Current Status Bill Number:
1056Type of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution CRIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19960124Primary Sponsor: SetzlerAll Sponsors: Setzler, Alexander, Boan, Bryan, Cork, Courson, Courtney, Drummond, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Giese, Glover, Gregory, Hayes, Holland, Jackson, Land, Lander, Leatherman, Leventis, Martin, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Mescher, Moore, O'Dell, Passailaigue, Patterson, Peeler, Rankin, Reese, Richter, Rose, Russell, Ryberg, Saleeby, Short, Greg Smith, J. Verne Smith, Thomas, Waldrep, Washington and WilsonDrafted Document Number: gjk\22245htc.96Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19960125Subject: Milton W. Dufford
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 19960125 Received from House House 19960124 Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence Senate 19960124 Introduced, adopted, sent to HouseView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
EXPRESSING THE APPRECIATION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR THE DISTINGUISHED CAREER IN PUBLIC SERVICE OF MR. MILTON W. (MILT) DUFFORD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY UPON HIS RETIREMENT AS DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND EXTENDING TO HIM THEIR BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY, HEALTHY, AND PRODUCTIVE RETIREMENT.
Whereas, the members of the General Assembly note that Mr. Milton W. (Milt) Dufford, Director of the Division of Motor Vehicles of the Department of Public Safety, is retiring after a long and distinguished career of public service; and
Whereas, Mr. Dufford, a graduate of the public schools in Cameron in Calhoun County, who earned a B.A. degree in mathematics from Newberry College in 1961 and a M.S. degree in computer science from the University of South Carolina in 1980, began his career as a junior computer programmer at the South Carolina Highway Department in 1962 and rose through the ranks through 1967 when he had a three-year hiatus on the faculty of Greenville Technical College; and
Whereas, Mr. Dufford returned to the Department in 1970 to take up the position of data processing administrator, in 1985 becoming Director of Administration. In 1988 he assumed the position of Director of the Division of Motor Vehicles, seeing that vital organization through the sweeping restructuring and reorganization of state government and assisting in the vital tasks of ensuring that the motoring public was not inconvenienced by the dramatic administrative changes put in motion in 1993; and
Whereas, in his professional life, Mr. Dufford has been recognized by his peers across the country by his service in important leadership capacities with the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators; and
Whereas, in addition to the heavy responsibilities of public service, he has made time for service on the Lexington County School District No. 2 Vocational Advisory Council, as committee chairman for Troop 339 of the Boy Scouts of America in Cayce, and as a faithful member of the Transfiguration Lutheran Church in Cayce; and
Whereas, it is appropriate for the members of the General Assembly to pause in their deliberations so that they may honor the contributions to the people of this State of this distinguished son of South Carolina who has brought honor and credit to the high calling of public service. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the General Assembly expresses appreciation for the distinguished career in public service of Mr. Milton W. (Milt) Dufford of the Department of Public Safety upon his retirement as Director of the Division of Motor Vehicles and extends to him their best wishes for a happy, healthy, and productive retirement.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Mr. Milton W. (Milt) Dufford.