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. 60
  • Agenda   |  Bottom
  • Convened 10:13 AM, Legislative Day 03/26/17, Calendar Day 03/30/17
  • Adjourned 10:50 AM, until Mar 31, 2017 at 11:00 AM, (Legislative Day 03/27) - Journalized
  • Quorum: 137
  • Yeas and Nays No. 8
  • HB 82
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 116
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 117
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 173
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 180
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 291
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 324
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 446
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 451
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 457
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 505
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 511
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 524
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 534
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 565
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 605
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 675
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 718
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 800
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 913
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 999
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1632
  • Returned Passed
  • Message from the Senate - Senate Bills No. 41
  • SB 317
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 572
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 871
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 1081
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 1177
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • Committee Report No. 18 Ways and Means
  • SB 101
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 297
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 518
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 569
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 19 Ways and Means
  • HB 813
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 54
  • Favorable with Amendments {815965/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 111
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 145
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 201
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 359
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 361
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 397
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 485
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 496
  • Favorable with Amendments {555969/1 Adopted
  • Motion Special Order until 03/31 (Delegate Barkley) Adopted
  • SB 497
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 498
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • Quorum: 138
  • Third Reading Calendar - House Bills or Resolutions No. 106
  • HB 1169
  • Third Reading Passed (137-0)
  • HB 1350
  • Third Reading Passed (137-0)
  • Third Reading Calendar - Senate Bills or Resolutions No. 17
  • SB 8
  • Third Reading Passed (136-0)
  • SB 21
  • Third Reading Passed (138-0)
  • SB 289
  • Third Reading Passed (138-0)
  • SB 479
  • Third Reading Passed (138-0)
  • SB 534
  • Third Reading Passed (138-0)
  • SB 620
  • Third Reading Passed (138-0)
  • SB 681
  • Third Reading Passed (137-0)
  • SB 867
  • Third Reading Passed (108-30)
  • SB 929
  • Motion Special Order until 03/31 (Delegate Glass) Adopted
  • SB 1010
  • Third Reading Passed (139-0)
  • Concurrence Calendar No. 4
  • HB 55
  • House Concurs Senate Amendments
  • Third Reading Passed (139-0)
  • Message from the Senate - Senate Bills No. 42
  • SB 986
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 988
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 1021
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 1024
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 1149
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • Announcements
  • Quorum: 139
  • Adjourned 10:50 AM, until Mar 31, 2017 at 11:00 AM, (Legislative Day 03/27)
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  • March 31, 2017 3:08 PM