State House Daybook: Feb. 27, 2018

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The Senate gavels in at 2 p.m. Watch live here.  Calendar.  Journal


The House gavels in at 12 p.m. Watch live here.  Calendar.  Journal

Combined meeting schedule:

9:00 a.m., Senate Finance Constitutional Subcommittee Budget Hearing, Gressette Room 207, agenda

9:30 a.m., Senate Finance Transportation and Regulatory Subcommittee, Gressette Room 307, agenda

10:00 a.m., Gov. Henry McMaster will announce a new partnership between the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC) and South Carolina State Guard (SCSG), Broad River Road Correctional Institution, 4460 Broad River Road, Columbia

10:15 a.m., Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax Subcommittee, Gressette Room 407, agenda

10:30 a.m., Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on S.516, Gressette Room 105, agenda, watch

11:00 a.m., Senate Finance, Gressette Room 308, agenda, watch

11:00 a.m., House Minority Caucus, Blatt Room 305

11:00 a.m., House Health Subcommittee of the Regulations and Administrative Procedures, Blatt Room 108, agenda, watch

11:30 a.m., Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on S.754S.909H.4375 and H.4379, Gressette Room 105, agenda, watch

12:00 p.m., House of Representatives State House, House Chamber, watch

Upon adjournment of the House, Minority Caucus, Blatt Room 305

30 minutes after the House adjourns, Agriculture Wildlife Subcommittee, Blatt Room 410, agenda

2:00 p.m., Senate State House, Senate Chamber, watch

2:30 p.m., or 1.5 hours upon adjournment of the House, whichever is later, Judiciary Committee, Blatt Room 516, agenda

3:00 p.m., House 3-M Subcommittee II, Occupational Regulation and Licensing Boards on H.3825 and H.4486, Blatt Room 427, agenda

1.5 hours after the House adjourns, E.P.W. Committee on S.499H.4701H.4710 and H.4931, Blatt Room 433, agenda, watch

1.5 hours after adjournment of the House, L.C.I. Business and Commerce Subcommittee, Blatt Room 403, agenda

4:30 p.m., SC Legislative Progressive Caucus, Blatt Room 305




Rising health care costs take giant bite out of state budget The State

Request to reconsider probation for Rick Quinn in S.C. corruption probe will be heard Wednesday The Post and Courier

Sen. Lindsey Graham supports trained teachers with guns, opposes assault weapons ban Greenville News

Arming teachers? Charleston County educators seek other solutions to gun violence The Post and Courier

Obamacare is ‘unconstitutional’ according to SC attorney general The State

Arm teachers and don't restrict access to guns, S.C. GOP candidate Catherine Templeton, says The Post and Courier

SC politician giving guns to teachers in message to ‘deranged psychotic degenerates’ The State

South Carolina lawmaker launches contest to give guns to teachers The Post and Courier

Gov. McMaster holding South Carolina school safety summit this week The Post and Courier

‘Focus on changing the culture:’ How parents hope to stop hazing after SC meeting The State

With new cranes on the way, Charleston port agency bargains for more The Post and Courier

New rules to legalize, regulate short-term rentals in Charleston pass first City Council review The Post and Courier

Vandals paint derogatory messages about Billy Graham on Greenville County church buildings Greenville News

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