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. 50
  • Agenda   |  Bottom
  • Convened 11:10 AM, Legislative Day 03/16/18, Calendar Day 03/20/18
  • Adjourned 11:34 AM, until Mar 21, 2018 at 10:00 AM, (Legislative Day 03/17) - Journalized
  • Quorum: 129
  • Yeas and Nays No. 3
  • HB 677
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 874
  • Returned Passed
  • Message from the Senate - Senate Bills No. 55
  • SB 114
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • SB 150
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • SB 306
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • SB 322
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • SB 395
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • SB 441
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • SB 665
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 699
  • Referred Appropriations
  • SB 729
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 784
  • Referred Appropriations
  • SB 809
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • SB 821
  • Referred Environment and Transportation
  • SB 848
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 851
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • SB 853
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • SB 856
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • SB 858
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 874
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 885
  • Referred Environment and Transportation
  • SB 899
  • Referred Appropriations
  • SB 904
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 934
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 947
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 960
  • Referred Environment and Transportation
  • SB 977
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 991
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 998
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 1032
  • Referred Environment and Transportation
  • SB 1045
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 1117
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • SB 1122
  • Referred Appropriations Ways and Means
  • SB 1131
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • Message from the Senate - Senate Bills No. 56
  • SB 46
  • Referred Environment and Transportation
  • SB 204
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 236
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 299
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 354
  • Referred Environment and Transportation
  • SB 450
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 508
  • Referred Environment and Transportation
  • SB 597
  • Referred Ways and Means Appropriations
  • SB 615
  • Referred Appropriations
  • SB 636
  • Referred Appropriations
  • SB 639
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 1072
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • SB 1084
  • Referred Appropriations
  • SB 1140
  • Referred Environment and Transportation
  • SB 1144
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • SB 1176
  • Referred Environment and Transportation
  • SB 1200
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • SB 1201
  • Referred Environment and Transportation
  • Message from the Senate - Senate Bills No. 57
  • SB 652
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • SB 707
  • Referred Judiciary
  • SB 728
  • Referred Environment and Transportation
  • SB 818
  • Referred Ways and Means Appropriations
  • SB 859
  • Referred Appropriations
  • SB 872
  • Referred Environment and Transportation
  • SB 877
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 933
  • Referred Appropriations
  • SB 966
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 967
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 972
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 978
  • Referred Economic Matters Ways and Means
  • SB 989
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 996
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 1001
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • SB 1006
  • Referred Environment and Transportation
  • SB 1114
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 1128
  • Referred Judiciary Environment and Transportation
  • SB 1148
  • Referred Appropriations
  • SB 1154
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 1162
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 1251
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 1252
  • Referred Appropriations
  • SB 1267
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • Message from the Senate - Senate Bills No. 58
  • SB 4
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 13
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 127
  • Referred Judiciary
  • SB 134
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 228
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 284
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 379
  • Referred Appropriations
  • SB 387
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 394
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 407
  • Referred Environment and Transportation
  • SB 492
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 516
  • Referred Environment and Transportation
  • SB 522
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 532
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 552
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 555
  • Referred Environment and Transportation
  • SB 566
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • SB 595
  • Referred Appropriations
  • SB 599
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 606
  • Referred Environment and Transportation Ways and Means
  • SB 607
  • Referred Appropriations
  • SB 611
  • Referred Appropriations
  • SB 618
  • Referred Ways and Means Appropriations
  • SB 670
  • Referred Judiciary
  • SB 693
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • SB 765
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 795
  • Referred Appropriations
  • SB 810
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 861
  • Referred Judiciary
  • SB 906
  • Referred Environment and Transportation
  • SB 912
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 925
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 929
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 951
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 952
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 956
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • SB 986
  • Referred Appropriations
  • SB 1014
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 1021
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 1037
  • Referred Judiciary
  • SB 1038
  • Referred Judiciary
  • SB 1069
  • Referred Environment and Transportation
  • SB 1123
  • Referred Environment and Transportation
  • SB 1165
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 1202
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 1206
  • Referred Appropriations
  • SJ 11
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • Message from the Senate - Senate Bills No. 59
  • SB 291
  • Referred Judiciary
  • SB 632
  • Referred Appropriations
  • SB 649
  • Referred Health and Government Operations
  • SB 671
  • Referred Judiciary
  • SB 740
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 764
  • Referred Appropriations
  • SB 850
  • Referred Environment and Transportation
  • SB 866
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • SB 900
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 954
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 964
  • Referred Judiciary
  • SB 1010
  • Referred Economic Matters
  • SB 1090
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • SB 1143
  • Referred Ways and Means
  • House Resolutions
  • Committee Report No. 15 Environment and Transportation
  • HB 1408
  • Favorable with Amendments {420417/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 14 Health and Government Operations
  • HB 1392
  • Favorable with Amendments {136380/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Quorum: 132
  • Third Reading Calendar - House Bills or Resolutions No. 91
  • HB 447
  • Third Reading Passed (89-43)
  • Announcements
  • Quorum: 134
  • Adjourned 11:34 AM, until Mar 21, 2018 at 10:00 AM, (Legislative Day 03/17)
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  • March 21, 2018 1:13 PM