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SenateBill Number: 1586Primary Sponsor: GieseType of Legislation: CRSubject: Allen, Joe L., Jr.Date Bill Passed both Bodies: May 28, 1992Computer Document Number: JIC/6651.HCIntroduced Date: May 27, 1992Last History Body: SenateLast History Date: May 28, 1992Last History Type: Received from HouseScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: GieseType of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 1586 Senate May 28, 1992 Received from House 1586 House May 28, 1992 Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence 1586 Senate May 27, 1992 Introduced, adopted, sent to HouseView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
EXPRESSING THE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE OF CHIEF DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL JOE L. ALLEN, JR., UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AND WISHING FOR HIM GOOD HEALTH AND HAPPINESS IN HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Whereas, the members of the General Assembly note that Joe L. Allen, Jr., Esquire, Chief Deputy Attorney General of the Tax Division in the Office of the Attorney General, is retiring on June 30, 1992, after a distinguished career in the field of tax administration and litigation; and
Whereas, Mr. Allen joined the South Carolina Tax Commission in 1950 in the License Tax Division and was promoted to Chief Warrant Officer and later Director of the Sales and Use Tax Division, in which capacity he served until 1965; and
Whereas, in 1965, he left the commission to join the Attorney General's Office as Assistant Attorney General under the late Daniel R. McLeod, where he was assigned to represent the South Carolina Tax Commission; and
Whereas, most recently as Chief Deputy Attorney General, he has served as lead counsel for the Tax Division of the Attorney General's Office, handling numerous important cases in all areas of taxation in State and Federal courts in the course of which he has saved the State millions of dollars; and
Whereas, after a forty-two-year career, he has decided to retire on June 30, 1992; and
Whereas, it is appropriate for the members of the General Assembly to pause in their deliberations so that they might express their appreciation for the dedicated service of so loyal a son of South Carolina whose career is exemplary of the high calling of public service. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly express appreciation for the distinguished service of Chief Deputy Attorney General Joe L. Allen, Jr., upon the occasion of his retirement and wish for him good health and happiness in his future endeavors.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Joe L. Allen, Jr., Esquire.