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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2014 Regular Session Proceedings:


House Proceedings No. 32

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Convened 10:08 A.M., FEBRUARY 20, 2014

Adjourned 10:37 a.m., until Feb 21, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. - Journalized

Quorum: 132

Introductory Bills

HB 1467 - HB 1470 First Reading

Message from the Senate - First Reading Senate Bills #20

SB 57
Referred Environmental Matters
SB 207
Referred Environmental Matters
SB 224
Referred Judiciary
SJ 1
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations

Committee Report #2 House Rules and Executive Nominations

SB 183
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 184
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Special Order Calendar

HB 296
Floor Amendment (Delegate McDermott) {153828/1 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Delegate Beitzel) {163527/1 Rejected (41-91)
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 453
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 583
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Quorum: 133

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #6

HB 228
Third Reading Passed (133-0)
HB 238
Third Reading Passed (128-4)
HB 256
Third Reading Passed (133-0)
HB 346
Third Reading Passed (133-0)
HB 364
Third Reading Passed (132-0)
HB 386
Third Reading Passed (125-8)
HB 545
Third Reading Passed (133-0)
HB 555
Third Reading Passed (133-0)
HB 575
Third Reading Passed (133-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #7

HB 12
Third Reading Passed (133-0)
HB 13
Third Reading Passed (133-0)
HB 31
Third Reading Passed (133-0)
HB 147
Third Reading Passed (133-0)
HB 174
Third Reading Passed (133-0)
HB 205
Third Reading Passed (133-0)
HB 206
Third Reading Passed (127-4)
HB 529
Third Reading Passed (133-0)

Announcements

Quorum: 133

Adjourned 10:37 a.m., until Feb 21, 2014 at 11:00 A.M.



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How a Bill Becomes Law

Legislative Lingo

Explanation of Floor Motions and Actions


February 21, 2014 2:23 P.M.