State House Today covers the House of Representatives and Senate live when they are in session, and features coverage of key House and Senate committee meetings, public hearings and press conferences.
Rep. Walt J. McLeod of Newberry has submitted an amendment to the bill by Rep. Sandifer. The amendment would allow disabled persons to obtain one placard for each vehicle but no more than two total, as opposed to the current bill that only grants one placard total.
Representative Todd Rutherford of Richland and others talk about Amendment #4, which would allow a 5-day grace period to be added on the bill for individuals to get rid of illegal gambling machines or games of chance, if they are deemed illegal.
Senator Harvey Peeler, Jr. of Cherokee gives a quote from the well in support of the controversial gun debate dealing with S.115 Constitutional Carry Act of 2013.
Representative Nelson Hardwick of Horry County wants to pass Amendment #49 for the Southern Evacuation Lifeline that would allow a bridge to be built between Bucksport and Burgess and would include $250,000 of SCDOT money to get the project started, but Representative Norman of York County isn't quite sold on the idea. (Added March 13, 2013)
Representative Harold Mitchell, Jr. of Spartanburg and several Democratic House members express views on the Medicaid Expansion Plan and are pushing to have it added to the South Carolina budget. (Added March 12, 2013)