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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2018 Regular Session Proceedings:


  • Senate Proceedings No. 43
  • Agenda   |  Bottom
  • Convened 8:36 AM, March 9, 2018
  • Adjourned 9:11 AM, until Mar 12, 2018 at 8:00 PM - Journalized
  • Invocation
  • Attendance Quorum: 45
  • House Bills Introduced in the Senate No. 14
  • HB 2
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 22
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 42
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 44
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 105
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 107
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 109
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 114
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 135
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 145
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 146
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 148
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 150
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 151
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 159
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 202
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 243
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 245
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 270
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 297
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 298
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 300
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 308
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 321
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 334
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 340
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 365
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 372
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 382
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 394
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 411
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 460
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 501
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 506
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 507
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 509
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 515
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 517
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 531
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 532
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 533
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 569
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 575
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 630
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 633
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 635
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 655
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 677
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 679
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 691
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 695
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 700
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 710
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 716
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 755
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 800
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 807
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 822
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 823
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 847
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 874
  • Referred Rules
  • HB 923
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 955
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 993
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1012
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1018
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1019
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1049
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1053
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1083
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1115
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1118
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1229
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1237
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1506
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • Committee Report No. 6 Senate Rules
  • HB 279
  • Re-referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 291
  • Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
  • SB 1101
  • Re-referred Finance
  • SB 1105
  • Re-referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • SB 1141
  • Re-referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • SB 1142
  • Re-referred Finance
  • SB 1150
  • Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
  • SB 1178
  • Re-referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • SB 1183
  • Re-referred Budget and Taxation
  • SB 1192
  • Re-referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • SB 1199
  • Re-referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • SB 1205
  • Re-referred Finance
  • SB 1209
  • Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
  • SB 1212
  • Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
  • SB 1213
  • Re-referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • SB 1221
  • Re-referred Budget and Taxation
  • SB 1222
  • Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
  • SB 1223
  • Re-referred Finance
  • SB 1226
  • Re-referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • SB 1233
  • Re-referred Budget and Taxation
  • SB 1234
  • Re-referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • SB 1238
  • Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
  • SB 1240
  • Re-referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • SB 1241
  • Re-referred Judicial Proceedings Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • SB 1242
  • Re-referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Budget and Taxation
  • SB 1243
  • Re-referred Budget and Taxation
  • SB 1244
  • Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
  • SB 1245
  • Re-referred Budget and Taxation
  • SB 1247
  • Re-referred Budget and Taxation
  • SB 1249
  • Re-referred Budget and Taxation
  • SB 1250
  • Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
  • SB 1251
  • Re-referred Budget and Taxation
  • SB 1252
  • Re-referred Budget and Taxation
  • SB 1254
  • Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
  • SB 1255
  • Re-referred Finance
  • SB 1257
  • Re-referred Budget and Taxation Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • SB 1258
  • Re-referred Budget and Taxation
  • SJ 12
  • Re-referred Finance
  • Laid Overs No. 7
  • SB 318
  • Favorable with Amendments {499136/1
  • Motion Special Order until 3/12 (Senator Jennings) Adopted
  • Special Orders No. 26
  • SB 647
  • Favorable with Amendments Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Executive Nominations Report No. 4 Adopted (45-0)
  • Quorum: 45
  • Third Reading Calendar - Senate No. 41
  • Consent Calendar No. 1
  • SB 3
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • SB 51
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • SB 219
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • SB 220
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • SB 263
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • SB 340
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • Third Reading Calendar - Senate No. 42
  • SB 30
  • Third Reading Passed (29-16)
  • SB 530
  • Third Reading Passed (36-7)
  • SB 558
  • Third Reading Passed (43-1)
  • SB 572
  • Third Reading Passed (32-13)
  • SB 614
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • SB 703
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • Third Reading Calendar - Senate No. 43
  • Consent Calendar No. 2
  • SB 399
  • Third Reading Passed (44-0)
  • SB 401
  • Third Reading Passed (44-0)
  • SB 791
  • Third Reading Passed (44-0)
  • Announcements
  • Late Introduction Bills
  • SB 1259
  • Motion Rules Suspend for Late Introduction (Senator Zirkin) Adopted
  • Motion Rules Suspend to Refer (Senator Zirkin) Adopted
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • SB 1260
  • Motion Rules Suspend for Late Introduction (Senator Mathias) Adopted
  • Referred Senate Rules
  • SB 1261
  • Motion Rules Suspend for Late Introduction (Senator Manno) Adopted
  • Referred Senate Rules
  • Announcements
  • Quorum: 45
  • Adjourned 9:11 AM, until Mar 12, 2018 at 8:00 PM
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