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. 19

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Convened 10:12 A.M., FEBRUARY 6, 2013

Invocation

Attendance Quorum: 46

Announcements

Introductory Bills

SB 833 - SB 845 First Reading

Message from the House - First Reading House Bills #1

HB 75
Referred Finance

Letter of Reassignment

SB 678
Re-assigned Judicial Proceedings

Letter of Reassignment

SB 725
Re-assigned Finance

Letter of Reassignment

SB 818
Re-assigned Judicial Proceedings

Committee Report #3 Judicial Proceedings

SB 86
Favorable with Amendments {458375/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 170
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Resolution Rhonda Holmes-Blankenship Rising Sun High School and all

2013 Maryland Teachers of the Year Adopted (45-0)

Committee Report #3 Judicial Proceedings

SB 196
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 198
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Special Order Calendar

Rule 116 Change in Rules

Motion Special Order until 2/13 (Senator Kittleman) Adopted
SB 74
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed (35-10)

Announcements

Quorum: 46

Adjourned 11:03 a.m., until Feb 7, 2013 at 10:00 A.M.



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