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 : Child Care Provider Appreciation Day 

    Unknown author (South Carolina State Library, 2021-05)
    Governor Henry McMaster proclaims May 7, 2021 as Child Care Provider Appreciation Day.
  • State of South Carolina Governor's proclamation : Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2021-05)
    Governor Henry McMaster proclaims May 2021 as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and May 27, 2021 as Asian American and Pacific Islander Business Day.
  • Executive order no. 2021-25 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2021-05-22)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster declares that an emergency still exists due to COVID-19 and gives measures to be taken.
  • Executive order no. 2021-24 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2021-05-13)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster issues transportation waivers due to the ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline Company.
  • Executive order no. 2021-23 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2021-05-11)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster directs emergency measures be taken with regards to face coverings, vaccine passports, healthcare services, social distancing and voluntary COVID-19 testing,
  • State of South Carolina Governor's proclamation : Second Chance Month 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor; McMaster, Henry (South Carolina State Library, 2021-04)
    Governor Henry McMaster proclaims April 2021 as Second Chance Month and April 26-30, 2021 as Reentry Week.
  • Executive order no. 2021-22 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor; McMaster, Henry (South Carolina State Library, 2021-05-07)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster declares that a state emergency still exists and emergency measures are still in effect.
  • Executive order no. 2021-21 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor; McMaster, Henry (South Carolina State Library, 2021-04-30)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster orders a run-off election for the office of Mayor for the Town of Estill.
  • Executive order no. 2021-20 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor; McMaster, Henry (South Carolina State Library, 2021-04-22)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster directs emergency measurers, transportation waivers and enforcement measures be continued during the COVID 19 pandemic.
  • Guidelines for motorsports facilities 

    AccelerateSC (2021-03-03)
    The purpose of these guidelines is to allow the public to again enjoy motorsports events while providing standards that encourage public health and safety.
  • Guidelines for mass gatherings or large community events 

    AccelerateSC (2021-03-03)
    This interim guidance is intended for organizers and staff responsible for planning mass gatherings or large community events in South Carolina. A mass gathering is a planned or spontaneous event with a large number of ...
  • State of South Carolina Governor's proclamation : Autism Awareness Month and World Autism Awareness Day 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor; McMaster, Henry (South Carolina State Library, 2021-04)
    Governor Henry McMaster proclaims April 2021 as Autism Awareness Month and April 2, 2021 as World Autism Awareness Day.
  • Executive order no. 2021-19 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor; McMaster, Henry (South Carolina State Library, 2021-04-12)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster orders the Department of Social Services to prevent placements of unaccompanied migrant children into residential group care facilities or other foster care facilities in ...
  • Executive order no. 2021-18 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor; McMaster, Henry (South Carolina State Library, 2021-04-07)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster declares that a state of emergency still exists due to the COVID-19 pandemic and directs measures to taken to mitigate the pandemic including emergency measures, transportation ...
  • Executive order no. 2021-17 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2021-04-01)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster directs pharmaceutical and medical supply industries to maximize their involvement in procuring and manufacturing medical supplies.
  • Executive order no. 2021-16 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2021-03-26)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster grants leave with pay to state employees in certain counties due to the closing of state offices caused by hazardous weather conditions.
  • Executive order no. 2021-15 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2021-03-23)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster declares that a state of emergency still exists due to the COVID-19 pandemic and directs measures to taken to mitigate the pandemic including emergency measures, transportation ...
  • Executive order no. 2021-14 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2021-03-12)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster orders that flags be flown at half-staff on March 13, 2021 in honor of Fire Chief William Edward McNeill, Jr, who died in the line of duty.
  • Executive order no. 2021-13 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2021-03-08)
    This executive order by Governor Henry McMaster declares that a state of emergency still exists due to the COVID-19 pandemic and directs measures to taken to mitigate the pandemic including emergency measures, transportation ...
  • Guidelines for re-opening festivals & special events 

    AccelerateSC (2021-03-03)
    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 ...

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