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. 53

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Convened 10:20 A.M., Legislative Day 3/21/16, Calendar Day 3/23/16

Adjourned 11:10 a.m., until MAR 24, 2016 at 10:00 A.M., (Legislative Day 3/22) - Journalized

Quorum: 136

House Resolutions

Quorum: 136

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #70

HB 28
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
HB 571
Third Reading Passed (100-36)
HB 671
Third Reading Passed (136-0)
HB 699
Third Reading Passed (136-0)

Special Order Calendar

HB 227
Motion Special Order until later today (Delegate Adams) Adopted

Quorum: 136

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #5

SB 1159
Third Reading Passed (90-46)

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #6

SB 190
Third Reading Passed (133-5)

Special Order Calendar

HB 227
Floor Amendment (Delegate Adams) {473929/1 Rejected (57-80)
Motion Special Order until 03/24 (Delegate O'Donnell) Adopted

Introductory Bills

HB 1644
Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Delegate West) Adopted (135-0)
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations

Announcements

Message from the Senate - First Reading Senate Bills #42

SB 191
Referred Appropriations

Quorum: 138

Adjourned 11:10 a.m., until MAR 24, 2016 at 10:00 A.M., (Legislative Day 3/22)



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How a Bill Becomes Law

Legislative Lingo

Explanation of Floor Motions and Actions


March 24, 2016 3:03 P.M.