01/12/2022 House Proceedings

Minutes

Called to order at 12 m. by Sharon Crouch Steidel, Deputy Clerk, Information Technology, Richmond

Mace placed on Speaker's table by Sergeant at Arms

Prayer offered by M. Paige Bowman, Pastor, Oakland Baptist Church, King George [at the request of Delegate Gilbert]

Sharon Crouch Steidel, Deputy Clerk, Information Technology, led the House in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America

Communication received: Department of Elections (Certifications of Members-elect)

Attendance roll call - Quorum present

Members-elect sworn in

Election of Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates: C. Todd Gilbert duly elected (Y-97 N-0 A-0)

Message from Senate: Senate duly organized and ready to proceed to business

Election of Clerk of the Virginia House of Delegates: G. Paul Nardo duly elected (Y-99 N-0 A-0)

Bills and resolutions prefiled, ordered printed, and referred pursuant to Section 30-19.3 of the Code of Virginia 

Resolutions prefiled and laid on the Speaker's table pursuant to Section 30-19.3 of the Code of Virginia 

HR 3 (Establishing the 2022 - 2023 Rules of the House of Delegates) offered by Delegate Kilgore, Delegate Simon floor amendment No. 1 passed by (Y-51 N-48 A-0), Delegate Simon floor amendment No. 2 passed by, Delegate Simon floor amendment No. 3 passed by, Delegate Simon floor amendment No. 4 passed by, Delegate Simon floor amendment No. 5 passed by (Y-51 N-48 A-0), Agreed to (Y-51 N-48 A-0)

HJR 23 (Notifying Governor of Organization) offered by Delegate Kilgore and agreed to

Message from Senate: HJR 23 agreed to

HJR 21 (Establishing a schedule for the conduct of business coming before the 2022 Regular Session) offered by Delegate Kilgore and agreed to (Y-98 N-0 A-0)

HJR 22 (Establishing a schedule for the conduct of business for the prefiling period of the 2023 Regular Session) offered by Delegate Kilgore and agreed to (Y-99 N-0 A-0)

Message from Senate: HJRs 21 and 22 and agreed to

HR 2 taken up and agreed to

HR 4 (Salaries, contingent and incidental expenses) offered by Delegate Knight and agreed to (Y-99 N-0 A-0)

COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS
PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS

Ransone
(Chairman), O’Quinn (Vice Chairman), Adams (of Pittsylvania), Leftwich, Head,
McGuire, Bloxom, Williams, Taylor, Scott (of Spotsylvania), Greenhalgh,
Wachsmann, Sickles, Price, VanValkenburg, Convirs-Fowler, Krizek, Adams (of
Richmond City), Reid, Simonds, Mundon King, Maldonado

 

COURTS OF JUSTICE

Bell (Chairman), Adams
(of Pittsylvania) (Vice Chairman), Kilgore, Leftwich, Campbell (of Smyth), Ransone,
Campbell (of Rockbridge), Wyatt, Ballard, Williams, Anderson, Watts, Herring,
Hope, Bourne, Simon, Keam, Sullivan, Delaney, Scott (of Portsmouth)

 

EDUCATION

Davis (Chairman), Avoli
(Vice Chairman), LaRock, McGuire, Batten, Wampler, Freitas, Coyner, Cherry,
Durant, Greenhalgh, Tata, Bourne, VanValkenburg, Rasoul, McQuinn, Subramanyam, Guzman,
Filler-Corn, Simonds, Sewell, Maldonado

 

GENERAL LAWS

Leftwich
(Chairman), Wright (Vice Chairman), Knight, Robinson, Morefield, Fowler, Brewer,
Wampler, Campbell (of Smyth), Freitas, Walker, Runion, Bulova, Carr, Torian,
Murphy, Price, Krizek, Adams (of Richmond City), VanValkenburg, Convirs-Fowler,
Roem

 

TRANSPORTATION

Austin (Chairman),
LaRock (Vice Chairman), Walker, Wyatt, Avoli, McGuire, Runion, Wiley, Taylor,
Durant, Anderson, Tata, Ward, McQuinn, Carr, Bagby, Murphy, Delaney, Reid,
Watts, Herring, Subramanyam

 

FINANCE

Robinson
(Chairman), Fowler (Vice Chairman), Orrock, Ware, Byron, Freitas, McNamara, Wright,
Campbell (of Rockbridge), Runion, Wiley, Durant, Watts, Keam, Sullivan, Murphy,
Hudson, Willett, Scott (of Portsmouth), Mundon King, Simon, Bennett-Parker

 APPROPRIATIONS

Knight (Chairman),
Austin (Vice Chairman), Morefield, Fariss, Davis, Bloxom, Brewer, Marshall,
Hodges, Coyner, Wyatt, Wampler, Torian, Sickles, Plum, Bulova, Carr, McQuinn,
Krizek, Hayes, Reid, Rasoul

 

COUNTIES, CITIES AND TOWNS

Hodges (Chairman),
Morefield (Vice Chairman), McNamara, LaRock, Coyner, Avoli, Ballard, Cherry,
Scott (of Spotsylvania), Cordoza, March, Wachsmann, Mullin, Roem, Gooditis,
Kory, Subramanyam, Jenkins, Williams Graves, Sewell, Bennett-Parker, Shin

 

COMMERCE AND ENERGY

Byron (Chairman), Kilgore
(Vice Chairman), Ware, Marshall, O’Quinn, Ransone, Webert, Wilt, Head, Adams
(of Pittsylvania), McNamara, Batten, Ward, Keam, Kory, Bagby, Mullin, Lopez, Sullivan,
Guzman, Gooditis, Scott (of Portsmouth)

 

HEALTH, WELFARE AND INSTITUTIONS

Orrock (Chairman),
Head (Vice Chairman), Bell, Hodges, Edmunds, Robinson, Walker, Avoli, Cherry,
Taylor, Scott (of Spotsylvania), Wachsmann, Sickles, Hope, Price, Hayes,
Delaney, Adams (of Richmond City), Guzman, Tran, Willett, Hudson

 

AGRICULTURE, CHESAPEAKE AND NATURAL
RESOURSES

Ware (Chairman), Marshall
(Vice Chairman), Wright, Orrock, Edmunds, Wilt, Webert, Ransone, Fariss,
Bloxom, Fowler, Runion, Plum, Bulova, Lopez, Gooditis, Tran, Helmer, Simonds,
Willett, Williams Graves, Filler-Corn

 

PUBLIC SAFETY

Wilt (Chairman), Fariss,
(Vice Chairman), Webert, Freitas, Campbell (of Rockbridge), Davis, Batten, Wiley,
Ballard, Williams, Cordoza, March, Hope, Kory, Simon, Rasoul, Plum, Bourne,
Jenkins, Williams Graves, Mundon King, Clark

 

COMMUNICATION, TECHNOLOGY AND
INNOVATION

Brewer (Chairman),
Edmunds (Vice Chairman), Byron, Campbell (of Smyth), McNamara, Hodges, Davis,
Cordoza, Anderson, Greenhalgh, March, Tata, Lopez, Simon, Convirs-Fowler, Roem,
Ward, Helmer, Sewell, Maldonado, Shin, Clark

 

RULES

Gilbert
(Chairman), Kilgore, Orrock, Knight, Austin, Byron, Bell, Wilt, Webert,
Ransone, O’Quinn, Head, Batten, Bagby, Filler-Corn, Watts, Sickles, Herring 

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)

Motion by Delegate Kilgore to recess agreed to
House recessed at 2:39 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.

House reconvened at 6:30 p.m.

Joint Assembly convened at 6:45 p.m.

Roll call of the Senate - Quorum present

Roll call of the House - Quorum present

Joint Assembly Resolution (Notifying Governor of organization) agreed to

Governor Ralph S. Northam addressed the Joint Assembly

Motion by Senator Hashmi to print 1000 copies of the Governor's address as Senate Document No. 1A agreed to

Motion by Senator Hackworth to adjourn Joint Assembly sine die agreed to

Business of House resumed

Motion by Delegate Kilgore to adjourn agreed to
House adjourned at 8:10 p.m. to meet on Thursday, January 13, 2022, at 12 m.

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