Virginia House of Delegates
2005 Regular Session
House Minutes
William J. Howell, Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk
Thursday, January 27, 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 Dr. Edward A. Scott, Pastor, Allen Chapel AME Church, 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 Van Landingham, Ware of Roanoke City

Journal for Wednesday, January 26, 2005, approved by the Speaker


Senate communication received
Senate bills passed: SBs 730, 749, 782, 819, 845, 857, 955, 965, 972, 1016, 1060, 1095, 1210, 1223, 1229

Committee Reports
From Health, Welfare and Institutions: HBs 1687A, 1761S (referred), 1778S, 2036, 2040 (referred), 2512S (referred), 2514, 2515, 2516A, 2639A, 2784, 2854S
From Transportation: HBs 1611S, 1672A, 1883A, 2271S

HJR 834 taken up and agreed to

Motion by Delegate Armstrong to adjourn in memory and honor of Corporal Jonathan W. Bowling, a member of the Martinsville Police Department and a Marine reservist, who died in an ambush in Iraq, agreed to

Motion by Delegate Eisenberg to adjourn in honor of the liberators of Auschwitz and other concentration camps and in memory of the millions who died in the camps agreed to

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

House recessed at 12:24 p.m. until 12:35 p.m.

House reconvened at 12:35 p.m.

HJR 845 (Election of the Attorney General of Virginia and a circuit court judge) offered by Delegate Kilgore and agreed to (Y-97 N-0)

Delegate O'Bannon granted unanimous consent to introduce a bill [HB 2938]

Message from Senate: HJR 845 agreed to

HR 37 (Nominating a person to be elected Attorney General of Virginia) offered by Delegate Kilgore and agreed to

HR 38 (Nominating a person to be elected to a circuit court judgeship) offered by Delegate Kilgore and agreed to

Message from Senate: Nominations made for certain offices of the Commonwealth

Election of Attorney General of Virginia
Judith W. Jagdmann

Election of Circuit Court Judge
John J. McGrath, Jr., Twenty-sixth Judicial Circuit

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)

CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS READ THIRD TIME
UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
HB 2416 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1519S - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1577A - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1580 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1581A - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1591A - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1621 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1638S - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1648A - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1706S - Moved to Regular Calendar
HB 1833 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1838A - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1892A - Moved to Regular Calendar
HB 1994 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1997S - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 2094 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 2114A - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 2120 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 2287 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 2305A - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 2310S - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 2527 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 2533 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 2635 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 2659S - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)

HOUSE BILLS READ THIRD TIME
REGULAR CALENDAR
HB 1857 - Passed (Y-71 N-25)
HB 2023A - Defeated (Y-63 N-34) [66 affirmative votes required for passage]
HB 2601A - Passed (Y-66 N-28)
HB 1843 - Passed (Y-96 N-0)
HB 2144A - Passed (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1617S - Passed (Y-73 N-23)
HB 1690 - Passed (Y-96 N-1)
HB 1714 - Passed (Y-90 N-7)
HB 1816A - Passed (Y-91 N-5)
HB 2708A - Passed (Y-86 N-10)
HB 1706S - Passed (Y-94 N-0)
HB 1892A - Passed (Y-96 N-0)

HOUSE BILLS READ SECOND TIME
UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
HB 1518A - Committee amendment agreed to, Engrossed
HB 1522 - Engrossed
HB 1542A - Committee amendment agreed to, Engrossed
HB 1590 - Engrossed
HB 1594A - Committee amendments agreed to, Engrossed
HB 1606S - Committee substitute agreed to, Engrossed
HB 1682A - Committee amendments agreed to, Engrossed
HB 1711 - Engrossed
HB 1787A - Committee amendments agreed to, Engrossed
HB 1925S - Committee substitute agreed to, Engrossed
HB 1926 - Engrossed
HB 1928 - Engrossed
HB 1930 - Engrossed
HB 1945A - Committee amendment agreed to, Engrossed
HB 2080S - Moved to Regular Calendar
HB 2111A - Committee amendments agreed to, Engrossed
HB 2117S - Committee substitute agreed to, Engrossed
HB 2216 - Engrossed
HB 2237S - Committee substitute agreed to, Engrossed
HB 2242 - Engrossed
HB 2321A - Committee amendment agreed to, Engrossed
HB 2522 - Moved to Regular Calendar
HB 2524S - Committee substitute agreed to, Engrossed
HB 2526 - Engrossed
HB 2536 - Engrossed
HB 2586A - Committee amendment agreed to, Engrossed
HB 2711 - Engrossed
HB 2716 - Engrossed

HOUSE BILLS READ SECOND TIME
REGULAR CALENDAR
HB 1555A - Passed by for the day
HB 1963S - Committee substitute agreed to, Engrossed
HB 1967A - Referred to Committee on Appropriations
HB 1992 - Engrossed
HB 2038A - Committee amendment No. 1 rejected, Committee amendments Nos. 2 and 3 agreed to, Delegate Hamilton floor amendment agreed to, Engrossed
HB 2047 - Engrossed
HB 2052S - Committee substitute agreed to, Engrossed
HB 2315A - Committee amendment agreed to, Engrossed
HB 2478 - Engrossed
HB 2491 - Engrossed
HB 2579A - Committee amendment agreed to, Engrossed
HB 2629S - Committee substitute agreed to, Engrossed
HB 2747A - Committee amendments agreed to, Engrossed
HB 2080SA - Committee substitute agreed to, Delegate Plum floor amendments agreed to, Engrossed
HB 2522A - Delegate O'Bannon floor amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HOUSE BILLS READ FIRST TIME
UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
HB 1539A
HB 1597
HB 1601
HB 1656A
HB 1663
HB 1705
HB 1708
HB 1736
HB 1790S
HB 1882
HB 1893
HB 1912A
HB 1971
HB 1980
HB 2049
HB 2143
HB 2155A
HB 2189
HB 2200S
HB 2219
HB 2223
HB 2266S
HB 2365
HB 2378
HB 2387
HB 2410S
HB 2423A
HB 2434S
HB 2440
HB 2464A
HB 2508A
HB 2620
HB 2640
HB 2645S
HB 2671
HB 2681
HB 2689S
HB 2737
HB 2790A
HB 2809
HB 2815A
HB 2816

HOUSE BILLS READ FIRST TIME
REGULAR CALENDAR
HB 1589S
HB 1630
HB 1660
HB 1804S
HB 1891A
HB 2013S
HB 2102A
HB 2145A
HB 2178
HB 2187
HB 2196A
HB 2270
HB 2272
HB 2460
HB 2501
HB 2597
HB 2781
HB 2792

SENATE BILLS READ FIRST TIME AND REFERRED
SB 856
SB 887
SB 897
SB 968
SB 1034
SB 1065
SB 1195


Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to

House adjourned at 3:02 p.m. to meet Friday, January 28, 2005, at 12 m.


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