01/11/2008 Senate Proceedings

Minutes

Called to order at 11:00 a.m. by Lt. Governor William T. Bolling

Prayer offered by The Reverend Dr. Albert C. Lynch, St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, Richmond, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Petersen dispensed with reading of Journal (37-Y 0-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10110): reading waived (36-Y 0-N)
House joint resolution agreed to: HJR 197

House joint resolution laid on Clerk's Desk: see January 14 Senate Calendar

BILL REPORTED
From Transportation: SB 55
BILLS REREFERRED
From Transportation: SB 1 rereferred to Courts of Justice, SB 4 rereferred to Courts of Justice, SB 6 rereferred to Courts of Justice, SB 42 rereferred to Courts of Justice, SB 57 rereferred to Courts of Justice, SB 85 rereferred to Courts of Justice, SB 108 rereferred to Courts of Justice, SB 113 rereferred to Courts of Justice, SB 115 rereferred to Courts of Justice, SB 176 rereferred to Finance, SB 224 rereferred to Courts of Justice

Leave(s) of Absence granted: Senators Cuccinelli and Stolle

Bills presented, ordered printed and referred/ joint resolution laid on Clerk's Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 152: see January 14 Senate Calendar

CALENDAR

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING
SB 61 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 63A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 72 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 98 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 148 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HJR 197 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (38-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote)

On motion of Senator Colgan, the Senate