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. 64
  • Agenda   |  Bottom
  • Convened 12:03 PM, Legislative Day 03/30/17, Calendar Day 04/06/17
  • Adjourned 3:14 PM, until Apr 07, 2017 at 11:00 AM, (Legislative Day 03/31) - Journalized
  • Quorum: 129
  • House Resolutions
  • Yeas and Nays No. 14
  • HB 62
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 94
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 115
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 120
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 121
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 124
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 126
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 130
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 148
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 155
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 184
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 197
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 199
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 207
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 208
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 211
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 221
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 224
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 257
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 275
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 283
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 292
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 307
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 315
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 321
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 351
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 390
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 445
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 456
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 462
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 482
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 554
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 561
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 617
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 619
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 628
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 654
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 669
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 677
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 710
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 715
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 725
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 760
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 822
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 846
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 914
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 950
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 979
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1061
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1063
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1066
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1096
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1178
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1261
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1273
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1275
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1309
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1343
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1423
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1440
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1513
  • Returned Passed
  • Committee Report No. 19 Rules and Executive Nominations
  • HB 367
  • Favorable with Amendments {873622/1
  • Motion Special Order until Later Today (Delegate Flanagan) Adopted
  • SB 1023
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 24 Appropriations
  • SB 307
  • Favorable with Amendments {584664/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 371
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 543
  • Favorable with Amendments {774863/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 853
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 946
  • Favorable with Amendments {104463/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 1024
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 1099
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 1127
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 27 Economic Matters
  • HB 414
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Motion Special Order until Later Today (Delegate Morhaim) Adopted
  • HB 1600
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 355
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 492
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 717
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • Quorum: 139
  • Bills Vetoed by the Governor No. 3
  • HB 978 (2017RS)
  • Overridden (90-50)
  • Message to the Senate
  • HB 978 Veto overridden in the House
  • Committee Report No. 27 Environment and Transportation
  • SB 78
  • Favorable with Amendments {700016/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 99
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 142
  • Favorable with Amendments {550414/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 299
  • Favorable with Amendments {360715/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 314
  • Favorable with Amendments {870113/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 328
  • Favorable with Amendments {330214/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 343
  • Favorable with Amendments {780912/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 558
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 573
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 707
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 925
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • Messages
  • HB 212
  • Senate Refuses Recede
  • Senate Conference Committee Appointed (Senators Feldman, Reilly and Klausmeier)
  • SB 1034
  • Senate Refuses Concur House Amendments
  • Senate Requests House Recede
  • Senate Conference Committee Appointed (Senators King, Madaleno and Eckardt)
  • SB 1034
  • House Refuses Recede
  • House Conference Committee Appointed (Delegates McIntosh, Lam and Beitzel)
  • Committee Report No. 28 Environment and Transportation
  • SB 18
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 29
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 46
  • Favorable with Amendments {910512/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 59
  • Favorable with Amendments {500416/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 268
  • Favorable with Amendments {990715/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 376
  • Favorable with Amendments {340418/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 386
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {173824/1 (Delegate McKay) Rejected (51-84)
  • Second Reading Passed
  • SB 519
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 15 Health and Government Operations
  • SB 44
  • Favorable with Amendments {256588/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 88
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 169
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 309
  • Favorable with Amendments {816581/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 310
  • Favorable with Amendments {906582/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 363
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 427
  • Favorable with Amendments {516184/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 441
  • Favorable with Amendments {626087/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 509
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 549
  • Favorable with Amendments {296680/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 562
  • Favorable with Amendments {606589/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 898
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 986
  • Favorable with Amendments {276088/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 1081
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 1084
  • Favorable with Amendments {646985/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 1106
  • Favorable with Amendments {436381/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 1144
  • Favorable with Amendments {516288/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 1174
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 24 Ways and Means
  • HB 394
  • Favorable with Amendments {865365/1 Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {593221/1 (Delegate Buckel) Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 548
  • Favorable with Amendments {295769/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 648
  • Favorable with Amendments {205363/1 Adopted
  • Motion Special Order until 4/07 (Delegate Walker) Adopted
  • HB 1052
  • Favorable with Amendments {105869/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1661
  • Favorable with Amendments {565668/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 57
  • Favorable with Amendments {485564/1 Adopted
  • Motion Special Order until 04/07 (Delegate Walker) Adopted
  • SB 130
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 138
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 228
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 261
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Motion Special Order until 04/07 (Delegate Atterbeary) Adopted
  • SB 423
  • Favorable with Amendments {705366/1 Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {703329/1 (Delegate A. Washington) Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {113829/1 (Delegate Cassilly) Rejected (50-82)
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 438
  • Favorable with Amendments {415464/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 625
  • Favorable with Amendments {835865/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 651
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 667
  • Favorable with Amendments {515162/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 710
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 786
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 873
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 908
  • Favorable with Amendments {265564/1 Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {723825/1 (Delegate Luedtke) Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Quorum: 138
  • Third Reading Calendar - House Bills or Resolutions No. 111
  • HB 71
  • Third Reading Passed (137-0)
  • HB 286
  • Third Reading Passed (119-20)
  • HB 1155
  • Third Reading Passed (139-0)
  • Third Reading Calendar - Senate Bills or Resolutions No. 44
  • SB 226
  • Floor Amendment {393423/1 (Delegate Mautz) Adopted
  • Third Reading Passed with Amendments (128-12)
  • SB 232
  • Third Reading Passed (122-18)
  • SB 367
  • Third Reading Passed (140-0)
  • SB 452
  • Third Reading Passed (139-0)
  • SB 597
  • Third Reading Passed (139-0)
  • SB 1012
  • Third Reading Passed (117-23)
  • Third Reading Calendar - Senate Bills or Resolutions No. 45
  • SB 19
  • Third Reading Passed (140-0)
  • SB 210
  • Third Reading Passed (139-0)
  • SB 281
  • Third Reading Passed (140-0)
  • SB 384
  • Floor Amendment {993722/1 (Delegate McIntosh) Adopted
  • Motion Special Order until 04/07 (Delegate McCray) Adopted
  • SB 398
  • Third Reading Passed (139-0)
  • SB 910
  • Third Reading Passed (139-0)
  • SB 951
  • Third Reading Passed (139-0)
  • Third Reading Calendar - Senate Bills or Resolutions No. 46
  • SB 424
  • Third Reading Passed (137-2)
  • SB 913
  • Third Reading Passed (138-0)
  • SB 1009
  • Third Reading Passed (114-24)
  • Concurrence Calendar No. 8
  • HB 752
  • House Concurs Senate Amendments
  • Third Reading Passed (140-0)
  • Concurrence Calendar No. 9
  • HB 188
  • House Concurs Senate Amendments
  • Third Reading Passed (134-4)
  • HB 774
  • House Concurs Senate Amendments
  • Third Reading Passed (140-0)
  • HB 1446
  • House Concurs Senate Amendments
  • Third Reading Passed (139-0)
  • HB 1468
  • House Concurs Senate Amendments
  • Third Reading Passed (140-0)
  • Concurrence Calendar No. 10
  • HB 185
  • House Concurs Senate Amendments
  • Third Reading Passed (129-10)
  • HB 459
  • House Concurs Senate Amendments
  • Third Reading Passed (110-29)
  • Special Order
  • HB 367
  • Favorable with Amendments {873622/1
  • Committee Amendment Adopted (88-49)
  • Favorable with Amendments Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {223225/1 (Delegate Hill) Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 414
  • Floor Amendment {953928/1 (Delegate Morhaim) Rejected
  • Second Reading Passed
  • Concurrence Calendar No. 11
  • HB 68
  • House Concurs Senate Amendments
  • Third Reading Passed (140-0)
  • HB 1045
  • House Concurs Senate Amendments
  • Third Reading Passed (140-0)
  • HB 1200
  • House Concurs Senate Amendments
  • Third Reading Passed (140-0)
  • HB 1314
  • House Concurs Senate Amendments
  • Third Reading Passed (140-0)
  • Yeas and Nays No. 15
  • HB 134
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 245
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 586
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 685
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1234
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1269
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1301
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1323
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1492
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1578
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1604
  • Returned Passed
  • Message from the Senate - Senate Bills No. 47
  • SB 437
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 536
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 544
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 553
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 579
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 676
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 706
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 715
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 812
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 1100
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 1109
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • Announcements
  • Quorum: 139
  • Adjourned 3:14 PM, until Apr 07, 2017 at 11:00 AM, (Legislative Day 03/31)
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