Minute Book
2009 Session
Senate of Virginia
WILLIAM T. BOLLING, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
 

 

Called to order at 11:00 a.m. by Lt. Governor William T. Bolling

Prayer offered by The Reverend Daniel A. Goodall, Sr., Antioch Baptist Church, Essex County, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Stosch dispensed with reading of Journal (37-Y 0-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10223): reading waived (38-Y 0-N)

The House of Delegates has passed with amendments the following Senate bills: SB 1285, 1478

The House of Delegates has passed with a substitute with amendments the following Senate bill: SB 1410

The House of Delegates has agreed to the report of the committee of conference on the following Senate bill: SB 1147

The House of Delegates has rejected the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 1655, 1698, 1830

The House of Delegates has rejected the substitutes proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 2550, 2607

The House of Delegates has agreed to the report of the committee of conference on the following House bill: HB 2504

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following House joint resolutions: HJ 902, 903, 926, 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

The House of Delegates has passed the following Senate bills: SB 878, 1085

The House of Delegates has agreed to the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 1657, 2311

The House of Delegates has agreed to the substitutes proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 2098, 2243, 2656

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following Senate joint resolutions: SJ 434, 435, 436, 439, 442, 443, 444, 445, 446, 447, 448, 449, 450, 451, 452, 453, 454, 455, 456, 457

Senate bills with House substitutes and amendments placed on Calendar

Rules suspended, privilege(s) of the floor given to distinguished guests (38‑Y 0‑N)

Leaves of absence granted: Senator Wagner

SJ 511 - offered by Senator Wampler (unanimous consent to introduce by voice vote)

Joint resolution laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 645: see February 25 Senate Calendar

CALENDAR

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 974 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB1024 - House substitute with amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SB1211 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SB1243 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SJ 314 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

SJ 337 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

SJ 345 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

SJ 412 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

HB2366 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2465 - Read third time, Committee substitute rejected (voice vote), Norment floor substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2037 - Read third time, Committee amendments #1-9 agreed to (voice vote), Committee amendment #10 rejected (voice vote), McEachin floor amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2417 - Read third time, Petersen floor amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB1611 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB1619 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), McDougle floor amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB1628 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB1629 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB1694 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB1720 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB1724 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB1752 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB1778 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Norment floor amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB1893 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB1904 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB1905 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB1952 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2008 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2019 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2075 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2088 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2182 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2199 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2233 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2293 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2317 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2328 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2401 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2423 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2428 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2433 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2500 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2546 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2594 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2627 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB1587 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Cuccinelli floor amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, out of block, Passed Senate (38-Y 1-N), Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)

HB1782 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote) Engrossed, out of block, Passed Senate (38-Y 1-N)

HB2164 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), out of block, passed by for day

HB2285 - out of block, Cuccinelli floor substitute offered, passed by for day

HB2415 - out of block, passed by for day

HB2476 - out of block, passed by for day

HB2671 - out of block, Read third time, Passed Senate (20-Y 17-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

HB1968 - Read third time, Committee amendment reconsidered (39-Y 0-N), Committee amendment rejected (voice vote), Stolle floor substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)

HB2358 - Read third time, Passed Senate (24-Y 13-N)

HB2455 - passed by for day

HB1671 - Read third time, Passed Senate (36-Y 3-N)

HB1729 - Read third time, Passed Senate (37-Y 1-N)

HB1735 - Read third time, Passed Senate (38-Y 1-N)

HB1780 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)

HB1788 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), passed by for day

HB1791 - Read third time, Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)

HB1882 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Defeated by Senate (17-Y 21-N)

HB1907 - Read third time, Passed Senate (36-Y 2-N)

HB1912 - Read third time, Passed Senate (29-Y 10-N)

HB2084 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), passed by for day

HB2138 - Read third time, Passed Senate (35-Y 3-N)

HB2158 - Read third time, Passed Senate (38-Y 1-N)

HB2479 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (37-Y 2-N)

HB2480 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (32-Y 5-N)

HB2528 - Read third time, Passed Senate (21-Y 18-N), Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to (39-Y 0-N), Stolle floor amendment agreed to (voice vote), passed by for day

HB2544 - Read third time, Passed Senate (38-Y 1-N)

HB2653 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Defeated by Senate (16-Y 20-N)

HB1703 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (26-Y 13-N)

HB1810 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)

HB2070 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Houck floor amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (36-Y 3-N)

HB2224 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), passed by for day

HB2266 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (37-Y 2-N)

HB2305 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)

HB2341 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Barker floor amendment not taken up, Engrossed, Passed Senate (30-Y 9-N), Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (29-Y 10-N)

HB2672 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Locke floor amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (37-Y 1-N)

HB1580 - passed by for day

HB1687 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), passed by for day

HB1722 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N 1-A)

HB1826 - Read third time, Passed Senate (36-Y 3-N)

HB1870 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (20-Y 19-N), Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB1876 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (33-Y 6-N)

HB2079 - passed by for day

HB2099 - Read third time, Transportation substitute rejected (voice vote), Finance substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)

HB2169 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (33-Y 4-N)

HB2425 - Read third time, Passed Senate (36-Y 2-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILL ON SECOND READING

HB1616 - Read second time, recommitted to General Laws and Technology (voice vote)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON THIRD READING

HJ 635 - Read third time, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 644 - Read third time, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 651 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to, Engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 652 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to, Engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 653 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to, Engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 674 - Read third time, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 678 - Read third time, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 680 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to, Engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 681 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to, Engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 683 - Read third time, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 684 - Read third time, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 685 - Read third time, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 711 - Read third time, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 715 - Read third time, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 722 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to, Engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 730 - Read third time, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 754 - Read third time, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 755 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to, Engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 756 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to, Engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 771 - Read third time, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 783 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to, Engrossed, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 788 - Read third time, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 792 - Read third time, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 793 - Read third time, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 823 - Read third time, agreed to block vote (voice vote)

HJ 791 - out of block, Read third time, Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION ON SECOND READING

SJ 431 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (26-Y 6-N 7-A)

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

HB 1693 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1709 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1727 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1843 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1866 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1868 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1901 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1982 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1983 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2016 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2024 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2035 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2111 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2126 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2144 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2152 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2155 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2171 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2172 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2178 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2222 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2257 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2262 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2303 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2309 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2362 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2371 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2393 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2400 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2406 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2430 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2434 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2435 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2445 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2446 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2454 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2467 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2495 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2515 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2519 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2541 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2576 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2578 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2580 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2623 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2624 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2629 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2637 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2651 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2655 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

HB 1683 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1851 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1869 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1888 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1946 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 1994 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2041 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2127 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2175 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2245 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2268 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2506 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2531 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

HB 2542 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), passed by for day

On motion of Senator Colgan, the Senate adjourned at 2:26 p.m. to convene Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 11:00 a.m.


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