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

Recent Submissions

  • Signing statement – R-265, H. 3346 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2022-06-22)
    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 ...
  • Signing statement – R-249, H. 4075 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2022-05-23)
    This signing statement amends numerous aspects of existing law related to the South Carolina Sex Offender Registry Act.
  • Signing statement – R-237, S. 533 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2022-05-26)
    This signing statement prohibits the use of section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to pay wages less than the federal minimum wage to individuals with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation also ...
  • Signing statement – R-178, S. 934 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2022-05-18)
    This signing statement addresses the appointment of a licensed architect to the South Carolina Building Codes Council.
  • Signing statement – R-141, H. 3205 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2022-04-13)
    This signing statement addresses a joint resolution making an application to Congress to call a convention of the states for purposes of proposing amendments to limit the power of the federal government.
  • Signing Statement – H.3726 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor; McMaster, Henry (South Carolina State Library, 2017-04-25)
    This signing statement addresses South Carolina's $22 billion unfunded pension liability.
  • Signing Statement – R324, S.940 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972- (South Carolina State Library, 2014-06-24)
    This written statement addresses bill R324, S.94, relating to the Education Capital Improvements sales and use tax. The governor sometimes releases a written statement alongside signing a bill with remarks on the bill, ...
  • Signing Statement – R237, S.1172 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972- (South Carolina State Library, 2014-06-03)
    This written statement addresses bill R237, S.1172, a bill that establishes a cultural district designation program at the South Carolina Arts Commission. The governor sometimes releases a written statement alongside ...
  • Signing Statement – R204, H.5253 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972- (South Carolina State Library, 2014-05-28)
    This written statement addresses bill R204, H.5253, a Joint Resolution that forgives days missed due to inclement weather in several school districts across the state. The governor sometimes releases a written statement ...
  • Signing statement – R. 139, S.699 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972- (South Carolina State Library, 2014-03-13)
    This written statement addresses bill R. 139, S.699, which codifies the commercial fertilizer inspection fee that has been imposed in part through budget proviso for many years The governor sometimes releases a written ...
  • Signing Statement - S.163 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972- (South Carolina State Library, 2013-05-08)
  • Signing Statement - S.191 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972- (South Carolina State Library, 2013-06-07)
  • Signing Statement - H.5051 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972- (South Carolina State Library, 2012-06-11)
  • Signing Statement - H.4487 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972- (South Carolina State Library, 2012-06-11)
  • Signing Statement - S.1492 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972- (South Carolina State Library, 2012-06-07)
  • Signing Statement - H.4801 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972- (South Carolina State Library, 2012-06-26)
  • Signing Statement - H3506 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972- (South Carolina State Library, 2012-06-18)
  • Signing Statement - H.4665 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972- (South Carolina State Library, 2012-06-18)
  • Signing Statement - H.4594 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972- (South Carolina State Library, 2012-02-01)
  • Signing Statement - H.3360 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972- (South Carolina State Library, 2013-06-24)