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Legislative Delegation

Georgetown County Legislative Delegation
Location: 129 Screven Street, Room 303, Georgetown, S.C. 29440
Phone: (843) 545-3029
Fax: (843) 545-3267
Email:
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (except for legal holidays)
Mailing Address: P.O. Drawer 421270, Georgetown, SC 29442-4200
Point of Contact: , Administrative Assistant

Department Functions:

To provide citizens assistance, Notary Public applications and support for Delegation members.

The Georgetown County Legislative Delegation Office serves as a liaison between the public, governmental agencies and the four elected state legislators (two State House representatives and two senators) who represent Georgetown County. The office processes all Notary Public applications filed by Georgetown County residents and provides information about Notary commissions to residents of other counties. Though state-mandated, the county funds the Delegation Office.

This Office:

  • Serve as liaison between citizens, agencies and the Legislative Delegation members
  • Process all Notary Public applications for Georgetown County residents
  • Assists the public with information about other government agencies
  • Coordinates administrative functions and meetings of the Legislative Delegation
  • Provides public information on the status of South Carolina legislation, via the Internet

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: How can I get in touch with my State Representative or Senator?
A: Through the Legislative Delegation Office or at the addresses and phone numbers listed below:

Senator John Yancey McGill
601 Longstreet Street, Kingstree, SC 29556
Phone: 843-355-7217 Fax: 843-355-6426
Columbia: Suite 508 Gressette Building, Columbia, SC 29202
Phone: 803-212-6132 Fax: 803-212-6299

Senator Raymond E. Cleary, III
3577 Marion Lane, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Phone: 843-357-2234 Fax: 843-650-0689
Columbia: Suite 608 Gressette Building, Columbia, SC 29202
Phone: 803-212-6032 Fax: 843-212-6299

Representative Carl L. Anderson
PO Box 694
Georgetown, SC 29442
Phone: 843-546-5332
Columbia: 304-A Blatt Building, Columbia, SC 29211
Phone: 803-734-2933 Fax: 803-734-2925

Representative Stephen Goldfinch
P.O. Box 823
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Cell: (843) 385-4302
Columbia: 306-A Blatt Building, Columbia, SC 29211
Phone: (803) 212-6927 Fax: 803-734-2925

Q: How can I become a Notary Public?
A: Applications are available at the Legislative Delegation Office. Once the application form is completed, have it notarized and return it to the Delegation Office. Attach a check for $25, made payable to the Secretary of State. Endorsement of a Notary application requires the signatures of delegation members. The Delegation Office obtains these signatures and then forwards the application to the Secretary of State´s office. When the Notary commission is returned to the applicant, the Clerk of Court must record it within 15 days. There is a recording fee.

Q: If I am having problems obtaining service from a local agency, how can your office help?
A: The Delegation Office performs a variety of research and investigative tasks for legislators and constituents. Work is not limited to state agencies and may include contact with private organizations and federal and local government agencies.

History:

The Georgetown County Legislative Delegation is comprised of legislators who represent Georgetown County in the S.C. General Assembly. The 1975 passage of Act No. 283, S.C. Acts and Joint Resolutions, mandated the creation of County-funded delegation offices to provide administrative support in each of the state´s 46 counties.

Delegation meetings:

The delegation meets at the call of the Chair in Georgetown County Council's Chambers in the historic Georgetown County Courtcouse. Meetings are open to the public. For meeting times, call the Delegation Office.

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