03/08/2008 Senate Proceedings

Minutes

Called to order at 11:30 a.m. by Lt. Governor William T. Bolling

Prayer offered by The Reverend George Williams, Retired, Chief Deputy Clerk, House of Delegates, Mechanicsville, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Martin dispensed with reading of Journal (38-Y 2-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10307): reading waived (39-Y 0-N)
Senate bill with House substitute passed: SB 797
Senate bills with conference reports concurred in: SB 95, 276, 368, 490
House bills with conference reports concurred in: HB 113, 567, 662, 731, 879, 990, 1106, 1171, 1181, 1363, 1425, 1439
House bills amended in accordance with recommendations of Governor: HB 84, 139, 149, 361, 720, 725, 837, 881, 889, 946, 1058, 1334
House joint resolution agreed to: HJR 612
Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJR 234, 235, 236, 237, 238, 239, 240, 241, 242, 243, 244, 245, 246, 247, 248, 249, 250, 251, 252, 253, 254, 255, 256, 257, 258, 259, 260, 261, 262, 263, 264, 265, 266, 267, 268, 269, 270, 271

House joint resolution Laid on Clerk's Desk

SR 14 - offered by Senator Ticer

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 1:00 p.m. to reconvene at 2:45 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 2:45 p.m.

Rules suspended, privilege of the floor given to distinguished guest (37-Y 0-N)

CALENDAR

BILLS IN CONFERENCE
HB 34 - conference report agreed to (39-Y 0-N)
HB 443 - conference report agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
HB 567 - conference report agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
HB 709 - conference report agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
HB 760 - conference report agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
HB 815 - conference report agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
HB 949 - conference report agreed to (39-Y 0-N)
HB 1007 - conference report agreed to (38-Y 0-N)
HB 1140 - conference report agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1171 - conference report agreed to (38-Y 0-N)
HB 1181 - conference report agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1241 - conference report agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1243 - conference report rejected (29-Y 11-N, 4/5 members present required), reconsidered (40-Y 0-N), conference report agreed to (37-Y 3-N)
HB 1254 - conference report agreed to (38-Y 0-N)
HB 1410 - conference report agreed to (38-Y 2-N)
HB 1425 - conference report agreed to (39-Y 1-N)
HB 1439 - conference report agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
SB 1 - conference report agreed to (30-Y 10-N), reconsidered (39-Y 0-N), conference report agreed to (37-Y 3-N)
SB 226 - conference report agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
SB 450 - conference report agreed to (39-Y 0-N)
SB 490 - conference report agreed to (39-Y 1-N)
SB 590 - conference report agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
SB 620 - conference report agreed to (39-Y 0-N)
SB 623 - conference report agreed to (39-Y 1-N)
SB 679 - conference report agreed to (39-Y 0-N)
SB 770 - conference report agreed to (35-Y 3-N)
SB 778 - conference report agreed to (39-Y 0-N)

SENATE BILL WITH GOVERNOR’S AMENDMENTS
SB 718 - Governor's amendment(s) agreed to (22-Y 18-N), reconsidered (38-Y 0-N), Governor's amendment(s) rejected (19-Y 21-N)

MEMORIAL RESOLUTION
SR 13 - agreed to

COMMENDING RESOLUTION
SR 12 - agreed to (voice vote)

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE
SB 797 - House substitute agreed to (40-Y 0-N)

SENATE BILL WITH GOVERNOR’S AMENDMENTS
SB 576 - Governor's substitute agreed to (40-Y 0-N)

HOUSE BILLS WITH GOVERNOR'S AMENDMENTS
HB 84 - Governor's amendment agreed to (39-Y 0-N)
HB 139 - Governor's substitute agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
HB 149 - Governor's amendment(s) agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
HB 361 - Governor's amendment(s) agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
HB 720 - Governor's amendment agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
HB 725 - Governor's amendment agreed to (38-Y 1-N)
HB 837 - Governor's amendment(s) agreed to (39-Y 1-N)
HB 881 - Governor's amendment(s) agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
HB 889 - Governor's amendment agreed to (38-Y 0-N)
HB 946 - Governor's amendment agreed to (33-Y 7-N)
HB 1058 - Governor's amendment agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1334 - Governor's amendment agreed to (40-Y 0-N)

COMMENDING RESOLUTION
SR 14 - agreed to (voice vote)

HJR 612 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), agreed to (40-Y 0-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN20308): reading waived (38-Y 2-N)
House bills amended in accordance with recommendations of Governor: HB 408, 477, 579
COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN30308): reading waived (38-Y 2-N)
House bill amended in accordance with recommendation of Governor: HB 534

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 2

HOUSE BILLS WITH GOVERNOR'S AMENDMENTS
HB 408 - Governor's amendment agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
HB 477 - Governor's amendment(s) agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
HB 534 - Governor's amendment agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
HB 579 - Governor's amendment agreed to (39-Y 0-N 1-A)

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 3:55 p.m. to reconvene at 6:30 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 6:30 p.m.

SR 15 offered by Senator Stolle

SR 15 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (19-Y 21-N), rejected

SR 16 offered by Senator Stolle

SR 16 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (19-Y 21-N), rejected

SR 17 and 18 offered by Senator Stolle

Rules suspended, committee discharged, certification be taken up for immediate consideration (19-Y 21-N), rejected

SR 17 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (19-Y 21-N), rejected

SR 18 withdrawn

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 8:15 p.m. to reconvene at 8:50 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 8:50 p.m.

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10308): reading waived (39-Y 0-N)
Senate bills with conference reports concurred in: SB 1, 7, 226, 450, 562, 620, 623, 679, 778
Senate bill passed: SB 799
Senate bills amended in accordance with recommendations of Governor: SB 43, 241, 249, 311, 389, 478, 495
House bills with conference reports concurred in: HB 34, 443, 709, 760, 815, 931, 949, 1007, 1140, 1241, 1243, 1254, 1410
COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN40308): reading waived (39-Y 0-N)
Senate bills with conference reports concurred in: SB 590, 770
House bill amended in accordance with recommendation of Governor: HB 1311
Senate bill amended in accordance with recommendation of Governor: SB 576
COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN50308): reading waived (39-Y 0-N)
House joint resolution agreed to: HJR 614

HOUSE BILL WITH GOVERNOR'S AMENDMENTS
HB1311 - Governor's substitute agreed to (40-Y 0-N)

HJR 614 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, first reading waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), read second time, agreed to (40-Y 0-N)

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 9:40 p.m. to reconvene at 10:20 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 10:20 p.m.

On motion of Senator Colgan, the Senate adjourned