State House Daybook: March 11, 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 1:00 p.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 Banking and Insurance, Banking Subcommittee on S.1115, Gressette Room 408, Agenda Available

10:00 a.m. Senate Education Committee on Regulations and on S.556 and H.3351, Gressette Room 209, Agenda Available

10:00 a.m. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on S.1129, Gressette Room 308, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

10:00 a.m. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on S.901 and S.918, Gressette Room 207, Agenda Available

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

11:00 a.m. Senate Banking and Insurance Committee, Gressette Room 207, Agenda Available

1:00 p.m. Senate, State House, Senate Chamber, Live Broadcast

4:45 p.m. State Regulation of Public Utilities Review Committee, Gressette Room 207, Agenda Available



10:00 a.m. Gov. McMaster will speak at the Mental Health Advocacy Day, State House, Columbia, S.C.
12:00 p.m. Lt. Gov. Evette will speak during the Generations Group Annual Luncheon, Greenville Convention Center, 1 Exposition Drive, Greenville, S.C. 
3:00 p.m.  Gov. McMaster will join the Red Cross in recognizing and proclaiming Red Cross Month, Governor’s Office, Columbia, S.C.



South Carolina Lede

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Legislative Update

Coronavirus cases up to 9 in SC after 2 more positive tests AP

Clemson telling students to prepare for online classes due to virus concerns WSPA

Amid mixed messages on coronavirus, SC hospitals prepare for pandemic The Post and Courier 

SC prisons, mental health facilities prepare for possible coronavirus cases The State

MUSC issues new coronavirus related restrictions and guidelines WCSC

US states race to contain coronavirus as cases exceed 1,000 AP

College will test run online classes amid coronavirus threat AP

SC’s longest serving black lawmaker to step aside AP

Mick Mulvaney landed himself in SC property dispute because of ‘political’ concerns The Post and Courier

House rejects raises for all state workers; OKs $10B budget AP

SC never hired consultant to address Richland election problems after saying it would The State

Senators working fast on changes at SC state utility AP

Bill to track rape kits in South Carolina passes Senate AP 

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin gets a new job The State



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