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. 55

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Convened 10:06 A.M., Legislative Day 3/24/13, Calendar Day 3/28/13

Invocation

Attendance Quorum: 46

Announcements

Resolution re: The Baltimore Ravens for capturing the second World

Championship Super Bowl XLVII Adopted

Committee Report #21 Judicial Proceedings

SB 721
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 861
Favorable with Amendments {758178/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 1052
Favorable with Amendments {508972/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #15 Budget and Taxation

SB 90
Favorable with Amendments {609634/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 103
Favorable with Amendments {719233/2 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Special Order Calendar

SB 684
Third Reading Passed (33-13)
SB 949
Favorable with Amendments {894939/1 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Mathias) {173821/4 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 249
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Quorum: 46

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #56

SB 42
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 175
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 385
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 672
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 881
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 930
Third Reading Passed (38-8)
SB 1028
Third Reading Passed (44-1)
SB 1064
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SJ 3
Motion Special Order until 3/29 (Senator Robey) Adopted

Announcements

Quorum: 46

Adjourned 11:11 a.m., until Mar 29, 2013 at 10:00 A.M.(Legislative 03/25)



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