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Sponsors: Reps. J. Moore, Gilliard, R. Williams, Pendarvis, Tedder, Wetmore, Stavrinakis, Cogswell, Matthews, Bennett, Bustos, Hewitt, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Atkinson, Bailey, Ballentine, Bamberg, Bannister, Bernstein, Blackwell, Bradley, Brawley, Brittain, Bryant, Burns, Calhoon, Carter, Caskey, Chumley, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Collins, B. Cox, W. Cox, Crawford, Dabney, Daning, Davis, Dillard, Elliott, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrest, Fry, Gagnon, Garvin, Gatch, Gilliam, Govan, Haddon, Hardee, Hart, Hayes, Henderson-Myers, Henegan, Herbkersman, Hill, Hiott, Hixon, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hyde, Jefferson, J.E. Johnson, J.L. Johnson, K.O. Johnson, Jones, Jordan, King, Kirby, Ligon, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Magnuson, May, McCabe, McCravy, McDaniel, McGarry, McGinnis, McKnight, T. Moore, Morgan, D.C. Moss, V.S. Moss, Murphy, Murray, B. Newton, W. Newton, Nutt, Oremus, Ott, Parks, Pope, Rivers, Robinson, Rose, Rutherford, Sandifer, Simrill, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, M.M. Smith, Taylor, Thayer, Thigpen, Trantham, Weeks, West, Wheeler, White, Whitmire, S. Williams, Willis, Wooten and Yow
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Introduced in the House on March 2, 2022
Introduced in the Senate on March 3, 2022
Adopted by the General Assembly on March 3, 2022
Summary: Elizabeth Alston, service
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3/2/2022 House Introduced, adopted, sent to Senate (House Journal-page 99) 3/3/2022 Senate Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence (Senate Journal-page 9)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO REMEMBER THE LIFE OF MRS. ELIZABETH ALSTON FOR HER SUPPORT IN IDENTIFYING AND PRESERVING THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THIS GREAT STATE.
Whereas, those who give their lives to the betterment of their community deserve to be remembered for their contributions toward making South Carolina a better place to live; and
Whereas, Mrs. Elizabeth Alston, who devoted her life to uplifting and enlightening others, was just such a person; and
Whereas, this native of Charleston served the Palmetto State as an educator, school board member, and historian for Mother Emanuel AME Church. Further, she served as chair of the Charleston County Board of Education; and
Whereas, seeing her diligence, in March 1993 Governor Carroll Campbell appointed Mrs. Alston to the South Carolina African American Heritage Council, now known as the South Carolina African American Heritage Commission. She served the council as its first chair. 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, remember the life of Mrs. Elizabeth Alston for her support in identifying and preserving the contributions of African Americans in this great State.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to the family of Mrs. Elizabeth Alston.
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