Virginia House of Delegates
2008 Reconvened Regular Session 
HOUSE MINUTES 
William J. Howell,  Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk 
Wednesday, April 23, 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 James Vaught,  Pastor, Ferry Farm Baptist Church, Fredericksburg 

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 Marsden and Shuler 

Journal for Thursday, March 13, 2008, approved by the Speaker 

Motion by Delegate Nutter to adjourn in honor and memory of Staff Sgt. Jesse Ault agreed to 

Motion by Delegate Scott of Madison to adjourn in honor and memory of former House of Delegates member George P. Beard, Jr. agreed to 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to 

House recessed at 12:21 p.m. until 1:20 p.m. 

House reconvened at 1:20 p.m.  

Senate communication received

Senate bills amended in accordance with Governor's recommendations: SBs 7, 62, 116, 145, 171, 226, 246, 301, 314, 320, 472, 562, 584, 588, 590, 797

Senate bill amended in accordance with amendment no. 1 as recommended by the Governor and refused amendments nos. 2 and 3 as recommended by the Governor: SB 772

Senate bills refused to amend in accordance with Governor's recommendations: SBs 464, 596  

CALENDAR 

HOUSE BILLS WITH GOVERNOR'S RECOMMENDATIONS

HB 12 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-86  N-7)

HB 30 - Governor's amendment #1 agreed to (Y-96  N-0), Governor's amendment #2 agreed to (Y-96  N-0), Governor's amendment #3 agreed to (Y-95  N-0), Governor's amendment #4 rejected (Y-44  N-51) , Governor's amendment #5 rejected (Y-44  N-54), Governor's amendment #6 agreed to (Y-71  N-27), Governor's amendment #7 agreed to (Y-61  N-37), Governor's amendment #8 agreed to (Y-98  N-0), Governor's amendment #9 rejected to (Y-43  N-53), Governor's amendment #10 agreed to (Y-97  N-0), Governor's amendment #11 agreed to (Y-97  N-0), Governor's amendment #12 rejected (Y-0  N-98), Governor's amendment #13 agreed to (Y-91  N-6), Governor's amendment #14 agreed to (Y-97  N-0), Governor's amendment #15 agreed to (Y-98  N-0), Governor's amendment #16 agreed to (Y-94  N-4), Governor's amendment #17 agreed to (Y-98  N-0), Governor's amendment #18 rejected (Y-43  N-53), Governor's amendment #19 rejected (Y-41  N-56), Governor's amendment #20 agreed to (Y-97  N-0), Governor's amendment #21 agreed to (Y-97  N-0), Governor's amendment #22 agreed to (Y-98  N-0), Governor's amendment #23 agreed to (Y-85  N-11), Governor's amendment #24 agreed to (Y-96  N-0), Governor's amendment #25 agreed to (Y-97  N-0), Governor's amendment #26 agreed to (Y-97  N-0), Governor's amendment #27 agreed to (Y-97  N-0), Governor's amendment #28 agreed to (Y-96  N-0), Governor's amendment #29 agreed to (Y-97  N-0), Governor's amendment #30 agreed to (Y-97  N-0), Governor's amendment #31 agreed to (Y-96  N-0), Governor's amendment #32 agreed to (Y-89  N-8), Governor's amendment #33 agreed to (Y-96  N-0), Governor's amendment #34 agreed to (Y-98  N-0), Governor's amendment #35 agreed to (Y-94  N-0), Governor's amendment #36 agreed to (Y-98  N-0), Governor's amendment #37 agreed to (Y-94  N-4), Governor's amendment #38 agreed to (Y-82  N-16), Governor's amendment #39 agreed to (Y-97  N-0), Governor's amendment #40 rejected (Y-42  N-55), Governor's amendment #41 agreed to (Y-98  N-0),

HB 499 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-97  N-0)

HB 516 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HB 538 - Governor's Amendments Severed  - Governor's amendments #s 1, 2, 3, 5 agreed to (Y-87  N-9), Governor's amendment # 4 agreed to (Y-66  N-29)

HB 546 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-96  N-0)

HB 709 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-96  N-0)

HB 721 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-95  N-3)

HB 766 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HB 819 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-96  N-0)

HB 931 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

HB 1135 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-97  N-0)

HB 1331 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-96  N-0)

HB 1407 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-61  N-36)

HB 1442 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-76  N-22), Reconsidered, Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-78  N-20)

HB 1487 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-97  N-0)

HB 1551 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-95  N-2) 

SENATE BILLS WITH GOVERNOR'S RECOMMENDATIONS

SB 7 - Governor's Amendments Severed  - Governor's amendment # 1 agreed to (Y-98  N-0), Governor's amendments #'s 2 and 3 (Y-4  N-94)

SB 62 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

SB 116 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-90  N-7)

SB 145 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-96  N-1)

SB 171 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-97  N-0)

SB 226 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-95  N-0)

SB 246 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-97  N-0)

SB 301 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

SB 314 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-97  N-1)

SB 320 - Governor's recommendation rejected (Y-39  N-57)

SB 472 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

SB 562 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

SB 584 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-83  N-15)

SB 588 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-90  N-7)

SB 590 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-98  N-0)

SB 772 - Governor's amendment #1 agreed to (Y-91  N-3)

SB 797 - Governor's recommendation agreed to (Y-97  N-1) 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to 

House recessed at 3:25 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. 

House reconvened at 4:00 p.m. 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to 

House recessed at 4:02 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. 

House reconvened at 4:30 p.m. 

Senate communication received

House bills amended in accordance with Governor's recommendations: HBs 12, 499, 516, 538, 546, 709, 721, 766, 819, 931, 1135, 1331, 1407, 1442, 1487, 1551 

Senate communication received

House bill Senate agreed to amendments 1-3, 6-8, 10-11, 14-17, 20-39, 41 and has rejected amendment 13 as recommended by the Governor: HB 30 

HJR 619 (Adjournment sine die) offered by Delegate Griffith and agreed to 

Message from Senate: Senate has adjourned sine die 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn sine die agreed to 

House adjourned  sine die at 4:36 p.m. 

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


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