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. 43A

Agenda  |  Bottom

Reconvened 8:09 P.M., Legislative Day 3/11/16, Calendar Day 3/14/16

Adjourned 9:01 p.m., until Mar 15, 2016 at 10:00 A.M., (Legislative Day 3/12) - Journalized

Quorum: 134

Message from the Senate - First Reading Senate Bills #30

SB 395
Referred Environment and Transportation
SB 1052
Referred Appropriations

House Resolutions

Quorum: 136

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #22

HB 822
Third Reading Passed (136-0)
HB 849
Third Reading Passed (129-7)
HB 873
Third Reading Passed (136-0)
HB 926
Third Reading Passed (134-0)
HB 989
Third Reading Passed (136-0)
HB 1059
Third Reading Passed (136-0)
HB 1148
Motion Special Order until later today (Delegate O'Donnell) Adopted
HB 1149
Third Reading Passed (120-16)
HB 1161
Third Reading Passed (132-4)
HB 1581
Third Reading Passed (136-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #24

HB 403
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
HB 606
Third Reading Passed (117-18)
HB 642
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
HB 791
Third Reading Passed (136-0)
HB 798
Third Reading Passed (136-0)
HB 840
Third Reading Passed (135-1)
HB 984
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
HB 1029
Third Reading Passed (136-0)
HB 1051
Third Reading Passed (133-1)
HB 1062
Third Reading Passed (134-1)
HB 1072
Third Reading Passed (136-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #27

HB 190
Third Reading Passed (83-52)
HB 717
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
HB 730
Third Reading Passed (136-0)
HB 737
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
HB 744
Third Reading Passed (98-38)
HB 752
Third Reading Passed (136-0)
HB 994
Third Reading Passed (134-0)
HB 1028
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
HB 1031
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
HB 1320
Third Reading Passed (135-1)

Special Order Calendar

HB 1148
Third Reading Passed (133-3)

Introductory Bills

HB 1641
Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Delegate Parrott) Adopted (135-0)
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations

Announcements

Quorum: 136

Adjourned 9:01 p.m., until Mar 15, 2016 at 10:00 A.M., (Legislative Day 3/12)



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How a Bill Becomes Law

Legislative Lingo

Explanation of Floor Motions and Actions


March 15, 2016 3:18 P.M.