01/24/2022 Senate Proceedings

Minutes

Called to order at 12 m. by Lt. Governor Winsome Earle-Sears

Prayer offered by The Reverend Lee Gandiya, St. Paul?s Episcopal
Church, King George, Virginia

Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America
led by Senate Page Cate Slaughter of Charlottesville

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)

Motion of Senator Obenshain dispensed with reading of Journal (37‑Y
3‑N)

BILLS REPORTED

From Judiciary: SB 63S, 282 rereferred to Finance and
Appropriations, 327A, 328A, 389, 392, 396S, 404A, 423, 424, 470, 497A, 498A,
514S rereferred to Finance and Appropriations

From Local Government: SB 52, 206, 255S, 526A

BILLS REREFERRED,

From Judiciary: SB 199 rereferred to General Laws and Technology

From Local Government: SB 339 rereferred to Transportation

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: The House of Delegates has agreed to HJR 152
and requests concurrence of the Senate 

SB offered by Senator Cosgrove (unanimous consent to introduce by
voice vote)

HJ 152 - 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

SR 8, 9, 10, 11 - offered by Senator Edwards

SR 12 - offered by Senator Saslaw

Joint order pursuant to HJ 152

SR 8 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived,
taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), Engrossed, Agreed
to by Senate (voice vote)

SR 9 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived,
taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), Engrossed, Agreed
to by Senate (voice vote)

SR 10 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived,
taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), Engrossed, Agreed
to by Senate (voice vote)

SR 11 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived,
taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), Engrossed, Agreed
to by Senate (voice vote)

SR 12 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived,
taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), Engrossed, Agreed
to by Senate (voice vote)

House informed that nominations have been made pursuant to HJ 152

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: Nominations have been made pursuant to HJ 152
(Election of Judges of the Court of Appeals of Virginia, Circuit Court Judges,
General District Court Judges, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court
Judges, and A Member of the Virginia Workers? Compensation Commission)

ELECTION OF JUDGES OF THE COURT OF APPEALS OF VIRGINIA, CIRCUIT
COURT JUDGES, GENERAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGES, JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS
DISTRICT COURT JUDGES, AND A MEMBER OF THE VIRGINIA WORKERS? COMPENSATION
COMMISSION

Judges of the Court of Appeals of Virginia (40-Y 0-N)

Randolph A. Beales

Marla Graff Decker

Circuit Court Judges (40-Y 0-N)

Second Judicial Circuit: Steven C. Frucci

Second Judicial Circuit: James C. Lewis

Second Judicial Circuit: Tanya Bullock

Fourth Judicial Circuit: David W. Lannetti

Fifth Judicial Circuit: L. Wayne Farmer

Fifth Judicial Circuit: Robert H. Sandwich, Jr.

Seventh Judicial Circuit: Bryant L. Sugg

Ninth Judicial Circuit: B. Elliott Bondurant

Ninth Judicial Circuit: Jeffrey W. Shaw

Tenth Judicial Circuit: Donald C. Blessing

Eleventh Judicial Circuit: Joseph M. Teefey, Jr.

Twelfth Judicial Circuit: David E. Johnson

Twelfth Judicial Circuit: Edward A. Robbins, Jr.

Thirteenth Judicial Circuit: Clarence N. Jenkins, Jr.

Thirteenth Judicial Circuit: W. Reilly Marchant

Fourteenth Judicial Circuit: Lee A. Harris, Jr.

Fifteenth Judicial Circuit: Herbert M. Hewitt

Fifteenth Judicial Circuit: Victoria A. B. Willis

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit: Grace Burke Carroll

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit: Christie A. Leary

Twentieth Judicial Circuit: Stephen E. Sincavage

Twenty-fourth Judicial Circuit: James W. Updike, Jr.

Twenty-sixth Judicial Circuit: Clark A. Ritchie

Twenty-seventh Judicial Circuit: Bradley W. Finch

Twenty-seventh Judicial Circuit: Josiah T. Showalter, Jr.

Twenty-ninth Judicial Circuit: Richard C. Patterson

Twelfth Judicial Circuit: Lynn S. Brice, Out of block (nominated
but not elected)

Twentieth Judicial Circuit: Jeanette A. Irby, Out of block
(nominated but not elected)

General District Court Judges (40-Y 0-N)

Judicial District 2-A: Patrick A. Robbins

Third Judicial District: Douglas B. Ottinger

Fourth Judicial District: Joseph C. Lindsey

Fifteenth Judicial District: David B. Caddell, Jr.

Fifteenth Judicial District: John S. Martin

Fifteenth Judicial District: Richard T. McGrath

Sixteenth Judicial District: Claiborne H. Stokes, Jr.

Nineteenth Judicial District: Vanessa R. Jordan

Twenty-third Judicial District: Thomas W. Roe, Jr.

Twenty-fourth Judicial District: Randy C. Krantz

Twenty-sixth Judicial District: Christopher E. Collins

Twenty-seventh Judicial District: Randal J. Duncan

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges (40-Y 0-N)

Fifth Judicial District: James E. Wiser

Tenth Judicial District: Marvin H. Dunkum, Jr.

Tenth Judicial District: Nora J. Miller

Twelfth Judicial District: D. Gregory Carr

Thirteenth Judicial District: Mary E. Langer

Fifteenth Judicial District: William L. Lewis

Seventeenth Judicial District: Robin Robb Kendrick

Nineteenth Judicial District: Todd G. Petit

Twenty-second Judicial District: Dale M. Wiley

Twenty-fourth Judicial District: Robert Louis Harrison, Jr.

Twenty-fifth Judicial District: Correy R. Smith

Twenty-sixth Judicial District: Elizabeth Kellas Burton

Twenty-ninth Judicial District: Laura F. Robinson

Thirty-first Judicial District: D. Scott Bailey

A Member of the Virginia Workers? Compensation Commission (40-Y
0-N)

Robert Ferrell Newman

Reading of report waived (40‑Y 0‑N)

CALENDAR

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING

SB 25 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 115 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 131 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 142 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 212 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 222 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 357 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 77 - Out of block, Read third time and passed Senate (29-Y 11-N)

SB 93 - Out of block, Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING

SB 8 - Read third time and passed Senate (29-Y 11-N)

SB 37 - Read third time and passed Senate (27-Y 12-N)

SB 39 - Read third time and passed Senate (25-Y 15-N)

SB 298 - Read third time and passed Senate (28-Y 12-N)

SB 318 - Read third time and passed Senate (23-Y 15-N)

SB 472 - Read third time and passed Senate (28-Y 12-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

SB 55 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 64 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice
vote)

SB 78 - Read second time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 100 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 106 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice
vote)

SB 149 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice
vote)

SB 150 - Read second time, Edwards floor amendment agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 154 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice
vote)

SB 183 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 193 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice
vote)

SB 207 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice
vote)

SB 258 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice
vote)

SB 291 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice
vote)

SB 308 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice
vote)

SB 317 - Read second time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 369 - Read second time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 409 - Read second time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 421 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice
vote)

SB 444 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice
vote)

SB 479 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice
vote)

SB 533 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice
vote)

SB 597 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice
vote)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

SB 68 - Read second time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SB 102 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SB 121 - Read second time, Committee amendment agreed to (39-Y
0-N), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SB 143 - Read second time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SB 225 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SB 263 - Read second time, Hashmi floor amendments agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SB 300 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SB 439 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SB 494 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SB 607 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 22 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 34 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 247 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 259 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 325 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 342 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 435 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 478 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 527 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 547 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 246 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 362 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON THIRD READING

SJ 12 - Read third time and agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SJ 13 - Read third time and agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SJ 39 - Read third time and agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SJ 40 - Read third time and agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON FIRST READING

SJ 26 - Rules suspended, reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N),
Passed by for day

SJ 34 - Rules suspended, reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N),
Passed by for day

SJ 47 - Rules suspended, reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N),
Passed by for day

SJ 50 - Rules suspended, reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N),
Passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE RESOLUTIONS ON FIRST READING

SR 4 - Read first time

SR 5 - Read first time

On motion of Senator Lucas, the Senate adjourned at 3:19 p.m. to
convene Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 12 m.