TIMOTHY M. KAINE, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Wednesday, January 14, 2004

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

      Prayer offered by The Reverend Kenneth E. Dennis, Greater Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, Richmond, Virginia

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

      ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS-ELECT: quorum present

      Reconsideration of roll call (40-Y 0-N)

      ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS-ELECT: quorum present

      Oath given to members-elect by Clerk of the Senate

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

      On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 12:25 p.m. to reconvene at 1:40 p.m.

      The Senate reconvened at 1:40 p.m.

      S.R. 2 - taken up for immediate consideration, agreed to (40-Y 0-N)

      ELECTION OF PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF THE SENATE

      John H. Chichester nominated, elected (39-Y 0-N)

      ELECTION OF CLERK OF THE SENATE

      Susan Clarke Schaar nominated, elected (40-Y 0-N)

      ELECTION OF SERGEANT-AT-ARMS AND DOORKEEPERS OF THE SENATE

      Nominated, elected (39-Y 0-N)

      Reconsideration agreed to (40-Y 0-N)

      elected (40-Y 0-N)

      Sergeant-at-Arms

      Thomas C. Gilman

      Doorkeepers

      Eva B. Brinkley

      John E. Davis

      William L. Flemming, Jr.

      Benjamin R. Hawkins

      Leon B. Jones

      James C. Taylor

      Annette M. Ward

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

      ELECTION OF PAGES (40-Y 0-N)

      1st District: Robert Jeremy Wright of Williamsburg

      2nd District: Ross Stewart Stolle of Virginia Beach

      3rd District: Deshira E. Thompson of Suffolk

      4th District: Charisse Donnell Carter of Smithfield

      5th District: Kelsey Wright of Chatham

      6th District: Brian Ballard Vieth of Roanoke

      7th District: Samuel Stevens Hewitt of Mechanicsville

      8th District: Margaret Jardim Taylor of Arlington

      9th District: Katlyn Alice’ Sharp of Bristol

      10th District: Mary Catherine Earley of Leesburg

      11th District: Emillie Elizabeth DeBoissiere of Oakton

      APPOINTMENT OF PAGES

      John Paul Chaplin of Gainesville

      Mari Kathryn Gavin of Glen Allen

      Melissa Ferrell Bearden of Richmond

      Amy Elnora Dance of Petersburg

      Zachary Oswalt Rubin of Richmond

      APPOINTMENT OF MESSENGERS

      Caroline Elise Atwill of Leesburg

      Fenton Lee Bland III of Prince George

      Brittany Kathleen Chumley of Surry

      Thomas Geddy Cross of Hanover

      Monroe Everett Harris of Richmond

      Isaac Thomas Janak of Richmond

      Jayna Avery McGehee of Chesapeake

      Jessica Ann Merry of Midlothian

      Michael Stephen Muldoon of Annandale

      George Harriss Ricks III of Richmond

      S.R. 2 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings and engrossment waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), agreed to (40-Y 0-N)

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

      MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 146 (Notifying Governor of organization) and request concurrence

      H.J.R. 146 - taken up, agreed to (voice vote). House informed

      Committee Nominations Report agreed to (40-Y 0-N)

      AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES

      Hawkins, Chair; Chichester; Bolling; Ticer; Whipple; Hanger; Watkins; Reynolds; Puckett; Ruff; Blevins; Deeds; Cuccinelli; Obenshain; and Locke

      COMMERCE AND LABOR

      Wampler, Chair; Colgan; Saslaw; Chichester; Miller; Norment; Stosch; Stolle; Potts; Edwards; Williams; Watkins; Wagner; Newman; and Rerras

      COURTS OF JUSTICE

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

      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; Houck; Hawkins; Howell; Saslaw; Stolle; Quayle; Norment; Potts; Hanger; and Watkins

      GENERAL LAWS

      Stosch, Chair; Colgan; Houck; Lambert; Wampler; Miller; Hawkins; Martin; Bolling; Ruff; Wagner; O'Brien; Bell; Devolites; and Locke

      LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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

      PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS

      Martin, Chair; Lambert; Hawkins; Bolling; Howell; Colgan; Potts; Stolle; Deeds; O'Brien; Whipple; Reynolds; Bell; Devolites; and Obenshain

      REHABILITATION AND SOCIAL SERVICES

      Hanger, Chair; Miller; Marsh; Lucas; Williams; Ticer; Puller; Rerras; Wagner; Cuccinelli; O'Brien; Deeds; Bell; Devolites; and Locke

      TRANSPORTATION

      Williams, Chair; Houck; Miller; Marsh; Newman; Watkins; Puckett; Mims; Rerras; Wagner; Blevins; Deeds; O'Brien; Bell; and Devolites

      RULES

      Norment, Chair; Colgan; Saslaw; Wampler; Chichester; Stosch; Quayle; Hawkins; Stolle; Hanger; Williams; Houck; Potts; Whipple; and Martin

      MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 1 (Establishing a schedule for conduct of business)

      MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 2

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

      Bills and resolutions prefiled, ordered printed and referred under 30-19.3 of the Code of Virginia: see January 15 Senate Calendar

      Bills and resolutions presented, ordered printed and referred under Senate Rules 11(b) and (26)g: see January 15 Senate Calendar

      H.J.R. 1 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), agreed to (40-Y 0-N), House informed

      H.J.R. 2 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), agreed to (40-Y 0-N), House informed

      S.J.R. 26 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote), House informed

      MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 78

      H.J.R. 78 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote), House informed

      MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 43

      On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 3:00 p.m. to reconvene at 6:35 p.m.

      The Senate reconvened at 6:35 p.m.

      The Senate proceeded at 6:45 p.m. to the House Chamber for Governor’s State of the Commonwealth Address

      On motion of Senator Wampler, the Senate adjourned at 7:40 p.m. to convene Thursday, January 15 , 2004, at 1:00 p.m.

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


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