Virginia House of Delegates
2009 Regular Session 
HOUSE MINUTES 
William J. Howell,  Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk 
Tuesday, January 20, 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 Samuel D. Barnhart, Sr., Pastor, Second Baptist Church, Falls Church

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 Athey, Dance, McClellan, McQuinn, Melvin, Nichols, Scott of Fairfax, Spruill, Tyler, and Ware of Roanoke City

Journal for Monday, January 19, 2009, approved by the Speaker

Committee reports
From General Laws: HBs 1649 (referred), 1673 (referred), 1761 (referred)
From Health, Welfare and Institutions: HBs 1605A, 1792, 1937, 2058, 2060, 2097
From Science and Technology: HBs 1927, 2022
From Transportation: HBs 1619S (referred), 1629S, 1642 (referred), 1667, 1706, 1763, 1773, 1873, 1880

HR 43, amending and readopting Rule 18(a) and Rule 18(c) of the Rules of the House of Delegates, relating to bills in committees and subcommittees, second reading, without objection, waived

Motion by Delegate Armstrong to report Communication from State Board of Elections on the 46th House District rejected (Y-35 N-51)

Motion by Delegate Alexander to adjourn in honor of President George W. Bush and President-elect Barack H. Obama 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

HOUSE BILLS READ THIRD TIME
UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
HB 1601 - Passed Block Vote (Y-89 N-0)
HB 1631 - Passed Block Vote (Y-89 N-0)
HB 1653 - Passed Block Vote (Y-89 N-0)

HOUSE BILLS READ THIRD TIME
REGULAR CALENDAR
HB 1611A - Passed (Y-89 N-0)
HB 1598S - Passed (Y-88 N-0)
HB 1768 - Passed by for the day

HOUSE BILLS READ SECOND TIME
UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
HB 1636A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed
HB 1756 - Engrossed

HOUSE BILLS READ FIRST TIME
UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
HB 1664
HB 1665
HB 1679S
HB 1737

HOUSE BILL READ FIRST TIME
REGULAR CALENDAR
HB 1834

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to

House adjourned at 10:26 a.m. to meet Wednesday, January 21, 2009, at 12 m.

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


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