HOUSE MINUTES
William J. Howell, Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk
Friday, May 07, 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 Honorable Christopher B. Saxman, the Gentleman from Staunton

      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 Dillard, Marshall of Prince William, Melvin (portion of session), Putney (portion of session), Shuler

      Journal for Thursday, May 6, 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 11:04 a.m. until 12:35 p.m.

      House reconvened at 12:35 a.m.

      Message from Senate: HB 5001 - Conference report agreed to

      Message from Senate: SJR 5020 agreed to

      SJR 5020 taken up and agreed to (Y-90 N-0)

      Motion by Delegate Hull to adjourn in honor of the State of Israel on the occasion of its 56th anniversary agreed to

      HR 5006 (Nominating persons to be elected to general district court judgeships) offered by Delegate Kilgore and agreed to

      CALENDAR

      COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE

      HJR 5032 - Agreed to

      HJR 5033 - Agreed to

      HJR 5034 - Agreed to

      HJR 5035 - Agreed to

      HJR 5036 - Agreed to

      HJR 5037 - Agreed to

      HJR 5038 - Agreed to

      HJR 5039 - Agreed to

      HJR 5040 - Agreed to

      HJR 5041 - Agreed to

      HJR 5042 - Agreed to

      HOUSE BILL IN CONFERENCE

      HB 5001 - Conference report agreed to (Y-65 N-30)

      Message from Senate: Nominations made for certain judicial offices

      Senate communication received

      House bill, President of the Senate ruled bill and Senate substitute with amendments not properly before the Senate and directed Clerk to return both to the House: HB 5008

      Senate communication received

      Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJRs 5021, 5022, 5023

      House joint resolutions agreed to: HJRs 5030, 5031, 5032, 5033, 5034, 5035, 5036, 5037, 5038, 5039, 5040, 5041, 5042

      SJR 5021 taken up and agreed to

      SJR 5022 taken up and agreed to

      SJR 5023 taken up and agreed to

      Election of General District Court Judges

      Gene A. Woolard, Second Judicial District

      John A. Rockecharlie, Thirteenth Judicial District [not elected]

      Edward K. Carpenter, Sixteenth Judicial District

      Senate communication received

      Senate bill passed: SB 5007

      Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJRs 5017, 5018

      Committee reports

      From Courts of Justice: SB 5007

      From Rules: SJR 5018

      SB 5007 - Constitutional readings dispensed (Y-86 N-0), Passed (Y-83 N-2)

      SJR 5018 - Agreed to (Y-78 N-3)

      SJR 5017 taken up and agreed to

      HJR 5043 (Adjournment sine die) offered by Delegate Griffith and agreed to

      Message from Senate: HJR 5043 agreed to

      Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn sine die agreed to

      House adjourned sine die at 2:37 p.m.


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