Governors of South Carolina write veto messages to the General Assembly when they veto a bill. Usually the veto message is addressed to the Speaker of the House of Representatives or President of the Senate, and includes an explanation of the veto.

Recent Submissions

  • Veto of R-127, S.662 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor; McMaster, Henry (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06-09)
    Governor Henry McMaster vetoes a bill that seeks to consolidate public school districts in Orangeburg County,
  • Veto of R-128, H.3720 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor; McMaster, Henry (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06-12)
    Governor Henry McMaster vetoes certain line items from the FY 2017-18 General Appropriations Act including housekeeping, promoting sustainable health services, responsible use of taxpayer dollars, protecting natural capital, ...
  • Veto of R-51, H.3516 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor; McMaster, Henry (South Carolina State Library, 2017-05-09)
    Governor Henry McMaster vetoes a bill that raises the gas tax in an effort to address the needs of South Carolina's roads, bridges and highways.
  • Veto of R-2, S.310 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2017-02-28)
    Because of constitutional issues, this veto message from Governor Henry McMaster vetoes a bill which seeks to allow the town of Camden to annex a specific parcel of commercial real property from the county of Kershaw.
  • Veto of R-4, H.3462 

    McMaster, Henry; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2017-02-28)
    This veto message from Governor Henry McMaster vetoes a bill which extends the terms of members of Florence County School District Number Three school board due to constitutional concerns.
  • Veto of R249, S.1297 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972-; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2016-06-06)
    This veto message from Governor Nikki Haley vetoes a bill that unconstitutionally sets forth how the members of the Chesterfield County School District Board receive per diem.
  • Veto of R.178, S.1016 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972-; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2016-05-16)
    This veto message from Governor Nikki Haley vetoes a bill that requires prescriptions from a licensed optometrist or ophthalmologist to receive glasses or contacts based on an in-person comprehensive eye examination.
  • Veto of R230, S.973 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972-; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2016-06-06)
    This veto message from Governor Nikki Haley vetoes a bill that earmarks 2.25 percent of insurance premium tax receipts for Forestry Commission and other local functions.
  • Veto of R287, H.5270 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972-; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2016-06-08)
    This veto message from Governor Nikki Haley vetoes a bill that would allow the state to collect dues for the Society of Former Agents of the State Law Enforcement Division because the government should not serve as a dues ...
  • Veto of R208, H.5011 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972-; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2016-05-26)
    This veto message from Governor Nikki Haley vetoes a bill that would allow local governments to increase taxes on citizens without a public vote.
  • Veto of R276, H.5002 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972-; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2016-06-08)
    This veto message from Governor Nikki Haley vetoes certain items in a Joint Resolution to Appropriate Monies from the Capital Reserve Fund.
  • Veto of R275, H.5001 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972-; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2016-06-08)
    This veto message from Governor Nikki Haley vetoes certain items contained within the Fiscal Year 2016-17 General Appropriations Act.
  • Veto of R268, H.4762 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972-; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2016-06-06)
    This veto message from Governor Nikki Haley vetoes a bill that allows county and local governments to increase taxes above existing statutory millage caps if it contains a significant amount of federally-owned forestland.
  • Veto of R.182, H.4717 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972-; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2016-05-16)
    This veto message from Governor Nikki Haley vetoes a bill would give farmers an additional $40 million in cash payments other small businesses will never receive because it is an unprecedented bailout for a single industry ...
  • Veto of R231, S.0980 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972-; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2016-06-08)
    This veto message from Governor Nikki Haley vetoes a bill that would prohibit a nonprofit mobile veterinary practice from operating within "eyesight" of a privately owned veterinarian practice.
  • Veto of R200, H.3849 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972-; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2016-05-27)
    This veto message from Governor Nikki Haley vetoes a bill limiting public disclosure of certain records relevant to teacher evaluations currently subject to the Freedom of Information Act.
  • Veto of R298, H.3440 

    Haley, Nikki, 1972-; South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2016-05-27)
    This veto message from Governor Nikki Haley vetoes a bill that imposes new regulations for adult moped drivers.
  • Veto of R88, S.707 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2013-06-17)
    This veto message from Governor Nikki Haley vetoes a bill that grants authority to the City of Columbia to commission members of its fire department to become certified law enforcement officers to investigate arson and ...
  • Veto of R265, S.580 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2012-06-18)
    This veto message from Governor Nikki Haley vetoes a bill that exempts additional categories of professionals from the licensure and regulation provisions in Chapter 18, Title 40 that apply to private security and investigates ...
  • Veto of R246, H.5315 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor (South Carolina State Library, 2012-06-11)
    This veto message from Governor Nikki Haley vetoes a Joint Resolution that exempts the students of Stall High School from making-up two days missed in January due to a gas leak.

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