John H. Hager, President of the Senate
Susan Clarke Schaar, Clerk of the Senate
Wednesday, February 21, 2001

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

Prayer offered by The Reverend Sam Massengill, Williamsburg Presbyterian Church, Williamsburg, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

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

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10220): reading waived (39-Y 0-N)

Senate bills with House amendments passed: SB 724, 822, 824, 891, 913, 950, 1047, 1049, 1109, 1160, 1167, 1233, 1296, 1308, 1315, 1366, 1387

Senate bills with House substitutes passed: SB 837, 847, 967, 1032, 1079, 1080, 1150, 1178, 1181, 1229, 1329, 1359

Senate bill with House substitute with amendment passed: SB 1339

House insisted on its amendments and requested committee of conference: SB 1306

House insisted on its substitute and requested committee of conference: SB 789

Senate bill with conference report rejected: SB 1409

House bills with Senate amendments rejected: HB 1704, 1791

House bills with conference reports concurred in: HB 2145, 2202, 2493

House joint resolution agreed to: HJR 899

Senate bills passed: SB 801, 850, 876, 907, 908, 983, 989, 998, 1014, 1036, 1043, 1062, 1069, 1098, 1110, 1127, 1195, 1197, 1211, 1227, 1232, 1280, 1356, 1377, 1378, 1385, 1415

Senate bill with conference report concurred in: SB 252

House bills with Senate amendments concurred in: HB 656, 1721, 1738, 1843

House bills with Senate substitutes concurred in: HB 1667, 1679, 1718

House bill with Senate substitute with amendments concurred in: HB 1579

Senate bill defeated: SB 1355

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

House joint resolution laid on Clerk's Desk: see February 22 Senate Calendar

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House passed SB 1344

Rules suspended, privilege of the floor given to distinguished guests (37-Y 0-N)

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

S.R. 35, 36 and 37 offered by Senator Stolle

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

On motion of Senator Stosch, the Senate recessed at 10:35 a.m. to reconvene at 11:25 a.m.

The Senate reconvened at 11:25 a.m.

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 903 (Election of Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Judges, and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges)

H.J.R. 903 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (36-Y 0-N), readings waived, agreed to (39-Y 0-N), House informed

S.R. 35 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

S.R. 36A - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (38-Y 2-N), Stolle floor amendment 1 agreed to (22-Y 17-N), reconsideration of Stolle floor amendment 1 agreed to (40-Y 0-N), Stolle floor amendment 1 agreed to (24-Y 16-N), Stolle floor amendment 2 agreed to (24-Y 15-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

S.R. 37 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (39-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

House informed that nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 903

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: Nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 903

ELECTION OF CIRCUIT COURT JUDGES, GENERAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGES AND JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS DISTRICT COURT JUDGES

Circuit Court Judges (39-Y-0N), reconsideration agreed to (40-Y 0-N), agreed to (40-Y 0-N)

Eighth Judicial Circuit: Louis R. Lerner

Eleventh Judicial Circuit: Pamela S. Baskervill

Thirteenth Judicial Circuit: Learned D. Barry

Fifteenth Judicial Circuit: Harry T. Taliaferro, III

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit: Gaylord L. Finch, Jr.

Twentieth Judicial Circuit: Jeffrey W. Parker

Twenty-third Judicial Circuit: James R. Swanson

Twenty-fourth Judicial Circuit: J. Leyburn Mosby, Jr.

Twenty-sixth Judicial Circuit: James V. Lane

General District Court Judges (32-Y 6-N), reconsideration agreed to (40-Y 0-N), agreed to (34-Y 1-N 2-A)

Fourth Judicial District: Norman A. Thomas

Fifth Judicial District: James A. Moore

Sixth Judicial District: Theodore J. Burr, Jr.

Eleventh Judicial District: Garland L. Bigley

Thirteenth Judicial District: Barbara J. Gaden

Sixteenth Judicial District: Robert H. Downer, Jr.

Seventeenth Judicial District: Richard J. McCue

Twenty-fourth Judicial District: R. Edwin Burnette, Jr.

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges (40-Y 0-N)

Second Judicial District: Randall M. Blow

Eighth Judicial District: Robert B. Wilson, V

Twelfth Judicial District: Lynn S. Brice

Twenty-fifth Judicial District: Anita D. Filson

Reading of report waived (37-Y 0-N)

CALENDAR

BILLS IN CONFERENCE

H.B. 2145 - conference report concurred (39-Y 0-N 1-A)

H.B. 2414 - conference report concurred (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 2493 - conference report concurred (40-Y 0-N)

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House requested second committee of conference on SB 1409

CALENDAR (continued)

S.B. 1409 - Senate acceded to House request for second committee of conference (40-Y 0-N); conferees appointed: Senators K.G. Miller, Saslaw and Colgan; second conference report concurred in (28-Y 10-N)

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE

H.B. 1745 - Senate acceded to House request for committee of conference (39-Y 0-N), House informed

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

S.B. 796 - Senate acceded to House request for committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

S.B. 802 - passed by for day

S.B. 806 - House substitute with amendments concurred in (35-Y 4-N 1-A)

S.B. 834 - House substitute concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 852 - House amendment concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 939 - House amendments rejected (2-Y 38-N)

S.B. 974 - House amendment concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 994 - stricken from Calendar (39-Y 0-N)

S.B. 1001 - House substitute concurred in (39-Y 0-N)

S.B. 1003 - House substitute concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 1017 - House amendment concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 1052 - House substitute concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 1056 - House amendments rejected (10-Y 29-N)

S.B. 1117 - House amendment rejected (7-Y 33-N)

S.B. 1122 - House amendment rejected (0-Y 40-N)

S.B. 1140 - House substitute concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 1246 - House substitute rejected (0-Y 40-N)

S.B. 1416 - House substitute concurred in (39-Y 0-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

Read third time

Block vote: passed (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 2219

H.B. 1617S - committee substitute rejected, Stolle floor substitute agreed to, engrossed

H.B. 2593S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed

H.B. 2081SA - out of block, Finance amendments rejected, Courts of Justice substitute ruled germane, Courts of Justice substitute agreed to (40-Y 0-N), Stolle floor amendments agreed to, engrossed, passed (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 1881 - out of block, passed (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 2568S - out of block, recommitted to Privileges and Elections (21-Y 20-N, Chair votes yea)

H.B. 1624SA - committee substitute agreed to, Stolle floor amendment agreed to, engrossed, out of block, passed (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 1696 - out of block, passed by for day

H.B. 2801 - out of block, passed (40-Y 0-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

Read third time

H.B. 1311S - reconsideration of adoption of committee substitute of 3/9/00 agreed to (39-Y 0-N), committee substitute of 3/9/00 rejected, committee substitute of 2/18/01 rejected, Stolle floor substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed (39-Y 0-N)

H.B. 1969S - passed by for day

H.B. 1654S - reconsideration of rejection of Newman floor substitute of 2/20/01 agreed to (39-Y 0-N), Newman floor substitute of 2/20/01 agreed to (20-Y 18-N), engrossed, failed to pass (18-Y 22-N)

H.B. 2703 - passed (22-Y 18-N), reconsideration agreed to (39-Y 0-N), failed to pass (20-Y 21-N Chair voted nay)

H.B. 2747 - rereferred to Finance

H.B. 2141 - passed (29-Y 11-N)

H.B. 2802S - Stolle floor substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed (39-Y 1-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION ON THIRD READING

H.J.R. 861 - read third time, agreed to (40-Y 0-N)

RESOLUTIONS REPORTED ON THIRD READING

Read third time

Block vote: agreed to (voice vote)

H.J.R. 523A - Newman floor amendment agreed to, engrossed

H.J.R. 526

H.J.R. 527S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed

H.J.R. 542

H.J.R. 603

H.J.R. 604S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed

H.J.R. 608

H.J.R. 611S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed

H.J.R. 614S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed

H.J.R. 622S - committee substitute rejected, Williams floor substitute agreed to, engrossed

H.J.R. 625

H.J.R. 640

H.J.R. 664

H.J.R. 671SA - committee substitute agreed to, Quayle floor amendments agreed to, engrossed

H.J.R. 673

H.J.R. 675S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed

H.J.R. 681S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed

H.J.R. 683S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed

H.J.R. 684

H.J.R. 685S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed

H.J.R. 687S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed

H.J.R. 688A - committee amendment agreed to, engrossed

H.J.R. 761A - committee amendments agreed to, engrossed

H.J.R. 771S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed

H.J.R. 772S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed

H.J.R. 773

H.J.R. 783

H.J.R. 789S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed

H.J.R. 794

H.J.R. 800

H.J.R. 801S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed

H.J.R. 802

H.J.R. 834

H.J.R. 493A - committee amendments agreed to, out of block, Saslaw floor amendments rejected (13-Y 24-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

H.J.R. 610S - out of block, passed by for day

H.J.R. 655 - out of block, passed by for day

H.J.R. 660S - out of block, passed by for day

H.J.R. 810S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, out of block, agreed to (voice vote)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION ON SECOND READING

S.J.R. 505A - read second time, K.G. Miller floor amendments agreed to, engrossed

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10221): reading waived (40-Y 0-N)

House insisted on its amendment and requested committee of conference: SB 954

House insisted on its substitute and requested committee of conference: SB 1077

House acceded to Senate request for committees of conference: HB 2180, 2378

CONFEREES APPOINTED

H.B. 197 - Senators Howell, Norment and Stolle

H.B. 924 - Senators Stolle, Quayle and Trumbo

H.B. 1575 - Senators Mims, Puller and Edwards

H.B. 1904 - Senators Ruff, Newman and Y.B. Miller

H.B. 2066 - Senators Forbes, Lucas and Reynolds

H.B. 2610 - Senators Stolle, Norment and Marsh

S.B. 796 - Senators Quayle, Mims and Whipple

H.J.R. 899 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote)

On motion of Senator Chichester, the Senate adjourned at 3:10 p.m. to convene Thursday, February 22 at 10:00 a.m.

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


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