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. 56

Agenda  |  Bottom

Convened 8:13 P.M., Legislative Day 3/22/14, Calendar Day 3/31/14

Adjourned 9:50 p.m., until Apr 1, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. (Legislative Day 3/23) - Journalized

Invocation

Attendance Quorum: 46

Resolution: Towson University Football Team first 13-win season Adopted

(46-0)

Announcements

Message from the House - Yeas & Nays #5

SB 2
Returned Passed
SB 3
Returned Passed
SB 26
Returned Passed
SB 33
Returned Passed
SB 53
Returned Passed
SB 54
Returned Passed
SB 70
Returned Passed
SB 71
Returned Passed
SB 97
Returned Passed
SB 99
Returned Passed
SB 100
Returned Passed
SB 119
Returned Passed
SB 130
Returned Passed
SB 154
Returned Passed
SB 160
Returned Passed
SB 161
Returned Passed
SB 186
Returned Passed
SB 292
Returned Passed
SB 293
Returned Passed
SB 297
Returned Passed
SB 298
Returned Passed
SB 300
Returned Passed
SB 302
Returned Passed
SB 305
Returned Passed
SB 310
Returned Passed
SB 311
Returned Passed
SB 389
Returned Passed
SB 399
Returned Passed
SB 459
Returned Passed
SB 583
Returned Passed
SB 603
Returned Passed
SB 624
Returned Passed
SB 713
Returned Passed

Message from the House - First Reading House Bills #28

HB 1472
Referred Senate Rules

Message from the Executive

Proclaiming an Extended Session

Committee Report #15 Senate Rules

HB 207
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
HB 510
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
HB 668
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
HB 823
Re-referred Finance
HB 951
Re-referred Finance
HB 1119
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1458
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings

Special Order Calendar

HB 485
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1147
Favorable
Motion Special Order until 4/1 (Senator Hershey) Adopted
SB 236
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Quorum: 47

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #68

SB 254
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 973
Third Reading Passed (37-9)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #12

Consent Calendar #7

HB 131
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 132
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 136
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 140
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 142
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 144
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 146
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 167
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 226
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 269
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 463
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 472
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 953
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #13

HB 13
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 104
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 354
Third Reading Passed (41-6)
HB 355
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 365
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 467
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 478
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 583
Third Reading Passed (43-4)
HB 765
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1225
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1545
Third Reading Passed (39-8)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #14

Consent Calendar #8

HB 1
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 45
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 147
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 174
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 175
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 181
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 182
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 211
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 228
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 246
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 307
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 309
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 352
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 364
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 420
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 440
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 529
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 559
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 638
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 647
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 656
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #15

HB 151
Third Reading Passed (46-1)
HB 176
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 178
Third Reading Passed (41-6)
HB 179
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 243
Third Reading Passed (43-4)
HB 274
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 286
Third Reading Passed (34-13)
HB 315
Third Reading Passed (41-5)
HB 322
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 598
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 599
Third Reading Passed (41-6)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #16

Consent Calendar #9

HB 202
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 308
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 430
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 480
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 488
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 556
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 564
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 625
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 679
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 704
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 740
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1165
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Committee Report #25 Budget and Taxation

Consent Calendar #55

HB 180
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 329
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 367
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 743
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #33 Finance

SB 382
Favorable with Amendments {827772/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 1099
Favorable with Amendments {237175/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #24 Budget and Taxation

HB 217
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 313
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 323
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #34 Finance

Consent Calendar #57

HB 219
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 592
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 603
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 693
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 761
Favorable with Amendments {567279/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 813
Favorable with Amendments {327276/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 1026
Favorable with Amendments {887674/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #6

SB 102
Senate Concur - House Amendment
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
SB 849
Senate Concur - House Amendment
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #5

SB 875
Senate Concur - House Amendment
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 886
Senate Concur - House Amendment
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #7

SB 75
Senate Refuses to Concur - House Amendments
Senate Requests House Recede

Announcements

Quorum: 47

Adjourned 9:50 p.m., until Apr 1, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. (Legislative Day 3/23)



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April 1, 2014 3:44 P.M.