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. 64

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Convened 11:39 A.M., Legislative Day 4/04/16, Calendar Day 4/11/16

Adjourned 12:37 p.m., until Apr 11, 2016 at 3:15 P.M. (Legislative Day 4/5) - Journalized

Quorum: 46

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #77

SB 730
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 1000
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 1059
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #57

HB 104
Motion Special Order until later today (Senator Hough) Adopted
HB 409
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
HB 525
Floor Amendment (Senator Klausmeier) {573923/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 558
Motion Special Order until later today (Senator Conway) Adopted
HB 571
Motion Special Order until later today (Senator Middleton) Adopted

Conference Committee Report

SB 182
Conference Committee Report {543822/1
Motion Special Order until later today (Senator Simonaire) Adopted

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #57

HB 986
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
HB 1012
Floor Amendment (Senator Ferguson) {313525/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (45-0)
HB 1054
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
HB 1079
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 1167
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 1168
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 1378
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 1533
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 1636
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #58

Consent Calendar #33

HB 399
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
HB 707
Third Reading Passed (44-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #52

Consent Calendar #31

HB 616
Removed from Calendar
HB 733
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
HB 739
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
HB 1316
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
HB 616
Floor Amendment (Senator Conway) {753725/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)

Conference Committee Report

HB 1299
Conference Committee Report {863229/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (45-0)

Messages

HB 1016
House Refuses to Concur - Senate Amendments
House Requests Senate Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Anderson, Atterbeary, and Vallario)
Senate Refuses to Recede
Senate Conference Committee Appointed - (Senators Zirkin, McFadden, and Hough)

Committee Report #77 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 224
Favorable with Amendments {424733/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #78 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

HB 429
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1021
Favorable with Amendments {964638/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 1087
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1139
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1249
Favorable with Amendments {364338/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 1337
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1537
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #79 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

HB 39
Favorable with Amendments {464139/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #53 Finance

HB 1350
Favorable with Amendments {447278/1 Adopted
Floor Committee Amendment (Finance) {247677/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #38 Judicial Proceedings

HB 162
Favorable with Amendments {798479/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #39 Judicial Proceedings

HB 990
No recommendation
Motion place bill on Second Reading (Senator Zirkin) Adopted
Second Reading Passed

Messages

SB 352
House Refuses to Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Sample-Hughes, K. Young, and Rose)
SB 161
House Refuses to Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Vallario, Sydnor, and Moon)
SB 943
House Refuses to Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Rosenberg, Dumais, and Smith)
SB 1097
House Refuses to Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Moon, Morales, and Sanchez)

Announcements

Quorum: 45

Adjourned 12:37 p.m., until Apr 11, 2016 at 3:15 P.M. (Legislative Day 4/5)



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