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. 48B
  • Agenda   |  Bottom
  • Reconvened 7:13 PM, Legislative Day 03/16/18, Calendar Day 03/19/18
  • Adjourned 8:15 PM, until Mar 19, 2018 at 8:17 PM, (Legislative Day 03/17) - Journalized
  • Invocation
  • Attendance Quorum: 46
  • Announcements
  • Letter of Reassignment
  • HB 1228
  • Reassigned to Finance
  • Letter of Reassignment
  • HB 556
  • Reassigned to Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1423
  • Reassigned to Finance
  • House Bills Introduced in the Senate No. 19
  • HB 77
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 90
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 186
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 191
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 198
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 205
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 212
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 231
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 236
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 296
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 301
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 302
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 312
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 327
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 430
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 448
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 470
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 523
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 524
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 546
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 570
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 643
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 671
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 736
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 922
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 982
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 990
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 994
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1069
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1072
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1082
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1097
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1114
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1124
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1136
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1143
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1178
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1215
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1230
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1234
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Finance
  • HB 1283
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1331
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1351
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1400
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1448
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1452
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1456
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1462
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1571
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1580
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1617
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1634
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1662
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1721
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1747
  • Referred Finance
  • House Bills Introduced in the Senate No. 20
  • HB 156
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 180
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 184
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 238
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 286
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 315
  • Referred Budget and Taxation Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 320
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 503
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 561
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 669
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 694
  • Referred Rules
  • HB 722
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 729
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 744
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 775
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 786
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 788
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 809
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 832
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 852
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 856
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 891
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 903
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1065
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1076
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1077
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1099
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1102
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1104
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1116
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1172
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1236
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1245
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1249
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1257
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1268
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1284
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1292
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1330
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1334
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1350
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1357
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1372
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1390
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1403
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1412
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1457
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1459
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1468
  • Referred Finance Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1483
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1485
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1532
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1543
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1553
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1558
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1582
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1597
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1635
  • Referred Finance
  • House Bills Introduced in the Senate No. 21
  • HB 54
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 197
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Budget and Taxation
  • HB 597
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 772
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 863
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 941
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 961
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1009
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1089
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1091
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1106
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1141
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1142
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1162
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1224
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1240
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1259
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1282
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1321
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1342
  • Referred Rules
  • HB 1349
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1354
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1368
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1371
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1381
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1385
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1419
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 1420
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1428
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1469
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1480
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1518
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1548
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1554
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1607
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1614
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1627
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1753
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1782
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1804
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • House Bills Introduced in the Senate No. 22
  • HB 4
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 9
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 58
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 74
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 143
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 278
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 284
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 331
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 391
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 408
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 410
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 419
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 512
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 535
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 572
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 609
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 610
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 641
  • Referred Budget and Taxation
  • HB 668
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 720
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 784
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 791
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 848
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 869
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 879
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 962
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1035
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1088
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1092
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1094
  • Referred Finance Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1096
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1126
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1130
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1132
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1161
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1209
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1217
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1286
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1297
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1303
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1316
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1393
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1395
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1396
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1410
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1422
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1486
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1511
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1517
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1524
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1526
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1566
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1588
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1593
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1598
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1601
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1603
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1613
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1647
  • Referred Finance
  • HB 1651
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1695
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1714
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1744
  • Referred Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 1765
  • Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • Committee Report No. 42 Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • SB 1192
  • Re-referred Budget and Taxation
  • Committee Report No. 28 Finance
  • SB 632
  • Favorable with Amendments {387475/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 850
  • Favorable with Amendments {437871/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 866
  • Favorable with Amendments {407675/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 964
  • Favorable with Amendments {797770/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 1010
  • Favorable with Amendments {697172/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 1016
  • Favorable with Amendments {887276/1 Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {613725/1 (Senator Serafini) Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 1068
  • Favorable with Amendments {717373/1
  • Motion Laid Over (Senator Cassilly) Adopted
  • Committee Report No. 17 Budget and Taxation
  • SB 186
  • Favorable with Amendments
  • Motion Special Order until 3/20 (Senator DeGrange) Adopted
  • SB 1064
  • Favorable with Amendments {169030/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 18 Budget and Taxation
  • SB 740
  • Favorable with Amendments {809437/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 764
  • Favorable with Amendments {999236/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 900
  • Favorable with Amendments {289334/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 954
  • Favorable with Amendments {439137/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 961
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • SB 999
  • Favorable with Amendments {159235/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 1025
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • SB 1090
  • Favorable with Amendments {409330/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 1143
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 19 Budget and Taxation
  • SB 928
  • Favorable with Amendments {169635/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 20 Judicial Proceedings
  • SB 291
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • SB 499
  • Favorable with Amendments {268477/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 629
  • Favorable with Amendments {478977/1
  • Motion Laid Over (Senator Reilly) Adopted
  • SB 649
  • Favorable with Amendments {788977/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 671
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • SB 838
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {623022/1 (Senator Cassilly)
  • Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Cassilly) Adopted
  • Special Orders No. 32
  • SB 610
  • Favorable with Amendments {994034/1
  • Motion Special Order until 3/26 (Senator Young) Adopted
  • Adjourned 8:15 PM, until Mar 19, 2018 at 8:17 PM, (Legislative Day 03/17)
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