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. 8

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Convened 11:10 A.M., JANUARY 18, 2013


Attendance Quorum: 46


Motion to suspend Rule 32 (Senator Klausmeier) Adopted

Introductory Bills

SB 183 First Reading

Introductory Bills

SB 184 - SB 216 First Reading

Letter of Reassignment

SB 170
Re-assigned Judicial Proceedings


Quorum: 46

Recessed 11:28 a.m., until Jan 21, 2013 at 8:00 P.M.

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