Virginia House of Delegates
2008 Regular Session 
HOUSE MINUTES 
William J. Howell,  Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk 
Wednesday, January 16, 2008 

 

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 Edward P. Harrow, Sr.,  Pastor, Harmony Grove Baptist Church, Topping 

Delegate Griffith led the House in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America 

Attendance roll call - Quorum present 

Leave of Absence granted: Delegate Shuler 

Journal for Tuesday, January 15, 2008, approved by the Speaker   

Senate communication received

Senate bills passed: SBs 61, 63, 72, 98 

Committee reports

From Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: HBs 233S, 319, 343, 360 (referred), 455A, 463 (referred), 655, 689 (referred), 723, 1016

From Commerce and Labor:  HBs 96, 196A, 298, 336, 349, 677 (referred), 955 (referred)

From Education: HBs 241A, 512 (referred), 513, 770, 809, 896A, 987 (referred), 989, 1067 (referred)

From Rules: HB 777; HJs 26, 27, 76, 130, 131, 132, 184A

From Transportation: HBs 84, 87, 158 (referred), 433 (referred), 446 (referred), 447 (referred), 891 (referred) 

HR 9, amending Rule 84 of the Rules of the House of Delegates and adding Rule 85 to the Rules of the House of Delegates, relating to the General Assembly Building and the State Capitol, read a first time 

Delegate Kilgore granted unanimous consent to introduce a bill [HB 1480] 

Motion by Delegate Pogge to adjourn in honor and memory of the Honorable Jo Ann S. Davis, former member of the House of Delegates, agreed to 

Delegate Shannon granted unanimous consent to introduce a joint resolution [HJR 238] 

Bills and resolution presented, ordered printed, and referred pursuant to House Rule 37 

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

CALENDAR 

HOUSE BILLS READ THIRD TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

HB 398S - Passed (Y-97  N-0)

HB 191A - Passed (Y-98  N-0) 

HOUSE BILLS READ SECOND TIME

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HB 97A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Engrossed

HB 246A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Engrossed

HB 912 - Engrossed 

HOUSE BILLS READ FIRST TIME

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HB 85S

HB 478

HB 479A

HB 604

HB 725A

HB 806S

HB 823 

HOUSE BILLS READ FIRST TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

HB 188A

HB 861

HB 894 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to 

House adjourned at 12:46 p.m. to meet Thursday,  January 17, 2008, at 12 m.  

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


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