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State House Daybook: Jan. 14, 2020

January 14, 2020 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
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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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LEGISLATIVE COVERAGE

Senate

The Senate gavels in at 12:00 p.m. Watch live hereCalendarJournal.

House

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

 

Combined meeting schedule

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

11:00 a.m., Senate L.C.I. Professions and Occupations Subcommittee on S.758S.909 and H.4246, Gressette Room 307, Agenda Available

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

11:00 a.m., House Minority Caucus, Blatt Room 305

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

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

2:00 p.m., Senate Transportation Subcommittee on S.723, Gressette Room 308, Agenda Available

1 hour after adjournment of the House, Constitutional Subcommittee Meeting, Blatt Room 511, Agenda Available

2:30 p.m., or adjournment of the House, whichever is later, High Education Subcommittee Meeting, Blatt Room 321, Agenda Available

1.5 hours after adjournment of the House, Healthcare Subcommittee Meeting, Blatt Room 108, Agenda Available

1.5 hours after adjournment of the House, Transportation and Regulatory Subcommittee, Blatt Room 318, Agenda Available

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

 

SUPREME COURT

Watch live here 

Case No: 2018-001355
Hearing Time: 09:30 a.m.
Location: Supreme Court Courtroom
Time Limits: 15-15-5
Case Title: The State, Respondent, v. Nakia Karreim Johnson, Petitioner.
Attorneys: E. Charles Grose, Jr., of Grose Law Firm, of Greenwood, for Petitioner. Attorney General Alan Wilson, Senior Assistant Deputy Attorney General William M. Blitch, Jr. and Interim Solicitor Heather Savitz Weiss, all of Columbia, for Respondent.
Summary: The Court granted Nakia Johnson's petition for a writ of certiorari to review whether the court of appeals erred in finding the trial court's refusal to grant a mistrial after the child advocacy interviewer testified he instructed Victim to tell the truth during the forensic interview amounted to harmless error, thereby affirming Johnson's conviction for second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor.
 

Case No: 2019-000500
Hearing Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: Supreme Court Courtroom
Time Limits: 15-15-5
Case Title: The State, Respondent, v. Suzanna Brown Simpson, Petitioner.
Attorneys: J. Falkner Wilkes, of Greenville, for Petitioner. Attorney General Alan Wilson, Deputy Attorney General Donald J. Zelenka, Senior Assistant Deputy Attorney General Melody J. Brown, Assistant Attorney General Susannah R. Cole, all of Columbia and Solicitor W. Walter Wilkins, III, of Greenville, for Respondent.
Summary: Suzanna Brown Simpson was convicted of two counts of murder, one count of attempted murder, and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime. The trial court sentenced Simpson to two consecutive life sentences for the murders, a consecutive term of thirty years' imprisonment for the attempted murder, and a consecutive term of five years' imprisonment for the weapon charge. The court of appeals affirmed. State v. Simpson, 425 S.C. 522, 823 S.E.2d 229 (Ct. App. 2019). This Court granted Simpson's petition for a writ of certiorari to determine whether the trial court erred in excluding testimony from Simpson's expert witness.
 

Case No: 2018-001874
Hearing Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Supreme Court Courtroom
Time Limits: 15-15-5
Case Title: Century Capital Group, LLC, Petitioner, v. Midtown Development Group, LLC, Richland Joint Venture Group, LLC, Windsor Richland Mall, L.P., and BRC Richland, LLC, Respondents.
Attorneys: J. Ryan Oates, of McCabe, Trotter & Beverly, PC, of Columbia, for Petitioner. Trippett Boineau, III and Heath M. Stewart, III, both of McAngus, Goudelock & Courie, LLC, of Columbia, Jonathan B. Asbill, of Baker, Ravenel & Bender, LLP, of Columbia and Ruth A. Levy, of Williams Mullen, of Columbia, for Respondents.
Summary: The Court granted a writ of certiorari to review the court of appeals' decision in Century Capital Group, LLC v. Midtown Development Group, LLC, Op. No. 2018-UP-249 (S.C. Ct. App. filed June 13, 2018).

 

NEWS

South Carolina Lede

Episodes of This Week In South Carolina

Tax cuts, prisons, employee raises: How SC Gov. McMaster want to spend $10.2B in 2020 The State

Gov. McMaster proposes $430M tax relief in his SC state budget. Will taxpayers see a dime? The Post and Courier

Education, lots of cash big topics as SC Legislature opens AP

Sen. Tom Young talks 2020 legislative issues in Aiken The Aiken Standard

Federal approval of child support system ends yearly fines tallying $173M The Post and Courier

Cory Booker’s exit a big loss in 2020 presidential race, SC Democrats say The State

Democrat Cory Booker ends presidential bid after polling, money struggles AP

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RESOURCES

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