04/23/2008 House Proceedings

Minutes

Called to order at 4:45 p.m. by William J. Howell, Speaker

Mace placed on Speaker's table by Sergeant at Arms

Prayer offered by The Honorable Algie T. Howell, Jr., the Gentleman from Norfolk

Delegate Janis 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 Marsden and Shuler

Journal for Thursday, March 13, 2008, approved by the Speaker

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

Senate communication received
Senate bill, Conference report agreed to: SB 5001

Senate communication received
House bill, Conference report agreed to: HB 5001

CALENDAR

HOUSE BILL IN CONFERENCE
HB 5001 - Conference report agreed to (Y-97 N-0)

SENATE BILL IN CONFERENCE
SB 5001 - Conference report agreed to (Y-97 N-0)

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS LAID ON SPEAKER'S TABLE
HJR 5003 - Agreed to
HJR 5004- Agreed to
HJR 5005 - Agreed to
HJR 5006 - Agreed to
HJR 5007 - Agreed to
HJR 5008 - Agreed to
HJR 5009 - Agreed to
HJR 5027 - Agreed to
HJR 5028 - Agreed to

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS LAID ON SPEAKERS TABLE
HJR 5010 - Agreed to
HJR 5011 - Agreed to
HJR 5012 - Agreed to
HJR 5013 - Agreed to
HJR 5014 - Agreed to
HJR 5015 - Agreed to
HJR 5016 - Agreed to
HJR 5017 - Agreed to
HJR 5018 - Agreed to
HJR 5019 - Agreed to
HJR 5020 - Agreed to
HJR 5021 - Agreed to
HJR 5022 - Agreed to
HJR 5023 - Agreed to
HJR 5024 - Agreed to
HJR 5025 - Agreed to
HJR 5026 - Agreed to

HJR 5029 (Election of Court of Appeals of Virginia Judges, Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Judges, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges, a member of the State Corporation Commission, members of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission, and a member of the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission) offered by Delegate Janis and agreed to (Y-96 N-0)

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

House recessed at 5:09 p.m. until 5:45 p.m.

House reconvened at 5:45 p.m.

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

House recessed at 6:09 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.

House reconvened at 6:30 p.m.

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

House recessed at 6:36 p.m. until 6:50 p.m.

House reconvened at 6:50 p.m.

Senate communication received
Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJRs 5001, 5002, 5003, 5004, 5005, 5006, 5007, 5008, 5009, 5010, 5011, 5012, 5013, 5014, 5015, 5016, 5017, 5018, 5019, 5020, 5021, 5022, 5023

Message from Senate: HJR 5029 agreed to with amendments

HJR 5029 - Senate amendment # 1 agreed to (Y-87 N-0), Senate amendment #2 agreed to (Y-82 N-4), Senate amendment #3 rejected (Y-9 N-77), Senate amendment #4 rejected (Y-10 N-77), Senate amendment #5 rejected (Y-0 N-88), Senate amendment #6 rejected (Y-5, N-81), Senate amendment #7 agreed to (Y-88 N-0), Senate amendment #8 agreed to (Y-82 N-6)

Message from Senate: Senate has receded from its amendments #s 3, 4, 5 & 6 to HJR 5029

HR 502 (Nominating persons to be elected as Court of Appeals of Virginia Judges) offered by Delegate Janis and agreed to

HR 503 (Nominating persons to be elected to circuit court judgeships) offered by Delegate Janis, Delegate Janis floor amendments agreed to, agreed to

HR 504 (Nominating persons to be elected to general district court judgeships) offered by Delegate Janis and agreed to

HR 505 (Nominating persons to be elected to juvenile and domestic relations district court judgeships) offered by Delegate Janis, Delegate Janis floor amendment agreed to, agreed to

HR 506 (Nominating persons to elected as members of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission) offered by Delegate Janis and agreed to

HR 507 (Nominating a person to be elected as a member of the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission) offered by Delegate Kilgore and agreed to

Message from Senate: Nominations made for certain judicial offices of the Commonwealth

Court of Appeals of Virginia
Jean Harrison Clements
Robert J. Humphreys

Election of Circuit Court Judges
Marjorie T. Arrington, 1st Judicial Circuit
John W. Brown, 1st Judicial Circuit
Joseph J. Ellis, 15th Judicial Circuit
J. Overton Harris, 15th Judicial Circuit
John G. Berry, 16th Judicial Circuit
Nolan B. Dawkins, 18th Judicial Circuit
John T. Cook, 24th Judicial Circuit
Victor V. Ludwig, 25th Judicial Circuit
Thomas J. Wilson, IV, 26th Judicial Circuit
Patrick R. Johnson, 29th Judicial Circuit
Mary Grace O'Brien, 31st Judicial Circuit

Election of General District Court Judges
W. Parker Councill, 5th Judicial District
Donald M. Haddock, Jr., 18th Judicial District
Penney S. Azcarate, 19th Judicial District
Gregory S. Matney, 29th Judicial District

Election of Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges
Kathy G. Owens, 8th Judicial District
Marilynn C. Goss, 13th Judicial District
Patricia Kelly, 15th Judicial District
Laura L. Dascher, 25th Judicial District
George M. DePolo, 31st Judicial District

Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission
James P. Fisher
William I. Fitzgerald
Cleo E. Powell

Workers' Compensation Commission
Roger Louis Williams

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS LAID ON SPEAKER'S TABLE
SJR 5001 - Agreed to
SJR 5002 - Agreed to
SJR 5003 - Agreed to
SJR 5004 - Agreed to
SJR 5005 - Agreed to
SJR 5006 - Agreed to
SJR 5007 - Agreed to
SJR 5008 - Agreed to
SJR 5009 - Agreed to
SJR 5023 – Agreed to

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS LAID ON SPEAKER'S TABLE
SJR 5010 - Agreed to
SJR 5011 - Agreed to
SJR 5012 - Agreed to
SJR 5013 - Agreed to
SJR 5014 - Agreed to
SJR 5015 - Agreed to
SJR 5016 - Agreed to
SJR 5017 - Agreed to
SJR 5018 - Agreed to
SJR 5019 - Agreed to
SJR 5020 - Agreed to
SJR 5021 - Agreed to
SJR 5022 - Agreed to

Senate communication received
House joint resolutions agreed to: HJRs 5003, 5004, 5005, 5006, 5007, 5008, 5009, 5010, 5011, 5012, 5013, 5014, 5015, 5016, 5017, 5018, 5019, 5020, 5021, 5022, 5023, 5024, 5025, 5026, 5027, 5028

Message from Senate: Senate adjourned