01/16/2008 Senate Proceedings

Minutes

Called to order at 12 m. by Lt. Governor William T. Bolling

Prayer offered by The Reverend Dr. Paul Hogg, Jr., St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Richmond, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

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

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10115): reading waived (36-Y 0-N)
House bills passed: HB 21, 66, 192, 214, 216, 248, 278, 383, 396

House bills referred: see January 17 Senate Calendar

BILLS REPORTED
From Finance: SB 192, 195, 240A, 561A, 582, 614
From Local Government: SB 51, 215, 230, 237, 282A, 375, 460
From Privileges and Elections: SB 7, 53A, 62A, 508A, 509
BILLS REREFERRED
From Finance: SB 398 rereferred to Commerce and Labor, 399 rereferred to Commerce and Labor, 471 rereferred to Local Government, 675 rereferred to Commerce and Labor

SB 695 - offered by Senator Ruff (unanimous consent to introduce by voice vote)

Leave(s) of Absence granted: Senator Wampler

Bills presented, ordered printed and referred/joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 152: see January 17 Senate Calendar

CALENDAR

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE BILL ON THIRD READING
SB 55 - read third time, passed (39-Y 0-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING
Read second time
SB 40 - engrossed
SB 43A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 308 - engrossed

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING
SB 5 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 146 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 182 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 203 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 207 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 253 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 283 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 359 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 360 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 462 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 573 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 615 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SJR 63 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (39-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote)

On motion of Senator Colgan, the Senate