Minute Book
2008 Session
Senate of Virginia
WILLIAM T. BOLLING, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Wednesday, February 27, 2008
 

 

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

Prayer offered by Dr. Ram N. Singh, Indian American Forum for Political Education, Reston, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Northam dispensed with reading of Journal (37-Y 1-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10226): reading waived (39-Y 1-N)

Senate bills with House amendments passed: SB 292, 520, 740, 764

Senate bills with House substitutes passed: SB 99, 691

House insisted on its amendments and requested committee of conference: SB 271, 506, 735

House insisted on its substitutes and requested committee of conference: SB 276, 283, 490

House bills with Senate amendments rejected: HB 190, 1528

House bill with Senate substitute rejected: HB 1425

House bill with Senate amendment #1 agreed to and amendment #2 rejected: HB 443

House acceded to Senate request for committee of conference: HB 412

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

Senate bills passed: SB 45, 74, 200, 375, 382, 390, 393, 428, 505, 538, 727, 742, 794

House bills with Senate amendments concurred in: HB 8, 456, 724, 1012, 1124, 1197, 1309, 1449, 1527

House bill with Senate substitute concurred in: HB 991

Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJR 228, 229

Senate bills with House amendments and substitutes placed on Calendar: see February 28 Senate Calendar

BILLS REPORTED

From Education and Health: HB 641 rereferred to Finance, 819S rereferred to Finance, 979 rereferred to Finance, 1390S rereferred to Finance

From Finance: HB 119, 251, 324S, 475, 538A, 641, 656, 819 rereferred to Education and Health, 849, 979A, 1390, 1498 rereferred to Education and Health

From Local Government: HB 195S, 262, 394, 430A, 434, 466, 522, 526, 679A, 721A, 877, 1084A, 1107, 1463

From Privileges and Elections: SB 796S; HB 684, 754A, 789, 1410A, 1446A, 1455

BILLS REREFERRED

From Education and Health: HB 1498 rereferred to Finance, 1532 rereferred to Finance

From Local Government: HB 371 rereferred to Courts of Justice

SJR 234 - offered by Senator Norment

SJR 235 - offered by Senator Norment

SJR 236 - offered by Senator Norment

SJR 237 - offered by Senator Norment

SJR 238 - offered by Senator Norment

SJR 239 - offered by Senator Norment

SJR 240 - offered by Senator Obenshain

SJR 241 - offered by Senator Saslaw

Joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 152: see February 28 Senate Calendar

Rules suspended, privileges of the floor given to distinguished guests (36-Y 0-N)

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 12:40 p.m. to reconvene at 1:45 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 1:45 p.m.

CALENDAR

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE

HB 151A - Senate insisted on its amendment(s) and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1388S - Senate insisted on its substitute and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 44 - House amendment(s) agreed to (39-Y 0-N)

SB 165 - House amendment(s) agreed to (39-Y 0-N 1-A)

SB 189 - House amendment(s) agreed to (38-Y 0-N 1-A)

SB 191 - House amendment(s) agreed to (40-Y 0-N)

SB 272 - House substitute agreed to (40-Y 0-N)

SB 754 - House substitute rejected (4-Y 36-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

Read third time

HB 1320A - Wagner floor amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 34S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 93A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 159A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 181A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 360 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 527S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 632 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 903 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 926S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 965A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 999S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1043S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1044A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1178S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1179A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1207 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1241S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1258 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1298A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1332 - passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1335A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1395S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1439S - committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 499S - committee substitute agreed to, out of block, passed by for the day

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

Read third time

HB 223 - passed by for the day

HB 1516A - Obenshain floor amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed (39-Y 0-N)

HB 344A - committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed (37-Y 3-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

HB 3A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), read third time, committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed (40-Y 0-N)

HB 469 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), read third time, passed (40-Y 0-N)

HB 711 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), read third time, passed (40-Y 0-N)

HB 111A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 112 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 314 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 396A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 525 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 546A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 680 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 688 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 728A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 780 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 869 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 915 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 918 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 931A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1024A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1098 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1123A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1160 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1176 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1211A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1228 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1305 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1311 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1313 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1413 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1487S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1490 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1508 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1523 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1547S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

HB 29A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), read third time, Committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, failed to pass (22-Y 17-N, 4/5 voting needed), ruling of Chair not sustained (18-Y 21-N), passed

HB 30A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), read third time, Committee amendment(s) agreed to, Cuccinelli floor amendment # 1 withdrawn, Cuccinelli floor amendment # 2 agreed to (20-Y 20-N, Chair voted yea), engrossed, failed to pass (23-Y 16-N, 4/5 voting needed), reconsideration of failure to pass agreed to (40-Y 0-N), substitute motion to recommit to Finance failed (19-Y 21-N), failed to pass (22-Y 18-N, 4/5 voting needed), ruling of Chair not sustained (18-Y 22-N), engrossed, passed

HB 320 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), read third time, passed (38-Y 2-N)

HB 462A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), read third time, committee amendment(s) agreed to, engrossed, passed (37-Y 2-N)

HB 1106S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), read third time, committee substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed (35-Y 5-N)

HB 1229 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), read third time, passed (39-Y 1-N)

HB 250S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 543S - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 934A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 936A - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 2:10 p.m. to reconvene at 2:30 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 2:30 p.m.

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 3:00 p.m. to reconvene at 5:25 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 5:25 p.m.

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10227): reading waived (40-Y 0-N)

Senate bill with House amendment passed: SB 392

Senate bill with House substitute passed: SB 668

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN30227): reading waived (40-Y 0-N)

Senate bills passed: SB 256, 539

HJR 405 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote)

SJR 233 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote)

HJR 443 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote)

SJR 242 - offered by Senator Newman

SJR 243 - offered by Senator Wagner

SR 10 -  offered by Senator Puckett

Joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 152: see February 28 Senate Calendar

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 392 - House amendment(s) agreed to (40-Y 0-N)

SB 668 - House substitute rejected (3-Y 36-N)

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 6:05 p.m. to reconvene at 7:30 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 7:30 p.m.

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN40227): reading waived (40-Y 0-N)

House bill with Senate amendments rejected: HB 29

House bill with Senate amendments concurred in: HB 3

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN50227): reading waived (40-Y 0-N)

House insisted on its substitute and requested committee of conference: SB 668

House bill with Senate amendments rejected: HB 30

House bill with Senate substitute rejected: HB 1106

House bill with Senate amendment concurred in: HB 462

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 2

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE

HB 29 - Senate insisted on its amendment(s) and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

HB 30 - Senate insisted on its amendment(s) and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1106 - Senate insisted on its substitute and requested committee of conference (37-Y 2-N)

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 668 - Senate acceded to House request for committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN60227)

House acceded to Senate request for committees of conference: HB 29, 30, 1106

CONFEREES APPOINTED

SB 668 - Senators Ruff, Lucas and Reynolds

HB 29 -  Senators Colgan, Houck, Howell, Saslaw, Wampler and Stosch

HB 30 - Senators Colgan, Houck, Howell, Saslaw, Wampler and Stosch

HB 1106 - Senators Deeds, Petersen and Quayle

HB 412 - Senators Smith, Petersen and McEachin

On motion of Senator Colgan, the Senate adjourned in Memory of James Telford Edmunds at 7:42 p.m. to convene Thursday, February 28, 2008, at 12m.

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

 


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