January 2012 Feature of the Month

What are Calendars and Journals?

Calendars are lists of pending legislation and detail the order of business for each legislative day. They are printed for each statewide session day and placed on the Members' desks each morning. House and Senate Calendars are available online in Word, PDF and HTML format. Senate Calendars; House Calendars

Daily Journals are records of the daily proceedings. They include messages, roll calls, Members' remarks that they request to be printed and actions taken on all legislation considered that day. House and Senate Journals are available online in Word, PDF and HTML format. Senate Journals; House Journals

Permanent Journals are the official records of the proceedings of the House and the Senate. They are compiled from daily journals and are indexed, printed and bound for each legislative Session. The Permanent Journals are indexed by sponsor, bill number, subject and general information. Permament Journals of the House and Senate are availble online on the South Carolina Legislature Online Archives page.

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