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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2015 Regular Session Proceedings:


Senate Proceedings No. 68

Agenda  |  Bottom

Convened 11:34 P.M., Legislative Day 4/10/15, Calendar Day 4/13/15

Adjourned Sine Die - Journalized

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #43

SB 595
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (44-1)

Conference Committee Report

HB 313
Conference Committee Report {943124/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 113
Conference Committee Report {553922/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (33-14)
HB 114
Conference Committee Report {753229/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (32-14)
SB 694
Conference Committee Report {813120/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 304
Conference Committee Report {503123/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (35-12)
SB 652
Conference Committee Report {183326/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (33-14)

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #41

SB 937
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (45-2)
SB 477
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 520
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Committee Report #18 Senate Rules

HB 1177
Re-referred Budget and Taxation

Conference Committee Report

HB 360
Conference Committee Report {653829/1
Motion Special Order until later today (Senator DeGrange) Adopted

Committee Report #64 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

HB 119
Favorable with Amendments {954838/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Motion two readings same day Const/Rule 24 (Senator Conway) Adopted
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1069
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
Motion two readings same day Const/Rule 24 (Senator Pinsky) Adopted
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1288
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
Motion two readings same day Const/Rule 24 (Senator Rosapepe) Adopted
Third Reading Passed (44-2)

Special Orders

HB 86
Favorable
Motion Special Order until later today (Senator Hough)

Adjourned Sine Die



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April 15, 2015 8:33 A.M.