State House Daybook: April 25, 2018

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The Senate gavels in at 12 p.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., Senate General Committee on H.3195H.3440 and H.4913, Gressette Room 209, agenda

9:00 a.m., Joint Bond Review Committee, Gressette Room 105, agenda, watch

9:00 a.m., Senate L.C.I. Labor and Employment Subcommittee on H.4093, Gressette Room 307, agenda

9:00 a.m., House General Laws Subcommittee on S.115S.820 and S.1033, Blatt Room 515-A, agenda

9:00 a.m., House Special Laws Subcommittee on S.928 and H.4382, Blatt Room 516, agenda

9:00 a.m., House Legislative Ethics Subcommittee, Blatt Room 511, agenda

9:00 a.m., House L.C.I. Business and Commerce Subcommittee, Blatt Room 403, agenda

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

10:00 a.m., Senate Education Committee, Gressette Room 207, agenda

10:00 a.m., Senate Fish, Game and Forestry Subcommittee on H.4715, Gressette Room 307, agenda

10:00 a.m., Senate L.C.I. Professions and Occupations Subcommittee, Gressette Room 407, agenda

11:00 a.m., Senate Banking and Insurance Committee on H.4628H.4657H.4675 and H.4962, Gressette Room 308, agenda

12:00 p.m., Senate, State House, Senate Chamber, watch

1:00 p.m., Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on H.3337, State House, Third Floor Conference Room, agenda

2:00 p.m. or Upon adjournment of the Senate, whichever is earlier, Judiciary Subcommittee on S.890H.4304H.4375 and H.4379, State House, Third Floor Conference Room, agenda

2:00 p.m., House Environmental Affairs Subcommittee, Blatt Room 410, agenda

2:30 pm or 30 minutes after the House adjourns, whichever is later, Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee, Blatt Room 403, agenda



10:00 a.m., Gov. Henry McMaster will recognize South Carolina Dance Marathon Day, State House, first floor lobby, Columbia, S.C.

11:00 a.m., Gov. Henry McMaster will be joined by S.C. Adjutant General Robert E. Livingston to recognize Month of the Military Child, State House, first floor lobby, Columbia, S.C.

12:15 p.m., Gov. Henry McMaster will host a bill signing ceremony for H. 3591, which reauthorizes the South Carolina First Steps to School Readiness program, State House, Office of the Governor



Palmetto Spotlight - Deadly Prison Fights And Nikki Haley's Bite South Carolina Lede 

Death, violence in SC prisons: How Lee Correctional Institution puts gangs before safety Greenville News


Inmate: Prison Officers Complicit in Cellphone Problem Associated Press

Another incident reported at SC prison where seven inmates were killed in riot The State

We now know how 7 inmates died during SC prison riot The State

Political games could doom cuts to South Carolina power bills The Post and Courier

SCE&G wants to keep nuclear documents secret The State

School safety, abortion, Greenville Health System unresolved near legislative end in SC Greenville News

New state agency will oversee South Carolina child safety The Post and Courier

First TV ads airing in race to replace Trey Gowdy for SC's 4th Congressional District seat Greenville News

Ambassador Nikki Haley, Sen. Tim Scott to speak at Clemson University commencement Greenville News

S.C. Sen. Harvey Peeler to deliver Francis Marion University's commencement address Morning News


Richland, Columbia police to get more training on how to deal with mentally ill The State

Folly Boat to get new home. Announcement coming soon, says nonprofit The Post and Courier

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