State House Daybook: Feb. 22, 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., House Constitutional Laws Subcommittee on S.340S.954H.3158H.4421 and H.4425, Blatt Room 516, agenda

At the call of the Chair, House Ways and Means Committee, Blatt Room 521, agenda, watch

9:00 a.m., House 3-M Subcommittee III, Military, Local Government and Public Affairs, Blatt Room 427, agenda

9:00 a.m., House Judiciary Committee on H.4829 and H.4830, Blatt Room 110, agenda

9:30 a.m., Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, Gressette Room 209, agenda

9:30 a.m., Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on S.431 and S.516, Gressette Room 308, agenda, watch

10:00 a.m., Senate Finance Natural Resources and Economic Development Subcommittee, Gressette Room 407, agenda

10:00 a.m., Senate Judiciary Subcommittee, Gressette Room 307, agenda

10:00 a.m., Senate Medical Affairs Subcommittee, Gressette Room 207, agenda

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

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

1:00 p.m., Senate Higher Education Budget Hearing, Gressette Room 408, agenda

Upon adjournment of the House, SC House Tax Policy Review Committee, Blatt Room 516, agenda, watch

30 minutes after the House adjourns Economic Development, Transportation and Natural Resources Subcommittee of the Legislative Oversight, Blatt Room 110, agenda, watch

CANCELED 9:00 a.m., House L.C.I. Committee, Blatt Room 403, agenda

CANCELED 9:00 a.m. Senate L.C. I. Committee, Gressette Room 308, agenda



The Waiting Game - Plea Deals and Nuclear Deals South Carolina Lede

S.C. political leaders considering school safety measures after Florida shooting The Post and Courier

Swarming flies, bad odors reported at chicken farms – but SC politicians not worried The State

Minimum pay for South Carolina teachers would be $32,000 under budget proposal The Post and Courier 

SC teachers get raises, but colleges won’t be happy with House budget proposal The State

Hate groups on rise in South Carolina, report finds, fueled partly by Trump rhetoric The Post and Courier 

‘My goodness gracious’: DHEC’s profanity-laced tweet on Trump draws strong reaction The State

Delayed target date for Jasper Ocean Terminal rankles South Carolina state senator The Post and Courier

Santee Cooper will pay millions to preserve VC Summer nuclear site The State

S.C. House members set aside bill that expands distribution of overdose antidote The Post and Courier

Cannabis for inmates? It could happen. Here’s who is behind it The State

Fines for men with saggy pants loses support as S.C. lawmakers face blowback The Post and Courier 

Billy Graham dead at 99. South Carolina faithful electrified by his preaching gifts The State

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