Governors of South Carolina write veto messages to the General Assembly when they veto a bill. Usually the veto message is addressed to the Speaker of the House of Representatives or President of the Senate, and includes an explanation of the veto.

Recent Submissions

  • Veto of R-127, S.662 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor; McMaster, Henry (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06-09)
    Governor Henry McMaster vetoes a bill that seeks to consolidate public school districts in Orangeburg County,
  • Veto of R-128, H.3720 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor; McMaster, Henry (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06-12)
    Governor Henry McMaster vetoes certain line items from the FY 2017-18 General Appropriations Act including housekeeping, promoting sustainable health services, responsible use of taxpayer dollars, protecting natural capital, ...
  • Veto of R-51, H.3516 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor; McMaster, Henry (South Carolina State Library, 2017-05-09)
    Governor Henry McMaster vetoes a bill that raises the gas tax in an effort to address the needs of South Carolina's roads, bridges and highways.
  • Veto of R-2, S.310 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2017-02-28)
    Because of constitutional issues, this veto message from Governor Henry McMaster vetoes a bill which seeks to allow the town of Camden to annex a specific parcel of commercial real property from the county of Kershaw.
  • Veto of R-4, H.3462 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2017-02-28)
    This veto message from Governor Henry McMaster vetoes a bill which extends the terms of members of Florence County School District Number Three school board due to constitutional concerns.
  • Veto of R249, S.1297 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972-; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2016-06-06)
    This veto message from Governor Nikki Haley vetoes a bill that unconstitutionally sets forth how the members of the Chesterfield County School District Board receive per diem.
  • Veto of R.178, S.1016 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972-; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2016-05-16)
    This veto message from Governor Nikki Haley vetoes a bill that requires prescriptions from a licensed optometrist or ophthalmologist to receive glasses or contacts based on an in-person comprehensive eye examination.
  • Veto of R230, S.973 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972-; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2016-06-06)
    This veto message from Governor Nikki Haley vetoes a bill that earmarks 2.25 percent of insurance premium tax receipts for Forestry Commission and other local functions.
  • Veto of R287, H.5270 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972-; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2016-06-08)
    This veto message from Governor Nikki Haley vetoes a bill that would allow the state to collect dues for the Society of Former Agents of the State Law Enforcement Division because the government should not serve as a dues ...
  • Veto of R208, H.5011 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972-; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2016-05-26)
    This veto message from Governor Nikki Haley vetoes a bill that would allow local governments to increase taxes on citizens without a public vote.

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