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HouseBill Number: 5186Primary Sponsor: P. HarrisType of Legislation: CRSubject: Dr. James R. MorrisDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 19940503Computer Document Number: PT/1233JM.94Introduced Date: 19940503Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: 19940503Last History Type: Received from SenateScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: P. Harris M.O. Alexander T.C. Alexander Allison Anderson Askins G. Bailey J. Bailey Baker Barber Baxley Beatty Boan Breeland G. Brown H. Brown J. Brown Byrd Canty Carnell Cato Chamblee Clyborne Cobb-Hunter Cooper Corning Cromer Davenport Delleney Elliott Fair Farr Felder Fulmer Gamble Gonzales Govan Graham Hallman Harrell Harrelson J. Harris Harrison Harvin Harwell Haskins Hines Hodges Holt Houck Huff Hutson Inabinett Jaskwhich Jennings Keegan Kelley Kennedy Keyserling Kinon Kirsh Klauber Koon Lanford Law Littlejohn Marchbanks Martin Mattos McAbee McCraw McElveen McKay McLeod McMahand McTeer Meacham Moody-Lawrence Neal Neilson Phillips Quinn Rhoad Richardson Riser Robinson Rogers Rudnick Scott Sharpe Sheheen Shissias Simrill D. Smith R. Smith Snow Spearman Stille Stoddard Stone Stuart Sturkie Thomas Townsend Trotter Tucker Vaughn Waites Waldrop Walker Wells Whipper White D. Wilder J. Wilder Wilkes Wilkins Williams Witherspoon Wofford Worley Wright A. Young R. YoungType of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- ------------ 5186 House 19940503 Received from Senate 5186 Senate 19940503 Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence 5186 House 19940503 Introduced, adopted, sent to SenateView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
COMMENDING DR. JAMES R. MORRIS, JR., OF COLUMBIA, FOR HIS OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND WORK AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD FOR TECHNICAL AND COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION, AND WISHING HIM HAPPINESS FOLLOWING HIS RETIREMENT.
Whereas, since June 1, 1986, Dr. James R. Morris, Jr., has faithfully and most ably served the citizens of this State as the Executive Director of the State Board for Technical and Comprehensive Education; and
Whereas, Dr. Morris, a native of Vicksburg, Mississippi, earned his associate's degree at Hinds Community College in Mississippi in 1959, his B.M.Ed. degree from Mississippi College in 1965, his M.E. degree, also from Mississippi College, in 1966, and his doctoral degree from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1971; and
Whereas, he served as President of Midlands Technical College in Columbia from 1981 to 1986, was Associate Executive Director of the State Board for Technical and Comprehensive Education from 1977 to 1981, and was President of Sumter Area Technical College from 1972 to 1977; and
Whereas, he is known and admired for his hard work, intelligence, and ability to lead and inspire; and
Whereas, his contributions to technical and comprehensive education in the Palmetto State will be felt for many, many years to come; and
Whereas, he has been a dedicated public servant, and the people of the State of South Carolina are grateful for all that he has accomplished; and
Whereas, on June 30, 1994, he is retiring as Executive Director of the State Board for Technical and Comprehensive Education; and
Whereas, we are pleased to have this opportunity to recognize him and to extend our best wishes for a happy and successful future. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, by this resolution, commends Dr. James R. Morris, Jr., of Columbia for his outstanding leadership and work as Executive Director of the South Carolina State Board for Technical and Comprehensive Education and wishes him happiness following his retirement.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Dr. Morris.