HOUSE MINUTES
William J. Howell, Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk
Saturday, March 13, 2004

      Called to order at 11:00 a.m. by William J. Howell, Speaker

      Mace placed on Speaker's table by Sergeant at Arms

      Prayer offered by The Reverend Rita S. Thompson, Pastor, The Triumphant Church, Springfield

      Delegate Griffith led the House in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America

      Attendance roll call - Quorum present

      Journal for Friday, March 12, 2004, approved bythe Speaker

      Motion by Delegate O'Bannon to adjourn in memory of Peggy Ann Ladd Winchester, former Associate Journal Clerk of the House of Delegates, agreed to

      Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

      House recessed at 11:35 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

      House reconvened at 12:30 p.m.

      HJR 522 (Amending Rules 25 and 27 of HJR 1, relating to deadlines for first conference on Budget Bill and the extension of session) offered by Delegate Griffith, Delegate Hull floor amendment agreed to, Delegate Hall floor amendment agreed to, resolution agreed to (Y-96 N-2)

      CALENDAR

      HOUSE BILL WITH GOVERNOR'S RECOMMENDATION

      HB 199 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-96 N-2)

      COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS LAID ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE

      HJR 521 - Agreed to

      HR 26 - Agreed to

      HOUSE BILLS IN CONFERENCE

      HB 29 - Conference report agreed to (Y-99 N-0)

      HB 35 - Conference report agreed to (Y-92 N-7)

      HB 127 - Conference report agreed to (Y-95 N-4)

      HB 390 - Conference report agreed to (Y-57 N-41)

      HB 511 - Conference report agreed to (Y-99 N-0)

      HB 570 - Conference report agreed to (Y-99 N-0)

      HB 638 - Conference report agreed to (Y-85 N-15)

      HB 766 - Conference report agreed to (Y-99 N-0)

      HB 1041 - Conference report agreed to (Y-96 N-4)

      HB 1056 - Conference report agreed to (Y-92 N-7)

      HB 1107 - Conference report agreed to (Y-98 N-1)

      HB 1136 - Conference report agreed to (Y-93 N-5)

      HB 1147 - Conference report agreed to (Y-97 N-1)

      HB 1172 - Conference report agreed to (Y-75 N-24)

      SENATE BILLS IN CONFERENCE

      SB 208 - Conference report agreed to (Y-99 N-0)

      SB 271 - Conference report agreed to (Y-80 N-17)

      SB 329 - Conference report agreed to (Y-96 N-4)

      SB 330 - Conference report agreed to (Y-89 N-11)

      SB 384 - Conference report agreed to (Y-94 N-6)

      SB 556 - Conference report agreed to (Y-98 N-1)

      Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

      House recessed at 1:16 p.m. until 2:30 p.m.

      House reconvened at 2:30 p.m.

      Message from Senate: HJR 522 agreed to with Senate amendments

      HOUSE BILL IN CONFERENCE

      HB 105 - Conference report rejected (Y-50 N-49) [requires 51 affirmative votes], Reconsidered, Conference report agreed to (Y-52 N-44)

      HJR 522 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-97 N-2)

      HOUSE BILL IN CONFERENCE

      HB 1055 - Conference report agreed to (Y-98 N-0)

      Senate communication received

      House bills, Conference reports agreed to: HBs 29, 35, 105, 127, 390, 511, 570, 766, 798, 1041, 1055, 1056, 1107, 1136, 1147, 1172, 1231

      Senate bills, Conference reports agreed to: SBs 208, 329, 330, 384, 442, 556, 561

      House joint resolution, Conference report agreed to: HJR 247

      Senate joint resolution, Conference report agreed to: SJR 79

      House bill amended in accordance with Governor's recommendation: HB 199

      House joint resolutions agreed to: HJRs 452, 453, 454, 455, 456, 457, 458, 459, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 468, 469, 470, 471, 472, 473, 474, 475, 476, 477, 478, 479, 480, 481, 482, 483, 484, 485, 486, 487, 488, 489, 490, 491, 492, 493, 494, 495, 496, 497, 498, 499, 500, 501, 502, 503, 504, 505, 506, 507, 508, 509, 510, 511, 512, 513, 514, 515, 516, 521

      Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to

      House adjourned at 3:48 p.m. to meet Monday, March 15, 2004, at 4:00 p.m.


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