Actions Abbreviations

*Emergency clause. (If a bill passes by less than the required two-thirds vote, this symbol is deleted.)
[30]Legislative day (as opposed to calendar day).
API.Action postponed indefinitely.
CAConstitutional Amendment
CCConference committee. This entry follows when the Senate and House fail to agree on amendments to a bill.
CSCommittee substitute. (This entry, following a DNP report, indicates the committee’s substitute bill. Succeeding entries will record the action on the committee substitute.)
CS/H 18Committee substitute for House Bill 18.
DEADBill Has Died
DNP nt adptdDO NOT PASS committee report NOT adopted.
DNP.DO NOT PASS committee report adopted.
DPDO PASS committee report adopted.
DP/aDO PASS, as amended, committee report adopted.
E&EThe final authoritative version of a bill passed by both houses of the legislature. The preparation is performed by the house of introduction and incorporates all amendments adopted and agreed to by both houses.
FAILED/H (or/S)Failed passage in House (sometimes followed by announced vote - FAILED/H (22-48)).
FL/Floor substitute. (A bill or committee substitute may be substituted on final passage by any legislator. Succeeding entries will record the action on the floor substitute.)
fl/aFloor amendment adopted. (fl/aaa - three floor amendments adopted.)
germaneBills which fall within the purview of a 30-day session.
h/fld cncrHouse has failed to concur in Senate amendments on a House bill. The House then sends a message requesting the Senate to recede from its amendments.
HAFCAppropriations & Finance
HAWCAgriculture, Water & Wildlife
HBECBusiness & Employment
HCWCommittee of the Whole
HE&ECEnrolling & Engrossing
HEENCEnergy, Environment & Natural Resources
HGEICGovernment, Elections & Indian Affairs
HPREF House Pre-file
HPSCPrinting & Supplies
HRCRules & Order of Business
HRPACRegulatory & Public Affairs
HSCACSafety & Civil Affairs
HTPWCTransportation & Public Works
HWMCWays & Means
m/rcnsr adptdMotion to reconsider previous action adopted.
PASSED/S (or/H)Passed Senate (always followed by announced vote - PASSED/S (39-0)).
rcld frm/hBill recalled from the House for further consideration by the Senate.
s/cncrdSenate has concurred in House amendments on a Senate bill.
s/fld recedeThis procedure could follow if the Senate refuses to recede from its amendments.
SCCCommittees’ Committee
SCORCCorporations & Transportation
SCS/H 18Senate committee substitute for House Bill 18. (CS, preceded by the initial of the opposite house, indicates a substitute for a bill made by the other house. The listing, however, will continue under the original bill entry.)
SCWCommittee of the Whole
SGND(C.A.2).Constitutional amendment and its number.
SGND(Mar.4)Ch.9.Signed by the Governor, date and chapter number.
SGND.Signed by one or both houses. (For legislation not requiring Governor’s signature.)
SIACIndian & Cultural Affairs
SPACPublic Affairs
SPREFSenate Pre-file
TOn the Speaker’s table by rule (temporary calendar). (This entry appears only on House action. By House Rule 11-20-1, legislation, except that on the Consent Calendar, is placed on the Speaker’s table for one calendar day before being placed on the House Calendar for action by the House.)
tbldTabled temporarily by motion.
TBLD INDEF.Tabled indefinitely.
VETO(Mar.7).Vetoed by the Governor and date.
w/drnWithdrawn from committee or daily calendar for subsequent action.
w/o recWITHOUT RECOMMENDATION committee report adopted.