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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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  • Executive order no. 8 

    McNair, Robert E.; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 1966-02-09)
    This executive order by Governor Robert E. McNair suspends the Honorable H. H. Medlin as Magistrate for Clarendon County.
  • Executive order no. 7 

    McNair, Robert E.; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 1966-02-01)
    Governor Robert McNair commissions the Honorable Ralph W. Drake, Probate Judge of Greenville County, South Carolina, to preside in the Court of Probate for Laurens County in all matters relating to the administration of ...
  • Executive order no. 2018-17 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor; McMaster, Henry (South Carolina State Library, 2018-04-30)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster orders that all flags on state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset on Monday, April 30, 2018, in tribute to Deputy James L Kirk, Jr. of the Lancaster ...
  • Public safety telecommunicators week 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972-; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2015-04)
    This proclamation from Governor Nikki Haley proclaims April 12-19, 2015 as Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.
  • State of South Carolina executive office Columbia proclamation 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor; McNair, Robert E. (South Carolina State Library, 1966-04)
    This proclamation from Governor Robert E. McNair proclaims that the use of any fire on or adjacent to any forests, woodlands, brushlands, or grasslands of the state shall be null and void due to weather conditions improving.
  • State of South Carolina executive office Columbia proclamation 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor; McNair, Robert E. (South Carolina State Library, 1966-03-31)
    This proclamation from Governor Robert E. McNair proclaims that the use of any fire on or adjacent to any forests, woodlands, brushlands, or grasslands of the state shall be prohibited beyond the limits of any incorporated ...
  • Disability employment awareness month 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972-; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2015-10)
    This proclamation from Governor Nikki Haley proclaims October 2015 as Disability Employment Awareness Month.
  • Disabilities awareness month 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972-; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2015-03)
    This proclamation from Governor Nikki Haley proclaims March 2015 as Disabilities Awareness Month.
  • Assistance dog week 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972-; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2016-08)
    This proclamation from Governor Nikki Haley proclaims August 7-13, 2016 as Assistance Dog Week.
  • Advocacy day for access and independence 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor; Haley, Nikki, 1972- (South Carolina State Library, 2015-04)
    This proclamation from Governor Nikki R. Haley proclaims April 16, 2015 as Advocacy Day for Access and Independence.
  • Americans with disabilities act 25th anniversary day 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor; Haley, Nikki, 1972- (South Carolina State Library, 2015-07)
    This proclamation from Governor Nikki R. Haley proclaims July 25th, 2015 as Americans with Disabilities Act 25th Anniversary Day.
  • Veto of R-230, S. 1160 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2018-05-19)
    Governor Henry McMaster vetoes R-230, S. 1160, which seeks to authorize the Board of Trustees of the Charleston County School District to receive a monthly stipend and to set the amount of the same.
  • Veto of R-272, H. 4973 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2018-05-19)
    Governor Henry McMaster vetoes R-272, H. 4973, which principally pertains to special motor vehicle license plates for former members of the General Assembly.
  • Veto of R-237, H. 3209 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2018-05-19)
    Governor Henry McMaster vetoes R-237, H. 3209, which seeks to, inter alia, expand the universe of criminal convictions that individuals can have expunged from their records and prevent most employers from considering such ...
  • Executive order no. 2018-19 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2018-06-04)
    Governor Henry McMaster amends Executive Order 2017-43 to include a seven-day limitation on initial opioid prescriptions for acute and postoperative pain management.
  • Executive order no. 2018-18 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2018-05-30)
    Due to the existing emergency in the State of North Carolina, this executive order by Governor Henry McMaster suspends the federal commercial trucking rules and regulations that restrict certain registration, permitting, ...
  • Executive order no. 2018-16 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2018-04-23)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster proclaims an emergency due to low staffing levels at the Department of Corrections and directs that hiring at the Department be expedited.
  • Executive order no. 2018-15 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2018-04-17)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster declares that William D. Lewis shall be suspended from his office of Sheriff of Greenville County and appoints Johnny Mack Brown as sheriff.
  • Vulnerable Adult Awareness Month 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2018-02)
    This proclamation from Governor Henry McMaster proclaims February 2018 as Vulnerable Adult Awareness Month.
  • Executive order no. 2018-13 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2018-03-21)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster declares that an emergency exists as a result of the crash at 1-26 and Secondary Route 50 and direct the South Carolina Department of Transportation to undertake actions to ...

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