Minute Book
2008 Session
Senate of Virginia
WILLIAM T. BOLLING, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Tuesday, January 15, 2008
 

Called to order at 12 m. by Lt. Governor William T. Bolling

Prayer offered by The Reverend Canon Dr. Alonzo C. Pruitt, St. Philip's Episcopal Church, Richmond, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Petersen dispensed with reading of Journal (39-Y 0-N)

BILLS REPORTED

From Commerce and Labor: SB 146A, 182, 207, 253, 359, 360, 573, 615

From Finance: SB 5, 203, 283A, 462

BILLS REREFERRED

From Commerce and Labor: SB 577 rereferred to Courts of Justice

From Transportation: SB 221 rereferred to Courts of Justice, 287 rereferred to Courts of Justice, 368 rereferred to Courts of Justice, 411 rereferred to Courts of Justice, 430 rereferred to Courts of Justice, 443 rereferred to Courts of Justice, 556 rereferred to Courts of Justice, 664 rereferred to Courts of Justice

MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 219 (Election of Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Judges and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges)

Leave(s) of Absence granted: Senator Northam

SJR 119 - offered by Senator Barker (unanimous consent to introduce by voice vote)

Bills presented, ordered printed and referred/joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 152: see January 16 Senate Calendar

SR 4, 5 and 6 offered by Senator Marsh

HJR 219 – Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (37-Y 0-N), reading waived, agreed to (39-Y 0-N), House informed

Joint Order pursuant to HJR 219

SR 4 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (39-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 5 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (39-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 6 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (39-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

House informed that nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 219

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: Nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 219

ELECTION OF CIRCUIT COURT JUDGES, GENERAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGES AND JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS DISTRICT COURT JUDGES

Circuit Court Judges (39-Y 0-N)

Second Judicial Circuit: A. Joseph Canada, Jr.

Second Judicial Circuit: A. Bonwill Shockley

Second Judicial Circuit: Glen A. Tyler

Second Judicial Circuit: Patricia L. West

Seventh Judicial Circuit: H. Vincent Conway, Jr.

Tenth Judicial Circuit: Leslie M. Osborn

Eleventh Judicial Circuit: James F. D'Alton, Jr.

Twelfth Judicial Circuit: Michael C. Allen

Twelfth Judicial Circuit: Cleo E. Powell

Fourteenth Judicial Circuit: Catherine C. Hammond

Fourteenth Judicial Circuit: Gary A. Hicks

Sixteenth Judicial Circuit: Daniel R. Bouton

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit: Stanley P. Klein

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit: Robert J. Smith

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit: Bruce D. White

Twentieth Judicial Circuit: Burke F. McCahill

Twenty-sixth Judicial Circuit: Dennis L. Hupp

Twenty-seventh Judicial Circuit: Robert M. D. Turk

General District Court Judges (39-Y 0-N)

First Judicial District: Colon H. Whitehurst

Sixth Judicial District: Stephen D. Bloom

Eighth Judicial District: Bonnie L. Jones

Eighth Judicial District: Albert W. Patrick lll

Twelfth Judicial District: Robert D. Laney

Thirteenth Judicial District: Robert A. Pustilnik

Sixteenth Judicial District: William G. Barkley

Nineteenth Judicial District: Lorraine Nordlund

Nineteenth Judicial District: Ian M. O'Flaherty

Twentieth Judicial District: Dean S. Worcester

Twenty-third Judicial District: Francis W. Burkart lll

Thirty-first Judicial District: Wenda K. Travers

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges (39-Y 0-N)

2-A Judicial District: Croxton Gordon

Twelfth Judicial District: Jerry Hendrick Jr.

Thirteenth Judicial District: Angela E. Roberts

Nineteenth Judicial District: Janine M. Saxe

Twenty-first Judicial District: Junius P. Warren

Twenty-eighth Judicial District: Florence A. Powell

Twenty-ninth Judicial District: no nomination

Thirtieth Judicial District: Jeffrey S. Hamilton

Thirty-first Judicial District: Janice J. Wellington

Reading of report waived (39-Y 0-N)

CALENDAR

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING

Read third time

SB 61 - agreed to block vote (39-Y 0-N)

SB 63A - agreed to block vote (39-Y 0-N)

SB 72 - agreed to block vote (39-Y 0-N)

SB 98 - agreed to block vote (39-Y 0-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILL ON SECOND READING

SB 55 - read second time, engrossed

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 40 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 43A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 308 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SJR 122 - offered by Senator Colgan (unanimous consent to introduce by voice vote)

On motion of Senator Colgan, the Senate adjourned in Memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at 1:28 p.m. to convene Wednesday, January 16, 2008, at 12m.

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


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