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. 29

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Convened 8:02 P.M., FEBRUARY 18, 2013

Quorum: 124

Introductory Bills

HB 1420 - HB 1436 First Reading

Message from the Senate - First Reading Senate Bills #14

SB 77
Referred Economic Matters
SB 161
Referred Environmental Matters
SB 162
Referred Environmental Matters
SB 167
Referred Environmental Matters
SB 197
Referred Environmental Matters
SB 211
Referred Environmental Matters

Message from the Executive

Nominations Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations

Letter of Reassignment

HB 1263
Re-assigned Judiciary
HB 1265
Re-assigned Judiciary Health and Government Operations

Lincoln's Day Address

Remarks by Delegate Cathy Vitale, Anne Arundel County


Quorum: 124

Adjourned 8:27 p.m., until Feb 19, 2013 at 10:00 A.M.

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