On January 6, 2022, the U.S. Department of the Treasury adopted a final rule implementing the American Rescue Plan's Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds.
The updated model employee handbook for SC municipalities is now available.
In February, Hometown Legislative Action Day draws local officials from all over the state to Columbia to receive updates on current legislative issues, visit their local legislators at the State House and connect with legislators at the Association’s annual legislative reception.
Cities and towns must also update their license ordinance to comply with the new law, effective January 1, 2022.
The SC General Assembly convened on Tuesday, January 11, for the second half of the two-year legislative session. The Senate began debate on ending the requirement for a certificate of need for hospitals and other healthcare providers on Wednesday, while the House of Representatives adopted its congressional redistricting plan.
In the fall of 2020, the Municipal Association legislative committee and board of directors approved a list of Advocacy Initiatives for the start of the SC General Assembly’s 2021 – 2022 legislative session covering numerous