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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD ANNOUNCES SWEARING IN OF WILLIAM CLYBURN, JR. AS BOARD MEMBER FOR FULL TERM
Surface Transportation Board (Board) Chairman Linda J. Morgan announced today that William Clyburn, Jr., was formally sworn in to be a Member of the Surface Transportation Board following his United States Senate confirmation on February 22, 1999.
Vice Chairman Clyburn, a Democrat from South Carolina, was nominated to the Board on September 2, 1997, by President Clinton and began service December 21, 1998, through a Presidential recess appointment on December 18, 1998, (see Surface Transportation Board "News" release No. 98-87 issued December 28, 1998). President Clinton subsequently resubmitted the Vice Chairman's nomination in the 106th Congress, and the United States Senate confirmed his nomination on February 22, for a term to expire on December 31, 2000.