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. 31

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Convened 10:51 A.M., FEBRUARY 22, 2013

Announcements

Invocation

Attendance Quorum: 34

Introductory Bills

SB 1016 - SB 1022 First Reading

Message from the House - Yeas & Nays #1

SB 8
Returned Passed

Letter of Reassignment

SB 919
Re-assigned Finance

Letter of Reassignment

SB 935
Re-assigned Budget and Taxation Finance

Message from the House - First Reading House Bills #5

HB 7
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 8
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 72
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 78
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 88
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 127
Referred Finance
HB 156
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 180
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 182
Referred Finance
HB 187
Referred Finance
HB 238
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 257
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 268
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 288
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 305
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 338
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 342
Referred Finance
HB 356
Referred Finance
HB 374
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 376
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 382
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 452
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 495
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 496
Referred Budget and Taxation

Committee Report #4 Senate Rules

SB 998
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
SB 999
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 1000
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 1001
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
SB 1002
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 1003
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 1004
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
SB 1005
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
SB 1006
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 1007
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 1008
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
SJ 2
Re-referred Budget and Taxation

Special Order Calendar

Executive Nominations Committee Report #1 Nominee# 17 Adopted

Executive Nominations Committee Report #4 with the exception of nominee #29 Adopted

Committee Report #9 Finance

SB 234
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 375
Favorable with Amendments {697272/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 384
Favorable with Amendments {847876/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Madaleno) Adopted

Resolution Williamsport High School Girl's Volleyball Team for winning

the 2012 Maryland State MPSSAA Class 2A Volleyball
Championship Adopted (31-0)

Resolution for Williamsport High School Boy's Baseball Team for

winning the 2012 Maryland State Class 2A Championship
Adopted (31-0)

Recessed 11:19 a.m., until Feb 22, 2013 at 11:25 A.M. for a Joint

Session in the House Chamber to commemorate the 100th
Anniversary of the Women's Suffrage March of 1913


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