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. 48A
  • Agenda   |  Bottom
  • Reconvened 4:25 PM, March 16, 2018
  • Recessed 6:49 PM, until Mar 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM, (Legislative Day 03/16) - Journalized
  • Quorum: 45
  • House Bills Introduced in the Senate No. 18
  • HB 7
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 30
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 89
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 132
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 220
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 285
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 330
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 370
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 420
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 432
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 465
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 556
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 593
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 616
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 617
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 619
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 634
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 672
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 745
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 789
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 811
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 816
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 864
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 881
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 885
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 888
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 910
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 943
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 981
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1017
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1073
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1093
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1125
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1134
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1137
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1147
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1159
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1163
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1169
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1171
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1174
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1177
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1180
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1181
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1186
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1192
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1228
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1254
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1278
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1302
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1325
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1329
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1386
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1415
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1423
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1437
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1465
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1473
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1481
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1482
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1498
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1499
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1500
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1528
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1536
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1542
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1544
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1557
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1586
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1592
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1596
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1615
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1622
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1642
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1646
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1656
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1795
  • Referred Finance
  • Letter of Reassignment
  • SB 1152
  • Reassigned to Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • Letter of Reassignment
  • HB 916
  • Reassigned to Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • Special Orders No. 30
  • SB 747
  • Floor Amendment {793829/2 (Senator Conway) Rejected (13-32)
  • Second Reading Passed
  • Special Orders No. 30
  • SB 1006
  • Favorable with Amendments {884633/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Special Order
  • SB 387
  • Favorable with Amendments {727070/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 1267
  • Favorable with Amendments {377071/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 859
  • Favorable with Amendments {987378/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 555
  • Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Kagan) Adopted
  • SB 1128
  • Favorable with Amendments {498177/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 707
  • Floor Amendment {303023/1 (Senator Klausmeier) Rejected (17-28)
  • Floor Amendment {883329/2 (Senator Hershey) Rejected (16-29)
  • Floor Amendment {233624/1 (Senator Jennings) Rejected (17-28)
  • Floor Amendment {593129/2 (Senator Salling) Rejected (15-28)
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Reconsiderations
  • SB 1006
  • Motion Returned Second Reading (Senator Pinsky) Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {263826/1 (Senator Pinsky) Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 27 Finance
  • SB 13
  • Favorable with Amendments {827375/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 284
  • Favorable with Amendments {877376/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 652
  • Favorable with Amendments {527071/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 39 Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • SB 522
  • Favorable with Amendments {434233/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 978
  • Favorable with Amendments {824339/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 1114
  • Favorable with Amendments {784135/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 1162
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 14 Budget and Taxation
  • SB 134
  • Favorable with Amendments {879233/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 228
  • Favorable with Amendments {629236/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 516
  • Favorable with Amendments {299339/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 966
  • Favorable with Amendments {839432/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 972
  • Favorable with Amendments {459139/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 996
  • Favorable with Amendments {109630/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 15 Budget and Taxation
  • SB 599
  • Favorable with Amendments {239737/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 818
  • Favorable with Amendments {739032/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 933
  • Favorable with Amendments {779135/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 967
  • Favorable with Amendments {609032/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 989
  • Favorable with Amendments {729030/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 1001
  • Favorable with Amendments {169534/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 1148
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • SB 1154
  • Favorable with Amendments {239034/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 1251
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • SB 1252
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 19 Judicial Proceedings
  • SB 728
  • Favorable with Amendments {688479/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 872
  • Favorable with Amendments {108677/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 41 Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • SB 611
  • Favorable with Amendments {914231/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 618
  • Favorable with Amendments {554734/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 16 Budget and Taxation
  • SB 877
  • Favorable with Amendments {839230/1 Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {263626/2 (Senator Rosapepe) Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {663425/1 (Senator Rosapepe) Rejected (8-35)
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Special Order
  • SB 607
  • Motion Returned Second Reading (Senator Cassilly) Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {243328/1 (Senator Cassilly) Adopted
  • Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Cassilly) Adopted
  • SB 555
  • Floor Amendment {443122/3 (Senator Kagan) Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {693422/1 (Senator Ferguson) Rejected (11-30)
  • Floor Amendment {823227/1 (Senator Kagan) Rejected (11-29)
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 788
  • Favorable with Amendments {424933/1 Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {873425/2 (Senator Hough) Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {873425/3 (Senator Hough) Adopted (37-6)
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 607
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Announcements
  • Quorum: 43
  • Recessed 6:49 PM, until Mar 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM, (Legislative Day 03/16)
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