Minute Book
2009 Session
Senate of Virginia
WILLIAM T. BOLLING, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
 

 

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

Prayer offered by The Reverend Larry C. Miles, Sr., Fresh Annointing Cathedral, Richmond, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Martin dispensed with reading of Journal (37-Y 1-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN20210): reading waived (39-Y 0-N)

The House of Delegates has passed the following House bills: HB 1579, 1580, 1587, 1648, 1655, 1660, 1698, 1703, 1708, 1709, 1727, 1729, 1740, 1753, 1776, 1780, 1788, 1796, 1802, 1830, 1843, 1851, 1853, 1872, 1875, 1876, 1881, 1892, 1904, 1908, 1919, 1965, 1994, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2024, 2037, 2041, 2056, 2061, 2063, 2066, 2077, 2079, 2080, 2083, 2088, 2099, 2104, 2123, 2132, 2136, 2138, 2144, 2150, 2152, 2155, 2164, 2169, 2171, 2172, 2175, 2178, 2182, 2188, 2201, 2240, 2241, 2243, 2245, 2247, 2257, 2261, 2262, 2268, 2274, 2277, 2285, 2302, 2303, 2309, 2311, 2313, 2317, 2322, 2326, 2332, 2351, 2354, 2358, 2362, 2371, 2381, 2393, 2400, 2402, 2408, 2410, 2422, 2424, 2429, 2430, 2432, 2434, 2435, 2437, 2442, 2453, 2456, 2463, 2464, 2473, 2474, 2487, 2488, 2499, 2500, 2506, 2507, 2519, 2526, 2528, 2529, 2531, 2532, 2534, 2541, 2550, 2551, 2557, 2571, 2575, 2576, 2579, 2580, 2582, 2583, 2607, 2612, 2618, 2623, 2624, 2626, 2632, 2634, 2637, 2638, 2640, 2642, 2643, 2644, 2653, 2655, 2657, 2663, 2666, 2672, 2673

The House of Delegates has agreed to with amendment the following Senate joint resolution: SJ 334

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following House joint resolutions: HJ 620, 640, 647, 648, 681, 688, 725, 731, 756, 789, 791, 875, 876

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following Senate joint resolutions: SJ 278, 279, 367

Senate joint resolution with House amendment placed on Calendar

House bills referred and joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk: see February 12 Senate Calendar

BILLS REPORTED

From Finance: HB 1597, 1790, 2524, 2592

Rules suspended, privileges of the floor given to distinguished guests (35‑Y 0‑N)

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 885 (Election of a Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia, Court of Appeals of Virginia Judges, a Circuit Court Judge and a Member of the State Corporation Commission)

SR 26 - offered by Senator Marsh

SR 27 - offered by Senator Marsh

SR 28 - offered by Senator Watkins

Leave(s) of absence granted: Senator Newman

SJ 434 - offered by Senator Blevins

SJ 435 - offered by Senator Stuart

SJ 436 - offered by Senator Stuart

SR 29 - offered by Senator Saslaw

Joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 645: see February 12 Senate Calendar

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 12:30 p.m. to reconvene at 1:10 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 1:10 p.m.

HJ 885 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (39-Y 0-N), reading waived, agreed to (39-Y 0-N), House informed

Joint Order pursuant to HJR 885

SR 26 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (37-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 27 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (39-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 28 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (38-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 29 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (38-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

House informed that nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 885

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: Nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 885

ELECTION OF A JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT OF VIRGINIA, COURT OF APPEALS JUDGES, A CIRUCIT COURT JUDGE AND A MEMBER OF THE STATE CORPORATION COMMISSION

A Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia (39-Y 0-N)

LeRoy F. Millette, Jr.

Court of Appeals Judges (39-Y 0-N)

Rossie D. Alston, Jr.

Cleo E. Powell

A Circuit Court Judge (37-Y 0-N)

Twelfth Judicial Circuit: Timothy J. Hauler

A Member of the State Corporation Commission (36-Y 0-N)

James C. Dimitri

Reading of report waived (37-Y 1-N)

CALENDAR

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB1105 - passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILL ON THIRD READING

HB1714 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Hanger floor amendment #1 withdrawn, Hanger floor amendment #2, agreed to (voice vote), Hanger floor amendment #2 reconsidered (38-Y 0-N), Hanger floor amendment #2 rejected (18-Y 21-N), Engrossed, Passed Senate with amendment (22-Y 16-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate with amendment (22-Y 17-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

HB 1609 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1618 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1652 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1716 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1719 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1775 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1847 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1991 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2001 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2248 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2255 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2256 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2345 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2413 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2558 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2566 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2636 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1594 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1604 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1662 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1691 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1947 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2065 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2068 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2069 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2091 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2101 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2133 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2135 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2289 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2316 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2330 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2346 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2347 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2348 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2502 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2545 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2665 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

HB 2484 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1647 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1803 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1891 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1917 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1936 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1938 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1975 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2200 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2308 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2360 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2378 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2660 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILL ON SECOND READING

SB 850 - Motion for Special and Continuing Order agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HJ 845 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (39-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

SJ 437 - offered by Senator Wagner

Joint resolution laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 645: see February 12 Senate Calendar

On motion of Senator Colgan, the Senate adjourned at 1:47 p.m. to convene Thursday, February 12, 2009 at 12 m.


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