South Carolina General Assembly
110th Session, 1993-1994

Bill 1005

Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter

                    Current Status

Introducing Body:               Senate
Bill Number:                    1005
Primary Sponsor:                Ford
Type of Legislation:            CR
Subject:                        Amos-Frazier, Mrs. Marjorie
Date Bill Passed both Bodies:   19940113    
Computer Document Number:       1005
Introduced Date:                19940111    
Last History Body:              Senate
Last History Date:              19940113    
Last History Type:              Received from House
Scope of Legislation:           Statewide
All Sponsors:                   Ford
Type of Legislation:            Concurrent


Bill  Body    Date          Action Description              CMN  Leg Involved
____  ______  ____________  ______________________________  ___  ____________

1005  Senate  19940113      Received from House
1005  House   19940112      Introduced, adopted, returned
                            with concurrence
1005  Senate  19940111      Introduced, adopted, sent to

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Whereas, Marjorie Amos-Frazier retired on September 16, 1993, from the Public Service Commission after having served as a commissioner representing the First Congressional District for thirteen years; and

Whereas, Mrs. Frazier is a native of Manning, South Carolina who was educated in the Clarendon County schools; and

Whereas, Mrs. Frazier later moved to Charleston where she became active in local civic affairs; and

Whereas, she served as Vice Chairperson of the City of Charleston Democratic Party from 1971 to 1975; and

Whereas, she was elected to the Charleston County Council in November 1974, becoming the first female to serve on the council; and

Whereas, she was elected to the First Congressional District seat on the Public Service Commission (PSC) by unanimous vote of the General Assembly in 1980; and

Whereas, Mrs. Frazier's election to the PSC marked the first time that an African-American, female, or non-legislator was so elected; and

Whereas, Mrs. Frazier served continuously on the PSC until her recent retirement, highlighted by a two-year term as chairperson from July 1990 until July 1992; and

Whereas, she was listed in the 1977-78 edition of "Personalities of the South" and the first edition of "Personalities of America"; and

Whereas, she was inducted into the Charleston Federation of Womens Clubs' Hall of Fame in 1991; and

Whereas, Mrs. Frazier has been honored by other local civic, religious, political, and service organizations too numerous to mention in this resolution. Now, therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:

That the members of the General Assembly congratulate Marjorie Amos-Frazier on the occasion of her retirement from thirteen years of distinguished service on the South Carolina Public Service Commission and wish her a long, happy, and healthy retirement.

Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Mrs. Frazier.