John H. Hager, President of the Senate
Susan Clarke Schaar, Clerk of the Senate
Wednesday, January 12, 2000

Called to order at 12 m. by Lt. Governor John H. Hager

Prayer offered by The Reverend Randy Stevens, First Presbyterian Church, Richmond, Virginia

COMMUNICATION FROM STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS: Transmitting names of members-elect of the Senate

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS-ELECT: quorum present

Oath given to members-elect by Clerk of the Senate

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 12:25 p.m. to reconvene at 1:00 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 1:00 p.m.

S.R. 1A - taken up for immediate consideration, Trumbo floor amendments agreed to, engrossed, agreed to (40-Y 0-N)

ELECTION OF PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF THE SENATE

John H. Chichester nominated, elected (40-Y 0-N)

ELECTION OF CLERK OF THE SENATE

Susan Clarke Schaar nominated, elected (40-Y 0-N)

ELECTION OF SERGEANT-AT-ARMS AND DOORKEEPERS OF THE SENATE

Nominated, elected (38-Y 0-N)

Sergeant-at-Arms

Thomas C. Gilman

Doorkeepers

Mary Lynn Boyle

Eva B. Brinkley

John E. Davis

William L. Fleming, Jr.

Carrington P. Goode

Benjamin R. Hawkins

Leon B. Jones

James C. Taylor

Ida M. Ward

ELECTION OF PAGES (40-Y 0-N)

1st District: Kristen Elisabeth Oder of Newport News

2nd District: Bryant J. Thomas of Norfolk

3rd District: Caryn Elizabeth Clark of Hopewell

4th District: Sarah Anne Rhodes of Chesapeake

5th District: Stephen T. Johnson of Evington

6th District: Marianne Kay Wilson of Covington

7th District: Dexter Augustus Bush-Scott of Chesterfield

8th District: Claire Therese Bea of Alexandria

9th District: Christopher Tyler Corvin of Blacksburg

10th District: Sarita Faye Richardson of Oak Hill

11th District: Mary Pauline Jones of Vienna

APPOINTMENT OF PAGES

S.W. Dawson of Kilmarnock

Melissa Christine Daniels of Henrico

James Pleasants Massie of Henrico

Sun Cho of Springfield

Adam Benjamin Garrett of Hampton

APPOINTMENT OF MESSENGERS

Andrew Iverson Almand of Arlington

John Allen Bennett of Powhatan

Julia Michelle Eaddy of Henrico

Victoria Kyndell Hurdle of Newport News

Calvin Donnell Jamison, Jr., of Richmond

Chad Arthur Logan of Woodstock

Katherine Grace Mims of Loudoun

Elizabeth Baskervill Mustin of Richmond

Robert Morgan Quicke of Blackstone

Emily Ann Reijmers of Charlottesville

Jordan Elizabeth Stanaway of Hayes

Alicia Jayne Stetzer of Manassas

Kenneth William Stolle, Jr., of Virginia Beach

Cynthia Lynn Wagner of Virginia Beach

S.R. 2 - Rules suspended, readings and engrossment waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), agreed to (40-Y 0-N)

House informed that the Senate is duly organized and ready to proceed

MESSAGES FROM HOUSE

House is duly organized and ready to proceed

House agreed to HJR 17 (notifying the Governor of organization)

H.J.R. 17 - taken up for immediate consideration, agreed to (voice vote), House informed

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 6 (Establishing a schedule for conduct of business)

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 2:00 p.m. to reconvene at 2:10 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 2:10 p.m.

Committee Nominations Report agreed to (27-Y 13-N)

AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES

Hawkins, chairman; Mayre; Chichester; Holland; Bolling; Ticer; Couric; Hanger; Watkins; Reynolds; Puckett; Miller, K.G.; Forbes; Byrne; Rerras

COMMERCE AND LABOR

Wampler, chairman; Colgan; Saslaw; Holland; Chichester; Miller, Y.B.; Barry; Norment; Stosch; Stolle; Potts; Maxwell; Edwards; Williams; Watkins

COURTS OF JUSTICE

Stolle, chairman; Saslaw; Trumbo; Marsh; Quayle; Norment; Howell; Lucas; Williams; Edwards; Reynolds; Forbes; Mims; Puller; Rerras

EDUCATION AND HEALTH

Barry, chairman; Chichester; Saslaw; Lambert; Houck; Lucas; Potts; Howell; Quayle; Martin; Newman; Edwards; Couric; Stolle; Bolling

FINANCE

Chichester, chairman; Colgan; Holland; Lambert; Marye; Wampler; Stosch; Miller, K.G.; Houck; Barry; Hawkins; Howell; Saslaw; Trumbo; Stolle; Quayle; Norment

GENERAL LAWS

Stosch, chairman; Marye; Colgan; Houck; Lambert; Wampler; Miller, Y.B.; Hawkins; Maxwell; Martin; Bolling; Schrock; Potts; Miller, K.G.; Byrne

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Quayle, chairman; Marsh, Lucas, Martin; Hanger; Newman; Ticer; Schrock; Whipple; Reynolds; Forbes; Watkins; Mims; Puckett; Puller

PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS

Miller, K.G., chairman; Holland; Lambert; Marye; Hawkins; Norment; Martin; Hanger; Bolling; Whipple; Forbes; Howell; Colgan; Wampler; Potts

REHABILITATION AND SOCIAL SERVICES

Hanger, chairman; Miller, Y.B.; Trumbo; Marsh; Lucas; Maxwell; Newman; Williams; Ticer; Couric; Mims; Schrock; Byrne; Puller; Rerras

TRANSPORTATION

Williams, chairman; Houck; Miller, Y.B.; Barry, Stosch; Trumbo; Marsh; Whipple; Newman; Watkins; Schrock; Maxwell; Puckett; Mims; Rerras

RULES

Trumbo, chairman; Marye; Colgan; Miller, K.G.; Saslaw; Holland; Wampler; Barry; Chichester; Stosch; Quayle; Hawkins; Stolle; Norment; Hanger; Williams

COMMUNICATIONS FROM GOVERNOR AND JUDICIARY: readings waived (40-Y 0-N)

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

H.J.R. 6 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (38-Y 0-N), agreed to (40-Y 0-N), House informed

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 2:25 p.m. to reconvene at 6:45 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 6:45 p.m.

The Senate proceeded to the House Chamber for Governor's State of the Commonwealth Address at 6:46 p.m.

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 8:10 p.m. to reconvene Thursday, January 13 at 9:30 a.m.

The Senate reconvened at 9:30 a.m.

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate adjourned at 9:31 a.m. to convene Thursday, January 13 at 12 m.

Key: A = amendment(s); S = substitute; SA = substitute with amendment(s)


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