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. 56

Agenda  |  Bottom

Convened 10:09 A.M., Legislative Day 3/27/16, Calendar Day 3/31/16

Recessed 1:04 p.m., until Mar 31, 2016 at 3:00 P.M. (Legislative Day 03/27) - Journalized

Invocation

Attendance Quorum: 46

Announcements

Conference Committee Report

SB 191
Conference Committee Report Adopted (35-11)
Third Reading Passed (44-2)

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #5

SB 1
Senate Concur - House Amendment
Third Reading Passed (36-10)
SB 54
Senate Concur - House Amendment
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #6

SB 1052
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (31-13)

Message from the House - Yeas & Nays #7

SB 51
Returned Passed
SB 72
Returned Passed
SB 104
Returned Passed
SB 110
Returned Passed
SB 112
Returned Passed
SB 113
Returned Passed
SB 146
Returned Passed
SB 173
Returned Passed
SB 194
Returned Passed
SB 242
Returned Passed
SB 277
Returned Passed
SB 323
Returned Passed
SB 336
Returned Passed
SB 344
Returned Passed
SB 345
Returned Passed
SB 373
Returned Passed
SB 378
Returned Passed
SB 410
Returned Passed
SB 426
Returned Passed
SB 460
Returned Passed
SB 469
Returned Passed
SB 471
Returned Passed
SB 473
Returned Passed
SB 477
Returned Passed
SB 516
Returned Passed
SB 541
Returned Passed
SB 544
Returned Passed
SB 600
Returned Passed
SB 687
Returned Passed
SB 825
Returned Passed

Message from the House - First Reading House Bills #31

HB 253
Referred Senate Rules
HB 399
Referred Senate Rules
HB 437
Referred Senate Rules
HB 712
Referred Senate Rules
HB 722
Referred Senate Rules
HB 1504
Referred Senate Rules

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #69

SB 509
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 532
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 558
Third Reading Passed (32-14)
SB 707
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 771
Third Reading Passed (43-3)
SB 1097
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 1143
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 1173
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #9

Consent Calendar #7

HB 380
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 382
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 537
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 581
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 926
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #10

HB 137
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 172
Floor Amendment (Senator Simonaire) {913422/1 Rejected (15-31)
Third Reading Passed (32-14)
HB 352
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 378
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 379
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 381
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 447
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
HB 462
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 684
Third Reading Passed (31-14)
HB 686
Third Reading Passed (41-5)
HB 1406
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 1581
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #11

HB 1013
Floor Amendment (Senator Hershey) {453329/1 Rejected (17-29)
Floor Amendment (Senator Ready) {733129/1 Rejected (17-29)
Floor Amendment (Senator Jennings) {183229/2 Rejected (17-29)
Floor Amendment (Senator Jennings) {593029/1 Rejected (17-29)
Floor Amendment (Senator Jennings) {483924/1 Rejected (18-28)
Floor Amendment (Senator Cassilly) {263922/1 Rejected (17-29)
Floor Committee Amendment (Budget and Taxation) {129430/2 Adopted
Motion Special Order until later today (Senator Guzzone) Adopted

Message from the House - Yeas & Nays #8

SB 78
Returned Passed
SB 111
Returned Passed
SB 169
Returned Passed
SB 170
Returned Passed
SB 408
Returned Passed
SB 766
Returned Passed

Laid Over Bills # 17

SB 676
Favorable with Amendments {859832/1 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Ready) {193925/1 Rejected (15-31)
Floor Amendment (Senator Brochin) {183421/1 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Brochin) {433421/1
Motion Special Order until later today (Senator Pinsky) Adopted

Announcements

Quorum: 44

Recessed 1:04 p.m., until Mar 31, 2016 at 3:00 P.M. (Legislative Day 03/27)



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