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. 61A

Agenda  |  Bottom

Reconvened 3:46 P.M., Legislative Day 4/01/16, Calendar Day 4/07/16

Adjourned 6:43 p.m., until Apr 8, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. (Legislative Day 04/02) - Journalized

Attendance Quorum: 46

Message from the House - First Reading House Bills #37

HB 1167
Referred Senate Rules
HB 1168
Referred Senate Rules
HB 1261
Referred Senate Rules
HB 1537
Referred Senate Rules

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #41

HB 112
Third Reading Passed (42-0)
HB 873
Third Reading Passed (41-0)
HB 1008
Third Reading Passed (43-0)
HB 1077
Third Reading Passed (43-0)
HB 1127
Third Reading Passed (42-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #42

Consent Calendar #26

HB 249
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
HB 747
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
HB 984
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
HB 1453
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
HB 1469
Third Reading Passed (44-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #43

HB 20
Third Reading Passed (43-1)
HB 62
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
HB 494
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
HB 1003
Third Reading Passed (32-13)
HB 1051
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
HB 1129
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
HB 1320
Third Reading Passed (45-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #44

Consent Calendar #27

HB 232
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
HB 470
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
HB 490
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
HB 680
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
HB 998
Third Reading Passed (45-0)

Third Reading Calendar (House Bills) #45

Consent Calendar #28

HB 136
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
HB 163
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
HB 226
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
HB 713
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
HB 878
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
HB 1095
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
HB 1463
Third Reading Passed (44-0)

Executive Nominations Committee Report #7 with the exception of nominee #7 Adopted (42-0)

nominee #7 Adopted (31-15)

Committee Report #47 Finance

HB 439
Favorable with Amendments {347974/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 557
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 676
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 965
Favorable with Amendments {657877/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 1106
Favorable with Amendments {507779/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 1115
Favorable with Amendments {467673/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #48 Finance

Consent Calendar #68

HB 886
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 981
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1247
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1411
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #39 Budget and Taxation

HB 385
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 452
Favorable with Amendments {679437/1 Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Rosapepe) {903223/1 Rejected (7-37)
Floor Amendment (Senator Raskin) {333128/1 Rejected (10-35)
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 722
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1015
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1494
Favorable with Amendments {739033/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Committee Report #31 Judicial Proceedings

HB 166
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 177
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 184
Favorable with Amendments {838472/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 359
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1371
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #32 Judicial Proceedings

HB 58
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 472
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1059
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1182
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1461
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #68 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

HB 238
Favorable with Amendments {594031/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 632
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 654
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 655
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1020
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1029
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1064
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #69 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

HB 969
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1069
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1073
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1074
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1076
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1135
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1311
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #70 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

HB 616
Favorable with Amendments {954536/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 733
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 739
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1316
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #71 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

HB 91
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 365
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 460
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 610
Favorable
Motion Special Order until later today (Senator Serafini) Adopted
HB 849
Favorable with Amendments {844137/2 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 1476
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Committee Report #72 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

HB 133
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 318
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 558
Favorable
Motion Special Order until 4/9 (Senator Ferguson) Adopted
HB 671
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1123
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1128
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
HB 1138
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed

Special Order Calendar #51

HB 1001
Favorable with Amendments {138477/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
HB 400
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
HB 1288
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
HB 1420
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
HB 1457
Third Reading Passed (45-0)

Message from the House - Concurrence Calendar #20

SB 354
Senate Concur - House Amendment
Third Reading Passed (45-0)

Messages

SB 587
House Refuses to Recede
Senate Refuses to Concur - House Amendments
Senate Requests House Recede
Senate Conference Committee Appointed - (Senators Young, Simonaire, and Rosapepe)

Special Order Calendar

HB 610
Motion Special Order until 4/8 (Senator Serafini) Adopted

Special Order Calendar #50

HB 958
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
HB 870
Floor Amendment (Senator Conway) {123622/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (45-0)
HB 637
Floor Amendment (Senator Conway) {293525/1 Withdrawn
Motion Special Order until 4/8 (Senator Conway) Adopted (25-20)

Committee Report #73 Education Health and Environmental Affairs

SB 376
Favorable with Amendments {754732/2 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Messages

SB 1005
House Refuses to Recede
House Conference Committee Appointed - (Delegates Dumais, Hammen, Barron, Vallario, and West)

Special Order Calendar

SB 350
Favorable with Amendments {424334/1
Committee Amendment Adopted
Favorable with Amendments Rejected (21-24)

Announcements

Quorum: 45

Adjourned 6:43 p.m., until Apr 8, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. (Legislative Day 04/02)



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April 9, 2016 12:32 P.M.