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. 69

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Convened 11:17 P.M., Legislative Day 4/07/13, Calendar Day 4/08/13

Quorum: 47

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #45

HB 77
Third Reading Passed (45-1)
HB 778
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1431
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #46

HB 1482
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #46

SB 829
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (40-7)

Conference Committee Report

SB 484
Conference Committee Report {883521/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #47

SB 235
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #47

HB 1055
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Special Order Calendar

HB 929
Favorable with Amendments {638777/1 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Pipkin) {603623/1

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #48

SB 383
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (44-0)

Conference Committee Report

HB 1297
Conference Committee Report {753925/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (44-0)

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #49

SB 385
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (45-0)

Adjourned Sine Die



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