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. 42

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Convened 10:04 A.M., MARCH 10, 2016

Adjourned 10:21 a.m., until MAR 11, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. - Journalized

Quorum: 122

Message from the Senate - First Reading Senate Bills #27

SB 310
Referred Judiciary
SB 359
Referred Judiciary
SB 539
Referred Economic Matters
SB 687
Referred Economic Matters
SB 693
Referred Economic Matters
SB 694
Referred Economic Matters
SB 699
Referred Economic Matters
SB 736
Referred Economic Matters
SB 746
Referred Economic Matters
SB 795
Referred Economic Matters
SB 806
Referred Health and Government Operations

Message from the Senate - First Reading Senate Bills #28

SB 198
Referred Environment and Transportation
SB 493
Referred Ways and Means
SB 551
Referred Health and Government Operations
SB 586
Referred Health and Government Operations
SB 752
Referred Environment and Transportation
SB 753
Referred Health and Government Operations

Introductory Bills

HB 1639
Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Delegate B. Robinson) Adopted (124-0)
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations

Announcements

Quorum: 134

Adjourned 10:21 a.m., until MAR 11, 2016 at 11:00 A.M.



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How a Bill Becomes Law

Legislative Lingo

Explanation of Floor Motions and Actions


March 11, 2016 3:44 P.M.