02/04/2008 Senate Proceedings

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Minutes

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

Prayer offered by The Reverend Michael McGee, Unitarian Universalist Church, Arlington, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Puckett dispensed with reading of Journal (39-Y 1-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10201): reading waived (38-Y 0-N)
House bills passed: HB 31, 93, 218, 403, 474, 522, 548, 563, 578, 605, 677, 694, 717, 772, 773, 774, 775, 776, 838, 841, 867, 882, 944, 945, 951, 955, 972, 1037, 1042, 1066, 1075, 1117, 1133, 1239, 1294, 1315, 1379, 1400, 1502, 1556
House joint resolutions agreed to: HJR 220, 251, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 280, 281, 282, 283, 285, 288, 289, 290, 292, 293, 294, 295, 296, 297, 298, 300, 301, 302, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315
Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJR 111, 124, 125, 127, 132, 145

House bills referred and joint resolutions Laid on Clerk's Desk: see February 5 Senate Calendar

BILLS REPORTED
From Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources: SB 234S, 272S, 413A, 525S rereferred to Rules, 552, 648 rereferred to Finance, 679A, 717S, 748S
From Courts of Justice: SB 232S, 329A, 450A, 529S, 566, 620S, 621, 622S rereferred to Finance, 657S, 699A, 735A, 764S, 788A

SJR 156 - offered by Senator Stosch
SJR 157 - offered by Senator Houck
SJR 158 - offered by Senator Hanger

Joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 152: see February 5 Senate Calendar

CALENDAR

REGULAR CALENDAR
HOUSE BILL ON THIRD READING
HB 723 - read third time, passed (36-Y 3-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING
Read third time
SB 45A - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 54A - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 125A - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 190 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 286S - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 353 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 383SA - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 393 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 415 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 428A - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 465 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 534 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 727 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 740A - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 743A - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 756S - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
SB 38S - out of block, passed (33-Y 5-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING
Read third time
SB 496A - passed by for the day
SB 19S - passed (22-Y 18-N), passage reconsidered (39-Y 1-N) - Marsh motion to reconsider passage out of order, passage reconsidered (40-Y 0-N), passed by for the day
SB 49A - passed (34-Y 6-N), passage reconsidered (40-Y 0-N), passed (31-Y 8-N)
SB 50A - passed (32-Y 7-N)
SB 69S - passed (31-Y 8-N), passage reconsidered (40-Y 0-N), passed (31-Y 9-N)
SB 126S - passed (21-Y 19-N)
SB 267A - passed (36-Y 4-N)
SB 452S - passed (39-Y 1-N)
SB 710S - passed by for the day
SB 791 - passed (39-Y 0-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING
Read second time
SB 107A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 112 - engrossed
SB 123 - engrossed
SB 141 - engrossed
SB 254S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 303S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 309A - Reynolds floor amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 310A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 313 - engrossed
SB 314 - engrossed
SB 328S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 364 - engrossed
SB 418A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 441S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 447S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 463S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 539S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 580A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 636S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 640 - engrossed
SB 655 - engrossed
SB 681S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 696 - engrossed
SB 741S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 760S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed

REGULAR CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING
Read second time
SB 76S - passed by for the day
SB 20A - passed by for the day
SB 155 - engrossed
SB 202 - engrossed
SB 263A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 298A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 301S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 330S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 347S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 395 - engrossed
SB 501S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 556S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 560 - engrossed
SB 592A - Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources committee amendment(s) agreed to, Courts of Justice committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 628S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 652S - passed by for the day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING
SB 28S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 150A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 171S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 228S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 370S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 607A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 653S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 691A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 747A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 787A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING
SB 371S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 387 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 644 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 754S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON FIRST READING
SJR 17A - Rules suspended, reading waived (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SJR 28 - Rules suspended, reading waived (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SJR 31S - Rules suspended, reading waived (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SJR 42S - Rules suspended, reading waived (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SJR 66S - Rules suspended, reading waived (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SJR 74 - Rules suspended, reading waived (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SJR 77A - Rules suspended, reading waived (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SJR 89 - Rules suspended, reading waived (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SJR 126A - Rules suspended, reading waived (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SJR 128S - Rules suspended, reading waived (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SJR 133S - Rules suspended, reading waived (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE RESOLUTION ON FIRST READING
SR 3 - read first time

HJR 312 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote)

On motion of Senator Colgan, the Senate