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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2018 Regular Session Proceedings:


  • House Proceedings No. 33
  • Agenda   |  Bottom
  • Convened 11:00 AM, February 23, 2018
  • Adjourned 11:44 AM, until Feb 26, 2018 at 8:00 PM
  • Quorum: 121
  • Introductory Calendar - House Bills No. 46
  • HB 1765 - HB 1771 First Reading
  • Message from the Senate - Senate Bills No. 21
  • SB 107
  • Referred Judiciary
  • SB 161
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 170
  • Referred Judiciary
  • SB 217
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 297
  • Referred Judiciary
  • SB 350
  • Referred Appropriations
  • SB 372
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 380
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 381
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 383
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 397
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • SB 402
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 420
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 428
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 574
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 891
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • Committee Report No. 3 Ways and Means
  • HB 158
  • Favorable with Amendments {265262/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 251
  • Favorable with Amendments {585569/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 442
  • Favorable with Amendments {915268/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 502
  • Favorable with Amendments {105461/1 Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {723022/1 (Delegate Metzgar) Adopted
  • Motion Special Order until 2/27 (Delegate Walker) Adopted
  • HB 622
  • Favorable with Amendments {305765/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 829
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 6 Economic Matters
  • HB 218
  • Favorable with Amendments {593999/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 239
  • Favorable with Amendments {273195/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 740
  • Favorable with Amendments {773090/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Announcements
  • Quorum: 130
  • Third Reading Calendar - House Bills or Resolutions No. 11
  • HB 27
  • Third Reading Passed (131-0)
  • HB 111
  • Third Reading Passed (113-18)
  • HB 237
  • Third Reading Passed (83-47)
  • HB 244
  • Third Reading Passed (129-2)
  • HB 249
  • Third Reading Passed (131-0)
  • HB 309
  • Third Reading Passed (131-0)
  • HB 371
  • Third Reading Passed (131-0)
  • HJ 8
  • Third Reading Passed (131-0)
  • Third Reading Calendar - Senate Bills or Resolutions No. 1
  • SB 811
  • Third Reading Passed (131-0)
  • SB 812
  • Third Reading Passed (131-0)
  • Announcements
  • Quorum: 132
  • Adjourned 11:44 AM, until Feb 26, 2018 at 8:00 PM
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  • February 23, 2018 11:49 AM