The South Carolina General Assembly will return on June 16 to take up the budget report, unfinished legislation that came from the Senate, the Capital Reserve Fund and the Supplemental Bill that the House passed.
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State Representative Rita Allison keeps her constituents up-to-date on legislative matters.
The South Carolina House of Representatives adjourned this past week after finishing a successful “crossover” period and getting important House legislation moved to the Senate. We’ve nearly completed our agenda with more than a month left in the session.
The South Carolina House and Senate will return to session this week. The Senate is busy working on the budget and, hopefully, ethics that has passed the House.
It was budget week at the South Carolina State House.
The House adjourned this past Wednesday due to inclement weather, shaving a legislative day from the calendar. But it was not before we moved on education reform, advanced an omnibus ethics reform bill and received an update on the state of South Carolina’s judicial system.
The South Carolina House of Representatives had a busy week producing an initial state budget, moving again on ethics reform, and continuing to push for increased transparency in government.
The House of Representatives, led by your Republican majority, made significant progress on regulatory reform, updating public safety laws and protecting the unborn this past week.
It would be easy to describe this past week as a “sprint in the midst of a legislative marathon.” We made significant strides in moving forward more ethics legislation, increasing transparency in government, ensuring our state is adequately prepared to deal with natural disasters and adding significant protections for the unborn.
Ethics was the topic on the floor of the South Carolina House this past week. Two bills were passed.
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