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. 46

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Convened 7:09 P.M., Legislative Day 3/12/14, Calendar Day 3/17/14

Adjourned 8:01 p.m., until Mar 18, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. (Legislative Day 3/13) - Journalized

Invocation

Attendance Quorum: 47

Maryland State Senate 2014 Musicial Ensemble by Honorable Tim Ferguson

Resolution: Michael Binnie, Eleonel Molina, and Fanny Nemeth-Weiss

Announcements

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #54

SB 128
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 143
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 354
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 409
Third Reading Passed (33-14)
SB 415
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 570
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 600
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 646
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 659
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 661
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 909
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 999
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #55

SB 300
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 305
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 309
Third Reading Passed (45-1)
SB 423
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 446
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 490
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 630
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 648
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 966
Third Reading Passed (46-1)
SB 1051
Third Reading Passed (45-1)
SB 1054
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 1108
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #56

SB 52
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 432
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 508
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 577
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 622
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 644
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 711
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 730
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 832
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 891
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 931
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 1104
Third Reading Passed (40-7)
SB 1106
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #2

HB 511
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Laid Over Bills

SB 232
Favorable with Amendments {957072/3 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Jones-Rodwell) {533126/1 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Madaleno) {823121/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #35 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 694
Favorable with Amendments {494034/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 988
Favorable with Amendments {904439/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #37 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 290
Favorable with Amendments {644436/1 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Jennings) {553728/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Special Order Calendar

SB 678
Third Reading Passed (40-5)

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #2

SB 641
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Announcements

Quorum: 46

Adjourned 8:01 p.m., until Mar 18, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. (Legislative Day 3/13)



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March 18, 2014 4:44 P.M.