02/25/2008 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. Kevin G. Swann, Ivy Baptist Church, Newport News, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Stuart dispensed with reading of Journal (40-Y 0-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10222): reading waived (39-Y 0-N)
Senate bills with House amendments passed: SB 40, 98, 158, 378, 383, 617, 640, 663
Senate bills with House substitutes passed: SB 689, 785
House joint resolutions agreed to: HJR 395, 396, 397, 398, 399, 400, 401, 402, 403, 404, 405, 407, 408, 409, 410, 411, 412, 413, 414, 415, 416, 417, 418, 419, 420, 421, 422, 423, 424, 425, 426, 427, 428, 429, 430, 431, 432, 433, 434, 435, 436, 437, 438, 439, 440, 441, 442, 443, 444, 445, 446
Senate bills passed: SB 43, 94, 160, 209, 211, 219, 249, 254, 303, 306, 311, 322, 413, 423, 473, 513, 552, 560, 570, 574, 718, 746, 748
Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJR 143, 149, 154, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 181, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191

Senate bills with House amendments and substitutes placed on Calendar: see February 26 Senate Calendar
House joint resolutions Laid on Clerk's Desk: see February 26 Senate Calendar

BILLS REPORTED
From Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources: HB 119 rereferred to Finance, 344A, 360, 538S rereferred to Finance, 632, 656 rereferred to Finance, 999S, 1332, 1335A
From Courts of Justice: HB 34S, 93A, 159A, 181A, 499S, 527S, 903, 926S, 965A, 1043S, 1044A, 1178S, 1179A, 1207, 1241S, 1258, 1298A, 1395S, 1439S

SB 797 - offered by Senator Puckett (request of Governor)
SJR 224 - offered by Senator Puckett
SJR 225 - offered by Senator Petersen (unanimous consent to introduce by voice vote)
SJR 226 - offered by Senator Newman
SR 9 - offered by Senator Petersen

Bill and 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 26 Senate Calendar

CALENDAR

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE
SB 95 - passed by for the day
SB 506 - House amendment(s) rejected (5-Y 35-N)
SB 609 - House substitute agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
SB 227 - House substitute agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
SB 271 - House amendment(s) rejected (3-Y 36-N)
SB 380 - House substitute agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
SB 381 - House amendment(s) agreed to (39-Y 1-N)
SB 701 - House substitute agreed to (40-Y 0-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING
Read third time
HB 845 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 983 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1215 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1496S - committee amendment(s) rejected, Lucas floor substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 44 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 66 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 85A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 97 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 134 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 137A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 216 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 229A - Wagner floor amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 259A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 278A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 388 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 408S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 477A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 505 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 575 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 580 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 605 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 626 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 674 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 720 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 725 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 731A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 748 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 767 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 769 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 805 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 824 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 838 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 839 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 866A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 900 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 944 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 952 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1003 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1005A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1017A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1018 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1021 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1023 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1040 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1058 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1073S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1100A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1114 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1129 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1166A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1167 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1181A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1183S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1203 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1236 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1240 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1242A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1260 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1280 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1312 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1323 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1334 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1384S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1386A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1422 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1447 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1470 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1521 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)
HB 662A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, out of block, engrossed, passed (39-Y 1-N)
HB 251A - out of block, rereferred to Finance
HB 324S - committee substitute agreed to, out of block, rereferred to Finance
HB 475S - committee substitute agreed to, out of block, rereferred to Finance
HB 502 - out of block, passed (38-Y 0-N 1-A), passage reconsidered (40-Y 0-N), passed (38-Y 0-N 1-A)
HB 827 - out of block, passed (39-Y 1-N), passage reconsidered (40-Y 0-N), passed (28-Y 12-N)
HB 841A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, out of block, passed by for the day

REGULAR CALENDAR
HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING
Read third time
HB 933S - engrossed, passed (24-Y 16-N)
HB 11A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, substitute motion to recommit to Privileges and Elections and continue to 2009 Session pursuant to Senate Rule 20(f) agreed to (21-Y 19-N)
HB 361 - passed (35-Y 4-N)
HB 445A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, passed by for the day, reconsideration of passed by for day agreed to (40-Y 0-N), rereferred to Courts of Justice
HB 579 - passed (35-Y 4-N 1-A)
HB 1061 - passed (37-Y 2-N)
HB 1355 - passed (39-Y 1-N)
HB 223 - passed by for the day
HB 224S - committee substitute agreed to, motion for passage withdrawn, recommitted to Courts of Justice
HB 440S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed (33-Y 7-N)
HB 949S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1077 - passed (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1131 - passed by for the day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING
HB 2 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 214 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 269 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 277 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 470S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 534 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 840 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 853S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 861A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 871 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 1013 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 1014A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 1015 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 1032 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 1075A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 1218 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 1257 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 1320 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 1478 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 1557A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 1562 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 1572 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR
HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING
HB 147S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 451 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 631 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 885A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HB 1516 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION ON THIRD READING
HJR 4 - read third time, substitute motion to recommit to Privileges and Elections and continue to 2009 Session pursuant to Senate Rule 20(f) agreed to (21-Y 19-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON THIRD READING
Read third time
SJR 160 - agreed to (38-Y 0-N 1-A)
SJR 182 - agreed to (39-Y 0-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON SECOND READING
HJR 5 - Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HJR 26 - Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HJR 27 - Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HJR 41 - Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HJR 76 - Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HJR 130 - Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HJR 131 - Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HJR 132 - Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HJR 184 - Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HJR 220 - Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HJR 231S - Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day
HJR 362 - Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SJR 227 - offered by Senator Quayle

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

On motion of Senator Colgan, the Senate adjourned