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. 33

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Convened 10:11 A.M., FEBRUARY 26, 2013

Invocation

Attendance Quorum: 46

Announcements

Introductory Bills

SB 1028 - SB 1029 First Reading

Laid Over Bills

SB 281
Favorable with Amendments {628575/1

Committee Report #11 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 289
Favorable
Motion Recommit to Committee (Senator Conway) Adopted
SB 464
Favorable with Amendments {124736/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 586
Favorable with Amendments {234738/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #12 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 18
Favorable with Amendments {764038/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 304
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 424
Favorable with Amendments {284730/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 526
Favorable with Amendments {204038/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 671
Favorable with Amendments {654331/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #13 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 31
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 35
Favorable with Amendments {174435/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 49
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Quorum: 46

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #21

SB 234
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 375
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Reconsiderations

SB 182
Motion Reconsider Second Reading (Senator Madaleno) Adopted
Motion Recommit to Committee (Senator Madaleno) Adopted

Announcements

Quorum: 46

Adjourned 1:04 p.m., until Feb 27, 2013 at 8:00 A.M.



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