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HouseBill Number: 3576Primary Sponsor: KeyserlingType of Legislation: CRSubject: American Heart AssociationDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 19930316Computer Document Number: JMG/1037AC.93Introduced Date: 19930225Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: 19930316Last History Type: Received from SenateScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Keyserling RichardsonType of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 3576 House 19930316 Received from Senate 3576 Senate 19930316 Adopted, returned with concurrence 3576 Senate 19930311 Polled out of Committee: 10 Favorable 3576 Senate 19930225 Introduced, referred to 10 Committee 3576 House 19930225 Introduced, adopted, sent to SenateView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
POLLED OUT OF COMMITTEE
March 11, 1993 H. 3576
S. Printed 3/11/93--S.
Read the first time February 25, 1993.
To whom was referred a Concurrent Resolution (H. 3576), to applaud the efforts of the South Carolina affiliate of the American Heart Association, etc., respectfully
Has polled the Concurrent Resolution out majority favorable.
TO APPLAUD THE EFFORTS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA AFFILIATE OF THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION IN RECOGNITION OF FEBRUARY 1993 AS AMERICAN HEART MONTH.
Whereas, in response to the need to reduce heart disease in a state that has the highest rate of heart disease of any state in the nation; and
Whereas, diseases of the heart and blood vessels kill almost one million Americans, with these diseases claiming the lives of more than 12,000 South Carolinians annually; and
Whereas, the American Heart Association through its South Carolina affiliate fights heart disease through fundraising for research, public awareness programs, and education programs in the state's schools; and
Whereas, in South Carolina the heart death rate is second in the nation, with a high percentage of deaths being that of African-Americans; and
Whereas, Colonel Charles Bolden, a South Carolina native and NASA astronaut of African descent, has taped a series of public service announcements to increase awareness to African-Americans; and
Whereas, the American Heart Association through its South Carolina affiliate is conducting research to determine the environmental and/or genetic factors that promote heart disease in South Carolina's citizens. Now, therefore, Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That February 1993 is designated American Heart Month in South Carolina.
Be it further resolved that the House of Representatives applaud the efforts of the South Carolina Affiliate of the American Heart Association in recognition of February 1993 as American Heart Month and that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Dr. Bill Bestermann of Beaufort, President of the South Carolina Affiliate of the American Heart Association.