Minute Book
2007 Session
Senate of Virginia
WILLIAM T. BOLLING, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Wednesday, February 21, 2007
 

 

Called to order at 11:00 a.m. by Lt. Governor William T. Bolling

Prayer offered by The Reverend Calvin A. Durham, New Hope Church Of God in Christ, Norfolk, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

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

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10220): reading waived (40-Y 0-N)

Senate bills with House amendments passed: SB 745, 836, 944, 971, 998, 1004, 1029, 1074, 1078, 1114, 1232, 1295, 1321, 1369, 1395, 1407

Senate bills with House substitutes passed: SB 756, 783, 840, 894, 924, 955, 1041, 1083, 1084, 1121, 1136, 1140, 1145, 1331, 1340, 1351, 1362, 1392, 1412

Senate bills with House substitutes with amendments passed: SB 829, 1088, 1241

House insisted on its substitute and requested committee of conference: SB 1341

House bills with Senate substitutes rejected: HB 2370, 3180

House acceded to Senate request for committee of conference: HB 2084

Senate joint resolution with House amendment agreed to: SJR 340

Senate joint resolutions with House substitutes agreed to: SJR 372, 373

House joint resolutions agreed to: HJR 922, 923, 924, 925, 926, 927, 928, 929, 930, 932, 933, 934, 935, 936, 937, 938, 939, 940, 941, 942, 943, 944, 945, 946, 947

Senate bills passed: SB 736, 758, 797, 803, 806, 818, 824, 845, 869, 896, 897, 906, 992, 1001, 1002, 1003, 1033, 1034, 1047, 1069, 1082, 1099, 1110, 1111, 1132, 1133, 1138, 1139, 1152, 1165, 1169, 1181, 1265, 1278, 1281, 1284, 1292, 1303, 1306, 1374, 1378, 1385, 1387, 1400, 1408

House bills with Senate amendments concurred in: HB 1860, 2201, 2385, 2446, 2852, 2882, 3119

House bills with Senate substitutes concurred in: HB 1919, 2010, 2493, 2503, 2557, 2989, 3079, 3093, 3181

Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJR 329, 347, 366, 446, 493, 495, 496, 497, 498, 500, 501, 502, 503, 504, 505, 506, 507, 508, 509

Senate bill defeated: SB 1102

Senate joint resolutions rejected: SJR 335, 365

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN20220): reading waived (40-Y 0-N)

Senate joint resolution agreed to: SJR 533

Senate bills and joint resolutions with House amendments and substitutes placed on Calendar

House joint resolutions Laid on Clerk's Desk: see February 22 Senate Calendar

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

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 11:20 a.m. to reconvene at 11:30 a.m.

The Senate reconvened at 11:30 a.m.

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 11:35 a.m. to reconvene at 12:10 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 12:10 p.m.

CALENDAR

BILL IN CONFERENCE

SB 870 - conference report agreed to (39-Y 0-N)

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE

HB 1800 - Senate insisted on its substitute and requested committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

HB 2920 - Senate insisted on its amendment(s) and requested committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

HB 3044 - Senate insisted on its substitute and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 1014 - House substitute agreed to (36-Y 3-N 1-A)

SB 1128 - House substitute agreed to (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1042 - House amendment(s) agreed to (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1218 - House substitute rejected (0-Y 40-N)

SB 1167 - Senate acceded to House request for committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

Read third time

HB 2239 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1623A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1653A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1673SA - committee substitute agreed to, Devolites Davis floor amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1796 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1851S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1897S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1936A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1985S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1997A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 2040 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 2051 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 2065 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 2073S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 2101 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 2353A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 2361S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 2413 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 2429 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 2517S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 2521A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 2569 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 2591A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 2594 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 2614S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 2690 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 2708 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 2760A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 2772A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 2799 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 2855 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 2923S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 2955 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 2968 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 2981 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 3023 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 3034S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 3076 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 3090A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 3114S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 3122A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 3127 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 3137 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 3153S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 3177A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 3182 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 3184A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 3205A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 3168 - Obenshain floor substitute rejected (18-Y 20-N), out of block, passed by for the day

HB 1708 - out of block, passed by for the day

HB 2425S - committee substitute agreed to, out of block, engrossed, passed (25-Y 15-N)

HB 2518A - out of block, committee amendment #1 rejected, committee amendment #2 agreed to, Stolle floor amendment agreed to, engrossed, passed (40-Y 0-N)

HB 3068S - committee substitute agreed to, out of block, reconsideration of adoption of committee substitute agreed to (38-Y 1-N 1-A), passed by for the day

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

Read third time

HB 2626S - Norment floor substitute agreed to (23-Y 14-N 2-A), engrossed, passed (20-Y 17-N 1-A)

HB 2314A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, Hanger floor amendment rejected, passed by for the day

HB 3132 - Obenshain floor substitute rejected (18-Y 22-N), passed (38-Y 2-N)

HB 2707A - committee amendment #2 rejected, Devolites Davis floor amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed (35-Y 4-N)

HB 1984 - passed by for the day

HB 2302 - passed by for the day

HB 2422A - passed by for the day

HB 1895 - passed (37-Y 1-N)

HB 2431S - committee substitute agreed to, passed by for the day

HB 2570S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed (40-Y 0-N)

HB 2653S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed (31-Y 9-N), passage reconsidered (40-Y 0-N), passed (30-Y 10-N)

HB 2671S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed (38-Y 2-N)

HB 2954S - passed by for the day

HB 3082S - committee substitute agreed to, passed by for the day

HB 3109A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, passed by for the day

HB 3199S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed (23-Y 15-N 2-A)

HB 3208 - passed by for the day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON THIRD READING

Read third time

HJR 566A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 575 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 587 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 603S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 609A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 611 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 615A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 622A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 627A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 632A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 637A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 642 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 647 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 650A - Williams floor amendment agreed to, engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 652S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 658 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 659 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 683A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 686 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 688 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 692S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 694A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 696 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 701S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 709 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 725 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 726 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 728S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 729 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 730 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 743 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 744A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 773A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 774A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 775 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON THIRD READING

Read third time

HJR 584 - agreed to (voice vote)

HJR 723A - committee substitute rejected, committee amendment(s) agreed to, motion to recommit to Courts of Justice rejected (19-Y 19-N 2-A, Chair voted nay), rejected (18-Y 20-N 2-N), reconsidered (38-Y 0-N 2-A), passed by for the day

SR 52, 53, 54 offered by Senator Stolle

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

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 1012 (Election of Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Judges, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges)

HJR 1012 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (39-Y 0-N), reading waived, agreed to (40-Y 0-N), House informed

Joint Order pursuant to HJR 1012

SR 52 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (35-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 53 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (39-Y 0-N), Ruff floor amendment agreed to, engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 54 - 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 1012

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: Nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 1012

ELECTION OF CIRCUIT COURT JUDGES, GENERAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGES AND JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS DISTRICT COURT JUDGES

Circuit Court Judges (40-Y 0-N)

     Third Judicial Circuit: Dean W. Sword, Jr.

     Fourth Judicial Circuit: Karen J. Burrell

     Fifteenth Judicial Circuit: David H. Beck

     Fifteenth Judicial Circuit: Gordon F. Willis

General District Court Judges (40-Y 0-N), reconsidered (39-Y 0-N), General District Court Judges (39-Y 0-N)

     Ninth Judicial District: Michael E. McGinty

     Twenty-fourth Judicial District: F. Patrick Yeatts

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

     Fourth Judicial District: Lauri D. Hogge

     Sixth Judicial District: Carson E. Saunders, Jr.

     Thirteenth Judicial District: Richard B. Campbell

     Twentieth Judicial District: J. Gregory Ashwell

NOMINATED BUT NOT ELECTED

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judge

     Judicial District 2-A : Croxton Gordon

Reading of report waived (37-Y 1-N)

SR 55 - offered by Senator Puckett

SR 56 - offered by Senator Puckett

SR 57 - offered by Senator Hanger

Joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 113: see February 22 Senate Calendar

CONFEREES APPOINTED

SB 1167 - Senators Stolle, Norment and Lambert

On motion of Senator Chichester, the Senate adjourned at 4:30 p.m. to convene Thursday, February 22, 2007, at 11:00 a.m.

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

 


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