2003 SESSION
SENATE OF VIRGINIA
TIMOTHY M. KAINE, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Wednesday, January 08, 2003

Called to order at 12 m. by Lt. Governor Timothy M. Kaine

Prayer offered by Monsignor Michael S. Schmied, St. Augustine's Catholic Church, Richmond, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Leave(s) of Absence granted: Senators Miller, K.G. and Mims

COMMUNICATION: Resignation Letters of Senators Barry and Marye

COMMUNICATION FROM STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS: Transmitting names of members-elect of the Senate

Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II duly sworn in as Senator on August 19, 2002, at 12:00 noon

Jay O'Brien duly sworn in as Senator on December 5, 2002, at 12:00 noon

ELECTION OF PAGES (38-Y 0-N)

1st District: Jamie Roy Smith-George of Newport News

2nd District: David James Wagner of Vienna

3rd District: Jeffrey Charles Fleming of Richmond

4th District: Kathleen Reeves McFadden of Chesapeake

5th District: Steven Nash Baker of Keysville

6th District: Joshua Long Runion of Bridgewater

7th District: John Davenport Blackwell III of Richmond

8th District: Nora Olivia Dickert of Alexandria

9th District: Kelly Rae Campbell of Cleveland

10th District: Caitlin Danielle Morton of Winchester

11th District: Rachel Lynne Barry of Centreville

APPOINTMENT OF PAGES

Kara Elizabeth Holland of Windsor

Thomas Lloyd Bowden, Jr. of Richmond

Elizabeth Sloane Beaver of Richmond

David Leet Sherman of Springfield

Kelsey Ray Butler of Richmond

APPOINTMENT OF MESSENGERS

Trevor Joseph Hardy of Chesterfield

Nathaniel Coleman Kaine of Richmond

Amanda Lucretia Miller of Bridgewater

Helen Elise Rerras of Norfolk

Thomas Bowne Ruff of Clarksville

Seth Gordon Sprinkle of Troutville

RESOLUTION REPORTED

From Rules: SR24

S.R.24 - Rules suspended, readings and engrossment waived, taken up for immediate consideration (38-Y 0-N), agreed to (38-Y 0-N)

House informed that the Senate is duly organized and ready to proceed

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House is duly organized and ready to proceed

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 629 (Notifying Governor of organization) and request concurrence

H.J.R. 629 - taken up, agreed to (voice vote), House informed

COMMUNICATION FROM JUDICIARY: reading waived (37-Y 0-N)

Bills and resolutions prefiled, ordered printed and referred under 30-19.3 of the Code of Virginia: see January 9 Senate Calendar

Bills and resolutions presented, ordered printed and referred under Senate Rules 11(b) and (26)g: see January 9 Senate Calendar

Committee Nominations Report agreed to (38-Y 0-N)

AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES

Hawkins, Chair; Chichester; Bolling; Ticer; Whipple; Hanger; Watkins; Reynolds; Puckett; Miller, K.G.; Rerras; Ruff; Blevins; Deeds; and Cuccinelli

COMMERCE AND LABOR

Wampler, Chair; Colgan; Saslaw, Chichester; Miller, Y.B.; Norment; Stosch; Stolle; Potts; Maxwell; Edwards; Williams; Watkins; Miller, K.G.; and Wagner

COURTS OF JUSTICE

Stolle, Chair; Saslaw; Trumbo; Marsh; Quayle; Norment; Howell; Lucas; Edwards; Reynolds; Mims; Puller; Rerras; Blevins; and Cuccinelli

EDUCATION AND HEALTH

Potts, Chair; Saslaw; Lambert; Houck; Lucas; Howell; Quayle; Martin; Newman; Edwards; Bolling, Ruff, Whipple; Mims; and Blevins

FINANCE

Chichester, Chair; Colgan; Lambert; Wampler; Stosch; Miller, K.G.; Houck; Hawkins; Howell; Saslaw; Trumbo; Stolle; Quayle; Norment; and Potts

GENERAL LAWS

Stosch, Chair; Colgan; Houck; Lambert; Wampler; Miller, Y.B.; Hawkins; Maxwell; Martin; Bolling; Byrne; Ruff; Wagner; Williams; and O'Brien

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Quayle, Chair; Marsh; Lucas; Martin; Hanger; Newman; Ticer; Whipple; Reynolds; Watkins; Mims; Puckett; Puller; Ruff; and Cuccinelli

PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS

Miller, K.G., Chair; Lambert; Hawkins; Norment; Martin; Hanger; Bolling; Howell; Colgan; Wampler; Potts; Byrne; Stolle; Deeds; and O'Brien

REHABILITATION AND SOCIAL SERVICES

Hanger, Chair; Miller, Y.B.; Marsh; Lucas; Maxwell; Newman; Williams; Ticer; Byrne; Puller; Rerras; Wagner; Trumbo; Cuccinelli; and O'Brien

TRANSPORTATION

Williams, Chair; Houck; Miller, Y.B.; Stosch; Trumbo; Marsh; Newman; Watkins; Maxwell; Puckett; Mims; Rerras; Wagner; Blevins; and Deeds

RULES

Trumbo, Chair; Colgan; Miller, K.G.; Saslaw; Wampler; Chichester; Stosch; Quayle; Hawkins; Stolle; Norment; Hanger; Williams; Houck; Potts; and Whipple

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 539 (Establishing a schedule for conduct of business)

H.J.R. 539 - read first time, Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (37-Y 0-N), Trumbo floor amendment agreed to (38-Y 0-N), agreed to (38-Y 0-N), House informed

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to amendment to HJR 539

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 1:50 p.m. to reconvene at 6:40 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 6:40 p.m.

The Senate proceeded at 6:40 p.m. to House Chamber for Governor's State of the Commonwealth Address

On motion of Senator O'Brien, the Senate adjourned at 8:06 p.m. to convene January 9 at 12 m.

On motion of Senator , the Senate adjourned at to convene , 2003, at 12m

KEY: A = AMENDMENT(S); S = SUBSTITUTE; SA = SUBSTITUTE WITH AMENDMENT(S)


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