Virginia House of Delegates
2008 Regular Session 
HOUSE MINUTES 
William J. Howell,  Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk 
Thursday, February 28, 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 Jerome Lee, Jr.,  Pastor, Shiloh Baptist Church, Pungoteague 

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 Hargrove (portion) and Ware of Roanoke City 

Journal for Wednesday, February 27, 2008, approved by the Speaker   

Senate communication received

House bills passed with Senate amendments: HBs 93, 159, 181, 344, 965, 1044, 1179, 1298, 1320, 1335, 1516

House bills passed with Senate substitutes: HBs 34, 527, 926, 999, 1043, 1178, 1241, 1395, 1439

House bill, Senate insisted on its amendments and requested Committee of Conference: HB 151

House bill, Senate insisted on its substitute and requested Committee of Conference: HB 1388

Senate bill, House substitute rejected: SB 754

Senate joint resolution agreed to: SJR 233

House bills passed: HBs 360, 632, 903, 1207, 1258, 1332

Senate bills, House amendments agreed to: SBs 44, 165, 189, 191

Senate bill, House substitute agreed to: SB 272

House joint resolutions agreed to: HJRs 405, 443 

Committee reports

From Appropriations: SBs 31, 116A, 135A, 197, 216, 246, 251, 290, 297S, 344, 353, 358, 405, 442S, 466, 467, 472, 493A, 511S, 559A, 562, 610A, 651, 662S, 673A, 690, 795S

From Courts of Justice: SBs 1S (referred), 244A, 309S (referred), 522A (referred), 544A (referred), 566A, 620A (referred), 678 (referred), 775 (referred)

From Transportation: SBs 73, 150A, 186S, 233A, 266, 422, 600A, 707A, 750 

HBs 151, 1388 - House accedes to Senate request for Committees of Conference 

SB 754 - House insists on its substitute and requests Committee of Conference 

HB 412 - Conferees appointed: Griffith, Kilgore, Valentine 

HJR 510 taken up and agreed to 

SJR 233 taken up and agreed to 

Resolution presented, ordered printed, and referred pursuant to House Rule 37 

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

CALENDAR 

SENATE BILLS READ THIRD TIME

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SB 532 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

SB 307S - Passed by for the day

SB 319 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0) 

SENATE BILLS READ THIRD TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

SB 499A - Delegate Lingamfelter floor amendments agreed to, Passed (Y-78  N-20)

SB 465 - Passed (Y-98  N-0) 

HOUSE BILLS WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS

HB 147 -  Senate substitute agreed to (Y-59  N-37)

HB 470 -  Senate substitute agreed to (Y-95  N-1)

HB 841 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-96  N-0)

HB 853 -  Senate substitute agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HB 861 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HB 885 - Senate amendments rejected (Y-45  N-53)

HB 1014 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-94  N-4)

HB 1075 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-81  N-16)

HB 1557 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-57  N-39) 

Motion by Delegate Armstrong to recess agreed to 

House recessed at 1:43 p.m. until 1:53 p.m. 

House reconvened at 1:53 p.m. 

HB 147 - Reconsidered, Motion by Delegate Fralin to strike withdrawn, Passed by for the day 

HB 885 - Reconsidered, Passed by for the day 

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION WITH SENATE AMENDMENT

HJR 231 -  Senate substitute agreed to (Y-99  N-0) 

HOUSE BILL WITH GOVERNOR'S RECOMMENDATION

HB 772 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-99  N-0) 

SENATE BILLS READ SECOND TIME

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SB 321

SB 477

SB 576

SB 586

SB 636

SB 648S

SB 765

SB 778S 

SENATE BILLS READ SECOND TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

SB 161

SB 652S 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to 

House adjourned at  2:01 p.m. to meet  Friday,  February 29, 2008, at 10:00 a.m.  

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


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