3:54 - Approps will meet in SHR109, Rules meeting upon adjournment of Approps. Caucuses after Rules.
3:51 - Bills first read and assigned to Approps. Rules suspended re: committee agendas so that bills can be considered today. Rules suspended to allow same day 2nd and 3rd reads (final passage.)
3:50 - Burns here, along with Hale, Nelson and Sylvia Allen. Into order.
3:48 - Mostly interns, pages, and staff on the floor right now, though Senators Carolyn Allen, Linda Gray, Harper, Garcia, and Chuck Gray are wandering around.
1 other person in the gallery...
3:47 - The five-minute bell sounded about 2 minutes ago. Meaning the senate should be in session in about, oh...10 minutes.