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. 48

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Convened 10:14 A.M., MARCH 15, 2013

Quorum: 135

House Resolutions

Quorum: 134

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #26

HB 100
Motion vote previous question (Delegate Minnick) Adopted
Third Reading Passed (101-36)
HB 102
Third Reading Passed (101-36)

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #6

SB 276
Motion vote previous question (Delegate Oaks) Rejected
Third Reading Passed (82-56)


Quorum: 135

Recessed 2:28 p.m., until Mar 18, 2013 at 6:00 P.M. (Legislative Day 3/15)

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