Virginia House of Delegates

2007 Regular Session

HOUSE MINUTES

William J. Howell,  Speaker

Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

 

Called to order at 11:00 a.m. by William J. Howell, Speaker

Mace placed on Speaker's table by Sergeant at Arms

 

Prayer offered by  The Reverend James R. Cox,  Pastor, Wytheville Seventh Day Adventist Church District & Chaplain, Wythe County Sheriff's Department, Rural Retreat

 

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 Johnson, Shuler

 

Journal for Tuesday, February 20, 2007, approved by the Speaker 

Senate communication received

House bills passed with Senate amendments: HBs 1627, 1645, 1738, 1740, 1817, 1908, 1977, 2387, 2465, 2471, 2534, 2660, 2661, 2678, 2853, 2890, 2917, 3094, 3098

House bills passed with Senate substitutes: HBs 1681, 1710, 2076, 2197, 2491, 2864, 3138

House bills, Senate insisted on its amendments and requested Committees of Conference: HBs 1793, 2782, 3151

House bills, Senate insisted on its substitutes and requested Committees of Conference: HBs 2319, 2365, 2749, 2787

Senate bill, House substitute rejected: SB 1204

Senate bill, Senate acceded to House request for Committee of Conference: SB 969

House joint resolution agreed to with Senate substitute: HJR 18

Senate joint resolutions, House substitutes rejected: SJRs 332, 390, 401

House bills passed: HBs 1704, 1778, 1830, 1890, 1905, 1986, 2017, 2105, 2106, 2132, 2165, 2203, 2228, 2290, 2316, 2332, 2362, 2409, 2501, 2533, 2540, 2541, 2579, 2580, 2637, 2640, 2673, 2730, 2759, 2766, 2767, 2781, 2785, 2830, 2831, 2833, 2838, 2854, 2947, 2951, 3007, 3024, 3041, 3046, 3083, 3084, 3085

House bill, Senate receded from its amendment: HB 2344

Senate bills, House amendments agreed to: SBs 751, 898, 1186, 1205, 1313, 1403

Senate bills, House substitutes agreed to: SBs 1375, 1383, 1393

Senate joint resolution, House amendment agreed to: SJR 380

SB 1204 - House insists on its substitute and requests Committee of Conference

SJRs 332, 390, 401 - House insists on its substitutes and requests Committees of Conference

HBs 1793, 2319, 2365, 2749, 2782, 2787, 3151 - House accedes to Senate request for Committees of Conference

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

House recessed at 11:09 a.m. until 12:10 p.m.

House reconvened at 12:10 p.m.

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

CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS READ THIRD TIME

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SB 770 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 771S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 789S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 800 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 815S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 825A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 826S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 880A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 886A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 911 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 912 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 913 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 922 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 923A - Moved to Regular Calendar

SB 943 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 945 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 970 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 973 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 997 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1025 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1065S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Moved to Regular Calendar

SB 1067 - Moved to Regular Calendar

SB 1068S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Moved to Regular Calendar

SB 1103A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1104 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1129 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1130 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1166S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1177 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1183 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1189 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1192 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1219 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1223A - Commmittee Amendments agreed to, Moved to Regular Calendar

SB 1235 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1236A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1239 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1250S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1293A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1294 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1298 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1352 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1384 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1397 - Moved to Regular Calendar

SB 1425 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 738S - Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee Substitute rejected, Appropriations Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 787 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 873A - Commitee Amendment agreed to, Moved to Regular Calendar

SB 877 - Moved to Regular Calendar

SB 927 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1012 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1071S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Moved to Regular Calendar

SB 1168S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1203S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1237S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1270S - Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee Substitute rejected, Appropriations Committee Substitute agreed to, Moved to Regular Calendar

SB 1282S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1290 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 1357S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SENATE BILLS READ THIRD TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

SB 993S - Delegate Shannon floor substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-83  N-14)

SB 1101S - Passed by for the day

SB 1200A - Delegate Scott of Madison floor amendment agreed to, Passed (Y-98  N-0)

SB 1231 - Delegate Wardrup floor amendments rejected, Passed (Y-84  N-13)

SB 749S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-95  N-2)

SB 1039S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Delegate May floor amendment rejected, Passed (Y-86  N-10)

SB 900 - Passed by for the day

SB 1185A - Delegate Suit floor amendments agreed to, Passed (Y-95  N-0)

SB 1246A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Delegate May floor amendment agreed to, Passed by for the day

SB 1396S - Passed by for the day

SB 838A - Passed by for the day

SB 938SA - Delegate Albo floor amendment agreed to, Passed (Y-98  N-0)

SB 1031 - Passed (Y-95  N-0)

SB 1141S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-90  N-7)

SB 1416S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-82  N-16)

SB 781S - Delegate Bell floor substitute agreed to, Passed by for the day

SB 874 - Passed (Y-87  N-8)

SB 905S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-89  N-9)

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

House recessed at 2:15 p.m. until 2:45 p.m.

House reconvened at 2:45 p.m.

HJR 1012 (Election of Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Judges, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges) offered by Delegate McQuigg and agreed to (Y-88 N-0)

Message from Senate: HJR 1012 agreed to

HR 65 (Nominating persons to be elected to circuit court judgeships) offered by Delegate McQuigg, Delegates Joannou and Melvin floor amendment rejected (Y-39 N-54), agreed to

HR 66 (Nominating persons to be elected to general district court judgeships) offered by Delegate McQuigg and agreed to

HR 67 (Nominating persons to be elected to juvenile and domestic relations district court judgeships) offered by Delegate McQuigg and agreed to

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

Election of Circuit Court Judges

Dean W. Sword, Third Judicial Circuit

Karen J. Burrell, Fourth Judicial Circuit

David H. Beck, Fifteenth Judicial Circuit

Gordon F. Willis, Fifteenth Judicial Circuit

Election of General District Court Judges

Michael E. McGinty, Ninth Judicial District

F. Patrick Yeatts, Twenty-fourth Judicial District

Election of Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges

Lauri D. Hogge, Fourth Judicial District

Carson E. Saunders, Jr., Sixth Judicial District

Richard B. Campbell, Thirteenth Judicial District

J. Gregory Ashwell, Twentieth Judicial District

CALENDAR, cont.

SB 948S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-87  N-9)

SB 1116S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-82  N-12)

SB 1134S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-54  N-41)

SB 1179 - Passed (Y-75  N-20)

SB 1180S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-93  N-4)

SB 1255 - Passed (Y-92  N-6)

SB 1263 - Passed by for the day

SB 1288 - Passed (Y-83  N-13)

SB 1296S - Delegate Bell floor substitute agreed to, Passed by for the day

SB 1301S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-80  N-17)

SB 1332S - Committee Amendments rejected, Committee Substitute ruled out of order, Passed by for the day

SB 923A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Delegate Ebbin floor amendment agreed to, Passed (Y-95  N-0)

SB 1065S - Passed by for the day

SB 1067 - Passed by for the day

SB 1068S - Passed by for the day

SB 1223A - Passed by for the day

SB 1397 - Passed by for the day

SB 873A - Passed by for the day

SB 877 - Passed by for the day

SB 1071S - Passed by for the day

SB 1270S - Passed by for the day

HOUSE BILLS WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS

HB 2800 - Senate amendment rejected (Y-2  N-96)

HB 1791 - Senate amendments rejected (Y-0  N-96)

HB 1798 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-91  N-6)

HB 1801 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-97  N-0)

HB 1836 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-2  N-96)

HB 2039 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-95  N-3)

HB 2062 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-91  N-5)

HB 2064 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-3  N-95)

HB 2137 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HB 2157 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HB 2188 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HB 2363 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-96  N-0)

HB 2381 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-97  N-0)

HB 2468 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-87  N-9)

HB 2520 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-96  N-0)

HB 2537 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-93  N-1)

HB 2546 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-93  N-0)

HB 2558 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-94  N-0)

HB 2669 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-93  N-0)

HB 2727 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-95  N-0)

HB 2818 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-73  N-21)

HB 2928 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-95  N-0)

HB 3031 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-96  N-0)

HB 3061 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-5  N-90)

HB 3134 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-96  N-0)

HB 3164 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-95 N-0)

HB 3171 - Senate amendments rejected (Y-6  N-90)

RESOLUTIONS

REGULAR CALENDAR

SJR 326 - Passed by for the day

HJR 948 - Agreed to

HJR 949 - Agreed to

HJR 950 - Agreed to

HJR 951 - Agreed to

HJR 952 - Agreed to

HJR 956 - Agreed to

HJR 1006 - Agreed to

HJR 1007 - Passed by for the day

HJR 1008 - Agreed to

HJR 1009 - Agreed to

HJR 1010 - Agreed to

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE

HJR 953 - Agreed to

HJR 954 - Agreed to

HJR 955 - Agreed to

HJR 957 - Agreed to

HJR 958 - Agreed to

HJR 959 - Agreed to

HJR 960 - Agreed to

HJR 961 - Agreed to

HJR 962 - Agreed to

HJR 963 - Agreed to

HJR 964 - Agreed to

HJR 965 - Agreed to

HJR 966 - Agreed to

HJR 967 - Agreed to

HJR 968 - Agreed to

HJR 969 - Agreed to

HJR 970 - Agreed to

HJR 971 - Agreed to

HJR 972 - Agreed to

HJR 973 - Agreed to

HJR 974 - Agreed to

HJR 975 - Agreed to

HJR 976 - Agreed to

HJR 977 - Agreed to

HJR 978 - Agreed to

HJR 979 - Agreed to

HJR 980 - Agreed to

HJR 981 - Agreed to

HJR 982 - Agreed to

HJR 983 - Agreed to

HJR 984 - Agreed to

HJR 985 - Agreed to

HJR 986 - Agreed to

HJR 987 - Agreed to

HJR 988 - Agreed to

HJR 989 - Agreed to

HJR 990 - Agreed to

HJR 991 - Agreed to

HJR 992 - Agreed to

HJR 993 - Agreed to

HJR 994 - Agreed to

HJR 995 - Agreed to

HJR 996 - Agreed to

HJR 997 - Agreed to

HJR 998 - Agreed to

HJR 999 - Agreed to

HJR 1000 - Agreed to

HJR 1001 - Passed by for the day

HJR 1002 - Agreed to

HJR 1003 - Agreed to

HJR 1004 - Agreed to

HJR 1005 - Agreed to

HOUSE BILLS WITH GOVERNOR'S RECOMMENDATIONS

HB 2684 - Passed by for the day

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION REFERRED

SJR 492

Senate communication received

House bill passed with Senate substitute: HB 2626

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to

 

House adjourned at  5:41 p.m. to meet  Thursday,  February 22, 2007, at 11:00 a.m.

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

 


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