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Sponsors: Reps. Vick, Neilson, Jennings and Lucas
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 425
Introduced in the House on January 25, 2005
Introduced in the Senate on March 1, 2005
Adopted by the General Assembly on May 12, 2005
Summary: Hoover Faye Bell Bridge named
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/25/2005 House Introduced HJ-48 1/25/2005 House Referred to Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions HJ-49 2/8/2005 Scrivener's error corrected 2/23/2005 House Committee report: Favorable Invitations and Memorial Resolutions HJ-43 2/24/2005 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Lucas 2/24/2005 House Adopted, sent to Senate HJ-39 2/24/2005 Scrivener's error corrected 3/1/2005 Senate Introduced SJ-5 3/1/2005 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation SJ-5 5/4/2005 Senate Committee report: Favorable Transportation SJ-11 5/12/2005 Senate Adopted, returned to House with concurrence SJ-42
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May 4, 2005
S. Printed 5/4/05--S.
Read the first time March 1, 2005.
To whom was referred a Concurrent Resolution (H. 3368) to request the Department of Transportation to name the South Carolina Highway Number 9 Bridge over Thompson Creek in the Town of Chesterfield the "Hoover Fay Bell Bridge" and to erect, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
W. GREG RYBERG for Committee.
TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO NAME THE SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY NUMBER 9 BRIDGE OVER THOMPSON CREEK IN THE TOWN OF CHESTERFIELD THE "HOOVER FAY BELL BRIDGE" AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE SIGNS AT THE BRIDGE CONTAINING THE WORDS "HOOVER FAY BELL BRIDGE".
Whereas, the Honorable Hoover Fay Bell of Chesterfield County has a long and distinguished career in public service in South Carolina; and
Whereas, Mr. Bell served with distinction as mayor of Chesterfield from 1955-1957 and subsequently was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives where with commitment and dedication ably represented the people of Chesterfield County from 1961-1972; and
Whereas, during his tenure in the General Assembly he was greatly respected and admired by his colleagues and ascended into leadership roles, among them, serving as Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee; and
Whereas, throughout Mr. Bell's outstanding career as a lawyer, he served as the attorney for Chesterfield County for many years and as the Chesterfield town attorney from 1957-1994; and
Whereas, not only has Mr. Bell served his community professionally and in public office, but he also has been an active and dedicated leader in many other community endeavors including, among many others, his service with the Civitan Club, Service Club, and the American Legion and he has served in numerous capacities at the Chesterfield Presbyterian Church, where he is a devoted, faithful member; and
Whereas, in that the Honorable Hoover Fay Bell, has been an outstanding lawyer, statesman, and community leader and was extensively involved in the efforts to have South Carolina Highway Number 9 widened through Chesterfield, the General Assembly is honored to request naming the Highway Number 9 bridge over Thompson Creek the "Hoover Fay Bell Bridge". Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the members of the South Carolina General Assembly, by this resolution, request the Department of Transportation to name the South Carolina Highway Number 9 Bridge over Thompson Creek in the Town of Chesterfield the "Hoover Fay Bell Bridge" and to erect appropriate signs at the bridge containing the words "Hoover Fay Bell Bridge".
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Department of Transportation.
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