2005-2006 Bill 3368: Hoover Faye Bell Bridge Named - South Carolina Legislature Online
South Carolina General Assembly
116th Session, 2005-2006
Sponsors: Reps. Vick, Neilson, Jennings and Lucas
Document Path: l:\council\bills\nbd\11179ac05.doc
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
DateBodyAction Description with journal page number
1/25/2005HouseReferred to Committee on Invitations and Memorial ResolutionsHJ49
2/8/2005Scrivener's error corrected
2/23/2005HouseCommittee report: Favorable Invitations and Memorial ResolutionsHJ43
2/24/2005HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Lucas
2/24/2005HouseAdopted, sent to Senate HJ39
2/24/2005Scrivener's error corrected
3/1/2005SenateReferred to Committee on TransportationSJ5
5/4/2005SenateCommittee report: Favorable TransportationSJ11
5/12/2005SenateAdopted, returned to House with concurrence SJ42
VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
May 4, 2005
Introduced by Reps. Vick, Neilson, Jennings and Lucas
S. Printed 5/4/05--S.
Read the first time March 1, 2005.
THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION
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.
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION
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 19551957 and subsequently was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives where with commitment and dedication ably represented the people of Chesterfield County from 19611972; 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 19571994; 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.