Virginia House of Delegates
2009 Regular Session
HOUSE MINUTES
William J. Howell,  Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk
Wednesday, February 25, 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 Philip E. Andrews, Senior Pastor, Liberty Baptist Church, Hopewell

Delegate Griffith led the House in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America

Attendance roll call - Quorum present

Leave of Absence granted: Delegate May [portion]

Journal for Tuesday, February 24, 2009, approved by the Speaker

Senate communication received
House bills passed with Senate amendments: HBs 1619, 1694, 1722, 1724, 1782, 1810, 1905, 2019, 2037, 2070, 2328, 2341, 2358, 2423, 2479, 2500
House bills passed with Senate substitutes: HBs 1611, 1703, 1752, 1780, 1876, 1952, 1968, 2099, 2169, 2266, 2305, 2401, 2433, 2465, 2480, 2627
House bills passed with Senate substitutes with amendments: HBs 1587, 1778, 2417, 2672
House joint resolution agreed to with Senate amendments: HJR 680
House joint resolutions agreed to with Senate substitutes: HJRs 651, 652, 653, 681, 722, 755, 756, 783
House bills passed: HBs 1628, 1629, 1671, 1720, 1729, 1735, 1791, 1826, 1893, 1904, 1907, 1912, 2008, 2075, 2088, 2138, 2158, 2182, 2199, 2233, 2293, 2317, 2366, 2425, 2428, 2544, 2546, 2594, 2671
Senate bills, House amendments agreed to: SBs 974, 1211, 1243
Senate bill, House substitute agreed to: SB 1024
House joint resolutions agreed to: HJRs 635, 644, 674, 678, 683, 684, 685, 711, 715, 730, 754, 771, 788, 791, 792, 793, 823
Senate joint resolution, House amendment agreed to: SJR 412
Senate joint resolutions, House substitutes agreed to: SJRs 314, 337, 345

Senate communication received
House bills defeated: HBs 1882, 2563

Delegate Cox granted unanimous consent to introduce a bill [HB 2674]

Motion by Delegate Ware of Roanoke City to adjourn in honor of Delegate Kenneth R. Melvin agreed to

HJR 1043 (Amending Rule 19 of HJR 645, relating to the deadline to fill certain judicial and elective officers' vacancies) offered by Delegate Griffith and agreed to (Y-91 N-0)

Bill 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

SENATE BILLS READ THIRD TIME
UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SB 975 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1238 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1249S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1350A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1018S - Passed by for the day
SB 1438 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 982 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1416 - Moved to Regular Calendar
SB 1508A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 919 - Moved to Regular Calendar
SB 935A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 951 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 958 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 959 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 994 - Moved to Regular Calendar
SB 1009S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1011A - Moved to Regular Calendar
SB 1059 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1081 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1082 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1169 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1170S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1218 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1237 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1262 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1293 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1301 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1302S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1379S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1381 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1426S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Moved to Regular Calendar
SB 1435 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1439 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1479 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1506 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1547A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 851A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 852 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 888A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 889 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 892A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 899A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 923 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 928 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 936S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 938 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1049 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1050S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1070 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1078A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1089 - Moved to Regular Calendar
SB 1119S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1154A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1156S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Moved to Regular Calendar
SB 1165 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1180 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1181S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1219 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1271 - Moved to Regular Calendar
SB 1277A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1306 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1321S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Moved to Regular Calendar
SB 1395 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1451 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1501S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1531 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1548 - Passed Block Vote (Y-100 N-0)

SENATE BILLS READ THIRD TIME
REGULAR CALENDAR
SB 1168 - Passed by for the day
SB 1046 - Delegate Albo floor amendments withdrawn, Passed (Y-84 N-16)
SB 1167 - Defeated (Y-41 N-57)
SB 1276S - Committee Amendments rejected, Delegate May floor amendment withdrawn, Delegate Hull floor substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-79 N-19)
SB 1000A - Delegate Fralin floor amendment agreed to, Passed (Y-99 N-0)
SB 1264A - Delegate Englin floor amendment rejected, Passed (Y-67 N-33)
SB 1534A - Passed by for the day
SB 1515 - Delegate Griffith floor amendments rejected, Passed (Y-98 N-2)
SB 988 - Passed (Y-99 N-0)
SB 1529A - Passed (Y-96 N-1)
SB 811 - Passed (Y-93 N-5)
SB 961 - Passed (Y-74 N-26)
SB 1251A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Passed (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1304A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Passed (Y-85 N-15)
SB 1343 - Passed (Y-87 N-13)
SB 1363 - Passed (Y-97 N-2)
SB 1442 - Committee Amendments rejected, Passed (Y-87 N-13)
SB 1453S - Passed by for the day
SB 1462S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-86 N-14)
SB 855A - Committee Amendments nos. 1 - 6 agreed to, Delegate Athey floor amendment agreed to, No action taken on Committee Amendment no. 7, Passed (Y-71 N-25)
SB 890 - Passed (Y-92 N-7)
SB 1020 - Passed (Y-89 N-8)
SB 1065SA - Committee Amendment rejected, Delegate Kilgore floor substitute agreed to, Delegate Sickles floor amendment agreed to, Delegate Janis floor amendment agreed to, Defeated (Y-40 N-60)
SB 1066S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-100 N-0)
SB 1069 - Committee Amendment rejected, Passed (Y-81 N-17)
SB 1149S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-91 N-5)
SB 1179S - Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee Amendments rejected, Appropriations Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-97 N-1)
SB 1256 - Passed (Y-98 N-0)
SB 1290S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-98 N-0)
SB 1357S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-98 N-0)
SB 1384 - Passed (Y-97 N-0)
SB 1387S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-79 N-20)
SB 1409 - Passed (Y-80 N-18)
SB 1546 - Passed (Y-97 N-2)
SB 1416 - Passed (Y-94 N-4)
SB 919 - Motion by Delegate Hogan to refer to Appropriations rejected, Passed (Y-97 N-3)
SB 994 - Passed (Y-99 N-0)
SB 1011A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Passed (Y-99 N-0)
SB 1426S - Passed (Y-98 N-1)
SB 1089 - Passed (Y-98 N-0)
SB 1156S - Passed (Y-98 N-0)
SB 1271 - Passed (Y-93 N-3)
SB 1321S - Passed (Y-97 N-0)

HOUSE BILLS WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS
HB 1637 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1643 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-96 N-0)
HB 1680 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-98 N-1)
HB 1712 - Passed by for the day
HB 1740 - Passed by for the day
HB 1771 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1872 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1877 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-96 N-0)
HB 1878 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-2 N-95)
HB 1970 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-98 N-0)
HB 2056 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-96 N-0)
HB 2080 - Passed by for the day
HB 2132 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-98 N-0)
HB 2150 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-98 N-0)
HB 2163 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-98 N-1)
HB 2201 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-2 N-96)
HB 2258 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-98 N-0)
HB 2304 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-97 N-2)
HB 2332 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-99 N-0)
HB 2351 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-3 N-95)
HB 2353 - Passed by for the day
HB 2396 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-1 N-95)
HB 2409 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-96 N-0)
HB 2426 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-98 N-1)
HB 2427 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-98 N-1)
HB 2432 - Senate amendments rejected (Y-44 N-55)
HB 2461 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-98 N-1)
HB 2462 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-91 N-7)
HB 2474 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-85 N-12)
HB 2532 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-99 N-0)
HB 2551 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-98 N-0)
HB 2557 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
HB 2596 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-98 N-0)
HB 2642 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-98 N-0)
HB 2643 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-99 N-0)

RESOLUTIONS
UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SJR 318 - Passed by for the day
SJR 325 - Passed by for the day
SJR 328A - Passed by for the day
SJR 357 - Passed by for the day
SJR 358 - Passed by for the day
SJR 359A - Moved to Regular Calendar
SJR 362 - Rereferred to Committee on Rules
SJR 363 - Passed by for the day

RESOLUTION
REGULAR CALENDAR
SJR 359A - Passed by for the day

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE
HJR 995 - Passed by for the day
HJR 996 - Passed by for the day
HJR 997 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1031 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1032 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1033 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1034 - Passed by for the day

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE
HJR 994 - Removed from Block, Passed by for the day
HJR 998 - Passed by for the day
HJR 999 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1000 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1001 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1002 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1003 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1004 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1005 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1006 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1007 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1008 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1009 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1010 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1011 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1012 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1013 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1014 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1015 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1016 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1017 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1018 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1019 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1020 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1021 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1022 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1023 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1024 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1025 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1026 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1027 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1028 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1029 - Passed by for the day
HJR 1030 - Passed by for the day

SENATE BILL READ SECOND TIME
UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SB 1551S - Moved to Regular Calendar

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION REFERRED
SJR 432 - Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
Senate communication received
House joint resolution agreed to: HJR 1043

HB 1718 - Conferees appointed: Cox, Nixon, Howell of Norfolk

HB 2129 - Conferees appointed: Nichols, Jones, Oder

HB 2159 - Conferees appointed: Toscano, Iaquinto, Peace

HB 2275 - Conferees appointed: Poindexter, Fralin, Ware of Roanoke City

SB 969 - Conferees appointed: Nixon, Bell, Englin

Committee reports
From Health, Welfare and Institutions: HB 2674
From Privileges and Elections: SJ 432; HJ 1042

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to

House adjourned at 4:25 p.m. to meet Thursday, February 26, 2009, at 11:00 a.m.

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


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