State House Daybook: March 21, 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 Corrections and Penology Full Committee, Gressette Room 209, Agenda Available

9:00 a.m., Senate Legislative Oversight Subcommittee, Gressette Room 407, Agenda Available

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

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

9:00 a.m., House General Laws Subcommittee on H.3729H.3787H.3915 and H.3967, Blatt Room 511, Agenda Available

9:15 a.m., House Ways and Means General Government Legislative Subcommittee on H.3113H.3333H.3334 and H.4127, Blatt Room 521, Agenda Available

9:30 a.m., Senate Legislative Oversight Subcommittee on John de la Howe School, State House - Third Floor Conference Room, Agenda Available

9:30 am, S.C. State Fiscal Accountability Authority Edgar A. Brown Room 252, Live Broadcast

10:00 a.m., Senate Legislative Oversight Subcommittee, Gressette Room 408, Agenda Available

10:00 a.m., Senate Family & Veterans' Services - Early Childhood Subcommittee on S.291S.595 and S.601, 307 Gressette, Agenda Available

10:00 a.m., Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on S.154S.293 and S.640, Gressette Room 207, Agenda Available

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

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

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

6:00 p.m., Senate Education Committee Public Hearing on S.419, Georgetown High School Auditorium, Agenda Available

Upon adjournment of the House, Sales and Use and Income Tax Legislative Subcommittee on H.3210H.3782H.3998 and H.4133, Blatt Room 521, Agenda Available

Upon adjournment of the House, L.C.I. Insurance Subcommittee, Blatt Room 403, Agenda Available

Upon adjournment of the House, Regulations and Administrative Procedures Committee, Blatt Room 410, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

30 minutes after adjournment of the House, Tax Policy Review Committee, Blatt Room 516, Agenda AvailableLive Broadcast

30 minutes after the House adjourns, Legislative Oversight - Department of Corrections Ad Hoc Subcommittee, Blatt Room 110, Agenda AvailableLive Broadcast

30 minutes after the House adjourns, Education and Cultural Subcommittee of the Legislative Oversight Committee, Blatt Room 321, Agenda AvailableLive Broadcast



9:30 a.m., Gov. McMaster will oversee a State Fiscal Accountability Authority (SFAA) meeting, Room 252, Edgar Brown Building, Columbia, S.C.

11:30 a.m. (Thirty minutes after adjournment of the House): Gov. McMaster will introduce Dr. Arthur B. Laffer at a meeting of the S.C. House Tax Policy Review Committee, Room 516, Blatt Building, Columbia, S.C.

3:00 p.m., Lt. Gov. Evette will attend a facility tour of Teknoware, 673 Century Circle, Conway, S.C.

7:00 p.m.,  Lt. Gov. Evette will speak at the Spring to Life Gala, Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort, 10000 Beach Club Drive, Myrtle Beach, S.C.



South Carolina Lede

Episodes of This Week In South Carolina 

Legislative Update

Proposal puts selling SC’s public utility Santee Cooper in Gov. McMaster’s hands The Post and Courier

SC House votes to give electric co-ops more oversight in wake of The State investigation The State

Senate Leader: Time to sell S. Carolina state-owned utility AP

‘The time has come to sell Santee Cooper:’ Senate leader moves to offload state utility The State

Poll shows South Carolina overwhelmingly supports closing ‘Charleston loophole’ The Post and Courier 

SC wants stronger checks on gun sales, oppose total abortion ban, new poll finds The State 

Fight against ‘emotions based’ plastic bag bans flares in SC Statehouse The Post and Courier

TAKEN: Gov. Henry McMaster 'very much in favor' of reforms in SC civil forfeiture laws The Greenville News

Bill to attract Carolina Panthers HQ to S Carolina advances AP



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