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. 47

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Convened 8:21 P.M., Legislative Day 3/16/13, Calendar Day 3/18/13

Quorum: 47

Message from the House - Yeas & Nays #5

SB 276
Returned Passed

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #38

SB 39
Third Reading Passed (46-1)
SB 212
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 344
Third Reading Passed (45-2)
SB 399
Third Reading Passed (43-4)
SB 600
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 621
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 631
Third Reading Passed (37-9)
SB 662
Third Reading Passed (41-6)
SB 729
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 742
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 748
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 750
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Special Order Calendar

SB 30
Floor Amendment (Senator Pipkin) {523121/1 Withdrawn
Second Reading Passed
SB 634
Third Reading Passed (36-10)
SB 297
Motion Special Order until 3/19 (Senator Zirkin) Adopted

Committee Report #26 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 840
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 875
Favorable with Amendments {334431/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 899
Favorable with Amendments {214036/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 965
Favorable with Amendments {674135/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 969
Favorable with Amendments {324138/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #9 Budget and Taxation

HB 100
Favorable with Amendments
Motion Laid Over (Senator Kasemeyer) Adopted
HB 102
Favorable with Amendments {879732/1
Motion suspend rule 52(c)(1) (Kasemeyer) Adopted
Motion Laid Over (Senator Kasemeyer) Adopted
HB 496
Favorable
Motion Special Order until 3/20 (Senator Jones-Rodwell) Adopted

Committee Report #10 Budget and Taxation

SB 474
Favorable
Motion Special Order until 3/20 (Senator Jones-Rodwell) Adopted

Introductory Bills

SB 1064
Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Senator Middleton) Adopted
Referred Senate Rules
SB 1065
Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Senator Raskin) Adopted
Referred Senate Rules
SB 1066
Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Senator Pugh) Adopted
Motion Rules Suspended Referred (Senator Pugh) Adopted
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

Quorum: 47

Adjourned 9:32 p.m., until Mar 19, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. (Legislative Day 3/17)



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