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. 52

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Convened 12:08 P.M., Legislative Day 3/20/16, Calendar Day 3/22/16

Adjourned 12:56 p.m., until MAR 23, 2016 at 10:00 A.M., (Legislative Day 3/21) - Journalized

Quorum: 134

House Resolutions

Message from the Senate - First Reading Senate Bills #40

SB 56
Referred Environment and Transportation
SB 354
Referred Health and Government Operations
SB 544
Referred Economic Matters
SB 637
Referred Judiciary
SB 864
Referred Appropriations
SB 888
Referred Economic Matters
SB 899
Referred Health and Government Operations
SB 907
Referred Appropriations Environment and Transportation
SB 929
Referred Health and Government Operations
SB 968
Referred Economic Matters
SB 1047
Referred Environment and Transportation
SB 1099
Referred Environment and Transportation

Message from the Senate - First Reading Senate Bills #41

SB 313
Referred Appropriations
SB 381
Referred Environment and Transportation Ways and Means
SB 756
Referred Ways and Means
SB 783
Referred Appropriations
SB 818
Referred Appropriations
SB 898
Referred Health and Government Operations
SB 954
Referred Economic Matters
SB 998
Referred Ways and Means
SB 1080
Referred Ways and Means
SB 1107
Referred Ways and Means
SB 1119
Referred Appropriations
SB 1136
Referred Environment and Transportation

Quorum: 136

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #3

SB 58
Third Reading Passed (113-25)
SB 724
Third Reading Passed (138-0)

Special Order Calendar

SB 190
Favorable with Amendments
Committee Amendment (#1-6) Adopted
Committee Amendment (#7-18) Adopted
Committee Amendment (#19-25) Adopted
Committee Amendment (#26-35) Adopted
Committee Amendment (#36-41)
Committee Amendment (#36-40) Adopted
Committee Amendment (#41) Adopted
Committee Amendment (#42-49) Adopted
Committee Amendment (#50-56) Adopted
Favorable with Amendments Adopted
Floor Amendment (Delegate Reilly) {623224/1 Rejected (55-81)
Floor Amendment (Delegate Turner) {903222/1 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Delegate Turner) {443123/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #18 Economic Matters

HB 571
Favorable with Amendments {623898/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 1159
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #16 Environment and Transportation

HB 28
Favorable with Amendments {930914/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #9 Health and Government Operations

HB 671
Favorable with Amendments {256486/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 699
Favorable with Amendments {826984/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #14 Ways and Means

HB 227
Favorable with Amendments {605069/1 Adopted
Motion Special Order until 03/23 (Delegate Adams) Adopted

Announcements

Quorum: 135

Adjourned 12:56 p.m., until MAR 23, 2016 at 10:00 A.M., (Legislative Day 3/21)



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March 24, 2016 3:02 P.M.