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. 24

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Convened 10:13 A.M., FEBRUARY 13, 2013

Invocation

Attendance Quorum: 46

Announcements

Resolution for Frostburg State University Jonathan C. Gibral Ph.D.,

President for the College of Distinction Award for
2012-2013 Adopted (46-0)

Resolution for Maryland Library Community for the 2013 Maryland

Library Day Adopted (46-0)

Introductory Bills

SB 914 - SB 941 First Reading

Committee Report #5 Judicial Proceedings

SB 161
Favorable with Amendments {428775/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 162
Favorable with Amendments {218578/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 167
Favorable with Amendments {948379/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 197
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Special Order Calendar

Rule 116 Change in Rules

Special Order until 2/14 (Senator Klausmeier) Adopted
SB 211
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 77
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 269
Favorable Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Kittleman) {273626/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Kittleman) Adopted
SB 476
Motion Special Order until 2/14 (Senator Kittleman) Adopted

Quorum: 46

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #13

SB 124
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 144
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 154
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Announcements

Quorum: 46

Adjourned 10:47 a.m., until Feb 14, 2013 at 9:30 A.M. in honor of

Stephen Alex Rane


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