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. 65

Agenda  |  Bottom

Convened 12:56 P.M., Legislative Day 4/02/16, Calendar Day 4/08/16

Adjourned 3:01 p.m., until Apr 9, 2016 at 10:30 A.M., (Legislative Day 4/03) - Journalized

Quorum: 137

House Resolutions

Message from the Senate - First Reading Senate Bills #56

SB 376
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
SB 726
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
SB 922
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
SB 1108
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
SB 1112
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations

Message from the Senate - Yeas & Nays #11

HB 400
Returned Passed
HB 1420
Returned Passed
HB 1457
Returned Passed

Conference Committee Report

HB 127
Conference Committee Report {713228/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (136-0)

Committee Report #19 Appropriations

SB 296
Favorable with Amendments {874660/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 307
Favorable with Amendments {904164/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 631
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #26 Economic Matters

SB 148
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 226
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 505
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 561
Favorable with Amendments {503098/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 1007
Favorable with Amendments {963794/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 1109
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 1130
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #22 Environment and Transportation

HB 1624
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 401
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #16 Judiciary

SB 502
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 943
Favorable with Amendments {952710/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 1097
Favorable with Amendments {722611/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #20 Ways and Means

SB 459
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 533
Favorable with Amendments {845367/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 595
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 950
Favorable with Amendments {235163/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 1080
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 1125
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 1170
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 1171
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Special Order Calendar

SB 86
Floor Amendment (Delegate Tarlau) {143821/3 Rejected
Third Reading Passed (129-9)
SB 175
Third Reading Passed (89-49)

Quorum: 139

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #85

HB 1495
Third Reading Passed (94-44)

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #58

SB 156
Third Reading Passed (138-0)
SB 178
Third Reading Passed (127-10)
SB 208
Third Reading Passed (137-1)
SB 310
Third Reading Passed (129-9)

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #59

SB 198
Third Reading Passed (98-39)
SB 876
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
SB 1172
Third Reading Passed (89-47)

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #48

SB 285
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
SB 414
Motion Special Order until 4/11 (Delegate Davis) Adopted
SB 777
Motion Special Order until 4/9 (Delegate M. Washington) Rejected
Third Reading Passed (115-21)
SB 784
Third Reading Passed (134-2)
SB 828
Third Reading Passed (138-0)
SB 830
Third Reading Passed (133-4)
SB 879
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
SB 968
Third Reading Passed (86-51)
SB 1015
Third Reading Passed (137-1)
SB 1076
Third Reading Passed (138-0)

Message from the Senate - Concurrence Calendar #11

HB 870
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (138-0)
HB 497
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
HB 507
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
HB 724
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
HB 1181
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
HB 1318
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (137-0)

Messages

HB 190
Senate Refuses to Recede
Senate Conference Committee Appointed - (Senators Ramirez, Brochin, and Norman)
HB 641
Senate Refuses to Recede
Senate Conference Committee Appointed - (Senators Cassilly, Muse, and Ramirez)
HB 192
Senate Recede
SB 794
Senate Refuses to Concur - House Amendments
Senate Requests House Recede
Senate Conference Committee Appointed - (Senators Pinsky, Waugh, and Conway)
House Refuses to Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Kaiser, Hornberger, and A. Washington)
HB 220
House Refuses to Concur - Senate Amendments
House Requests Senate Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Smith, Conaway, and Rosenberg)
HB 636
House Refuses to Concur - Senate Amendments
House Requests Senate Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Sydnor, Queen, and Rey)

Quorum: 134

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #54

SB 485
Third Reading Passed (94-39)
SB 630
Third Reading Passed (133-0)
SB 679
Third Reading Passed (106-28)
SB 839
Third Reading Passed (133-0)
SB 882
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
SB 958
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
SB 1057
Motion Special Order until 4/9 (Delegate Fisher) Adopted
SB 1078
Third Reading Passed (131-6)
SB 1135
Third Reading Passed (138-0)
SB 1140
Third Reading Passed (136-0)

Committee Report #27 Economic Matters

HB 1644
Favorable with Amendments {273393/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 88
Favorable with Amendments {383791/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 1009
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #28 Economic Matters

SB 95
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 1173
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #19 House Rules and Executive Nominations

Consent Calendar #14

HB 1561
Re-referred Health and Government Operations
SB 297
Re-referred Health and Government Operations
SB 376
Re-referred Ways and Means Appropriations
SB 389
Re-referred Ways and Means Appropriations
SB 515
Re-referred Appropriations
SB 545
Re-referred Economic Matters
SB 579
Re-referred Environment and Transportation
SB 757
Re-referred Ways and Means
SB 1112
Re-referred Ways and Means

Committee Report #17 Judiciary

HB 683
Favorable with Amendments {292815/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 31
Favorable with Amendments {702218/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 160
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 283
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 448
Favorable with Amendments {732818/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 734
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 771
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #18 Judiciary

HB 1126
Favorable with Amendments {822317/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 1106
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Messages

HB 36
House Refuses to Concur - Senate Amendments
House Requests Senate Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Walker, Platt, and Reilly)
HB 360
House Refuses to Concur - Senate Amendments
House Requests Senate Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates M. Washington, Tarlau, and Metzgar)
HB 422
House Refuses to Concur - Senate Amendments
House Requests Senate Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Walker, Platt, and Simonaire)
HB 657
House Refuses to Concur - Senate Amendments
House Requests Senate Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Kaiser, Hornberger, and A. Washington)
SB 508
Senate Refuses to Concur - House Amendments
Senate Requests House Recede
Senate Conference Committee Appointed - (Senators Ramirez, Brochin, and Norman)
House Refuses to Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Smith, Morales, and Sanchez)
SB 945
Senate Refuses to Concur - House Amendments
Senate Requests House Recede
Senate Conference Committee Appointed - (Senators Zirkin, Raskin, and Norman)
House Refuses to Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Dumais, Anderson, and Proctor)
HB 274
Senate Recede

Conference Committee Report

HB 378
Conference Committee Report {763129/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (134-5)

Message from the Senate - Concurrence Calendar #12

HB 1236
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (132-0)
HB 535
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (136-0)
HB 112
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (131-5)
HB 551
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (139-0)
HB 963
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (98-38)
HB 1008
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (89-49)
HB 1147
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (139-0)

Message from the Senate - Concurrence Calendar #13

HB 420
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (109-29)
HB 958
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (138-0)

Announcements

Messages

SB 864
Senate Refuses to Concur - House Amendments
Senate Requests House Recede
Senate Conference Committee Appointed - (Senators Lee, Muse, and Ready)
House Refuses to Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Lierman, Haynes, and McKay)

Quorum: 137

Adjourned 3:01 p.m., until Apr 9, 2016 at 10:30 A.M., (Legislative Day 4/03)



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