TIMOTHY M. KAINE, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Wednesday, March 24, 2004

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

      Prayer offered by The Reverend C. Douglas Smith, Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy, Richmond, Virginia

      ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

      Motion of Senator Marsh dispensed with reading of Journal (30-Y 0-N)

      Leave(s) of Absence granted: Senators Cuccinelli Edwards, Newman, Obenshain, Puckett, Rerras and Williams

      CALENDAR

      COMMENDING RESOLUTION

      HJR 5008 - agreed to (voice vote)

      Bills presented, ordered printed and referred under Senate Rule 11(b): See March 27 Calendar

      On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 12:15 p.m. to reconvene at 1:35 p.m.

      Senate reconvened at 1:35 p.m.

      BILLS REPORTED

      From Finance: SB 5003A

      From Privileges and Elections: SB 5002A

      SB 5002A, Rules suspended, first constitutional reading dispensed (33-Y 0-N), read second time, committee amendment agreed to, engrossed, motion to passed by for the day rejected, third constitutional reading dispensed (33-Y 0-N), passed (33-Y 0-N)

      SB 5003A, Rules suspended, first constitutional reading dispensed (33-Y 0-N), read second time, committee amendment agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (32-Y 0-N 1-A), passed (28-Y 3-N 1-A)

      On motion of Senator Chichester, the Senate adjourned at 2:50 p.m. to convene Saturday, March 27, 2004, at 12m.

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


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