01/26/2009 House Proceedings

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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 Stevens A. Burrell, Pastor, Gleaning Baptist Church, Gloucester

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 Hugo

Journal for Friday, January 23, 2009, approved by the Speaker

Senate communication received
Senate bills passed: SBs 884, 903, 965, 1100, 1241, 1243, 1328, 1352

Committee reports
From Appropriations: HBs 1604, 1662
From Courts of Justice: HBs 1693S, 1711S, 2035, 2049 (referred), 2160S, 2226, 2275, 2397A, 2403, 2454, 2513
From Education: HBs 1599S, 1725S, 1810S, 1836 (referred), 1924A, 2475 (referred)
From Finance: HBs 1594, 1790S, 1891, 1917, 1938S, 1965 (referred), 2017, 2186A, 2378, 2383 (referred), 2502

HR 43, amending and readopting Rule 18(a) and Rule 18(c) of the Rules of the House of Delegates, relating to bills in committees and subcommittees, taken up and rejected (Y-42 N-53)

Delegate Gilbert granted unanimous consent to introduce a bill

Bills and resolutions presented, ordered printed, and referred pursuant to House Rule 37

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