John H. Hager, President of the Senate
Susan Clarke Schaar, Clerk of the Senate
Tuesday, February 15, 2000

Called to order at 10:00 a.m. by Lt. Governor John H. Hager

Prayer offered by The Reverend Terry Harper, Colonial Heights Baptist Church, Colonial Heights, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Puller dispensed with reading of Journal (39-Y 0-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10214): reading waived (39-Y 0-N)

House bills passed: HB 14, 28, 40, 79, 99, 106, 198, 212, 229, 360, 397, 460, 510, 550, 677, 716, 781, 845, 906, 914, 920, 936, 940, 994, 999, 1002, 1094, 1133, 1176, 1181, 1204, 1231, 1236, 1287, 1321, 1383, 1387, 1392, 1409, 1458, 1463, 1520, 1539, 1540

House bills referred: see February 16 Senate Calendar

BILLS REPORTED

From Finance: SB 31S, 33S, 46, 185S, 421S, 530S, 661S, 709, 774S

Leave of absence granted: Senator Holland

CALENDAR

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE

H.B. 502 - Senate insisted on its amendment and requested committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILL ON THIRD READING

S.B. 674SA - read third time, passed (34-Y 4-N 1-A)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)

Block vote: passed by for day

H.B. 48

H.B. 537

H.B. 552S

H.B. 638

H.B. 664

H.B. 675

H.B. 876

H.B. 945A

H.B. 973

H.B. 1288

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

Read second time

Block vote: engrossed

S.B. 225

S.B. 699

S.B. 15A - committee amendments agreed to

S.B. 36

S.B. 127A - committee amendments agreed to

S.B. 147A - committee amendment agreed to

S.B. 170S - committee substitute agreed to

S.B. 183S - committee substitute agreed to

S.B. 275A - committee amendments agreed to

S.B. 277A - committee amendment agreed to

S.B. 281A - committee amendment agreed to

S.B. 292A - committee amendments agreed to

S.B. 301

S.B. 325

S.B. 330A - committee amendment agreed to

S.B. 331A - committee amendments agreed to

S.B. 342

S.B. 344A - committee amendments agreed to

S.B. 353

S.B. 361A - committee amendments agreed to

S.B. 366A - committee amendments agreed to

S.B. 375A - committee amendments agreed to

S.B. 384

S.B. 385

S.B. 386

S.B. 398

S.B. 402A - committee amendments agreed to

S.B. 405

S.B. 408A - committee amendments agreed to

S.B. 442

S.B. 447

S.B. 475

S.B. 488A - committee amendments agreed to

S.B. 494

S.B. 545A - committee amendment agreed to

S.B. 551A - committee amendment agreed to

S.B. 555

S.B. 559

S.B. 589A - committee amendments agreed to

S.B. 590A - committee amendments agreed to

S.B. 596A - committee amendment agreed to

S.B. 606S - committee substitute agreed to

S.B. 613S - committee substitute agreed to

S.B. 616S - committee substitute agreed to

S.B. 654

S.B. 673

S.B. 675SA - committee substitute agreed to, Hanger floor amendments agreed to

S.B. 680

S.B. 685

S.B. 700A - committee amendment agreed to

S.B. 708

S.B. 734

S.B. 737

S.B. 776

S.B. 777

S.B. 778A - committee amendments agreed to

S.B. 276 - out of block, Quayle floor amendment rejected (19-Y 20-N), engrossed, reconsideration of engrossment agreed to (38-Y 0-N), reconsideration of rejection of Quayle floor amendment agreed to (35-Y 1-N), Quayle floor amendment rejected (18-Y 19-N), engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed (38-Y 0-N)

S.B. 676S - committee substitute agreed to, out of block, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed (34-Y 4-N 1-A)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ADVANCED TO THIRD READING

Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)

Block vote: passed (39-Y 0-N)

S.B. 225

S.B. 699

S.B. 36

S.B. 127A

S.B. 147A

S.B. 170S

S.B. 183S

S.B. 275A

S.B. 277A

S.B. 281A

S.B. 292A

S.B. 301

S.B. 325

S.B. 330A

S.B. 331A

S.B. 342

S.B. 344A

S.B. 353

S.B. 361A

S.B. 366A

S.B. 375A

S.B. 384

S.B. 385

S.B. 386

S.B. 398

S.B. 402A

S.B. 405

S.B. 408A

S.B. 442

S.B. 447

S.B. 475

S.B. 488A

S.B. 494

S.B. 545A

S.B. 551A

S.B. 555

S.B. 559

S.B. 589A

S.B. 590A

S.B. 596A

S.B. 606S

S.B. 613S

S.B. 616S

S.B. 654

S.B. 673

S.B. 675SA

S.B. 680

S.B. 685

S.B. 700A

S.B. 708

S.B. 734

S.B. 737

S.B. 776

S.B. 777

S.B. 778A

S.B. 15A - out of block, passed (38-Y 0-N 1-A)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

Read second time

S.B. 586 - Saslaw floor substitute ruled not germane, K.G. Miller floor amendment rejected, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 2-N), failed to pass (12-Y 26-N), reconsideration of failure to pass agreed to (34-Y 0-N), failed to pass (5-Y 28-N)

S.B. 148SA - committee substitute agreed to, Watkins floor amendment agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (20-Y 16-N), reconsideration of passage agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed (22-Y 17-N)

S.B. 149S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed (39-Y 0-N)

S.B. 151 - engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (36-Y 3-N)

S.B. 203 - engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (39-Y 0-N)

S.B. 258 - engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed (38-Y 1-N)

S.B. 261 - engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (36-Y 3-N)

S.B. 337SA - committee substitute agreed to (20-Y 18-N), engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (30-Y 9-N), reconsideration of passage agreed to (38-Y 1-N), reconsideration of engrossment agreed to (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of adoption of committee substitute agreed to (38-Y 0-N), committee substitute rejected, Norment floor substitute agreed to, Mims floor amendments agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (27-Y 12-N)

S.B. 370 - engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (36-Y 3-N)

S.B. 372A - committee amendments agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (39-Y 0-N)

S.B. 411S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed (21-Y 18-N)

S.B. 446 - engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (37-Y 1-N)

S.B. 460A - committee amendment agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (39-Y 0-N)

S.B. 476S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed (33-Y 4-N 1-A), reconsideration of passage agreed to (38-Y 0-N), reconsideration of engrossment agreed to (38-Y 0-N), reconsideration of adoption of committee substitute agreed to (36-Y 0-N), committee substitute rejected, Barry floor substitute rejected, reconsideration of rejection of committee substitute agreed to (38-Y 0-N), committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed (32-Y 4-N 2-A)

S.B. 502S - Reynolds floor substitute agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed (37-Y 1-N)

S.B. 529A - committee amendments agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed (37-Y 1-N), reconsideration of passage agreed to (38-Y 0-N), passed (38-Y 0-N)

S.B. 547S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (34-Y 5-N), reconsideration of passage agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed (28-Y 11-N)

S.B. 548S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (24-Y 12-N)

S.B. 550S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed (38-Y 1-N)

S.B. 552A - committee amendments agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed (38-Y 1-N)

S.B. 554A - committee amendment agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (39-Y 0-N)

S.B. 597A - committee amendment agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N), passed (38-Y 0-N)

S.B. 604A - Newman floor amendment agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (26-Y 13-N)

S.B. 649A - committee amendment agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (35-Y 3-N)

S.B. 652 - engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (38-Y 1-N)

S.B. 694 - engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), previous question ordered (24-Y 13-N), passed (26-Y 13-N)

S.B. 752A - Local Government amendment rejected, Finance amendment agreed to, Quayle floor amendment agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (38-Y 1-N)

S.B. 760S - committee substitute agreed to, Y.B. Miller floor amendment rejected (18-Y 21-N), engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed (24-Y 15-N)

S.B. 770A - committee amendment agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed (37-Y 0-N)

S.J.R. 278 offered by Senator Potts

Joint resolution laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 6: see February 16 Senate Calendar

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 3:05 p.m. to reconvene at 4:00 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 4:00 p.m.

CALENDAR (continued)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)

S.B. 332A

S.B. 340S

S.B. 459

S.B. 532

S.B. 562S

S.B. 583A

S.B. 612S

S.B. 653S

S.B. 718S

S.B. 735S

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)

S.B. 585A

S.B. 587A

S.B. 617S

S.B. 648S

S.B. 695S

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ADVANCED TO SECOND READING

Read second time

Block vote: engrossed

S.B. 332A - committee amendment agreed to

S.B. 340S - committee substitute agreed to

S.B. 459

S.B. 532

S.B. 562S - committee substitute agreed to

S.B. 583A - committee amendment agreed to

S.B. 612S - committee substitute agreed to

S.B. 653S - committee substitute agreed to

S.B. 718S - committee substitute agreed to

S.B. 735S - committee substitute agreed to

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ADVANCED TO THIRD READING

Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)

Block vote: passed (39-Y 0-N)

S.B. 332A

S.B. 340S

S.B. 459

S.B. 532

S.B. 562S

S.B. 583A

S.B. 612S

S.B. 653S

S.B. 718S

S.B. 735S

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ADVANCED TO SECOND READING

Read second time

S.B. 585A - committee amendments agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (37-Y 1-N 1-A)

S.B. 587A - committee amendments agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed (35-Y 2-N 2-A), reconsideration of passage agreed to (38-Y 0-N), passed (32-Y 3-N 3-A)

S.B. 617S - committee substitute rejected, Wampler floor substitute agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed (37-Y 0-N 1-A)

S.B. 648SA - committee substitute agreed to, Norment floor amendment agreed to, Whipple floor amendment agreed to, Forbes floor amendment agreed to (23-Y 15-N 1-A), engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed (36-Y 1-N 1-A), reconsideration of passage agreed to (36-Y 0-N 1-A), passed (37-Y 1-N 1-A)

S.B. 695SA - committee substitute agreed to, Watkins floor amendment agreed to, Reynolds floor amendment withdrawn, Ticer floor amendment 1 agreed to (19-Y 17-N 1-A), Ticer floor amendment 2 rejected (15-Y 22-N), Ticer floor amendment 3 withdrawn, reconsideration of Ticer floor amendment 1 agreed to (38-Y 0-N 1-A), Ticer floor amendment 1 withdrawn, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 2-N 1-A), passed (28-Y 10-N 1-A)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON SECOND READING

Read second time

S.J.R. 78 - engrossed, Rules suspended, third reading waived (38-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote)

S.J.R. 232A - committee amendment agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third reading waived (37-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

RESOLUTIONS REPORTED ON FIRST READING

Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N)

S.J.R. 37A

S.J.R. 39A

S.J.R. 55S

S.J.R. 75A

S.J.R. 76S

S.J.R. 77S

S.J.R. 79

S.J.R. 80S

S.J.R. 84S

S.J.R. 86

S.J.R. 121S

S.J.R. 127S

S.J.R. 133S

S.J.R. 134S

S.J.R. 140S

S.J.R. 153A

S.J.R. 154S

S.J.R. 157S

S.J.R. 158S

S.J.R. 162S

S.J.R. 166A

S.J.R. 170S

S.J.R. 173

S.J.R. 177S

S.J.R. 189S

S.J.R. 194A

S.J.R. 199S

S.J.R. 202S

S.J.R. 207S

S.J.R. 208S

S.J.R. 210S

S.J.R. 214S

S.J.R. 215S

S.J.R. 226S

S.J.R. 236S

S.J.R. 237S

S.J.R. 238S

S.J.R. 239S

S.J.R. 242A

S.J.R. 243S

S.J.R. 247A

S.J.R. 248

S.J.R. 250

S.J.R. 253S

S.J.R. 266

REGULAR CALENDAR

RESOLUTIONS REPORTED ON FIRST READING

Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N)

S.J.R. 152S

S.J.R. 201

S.J.R. 203A

S.J.R. 209

S.J.R. 217S

S.J.R. 258S

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

RESOLUTIONS ADVANCED TO SECOND READING

Read second time

Block vote: engrossed

S.J.R. 37A - committee amendments agreed to

S.J.R. 39A - committee amendments agreed to

S.J.R. 55S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 75A - committee amendment agreed to

S.J.R. 76S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 77S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 79

S.J.R. 80S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 84S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 86

S.J.R. 121S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 127S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 133S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 134S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 140S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 153A - committee amendment agreed to

S.J.R. 154S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 157S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 158S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 162S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 166A - committee amendments agreed to

S.J.R. 170S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 173

S.J.R. 177S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 189S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 194A - committee amendment agreed to

S.J.R. 199S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 202S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 207S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 208S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 210S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 214S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 215S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 226S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 236S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 237S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 238S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 239S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 242A - committee amendments agreed to

S.J.R. 243S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 247A - committee amendment agreed to

S.J.R. 248

S.J.R. 250

S.J.R. 253S - committee substitute agreed to

S.J.R. 266S - committee substitute agreed to

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

RESOLUTIONS ADVANCED TO THIRD READING

Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N)

Block vote: agreed to (voice vote)

S.J.R. 37A

S.J.R. 39A

S.J.R. 55S

S.J.R. 75A

S.J.R. 76S

S.J.R. 77S

S.J.R. 79

S.J.R. 80S

S.J.R. 84S

S.J.R. 86

S.J.R. 121S

S.J.R. 127S

S.J.R. 133S

S.J.R. 134S

S.J.R. 140S

S.J.R. 153A

S.J.R. 154S

S.J.R. 157S

S.J.R. 158S

S.J.R. 162S

S.J.R. 166A

S.J.R. 170S

S.J.R. 173

S.J.R. 177S

S.J.R. 189S

S.J.R. 194A

S.J.R. 199S

S.J.R. 202S

S.J.R. 207S

S.J.R. 208S

S.J.R. 210S

S.J.R. 214S

S.J.R. 215S

S.J.R. 226S

S.J.R. 236S

S.J.R. 237S

S.J.R. 238S

S.J.R. 239S

S.J.R. 242A

S.J.R. 243S

S.J.R. 247A

S.J.R. 248

S.J.R. 250

S.J.R. 253S

S.J.R. 266

REGULAR CALENDAR

RESOLUTIONS ADVANCED TO SECOND READING

Read second time

S.J.R. 152S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third reading waived (39-Y 0-N), rejected (18-Y 21-N)

S.J.R. 201 - engrossed, Rules suspended, third reading waived (37-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote)

S.J.R. 203A - committee amendments agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third reading waived (37-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote)

S.J.R. 209 - engrossed, Rules suspended, third reading waived (39-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote)

S.J.R. 217S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third reading waived (39-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote)

S.J.R. 258S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third reading waived (39-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote)

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILL ON FIRST READING

S.B. 709 - read first time, Rules suspended, second constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (38-Y 1-N)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 6:25 p.m. to reconvene at 6:30 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 6:30 p.m.

On motion of Senator Chichester, the Senate adjourned at 6:45 p.m. to convene Wednesday, February 16 at 12 m.

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


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