Virginia House of Delegates
2008 Regular Session 
HOUSE MINUTES 
William J. Howell,  Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk 
Wednesday, February 20, 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 Honorable S. Chris Jones,  the Gentleman from Suffolk 

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

Communication from State Board of Elections 

Member-elect Pollard sworn in 

Attendance roll call - Quorum present 

Leaves of Absence granted: Delegates Marshall of Prince William, Shuler, and Ware of Roanoke City 

Journal for Tuesday, February 19, 2008, approved by the Speaker   

Senate communication received

House bills passed with Senate amendments: HBs 149, 453, 627, 850, 875, 946, 1012, 1530

House bill passed with Senate substitute: HB 649

House bills passed: HBs 52, 87, 138, 254, 326, 337, 372, 454, 478, 492, 503, 548, 651, 660, 694, 756, 811, 825, 889, 890, 908, 922, 1117, 1132, 1141, 1143, 1152, 1198, 1239, 1345, 1379, 1399, 1406, 1420, 1429, 1464, 1502, 1507, 1555 

Committee reports

From Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: SBs 40A, 43, 135A (referred), 254, 272S, 303, 378A, 413, 423, 473, 513, 552, 592 (referred), 617, 663A, 689S, 690 (referred), 706 (referred), 748

From Commerce and Labor: SBs 158A, 209, 211, 311, 320A, 322, 718, 785

From Education: SBs 44A, 98A, 219, 559 (referred), 640A, 746

From Rules: SBs 94, 306, 383A, 574; SJs 24, 41, 49, 64, 108, 171

From Transportation: SBs 39 (referred), 113 (referred), 116 (referred), 121 (referred), 160, 309 (referred), 368 (referred), 570, 691S 

HBs 29 and 30 - Motion by Delegate Putney for a special and continuing order for Thursday, February 21, 2008, at conclusion of morning hour agreed to (Y-94  N-0)  

SJR 180 taken up and agreed to 

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

 CALENDAR 

SENATE BILLS READ THIRD TIME

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SB 452 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 5 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 46 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 61A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 67 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 68 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 81 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 95S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 112S - Passed by for the day

SB 169 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 174A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 180 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 192 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 195 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 203 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 212 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 225 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 229 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 232A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 240 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 241S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 262 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 276S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 283S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 286 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 312 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 326 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 357 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 376A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 389S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 427 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 506A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 540 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 553 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 605 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 608 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 609S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 657 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0) 

SENATE BILLS READ THIRD TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

SB 230A - Delegate Griffith floor amendments agreed to, Passed (Y-97  N-0)

SB 380S - Passed by for the day

SB 462 - Passed (Y-78  N-19)

SB 490S - Delegate Saxman floor substitute agreed to, No action taken on Committee Substitute, Passed (Y-92  N-5)

SB 560 - Passed by for the day

SB 569 - Passed (Y-94  N-2)

SB 602 - Passed (Y-95  N-0)

SB 665 - Passed (Y-87  N-9)

SB 735A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Passed (Y-96  N-0) 

HOUSE BILLS READ SECOND TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

HB 29A - Special and Continuing order for Thursday, February 21, 2008

HB 30A - Special and Continuing order for Thursday, February 21, 2008 

HOUSE BILLS WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS

HB 218 -  Senate substitute agreed to (Y-97  N-0)

HB 221 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-97  N-0)

HB 282 -  Senate substitute agreed to (Y-97  N-0)

HB 412 - Senate amendment rejected (Y-2  N-94)

HB 501 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-94  N-1)

HB 770 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-95  N-2)

HB 806 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-97  N-0)

HB 820 -  Senate substitute agreed to (Y-96  N-0)

HB 873 - Passed by for the day

HB 941 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-96  N-0)

HB 951 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-97  N-0)

HB 1213 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-97  N-0)

HB 1382 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-96  N-1)

HB 1471 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-95  N-2) 

SENATE BILLS READ SECOND TIME

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SB 131

SB 134

SB 141

SB 151

SB 210

SB 227S

SB 228

SB 249

SB 271A

SB 352

SB 396

SB 478

SB 495

SB 533

SB 693

SB 701S 

SENATE BILLS READ SECOND TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

SB 381A

SB 387

SB 436

SB 476 

SENATE BILL READ FIRST TIME AND REFERRED

SB 713 - Referred to Committee on Finance 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to 

House adjourned at  1:32 p.m. to meet  Thursday,  February 21, 2008, at 12 m.  

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


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