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Sponsors: Rep. Hiott
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Introduced in the House on February 3, 2016
Introduced in the Senate on February 3, 2016
Adopted by the General Assembly on February 3, 2016
Summary: Future Farmers of America
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/3/2016 House Introduced, adopted, sent to Senate (House Journal-page 4) 2/3/2016 Senate Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence (Senate Journal-page 4)
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TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE MEMBERS OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S FFA, FORMERLY KNOWN AS THE FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA, AND ALL WHO SUPPORT, PROMOTE, AND ENCOURAGE THESE OUTSTANDING STUDENTS OF AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION, AND TO JOIN THEM IN OBSERVANCE OF NATIONAL FFA WEEK, FEBRUARY 20 - 27, 2016.
Whereas, the FFA is a national organization of over five hundred and fifty thousand students of agricultural education in secondary schools, technical colleges, and universities with chapters in all fifty states, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands; and
Whereas, FFA members upon graduating from high school are prepared for one of the more than three hundred career opportunities available in the science, business, or technology of agriculture; and
Whereas, South Carolina's FFA members are recognized nationally for their quality agricultural training, leadership abilities, academic achievements, and community service; and
Whereas, South Carolina's agricultural educators are known and respected throughout the nation for their exemplary leadership in planning and implementing superb programs on behalf of FFA members; and
Whereas, the FFA organization is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of its members by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the South Carolina General Assembly, by this resolution, recognizes and commends the members of South Carolina's FFA, formerly known as the Future Farmers of America, and all who support, promote, and encourage these outstanding students of agricultural education, and joins them in observance of National FFA Week, February 20 - 27, 2016.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the appropriate FFA officials in South Carolina.
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