Minute Book
2012 Session
Senate of Virginia
WILLIAM T. BOLLING, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
 

 

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

Prayer offered by Dr. Drew Landry, Spotswood Baptist Church, Fredericksburg, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Barker dispensed with reading of Journal (36‑Y 3‑N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10123): reading waived (36‑Y 3‑N)

The House of Delegates has passed the following House bills: HB 79, 127, 133, 137, 214, 240, 301, 349, 452, 453, 519, 577, 629, 640, 687, 1089, 1108

House bills referred: see January 25 Senate Calendar

BILLS REPORTED

From Commerce and Labor: SB 50S, 51A, 295, 307A, 382S, 418, 492, 511S, 532, 576, 577

From Finance: SB 53S, 95, 103, 116, 117, 125A, 424, 534, 562; HB 516

From General Laws and Technology: SB 45, 130A rereferred to Finance, 133, 242A, 245, 250, 417A, 427, 433S, 485, 499, 523S

BILLS REREFERRED

From Finance: SB 503 rereferred to Courts of Justice

From General Laws and Technology: SB 140 rereferred to Commerce and Labor, 396 rereferred to Rehabilitation and Social Services

SR 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 offered by Senator McDougle

SR 10 offered by Senator Watkins

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 12:15 p.m. to reconvene at 12:45 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 12:45 p.m.

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: reading waived (37-Y 3-N): House agreed to HJR 246 (relating to judicial elections)

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 12:50 p.m. to reconvene at 1:00 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 1:00 p.m.

HJR 246 - Motion to suspend Rules failed (19-Y 21-N)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 1:20 p.m. to reconvene at 3:00 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 3:00 p.m.

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 3:10 p.m. to reconvene at 3:15 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 3:15 p.m.

HJR 246 - Reconsideration of motion to suspend Rules agreed to (40-Y 0-N), Motion to suspend Rules withdrawn

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House has postponed the joint order related to the election of certain judges until the conclusion of each house’s morning hour on Thursday, January 26, 2012

Motion to hold Special and Continuing Joint Order (provided in Rule 6 of HJR 5) on Thursday, January 26, 2012 upon the completion of the morning hour of both houses agreed to (40-Y 0-N), House informed

CALENDAR

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING

SB 11 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 113 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 190 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 205 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 228 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 280 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 294 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 309 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 310 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 315 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 322 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 335 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 346 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 375 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 432 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 209 - out of block, Read third time and passed Senate (32-Y 8-N)

SB 264 - out of block, Read third time and passed Senate (28-Y 12-N)

SB 278 - out of block, Read third time and passed Senate (28-Y 12-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 476 - out of block, Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 481 - out of block, Read third time and passed Senate (35-Y 5-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING

SB 160 - Read third time and passed Senate (26-Y 14-N)

SB 44 - Read third time and passed Senate (26-Y 14-N)

SB 93 - Read third time and passed Senate (35-Y 0-N)

SB 185 - Read third time and passed Senate (33-Y 7-N)

SB 210 - Read third time and passed Senate (30-Y 10-N)

SB 271 - Read third time and passed Senate (29-Y 11-N)

SB 334 - Read third time and passed Senate (35-Y 0-N)

SB 337 - Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 388 - Read third time and passed Senate (36-Y 0-N)

SB 454 - Read third time and passed Senate (36-Y 4-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

SB 231 - Passed by for day

SB 253 - Passed by for day

SB 305 - Passed by for day

SB 330 - Passed by for day

SB 406 - Passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

SB 52 - Passed by for day

SB 353 - Passed by for day

SB 464 - Passed by for day

SB 521 - Passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 180 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 270 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 300 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 371 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 416 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 71 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 158 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 386 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 676 and 677 offered by Senator Garrett (unanimous consent to introduce by voice vote)

Bills presented, ordered printed and referred under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 5: see January 25 Senate Calendar

HJ 198 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote)

On motion of Senator Stosch, the Senate adjourned at 4:36 p.m. to convene Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 12 m. 

 

 

 

 

 


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