The Senate convened at 9:00 a.m.
Pledge of Allegiance
The Journal of Monday, March 2, 2020, was approved.
9:05AMIntroduction: Former Senator Thomas G. Courtney.
9:13AMThe Senate stood at ease at 9:13 a.m. for caucuses.
11:33AMThe Senate resumed session at 11:33 a.m.
11:35AMThe Senate recessed at 11:34 a.m. until the conclusion of the Meeting on Appropriations.
The Senate reconvened at 2:41 p.m.
Senators excused: Feenstra and Wahls, until they arrive.
2:41PMWeapons School Grounds
Optometrist Scope of Practice
2:50PMS-5039 by COMMITTEE ON STATE GOVERNMENT -Ad., v/v 2:51PMHF 310, as amended - Passed, 41-8
2:58PMThe Senate stood at ease at 2:58 p.m. for caucuses.
3:22PMThe Senate reconvened at 3:22 p.m.
SF 2366 - Labor and Business Relations
Public Assistance Work Requirements
4:04PMSenator excused: Breitbach, until he returns.
S-5047 by Bolkcom -Lost, 17-31 3:23PMS-5048 by Boulton -Lost, 17-31 4:09PMSF 2366, as amended - Passed, 31-18
5:19PMFelon Voter Sentence Discharge
5:41PMSenator excused: Rozenboom, until he returns.
5:22PMS-5043 by Hogg -Lost, 17-31
5:42PMHouse message received: SF 583
Senator excused: Chapman, until he returns.
5:59PMRental Housing Regulations
6:02PMS-5051 by Bolkcom -Withdrawn House messages received: SF 2091, SF 2131, SF 2132, SF 2134, SF 2137, SF 2187, SF 2198, HF 684, HF 2267, HF 2372, HF 2373, HF 2389, HF 2402, HF 2443 6:24PMImmediately messaged: SF 2368
6:29PMThe Senate adjourned at 6:24 p.m. until 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 4, 2020.