State House Daybook: April 30, 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., Joint Citizens and Legislative Committee on Children, Gressette Room 207, Agenda Available

9:00 a.m., House Property Tax Legislative Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee on S.227 and H.3681, Blatt Room 317, Agenda Available

10:00 a.m., House General Laws Subcommittee on S.21S.181S.189S.196S.595S.601 and H.3631, Blatt Room 516, Agenda Available

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

10:00 a.m., Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on S.642 and H.3079, Gressette Room 308, Agenda Available

10:00 a.m., Senate Banking and Insurance Subcommittee on H.3755and H.4244, Gressette Room 407, Agenda Available

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

11:00 a.m., Senate Finance Committee on H.4413, Gressette Room 105, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

11:00 a.m., House Economic Development Legislative Subcommittee on S.309S.323S.439S.440 and S.621, Blatt Room 521, Agenda Available

11:00 a.m., House E.P.W. Motor Vehicles Subcommittee on H.4336and H.4381, Blatt Room 433, Agenda Available

11:00 a.m., House Judiciary Criminal Laws Subcommittee on S.194H.3309H.3733H.3847and H.4386, Blatt Room 516, Agenda Available

11:00 a.m., House LCI Committee, Blatt Room 403, Agenda Available

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

11:00 a.m., House Constitutional Laws Subcommittee, Blatt Room 511, Agenda Available

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

1 hour after the House adjourns, House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee, Blatt Room 410, Agenda Available

1 hour after the House adjourns, E.P.W. K-12 Subcommittee on H.3095H.3198H.3199H.3257H.3258H.3794 and H.4403, Blatt Room 433, Agenda Availabl

1.5 hours after adjournment of the House, Ways and Means Committee, Blatt Room 521, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

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

2:30 pm or 1.5 hours after the House adjourns, whichever is later, 3-M Full Committee, Blatt Room 427, Agenda Available

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



9:30 a.m., Gov. McMaster and Lt. Gov. Evette will hold a ceremonial bill signing for H. 3438 creating the S.C. Department of Veterans Affairs, State House, first floor lobby, Columbia, S.C.

12:30 p.m., Gov. McMaster will speak at the Spartanburg Rotary, 361 East Main Street, Spartanburg, S.C.



South Carolina Lede

Episodes of This Week In South Carolina 

Legislative Update

As thousands plan to march at teacher rally, some SC schools will be closed Wednesday The Greenville News

In anti-union South Carolina, May 1 teacher protest could make history The Post and Courier

More schools close as SC superintendent snubs teacher rally AP

SCE&G changing name after VC Summer nuclear fiasco, takeover The State

SCE&G name no more on SC bills as Dominion takes over AP

SC senators will pay in 2020 if 'heartbeat' bill banning abortions fails, activists warn The Greenville News

FBI and SLED agents investigating Chester County Sheriff’s Office The Post and Courier 



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