HOUSE MINUTES
William J. Howell, Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk
Tuesday, April 27, 2004

      Called to order at 3:00 p.m. by William J. Howell, Speaker

      Mace placed on Speaker's table by Sergeant at Arms

      Prayer offered by the Honorable Floyd H. Miles, Sr., the Gentleman from Charles City

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

      Attendance roll call - Quorum present

      Leaves of Absence granted: Delegates Shuler, Weatherholtz

      Journal for Friday, April 23, 2004, approved bythe Speaker

      Bill presented, ordered printed, and referred pursuant to House Rule 37

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

      Senate communication received

      House bills passed with Senate substitute with amendments: HBs 5008, 5018

      Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJRs 5005, 5006, 5007, 5008, 5010, 5012, 5013, 5014, 5015, 5016, 5019

      House joint resolutions agreed to: HJRs 5009, 5010, 5011, 5012, 5013, 5014, 5015, 5016, 5017, 5019

      Senate communication received

      Senate joint resolution agreed to: SJR 5011

      Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

      House recessed at 3:04 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.

      House reconvened at 4:00 p.m.

      Motion by Delegate Frederick to adjourn in memory of Pat Tillman, former NFL star and Army Ranger who died Thursday, April 22, 2004, in Afghanistan, and those who have given their lives in defense of our country agreed to

      CALENDAR

      MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE

      HJR 5021 - Agreed to

      HR 5005 - Agreed to

      COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE

      HJR 5022 - Agreed to

      HJR 5023 - Agreed to

      HJR 5024 - Agreed to

      HJR 5025 - Agreed to

      HJR 5026 - Agreed to

      HJR 5027 - Agreed to

      HJR 5028 - Agreed to

      Motion by Delegate Moran to recess agreed to

      House recessed at 4:06 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.

      House reconvened at 4:30 p.m.

      Motion by Delegate Moran to recess agreed to

      House recessed at 4:32 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

      House reconvened at 5:00 p.m.

      SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1

      HOUSE BILLS WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS

      HB 5008 - Senate substitute with amendments ruled not germane

      HB 5018 - Senate substitute with amendments agreed to (Y-52 N-45)

      MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE

      SJR 5005 - Agreed to

      SJR 5008 - Agreed to

      SJR 5010 - Agreed to

      SJR 5011 - Agreed to

      SJR 5013 - Agreed to

      SJR 5015 - Agreed to

      SJR 5016 - Agreed to

      SJR 5019 - Agreed to

      COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE

      SJR 5006 - Agreed to

      SJR 5007 - Agreed to

      SJR 5012 - Agreed to

      SJR 5014 - Agreed to

      Senate communication received

      Senate bill passed: SB 5005

      Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

      House recessed at 5:51 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

      House reconvened at 7:00 p.m.

      Committee report

      From Appropriations: SB 5005

      SB 5005 - Constitutional readings dispensed (Y-89 N-5), Delegate Landes floor amendments rejected (Y-44 N-50), Delegate Wardrup floor amendment rejected (Y-41 N-55), Delegate Marshall of Prince William floor amendment rejected (Y-31 N-65), Motion by Delegate Marshall of Prince William to rerefer to Committee on Finance rejected, Motion by Delegate Morgan to order previous question rejected (Y-51 N-45) [requires 2/3 affirmative vote], Delegate Cole floor amendment rejected (Y-45 N-51), Passed (Y-51 N-45)

      COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE

      HJR 5030 - Agreed to

      HJR 5031 - Agreed to

      HB 5001 - Delegate Wardrup appointed as Conferee to replace Delegate Putney

      Senate communication received

      House joint resolutions agreed to: HJRs 5021, 5022, 5023, 5024, 5025, 5026, 5027, 5028, 5029

      Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to

      House adjourned at 9:36 p.m. to meet Friday, April 30, 2004, at 3:00 p.m.


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