Minute Book
2009 Session
Senate of Virginia
WILLIAM T. BOLLING, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Thursday, January 22, 2009
 

 

Called to order at 12 m. by Lt. Governor William T. Bolling

Prayer offered by The Reverend Russell Williams, Retired Presbyterian Minister, Chase City, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Vogel dispensed with reading of Journal (40-Y 0-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10121): reading waived (39-Y 0-N)

The House of Delegates has passed the following House bills: HB 1636, 1756, 1768

House bills referred: see January 23 Senate Calendar

BILLS REPORTED

From Courts of Justice: SB 806, 808A, 856 rereferred to Finance, 888S, 923 rereferred to Finance, 943 rereferred to Finance, 960, 961, 975A, 1069, 1298A

From Education and Health: SB 994S rereferred to Finance, 1016, 1017, 1037A, 1085S, 1107S, 1112, 1117, 1236, 1240 rereferred to Finance, 1249A, 1266, 1286, 1389 rereferred to Courts of Justice

From General Laws and Technology: SB 834, 837, 861 rereferred to Finance, 878 rereferred to Education and Health, 887, 918, 972S, 1055A rereferred to Finance, 1062, 1063, 1073A, 1090A, 1109, 1140, 1150, 1163, 1164, 1189, 1210, 1217, 1238, 1279, 1299, 1336A, 1338A

BILLS REREFERRED

From General Laws and Technology: SB 1179 rereferred to Rehabilitation and Social Services, 1180 rereferred to Rehabilitation and Social Services, 1181 rereferred to Rehabilitation and Social Services, 1182 rereferred to Rehabilitation and Social Services, 1183 rereferred to Rehabilitation and Social Services, 1184 rereferred to Rehabilitation and Social Services

Bills presented, ordered printed and referred/joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 645: see January 23 Senate Calendar

CALENDAR

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING

SB 871 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 957 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1024 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1026 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1045 - out of block, rereferred to Finance

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

SB 965 - read second time, Cuccinelli floor amendment #1 withdrawn, Blevins floor amendment(s) agreed to, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 884 - read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 903 - read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 1100 - read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 1241 - read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 1243 - read second time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 1328 - read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 1352 - read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 851 - Rules suspended , Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 852 - Rules suspended , Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 857 - Rules suspended , Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 858 - Rules suspended , Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 869 - Rules suspended , Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 883 - Rules suspended , Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 896 - Rules suspended , Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 904 - Rules suspended , Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 929 - Rules suspended , Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 985 - Rules suspended , Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 1003 - Rules suspended , Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 1004 - Rules suspended , Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 1025 - Rules suspended , Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 1033 - Rules suspended , Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 1071 - Rules suspended , Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 1095 - Rules suspended , Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 1102 - Rules suspended , Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 1103 - Rules suspended , Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 1144 - Rules suspended , Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 1324 - Rules suspended , Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 1358 - Rules suspended , Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 810 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 842 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 849 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SB 993 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON FIRST READING

SJ 278 - Rules suspended, Reading waived block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SJ 279 - Rules suspended, Reading waived block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SJ 280 - Rules suspended, Reading waived block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SJ 334 - Rules suspended, Reading waived block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

SJ 367 - Rules suspended, Reading waived block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 782 (Election of Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Judges, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges and the Auditor of Public Accounts)

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS

HJ 622 - agreed to block vote

HJ 629 - agreed to block vote

HJ 642 - agreed to block vote

HJ 649 - agreed to block vote

HJ 650 - agreed to block vote

HJ 659 - agreed to block vote

HJ 665 - agreed to block vote

HJ 670 - agreed to block vote

HJ 690 - agreed to block vote

HJ 691 - agreed to block vote

HJ 692 - agreed to block vote

HJ 693 - agreed to block vote

HJ 694 - agreed to block vote

HJ 732 - agreed to block vote

HJ 733 - agreed to block vote

HJ 734 - agreed to block vote

HJ 735 - agreed to block vote

HJ 736 - agreed to block vote

SJ 298 - agreed to block vote

SJ 301 - agreed to block vote

SJ 317 - agreed to block vote

SJ 327 - agreed to block vote

SJ 351 - agreed to block vote

SJ 352 - agreed to block vote

SJ 376 - agreed to block vote

SJ 377 - agreed to block vote

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS

HJ 624 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 625 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 636 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 637 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 638 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 639 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 643 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 655 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 662 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 671 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 672 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 673 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 695 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 696 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 697 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 699 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 737 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 738 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 739 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 740 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 741 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJ 309 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJ 320 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJ 326 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJ 340 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJ 344 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJ 350 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJ 355 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJ 364 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJ 365 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJ 366 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJ 368 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJ 369 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJ 370 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJ 374 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJ 375 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJ 385 - agreed to block vote (voice vote)

SJ 371 - out of block, passed by for day

SJ 372 - out of block, passed by for day

SJ 380 - out of block, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 12:55 p.m. to reconvene at 1:55 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 1:55 p.m.

HJ 782 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (39-Y 0-N), reading waived, Marsh floor amendment withdrawn, agreed to (40-Y 0-N), House informed

SR 22, 23 and 24 offered by Senator Marsh

SR 25 offered by Senator Howell

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: Nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 782

Joint Order pursuant to HJR 782

SR 22 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), Stolle floor amendment 1 agreed to (21-Y 16-N), reconsidered (voice vote), agreed to (21-Y 16-N), Miller, Y.B. floor amendment 2 ruled out of order, Watkins floor amendment 3 withdrawn, engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 23 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 24 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 25 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

House informed that nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 782

ELECTION OF CIRCUIT COURT JUDGES, GENERAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGES, JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS DISTRICT COURT JUDGES AND THE AUDITOR OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS

Circuit Court Judges (40‑Y 0-N)

Second Judicial Circuit: Edward W. Hanson, Jr.

Fourth Judicial Circuit: John R. Doyle, III

Fourth Judicial Circuit: Jerrauld C. Jones

Fourth Judicial Circuit: Louis A. Sherman

Fifth Judicial Circuit: Rodham T. Delk, Jr.

Eighth Judicial Circuit: Louis R. Lerner

Eleventh Judicial Circuit: Pamela S. Baskervill

Thirteenth Judicial Circuit: Melvin R. Hughes, Jr.

Fifteenth Judicial Circuit: Charles S. Sharp

Fifteenth Judicial Circuit: Harry T. Taliaferro, III

Seventeenth Judicial Circuit: William T. Newman, Jr.

Seventeenth Judicial Circuit: Benjamin N. A. Kendrick

Eighteenth Judicial Circuit: Donald M. Haddock

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit: Jan L. Brodie

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit: Jane M. Roush

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit: David S. Schell

Twentieth Judicial Circuit: Jeffery W. Parker

Twenty- second Judicial Circuit: Joseph W. Milam, Jr.

Twenty-third Judicial Circuit: James R. Swanson

Twenty-fourth Judicial Circuit: J. Leyburn Mosby, Jr.

Twenty-sixth Judicial Circuit: James V. Lane

Twenty-eighth Judicial Circuit: C. Randall Lowe

Thirty-first Judicial Circuit: Rossie D. Alston, Jr.

Second Judicial Circuit: Leslie L. Lilley, out of block, (21-Y 2-N)

Ninth Judicial Circuit: Samuel T. Powell, III, out of block, (39-Y 0-N)

General District Court Judges (40‑Y 0‑N)

Second Judicial District: Pamela E. Hutchens

Second Judicial District: Robert L. Simpson, Jr.

Fourth Judicial District: Gwendolyn J. Jackson

Fourth Judicial District: Bruce A. Wilcox

Seventh Judicial District: Alfred O. Masters, Jr.

Seventh Judicial District: Gary A. Mills

Thirteenth Judicial District: Gregory L. Rupe

Fifteenth Judicial District: Michael Levy

Seventeenth Judicial District: Dorothy H. Clarke

Nineteenth Judicial District: William J. Minor, Jr.

Twenty-third Judicial District: J. Christopher Clemens

Twenty-third Judicial District: Jacqueline F. Ward Talevi

Twenty-sixth Judicial District: David S. Whitacre

Twenty-seventh Judicial District: Gino W. Williams

Thirtieth Judicial District: R. Larry Lewis

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges (40‑Y 0‑N)

Second Judicial District: Deborah L. Rawls

Sixth Judicial District: Jacqueline R. Waymack

Seventh Judicial District: Judith A. Kline

Ninth Judicial District: Isabel H. AtLee

Tenth Judicial District: S. Anderson Nelson

Eleventh Judicial District: James E. Hume

Twelfth Judicial District: Harold W. Burgess, Jr.

Twelfth Judicial District: Edward A. Robbins, Jr.

Eighteenth Judicial District: Uley N. Damiani

Nineteenth Judicial District: Thomas P. Sotelo

Twenty-second Judicial District: Stacey W. Moreau

Twenty-third Judicial District: Philip Trompeter

Twenty-fourth Judicial District: William R. Light

Twenty-seventh Judicial District: Robert C. Viar, Jr.

Auditor of Public Accounts (40‑Y 0‑N)

Walter J. Kucharski

Reading of report waived (39-Y 0-N)

On motion of Senator Colgan, the Senate adjourned in Memory of Dorothy Boucher at 3:47 p.m. to convene Friday, January 23, 2009 at 11:00 a.m.

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


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