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. 28

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Convened 10:06 A.M., FEBRUARY 19, 2013

Invocation

Attendance Quorum: 47

Announcements

Introductory Bills

SB 996 - SB 997 First Reading

Quorum: 46

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #17

SB 16
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 139
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 230
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 237
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 238
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 254
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 280
Third Reading Passed (41-5)

Committee Report #9 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 148
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 149
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Announcements

Resolution: the students of Towson University for your 15th

successful Tiger Pride Advocacy Day Adopted (47-0)

Committee Report #9 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 150
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 244
Favorable with Amendments {344036/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 321
Favorable
Motion Special Order until 2/20 (Senator Brinkley) Adopted
SB 349
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 351
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 392
Favorable with Amendments {424531/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 471
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Announcements

Introduction of Chopticon Marching Band

Committee Report #6 Judicial Proceedings

SB 19
Favorable with Amendments {648273/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 182
Favorable with Amendments {458573/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Garagiola) Adopted
SB 205
Favorable with Amendments {918971/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 216
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 217
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Announcements

Quorum: 46

Adjourned 10:48 a.m., until Feb 20, 2013 at 10:00 A.M.



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