Virginia House of Delegates
2003 Regular Session
THE MINI JOURNAL
William J. Howell, Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk
Wednesday, January 08, 2003

Called to order at 12 m. by Lacey E. Putney, Acting Speaker

Mace placed on Speaker's table by Sergeant at Arms

Prayer offered by The Reverend Jack Howell, Pastor, Trinity Presbyterian Church, Norfolk

Delegate Griffith led the House in the Pledge of Allegiance and the Salute to the Flag of the Commonwealth of Virginia

Attendance roll call - Quorum present

Election of Speaker of the House of Delegates: William J. Howell duly elected (Y-99 N-0)

House of Delegates organized and ready to proceed to business

Message from Senate: Senate organized and ready to proceed to business

HJR 629 (Notifying Governor of Organization) offered by Delegate Griffith and agreed to

Message from Senate: HJR 629 agreed to

Bills and resolutions prefiled, ordered printed, and referred pursuant to Section 30-19.3 of the Code of Virginia

Resolutions prefiled, ordered printed, and laid on the Speaker's table pursuant to Section 30-19.3 of the Code of Virginia

Resolutions prefiled and laid on the Speaker's table pursuant to Section 30-19.3 of the Code of Virginia

HJR 539 - Delegate Woodrum floor amendment rejected (Y-33 N-66), Delegate Hull floor amendment rejected, resolution agreed to (Y-97 N-1)

HR 31 (Salaries, contingent and incidental expenses) offered by Delegate Callahan and agreed to (Y-98 N-0)

Message from Senate: HJR 539 agreed to with amendment

HJR 539 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-86 N-13)

Committee Report

From Health, Welfare and Institutions: SB 659S

Communication from the Speaker

Delegate Alexander appointed to the Committees on Privileges and Elections; Science and Technology

Delegate Barlow appointed to the Committee for Courts of Justice and removed from the Committee on Science and Technology

Delegate Bland appointed to the Committee on Privileges and Elections

Delegate Cline appointed to the Committees on Counties, Cities and Town; Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources; Militia, Police and Public Safety

Delegate Cosgrove appointed to the Committee on Privileges and Elections and removed from the Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns

Delegate Crittenden appointed to the Committee on Rules and removed from the Committee on Privileges and Elections

Delegate Drake appointed to the Committee on Commerce and Labor and removed from the Committee on Transportation

Delegate Gear appointed to the Committee on General Laws and removed from the Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources

Delegate Howell removed from the Committee for Courts of Justice and removed from the Committee on Finance

Delegate Hugo appointed to the Committees on Privileges and Elections; Education; Transportation

Delegate Joannou appointed to the Committee on Commerce and Labor and removed from the Committee on Privileges and Elections

Delegate Kilgore appointed to the Committee on Rules and removed from the Committee on Science and Technology

Delegate Louderback appointed to the Committee for Courts of Justice and removed from the Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety

Delegate McQuigg appointed to the Committee on Science and Technology

Delegate O'Bannon appointed to the Committee on Finance and removed from the Committee on Privileges and Elections

Amendment to Rule 24 of the Rules of the House of Delegates, relating to complaints against members of the House of Delegates for misconduct, read a first time

Bills and resolution presented, ordered printed, and referred pursuant to House Rule 37

Resolution presented and laid on Speaker's table pursuant to House Rule 39(a)

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

House recessed at 1:50 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.

House reconvened at 6:30 p.m.

Joint Assembly convened at 6:45 p.m.

Roll call of Senate -- Quorum present

Roll call of House -- Quorum present

Joint Assembly resolution (Notifying Governor of organization) agreed to

Governor Mark R. Warner addressed the Joint Assembly

Motion by Senator Cuccinelli to print 1,000 copies of Governor's address as Senate Document No. 1 agreed to

Motion by Senator O'Brien to adjourn Joint Assembly sine die agreed to

Business of House resumed

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to

House adjourned at 8:06 p.m. to meet Thursday, January 9, 2003, at 12 m.


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