01/30/2008 Senate Proceedings

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Minutes

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

Prayer offered by The Reverend Dr. Lawrence R. Chottiner, Salisbury Presbyterian Church, Midlothian, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

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

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10129): reading waived (40-Y 0-N)
House bills passed: HB 121, 400, 454, 707, 837, 850, 853, 889, 1015, 1150, 1198, 1203, 1213, 1243, 1345, 1445, 1507, 1555
House joint resolutions agreed to: HJR 4, 286

House bills referred and joint resolutions Laid on Clerk's Desk: see February 1 Senate Calendar

BILLS AND RESOLUTION REPORTED
From Finance: SB 125A, 126S, 267A, 286S, 329A rereferred to Courts of Justice, 353, 383A, 743A, 756SA
From Local Government: SB 45A, 49A, 50A, 54A, 393, 415, 428A, 465, 467 rereferred to Finance, 710S, 727, 740A, 768S rereferred to Finance, 791; HB 723
From Privileges and Elections: SB 9 rereferred to Finance, 38S, 69S, 190, 452S, 534; SJR 6 rereferred to Finance
BILLS REREFERRED
From Local Government: SB 453 rereferred to Transportation, 767 rereferred to Finance

SJR 148 - offered by Senator Hurt
SJR 149 - offered by Senator Quayle
SB 793 - offered by Senator Colgan (unanimous consent to introduce by voice vote)
SJR 150 - offered by Senator Herring
SJR 151 - offered by Senator Vogel

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 31 Senate Calendar

CALENDAR

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING
Read third time
SB 136A - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 165A - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 251 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 479S - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 483S - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 487S - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 493 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 584S - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 635S - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 637 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 643S - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 654 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 749A - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 1SA - out of block, engrossment reconsidered (40-Y 0-N), Stolle floor amendments # 2, 3, 5 and 6 withdrawn, Stolle floor amendment #4 agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (38-Y 0-N), reconsidered (39-Y 0-N), passed (39-Y 0-N)
SB 527S - out of block, recommitted to Transportation

REGULAR CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING
Read third time
SB 496A - passed by for the day
SB 15S - passed (32-Y 7-N)
SB 121 - passed (38-Y 1-N)
SB 186S - passed (30-Y 9-N)
SB 784A - passed (29-Y 10-N), passage reconsidered (40-Y 0-N), passed (31-Y 9-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING
Read second time
SB 148A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 352S - committee substitute rejected, Stosch floor substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 65 - engrossed
SB 68A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 81S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 142 - engrossed
SB 216S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 226A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 336 - engrossed
SB 345 - engrossed
SB 380S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 765 - engrossed

REGULAR CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING
Read second time
SB 76S - passed by for the day
SB 178 - Norment floor amendment(s) rejected, engrossed
SB 179 - Norment floor amendment(s) rejected, engrossed
SB 698 - engrossed

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING
SB 137 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 206S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 208S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 221S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 367S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 368SA - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 403S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 466 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 500A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 504SA - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 522SA - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 562A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 624 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 673A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 686A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 695 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 774S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 785 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING
SB 19S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 147S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 682A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON THIRD READING
Read third time
SJR 46 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 47 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 55S - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 56 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 61A - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 68A - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 70A - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 75A - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 80 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 81S - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 90 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 92S - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 99A - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 101A - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 102 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 119A - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 129S - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

On motion of Senator Colgan, the Senate