State House Daybook: Feb. 6, 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 11:00 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 Judiciary Subcommittee on S.998 and H.4262Gressette Room 105, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

9:00 a.m. House Business, Commerce, and Administrative Subcommittee of the House Regulations and Administrative Procedures Committee, Blatt Room 321, Agenda AvailableLive Broadcast

9:00 a.m. House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee, Blatt Room 403, Agenda Available

9:00 a.m. House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee, Blatt Room 410, Agenda AvailableLive Broadcast

9:30 a.m. House Invitations and Memorial Resolutions Committee, Blatt Room 505, Agenda Available

9:30 a.m. Senate Finance Natural Resources and Economic Development Subcommittee, Gressette Room 307, Agenda Available

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

10:00 a.m. Senate Fish, Game and Forestry Subcommittee on S.1068Gressette Room 207, Agenda Available

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

11:30 a.m. Joint Citizens and Legislative Committee on Children, 3rd Floor Conference Room State House, Agenda Available

Upon Adjournment of the Senate, Senate Finance K-12 Budget Subcommittee, Gressette Room 105, Agenda Available

30 minutes after adjournment of the House, House Ethics Committee, Blatt Room 511, Agenda Available

1 hour after adjournment of the House, Committee Hearing on H.3017 and H.3125Blatt Room 110, Agenda AvailableLive Broadcast



9:00 a.m. Lt. Gov. Evette will speak at the South Carolina Free Clinic Association Annual Conference, Westin Poinsett, 120 S Main Street, Greenville, S.C.

11:30 a.m. Lt. Gov. Evette will speak at the Oconee County Republican Women Meeting, Lighthouse Restaurant, 1290 State Road S-37-15, Seneca, S.C.



South Carolina Lede

Episodes of This Week In South Carolina 

Legislative Update

Santee Cooper eyes settlement over parts left at failed SC nuclear project The Post and Courier 

Fights, isolation: Feds say SC doesn’t protect young inmates AP 

No start date, more supply money now in SC education bill AP

SC bill would track rape kits and hold police accountable for testing, advocates say The State

Charleston bill to restructure school board faces uncertain future in the Senate The Post and Courier 

Accusations sank McMaster ally’s bid to run agency, but he’s landed another SC job The State

Republicans urged to cause ‘chaos,’ vote in SC Democratic presidential primary The State

Black SC lawmakers accuse senator of racial attacks for questions about Steyer payments The State

Steyer campaign paid top black SC legislator $43K to serve as adviser The Post and Courier

SC voter registration increases ahead of Democratic presidential primary, surpassing 2016 rate The Post and Courier

SC’s Rep. Joe Cunningham to vote against pro-union bill in break with Democrats The Post and Courier

Black lawmakers demand Biden disavow surrogate’s comments AP



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