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Sponsors: Reps. Hiott, Corley, Hixon, Hodges, V.S. Moss, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bamberg, Bannister, Bedingfield, Bernstein, Bingham, Bowers, Bradley, Brannon, G.A. Brown, R.L. Brown, Burns, Chumley, Clary, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, Collins, H.A. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Duckworth, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrester, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gambrell, George, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hardwick, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Henegan, Herbkersman, Hicks, Hill, Horne, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Johnson, Kennedy, King, Kirby, Knight, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, McKnight, M.S. McLeod, W.J. McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, D.C. Moss, Murphy, Nanney, Neal, Newton, Norman, Norrell, Ott, Parks, Pitts, Pope, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, Riley, Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sandifer, Simrill, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, Sottile, Southard, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Tinkler, Toole, Weeks, Wells, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Yow
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Introduced in the House on February 11, 2015
Introduced in the Senate on February 11, 2015
Adopted by the General Assembly on February 18, 2015
Summary: Future Farmers of America
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/11/2015 House Introduced, adopted, sent to Senate (House Journal-page 4) 2/11/2015 Senate Introduced (Senate Journal-page 9) 2/11/2015 Senate Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources (Senate Journal-page 9) 2/18/2015 Senate Recalled from Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources (Senate Journal-page 3) 2/18/2015 Senate Adopted, returned to House with concurrence (Senate Journal-page 3)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND SOUTH CAROLINA'S FFA MEMBERS, FORMERLY KNOWN AS THE FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA, AND ALL WHO SUPPORT, PROMOTE, AND ENCOURAGE THESE OUTSTANDING STUDENTS OF AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION AND TO JOIN THEM IN OBSERVANCE OF NATIONAL FFA WEEK FROM FEBRUARY 21 THROUGH FEBRUARY 28, 2015.
Whereas, the FFA is a national organization of over five hundred fifty thousand 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, upon graduating from high school, FFA members are prepared for one of the more than three hundred career opportunities available in the science, business, or technology of agriculture; and
Whereas, South Carolina's FFA members are recognized nationally for their quality agricultural training, leadership abilities, 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 superb programs on behalf of FFA members; 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. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the members of the South Carolina General Assembly, by this resolution, recognize and commend South Carolina's FFA members, formerly known as the Future Farmers of America, and all who support, promote, and encourage these outstanding students of agricultural education and join them in observance of National FFA Week from February 21 through February 28, 2015.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the appropriate FFA officials in South Carolina.
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