John H. Hager, President of the Senate
Susan Clarke Schaar, Clerk of the Senate
Wednesday, March 8, 2000

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

Prayer offered by The Reverend Benjamin P. Campbell, Richmond Hill, Richmond, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Marye dispensed with reading of Journal (40-Y 0-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10307): reading waived (40-Y 0-N)

Senate bills with House amendments passed: SB 143, 197, 331, 361, 366, 385, 461, 524, 732

Senate bills with House substitutes passed: SB 113, 153, 176, 232, 318, 344, 348, 549, 552, 709

Senate bills with House substitutes with amendments passed: SB 548, 550

House insisted on its amendment and requested committee of conference: SB 651

House insisted on its substitute with amendments and requested committee of conference:

SB 259

House bills with Senate amendments rejected: HB 378, 1494

House bills with conference reports concurred in: HB 530, 600, 1192

House joint resolutions agreed to: HJR 454, 455, 456, 457, 458, 459, 460

Senate bills passed: SB 127, 188, 276, 292, 301, 330, 353, 374, 442, 446, 447, 475, 502, 535, 590, 597, 617, 649, 680, 685, 778

Senate bill with conference report concurred in: SB 243

House bills with Senate amendments concurred in: HB 203, 235, 309, 355, 424, 490, 918, 948, 1086, 1126, 1160, 1205, 1303, 1456

House bills with Senate substitutes concurred in: HB 202, 229, 725, 811, 892, 1268, 1282, 1366, 1387, 1428

House bill with Senate substitute with amendments concurred in: HB 1170

Senate bill defeated: SB 553

Senate bills with House amendments, substitutes, and substitutes with amendments placed on Calendar

House joint resolutions laid on Clerk's Desk: see March 9 Senate Calendar

S.B. 781 offered by Senator Forbes (request of Governor)

Bill presented, ordered printed and referred under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 6: see March 9 Senate Calendar

CALENDAR

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE

H.B. 1537 - passed by for day

H.B. 1184 - Senate insisted on its substitute and requested committee of conference

(40-Y 0-N)

H.J.R. 34 - Senate insisted on its amendment and requested committee of conference

(voice vote)

H.J.R. 187 - Senate insisted on its substitute and requested committee of conference

(39-Y 0-N)

H.J.R. 213 - Senate insisted on its substitute and requested committee of conference

(voice vote)

H.J.R. 223 - Senate insisted on its substitute and requested committee of conference

(voice vote)

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

S.B. 688 - passed by for day

S.B. 25 - House substitute concurred in (36-Y 2-N 1-A)

S.B. 209 - House substitute concurred in (32-Y 8-N), reconsideration agreed to (39-Y 1-N), concurred in (32-Y 8-N)

S.B. 285 - House amendments concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 293 - House amendment concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 337 - House substitute concurred in (38-Y 1-N)

S.B. 579 - passed by for day, reconsideration agreed to (39-Y 0-N), House amendments concurred in (39-Y 0-N)

S.B. 581 - House substitute concurred in (38-Y 0-N)

S.B. 592 - House amendments concurred in (39-Y 0-N)

S.B. 596 - House substitute with amendment concurred in (39-Y 0-N)

S.B. 628 - House substitute concurred in (39-Y 0-N)

S.B. 679 - House substitute concurred in (38-Y 0-N)

S.B. 708 - House amendment concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 739 - House substitute concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 751 - passed by for day

S.B. 66 - Senate acceded to House request for committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 137 - Senate acceded to House request for committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 150 - Senate acceded to House request for committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

S.B. 438 - Senate acceded to House request for committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)


UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

Read third time

Block vote: passed (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 494A - committee amendments agreed to, engrossed

H.B. 660

H.B. 762S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed

H.B. 923A - committee amendments agreed to, engrossed

H.B. 1236A - committee amendments agreed to, engrossed

H.B. 1054 - out of block, passed by for day

H.B. 1311S - out of block, passed by for day, reconsideration agreed to (39-Y 0-N), Mims floor substitute withdrawn, passed by for day

H.B. 1443S - out of block, passed by for day

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 10:50 a.m. to reconvene at 12:00 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 12:00 p.m.

CALENDAR (continued)

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

H.B. 1238A - read third time, Forbes floor amendments agreed to, engrossed, passed (38-Y 1-N), reconsideration of passage agreed (40-Y 0-N), passed (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 141S - read third time, committee substitute agreed to (25-Y 15-N), Couric floor amendment rejected (19-Y 21-N), engrossed, passed (26-Y 14-N), reconsideration of passage agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 469 (amending Rule 15 of HJR 6)

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 468 (Election of a Supreme Court of Virginia Justice, Court of Appeals of Virginia Judges, Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Judges, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges, and Members of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission)

S.R. 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 and 19 offered by Senator Stolle

Resolutions presented, ordered printed and referred under Senate Rule 11(b)

H.J.R. 468 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (38-Y 0-N), readings waived, agreed to (40-Y 0-N), House informed

S.R. 14 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (38-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

S.R. 15 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

S.R. 16A - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), Quayle floor amendment agreed to (22-Y 18-N), Stolle floor amendment agreed to (22-Y 18-N), Lucas floor amendments withdrawn, engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: Nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 468

S.R. 17A - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), Quayle floor amendment agreed to (22-Y 17-N), Lucas floor amendment withdrawn, engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

S.R. 18 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

S.R. 19 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (39-Y 1-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

House informed that nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 468

ELECTION OF A SUPREME COURT OF VIRGINIA JUSTICE, COURT OF APPEALS OF VIRGINIA JUDGES, CIRCUIT COURT JUDGES, GENERAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGES, JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS DISTRICT COURT JUDGES, AND MEMBERS OF THE JUDICIAL INQUIRY AND REVIEW COMMISSION

Supreme Court of Virginia Justice (37-Y 0-N)

Donald W. Lemons

Court of Appeals of Virginia Judges (39-Y 0-N)

Robert J. Humphreys

Jean Harrison Clements

G. Steven Agee

Circuit Court Judges (39-Y 0-N)

Second Judicial Circuit: A. Joseph Canada, Jr.

Second Judicial Circuit: Patricia L. West

Fourth Judicial Circuit: Charles D. Griffith, Jr.

Fifth Judicial Circuit: D. Arthur Kelsey

Tenth Judicial Circuit: Leslie M. Osborn

Eleventh Judicial Circuit: James F. D'Alton, Jr.

Twelfth Judicial Circuit: Michael C. Allen

Twelfth Judicial Circuit: Cleo E. Powell

Sixteenth Judicial Circuit: Daniel R. Bouton

General District Court Judges (38-Y 0-N)

Second Judicial District: W. Edward Hudgins, Jr.

Sixth Judicial District: J. Larry Palmer

Nineteenth Judicial District: Mark C. Simmons

Twenty-sixth Judicial District: W. Dale Houff

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges excluding page 1 lines 8 - 9 (39-Y 0-N), excluded part (37-Y 0-N 2-A)

Second Judicial District: Deborah Paxson

Second Judicial District: Ramona D. Taylor

Second Judicial District: Winship C. Tower

Eleventh Judicial District: Valentine W. Southall, Jr.

Fourteenth Judicial District: Denis F. Soden

Members of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission (40-Y 0-N)

Larry D. Willis, Sr.

Bevin R. Alexander, Jr.

Reading of report waived (40-Y 0-N)

H.J.R. 469 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), agreed to (40-Y 0-N), House informed

CALENDAR (continued)

H.B. 383S - read third time, committee substitute agreed to (26-Y 13-N), Edwards floor amendment rejected (18-Y 22-N), engrossed, passed (36-Y 4-N)

H.B. 1019 - passed by for day

H.B. 1203SA - read third time, passed (22-Y 17-N)

H.B. 642S - passed by for day

H.B. 1125S - read third time, committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed (38-Y 2-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON THIRD READING

Read third time

Block vote: agreed to (voice vote)

H.J.R. 35

H.J.R. 64S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed

H.J.R. 65

H.J.R. 149

H.J.R. 154A - committee amendments agreed to, engrossed

H.J.R. 162

H.J.R. 202

H.J.R. 212

H.J.R. 228

H.J.R. 231A - committee amendment agreed to, engrossed

H.J.R. 285

H.J.R. 291

H.J.R. 297

H.J.R. 300

H.J.R. 310

H.J.R. 315S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON THIRD READING

Read third time

H.J.R. 47S - Stolle floor substitute agreed to, engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

H.J.R. 71 - agreed to (voice vote)

H.J.R. 167A - committee amendments agreed to, engrossed, rejected (16-Y 23-N 1-A), reconsideration of rejection agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

H.J.R. 247A - committee amendment agreed to, engrossed, agreed to (23-Y 14-N)

H.J.R. 298S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

S.R.13 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote)

S.J.R 298 offered by Senator Marsh

S.J.R 299 offered by Senator Puckett

Joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 6: see March 9 Senate Calendar

On motion of Senator Chichester, the Senate adjourned at 4:00 p.m. to convene Thursday, March 9 at 10:00 a.m.

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


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