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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2013 Regular Session Proceedings:

Senate Proceedings No. 17A

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Reconvened 8:10 P.M., Legislative Day 2/01/13, Calendar Day 2/04/13


Attendance Quorum: 45


Resolution for Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Adopted (45-0)

Resolution for University of Maryland Baltimore County Chess Team

finishing in a tie for 1st place at the 2012 Pan-American
Intercollegiate Championship Adopted (45-0)

Resolution for Thomas S. Wooton High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team

for winning the 4A Maryland Public Secondary Schools
Athletic Association State Championship Adopted (45-0)

Introductory Bills

SB 592 - SB 832 First Reading

Letter of Reassignment

SB 509
Re-assigned Finance Education Health and Environmental Affairs


Quorum: 45

Adjourned 8:38 p.m., until Feb 5, 2013 at 9:30 A.M.

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