Virginia House of Delegates
2009 Regular Session
HOUSE MINUTES
William J. Howell,  Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk
Thursday, February 26, 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 Darrin P. Lindsay, Youth Pastor, Smithfield Assembly of God, Smithfield

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 BaCote and Sickles [portion]

Journal for Wednesday, February 25, 2009, approved by the Speaker

Senate communication received
House bills passed with Senate amendments: HBs 1687, 1693, 1868, 1946, 1983, 2084, 2268, 2406, 2434, 2484, 2528, 2541, 2542, 2580, 2629, 2651
House bills passed with Senate substitutes: HBs 1580, 1709, 1788, 1901, 2016, 2024, 2164, 2175, 2178, 2303, 2362, 2430, 2578, 2624
House bills passed with Senate substitutes with amendments: HBs 1727, 2285, 2371
House bills, Senate insisted on amendments and requested Committees of Conference: HBs 1655, 1698, 1830
House bills, Senate insisted on substitutes and requested Committees of Conference: HBs 2550, 2607
Senate bill, Senate acceded to House request for Committee of Conference: SB 891
Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJRs 431, 438, 458, 459, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, 469, 470, 471, 472, 473, 474, 475, 476, 477, 478, 479, 480, 481, 482, 483, 484, 485, 486, 487, 488, 489, 490, 491, 492, 493, 494, 495, 496, 497, 498, 499, 500, 501, 502, 503, 504, 505, 506, 507, 508, 509, 510, 511
House bills passed: HBs 1683, 1851, 1866, 1888, 1982, 2035, 2111, 2126, 2127, 2144, 2152, 2155, 2171, 2172, 2222, 2257, 2262, 2309, 2393, 2400, 2415, 2435, 2445, 2446, 2454, 2467, 2495, 2515, 2519, 2576, 2623, 2637, 2655
House bill, Conference report agreed to: HB 2289
Senate bills, House amendments agreed to: SBs 1285, 1478
Senate bill, House substitute with amendments agreed to: SB 1410
House joint resolutions agreed to: HJRs 865, 890, 891, 892, 894, 895, 896, 897, 898, 899, 900, 901, 902, 903, 904, 905, 906, 907, 908, 909, 910, 911, 912, 913, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 920, 921, 922, 923, 924, 925, 926, 927, 928, 929, 930, 931, 932, 933, 934, 935, 936, 937, 938, 939, 940, 942, 943, 944, 945, 946, 947, 948, 949, 950, 951, 952, 953, 954, 955, 956, 957, 958, 959, 960, 961, 962, 963, 964, 965, 966, 967, 968, 969, 970, 971, 972, 973, 974, 975, 976, 977
House bills defeated: HBs 1869, 1870

Senate communication received
Senate bills, House amendments rejected: SBs 993, 1513
Senate bills, House substitutes rejected: SBs 848, 1142, 1509, 1527
House joint resolution, Senate insisted on substitute and requested Committee of Conference: HJR 620
Senate joint resolution, House substitute rejected: SJR 361
Senate bills, House amendments agreed to: SBs 806, 860, 897, 997, 1022, 1028, 1031, 1035, 1111, 1114, 1128, 1140, 1189, 1335, 1348, 1349, 1365, 1369, 1371, 1415, 1431, 1471, 1473, 1483, 1487, 1525
Senate bills, House substitutes agreed to: SBs 940, 954, 1060, 1064, 1116, 1171, 1212, 1248, 1268, 1282, 1300, 1307, 1325, 1326, 1347, 1398, 1411, 1414, 1419, 1456, 1470
House joint resolutions agreed to: HJRs 978, 979, 980, 981, 982, 983, 984, 985, 986, 987, 988, 989, 990, 991, 992, 993
Senate joint resolutions, House amendments agreed to: SJRs 275, 332

HBs 1655, 1698, 1830, 2550, 2607; HJR 620 - House accedes to Senate request for Committees of Conference
SBs 993, 1513 - House insists on its amendments and requests Committees of Conference
SBs 848, 1142, 1509, 1527; SJR 361 - House insists on its substitutes and requests Committees of Conference

HJR 1045 (Election of the Attorney General of Virginia) offered by Delegate Janis and agreed to (Y-91 N-0)

Message from the Senate: HJR 1045 agreed to

Message from the Senate: Nomination made for the Attorney General of Virginia

Motion by Delegate Ebbin to adjourn in honor and memory of Gordon E. "Gene" Barlow agreed to

Motion by Delegate Fralin for unanimous consent to introduce a bill rejected (Y-63 N-25)

HR 58 (Nominating a person to be elected Attorney General of Virginia) offered by Delegate Janis and agreed to

Election of Attorney General of Virginia
William C. Mims

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

House recessed at 12:44 p.m. until 1:15 p.m.

House reconvened at 1:15 p.m.

Resolution 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 BILL READ THIRD TIME
UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SB 1018S - Moved to Regular Calendar

SENATE BILLS READ THIRD TIME
REGULAR CALENDAR
SB 1168SA - Passed by until completion of House Bills with Senate Amendments
SB 1534A - Committee Amendments agreed to, Passed by until completion of House Bills with Senate Amendments
SB 1453SA - Committee Substitute agreed to, Delegate Tata floor amendments agreed to, Passed (Y-84 N-13)
SB 1551S - Committee Substitute agreed to, No action taken on Delegate Hull floor substitute, Passed (Y-97 N-0)
SB 1018S - Passed by until completion of House Bills with Senate Amendments

HOUSE BILLS WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS
HB 1712 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-96 N-0)
HB 1740 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-95 N-0)
HB 2080 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-95 N-0)
HB 2353 - Senate amendment rejected (Y-1 N-94)
HB 1587 - Senate substitute with amendment agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1611 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1619 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-96 N-0)
HB 1694 - Senate amendments rejected (Y-2 N-95)
HB 1703 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-60 N-37)
HB 1722 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-94 N-2)
HB 1724 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-96 N-0)
HB 1752 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-96 N-0)
HB 1778 - Senate substitute with amendments agreed to (Y-94 N-0)
HB 1780 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-2 N-94)
HB 1782 - Senate amendment rejected (Y-1 N-96)
HB 1810 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-97 N-0)
HB 1876 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-88 N-9)
HB 1905 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-96 N-1)
HB 1952 - Stricken from Calendar
HB 1968 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-80 N-13)
HB 2019 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-96 N-0)
HB 2037 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-96 N-0)

Motion by Delegate Griffith to recess agreed to

House recessed at 1:59 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.

House reconvened at 3:30 p.m.

HOUSE BILLS WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS
HB 2070 - Senate amendments rejected (Y-2 N-82)
HB 2099 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-88 N-0)
HB 2169 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-82 N-8)
HB 2266 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-4 N-87)
HB 2305 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-92 N-0)
HB 2328 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-93 N-0)
HB 2341 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-94 N-0)
HB 2358 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-75 N-21)
HB 2401 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-96 N-0)
HB 2417 - Senate substitute with amendment rejected (Y-0 N-95)
HB 2423 - Senate amendments rejected (Y-0 N-96)
HB 2433 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-95 N-1)
HB 2465 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-94 N-0)
HB 2479 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-92 N-4)
HB 2480 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-91 N-4)
HB 2500 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-96 N-0)
HB 2627 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-89 N-6)
HB 2672 - Senate substitute with amendment rejected (Y-0 N-95)

SENATE BILLS READ THIRD TIME
REGULAR CALENDAR
SB 1168SA - Delegate Hull floor substitute agreed to, Delegate Hull floor amendment agreed to, Passed (Y-85 N-9)
SB 1534A - Delegate Hall floor amendment agreed to, Delegate O'Bannon floor amendment agreed to, Passed (Y-53 N-40)
SB 1018S - Committee Substitute agreed to, Passed (Y-90 N-1)

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS
HJR 651 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-92 N-0)
HJR 652 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-91 N-0)
HJR 653 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-91 N-0)
HJR 680 - Senate amendments agreed to (Y-94 N-0)
HJR 681 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-94 N-0)
HJR 722 - Senate substitute rejected (Y-1 N-92)
HJR 755 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-94 N-0)
HJR 756 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-88 N-8)
HJR 783 - Senate substitute agreed to (Y-97 N-0)

RESOLUTIONS
UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
SJR 318 - Moved to Regular Calendar
SJR 325 - Agreed to Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SJR 328A - Committee Amendment agreed to, Agreed to Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SJR 357 - Agreed to Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)
SJR 358 - Moved to Regular Calendar
SJR 363 - Agreed to Block Vote (Y-97 N-0)

RESOLUTIONS
REGULAR CALENDAR
SJR 359 - Committee Amendments ruled not germane, Agreed to (Y-96 N-0)
SJR 318A - Delegate Nutter floor amendment agreed to, Agreed to (Y-95 N-0)
SJR 358 - Agreed to (Y-94 N-0)

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE
HJR 995 - Agreed to
HJR 996 - Agreed to
HJR 997 - Agreed to
HJR 1031 - Agreed to
HJR 1032 - Agreed to
HJR 1033 - Agreed to
HJR 1034 - Agreed to
HJR 1035 - Agreed to
HJR 1036 - Agreed to
HJR 1037 - Agreed to
HJR 1038 - Agreed to
HJR 1039 - Agreed to

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE
HJR 994 - Removed from Block, Agreed to
HJR 998 - Agreed to
HJR 999 - Agreed to
HJR 1000 - Agreed to
HJR 1001 - Agreed to
HJR 1002 - Agreed to
HJR 1003 - Agreed to
HJR 1004 - Removed from Block, Passed by for the day
HJR 1005 - Agreed to
HJR 1006 - Agreed to
HJR 1007 - Agreed to
HJR 1008 - Agreed to
HJR 1009 - Agreed to
HJR 1010 - Agreed to
HJR 1011 - Agreed to
HJR 1012 - Agreed to
HJR 1013 - Agreed to
HJR 1014 - Agreed to
HJR 1015 - Agreed to
HJR 1016 - Agreed to
HJR 1017 - Agreed to
HJR 1018 - Agreed to
HJR 1019 - Agreed to
HJR 1020 - Agreed to
HJR 1021 - Agreed to
HJR 1022 - Agreed to
HJR 1023 - Agreed to
HJR 1024 - Agreed to
HJR 1025 - Agreed to
HJR 1026 - Agreed to
HJR 1027 - Agreed to
HJR 1028 - Agreed to
HJR 1029 - Agreed to
HJR 1030 - Agreed to
HJR 1040 - Agreed to
HJR 1041 - Agreed to

HOUSE BILL READ FIRST TIME
UNCONTESTED CALENDAR
HB 2674 - Constitutional Readings dispensed (Y-98 N-0), Passed (Y-98 N-0)

HOUSE BILLS IN CONFERENCE
HB 1662 - Conference report agreed to (Y-95 N-0)
HB 2159 - Conference report agreed to (Y-97 N-0)

Senate communication received
House bills, Senate insisted on amendments and requested Committees of Conference: HBs 1687, 1694, 1780, 1782, 1843, 2016, 2070, 2224, 2266, 2353, 2484, 2506, 2541, 2542, 2578, 2651
House joint resolution, Senate insisted on amendment and requested Committee of Conference: HJR 722
Senate bills, House amendments rejected: SBs 1168, 1551
Senate bills, Senate acceded to House request for Committees of Conference: SBs 848, 855, 993, 1000, 1050, 1142, 1188, 1304, 1338, 1394, 1501, 1509, 1513, 1527
Senate joint resolution, House amendment rejected: SJR 318
Senate joint resolution, Senate acceded to House request for Committee of Conference: SJR 361

HBs 1687, 1694, 1780, 1782, 1843, 2016, 2070, 2224, 2266, 2353, 2484, 2506, 2541, 2542, 2578, 2651; HJR 722 - House accedes to Senate request for Committees of Conference

SB 1168 - House insists on its substitute with amendment and requests a Committee of Conference

SB 1551 - House insists on its substitute and requests a Committee of Conference

SJR 318 - House insists on its amendment and requests a Committee of Conference

Senate communication received
Senate bill, Senate acceded to House request for Committee of Conference: SB 1551
Senate joint resolution, Senate acceded to House request for Committee of Conference: SJR 318

Senate communication received
House bill passed with Senate substitute: HB 2674

HB 1655 - Conferees appointed: Carrico, Wright, Bowling

HB 1687 - Conferees appointed: Cosgrove, Athey, Abbitt

HB 1694 - Conferees appointed: Albo, Rust, McQuinn

HB 1698 - Conferees appointed: Lohr, Iaquinto, Valentine

HB 1780 - Conferees appointed: Athey, Cole, Dance

HB 1782 - Conferees appointed: Albo, May, Nichols

HB 1830 - Conferees appointed: Fralin, Hugo, Caputo

HB 1843 - Conferees appointed: Griffith, Bell, Watts

HB 1878 - Conferees appointed: Cosgrove, Jones, Alexander

HB 2016 - Conferees appointed: Ebbin, Albo, Bell

HB 2070 - Conferees appointed: Scott of Madison, Tata, Ware of Roanoke City

HB 2201 - Conferees appointed: Vanderhye, Byron, Miller of Manassas

HB 2224 - Conferees appointed: Knight, Landes, Watts

HB 2266 - Conferees appointed: Ware of Roanoke City, Iaquinto, Oder

HB 2351 - Conferees appointed: Landes, Morgan, Phillips

HB 2353 - Conferees appointed: Landes, Hamilton, Ward

HB 2396 - Conferees appointed: Bell, Janis, BaCote

HB 2432 - Conferees appointed: Joannou, Cosgrove, Iaquinto

HB 2484 - Conferees appointed: Hargrove, Morgan, Plum

HB 2506 - Conferees appointed: Pollard, Kilgore, Hogan

HB 2541 - Conferees appointed: Amundson, Sherwood, Poindexter

HB 2542 - Conferees appointed: Valentine, Miller of Manassas, Bell

HB 2550 - Conferees appointed: Cox, Hogan, Joannou

HB 2578 - Conferees appointed: Howell of Norfolk, Gilbert, Lohr

HB 2607 - Conferees appointed: Hugo, Cline, Lewis

HB 2651 - Conferees appointed: Griffith, Cline, Melvin

SB 848 - Conferees appointed: Cosgrove, Cole, Shuler

SB 855 - Conferees appointed: Athey, Kilgore, Johnson

SB 891 - Conferees appointed: Hugo, Cline, Lewis

SB 993 - Conferees appointed: Janis, Cosgrove, Alexander

SB 1000 - Conferees appointed: Albo, Fralin, Toscano

SB 1050 - Conferees appointed: Landes, Morgan, Phillips

SB 1142 - Conferees appointed: Bell, Janis, BaCote

SB 1188 - Conferees appointed: Cosgrove, Janis, Morrissey

SB 1304 - Conferees appointed: Poindexter, Fralin, Ware of Roanoke City

SB 1338 - Conferees appointed: O'Bannon, Nixon, Sickles

SB 1394 - Conferees appointed: Morgan, Janis, Joannou

SB 1501 - Conferees appointed: Cox, Hamilton, Joannou

SB 1509 - Conferees appointed: Orrock, Pogge, Hull

SB 1513 - Conferees appointed: Carrico, Wright, Bowling

SB 1527 - Conferees appointed: Cox, Nixon, Howell of Norfolk

SB 1551 - Conferees appointed: Marshall of Prince William, Gilbert, Bulova

HJR 620 - Conferees appointed: Oder, Albo, Alexander

HJR 722 - Conferees appointed: Landes, Abbitt, Hall

SJR 318 - Conferees appointed: Nutter, O'Bannon, Mathieson

SJR 361 - Conferees appointed: Oder, Albo, Alexander

Motion by Delegate Griffith to adjourn agreed to

House adjourned at 10:28 p.m. to meet Friday, February 27, 2009, at 12 m.

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


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