02/26/2024 Senate Proceedings

Minutes

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

Prayer offered by The Reverend Teresa K. McRoberts, Jubilee
Ministries, Henrico, Virginia

Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America
led by Senate Page Elizabeth Donoghue of Essex

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Lucas dispensed with reading of Journal (39–Y
1–N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10223): reading waived (37–Y 3–N)

The House of Delegates has passed with amendment(s) the following
Senate bill(s): SB 98, 174, 178, 212, 217, 242, 255, 271, 393, 480, 536, 543,
550, 568, 582, 626

The House of Delegates has insisted on its amendment(s) and has
requested committee(s) of conference on the following Senate bill(s): SB 344,
649

The House of Delegates has rejected the amendment(s) proposed by
the Senate to the following House bill(s): HB 470

The House of Delegates has passed the following Senate bills: SB 1,
24, 39, 51, 85, 118, 133, 179, 238, 248, 250, 253, 257, 274, 370, 391, 405,
436, 479, 553, 580, 588, 600, 620, 713

The House of Delegates has agreed to the amendment(s) proposed by
the Senate to the following House bill(s): HB 208, 446, 648, 678, 772, 1114,
1252, 1410, 1488

Senate bills with House amendments placed on Calendar

BILLS REPORTED

From Courts of Justice: HB 35, 36 rereferred to Finance and
Appropriations, 45S rereferred to Finance and Appropriations, 77S, 172
rereferred to Finance and Appropriations, 175S rereferred to Finance and
Appropriations, 243, 318A, 362S rereferred to Finance and Appropriations, 431,
466A rereferred to Finance and Appropriations, 581A, 585, 633S rereferred to
Finance and Appropriations, 637 rereferred to Finance and Appropriations, 786,
797 rereferred to Finance and Appropriations, 798 rereferred to Finance and
Appropriations, 799 rereferred to Finance and Appropriations, 893 rereferred to
Finance and Appropriations, 916 rereferred to Finance and Appropriations, 928,
1324, 1386, 1427, 1515 rereferred to Finance and Appropriations

From Local Government: HB 59, 61, 91, 227, 376, 416, 456S, 529,
650, 682, 914, 951 rereferred to Finance and Appropriations, 1028, 1052, 1100,
1127, 1138, 1139, 1208, 1211, 1395A, 1415, 1511, 1512 

BILL REREFERRED

From Local Government: HB 405 rereferred to General Laws and
Technology

Rules suspended, privileges of the floor given to distinguished guest
(40–Y 0–N)

Rules suspended, privileges of the floor given to distinguished
guests (40–Y 0–N)

Rules suspended, privileges of the floor given to distinguished
guests (39–Y 0–N)

Joint resolutions/resolutions laid on Clerks Desk under Senate
Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 48: see February 27 Senate Calendar

CALENDAR

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE

HB 1269 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of
conference (40-Y 0-N)

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 15 - House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N)

SB 399 - House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N)

SB 484 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 585 - House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N)

SB 627 - House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N)

SB 646 - Passed by for day

SB 116 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference
(40-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Lucas, Locke, and Reeves

SB 194 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference
(40-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators VanValkenburg, Williams Graves, and
Stuart

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

HB 105 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 156 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 163 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 255 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 313 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 329 - Read third time, Read third time, Passed Senate block vote
(40-Y 0-N)

HB 349 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 350 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 358 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 434 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 452 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 501 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 508 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 514 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 515 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 566 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 589 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 599 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 605 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 634 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 652 - Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 679 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 699 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 713 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 764 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 777 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 782 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 816 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 820 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 933 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 986 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1005 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1018 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1022 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1035 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1039 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1067 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1133 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1237 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1241 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1242 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1243 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1249 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1256 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1277 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1331 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1369 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1381 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1388 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1423 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1431 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1435 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1473 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 253 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice
vote), Out of block, Engrossed, Passed Senate (38-Y 2-N)

HB 572 - Out of block, Read third time, Passed Senate (32-Y 8-N)

HB 578 - Out of block, Read third time, Passed Senate (27-Y 13-N)

HB 592 - Out of block, Read third time, Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N),
Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate
(40-Y 0-N)

HB 719 - Out of block, Passed by for day

On motion of Senator Surovell, the Senate recessed at 1:55 p.m. to
reconvene at 2:00 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 2:00 p.m.

CALENDAR (continued)

HB 964 - Out of block, Read third time, Passed Senate (36-Y 4-N)

HB 967 - Out of block, Read third time, Passed Senate (24-Y 16-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

HB 90 - Engrossed, Passed Senate (35-Y 5-N)

HB 126 - Motion to recommit to Privileges and Elections agreed to
(voice vote)

HB 1130 - Read third time, Passed Senate (32-Y 7-N)

HB 1531 - Read third time, Stanley floor amendment agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (29-Y 11-N)

HB 42 - Read third time, Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HB 78 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (22-Y 18-N)

HB 98 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (37-Y 3-N)

HB 121 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HB 131 - Read third time, Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HB 161 - Passed by for day

HB 168 - Read third time, Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)

HB 187 - Passed by for day

HB 210 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice
vote), Passed by for day

HB 354 - Read third time, Passed Senate (21-Y 18-N)

HB 519 - Read third time, Passed Senate (21-Y 19-N)

HB 571 - Read third time, Passed Senate (21-Y 18-N)

HB 576 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (37-Y 3-N)

HB 577 - Read third time, Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HB 603 - Read third time, Passed Senate (23-Y 17-N)

HB 609 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (21-Y 19-N)

HB 615 - Read third time, Passed Senate (22-Y 18-N)

HB 763 - Read third time, Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HB 781 - Read third time, Peake floor amendments withdrawn,
Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (21-Y
18-N)

HB 817 - Read third time, Passed Senate (23-Y 17-N)

HB 832 - Read third time, Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HB 919 - Read third time, Passed Senate (39-Y 1-N)

HB 993 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (22-Y 18-N)

HB 1178 - Read third time, Passed Senate (24-Y 16-N),
Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for
day

HB 1207 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (21-Y 19-N)

HB 1251 - Read third time, Passed Senate (21-Y 19-N)

HB 1337 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (37-Y 3-N)

HB 1396 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice
vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (37-Y 2-N 1-A)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

HB 114 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 143 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 144 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 204 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 317 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 425 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 460 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 479 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 613 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 815 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 839 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 888 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 912 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1073 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1135 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1362 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1419 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1538 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

HB 149 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 327 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 453 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 645 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 801 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 812 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 924 - Rules suspended, constitutional
reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 925 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1110 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block
vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON SECOND READING

HJ 6 - Rules suspended, reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N),
Passed by for day

HJ 7 - Rules suspended, reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N),
Passed by for day

HJ 8 - Rules suspended, reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N),
Passed by for day

HJ 13 - Rules suspended, reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N),
Passed by for day

HJ 17 - Rules suspended, reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N),
Passed by for day

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

HJ 27 - Rules suspended, reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N),
Passed by for day

HJ 28 - Rules suspended, reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N),
Passed by for day

HJ 42 - Rules suspended, reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N),
Passed by for day

HJ 44 - Rules suspended, reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N),
Passed by for day

HJ 52 - Rules suspended, reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N),
Passed by for day

HJ 57 - Rules suspended, reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N),
Passed by for day

HJ 74 - Rules suspended, reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N),
Passed by for day

HJ 77 - Rules suspended, reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N),
Passed by for day

HJ 78 - Rules suspended, reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N),
Passed by for day

HJ 81 - Rules suspended, reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N),
Passed by for day

HJ 83 - Rules suspended, reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N),
Passed by for day

HJ 84 - Rules suspended, reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N),
Passed by for day

HJ 87 - Rules suspended, reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N),
Passed by for day

On motion of Senator Lucas, the Senate adjourned in Memory of
Kaleiah Jones at 3:20 p.m. to convene Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 12 m. the
Clerk was ordered to receive committee reports.

BILLS REPORTED

From Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources:

From Transportation:

 


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