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. 48A

Agenda  |  Bottom

Reconvened 8:08 P.M., Legislative Day 3/19/16, Calendar Day 3/21/16

Adjourned 9:26 p.m., until Mar 22, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. (Legislative Day 3/20) - Journalized

Invocation

Quorum: 44

Announcements

Resolution: Glenelg High School Girls Basketball Team 3A State Girls

Basketball Championship Adopted (44-0)

Resolution: D.C. Divas 2015 Womens Football National Championship

Adopted (43-0)

Message from the House - Yeas & Nays #2

SB 1033
Returned Passed

Message from the House - First Reading House Bills #22

HB 9
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 91
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 203
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 217
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 232
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 329
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 384
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 396
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 413
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 431
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 507
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 697
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 726
Referred Finance
HB 733
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 824
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 886
Referred Finance
HB 889
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 971
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 981
Referred Finance
HB 998
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1009
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1014
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 1157
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 1198
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 1227
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 1288
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1328
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1371
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 1385
Referred Finance
HB 1397
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 1401
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 1403
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1552
Referred Finance

Message from the House - First Reading House Bills #23

HB 149
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 336
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 356
Referred Finance
HB 460
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs Finance
HB 554
Referred Finance
HB 594
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 701
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 724
Referred Finance
HB 777
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 790
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 801
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 823
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 990
Referred Judicial Proceedings Finance
HB 1001
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 1013
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 1092
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 1101
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1138
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1277
Referred Finance
HB 1318
Referred Finance
HB 1411
Referred Finance
HB 1420
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1465
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 1466
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1493
Referred Finance
HB 1527
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1533
Referred Budget and Taxation

Message from the House - First Reading House Bills #24

HB 69
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 184
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 211
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 312
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 337
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 406
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 412
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 422
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 451
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 503
Referred Finance
HB 511
Referred Finance
HB 535
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 551
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 596
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 600
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 641
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 681
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 709
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 713
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 727
Referred Finance
HB 740
Referred Finance
HB 780
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 852
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 854
Referred Finance
HB 916
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 963
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1012
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 1185
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 1254
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 1281
Referred Finance
HB 1290
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 1300
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 1330
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 1333
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 1352
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1363
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 1387
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1417
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1446
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 1502
Referred Judicial Proceedings

Message from the House - First Reading House Bills #25

HB 326
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs Budget and Taxation
HB 340
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 400
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 557
Referred Finance
HB 577
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 720
Referred Finance
HB 743
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 870
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 915
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 947
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 1123
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1163
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1165
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 1183
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 1226
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 1236
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 1247
Referred Finance
HB 1262
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 1341
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1400
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 1406
Referred Finance

Message from the House - First Reading House Bills #26

HB 39
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 141
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 146
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 162
Referred Judicial Proceedings Budget and Taxation
HB 242
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 276
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 785
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 839
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 848
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 895
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 958
Referred Finance
HB 983
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1010
Referred Finance
HB 1054
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 1061
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 1069
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1094
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 1106
Referred Finance
HB 1129
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1448
Referred Finance
HB 1453
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1457
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1469
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1494
Referred Budget and Taxation

Letter of Reassignment

HB 1165
Reassigned to Finance

Committee Report #39 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 973
Favorable with Amendments {544932/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Cassilly) Adopted
SB 1158
Favorable with Amendments {344433/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Jennings) Adopted

Quorum: 43

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #59

SB 313
Third Reading Passed (43-0)
SB 381
Third Reading Passed (43-0)
SB 756
Third Reading Passed (43-0)
SB 783
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
SB 818
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
SB 898
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
SB 954
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
SB 998
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
SB 1080
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
SB 1107
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
SB 1119
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
SB 1136
Third Reading Passed (44-0)

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #60

SB 56
Third Reading Passed (41-3)
SB 354
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
SB 544
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
SB 637
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
SB 864
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
SB 888
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
SB 899
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
SB 907
Third Reading Passed (30-14)
SB 929
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
SB 968
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
SB 1047
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
SB 1099
Third Reading Passed (30-14)

Special Order Calendar #35

SB 1005
Favorable with Amendments {508476/1
Committee Amendment Adopted
Favorable with Amendments Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Hough) {243728/1 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Simonaire) {723125/1 Rejected (1-43)
Floor Amendment (Senator Simonaire) {193324/1 Rejected (1-42)
Motion Special Order until 3/23 (Senator Benson) Adopted
SB 936
Favorable with Amendments {589432/1
Motion Special Order until 3/23 (Senator Middleton) Adopted

Reconsiderations

SB 381
Motion Reconsider Third Reading (Senator Jennings) Adopted
Motion two readings same day Const/Rule 24 (Senator Jennings) Adopted
Third Reading Passed (44-0)

Announcements

Quorum: 44

Adjourned 9:26 p.m., until Mar 22, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. (Legislative Day 3/20)



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Legislative Lingo

Explanation of Floor Motions and Actions


March 22, 2016 4:00 P.M.