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Sponsors: Reps. Felder, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Arrington, Atkinson, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bamberg, Bannister, Bennett, Bernstein, Blackwell, Bowers, Bradley, Brawley, Brown, Bryant, Burns, Caskey, Chumley, Clary, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cogswell, Cole, Collins, Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Davis, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Duckworth, Elliott, Erickson, Finlay, Forrest, Forrester, Fry, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gilliard, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Henderson-Myers, Henegan, Herbkersman, Hewitt, Hill, Hiott, Hixon, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Johnson, Jordan, King, Kirby, Knight, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mace, Mack, Magnuson, Martin, McCoy, McCravy, McEachern, McGinnis, McKnight, D.C. Moss, V.S. Moss, Murphy, B. Newton, W. Newton, Norrell, Ott, Parks, Pendarvis, Pitts, Pope, Putnam, Ridgeway, M. Rivers, S. Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Sandifer, Simrill, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, Sottile, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Thigpen, Toole, Trantham, Weeks, West, Wheeler, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis, Wooten, Young and Yow
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Introduced in the House on May 9, 2018
Introduced in the Senate on May 10, 2018
Adopted by the General Assembly on May 10, 2018
Summary: Thomas Samuel "Sam" Lesslie, Jr.
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5/9/2018 House Introduced, adopted, sent to Senate (House Journal-page 149) 5/10/2018 Senate Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence (Senate Journal-page 8)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO HONOR AND COMMEND CHIEF THOMAS SAMUEL "SAM" LESSLIE, JR., ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT FROM RIVERVIEW FIRE DEPARTMENT AFTER FORTY-FIVE YEARS OF COMMITTED SERVICE AND TO WISH HIM MUCH HAPPINESS IN HIS WELL-EARNED RETIREMENT.
Whereas, the members of the General Assembly of South Carolina deem it fitting and proper to pause in their deliberations to honor Chief Thomas Samuel "Sam" Lesslie, Jr., a man who has dedicated almost half a century to protecting the lives of the citizens of York County, on the occasion of his retirement as fire chief of the Riverview Fire Department; and
Whereas, Chief Sam Lesslie became the first and only fire chief of Riverview Fire Department, which was organized in the mid-1970s; and
Whereas, prior to this, Chief Lesslie served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War; and
Whereas, he also owned and operated Catawba Asphalt and Paving, a York County business, for over forty years and served as an officer with the Riverview Water System; and
Whereas, furthermore, he has been a long-time member of the York County Fire Chief's Association; and
Whereas, Chief Lesslie has been married to the love of his life since 1971. Together, they have been blessed with two cherished daughters and one beloved granddaughter; and
Whereas, after spending years serving the people of York, Chief Lesslie will finally be able to spend many hours of enjoyment hunting and practicing with shooting clays; and
Whereas, the members of the General Assembly of the Palmetto State are grateful for Chief Lesslie's unwavering commitment to the community and hope he finds ample joy and relaxation in his much-deserved retirement. 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, honor and commend Chief Thomas Samuel "Sam" Lesslie, Jr., on the occasion of his retirement from Riverview Fire Department after forty-five of years of committed service and wish him much happiness in his well-earned retirement.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to Chief Thomas Samuel "Sam" Lesslie, Jr.
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