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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2016 Regular Session Proceedings:


House Proceedings No. 23

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Convened 11:10 A.M., FEBRUARY 12, 2016

Adjourned 11:30 a.m., until FEB 15, 2016 at 8:00 P.M.

Quorum: 134

Introductory Bills

HB 1178 - HB 1504 First Reading
HJ 6 - HJ 8 First Reading

Message from the Senate - First Reading Senate Bills #10

SB 31
Referred Judiciary
SB 51
Referred Environment and Transportation
SB 58
Referred Ways and Means
SB 76
Referred Ways and Means
SB 78
Referred Ways and Means
SB 83
Referred Appropriations
SB 104
Referred Environment and Transportation
SB 111
Referred Ways and Means
SB 116
Referred Appropriations
SB 119
Referred Economic Matters
SB 123
Referred Environment and Transportation
SB 132
Referred Environment and Transportation
SB 134
Referred Environment and Transportation
SB 135
Referred Environment and Transportation
SB 137
Referred Ways and Means
SB 146
Referred Environment and Transportation
SB 156
Referred Judiciary
SB 227
Referred Ways and Means
SB 245
Referred Economic Matters

Message from the Executive

Supplemental Budget #2 Referred Appropriations

Letter of Reassignment

HB 973
Reassigned to Appropriations
HB 982
Reassigned to Environment and Transportation Economic Matters
HB 1022
Reassigned to Economic Matters
SB 98
Reassigned to Appropriations

House Resolutions

Announcements

Quorum: 137

Adjourned 11:30 a.m., until FEB 15, 2016 at 8:00 P.M.



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How a Bill Becomes Law

Legislative Lingo

Explanation of Floor Motions and Actions


February 12, 2016 11:30 A.M.