The Office of the Governor operates pursuant to Article IV, Sections 1-21 of the South Carolina Constitution and SC Code of Laws 1-3-10, et seq. The Executive Control of State is comprised of the Governor, the Governor’s senior advisors, and support staff.

The senior advisors assist the Governor in formulating policy and carrying out his initiative through legislation, executive order, and policy statements. Programmatic responsibilities of the Office of Executive Policy and Programs are coordinated through the Executive Control of State.

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  • State of South Carolina Governor's proclamation : Black History Month 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2021-02)
    Governor Henry McMaster proclaims February 2021 as Black History Month.
  • Executive budget highlights Fiscal Year 2021-22 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01-08)
    This PowerPoint is a short summary of the governor's overall budget.
  • Executive budget summary FY 2021-22 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01-08)
    This is a short summary of the governor's overall budget.
  • Executive budget, state of South Carolina Fiscal Year 2021-22 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01-04)
    Each year the Office of the Governor presents an Executive Budget to the General Assembly, consisting of a "complete and itemized plan of all proposed expenditures for each state department, bureau, division, officer, ...
  • Executive order no. 2021-09 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2021-02-08)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster removes Amy V. Cofield from the office of Director of the State Accident Fund.
  • Executive order no. 2021-08 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2021-02-06)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster declares a state of emergency in South Carolina due to the COVID-19 pandemic and orders appropriate emergency measures, protection of first responders, transportation waivers, ...
  • Executive order no. 2021-07 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01-22)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster declares a state of emergency in South Carolina due to the COVID-19 pandemic and orders appropriate emergency measures, protection of first responders, transportation waivers, ...
  • Executive order no. 2021-06 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01-19)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster reinstates Edward James McIver as a member of the Florence School District 1 Board of Trustees.
  • Executive order no. 2021-05 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01-19)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster requires that flags on state buildings be flown at half-staff on January 20, 2021 due to the death of Lance Corporal Melton Gore of the Horry County Police Department who ...
  • Executive order no. 2021-04 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01-12)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster requires that flags on state buildings be flown at half-staff on January 13, 2021 due to the death of Deputy Jonathan David Price of the Marion County Sheriff's Office who ...
  • Executive order no. 2021-03 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01-07)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster declares a state of emergency in South Carolina due to the COVID-19 pandemic and orders appropriate emergency measures, protection of first responders, transportation waivers, ...
  • Executive order no. 2021-02 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01-06)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster requires that flags on state buildings be flown at half-staff on January 8, 2021 due to the death of Sergeant Gordon W. Best of the North Myrtle Beach Department of Public ...
  • Executive order no. 2021-01 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01-04)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster appoints Suzette C. Murphy as Auditor of Lancaster County due to a vacancy there.
  • Executive order no. 2020-77 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2020-12-23)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster declares a public health emergency for the State of South Carolina due to the COVID-19 crisis.
  • Executive order no. 2020-76 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2020-12-18)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster suspends Dalhi Nanette Myers from the office of a member of the Richland County Council and appoints Cheryl D. English to take her place.
  • Executive order no. 2020-75 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2020-12-08)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster declares a state of emergency due to the COVID-19 crisis.
  • Executive order no. 2020-74 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2020-12-04)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster requires that flags on the state capital building be flown at half-staff on December 6, 2020 due to the death of Judge G. Ross Anderson.
  • Guidelines for re-opening festivals & special events 

    AccelerateSC (2020-11-12)
    The recommendations set forth in the following pages are specific to the reopening of community festivals and special events in South Carolina and are intended for use by event planners, local officials, participating ...
  • Guidelines for overnight camps 

    AccelerateSC (2020-11-02)
    These recommendations are intended to provide general operating guidelines for overnight camps during the coronavirus crisis.
  • Guidelines for motorsports facilities 

    AccelerateSC (2020-10-27)
    The purpose of these guidelines is to allow the public to again enjoy motorsports events while providing standards that encourage public health and safety.

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