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. 29

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Convened 10:13 A.M., FEBRUARY 20, 2013

Invocation

Attendance Quorum: 47

Announcements

Resolution for Dr. Sylvester James Gates, Jr. for the National Medal

of Science Adopted (47-0)

Announcements

Introduction of Jane Kirschling, PhD, RN, FAAN

Introductory Bills

SB 998 - SB 1009 First Reading
SJ 3 First Reading

Message from the House - First Reading House Bills #4

HB 209
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 334
Referred Finance
HB 392
Referred Finance

Laid Over Bills

SB 182
Favorable with Amendments {458573/1
Motion Special Order until 2/25 (Senator Jones-Rodwell) Adopted

Committee Report #4 Budget and Taxation

SB 67
Favorable with Amendments {759738/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Pipkin) Adopted
SB 130
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 158
Favorable with Amendments {539134/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 164
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 183
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 243
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 245
Favorable with Amendments {149534/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 315
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 369
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 404
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 430
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Special Order Calendar

SB 321
Favorable Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Brinkley) {293222/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Announcements

Quorum: 46

Adjourned 11:09 a.m., until Feb 21, 2013 at 10:00 A.M.



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