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. 26

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Convened 11:11 A.M., FEBRUARY 15, 2013

Invocation

Attendance Quorum: 44

Message from the Executive

Greenbag Appointments Nominations Referred Executive Nominations Committee

Announcements

Resolution for Corporal Craig Ream for his heroic actions while off

duty on January 11, 2013 Adopted (43-0)

Introductory Bills

SB 960 - SB 979 First Reading

Message from the House - First Reading House Bills #3

HB 12
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 116
Referred Judicial Proceedings

Committee Report #8 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 16
Favorable with Amendments {944130/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 139
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 230
Favorable with Amendments {334833/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 237
Favorable Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Conway) {593326/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 238
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 254
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 280
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Special Order Calendar

Executive Nominations Committee Report #1 Nominee #17

Motion Special Order until 2/22 (Senator Ramirez) Adopted

Executive Nominations Committee Report #3 Adopted (44-0)

Quorum: 44

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #15

SB 77
Third Reading Passed (35-9)
SB 161
Third Reading Passed (37-7)
SB 162
Third Reading Passed (37-7)
SB 167
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
SB 197
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
SB 211
Third Reading Passed (44-0)

Announcements

Quorum: 44

Adjourned 11:43 a.m., until Feb 18, 2013 at 8:00 P.M.



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