Minute Book
2007 Session
Senate of Virginia
WILLIAM T. BOLLING, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Tuesday, January 23, 2007
 

Called to order at 12 m. by Lt. Governor William T. Bolling

Prayer offered by The Reverend Earnie R. Taylor, Union Chapel Baptist Church, Clarksville, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator O'Brien dispensed with reading of Journal (39-Y 0-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10122): reading waived (39-Y 0-N)

House bills passed: HB 1623, 1645, 1689, 1720, 1722, 1729, 1755, 1758, 1765, 1782, 1823, 1834, 1930, 1936, 1978, 2001, 2012, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2023, 2024, 2025, 2027, 2040, 2051, 2065, 2066, 2099, 2103, 2105, 2142, 2180, 2214, 2294, 2308, 2309, 2313, 2339, 2394, 2396, 2408, 2483, 2536, 2538, 2540, 2541, 2631, 2893, 3005

House joint resolution agreed to: HJR 730

House bills referred and joint resolution Laid on Clerk's Desk: see January 24 Senate Calendar

BILLS REPORTED

From Commerce and Labor: SB 745A, 897, 1014A, 1113, 1140S, 1152, 1285A, 1286A, 1303, 1317; HB 1657

From Finance: SB 813, 826, 850, 965, 975, 977, 1057, 1087, 1105, 1174S, 1175, 1265S

BILL REREFERRED

From Commerce and Labor: SB 1302 rereferred to Finance

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 795 (Election of a Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia, Court of Appeals Judges, Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Judges, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges, Members of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission)

 SJR 450 - offered by Senator Houck

Joint resolution laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 113: see January 24 Senate Calendar

On motion of Senator Stolle, the Senate recessed at 12:15 p.m. to reconvene at 12:17 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 12:17 p.m.

HJR 795 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (39-Y 0-N), reading waived, Stolle floor amendment agreed to, engrossed, agreed to (40-Y 0-N), House informed

SR 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46 offered by Senator Stolle

 

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

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to Senate amendment to HJR 795

Joint Order pursuant to HJR 795

SR 41 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 42 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 43 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 44 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 45 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 46 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

House informed that nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 795

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: Nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 795

ELECTION OF A JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT OF VIRGINIA , COURT OF APPEALS JUDGES, CIRCUIT COURT JUDGES, GENERAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGES, JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS DISTRICT COURT JUDGES, MEMBERS OF THE JUDICIAL INQUIRY AND REVIEW COMMISSION

Supreme Court Justice (40-Y 0-N)

     Lawrence L. Koontz Jr.

Court of Appeals Judges (40-Y 0-N)

     Larry G. Elder

     Robert P. Frank

Circuit Court Judges (40-Y 0-N)

     First Judicial Circuit: Bruce H. Kushner

     Second Judicial Circuit: Frederick B. Lowe

     Third Judicial Circuit: Johnny E. Morrison

     Fifteenth Judicial Circuit: Horace A. Revercomb III

     Nineteenth Judicial Circuit: Marcus D. Williams

     Nineteenth Judicial Circuit: R. Terrence Ney

     Nineteenth Judicial Circuit: Charles J. Maxfield

     Twenty-fourth Judicial Circuit: J. Michael Gamble

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

     Thirtieth Judicial Circuit: Joseph R. Carico

     Thirty-first Judicial Circuit: Richard B. Potter

General District Court Judges (40-Y 0-N)

    Fourth Judicial District: Louis A. Sherman

     Fourth Judicial District: Ray W. Dezern, Jr.

     Fifth Judicial District: James A. Moore

     Sixth Judicial District: Theodore J. Burr, Jr.

     Sixth Judicial District: Kenneth W. Nye

     Sixth Judicial District: Gammiel G. Poindexter

     Tenth Judicial District: Robert G. Woodson, Jr.

     Thirteenth Judicial District: Barbara J. Gaden

     Fourteenth Judicial District: Archer L. Yeatts III

     Sixteenth Judicial District: Robert H. Downer, Jr.

     Seventeenth Judicial District: Karen A. Henenberg

     Seventeenth Judicial District: Thomas J. Kelley, Jr.

     Seventeenth Judicial District: Richard J. McCue

     Twenty-first Judicial District: R. Morgan Armstrong

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

     Twenty-fifth Judicial District: J. Gregory Mooney

     Twenty-ninth Judicial District: Patrick R. Johnson

     Thirtieth Judicial District: Chadwick S. Dotson

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges (40-Y 0-N)

     First Judicial District: Eileen A. Olds

     Second Judicial District: Randall M. Blow

     Third Judicial District: Alotha C. Willis

     Eighth Judicial District: Jay E. Dugger

     Eighth Judicial District: Robert B. Wilson V

     Ninth Judicial District: Richard Y. AtLee

     Twelfth Judicial District: Lynn S. Brice

     Thirteenth Judicial District: J. Stephen Buis

     Fifteenth Judicial District: J. Maston Davis

     Sixteenth Judicial District: Dwight D. Johnson

     Nineteenth Judicial District: Kimberly J. Daniel

     Nineteenth Judicial District: Helen Leiner

     Twentieth Judicial District: Avelina S. Jacob

     Twenty-first Judicial District: Susan N. Deatherage

     Twenty-third Judicial District: Joseph M. Clarke II

     Twenty-fourth Judicial District: A. Ellen White

     Twenty-fifth Judicial District: Anita D. Filson

     Twenty-sixth Judicial District: William W. Sharp

     Thirtieth Judicial District: Elizabeth S. Wills

     Thirty-first Judicial District: Mary Grace O'Brien

Members of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission (40-Y 0-N)

     Virginia L. Cochran

     Martin A. Thomas

     Larry D. Willis, Sr.

NOMINATED BUT NOT ELECTED

Circuit Court Judges (40-Y 0-N)

     Eighth Judicial Circuit: William C. Andrews III

CALENDAR

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SJR 180 - passed by for the day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING

Read third time

SB 735 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 740 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 755 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 815S - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 842S - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 856A - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 894 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 906 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 968 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 971 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 992 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1046 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1075 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1078 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1090 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1108 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1112 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1123 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1148 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1162 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1177 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1180S - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1184A - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1185 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1187 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1193S - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1211 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1225A - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1228 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1240 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1278 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1279 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1282 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1284 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1309 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1318 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1053 - out of block, passed (37-Y 3-N)

SB 1138 - out of block, passed (39-Y 1-N)

SB 1280 - out of block, passed by for the day

SB 1281 - out of block, passed (39-Y 1-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING

Read third time

SB 936 - passed (31-Y 9-N)

Reading of report waived (38-Y 1-N)

CALENDAR (continued)

SB 760A - rereferred to Finance

SB 1116S - passed (30-Y 10-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

Read second time

SB 790S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed

SB 806S - Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources substitute rejected, Rehabilitation and Social Services substitute agreed to, engrossed

SB 887 - engrossed

SB 924 - engrossed

SB 953A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed

SB 984 - engrossed

SB 993S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed

SB 1000 - engrossed

SB 1016S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed

SB 1059 - engrossed

SB 1089 - engrossed

SB 1092A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed

SB 1153A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed

SB 1194 - engrossed

SB 1195 - engrossed

SB 1199 - engrossed

SB 1200 - engrossed

SB 1289S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed

SB 1295A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed

SB 1312S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed

SB 1330A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed

SB 961SA - Quayle floor substitute agreed to, out of block, Quayle floor amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed

SB 969 - out of block, passed by for the day

SB 1101S - out of block, passed by for the day

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILL ON SECOND READING

Read second time

SB 985 - engrossed

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 797 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 798S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 882 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 943 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 997A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 1115 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 1117S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 1233S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 1236 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 1239 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 1241A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 1300S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 1301S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 1313S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 1314 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 1319 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 1333S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 1339S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON THIRD READING

Read third time

SJR 352 - agreed to (22-Y 18-N)

SJR 307 - passed by for the day

SB 1422 - offered by Senator Lucas (unanimous consent to introduce by voice vote)

SB 1423 - offered by Senator Lucas (unanimous consent to introduce by voice vote)

SJR 451 - offered by Senator Bell

SJR 452 - offered by Senator Saslaw

Bills presented, ordered printed and referred/joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 113: see January 24 Senate Calendar

On motion of Senator Chichester, the Senate adjourned at 2:14 p.m. to convene Wednesday, January 24, 2007, at 12m.

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

 


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