State House Daybook: April 19, 2018

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The Senate gavels in at 11 a.m. Watch live here. Calendar. Journal.


The House gavels in at 10 a.m. Watch live here.  Calendar.  Journal

Combined meeting schedule:

9:00 a.m., College and University Trustee Screening Commission, Gressette Room 308, agenda

9:00 a.m., Senate General - Human Services Subcommittee on H.3440, Gressette Room 207, agenda

9:00 a.m., House Special Laws Subcommittee on H.4609, Blatt Room 511, agenda

9:00 a.m., House Criminal Laws Subcommittee on S.109S.131 and S.176, Blatt Room 516, agenda

9:00 a.m., House 3-M Committee on H.3521,Blatt Room 427, agenda, watch

9:30 a.m., Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on S.754S.890S.909H.4304H.4375 and H.4379, Gressette Room 105, agenda

9:30 a.m., House Ways and Means Higher Education Legislative Subcommittee, Blatt Room 321, agenda

10:00 a.m., House of Representatives, State House, House Chamber, watch

10:00 a.m., Senate Medical Affairs Committee, Gressette Room 308, agenda

11:00 a.m., Senate, State House, Senate Chamber, watch

Immediately upon adjournment of the House, Ways and Means Economic Development Legislative Subcommittee on S.67 and S.917, Blatt Room 318, agenda

Immediately upon adjournment of the House, SC General Assembly Women's Caucus, State House -- Third Floor Conference Room

CANCELED 10:00 a.m., Senate Education Legislative Oversight Subcommittee on John de la Howe School, Gressette Room 408, agenda



Watch live

9:30 a.m.
Case Title: Coastal Federal Credit Union, Respondent, v. Angel Latoria Brown, Petitioner.
Attorneys: Matthew M. Billingsley and J. Edwin McDonnell, both of South Carolina Legal Services, of North Charleston, for Petitioner. David P. Nanney, Jr., and Sarah Dalonzo-Baker, both of Kirschbaum Nanney Keenan & Griffin, PA, of Raleigh, for Respondent.
Summary: The Court reviews the court of appeals decision in Coastal Federal Credit Union v. Brown, 417 S.C. 544, 790 S.E.2d 417 (Ct. App. 2016).

10:00 a.m.
Case Title: Hector G. Fragosa, Claimant, Petitioner, v. Kade Construction, LLC, Employer, and Key Risk Insurance Company of S.C., Carrier, Defendants, Respondents.
Attorneys: Stephen Benjamin Samuels, of Samuels Law Firm, LLC, of Columbia, and Jeffrey Christopher Chandler, of Chandler Law Firm, of Myrtle Beach, for Petitioner. Michael W. Burkett and John Gabriel Coggiola, both of Willson Jones Carter & Baxley, P.A., of Columbia, for Respondents.
Summary: In this appeal, Petitioner Hector Fragosa contends the court of appeals erred in affirming the South Carolina Workers' Compensation Commission Appellate Panel's order finding that Fragosa's brain injury was not of sufficient severity to entitle him to lifetime benefits.

10:30 a.m.
Case Title: In the Matter of John B. Kern, Respondent.
Attorneys: Disciplinary Counsel John Nichols and Assistant Disciplinary Counsel Joe P. Turner, both of Columbia, for the Office of Disciplinary Counsel. John B. Kern, of Republic of San Marino, pro se Respondent.
Summary: This is an attorney disciplinary matter.



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With Will Lewis indicted, sheriff candidates consider likelihood of special election Greenville News

Sheriff Will Lewis will appear in court Thursday for the first time since his indictment Greenville News

Should your child's school have a metal detector? SC soon could look into it The State

Planned Parenthood president sends message during visit: 'We're pushing forward' in the South The Post and Courier

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