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. 66

Agenda  |  Bottom

Convened 9:53 P.M., Legislative Day 4/08/15, Calendar Day 4/13/15

Adjourned 10:32 p.m., until Apr 13, 2015 at 10:50 P.M. (Legislative Day 04/09) - Journalized

Attendance Quorum: 47

Conference Committee Report

HB 71
Conference Committee Report Adopted
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #38

SB 67
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Special Order Calendar #50

HB 235
Floor Amendment (Senator Raskin) {123323/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 301
Favorable with Amendments {628475/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #65

SB 708
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #43

HB 110
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1182
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #44

HB 367
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 405
Third Reading Passed (46-1)
HB 473
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 489
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 662
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 805
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 980
Third Reading Passed (32-15)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #45

HB 164
Motion Special Order until later today (Senator DeGrange) Rejected (20-21)
Third Reading Passed (36-10)
HB 243
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 244
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 707
Third Reading Passed (44-3)
HB 771
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1237
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
HB 1279
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #46

HB 1161
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Messages

SB 652
House Refuses to Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Anderson, Moon, and Glass)
SB 694
House Refuses to Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Walker, Reilly, and Platt)

Committee Report #36 Judicial Proceedings

HB 1183
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Announcements

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar

SB 863
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Quorum: 46

Adjourned 10:32 p.m., until Apr 13, 2015 at 10:50 P.M. (Legislative Day 04/09)



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April 15, 2015 8:06 A.M.