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. 36

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Convened 9:16 A.M., MARCH 1, 2013

Invocation

Attendance Quorum: 46

Announcements

Introductory Bills

SB 1037 - SB 1045 First Reading
SJ 4 First Reading

Committee Report #14 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 171
Favorable with Amendments {364336/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Pipkin) Adopted
SB 225
Favorable with Amendments {414333/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 400
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 462
Favorable with Amendments {454436/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #10 Finance

SB 405
Favorable with Amendments {257272/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 553
Favorable with Amendments {197879/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #5 Senate Rules

SJ 3
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

Special Order Calendar

Executive Nominations Committee Report #5 Adopted (45-0)

Special Order Calendar

SB 276
Favorable with Amendments {258274/1
Committee Amendment (#2) Adopted (27-19)
Committee Amendment (#1) Adopted (33-13)
Committee Amendment (#3) Adopted (46-0)
Favorable with Amendments Adopted

Announcements

Resolution re: MSEA and NEA in celebration of Dr. Seuss' Birthday

and Read Across America Day Adopted (46-0)

Special Order Calendar

SB 276
Floor Amendment (Senator Colburn) {933922/1 Rejected (19-27)

Announcements

Quorum: 46

Adjourned 12:20 p.m., until Mar 4, 2013 at 8:00 P.M.



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