John H. Hager, President of the Senate
Susan Clarke Schaar, Clerk of the Senate
Friday, March 10, 2000

Called to order at 9:00 a.m. by Lt. Governor John H. Hager

Prayer offered by The Reverend Dr. Dennis C. Lipke, Highland United Methodist Church, Colonial Heights, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Chichester dispensed with reading of Journal (35-Y 0-N)

CALENDAR

BILLS IN CONFERENCE

H.B. 29 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 30 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 295 - conference report concurred in (36-Y 0-N)

H.B. 378 - conference report concurred in (37-Y 0-N)

H.B. 386 - conference report concurred in (38-Y 0-N)

H.B. 402 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 419 - conference report concurred in (38-Y 0-N)

H.B. 608 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N), reconsideration agreed to (38-Y 0-N), concurred in (39-Y 0-N 1-A)

H.B. 642 - conference report concurred in (39-Y 0-N)

H.B. 673 - conference report concurred in (38-Y 0-N)

H.B. 682 - conference report rejected (12-Y 25-N), motion to request second committee of conference agreed to (24-Y 13-N), House informed

H.B. 735 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 785 - conference report concurred in (26-Y 13-N)

H.B. 810 - conference report concurred in (38-Y 0-N)

H.B. 821 - conference report concurred in (39-Y 0-N)

H.B. 1101 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 1144 - conference report rejected (15-Y 22-N), reconsideration agreed to (38-Y 0-N), rejected (13-Y 24-N), House informed

H.B. 1172 - conference report concurred in (39-Y 0-N)

H.B. 1178 - conference report concurred in (35-Y 0-N), reconsideration agreed to (38-Y 0-N), concurred in (30-Y 6-N)

H.B. 1184 - conference report concurred in (37-Y 1-N), reconsideration agreed to (39-Y 0-N), concurred in (39-Y 0-N)

H.B. 1214 - conference report concurred in (29-Y 7-N), reconsideration agreed to (37-Y 0-N), concurred in (28-Y 10-N)

H.B. 1271 - conference report concurred in (39-Y 0-N)

H.B. 1391 - conference report concurred in (39-Y 0-N)

H.B. 1397 - conference report concurred in (39-Y 0-N)

H.B. 1492 - conference report concurred in (39-Y 1-N)

H.B. 1494 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 1533 - conference report concurred in (38-Y 0-N)

H.B. 1537 - conference report concurred in (37-Y 1-N)

H.J.R. 34 - conference report concurred in (voice vote)

H.J.R. 127 - conference report concurred in (voice vote)

H.J.R. 187 - conference report concurred in (voice vote)

H.J.R. 213 - conference report concurred in (voice vote)

H.J.R. 223 - conference report concurred in (voice vote)

S.B. 33 - conference report concurred in (39-Y 0-N 1-A)

S.B. 34 - conference report concurred in (36-Y 2-N)

S.B. 63 - conference report concurred in (37-Y 0-N 1-A)

S.B. 66 - conference report concurred in (36-Y 2-N)

S.B. 137 - conference report concurred in (39-Y 0-N)

S.B. 150 - conference report concurred in (37-Y 1-N)

S.B. 199 - conference report concurred in (37-Y 1-N), reconsideration agreed to (37-Y 0-N), concurred in (37-Y 1-N)

S.B. 259 - conference report concurred in (39-Y 0-N)

S.B. 262 - conference report concurred in (38-Y 0-N)

S.B. 344 - conference report concurred in (36-Y 3-N)

S.B. 385 - conference report concurred in (38-Y 0-N)

S.B. 419 - conference report concurred in (37-Y 0-N)

S.B. 438 - conference report concurred in (36-Y 2-N)

S.B. 453 - conference report concurred in (38-Y 0-N 1-A)

S.B. 486 - conference report concurred in (36-Y 0-N)

S.B. 674 - conference report concurred in (38-Y 0-N)

S.B. 688 - conference report concurred in (39-Y 0-N)

S.B. 691 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

S.J.R. 121 - House substitute with amendments concurred in (voice vote)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 9:15 a.m. to reconvene at 11:40 a.m.

The Senate reconvened at 11:40 a.m.

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN60309): reading waived (38-Y 0-N)

House bills with Senate amendments concurred in: HB 373, 437, 491, 494, 566, 596, 705, 744, 909, 923, 927, 1020, 1087, 1123, 1141, 1159, 1213, 1229, 1236, 1238, 1337, 1524, 1525

House bills with Senate substitutes concurred in: HB 135, 280, 383, 398, 650, 762, 1080, 1125, 1212, 1270, 1437, 1541, 1546

House bills with Senate substitutes with amendments concurred in: HB 28, 141, 818, 1203

House joint resolution with Senate amendment concurred in: HJR 253

House joint resolutions with Senate amendments concurred in: HJR 154, 231, 247

House joint resolutions with Senate substitutes concurred in: HJR 47, 64, 315

H.B. 1162 - Governor's amendment concurred in (38-Y 0-N)

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS

Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (38-Y 0-N)

Block vote: agreed to

H.J.R. 461

H.J.R. 466

S.J.R. 301

S.J.R. 302

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS

Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (38-Y 0-N)

Block vote: agreed to (voice vote)

H.J.R. 462

H.J.R. 464

H.J.R. 465

H.J.R. 467

S.J.R. 300

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 12:05 p.m. to reconvene at 12:55 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 12:55 p.m.

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 484 (Election of Circuit Court Judges and a General District Court Judge)

S.R. 20 and 21 offered by Senator Stolle

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

H.J.R. 484 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (34-Y 0-N), readings waived, agreed to (36-Y 0-N), House informed

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: Nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 484

S.R. 20A - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (39-Y 0-N), Trumbo floor amendment agreed to, engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

S.R. 21 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (38-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

House informed that nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 484

ELECTION OF CIRCUIT COURT JUDGES AND A GENERAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGE

Circuit Court Judges (40-Y 0-N)

Twentieth Judicial Circuit: Burke F. Cahill

Twenty-seventh Judicial Circuit: Robert M. Turk

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

Twelfth Judicial District: Thomas L. Vaughn

Reading of report waived (35-Y 0-N)

BILL REPORTED

From Local Government: HB 1552

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILL ON SECOND READING

H.B. 1552 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), read third time, passed (40-Y 0-N)

S.J.R. 303 and 304 offered by Senator Trumbo

Joint resolutions presented, ordered printed and referred under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 6

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 2:00 p.m. to reconvene at 3:40 p.m. The Senate reconvened at 3:40 p.m.

Rules suspended, privilege of the floor were given to members of the Senate Finance Committee staff (38-Y 0-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10310): reading waived (39-Y 0-N)

Senate bills with conference reports concurred in: SB 63, 137, 199, 385, 691

Senate bill with conference report rejected: SB 486

House bills with conference reports concurred in: HB 386, 810, 1214, 1271, 1492

House joint resolutions agreed to: HJR 470, 471, 472, 473, 474, 475, 476, 477, 478, 479, 480, 481, 482, 483

House joint resolutions with conference reports concurred in: HJR 127, 213

Senate bill passed: SB 780

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN20310): reading waived (39-Y 0-N)

House bill amended in accordance with recommendation of Governor: HB 1547

House joint resolutions laid on Clerk's Desk

H.B.1547 - Governor's amendment concurred in (31-Y 6-N), reconsideration agreed to (37-Y 0-N), concurred in (34-Y 6-N)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 4:30 p.m. to reconvene at 5:05 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 5:05 p.m.

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 5:50 p.m. to reconvene at 8:05 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 8:05 p.m.

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House rejected conference reports on SB 66 and 603

S.B. 66 - Senate acceded to House request for second committee of conference (38-Y 0-N); House informed; conferees appointed: Senators Mims, Stolle and Reynolds; second conference report concurred in (36-Y 1-N)

S.B. 603 - Senate acceded to House request for second committee of conference (35-Y 3-N); House informed; conferees appointed: Senators Forbes, Martin and Puckett; second conference report concurred in (37-Y 0-N), House informed

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN30310): reading waived (39-Y 0-N)

Senate bills with conference reports concurred in: SB 34, 150, 259, 344, 453

Senate bill with conference report rejected: SB 66

House bills with conference reports concurred in: HB 295, 402, 419, 673, 682, 735, 785, 821, 1101, 1172, 1178, 1397, 1494, 1533

House joint resolutions with conference report rejected: HJR 34, 187, 223

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN40310): reading waived (39-Y 0-N)

House bill amended in accordance with recommendation of Governor: HB 451

House joint resolutions agreed to: HJR 485, 486, 487

Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJR 293, 294, 294, 296, 297, 298, 299, 300, 301, 302

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS

Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (38-Y 0-N)

Block vote: agreed to

H.J.R. 470

H.J.R. 471

H.J.R. 475

H.J.R. 476

H.J.R. 477

H.J.R. 478

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS

Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (38-Y 0-N)

Block vote: agreed to (voice vote)

H.J.R. 472

H.J.R. 473

H.J.R. 474

H.J.R. 479

H.J.R. 480

H.J.R. 481

H.J.R. 482

H.J.R. 483

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS

Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (37-Y 0-N)

Block vote: agreed to

H.J.R. 485

H.J.R. 486

COMMENDING RESOLUTION

H.J.R. 487 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (37-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote)

H.B. 451 - Governor's amendments concurred in (38-Y 0-N)

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE

House requested second committee of conference on SB 262

S.B. 262 - Senate acceded to House request for second committee of conference (37-Y 1-N); House informed; conferees appointed: Senators Norment, Williams and Stolle; second conference report concurred in (38-Y 0-N), House informed

CALENDAR (continued)

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILL ON SECOND READING

H.B. 1550 - read second time, recommitted to Courts of Justice and continued to 2001 Session pursuant to Rule 20(f)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN50310): reading waived

Senate bills with conference reports concurred in: SB 33, 438, 674, 688

Senate bills with second conference reports concurred in: SB 66, 603

House bills with conference reports concurred in: HB 29, 30, 378, 608, 642, 1184, 1391, 1537

MESSAGES FROM HOUSE

House adopted second committee of conference report on SB 262

House agreed to HJR 488

H.J.R. 488 - taken up, agreed to, House informed

On motion of Senator Chichester, the Senate adjourned at 11:15 p.m., sine die


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