Virginia House of Delegates
2008 Regular Session 
HOUSE MINUTES 
William J. Howell,  Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk 
Friday, February 29, 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 O. H. Burton, Jr.,  Pastor, First United Methodist Church, Hopewell 

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 Johnson and Ware of Roanoke City 

Journal for Thursday, February 28, 2008, approved by the Speaker   

Senate communication received

House bills passed with Senate amendments: HBs 251, 396, 546, 728, 931, 936, 1024, 1123, 1211

House bills passed with Senate substitutes: HBs 223, 324, 475, 543, 1487, 1547

House bills, Senate insisted on its amendments and requested Committees of Conference: HBs 190, 443, 1528

House bill, Senate insisted on its substitute and requested Committee of Conference: HB 1425

Senate bills, Senate acceded to House request for Committees of Conference: SBs 271, 276, 283, 490, 506, 735

Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJRs 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 226, 227, 230, 231, 232

House bills passed: HBs 112, 314, 525, 680, 688, 780, 869, 918, 1098, 1160, 1176, 1228, 1305, 1311, 1313, 1413, 1490, 1508, 1523

House bill amended in accordance with recommendation of Governor: HB 1259

Senate bills, House amendments agreed to: SB 292, 520, 740, 764

Senate bills, House substitutes agreed to: SBs 99, 691

House joint resolutions agreed to: HJRs 395, 396, 397, 398, 399, 400, 401, 402, 403, 404, 407, 408, 409, 410, 411, 412, 413, 414, 415, 416, 417, 418, 419, 420, 421, 422, 423, 424, 425, 426, 427, 428, 429, 430, 431, 432, 433, 434, 435, 436, 437, 438, 439, 440, 441, 442, 444, 445, 446 

Committee reports

From Commerce and Labor: SBs 145S, 714S

From Counties, Cities and Towns: SBs 54S, 92, 237, 268S, 704, 706, 710S, 791

From General Laws: SBs 56, 119, 130, 132A, 133, 198, 199S, 206S, 235, 236, 242, 301S, 314S, 315, 320A, 362, 580, 584A, 593, 604A, 606, 616, 635, 669A, 680, 681, 683S, 686A, 696, 726, 734, 741, 760S, 761 (referred)

From Privileges and Elections: SB 35A; SJs 160, 182; HR 18 

HBs 190, 443, 1425, 1528 - House accedes to Senate request for Committees of Conference 

Motion by Delegate Ingram to adjourn in honor and memory of the crew and passengers of United Flight 93 agreed to 

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

HJR 531 taken up and agreed to 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to 

House recessed at 10:21 a.m. until 10:55 a.m. 

House reconvened at 10:55 a.m. 

HB 151 - Conferees appointed: Lewis, Griffith, Miller of Manassas 

HB 1388 - Conferees appointed: Wright, Lohr, Johnson 

SB 271 - Conferees appointed: Abbitt, Nixon, BaCote 

SB 276 - Conferees appointed: Marsden, Bell, Fralin 

SB 283 - Conferees appointed: Loupassi, Purkey, Watts 

SB 490 - Conferees appointed: Landes, Tata, Englin 

SB 506 - Conferees appointed: Janis, Loupassi, Melvin 

SB 735 - Conferees appointed: Griffith, Kilgore, Valentine 

CALENDAR 

SENATE BILLS READ THIRD TIME

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SB 307S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

SB 321 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

SB 477 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

SB 576 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

SB 586 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

SB 636 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

SB 648S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

SB 765 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

SB 778S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0) 

SENATE BILLS READ THIRD TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

SB 161 - Delegate Armstrong floor amendment rejected (Y-43  N-55), Defeated (Y-43  N-55)

SB 652S - Passed by for the day 

HOUSE BILLS WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS

HB 147 - Passed by for the day

HB 885 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-50  N-47)

HB 34 - Passed by for the day

HB 93 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HB 159 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HB 181 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HB 344 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-93  N-5)

HB 527 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HB 926 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HB 965 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-96  N-1)

HB 999 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HB 1043 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HB 1044 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HB 1178 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-97  N-1)

HB 1179 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HB 1241 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-1  N-96)

HB 1298 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-97  N-0)

HB 1320 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HB 1335 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-97  N-0)

HB 1395 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HB 1439 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-4  N-94)

HB 1516 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-93  N-5) 

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE

SJR 123 - Agreed to

SJR 197 - Agreed to

SJR 198 - Agreed to

SJR 200 - Agreed to

SJR 205 - Agreed to

SJR 206 - Agreed to

SJR 209 - Agreed to

HJR 452 - Agreed to

HJR 453 - Agreed to

HJR 454 - Agreed to

HJR 455 - Agreed to

HJR 456 - Agreed to

HJR 457 - Agreed to

HJR 458 - Agreed to

HJR 459 - Agreed to

HJR 471 - Agreed to

HJR 472 - Agreed to

HJR 473 - Agreed to

HJR 474 - Agreed to

HJR 475 - Agreed to

HJR 476 - Agreed to

HJR 480 - Agreed to

HJR 481 - Agreed to

HJR 482 - Agreed to

HJR 483 - Agreed to

HJR 495 - Agreed to

HJR 496 - Agreed to

HJR 497 - Agreed to

HJR 498 - Agreed to 

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE

SJR 193 - Agreed to

SJR 194 - Agreed to

SJR 195 - Passed by for the day

SJR 196 - Agreed to

SJR 201 - Agreed to

SJR 202 - Agreed to

SJR 203 - Agreed to

SJR 204 - Agreed to

SJR 207 - Agreed to

HJR 447 - Agreed to

HJR 448 - Agreed to

HJR 449 - Agreed to

HJR 450 - Agreed to

HJR 451 - Agreed to

HJR 460 - Agreed to

HJR 461 - Agreed to

HJR 462 - Agreed to

HJR 463 - Agreed to

HJR 464 - Agreed to

HJR 465 - Agreed to

HJR 466 - Agreed to

HJR 467 - Agreed to

HJR 468 - Agreed to

HJR 469 - Agreed to

HJR 470 - Agreed to

HJR 477 - Agreed to

HJR 478 - Agreed to

HJR 479 - Agreed to

HJR 485 - Agreed to

HJR 486 - Agreed to

HJR 487 - Agreed to

HJR 488 - Agreed to

HJR 489 - Agreed to

HJR 490 - Agreed to

HJR 491 - Agreed to

HJR 492 - Agreed to

HJR 493 - Agreed to

HJR 494 - Agreed to

HJR 499 - Agreed to

HJR 500 - Agreed to

HJR 501 - Agreed to

HJR 502 - Agreed to

HJR 503 - Agreed to

HJR 504 - Agreed to

HJR 505 - Agreed to

HJR 506 - Agreed to

HJR 507 - Agreed to

HJR 508 - Agreed to

HJR 509 - Agreed to

HJR 511 - Agreed to

HJR 512 - Agreed to

HJR 513 - Agreed to

HJR 514 - Agreed to

HJR 515 - Removed from block, Agreed to

HJR 516 - Agreed to

HJR 517 - Agreed to

HJR 518 - Agreed to

HJR 519 - Agreed to

HJR 520 - Agreed to

HJR 521 - Agreed to 

SENATE BILLS READ SECOND TIME

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SB 31

SB 73

SB 116A

SB 150A

SB 186S

SB 197

SB 216S

SB 246S

SB 251

SB 266

SB 290S

SB 297S

SB 344

SB 353

SB 358

SB 442S

SB 466

SB 467

SB 472S

SB 493A

SB 511S

SB 562A

SB 600A

SB 610A

SB 651

SB 662S

SB 673A

SB 690

SB 707A

SB 750

SB 795S 

SENATE BILLS READ SECOND TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

SB 135A

SB 233A

SB 244A

SB 405

SB 422

SB 559A

SB 566A 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to

House adjourned at  12:00 p.m. to meet  Monday,  March 3, 2008, at 12 m.  

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


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