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Sponsors: Reps. Herbkersman, W. Newton, Bowers, Erickson and Pope
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Introduced in the House on January 12, 2017
Introduced in the Senate on February 14, 2017
Currently residing in the House
Summary: Melanie Lowther Memorial Bridge
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/12/2017 House Introduced (House Journal-page 419) 1/12/2017 House Referred to Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions (House Journal-page 419) 2/9/2017 House Committee report: Favorable Invitations and Memorial Resolutions (House Journal-page 32) 2/14/2017 House Adopted, sent to Senate (House Journal-page 28) 2/14/2017 Senate Introduced (Senate Journal-page 14) 2/14/2017 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 14) 1/31/2018 Senate Recalled from Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 4) 2/1/2018 Scrivener's error corrected 2/1/2018 Senate Adopted, sent to House (Senate Journal-page 15)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
January 31, 2018
Introduced by Reps. Herbkersman, W. Newton, Bowers, Erickson and Pope
S. Printed 1/31/18--S. [SEC 2/1/18 11:10 AM]
Read the first time February 14, 2017.
TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE BRIDGE THAT CROSSES THE NEW RIVER AT THE BEAUFORT/JASPER COUNTY LINE ALONG SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 46 THE "MELANIE LOWTHER MEMORIAL BRIDGE" AND TO PLACE APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS BRIDGE CONTAINING THIS DESIGNATION.
Whereas, Mrs. Melanie Fender Lowther was born on June 3, 1953, in Savannah, Georgia, and tragically lost her life on July 31, 2013; and
Whereas, she was the daughter of Melonie G. Fender and the late Johnny Fender; and
Whereas, she was the beloved wife of Barry W. Lowther, and together they raised three children; and
Whereas, Mrs. Lowther, a longtime and successful businesswoman, was the co-owner and office manager of Collins Septic Tank Service; and
Whereas, she was a faithful member of the Hilton Head Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints who family, friends and neighbors described as a person not afraid to lend a helping hand to anyone who was less fortunate than her; and
Whereas, it would be fitting and proper to pay tribute to this businesswoman and humanitarian by naming the bridge that crosses the New River in her honor. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That members of the General Assembly request the Department of Transportation name the bridge that crosses the New River at the Beaufort/Jasper county line along South Carolina Highway 46 the "Melanie Lowther Memorial Bridge" and to place appropriate markers or signs at this bridge containing this designation.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to the Department of Transportation.
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