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SenateBill Number: 1005Primary Sponsor: FordType of Legislation: CRSubject: Amos-Frazier, Mrs. MarjorieDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 19940113Computer Document Number: 1005Introduced Date: 19940111Last History Body: SenateLast History Date: 19940113Last History Type: Received from HouseScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: FordType of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution
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 HouseView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO RECOGNIZE MRS. MARJORIE AMOS-FRAZIER ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT FROM THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION.
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.