Virginia House of Delegates
2008 Special Session II 
HOUSE MINUTES 
William J. Howell,  Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk 
Wednesday, July 09, 2008  

 

Called to order at 1:00 p.m. by William J. Howell, Speaker 

Mace placed on Speaker's table by Sergeant at Arms 

Prayer offered by  The Honorable M. Kirkland Cox,  the Gentleman from Colonial Heights 

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 Caputo and Putney 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to 

House recessed at 1:03 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. 

House reconvened at 1:30 p.m. 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to 

House recessed at 1:33 p.m. until 2:05 p.m. 

House reconvened at 2:05 p.m. 

Senate communication received

Senate bill passed: SB 6019 

Senate communication received

Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJRs 6030, 6031, 6033 

Senate communication received

Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJRs 6032, 6034 

House bill reported from Rules without recommendation and read first time for the Regular Calendar: HB 6026 

HB 6026 - Motion by Delegate Griffith to suspend House Rule 52 and dispense with the further Constitutional readings rejected (Y-57  N-40) 

Journals for Thursday, June 26, 2008,  and Friday, June 27, 2008, approved by the Speaker   

Committee reports

From Rules: HB 6032; HJ 6011 

Motion by Delegate Ebbin to adjourn in honor and memory of Lieutenant Colonel James Joseph Walton agreed to 

Motion by Delegate Janis to adjourn in honor and memory of the Honorable S. Strother Smith, Jr. agreed to 

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

Resolutions presented and laid on Speaker's table pursuant to House Rule 39(a) 

CALENDAR 

SENATE BILL READ THIRD TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR

SB 6009A - Delegate Athey floor substitute rejected (Y-0  N-98), Motion by Delegate Marshall of Prince William to pass by Delegate Armstrong floor amendments 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to 

House recessed at 4:07 p.m. until 4:24 p.m. 

House reconvened at 4:24 p.m. 

SB 6009 continued: Motion by Delegate Marshall of Prince William withdrawn, Delegate Armstrong floor amendments agreed to (Y-95  N-1), Defeated (Y-39  N-59) 

HOUSE BILLS READ SECOND TIME

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HB 6009A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed, Constitutional Reading dispensed (Y-98  N-0), Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 6010A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed, Constitutional Reading dispensed (Y-98  N-0), Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 6022 - Engrossed, Constitutional Reading dispensed (Y-98  N-0), Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0)

HB 6045 - Moved to Regular Calendar

HB 6046 - Moved to Regular Calendar

HB 6051 - Engrossed, Constitutional Reading dispensed (Y-98  N-0), Passed Block Vote (Y-98  N-0) 

HJR 6083 (Election of a Supreme Court of Virginia Justice, a Court of Appeals of Virginia Judge, Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Judges, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges, and a member of the State Corporation Commission) offered by Delegate Janis and agreed to (Y-93 N-0) 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to 

House recessed at 5:18 p.m. until 5:45 p.m. 

House reconvened at 5:45 p.m. 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to 

House recessed at 5:46 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. 

House reconvened at 7:00 p.m. 

CALENDAR, Cont. 

HOUSE BILLS READ SECOND TIME

REGULAR CALENDAR 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to dispense with 3rd Constitutional Reading of House Bills on 2nd Reading Regular agreed to (Y-90  N-0) 

HB 6013 - Stricken from Calendar

HB 6019S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed, Passed (Y-51  N-44)

HB 6023SA - Committee Substitute agreed to, Delegate Albo floor amendments ruled not germane, Delegate Albo floor amendments rejected, Delegate Toscano floor amendment agreed to, Engrossed, Passed (Y-95  N-0)

HB 6044 - Engrossed, Passed (Y-67  N-28)

HB 6016A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed, Passed (Y-92  N-2)

HB 6020S - Stricken from Calendar

HB 6027A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Engrossed, Passed (Y-69  N-25)

HB 6028S - Delegate Tata floor substitute agreed to, Engrossed, Passed (Y-93  N-0)

HB 6047 - Engrossed, Passed (Y-86  N-6)

HB 6006S - Delegate Marshall of Prince William floor substitute withdrawn, Delegate Saxman floor substitute agreed to, Engrossed, Passed (Y-56  N-39)

HB 6055SA - Delegate Oder floor substitute agreed to (Y-52  N-42) , Delegate Hamilton floor substitute withdrawn, Delegate Marshall of Prince William floor amendment agreed to, Delegate Marshall of Prince William floor amendment agreed to, Engrossed, Passed (Y-51  N-45)

HB 6045A - Delegate Morgan floor amendment agreed to, Engrossed, Passed (Y-92  N-0)

HB 6046A - Delegate Toscano floor amendments agreed to, Engrossed, Passed (Y-90  N-0) 

RESOLUTIONS

REGULAR CALENDAR

SJR 6005 - Agreed to (Y-90  N-0)

HJR 6001S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Agreed to (Y-94  N-0)

HJR 6006S - Delegate Watts floor substitute agreed to, Delegate Cole floor amendments withdrawn, Agreed to (Y-82  N-12) 

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE

SJR 6025 - Agreed to

HJR 6063 - Agreed to

HJR 6067 - Agreed to

HJR 6068 - Agreed to

HJR 6071 - Agreed to

HJR 6072 - Agreed to

HJR 6073 - Agreed to

HJR 6074 - Agreed to

HJR 6075 - Agreed to 

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE

SJR 6026 - Agreed to

SJR 6027 - Agreed to

SJR 6028 - Agreed to

SJR 6029 - Agreed to

HJR 6064 - Agreed to

HJR 6065 - Agreed to

HJR 6066 - Agreed to

HJR 6069 - Agreed to

HJR 6070 - Agreed to

HJR 6076 - Agreed to

HJR 6077 - Agreed to

HJR 6078 - Agreed to

HJR 6079 - Agreed to

HJR 6080 - Agreed to

HJR 6081 - Agreed to

HJR 6082 - Agreed to

HJR 6084 - Agreed to 

HB 6026 - Motion by Delegate Armstrong to rerefer to Committee on Rules agreed to 

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1 

SENATE BILL READ FIRST TIME AND REFERRED

SB 6019 - Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 

Committee reports

From Commerce and Labor: SB 6019

From General Laws: SB 6017

From Privileges and Elections: SJ 6004S

 

Senate bill reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions and read second time for the Uncontested Calendar: SB 6018

 

SB 6018 - Motion by Delegate Griffith to dispense with the 3rd Constitutional reading agreed to (Y-83  N-0)

 

SENATE BILL

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SB 6018 - Passed (Y-90  N-0)

 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to dispense with 2nd and 3rd Constitutional readings of all remaining Senate bills that have been reported by committee today agreed to (Y-79  N-0)

 

SENATE BILLS

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SB 6017 - Passed Block Vote (Y-81  N-0)

SB 6019 - Passed Block Vote (Y-81  N-0) 

House bill reported from Counties, Cities and Towns and read first time for the Uncontested Calendar: HB 6054 

HB 6054 - Motion by Delegate Marshall of Prince William to dispense with 2nd and 3rd Constitutional readings agreed to (Y-79  N-0) 

HOUSE BILL

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HB 6054 - Engrossed, Passed (Y-78  N-2) 

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS ON SPEAKER'S TABLE

SJR 6030 - Agreed to

SJR 6031 - Agreed to

SJR 6033 - Agreed to 

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS ON SPEAKER'S TABLE

SJR 6032 - Agreed to

SJR 6034 - Agreed to

 

Senate communication received

Senate joint resolution agreed to: SJR 6036

 

Senate communication received

House joint resolution agreed to with Senate substitute: HJR 6001

 

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 2 

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION WITH SENATE AMENDMENT

HJR 6001 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-6  N-69) 

COMMENDING RESOLUTION ON SPEAKER'S TABLE

SJR 6036 - Agreed to 

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn sine die agreed to 

House adjourned sine die at  1:39 a.m.       

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


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