02/28/2008 House Proceedings

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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 Jerome Lee, Jr., Pastor, Shiloh Baptist Church, Pungoteague

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 Hargrove (portion) and Ware of Roanoke City

Journal for Wednesday, February 27, 2008, approved by the Speaker

Senate communication received
House bills passed with Senate amendments: HBs 93, 159, 181, 344, 965, 1044, 1179, 1298, 1320, 1335, 1516
House bills passed with Senate substitutes: HBs 34, 527, 926, 999, 1043, 1178, 1241, 1395, 1439
House bill, Senate insisted on its amendments and requested Committee of Conference: HB 151
House bill, Senate insisted on its substitute and requested Committee of Conference: HB 1388
Senate bill, House substitute rejected: SB 754
Senate joint resolution agreed to: SJR 233
House bills passed: HBs 360, 632, 903, 1207, 1258, 1332
Senate bills, House amendments agreed to: SBs 44, 165, 189, 191
Senate bill, House substitute agreed to: SB 272
House joint resolutions agreed to: HJRs 405, 443

Committee reports
From Appropriations: SBs 31, 116A, 135A, 197, 216, 246, 251, 290, 297S, 344, 353, 358, 405, 442S, 466, 467, 472, 493A, 511S, 559A, 562, 610A, 651, 662S, 673A, 690, 795S
From Courts of Justice: SBs 1S (referred), 244A, 309S (referred), 522A (referred), 544A (referred), 566A, 620A (referred), 678 (referred), 775 (referred)
From Transportation: SBs 73, 150A, 186S, 233A, 266, 422, 600A, 707A, 750

HBs 151, 1388 - House accedes to Senate request for Committees of Conference

SB 754 - House insists on its substitute and requests Committee of Conference

HB 412 - Conferees appointed: Griffith, Kilgore, Valentine

HJR 510 taken up and agreed to

SJR 233 taken up and agreed to

Resolution presented, ordered printed, and referred pursuant to House Rule 37

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

CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS READ THIRD TIME
UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SB 532 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98 N-0)
SB 307S - Passed by for the day
SB 319 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98 N-0)

SENATE BILLS READ THIRD TIME
REGULAR CALENDAR
SB 499A - Delegate Lingamfelter floor amendments agreed to, Passed (Y-78 N-20)
SB 465 - Passed (Y-98 N-0)

HOUSE BILLS WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS
HB 147 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-59 N-37)
HB 470 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-95 N-1)
HB 841 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-96 N-0)
HB 853 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-98 N-0)
HB 861 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-98 N-0)
HB 885 - Senate amendments rejected (Y-45 N-53)
HB 1014 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-94 N-4)
HB 1075 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-81 N-16)
HB 1557 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-57 N-39)

Motion by Delegate Armstrong to recess agreed to

House recessed at 1:43 p.m. until 1:53 p.m.

House reconvened at 1:53 p.m.

HB 147 - Reconsidered, Motion by Delegate Fralin to strike withdrawn, Passed by for the day

HB 885 - Reconsidered, Passed by for the day

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION WITH SENATE AMENDMENT
HJR 231 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-99 N-0)

HOUSE BILL WITH GOVERNOR'S RECOMMENDATION
HB 772 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-99 N-0)

SENATE BILLS READ SECOND TIME
UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SB 321
SB 477
SB 576
SB 586
SB 636
SB 648S
SB 765
SB 778S

SENATE BILLS READ SECOND TIME
REGULAR CALENDAR
SB 161
SB 652S

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to

House adjourned