State House Daybook: Feb. 5, 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 Healthcare and Regulatory Subcommittee of the Legislative Oversight Committee, Blatt Room 403, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

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

10:00 a.m, Senate Family & Veterans' Services Committee, 105 Gressette, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

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

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

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

11:00 a.m., House E.P.W. Motor Vehicles Subcommittee on H.3306H.3310H.3361H.3593 and H.3695, Blatt Room 433, Agenda Available

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

11:30 a.m., Senate Judiciary Committee, Gressette Room 105, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

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

1 hour upon adjournment of the House, Ways and Means Healthcare Subcommittee, Blatt Room 108, Agenda Available

1 hour upon adjournment of the House, LCI Real Estate, Subcommittee on H.3754, Blatt Room 403, Agenda Available

1 hour after the House adjourns, E.P.W. K-12 Subcommittee on H.3759, Blatt Room 110, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

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

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



SC Lede: Civil Forfeiture — Guilty Until Proven Innocent South Carolina Lede

TWISC: 2019 Senate Legislative Agenda This Week In South Carolina 

State House of Representatives weekly update

In White House bid, Harris plans tour of early-voting states AP

Uncertainty in the air for workers at SC’s largest coal burning power plant The Post and Courier

Lindsey Graham ‘not very optimistic’ about wall funding deal, urges Trump to go it alone The Post and Courier

Controversial ex-nominee for federal post, appellate attorney in race for SC judge The State

GOP should back Trump if emergency declared to build border wall, Graham says Anderson Independent Mail

Tim Scott will headline Charleston GOP’s Black History Month event The Post and Courier

In SC Democratic primary, will Cory Booker’s ties to Tim Scott help or hurt? The State

South Carolina lawmaker offers bills for assault survivors AP

Ahead of 2020 re-election, Lindsey Graham’s challenge shifts from right to left The Post and Courier

Booker Announces Key Staff Hires in Early-Voting States AP

A ‘lane for hope’? Democratic primary to test Booker’s message of optimism The State

Columbia baseball stadium where Hank Aaron played to be torn down after 92 years The State

‘Smart on crime, soft on the taxpayer’: SC lawmakers push Round 2 of prison reform The State  

Proposals to create an education ‘tsar’ in SC, end social studies tests draw opposition The Post and Courier

SC takes fire-prone school buses off road, but 30-year-old models still in service The State

SC ranks low for LGBT rights, report says. This foster care policy is a reason why The State

Democratic Rep. Joe Cunningham invites GOP mayor of Folly Beach to State of the Union The Post and Courier

SC gets 4 legitimate offers to buy Santee Cooper. 3 would pay off VC Summer debt The State

SC’s Joe Cunningham faces uphill climb for cash in reelection battle The State



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