Signing Statements

The governor sometimes releases a written statement alongside signing a bill with remarks on the bill, including concerns or limitations.

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    [Signing statement R-52, H. 3905]
    (South Carolina State Library, 2023-05-16) McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor
    This signing statement pertains to the Edgefield County Water and Sewer Authority so as to provide for filling a vacancy on the governing board based on physical or mental incapacitation or nonattendance and to increase penalties for injuring or destroying the Authority’s facilities.
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    [Signing statement R-12, S. 657]
    (South Carolina State Library, 2023-04-25) McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor
    This signing statement pertains to the Chester County Natural Gas Authority so as to alter the composition of the Authority's governing board and the method of appointing its members.
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    [Signing statement – R-2, H. 3254]
    (South Carolina State Library, 2023-03-03) McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor
    This signing statement addresses the repeal of the provision imposing limitations on the allowable amount of cash reserves for Dorchester County School District nos. 2 and 4.
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    Signing statement – R-265, H. 3346
    (South Carolina State Library, 2022-06-22) McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor
    This signing statement will increase the required annual General Fund appropriations to the State’s General Reserve Fund from 5% to 7% and the appropriations to the Capital Reserve Fund from 2% to 3%, effective upon ratification of the constitutional amendments recently proposed by R-261, S. 1106.
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    Signing statement – R-249, H. 4075
    (South Carolina State Library, 2022-05-23) McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor
    This signing statement amends numerous aspects of existing law related to the South Carolina Sex Offender Registry Act.