The 2019 Session of the 88th General Assembly convened at 10:00 a.m.
President Schneider welcomed to the chamber former Senator Patrick Deluhery.
Adoption of temporary rules and compensation.
Appointment of Secretary of the Senate W. Charles Smithson.
Committee on Credentials appointed:
Senator Edler, Chair
Adoption of the Report of the Committee on Credentials.
Oaths of Office - administered and sworn:
10:11AMSenators Bisignano, Bolkcom, Carlin, Celsi, and Cournoyer
10:13AMSenators Dotzler, Garrett, Hogg, Kinney, and Koelker
10:15AMSenators Kraayenbrink, Lykam, Miller-Meeks, Nunn, and Quirmbach
10:18AMSenators Ragan, Schultz, Shipley, J. Smith, and R. Smith
Senators Sweeney, T. Taylor, Wahls, Whiting, and Whitver
Election of President:
Senator Charles Schneider elected and sworn.
Election of President Pro Tempore:
Senator Jerry Behn elected and sworn.
Opening remarks by President Schneider.
Remarks by Senator Petersen.
Remarks by Senator Whitver.
Committee to notify the Governor:
Senator Breitbach, Chair
Committee to notify the House:
Senator Johnson, Chair
Senator R. Taylor
Assignment of Press Seats.
10:55AMCommittee from the House.
The Senate recessed at 10:55 a.m. for a Rules meeting.
11:03AMThe Senate reconvened at 11:02 a.m.
11:04AMAppointment of permanent officer and employees:
Report adopted and officers and employees sworn.
Return of the committee to notify the Governor:
Return of the committee to notify the House:
Appointment of secretaries:
11:10AMReport adopted and secretaries sworn.
11:11AMAppointment of pages:
Report adopted and pages sworn.
Committee on Mileage appointed:
Senator Kraayenbrink, Chair
11:15AMMotion of Ministers adopted.
Appointment of Tellers:
Senator R. Smith, Chief Teller
11:38AMThe Senate recessed at 11:33 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
The Senate reconvened at 1:39 p.m.
House message received: HCR 1
Joint Conventions on Monday, January 14, 2019, canvas votes; and Tuesday, January 15, 2019, Condition of the State
House message received: HCR 2
Appointment of joint inaugural committee
Joint Inaugural Committee appointed:
Joint Convention on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, Condition of the Judiciary
Joint Convention on Thursday, January 17, 2019, Condition of the National Guard
Joint Convention on Friday, January 18, 2019, inauguration ceremony
Committee from the House
In accordance with HCR 1, duly adopted, the Senate proceeded to the House chamber for a joint convention.
2:07PMUpon dissolution of the joint convention, the Senate adjourned until 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.