Both chambers passed an almost $14 billion budget which includes income tax cuts and almost a billion dollars on road improvement.
Lawmakers will return June 15th and 28th to work on the budget, a select other specific bills and any vetoes from the governor.
Overall, the majority leader says this session has been a success.
COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — With just two more days of the legislative session to go, lawmakers are trying to get as much done as possible. However, there’s a lot on the calendar yet to be discussed. “The budget. I mean I figure we all know the budget has to get past. I think election reform would be second. People experience…
MEDICAL MARIJUANA: Veterans and cannabis advocates call on lawmakers to pass Compassionate Care Bill
Cannabis is helping not just veterans. One South Carolina mom spoke about the benefit it has for her daughter who suffers from epileptic seizures.
A House committee will hold a public hearing Monday on a bill to allow the use of medical marijuana in South Carolina.
The officers involved in Jamal’s death were fired, but one state senator believes an excessive force bill is needed in the state.
Part of the five new bills to be discussed by state lawmakers address making sure critical race theory is not taught in schools.
House bill 3620 would create penalty enhancements for specific crimes committed against a victim based on their race, sex, gender, sexual orientation or disability.
A special House committee working on drawing new districts based on the 2020 U.S. Census is crisscrossing South Carolina this week.