Virginia House of Delegates
2008 Regular Session 
HOUSE MINUTES 
William J. Howell,  Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk 
Friday, February 08, 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 Tyrone E. Nelson,  Pastor, Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Church, 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 

Journal for Thursday, February 7, 2008, approved by the Speaker   

Senate communication received

Senate bills passed: SBs 232, 272, 413, 450, 552, 566, 620, 621, 628, 657, 679, 699, 710, 717, 735, 748, 754

Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJRs 53, 148, 150, 151, 152, 153, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 161, 162, 163, 164

House joint resolutions agreed to: HJRs 251, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 280, 281, 282, 283, 285, 288, 289, 290, 292, 293, 294, 295, 296, 297, 298, 300, 301, 302, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310, 311, 313, 314, 315, 347, 361 

Committee reports

From Commerce and Labor: HBs 344S, 547S, 1140S, 1228S, 1305S, 1312S, 1523S, 1526S

From Counties, Cities and Towns: HBs 262S, 434A, 445A, 451A, 466S, 883S, 991S, 1024A, 1056S, 1078S, 1079A, 1210A, 1215A, 1217, 1342, 1350A, 1355S, 1437S, 1463, 1480A, 1496A, 1528, 1564

From Militia, Police Public Safety: HBs 231, 709A, 839A, 934A, 1206, 1236, 1414A, 1510S

From Privileges and Elections: HBs 1062S, 1262S, 1410S, 1536S 

Message from Senate: SJR 172 (Election of a Supreme Court of Virginia Justice and a Court of Appeals of Virginia Judge) agreed to 

HJR 363 taken up and agreed to 

HJR 371 taken up and agreed to 

HJR 372 (Election of a Supreme Court of Virginia Justice and a Court of Appeals of Virginia Judge) offered by Delegate Janis and agreed to (Y-99 N-0) 

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

CALENDAR

 SENATE BILL READ THIRD TIME

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SB 398 - Passed (Y-98  N-0)

 HOUSE BILLS READ THIRD TIME

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HB 1178S - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 1242S - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 44 - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 134A - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 245 - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 503S - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 526 - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 584A - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 616A - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 695S - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 720S - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 731A - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 748 - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 768S - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 854 - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 858 - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 866 - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 979 - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 1017A - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 1018 - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 1021A - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 1073S - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 1089 - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 1124 - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 1132 - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 1211 - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 1212 - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 1271S - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 1280S - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 1329S - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 1334 - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 1358S - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 1386 - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 1390S - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 1422S - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 1458 - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0)

HB 1469S - Passed Block Vote (Y-99  N-0) 

HOUSE BILLS READ THIRD TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

HB 1382A - Passed (Y-97  N-2)

HB 1014SA - Passed (Y-89  N-6)

HB 729A - Passed (Y-86  N-13)

HB 1229S - Passed (Y-96  N-2)

HB 1135S - Passed (Y-88  N-10), Reconsidered, Passed (Y-85  N-13)

HB 229S - Passed (Y-98  N-1)

HB 407A - Passed (Y-92  N-6)

HB 462S - Passed (Y-92  N-7)

HB 477A - Passed (Y-98  N-1)

HB 603S - Passed (Y-98  N-1)

HB 660SA - Passed (Y-99  N-0)

HB 710A - Passed (Y-80  N-19)

HB 754A - Passed (Y-74  N-25)

Message from Senate: HJR 372 agreed to 

HR 11 (Nominating a person to be elected as a Supreme Court of Virginia Justice) offered by Delegate Janis and agreed to 

HR 12 (Nominating a person to be elected as a Court of Appeals of Virginia Judge) offered by Delegate Janis and agreed to 

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

Election of Supreme Court of Virginia Justice

S. Bernard Goodwyn 

Election of Court of Appeals of Virginia Judge

The Honorable LeRoy F. Millette, Jr. 

HB 908 - Passed (Y-62  N-37)

HB 933 - Passed (Y-77  N-21)

HB 996 - Passed (Y-91  N-8)

HB 1077A - Passed (Y-98  N-1)

HB 1136 - Passed (Y-63  N-36)

HB 1366A - Defeated (Y-49  N-50)

HB 1399S - Passed (Y-98  N-1)

HB 982SA - Passed (Y-97  N-0), Reconsidered, Passed (Y-97  N-1)

HB 827 - Passed (Y-94  N-5) 

HOUSE BILLS READ SECOND TIME

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HB 111S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 147S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 277S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 523S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 525A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Engrossed

HB 555S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 926S - Passed by for the day

HB 1032A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1125A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1142A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1208S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1218S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1317S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1319 - Engrossed

HB 1320S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1413 - Engrossed

HB 1441S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1443S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1478A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1505A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1529 - Engrossed

HB 1576 - Engrossed 

HOUSE BILLS READ SECOND TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

HB 679S - Passed by for the day

HB 1264A - Stricken from Calendar

HB 1254A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Engrossed

HB 580SA - Committee Substitute agreed to, Delegate Cosgrove floor amendments agreed to, Engrossed

HB 12S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 144 - Engrossed

HB 242S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 268 - Passed by for the day

HB 440SA - Committee Substitute agreed to, Delegate Rust floor amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1250S - Referred to Committee on Appropriations (Y-52  N-47)

HB 1270A - Passed by for the day

HB 1352S - Passed by for the day

HB 1361S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1516S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1572S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed 

RESOLUTIONS

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HJR 51A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HJR 72S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HJR 75 - Agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HJR 89S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HJR 90S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HJ 91S - Moved to Regular Calendar

HJR 105S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HJR 113S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HJR 119S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HJR 155 - Agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HJR 159S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HJR 177 - Agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HJR 178S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HJR 195 - Agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HJR 196S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Agreed to (Y-98  N-0) 

RESOLUTIONS

REGULAR CALENDAR

SJR 114 - Agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

SJR 115 - Agreed to (Y-96  N-0)

SJR 116 - Agreed to (Y-96  N-0)

SJR 117 - Agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

SJR 121 - Agreed to (Y-97  N-0)

HJR 194 - Passed by for the day

HJR 248S - Delegate May floor substitute agreed to, No action taken on Committee substitute, Agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HJR 91S - Committee Substitute rejected, Delegate Jones of Suffolk floor substitute agreed to, Agreed to (Y-98  N-0) 

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE

SJR 135 - Agreed to

HJR 287 - Agreed to

HJR 316 - Agreed to

HJR 317 - Agreed to

HJR 318 - Agreed to

HJR 321 - Agreed to

HJR 322 - Agreed to

HJR 330 - Agreed to

HJR 331 - Agreed to

HJR 332 - Agreed to

HJR 333 - Agreed to

HJR 334 - Agreed to

HJR 335 - Agreed to

HJR 343 - Agreed to

HJR 344 - Agreed to

HJR 345 - Agreed to

HJR 346 - Agreed to

HJR 348 - Agreed to

HJR 349 - Agreed to

HJR 350 - Agreed to 

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE

SJR 134 - Agreed to

SJR 136 - Agreed to

SJR 137 - Agreed to

SJR 138 - Agreed to

SJR 139 - Agreed to

SJR 140 - Agreed to

SJR 141 - Agreed to

SJR 142 - Agreed to

SJR 144 - Agreed to

SJR 146 - Agreed to

SJR 147 - Agreed to

HJR 291 - Agreed to

HJR 319 - Agreed to

HJR 320 - Agreed to

HJR 323 - Agreed to

HJR 324 - Agreed to

HJR 325 - Agreed to

HJR 326 - Agreed to

HJR 327 - Agreed to

HJR 328 - Agreed to

HJR 329 - Agreed to

HJR 336 - Agreed to

HJR 337 - Agreed to

HJR 338 - Agreed to

HJR 339 - Agreed to

HJR 340 - Agreed to

HJR 341 - Passed by for the day

HJR 342 - Agreed to

HJR 351 - Agreed to

HJR 352 - Agreed to

HJR 353 - Agreed to

HJR 354 - Agreed to

HJR 355 - Agreed to

HJR 356 - Agreed to

HJR 357 - Agreed to

HJR 358 - Agreed to

HJR 359 - Agreed to

HJR 360 - Agreed to 

HOUSE BILLS READ FIRST TIME

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HB 2S

HB 149S

HB 239S

HB 469A

HB 534S

HB 631

HB 688A

HB 711A

HB 788A

HB 869

HB 871A

HB 1245S

HB 1498A

HB 1514A

HB 1547S 

HOUSE BILLS READ FIRST TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

HB 269

HB 579S

HB 885S

HB 903A

HB 923S

HB 1009S

HB 1123S

HB 1164A

HB 1551S 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to 

House adjourned at  2:40 p.m. to meet  Saturday,  February 9 , 2008, at 1:00 p.m.  

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


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