Virginia House of Delegates
2007 Regular Session
House Minutes
William J. Howell,  Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk
Tuesday, January 23, 2007

 

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. F. Jackson Mercer,  Pastor, Harrisonburg Baptist Church, Harrisonburg

 

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 Gilbert, Hall, Johnson, Melvin, Oder

 

Journal for Monday, January 22, 2007, approved by the Speaker 

Senate communication received

Senate bills passed: SBs 734, 736, 765, 772, 799, 848, 854, 868, 869, 907, 916, 933, 940, 959, 1018, 1034, 1050, 1072, 1099, 1137, 1141, 1156

Senate joint resolution agreed to: SJR 415

From Courts of Justice: HBs 1652, 1665S, 1759S (referred), 1777S (referred), 1794 (referred), 1841 (referred), 1864S (referred), 1921S (referred), 1923, 1982A (referred), 2068S, 2075 (referred), 2078A, 2115, 2150 (referred), 2175S, 2279S (referred), 2321S, 2329 (referred), 2332 (referred), 2344, 2347, 2348S, 2365S (referred), 2429A (referred), 2459S (referred), 2524S (referred), 2532S (referred), 2591S, 2622S (referred), 2648A (referred), 2749S (referred), 2750S, 2756S, 2828S (referred), 2875 (referred), 2960 (referred), 2964A, 2978S, 2979 (referred)

From General Laws: HBs 1673A, 1784S, 1816, 1840, 1943S, 1984S, 1998S, 2389, 2469S, 2632, 2906, 2934 (referred)

From Health, Welfare and Institutions: HBs 1743, 1897S, 2035S (referred), 2102S, 2290A (referred), 2363S, 2520 (referred), 2567S, 2684, 2691S (referred), 2732A, 2937A, 2969S, 3043

From Science and Technology: HBs 1876S, 1885A, 2196A, 2946S; HJ 647A

Amendment to Rule 18 of the Rules of the House of Delegates, relating to subcommittees and voting, read a third time

HJR 795 (Election of a Supreme Court of Virginia Justice, Court of Appeals of Virginia Judges, Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Judges, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges, and members of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission) offered by Delegate McQuigg and agreed to (Y-93 N-0)

Message from Senate: HJR 795 agreed to with amendment

HJR 795 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-95 N-0)

HR 50 (Nominating a person to be elected to the Supreme Court of Virginia) offered by Delegate McQuigg and agreed to

HR 51 (Nominating persons to be elected to the Court of Appeals of Virginia) offered by Delegate McQuigg and agreed to

HR 52 (Nominating persons to be elected to circuit court judgeships) offered by Delegate McQuigg and agreed to

HR 53 (Nominating persons to be elected to general district court judgeships) offered by Delegate McQuigg and agreed to

HR 54 (Nominating persons to be elected to juvenile and domestic relations district court judgeships) offered by Delegate McQuigg and agreed to

HR 55 (Nominating persons to be elected to the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission) offered by Delegate McQuigg and agreed to

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

Election of a Supreme Court of Virginia Justice

Lawrence L. Koontz, Jr.

Election of a Court of Appeals of Virginia Judges

Larry G. Elder

Robert P. Frank

Election of Circuit Court Judges

Bruce H. Kushner, First Judicial Circuit

Frederick B. Lowe, Second Judicial Circuit

Johnny E. Morrison, Third Judicial Circuit

Horace A. Revercomb III, Fifteenth Judicial Circuit

Marcus D. Williams, Nineteenth Judicial Circuit

R. Terrence Ney, Nineteenth Judicial Circuit

Charles J. Maxfield, Nineteenth Judicial Circuit

J. Michael Gamble, Twenty-fourth Judicial Circuit

John E. Wetsel, Jr., Twenty-sixth Judicial Circuit

Joseph R. Carico, Thirtieth Judicial Circuit

Richard B. Potter, Thirty-first Judicial Circuit

Election of General District Court Judges

Louis A. Sherman, Fourth Judicial District

Ray W. Dezern, Jr., Fourth Judicial District

James A. Moore, Fifth Judicial District

Theodore J. Burr, Jr., Sixth Judicial District

Kenneth W. Nye, Sixth Judicial District

Gammiel G. Poindexter, Sixth Judicial District

Robert G. Woodson, Jr., Tenth Judicial District

Barbara J. Gaden, Thirteenth Judicial District

Archer L. Yeatts III, Fourteenth Judicial District

Robert H. Downer, Jr., Sixteenth Judicial District

Karen A. Henenberg, Seventeenth Judicial District

Thomas J. Kelley, Jr., Seventeenth Judicial District

Richard J. McCue, Seventeenth Judicial District

R. Morgan Armstrong, Twenty-first Judicial District

R. Edwin Burnette, Jr., Twenty-fourth Judicial District

J. Gregory Mooney, Twenty-fifth Judicial District

Patrick R. Johnson, Twenty-ninth Judicial District

Chadwick S. Dotson, Thirtieth Judicial District

Election of Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges

Eileen A. Olds, First Judicial District

Randall M. Blow, Second Judicial District

Alotha C. Willis, Third Judicial District

Jay E. Dugger, Eighth Judicial District

Robert B. Wilson V, Eighth Judicial District

Richard Y. AtLee, Ninth Judicial District

Lynn S. Brice, Twelfth Judicial District

J. Stephen Buis, Thirteenth Judicial District

J. Maston Davis, Fifteenth Judicial District

Dwight D. Johnson, Sixteenth Judicial District

Kimberly J. Daniel, Nineteenth Judicial District

Helen Leiner, Nineteenth Judicial District

Avelina S. Jacob, Twentieth Judicial District

Susan N. Deatherage, Twenty-first Judicial District

Joseph M. Clarke II, Twenty-third Judicial District

A. Ellen White, Twenty-fourth Judicial District

Anita D. Filson, Twenty-fifth Judicial District

William W. Sharp, Twenty-sixth Judicial District

Elizabeth S. Wills, Thirtieth Judicial District

Mary Grace O'Brien, Thirty-first Judicial District

Election of members of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission

Virginia L. Cochran

Martin A. Thomas

Larry D. Willis, Sr.

 

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

CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS READ THIRD TIME

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HB 1674 - Passed Block Vote (Y-94  N-0)

HB 1678S - Passed Block Vote (Y-94  N-0)

HB 1682S - Passed Block Vote (Y-94  N-0)

HB 1695A - Passed Block Vote (Y-94  N-0)

HB 1746A - Passed Block Vote (Y-94  N-0)

HB 1880A - Passed Block Vote (Y-94  N-0)

HB 2108 - Passed Block Vote (Y-94  N-0)

HB 2113 - Passed Block Vote (Y-94  N-0)

HB 2161 - Passed Block Vote (Y-94  N-0)

HB 2178A - Passed Block Vote (Y-94  N-0)

HB 2210 - Passed Block Vote (Y-94  N-0)

HB 2211 - Passed Block Vote (Y-94  N-0)

HB 2212 - Passed Block Vote (Y-94  N-0)

HB 2228S - Passed Block Vote (Y-94  N-0)

HB 2263 - Passed Block Vote (Y-94  N-0)

HB 2299 - Passed Block Vote (Y-94  N-0)

HB 2367 - Passed Block Vote (Y-94  N-0)

HB 2377 - Passed Block Vote (Y-94  N-0)

HB 2616 - Passed Block Vote (Y-94  N-0)

HB 2617 - Passed Block Vote (Y-94  N-0)

HB 2649 - Passed Block Vote (Y-94  N-0)

HB 2678S - Passed Block Vote (Y-94  N-0)

HB 2692A - Passed Block Vote (Y-94  N-0)

HOUSE BILLS READ THIRD TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

HB 1715A - Passed (Y-91  N-3)

HB 1808 - Passed by for the day

HB 2272 - Passed (Y-73  N-20)

HB 2177A - Passed (Y-95  N-0)

HB 1628S - Passed (Y-86  N-9)

HB 1640 - Passed (Y-85  N-8)

HB 1883 - Passed (Y-60  N-35)

HB 1993A - Passed (Y-94  N-0)

HB 2269A - Passed (Y-94  N-0)

HB 2357 - Passed (Y-83  N-11)

HOUSE BILLS READ SECOND TIME

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HB 2292A - Passed by for the day

HB 2393A - Engrossed

HB 1622S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1647 - Engrossed

HB 1767 - Engrossed

HB 1785 - Engrossed

HB 1801S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1860S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1862 - Engrossed

HB 1968 - Engrossed

HB 2029 - Engrossed

HB 2137S - Moved to Regular Calendar

HB 2287A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Moved to Regular Calendar

HB 2304 - Engrossed

HB 2354 - Engrossed

HB 2386S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 2391 - Engrossed

HB 2485S - Moved to Regular Calendar

HB 2603A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Engrossed

HB 2653A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Engrossed, Moved to Regular Calendar

HB 2654A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Engrossed

HB 2690 - Engrossed

HB 2776A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 2780S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed, Moved to Regular Calendar

HB 2783A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 2786S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 2809 - Engrossed

HB 2845A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 3008 - Engrossed

HB 3015 - Engrossed

HOUSE BILLS READ SECOND TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

HB 1685 - Passed by for the day

HB 1851S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1974A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1979 - Delegate Hamilton floor amendments rejected (Y-5 N-89), Engrossed

HB 2137SA - Committee Substitute agreed to, Delegate Cline floor amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 2287A - Passed by for the day

HB 2485S - Passed by for the day

HOUSE BILLS READ FIRST TIME

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HB 1740

HB 1744

HB 1913S

HB 2092

HB 2148S

HB 2271A

HB 2371A

HB 2385A

HB 2390

HB 2498S

HB 2513S

HB 2525A

HB 2628

HOUSE BILLS READ FIRST TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

HB 1714

HB 1727S

HB 2013

HB 2236A

HB 2315

HB 2602A

HB 2627

 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to

House adjourned at  2:39 p.m. to meet  Wednesday,  January 24, 2007, at 12 m.

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

 


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