Virginia House of Delegates
2008 Special Session I 
HOUSE MINUTES 
William J. Howell,  Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk 
Thursday, March 13, 2008 

 

Called to order at 9:26 p.m. by William J. Howell, Speaker 

Mace placed on Speaker's table by Sergeant at Arms 

Prayer offered by  The Honorable Dwight Clinton Jones, the Gentleman from Richmond City  

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

Attendance roll call - Quorum present 

Leave of Absence granted: Delegate Ward    

Motion by Delegate Griffith that the Rules of the 2008 Regular Session be the Rules for the 2008 Special Session I agreed to (Y-89  N-4) 

Message from Senate: Senate duly organized and ready to proceed to business 

HJR 5001 (Notifying Governor of organization) offered by Delegate Griffith and agreed to 

HJR 5002 (Limiting legislation to be considered by the 2008 Special Session I of the General Assembly) offered by Delegate Griffith and agreed to (Y-89  N-0) 

HR 501 (Salaries, contingent, and incidental expenses) offered by Delegate Putney and agreed to (Y-88  N-1) 

Message from Senate: HJR 5001 agreed to 

Message from Senate: HJR 5002 agree to with an amendment 

HJR 5002 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-83  N-7) 

Bill presented, ordered printed, and referred pursuant to House Rule 37 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to 

House recessed at 9:54 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. 

House reconvened at 10:00 p.m. 

House bill reported from Appropriations and read first time: HB 5001 

HB 5001 - Motion by Delegate Griffith to dispense with 2nd and 3rd Constitutional Readings agreed to (Y-89  N-0) 

HOUSE BILL

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HB 5001 - Engrossed, Passed (Y-89  N-0) 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to 

House recessed at 10:44 p.m. until 10:55 p.m. 

House reconvened at 10:55 p.m. 

Senate communication received

Senate bill passed: SB 5001 

CALENDAR 

SENATE BILL READ FIRST TIME AND REFERRED

SB 5001 - referred to Committee on Appropriations

 

SB 5001 - Motion by Delegate Griffith to waive Constitutional readings agreed to (Y-76  N-0)

 

Senate bill reported from Committee on Appropriations: SB 5001S 

SENATE BILL

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SB 5001S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-76  N-0) 

Senate communication received

House bill passed with Senate substitute: HB 5001 

HOUSE BILL WITH SENATE AMENDMENT

HB 5001 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-1  N-74) 

Senate communication received

Senate bill, House substitute rejected: SB 5001 

SB 5001- House insists on its substitute and requests Committee of Conference 

Senate communication received

House bill, Senate insisted on its substitute and requested Committee of Conference: HB 5001 

Senate communication received

Senate bill, Senate acceded to House request for Committee of Conference: SB 5001 

HB 5001 - House accedes to Senate request for Committee of Conference 

HB 5001 - Conferees appointed: Putney, Cox, Hogan, Joannou 

SB 5001 - Conferees appointed: Putney, Cox, Hogan, Joannou 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to 

House adjourned at  11:11 p.m. to meet  Wednesday,  April 23, 2008, immediately upon adjournment sine die of the Reconvened Regular Session unless called back earlier by the Speaker  

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


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