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.

House 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 House Resolutions.
  7. Unfinished business.
  8. Reports of standing committees.
  9. Reports of select committees.
  10. Laid over bills.
  11. Special orders of the day.
  12. Third reading calendars.
  13. Introduction of visitors.
  14. Adjournment.


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2017 Regular Session Proceedings:


  • House Proceedings No. 18
  • Agenda   |  Bottom
  • Convened 11:02 AM, February 3, 2017
  • Adjourned 11:28 AM, until Feb 06, 2017 at 8:00 PM - Journalized
  • Quorum: 125
  • Appointments
  • Introductory Calendar - House Bills No. 17
  • HB 762 - HB 869 First Reading
  • Message from the Senate - Senate Bills No. 7
  • SB 24
  • Referred Judiciary
  • SB 29
  • Referred Environment and Transportation
  • SB 37
  • Referred Judiciary
  • SB 43
  • Referred Judiciary
  • SB 83
  • Referred Judiciary
  • SB 140
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • SB 145
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • Committee Report No. 1 Ways and Means
  • HB 110
  • Re-referred Environment and Transportation
  • House Resolutions
  • Announcements
  • Quorum: 132
  • Adjourned 11:28 AM, until Feb 06, 2017 at 8:00 PM
  • Agenda   |  Top
  • How a Bill Becomes Law          Legislative Lingo          Explanation of Floor Motions and Actions
  • February 09, 2017 3:54 PM