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. 51

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Convened 11:15 A.M., Legislative Day 3/20/13, Calendar Day 3/22/13

Invocation

Attendance Quorum: 47

Announcements

Message from the House - First Reading House Bills #23

HB 66
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 224
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 314
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 708
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 718
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 807
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 889
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 900
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 907
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 935
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 957
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 994
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1019
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1024
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 1107
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1115
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs Judicial Proceedings
HB 1121
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1140
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 1171
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 1176
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1190
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 1194
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 1222
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 1308
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 1313
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1393
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1499
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

Message from the House - First Reading House Bills #24

HB 9
Referred Finance
HB 57
Referred Finance
HB 98
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 151
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 155
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 167
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 191
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 225
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 263
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 324
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 328
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 361
Referred Finance
HB 372
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 380
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 384
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 408
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 450
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 508
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs Budget and Taxation
HB 514
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 515
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 529
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 638
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 641
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 644
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 675
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 677
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 680
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 753
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 806
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 902
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 934
Referred Finance
HB 1012
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1042
Referred Finance

Laid Over Bills

SB 1029
Favorable with Amendments {384732/1 Adopted
Motion Special Order until 3/25 (Senator Forehand) Rejected (12-33)
Floor Amendment (Senator Middleton) {313422/1 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Glassman) {123622/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 1031
Favorable with Amendments {154137/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Resolution re Smithsburg High School Girl's Volleyball Team for

winning the 2012 Maryland State MPSSAA Class 1A
Championship Adopted (47-0)

Resolution re North Hagerstown High School Girls Volleyball team for

winning the 2012 Maryland State MPSSAA Class 3A
Championship Adopted (47-0)

Resolution re Nana Meriweather in recognition of being named Miss USA

2012 Adopted (47-0)

Quorum: 47

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #46

SB 153
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 358
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 557
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 595
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 697
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 768
Third Reading Passed (44-3)
SB 854
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 963
Third Reading Passed (46-1)
SB 981
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #47

SB 24
Third Reading Passed (46-1)
SB 87
Third Reading Passed (29-18)
SB 258
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 273
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 335
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 463
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 622
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 739
Third Reading Passed (35-12)
SB 954
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #48

SB 332
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 366
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 420
Third Reading Passed (36-11)
SB 474
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 489
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 534
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 642
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 649
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 696
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Special Order Calendar

SB 792
Favorable Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Reilly) {433527/2 Rejected (12-34)
Floor Amendment (Senator Reilly) {143627/1 Rejected (14-33)
Floor Amendment (Senator Reilly) {483920/1 Rejected (10-36)
Second Reading Passed
SB 784
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 207
Favorable with Amendments {578570/1 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Madaleno) {773821/1 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Glassman) {873724/1 Rejected (11-35)
Floor Amendment (Senator Pipkin) {733629/2 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 339
Favorable with Amendments {568173/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 715
Favorable with Amendments {398479/1 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Pipkin) {353124/1 Rejected (18-29)
Floor Amendment (Senator Pipkin) {443624/3 Adopted (24-22)
Floor Amendment (Senator Pipkin) {783625/1 Withdrawn
Floor Amendment (Senator Pipkin) {963824/1 Rejected (17-28)
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #20 Judicial Proceedings

SB 105
Favorable with Amendments {988370/3
Motion Laid Over (Senator King) Adopted
SB 487
Favorable with Amendments {598278/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Brochin) Adopted
SB 846
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #12 Budget and Taxation

SB 431
Favorable with Amendments {919030/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 730
Favorable with Amendments {529835/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 779
Favorable with Amendments {509638/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 900
Favorable with Amendments {569135/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 917
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 947
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #11 Senate Rules

SB 1067
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

Special Order Calendar

SB 249
Favorable
Motion Special Order until 3/25 (Senator Ramirez) Adopted
SB 28
Favorable with Amendments {818571/2 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Executive Nominations Committee Report #8 Adopted (45-0)

Committee Report #33 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 815
Favorable with Amendments {344136/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 949
Favorable with Amendments {894939/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Reilly) Adopted

Committee Report #13 Budget and Taxation

SB 741
Favorable with Amendments {799039/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 831
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 905
Favorable with Amendments {839530/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 908
Favorable with Amendments {789138/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #18 Finance

SB 355
Favorable with Amendments {327971/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 581
Favorable with Amendments {577673/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 610
Favorable with Amendments {287271/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 682
Favorable with Amendments {847574/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 777
Favorable with Amendments {477976/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 790
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 887
Favorable with Amendments {327775/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 897
Favorable with Amendments {657072/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 961
Favorable with Amendments {347178/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #19 Finance

SB 904
Favorable with Amendments {337973/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 977
Favorable with Amendments {847777/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 1026
Favorable with Amendments {787075/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 1057
Favorable with Amendments {307073/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Announcements

Introductory Bills

SJ 5
Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Senator Muse) Adopted
Referred Senate Rules

Introductory Bills

SB 1070
Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Senator Jennings) Adopted
Referred Senate Rules

Announcements

Quorum: 47

Adjourned 2:16 p.m., until Mar 25, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. (Legislative Day 3/21) in

memory of Captain Sara M. Cullen


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