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State House Daybook: March 19, 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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Combined meeting schedule
10:00 a.m., SC Legislative Black Caucus, Blatt Room 427
11:00 a.m., Minority Caucus, Blatt Room 305
12:00 p.m., House of Representatives, State House, House Chamber, Live Broadcast
2:00 p.m., Senate, State House, Senate Chamber, Live Broadcast
Upon adjournment of the House, Real Estate Subcommittee of the House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee, Blatt Room 403, Agenda Available
Immediately after adjournment of the House, Environmental Affairs Subcommittee, Agriculture Subcommittee, Blatt Room 410, Agenda Available
Immediately after adjournment of the House, Agriculture Subcommittee, Wildlife Subcommittee (Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs), Blatt Room 410, Agenda Available
1.5 hours after adjournment of the House, Economic Development and Natural Resources Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee on H.3351, H.3485, H.3682, H.4017, H.4018, H.4019, H.4020, H.4021, H.4211 and H.4243, Blatt Room 317, Agenda Available
2:30 p.m. or 1.5 hours after the House adjourns, Judiciary Committee, Blatt Room 516, Agenda Available
1.5 hours after the House adjourns, Environmental Affairs Subcommittee, Blatt Room 410, Agenda Available
12:00 p.m., Gov. McMaster will speak at the South Carolina State Firefighters’ Association lunch, between the Blatt and Gressette Buildings, State House grounds, Columbia, S.C.
12:30 p.m., Lt. Gov. Evette will speak to the Easley Rotary Club, West End Hall, Carr Room, 201 S. Fifth Street, Easley, S.C.
2:00 p.m., Lt. Gov. Evette will attend a facility tour, Abbott Laboratories, 253 Financial Boulevard, Liberty, S.C.
Episodes of This Week In South Carolina
Changes to flood insurance program to go into effect in 2020, SC rates will change The Post and Courier
SC’s flood insurance rates could see massive change with new FEMA program The Post and Courier
600 documents collected for SC governor to declare state is free of ‘sanctuary cities’ The Post and Courier
Where to see Beto O’Rourke when he visits SC for first time as presidential candidate The State
Cory Booker is popping up in SC this week. Here’s where you can see him The State
Mulvaney on cusp of permanent status upgrade POLITICO
South Carolina bill would forbid local and state agencies from holding private meetings The Greenville News
Senators plan 2 more meetings on education overhaul bill AP
SC sheriffs fly first class, bully employees and line their pockets with taxpayer money The Post and Courier
In Orangeburg, a sheriff dies – and the secrets spill out The Post and Courier
A few SC sheriffs reported getting golf bags and Yeti coolers as freebies. What about the others? The Post and Courier
While other states debate abortion bans, S Carolina sits out AP
Trump budget proposal leaves an IOU for Charleston Harbor deepening The Post and Courier
Who is feeling the Bern? In North Charleston, it was a mostly-white crowd The Post and Courier
Away from 2020 spotlight, Julián Castro pitches himself as voice for underdogs in SC trip The Post and Courier
Meet the Fowlers: Longtime SC Democratic power couple hosts 2020 candidates The Post and Courier