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. 57

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Convened 2:17 P.M., Legislative Day 3/26/13, Calendar Day 3/29/13

Quorum: 46

Bills on Third Reading

HB 1515
Third Reading Passed (27-20)
HB 860
Third Reading Passed (40-7)

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #58

SB 829
Third Reading Passed (45-2)


Quorum: 46

Adjourned 3:00 p.m., until Apr 1, 2013 at 8:00 P.M.(Legislative Day 3/27) in

memory of Jerry Curran

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