03/08/2008 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 Walter Smedley, IV, Rector, The Episcopal Church of the Holy Cross, Dunn Loring

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

Attendance roll call - Quorum present

Journal for Friday, March 7, 2008, approved by the Speaker

HR 20, amending Rule 37 of the Rules of the House of Delegates, relating to the introduction of legislation, taken up and agreed to (Y-80 N-19)

Motion by Delegate Suit to adjourn in honor and memory of Special Operator Chief SEAL Lance Vaccaro agreed to


CALENDAR

SENATE BILL READ THIRD TIME
UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SB 799 - Passed (Y-98 N-0)

HOUSE BILLS WITH GOVERNOR'S RECOMMENDATIONS
HB 649 - Passed by for the day
HB 579 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-63 N-36), Reconsidered, Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-87 N-11)
HB 408 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
HB 477 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-96 N-1)
HB 534 - Passed by temporarily

SENATE BILLS WITH GOVERNOR'S RECOMMENDATIONS
SB 43 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-92 N-8)
SB 241 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-100 N-0)
SB 249 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-99 N-0)
SB 311 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-100 N-0)
SB 389 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-100 N-0)
SB 478 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-100 N-0)
SB 495 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-100 N-0)

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS ON SPEAKER'S TABLE
HR 29 - Agreed to
HR 30 - Agreed to
HR 31 - Agreed to
HR 32 - Agreed to
HR 33 - Agreed to

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS ON SPEAKER'S TABLE
HR 34 - Agreed to
HR 35 - Agreed to
HR 36 - Agreed to

HOUSE BILLS IN CONFERENCE
HB 443 - Conference report agreed to (Y-94 N-5)
HB 709 - Conference report agreed to (Y-100 N-0)
HB 760 - Conference report agreed to (Y-99 N-1)
HB 815 - Conference report agreed to (Y-100 N-0)
HB 949 - Conference report agreed to (Y-98 N-1)
HB 1007 - Conference report agreed to (Y-100 N-0)
HB 1241 - Conference report agreed to (Y-100 N-0)
HB 1254 - Conference report agreed to (Y-98 N-2)
HB 1410 - Conference report agreed to (Y-100 N-0)

SENATE BILLS IN CONFERENCE
SB 7 - Conference report agreed to (Y-100 N-0)
SB 226 - Conference report agreed to (Y-100 N-0)
SB 450 - Conference report agreed to (Y-100 N-0)
SB 562 - Passed by temporarily
SB 620 - Conference report agreed to (Y-100 N-0)
SB 679 - Conference report agreed to (Y-99 N-0)

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

House recessed at 2:03 p.m. until 2:35 p.m.

House reconvened at 2:35 p.m.

HOUSE BILL WITH GOVERNOR'S RECOMMENDATION
HB 534 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-99 N-0)

HOUSE BILLS IN CONFERENCE
HB 34 - Conference report agreed to (Y-96 N-1)
HB 1140 - Conference report agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1243 - Conference report agreed to (Y-97 N-1)

SENATE BILLS IN CONFERENCE
SB 1 - Conference report agreed to (Y-98 N-1)
SB 562 - Conference report agreed to (Y-89 N-0)
SB 623 - Conference report agreed to (Y-99 N-0)
SB 778 - Conference report agreed to (Y-91 N-0)

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

House recessed at 3:14 p.m. until 5:15 p.m.

House reconvened at 5:15 p.m.

Senate communication received
Senate bill, Senate amended in accordance with recommendation of Governor: SB 576

Communication from the Governor (introduction of legislation pursuant to HJR 31) - HB 1578

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

SENATE BILLS IN CONFERENCE
SB 590 - Conference report agreed to (Y-85 N-0)
SB 770 - Conference report agreed to (Y-78 N-12)

Motion by Delegate Armstrong to recess agreed to

House recessed at 5:45 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.

House reconvened at 6:00 p.m.

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1

HOUSE BILL WITH GOVERNOR'S RECOMMENDATION
HB 1311 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-89 N-1)

SENATE BILL WITH GOVERNOR'S RECOMMENDATION
SB 576 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-89 N-1)

HJR 614 (Amending Rules 20 and 22 of HJR 31) offered by Delegate Griffith and agreed to (Y-77 N-2)

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 Tuesday, March 11, 2008, agreed to

Senate communication received
House joint resolution agreed to: HJR 614

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to

House adjourned