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. 52

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Convened 8:08 P.M., Legislative Day 3/25/15, Calendar Day 3/30/15

Adjourned 9:07 p.m., until Mar 31, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. (Legislative Day 03/26)

Invocation

Attendance Quorum: 47

Announcements

Resolution for Rebecca Martin, Head Coach McDaniel College Women's

Basketball Team for her 500th career win Adopted (47-0)

Resolution for Meade High School Boys Basketball Team for 2015 Class

4A State Championship Adopted (47-0)

Talbot Braves Midget Cheer Squad Talbot Braves Pop Warner Football and

Cheer Program National Championships Adopted (47-0)

Resolution for Susan Baudoin, Cheryl Crow, Florence Falatko, and Steven

Fennington for Financial Education and Capability Award
Adopted (47-0)

Announcements

Quorum: 47

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #51

SB 298
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 346
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 622
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 812
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 854
Third Reading Passed (45-2)
SB 870
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #3

HB 14
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 51
Third Reading Passed (34-13)
HB 130
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 296
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 664
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Committee Report #22 Finance

HB 941
Favorable with Amendments {617672/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #14 Budget and Taxation

SB 761
Favorable with Amendments {339634/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #15 Budget and Taxation

HB 123
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 497
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1105
Favorable with Amendments {259438/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Special Order Calendar #35

SB 756
Favorable with Amendments {438971/1
Motion Special Order until 4/1 (Senator Muse) Adopted
HB 940
Favorable Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Simonaire) {413629/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Laid Over Bills #34

SB 843
Favorable with Amendments {584639/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 939
Favorable with Amendments {627773/1 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senators Conway, and McFadden) {473825/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Quorum: 47

Adjourned 9:07 p.m., until Mar 31, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. (Legislative Day 03/26)



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Explanation of Floor Motions and Actions


March 30, 2015 9:08 P.M.