State House Daybook: April 2, 2019


State House Daybook provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly during the legislative session. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other resources in one place.

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The Senate gavels in at 2:00 p.m. Watch live hereCalendarJournal.


The House gavels in at 12:00 p.m. Watch live here.  Calendar.  Journal


Combined meeting schedule

9:00 a.m., House Healthcare and Regulatory Subcommittee of the Legislative Oversight Committee, Blatt Room 321, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

10:00 a.m. Senate Education Subcommittee on H.3398, Gressette Room 207, Agenda Available

10:00 a.m., Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on S.444, Gressette Room 407, Agenda Available

10:00 a.m., SC Legislative Black Caucus, Blatt Room 427

10:30 a.m., House Constitutional Laws Subcommittee, Blatt Room 516, Agenda Available

11:00 a.m., House EPW Higher Education Subcommittee on H.3099H.3197 and H.3577, Blatt Room 433, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

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

11:00 a.m., Senate Finance Committee Budget Deliberations, Gressette Room 105, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

11:00 a.m., Senate Judiciary Committee, Gressette Room 308, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

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

2:00 p.m., Senate, State House, Senate Chamber, Live Broadcast

Upon adjournment of the House, 3-M Committee, Blatt Room 427, Agenda Available

30 minutes upon adjournment, House E.P.W. Full Committee on S.35S.514H.3099H.3174H.3197H.3403H.3577 and H.3757, Blatt Room 433, Agenda Available

2:30 p.m. or 1.5 hours after the House adjourns, Judiciary Committee, Blatt Room 516, Agenda Available



South Carolina Lede

Episodes of This Week In South Carolina 

Legislative Update

SC lawmakers set to consider heartbeat abortion ban AP

Former SCANA executives must face civil fraud charges in federal court, judge rules The State

Here's why Greenville County doesn't have commercial solar farms The Greenville News

 SC lawmakers file bill to make Uber, Lyft pickups safer after USC student’s slaying The State

SC lawmaker unblocks man on Facebook but calls him ‘idiot’ AP

‘Six more years:’ VP Pence helps Lindsey Graham kick off 2020 reelection campaign in SC The Post and Courier

Tainted drinking water in rural communities draws attention of DHEC chief, lawmakers The State

U.S. House reps cite TAKEN investigation in pitch to reform the nation's civil forfeiture laws The Greenville News

SC lawmakers considering expanding grounds for divorce AP

Why SC’s potential craft beer expansion just fell flat The State

SC solar bill moving slowly through state Senate, missing deadlines The Post and Courier

U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris racks up early SC endorsements for 2020 run The State

SC senator puts brakes on Carolina Panthers incentives: ‘No idea what we’re voting for’ The Post and Courier

In SC, when taxpayers pay by credit card, it costs everyone else The State

State superintendent on security, consolidation and McCormick Greenwood Index-Journal

SC Boeing workers had safety concerns during plant’s rapid surge in Dreamliner production The Post and Courier

DHEC chief says his hiring was no backroom deal. Defeated candidate disagrees The State

Did bullying lead to the death of 5th-grade girl in school fight? Here’s what we know  The State

‘A clear betrayal’: SC police chief among 6 officers charged in drug, visa fraud schemes The Post and Courier

7 SC law enforcement officers charged with taking bribes AP

As SC deals with health worker shortage, there may be too many pharmacists The Post and Courier

John Gray controversies: Hope Carpenter calls out Greenville News at Relentless Church service The Greenville News

To fix teacher shortage, state agency vacancies, SC looks to familiar faces: retirees The State

Diocese of Charleston releases names of 42 SC priests accused of sexual misconduct The Post and Courier

Gov. McMaster would support a SC Republican primary despite being strong Trump ally The Post and Courier



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