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. 44

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Convened 10:13 A.M., MARCH 13, 2013

Invocation

Attendance Quorum: 47

Announcements

Introduction and Remarks by the Mayor of Istanbul

Message from the House - First Reading House Bills #15

HB 60
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 68
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 133
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 134
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 145
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 162
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 172
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 199
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 212
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 213
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 216
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 220
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs Judicial Proceedings
HB 227
Referred Finance
HB 229
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 275
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 285
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 300
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 301
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 343
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 345
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 405
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 410
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 459
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 464
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 476
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 491
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

Message from the House - First Reading House Bills #16

HB 645
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 647
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 649
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 672
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 749
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 813
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 816
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 895
Referred Finance
HB 901
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1070
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1072
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1074
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1079
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1081
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1082
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1146
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1240
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1292
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1305
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

First Citizen Awards

First Citizen Award Congresswoman Helen Bentley
First Citizen Award Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake
First Citizen Award Chief of Staff Victoria L. Gruber

Announcements

Quorum: 45

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #33

SB 224
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 235
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 302
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 428
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 542
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 548
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 563
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 632
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 686
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 766
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #34

SB 261
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 433
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 459
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 460
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 501
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 547
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 690
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 761
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 781
Third Reading Passed (46-1)
SB 957
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Message from the House - Yeas & Nays #3

SB 278
Returned Passed

Committee Report #11 Judicial Proceedings

SB 178
Favorable with Amendments {158472/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 264
Favorable with Amendments {968773/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 265
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 415
Favorable with Amendments {588774/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 503
Favorable with Amendments {478971/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 507
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 620
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Special Order Calendar

SB 372
Favorable with Amendments {604732/1
Motion Recommit to Committee Education Health and Environmental Affairs (Senator Conway) Adopted
SB 1004
Favorable
Motion Special Order until 3/19 (Senator Dyson) Adopted
SB 631
Floor Committee Amendment {509331/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 656
Favorable Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Dyson) {223220/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Laid Over Bills

SB 297
Favorable with Amendments {178774/1
Committee Amendment Adopted
Favorable with Amendments Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Kittleman) {173320/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Introductory Bills

SB 1063
Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Senator McFadden) Adopted
Referred Senate Rules

Announcements

Quorum: 47

Adjourned 11:37 a.m., until Mar 14, 2013 at 10:00 A.M.



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