Minute Book
2008 Session
Senate of Virginia
WILLIAM T. BOLLING, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Wednesday, July 09, 2008
 

 

Called to order at 1:00 p.m. by Lt. Governor William T. Bolling

Prayer offered by  John McE. Garrett, Chief Deputy Clerk, Senate of Virginia and Elder at St. James Presbyterian Church, King William, Virginia  

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Hurt dispensed with reading of Journal (34-Y 0-N)

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS REPORTED:

Leave(s) of Absence granted: Senators Edwards, Newman, Quayle, Wagner

SB 6019  - offered by Senator Watkins (unanimous consent to introduce by voice vote)

SJ 6030 - offered by Senator Watkins

SJ 6031 - offered by Senator Reynolds

SJ 6032 - offered by Senator Obenshain

SJ 6033 - offered by Senator Smith

SJ 6034 - offered by Senator Norment

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

On motion of Senator Saslaw the Senate recessed at 1:15 to reconvene at 1:50 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 1:50 p.m.

BILL REPORTED

From Commerce and Labor: SB 6019

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS

SJR 6030 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (35-Y 0-N), agreed to block vote

SJR 6031 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (35-Y 0-N), agreed to block vote

SJR 6033 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (35-Y 0-N), agreed to block vote

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS

SJR 6032 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (35-Y 0-N), agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJR 6034 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (35-Y 0-N), agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SB 6019  - Read first time, constitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N), engrossed, constitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N), passed (35-Y 0-N)

On motion of Senator Saslaw the Senate recessed at 2:00 p.m. to reconvene at 2:35 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 2:35 p.m.

On motion of Senator Saslaw the Senate recessed at 2:36 p.m. to reconvene at 3:30 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 3:30 p.m.

On motion of Senator Saslaw the Senate recessed at 3:31 p.m. to reconvene at 4:40 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 4:40 p.m.

On motion of Senator Saslaw the Senate recessed at 4:41 p.m. to reconvene at 5:15 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 5:15 p.m.

On motion of Senator Saslaw the Senate recessed at 5:16 p.m. to reconvene at 6:05 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 6:05 p.m.

On motion of Senator Saslaw the Senate recessed at 6:06 p.m. to reconvene at 6:55 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 6:55 p.m.

MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 6083 (Election of a Supreme Court of Virginia Justice, a Court of Appeals of Virginia Judge, Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Judges, a Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judge, and a member of the State Corporation Commission)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10709): reading waived (34-Y 0-N)

House bills passed: HB 6009, 6010, 6022, 6051

Senate bills rejected: SB 6009

HJR 6083 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (34-Y 0-N), reading waived, Marsh floor amendment #1 passed by temporarily, Marsh floor amendment #2 agreed to (19-Y 15-N), Marsh floor amendment #3 agreed to (18-Y 16-N), Marsh floor amendment # 4 agreed to, Marsh floor amendment #5 agreed to (18-Y 16-N), Marsh floor amendment #6 agreed to, Marsh floor amendment #7 withdrawn, Marsh floor amendment #8 agreed to,  Marsh floor amendment #1 withdrawn, reconsideration of Marsh floor amendment #5 agreed to (31-Y 1-N), Marsh floor amendment #5 rejected, Marsh floor amendment #9 agreed to, passed by temporarily

SJ 6035 - offered by Senator Stolle

SJ 6035 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (34 -Y 0-N), readings waived (34-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to, passed by temporarily

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN20709): reading waived (31-Y 0-N)

House bills passed: HB 6019, 6027, 6028, 6044, 6047

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 9:40 p.m. to reconvene at 9:55 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 9:55 p.m.

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN30709): reading waived (34-Y 0-N)

House bills passed: HB 6016, 6045, 6046

House joint resolutions agreed to: HJR 6001, 6006, 6063, 6064, 6065, 6066, 6067, 6068,

6069, 6070, 6076, 6077, 6078, 6079, 6080, 6081, 6082, 6084

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN40709): reading waived (34-Y 0-N)

House bills passed: HB 6006, 6023, 6055

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN50709): reading waived (34-Y 0-N)

House bills passed: HB 6054

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN60709): reading waived (34-Y 0-N)

House joint resolutions agreed to: HJ 6071, 6072, 6073, 6074, 6075

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN80709): reading waived (34-Y 0-N)

Senate bills passed: SB 6017, 6018, 6019

Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJR 6005, 6025, 6026, 6027, 6028, 6029

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 10:00 p.m. to reconvene at 12:45 a.m.

The Senate reconvened at 12:45 a.m.

SJ 6036 - offered by Senator Locke

SJ 6036 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (33-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to

BILLS AND RESOLUTION REPORTED

From Finance: HB 6006

From Local Government: HB 6054

From Privileges and Elections: HJ 6001S

From Transportation: HB 6009, 6010, 6016, 6022, 6027, 6028, 6045

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

Read second time

HB 6009 - constitutional readings dispensed, (34-Y 0-N) passed block vote (34-Y 0-N)

HB 6010 - constitutional readings dispensed, (34-Y 0-N) passed block vote (34-Y 0-N)

HB 6016 - constitutional readings dispensed, (34-Y 0-N) passed block vote (34-Y 0-N)

HB 6022 - constitutional readings dispensed, (34-Y 0-N) passed block vote (34-Y 0-N)

HB 6045 - constitutional readings dispensed, (34-Y 0-N) passed block vote (34-Y 0-N)

HB 6054 - constitutional readings dispensed, (34-Y 0-N) passed block vote (34-Y 0-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

Read second time

HB 6006 - constitutional readings dispensed (34-Y 0-N), defeated (16-Y 18-N)

HB 6027 - constitutional readings dispensed (34-Y 0-N), passed (33-Y 0-N)

HB 6028 - constitutional readings dispensed (34-Y 0-N), passed (33-Y 1-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON SECOND READING

HJ 6001- Read second time, third reading waived (34-Y 0-N), committee substitute agreed to (22-Y 10-N), agreed to (29-Y 5-N)

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS

HJR 6063 - agreed to block vote

HJR 6067 - agreed to block vote

HJR 6068 - agreed to block vote

HJR 6072 - agreed to block vote

HJR 6073 - agreed to block vote

HJR 6074 - agreed to block vote

HJR 6075 - agreed to block vote

HJR 6071 - out of block, agreed to

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS

HJR 6064 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 6065 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 6066 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 6069 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 6070 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 6076 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 6077 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 6078 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 6079 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 6080 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 6081 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 6082 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJR 6084 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN70709)

Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJ 6030, 6031, 6032, 6033, 6034

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN90709)

House joint resolution with Senate substitute rejected: HJ 6001

Senate joint resolution agreed to: SJ 6036

On motion of Senator Colgan the Senate adjourned at 1:32 a.m., sine die

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

 


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