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. 59
  • Agenda   |  Bottom
  • Convened 10:17 AM, Legislative Day 03/25/18, Calendar Day 04/03/18
  • Adjourned 12:45 PM, until Apr 04, 2018 at 10:00 AM, (Legislative Day 03/26) - Journalized
  • Quorum: 136
  • Yeas and Nays No. 10
  • HB 17
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 90
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 104
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 111
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 156
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 158
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 188
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 201
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 202
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 212
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 219
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 221
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 242
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 244
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 245
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 251
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 287
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 297
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 298
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 300
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 305
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 321
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 334
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 376
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 388
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 411
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 427
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 433
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 444
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 452
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 501
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 506
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 507
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 554
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 591
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 621
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 630
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 632
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 633
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 696
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 742
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 762
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 781
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 788
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 789
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 797
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 800
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 829
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 858
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 885
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 917
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 923
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 982
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 984
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1068
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1116
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1117
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1118
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1156
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1229
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1320
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1329
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1422
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1437
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1480
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1482
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1557
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1586
  • Returned Passed
  • HB 1656
  • Returned Passed
  • HJ 8
  • Returned Passed
  • Message from the Senate - Senate Bills No. 70
  • SB 163
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 774
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 875
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 1053
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • House Resolutions
  • Quorum: 136
  • Third Reading Calendar - House Bills or Resolutions No. 98
  • HB 359
  • Third Reading Passed (135-0)
  • HB 905
  • Third Reading Passed (135-0)
  • HB 946
  • Third Reading Passed (136-0)
  • HB 1185
  • Third Reading Passed (136-0)
  • HB 1310
  • Third Reading Passed (135-0)
  • HB 1492
  • Third Reading Passed (135-0)
  • HB 1652
  • Third Reading Passed (136-0)
  • Third Reading Calendar - House Bills or Resolutions No. 99
  • HB 873
  • Third Reading Passed (135-0)
  • Special Orders No. 48
  • HB 547
  • Motion Special Order until Later This Session (Delegate Jones) Adopted
  • Special Orders No. 49
  • HB 1112
  • Floor Amendment {133225/1 (Delegate Ali) Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Quorum: 133
  • Third Reading Calendar - Senate Bills or Resolutions No. 27
  • SB 532
  • Motion Special Order until Later This Session (Delegate Morgan) Adopted
  • SB 680
  • Third Reading Passed (133-2)
  • SB 740
  • Third Reading Passed (114-21)
  • SB 951
  • Floor Amendment {553720/1 (Delegate Ali) Adopted
  • Third Reading Passed (137-0)
  • SB 1251
  • Third Reading Passed (136-0)
  • SJ 6
  • Third Reading Passed (137-0)
  • Committee Report No. 16 Appropriations
  • HB 36
  • Favorable with Amendments {404066/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 904
  • Favorable with Amendments {984469/1 Adopted
  • Motion Special Order until Later This Session (Delegate Rey) Adopted
  • HB 971
  • Favorable with Amendments {934968/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1103
  • Favorable with Amendments {464161/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 139
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 176
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 299
  • Favorable with Amendments {354668/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 595
  • Favorable with Amendments {414469/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 611
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 699
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 784
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 795
  • Favorable with Amendments {334564/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 859
  • Favorable with Amendments {114467/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 895
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 899
  • Favorable with Amendments {454768/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 986
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 1084
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 1252
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 17 Environment and Transportation
  • HB 183
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1139
  • Favorable with Amendments {880714/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1406
  • Favorable with Amendments {830614/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1560
  • Favorable with Amendments {340910/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 38
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Motion Special Order until Next Session (Delegate Lam) Adopted
  • SB 39
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 89
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 100
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 112
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 113
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • SB 183
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 203
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 215
  • Favorable with Amendments {910613/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 222
  • Favorable with Amendments {800810/1 Adopted
  • Motion Special Order until Later This Session (Delegate Holmes) Adopted
  • SB 353
  • Favorable with Amendments {690612/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 356
  • Favorable with Amendments {850717/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 362
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 474
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 496
  • Favorable with Amendments {820817/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 516
  • Favorable with Amendments {530314/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 540
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 571
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 844
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 872
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 1006
  • Favorable with Amendments {120611/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 17 Health and Government Operations
  • HB 88
  • Favorable with Amendments {166883/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 653
  • Favorable with Amendments {516289/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1344
  • Favorable with Amendments {966884/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1574
  • Favorable with Amendments {506185/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1685
  • Favorable with Amendments {726384/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1696
  • Favorable with Amendments {216886/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1766
  • Favorable with Amendments {616184/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 87
  • Favorable with Amendments {116882/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 286
  • Favorable with Amendments {616585/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 387
  • Favorable with Amendments {846482/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 444
  • Favorable with Amendments {156384/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 703
  • Favorable with Amendments {296783/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Special Order
  • SB 222
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 18 Health and Government Operations
  • HB 902
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Motion Special Order until 4/4 (Delegate Cullison) Adopted
  • SB 13
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 40
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 58
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 110
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 414
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • SB 552
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 553
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 576
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 619
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 858
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 982
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 1020
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 1028
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 19 Judiciary
  • SB 61
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 79
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 91
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 96
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 121
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 160
  • Favorable with Amendments {442813/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 170
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 490
  • Favorable with Amendments {822817/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 491
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 528
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 598
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • SB 787
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • Special Order
  • HB 547
  • Motion Reconsider Second Reading (Delegate McIntosh) Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {103722/1 (Delegate Walker) Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Special Orders No. 47
  • HB 1654
  • Favorable with Amendments Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {713724/1 (Delegate Szeliga) Rejected (47-83)
  • Floor Amendment {553524/1 (Delegate Grammer) Rejected (50-83)
  • Floor Amendment {753426/1 (Delegate Morgan) Rejected (50-81)
  • Floor Amendment {673429/1 (Delegate Hornberger) Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Special Orders No. 46
  • SB 877
  • Second Reading Passed
  • Special Order
  • HB 904
  • Floor Amendment {453522/1 (Delegate Szeliga) Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {663721/2 (Delegate Rey) Rejected (53-77)
  • Floor Amendment {453820/1 (Delegate Rose) Rejected (51-84)
  • Floor Amendment {253626/1 (Delegate Afzali) Rejected (50-84)
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Special Order
  • SB 532
  • Floor Amendment {933321/1 (Delegate Morgan) Rejected (50-86)
  • Floor Amendment {333029/1 (Delegate Saab) Rejected (50-81)
  • Third Reading Passed (86-48)
  • Concurrence Calendar No. 4
  • HB 605
  • House Concurs Senate Amendments
  • Third Reading Passed (129-8)
  • Concurrence Calendar No. 5
  • HB 517
  • House Concurs Senate Amendments
  • Third Reading Passed (137-0)
  • HB 1349
  • House Concurs Senate Amendments
  • Third Reading Passed (137-0)
  • Concurrence Calendar No. 6
  • HB 979
  • House Concurs Senate Amendments
  • Third Reading Passed (137-0)
  • HB 1491
  • House Concurs Senate Amendments
  • Third Reading Passed (137-0)
  • Message from the Senate - Senate Bills No. 71
  • SB 570
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 1083
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • SB 1231
  • Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
  • Announcements
  • Quorum: 136
  • Adjourned 12:45 PM, until Apr 04, 2018 at 10:00 AM, (Legislative Day 03/26)
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