State House Daybook: Feb. 28, 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 11:00 a.m. Watch live hereCalendarJournal.



The House gavels in at 10:00 a.m. Watch live here.  Calendar.  Journal


Combined meeting schedule

9:00 a.m. Senate Family & Veterans' Services Child Welfare Subcommittee on S.498 and S.531, 207 Gressette, Agenda Available

9:00 a.m., Senate SC Palliative Care and Quality of Life Study Committee, Gressette Building Room 307

9:00 a.m., House Constitutional Laws Subcommittee, Blatt Room 516, Agenda Available

​9:00 a.m., House Judiciary Election Laws Subcommittee on H.3032H.3052 and H.3319, Blatt Room 511, Agenda Available

​9:00 a.m., House L.C.I. Committee, Blatt Room 403, Agenda Available

​9:00 a.m., House Business, Commerce, and Administration Subcommittee of the Regulations and Administrative Procedures Committee, Blatt Room 317, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

9:30 a.m., Senate Education Subcommittee on H.3576, Gressette Room 408, Agenda Available

9:30 a.m., Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee on S.259S.281S.384 and H.3449, Gressette Room 209, Agenda Available

9:30 a.m., Senate Medical Affairs Subcommittee on S.136S.463S.492S.525 and H.3127, Gressette Room 308, Agenda Available

10:00 a.m., Senate Finance Natural Resources and Economic Development Subcommittee, Gressette Room 407, Agenda Available

10:00 a.m., House of Representatives, State House, House Chamber, Live Broadcast

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

1:00 p.m., Senate Finance Higher Education Subcommittee Budget Hearings, Gressette Room 308, Agenda Available

Immediately upon adjournment of the House, Education and Cultural Subcommittee of the Legislative Oversight Committee, Blatt Room 321, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

1 hour upon adjournment of the House, SC House Tax Policy Review Committee, Blatt Room 516, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast



8:15 a.m., Lt. Gov. Evette will speak at the International City/County Management Association’s (ICMA) Southeast Public-Sector Innovation Conference, Hyatt Regency Hotel, 220 North Main Street, Greenville, S.C.

7:00 p.m., Lt. Gov. Evette will speak at the York County monthly GOP meeting, Fort Mill Hampton Inn, 1520 Carolinas Place Drive, Fort Mill, S.C.



South Carolina Lede

Episodes of This Week In South Carolina 

Legislative Update

Charleston lawmaker proposes renaming airport after former U.S. Sen. Fritz Hollings The Post and Courier

Electric co-op reform bill advances in SC House but faces opposition The State

SC megachurch says it’s not to blame for volunteer accused of sexual abuse, records show The State

SC education overhaul bill advances to House floor while Senate prepares major changes The Post and Courier

Despite allegations, SC Senate panel backs college president for higher ed commission The State

SC teens who want tans would have to go outside under proposed tanning-bed bill The State

Proposal to overhaul SC’s K-12 schools system advances to full House The State

SC medical marijuana bill stalled until concerns are addressed The Post and Courier

SC Supreme Court chief justice again asks lawmakers to raise pay for judges The Post and Courier



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