Virginia House of Delegates
2008 Regular Session 
HOUSE MINUTES 
William J. Howell,  Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk 
Wednesday, February 27, 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 Dr. William J. Marshall,  Pastor, First Baptist Church - East End, Newport News 

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 Pollard and Ware of Roanoke City 

Journal for Tuesday, February 26, 2008, approved by the Speaker   

Senate communication received

House bills passed with Senate amendments: HBs 841, 861, 885, 1014, 1075, 1557

House bills passed with Senate substitutes: HBs 147, 470, 853

Senate bill, House substitute rejected: SB 95

House joint resolution agreed to with Senate substitute: HJR 231

House bills passed: HBs 2, 214, 269, 277, 451, 534, 631, 840, 871, 1013, 1015, 1032, 1131, 1218, 1257, 1478, 1562, 1572

Senate bills, House amendments agreed to: SBs 40, 98, 158, 378, 383, 617, 640, 663

Senate bills, House substitutes agreed to: SBs 689, 785

House joint resolutions agreed to: HJRs 5, 26, 27, 41, 76, 130, 131, 132, 184, 220, 362 

Committee reports

From Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: SBs 321, 477, 586, 648S, 679 (referred), 765

From Commerce and Labor: SBs 576, 778S

From Education: SBs 613S (referred), 636, 652S

From Rules: SB 161 (reported without recommendation) 

SB 95 - House insists on its substitute and requests a Committee of Conference 

HJR 484 taken up and agreed to 

Motion by Delegate Oder to adjourn in honor and memory of Laura Anne Yacobi Bateman agreed to 

Motion by Delegate Lingamfelter to adjourn in honor and memory of William F. Buckley, Jr. 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 465 - Moved to Regular Calendar

SB 532 - Passed by for the day

SB 356A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 510S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 561 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 591 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 700 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0)

SB 770S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-97  N-0) 

SENATE BILLS READ THIRD TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

SB 284 - Passed (Y-93  N-4)

SB 499A - Delegate Lingamfelter floor amendment agreed to, Passed by for the day

SB 603A - Passed (Y-72  N-24)

SB 776 - Passed (Y-64  N-31)

SB 215 - Passed (Y-93  N-4)

SB 256 - Rereferred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety, Reconsidered, Passed (Y-94  N-0)

SB 415S - Delegate Phillips floor substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-94  N-2)

SB 539 - Rereferred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety, Reconsidered, Passed (Y-94  N-0)

SB 392A - Motion by Delegate Hull to refer to Committee on Appropriations rejected, Committee Amendment agreed to, Passed (Y-91  N-6)

SB 668S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-95  N-1)

SB 465 - Passed by for the day 

HOUSE BILLS WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS

HB 350 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-92  N-4)

HB 879 - Senate amendment rejected (Y-36  N-60)

HB 85 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-93  N-4)

HB 137 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-96  N-0)

HB 229 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-96  N-0)

HB 259 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-96  N-0)

HB 278 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-97  N-0)

HB 408 -  Senate substitute agreed to (Y-95  N-0)

HB 440 -  Senate substitute agreed to (Y-84  N-13)

HB 477 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-96  N-1)

HB 662 - Senate amendment rejected (Y-2  N-94)

HB 731 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-62  N-33), Reconsidered, Senate amendments rejected (Y-42  N-51)

HB 866 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-97  N-0)

HB 933 -  Senate substitute agreed to (Y-80  N-16)

HB 949 -  Senate substitute rejected (Y-0  N-97)

HB 1005 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-97  N-0)

HB 1017 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-97  N-0)

HB 1073 -  Senate substitute agreed to (Y-96  N-0) 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to 

House recessed at 1:56 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. 

House reconvened at 5:00 p.m. 

HB 1100 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-93  N-0)

HB 1166 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-71  N-0)

HB 1181 - Senate amendment rejected (Y-0  N-73)

HB 1183 -  Senate substitute agreed to (Y-80  N-1)

HB 1242 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-89  N-0)

HB 1384 -  Senate substitute agreed to (Y-90  N-0)

HB 1386 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-89  N-0)

HB 1496 -  Senate substitute agreed to (Y-92  N-0) 

HOUSE BILL WITH GOVERNOR'S RECOMMENDATION

HB 211 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-94  N-0) 

SENATE BILLS READ SECOND TIME

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SB 307S

SB 319 

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS REFERRED

SJR 160 - Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections

SJR 182 - Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections 

Senate communication received

House bill passed with Senate amendments: HB 3

House bill passed with amendments as substituted for House amendments: HB 29

House bills passed: HBs 469, 711 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to 

House recessed at 5:23 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. 

House reconvened at 6:30 p.m. 

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1 

HOUSE BILLS WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS

HB 3 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-76  N-14)

HB 29 - Senate amendments rejected (Y-2  N-87) 

Senate communication received

House bill passed with Senate amendment: HB 462

House bill passed with amendments as substituted for House amendments: HB 30

House bill passed with Senate substitute: HB 1106

Senate bill, House substitute rejected: SB 668 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to 

House recessed at 6:38 p.m. until 7:15 p.m. 

House reconvened at 7:15 p.m. 

SB 668 - House insists on its substitute and requests a Committee of Conference 

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 2 

HOUSE BILLS WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS

HB 30 - Senate amendments rejected (Y-0  N-87)

HB 462 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-72  N-16)

HB 1106 -  Senate substitute rejected (Y-0  N-86) 

Senate communication received

House bills, Senate insisted on amendments and requested Committees of Conference: HBs 29, 30

House bill, Senate insisted on substitute and requested Committee of Conference: HB 1106

Senate bill, Senate acceded to House request for Committee of Conference: SB 668 

HBs 29, 30, 1106 - House accedes to Senate request for Committees of Conference 

SB 668 - Conferees appointed: Wright, Lohr, Johnson

HB 29 - Conferees appointed: Putney, Hamilton, Sherwood, Cox, Hogan, Joannou

HB 30 - Conferees appointed: Putney, Hamilton, Sherwood, Cox, Hogan, Joannou

HB 1106 - Conferees appointed: Kilgore, Athey, Barlow 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to 

House adjourned at  7:37 p.m. to meet  Thursday,  February 28, 2008, at 12 m.  

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


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