Minute Book
2009 Session
Senate of Virginia
WILLIAM T. BOLLING, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
 

 

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

Prayer offered by The Reverend Dan Davis, Vineyard Christian Fellowship, Woodbridge, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

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

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10217): reading waived (40-Y 0-N)

The House of Delegates has passed with amendments the following Senate bill: SB 969

The House of Delegates has passed with substitutes the following Senate bills: SB 1094, 1095

The House of Delegates has passed the following Senate bills: SB 857, 1071, 1287, 1313, 1406

The House of Delegates has agreed to the amendment proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 2502

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following Senate joint resolution: SJ 437

Senate bills with House substitutes and amendments placed on Calendar

BILLS REPORTED

From Finance: HB 1600A

From Finance: HB 1727A rereferred to Courts of Justice, 2056A, 2059, 2084A, 2332A, 2351S, 2442, 2479A, 2480S, 2583A, 2643A

From Local Government: HB 1595, 1637S, 1646, 1671, 1678, 1680A, 1682, 1697, 1703, 1729, 1735, 1736, 1757, 1765, 1788A, 1802, 1828, 1872A, 1882A, 1907, 1912, 1926, 1995, 2003, 2029, 2034, 2055, 2071, 2077, 2096, 2103, 2109, 2123, 2132A, 2138, 2150A, 2158, 2165, 2184, 2187, 2215, 2216, 2247, 2251, 2277, 2322, 2326, 2349, 2366, 2408, 2410, 2424, 2429, 2473, 2487, 2491, 2494, 2528, 2532S, 2582, 2653A, 2663

From Privileges and Elections: SJ 432; HB 1631, 1643A, 1712A, 1727S rereferred to Finance, 1740S, 1771A, 1780S, 1791, 1832, 1877A, 1878S, 1881, 1892, 2197, 2281, 2283, 2422, 2465S, 2544, 2596S, 2642A, 2666; HJ 620S, 647, 648, 688

SJ 457 - offered by Senator Marsh

Joint resolution laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 645: see February 19 Senate Calendar

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 12:25 p.m. to reconvene at 1:25 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 1:25 p.m.

On motion of Senator Howell, the Senate recessed at 1:26 p.m. to reconvene at 2:20 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 2:20 p.m.

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN20218): reading waived (35-Y 0-N)

The House of Delegates has passed with amendments the following Senate bills: SB 868, 978, 1358

The House of Delegates has passed with substitutes the following Senate bills: SB 1147, 1157

Senate bills with House amendments and substitutes placed on Calendar

CALENDAR

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE

HB1662 - Senate insisted on amendments and requested a committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

HB2289 - Senate insisted on amendments and requested a committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB1144 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

HB1623 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB1668 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB1774 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB1831 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB1842 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB1850 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB1857 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB1899 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB1918 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB1925 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB1930 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB1931 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB1944 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB1951 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB1961 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB1973 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2042 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2057 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2097 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2168 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2177 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2213 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2218 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2223 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2226 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2237 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2291 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2313 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2364 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2391 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2397 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2402 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2403 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2507 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2513 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2559 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2560 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2565 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2571 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2586 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2602 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2626 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

HB 2523 - passed by for day

HB 1655 - passed by for day

HB 1657 - passed by for day

HB 1908 - passed by for day

HB 1968 - passed by for day

HB 2074 - passed by for day

HB 2311 - passed by for day

HB 2358 - passed by for day

HB 2638 - passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

HB 1636 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1649 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1674 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1698 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1725 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1756 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1776 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1819 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1830 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1884 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1886 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1887 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1889 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1935 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1940 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1957 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1964 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1970 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1971 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1972 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1974 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2002 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2030 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2031 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2039 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2050 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2086 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2098 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2128 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2186 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2243 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2292 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2472 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2517 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2557 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2607 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2632 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2673 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB1779 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), out of block, Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2437 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), out of block, Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2504 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), out of block, Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB2575 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), out of block, Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

HB1885 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB2455 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB2550 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB2656 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), passed by for day

Rules suspended, privileges of the floor given to the Senate Finance Committee staff (40-Y 0-N)

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILL ON SECOND READING

HB 1600 - Read second time, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Cuccinelli floor amendments   withdrawn, Vogel floor amendments withdrawn, passed Senate (36-Y 4-N)

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 2:45 p.m. to reconvene at 3:00 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 3:00 p.m.

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILL ON SECOND READING

SB 850 - Read second time, Committee amendments set #1 rejected, Uncontested committee amendments set #2 agreed to (voice vote), Cuccinelli floor amendment #1 not taken up, Cuccinelli floor amendment #2 rejected (voice vote), Vogel floor amendment #1 rejected (voice vote), Vogel floor amendment #2 rejected (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed Senate (36-Y 4-N)  

Contested committee amendments

Page 101, item 387 #3 agreed to (voice vote)

Page 105, item 390 #7 agreed to (voice vote)

Page 107, item 391 #1 agreed to (voice vote)

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 3:35 p.m. to reconvene at 4:20 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 4:20 p.m.

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 2

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILL ON SECOND READING 

HB 1703 - Read second time, rereferred to Education and Health

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 3

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 868 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 978 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 1147 - House substitute rejected by Senate (3-Y 37-N)

SB 1157 - House substitute rejected by Senate (1-Y 39-N)

SB 1358 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN30218)

The House of Delegates has rejected the substitute proposed by the Senate to the following House Bill: HB 2504

HB 2504 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested a committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 5:15 p.m. to reconvene at 6:45 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 6:45 p.m.

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN40218)

The House of Delegates has insisted on its substitutes and has requested committees of conference on the following Senate bills: SB 1147, 1157

The House of Delegates has rejected the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 1600

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for a committee of conference on the following House bill: HB 2504

SB 1147 - Senate acceded to House request for a committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1157 - Senate acceded to House request for a committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

HB 1600 - Senate insisted on amendments and requested a committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

CONFEREES APPOINTED

SB 1147- Senators Whipple, Reynolds and Quayle

SB 1157 - Senators Saslaw, Norment and Houck

SB 2504 - Senators Whipple, Reynolds and Quayle

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN50218)

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for a committee of conference on the following House bill: HB 1600

CONFEREES APPOINTED

HB 1600 - Senators Colgan, Houck, Howell, Saslaw, Wampler and Stosch

On motion of Senator Colgan, the Senate adjourned at 7:00 p.m. to convene Thursday, February 19, 2009 at 12 m.

 


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