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Sponsors: Senators Shealy, Cromer, Massey and Setzler
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Introduced in the Senate on June 2, 2015
Introduced in the House on June 4, 2015
Currently residing in the House Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions
Summary: Corporal Kyle Carpenter Field Office
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6/2/2015 Senate Introduced (Senate Journal-page 13) 6/2/2015 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 13) 6/4/2015 Senate Recalled from Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 9) 6/4/2015 Senate Adopted, sent to House (Senate Journal-page 9) 6/4/2015 House Introduced (House Journal-page 62) 6/4/2015 House Referred to Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions (House Journal-page 62) 6/5/2015 Scrivener's error corrected
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES NAME THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES' FIELD OFFICE LOCATED AT 509 LIBERTY STREET IN BATESBURG-LEESVILLE "CORPORAL KYLE CARPENTER FIELD OFFICE" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS LOCATION THAT CONTAIN THIS DESIGNATION.
Whereas, throughout our nation's history, men and women in all eras, from Concord and Lexington to Fallujah, have been placed in harm's way to protect and secure our country's freedom and way of life; and
Whereas, as a committed serviceman, Corporal Carpenter, the son of Jim and Robin Carpenter of Gilbert, answered the call of his country and left his family and home in Lexington County to serve in Afghanistan as a part of the war on terror; and
Whereas, on November 21, 2010, while serving in Afghanistan, Corporal Carpenter took the full blast from an enemy hand grenade in seeking to save a fellow Marine. He suffered catastrophic wounds for the cause of freedom, losing the sight of his right eye and suffering other injuries that require extensive surgeries and rehabilitation; and
Whereas, there is no greater or more courageous sacrifice a man can make than to risk his life for a noble cause, as Corporal Carpenter has done, and to honor his valor, Lance Corporal Carpenter was presented with the Purple Heart in December 2010 and the Congressional Medal of Honor in 2014; and
Whereas, the members of the General Assembly would like to bestow special recognition upon Kyle Carpenter by having the Department of Motor Vehicles' name a building in his honor. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly, by this resolution, request that the Department of Motor Vehicles name the Department of Motor Vehicles' Field Office located at 509 Liberty Street in Batesburg-Leesville "Corporal Kyle Carpenter Field Office" and erect appropriate markers or signs at this location that contain this designation.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Corporal Kyle Carpenter and the Department of Motor Vehicles.
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