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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2017 Regular Session Proceedings:


  • Senate Proceedings No. 46A
  • Agenda   |  Bottom
  • Reconvened 7:06 PM, Legislative Day 03/17/17, Calendar Day 03/20/17
  • Adjourned 10:04 PM, until Mar 20, 2017 at 10:05 PM, (Legislative Day 03/18) - Journalized
  • Invocation
  • Announcements
  • Attendance Quorum: 47
  • Resolution: Fairmont Heights Varsity Basketball Team - your winning the 1A Men's State Basketball Championship. We applaud your outstanding season and wish you many more. Congratulations! Adopted (47-0)
  • Announcements
  • House Bills Introduced in the Senate No. 20
  • HB 12
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 94
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 108
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 109
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 163
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 174
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 194
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 209
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 319
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 350
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 404
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 410
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 431
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 477
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 494
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 530
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 578
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 621
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 629
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 642
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 655
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 679
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 682
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 713
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 716
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 822
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 842
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 873
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 913
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1037
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1047
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1065
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1145
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1240
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1263
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1297
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1299
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1306
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1314
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1317
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1339
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1343
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1344
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1381
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1382
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1386
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1456
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1478
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1498
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1565
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • House Bills Introduced in the Senate No. 21
  • HB 83
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 144
  • Referred Rules
  • HB 183
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 220
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 243
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 251
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 263
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 346
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 386
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 406
  • Referred Finance Budget and Taxation
  • HB 467
  • Referred Finance Budget and Taxation
  • HB 498
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 509
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 656
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Budget and Taxation
  • HB 824
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 874
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 892
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 898
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 923
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 979
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 983
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1022
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1054
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1055
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1094
  • Referred Budget and Taxation Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1183
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1234
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1300
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1323
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1383
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1439
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1573
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1578
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1604
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1632
  • Referred Finance
  • House Bills Introduced in the Senate No. 22
  • HB 22
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 105
  • Referred Rules
  • HB 349
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 353
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 441
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 453
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 483
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 523
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 545
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 645
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 650
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 659
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 694
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 702
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 758
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 774
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 858
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 880
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 914
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 941
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 959
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 990
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1030
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1043
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1058
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1093
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1107
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1110
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1122
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1138
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1143
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1154
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1182
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1227
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1283
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1287
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1294
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1309
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1345
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1375
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1411
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1431
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1440
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1465
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1469
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1476
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1500
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1503
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1522
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1525
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1526
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1537
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1560
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1574
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1626
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • House Bills Introduced in the Senate No. 23
  • HB 302
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 310
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 313
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 320
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 321
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 342
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 379
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 447
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 482
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 566
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 593
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 912
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1127
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1172
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1246
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1269
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1273
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1275
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1468
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1513
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1517
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1568
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1576
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1579
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1652
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • House Bills Introduced in the Senate No. 24
  • HB 187
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 364
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 433
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 503
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 504
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 522
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 584
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 613
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 649
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 685
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 695
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 750
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 762
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 764
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 799
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 830
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 877
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 894
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1079
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1113
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1144
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1334
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1349
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Finance
  • HB 1394
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1402
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1427
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1463
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1464
  • Referred Finance
  • Committee Report No. 26 Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • SB 651
  • Favorable with Amendments {484035/1
  • Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Cassilly) Adopted
  • SB 760
  • Favorable with Amendments {864532/1
  • Motion Laid Over (Senator Hough) Adopted
  • SB 995
  • Favorable with Amendments {564438/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 1106
  • Favorable with Amendments {914735/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 1171
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 14 Budget and Taxation
  • SB 167
  • Favorable with Amendments {219137/1
  • Motion Laid Over (Senator Conway) Adopted
  • SB 522
  • Favorable with Amendments {489839/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 622
  • Favorable with Amendments {759138/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 641
  • Favorable with Amendments {729136/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 823
  • Favorable with Amendments {229733/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 873
  • Favorable with Amendments {839930/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 1099
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 15 Budget and Taxation
  • HB 150
  • Favorable with Amendments
  • Motion Laid Over (Senator Kasemeyer) Adopted
  • HB 152
  • Favorable with Amendments {129234/1
  • Motion (Kasemeyer) to Suspend Rule 52 Adopted
  • Motion Laid Over (Senator Kasemeyer) Adopted
  • House Bills Introduced in the Senate No. 25
  • HB 151
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 153
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 270
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 332
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 335
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 338
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 469
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 717
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 786
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 965
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1208
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1286
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1393
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1418
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1447
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1487
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • Special Orders No. 33
  • SB 355
  • Favorable Adopted (33-13)
  • Second Reading Passed
  • SB 853
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {393120/1 (Senator Brochin) Rejected (15-32)
  • Second Reading Passed
  • SB 946
  • Favorable with Amendments {878776/1 Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {163423/1 (Senator Edwards)
  • Motion Laid Over (Senator Edwards) Adopted
  • SB 983
  • Favorable with Amendments Adopted (26-20)
  • Floor Amendment {553029/2 (Senator Muse)
  • Motion Laid Over (Senator Ferguson) Adopted
  • SB 705
  • Favorable with Amendments {948179/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 783
  • Favorable with Amendments {488676/1
  • Motion Special Order until 3/22 (Senator Zirkin) Adopted
  • SB 971
  • Floor Amendment {793223/1 (Senator Kagan) Rejected (21-22)
  • Floor Amendment {213324/1 (Senator Kagan) (#2, 5) Adopted (26-19)
  • Floor Amendment {213324/1 (Senator Kagan) (#1, 3, 4) Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Letter of Reassignment
  • HB 1234
  • Reassigned to Budget and Taxation
  • Adjourned 10:04 PM, until Mar 20, 2017 at 10:05 PM, (Legislative Day 03/18)
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