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. 42

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Convened 8:02 P.M., MARCH 11, 2013

Invocation

Attendance Quorum: 47

Announcements

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #1

SB 305
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Resolution for the University of Maryland College Park Adopted (47-0)

Message from the House - First Reading House Bills #14

HB 16
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 148
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 164
Referred Finance
HB 179
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 293
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 448
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 527
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 560
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 716
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 723
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 724
Referred Finance
HB 877
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

Letter of Reassignment

HB 430
Re-assigned Judicial Proceedings

Message from the Executive

Appointment Nominations Referred Executive Nominations Committee

Resolutions for 2013 Blue Ribbon Schools Adopted (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #31

SB 70
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 71
Third Reading Passed (45-2)
SB 202
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Resolution for Winston Churchill High School Ice Hockey Team Adopted

(47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #31

SB 279
Third Reading Passed (35-12)
SB 484
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 573
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Committee Report #18 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 235
Favorable with Amendments {894735/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 302
Favorable with Amendments {314734/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 327
Favorable with Amendments {424731/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Pipkin) Adopted
SB 428
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 542
Favorable with Amendments {184735/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 548
Favorable with Amendments {634133/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 563
Favorable with Amendments {124933/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 766
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #13 Finance

SB 224
Favorable with Amendments {757875/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 632
Favorable with Amendments {267975/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 634
Favorable with Amendments {187973/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Frosh) Adopted
SB 686
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #19 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 372
Favorable with Amendments {604732/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Middleton) Adopted
SB 459
Favorable with Amendments {304838/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 460
Favorable with Amendments {574030/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 501
Favorable with Amendments {294839/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 690
Favorable with Amendments {834930/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 761
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 781
Favorable with Amendments {124936/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #20 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 261
Favorable with Amendments {294630/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 433
Favorable with Amendments {314330/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 547
Favorable with Amendments {204539/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 957
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 1004
Favorable
Motion Special Order until 3/12 (Senator Dyson) Adopted

Introductory Bills

SB 1061
Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Senator Klausmeier) Adopted
Referred Senate Rules

Introductory Bills

SB 1062
Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Senator Muse) Adopted
Referred Senate Rules

Announcements

Quorum: 47

Adjourned 9:19 p.m., until Mar 12, 2013 at 10:00 A.M.



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