SC Legislative Update – 5.14.24
SC Legislative Update By Ben Homeyer At 5:00 pm on Thursday, May 9th, the SC General Assembly gaveled out ‘Sine Die’, Latin for “without a day”, marking the end of the 2023-2024 Legislative Session. Members will return to Columbia for a few key dates in June to hold conference committees, including the budget, and for...
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SC Legislative Update – 5.1.24
SC Legislative Update By Ben Homeyer Six official days remain in the Session for the General Assembly. The House and Senate will return after Sine a die for a few key dates in June- Supreme Court Election the week of June 5th, June 18-20th for budget conference committee, and June 26th for vetoes.  Senate Finance...
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SC Legislative Update – 4.15.24
SC Legislative Update By Ben Homeyer Twelve official legislative days remain in the session.  The crossover deadline has come and gone and the bodies are ready for a final push this session.   Senate Finance completed work on its version of the budget and will await the full Senate taking it up next week.  Allocating roughly...
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SC Legislative Update – 4.1.24
SC Legislative Update By Ben Homeyer Things have been busy the last few weeks at the State House as only six weeks remain until they adjourn on May 9th. The House will be taking its second furlough week April 1-5 and crossover day is April 10th.  Any bill that has not crossed from one body...
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SC Legislative Update – 3.14.24
SC Legislative Update By Ben Homeyer The House took up the budget this week and completed work Wednesday on their version of the $13+ billion state portion.  The bulk of the new $1.6 billion the House had to spend went towards tax relief with $500 million to property tax relief.  The Department of Transportation was...
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