State House Daybook: April 9, 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 12:00 p.m. Watch live hereCalendarJournal.



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


Combined meeting schedule

10:00 a.m., House Ways and Means Revenue Policy Subcommittee, Blatt Room 521, Agenda Available

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

10:30 a.m., House Regulations and Administrative Procedures Committee, Blatt Room 410, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

10:30 a.m., Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax Subcommittee on H.3137, Gressette Room 105, Agenda Available

11:00 a.m., House Ways and Means Committee, Blatt Room 521, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

11:00 a.m., Senate Finance Committee, 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., Senate, State House, Senate Chamber, Live Broadcast

Upon adjournment of the Senate, Judiciary Subcommittee on S.139S.610 and H.3601, Gressette Room 207, Agenda Available

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



10:00 a.m.,  Lt. Gov. Evette will participate in the South Carolina Coalition for Mathematics & Science STEM Education Day, State House rotunda, Columbia, S.C.

10:30 a.m., Gov. McMaster will attend an economic development announcement and ribbon cutting, Perdue Farms, 2047 Highway 9 West, Dillon, S.C. 



South Carolina Lede

Episodes of This Week In South Carolina 

Legislative Update

Why an overhaul of SC public education likely won’t become law this year The State

How family tree forensics solved cold cases in Greenville, across the US The Greenville News

Ernest F. ‘Fritz’ Hollings will lie in repose at the SC Statehouse before his funeral The Post and Courier

SC flooding chief helped defeat federal limits on greenhouse gas emissions The Post and Courier 

Medical marijuana, tax reform, gun control bills doomed in SC Statehouse this year The Post and Courier

Smile! Winning the 2020 SC Democratic presidential primary one selfie at a time The Post and Courier

Lawsuit: Santee Cooper blowing chances to sell millions of dollars in VC Summer parts The State

Beto O’Rourke plans return trip to SC next weekend for 2020 presidential campaign The Post and Courier

Working with SC’s Fritz Hollings was honor and ringside to history, former staffers say The Post and Courier

Former U.S. Senator Ernest ‘Fritz’ Hollings has died The Post and Courier

The life of Ernest F. ‘Fritz’ Hollings: a timeline The Post and Courier

Ernest Hollings, a South Carolina Senator Who Evolved, Dies at 97 The New York Times

Former SC Governor, U.S. Senator Ernest F. ‘Fritz’ Hollings dies at 97 The Post and Courier

Ernest F. ‘Fritz’ Hollings, longtime senator from South Carolina, dies at 97 The Washington Post 

SCANA quietly ended internal investigation into VC Summer during Dominion takeover The State

Conservative South Carolina is ready to make money in the marijuana business The State

SC House passes bill to expand high-speed internet access in rural areas that need it The State

As SC public education revamp stalls, private school voucher supporters mount new push The Post and Courier



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