The S.C. House Judiciary Committee elected Rep. Greg Delleney (R-Chester) to be chairman for the new legislative session.
Rep. Delleney takes over for retired Rep. Jim Harrison (R-Columbia).
Committee assignments and elections were held Wednesday, the second day of the House’s special organizational session.
The other standing committees re-elected the following Republicans as chairmen:
-Rep. Brian White (R-Pendleton): Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee.
-Rep. Bill Sandifer (R-Seneca): Chairman of the Labor, Commerce, and Industry Committee.
• Rep. Phil Owens (R-Easley): Chairman of the Education and Public Works Committee.
• Rep. Nelson Hardwick (R-Surfside Beach) Chairman of the Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Environmental Affairs Committee.