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. 7

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Convened 10:16 A.M., JANUARY 17, 2013


Attendance Quorum: 46


Introductory Bills

SB 142 - SB 177 First Reading

Motion to suspend Rule 32 (Senator Klausmeier) Adopted

Introductory Bills

SB 178 - SB 181 First Reading

Introductory Bills

SB 182 First Reading

Committee Report #2 Finance

SB 65
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 85
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed


Quorum: 45

Adjourned 10:39 a.m., until Jan 18, 2013 at 11:00 A.M.

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