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Sponsors: Rep. Bales
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Introduced in the House on February 17, 2010
Introduced in the Senate on March 2, 2010
Last Amended on February 25, 2010
Adopted by the General Assembly on May 12, 2010
Summary: Department of Transportation
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/17/2010 House Introduced HJ-208 2/17/2010 House Referred to Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions HJ-208 2/24/2010 House Committee report: Favorable Invitations and Memorial Resolutions HJ-98 2/25/2010 House Amended HJ-32 2/25/2010 House Adopted, sent to Senate HJ-32 3/2/2010 Senate Introduced SJ-21 3/2/2010 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation SJ-21 5/11/2010 Senate Recalled from Committee on Transportation SJ-4 5/12/2010 Senate Adopted, returned to House with concurrence SJ-37
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
May 11, 2010
S. Printed 5/11/10--S.
Read the first time March 2, 2010.
TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERSECTION OF UNITED STATES HIGHWAYS 76 AND 378 WITH LOWER RICHLAND BOULEVARD IN RICHLAND COUNTY "BETTY AND SAM MCGREGOR INTERSECTION" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS INTERSECTION THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "BETTY AND SAM MCGREGOR INTERSECTION BETTY - 2009 SOUTH CAROLINA AND NATIONAL MOTHER OF THE YEAR".
Whereas, Sam and Betty McGregor of Hopkins have been married for almost sixty years and are the proud parents of five outstanding children; and
Whereas, Sam served his country with honor as a member of the United States military in the early 1950's; and
Whereas, after Sam completed his military service, the McGregors moved to Hopkins and became successful dairy farmers. In recognition of his commitment to the land and preserving our nation's great agricultural legacy for future generations, in 1964 Sam was named National Young Farmer of the Year; and
Whereas, in 2009 Betty was named South Carolina Mother of the Year and 2009 National Mother of the Year, two of the greatest honors she has received during her lifetime; and
Whereas, it is fitting and proper to forever recognize the accomplishments of the McGregors by naming an intersection in Richland County in their honor. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly request that the Department of Transportation name the intersection of United States Highways 76 and 378 with Lower Richland Boulevard in Richland County "Betty and Sam McGregor Intersection" and erect appropriate markers or signs at this intersection that contain the words "Betty and Sam McGregor Intersection Betty - 2009 South Carolina and National Mother of the Year".
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Department of Transportation.
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