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. 54

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Convened 10:21 A.M., Legislative Day 3/23/13, Calendar Day 3/27/13

Invocation

Attendance Quorum: 46

Announcements

Resolution for Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr. High School's 2012-2013

Football team for winning the State Class 4A Football
Championship Adopted (46-0)

Maryland School for the Deaf Academic Bowl Team National Academic Bowl

Championship Adopted (44-0)

Introduction of the Indian Ambassador, Nirupamo Rao

Quorum: 46

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #55

SB 105
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
SB 274
Third Reading Passed (35-11)
SB 684
Motion Special Order until 3/28 (Senator Dyson) Adopted (26-19)
SB 702
Third Reading Passed (37-9)

Message from the House - First Reading House Bills #31

HB 115
Referred Senate Rules
HB 1372
Referred Senate Rules

Committee Report #34 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 42
Favorable with Amendments {134639/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 175
Favorable with Amendments {724737/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 385
Favorable with Amendments {904433/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 672
Favorable with Amendments {724138/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 1028
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SJ 3
Favorable with Amendments {394734/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #22 Finance

SB 881
Favorable with Amendments {217075/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 930
Favorable with Amendments {757379/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 1064
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #12 Senate Rules

SB 1069
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
SB 1070
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
SB 1072
Re-referred Finance
SJ 5
Re-referred Budget and Taxation

Special Order Calendar

SB 522
Motion Recommit to Committee (Senator Conway) Adopted (26-15)
SB 949
Favorable with Amendments {894939/1
Motion Special Order until 3/28 (Senator Conway) Adopted
SB 249
Favorable
Motion Special Order until 3/28 (Senator Klausmeier) Adopted (31-12)
SB 487
Favorable with Amendments
Motion Recommit to Committee Judicial Proceedings (Senator Rosapepe) Adopted (23-22)

Announcements

Quorum: 46

Adjourned 12:03 p.m., until Mar 28, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. (Legislative Day 3/24)

in memory of Captain Larry Simms


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