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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2018 Regular Session Proceedings:


  • House Proceedings No. 40
  • Agenda   |  Bottom
  • Convened 10:07 AM, March 6, 2018
  • Adjourned 11:31 AM, until Mar 07, 2018 at 10:00 AM - Journalized
  • Quorum: 137
  • Message from the Senate - Senate Bills No. 28
  • SB 256
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 496
  • Referred Environment and Transportation
  • House Resolutions
  • Committee Report No. 3 Appropriations
  • HB 372
  • Favorable with Amendments {594361/1 Adopted
  • Motion Special Order until 3/7 (Delegate Kittleman) Adopted
  • HB 822
  • Favorable with Amendments {634065/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 955
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 993
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Motion Special Order until 3/7 (Delegate W. Miller) Adopted
  • HB 1012
  • Favorable with Amendments {954860/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1018
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1019
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1049
  • Favorable with Amendments {344269/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 4 Environment and Transportation
  • HB 42
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 109
  • Favorable with Amendments {690714/1 Adopted
  • Motion Special Order until 3/7 (Delegate McDonough) Adopted
  • HB 394
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 515
  • Favorable with Amendments {790714/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 531
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 533
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 575
  • Favorable with Amendments {760618/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 630
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 633
  • Favorable with Amendments {670012/1 Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {113324/2 (Delegate Wilson) Rejected (66-71)
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 807
  • Favorable with Amendments {480411/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 923
  • Favorable with Amendments {460911/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1118
  • Favorable with Amendments {930714/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1229
  • Favorable with Amendments {450413/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 6 Judiciary
  • HB 202
  • Favorable with Amendments {672716/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 382
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 460
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 700
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 7 Ways and Means
  • HB 150
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 308
  • Favorable with Amendments {915861/1 Adopted
  • Motion Special Order until 3/7 (Delegate Krebs) Adopted
  • HB 340
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 365
  • Favorable with Amendments {865567/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 679
  • Favorable with Amendments {115060/1 Adopted
  • Motion Special Order until 3/7 (Delegate Parrott) Adopted
  • HB 823
  • Favorable with Amendments {745163/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 6 Rules and Executive Nominations
  • HB 874
  • Favorable with Amendments {203826/1 Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {583826/1 (Delegate Rey) Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Special Orders No. 10
  • HB 2
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Special Orders No. 11
  • HB 532
  • Floor Amendment {273726/1 (Delegate McComas) Rejected (50-84)
  • Floor Amendment {883428/1 (Delegate Carr) Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Special Orders No. 12
  • HB 755
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Quorum: 136
  • Third Reading Calendar - House Bills or Resolutions No. 20
  • HB 43
  • Third Reading Passed (138-0)
  • HB 117
  • Third Reading Passed (138-0)
  • HB 568
  • Third Reading Passed (137-0)
  • HB 689
  • Third Reading Passed (138-0)
  • HB 1409
  • Third Reading Passed (138-0)
  • Message from the Executive
  • Supplemental Budget #1 Referred Appropriations
  • Late Introduction Bills
  • HB 1811
  • Motion Rules Suspend for Late Introduction (Delegate Fraser-Hidalgo) Adopted (137-0)
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • Announcements
  • Quorum: 138
  • Adjourned 11:31 AM, until Mar 07, 2018 at 10:00 AM
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  • March 07, 2018 3:11 PM