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Calendar Types

Regular Calendar (Senate)
List of general bills to be heard on the Floor for the day
Floor Calendar (House)
List of general bills to be heard on the Floor for the day
Dispute Calendar (Senate)
List of bills in which the chambers don’t agree
Concurrence Calendar (Senate)
List of bills in which the chambers agree
Concurrence/Dispute Calendar (House)
Combined lists of bills in which the chambers either agree or don’t agree
Conference Calendar (House/Senate)
When House/Senate can’t come to an agreement a conference committee is created to resolve the issue. This calendar contains the bills considered by the Conference Committee.
Gubernatorial Calendar (Senate)
List of gubernatorial appointments
Suspension Calendar (House)
List of bills which will have little or no debate and if there are amendments, they are small and technical.
Consent Calendar (Senate)
List of bills which will have little or no debate and if there are amendments, they are small and technical.
Order of Consideration (House/Senate)
List of bills shown in the order that they are considered on the House/Senate floor

Flag Abbreviations and Other Symbols

Flag Abbreviations and Other Symbols
Abbreviation Description
a Amended
$ Appropriations bill
f State fiscal note
d Department sponsor
e Governor sponsor
b Joint Legislative Audit & Review Committee (JLARC) sponsor
o Other sponsor
# Local fiscal note
c Companion bill
A (next to bill #) Floor amendment
C (next to bill #) Committee amendment

Calendar and Chamber Activity categories in the FAR

Calendar and Chamber Activity categories in the FAR
Calendar for current bills
The calendar that contains the bill currently being debated on the Floor (this may not reflect today’s date, as calendars can be reused for multiple days)
Selected calendar
The calendar you selected to view from the FAR
Current Chamber Activity
House/Senate Display Boards, the bill currently on the floor, and the bill to be discussed next (if it has been specified)
Current working calendars
The active version of all calendars for the current day
Previous Calendars
Calendars that were previously displayed in the FAR

Columns

CO
This is the order in which bills were put onto the calendar from the Rules Committee
Added to List
Date that a bill was added to the Floor Activity Report
Flag
Special notations about a bill (see legend)
Rdg
Applicable reading of the bill:
1st reading: Bill Introduction
2nd reading: Floor discussion
3rd reading: Floor vote on final passage
NOTE: 2nd and 3rd readings may be combined for a bill
Description
Description of the bill
Chair/Sponsor
Chair=Chair of the committee to which the bill is introduced; Sponsor=Prime sponsor of bill
Pg#
In the Senate, this refers to which page in the printed calendar the bill report appears.
Floor Action
How the chamber voted on the bill—click the link to view the roll call
Action Date
Date roll call was taken on the bill
Committee Info
Abbreviated actions taken by a committee e.g., CB DPS11 means that a substitute of the bill (DPS) was passed by eleven members of the Capital Budget (CB) committee
Go to Help with Abbreviations to view descriptions of other legislative acronyms, such as committees, sponsors, and bill versions.
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Search Results: Senate Amendments for 5291
Amendment Date Added Note Vote Number Sponsor Type Description Action
5291-S3 AMS OBAN S6638.1 2/13/2020 1:03 PM Vote 1009 Floor Pg 20 Ln 38 OUT OF ORDER 2/17/2020
5291-S3 AMS RIVE S6597.1 2/12/2020 6:11 PM Vote 985 Floor Pg 17 Ln 33 OUT OF ORDER 2/17/2020
5291-S3 AMS RIVE S6602.1 2/12/2020 6:24 PM Vote 987 Floor Pg 18 Ln 1 OUT OF ORDER 2/17/2020
5291-S3 AMS RIVE S6634.1 2/13/2020 1:12 PM Vote 1010 Floor Pg 17 Ln 12 OUT OF ORDER 2/17/2020
5291-S3 AMS RIVE S6635.1 2/13/2020 1:12 PM Vote 1011 Floor Pg 18 Ln 7 OUT OF ORDER 2/17/2020
5291-S3 AMS RIVE S6636.1 2/13/2020 1:13 PM Vote 1012 Floor Pg 20 Ln 14 OUT OF ORDER 2/17/2020
5291-S3 AMS RIVE S6637.1 2/13/2020 1:14 PM Vote 1013 Floor Pg 20 Ln 31 OUT OF ORDER 2/17/2020
5291-S3 AMS RIVE TREM 014 2/12/2020 6:11 PM Vote 984 Floor Pg 17 Ln 32 OUT OF ORDER 2/17/2020
5291-S3 AMS RIVE TREM 015 2/12/2020 6:16 PM Vote 986 Floor Pg 16 Ln 14 OUT OF ORDER 2/17/2020
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