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.

Senate 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 Senate Resolutions.
  7. Introduction of visitors.
  8. Unfinished business.
  9. Laid over bills.
  10. Reports of standing committees.
  11. Reports of select committees.
  12. Special orders of the day.
  13. Third reading calendars.
  14. Adjournment.


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2014 Regular Session Proceedings:


Senate Proceedings No. 29

Agenda  |  Bottom

Convened 10:15 A.M., FEBRUARY 19, 2014

Adjourned 10:40 a.m., until Feb 20, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. - Journalized

Invocation

Attendance Quorum: 46

Resolution: Maryland Library Community 2014 Maryland Library Day

Adopted (45-0)

Resolution: Towson University Tiger Pride Advocacy Day Adopted (46-0)

Announcements

Introductory Bills

SB 1052 - SB 1059 First Reading
SJ 8 First Reading

Message from the House - First Reading House Bills #3

HB 39
Referred Finance
HB 40
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 41
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 53
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 101
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 102
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 113
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 149
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 202
Referred Finance
HB 220
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs Finance
HB 253
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 254
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 258
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 288
Referred Finance
HB 301
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 303
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 335
Referred Finance
HB 478
Referred Finance
HB 511
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

Committee Report #5 Senate Rules

SB 414
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
SB 937
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 938
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 939
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 940
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
SB 941
Re-referred Finance
SB 942
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 943
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 944
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
SB 945
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 947
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
SB 948
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 949
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 950
Re-referred Finance
SB 953
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
SB 954
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 955
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 956
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 957
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 958
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 960
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
SB 961
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 962
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 964
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
SB 965
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 966
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
SB 967
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
SB 968
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 969
Re-referred Finance
SB 971
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 974
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
SB 975
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
SB 976
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
SB 977
Re-referred Finance
SB 980
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
SB 981
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 982
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
SB 983
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 984
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 985
Re-referred Finance
SB 987
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
SB 988
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
SB 990
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 992
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 993
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
SB 995
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 996
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 997
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
SB 999
Re-referred Finance
SB 1001
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
SB 1002
Re-referred Finance
SB 1003
Re-referred Finance
SB 1004
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
SB 1005
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
SB 1006
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 1008
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 1009
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 1010
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
SB 1011
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 1012
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 1014
Re-referred Finance
SB 1015
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
SB 1016
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
SB 1019
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 1024
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
SB 1031
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
SB 1036
Re-referred Budget and Taxation

Special Order Calendar

SB 437
Floor Amendment (Senator Hershey) {223621/1
Motion Recommit to Committee (Senator Pinsky) Adopted
SB 288
Favorable Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Forehand) {683326/1 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Kittleman) {933823/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Quorum: 47

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #26

SB 57
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 207
Third Reading Passed (36-11)
SB 224
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SJ 1
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Announcements

Quorum: 47

Adjourned 10:40 a.m., until Feb 20, 2014 at 10:00 A.M.



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How a Bill Becomes Law

Legislative Lingo

Explanation of Floor Motions and Actions


February 20, 2014 1:49 P.M.