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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2016 Regular Session Proceedings:


Senate Proceedings No. 34

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Convened 10:05 A.M., MARCH 1, 2016

Adjourned 11:10 a.m., until Mar 2, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. - Journalized

Invocation

Attendance Quorum: 47

Announcements

Introductory Bills

SB 1135 First Reading

Special Order Calendar #21

SB 199
Favorable with Amendments {908774/1
Motion Special Order until 3/2 (Senator Zirkin) Adopted
SB 275
Favorable with Amendments {507371/1
Motion Special Order until 3/3 (Senator Ferguson) Adopted

Committee Report #13 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 194
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 198
Favorable with Amendments {214736/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Hough) Adopted
SB 219
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 284
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 516
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 525
Favorable with Amendments {854935/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Quorum: 47

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #27

SB 226
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 281
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 393
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 460
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 469
Third Reading Passed (45-2)
SB 750
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 811
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 825
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
SB 851
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 882
Third Reading Passed (47-0)

Committee Report #14 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 282
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 369
Favorable with Amendments {184034/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 464
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 465
Favorable with Amendments {984039/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 494
Favorable with Amendments {554036/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 770
Favorable with Amendments {404135/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 781
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 823
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #13 Finance

SB 242
Favorable with Amendments {377379/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 252
Favorable with Amendments {317970/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 352
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 536
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 549
Favorable with Amendments {407271/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 600
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #4 Budget and Taxation

SB 48
Favorable with Amendments {689739/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 321
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 337
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 477
Favorable with Amendments {279532/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 517
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 518
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #8 Judicial Proceedings

SB 178
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 233
Favorable with Amendments {718174/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 564
Favorable with Amendments {338770/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Announcements

Quorum: 47

Adjourned 11:10 a.m., until Mar 2, 2016 at 10:00 A.M.



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March 2, 2016 4:00 P.M.