HR 94 - "Charles Hardy Parkway"; designate portion of GA Hwy 120

Georgia House of Representatives - 1995/1996 Sessions

HR 94 - "Charles Hardy Parkway"; designate portion of GA Hwy 120

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House Comm: Trans / Senate Comm: Trans / House Vote: Yeas 159 Nays 0 Senate Vote: Yeas 40 Nays 0 ---------------------------------------- House Action Senate ---------------------------------------- 1/23/95 Read 1st Time 1/31/95 1/24/95 Read 2nd Time 2/17/95 1/26/95 Favorably Reported 2/16/95 Am Committee Amend/Sub 1/30/95 Read 3rd Time 3/14/95 1/30/95 Passed/Adopted 3/14/95 CA Comm/Floor Amend/Sub 4/6/95 Sent to Governor 4/11/95 Signed by Governor 25 Act/Veto Number 4/11/95 Effective Date ---------------------------------------- Code Sections amended:
HR 94 HR 94/CA H. R. No. 94 (AM) By: Representatives Watts of the 26th, Murphy of the 18th and Barnes of the 33rd A RESOLUTION 1- 1 Honoring Charles Hardy and designating a portion of Georgia 1- 2 Highway 120 as the "Charles Hardy Parkway"; and for other 1- 3 purposes. 1- 4 WHEREAS, Charles Hardy is a native of Paulding County and is 1- 5 the son of Simmie Hardy and the late John P. Hardy of Hiram, 1- 6 Georgia; and 1- 7 WHEREAS, Charles Hardy has been married to Jeanette Hardy 1- 8 for forty-three years and is a dedicated family man; and 1- 9 WHEREAS, Charles Hardy has excelled in every business 1-10 endeavor in which he has ever been a participant, including 1-11 Dallas Dragstrip, a mobile home dealership, and the building 1-12 of over 700 houses; and 1-13 WHEREAS, Charles Hardy is the owner of Hardy Chevrolet, 1-14 Pontiac and Buick, Inc., five Hardy dealerships, and an 1-15 automobile auction; and 1-16 WHEREAS, Charles Hardy and Bill Elliott have now combined in 1-17 a Winston Cup NASCAR Race Team; and 1-18 WHEREAS, the Hardy businesses now employ over 175 people and 1-19 over the last five years have grossed over $350,000,000.00 1-20 and paid over $9,000,000.00 in sales taxes; and 1-21 WHEREAS, Charles Hardy is active in the community, being a 1-22 member of the Masonic Lodge and Yaarab Shrine Temple of 1-23 Atlanta; and 1-24 WHEREAS, through his efforts, over $1,000,000.00 has been 1-25 donated by Charles Hardy or through his direct efforts to 1-26 the benefit of 22 Shrine hospitals. 1-27 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF 1-28 GEORGIA that this body hereby honors and expresses its 1-29 appreciation to Charles Hardy for his many invaluable 1-30 contributions to his community and state. 1-31 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the portion of Georgia Highway 1-32 120 extending from the Cobb - Paulding County line to U.S. 1-33 Highway 278 in Paulding County is designated as the "Charles 1-34 Hardy Parkway." H. R. No. 94 -1- (Index) HR 94/CA 2- 1 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Department of Transportation 2- 2 is authorized and directed to erect and maintain appropriate 2- 3 signs so designating said road. 2- 4 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Clerk of the House of 2- 5 Representatives is authorized and directed to transmit an 2- 6 appropriate copy of this resolution to Mr. Charles Hardy. H. R. No. 94 -2- (Index)

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