State House Daybook: Jan. 17, 2019


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The Senate is taking up bills in committee this week. CalendarJournal.

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


Combined meeting schedule

8:30 a.m., Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on S.21S.188S.194 and S.196Gressette Room 105, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

9:00 a.m., Senate Child Welfare Subcommittee on S.189 and S.211, 307 Gressette, Agenda Available

9:00 a.m., South Carolina Energy Caucus, Blatt Room 110, Agenda Available

9:15 a.m., House Ways and Means Economic Development and Natural Resources Subcommittee, Blatt Room 317, Agenda Available

9:30 a.m., Senate L.C.I. Special Subcommittee on S.260 and S.264, Gressette Room 209, Agenda Available

10:00 a.m., Senate Medical Affairs Committee, Gressette Room 308, Agenda Available

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

11:00 a.m., Senate Education Subcommittee on S.203, Gressette Room 207, Agenda Available

15 minutes after adjournment of the House, SC House Tax Policy Review Committee, Blatt Room 521, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

Immediately upon adjournment of the House, Ways and Means Economic Development Legislative Subcommittee on H.3576 and H.3595, Blatt Room 317, Agenda Available

Immediately upon adjournment of the House, Ways and Means General Government Legislative Subcommittee on H.3137, Blatt Room 523, Agenda Available

CANCELED 30 minutes after the House adjourns, House Legislative Oversight Committee, Blatt Room 516



2:00 p.m. Governor Henry McMaster will make a cabinet announcement at a State House press conference tomorrow, State House, Office of the Governor, Columbia, S.C.



McMaster's 4-year Game Plan South Carolina Lede

Episodes of This Week In South Carolina 

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Elizabeth Warren is demanding an investigation into Mick Mulvaney’s talks with USC The State

SC hospitals must put price info in hands of patients with new rule, but it won’t be easy to use The Post and Courier

Former governor candidate James Smith lands new job at SC college The Post and Courier

SC lawmakers want to exempt federal workers from property tax penalites as shutdown continues The Post and Courier

Honda seeks share of competitive side-by-side market with SC-made Talon The Post and Courier



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