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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2013 Regular Session Proceedings:

House Proceedings No. 16

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Convened 11:43 A.M., JANUARY 30, 2013

Quorum: 117

Introductory Bills

HB 473 - HB 560 First Reading

Letter of Reassignment

HB 192
Re-assigned Judiciary
HB 197
Re-assigned Judiciary

Joint Session

Senate Quorum: 47

House Quorum: 131

State of the State Address by Governor Martin O'Malley


Quorum: 131

Adjourned 12:59 p.m., until Jan 31, 2013 at 10:00 A.M.

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