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Introduced in the Senate on January 24, 2006
Introduced in the House on January 25, 2006
Adopted by the General Assembly on February 1, 2006
Summary: The Honorable Thomas L. Bock
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/24/2006 Senate Introduced, adopted, sent to House SJ-5 1/25/2006 House Introduced HJ-15 1/25/2006 House Referred to Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions HJ-15 1/31/2006 House Committee report: Favorable Invitations and Memorial Resolutions HJ-27 2/1/2006 House Adopted, returned to Senate with concurrence HJ-50 2/1/2006 Scrivener's error corrected
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
January 31, 2006
S. Printed 1/31/06--H. [SEC 2/1/06 1:42 PM]
Read the first time January 25, 2006.
To whom was referred a Concurrent Resolution (S. 1067) to invite the National Commander of the American Legion, the Honorable Thomas L. Bock, to address the South Carolina General Assembly in Joint Session at 12:30 p.m., etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
ROBERT W. LEACH, SR. for Committee.
TO INVITE THE NATIONAL COMMANDER OF THE AMERICAN LEGION, THE HONORABLE THOMAS L. BOCK, TO ADDRESS THE SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN JOINT SESSION AT 12:30 P.M. ON TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2006.
Whereas, the Honorable Thomas L. Bock of Aurora, Colorado, was elected National Commander of the 2.7 million member American Legion on August 25, 2005, in Honolulu, Hawaii, during the 87th National Convention of the nation's largest veterans organization; and
Whereas, the Honorable Thomas L. Bock, after serving in the United States Air Force during Vietnam, joined Aurora, Colorado's Paul C. Beck American Legion Post 23 in 1970; and
Whereas, he has dedicated himself to the service of other veterans and their families in leadership positions at the post, district, department, and national level; and
Whereas, his national level appointments are: Chairman of the Foreign Relations Commission, Alternate National Executive Committeeman, National Executive Committeeman, and liaison to the Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation Commission. He also served on the Resolutions Sub-Committee, the Legislative Council, the Internal Affairs Commission, and as President of the United Veterans Committee of Colorado; and
Whereas, the Honorable Thomas L. Bock worked for AT&T and most recently as sales manager for The American Legion Observer, a veteran's newspaper distributed widely in Colorado; and
Whereas, he and his wife, Elaine, have four children and three grandchildren and are Blue Star parents of son Adam, currently serving as an Army CH-47 helicopter pilot in Iraq. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the National Commander of the American Legion, the Honorable Thomas L. Bock, is invited to address the South Carolina General Assembly in Joint Session in the Chamber of the House of Representatives at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7, 2006.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Honorable Thomas L. Bock.
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