Virginia House of Delegates
2009 Regular Session 
HOUSE MINUTES 
William J. Howell,  Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk 
Friday, January 16, 2009

Called to order at 10:00 a.m. by William J. Howell, Speaker

Mace placed on Speaker's table by Sergeant at Arms

Prayer offered by The Reverend John M. Hyde, Senior Pastor, North-Patrick Charge, Woolwine

Delegate Nixon 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 Griffith, Nutter, Tata, and Toscano

Journal for Thursday, January 15, 2009, approved by the Speaker

Senate communication received
Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJRs 272, 282, 283, 284, 285, 286, 287, 288, 291, 293, 294, 297, 299, 300, 302, 308

Committee report
From Commerce and Labor: HBs 1636A, 1756, 1869 (referred)

HR 42, without objection, withdrawn

Motion by Delegate Armstrong to report Communication from State Board of Elections on the 46th House District rejected (Y-41 N-50)

Motion by Delegate Peace to adjourn in the honor of those early Virginians who passed the Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom agreed to

Motion by Delegate Putney to adjourn in honor and memory of the Honorable Charles W. "Bunny" Gunn, Jr. agreed to

Delegate Miller of Manassas granted unanimous consent to introduce a bill [HB 2525]

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

HOUSE BILL READ THIRD TIME
REGULAR CALENDAR
HB 1634 - Engrossment reconsidered

HOUSE BILL READ SECOND TIME
REGULAR CALENDAR
HB 1634A - Delegate Saxman floor amendments agreed to (Y-90 N-2), Delegate Hull floor amendments ruled not germane, Motion by Delegate Watts to rerefer to Committee on Privileges and Elections rejected (Y-39 N-54), Delegate Marshall of Prince William floor amendment rejected, Engrossed (Y-80 N-9), Constitutional Reading dispensed (Y-92 N-1), Passed (Y-78 N-14)

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE
HJR 622 - Agreed to
HJR 629 - Agreed to
HJR 642 - Agreed to
HJR 649 - Agreed to
HJR 650 - Agreed to
HJR 659 - Agreed to
HJR 665 - Agreed to
HJR 670 - Agreed to
HJR 690 - Agreed to
HJR 691 - Agreed to
HJR 692 - Agreed to
HJR 693 - Agreed to
HJR 694 - Agreed to
HJR 732 - Agreed to
HJR 733 - Agreed to
HJR 734 - Agreed to
HJR 735 - Agreed to
HJR 736 - Agreed to

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE
HJR 624 - Agreed to
HJR 625 - Agreed to
HJR 636 - Agreed to
HJR 637 - Agreed to
HJR 638 - Agreed to
HJR 639 - Agreed to
HJR 643 - Agreed to
HJR 655 - Agreed to
HJR 662 - Agreed to
HJR 671 - Agreed to
HJR 672 - Agreed to
HJR 673 - Agreed to
HJR 695 - Agreed to
HJR 696 - Agreed to
HJR 697 - Agreed to
HJR 698 - Passed by for the day
HJR 699 - Agreed to
HJR 737 - Agreed to
HJR 738 - Agreed to
HJR 739 - Agreed to
HJR 740 - Agreed to
HJR 741 - Agreed to

HOUSE BILLS READ FIRST TIME
UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
HB 1598S
HB 1601
HB 1611A - Moved to Regular Calendar
HB 1631
HB 1653
HB 1768

Motion by Delegate Cole to adjourn agreed to
House adjourned at 11:21 a.m. to meet Monday, January 19, 2009, at 12 m.

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


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