State House Daybook: Feb. 19, 2019

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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 110, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

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

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

10:30 a.m., Senate Natural Resources and Economic Development Subcommittee on S.439, Gressette Room 207, Agenda Available

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

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

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

11:00 a.m., House E.P.W. Motor Vehicles Subcommittee on H.3174H.3695 and H.3789, Blatt Room 433, Agenda Available

11:00 a.m., House Ways and Means Committee, Blatt Room 521, 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

1 hour after the House adjourns, E.P.W. Transportation Subcommittee on H.3799 and H.3952, Blatt Room 433, Agenda Available

1.5 hours after adjournment of the House, Real Estate Subcommittee of the House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee on H.3200, Blatt Room 403, Agenda Available

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



11 a.m. Governor Henry McMaster will hold a Statehouse press conference with members of the General Assembly, Governor’s office, Statehouse, Columbia, S.C



South Carolina Lede

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Legislative Update

Feds file False Claims lawsuit against MOX contractor, subcontractor Aiken Standard

A ban on bans: Are SC legislators killing local control as favor for Big Business? The State

State pension plans that 1 in 9 SC residents rely on are short $25 billion in funding The Post and Courier

Many South Carolinians flunked a US citizenship test. Should we be worried? The Post and Courier

How SC’s Tim Scott made civil rights history The State 

Charleston County school leaders lay out plans to address huge disparities The Post and Courier

Storm-lashed SC reassesses global warming’s role AP

Economic impact of tourism in SC grew again, reaching $22.6 billion last year The Post and Courier

The other Tecklenburg: brother of Charleston mayor advises Pelosi as she becomes speaker The Post and Courier

Absent winner, economists say SC shouldn’t plan to spend its $61M share of lottery The State

Sen. Elizabeth Warren makes stop in Upstate WYFF

Elizabeth Warren campaigns for president in Greenville: 4 takeaways The Greenville News

I intend to win’: Kamala Harris tells SC voters she’ll beat Trump in 2020 The State

Kamala Harris introduces herself to South Carolina with BBQ and a town hall The Post and Courier

So you’re running for president in 2020 — now what? A guide to campaigning in South Carolina The Post and Courier

Meet the Clyburn daughter hoping to succeed her father — it’s not who you think The Post and Courier

Bernie Sanders Stumbled With Black Voters in 2016. Can He Do Better in 2020? The New York Times

Hundreds hold competing protests at Drag Queen Story Hour as deputies block media entry Greenville News

Is solar back on track? Bill to save rooftop solar industry moves to SC House vote The State

Statehouse proposals put a cloud over e-cigarette use in SC The Post and Courier

Former SC lawmaker won’t get new job until senators probe his House votes The State

After corruption scandal, SC lawmakers push changes at electric cooperatives The State



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