About Proceedings

Both chambers hold their sessions in the morning, except for Monday when floor sessions convene at 8:00 p.m. On Tuesday through Thursday, session begins at 10:00 a.m. On Friday, the Senate and the House usually convene around 11:00 a.m. except during the final weeks of session when the schedule reverts to 10:00 a.m. on Friday. Additional late afternoon, night, and weekend sessions are sometimes required by both houses.

House Order of Business:

  1. Call to order.
  2. Reading of the journal.
  3. Presentation of petitions, memorials, and other papers.
  4. Presentation of orders.
  5. Introduction of bills and resolutions.
  6. Introduction of House Resolutions.
  7. Unfinished business.
  8. Reports of standing committees.
  9. Reports of select committees.
  10. Laid over bills.
  11. Special orders of the day.
  12. Third reading calendars.
  13. Introduction of visitors.
  14. Adjournment.


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2017 Regular Session Proceedings:


  • House Proceedings No. 55
  • Agenda   |  Bottom
  • Convened 11:03 AM, Legislative Day 03/21/17, Calendar Day 03/24/17
  • Adjourned 12:40 PM, until Mar 27, 2017 at 8:00 PM, (Legislative Day 03/22)
  • Quorum: 137
  • Messages
  • HB 150
  • House Refuses Concur Senate Amendments
  • House Requests Senate Recede
  • House Conference Committee Appointed (Delegates McIntosh, Gaines, Jones, Reznik and Beitzel)
  • House advisors: (Delegates Haynes, B. Barnes and A. Miller)
  • HB 152
  • House Refuses Concur Senate Amendments
  • House Requests Senate Recede
  • House Conference Committee Appointed (Delegates McIntosh, Gaines, Jones, Reznik and Beitzel)
  • House advisors: (Delegates Haynes, B. Barnes and A. Miller)
  • Announcements
  • House Resolutions
  • Message from the Senate - Senate Bills No. 37
  • SB 957
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 1023
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • Committee Report No. 16 Appropriations
  • SB 255
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 256
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 257
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 291
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {213820/2 (Delegate Adams) Rejected (42-94)
  • Floor Amendment {223326/3 (Delegate Adams) Rejected (49-89)
  • Second Reading Passed
  • SB 293
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 294
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 347
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 382
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 399
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 435
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 448
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 473
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 580
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 782
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 19 Economic Matters
  • HB 1024
  • Favorable with Amendments {873992/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 94
  • Favorable with Amendments {713399/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 184
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 12 Health and Government Operations
  • HB 909
  • Favorable with Amendments {676788/1 Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {103726/1 (Delegate W. Miller) Rejected (50-88)
  • Floor Committee Amendment {276784/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1165
  • Favorable with Amendments {216286/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 38
  • Favorable with Amendments {696080/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 61
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 73
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 82
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 109
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 110
  • Favorable with Amendments {306887/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 128
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 137
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 185
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 211
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 262
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 344
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 369
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 380
  • Favorable with Amendments {776584/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 516
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 548
  • Favorable with Amendments {116289/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 571
  • Favorable with Amendments {436189/1 Adopted
  • Floor Committee Amendment {466780/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 600
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 815
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 857
  • Favorable with Amendments {796886/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 919
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 968
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 997
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 17 Appropriations
  • SB 1001
  • Favorable with Amendments {634860/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Motion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day (Delegate McIntosh) Adopted (119-14)
  • Third Reading Passed (136-2)
  • Messages
  • HB 150
  • Senate Refuses Recede
  • Senate Conference Committee Appointed (Senators Kasemeyer, DeGrange, Madaleno, King and Edwards)
  • Senate advisors: (Senators McFadden, Ferguson and Serafini)
  • HB 152
  • Senate Refuses Recede
  • Senate Conference Committee Appointed (Senators Kasemeyer, DeGrange, Madaleno, King and Edwards)
  • Senate advisors: (Senators McFadden, Ferguson and Serafini)
  • Quorum: 138
  • Third Reading Calendar - House Bills or Resolutions No. 101
  • HB 879
  • Third Reading Passed (139-0)
  • Third Reading Calendar - Senate Bills or Resolutions No. 4
  • SB 22
  • Third Reading Passed (138-0)
  • SB 24
  • Third Reading Passed (139-0)
  • SB 37
  • Third Reading Passed (139-0)
  • SB 106
  • Third Reading Passed (139-0)
  • SB 165
  • Third Reading Passed (138-0)
  • SB 166
  • Third Reading Passed (139-0)
  • SB 182
  • Third Reading Passed (139-0)
  • SB 372
  • Third Reading Passed (139-0)
  • Message from the Senate - Senate Bills No. 38
  • SB 103
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 363
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 459
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 736
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 745
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 898
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 946
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 1013
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 1027
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 1148
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SJ 7
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • Message from the Executive
  • Supplemental Budget #1 Referred Appropriations
  • Announcements
  • Quorum: 138
  • Adjourned 12:40 PM, until Mar 27, 2017 at 8:00 PM, (Legislative Day 03/22)
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