02/05/2008 Senate Proceedings

Minutes

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

Prayer offered by The Reverend Dr. Bryan E. Smith, First Baptist Church, Roanoke, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Norment dispensed with reading of Journal (38-Y 0-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10204): reading waived (39-Y 0-N)
House bills passed: HB 14, 116, 207, 228, 326, 392, 528, 546, 623, 673, 820, 824, 886, 1013, 1115, 1175, 1311, 1313, 1425, 1448, 1521, 1552

House bills referred: see February 6 Senate Calendar

BILLS REPORTED
From Commerce and Labor: SB 145S, 161A, 320S, 322, 612, 697S, 718
From Finance: SB 99S, 169, 244, 248, 284, 288, 296, 317A, 350A, 358, 382, 405S, 467A, 468, 490S, 538A, 543A, 559S, 590S, 609, 668S, 678, 728, 729A, 775
BILL REREFERRED
From Education and Health: SB 140 rereferred to Finance

SJR 159 - offered by Senator Puller
SJR 160 - offered by Senator Howell
SJR 161 - offered by Senator Blevins
SJR 162 - offered by Senator Herring
SJR 163 - offered by Senator Herring

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 February 6 Senate Calendar

Leave(s) of Absence granted: Senator Ticer

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 12:20 p.m. to reconvene at 12:50 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 12:50 p.m.

CALENDAR

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING
Read third time
SB 107A - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 112 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 123 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 141 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 254S - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 303S - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 309 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 310A - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 313 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 314 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 328S - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 364 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 418A - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 441S - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 447S - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 463S - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 539S - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 580A - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 636S - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 640 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 655 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 681S - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 696 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 741S - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 760S - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING
Read third time
SB 496A - passed by for the day
SB 19S - substitute motion to recommit to Courts of Justice and continue to 2009 Session pursuant to Senate Rule 20(f) passed (22-Y 17-N)
SB 710S - passed by for the day
SB 155 - passed by for the day
SB 202 - passed (29-Y 9-N 1-A)
SB 263A - passed (38-Y 1-N)
SB 298A - passed (21-Y 14-N 1-A), passage reconsidered (38-Y 0-N), passed (23-Y 15-N 1-A)
SB 301S - passed (21-Y 18-N)
SB 330S - passed (39-Y 0-N)
SB 347S - passed (28-Y 10-N 1-A)
SB 395 - failed to pass (10-Y 28-N)
SB 501S - passed (28-Y 10-N 1-A)
SB 556S - passed (28-Y 10-N)
SB 560 - passed (24-Y 14-N)
SB 592A - passed (39-Y 0-N)
SB 628S - passed by for the day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING
Read second time
SB 28S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 150A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 171S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 228S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 370S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 607A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 653S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 691A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 747A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 787A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed

REGULAR CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING
Read second time
SB 76 - substitute motion to recommit to Courts of Justice and continute to 2009 Session pursuant to Senate Rule 20(f) rejected, committee substitute rejected, Marsh floor substitute withdrawn, Cuccinelli floor amendment(s) withdrawn, Stosch floor substitute withdrawn, Cuccinelli floor substitute offered, substitute motion to recommit to Courts of Justice agreed to
SB 20S - committee amendment(s) rejected, Edwards floor substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 652S - passed by for the day
SB 371S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 387 - engrossed
SB 644 - engrossed
SB 754S - passed by for the day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING
SB 232S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 272S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 329A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 413A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 552 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 566 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 620S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 621 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 679A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 699A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 748S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 764S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING
SB 234S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 450A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 529S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 657S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 717S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 735A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 788A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON SECOND READING
SJR 17A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SJR 28 - engrossed
SJR 31S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SJR 42S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SJR 66S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SJR 74 - engrossed
SJR 77A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SJR 89 - engrossed
SJR 126A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SJR 128S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SJR 133S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE RESOLUTION ON SECOND READING
SR 3 - read second time, engrossed

SJR 164 - offered by Senator Herring

Joint resolution laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 152: see February 6 Senate Calendar

On motion of Senator Colgan, the Senate