Recent News


It was a very productive week in the General Assembly as both the Senate and House advanced several bills on their calendars. Action was taken on several bills that reflect SCAC policy positions, which will be discussed below.

Local Government Fund (LGF) and the State Budget

Local Government Fund - H. 3137. H. 3137 encompasses SCAC's policy position regarding the LGF. The bill received several additional sponsors this week (Reps. Murphy, Chellis, Kimmons... Read more


The General Assembly wrapped up its third week of session this week. The House and Senate continued to spend the bulk of their time meeting in subcommittee and committee to be able to advance legislation to the floor. The Governor also gave his State of the State address to a joint session of the General Assembly Wednesday evening.

Tort Claims Act Damages Increase - S. 7

The Senate Judiciary Committee met on Tuesday to consider S. 7, which raises the existing caps on... Read more


The newest issue of Carolina Counties is now available online. Click this link to read the latest news from SCAC.Read more


The General Assembly was back in Columbia this week. The Senate did not meet in regular session; however, they did conduct subcommittee and committee meetings in order to advance bills to the floor. The House met in regular session, introduced new legislation, and also conducted meetings to move legislation to the floor.

Tort Claims Act Damages Increase - S. 7

A Senate Judiciary subcommittee met on Tuesday to consider S. 7, which raises the existing caps on damages found in... Read more


The newly-revised third edition of the Handbook for County Clerks to Council in South Carolina is now available online. Download Handbook for Clerks to Council.Read more