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. 65

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Convened 3:47 P.M., Legislative Day 4/05/16, Calendar Day 4/11/16

Adjourned 5:13 p.m., until Apr 11, 2016 at 6:30 P.M.(Legislative Day 0406) - Journalized

Attendance Quorum: 46

Message from the House - First Reading House Bills #41

HB 390
Referred Senate Rules
HB 683
Referred Senate Rules
HB 708
Referred Senate Rules

Message from the House - Yeas & Nays #18

SB 95
Returned Passed
SB 160
Returned Passed
SB 219
Returned Passed
SB 283
Returned Passed
SB 526
Returned Passed
SB 734
Returned Passed
SB 771
Returned Passed
SB 781
Returned Passed
SB 1009
Returned Passed
SB 1054
Returned Passed
SB 1104
Returned Passed
SB 1106
Returned Passed
SB 1173
Returned Passed

Committee Report #12 Senate Rules

HB 580
Re-referred Finance
HB 741
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1126
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 1495
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 1572
Re-referred Budget and Taxation
HB 1618
Re-referred Budget and Taxation Finance
HB 1634
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings

Special Order Calendar #55

HB 676
Third Reading Passed (33-0)
HB 1106
Floor Amendment (Senator Hough) {343522/1
Motion Special Order until later today (Senator McFadden) Adopted
SB 262
Favorable with Amendments {238074/1
Motion Special Order until later today (Senator Raskin) Adopted
HB 104
Floor Amendment (Senator Hough) {443028/1 Rejected (17-29)
Third Reading Passed (36-10)
HB 558
Floor Amendment (Senator Conway) {643220/2 Adopted
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (44-0)
HB 571
Motion Special Order until later today (Senator Middleton) Adopted

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #59

HB 39
Third Reading Passed (43-3)
HB 162
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 429
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
HB 990
Third Reading Passed (40-6)
HB 1021
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
HB 1087
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
HB 1139
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 1249
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 1337
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 1350
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
HB 1537
Third Reading Passed (45-0)

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #78

SB 224
Third Reading Passed (41-4)

Conference Committee Report

SB 1005
Conference Committee Report {453626/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #35

SB 493
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (35-11)
SB 533
Senate Concur - House Amendment
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 1126
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (45-1)
SB 296
Senate Concur - House Amendment
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 307
Senate Concur - House Amendment
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
SB 425
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 936
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 1007
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 1062
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #36

SB 46
Senate Concur - House Amendment
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
SB 775
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Messages

HB 422
House Refuses to Concur - Senate Amendments
House Requests Senate Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Walker, Platt, and Simonaire)
Senate Refuses to Recede
Senate Conference Committee Appointed - (Senators Madaleno, Guzzone, and Serafini)
HB 36
House Refuses to Concur - Senate Amendments
House Requests Senate Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Walker, Platt, and Reilly)
Senate Refuses to Recede
Senate Conference Committee Appointed - (Senators Ferguson, Madaleno, and Eckardt)
HB 140
House Refuses to Concur - Senate Amendments
House Requests Senate Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Jameson, Davis, and W. Miller)
Senate Refuses to Recede
Senate Conference Committee Appointed - (Senators Conway, Zucker, and Salling)

Special Order Calendar

Conference Committee Report

SB 182
Conference Committee Report {543822/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed (45-0)

Committee Report #54 Finance

HB 1010
Favorable with Amendments {487376/1
Motion Special Order until later today (Senator Bates) Adopted

Committee Report #80 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

HB 1007
Favorable with Amendments {834231/2 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #37

SB 707
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Reconsiderations

HB 1350
Motion Reconsider Third Reading (Senator Middleton) Adopted
Motion Recommit to Committee Finance (Senator Middleton) Adopted

Committee Report #81 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

HB 670
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1210
Favorable with Amendments {464530/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 1644
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #40 Judicial Proceedings

HB 46
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 253
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 565
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 751
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 822
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1183
Favorable
Motion Special Order until later today (Senator Zirkin) Adopted

Special Order Calendar

HB 1106
Floor Amendment (Senator Hough) {343522/1
Motion Special Order until later today (Senator Zirkin) Adopted

Announcements

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #38

SB 71
Senate Refuses to Concur - House Amendments
Senate Requests House Recede
Senate Conference Committee Appointed - (Senators Young, Nathan-Pulliam, and Bates)
SB 225
Senate Refuses to Concur - House Amendments
Senate Requests House Recede
Senate Conference Committee Appointed - (Senators Simonaire, Zucker, and Rosapepe)
SB 837
Senate Refuses to Concur - House Amendments
Senate Requests House Recede
Senate Conference Committee Appointed - (Senators Waugh, Zucker, and Bates)
SB 950
Senate Refuses to Concur - House Amendments
Senate Requests House Recede
Senate Conference Committee Appointed - (Senators Kagan, Bates, and Conway)

Adjourned 5:13 p.m., until Apr 11, 2016 at 6:30 P.M.(Legislative Day 0406)



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April 12, 2016 1:30 P.M.