Virginia House of Delegates
2004 Special Session II
House Minutes
William J. Howell, Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk
Tuesday, July 13, 2004

      Called to order at 12 m. by William J. Howell, Speaker

      Mace placed on Speaker's table by Sergeant at Arms

      Prayer offered by The Reverend Douglas B. Watson, Sr., Pastor, Stockton Memorial Baptist Church, Chesterfield

      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 Byron, Carrico, Dillard, Dudley, Hull, Janis, Joannou, Kilgore, Louderback, Marrs, Marshall of Prince William, McQuigg, Melvin, Miles, Morgan, Petersen, Phillips, Purkey, Ware of Roanoke City, Watts

      Motion by Delegate Griffith that the Rules of the 2004 Regular Session be the Rules for the 2004 Special Session II agreed to (Y-76 N-0)

      House duly organized and ready to proceed to business

      Message from Senate: Senate duly organized and ready to proceed to business

      Message from Senate: SJR 6001 agreed to

      HJR 6001 (Notifying Governor of organization) offered by Delegate Griffith and agreed to

      HJR 6002 (Limiting legislation to be considered by the 2004 Special Session II of the General Assembly) offered by Delegate Griffith and agreed to (Y-76 N-0)

      Message from Senate: HJR 6001 agreed to

      HR 6001 (Salaries, contingent and incidental expenses) offered by Delegate Callahan and agreed to (Y-68 N-0)

      Message from Senate: HJR 6002 agreed to

      Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

      House recessed at 12:45 p.m. until 1:05 p.m.

      House reconvened at 1:05 p.m.

      Message from Senate: SB 6002 passed

      SENATE BILL READ FIRST TIME AND REFERRED

      SB 6002

      Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

      House recessed at 1:51 p.m. until 2:10 p.m.

      House reconvened at 2:10 p.m.

      Motion by Delegate Putney to recess agreed to

      House recessed at 2:10 p.m. until 2:30 p.m.

      House reconvened at 2:30 p.m.

      Committee report

      From Commerce and Labor: SB 6002

      SB 6002 - Constitutional readings dispensed (Y-78 N-0), Delegate Bell floor amendment agreed to, Passed (Y-79 N-1)

      Message from Senate: SB 6002 - House amendment agreed to

      HJR 6003 (Adjournment sine die) offered by Delegate Griffith and agreed to

      Message from Senate: HJR 6003 agreed to

      Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn sine die agreed to

      House adjourned sine die at 3:05 p.m.


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