State House Daybook: Feb. 6, 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 11:45 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., Agency Head Salary Commission, Gressette Room 408, Agenda Available

9:00 a.m., Senate Education Subcommittee on S.419Gressette Room 105, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

9:00 a.m., House E.P.W. Public Safety Subcommittee on H.3051and H.3388, Blatt Room 433, Agenda Available

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

9:00 a.m., House 3-M Subcommittee III, Military, Local Government and Public Affairs, Blatt Room 427, Agenda Available

9:00 a.m., House Executive Subcommittee of the Legislative Oversight Committee, Blatt Room 317, Agenda AvailableLive Broadcast

9:30 a.m., Senate L.C.I. Special Subcommittee on S.260, Gressette Room 209, Agenda Available

10:00 a.m., Senate Fish, Game and Forestry Committee, Gressette Room 308, Agenda Available

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

11:00 a.m., Senate Transportation Committee, Gressette Room 207, Agenda Available

11:45 a.m., Senate, State House, Senate Chamber, Live Broadcast

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

30 Minutes after adjournment of the House or the Senate, which ever is later, Public Service Authority Evaluation and Recommendation Committee, Blatt Room 110, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

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

1.5 hours upon adjournment, House E.P.W. Committee, Blatt Room 433, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

2:00 p.m., House 3-M Subcommittee II, Occupational Regulation and Licensing Boards, Blatt Room 427, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

2:30 p.m., House Wildlife Subcommittee (Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs), Blatt Room 410, Agenda Available

4:00 p.m., Family Caucus, Blatt Room 305



12:00 p.m., Gov. McMaster will speak at the 2019 SC Personhood event, State House lobby, first floor, Columbia, S.C.

30 minutes after adjournment of either the House or Senate, whichever is later, Gov. McMaster will participate in the Public Service Authority Evaluation and Recommendation Committee Meeting, Room 110, Blatt Building



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

Trump announces plan to tackle HIV during State of the Union; rates high in the South The Post and Courier

Powerful SC House Speaker open to selling Santee Cooper The State

Why are 2 SC Democrats betting on Beto O’Rourke? They see Joe Cunningham in him The Post and Courier

SC lawmakers continue public hearings on education bill AP

When and where another potential 2020 candidate will appear in Columbia The State

Lawmakers get 1st chance to discuss Santee Cooper sale AP

SC Family Court judge unopposed - except for complaint about ordering unusual therapy The State

Phony lawyer who cheated Columbia Chinese restaurant, bilked women gets prison The State

SC teachers could get a raise as part of proposed tax hike on cigarettes The State

Why you won’t see this SC politico on CNN anymore The State



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