01/12/2022 Senate Proceedings

Minutes

Called to order at 12 m. by Lt. Governor Justin E. Fairfax

Prayer offered by Pastor John Brimm, The Mount Global Fellowship of
Churches, Chesapeake, Virginia

Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America
led by Susan Clarke Schaar, Clerk of the Senate

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion to suspend the Rules to allow Senators who have been
impacted by COVID-19 to vote remotely and electronically agreed to (39-Y 0-N)

ELECTION OF PAGES (40-Y 0-N)

1st District: Maxyn Flaura Hallare of Newport
News

5th District: Sahasra Ambika Jonnalagadda of
Loudoun

8th District: Piper Claire Richardson of Virginia
Beach

10th District: Elise Angeline Hill of Midlothian

11th District: Samuel James Schuster of Chester

12th District: Sonvi Chawla of Henrico

17th District: Addison Young Hunt of Spotsylvania

18th District: Prince Smith of Portsmouth

19th District: Robby Julius Breimann of Tazewell

22nd District: Mary Kathryn Place of Lynchburg

25th District: Catherine Sumner Slaughter of
Charlottesville

26th District: Delaney Jean Herzog of
Williamsburg

29th District: Shaun L. Hadley of Manassas

30th District: Lena Eliza Wilson of Alexandria

31st District: Caroline Andrea Lefton of Great
Falls

34th District: Gretchen Schmitt of Vienna

36th District: Diego Damasco Orendain of
Alexandria

39th District: Amelia Cate Seibert of Richmond

40th District: Samuel Clinton Wilson of Abingdon

APPOINTMENT OF PAGES

Bliss Charles Deane Browne Hays of Prince George

Elizabeth Jackelyn Bartos of Springfield

Kate Helen Kiggans of Virginia Beach

TaLeah Denese Ellsworth of Hampton

Lauren Elizabeth Hoehl of Hanover

Kolbie Malyn Antonia Stewart of Blacksburg

PAGE APPOINTMENTS

Summer Hanh Alwood of Springfield

Taaha Jawad Bhatti of Chesterfield

Dalayna Raines Carr of Herndon

Jackson Thomas Colgan of Fauquier 

Ella Caroline Goodove of Virginia Beach

James Matthew Haynes of Richmond

Ruby Linnaea Lackey of Hampton

Anderson Philip Marsden of Leesburg

Henry Scott Pillion of Abingdon

Angelina Aya Ramadan of Aldie

Sarah Grace Timberlake of North Chesterfield

SR 2 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings and
engrossment waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), Agreed to
by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

House informed the Senate is duly organized and ready to
proceed

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

COMMUNICATIONS FROM DEPARTMENT OF ELECTIONS: Transmitting
names of Elected officials (Governor, Lt. Governor, and Attorney General)

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE:  House agreed to HJR 23 (Notifying Governor
of organization) and requests concurrence

HJR 23 - Taken up for immediate consideration, Agreed to by
Senate (voice vote), House informed

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 21 (Providing for certain
Joint Assemblies and Establishing a schedule for conduct of business) and
requests concurrence

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 22 (Establishing a
prefiling schedule for the 2023 Regular Session) and requests concurrence

HJR 21 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings
waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate
(40-Y 0-N), House informed

HJR 22 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings
waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate
(40-Y 0-N), House informed

Bills and resolutions prefiled, ordered printed and referred under
? 30-19.3 of the Code of Virginia: see January 13 Senate Calendar

Bills and resolutions presented, ordered printed and referred under
Senate Rules 11(b) and (26)g: see January 13 Senate Calendar

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 2:35
p.m. to reconvene at 6:30 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 6:30 p.m.

The Senate proceeded at 6:40 p.m. to the House Chamber for
Governor?s State of the Commonwealth Address

On Motion of Senator Lucas the Senate adjourned at 8:11 p.m.
to convene Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 12 m.