Virginia House of Delegates
2009 Regular Session
HOUSE MINUTES
William J. Howell,  Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk
Wednesday, February 11, 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 Dr. Carl A. Rush, Pastor, Bush Hill Presbyterian Church, Alexandria

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 Abbitt, Athey, Melvin, Purkey, and Shuler

Journal for Tuesday, February 10, 2009, approved by the Speaker

Senate communication received
Senate bills passed: SBs 817, 829, 848, 854, 890, 892, 936, 942, 949, 959, 980, 981, 1036, 1046, 1050, 1055, 1056, 1060, 1066, 1078, 1106, 1118, 1122, 1141, 1146, 1157, 1167, 1173, 1179, 1186, 1188, 1193, 1196, 1203, 1204, 1214, 1215, 1217, 1218, 1235, 1240, 1248, 1262, 1264, 1276, 1290, 1294, 1307, 1312, 1326, 1334, 1337, 1339, 1345, 1347, 1348, 1366, 1368, 1391, 1394, 1395, 1398, 1401, 1404, 1405, 1408, 1410, 1419, 1424, 1426, 1429, 1430, 1431, 1435, 1442, 1448, 1449, 1453, 1456, 1475, 1478, 1479, 1480, 1485, 1495, 1497, 1506, 1507, 1509, 1510, 1513, 1517, 1520, 1522, 1530, 1531, 1534, 1539, 1541, 1546, 1548
Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJRs 289, 292, 322, 328, 329, 337, 338, 341, 342, 343, 345, 346, 353, 356, 360, 363, 397, 412
House bills passed: HBs 2052, 2265, 2340, 2441

Committee report
From Privileges and Elections: SJ 280; HR 48

HJR 885 (Election of a Supreme Court of Virginia Justice, Court of Appeals of Virginia Judges, a Circuit Court Judge, and a member of the State Corporation Commission) offered by Delegate Janis and agreed to (Y-93 N-0)

HB 1600 - Motion by Delegate Putney to for a special and continuing order for Thursday, February 12, 2009, at conclusion of morning hour agreed to (Y-89 N-0)

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

House recessed at 12:34 p.m. until 1:00 p.m.

House reconvened at 1:00 p.m.

Message from Senate: HJR 885 agreed to

HR 49 (Nominating a person to be elected as a Supreme Court of Virginia Justice) offered by Delegate Janis and agreed to

HR 50 (Nominating persons to be elected as Court of Appeals of Virginia Judges) offered by Delegate Janis and agreed to

HR 51 (Nominating a person to be elected to a circuit court judgeship) offered by Delegate Janis and agreed to

HR 52 (Nominating a person to be elected as a member of the State Corporation Commission) offered by Delegate Kilgore and agreed to

Message from Senate: Nominations made for certain judicial and elected offices of the Commonwealth

Supreme Court of Virginia
LeRoy F. Millette, Jr.

Court of Appeals of Virginia
Rossie D. Alston, Jr.
Cleo E. Powell

Election of Circuit Court Judge
Timothy J. Hauler, 12th Judicial Circuit

State Corporation Commission
James C. Dimitri

Resolutions presented and laid on Speaker's table pursuant to House Rule 39(a)

CALENDAR

HOUSE BILL READ SECOND TIME
REGULAR CALENDAR
HB 1600A - Special and Continuing Order for Thursday, February 12, 2009

HOUSE BILL WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS
HB 2060 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-94 N-0)

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to

House adjourned at 1:34 p.m. to meet Thursday, February 12, 2009, at 12 m.

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


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