01/29/2008 Senate Proceedings

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Minutes

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

Prayer offered by The Reverend David Wright, Fairfield Presbyterian Church, Mechanicsville, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

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

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10128): reading waived (40-Y 0-N)
House bills passed: HB 5, 80, 114, 115, 137, 211, 259, 443, 453, 537, 549, 627, 648, 771, 848, 870, 875, 877, 914, 915, 999, 1116, 1121, 1152, 1214, 1222, 1259, 1308, 1372, 1424, 1429, 1464, 1482

House bills referred: see January 30 Senate Calendar

BILLS REPORTED
From Commerce and Labor: SB 137, 206S, 208S, 403S, 500A, 578S rereferred to Finance, 645S rereferred to Finance, 785
From Finance: SB 19S, 147S, 148A, 221, 367S, 368A, 466, 504A, 522A, 562A, 624, 673A, 682A, 686A, 695, 774S

Rules Subcommittee on Financial Disclosure: report read

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 303 (Commemorative Session; Expressing Appreciation to Colonial Williamsburg)

SJR 144 - offered by Senator Edwards

SJR 145 - offered by Senator Martin

SJR 146 - offered by Senator Blevins

Joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 152: see January 30 Senate Calendar

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 12:20 p.m. to reconvene at 12:45 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 12:45 p.m.

CALENDAR

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING
Read third time
SB 44A - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 184A - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 26 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 114S - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 124A - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 134 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 151 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 164S - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 227 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 256 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 271S - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 290S - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 312S - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 326S - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 356S - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 376 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 381 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 495 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 510S - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 604A - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 606 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 608S - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 680 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 683 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 701 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 734 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 746 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 1SA - out of block, passed by for the day

REGULAR CALENDAR
SENATE BILL ON THIRD READING
SB 496A - read third time, passed by for the day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING
Read second time
SB 136A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 165A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 251 - engrossed
SB 479S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 483S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 487S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 493 - engrossed
SB 527S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 584S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 635S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 637 - engrossed
SB 643S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 654 - engrossed
SB 749A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 352S - out of block, passed by for the day

REGULAR CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING
Read second time
SB 76S - passed by for the day
SB 178 - Norment floor amendment(s) offered, passed by for the day
SB 179 - passed by for the day
SB 15S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 121 - engrossed
SB 186S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 698 - passed by for the day
SB 784A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING
SB 65 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 68A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 81S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 142 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 216S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 226A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 336 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 345 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 380S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 765 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON THIRD READING
Read third time
SJR 114 - agreed to block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SJR 115 - agreed to block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SJR 117 - agreed to block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SJR 121S - agreed to block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SJR 116 - out of block, agreed to (40-Y 0-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON SECOND READING
Read second time
SJR 46 - engrossed
SJR 47 - engrossed
SJR 55S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SJR 56 - engrossed
SJR 61A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SJR 68A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SJR 70A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SJR 75A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SJR 80 - engrossed
SJR 81S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SJR 90 - engrossed
SJR 92S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SJR 99A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SJR 101A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SJR 102 - engrossed
SJR 119A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SJR 129S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed

HJR 303 – Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote)

SJR 147 - offered by Senator Ticer

Joint resolution laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 152: see January 30 Senate Calendar

On motion of Senator Colgan, the Senate