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.

Senate 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 Senate Resolutions.
  7. Introduction of visitors.
  8. Unfinished business.
  9. Laid over bills.
  10. Reports of standing committees.
  11. Reports of select committees.
  12. Special orders of the day.
  13. Third reading calendars.
  14. Adjournment.


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2014 Regular Session Proceedings:


Senate Proceedings No. 66A

Agenda  |  Bottom

Reconvened 11:41 P.M., Legislative Day 4/01/14, Calendar Day 4/07/14

Adjourned Sine Die

Attendance Quorum: 43

Messages

SB 1051
House Refuses to Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Hixson, F. Turner, and Barve)
SB 454
House Refuses to Recede
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (44-0)

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #45

SB 850
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (44-0)

Conference Committee Report

HB 1161
Conference Committee Report {873125/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (44-0)

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #46

SB 654
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Special Order Calendar

HB 1542
Third Reading Passed (44-0)

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #76

SJ 6

Adjourned Sine Die



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Legislative Lingo

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