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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2016 Regular Session Proceedings:


Senate Proceedings No. 68

Agenda  |  Bottom

Convened 11:34 P.M., Legislative Day 4/08/16, Calendar Day 4/11/16

Adjourned Sine Die - Journalized

Announcements

Attendance Quorum: 46

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #63

HB 217
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
HB 771
Motion Returned Second Reading (Senator Pinsky) Adopted
Committee Amendment {564832/1 Withdrawn
Second Reading Passed
Motion two readings same day Const/Rule 24 (Senator Pinsky) Adopted (46-0)
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #79

SB 529
Third Reading Passed (45-0)

Governor's citation honoring Lynne B. Porter on her retirement

Announcements

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #64

HB 1624
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
HB 1634
Third Reading Passed (44-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #65

HB 1458
Third Reading Passed (43-0)

Announcements

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #66

HB 195
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 1344
Third Reading Passed (41-0)

Conference Committee Report

HB 140
Conference Committee Report {643520/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (45-0)

Motion

HB 413
Motion place bill on Third Reading (Senator Conway) Adopted
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Committee Report #48 Budget and Taxation

HB 833
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
Motion two readings same day Const/Rule 24 (Senator Kasemeyer) Adopted
Third Reading Passed (45-0)

Conference Committee Report

HB 422
Conference Committee Report {283028/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
HB 36
Conference Committee Report {473325/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 849
Conference Committee Report {743625/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (45-0)

Announcements

Conference Committee Report

HB 360
Conference Committee Report {183627/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Adjourned Sine Die



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How a Bill Becomes Law

Legislative Lingo

Explanation of Floor Motions and Actions


April 13, 2016 7:18 A.M.