Virginia House of Delegates
2008 Regular Session 
HOUSE MINUTES 
William J. Howell,  Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk 
Friday, January 18, 2008 

 

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   Malik Khan,  Islamic Center of Virginia, Richmond 

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 Johnson 

Journal for Thursday, January 17, 2008, approved by the Speaker   

Senate communication received

Senate bills passed: SBs 40, 43, 308

Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJRs 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 29, 30, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 43, 44, 51, 52, 54, 67, 72, 78, 84, 85, 86, 87, 95, 97, 103, 104, 105, 106, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 118

House joint resolutions agreed to: HJRs 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 23, 30, 33, 34, 39, 40, 45, 49, 50, 54, 55, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 65, 66, 77, 78, 95, 96, 133, 134, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 198 

Commitee reports

From Commerce and Labor: HBs 366S, 542A, 728S, 780, 831, 881S, 918, 925, 1160

From Counties, Cities and Towns: HBs 8, 140A, 174 (referred), 190, 193A, 195A, 240, 430, 443A, 485 (referred), 639, 847, 877

From Privileges and Elections: HBs 322S, 637, 724, 798A 

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 third time 

Bills and resolutions 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

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HB 478 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 479A - Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 604 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 725A - Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 806S - Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 823 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0) 

HOUSE BILLS READ THIRD TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

HB 861 - Passed (Y-96  N-0)

HB 85SA - Passed (Y-98  N-0) 

HOUSE BILLS READ SECOND TIME

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HB 84 - Engrossed

HB 87 - Engrossed

HB 96 - Engrossed

HB 233S - Moved to Regular Calendar

HB 241A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 298 - Engrossed

HB 319 - Engrossed

HB 336 - Engrossed

HB 343 - Engrossed

HB 349 - Engrossed

HB 455A - Moved to Regular Calendar

HB 655 - Engrossed

HB 723 - Engrossed

HB 770 - Engrossed

HB 777 - Engrossed

HB 809 - Engrossed

HB 896A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1016 - Engrossed 

HOUSE BILLS READ SECOND TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

HB 188A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Delegate Morrissey floor amendment withdrawn, Engrossed

HB 894 - Passed by for the day

HB 196A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 513 - Engrossed

HB 989 - Engrossed

HB 233SA - Committee Substitute agreed to, Delegate Cosgrove floor amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 455A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Engrossed 

RESOLUTIONS

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HJR 26 - Agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HJR 27 - Moved to Regular Calendar

HJR 131 - Agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HJR 132 - Agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HJR 184A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Delegate Suit floor amendment agreed to, Agreed to (Y-98  N-0) 

RESOLUTIONS

REGULAR CALENDAR

HJR 76 - Agreed to (Y-88  N-7)

HJR 130 - Agreed to (Y-95  N-1)

HJR 27 - Agreed to (Y-95  N-0) 

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE

HJR 135 - Agreed to

HJR 208 - Agreed to

HJR 209 - Agreed to

HJR 216 - Agreed to

HJR 221 - Agreed to

HJR 222 - Agreed to

HJR 223 - Agreed to

HJR 224 - Agreed to

HJR 232 - Agreed to

HJR 233 - Agreed to

 

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE

HJR 1 - Agreed to

HJR 24 - Agreed to

HJR 25 - Agreed to

HJR 201 - Agreed to

HJR 202 - Agreed to

HJR 203 - Agreed to

HJR 204 - Agreed to

HJR 205 - Agreed to

HJR 206 - Agreed to

HJR 210 - Agreed to

HJR 211 - Agreed to

HJR 212 - Agreed to

HJR 213 - Agreed to

HJR 214 - Agreed to

HJR 217 - Agreed to

HJR 218 - Agreed to

HJR 225 - Agreed to

HJR 226 - Agreed to

HJR 227 - Agreed to

HJR 228 - Agreed to

HJR 229 - Agreed to

HJR 230 - Agreed to

HJR 234 - Agreed to

HJR 235 - Agreed to

HJR 236 - Agreed to 

HOUSE BILLS READ FIRST TIME

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HB 52A

HB 517

HB 518A

HB 833

HB 946A 

HOUSE BILLS READ FIRST TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

HB 285

HB 470A

HB 600

HB 649 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to

House adjourned at  12:14 p.m. to meet  Monday,  January 21, 2008, at 12 m.  

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


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