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. 32

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Convened 7:59 P.M., FEBRUARY 25, 2013

Invocation

Attendance Quorum: 47

Resolution for River Hill High School Varsity Boys Football Team for

winning the 2012 football Maryland 3A State Title for the
4th time Adopted (46-0)

Resolution for the Tuskegee Airmen in recognition of your service and

committment to protect America by serving in the Army Air
Corps during WWII Adopted (46-0)

Resolution for Corporals Franklin Beaird, Lee Douglas, William Lane,

Private William Foreman, and Private First Class Howard
Williams for having earned the Congressional Gold Medal
Adopted (46-0)

Presentation by Message of Hope Choir

Announcements

Tribute to Maryland's Fallen Heroes

Committee Report #9 Finance

SB 446
Favorable with Amendments {297474/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 589
Favorable with Amendments {667472/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 745
Favorable with Amendments {127376/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Special Order Calendar

Executive Nominations Committee Report #4 Nominee No. 29 Adopted

Quorum: 46

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #19

SB 130
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 158
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 164
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 183
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 243
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
SB 245
Third Reading Passed (42-4)
SB 315
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 321
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 369
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 404
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 430
Third Reading Passed (45-0)

Introductory Bills

SB 1023 - SB 1027 First Reading

Message from the House - First Reading House Bills #6

HB 1
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 70
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 99
Referred Finance
HB 103
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 206
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 226
Referred Finance
HB 262
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 312
Referred Finance
HB 346
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 359
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 425
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 494
Referred Budget and Taxation

Laid Over Bills

SB 384
Favorable with Amendments {847876/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #6 Budget and Taxation

SB 318
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 429
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 470
Favorable with Amendments {909738/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 751
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 801
Favorable with Amendments {289237/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Quorum: 46

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #20

SB 67
Third Reading Passed (43-0)
SB 179
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 272
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 282
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
SB 371
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SJ 1
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Special Order Calendar

SB 182
Favorable with Amendments {458573/1
Committee Amendment Adopted
Favorable with Amendments Rejected (22-23)

Committee Report #7 Judicial Proceedings

SB 281
Favorable with Amendments {628575/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Frosh) Adopted
SB 276
Favorable with Amendments {258274/1
Motion Special Order until 2/27 (Senator Frosh) Adopted

Quorum: 46

Adjourned 10:04 p.m., until Feb 26, 2013 at 10:00 A.M.



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