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Sponsors: Senator Sabb
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Introduced in the Senate on April 16, 2015
Introduced in the House on April 21, 2015
Adopted by the General Assembly on April 21, 2015
Summary: Patrolman Arnold Reo Carter
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4/16/2015 Senate Introduced, adopted, sent to House (Senate Journal-page 9) 4/21/2015 House Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence (House Journal-page 12)
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TO EXPRESS SYMPATHY AND COMMEMORATE THE LIFE OF PATROLMAN ARNOLD REO "BUCK" CARTER WHO MADE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE WHILE IN THE LINE OF DUTY AND REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME DOUGLAS ROAD IN WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY "PATROLMAN ARNOLD CARTER MEMORIAL ROAD" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS ROAD THAT CONTAIN THIS DESIGNATION AS A LASTING TRIBUTE TO THIS SON OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Whereas, Patrolman Arnold Reo "Buck" Carter was born in Great Falls, South Carolina on September 22, 1928. He was the youngest of the late John Ezekiel Carter and the late Sarah Ida Humphries Carter's eight children; and
Whereas, he was a 1945 graduate of Great Falls High School and a member of the First Baptist Church of Kingstree, South Carolina; and
Whereas, Patrolman Cater had one son and three grandchildren; and
Whereas, he joined the South Carolina Highway Patrol in March, 1954: and
Whereas, on June 18, 1956, while attempting to stop a drag race on a public road in Williamsburg County, he was fatally injured when one of the racing vehicles struck him; and
Whereas, it is fitting and proper to commemorate Patrolman Arnold Reo "Buck" Carter's service to the State of South Carolina and name a road in Williamsburg County in his honor. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly express sympathy and commemorate the life of Patrolman Arnold Reo "Buck" Carter who made the ultimate sacrifice while in the line of duty and request that the Department of Transportation name Douglas Road in Williamsburg County "Patrolman Arnold Carter Memorial Road" and erect appropriate markers or signs along this road that contain this designation as a lasting tribute to this son of South Carolina.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the family of Patrolman Arnold Reo "Buck" Carter and a copy to the Department of Transportation.
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