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Executive Orders

2018-62 - Amending S.C. Floodwater Commission

2018-61 - Suspending Certain Transportation Regulations Due to State of Emergency in North Carolina

2018-60 -  Lowering Flags in Tribute to Former President George H.W. Bush and Declaring December 5, 2018, as a Day of Remembrance throughout the State of South Carolina

2018-59 - Transfer of Disaster Recovery to the Department of Administration

2018-58 - Declaring Vacancy on ETV Commission

2018-57 - Appointing Member to Fill Vacancy on Dorchester County Council

2018-56 - Lowering Flags in Tribute to Former Congresswoman Liz Patterson

2018-55 - Lowering Flags in Tribute to Assistant Chief Dennis Straight

2018-54 - Declaring Vacancy on Citadel Board of Visitors

2018-53 - Granting Paid leave to State Employees Due to Hurricane Michael

2018-52 - Ordering that the flags atop the State Capitol be lowered to half-staff in honor of Investigator Farrah Turner of Florence.

2018-51 - Reinstating Mohsen A. Baddourah to Columbia City Council

2018-50 - Authorization of the South Carolina Floodwater Commission

2018-49 - Consolidation of Recent EOs Suspending Transportation Regulations

2018-48 - State of Emergency Due to Flooding and Potential Effects of Hurricane Michael

2018-47 - Additional Transportation Waivers for Hurricane Florence

2018-46 - Ordering that the flags atop the State Capitol be lowered to half-staff in honor of Sgt. Terrence Carraway of Florence.

2018-45 - Granting Paid Leave to Georgetown County State Employees During Flooding

2018-44 - Release of Remaining Mandatory Medical Evacuations Due to Effects of Hurricane Florence

2018-43 - Evacuating Two Healthcare Facilities in Georgetown County

2018-42 - State of Emergency Due to Major Disaster and Aftermath of Hurricane Florence

2018-41 - Suspension of Nicole Holland

2018-40 - Mandatory Medical Evacuation for Three Healthcare Facilities

2018-39 - Granting Paid Leave to State Employees Due to Hazardous Weather

2018-38 - Granting Paid Leave to State Employees Due to State of Emergency

2018-37 - Suspending Daniel Edward Johnson as Solicitor for the Fifth Judicial Circuit

2018-36 - Rescinding Georgetown and Horry County Restrictions

2018-35 - Partial Closure Rescission, Excepting Georgetown and Horry

2018-34 - Partial Evacuation Recission

2018-33 - Rescheduling Local Election Due to Hurricane Florence

2018-32 - Partial Closure Rescission

2018-31 - Partial Evacuation Rescission

2018-30 - School and Government Office Closures

2018-29 - Hurricane Florence Evacuation Order

2018-28 - Mandatory Medical Evacuation of Healthcare Facilities

2018-27 - Suspending Certain Motor Vehicle Regulations Due to Emergency

2018-26 - Declaration of State of Emergency (Hurricane Florence)

2018-25 - Ordering that the flags atop the State Capitol be lowered to half-staff in honor of Senator John McCain

2018-24 - Ordering Special Election for Town of Govan

2018-23 - Removing Ware Falls Mayor John Kay Hansen from office

2018-22 - Ordering that the flags atop the State Capitol be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in honor of SFC Christopher A. Celiz

2018-21 -  Ordering SCDHHS to Utilize Carry Forward Funds to Continue Family Planning Program and to Terminate Abortion Clinics

2018-20 Appointing of Commission to Investigate Annexation of Certain Areas in Horry County and Georgetown County

2018-19 - Conforming EO 2017-43’s Opioid Prescription Limitation with Act 201 of 2018

2018-18 - Temporary Suspension of Certain Motor Vehicle Regulations Based on State of Emergency in North Carolina

2018-17 - Ordering that the flags atop the State Capitol be lowered to half-staff on Monday, April 30, 2018, in honor of Deputy James L. Kirk, Jr. of the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office

2018-16 - Waiver of Regulations to Expedite Procurement and Assist with Staffing at the Department of Corrections

2018-15 - Removing Greenville Sheriff Will Lewis from Office, and appointing former Greenville County Sheriff Johnny Mack Brown to serve as interim.

2018-14 - Ordering that the flags atop the State Capitol be lowered to half-staff on March 2, 2018, in honor of Corporal Dale Hallman of the Saluda County Sheriff’s Office

2018-13 - Directing Action to Replace Collapsed Bridge and Request Federal Relief

2018-12 - Protecting Religious Liberty & Providing Regulatory Relief to Faith-Based Organizations

2018-11 Ordering that the flags atop the State Capitol be lowered to half-staff on March 2, 2018, in honor of Rev. Billy Graham

2018-10 - Ordering SC State Guard to Assist Correctional Facilities

2018-09 - Appointing Charles J. Mock, Jr. to serve as Clarendon County Coroner

2018-08 - Granting State Employees Pay for January 17 and 18

2018-07 - Ordering that the flags atop the State Capitol be lowered to half-staff on January 26, 2018, in honor of Specialist Javion S. Sullivan, United States Army of the York County Sheriff’s Office

2018-06 - Ordering that the flags atop the State Capitol be lowered to half-staff on January 22, 2018, in honor of Detective Michael R. Doty of the York County Sheriff’s Office

2018-05 - Waiving HOS and weight requirements due to wintry weather (NC)

2018-04 - Waiving HOS and weight requirements due to wintry weather (GA)

2018-03 - (declaring January 3-4, 2018, additional legal holidays for banks and savings and loan institutions)

2018-02 - (granting leave with pay to certain state employees due to hazardous weather conditions on January 3, 4, 5, and 8, 2018)

2018-01 - (granting leave with pay to certain state employees due to hazardous weather conditions on December 8, 2017)

2017-45 - Waiving HOS Requirements due to NC Emergency

2017-44 - Appointing E. Madison “Matt” Stokes to serve as Orangeburg County Treasurer

2017-43 - Directing the Department of Health and Human Services to Develop a Policy for Prescribing, Dispensing, and Administering Controlled Substances

2017-42 - Proclamation of a Statewide Public Health Emergency and Establishment of the Opioid Emergency Response Team

2017-41 - Ordering that the flags atop the State Capitol be lowered to half-staff on December 13, 2017, in tribute to Corporal Chapman of the Johnston Police Department

2017-40 - Ordering that the flags atop the State Capitol be lowered to half-staff on December 9, 2017, in honor of Chief Justice Earnest A. Finney, Jr.

2017-39 - Appointment of Edgefield County Coroner

2017-38  - Ordering that the flags atop the State Capitol be lowered to half-staff on November 27, 2017, in honor of Iris Rhodes Campbell

2017-37 - Granting Pay to Additional State Employees in Connection with Hurricane Irma

2017-36 - Suspending James H. Harrison as a Member of the Board of Visitors of The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, Following his Indictment by the State Grand Jury

2017-35 - Extending Assistance of National Guard to Puerto Rico

2017-34 - Appointing Register of Mesne Conveyance for Charleston County

2017-33 - SC National Guard on State Duty in Support of Puerto Rico

2017-32 - Granting Pay to State Employees

2017-31 - Appointing Barnwell County Treasurer

2017-30 - Sending National Guard Assistance to Florida Following Irma

2017-29 - Rescind 2017-22

2017-28 - Declaring September 6-12, 2017 Legal Holidays

2017-27 - Lifting Hurricane Irma Evacuation Order

2017-26 - Lifting Hurricane Irma Evacuation Order

2017-25 - Hurricane Irma Evacuation Order

2017-24 - Rescinding Evacuation Order for Charleston, Dorchester, Berkeley, Georgetown and Horry

2017-23 - Evacuation of Healthcare Facilities

2017-22 - Direction to Evaluate  Dams and Reservoirs to Protect Life and Property

2017- 21 - Waiving HOS and weight requirements due to Hurricane Irma

2017- 20 - Declaration of State of Emergency (Irma)

2017- 19 - Waiving HOS and weight requirements due to Hurricane Harvey

2017- 18 - Declaration of State of Emergency (Harvey)

2017- 17 - Placing SC National Guard on State Duty in Support of Texas (Harvey)  

2017-16 – Suspending Michael Andrew Singleton from Norway Town Council

2017-15 - Ordering State Agencies to Cease Providing State or Local Funds to Medical Practices Affiliated with Abortion Clinics

2017-14 - Appointing Edgefield County Probate Judge

2017- 13 - Declaring Reciprocal Transportation Emergency for North Carolina

2017-12 - Ordering New Special Referendum Election for Pelham–Batesville Fire District

2017-11 - Updating South Carolina Emergency Operations Plan

2017-10 - Appointing Williamsburg County Auditor

2017-09 - Ordering a Review of Cabinet Agency Regulations

2017-08 - Establishing the South Carolina Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Executive Oversight Group

2017-07 - Appointment of Cindy Chitty as Dorchester County Treasurer

2017-06 - Granting Leave with Pay to State Employees

2017-05 - Suspending Mohsen A. Baddourah from Columbia City Council

2017-04 - Accepting Resignation of Rep. Mick Mulvaney and Ordering Special Election for S.C. Fifth Congressional District

2014-22  - Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Council

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