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.

House 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 House Resolutions.
  7. Unfinished business.
  8. Reports of standing committees.
  9. Reports of select committees.
  10. Laid over bills.
  11. Special orders of the day.
  12. Third reading calendars.
  13. Introduction of visitors.
  14. Adjournment.


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2016 Regular Session Proceedings:


House Proceedings No. 18

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Convened 11:10 A.M., FEBRUARY 5, 2016

Adjourned 11:25 a.m., until FEB 8, 2016 at 8:00 P.M. - Journalized

Quorum: 135

Introductory Bills

HB 687 - HB 749 First Reading
HJ 1 First Reading

Message from the Senate - First Reading Senate Bills #6

SB 10
Referred Economic Matters
SB 35
Referred Economic Matters
SB 42
Referred Health and Government Operations
SB 61
Referred Environment and Transportation
SB 67
Referred Health and Government Operations
SB 77
Referred Judiciary
SB 79
Referred Judiciary
SB 96
Referred Economic Matters
SB 98
Referred Health and Government Operations
SB 110
Referred Environment and Transportation
SB 112
Referred Environment and Transportation
SB 113
Referred Environment and Transportation
SB 173
Referred Economic Matters

Announcements

Quorum: 135

Adjourned 11:25 a.m., until FEB 8, 2016 at 8:00 P.M.



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How a Bill Becomes Law

Legislative Lingo

Explanation of Floor Motions and Actions


February 9, 2016 2:43 P.M.