01/25/2008 Senate Proceedings

Minutes

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

Prayer offered by The Reverend Dr. William B. Hutchinson, Virginia Baptist Mission Board, Richmond, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

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

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10124): reading waived (38-Y 1-N)
House bills passed: HB 118, 767, 1438
COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10125)
House joint resolution agreed to: HJR 284

House bills referred: see January 28 Senate Calendar

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS REPORTED
From Rehabilitation and Social Services: SB 15S, 36A rereferred to Finance, 251, 479S, 483S, 487S, 493, 584S, 635S, 637, 643S, 784A
From Rules: SB 383S rereferred to Finance, 749A; SJR 46, 47, 55S, 56, 61A, 68A, 70A, 75A, 80, 81S, 90, 92S, 99A, 101A, 102, 119A, 129S
From Transportation: SB 121, 136A, 165A, 186S, 527S, 654, 698
BILL REREFERRED
From Rehabilitation and Social Services: SB 738 rereferred to Commerce and Labor

SB 792 - offered by Senator McDougle (unanimous consent to introduce by voice vote)
SJR 137 - offered by Senator Hanger
SJR 138 - offered by Senator Petersen

Bill presented, ordered printed and referred/joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 152: see January 28 Senate Calendar

Leave(s) of Absence granted: Senator Watkins

CALENDAR

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
HOUSE BILL ON THIRD READING
HB 912 - read third time, passed (37-Y 0-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING
Read third time
SB 87S - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 149 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 209 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 398S - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 399S - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 591 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 662S - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 709A - 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 708A - passed (31-Y 8-N)
SB 14A - passed (26-Y 13-N), reconsidered (39-Y 0-N), passed (23-Y 16-N)
SB 158S - passed by for the day
SB 357A - passed by for the day
SB 392A - passed (38-Y 0-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING
Read second time
SB 56 - engrossed
SB 159 - engrossed
SB 174S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 184A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 262A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 344A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 349S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 429 - engrossed
SB 505A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 603 - engrossed
SB 665 - engrossed
SB 684 - engrossed
SB 700S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 704A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 715 - engrossed
SB 757 - engrossed
SB 1SA - Courts of Justice substitute rejected, Finance substitute agreed to, out of block, Stolle floor amendment severed, Pending question ordered (20-Y 18-N), provision # 4 agreed to, provisions # 2 and # 3 rejected (17-Y 21-N), Houck floor amendment withdrawn , engrossed
SB 44A - out of block, committee amendment(s) agreed to, Cuccinelli floor amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 11:50 a.m. to reconvene at 12:10 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 12:10 p.m.

CALENDAR (continued)

REGULAR CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING
Read second time
SB 76S - passed by for the day
SB 178 - passed by for the day
SB 179 - passed by for the day
SB 295 - engrossed
SB 473 - engrossed
SB 496A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING
SB 26 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 114S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 124A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 134 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 151 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 164S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 227 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 256 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 271S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 290S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 312S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 326S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 352S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 356S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 376 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 381 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 495 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 510S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 604A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 606 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 608S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 680 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 683 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 701 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 734 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 746 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON SECOND READING
Read second time
SJR 114 - engrossed
SJR 115 - engrossed
SJR 116 - engrossed
SJR 117 - engrossed
SJR 121S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed

HJR 284 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (38-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote)

SJR 139 - offered by Senator Edwards
SJR 140 - offered by Senator Edwards

Joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 152: see January 28 Senate Calendar

On motion of Senator Colgan, the Senate