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. 62

Agenda  |  Bottom

Convened 10:13 A.M., Legislative Day 3/30/16, Calendar Day 4/06/16

Adjourned 11:55 a.m., until APR 7, 2016 at 10:30 A.M. (Legislative Day 3/31) - Journalized

Quorum: 133

House Resolutions

Messages

HB 127
House Refuses to Concur - Senate Amendments
House Requests Senate Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Ebersole, Fennell, and Hornberger)

Committee Report #24 Economic Matters

SB 66
Favorable with Amendments {803893/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 74
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 84
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 86
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 90
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 96
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 119
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 175
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 206
Favorable with Amendments {453195/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 245
Favorable with Amendments {553597/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 285
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 414
Favorable with Amendments {903092/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 777
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 784
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 828
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 830
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 879
Favorable with Amendments {473993/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 968
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 1015
Favorable with Amendments {663393/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 1076
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #13 Judiciary

SB 1005
Favorable with Amendments {152714/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Motion Rules Suspended two readings same day (Delegate Dumais) Adopted (111-26)
Third Reading Passed (106-31)

Committee Report #14 Judiciary

SB 187
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 233
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 234
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 278
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 287
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 346
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 637
Favorable with Amendments {392518/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 863
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 924
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 945
Favorable with Amendments {952311/2 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Motion Rules Suspended two readings same day (Delegate Vallario) Adopted (134-2)
Third Reading Passed (137-0)

Committee Report #19 Ways and Means

HB 1167
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1168
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 8
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 47
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 48
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 76
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 137
Favorable with Amendments {555868/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 141
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 227
Favorable Adopted
Motion Special Order until 4/7 (Delegate McCray) Adopted
SB 256
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 322
Favorable with Amendments {365560/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 374
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 499
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 520
Favorable with Amendments {395367/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 552
Favorable with Amendments {105561/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 597
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 759
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 884
Favorable Adopted
Motion Special Order until 4/7 (Delegate Moon) Adopted
SB 998
Favorable Adopted
Motion Special Order until 4/7 (Delegate Sanchez) Adopted

Quorum: 135

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #81

HB 741
Third Reading Passed (134-2)
HB 1378
Third Reading Passed (92-45)
HB 1395
Third Reading Passed (122-13)
HB 1458
Third Reading Passed (136-1)

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #27

SB 22
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
SB 83
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
SB 280
Third Reading Passed (131-5)
SB 379
Third Reading Passed (126-9)
SB 427
Third Reading Passed (133-2)
SB 606
Third Reading Passed (135-1)
SB 758
Third Reading Passed (120-16)
SB 764
Floor Amendment (Delegate Kittleman) {123825/1 Adopted
Motion Special Order until 4/7 (Delegate Szeliga) Adopted
SB 821
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
SB 864
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
SB 979
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
SB 982
Floor Amendment (Delegate McConkey) {863723/1 Rejected (48-87)
Floor Amendment (Delegate B. Barnes) {843227/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (93-45)
SB 1063
Third Reading Passed (138-0)

Committee Report #14 Health and Government Operations

HB 1261
Favorable with Amendments {706983/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 1350
Favorable with Amendments {396582/2 Adopted
Motion Special Order until 4/7 (Delegate Pendergrass) Adopted
HB 1495
Favorable with Amendments {326982/1 Adopted
Motion Special Order until 4/7 (Delegate Buckel) Adopted
HB 1537
Favorable with Amendments {996581/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 28
Favorable with Amendments {146885/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 91
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 107
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 200
Favorable with Amendments {826083/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 239
Favorable with Amendments {866486/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 354
Favorable with Amendments {686989/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 451
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 551
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 853
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 856
Favorable with Amendments {356987/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 931
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Messages

HB 190
House Refuses to Concur - Senate Amendments
House Requests Senate Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Smith, Morales, and Sanchez)
HB 192
House Refuses to Concur - Senate Amendments
House Requests Senate Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Rosenberg, Proctor, and Glass)
HB 274
House Refuses to Concur - Senate Amendments
House Requests Senate Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Dumais, Kittleman, and Moon)
HB 641
House Refuses to Concur - Senate Amendments
House Requests Senate Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Conaway, Queen, and Rey)
HB 378
House Refuses to Concur - Senate Amendments
House Requests Senate Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates A. Washington, D. Barnes, and Simonaire)

Message from the Senate - Concurrence Calendar #8

HB 989
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
HB 1014
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (92-45)
HB 1401
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (93-44)

Quorum: 138

Adjourned 11:55 a.m., until APR 7, 2016 at 10:30 A.M. (Legislative Day 3/31)



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