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. 43

Agenda  |  Bottom

Convened 11:06 A.M., MARCH 7, 2014

Recessed 1:29 p.m., until Mar 10, 2014 at 8:00 P.M. (Legislative Day 3/7) - Journalized

Quorum: 132

Message from the Senate - First Reading Senate Bills #31

SB 120
Referred Ways and Means
SB 332
Referred Ways and Means
SB 413
Referred Health and Government Operations
SB 438
Referred Ways and Means
SB 483
Referred Economic Matters
SB 503
Referred Ways and Means
SB 525
Referred Health and Government Operations
SB 572
Referred Ways and Means
SB 585
Referred Economic Matters
SB 605
Referred Ways and Means
SB 606
Referred Health and Government Operations
SB 613
Referred Ways and Means
SB 614
Referred Economic Matters
SB 615
Referred Ways and Means
SB 616
Referred Ways and Means
SB 653
Referred Ways and Means
SB 666
Referred Ways and Means
SB 700
Referred Environmental Matters
SB 701
Referred Ways and Means
SB 747
Referred Ways and Means
SB 849
Referred Health and Government Operations
SB 854
Referred Health and Government Operations
SB 882
Referred Health and Government Operations

Introductory Bills

HB 1543
Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Delegate Niemann) Adopted (119-3)
Motion Rules Suspended Referred (Delegate Niemann) Adopted (124-2)
Referred Appropriations
HB 1544
Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Delegate Niemann) Adopted (126-3)
Motion Rules Suspended Referred (Delegate Niemann) Adopted (125-5)
Referred Appropriations
HB 1545
Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Delegate Conway) Adopted (129-1)
Motion Rules Suspended Referred (Delegate Conway) Adopted (131-0)
Referred Appropriations
HB 1546
Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Delegate Hucker) Adopted (128-2)
Motion Rules Suspended Referred (Delegate Hucker) Adopted (127-1)
Referred Appropriations
HB 1547
Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Delegate O'Donnell) Adopted (129-0)
Motion Rules Suspended Referred (Delegate O'Donnell) Adopted (128-0)
Referred Environmental Matters
HB 1548
Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Delegate Walker) Adopted (128-2)
Motion Rules Suspended Referred (Delegate Walker) Adopted (126-3)
Referred Appropriations

Committee Report #10 House Rules and Executive Nominations

HB 1541
Re-referred Appropriations

Special Order Calendar

HB 571
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Quorum: 133

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #21

HB 112
Third Reading Passed (132-0)
HB 302
Third Reading Passed (133-0)
HB 354
Motion vote previous question (Delegate McHale) Adopted
Third Reading Passed (84-51)
HB 403
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
HB 404
Third Reading Passed (136-0)
HB 590
Third Reading Passed (136-0)
HB 657
Third Reading Passed (136-0)
HB 661
Third Reading Passed (136-0)
HB 692
Third Reading Passed (136-0)
HB 988
Third Reading Passed (136-0)
HB 1218
Third Reading Passed (135-0)

House Resolution

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #24

HB 87
Third Reading Passed (133-0)
HB 209
Third Reading Passed (133-0)
HB 446
Third Reading Passed (134-0)
HB 553
Third Reading Passed (108-26)
HB 595
Third Reading Passed (133-0)
HB 645
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
HB 739
Third Reading Passed (119-14)
HB 798
Third Reading Passed (133-0)
HB 838
Third Reading Passed (133-1)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #23

HB 198
Third Reading Passed (134-0)
HB 295
Motion vote previous question (Delegate Cane) Adopted
Third Reading Passed (89-46)

Message from the Senate - First Reading Senate Bills #32

SB 161
Referred Economic Matters
SB 250
Referred Economic Matters
SB 298
Referred Economic Matters
SB 302
Referred Economic Matters
SB 307
Referred Economic Matters
SB 310
Referred Economic Matters
SB 311
Referred Economic Matters
SB 339
Referred Economic Matters
SB 340
Referred Economic Matters
SB 341
Referred Economic Matters
SB 412
Referred Health and Government Operations
SB 420
Referred Economic Matters
SB 455
Referred Appropriations
SB 458
Referred Economic Matters
SB 459
Referred Economic Matters
SB 495
Referred Economic Matters
SB 496
Referred Economic Matters
SB 548
Referred Economic Matters
SB 610
Referred Appropriations
SB 657
Referred Economic Matters
SB 692
Referred Economic Matters
SB 716
Referred Health and Government Operations
SB 764
Referred Economic Matters
SB 857
Referred Ways and Means

Introductory Bills

HB 1549
Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Delegate Hixson) Adopted (129-2)
Motion Rules Suspended Referred (Delegate Hixson) Adopted (123-5)
Referred Appropriations

Announcements

Quorum: 132

Recessed 1:29 p.m., until Mar 10, 2014 at 8:00 P.M. (Legislative Day 3/7)



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