State House Daybook: May 7, 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 12:00 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., House Healthcare and Regulatory Subcommittee of the Legislative Oversight Committee, Blatt Room 410, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

9:30 a.m., House Judiciary Criminal Laws Subcommittee on S.156S.194S.397 and H.3733, Blatt Room 511, Agenda Available

9:30 a.m., House Asset Forfeiture Policy Study Committee, Blatt Room 110, Agenda AvailableLive Broadcast

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

10:30 a.m., House Judiciary Committee, Blatt Room 516, Agenda Available

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

12:00 p.m., Senate, State House, Senate ChamberLive Broadcast

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

Upon Adjournment of the House, Majority Caucus, Blatt Room 112

Upon Adjournment of the House, Minority Caucus, Blatt Room 305

1 hour after the House adjournsAgriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee, Blatt Room 410, Agenda Available



9:00 a.m., Lt. Gov. Evette will visit and tour Georgetown-Horry County Technical College, 2050 Highway 501 East, Conway, S.C.

11:45 a.m., Gov. McMaster will speak at an event recognizing the Month of the Military Spouse, State House rotunda, 1100 Gervais Street, Columbia, S.C.

12:00 p.m., Lt. Gov. Evette will speak at the Georgetown Rotary Club meeting, VFW Post 6444, 711 Church Street, Georgetown, S.C.



South Carolina Lede

Episodes of This Week In South Carolina 

Legislative Update

Hundreds of SC pedestrians and bicyclists are dying. Here’s how some hope to change that. The Post and Courier

Where does South Carolina’s teacher labor movement go after 10,000 person march? The Post and Courier

10,000 people marched. Where does the SC teacher movement go from here? The State

SC’s tepid growth in ’18 has economists scratching their heads The Post and Courier

Read Pete Buttigieg’s Q&A with The State The State

In Columbia, Pete Buttigieg pledged he’s ‘outlived flavor-of-the-month’ in 2020 race The State

Former SC Attorney General Condon out as Santee Cooper board chairman The State

Biden talks about 'my buddy Barack' as he courts black voters in South Carolina CNN

Suicide rate in SC prisons hits record high as mental health problems grow The Post and Courier

Report: Hurricane Florence killed 22, caused $24B in damage AP

SC Senate approves bill allowing offers for Santee Cooper AP



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