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. 60
  • Agenda   |  Bottom
  • Convened 10:12 AM, Legislative Day 03/29/18, Calendar Day 04/03/18
  • Adjourned 12:55 PM, until Apr 04, 2018 at 10:00 AM, (Legislative Day 03/30) - Journalized
  • Invocation
  • Attendance Quorum: 45
  • Letter of Reassignment
  • SB 1198
  • Reassigned to Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • Announcements
  • Quorum: 45
  • Third Reading Calendar - Senate No. 81
  • SB 570
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • SB 1083
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • SB 1231
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • Third Reading Calendar - House No. 36
  • HB 2
  • Floor Amendment {983125/1 (Senator Ready) Rejected (23-23)
  • Floor Amendment {183927/1 (Senator Muse) Withdrawn
  • Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Muse) Adopted
  • Committee Report No. 34 Budget and Taxation
  • SB 177
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • SB 388
  • Favorable with Amendments {819430/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • SB 1260
  • Favorable with Amendments {799438/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 35 Budget and Taxation
  • HB 593
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 816
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 990
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1171
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 62 Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 281
  • Favorable with Amendments {884035/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 309
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 658
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 695
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 798
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1003
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 64 Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 22
  • Favorable with Amendments {604335/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 752
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 753
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 897
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 900
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 901
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1001
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1498
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 65 Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 108
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1278
  • Favorable with Amendments {754038/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1330
  • Favorable with Amendments {524831/1
  • Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Hershey) Adopted
  • HB 1469
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1548
  • Favorable with Amendments {414032/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 66 Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 172
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 698
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 863
  • Favorable with Amendments {274138/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1096
  • Favorable with Amendments {474335/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1598
  • Favorable with Amendments {854537/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1747
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 67 Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 220
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 275
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 410
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 419
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 446
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 627
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 729
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1114
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1180
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 68 Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 617
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 689
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1072
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1074
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1136
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1254
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1386
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1532
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1630
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 69 Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
  • HB 1234
  • Favorable with Amendments {234333/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 28 Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 77
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 291
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 700
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 714
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 787
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 888
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 891
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 1481
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • Committee Report No. 29 Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 191
  • Favorable with Amendments {638474/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 330
  • Favorable with Amendments {978170/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 454
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 465
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 494
  • Favorable with Amendments {988177/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 524
  • Favorable with Amendments {648078/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 556
  • Favorable with Amendments {668974/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1073
  • Favorable with Amendments {988575/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1456
  • Favorable with Amendments {548173/1 Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {423121/1 (Senator Zirkin) Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1553
  • Favorable with Amendments {108877/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 30 Judicial Proceedings
  • HB 247
  • Favorable with Amendments {638473/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 301
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 319
  • Favorable with Amendments {738072/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 460
  • Favorable with Amendments {428272/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 498
  • Favorable Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed
  • HB 819
  • Favorable with Amendments {868774/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1023
  • Favorable with Amendments {508070/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • HB 1646
  • Favorable with Amendments {208176/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Committee Report No. 10 Senate Rules
  • HB 451
  • Re-referred Finance
  • Quorum: 46
  • Third Reading Consent Calendar - House Bills or Resolutions No. 37
  • Consent Calendar No. 27
  • HB 193
  • Third Reading Passed (46-0)
  • HB 634
  • Third Reading Passed (46-0)
  • HB 1517
  • Third Reading Passed (46-0)
  • HB 1528
  • Third Reading Passed (46-0)
  • HB 1566
  • Third Reading Passed (46-0)
  • HB 1592
  • Third Reading Passed (46-0)
  • HB 1635
  • Third Reading Passed (46-0)
  • Third Reading Calendar - House No. 38
  • HB 9
  • Third Reading Passed (46-0)
  • HB 67
  • Third Reading Passed (46-0)
  • HB 218
  • Third Reading Passed (45-0)
  • HB 285
  • Third Reading Passed (46-0)
  • HB 490
  • Third Reading Passed (46-0)
  • HB 848
  • Third Reading Passed (46-0)
  • HB 922
  • Third Reading Passed (46-0)
  • HB 994
  • Third Reading Passed (46-0)
  • Third Reading Calendar - House No. 39
  • HB 808
  • Third Reading Passed (32-14)
  • HB 1009
  • Third Reading Passed (46-0)
  • HB 1069
  • Third Reading Passed (46-0)
  • HB 1107
  • Floor Amendment {543122/1 (Senator Middleton) Adopted
  • Third Readings Passed with Amendments (45-0)
  • HB 1297
  • Third Reading Passed (46-0)
  • HB 1511
  • Third Reading Passed (46-0)
  • HB 1596
  • Third Reading Passed (46-0)
  • HB 1615
  • Third Reading Passed (46-0)
  • Special Order
  • HB 2
  • Floor Amendment {183927/2 (Senator Muse) Adopted
  • Floor Amendment {923424/1 (Senator Ready)
  • Motion Special Order until 4/4 (Senator Feldman) Adopted
  • HB 1330
  • Favorable with Amendments {524831/1 Adopted
  • Second Reading Passed with Amendments
  • Announcements
  • Quorum: 46
  • Adjourned 12:55 PM, until Apr 04, 2018 at 10:00 AM, (Legislative Day 03/30)
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