TIMOTHY M. KAINE, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Thursday, February 26, 2004

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

      Prayer offered by The Reverend Dr. Bruce A. Gray, St. John's Episcopal Church, Richmond, Virginia

      ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

      Motion of Senator Blevins dispensed with reading of Journal (38-Y 0-N)

      COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10225): reading waived (38-Y 0-N)

      Senate bills with House amendments passed: SB 14, 244, 283, 349, 399, 546, 585, 684

      Senate bill with House substitute passed: SB 627

      House bills with Senate substitutes rejected: HB 355, 569

      Senate bills passed: SB 71, 73, 120, 122, 136, 153, 165, 166, 173, 231, 316, 361, 366, 398, 403, 464, 533, 570, 571, 597, 632, 644, 690

      House bills with Senate amendments concurred in: HB 82, 270, 357, 454, 462, 470, 575, 769, 824, 836, 873, 976, 1405, 1483

      House bills with Senate substitutes concurred in: HB 318, 433, 749, 759, 792, 984, 1038, 1080, 1202, 1256

      Senate bills defeated: SB 63, 367

      Senate bills with House amendments and substitutes placed on Calendar: See February 27 Senate Calendar

      COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10226): reading waived (39-Y 0-N)

      House joint resolutions agreed to: HJR 424, 427

      Joint resolutions laid on Clerk's Desk

      BILLS REPORTED

      From Courts of Justice: HB 167, 184S rereferred to Finance, 214, 217, 238, 404, 509, 510A rereferred to Finance, 632A rereferred to Finance, 638S, 654A, 660 rereferred to Finance, 663 rereferred to Finance, 718 rereferred to Finance, 760, 863A rereferred to Finance, 1041S, 1056S, 1062, 1083, 1095, 1096, 1107A, 1111A, 1144S, 1261A, 1274, 1302, 1355, 1454 rereferred to Finance

      From Education and Health: HB 64S, 409, 513, 675, 856S, 930S, 978, 1048, 1049, 1103, 1117, 1133, 1178, 1254, 1326

      From General Laws: HB 123, 124, 148A, 152, 162, 350A, 415A, 437A, 451, 508, 527, 537, 543, 546, 548, 555, 598, 716, 784, 828, 985S, 1022A, 1027, 1028, 1039S, 1085, 1094S, 1124A, 1145, 1189, 1193, 1201S, 1330A, 1360, 1435, 1441, 1447A, 1480, 1482A

      BILL REREFERRED PURSUANT TO RULE 20(j)

      From Education and Health: HB 1009 rereferred to Finance

      From General Laws: HB 1037 rereferred to Finance

      SJR 207 - offered by Senator Puckett

      SJR 208 - offered by Senator Reynolds

      SJR 209 - offered by Senator Martin

      Joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 1: see February 27 Senate Calendar

      Leave(s) of Absence granted: Senator Stolle

      On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 12:15 p.m. to reconvene at 12:30 p.m.

      The Senate reconvened at 12:30 p.m.

      Rules suspended, privilege of the floor given to the Senate Finance Committee staff (39-Y 0-N)

      Special and Continuing Order on SB 29A and SB30A

      UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

      SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

      Read second time

      SB 29A - committee amendments agreed to, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (37-Y 2-N)

      SB 30A - uncontested committee amendments agreed to, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (30-Y 9-N)

      Contested committee amendments

      Page 1, item 0 #2s - agreed to

      Page 56, item 163 #2s - agreed to

      Page 153, item 326 #3s - agreed to

      Page 232, item 482 #4s - agreed to

      Page 237, item 488 #5s - agreed to

      Page 355, item 5-0 #1s - Chair ruled item is proper pursuant to the Constitution, ruling of Chair sustained (33-Y 6-N), committee amendment agreed to, reconsideration of adoption of committee amendment agreed to (39-Y 0-N), agreed to (26-Y 12-N 1-A)

      Page 363, item 5-0 #2s - agreed to

      Contested committee amendment rejected

      Page 246, item 506 #6s - rejected

      Bell floor amendments #1 and #2 rejected

      Reynolds floor amendment # 3 rejected

      Marsh floor amendment #4 withdrawn

      Obenshain floor amendment #5 rejected (16-Y 23-N)

      Devolites floor amendment #6 rejected

      Cuccinelli floor amendments #7, 8 and 9 withdrawn

      Cuccinelli floor amendment #10 rejected

      On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 2:50 p.m. to reconvene at 3:00 p.m.

      The Senate reconvened at 3:00 p.m.

      CALENDAR

      UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

      SB 81 - passed by for the day

      SB 226 - passed by for the day

      SB 285 - passed by for the day

      SB 318 - passed by for the day

      SB 409 - passed by for the day

      SB 463 - passed by for the day

      SB 468 - passed by for the day

      SB 598 - passed by for the day

      SB 600 - passed by for the day

      SB 556 - passed by for the day

      UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

      HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

      Read third time

      HB 493A - Stolle floor amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 949 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 221 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 237 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 288 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 293 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 295 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 298 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 322 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 342 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 354A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 363 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 460 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 553 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 596 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 625 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 628 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 687 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 848S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 864A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 884 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 924 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 926 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 928A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 1179 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 1181 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 1183 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 1186 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 1187 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 1238 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 1241 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 1267 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 1269 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 1327 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 1424 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N)

      HB 1486 - out of block, passed by for the day

      REGULAR CALENDAR

      HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

      Read third time

      HB 639A - passed by for the day

      HB 883A - passed by for the day

      HB 1350 - passed by for the day

      HB 689 - passed by for the day

      HB 1208 - passed by for the day

      HB 1243 - passed by for the day

      UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

      HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

      HB 52 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 56 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 105S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 176S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 300 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 303 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 316 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 410A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 411A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 465 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 525A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 559 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 601A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 604 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 679 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 682 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 683S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 714 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 819 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 837A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 874 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 908 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 911 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 919 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 931 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 934 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 968 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 975 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 986 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 994 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 1026 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 1088 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 1112 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 1185 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 1191 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 1206 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 1248 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 1320 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 1321A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 1340 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 1426 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 1427S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 1453 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      REGULAR CALENDAR

      HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

      HB 438 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 715 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 827 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 963 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HB 970 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

      HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON SECOND READING

      HJR 275A - Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HJR 276A - Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      HJR 312 - Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

      MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS

      HJR 354 - agreed to block vote

      HJR 378 - agreed to block vote

      HJR 383 - agreed to block vote

      HJR 384 - agreed to block vote

      HJR 388 - agreed to block vote

      HJR 392 - agreed to block vote

      HJR 393 - agreed to block vote

      SJR 198 - agreed to block vote

      SJR 199 - agreed to block vote

      SJR 202 - agreed to block vote

      COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS

      HJR 374 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

      HJR 375 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

      HJR 376 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

      HJR 379 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

      HJR 380 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

      HJR 381 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

      HJR 382 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

      HJR 385 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

      HJR 386 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

      HJR 387 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

      HJR 394 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

      HJR 395 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

      HJR 396 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

      HJR 397 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

      HJR 398 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

      HJR 399 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

      HJR 400 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

      SJR 200 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

      SJR 201 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

      SJR 203 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

      HJR 424 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

      HJR 427 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

      SJR 210 - offered by Senator Rerras

      SJR 211 - offered by Senator Rerras

      SJR 212 - offered by Senator Rerras

      SJR 213 - offered by Senator O'Brien

      Joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 1: see February 27 Senate Calendar

      On motion of Senator Chichester, the Senate adjourned at 4:18 p.m. to convene Friday, February 27, 2004, at 12m.

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


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