State House Daybook: Jan. 28, 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 2:00 p.m. Watch live hereCalendarJournal.


The House gavels in at 12:00 p.m. Watch live here.  Calendar.  Journal


Combined meeting schedule

9:30 a.m. Senate Ways and Means Transportation and Regulatory Subcommittee, Blatt Room 318, Agenda Available

10:00 a.m. House Ways and Means Constitutional Subcommittee, Blatt Room 511, Agenda Available

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

10:00 a.m. Senate Finance Constitutional Subcommittee, Gressette Room 407, Agenda Available

11:00 a.m. Senate Property Tax Subcommittee on S.545, Gressette Room 207, Agenda Available

11:00 a.m. Senate Judiciary Committee, Gressette Room 105, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

11:00 a.m. House Wildlife Subcommittee (Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs) on H.4740H.5015 and H.5018, Blatt Room 410, Live Broadcast

11:00 a.m. House Majority Caucus, Blatt Room 112

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

2:00 p.m. Senate, State House, Senate Chamber. Live Broadcast

Immediately upon adjournment of the House, Health and Other Healthcare Industries Subcommittee of the Regulations and Administrative Procedures Committee, Blatt Room 410, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

Upon adjournment of the House Business and Commerce Subcommittee of the House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee, Blatt Room 403, Agenda Available

1.5 hours upon adjournment of the House, E.P.W. K-12 Subcommittee on H.4753, Blatt Room 433, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

1 hour after the House adjourns, 3-M Subcommittee II, Occupational Regulation and Licensing Boards, Blatt Room 427, Agenda Available

1.5 hours after adjournment of the House Ways and Means Healthcare Subcommittee, Blatt Room 108, Agenda Available

1.5 hours after adjournment of the House, Ways and Means Economic Development and Natural Resources Subcommittee, Blatt Room 317, Agenda Available

1.5 hours after adjournment of the House, Ways and Means Public Education and Special Schools Subcommittee, Blatt Room 521, Agenda Available

2:30 p.m., or adjournment of the House, whichever is later, Ways and Means Higher Education Subcommittee, Blatt Room 321, Agenda Available



9:30 a.m. Lt. Gov. Evette will deliver the keynote at the My SC Education School Choice Celebration, Blatt Building, 1105 Pendleton Street, Columbia, S.C.

10:30 a.m. Gov. McMaster and Lt. Gov. Evette will participate in the Statewide Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz: A Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony, USC Alumni Center, 900 Senate Street, Columbia, S.C. 

3:00 p.m.  Gov. McMaster will speak at the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce’s Business Speaks program, Room 101, Blatt Building, Columbia, S.C.



South Carolina Lede

Episodes of This Week In South Carolina 

Legislative Update

Would ‘fetal heartbeat’ abortion ban be legal? SC attorney general asked to weigh in The State

South State Corp. combining with Florida bank Columbia Regional Business Report

Iowa’s 2020 polls are all over the map. But in SC, one candidate has a strong lead The State

Charleston airport board offers Elliott Summey CEO job amid controversy The Post and Courier 

Want to vote in SC’s Democratic presidential primary? Thursday is registration cutoff. The Post and Courier

Woman behind ‘fired up’ Obama campaign chant backs Steyer AP

Struggling in the polls, Elizabeth Warren launches first SC-wide radio ad The State


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