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. 24

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Convened 8:04 P.M., FEBRUARY 15, 2016

Adjourned 8:28 p.m., until Feb 16, 2016 at 10:15 A.M. - Journalized

Quorum: 127

Introductory Bills

HB 1505 - HB 1510 First Reading

Message from the Senate - First Reading Senate Bills #11

SB 17
Referred Health and Government Operations
SB 28
Referred Health and Government Operations
SB 109
Referred Health and Government Operations
SB 150
Referred Judiciary
SB 206
Referred Economic Matters


Letter of Reassignment

HB 968
Reassigned to Judiciary
HB 1477
Reassigned to Judiciary

Lincoln Day Address

Remarks by Delegate Steven J. Arentz


Quorum: 128

Adjourned 8:28 p.m., until Feb 16, 2016 at 10:15 A.M.

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How a Bill Becomes Law

Legislative Lingo

Explanation of Floor Motions and Actions

February 16, 2016 3:00 P.M.