State House Daybook: Feb. 12, 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 Education and Cultural Subcommittee of the Legislative Oversight Committee, Blatt Room 321, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

9:30 a.m., Senate Finance Constitutional Subcommittee Budget Hearing, Gressette Room 307, Agenda Available

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

11:00 a.m., Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax Subcommittee, Gressette Room 308, Agenda Available

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

12:00 p.m., Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on S.79, Gressette Room 105, 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

Immediately upon adjournment of the House, Legislative Ethics Committee, Blatt Room 511, Agenda Available

1 hour upon adjournment of the House, L.C.I. Insurance Subcommittee, Blatt Room 403, Agenda Available

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

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

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

1.5 hours after adjournment of the House, E.P.W. Public Safety Subcommittee on H.3357, Blatt Room 433, Agenda Available

3:30 p.m., House Wildlife Subcommittee (Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs), Blatt Room 410, Agenda Available

4:45 p.m., House E.P.W. K-12 Subcommittee on H.3759, Blatt Room 110, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast



12:00 p.m. Gov. McMaster will speak at the MADD SC Rally, north steps, State House, Columbia, S.C.



SC Lede: Hangin' With Mr. Santee Cooper South Carolina Lede

Episodes of This Week In South Carolina 

Big changes could come to Charleston schools in 2020, from redrawn lines to new schools The Post and Courier

Why SC Rep. Nancy Mace pushed back against Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and women in white The Post and Courier

Contraband smugglers use potato guns after prisons spend millions on netting, SCDC says The State

Kirsten Gillibrand trying to raise 2020 profile in first SC visit The Post and Courier

Gillibrand tells SC Democrats she can turn red places blue ahead of 2020 primary The State

2020 Hopeful Gillibrand Immerses Herself in Early Voting SC AP

As politics pulls us apart, Cory Booker tells SC Democrats he can bring us together The State

Where you can spend a Saturday morning with Elizabeth Warren in SC The State

Top donor to McMaster’s SC gov. campaign under scrutiny in Trump investigation The Post and Courier

Former Clinton staffer, USC grad joins Kamala Harris’ 2020 SC campaign The State

This SC teachers’ group caught fire overnight. Meet the educator who lit the match The State

SC House speaker says education agency’s proposed changes would weaken school reform The State

County elections chief from SC capital seat resigns after 1,040 missed ballots The Post and Courier

Citadel responds to criticism over blackface images in old yearbooks The Post and Courier

Democrat: If Mick Mulvaney were president, he would have solved border wall issue The State

‘Young, African-American and progressive in SC’: Sellers documentary gets TV debut The State

Drill Sergeant Pleads Guilty in Crash That Killed 2 Recruits AP 

Nikki Haley will headline a Miami event. Her fee may be $200,000 The State

SC needs new voting machines before 2020, election officials say The Post and Courier

No court has used it, but SC lawmaker continues lonely push to ban Sharia law The State

The devolution of Trey Gowdy, SC congressman The Post and Courier

Boeing’s SC-made Dreamliner jet a cash cow that’s getting fatter The Post and Courier

Investors in big Charleston hotel being asked to play Cupid on Feb. 14 The Post and Courier

SC plans $28M new US 301 Edisto River bridges in Orangeburg AP 



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