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. 34A

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Reconvened 11:52 A.M., FEBRUARY 27, 2013

Laid Over Bills

SB 281
Floor Amendment (Senator Middleton) {473524/1 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Frosh) {963222/2 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Getty) {513129/1 Rejected (22-25)
Floor Amendment (Senator Reilly) {853023/1 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Kittleman) {143527/2 Rejected (20-27)
Floor Amendment (Senator Brochin) {243420/1 Adopted (28-19)
Floor Amendment (Senator Astle) {683224/2 Adopted (45-1)
Floor Amendment (Senator Garagiola) {453725/2 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Brochin) {133025/1 Rejected (20-27)
Floor Amendment (Senator Getty) {573323/1 Rejected (21-25)
Floor Amendment (Senator Brinkley) {703221/1 Rejected (20-26)
Floor Amendment (Senator Brinkley) {623128/1 Rejected (21-26)
Floor Amendment (Senator Brinkley) {433224/1 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Shank) {673027/2 Rejected (22-25)
Floor Amendment (Senator Jennings) {353523/1 Rejected (21-25)
Floor Amendment (Senator Zirkin) {293027/2
Motion Special Order until later today (Senator Zirkin) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator McFadden) {323522/1 Adopted


Quorum: 47

Recessed 1:54 p.m., until Feb 27, 2013 at 5:30 P.M.

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