Virginia House of Delegates
2005 Regular Session
House Minutes
William J. Howell, Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk
Wednesday, January 12, 2005

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 W. Lee Corder, Chaplain, Washington Redskins, Arlington

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 Hull, May (portion of session), Van Landingham


House of Delegates organized and ready to proceed to business

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

HJR 684 (Notifying Governor of Organization) offered by Delegate Griffith and agreed to

Message from Senate: HJR 684 agreed to

Bills and resolutions prefiled, ordered printed, and referred pursuant to Section 30-19.3 of the Code of Virginia

Resolutions prefiled, ordered printed, and laid on the Speaker's table pursuant to Section 30-19.3 of the Code of Virginia

Resolutions prefiled and laid on the Speaker's table pursuant to Section 30-19.3 of the Code of Virginia

HJR 543 - Agreed to (Y-96 N-0)

HJR 544 - Agreed to (Y-97 N-0)

Message from Senate - HJRs 543 and 544 agreed to

HR 30 (Salaries, contingent and incidental expenses) offered by Delegate Callahan and agreed to (Y-98 N-0)

Committee Reports
From Commerce and Labor: SB 128; HBs 814S, 1156S
From Courts of Justice: SB 301S; HB 328
From Health, Welfare and Institutions: HBs 160S, 455A, 578S

Committee Assignments and Changes
Delegate Brink removed from the Committee on Science and Technology
Delegate Bryant appointed to the Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources and removed from the Committee on Appropriations
Delegate Cline appointed to the Committee on Finance
Delegate Cosgrove appointed to the Committee on General Laws
Delegate Hogan appointed to the Committee on Appropriations
Delegate Janis appointed to the Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
Delegate Landes appointed to the Committee on Rules and removed from the Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
Delegate Miles removed from the Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
Delegate Miller appointed to the Committees on Militia, Police and Public Safety and Science and Technology
Delegate Suit appointed to the Committee on Commerce and Labor and removed from the Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

House recessed at 12:56 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.

House reconvened at 6:30 p.m.

Joint Assembly convened at 6:45 p.m.

Roll call of Senate - Quorum present

Roll call of House - Quorum present

Joint Assembly resolution (Notifying Governor of Organization) agreed to

Governor Mark R. Warner addressed the Joint Assembly

Motion by Senator Locke to print 1,000 copies of Governor's address as Senate Document No. 1 agreed to

Motion by Senator Obenshain to adjourn Joint Assembly sine die agreed to

Business of House resumed

Bills and resolutions presented, ordered printed, and referred pursuant to House Rule 37

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

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to

House adjourned at 7:55 p.m. to meet Thursday, January 13, 2005, at 12 m.

 


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