02/27/2008 House Proceedings

Minutes

Called to order at 12 m. by William J. Howell, Speaker

Mace placed on Speaker's table by Sergeant at Arms

Prayer offered by The Reverend Dr. William J. Marshall, Pastor, First Baptist Church - East End, Newport News

Delegate Griffith led the House in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America

Attendance roll call - Quorum present

Leaves of Absence granted: Delegates Pollard and Ware of Roanoke City

Journal for Tuesday, February 26, 2008, approved by the Speaker

Senate communication received
House bills passed with Senate amendments: HBs 841, 861, 885, 1014, 1075, 1557
House bills passed with Senate substitutes: HBs 147, 470, 853
Senate bill, House substitute rejected: SB 95
House joint resolution agreed to with Senate substitute: HJR 231
House bills passed: HBs 2, 214, 269, 277, 451, 534, 631, 840, 871, 1013, 1015, 1032, 1131, 1218, 1257, 1478, 1562, 1572
Senate bills, House amendments agreed to: SBs 40, 98, 158, 378, 383, 617, 640, 663
Senate bills, House substitutes agreed to: SBs 689, 785
House joint resolutions agreed to: HJRs 5, 26, 27, 41, 76, 130, 131, 132, 184, 220, 362

Committee reports
From Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: SBs 321, 477, 586, 648S, 679 (referred), 765
From Commerce and Labor: SBs 576, 778S
From Education: SBs 613S (referred), 636, 652S
From Rules: SB 161 (reported without recommendation)

SB 95 - House insists on its substitute and requests a Committee of Conference

HJR 484 taken up and agreed to

Motion by Delegate Oder to adjourn in honor and memory of Laura Anne Yacobi Bateman agreed to

Motion by Delegate Lingamfelter to adjourn in honor and memory of William F. Buckley, Jr. agreed to

Resolutions presented and laid on Speaker's table pursuant to House Rule 39(a)

CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS READ THIRD TIME
UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SB 465 - Moved to Regular Calendar
SB 532 - Passed by for the day
SB 356A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 510S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 561 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 591 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 700 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 770S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)

SENATE BILLS READ THIRD TIME
REGULAR CALENDAR
SB 284 - Passed (Y-93 N-4)
SB 499A - Delegate Lingamfelter floor amendment agreed to, Passed by for the day
SB 603A - Passed (Y-72 N-24)
SB 776 - Passed (Y-64 N-31)
SB 215 - Passed (Y-93 N-4)
SB 256 - Rereferred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety, Reconsidered, Passed (Y-94 N-0)
SB 415S - Delegate Phillips floor substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-94 N-2)
SB 539 - Rereferred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety, Reconsidered, Passed (Y-94 N-0)
SB 392A - Motion by Delegate Hull to refer to Committee on Appropriations rejected, Committee Amendment agreed to, Passed (Y-91 N-6)
SB 668S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-95 N-1)
SB 465 - Passed by for the day

HOUSE BILLS WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS
HB 350 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-92 N-4)
HB 879 - Senate amendment rejected (Y-36 N-60)
HB 85 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-93 N-4)
HB 137 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-96 N-0)
HB 229 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-96 N-0)
HB 259 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-96 N-0)
HB 278 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
HB 408 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-95 N-0)
HB 440 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-84 N-13)
HB 477 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-96 N-1)
HB 662 - Senate amendment rejected (Y-2 N-94)
HB 731 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-62 N-33), Reconsidered, Senate amendments rejected (Y-42 N-51)
HB 866 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
HB 933 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-80 N-16)
HB 949 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-0 N-97)
HB 1005 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1017 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1073 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-96 N-0)

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

House recessed at 1:56 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

House reconvened at 5:00 p.m.

HB 1100 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-93 N-0)
HB 1166 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-71 N-0)
HB 1181 - Senate amendment rejected (Y-0 N-73)
HB 1183 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-80 N-1)
HB 1242 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-89 N-0)
HB 1384 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-90 N-0)
HB 1386 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-89 N-0)
HB 1496 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-92 N-0)

HOUSE BILL WITH GOVERNOR'S RECOMMENDATION
HB 211 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-94 N-0)

SENATE BILLS READ SECOND TIME
UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SB 307S
SB 319

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS REFERRED
SJR 160 - Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
SJR 182 - Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections

Senate communication received
House bill passed with Senate amendments: HB 3
House bill passed with amendments as substituted for House amendments: HB 29
House bills passed: HBs 469, 711

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

House recessed at 5:23 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.

House reconvened at 6:30 p.m.

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1

HOUSE BILLS WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS
HB 3 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-76 N-14)
HB 29 - Senate amendments rejected (Y-2 N-87)

Senate communication received
House bill passed with Senate amendment: HB 462
House bill passed with amendments as substituted for House amendments: HB 30
House bill passed with Senate substitute: HB 1106
Senate bill, House substitute rejected: SB 668

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

House recessed at 6:38 p.m. until 7:15 p.m.

House reconvened at 7:15 p.m.

SB 668 - House insists on its substitute and requests a Committee of Conference

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 2

HOUSE BILLS WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS
HB 30 - Senate amendments rejected (Y-0 N-87)
HB 462 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-72 N-16)
HB 1106 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-0 N-86)

Senate communication received
House bills, Senate insisted on amendments and requested Committees of Conference: HBs 29, 30
House bill, Senate insisted on substitute and requested Committee of Conference: HB 1106
Senate bill, Senate acceded to House request for Committee of Conference: SB 668

HBs 29, 30, 1106 - House accedes to Senate request for Committees of Conference

SB 668 - Conferees appointed: Wright, Lohr, Johnson
HB 29 - Conferees appointed: Putney, Hamilton, Sherwood, Cox, Hogan, Joannou
HB 30 - Conferees appointed: Putney, Hamilton, Sherwood, Cox, Hogan, Joannou
HB 1106 - Conferees appointed: Kilgore, Athey, Barlow

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to
House adjourned