Legislative Updates

While the Legislature is in session from January through May of each year, we post a weekly Legislative Update. If you would like these updates delivered to your inbox, you can sign up for the mailing list. We also issue Action Alerts on critical, time sensitive issues and provide the tools you need to contact your elected officials.

Legislative Updates 2021: April 12-16 - April 19th, 2021

With just four weeks remaining in the 2021 Legislative Session, Energy & State Policy Director Shelley Robbins offers a deep dive on a unique tool SC Senators can use to stall a bill, as well as the latest updates on the proposed breakup of DHEC, Santee Cooper reform, several new bills filed and others we are tracking. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2021: April 5-9 - April 12th, 2021

There are five weeks left in this year's Legislative Session, though there may be some extended work after "sine die" on the budget as South Carolina's economy continues to exceed expectations and revenues grow. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2021: March 29-April 2 - April 5th, 2021

With only 6 weeks remaining in this year's Legislative Session — and a handful of days until the April 10 crossover date — Energy & State Policy Director Shelley Robbins shares the latest news on several bills we are tracking, as well as a deep dive into the bill to break up the Department of Health and Environmental Services. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2021: March 22-26 - March 28th, 2021

The General Assembly now has 7 weeks of deliberations ahead before they finish the year on May 13. Read the latest updates on bills we are tracking in the latest Legislative Update. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2021: March 15-19 - March 22nd, 2021

As we head toward the April 10 crossover date, the pace has picked up. This week's Legislative Update from Energy & State Policy Director Shelley Robbins includes *a lot* of bill updates, including an unexpected floor fight on S. 525, the Pyrolysis Bill. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2021: March 8-12 - March 15th, 2021

We are halfway through the Spring 2021 Legislative Session! Read on for the latest updates on several bills we are tracking, as well as a deep dive on the Solar HOA Bill. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2021: March 1-5 - March 8th, 2021

Read a thorough and compelling Deep Dive into petroleum spills and pipelines, as well as the latest updates on bills we are tracking, in this week's Legislative Update. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2021: February 22-26 - March 1st, 2021

The SC Conservation Coalition's annual Lobby Day is moving online this year for a week of conservation advocacy education. Find details and more updates from the Statehouse in this week's Legislative Update. read more

By Shelley Robbins

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