Minute Book
2008 Session
Senate of Virginia
WILLIAM T. BOLLING, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Thursday, February 21, 2008
 

 

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

Prayer offered by The Reverend Terry C. St. John, Hollywood Baptist Church, Chatham, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Edwards dispensed with reading of Journal (37-Y 0-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10220): reading waived (40-Y 0-N)

Senate bills with House amendments passed: SB 61, 174, 230, 232, 376, 506, 735

Senate bills with House substitutes passed: SB 95, 241, 276, 283, 389, 490, 609

House bill with Senate amendment rejected: HB 412

Senate bills passed: SB 5, 46, 67, 68, 81, 169, 180, 192, 195, 203, 212, 225, 229, 240, 262, 286, 312, 326, 357, 427, 452, 462, 540, 553, 569, 602, 605, 608, 657, 665

House bills with Senate amendments concurred in: HB 221, 501, 770, 806, 941, 951, 1213, 1382, 1471

House bills with Senate substitutes concurred in: HB 218, 282, 820

Senate joint resolution agreed to: SJR 180

Senate bills with House amendments and substitutes placed on Calendar: see February 22 Senate Calendar

BILLS REPORTED

From Courts of Justice: HB 223, 224S, 440S, 949S, 952, 1174 rereferred to Finance, 1181A, 1236, 1384S

From Education and Health: HB 66, 85A, 97, 137A, 216, 251A, 259A, 278A, 502, 605, 725, 767, 769, 805, 1003, 1005A, 1040, 1058, 1100A, 1129, 1166A, 1183S, 1203, 1242A, 1260, 1323, 1447, 1521

From General Laws and Technology: HB 44, 134, 229, 320 rereferred to Finance, 324S, 388, 408S, 462 rereferred to Finance, 475S, 477A, 505, 575, 580, 626, 674, 720, 731A, 748, 824, 827, 838, 839, 841A, 866A, 900, 944, 1017A, 1018, 1021, 1023, 1073S, 1077, 1114, 1131, 1167, 1240, 1280, 1312, 1334, 1386A, 1422, 1470

BILLS REREFERRED

From Education and Health: HB 395 rereferred to Finance

From General Laws and Technology: HB 1526 rereferred to Education and Health

SJR 213 - offered by Senator Puller

SB 796 - offered by Senator Barker (request of Governor)

SJR 214 - offered by Senator Stosch

Bill presented, ordered printed and referred/joint resolution laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 152: see February 22 Senate Calendar

SJR 123 - taken up out of order, agreed to

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 12:20 p.m. to reconvene at 1:15 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 1:15 p.m.

CALENDAR

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 252 - House substitute agreed to (39-Y 0-N)

SB 756 - House amendment(s) agreed to (40-Y 0-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

Read third time

HB 837A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 31 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 96 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 116 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 163 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 196 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 228 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 238 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 298 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 336 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 349 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 504 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 542S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 549 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 698S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 831 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 833S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 881 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 914 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 925 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1000S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1261 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1330 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1388S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1457 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1503 - passed block vote (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of block vote agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 220 - out of block, passed (34-Y 6-N)

HB 1479A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, out of block, engrossed, passed (38-Y 2-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

Read third time

HB 933S - passed by for the day

HB 397 - passed (40-Y 0-N)

HB 431 - passed (40-Y 0-N)

HB 678 - passed (38-Y 2-N)

HB 1453 - passed (38-Y 2-N)

HB 1512 - passed (40-Y 0-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

HB 7 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 8A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 33 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 84 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 139 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 140 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 177 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 190A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 239 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 245 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 350A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 357 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 359 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 432 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 443A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 456A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 637 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 662A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 663 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 724A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 798 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 800 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 845 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 879A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 883 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 983 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 991S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1056 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1062 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1078 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1079 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1086 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1099 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1124A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1127 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1149 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1172 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1177 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1185 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1196 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1197A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1206 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1212 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1215 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1217 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1235 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1262 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1309A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1342 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1425S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1437 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1449A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1476 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1477 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1480 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1494 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1496A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1527A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1528A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

HB 11 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 361 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 445A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 579 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1061 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1355 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION ON SECOND READING

HJR 263 - read second time

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION ON SECOND READING

HJR 4 - read second time

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON FIRST READING

SJR 160 - read first time

SJR 182 - read first time

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS

HJR 373 - agreed to block vote

HJR 374 - agreed to block vote

HJR 375 - agreed to block vote

HJR 376 - agreed to block vote

HJR 377 - agreed to block vote

HJR 381 - agreed to block vote

HJR 383 - agreed to block vote

HJR 385 - agreed to block vote

HJR 386 - agreed to block vote

HJR 387 - agreed to block vote

SJR 197 - agreed to block vote

SJR 198 - agreed to block vote

SJR 200 - agreed to block vote

SJR 205 - agreed to block vote

SJR 206 - agreed to block vote

SJR 209 - agreed to block vote

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS

HJR 365 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 366 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 367 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 369 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 370 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 378 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 379 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 380 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 384 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 388 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 389 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 390 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 391 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 392 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 393 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 394 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJR 193 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJR 194 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJR 195 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJR 196 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJR 201 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJR 202 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJR 203 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJR 204 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJR 207 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

Rules suspended, privileges of the floor given to the Senate Finance Committee staff (39-Y 0-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

Read second time

SB 29A - uncontested committee amendment(s) agreed to, Cuccinelli floor amendment(s) rejected (19-Y 20-N), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), failed to pass (22-Y 18-N, 4/5 voting needed under Article X, Section 7-A of the Constitution), substitute motion to appeal ruling of Chair, ruling of Chair not sustained (19-Y 21-N), passed, passage reconsidered (40-Y 0-N), failed to pass (21-Y 19-N, 4/5 voting needed under Article X, Section 7-A of the Constitution), motion to appeal ruling of Chair, ruling of Chair not sustained (19-Y 21-N), passed

Contested committee amendments

Page 4, item 135 #2s rejected (13-Y 26-N), reconsidered (40-Y 0-N), agreed to (21-Y 19-N)

Page 7, item 260.10 #1s, agreed to (21-Y 19-N)

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 2:40 p.m. to reconvene at 3:00 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 3:00 p.m.

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 3:15 p.m. to reconvene at 3:40 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 3:40 p.m.

SB 30A - uncontested committee amendment(s) agreed to, Hanger floor amendment(s) rejected (19-Y 21-N), Obenshain floor amendment(s) rejected (17-Y 21-N), Cuccinelli floor amendment(s) rejected (18-Y 19-N), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 1-N), failed to pass (21-Y 19-N, 4/5 voting needed under Article X, Section 7-A of the Constitution), motion to appeal ruling of Chair, ruling of Chair not sustained (19-Y 21-N), passed

Contested committee amendments

Page 30, Item 140 #7s agreed to (21-Y 19-N)

Page 30, Item 140 #8s agreed to (21-Y 19-N)

Page 75, Item 306 #8s agreed to (22-Y 18-N), reconsidered (39-Y 1-N), agreed to (21-Y 19-N)

Page 76, Item 306 #9s agreed to (21-Y 19-N)

Page 166, Item 3-1.01 #5s agreed to (21-Y 19-N)

Page 172, second Item 4-5.04 #1s agreed to (21-Y 19-N)

On motion of Senator Colgan, the Senate adjourned at 5:29 p.m. to convene Friday, February 22, 2008, at 11:00 a.m.

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

 


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