On The Floor

Proceedings from the previous 7 legislative days are available from the Office of the Clerk.


10:00:01 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:13 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Paul Mitchell to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:34 A.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 12:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
10:49:29 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:58 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 27.
12:01:22 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Pastor Melissa Hatch, Prosper United Methodist Church, Prosper, TX
12:02:54 P.M. SPEAKER'S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - The Chair announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Wilson (SC) demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Chair announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Wilson (SC) objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of the Speaker's approval of the Journal until later in the legislative day.
12:03:40 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Budd to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:03:51 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches, which by direction of the Chair, would be limited to 15 per side of the aisle.