Virginia House of Delegates
2008 Regular Session 
HOUSE MINUTES 
William J. Howell,  Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk 
Monday, February 11, 2008 

 

Called to order at 10:00 a.m. by William J. Howell, Speaker 

Mace placed on Speaker's table by Sergeant at Arms 

Prayer offered by  The Reverend David E. Slayton,  Pastor, Red Lane Baptist Church, Powhatan 

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

Attendance roll call - Quorum present 

Leaves of Absence granted: Delegates Gear (portion) and Mathieson 

Journals for Friday, February 8, 2008, and Saturday, February 9, 2008 approved by the Speaker  

Senate communication received:

Senate bills passed: SBs 35, 41, 52, 67, 92, 99, 119, 145, 169, 234, 242, 244, 246, 247, 248, 249, 268, 269, 276, 284, 288, 291, 292, 296, 297, 317, 320, 322, 329, 350, 358, 382, 387, 405, 408, 467, 468, 490, 519, 531, 532, 536, 538, 543, 578, 590, 609, 610, 612, 613, 644, 652, 668, 671, 678, 697, 706, 718, 728, 729, 764, 766, 770, 775, 788, 794

House bills passed: HBs 240, 639, 847 

Motion by Delegate Plum to adjourn in honor and memory of the Honorable Mitch Van Yahres, former member of the House of Delegates, agreed to 

Motion by Delegate Suit to adjourn in honor and memory of Petty Officer 1st Class Luis Ariel Souffront agreed to 

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

CALENDAR 

HOUSE BILLS READ THIRD TIME

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HB 111S - Passed Block Vote (Y-96  N-0), Reconsidered, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 147S - Passed Block Vote (Y-96  N-0), Reconsidered, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 277S - Passed Block Vote (Y-96  N-0), Reconsidered, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 523S - Passed Block Vote (Y-96  N-0), Reconsidered, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 525A - Passed Block Vote (Y-96  N-0), Reconsidered, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 555S - Passed Block Vote (Y-96  N-0), Reconsidered, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 1032A - Passed Block Vote (Y-96  N-0), Reconsidered, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 1125A - Passed Block Vote (Y-96  N-0), Reconsidered, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 1142A - Passed Block Vote (Y-96  N-0), Reconsidered, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 1208S - Passed Block Vote (Y-96  N-0), Reconsidered, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 1218S - Passed Block Vote (Y-96  N-0), Reconsidered, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 1317S - Passed Block Vote (Y-96  N-0), Reconsidered, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 1319 - Passed Block Vote (Y-96  N-0), Reconsidered, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 1320S - Passed Block Vote (Y-96  N-0), Reconsidered, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 1413 - Passed Block Vote (Y-96  N-0), Reconsidered, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 1441S - Passed Block Vote (Y-96  N-0), Reconsidered, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 1443S - Passed Block Vote (Y-96  N-0), Reconsidered, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 1478A - Passed Block Vote (Y-96  N-0), Reconsidered, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 1505A - Passed Block Vote (Y-96  N-0), Reconsidered, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 1529 - Passed Block Vote (Y-96  N-0), Reconsidered, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 1576 - Passed Block Vote (Y-96  N-0), Reconsidered, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0) 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to 

House recessed at 10:26 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. 

House reconvened at 11:00 a.m. 

HOUSE BILLS READ THIRD TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

HB 1254A - Passed (Y-98  N-0)

HB 580SA - Passed (Y-98  N-0)

HB 12S - Passed (Y-91  N-7)

HB 144 - Passed (Y-82  N-15)

HB 242S - Passed (Y-98  N-0)

HB 440SA - Passed (Y-98  N-0)

HB 1361S - Passed (Y-90  N-8)

HB 1516S - Passed (Y-91  N-7)

HB 1572S - Passed (Y-93  N-4) 

HOUSE BILLS READ SECOND TIME

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HB 926S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 2S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 149S - Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee Substitute rejected, Appropriations Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 239S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 469A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Engrossed

HB 534S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 631 - Engrossed

HB 688A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 711A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Engrossed, Moved to Regular Calendar

HB 788A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 869 - Engrossed

HB 871A - Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee Amendment agreed to, Appropriations Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1245S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1498A - Moved to Regular Calendar

HB 1514A - Finance Committee Amendment agreed to, Appropriations Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1547S - Moved to Regular Calendar

HB 262S - Moved to Regular Calendar

HB 445A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 466S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Moved to Regular Calendar

HB 547S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 709A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Moved to Regular Calendar

HB 839A - Moved to Regular Calendar

HB 883S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1056S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1062S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1078S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1079A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1140S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed, Moved to Regular Calendar

HB 1206 - Engrossed

HB 1215A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1217 - Engrossed

HB 1236 - Engrossed

HB 1262S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1305S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1312S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1342 - Engrossed

HB 1355S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1410S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1414A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1480A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1496A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1510S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1523S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1526S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1528 - Engrossed

HB 1564 - Engrossed

HB 34S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 112 - Engrossed

HB 119S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 159S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 181A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 223S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 267S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 320S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 324S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 360 - Engrossed

HB 408S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 410 - Engrossed

HB 475S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 499S - Courts of Justice Committee Substitute rejected, Appropriations Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 505 - Engrossed

HB 516S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 527 - Engrossed

HB 559S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 560S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 567 - Engrossed

HB 573S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 575S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 586 - Engrossed

HB 622 - Engrossed

HB 626 - Engrossed

HB 633 - Engrossed, Moved to Regular Calendar

HB 634A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Engrossed

HB 641S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 674S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 682S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 760S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Motion by Delegate Griffith to refer to Committee for Courts of Justice rejected, Moved to Regular Calendar

HB 781S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 805S - Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee Substitute rejected, Appropriations Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed, Moved to Regular Calendar

HB 815S - Courts of Justice Committee Substitute No. 1 rejected, Courts of Justice Committee Substitute No. 2 agreed to, Engrossed

HB 819A - Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee Amendments agreed to, Appropriations Committee Amendments agreed to, Moved to Regular Calendar

HB 825A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 879S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 900A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 931 - Engrossed

HB 952 - Engrossed

HB 953S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed, Moved to Regular Calendar

HB 956S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 965 - Engrossed

HB 978S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 990S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 995 - Engrossed

HB 1023 - Engrossed

HB 1043S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1114 - Engrossed

HB 1128 - Engrossed

HB 1129 - Engrossed

HB 1131S - General Laws Committee Substitute rejected, Appropriations Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1167 - Engrossed

HB 1171S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1174S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1179 - Engrossed

HB 1181 - Engrossed

HB 1205S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1240A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1258S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1330S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1332S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1335S - Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee Amendment rejected, Appropriations Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1362S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1363S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1367 - Engrossed

HB 1395S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1397 - Engrossed

HB 1407S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1439S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1457 - Engrossed

HB 1470 - Engrossed

HB 1562S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1568A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Engrossed 

HOUSE BILLS READ SECOND TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

HB 679SA - Delegate Hull floor amendments agreed to, Engrossed

HB 268 - Engrossed

HB 1270A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Delegate Hull floor amendment agreed to, Delegate Ebbin floor amendment agreed to, Refused to engross (Y-47  N-48)

HB 1352S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 269 - Engrossed

HB 579S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 885S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 903A - Courts of Justice Committee Amendments agreed to, Appropriations Committee Amendment agreed to, Delegate Moran floor amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 923S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed 

Motion by Delegate Johnson to reconsider the vote by which HB 1250 was referred to the Committee on Appropriations agreed to (Y-51  N-45) 

HB 1009S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1123S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1164A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Delegate Moran floor amendment agreed to (Y-81  N-9), Delegate Armstrong floor amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1551S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 231 - Refused to engross

HB 344S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 434A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 451A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Engrossed

HB 934A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 991S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1024A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1210A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1228S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1350A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1437S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1463 - Engrossed

HB 1536 - Committee Substitute rejected, Engrossed

HB 3S - Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee Substitute rejected, Appropriations Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 91S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 113S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 131SA - Committee Substitute agreed to, Delegate Lewis floor amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 161S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 172S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 312S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 429S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 433S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 436 - Engrossed

HB 538S - Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee Substitute rejected, Appropriations Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 597S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 656S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 719 - Engrossed

HB 833S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 936S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1007A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1126A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Delegate Jones of Suffolk floor amendment agreed to, Engrossed 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to 

House recessed at 5:17 p.m. until 5:45 p.m. 

House reconvened at 5:45 p.m. 

Committee report

From Counties, Cities and Towns: HB 1527S 

HB 1149S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1186S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1207 - Engrossed

HB 1257A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1442S - Courts of Justice Committee Substitute rejected, Appropriations Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed (Y-84  N-13)

HB 1472A - Delegate Albo floor amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1481 - Engrossed

HB 1520A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1522 - Engrossed (Y-51  N-44)

HB 1532A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1543S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1498A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Engrossed

HB 1547S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Delegate Albo floor amendment withdrawn, Engrossed

HB 262SA - Committee Substitute agreed to, Delegate Ware of Roanoke City floor amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 466S - Engrossed

HB 709A - Delegate Scott of Fairfax floor amendment ruled not germane, Engrossed

HB 839A - Delegate Sherwood floor amendments agreed to, Committee Amendments Nos. 1, 2, and 4 rejected, Committee Amendment No. 3 agreed to, Engrossed

HB 760SA - Delegate Marshall of Prince William floor amendment rejected, Delegate Kilgore floor amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HB 819A - Engrossed

HB 1250S - Referred to Committee on Appropriations (Y-52  N-43) 

RESOLUTION

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HJR 362 - Agreed to (Y-95  N-0) 

RESOLUTION

REGULAR CALENDAR

HJR 194 - Agreed to (Y-92  N-3) 

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1 

HOUSE BILL READ FIRST TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

HB 1298SA - Motion by Delegate Griffith to dispense with 2nd Constitutional Reading agreed to (Y-97  N-0), Committee Substitute agreed to, Delegate Albo floor amendment agreed to, Engrossed 

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 2 

HOUSE BILL READ FIRST TIME

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HB 1527S - Motion by Delegate Griffith to dispense with 2nd Constitutional Reading agreed to (Y-97  N-0), Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to 

House adjourned at  7:14 p.m. to meet  Tuesday,  February 12, 2008, at 10:00 a.m.  

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


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