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. 28

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Convened 10:31 A.M., FEBRUARY 19, 2016

Adjourned 11:07 a.m., until Feb 22, 2016 at 8:00 P.M. - Journalized

Quorum: 132

Introductory Bills

HB 1533 - HB 1554 First Reading

Message from the Senate - First Reading Senate Bills #14

SB 71
Referred Ways and Means
SB 107
Referred Health and Government Operations
SB 120
Referred Ways and Means
SB 128
Referred Appropriations
SB 145
Referred Ways and Means
SB 185
Referred Ways and Means
SB 217
Referred Ways and Means
SB 218
Referred Appropriations
SB 244
Referred Environment and Transportation
SB 256
Referred Ways and Means
SB 272
Referred Ways and Means
SB 288
Referred Ways and Means
SB 296
Referred Appropriations
SB 307
Referred Appropriations
SB 312
Referred Health and Government Operations
SB 314
Referred Ways and Means
SB 317
Referred Ways and Means
SB 343
Referred Appropriations
SB 344
Referred Appropriations
SB 345
Referred Appropriations
SB 373
Referred Appropriations
SB 435
Referred Economic Matters

Committee Report #2 Appropriations

HB 120
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 686
Favorable with Amendments {964666/1 Withdrawn
Substitute Committee Amendment {654265/1 Adopted
Favorable with Amendments Adopted Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Quorum: 137

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #7

HB 11
Third Reading Passed (116-20)
HB 22
Third Reading Passed (139-0)
HB 117
Third Reading Passed (124-15)
HB 119
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
HB 177
Third Reading Passed (139-0)
HB 183
Third Reading Passed (139-0)
HB 186
Third Reading Passed (137-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #8

HB 105
Third Reading Passed (109-29)
HB 131
Third Reading Passed (132-7)
HB 305
Third Reading Passed (94-45)
HB 342
Third Reading Passed (139-0)
HB 395
Third Reading Passed (92-46)
HB 439
Third Reading Passed (115-23)
HB 440
Third Reading Passed (138-0)

Message from the Executive

Nominations Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations

Letter of Reassignment

HB 1462
Reassigned to Health and Government Operations

Announcements

Quorum: 137

Adjourned 11:07 a.m., until Feb 22, 2016 at 8:00 P.M.



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Explanation of Floor Motions and Actions


February 23, 2016 3:04 P.M.