03/05/2008 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 R. Stuart Jones, Associate Minister, First Baptist Church South Lynchburg, Lynchburg

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

Attendance roll call - Quorum present

Leave of Absence granted: Delegate Marshall of Prince William

Journal for Tuesday, March 4, 2008, approved by the Speaker

Senate communication received
House bills passed with Senate amendments: HBs 144, 354, 398, 677, 781, 934, 1186, 1208, 1317, 1397, 1407, 1500, 1510, 1526
House bills passed with Senate substitutes: HBs 111, 113, 131, 172, 285, 445, 499, 516, 524, 559, 560, 567, 576, 582, 583, 622, 709, 719, 754, 760, 766, 815, 819, 990, 995, 1007, 1135, 1140, 1144, 1243, 1245, 1302, 1319, 1329, 1362, 1363, 1442, 1469, 1542
House bill passed with Substitute with amendment: HB 538
House bills, Senate insisted on its substitutes and requested Committees of Conference: HBs 1241, 1439
Senate bill passed: SB 796
Senate bill, House substitute rejected: SB 778
Senate bill, Conference report agreed to: SB 668
House joint resolutions agreed to with Senate amendments: HJRs 72, 91
House joint resolutions agreed to with Senate substitutes: HJRs 119, 177, 178, 248
House bills passed: HBs 132, 191, 242, 366, 400, 401, 402, 407, 520, 523, 547, 634, 707, 708, 768, 777, 854, 877, 955, 1089, 1125, 1128, 1142, 1222, 1271, 1367, 1391, 1414, 1441, 1458, 1459, 1489, 1498, 1529, 1551
Senate bills, House substitutes agreed to: SBs 307, 648
House joint resolutions agreed to: HJRs 51, 75, 79, 89, 90, 105, 113, 155, 159, 194, 195, 196

HR 20, amending Rule 37 of the Rules of the House of Delegates, relating to the introduction of legislation, read a third time

HBs 1241, 1439 - House accedes to Senate request for Committees of Conference

SB 778 - House insists on its substitute and requests a Committee of Conference

Delegate Nixon granted unanimous consent to introduce a House joint resolution [HJR 613]

HJR 611 (Election of Court of Appeals of Virginia Judges, a member of the State Corporation Commission and a member of the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission) offered by Delegate Janis and agreed to (Y-98 N-0)

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

House recessed at 12:36 p.m. until 1:05 p.m.

House reconvened at 1:05 p.m.

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

House recessed at 1:05 p.m. until 1:25 p.m.

House reconvened at 1:25 p.m.

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 1S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Moved to Regular Calendar
SB 26 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 113 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 114S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 118A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 123S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 142 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 153 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 164S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 171S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 173 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 188S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 222 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 226S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 247 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 313 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 328A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 330 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 336 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 345 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 350S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 439 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 450S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 451S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 517S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 536 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 545 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 549 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 563 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 577S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 590S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Moved to Regular Calendar
SB 592S - Moved to Regular Calendar
SB 611S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 618 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 620A - Passed by for the day
SB 621S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 622S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 623A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Moved to Regular Calendar
SB 633S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 634 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 679S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 699A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 773 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 782S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 786 - Moved to Regular Calendar
SB 788S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 793S - Moved to Regular Calendar
SB 7A - Moved to Regular Calendar
SB 464S - Moved to Regular Calendar
SB 596 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 613S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 653A - Committtee Amendment agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SB 749 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)

SENATE BILLS READ THIRD TIME
REGULAR CALENDAR
SB 233A - Passed by for the day
SB 150A - Passed by for the day
SB 669A - Passed by for the day
SB 186S - Passed by for the day
SB 35A - Passed by for the day
SB 268S - Passed by for the day
SB 315 - Passed (Y-96 N-0)
SB 604A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Delegate Cosgrove floor amendment agreed to, Passed by for the day
SB 680 - Passed (Y-95 N-0)
SB 686A - Passed by for the day
SB 62 - Passed (Y-88 N-9)
SB 248 - Passed (Y-69 N-27)
SB 291S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-81 N-13)
SB 368S - Passed by for the day
SB 441S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Defeated (Y-46 N-52), Motion by Delegate Pollard to reconsider rejected (Y-45 N-53)
SB 772 - Passed by for the day
SB 588S - Passed by for the day
SB 729AS - Passed by for the day
SB 1S - Passed (Y-96 N-2), Reconsidered, Passed (Y-97 N-1)
SB 590SA - Delegate Bell floor amendments agreed to, Passed (Y-97 N-0)
SB 592S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-86 N-7)
SB 623A - Passed (Y-94 N-2), Reconsidered, Passed (Y-96 N-0)
SB 786 - Passed by for the day
SB 793S - Passed by for the day
SB 7A - Passed by for the day
SB 464S - Committee Substitute rejected, Delegate Jones of Suffolk floor substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-96 N-0)

HOUSE BILLS WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS
HB 147 - Passed by for the day
HB 195 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-96 N-0)
HB 250 - Senate substitute ruled not germane
HB 430 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-95 N-0)
HB 522 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
HB 679 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-87 N-5)
HB 721 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-85 N-5)
HB 979 - Passed by for the day
HB 1084 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-92 N-0)
HB 1390 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-94 N-0)
HB 1410 - Senate amendments rejected (Y-3 N-92)
HB 1446 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-95 N-0)

RESOLUTIONS
UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SJR 42 - Moved to Regular Calendar
SJR 46 - Agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
SJR 56 - Agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
SJR 65 - Agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
SJR 70S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
SJR 75 - Agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
SJR 77 - Agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
SJR 92A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
SJR 99 - Moved to Regular Calendar
SJR 101S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
SJR 102A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
SJR 122 - Agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
SJR 126 - Agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
SJR 129 - Agreed to (Y-97 N-0)

RESOLUTIONS
REGULAR CALENDAR
SJR 42 - Passed by for the day
SJR 99 - Agreed to (Y-95 N-0)

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE
SJR 213 - Agreed to
SJR 217 - Agreed to
SJR 218 - Agreed to
SJR 220 - Agreed to
SJR 221 - Agreed to
SJR 223 - Agreed to
SJR 224 - Agreed to
SJR 227 - Agreed to
HJR 522 - Agreed to
HJR 541 - Agreed to
HJR 542 - Agreed to
HJR 543 - Agreed to
HJR 544 - Agreed to
HJR 545 - Agreed to
HJR 546 - Agreed to
HJR 547 - Agreed to
HJR 548 - Agreed to
HJR 595 - Agreed to
HJR 596 - Agreed to
HJR 597 - Agreed to
HJR 598 - Agreed to
HJR 599 - Agreed to
HJR 600 - Agreed to
HJR 601 - Stricken from Calendar
HJR 602 - Agreed to
HJR 603 - Agreed to
HJR 604 - Agreed to
HJR 605 - Agreed to
HJR 606 - Agreed to
HJR 607 - Agreed to
HJR 608 - Agreed to
HJR 609 - Agreed to
HJR 610 - Agreed to

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE
SJR 195 - Agreed to
SJR 210 - Agreed to
SJR 211 - Agreed to
SJR 212 - Agreed to
SJR 214 - Agreed to
SJR 215 - Agreed to
SJR 216 - Agreed to
SJR 219 - Agreed to
SJR 222 - Agreed to
SJR 226 - Agreed to
SJR 230 - Agreed to
SJR 231 - Agreed to
SJR 232 - Agreed to
HJR 523 - Agreed to
HJR 524 - Agreed to
HJR 525 - Agreed to
HJR 526 - Agreed to
HJR 527 - Agreed to
HJR 528 - Agreed to
HJR 529 - Agreed to
HJR 530 - Agreed to
HJR 532 - Agreed to
HJR 533 - Agreed to
HJR 534 - Agreed to
HJR 535 - Agreed to
HJR 536 - Agreed to
HJR 537 - Agreed to
HJR 538 - Agreed to
HJR 539 - Agreed to
HJR 540 - Agreed to
HJR 549 - Agreed to
HJR 550 - Agreed to
HJR 551 - Agreed to
HJR 552 - Agreed to
HJR 553 - Agreed to
HJR 554 - Agreed to
HJR 555 - Agreed to
HJR 556 - Agreed to
HJR 557 - Agreed to
HJR 558 - Agreed to
HJR 559 - Agreed to
HJR 560 - Agreed to
HJR 561 - Agreed to
HJR 562 - Agreed to
HJR 563 - Agreed to
HJR 564 - Agreed to
HJR 565 - Agreed to
HJR 566 - Agreed to
HJR 567 - Agreed to
HJR 568 - Agreed to
HJR 569 - Agreed to
HJR 570 - Agreed to
HJR 571 - Agreed to
HJR 572 - Agreed to
HJR 573 - Agreed to
HJR 574 - Agreed to
HJR 575 - Agreed to
HJR 576 - Agreed to
HJR 577 - Agreed to
HJR 578 - Agreed to
HJR 579 - Agreed to
HJR 580 - Agreed to
HJR 581 - Agreed to
HJR 582 - Agreed to
HJR 583 - Agreed to
HJR 584 - Agreed to
HJR 585 - Agreed to
HJR 586 - Agreed to
HJR 587 - Agreed to
HJR 588 - Agreed to
HJR 589 - Agreed to
HJR 590 - Agreed to
HJR 591 - Agreed to
HJR 592 - Agreed to
HJR 593 - Agreed to
HJR 594 - Agreed to
HR 16 - Agreed to
HR 17 - Agreed to
HR 19 - Agreed to

HOUSE BILLS WITH GOVERNOR'S RECOMMENDATIONS
HB 513 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-96 N-1)
HB 649 - Passed by for the day

HOUSE BILLS IN CONFERENCE
HB 190 - Conference report agreed to (Y-98 N-0)
HB 412 - Conference report agreed to (Y-96 N-0)

SENATE BILLS IN CONFERENCE
SB 271 - Conference report agreed to (Y-94 N-1)
SB 283 - Conference report agreed to (Y-99 N-0)
SB 506 - Conference report agreed to (Y-99 N-0)
SB 735 - Conference report agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
SB 754 - Conference report agreed to (Y-93 N-4)

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1

HOUSE BILLS WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS
HB 111 - Senate substitute ruled not germane
HB 113 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-1 N-94)
HB 131 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-85 N-12)
HB 144 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-92 N-4)
HB 172 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-65 N-33)
HB 285 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
HB 354 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-96 N-0)
HB 398 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-93 N-0)
HB 445 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-99 N-0)
HB 499 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-96 N-0)
HB 516 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
HB 524 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-98 N-0)
HB 538 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-94 N-5), Senate amendment agreed to (Y-68 N-31)
HB 559 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-99 N-0)
HB 560 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-98 N-0)
HB 567 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-1 N-97), Reconsidered, Senate substitute rejected (Y-0 N-99)
HB 576 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-98 N-0)
HB 582 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-99 N-0)
HB 583 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-99 N-0)
HB 622 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-99 N-0)
HB 677 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-98 N-0)
HB 709 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-1 N-97)
HB 719 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-96 N-1)
HB 754 - Senate substitute ruled not germane
HB 760 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-7 N-91)
HB 766 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
HB 781 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
HB 815 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-2 N-95)
HB 819 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-96 N-0)
HB 934 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-95 N-3)
HB 990 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-0 N-98)
HB 995 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-99 N-0)
HB 1007 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-1 N-98)
HB 1135 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-99 N-0)
HB 1140 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-1 N-97)
HB 1144 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-98 N-0)
HB 1186 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-80 N-18)
HB 1208 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-99 N-0)
HB 1243 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-1 N-98)
HB 1245 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-98 N-0)
HB 1302 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-98 N-0)
HB 1317 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-98 N-1)
HB 1319 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-99 N-0)
HB 1329 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-99 N-0)
HB 1362 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-99 N-0)
HB 1363 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-0 N-98)
HB 1397 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-99 N-0)
HB 1407 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-99 N-0)
HB 1442 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-96 N-3), Reconsidered, Passed by for the day
HB 1469 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-99 N-0)
HB 1500 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-99 N-0)
HB 1510 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-98 N-0)
HB 1526 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-98 N-0)
HB 1542 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-98 N-1)

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS
HJR 72 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-98 N-0)
HJR 91 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-99 N-0)
HJR 119 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-99 N-0)
HJR 177 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-99 N-0)
HJR 178 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-99 N-0)
HJR 248 - Passed by for the day

SENATE BILL FIRST READING AND REFERRED
SB 796 - Referred to Privileges and Elections

HB 1241 - Conferees appointed: Moran, Janis, Bell
HB 1439 - Conferees appointed: Frederick, Bell, Nichols

Motion by Delegate Griffith to postpone the Special Order relating to the election of certain judges until the conclusion of each house's morning hour on Thursday, March 6, 2008, agreed to

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to
House adjourned