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Sponsors: Senators Mulvaney and Sheheen
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Introduced in the Senate on January 28, 2010
Introduced in the House on March 2, 2010
Adopted by the General Assembly on March 9, 2010
Summary: Leigh Allison Shepard Memorial Bridge
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/28/2010 Senate Introduced SJ-5 1/28/2010 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation SJ-5 2/25/2010 Senate Recalled from Committee on Transportation SJ-6 2/25/2010 Senate Adopted, sent to House SJ-6 3/2/2010 House Introduced HJ-8 3/2/2010 House Referred to Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions HJ-8 3/4/2010 House Committee report: Favorable Invitations and Memorial Resolutions HJ-5 3/8/2010 Scrivener's error corrected 3/9/2010 House Adopted, returned to Senate with concurrence HJ-38
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March 4, 2010
S. Printed 3/4/10--H. [SEC 3/8/10 12:14 PM]
Read the first time March 2, 2010.
To whom was referred a Concurrent Resolution (S. 1121) to request that the Department of Transportation name the bridge on Sandhill Road in Kershaw, South Carolina, as the "Leigh Allison Shepard Memorial Bridge" and erect, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
HERB KIRSH for Committee.
TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE BRIDGE ON SANDHILL ROAD IN KERSHAW, SOUTH CAROLINA, AS THE "LEIGH ALLISON SHEPARD MEMORIAL BRIDGE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS BRIDGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "LEIGH ALLISON SHEPARD MEMORIAL BRIDGE".
Whereas, Leigh Allison Shepard was born in Lancaster County on August 16, 1986; and
Whereas, Leigh was the youngest of three daughters born to Joanna and Ed Shepard; and
Whereas, Leigh enjoyed sports, and as a preschooler she won the spirit stick at cheerleader camp at Andrew Jackson High School; and
Whereas, in 1995, Leigh was selected as the Cone Dribble Champion on the Flint Ridge Baptist Church basketball team, and in 1996, she won the coach's award at a basketball camp sponsored by Andrew Jackson High School; and
Whereas, between 1998 and 2002, Leigh won ten awards for swimming with the Kershaw Swim Team, and she enjoyed playing for the Andrew Jackson High School volleyball team for two years; and
Whereas, Leigh enjoyed serving her community and for several summers she participated in Youth Serve, an organization that leads young people in preparing and painting the homes of elderly and disabled individuals who cannot afford to pay someone for the repairs; and
Whereas, Leigh was a member of Kershaw First Baptist Church and was active in youth activities; and
Whereas, Leigh was an excellent student and worked on the 2002-2003 Andrew Jackson High School yearbook and three months after her death, Andrew Jackson High School presented her family with the award for journalism that Leigh was to receive; and
Whereas, Leigh was killed in an automobile accident on Saturday, February 22, 2003, when the car in which she was a passenger crashed into a bridge and overturned in a creek; and
Whereas, the bridge crosses Hanging Rock Creek and is 2.4 miles south of the Town of Kershaw; and
Whereas, Leigh was a good spirit loved by all who knew her, and it is fitting and proper to honor this young daughter of South Carolina by having a bridge in Lancaster County named in her honor. 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 bridge (S-29-773) on Sandhill Road in Kershaw, South Carolina, (Lancaster County) as the "Leigh Allison Shepard Memorial Bridge" and erect appropriate markers or signs at this bridge that contain the words "Leigh Allison Shepard Memorial Bridge".
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Department of Transportation and to the family of Leigh Allison Shepard.
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