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. 36

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Convened 10:08 A.M., MARCH 2, 2016

Adjourned 12:02 p.m., until MAR 3, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. - Journalized

Quorum: 138

Introductory Bills

HB 1617 - HB 1621 First Reading

Message from the Senate - First Reading Senate Bills #20

SB 226
Referred Economic Matters
SB 281
Referred Health and Government Operations
SB 393
Referred Health and Government Operations
SB 460
Referred Health and Government Operations
SB 469
Referred Health and Government Operations
SB 750
Referred Economic Matters
SB 811
Referred Economic Matters
SB 825
Referred Health and Government Operations
SB 851
Referred Economic Matters
SB 882
Referred Economic Matters

House Resolutions

Committee Report #3 Health and Government Operations

HB 5
Favorable with Amendments {476480/1 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Delegate Morhaim) {803221/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 124
Favorable with Amendments {576588/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 280
Favorable with Amendments {396180/1 Adopted
Motion Special Order until 3/3 (Delegate Rey) Adopted
HB 364
Favorable with Amendments {336383/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 470
Favorable with Amendments {416486/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 497
Favorable with Amendments {756684/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 803
Favorable with Amendments {936689/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Special Order Calendar

HB 27
Floor Amendment (Delegate Krebs) {773921/1 Rejected (52-84)
Floor Amendment (Delegate Adams) {553327/1 Rejected (53-83)
Floor Amendment (Washington County Delegation) {136913/1 Rejected (52-84)
Floor Amendment (Delegate W. Miller) {553624/1 Rejected (51-83)
Floor Amendment (Delegate Arentz) {353424/2 Rejected (50-84)
Floor Amendment (Delegate Fisher) {713327/1 Rejected (50-81)
Floor Amendment (Delegate Morgan) {463129/1 Rejected (39-91)
Floor Amendment (Cecil County) {706112/1 Rejected (50-81)
Floor Amendment (Delegate Ciliberti) {383624/1 Rejected (51-81)
Floor Amendment (Delegate Saab) {383928/1 Rejected (50-82)
Floor Amendment (Delegate Otto) {433229/1 Rejected (47-84)
Floor Amendment (Delegate McComas) {683124/1 Rejected (51-81)
Floor Amendment (Delegate O'Donnell) {883626/1 Rejected (51-83)
Floor Amendment (Delegate Buckel) {413925/1 Rejected (49-82)
Floor Amendment (Delegate Buckel) {733625/1 Rejected (49-82)
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Message from the Senate - First Reading Senate Bills #21

SB 309
Referred Environment and Transportation
SB 349
Referred Ways and Means
SB 397
Referred Judiciary
SB 647
Referred Health and Government Operations

House Resolutions

Announcements

Quorum: 133

Adjourned 12:02 p.m., until MAR 3, 2016 at 10:00 A.M.



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March 3, 2016 3:36 P.M.