Current Status Introducing Body:
SenateBill Number: 1395Primary Sponsor: J. Verne SmithType of Legislation: CRSubject: Youth In Government Program, YMCADate Bill Passed both Bodies: 19940512Computer Document Number: 1395Introduced Date: 19940428Last History Body: SenateLast History Date: 19940512Last History Type: Received from HouseScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: J. Verne SmithType of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 1395 Senate 19940512 Received from House 1395 House 19940512 Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence 1395 Senate 19940511 Adopted, sent to House 1395 Senate 19940504 Polled out of Committee: 10 Favorable 1395 Senate 19940428 Introduced, referred to 10 CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
POLLED OUT OF COMMITTEE
May 4, 1994
S. Printed 5/4/94--S.
Read the first time April 28, 1994.
To whom was referred a Concurrent Resolution (S. 1395), to authorize the Greenville Young Men's Christian Association to use the Senate Chamber, the Chamber of the House of Representatives, etc., respectfully
Has polled the concurrent resolution out majority favorable.
TO AUTHORIZE THE GREENVILLE YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION TO USE THE SENATE CHAMBER, THE CHAMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND ANY AVAILABLE COMMITTEE HEARING ROOMS IN THE LEGISLATIVE OFFICE BUILDINGS ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 1994, AND FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1994, TO CONDUCT A YOUTH IN GOVERNMENT PROGRAM.
Whereas, forty-two states have successful Youth in Government programs; and
Whereas, the Youth in Government program is designed to provide first-hand experience in the state legislature and government affairs for high school students; and
Whereas, students taking part in the program will run for statewide office, pass legislation, and organize their own government; and
Whereas, the purpose of the Young Men's Christian Association's Youth in Government program is to encourage our youth to develop enthusiasm and appreciation for government and community affairs; and
Whereas, more than one thousand high school students in the State participated in the program's Model Legislature in 1993. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly authorize the Greenville Young Men's Christian Association to use the Senate Chamber and the Chamber of the House of Representatives, subject to the renovation of the State House and the upgrading of such temporary facility as the General Assembly may commission,and to use such hearing rooms as may be available in the legislative office buildings, on Thursday, December 1, 1994, and Friday, December 2, 1994, to conduct a Youth in Government program.
Be it further resolved that the Offices of the Sergeant at Arms of the Senate and of the House of Representatives shall provide assistance and access as necessary for this meeting in accordance with applicable procedures, Rules of the Senate, and Rules of the House of Representatives.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Ms. Mary Capers Bledsoe, Executive Director, YMCA Youth in Government and the Honorable James R. Melton and the Honorable Mitchell G. Dorman, Sergeants at Arms of the Senate and House of Representatives, respectively.