Minute Book
2009 Session
Senate of Virginia
WILLIAM T. BOLLING, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Thursday, February 26, 2009
 

 

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

Prayer offered by The Reverend Chester L. Mitchell, Capital Community Church, Ashburn, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Vogel dispensed with reading of Journal (38-Y 0-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10225): reading waived (38-Y 0-N)

The House of Delegates has passed with amendments the following Senate bills: SB 851, 855, 888, 892, 899, 935, 1000, 1011, 1078, 1154, 1251, 1264, 1277, 1304, 1350, 1508, 1529, 1547

The House of Delegates has passed with substitutes the following Senate bills: SB 936, 1009, 1050, 1066, 1119, 1149, 1156, 1170, 1179, 1181, 1249, 1276, 1290, 1302, 1321, 1357, 1379, 1387, 1426, 1462, 1501

The House of Delegates has rejected the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 2432

The House of Delegates has rejected the substitutes proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 1878, 2201, 2351, 2396

The House of Delegates has passed the following Senate bills: SB 811, 852, 889, 890, 919, 923, 928, 938, 951, 958, 959, 961, 975, 982, 988, 994, 1020, 1046, 1049, 1059, 1069, 1070, 1081, 1082, 1089, 1165, 1169, 1180, 1218, 1219, 1237, 1238, 1256, 1262, 1271, 1293, 1301, 1306, 1343, 1363, 1381, 1384, 1395, 1409, 1416, 1435, 1438, 1439, 1442, 1451, 1479, 1506, 1515, 1531, 1546, 1548

The House of Delegates has agreed to the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 1643, 1680, 1771, 1872, 1877, 2056, 2132, 2150, 2304, 2332, 2409, 2427, 2461, 2462, 2474, 2551, 2557, 2642, 2643

The House of Delegates has agreed to the substitutes proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 1637, 1970, 2163, 2258, 2426, 2532, 2596

The House of Delegates has defeated the following Senate bills: SB 1065, 1167

Senate bills with House amendments and substitutes placed on Calendar

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN20225):  reading waived (38-Y 0-N)

The House Of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for Committees of Conference on the following House bills: HB 1718, 2275

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 1045 (Election of Attorney General of Virginia)

SR 32 - offered by Senator Marsh

SR 33 - offered by Senator Barker

Resolution presented ordered printed and referred/Resolution laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 645: see February 27 Senate Calendar

Leave of absence granted: Senator Newman

CALENDAR 

BILLS IN CONFERENCE

HB1662 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SB 969 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)

HJR 1045 – Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (37-Y 0-N), reading waived, agreed to (38-Y 0-N), House informed

Joint Order pursuant to HJR 1045

SR 32 – Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (39-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

House informed that a nomination has been made pursuant to HJR 1045

CALENDAR (continued)

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 817 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (35-Y 3-N)

SB1188 - House substitute rejected by Senate (3-Y 36-N)

SB1338 - House amendments rejected by Senate (10-Y 28-N)

SB1339 - House substitute with amendments agreed to by Senate (26-Y 13-N)

SB1394 - House substitute with amendment rejected by Senate (2-Y 37-N)

HOUSE BILL WITH GOVERNOR’S AMENDMENTS

HB2665 - Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (38-Y 0-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

HB2476 - Read third time, Barker floor amendment withdrawn, Stolle floor amendments ruled germane, Stolle floor amendments rejected (17-Y 21-N), Passed Senate (36-Y 2-N)

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: Nomination had been made pursuant to HJR 1045

ELECTION OF ATTORNEY GENERAL OF VIRGINIA

Attorney General of Virginia (38-Y 0-N)

William C. Mims

Reading of report waived (38-Y 1-N)

CALENDAR (continued)

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

HB1843 - Read third time, Stolle floor amendments agreed to (22-Y 16-N), Edwards floor substitute not taken up, Engrossed, Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)

HB2455 - Read third time, Herring floor amendment withdrawn, passed by for day

HB2224 - Read third time, Ruff floor amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (33-Y 5-N), Reconsideration of Passage agreed to by Senate (35-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (32-Y 4-N)

HB2079 - Read third time, Motion to recommit to Transportation agreed to (voice vote)

HB1994 - Read third time, Passed Senate (26-Y 13-N), Reconsideration of Passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (22-Y 16-N)

HB2041 - Read third time, Substitute motion to recommit to Courts of Justice agreed to (voice vote)

HB2245 - Read third time, Substitute motion to recommit to Courts of Justice agreed to (voice vote)

HB2506 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Watkins floor amendment rejected (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (20-Y 18-N), Reconsideration of Passage agreed to by Senate  (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (20-Y 18-N)

HB2531 - Read third time, McEachin floor amendments withdrawn, Engrossed, Passed Senate (37-Y 1-N)

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 1:50 p.m. to reconvene at 3:35 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 3:35 p.m.

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS

SR 30 - Agreed to by Senate by (voice vote)

SR 31 - Agreed to by Senate by (voice vote)

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE

HB 1878 - Senate insisted on its substitute and requested a committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

HB 2201 - Senate insisted on its substitute and requested a committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

HB 2351 - Senate insisted on its substitute and requested a committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

HB 2396 - Senate insisted on its substitute and requested a committee of conference (34-Y 4-N)

HB 2432 - Senate insisted on its amendments and requested a committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 851 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 855 - House amendments rejected by Senate (3-Y 35-N)

SB 888 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 892 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 899 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 935 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 936 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1000 - House amendment rejected by Senate (1-Y 37-N)

SB 1009 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1011 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1050 - House substitute rejected by Senate (5-Y 33-N)

SB 1066 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)

SB 1078 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1119 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1149 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1154 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1156 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1170 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1179 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1181 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1249 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1251 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1264 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1276 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)

SB 1277 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1290 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1302 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1304 - House amendment rejected by Senate (3-Y 35-N)

SB 1321 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1350 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1357 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1379 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1387 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (31-Y 7-N)

SB 1426 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1462 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (35-Y 3-N)

SB 1501 - House substitute rejected by Senate (13-Y 25-N)

SB 1508 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1529 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)

SB 1547 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 5:15 p.m. to reconvene at 7:40 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 7:40 p.m.

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 7:41 p.m. to reconvene at 8:40 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 8:40 p.m.

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10226): reading waived (34-Y 4-N)

The House of Delegates has passed with amendments the following Senate bill: SB 1534

The House of Delegates has passed with substitutes the following Senate bills: SB 1018, 1551

The House of Delegates has passed with substitutes with amendments the following Senate bills: SB 1168, 1453

The House of Delegates has insisted on its amendments and has requested committees of conference on the following Senate bills: SB 993, 1513

The House of Delegates has insisted on its substitutes and has requested committees of conference on the following Senate bills: SB 848, 1142

The House of Delegates has passed the following House bill: HB 2674

The House of Delegates has rejected the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 1687, 1694, 1782, 2070, 2353, 2423, 2484, 2542, 2651

The House of Delegates has agreed to amendments nos. 1 and 2 and rejected amendment no. 3 proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 2541

The House of Delegates has rejected the substitutes proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 1780, 2016, 2266, 2578

The House of Delegates has rejected the substitutes with amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 2417, 2672

The House of Delegates has agreed to the substitute and has rejected the amendment to the substitute proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 2285

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 1655, 1698, 1830, 2550, 2607

The House of Delegates has agreed to with amendments the following Senate joint resolutions: SJ 318, 328

The House of Delegates has insisted on its substitute and has requested a committee of conference on the following Senate joint resolution: SJ 361

The House of Delegates has rejected the substitute proposed by the Senate to the following House joint resolution: HJ 722

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for a committee of conference on the following House joint resolution: HJ 620

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN30226): reading waived (34-Y 4-N)

The House of Delegates has insisted on its amendments and has requested committees of conference on the following Senate bills: SB 855, 1000, 1304, 1338

The House of Delegates has insisted on its substitutes and has requested committees of conference on the following Senate bills: SB 1050, 1188, 1501

The House of Delegates has insisted on its substitute with amendment and has requested a committee of conference on the following Senate bill: SB 1394

The House of Delegates has agreed to the report of the committee of conference on the following Senate bill: SB 969

The House of Delegates has rejected the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 2224

The House of Delegates has rejected the substitute proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 2506

The House of Delegates has rejected the substitute with amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 1843

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 1878, 2201, 2351, 2396, 2432

The House of Delegates has agreed to the reports of the committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 1662, 2159

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 2

UNIFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE 

HB 1687 – Senate insisted on its amendments and requested a committee of conference block vote (38-Y 0-N)

HB 1694 - Senate insisted on its amendments and requested a committee of conference block vote (38-Y 0-N)

HB 1780 - Senate insisted on its substitute and requested a committee of conference block vote (38-Y 0-N)

HB 1782 - Senate insisted on its amendment and requested a committee of conference block vote (38-Y 0-N)

HB 2016 - Senate insisted on its substitute and requested a committee of conference block vote (38-Y 0-N)

HB 2070 - Senate insisted on its amendments and requested a committee of conference block vote (38-Y 0-N)

HB 2266 - Senate insisted on its substitute and requested a committee of conference block vote (38-Y 0-N)

HB 2353 - Senate insisted on its amendment and requested a committee of conference block vote (38-Y 0-N)

HB 2484 - Senate insisted on its amendments and requested a committee of conference block vote (38-Y 0-N)

HB 2541 - Senate insisted on its amendment no. 3 and requested a committee of conference block vote (38-Y 0-N)

HB 2542 - Senate insisted on its amendments and requested a committee of conference block vote (38-Y 0-N)

HB 2578 - Senate insisted on its substitute and requested a committee of conference block vote (38-Y 0-N)

HB 2651 - Senate insisted on its amendment and requested a committee of conference block vote (38-Y 0-N)

HJ 722 - Senate insisted on its substitute and requested a committee of conference block vote (38-Y 0-N)

HB 2285 - out of block, Senate receded from its amendment (38-Y 0-N)

HB 2417 - out of block, Senate receded from its substitute with amendment (36-Y 2-N)

HB 2423 - out of block, Senate receded from its amendments (36-Y 2-N)

HB 2672 - out of block, Senate receded from its substitute with amendment (37-Y 1-N)

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 1018 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1168 - House substitute with amendment rejected by Senate (1-Y 37-N)

SB 1453 - House substitute with amendments agreed to by Senate (37-Y 1-N)

SB 1534 - Stricken from Senate calendar (37-Y 1-N)

SB 1551 - House substitute rejected by Senate (1-Y 37-N)

SJ 318 - House amendment rejected by Senate (voice vote)

SJ 328 – House amendment agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

SB 848 - Senate acceded to House request for committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

SB 993 - Senate acceded to House request for committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1142 - Senate acceded to House request for committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1509 - Senate acceded to House request for committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1513 - Senate acceded to House request for committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1527 - Senate acceded to House request for committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

SJ 361 - Senate acceded to House request for committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 3

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE

HB 1843 - Senate insisted on its substitute with amendments and requested a committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

HB 2224 - Senate insisted on its amendments and requested a committee of conference (37-Y 1-N)

HB 2506 - Senate insisted on its substitute and requested a committee of conference (31-Y 7-N)

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 855 - Senate acceded to House request for committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1000 - Senate acceded to House request for committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1050 - Senate acceded to House request for committee of conference (35-Y 3-N)

SB 1188 - Senate acceded to House request for committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1304 - Senate acceded to House request for committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1338 - Senate acceded to House request for committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1394 - Senate acceded to House request for committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1501 - Senate acceded to House request for committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 9:10 p.m. to reconvene at 9:45 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 9:45p.m.

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN20226): reading waived (35-Y 2-N)

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following House joint resolutions:  HJ 994, 995, 996, 997, 998, 999, 1000, 1001, 1002, 1003, 1005, 1006, 1007, 1008, 1009, 1010, 1011, 1012, 1013, 1014, 1015, 1016, 1017, 1018, 1019, 1020, 1021, 1022, 1023, 1024, 1025, 1026, 1027, 1028, 1029, 1030, 1031, 1032, 1033, 1034, 1035, 1036, 1037, 1038, 1039, 1040, 1041

The House of Delegates has agreed to the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bills:   HB 1619, 1693, 1712, 1722, 1724, 1810, 1868, 1905, 1946, 1983, 2019, 2037, 2084, 2268, 2328, 2341, 2358, 2406, 2434, 2479, 2500, 2528, 2580, 2629

The House of Delegates has agreed to the substitutes proposed by the Senate to the following House bills;  HB 1580, 1611, 1703, 1709, 1740, 1752, 1788, 1876, 1901, 1968, 2024, 2080, 2099, 2164, 2169, 2175, 2178, 2303, 2305, 2362, 2401, 2430, 2433, 2465, 2480, 2531, 2624, 2627

The House of Delegates has agreed to the substitutes with amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bills; HB 1587, 1727, 1778, 2371

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following Senate joint resolutions;  SJ 325, 358, 359, 363

The House of Delegates has agreed to the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House joint resolution: HJ 680

The House of Delegates has agreed to the substitutes proposed by the Senate to the following House joint resolutions:  HJ 651, 652, 653, 681, 755, 756, 783

The House of Delegates has stricken from its calendar the following House bill:  HB 1952

BILL REPORTED

From Rules: HB 2674

HB 2674 - Read second time, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), Barker floor substitute agreed to by Senate (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (37-Y 0-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN40226): reading waived (37-Y 0-N)

The House of Delegates has insisted on its substitute and has requested a committee of conference on the following Senate bill: SB 1551

The House of Delegates has insisted on its substitute with amendment and has requested a committee of conference on the following Senate bill: SB 1168

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 1687, 1694, 1780, 1782, 1843, 2016, 2070, 2224, 2266, 2353, 2484, 2506, 2541, 2542, 2578, 2651

The House of Delegates has insisted on its amendment and has requested a committee of conference on the following Senate joint resolution: SJ 318

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for a committee of conference on the following House joint resolution: HJ 722

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 1168 - Stricken from Senate calendar (36-Y 2-N)

SB 1551 - Senate acceded to House request for committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

SJ 318 - Senate acceded to House request for committee of conference (voice vote)

CONFEREES APPOINTED

HB 1655 - Senators Puller, Smith and Marsh

HB 1687 - Senators Puckett, Petersen and Wagner

HB 1694 - Senators Petersen, Ticer and Cuccinelli

HB 1698 - Senators McEachin, Stolle and Wagner

HB 1718 - Senators McDougle, Martin and Barker

HB 1780 - Senators Barker, Puckett and Smith

HB 1782 - Senators Petersen, Ticer and McDougle

HB 1830 - Senators Watkins, Lucas and Miller, Y.B.

HB 1843 - Senators Edwards, Marsh and Obenshain

HB 1878 - Senators Blevins, Petersen and Edwards

HB 2016 - Senators Edwards, Quayle and Deeds

HB 2070 - Senators Houck, Blevins and Whipple

HB 2201 - Senators Petersen, Vogel and Houck

HB 2224 - Senators Ruff, Whipple and Reynolds

HB 2266 - Senators Locke, Vogel and Herring

HB 2275 - Senators Edwards, Hurt and Lucas

HB 2351 - Senators Whipple, Reynolds and Hanger

HB 2353 - Senators Locke, Ruff and Miller, J.C.

HB 2396 - Senators Whipple, Northam and Quayle

HB 2432 - Senators Miller, J.C., Ruff and Locke

HB 2484 - Senators Puckett, Hanger and Reynolds

HB 2506 - Senators Herring, McEachin and Watkins

HB 2541 - Senators Puller, Stolle and Reynolds

HB 2542 - Senators Deeds, Ticer and Smith

HB 2550 - Senators Colgan, Stosch and Stolle

HB 2578 - Senators McDougle, Norment and Lucas

HB 2607 - Senators Whipple, Howell and Hanger

HB 2651 - Senators Hanger, Marsh and Whipple

HJ 620 - Senators Norment, Deeds and McEachin

HJ 722 - Senators Edwards, Locke and Quayle

SB 848 - Senators Edwards, Blevins and Petersen

SB 855 - Senators Edwards, Deeds and Obenshain

SB 993 - Senators Miller, J.C., Barker and Martin

SB 1000 - Senators Quayle, Howell and McDougle

SB 1050 - Senators Whipple, Reynolds and Hanger

SB 1142 - Senators Whipple, Northam and Quayle

SB 1188 - Senators Blevins, Petersen and Edwards

SB 1304 - Senators Edwards, Hurt and Lucas

SB 1338 - Senators Herring, Vogel and McEachin

SB 1394 - Senators Norment, Puckett and Vogel

SB 1501 - Senators Barker, Hanger and Northam

SB 1509 - Senators Ticer, Deeds and Stuart

SB 1513 - Senators Puller, Smith and Marsh

SB 1527 - Senators McDougle, Martin and Barker

SB 1551 - Senators Barker, Marsh and Vogel

SJ 318 - Senators Hanger, Puckett and Locke

SJ 361 - Senators Norment, Deeds and McEachin

On motion of Senator Colgan, the Senate adjourned at 10:40 p.m. to convene Friday, February 27, 2009 at 12 m.

 

 

 

 

 


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