Virginia House of Delegates
2009 Regular Session 
HOUSE MINUTES 
William J. Howell,  Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk 
Wednesday, January 14, 2009 

Called to order at 12 m. by William J. Howell, Speaker

Mace placed on Speaker's table by Sergeant at Arms

Prayer offered by The Reverend Hashmel C. Turner, Jr., Associate Minister, First Baptist Church of Love, Fredericksburg

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

Communication received: State Board of Elections (Certification of Members-elect)

Motion by Delegate Armstrong to report Communication from State Board of Elections on the 46th House District rejected (Y-41 N-54)

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

Members-elect sworn in

Attendance roll call - Quorum present

Leave of Absence granted: Delegate Shuler (portion)

House of Delegates organized and ready to proceed to business

Motion by Delegate BaCote to adjourn in honor and memory of Elizabeth Ann Edmundson Soares agreed to

HJR 700 (Notifying Governor of Organization) offered by Delegate Griffith and agreed to

Message from Senate: HJR 700 agreed to

COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS
Delegate O'Bannon removed from Committee on Rules
Delegate Putney appointed to Committee on Rules

Bills and resolutions prefiled, ordered printed, and referred pursuant to Section 30-19.3 of the Code of Virginia

Resolutions prefiled and laid on Speaker's table pursuant to Section 30-19.3 of the Code of Virginia

CALENDAR

RESOLUTIONS
HJR 645 - Agreed to (Y-94 N-0)
HJR 646 - Agreed to (Y-96 N-0)
Message from Senate: HJRs 645 and 646 agreed to

HR 40 (Salaries, contingent and incidental expenses) offered by Delegate Putney and agreed to (Y-96 N-0)

Committee report
From Courts of Justice: SB 39

COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS
Delegate Bouchard appointed to the Committee on Finance
Delegate Fralin appointed to the Committee on General Laws and removed from the Committee on Privileges and Elections
Delegate Frederick removed from the Committee on Transportation
Delegate Gear appointed to the Committee on Education
Delegate Janis appointed to the Committee on Privileges and Elections and removed from the Committee on Education
Delegate Jones removed from the Committee on Rules
Delegate Knight appointed to the Committees on Transportation and Counties, Cities and Towns
Delegate Landes appointed to the Committee on Privileges and Elections
Delegate Lewis appointed to the Committee on Commerce and Labor
Delegate McQuinn appointed to the Committees on Transportation and Counties, Cities and Towns
Delegate Sherwood appointed to the Committee on Rules

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

House recessed at 1:41 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.

House reconvened at 6:30 p.m.

Committee report
From Privileges and Elections: HB 1634S

Joint assembly convened at 6:45 p.m.

Roll call of Senate: Quorum present

Roll call of House: Quorum present

Joint Assembly resolution (Notifying Governor of Organization) agreed to

Governor Timothy M. Kaine addressed the Joint Assembly

Motion by Senator Miller of Newport News to print 1000 copies of the Governor's address as Senate Document No. 1 agreed to

Motion by Senator Stuart to adjourn Joint Assembly sine die agreed to

Business of the House resumed

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1

SENATE BILL READ SECOND TIME
REGULAR CALENDAR
SB 39

HOUSE BILL READ FIRST TIME
REGULAR CALENDAR
HB 1634S

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

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to
House adjourned at 7:49 p.m. to meet Thursday, January 15, 2009, at 12 m.

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


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