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. 47
  • Agenda   |  Bottom
  • Convened 12:15 PM, Legislative Day 03/13/18, Calendar Day 03/16/18
  • Recessed 2:19 PM, until Mar 17, 2018 at 10:00 AM, (Legislative Day 03/13) - Journalized
  • Quorum: 130
  • Message from the Senate - Senate Bills No. 40
  • SB 270
  • Referred Judiciary
  • SB 317
  • Referred Ways and Means Appropriations
  • SB 659
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • SB 790
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 826
  • Referred Environment and Transportation
  • SB 865
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • SB 963
  • Referred Judiciary
  • SB 1048
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 1050
  • Referred Judiciary
  • House Resolutions
  • Committee Report No. 8 Appropriations
  • HB 430
  • Favorable with Amendments {954262/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 523
  • Favorable with Amendments {544967/1
  • Motion Special Order until Later This Session (Delegate A. Miller) Adopted
  • HB 643
  • Favorable with Amendments {154565/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 941
  • Favorable with Amendments {194164/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1224
  • Favorable with Amendments {824661/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1400
  • Favorable with Amendments {884463/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1747
  • Favorable with Amendments {104967/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1753
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1804
  • Favorable with Amendments {114564/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Special Order
  • HB 523
  • Favorable with Amendments {544967/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 17 Economic Matters
  • HB 546
  • Favorable with Amendments {113992/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 961
  • Favorable with Amendments {143595/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 9 Environment and Transportation
  • HB 54
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 77
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 236
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1089
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1091
  • Favorable with Amendments {920218/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1097
  • Favorable with Amendments {540318/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1141
  • Favorable with Amendments {370215/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1162
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1230
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1240
  • Favorable with Amendments {690416/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1351
  • Favorable with Amendments {680619/2 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1420
  • Favorable with Amendments {750613/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1428
  • Favorable with Amendments {100817/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1462
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 10 Judiciary
  • HB 301
  • Favorable with Amendments {172019/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1082
  • Favorable with Amendments {212218/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1124
  • Favorable with Amendments {552916/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1142
  • Favorable with Amendments {702615/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1368
  • Favorable with Amendments {912216/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1554
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 13 Ways and Means
  • HB 197
  • Favorable with Amendments {975468/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 296
  • Favorable with Amendments {995769/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 327
  • Favorable with Amendments {615568/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 570
  • Favorable with Amendments {495365/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 671
  • Favorable with Amendments {445760/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1069
  • Favorable with Amendments {675464/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1072
  • Favorable with Amendments {375369/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1136
  • Favorable with Amendments {645462/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1371
  • Favorable with Amendments {515466/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1571
  • Favorable with Amendments {855269/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1607
  • Favorable with Amendments {855962/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1669
  • Favorable with Amendments {645461/1 Adopted
  • Motion Special Order until Next Session (Delegate D. Barnes) Adopted
  • Committee Report No. 7 Health and Government Operations
  • HB 597
  • Favorable with Amendments {426682/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 736
  • Favorable with Amendments {556082/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 772
  • Favorable with Amendments {736889/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 863
  • Favorable with Amendments {636287/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 922
  • Favorable with Amendments {966382/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 994
  • Favorable with Amendments {516988/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1009
  • Favorable with Amendments {116184/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1106
  • Favorable with Amendments {546082/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1114
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1215
  • Favorable with Amendments {576487/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1282
  • Favorable with Amendments {756982/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1283
  • Favorable with Amendments {416482/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1349
  • Favorable with Amendments {396081/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1452
  • Favorable with Amendments {456286/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1480
  • Favorable with Amendments {526989/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1518
  • Favorable with Amendments {326188/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1580
  • Favorable with Amendments {676583/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 8 Health and Government Operations
  • HB 1782
  • Favorable with Amendments {226683/1 Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {443622/1 (Delegate R. Lewis) Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 13 Rules and Executive Nominations
  • HB 1342
  • Favorable with Amendments {583221/1 Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {663926/1 (Delegate Healey) Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 11 Judiciary
  • HB 1456
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • Message from the Senate - Senate Bills No. 54
  • SB 1259
  • Referred Judiciary
  • Quorum: 134
  • Third Reading Calendar - House Bills or Resolutions No. 55
  • HB 1125
  • Third Reading Passed (137-0)
  • HB 1134
  • Third Reading Passed (135-0)
  • HB 1415
  • Third Reading Passed (114-22)
  • HB 1592
  • Third Reading Passed (136-0)
  • HB 1615
  • Third Reading Passed (137-0)
  • HB 1642
  • Third Reading Passed (137-0)
  • Third Reading Calendar - House Bills or Resolutions No. 50
  • HB 7
  • Third Reading Passed (136-0)
  • HB 30
  • Third Reading Passed (135-0)
  • HB 89
  • Third Reading Passed (135-0)
  • HB 593
  • Third Reading Passed (134-2)
  • HB 616
  • Third Reading Passed (133-3)
  • HB 617
  • Third Reading Passed (137-0)
  • HB 672
  • Third Reading Passed (126-11)
  • Third Reading Calendar - House Bills or Resolutions No. 51
  • HB 910
  • Third Reading Passed (135-1)
  • HB 981
  • Motion Vote Previous Question (Delegate Ebersole) Adopted
  • Third Reading Passed (101-36)
  • HB 1147
  • Third Reading Passed (135-0)
  • HB 1186
  • Third Reading Passed (136-0)
  • HB 1278
  • Third Reading Passed (134-0)
  • HB 1528
  • Third Reading Passed (137-0)
  • Third Reading Calendar - House Bills or Resolutions No. 58
  • HB 186
  • Third Reading Passed (136-0)
  • HB 1331
  • Third Reading Passed (136-0)
  • HB 1662
  • Third Reading Passed (123-11)
  • Third Reading Calendar - House Bills or Resolutions No. 54
  • HB 191
  • Third Reading Passed (95-36)
  • HB 212
  • Third Reading Passed (134-0)
  • HB 312
  • Third Reading Passed (137-0)
  • HB 982
  • Third Reading Passed (135-0)
  • HB 990
  • Third Reading Passed (137-0)
  • Late Introduction Bills
  • HB 1826
  • Motion Rules Suspend for Late Introduction (Delegate Robinson) Adopted (126-6)
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • Announcements
  • Quorum: 133
  • Recessed 2:19 PM, until Mar 17, 2018 at 10:00 AM, (Legislative Day 03/13)
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