The 1st Session of the 124th General Assembly will convene on Tuesday, January 12, 2021.
For lots of information the entire General Assembly and more, visit our website www.scstatehouse.gov
This week the House had our organizational session where 124 members were sworn-in for their two year term, members elected officers, received committee assignments, selected seats in the chamber, and new members learn their new offices.
Some quick info for you:
*81 are Republicans and 43 are Democrats
*15 are freshmen
*34 are African American
*24 are female
3 new members made it to the coveted Ways and Means Committee: Chandra Dillard, Craig Cagnon, and Lee Hewitt
There is a new Judiciary Chairman: Chris Murphy
I again serve as one of only 2 Republicans on the Richland Delegation (15 Democrats, 2 Republicans) and have been in the same office suite since my first election. 320B Blatt Building. Please stop by anytime; but call ahead to schedule appointment as our days vary from week to week.
Anytime we are in chamber, feel free to send a note in via the pages located directly out front of the House Chamber. PLEASE list your mobile number and email incase we are in the middle of debate and I cannot make it out to visit with you!
My office phone is 803-734-2969
My home phone is 803-834-4613
My legislative aide is June Cornelius
Email is NathanBallentine@schouse.gov
My committee is Ways and Means where I serve as a subcommittee chair. I also currently serve as Co-Chairman of the SC Energy Caucus (a bipartisan committee we formed after the VC Summer fiasco).