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. 55

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Convened 11:02 A.M., Legislative Day 3/23/16, Calendar Day 3/25/16

Recessed 11:22 a.m., until MAR 28, 2016 at 8:00 P.M. (Legislative Day 3/23) - Journalized

Quorum: 131

Message from the Senate - First Reading Senate Bills #44

SB 844
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
SB 936
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
SB 1004
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
SB 1005
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations

Quorum: 130

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #71

HB 227
Third Reading Passed (129-0)

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #7

SB 17
Third Reading Passed (130-0)
SB 64
Third Reading Passed (132-0)
SB 67
Third Reading Passed (132-0)
SB 147
Third Reading Passed (132-0)
SB 252
Third Reading Passed (130-1)
SB 393
Third Reading Passed (132-0)
SB 449
Third Reading Passed (132-0)
SB 536
Third Reading Passed (134-0)
SB 647
Third Reading Passed (134-0)

Announcements

Quorum: 136

Recessed 11:22 a.m., until MAR 28, 2016 at 8:00 P.M. (Legislative Day 3/23)



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How a Bill Becomes Law

Legislative Lingo

Explanation of Floor Motions and Actions


March 29, 2016 2:54 P.M.