas, with over two million seven hundred thousand members, the American Legion has more than twenty-seven thousand members in South Carolina and is one of the most influential and prestigious organizations in the United States; and
Whereas, speaking before a joint session of the South Carolina General Assembly is an honor reserved for leaders of national prominence. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the National Commander of the American Legion, the Honorable Martin "Marty" F. Conaster, is invited to address the General Assembly in joint session in the Chamber of the South Carolina House of Representatives at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 4, 2008.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Honorable Martin F. Conaster.
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