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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2016 Regular Session Proceedings:


Senate Proceedings No. 44

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Convened 10:08 A.M., MARCH 15, 2016

Adjourned 12:49 p.m., until Mar 16, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. - Journalized

Invocation

Attendance Quorum: 46

Announcements

Message from the House - First Reading House Bills #15

HB 190
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 403
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 606
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 642
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 717
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 730
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 737
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 744
Referred Finance
HB 752
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 791
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 798
Referred Finance
HB 822
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 840
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 849
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 873
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 926
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 984
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 989
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 994
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1028
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1029
Referred Finance
HB 1031
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1051
Referred Finance
HB 1059
Referred Judicial Proceedings
HB 1062
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1072
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1148
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 1149
Referred Budget and Taxation
HB 1161
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1320
Referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1581
Referred Budget and Taxation

Resolution: Paul D. Baumgardner and F. J. Grady Farm Credit Adopted

(43-0)

Letter of Reassignment

HB 654
Reassigned to Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 655
Reassigned to Education Health and Environmental Affairs
HB 1064
Reassigned to Education Health and Environmental Affairs

Laid Over Bills #8

SB 190
Favorable with Amendments
Motion Special Order until 3/16 (Senator Kasemeyer) Adopted

Special Order Calendar #30

SB 361
Floor Amendment (Senator Edwards) {213627/1
Motion Special Order until 3/16 (Senator Zirkin) Adopted
SB 706
Favorable Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Kagan) {453921/2 Rejected (17-27)
Floor Amendment (Senator Feldman) {523425/1 Rejected (19-26)
Floor Amendment (Senator Pinsky) {543321/1 Rejected (19-26)
Floor Amendment (Senator Pinsky) {303529/1 Rejected (17-29)
Motion Special Order until later today (Senator Young) Adopted

Quorum: 46

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #44

Consent Calendar #2

SB 859
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 860
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 861
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 878
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 916
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 959
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Third Reading Calendar (Senate Bills) #45

SB 212
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 285
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
SB 505
Third Reading Passed (46-0)

Committee Report #19 Finance

SB 663
Favorable with Amendments {307676/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 684
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 758
Favorable with Amendments {207079/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 880
Favorable with Amendments {987478/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #13 Judicial Proceedings

SB 356
Favorable with Amendments {728674/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Serafini) Adopted
SB 414
Favorable with Amendments {748079/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 448
Favorable with Amendments {778677/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #14 Judicial Proceedings

SB 508
Favorable with Amendments {368978/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Jennings) Adopted
SB 863
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 883
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #24 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 824
Favorable with Amendments {474430/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 828
Favorable with Amendments {634137/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 856
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 923
Favorable with Amendments {324335/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #25 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 427
Favorable with Amendments {764336/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Hershey) Adopted
SB 533
Favorable with Amendments {504438/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 595
Favorable with Amendments {354634/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 764
Favorable
Motion Special Order until 3/16 (Senator Hershey) Adopted
SB 794
Favorable with Amendments {694432/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Ferguson) Adopted

Committee Report #26 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 200
Favorable with Amendments {384733/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 557
Favorable with Amendments {524834/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 614
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 1020
Favorable with Amendments {724638/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #27 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 630
Favorable with Amendments {744437/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 877
Favorable with Amendments {424139/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 879
Favorable with Amendments {614533/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 958
Favorable with Amendments {294734/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 967
Favorable with Amendments {534138/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 1159
Favorable with Amendments {904636/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Jennings) Adopted

Committee Report #28 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 717
Favorable with Amendments {464936/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Cassilly) Adopted
SB 775
Favorable with Amendments {474038/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 826
Favorable with Amendments {714439/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB 837
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB 876
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #29 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 49
Favorable with Amendments {264339/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Cassilly) Adopted
SB 420
Favorable with Amendments {334832/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Ramirez) Adopted
SB 459
Favorable with Amendments {994939/1
Motion Laid Over (Senator Hough) Adopted
SB 555
Favorable with Amendments {954935/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Special Order Calendar

SB 706
Floor Amendment (Senator Young) {143621/1 Rejected (11-30)
Floor Amendment (Senator Young) {273621/1 Rejected (14-31)
Floor Amendment (Senator Kagan) {533822/1 Rejected (16-30)
Second Reading Passed

Announcements

Quorum: 46

Adjourned 12:49 p.m., until Mar 16, 2016 at 10:00 A.M.



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March 16, 2016 12:28 P.M.