State House Daybook: Feb. 5, 2020


State House Daybook provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly. 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

8:30 a.m. Senate Finance Criminal Justice Subcommittee, Gressette Room 307, Agenda Available

9:00 a.m. Agency Head Salary Commission, Gressette Room 408, Agenda Available

9:00 a.m. Agriculture Subcommittee of the Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee on S.770 and S.806, Gressette Room 407, Agenda Available

9:00 a.m. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on S.871 and H.3309, Gressette Room 207, Agenda Available

9:00 a.m. House Judiciary Special Laws Subcommittee on H.3373 and H.4078, Blatt Room 511, Agenda Available

9:00 a.m. House General Laws Subcommittee on H.4710H.4800 and H.4963, Blatt Room 516, Agenda Available

9:00 a.m. House 3-M Subcommittee II, Occupational Regulation and Licensing Boards, Blatt Room 110, Agenda AvailableLive Broadcast

9:00 a.m. House Health and Other Healthcare Industries Subcommittee of the Regulations and Administrative Procedures Committee, Blatt Room 321, Agenda AvailableLive Broadcast

9:00 a.m. House Business and Commerce Subcommittee of the House L.C.I. Committee on H.4702, Blatt Room 403, Agenda Available

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

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

10:00 a.m. Senate Education Subcommittee on Regulations 4913, 4918, 4919, 4920, 4935, 4936, Gressette Room 207, Agenda Available

10:00 a.m. Senate L.C.I. Special Subcommittee on H3757 on H.3757, Gressette Room 209, Agenda Available

11:00 a.m. Senate Legislative Oversight Subcommittee on SLED, Gressette Room 407, Agenda Available

11:00 a.m. Senate Transportation Committee on S.9S.883 and H.3695, Gressette Room 207, Agenda Available

11:00 a.m. Senate Education Subcommittee on S.556, Gressette Room 105, Agenda AvailableLive Broadcast

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

1 hour upon adjournment of the House, E.P.W. K-12 Subcommittee on H.4662H.4673 and H.4774, Blatt Room 433, Agenda Available



South Carolina Lede

Episodes of This Week In South Carolina 

Legislative Update

Dylann Roof’s lawyers revive mental health defense in latest court papers The Post and Courier

‘Dangerous’ SC law allows uncertified officers to patrol, carry guns, make arrests The Post and Courier 

Upstate GOP leaders plotting to impact SC Democratic primary by boosting Bernie Sanders The Post and Courier 

In-person absentee voting for S.C. Democratic primary open now through Feb. 28 Charleston City Paper

Real ID: More than 2.5 million in SC still don't have their Greenville News

SC Republicans say Rush Limbaugh is more than a conservative radio icon The Post and Courier 

SC Republicans praise President Trump's State of the Union address Greenville News

Reforms seek to dismantle the ‘secret’ process that helps elect SC judges The Post and Courier 

SC Senate education overhaul bill debate enters 4th week AP



8:30 a.m. Lt. Gov. Evette will speak at a South Carolina Early Childhood Advisory Council Press Conference Launching Palmetto Pre-K, Brookland Academy, 1066 Sunset Boulevard, West Columbia, S.C.



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