Virginia House of Delegates
2008 Regular Session 
HOUSE MINUTES 
William J. Howell,  Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk
 Thursday, February 21, 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  Dr. Daniel K. Davey,  Pastor, Colonial Baptist Church, Virginia Beach 

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 Melvin and Ware of Roanoke City 

Journal for Wednesday, February 20, 2008, approved by the Speaker   

Senate communication received

House bills passed with Senate amendments: HBs 151, 655

House bills passed with Senate substitutes: HBs 682, 715, 1205

House bills passed: HBs 105, 114, 115, 264, 403, 410, 521, 555, 557, 584, 586, 597, 616, 644, 673, 713, 717, 830, 870, 882, 902, 956, 972, 978, 1037, 1042, 1115, 1116, 1121, 1133, 1150, 1294, 1331, 1372, 1443, 1482, 1576

Senate bills, House amendments agreed to: SBs 483, 643

Senate bills, House substitutes agreed to: SBs 136, 370

House joint resolution agreed to: HJR 406 

Committee reports

From Health, Welfare and Institutions:  SBs 171 (referred), 288, 290S (referred), 463

From Transportation: SBs 99S, 165A, 189A, 191A, 607, 754S 

Communication from the Governor (introduction of legislation pursuant to HJR 31) - HB 1577  

Bill presented and ordered printed pursuant to House Rule 37 

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

CALENDAR 

HOUSE BILLS READ SECOND TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR 

HBs 29 and 30 taken up under Special and Continuing Order 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to 

House recessed at 12:26 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. 

House reconvened at 1:00 p.m. 

HB 29A - Uncontested Committee Amendments agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

Item 455.4  #1h agreed to (Y-63  N-34)

Item C-0  #2h agreed to (Y-64  N-32)

Engrossed

Constitutional Reading dispensed with (Y-98  N-0)

Passed (Y-98  N-0) 

HB 30A - Uncontested Committee Amendments agreed to (Y-97  N-0)

Item 0 #1h rejected (Y-0  N-98)

Item 0 #1h - Delegate Putney floor amendment agreed to (Y-82 N-16)

Item 38 #1h agreed to (Y-65  N-33)

Item 72 #1h rejected (Y-0  N-98)

Item 75 #1h rejected (Y-0  N-97)

Item 102 #1h rejected (Y-32  N-66)

Item 105 #1h agreed to (Y-70  N-28)

Item 105 #3h agreed to (Y-61  N-35)

Item 108 #1h agreed to (Y-56  N-39)

Item 140 #6h agreed to (Y-65  N-32)

Item 140 #7h agreed to (Y-63  N-34)

Item 140 #8h agreed to (Y-65  N-30)

Item 140 #52h agreed to (Y-54  N-44)

Item 140 #14h agreed to (Y-68  N-24)

Item 140 #18h agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

Item 213 #1h agreed to (Y-73  N-25)

Item 248 #1h agreed to (Y-59  N-38)

Item 251 #1h agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

Item 282 #1h agreed to (Y-97  N-1)

Item 294 #1h agreed to (Y-89  N-8)

Item 294 #2h agreed to (Y-64  N-34)

Item 294 #3h agreed to (Y-63  N-33)

Item 297 #3h agreed to (Y-67  N-29)

Item 297 #5h agreed to (Y-65  N-32)

Item 297 #6h agreed to (Y-71  N-26)

Item 297 #7h agreed to (Y-63  N-34)

Item 305 #1h agreed to (Y-58  N-38)

Item 305 #2h agreed to (Y-59  N-36)

Item 305 #3h agreed to (Y-60  N-35)

Item 306 #8h agreed to (Y-58  N-35)

Item 306 #10h agreed to (Y-59  N-35)

Item 309 #1h agreed to (Y-63  N-30)

Item 310 #1h agreed to (Y-91  N-2)

Item 362 #3h agreed to (Y-64  N-30)

Item 362 #4h agreed to (Y-59  N-38)

Item 368 #1h agreed to (Y-57  N-40)

Item 368 #3h rejected (Y-2  N-96)

Item 380 #1h agreed to (Y-67  N-31)

Item 382 #1h agreed to (Y-60  N-33)

Item 395 #3h agreed to (Y-64  N-31)

Item 455 #4h agreed to (Y-85  N-12)

Item 459 #1h agreed to (Y-97  N-0)

Item 467 #1h agreed to (Y-63  N-33)

Item 473 #2h agreed to (Y-72  N-25)

Item C-101 #1h agreed to (Y-67  N-31)

Item C-110 #1h agreed to (Y-69  N-28)

Item 4-0.01 #1h agreed to (Y-61  N-37)

Item 4-5.04 #1h agreed to (Y-60  N-36)

Item 4-13.00 #1h rejected (Y-0 N-98)

Item 75 #4h - Delegate Putney floor amendment agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

Item 268 #1h - Delegate Putney floor amendment agreed to (Y-97  N-0)

Item 3-1.01 #4h - Delegate Putney floor amendment agreed to (Y-60  N-36)

Item 3-1.01 #5h - Delegate Putney floor amendment agreed to (Y-88  N-9)

Delegate Marshall of Prince William floor amendments requested to be reduced to writing

Ruling of the Chair Appealed

Ruling of the Chair Sustained (Y-96  N-1)

Engrossed

Constitutional Reading dispensed with (Y-98  N-0)

Passed (Y-93  N-5) 

SENATE BILLS READ THIRD TIME

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SB 112 - Committee Substitute rejected, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

SB 131 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

SB 134 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

SB 141 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

SB 151 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

SB 210 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

SB 227S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

SB 228 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

SB 249 - Passed by for the day

SB 271A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

SB 352 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

SB 396 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

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

SB 495 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

SB 533 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

SB 693 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

SB 701S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0) 

SENATE BILLS READ THIRD TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

SB 380S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-82  N-16)

SB 560 - Passed by for the day

SB 381A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Passed (Y-81  N-15)

SB 387 - Passed by for the day

SB 436 - Passed (Y-69  N-29)

SB 476 - Delegate Sickles floor amendments withdrawn, Passed (Y-62  N-36)

 

HOUSE BILLS WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS

HB 873 - Passed by for the day

HB 149 - Passed by for the day

HB 453 - Passed by for the day

HB 627 - Passed by for the day

HB 649 - Passed by for the day

HB 850 - Passed by for the day

HB 875 - Passed by for the day

HB 946 - Passed by for the day

HB 1012 - Passed by for the day

HB 1530 - Passed by for the day 

SENATE BILLS READ SECOND TIME

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SB 40A

SB 43

SB 94

SB 158A

SB 160

SB 209

SB 211

SB 219

SB 254

SB 272S

SB 303

SB 306

SB 311

SB 322

SB 378A

SB 383A

SB 413

SB 423

SB 473

SB 513

SB 552

SB 570

SB 574

SB 617

SB 640A

SB 663A

SB 689S

SB 691S

SB 718

SB 746

SB 748

SB 785 - Moved to Regular Calendar  

SENATE BILLS READ SECOND TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

SB 44A

SB 98A

SB 320A - Referred to Committee on General Laws 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to 

House adjourned at  4:48 p.m. to meet  Friday,  February 22, 2008, at 11:00 a.m.  

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


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