01/24/2008 Senate Proceedings

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

Prayer offered by The Reverend Canon Dr. J. Fletcher Lowe, Jr., Retired, Former Executive Director Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy, Richmond, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Obenshain dispensed with reading of Journal (39-Y 0-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10123): reading waived (39-Y 0-N)
House bills passed: HB 8, 140, 190, 193, 195, 240, 322, 366, 430, 542, 637, 639, 724, 728, 780, 798, 831, 881, 918, 925, 1160

House bills referred: see January 25 Senate Calendar

BILLS REPORTED
From Courts of Justice: SB 26, 37S rereferred to Finance, 114S, 164S, 221S rereferred to Finance, 312S, 368S rereferred to Finance, 504S rereferred to Finance, 522S rereferred to Finance, 562 rereferred to Finance, 608S
From Education and Health: SB 124A, 125 rereferred to Finance, 126 rereferred to Finance, 134, 151, 227, 256, 271S, 290S, 297S rereferred to Finance, 326S, 356S, 358A rereferred to Finance, 376, 381, 495, 510S, 613 rereferred to Finance, 683, 746, 756S rereferred to Finance
From General Laws and Technology: SB 352S, 604A, 606, 680, 701, 734
BILL REREFERRED
From Education and Health: SB 672 rereferred to Finance
From General Laws and Technology: SB 426 rereferred to Courts of Justice

SJR 133 - offered by Senator McEachin (unanimous consent to introduce by voice vote)
SJR 134 - offered by Senator McEachin
SJR 135 - offered by Senator Reynolds
SJR 136 - offered by Senator Houck

Joint resolution presented, ordered printed and referred/joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 152: see January 25 Senate Calendar

Leave(s) of Absence granted: Senator Martin

CALENDAR

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING
Read third time
SB 39A - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 118S - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 180A - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 321S - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 378S - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 513 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 586S - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 605 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 617A - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 689S - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 690 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 200S - out of block, passed by for the day

REGULAR CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING
Read third time
SB 663S - passed (36-Y 3-N)
SB 708A - passed by for the day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
HOUSE BILL ON SECOND READING
HB 912 - read second time

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING
Read second time
SB 87S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 149 - engrossed
SB 209 - engrossed
SB 398S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 399S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 591 - engrossed
SB 662S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 709A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed

REGULAR CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING
Read second time
SB 76S - passed by for the day
SB 14A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 158S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 178 - passed by for the day
SB 179 - passed by for the day
SB 357A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 392A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING
SB 1S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 44A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 56 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 159 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 174S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 184A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 262A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 344A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 349S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 429 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 505A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 603 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 665 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 684 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 700S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 704A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 715 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 757 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING
SB 295 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 473 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 496A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON FIRST READING
SJR 114 - Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SJR 115 - Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SJR 116 - Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SJR 117 - Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SJR 121S - Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS
HJR 135 - agreed to block vote
HJR 208 - agreed to block vote
HJR 209 - agreed to block vote
HJR 216 - agreed to block vote
HJR 221 - agreed to block vote
HJR 222 - agreed to block vote
HJR 223 - agreed to block vote
HJR 224 - agreed to block vote
HJR 232 - agreed to block vote
HJR 233 - agreed to block vote

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS
HJR 1 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 24 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 25 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 201 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 202 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 203 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 204 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 205 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 206 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 210 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 211 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 212 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 213 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 214 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 217 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 218 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 225 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 226 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 227 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 228 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 229 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 230 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 234 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 235 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 236 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 124 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 125 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 127 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 132 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

On motion of Senator Colgan, the Senate