Minute Book
2011 Session
Senate of Virginia
WILLIAM T. BOLLING, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Tuesday, February 08, 2011
 

 

Called to order at 10:30 a.m. by Lt. Governor William T. Bolling

Prayer offered by The Reverend Jim Booth, Staples Mill Road Baptist Church, Glen Allen, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Lucas dispensed with reading of Journal (37‑Y 1‑N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10207): reading waived (38‑Y 1‑N)

The House of Delegates has passed the following House bills: HB 1434, 1491, 1554, 1648, 1686, 1717, 1831, 1855, 1910, 1912, 1928, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1962, 1983, 2001, 2009, 2012, 2024, 2027, 2057, 2125, 2159, 2191, 2233, 2289, 2310, 2317, 2375, 2446, 2480, 2494, 2508, 2519

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following House joint resolution: HJ 767

House bills referred and joint resolution laid on Clerk’s Desk: see February 9 Senate Calendar

BILLS REPORTED

From Finance HB 1451, 1452, 1470, 1505, 1672, 2244, 2328S

SJ 441 - offered by Senator Locke

SJ 442 - offered by Senator Blevins

SJ 443 - offered by Senator Marsden

SJ 444 - offered by Senator Marsden

SJ 445 - offered by Senator Obenshain

SJ 446 - offered by Senator Obenshain

Joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 567: see February 9 Senate Calendar

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 10:50 a.m. to reconvene at 11:20 a.m.

The Senate reconvened at 11:20 a.m.

SJ 307 - Motion defeated to suspend Rules, discharge committee, waive readings, take up for immediate consideration (18-Y 22-N)

CALENDAR

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

HB1608 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB1767 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB1833 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB1839 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB1975 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB1984 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING

SB 762 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 763 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 769 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 906 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 951 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 956 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1103 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1116 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1146 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1214 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1220 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1255 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1259 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1260 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1265 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1296 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1337 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1375 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1424 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1434 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1439 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1448 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1453 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1455 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1476 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1477 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1483 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1062 - out of block, Read third time and passed Senate (28-Y 11-N)

SB1349 - out of block, Stricken from Senate calendar (40-Y 0-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING

SB 912 - Read third time and passed Senate (20-Y 20-N, Chair voted yea)

SB 780 - Read third time and passed Senate (22-Y 18-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (24-Y 16-N)

SB1108 - Engrossment reconsidered by Senate (40-Y 0-N), Hanger floor Amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (38-Y 2-N)

SB1171 - Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 1-N)

SB 973 - Read third time and passed Senate (32-Y 8-N)

SB1386 - Read third time and passed Senate (33-Y 6-N)

SB 810 - Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 1-N)

SB 820 - Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 3-N)

SB1031 - Read third time and defeated by Senate (18-Y 22-N), Reconsideration of defeated by Senate agreed to (40-Y 0-N), Defeated by Senate (17-Y 23-N)

SB1042 - Read third time and passed Senate (28-Y 11-N)

SB1047 - Read third time and passed Senate (33-Y 7-N)

SB1063 - Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 2-N)

SB1180 - Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 1-N)

SB1341 - Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 3-N)

SB1382 - Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB1395 - Engrossment reconsidered by Senate (40-Y 0-N), McEachin floor Amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB1429 - Read third time and passed Senate (22-Y 18-N)

SB1470 - Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 1-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

SB 761 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 928 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 954 - Read second time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1016 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1069 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1093 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1112 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1139 - Read second time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1280 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1281 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1338 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1353 - Read second time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1389 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1485 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1471 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Whipple floor Amendments withdrawn, Hanger floor Amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), out of block , Passed Senate (36-Y 4-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

SB 804 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 1-N), Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 811 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (37-Y 0-N)

SB1007 - Read second time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (30-Y 10-N)

SB1013 - Read second time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (37-Y 0-N)

SB1037 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Barker floor Amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (28-Y 12-N)

SB1464 - Read second time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (37-Y 3-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 839 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 854 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1049 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1060 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1067 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1072 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1100 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1102 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1156 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1209 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1274 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1392 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1423 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1441 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1456 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1460 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB1482 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 800 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), out of block, Passed by for day

SB1366 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), out of block, Passed Senate (39-Y 1-N)

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 2:00 p.m. to reconvene at 2:15 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 2:15 p.m.

CALENDAR (continued)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB1292 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (27-Y 13-N)

SB 837 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (25-Y 14-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (23-Y 17-N)

SB 838 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Pending question ordered (32-Y 8-N), Defeated by Senate (14-Y 26-N)

SB 845 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (20-Y 20-N, Chair voted yea)

SB 920 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB1025 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (38-Y 2-N)

SB1026 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), McEachin floor Amendment withdrawn, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (38-Y 2-N)

SB1056 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (33-Y 6-N)

SB1099 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Hanger floor Amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (34-Y 6-N)

SB1119 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB1190 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (23-Y 17-N)

SB1351 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (26-Y 13-N)

SB1368 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (29-Y 11-N)

SB1401 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (25-Y 15-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON SECOND READING

SJ 320 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N), agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 345 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N), agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 349 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N), agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 419 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N), agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 364 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N), out of block, agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HJ 763 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote)

On motion of Senator Colgan, the Senate adjourned in Memory of former Senator FitzGerald Bemiss at 4:28 p.m. to convene Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 12 m. 

 


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