Virginia House of Delegates
2009 Regular Session
HOUSE MINUTES
William J. Howell,  Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk
Wednesday, February 18, 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. William Darryl Scott, Sr., Bishop, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Virginia Beach

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 Morgan and Shuler

Journal for Tuesday, February 17, 2009, approved by the Speaker

Senate communication received
House bills passed with Senate amendments: HBs 1919, 2159
House bill passed with Senate substitute with amendments: HB 1598
Senate bill, Senate acceded to House request for Committee of Conference: SB 1105
House bills passed: HBs 1914, 1969, 2051, 2160, 2597

Committee report
From Commerce and Labor: SBs 884, 903, 954S, 1013, 1044, 1047, 1100, 1158, 1171S, 1215 (referred), 1241, 1243, 1328, 1345A (referred), 1346, 1349A, 1350 (referred), 1352, 1372, 1427

Committee reports
From Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: SBs 865, 871, 930S (referred), 957, 975, 989, 1022A, 1024S, 1026, 1033, 1111A, 1114A, 1186, 1198, 1211A, 1286 (referred), 1295, 1350A, 1361, 1371A, 1460, 1473A, 1476, 1509S, 1515; SJ 397
From Courts of Justice: SB 998S (referred)
From Education: SBs 827, 1285A
From Rules: SBs 980, 981, 1036, 1060S, 1249S, 1485, 1504; SJs 274, 303, 305, 314S, 321, 337S, 342, 343, 345S, 373, 379, 392, 401, 412
From Transportation: SBs 802, 911, 974A, 979 (referred), 992, 997A, 1027, 1137, 1159, 1168, 1200, 1203 (referred), 1206, 1238, 1288, 1402 (referred), 1405, 1415A, 1449, 1530

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

CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS READ THIRD TIME
UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SB 845 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98 N-0)
SB 891 - Moved to Regular Calendar
SB 904 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98 N-0)
SB 905 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98 N-0)
SB 944 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98 N-0)
SB 978A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-98 N-0)
SB 1004 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98 N-0)
SB 1017 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98 N-0)
SB 1052 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98 N-0)
SB 1120 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98 N-0)
SB 1157S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Moved to Regular Calendar
SB 1176 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98 N-0)
SB 1222A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-98 N-0)
SB 1246 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98 N-0)
SB 1292A - Passed by for the day
SB 1309 - Moved to Regular Calendar
SB 1315 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98 N-0)
SB 1356 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98 N-0)
SB 1358A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-98 N-0)
SB 1507 - Passed Block Vote (Y-98 N-0)

SENATE BILLS READ THIRD TIME
REGULAR CALENDAR
SB 858 - Passed (Y-71 N-26)
SB 868A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Passed (Y-90 N-7)
SB 896A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Passed (Y-79 N-19)
SB 946 - Passed (Y-95 N-2)
SB 986 - Passed (Y-89 N-9)
SB 1003 - Passed (Y-85 N-13)
SB 1021 - Passed (Y-86 N-12)
SB 1025 - Passed (Y-72 N-26)
SB 1147S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-76 N-20)
SB 1367 - Passed by for the day
SB 1419S - Passed by for the day
SB 1421 - Delegate Cosgrove floor amendment rejected, Passed (Y-69 N-27)
SB 1532 - Passed (Y-95 N-0)
SB 891 - Passed by for the day
SB 1157S - Passed (Y-95 N-2)
SB 1309 - Passed (Y-88 N-8)

HOUSE BILLS WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS
HB 1599 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-95 N-1)
HB 1713 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1718 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-1 N-97)
HB 1792 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-97 N-1)
HB 1799 - Passed by for the day
HB 1852 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-98 N-0)
HB 1874 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-92 N-6)
HB 1941 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1943 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-98 N-0)
HB 2032 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-88 N-9)
HB 2129 - Passed by for the day
HB 2275 - Senate amendment rejected (Y-21 N-75)
HB 2405 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-98 N-0)
HB 2486 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
HB 2534 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-96 N-2)
HB 2539 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-97 N-0)

SENATE BILLS READ SECOND TIME
UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SB 878
SB 886
SB 927
SB 965
SB 968
SB 1032
SB 1063
SB 1075A
SB 1076
SB 1077S
SB 1107
SB 1109
SB 1112
SB 1117
SB 1143
SB 1162S
SB 1163
SB 1164
SB 1195
SB 1202
SB 1258A
SB 1279A
SB 1299A
SB 1318S
SB 1336A
SB 1351
SB 1448
SB 1454A
SB 1468A
SB 1477
SB 1478A
SB 1523A
SB 1527S

SENATE BILLS READ SECOND TIME
REGULAR CALENDAR
SB 983
SB 1174S
SB 1459S
Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

House recessed at 1:51 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.

House reconvened at 4:00 p.m.

Senate Communication received
House bills passed with Senate substitutes: HBs 2437, 2504

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1

HOUSE BILLS WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS
HB 2437 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-88 N-0)
HB 2504 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-4 N-84)

Motion by Delegate Grififth to recess agreed to

House recessed at 4:15 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.

House reconvened at 5:30 p.m.

Senate communication received
Senate bill passed: SB 850

Senate communication received
House bill passed with amendments as substituted for House amendments: HB 1600

Senate communication received
Senate bills, House substitutes rejected: SBs 1147, 1157

Senate communication received
House bill, Senate insisted on substitute and requested Committee of Conference: HB 2504

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 2

HOUSE BILL WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS
HB 1600 - Senate amendments rejected (Y-22 N-66)

HB 2504 - House accedes to Senate request for Committee of Conference

SBs 1147, 1157 - House insists on its substitutes and requests Committees of Conference

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

House recessed at 5:44 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.

House reconvened at 6:30 p.m.

Senate communication received
Senate bills, Senate acceded to House request for Committees of Conference: SBs 1147, 1157

Senate communication received
House bill, Senate insisted on its amendments and requested Committee of Conference: HB 1600

HB 1600 - House accedes to Senate request for Committee of Conference

SB 1105 - Conferees appointed: Cosgrove, Jones, Eisenberg
SB 1147 - Conferees appointed: Amundson, Massie, Orrock
SB 1157 - Conferees appointed: Hugo, Cline, Melvin
HB 1600 - Conferees appointed: Putney, Hamilton, Sherwood, Cox, Hogan, Joannou
HB 2504 - Conferees appointed: Amundson, Massie, Orrock

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to

House adjourned at 6:56 p.m. to meet Thursday, February 19, 2009, at 12 m.

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


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