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. 57
  • Agenda   |  Bottom
  • Convened 10:13 AM, Legislative Day 03/26/18, Calendar Day 03/29/18
  • Adjourned 2:05 PM, until Mar 30, 2018 at 11:00 AM, (Legislative Day 03/27) in memory of Cliff Kendall - Journalized
  • Invocation
  • Attendance Quorum: 45
  • Announcements
  • Resolution: Tuskegee Airmen in recognition of their valorous service to the nation during WWII and their contributions since WWII Adopted (44-0)
  • Resolution: Dr. Sandra Kurtinitis - being elected to serve as Chair of the American Association of Community Colleges and your commitment to education. Adopted (45-0)
  • Resolution: Catherine Hughes - your continued patriotism and dedication to our veterans, active duty military, and first responders. Adopted
  • House Bills Introduced in the Senate No. 29
  • HB 76
  • Referred Rules
  • HB 86
  • Referred Rules
  • HB 235
  • Referred Rules
  • HB 378
  • Referred Rules
  • HB 824
  • Referred Rules
  • HB 1056
  • Referred Rules
  • HB 1110
  • Referred Rules
  • HB 1454
  • Referred Rules
  • HB 1600
  • Referred Rules
  • Senate Bills Amended in the House No. 4
  • SB 175
  • Senate Concurs House Amendments
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • SB 266
  • Senate Concurs House Amendments
  • Third Reading Passed (44-0)
  • SB 271
  • Senate Concurs House Amendments
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • Senate Bills Amended in the House No. 5
  • SB 550
  • Senate Concurs House Amendments
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • Third Reading Calendar - Senate No. 78
  • SB 656
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • SB 660
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • SB 864
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • SB 944
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • Third Reading Consent Calendar - House Bills or Resolutions No. 17
  • Consent Calendar No. 14
  • HB 609
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • HB 856
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • HB 1147
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • HB 1459
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • Third Reading Calendar - House No. 16
  • HB 33
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • HB 187
  • Third Reading Passed (44-0)
  • HB 302
  • Third Reading Passed (44-0)
  • HB 517
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • HB 572
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • HB 782
  • Third Reading Passed (44-0)
  • HB 1186
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • HB 1465
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • Third Reading Calendar - House No. 18
  • HB 691
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • HB 716
  • Third Reading Passed (44-0)
  • HB 791
  • Third Reading Passed (44-0)
  • HB 847
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • HB 979
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • HB 1349
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • HB 1491
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • Third Reading Consent Calendar - House Bills or Resolutions No. 19
  • Consent Calendar No. 15
  • HB 1161
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • HB 1177
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • HB 1217
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • HB 1544
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • HB 1617
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • HB 1721
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • Third Reading Consent Calendar - House Bills or Resolutions No. 20
  • Consent Calendar No. 16
  • HB 115
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • HB 284
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • HB 431
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • HB 736
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • HB 1078
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • HB 1127
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • Third Reading Calendar - House No. 21
  • HB 1783
  • Motion Limit Debate (Senator Peters) Adopted (29-14)
  • Floor Amendment {653428/1 (Senator Cassilly) Rejected (16-26)
  • Third Reading Passed (29-14)
  • Committee Report No. 43 Finance
  • SB 630
  • Favorable with Amendments {897976/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 743
  • Favorable with Amendments {617978/1 Adopted
  • Floor Committee Amendment {317479/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 896
  • Favorable with Amendments {207678/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 1242
  • Favorable with Amendments {677579/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 1255
  • Favorable with Amendments {977276/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 44 Finance
  • HB 64
  • Favorable with Amendments {547879/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 306
  • Favorable with Amendments {547772/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 877
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1573
  • Favorable with Amendments {337173/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1782
  • Favorable with Amendments {277275/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 45 Finance
  • HB 278
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 908
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1092
  • Favorable with Amendments {547278/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1130
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1215
  • Favorable with Amendments {247372/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 46 Finance
  • Consent Calendar No. 67
  • HB 205
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 645
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 772
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 814
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1087
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1499
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1500
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 27 Budget and Taxation
  • Consent Calendar No. 59
  • HB 610
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1178
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1321
  • Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 29 Budget and Taxation
  • HB 372
  • Favorable with Amendments {979130/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 28 Budget and Taxation
  • SB 277
  • Favorable with Amendments {179435/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 30 Budget and Taxation
  • HB 43
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 331
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 430
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 948
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1102
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1354
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1804
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 31 Budget and Taxation
  • SB 332
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • SB 830
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 51 Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 109
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 213
  • Favorable with Amendments {974636/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 425
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 981
  • Favorable with Amendments {134534/1
  • Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Zucker) Adopted
  • HB 1286
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 52 Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 203
  • Favorable with Amendments {904536/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 420
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 622
  • Favorable with Amendments {994935/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 679
  • Favorable with Amendments {204032/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 53 Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 3
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 230
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1172
  • Favorable with Amendments {964131/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1230
  • Favorable with Amendments {274231/1 Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {133425/1 (Senator Edwards) Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1350
  • Favorable with Amendments {744836/1
  • Motion Laid Over (Senator Mathias) Adopted
  • Committee Report No. 61 Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • SB 875
  • Favorable with Amendments {724431/1
  • Motion Laid Over (Senator Jennings) Adopted
  • Special Order
  • HB 981
  • Favorable with Amendments {134534/1
  • Motion Laid Over (Senator Jennings) Adopted
  • Announcements
  • Quorum: 42
  • Adjourned 2:05 PM, until Mar 30, 2018 at 11:00 AM, (Legislative Day 03/27) in memory of Cliff Kendall
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