01/20/2015 Senate Proceedings

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SR66—00:09:22
SR70—00:06:43
SB860—00:03:06
SB866—00:00:40
SB860—00:00:32
SB720—00:00:38
SB722—00:47:31
SB832—00:02:42
SB855—00:00:42
SB832—00:00:26
Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester)—00:04
Sen. Walter Stosch (R-Glen Allen)—01:26
Sen. Don McEachin (D-Richmond)—01:52
Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)—00:02
Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington)—00:02
Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)—00:02
Sen. Ben Chafin (R-Lebanon)—00:02
Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)—00:02
Sen. John Miller (D-Newport News)—00:02
Sen. Tom Garrett (R-Lynchburg)—00:00
Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)—00:00
Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)—00:02
Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth)—00:59
Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)—00:04
Sen. John Watkins (R-Midlothian)—03:28
Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)—03:00
Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)—00:00
Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)—00:04
Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)—00:00
Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)—00:04
Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)—01:58
Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)—00:00
Sen. Ben Chafin (R-Lebanon)—00:02
Del. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg)—00:02
Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)—00:02
Sen. Ben Chafin (R-Lebanon)—00:04
Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)—00:02
Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)—00:04
Sen. Ben Chafin (R-Lebanon)—00:00
Del. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg)—00:02
Sen. Don McEachin (D-Richmond)—00:00
Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)—00:02
Sen. Dick Black (R-Leesburg)—00:02
Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)—00:02
Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton)—00:02
Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington)—00:06
Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)—00:04
Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)—00:04
Del. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg)—00:02
Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)—00:04
Sen. Don McEachin (D-Richmond)—00:02
Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield)—00:06
Sen. Ralph Smith (R-Roanoke)—00:06
Sen. Dick Black (R-Leesburg)—00:04
Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield)—00:04
Sen. Dick Black (R-Leesburg)—00:00
Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)—00:02
Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)—00:02
Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)—00:04
Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)—02:02
Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)—00:00
Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)—00:00
Sen. Ben Chafin (R-Lebanon)—00:02
Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)—00:22
Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)—00:00
Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)—00:00
Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)—00:00
Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)—01:28
Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)—00:00
Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)—00:00
Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest)—00:00
Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)—00:02
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Minutes

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

Prayer offered by The Reverend Teresa McRoberts, Skipwith United
Methodist Church, Richmond, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Locke dispensed with reading of Journal (34-Y 4-N
1-A)

SJ offered by Senator McEachin (unanimous consent to introduce by
voice vote)

SJ offered by Senator Stanley (unanimous consent to introduce by
voice vote)

Rules suspended, privileges of the floor given to distinguished
guests (37?Y 0?N)

BILLS REPORTED

From Commerce and Labor: SB 697S, 729, 737A, 748, 859S, 881, 896A,
999A rereferred to Finance, 1002, 1080, 1204

From General Laws and Technology: SB 775, 808 rereferred to
Finance, 848, 854 rereferred to Finance, 927, 928, 1016, 1050, 1090, 1121,
1125, 1245A

BILLS REREFERRED

From Commerce and Labor: SB 770 rereferred to Courts of Justice,
1227 rereferred to Education and Health

From General Laws and Technology: SB 895 rereferred to Education
and Health, 951 rereferred to Education and Health, 1189 rereferred to Courts
of Justice

Bills presented, ordered printed and referred/joint resolutions
laid on Clerks Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 523: see January
21 Senate Calendar

Committee Nominations Report agreed to (39?Y 1?N)

AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES

Hanger, Chair; Watkins, Ruff, Obenshain, McEachin, Petersen,
Stuart, Marsden, Stanley, Black, Miller, Ebbin, Lewis, Chafin, and Dance

COMMERCE AND LABOR

Watkins, Chair; Colgan, Saslaw, Norment, Stosch, Wagner, Newman,
Obenshain, Stuart, McWaters, Stanley, Alexander, Cosgrove, Chafin, and Dance

COURTS OF JUSTICE

Norment, Co-Chair; Obenshain, Co-Chair; Saslaw, Howell, Lucas,
Edwards, Puller, McDougle, McEachin, Stuart, Vogel, Stanley, Reeves, Garrett,
and Chafin

EDUCATION AND HEALTH

Martin, Chair; Saslaw, Lucas, Howell, Newman, Locke, Barker,
Smith, McWaters, Black, Carrico, Garrett, Petersen, Cosgrove, and Lewis

FINANCE

Stosch, Co-Chair; Colgan, Co-Chair; Howell, Saslaw, Norment,
Hanger, Watkins, Lucas, Newman, Ruff, Wagner, McDougle, Vogel, Carrico and Alexander

GENERAL LAWS AND TECHNOLOGY

Ruff, Chair; Colgan, Stosch, Martin, Locke, Petersen, Barker,
Vogel, Stuart, Deeds, Black, Ebbin, Reeves, Garrett, and Wexton

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Smith, Chair; Lucas, Martin, Hanger, Puller, Ruff, Locke,
Marsden, Stanley, Miller, Ebbin, Favola, Lewis, Stosch, and Dance

PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS

Vogel, Chair; Martin, Howell, Deeds, Obenshain, Edwards,
McEachin, Smith, Carrico, Reeves, Garrett, Alexander, Miller, Cosgrove, and Dance

REHABILITATION AND SOCIAL SERVICES

Wagner, Chair; Hanger, Puller, Locke, McDougle, Barker, Norment,
Black, Reeves, Favola, Wexton, McWaters, Deeds, Petersen, and Chafin

TRANSPORTATION

Newman, Chair; Watkins, Wagner, Deeds, McDougle, Smith, Marsden,
McWaters, Colgan, Carrico, Favola, Alexander, Cosgrove, Edwards, and Wexton

RULES

McDougle, Chair; Colgan, Norment, Stosch, Martin, Hanger,
Newman, Watkins, Ruff, Wagner, Obenshain, Smith, Vogel, Saslaw, Howell, and
Lucas

Consideration of new Senate Rules pursuant to Rule 56 (40-Y 0-N)

SR 70 - Agreed to by Senate (32-Y 7-N)

CALENDAR

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING

SB 685 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 717 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 721 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 762 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 789 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 861 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 862 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 865 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 938 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 855 - Out of block, Reconsideration of Passed by for the day
agreed to (40-Y 0-N), Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 860 - Out of block, Pending question ordered (27-Y 13-N), Read
third time and passed Senate (37-Y 2-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING

SB 720 - Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 722 - Read third time and defeated by Senate (19-Y 20-N)

SB 832 - Read third time and passed Senate (34-Y 4-N),
Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (33-Y
6-N 1-A)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

SB 773 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice
vote)

SB 838 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice
vote)

SB 946 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice
vote)

SB1079 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice
vote)

SB1115 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice
vote)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

SB 858 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SB 869 - Read second time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SB 899 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SB 972 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SB1165 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 908 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 914 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 915 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 918 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 919 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 794 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 948 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 2:20 p.m. to
reconvene at 3:00 p.m.