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. 72

Agenda  |  Bottom

Convened 11:12 P.M., Legislative Day 4/09/16, Calendar Day 4/11/16

Adjourned Sine Die - Journalized

Quorum: 137

Quorum: 139

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #74

SB 942
Third Reading Passed (89-47)

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #60

SB 227
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
SB 884
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
SB 998
Third Reading Passed (135-0)

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #75

SB 297
Third Reading Passed (136-0)
SB 462
Third Reading Passed (140-0)

Message from the Senate - Concurrence Calendar #25

HB 336
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (121-18)
HB 773
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (140-0)
HB 1502
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (139-0)

Message from the Senate - Concurrence Calendar #20

HB 1320
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (140-1)

Conference Committee Report

HB 36
Conference Committee Report {473325/1 Adopted
Motion Special Order until later today (Delegate Busch) Adopted
SB 945
Conference Committee Report {853824/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (141-0)
SB 794
Conference Committee Report {343724/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (141-0)

Special Order Calendar

HB 36
Third Reading Passed (138-2)

Conference Committee Report

HB 140
Conference Committee Report {643520/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (139-0)
HB 849
Conference Committee Report {743625/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (137-4)

Quorum: 139

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #93

HB 1561
Third Reading Passed (140-1)

Conference Committee Report

HB 422
Conference Committee Report {283028/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (139-0)

Message from the Senate - Concurrence Calendar #26

HB 1395
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (126-12)
HB 1010
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (87-51)
HB 852
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (138-0)

Committee Report #28 Ways and Means

SB 249
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 371
Favorable with Amendments {295469/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Announcements

Message from the Senate - Concurrence Calendar #27

HB 1167
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (136-4)
HB 1168
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (133-5)

Conference Committee Report

HB 360
Conference Committee Report {183627/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (138-2)

Announcements

Committee Report #27 Ways and Means

SB 120
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
Motion Rules Suspended two readings same day (Delegate Kaiser) Adopted (136-0)
Third Reading Passed (134-2)
SB 337
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
Motion Rules Suspended two readings same day (Delegate Kaiser) Adopted (134-1)
Third Reading Passed (103-35)
SB 757
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
Motion Rules Suspended two readings same day (Delegate Kaiser) Adopted (138-0)
Third Reading Passed (138-0)

Message from the Senate - Yeas & Nays #18

HB 217
Returned Passed
HB 413
Returned Passed
HB 741
Returned Passed
HB 771
Returned Passed
HB 833
Returned Passed
HB 1344
Returned Passed
HB 1458
Returned Passed
HB 1624
Returned Passed
HB 1634
Returned Passed

Quorum: 130

Adjourned Sine Die



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April 13, 2016 7:28 A.M.