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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2015 Regular Session Proceedings:


Senate Proceedings No. 56

Agenda  |  Bottom

Convened 10:10 A.M., Legislative Day 3/29/15, Calendar Day 4/03/15

Adjourned 1:24 p.m., until Apr 6, 2015 at 8:00 P.M. (Legislative Day 03/30) - Journalized

Invocation

Attendance Quorum: 47

Announcements

Message from the House - Yeas & Nays #5

SB 1
Returned Passed
SB 11
Returned Passed
SB 14
Returned Passed
SB 30
Returned Passed
SB 48
Returned Passed
SB 54
Returned Passed
SB 59
Returned Passed
SB 69
Returned Passed
SB 74
Returned Passed
SB 77
Returned Passed
SB 92
Returned Passed
SB 110
Returned Passed
SB 122
Returned Passed
SB 135
Returned Passed
SB 148
Returned Passed
SB 177
Returned Passed
SB 178
Returned Passed
SB 186
Returned Passed
SB 203
Returned Passed
SB 215
Returned Passed
SB 325
Returned Passed
SB 328
Returned Passed
SB 353
Returned Passed
SB 368
Returned Passed
SB 437
Returned Passed
SB 450
Returned Passed
SB 460
Returned Passed
SB 461
Returned Passed
SB 465
Returned Passed
SB 467
Returned Passed
SB 515
Returned Passed
SB 536
Returned Passed
SB 541
Returned Passed
SB 554
Returned Passed
SB 561
Returned Passed
SB 579
Returned Passed
SB 582
Returned Passed
SB 604
Returned Passed
SB 610
Returned Passed
SB 770
Returned Passed

Message from the House - First Reading House Bills #29

HB 71
Referred Senate Rules
HB 110
Referred Senate Rules
HB 923
Referred Senate Rules
HB 1182
Referred Senate Rules
HB 71
Motion Rules Suspended Referred (Senator DeGrange) Adopted
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 110
Motion Rules Suspended Referred (Senator DeGrange) Adopted
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 923
Motion Rules Suspended Referred (Senator DeGrange) Adopted
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 1182
Motion Rules Suspended Referred (Senator DeGrange) Adopted
Referred Budget and Taxation

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #3

SB 220
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (45-0)

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #4

SB 241
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #5

SB 401
Senate Concur - House Amendment
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #6

SB 103
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 763
Senate Concur - House Amendment
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Quorum: 47

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #55

SB 422
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 889
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 912
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 922
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #7

HB 150
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 236
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 293
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 360
Third Reading Passed (46-1)
HB 362
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 456
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 846
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #8

Consent Calendar #4

HB 5
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 35
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 68
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 140
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 173
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 200
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 230
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 231
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 358
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 450
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 468
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #9

Consent Calendar #5

HB 919
Removed from Calendar
HB 90
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 129
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 170
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 287
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 558
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 565
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 602
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 660
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 697
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 732
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 739
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 859
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 895
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 932
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 971
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 919
Third Reading Passed (38-9)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #10

HB 7
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 124
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 158
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 229
Third Reading Passed (45-2)
HB 323
Motion Reconsider Second Reading (Senator Jennings) Adopted
Motion Reconsider Favorable with Amendments Report (Senator Jennings) Adopted
Motion Reconsider Committee Amendment (Senator Jennings) Adopted
Committee Amendment (Finance) {397773/1 Withdrawn
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 341
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 943
Third Reading Passed (44-2)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #11

Consent Calendar #6

HB 48
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 49
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 50
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 83
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 115
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 131
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 171
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 201
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 224
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 369
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 388
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 439
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 462
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 506
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 529
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 542
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 592
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 623
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 643
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 666
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 703
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 782
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 793
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 917
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1009
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Committee Report #37 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

HB 191
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #39 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 934
Favorable with Amendments {534135/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Reilly) Adopted
SB 937
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SJ 2
Favorable with Amendments {464132/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Hough) Adopted

Committee Report #20 Judicial Proceedings

SB 172
Favorable with Amendments {378779/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Jennings) Adopted
SB 254
Favorable with Amendments {218073/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 380
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 839
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #19 Budget and Taxation

SB 627
Favorable with Amendments {429632/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #20 Budget and Taxation

SB 191
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #37 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

HB 543
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 868
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #38 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

HB 463
Favorable with Amendments {774136/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 556
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 561
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 978
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #28 Finance

Consent Calendar #56

HB 312
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 469
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 512
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 540
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 562
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 770
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 786
Favorable with Amendments {507675/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 909
Favorable with Amendments {757479/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #29 Finance

HB 942
Favorable with Amendments {237274/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #21 Budget and Taxation

HB 180
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 209
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #21 Judicial Proceedings

HB 599
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 618
Favorable with Amendments {128478/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Hershey) Adopted

Committee Report #13 Senate Rules

HB 1287
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

Laid Over Bills #38

SB 595
Favorable with Amendments {794139/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 409
Favorable with Amendments {514236/1 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Conway) {973125/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Special Order Calendar #39

SB 849
Favorable Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Kelley) {653821/1 Rejected (21-26)
Floor Amendment (Senator Benson) {933128/1 Rejected (20-27)
Motion Special Order until 4/6 (Senator Ferguson) Adopted
SB 756
Floor Amendment (Senator Muse) {283421/1 Rejected (22-24)
Motion Recommit to Committee Judicial Proceedings (Senator Rosapepe) Adopted

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #7

SB 15
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 94
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 335
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Announcements

Quorum: 46

Adjourned 1:24 p.m., until Apr 6, 2015 at 8:00 P.M. (Legislative Day 03/30)



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April 7, 2015 3:20 P.M.