03/24/2014 Senate Proceedings

Minutes

Called to order at 12 m. by Lt. Governor Ralph S. Northam

Prayer offered by The Reverend Benjamin P. Campbell, Pastoral
Director, Richmond Hill, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

COMMUNICATION FROM GOVERNOR

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House is duly organized and ready to proceed

Leaves of absence granted: Senators McWaters, Obenshain and Puller

SR 501 - offered by Senator Edwards (Special Session I operating
resolution)

SR 501 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings and
engrossment waived, taken up for immediate consideration (37?Y 0?N),
Agreed to by Senate (37?Y 0?N)

House informed that Senate is duly organized and ready to proceed

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 12:20 p.m. to
reconvene at 1:40 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 1:40 p.m.

SJ 5001 - offered by Senator Edwards (Limits legislation coming
before the 2014 Special Session I and establishes a schedule for the conduct of
business coming before such special session)

SJ 5001 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, first reading
waived, taken up for immediate consideration (36?Y 0?N), Read
second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading
waived (28?Y 8?N), Agreed to by Senate (25?Y 10?N),
House informed

SR 502 - offered by Senator Edwards (Limits legislation coming
before the 2014 Special Session I and establishes a schedule for the conduct of
business coming before the Senate)

SR 502 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, first reading
waived, taken up for immediate consideration (36?Y 0?N), Read
second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading
waived (36?Y 0?N), Agreed to by Senate (29?Y 7?N)

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 2:15 p.m. to
reconvene at 4:55 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 4:55 p.m.

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10324): reading waived (33?Y 3?N)

The House of Delegates has passed the following House bill: HB 5001

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 5:00 p.m. to
reconvene at 5:10 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 5:10 p.m.

BILL REPORTED

From Finance: HB 5001

HB 5001 - Read second time, Rules suspended, third constitutional
reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (32-Y 3-N)

On motion of Senator Colgan, the Senate adjourned at 5:18 p.m.
to convene Thursday, March 27, 2014