Virginia House of Delegates
2009 Regular Session 
HOUSE MINUTES 
William J. Howell,  Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk 
Friday, January 23, 2009

Called to order at 11:00 a.m. by William J. Howell, Speaker

Mace placed on Speaker's table by Sergeant at Arms

Prayer offered by The Reverend Dr. Jeremiah Tillman, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Petersburg

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 Hugo and Janis

Journal for Thursday, January 22, 2009, approved by the Speaker

Senate communication received
Senate bills passed: SBs 871, 957, 1024, 1026
Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJRs 298, 301, 309, 317, 320, 326, 327, 340, 344, 350, 351, 352, 355, 364, 365, 366, 368, 369, 370, 374, 375, 376, 377, 380, 385
House joint resolutions agreed to: HJRs 622, 624, 625, 629, 636, 637, 638, 639, 642, 643, 649, 650, 655, 659, 662, 665, 670, 671, 672, 673, 690, 691, 692, 693, 694, 695, 696, 697, 699, 732, 733, 734, 735, 736, 737, 738, 739, 740, 741

Committee reports
From Commerce and Labor: HBs 1698S (referred), 1885A, 1982A, 2056S (referred)
From Counties, Cities and Towns: HBs 1637, 1646, 1671A, 1678A, 1680A, 1682, 1697A, 1912, 1975S
From General Laws: HBs 1743 (referred), 1785, 1856, 2129S, 2291 (referred), 2305A, 2306
From Militia, Police and Public Safety: HBs 1587 (referred), 1958 (referred), 2042, 2350, 2441, 2478 (referred)
From Privileges and Elections: HBs 1658, 1712S, 1832, 1877

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, fifth reading, without objection, waived

Delegate Cline granted unanimous consent to introduce a bill [HB 2633]

HJR 785 taken up and agreed to

Delegate Pogge granted unanimous consent to introduce a bill [HB 2638]

Motion by Delegate Armstrong to report Communication from State Board of Elections on the 46th House District rejected (Y-44 N-53)

SJR 385 - taken up and agreed to

HJR 775 - taken up and agreed to

Bills and resolutions 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 1629S - Moved to Regular Calendar
HB 1667 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1706 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1763 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1773 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1792 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1873 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1880 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1927 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 2022 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 2058 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 2060 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
HB 2097 - Passed Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)

HOUSE BILLS READ THIRD TIME
REGULAR CALENDAR
HB 1605A - Passed (Y-96 N-0)
HB 1629S - Passed (Y-93 N-4)

HOUSE BILLS READ SECOND TIME
UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
HB 1652 - Engrossed
HB 1716 - Engrossed
HB 1719S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed
HB 1720 - Engrossed
HB 1831 - Engrossed
HB 1884 - Engrossed
HB 1887 - Engrossed
HB 1889 - Engrossed
HB 1923 - Engrossed
HB 1925 - Engrossed
HB 1930 - Engrossed
HB 1931 - Engrossed
HB 1935 - Engrossed
HB 1936 - Engrossed
HB 1952S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed
HB 1964S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed
HB 1973 - Engrossed
HB 1991 - Engrossed
HB 2071 - Engrossed
HB 2102A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed
HB 2213 - Engrossed
HB 2218 - Engrossed, Moved to Regular Calendar
HB 2248 - Passed by for the day
HB 2269A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Engrossed

HOUSE BILLS READ SECOND TIME
REGULAR CALENDAR
HB 1847 - Engrossed
HB 1901 - Engrossed
HB 1942S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Engrossed
HB 1990A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Refused to engross (Y-48 N-48), Engrossment reconsidered, Passed by for the day

RESOLUTIONS
UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
HJR 635 - Agreed to Block Vote (Y-96 N-0)
HJR 644 - Agreed to Block Vote (Y-96 N-0)
HJR 651 - Passed by for the day
HJR 652 - Agreed to Block Vote (Y-96 N-0)
HJR 653 - Passed by for the day
HJR 674 - Agreed to Block Vote (Y-96 N-0)
HJR 683 - Agreed to Block Vote (Y-96 N-0)
HJR 684 - Agreed to Block Vote (Y-96 N-0)
HJR 715 - Agreed to Block Vote (Y-96 N-0)
HJR 722A - Delegate Landes floor amendments agreed to, Agreed to Block Vote (Y-96 N-0)

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE
SJR 282 - Agreed to
SJR 283 - Agreed to
SJR 284 - Agreed to
SJR 285 - Agreed to
SJR 286 - Agreed to
SJR 287 - Agreed to
SJR 291 - Passed by for the day
SJR 297 - Agreed to
SJR 299 - Agreed to
SJR 300 - Agreed to
SJR 302 - Agreed to
SJR 308 - Agreed to
HJR 743 - Agreed to
HJR 744 - Agreed to
HJR 745 - Agreed to
HJR 749 - Agreed to
HJR 757 - Agreed to
HJR 766 - Agreed to
HJR 767 - Agreed to
HJR 772 - Agreed to
HJR 773 - Agreed to
HJR 774 - Agreed to

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE
SJR 272 - Agreed to
SJR 288 - Agreed to
SJR 293 - Agreed to
SJR 294 - Agreed to
HJR 698 - Agreed to
HJR 746 - Agreed to
HJR 747 - Agreed to
HJR 748 - Agreed to
HJR 750 - Agreed to
HJR 751 - Agreed to
HJR 752 - Agreed to
HJR 753 - Passed by for the day
HJR 758 - Agreed to
HJR 759 - Agreed to
HJR 760 - Agreed to
HJR 761 - Agreed to
HJR 762 - Agreed to
HJR 763 - Agreed to
HJR 764 - Agreed to
HJR 765 - Agreed to
HJR 768 - Agreed to
HJR 769 - Agreed to
HJR 776 - Agreed to
HJR 777 - Agreed to
HJR 778 - Agreed to
HJR 779 - Agreed to
HJR 780 - Agreed to

HOUSE BILLS READ FIRST TIME
UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
HB 1683A
HB 1713
HB 1714
HB 1718A - Moved to Regular Calendar
HB 1806
HB 1837
HB 1866A
HB 1868
HB 1899A
HB 1914A
HB 1939
HB 1943S - Moved to Regular Calendar
HB 1983
HB 1986S

HOUSE BILLS READ FIRST TIME
REGULAR CALENDAR
HB 1850A
HB 1874S
HB 1888S
HB 1944
HB 1968


Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to

House adjourned at 12:37 p.m. to meet Monday, January 26, 2009, at 12 m.

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


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