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. 57

Agenda  |  Bottom

Convened 8:01 P.M., Legislative Day 3/30/15, Calendar Day 4/06/15

Adjourned 9:53 p.m., until Apr 7, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. (Legislative Day 3/31) - Journalized

Invocation

Attendance Quorum: 47

Announcements

Resolution re: The John Hanson Memorial Association, Inc for the 300th

Anniversary of the birth of John Hanson Adopted (47-0)

Message from the Executive

Proclamation for Extended Session

Message from the House - Yeas & Nays #6

SB 251
Returned Passed

Message from the House - First Reading House Bills #30

HB 947
Referred Senate Rules
HB 965
Referred Senate Rules

Committee Report #40 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

HB 245
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 273
Favorable with Amendments {464939/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 475
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 835
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 851
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 864
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 938
Favorable with Amendments {304038/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #41 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

HB 156
Favorable with Amendments {494335/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 207
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 216
Favorable with Amendments {134232/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 396
Favorable with Amendments {994532/2 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 449
Favorable with Amendments {214533/1 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Conway) {463528/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 514
Favorable with Amendments {984030/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 769
Favorable with Amendments {664236/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 785
Favorable with Amendments {714439/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 809
Favorable with Amendments {264234/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #30 Finance

SB 207
Favorable with Amendments {797777/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #22 Budget and Taxation

SB 905
Favorable with Amendments {469239/1
Committee Amendment Adopted
Motion Special Order until 4/8 (Senator Guzzone) Adopted

Committee Report #23 Judicial Proceedings

SB 609
Favorable with Amendments {528178/1
Motion Special Order until 4/7 (Senator Kelley) Adopted
SB 727
Favorable with Amendments {268179/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 840
Favorable with Amendments {688171/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #31 Finance

Consent Calendar #58

HB 613
Favorable with Amendments {677074/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 781
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1080
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #25 Budget and Taxation

HB 71
Favorable with Amendments
Motion Special Order until 4/8 (Senator DeGrange) Adopted

Committee Report #22 Judicial Proceedings

HB 189
Favorable with Amendments {418570/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 524
Favorable with Amendments {908573/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 600
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Quorum: 47

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #56

SB 191
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 254
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 380
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 409
Third Reading Passed (45-2)
SB 595
Third Reading Passed (46-1)
SB 627
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 839
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 937
Third Reading Passed (45-2)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #12

HB 180
Third Reading Passed (45-1)
HB 463
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 556
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 561
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 942
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 978
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #13

Consent Calendar #7

HB 312
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 469
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 512
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 540
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 562
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 770
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 786
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 909
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #14

HB 191
Third Reading Passed (45-2)
HB 209
Third Reading Passed (30-17)
HB 323
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 543
Third Reading Passed (39-8)
HB 599
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 868
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #8

SB 201
Senate Refuses to Concur - House Amendments
Senate Requests House Recede
SB 12
Senate Refuses to Concur - House Amendments
Senate Requests House Recede
Senate Conference Committee Appointed - (Senators Ramirez, Norman, and Raskin)

Laid Over Bills #40

SB 934
Favorable with Amendments {534135/1 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Reilly) {983423/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SJ 2
Favorable with Amendments {464132/1
Motion Special Order until 4/7 (Senator Hough) Adopted
SB 172
Favorable with Amendments {378779/1
Committee Amendment Adopted
Motion Special Order until 4/7 (Senator Hershey) Adopted
HB 618
Favorable with Amendments {128478/1
Motion Special Order until 4/7 (Senator Hershey) Adopted

Special Order Calendar #41

SB 849
Floor Amendment (Senator Ferguson) {413827/1
Motion Special Order until 4/8 (Senator Cassilly) Adopted

Announcements

Quorum: 47

Adjourned 9:53 p.m., until Apr 7, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. (Legislative Day 3/31)



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April 7, 2015 3:22 P.M.