02/07/2008 Senate Proceedings

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Minutes

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

Prayer offered by The Reverend Clifford B. Chambliss, Jr., Garland Avenue Baptist Church, Richmond, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

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

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10206): reading waived (39-Y 0-N)
House bills passed: HB 7, 33, 177, 359, 394, 397, 456, 651, 663, 721, 769, 789, 800, 845, 983, 1061, 1084, 1086, 1099, 1107, 1127, 1172, 1176, 1177, 1196, 1446, 1449, 1477, 1487, 1508, 1512, 1575
Senate bill passed: SB 582

House bills referred

BILLS REPORTED
From Courts of Justice: SB 95S, 113A, 241S, 307S, 436, 439S, 476, 506S, 517S, 540S, 544A, 545S, 549, 553, 577S, 602S, 618, 773A, 776, 782S, 786S
From Education and Health: SB 48A rereferred to Finance, 396S, 442S rereferred to Finance, 693, 721A
From General Laws and Technology: SB 130A, 131, 132, 133, 210A, 390, 593A, 597A rereferred to Finance, 726, 793A

SJR 172 - offered by Senator Marsh
SJR 173 - offered by Senator Deeds
SJR 174 - offered by Senator Deeds
SJR 175 - offered by Senator Deeds
SJR 176 - offered by Senator Deeds
SJR 177 - offered by Senator Whipple

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 8 Senate Calendar

Leave(s) of Absence granted: Senator Cuccinelli

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10207): House agreed to HJR 347, 361
HJR 347 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (39-Y 0-N), agreed to

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 12:50 p.m. to reconvene at 1:35 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 1:35 p.m.

CALENDAR

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING
Read third time
SB 232S - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 272S - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 413A - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 552 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 566 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 621 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 679A - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 699A - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)
SB 329A - out of block, passed by for the day
SB 748S - out of block, passed (38-Y 1-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING
Read third time
SB 496A - passed by for the day
SB 710SA - engrossment reconsidered (39-Y 0-N), Ticer floor amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (39-Y 0-N)
SB 628S - passed (26-Y 13-N)
SB 387 - passed by for the day
SB 644 - passed by for the day
SB 754S - passed (37-Y 1-N)
SB 234S - passed by for the day
SB 450A - passed (37-Y 2-N)
SB 657S - passed (39-Y 0-N)
SB 717S - passed (35-Y 4-N), passage reconsidered (39-Y 0-N), passed (35-Y 4-N)
SB 735A - passed (38-Y 1-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING
HB 240 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 639 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 847 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING
Read second time
SB 99S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 145S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 169S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 284A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 320S - committee substitute rejected, Wagner floor substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 322 - engrossed
SB 358A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 382 - engrossed
SB 405S - Courts of Justice substitute rejected, Finance substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 467A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 468 - engrossed
SB 538A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 543A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 590S - Courts of Justice substitute rejected, Finance substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 609S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 612 - engrossed
SB 668S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 718 - engrossed
SB 620S - out of block, Education and Health substitute rejected, Courts of Justice substitute agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (38-Y 0-N)
SB 764S - out of block, passed by for the day

REGULAR CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING
Read second time
SB 652S - passed by for the day
SB 529S - passed by for the day
SB 788A - passed by for the day
SB 161A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 244A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 248 - engrossed
SB 288 - engrossed
SB 296S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 317A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 350SA - committee substitute agreed to, committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 490S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 559S - passed by for the day
SB 678 - engrossed
SB 697S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed
SB 728A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 729A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed
SB 775A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING
SB 31 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 41S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 52S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 67 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 92S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 119S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 242A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 246S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 249S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 268S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 269A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 276S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 291S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 297SA - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 408 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 532S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 536A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 610 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 613S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 671A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 706 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 742A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 766A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 770A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 794 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR
SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING
SB 35S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 247 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 292S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 315SA - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 519 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 531S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 578SA - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 645S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 768S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day
SB 790S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed by for day

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS
HJR 276 - agreed to block vote
HJR 277 - agreed to block vote
HJR 283 - agreed to block vote
HJR 285 - agreed to block vote
HJR 288 - agreed to block vote
HJR 289 - agreed to block vote
HJR 290 - agreed to block vote
HJR 300 - agreed to block vote
HJR 301 - agreed to block vote
HJR 306 - agreed to block vote
HJR 307 - agreed to block vote
HJR 308 - agreed to block vote
HJR 309 - agreed to block vote
HJR 310 - agreed to block vote
SJR 53 - agreed to block vote
SJR 148 - agreed to block vote
SJR 153 - agreed to block vote
SJR 161 - agreed to block vote
SJR 163 - agreed to block vote
HJR 251 - out of block, agreed to
SJR 149 - out of block, passed by for the day

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS
HJR 275 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 278 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 279 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 280 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 281 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 282 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 292 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 293 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 294 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 295 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 296 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 297 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 298 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 302 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 304 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 305 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 311 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 313 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 314 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 315 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
HJR 361 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 150 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 151 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 152 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 155 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 156 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 157 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 158 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 159 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 162 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)
SJR 164 - out of block, agreed to (voice vote)

On motion of Senator Colgan, the Senate