Virginia House of Delegates
2008 Regular Session 
HOUSE MINUTES 
William J. Howell,  Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk 
Thursday, March 06, 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 Keary C. Kincannon,  Pastor, Rising Hope United Methodist Mission Church, Alexandria 

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

Attendance roll call - Quorum present 

Journal for Wednesday, March 5, 2008, approved by the Speaker   

Senate communication received

House bill, Senate insisted on its amendment and requested a Committee of Conference: HB 931

House bills, Senate insisted on its substitutes and requested Committees of Conference: HBs 34, 1547

Senate bill, House amendment rejected: SB 562

Senate bills, House substitutes rejected: SBs 652, 795

Senate bill, Senate acceded to House request for Committee of Conference: SB 770

Senate bills, Conference reports agreed to: SBs 271, 283, 506, 735, 754

Senate bill, Senate failed to pass in enrolled form, notwithstanding objection of the Governor: SB 476

House bills passed: HBs 526, 633

House bills, Conference reports agreed to: HBs 190, 412

Senate bills, House amendments agreed to: SBs 116, 132, 244, 493, 559, 566, 584, 600, 610, 673

Senate bills, House substitutes agreed to: SBs 54, 135, 145, 199, 206, 216, 246, 290, 297, 301, 314, 442, 472, 511, 662, 707, 710, 714 

HR 20, amending Rule 37 of the Rules of the House of Delegates, relating to the introduction of legislation, read a fourth time 

HBs 34, 931, 1547 - House accedes to Senate request for Committees of Conference 

SB 562 - House insists on its amendment and requests a Committee of Conference 

SBs 652, 795 - House insists on its substitutes and requests Committees of Conference 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to 

House recessed at 12:52 p.m. until 1:20 p.m. 

House reconvened at 1:20 p.m. 

Motion by Delegate Kilgore to recess agreed to 

House recessed at 1:20 p.m. until 1:50 p.m. 

House reconvened at 1:50 p.m. 

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

CALENDAR 

SENATE BILL READ THIRD TIME

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SB 620A - Moved to Regular Calendar  

SENATE BILLS READ THIRD TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

SB 233A - Rereferred to Committee on Transportation pursuant to Rule 22 (Y-52  N-45)

SB 150S - Committee Amendment rejected, Delegate Landes floor substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-94  N-2)

SB 669A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Passed (Y-97  N-2)

SB 186S - Rereferred to Committee on Transportation (Y-50  N-43)

SB 35A - Passed (Y-99  N-0)

SB 268S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-97  N-0)

SB 604A - Delegate Cole floor amendment agreed to, Defeated (Y-24  N-73)

SB 686A - Delegate Hull floor amendment withdrawn, Defeated (Y-20  N-79)

SB 368S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-94  N-5)

SB 772A - Delegate Athey floor amendments agreed to, Passed (Y-66  N-32)

SB 588SA - Committee Substitute agreed to, Delegate Kilgore floor amendments agreed to, Passed (Y-91  N-9)

SB 729S - Finance Committee Amendments rejected, Rules Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-92  N-7)

SB 786 - Passed (Y-99  N-0)

SB 793SA - Committee Substitute agreed to, Delegate Lingamfelter floor amendment agreed to, Passed (Y-99  N-0)

SB 7A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Passed (Y-98  N-0)

SB 620A - Courts of Justice Committee Amendment no. 1 rejected, Courts of Justice Committee Amendments nos. 2-8 agreed to, Appropriations Committee Amendments rejected, Delegate Caputo floor amendment agreed to, Passed (Y-99  N-1) 

HOUSE BILLS WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS

HB 147 - Stricken from Calendar

HB 979 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-96  N-3)

HB 1442 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-100  N-0) 

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION WITH SENATE AMENDMENT

HJR 248 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-100  N-0) 

RESOLUTION

REGULAR CALENDAR

SJR 42S - Delegate Jones of Suffolk floor substitute agreed to, Agreed to (Y-100  N-0) 

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE

HR 21 - Agreed to

HR 22 - Agreed to 

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE

HR 23 - Agreed to

HJR 613 - Agreed to 

HOUSE BILL WITH GOVERNOR'S VETO

HB 933 - Governor's veto overriden (Y-76  N-24), Reconsidered, Governor's veto overriden (Y-77  N-23) 

HOUSE BILLS WITH GOVERNOR'S RECOMMENDATIONS

HB 649 - Passed by for the day

HB 889 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-95  N-3)

HB 1420 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-100  N-0) 

HOUSE BILL IN CONFERENCE

HB 1528 - Conference report agreed to (Y-99  N-0) 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to 

House recessed at 3:39 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. 

House reconvened at 4:30 p.m. 

Senate communication received

House bills with Senate substitutes ruled not properly before the Senate and returned to the House of Delegates: HBs 111, 250, 754

House bill passed with Senate amendments: HB 1254

House bill passed with Senate substitute with amendments: HB 12

House bill, Senate insisted on amendments and requested Committee of Conference: HB 1410

House bills, Senate insisted on substitutes and requested Committees of Conference: HBs 113, 567, 709, 760, 815, 990, 1007, 1140, 1243, 1363

Senate bill, House amendment rejected: SB 623

Senate bills, House substitutes rejected: SBs 1, 226, 450, 679

Senate bill, House substitute with amendments rejected: SB 590

Senate bills, Senate acceded to House request for Committees of Conference: SBs 562, 652, 778, 795

Senate joint resolution agreed to: SJR 225 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to postpone the Special Order relating to the election of certain judges until the conclusion of each house's morning hour on Friday, March 7, 2008, agreed to 

HBs 113, 567, 709, 760, 815, 990, 1007, 1140, 1243, 1363, 1410 - House accedes to Senate request for Committees of Conference 

SB 623 - House insists on its amendment and requests a Committee of Conference 

SBs 1, 226, 450, 679 - House insists on its substitutes and requests Committees of Conference 

SB 590 - House insists on its substitute with amendments and requests a Committee of Conference 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to 

House recessed at 4:40 p.m. until 6:15 p.m. 

House reconvened at 6:15 p.m. 

Committee reports

From Commerce and Labor: SB 797S

From Privileges and Elections: HJ 612 

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1 

HOUSE BILLS WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS

HB 12 -  Senate substitute with amendments agreed to (Y-77  N-4)

HB 1254 - Senate amendments rejected (Y-0  N-73) 

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION REFERRED

SJR 225 - Referred to Committee on Rules  

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to 

House recessed at 6:42 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. 

House reconvened at 8:00 p.m. 

Senate communication received

House bill, Senate insisted on its amendments and requested Committee of Conference: HB 1254

Senate bill passed: SB 799

Senate bills, House amendments rejected: SBs 7, 620

Senate bills, House substitutes rejected: SBs 368, 729

Senate bills, Senate acceded to House request for Committees of Conference: SBs 1, 226, 450, 590, 623, 679 

HB 1254 - House accedes to Senate request for Committee of Conference 

SBs 7, 620 - House insists on its amendments and requests Committees of Conference 

SBs 368, 729 - House insists on its substitutes and requests Committees of Conference 

Senate communication received

House bill passed with Senate substitute: HB 1171 

Senate communication received

Senate bills, Senate acceded to House request for Committees of Conference: SBs 7, 368, 620, 729 

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 2 

HOUSE BILL WITH SENATE AMENDMENT

HB 1171 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-1  N-89) 

SENATE BILL READ SECOND TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

SB 797S 

SENATE BILLS READ FIRST TIME AND REFERRED

SB 799 - Referred to Committee on Transportation 

Senate communication received

House bill, Senate insisted on its substitute and requested Committee of Conference: HB 1171 

HB 1171 - House accedes to Senate request for Committee of Conference 

HB 34 - Conferees appointed: Ingram, Bell, Barlow

HB 113 - Conferees appointed: Ware of Powhatan, Cline, Valentine

HB 567 - Conferees appointed: Crockett-Stark, Athey, Dance

HB 709 - Conferees appointed: Janis, Kilgore, Bowling

HB 760 - Conferees appointed: Caputo, Griffith, Peace

HB 815 - Conferees appointed: Albo, Miller of Manassas, Toscano

HB 931 - Conferees appointed: Gilbert, Albo, Watts

HB 990 - Conferees appointed: Bell, Peace, Valentine

HB 1007 - Conferees appointed: Jones of Richmond City, Janis, Lingamfelter

HB 1140 - Conferees appointed: May, Hugo, Sickles

HB 1171 - Conferees appointed: Cosgrove, Suit, Bowling

HB 1243 - Conferees appointed: Hugo, Athey, Melvin

HB 1254 - Conferees appointed: Marsden, Gilbert, Cline

HB 1363 - Conferees appointed: Cline, Peace, Ware of Roanoke City

HB 1410 - Conferees appointed: Ingram, Jones of Suffolk, Alexander

HB 1547 - Conferees appointed: Putney, Cox, Hogan, Joannou

SB 1 - Conferees appointed: Hugo, Athey, Melvin

SB 7 - Conferees appointed: Hargrove, O'Bannon, Eisenberg

SB 226 - Conferees appointed: Janis, Kilgore, Bowling

SB 368 - Conferees appointed: Ware of Powhatan, Cline, Valentine

SB 450 - Conferees appointed: Iaquinto, Gilbert, Toscano

SB 562 - Conferees appointed: Gilbert, Albo, Watts

SB 590 - Conferees appointed: Bell, Griffith, Marsden

SB 620 - Conferees appointed: Caputo, Griffith, Peace

SB 623 - Conferees appointed: Albo, Kilgore, Armstrong

SB 652 - Conferees appointed: Peace, Landes, Tyler

SB 679 - Conferees appointed: Cline, Fralin, Johnson

SB 729 - Conferees appointed: Nixon, Albo, Watts

SB 770 - Conferees appointed: Orrock, Cole, Barlow

SB 778 - Conferees appointed: May, Hugo, Sickles

SB 795 - Conferees appointed: Putney, Cox, Hogan, Joannou 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to 

House adjourned at  9:11 p.m. to meet  Friday,  March 7, 2008, at 12 m.  

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


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