HOUSE MINUTES
William J. Howell, Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk
Tuesday, April 13, 2004

      Called to order at 9:00 a.m. by William J. Howell, Speaker

      Mace placed on Speaker's table by Sergeant at Arms

      Prayer offered by the Honorable Thelma Drake, the Gentlewoman from Norfolk

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

      Attendance roll call - Quorum present

      Leave of Absence granted: Delegate Putney

      Journal for Monday, April 12, 2004, approved bythe Speaker

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

      Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

      House recessed at 9:03 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.

      House reconvened at 10:00 a.m.

      Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

      House recessed at 10:01 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.

      House reconvened at 11:30 a.m.

      Motion by Delegate Welch to adjourn in memory of Thomas Jefferson, on the occasion of the 261st anniversary of his birth, agreed to

      CALENDAR

      HOUSE BILL

      REGULAR CALENDAR

      HB 5018SA - Constitutional reading dispensed (Y-85 N-11), No action taken on Committee amendments, Delegate Parrish floor substitute agreed to (Y-57 N-42), Delegate Marshall of Prince William floor amendment rejected (Y-45 N-53), Delegates Marshall of Prince William, Black, Dudley, Frederick, and Hugo floor amendments rejected (Y-49 N-49), Delegate Ware of Powhatan floor amendments rejected (Y-0 N-98), Delegate Hugo floor amendment rejected (Y-31 N-65), Delegate Hamilton floor amendments rejected (Y-47 N-50), Delegate Hamilton floor amendment rejected, Delegate Marshall of Prince William floor amendment rejected (Y-45 N-50), Delegate Griffith floor amendment agreed to, Delegate Lingamfelter floor amendment rejected, Delegate Marshall of Prince William floor amendment rejected (Y-42 N-55), Delegate Nixon floor amendments agreed to (Y-51 N-44), Delegates Frederick and Welch floor amendments rejected (Y-36 N-62), Delegate Drake floor amendments rejected (Y-46 N-49), Passed by temporarily

      Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

      House recessed at 2:06 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

      House reconvened at 5:00 p.m.

      HB 5018SA - Delegate Drake floor amendments reconsidered, Delegate Drake floor amendments agreed to (Y-49 N-48), Engrossed, Passed (Y-52 N-46)

      Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

      House recessed at 5:17 p.m. to meet Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at 3:00 p.m.


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