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. 32
  • Agenda   |  Bottom
  • Convened 10:09 AM, February 22, 2018
  • Adjourned 11:33 AM, until Feb 23, 2018 at 11:00 AM
  • Quorum: 114
  • Introductory Calendar - House Bills No. 45
  • HB 1760 - HB 1764 First Reading
  • Message from the Senate - Senate Bills No. 20
  • SB 211
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 309
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 444
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 494
  • Referred Environment and Transportation
  • Special Orders No. 7
  • HJ 3
  • Floor Amendment {133221/2 (Delegate Cluster) Rejected (41-88)
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Special Orders No. 6
  • HB 122
  • Motion Recommit to Committee (Delegate Vallario) Adopted
  • Quorum: 135
  • Third Reading Calendar - House Bills or Resolutions No. 8
  • HB 14
  • Third Reading Passed (82-52)
  • HB 17
  • Third Reading Passed (134-0)
  • HB 60
  • Third Reading Passed (135-0)
  • HB 87
  • Third Reading Passed (125-10)
  • HB 96
  • Third Reading Passed (135-0)
  • HB 106
  • Third Reading Passed (135-0)
  • HB 110
  • Third Reading Passed (135-0)
  • Third Reading Calendar - House Bills or Resolutions No. 9
  • HB 119
  • Third Reading Passed (130-4)
  • HB 130
  • Third Reading Passed (134-0)
  • HB 164
  • Third Reading Passed (135-0)
  • HB 219
  • Third Reading Passed (135-0)
  • HB 279
  • Third Reading Passed (135-0)
  • HB 291
  • Third Reading Passed (113-20)
  • HB 305
  • Third Reading Passed (135-0)
  • Third Reading Calendar - House Bills or Resolutions No. 10
  • HB 306
  • Third Reading Passed (135-0)
  • HB 392
  • Third Reading Passed (132-2)
  • HB 400
  • Third Reading Passed (133-0)
  • HB 427
  • Motion Reconsider Second Reading (Delegate Luedtke) Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {493722/1 (Delegate Healey) Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 452
  • Third Reading Passed (135-0)
  • HB 520
  • Third Reading Passed (135-0)
  • HB 527
  • Third Reading Passed (134-0)
  • HB 595
  • Third Reading Passed (135-0)
  • House Resolutions
  • Announcements
  • Quorum: 134
  • Adjourned 11:33 AM, until Feb 23, 2018 at 11:00 AM
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  • February 22, 2018 11:54 AM