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. 25

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Convened 10:22 A.M., FEBRUARY 16, 2016

Adjourned 11:02 a.m., until FEB 17, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. - Journalized

Quorum: 134

House Resolutions

Committee Report #1 Judiciary

HB 76
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 77
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 78
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 121
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 177
Favorable Adopted
Motion Special Order until 2/17 (Delegate O'Donnell) Adopted
HB 183
Favorable with Amendments {732210/1
Motion Special Order until 2/17 (Delegate Kipke) Adopted
HB 191
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 192
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 448
Re-referred Judiciary Ways and Means

Quorum: 134

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #4

HB 70
Third Reading Passed (136-0)
HB 140
Third Reading Passed (133-2)
HB 249
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
HB 306
Third Reading Passed (134-1)
HB 354
Third Reading Passed (136-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #5

HB 290
Third Reading Passed (106-31)

House Resolutions

Announcements

Quorum: 136

Adjourned 11:02 a.m., until FEB 17, 2016 at 10:00 A.M.



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Legislative Lingo

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February 17, 2016 3:26 P.M.