Minute Book
2005 SESSION                           SENATE OF VIRGINIA
TIMOTHY M. KAINE, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Wednesday, February 23, 2005

Called to order at 10:00 a.m. by Lt. Governor Timothy M. Kaine

Prayer offered by The Reverend James J. Begley, Church of the Redeemer, Mechaniscsville, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Wampler dispensed with reading of Journal (40-Y 0-N)

SR 33 - offered by Senator Marsh
SR 34 - offered by Senator Chichester
SR 35 - offered by Senator Whipple
SR 36 - offered by Senator Puckett
SR 37 - offered by Senator Stolle

Joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 543: see February 24 Senate Calendar

Rules suspended, privileges of the floor given to distinguished guests (40-Y 0-N)

CALENDAR

BILL IN CONFERENCE
SB 1332 - conference report agreed to (39-Y 1-N)

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE
HB 1586 - Senate insisted on its substitute and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1682 - Senate insisted on its substitute and requested committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)
HB 2851 - Senate insisted on its amendment(s) and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1948 - Senate insisted on its amendment(s) and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)
HB 1977 - Senate insisted on its substitute and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)
HB 2078 - Senate insisted on its amendment(s) and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)
HB 2144 - Senate insisted on its amendment(s) and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N), reconsidered (38-Y 0-N), Senate receded from its amendment(s) (32-Y 6-N)
HB 2459 - Senate insisted on its substitute and requested committee of conference (38-Y 2-N)
HB 2645 - Senate insisted on its amendment(s) and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)
HB 2686 - Senate insisted on its substitute and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)
HB 2732 - Senate insisted on its substitute and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)
HB 2771 - Senate insisted on its substitute and requested committee of conference (37-Y 2-N), reconsidered (38-Y 0-N), Senate insisted on its substitute and requested committee of conference (32-Y 6-N)
HJR 586 - Senate insisted on its substitute and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE
SB 777 - House amendment(s) agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
SB 803 - House substitute with amendment(s) agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
SB 815 - House amendment(s) agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
SB 817 - House substitute rejected (2-Y 37-N)
SB 874 - House amendment(s) agreed to (39-Y 0-N)
SB 890 - House substitute agreed to (38-Y 0-N)
SB 898 - House substitute agreed to (38-Y 0-N)
SB 904 - House amendment(s) agreed to (38-Y 0-N)
SB 906 - House amendment(s) agreed to (38-Y 0-N)
SB 921 - House amendment(s) agreed to (38-Y 0-N)
SB 934 - House amendment(s) rejected (2-Y 35-N 1-A)
SB 950 - House amendment(s) agreed to (38-Y 0-N)
SB 957 - House amendment(s) agreed to (38-Y 0-N)
SB 966 - House substitute agreed to (36-Y 2-N), House amendment #1 agreed to (33-Y 5-N), House amendment #2, 3 and 4 rejected (6-Y 32-N)
SB 968 - House substitute with amendment(s) agreed to (38-Y 0-N)
SB 969 - House amendment(s) agreed to (38-Y 0-N)
SB 984 - House amendment(s) agreed to (36-Y 0-N)
SB 985 - House amendment(s) agreed to (38-Y 0-N)
SB 999 - House amendment(s) agreed to (35-Y 2-N), reconsidered (38-Y 0-N), House amendment(s) agreed to (32-Y 6-N)
SB 1012 - House substitute agreed to (38-Y 0-N)
SB 1086 - House substitute agreed to (38-Y 0-N)
SB 1107 - House substitute agreed to (38-Y 0-N)
SB 1108 - House substitute agreed to (38-Y 0-N)
SB 1136 - House substitute agreed to (36-Y 0-N)
SB 1143 - House substitute rejected (0-Y 38-N)
SB 1145 - House amendment(s) agreed to (37-Y 0-N)
SB 1166 - House amendment(s) agreed to (37-Y 0-N)
SB 1188 - House amendment(s) agreed to (37-Y 0-N)
SB 1189 - House substitute rejected (2-Y 35-N 1-A)
SB 1194 - House amendment(s) agreed to (36-Y 2-N)
SB 1200 - House substitute agreed to (38-Y 0-N)
SB 1230 - House amendment(s) agreed to (38-Y 0-N)
SB 1232 - House amendment(s) agreed to (38-Y 0-N)
SB 1241 - House substitute agreed to (38-Y 0-N)
SB 1267 - House substitute agreed to (38-Y 0-N)
SB 1270 - House amendment(s) agreed to (38-Y 0-N)
SB 1323 - House substitute rejected (8-Y 29-N)
SB 1324 - House substitute rejected (4-Y 33-N), reconsidered (37-Y 0-N), House substitute rejected (6-Y 32-N)
SB 1327 - House substitute agreed to (35-Y 3-N)
SB 1346 - House amendment(s) rejected (1-Y 37-N)
SB 1333 - Senate acceded to House request for committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

SR 38 - offered by Senator Colgan

Joint resolution laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 543: see February 24 Senate Calendar

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 11:45 a.m. to reconvene at 11:50 a.m.
The Senate reconvened at 11:50 a.m.

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING
Read third time
HB 2288S - committee amendment(s) rejected, Stolle floor amendment 1-4 withdrawn, Stolle floor substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 1615S - committee amendment(s) rejected, Bell floor substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2690A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2221S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 1505S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 1559 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 1663 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 1703A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 1741A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 1756S - committee substitute rejected, Stolle floor substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 1757 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 1820S - committee substitute rejected, Stolle floor substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 1821S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 1945 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 1997S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2010A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2027 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2050 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2053 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2061 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2174S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2209 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2371 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2381 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2386 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2408 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2427 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2450 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2456S - committee substitute rejected, Mims floor substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2462 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2470 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2482S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2520 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2521A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2615 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2622S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2650A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2652A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2654 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2667 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2668 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2669A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2678 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2692A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2695 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2700A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2741S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2770 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2791S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2833 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2854S - committee substitute rejected, Stolle floor substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2878S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2888SA - committee substitute agreed to, Quayle floor amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)
HB 2906 - passed block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SR 29, 30, 31 and 32 offered by Senator Stolle

Resolutions presented, ordered printed and referred under Senate Rules 11(b)

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 1019 (Election of Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Judges, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges, and Members of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission)

HJR 1019 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), readings waived, agreed to (39-Y 0-N), House informed

Joint Order pursuant to HJR 1019

SR 29 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, taken up for immediate consideration (38-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 30 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, taken up for immediate consideration (39-Y 0-N), Stolle floor amendment agreed to, engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 31 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), Stolle floor amendment #1 agreed to, Stolle floor amendment #2 agreed to, engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 32 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: Nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 1019

House informed that nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 1019

ELECTION OF CIRCUIT COURT JUDGES, GENERAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGES, JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS DISTRICT COURT JUDGES, AND MEMBERS OF THE JUDICIAL INQUIRY AND REVIEW COMMISSION
Circuit Court Judges (40-Y 0-N)
First Judicial Circuit: Randall D. Smith
Fifteenth Judicial Circuit: J. Martin Bass
Fifteenth Judicial Circuit: H. Harrison Braxton, Jr.
Fifteenth Judicial Circuit: George Mason, lll
Eighteenth Judicial Circuit: Lisa Kemler
Twenty-second Judicial Circuit: David A. Melesco
Twenty-eighth Judicial Circuit: Isaac St. C. Freeman
Twenty-ninth Judicial Circuit: Teresa M. Chafin
Thirtieth Judicial Circuit: Tammy S. McElyea
NOMINATED BUT NOT ELECTED
Twenty-first Judicial Circuit: Edwin A. Gendron, Jr.
General District Court Judges (40-Y 0-N)
Second Judicial District: Calvin R. DePew, Jr.
Fourteenth Judicial District: John Marshall
Fourteenth Judicial District: James S. Yoffy
Fifteenth Judicial District: Frank L. Benser
Fifteenth Judicial District: J. Overton Harris
Fifteenth Judicial District: Gordon A. Wilkins
Twenty-third Judicial District: M. Frederick King
Twenty-ninth Judicial District: Jack S. Hurley, Jr.
Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges (39-Y 0-N)
Second Judicial District: Gerrit W. Benson
Fifteenth Judicial District: Julian W. Johnson
Fifteenth Judicial District: Gerald F. Daltan
Eighteenth Judicial District: Constance Frogale
Twentieth Judicial District: Pamela L. Grizzle
Twenty-seventh Judicial District: Marcus H. Long, Jr., (36-Y 0-N), reconsidered (40-Y 0-N), agreed to
(36-Y 0-N)
Twenty-seventh Judicial District: M. Keith Blankenship (38-Y 0-N), reconsidered (39-Y 0-N), agreed to
(38-Y 0-N)
Twenty-ninth Judicial District: Henry A. Barringer
Members of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission (40-Y 0-N)
Leroy F. Millette, Jr.
Olivia A. Welsh

SR 39 and 40 offered by Senator Stolle

Resolutions presented, ordered printed and referred under Senate Rules 11(b)

SR 39 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, taken up for immediate consideration (39-Y 0-N), Reynolds floor amendment agreed to (26-Y 14-N), reconsideration of adoption of Reynolds floor amendment agreed to (40-Y 0-N), Reynolds floor amendment rejected (15-Y 25-N), previous question ordered (26-Y 14-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 40 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

House informed that nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 1019

ELECTION OF A CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE AND A GENERAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGE
Circuit Court Judge (37-Y 0-N), reconsidered (39-Y 0-N), agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
Twenty-first Judicial Circuit: G. Carter Greer
General District Court Judge (38-Y 0-N)
Twenty-first Judicial District: Edwin A. Gendron, Jr.

Reading of report waived (38-Y 0-N)

CALENDAR (continued)

HB 1576S - Blevins floor substitute agreed to, engrossed, out of block, passed (28-Y 9-N), passage reconsidered (38-Y 0-N), passed (29-Y 9-N)
HB 1656 - out of block, passed by for the day
HB 2022SA - Bell floor amendment(s) withdrawn, Bell floor amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, out of block, passed (39-Y 0-N 1-A)
HB 2586A - out of block, passed by for the day
HB 2460A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, out of block, passed (37-Y 3-N), passage reconsidered (40-Y 0-N), passed (38-Y 2-N)
HB 2931A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, out of block, passed (40-Y 0-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR
HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING
Read third time
HB 1546 - passed by for the day
HB 2738 - passed (36-Y 4-N)
HB 2776A - passed by for the day
HB 2192S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed (27-Y 13-N)
HB 2218S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed (40-Y 0-N)
HB 2255S - Mims floor amendment(s) withdrawn, passed by for the day
HB 2282S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed (40-Y 0-N)
HB 2377 - passed (38-Y 1-N)
HB 2391 - passed (36-Y 3-N)
HB 2393 - passed (36-Y 4-N)
HB 2395A - Obenshain floor amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed (39-Y 0-N 1-A)
HB 2628 - passed (35-Y 4-N)
HB 2638 - passed by for the day
HB 2670S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed (40-Y 0-N)
HB 2775 - passed (40-Y 0-N)
HB 2821 - passed (37-Y 2-N 1-A)
HB 2842 - passed (37-Y 3-N)
HB 2865 - passed (36-Y 3-N), passage reconsidered (39-Y 0-N), passed (34-Y 6-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR
HOUSE BILL ON SECOND READING
HB 2056A - read second time

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON THIRD READING
HJR 526 - passed by for the day
HJR 573 - passed by for the day
HJR 574 - passed by for the day
HJR 588S - passed by for the day
HJR 598 - passed by for the day
HJR 605A - passed by for the day
HJR 625A - passed by for the day
HJR 640A - passed by for the day
HJR 643 - passed by for the day
HJR 646 - passed by for the day
HJR 656 - passed by for the day
HJR 657 - passed by for the day
HJR 664 - passed by for the day
HJR 667 - passed by for the day
HJR 668A - passed by for the day
HJR 669 - passed by for the day
HJR 685S - passed by for the day
HJR 686 - passed by for the day
HJR 688 - passed by for the day
HJR 689A - passed by for the day
HJR 701 - passed by for the day
HJR 702 - passed by for the day
HJR 704S - passed by for the day
HJR 706A - passed by for the day
HJR 707 - passed by for the day
HJR 709A - passed by for the day
HJR 710 - passed by for the day
HJR 711 - passed by for the day
HJR 713 - passed by for the day
HJR 742S - passed by for the day
HJR 747 - passed by for the day
HJR 750 - passed by for the day
HJR 757 - passed by for the day
HJR 768A - passed by for the day
HJR 789 - passed by for the day
HJR 790S - passed by for the day
HJR 817S - passed by for the day
HJR 818 - passed by for the day
HJR 819 - passed by for the day
HJR 821 - passed by for the day
HJR 850 - passed by for the day

REGULAR CALENDAR
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON THIRD READING
HJR 551 - passed by for the day
HJR 679 - passed by for the day
HJR 770 - passed by for the day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION ON THIRD READING
Read third time
SJR 492 - agreed to (40-Y 0-N), reconsidered (40-Y 0-N), agreed to (35-Y 0-N 4-A)

HJR 1006 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote)

CONFEREES APPOINTED
HB 1594 - Senators Quayle, Puller and Edwards
HB 1770 - Senators Blevins, Howell and Lucas
HB 2245 - Senators Mims, Quayle and Howell
HB 2596 - Senators Wagner, Watkins and Puckett
HB 2664 - Senators Watkins, Wagner and Deeds
HB 2837 - Senators Bolling, Ruff and Blevins
SB 1333 - Senators Quayle, Whipple and Martin

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE: (HN10223)
Senate bill with House substitute passed: SB 1054
COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE: (HN20223)
Senate bills with House amendments passed: SB 873, 891, 912, 1001, 1047, 1057, 1123, 1158, 1163, 1260, 1342
Senate bills with House substitutes passed: SB 695, 723, 843, 851, 940, 949, 1019, 1040, 1051, 1075, 1121, 1149, 1150, 1159, 1217, 1225
Senate bill with House substitute with amendment: SB 1298
House insisted on its substitutes and requested committees of conference: SB 810, 875, 1235
House bills with Senate amendments rejected: HB 1666, 1769, 1798, 1921, 2510, 2564, 2598, 2800, 2810
House bills with Senate substitutes rejected: HB 2455, 2649, 2796
House bills with Senate substitutes with amendments rejected: HB 2777, 2881
House acceded to Senate request for committees of conference: HB 2245, 2837
Senate bills passed: SB 790, 801, 832, 844, 854, 888, 896, 902, 916, 923, 1002, 1015, 1018, 1052, 1087, 1093, 1118, 1147, 1154, 1165, 1167, 1168, 1273, 1274, 1312, 1341
House bills with Senate amendments concurred in: HB 1691, 2036, 2051, 2052, 2067, 2151, 2168, 2247, 2267, 2305, 2318, 2321, 2384, 2454, 2471, 2625, 2627, 2640, 2656, 2663, 2763, 2804, 2808, 2930
House bills with Senate substitutes concurred in: HB 1518, 1539, 1573, 1602, 1738, 1793, 1816, 1896, 2118, 2199, 2216, 2248, 2249, 2316, 2451, 2461, 2602, 2605, 2623, 2655, 2666, 2697, 2832, 2866
Senate bills defeated: SB 947, 1102, 1216

Senate bills with House amendments, substitutes and substitute with amendment placed on Calendar

On motion of Senator Chichester, the Senate adjourned at 2:28 p.m. to convene Thursday, February 24, 2005, at 10:00 a.m.


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