Minute Book
2009 Session
Senate of Virginia
WILLIAM T. BOLLING, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Saturday, February 28, 2009
 

 

Called to order at 10:00 a.m. by Lt. Governor William T. Bolling

Prayer offered by The Reverend Dr. Craig A. Sherouse, Second Baptist Church, Richmond, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Hurt dispensed with reading of Journal (36-Y 2-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN20227): reading waived (39-Y 0-N)

The House of Delegates has agreed to the reports of the committees of conference on the following Senate bills: SB 891, 993, 1000, 1157, 1304, 1394, 1509

The House of Delegates has agreed to the reports of the committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 1830, 1878, 2070, 2201, 2224, 2266, 2275, 2353, 2607

The House of Delegates has refused to amend in accordance with the recommendation of the Governor the following House bill: HB 1613

The House of Delegates has agreed to the report of the committee of conference on the following House joint resolution: HJ 722

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following Senate joint resolutions: SJ 432, 438, 458, 459, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, 469, 470, 471, 472, 473, 474, 475, 476, 477, 478, 479, 480, 481, 482, 483, 484, 485, 486, 487, 488, 489, 490, 491, 492, 493, 494, 495, 496, 497, 498, 499, 500, 501, 502, 503, 504, 505, 506, 507, 508, 509, 510, 511

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN30227): reading waived (39-Y 0-N)

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for a committee of conference on the following House bill: HB 2674

BILL REPORTED

From Rules: HJ1042

CONFEREES APPOINTED

HB 2674 - Senators Barker, Hanger and Northam

SB 1552 - offered by Senator Stolle (unanimous consent to introduce by voice vote)

Bill presented, ordered printed and referred under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 645 

BILLS IN CONFERENCE

HB1718 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HB1878 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HB2016 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HB2070 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 2-N)

HB2432 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HB2541 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HB2542 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (36-Y 4-N), Reconsideration of conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N), Conference report rejected by Senate (16-Y 24-N), Second committee of conference requested by Senate (39-Y 1-N)

HB2578 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (30-Y 10-N)

SB 848 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SB 855 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB1188 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB1338 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 2-N)

SB1527 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N), Reconsideration of conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N), Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 10:40 a.m. to reconvene at 11:05 a.m.

The Senate reconvened at 11:05 a.m.

BILL REPORTED

From Rehabilitation and Social Services: SB1552S

BILLS IN CONFERENCE 

HB1687 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

HB1698 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB1142 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SJ 318 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

HOUSE BILLS WITH GOVERNOR’S AMENDMENTS

HB1775 - Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (38-Y 0-N)

HB1880 - Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (38-Y 1-N)

HB2278 - Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION ON SECOND READING

HJ1042 -Read second time, Rules suspended, third reading waived (39-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS

HJ 995 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 996 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 997 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ1031 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ1032 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ1033 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ1034 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ1035 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ1036 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ1037 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ1038 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ1039 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ1046 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS

HJ 999 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1000 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1001 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1002 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1003 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1004 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1005 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1006 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1007 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1008 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1009 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1010 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1011 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1012 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1013 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1014 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1015 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1016 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1017 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1018 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1019 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1020 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1021 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1022 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1023 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1024 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1025 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1026 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1027 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1028 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1029 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1030 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1040 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1041 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1044 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1047 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SR 33 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 994 - out of block, Cuccinelli floor amendment withdrawn, Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

HJ 998 - out of block, Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

SR 34 - offered by Senator Ruff

SR 35 - offered by Senator Ruff

Resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 645

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILL ON FIRST READING

SB 1552 - Read first time, Rules suspended, Second constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 1-N), Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (39-Y 1-N)

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 1:25 p.m. to reconvene at 4:30 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 4:30 p.m.

BILLS IN CONFERENCE 

HB1655 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 1-N)

HB1694 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

HB1782 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (35-Y 1-N)

HB1843 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HB2351 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HB2396 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HB2506 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (22-Y 18-N)

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 4:55 p.m. to reconvene at 6:00 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 6:00 p.m.

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 6:01 p.m. to reconvene at 6:30 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 6:30 p.m.

BILLS IN CONFERENCE 

HB2550 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

HB2651 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HB2674 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB1050 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (33-Y 7-N)

SB1501 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB1513 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 3-N)

HB1780 - Conference report rejected by Senate (8-Y 32-N), Second committee of conference requested by Senate (35-Y 4-N)

HB1600 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (35-Y 5-N)

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS

SR 34 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SR 35 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SECOND CONFEREES APPOINTED

HB 1780 – Senators Barker, Puckett and Smith

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 6:55 p.m. to reconvene at 8:10 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 8:10 p.m.

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN20228): reading waived (37-Y 0-N)

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following House joint resolution: HJ 1048 (Election of Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Judges, Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges, and members of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission)

SR 36, 37, 38 and 39 - offered by Senator Marsh

HJR 1048 - 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 1048

SR 36 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (39‑Y 0‑N), engrossed, agreed to except for lines 18-19 (voice vote), Lines 18-19 agreed to (voice vote)

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

SR 38 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (39‑Y 0‑N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 39 - 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 1048

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: Nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 1048

ELECTION OF CIRCUIT COURTS JUDGES, GENERAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGES, JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS JUDGES, AND MEMBERS OF THE JUDICIAL INQUIRY AND REVIEW COMMISSION

Circuit Court Judges (38‑Y 0‑N)

Fourth Judicial Circuit: Mary Jane Hall

Eighth Judicial Circuit: Bonnie L. Jones

Ninth Judicial Circuit:  R. Bruce Long

Twelfth Judicial Circuit:  John V. Cogbill, III

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit: Gaylord L. Finch, Jr., out of block, (35-Y 0-N)

Thirty-first Judicial Circuit:  Craig D. Johnston 

General District Court Judges (37‑Y 0‑N)

First Judicial District: Philip J. Infantino, III

First Judicial District:   David L. Williams

First Judicial District:  Timothy s. Wright

Second Judicial District:  Steven C. Frucci

Seventh Judicial District:  Bryant L. Sugg

Eighth Judicial District:  M. Woodrow Griffin, Jr.

Eighth Judicial District:  Tonya Henderson-Stith

Ninth Judicial District:  Colleen K. Killilea

Twelfth Judicial District:  Pamela O. Evans

Thirteenth Judicial District:  Birdie H. Jamison

Twenty-sixth Judicial District:  Richard A. Claybrook, Jr.

Twenty-sixth Judicial District:  Amy B. Tisinger

Twenty-ninth Judicial District:  Richard C. Patterson

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges (38‑Y 0‑N)

Fourth Judicial District:  Michelle J.L. Atkins

Eighth Judicial District:  Deborah S. Roe

Fifteenth Judicial District:  R. Michael McKenney

Twenty-sixth Judicial District:  H. David O’Donnell

Twenty-ninth Judicial District:  Michael L. Bush

Members of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission (38‑Y 0‑N)

Olivia A. Welsh

Bradley B. Cavedo

Reading of report waived (34‑Y 0‑N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10228)

The House of Delegates has agreed to the reports of the committees of conference on the following Senate bills: SB 848, 855, 1050, 1142, 1188, 1338, 1501, 1513, 1527

The House of Delegates has agreed to the reports of the committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 1600, 1655, 1687, 1694, 1698, 1718, 1780, 1782, 1843, 2016, 2351, 2396, 2432, 2506, 2541, 2542, 2550, 2578, 2651, 2674

The House of Delegates has agreed to the report of the committee of conference on the following Senate joint resolution: SJ 318

The House of Delegates has amended in accordance with the recommendation of the governor the following Senate bill: SB 857

On motion of Senator Colgan, the Senate adjourned at 8:45 p.m., sine die  

 

 

 

 

 

 


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