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South Carolina

South Carolina

South Carolina (SC)


Capital: Columbia

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State Code

Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
5,084,127
Population 2017 5,021,219
Population 2016 4,958,235
Below Poverty 2018 12.8
Below Poverty 2017 15.4
Below Poverty 2016 15.3
Employment – Population Ratio 2018
56.0
Employment – Population Ratio 2017 55.9
Employment – Population Ratio 2016 56.1
Unemployed 2018 3.4
Unemployed 2017 4.3
Unemployed 2016 5.0
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 1,435
STATE FACTS
At the Riverbanks Zoological Park in Columbia, more than 2,000 animals thrive in recreated natural habitats with no bars or cages.
Myrtle Beach is the center of the Grand Strand, a 60-mile crescent of beach on the South Carolina coast. Myrtle Beach has developed into one of the premier resort destinations on the East Coast.
The first battle of the Civil War took place at Fort Sumter.

 

 

 

Government

ELECTED OFFICIALS
 Governor
 Henry McMaster (R)
 Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette (R)
 Attorney General Alan Wilson (R)
 Secretary of State Mark Hammond (R)
 State Senate Control R – 27; D – 19
 State House Control R – 80; D – 44

 

Legislative Process

LEGISLATIVE DATES AND DEADLINES
Convenes January 8, 2019
Sine Die Adjournment May 9, 2019
Committee Action Deadlines N/A
Crossover Deadline April 10, 2019
Carryover from Previous Session Yes (2019 – 2020)
Governor’s Signing Deadline (in session) Five days, Sundays excepted
Governor’s Signing Deadline (after adjournment) Two days after the next meeting of the legislature
Veto Override 2/3 majority
Legislation Effective Date 20th day after approval by the governor

 

Notable Laws & Legislation

Security Breach Notification Law

 

Enforcement

Consumer Complaints

 

Trade Associations

  • South Carolina Financial Services Association

 

Political Geography


Map of Legislative Districts
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County Map
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