Minute Book
2012 Session
Senate of Virginia
WILLIAM T. BOLLING, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Thursday, January 26, 2012
 

 

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

Prayer offered by The Reverend Gerry Creedon, Holy Family Catholic Church, Dale City, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Deeds dispensed with reading of Journal (37-Y 2-N 1-A)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10125): reading waived (38‑Y 2‑N)

The House of Delegates has passed the following House bills: HB 21, 27, 32, 37, 38, 56, 58, 60, 120, 156, 166, 170, 197, 199, 203, 232, 292, 296, 337, 406, 431, 491, 492, 493, 502, 526, 550, 557, 558, 559, 587, 595, 632, 845, 897, 1062

BILLS REPORTED

From Courts of Justice: SB 4S, 67S, 94, 159S rereferred to Finance, 183 rereferred to Finance, 184 rereferred to Finance, 224S rereferred to Finance, 251S rereferred to Finance, 323, 445A, 459S rereferred to Finance, 547A rereferred to Finance, 548A, 554A

From Education and Health: SB 259A, 261 rereferred to Finance, 484S, 544S, 553 rereferred to Finance; HB 1106

From Transportation: SB 155A, 195A, 225, 230S, 364A, 421S, 530S, 587, 593, 595A

BILLS REREFERRED

From Education and Health: SB 426 rereferred to Courts of Justice

From Transportation: SB 578 rereferred to Finance, 619 rereferred to Finance, 639 rereferred to Finance

SB 680 - offered by Senator Wagner (unanimous consent to introduce by voice vote)

Bill presented, ordered printed and referred under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 5: see January 27 Senate Calendar

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 12:37 p.m. to reconvene at 1:00 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 1:00 p.m.

SR 11 and 12 offered by Senator McDougle

SJ 132 - offered by Senator Deeds

Joint resolution laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 5: see January 27 Senate Calendar

Motion to recommit to Courts of Justice agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

SB 4

SB 67

SB 94

SB 159

SB 183

SB 184

SB 251

SB 323

SB 445

SB 459

SB547

SB 548

SB 554

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 272 (Election of a Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia, Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Judges, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges, a Member of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission, and a Member of the State Corporation Commission)

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 273 (Election of a Circuit Court Judge and a General District Court Judge)

HJR 272 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), readings waived, agreed to (40‑Y 0‑N), House informed

Joint Order pursuant to HJR 272

SR 5 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (39‑Y 0‑N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 11 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 12 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 8 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 9 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 10 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

House informed that nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 272

SR 13 and 14 offered by Senator McDougle

CALENDAR 

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILL ON THIRD READING

HB 516 - Read third time, Passed Senate (39-Y 1-N), Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING

SB 253 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 305 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 330 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 406 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 180 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 270 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 371 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 416 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING

SB 52 - Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 2-N)

SB 353 - Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 3-N)

SB 464 - Read third time and passed Senate (29-Y 11-N)

SB 521 - Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 3-N)

SB 158 - Engrossment reconsidered by Senate (40-Y 0-N), Obenshain floor amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, Third constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (27-Y 13-N)

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: Nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 272

CALENDAR (continued)

SB 386 - Read third time and passed Senate (34-Y 5-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

SB 300 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Howell floor amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 45 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 50 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 51 - Read second time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 53 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 116 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 117 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 133 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 295 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 307 - Read second time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 382 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 417 - Read second time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 418 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 424 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 427 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 433 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 499 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 511 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 523 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 532 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 576 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 231 - out of block, Read second time, Herring floor amendment #1 withdrawn, Herring floor amendment #2 agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

Joint Order (continued)

ELECTION OF A JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT OF VIRGINIA, CIRCUIT COURT JUDGES, GENERAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGES, JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS DISTRICT COURT JUDGES, A MEMBER OF THE JUDICIAL INQUIRY AND REVIEW COMMISSION, AND A MEMBER OF THE STATE CORPORATION COMMISSION

A Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia (38‑Y 0‑N)

Donald W. Lemons

Circuit Court Judges (40‑Y 0‑N)

Sixth Judicial Circuit: W. Allan Sharrett

Twenty-fifth Judicial Circuit: Michael S. Irvine

Twenty-fifth Judicial Circuit: Malfourd W. Trumbo

Thirty-first Judicial Circuit: Lon E. Farris

General District Court Judges (40‑Y 0‑N)

2-A Judicial District: Gordon S. Vincent

Third Judicial District: Roxie O. Holder

Fourth Judicial District: S. Clark Daugherty

Seventh Judicial District: Richard C. Kerns

Twelfth Judicial District: Philip V. Daffron

Twelfth Judicial District: Thomas L. Vaughn

Fourteenth Judicial District: L. Neil Steverson

Fifteenth Judicial District: John R. Stevens

Nineteenth Judicial District: Stewart P. Davis

Nineteenth Judicial District: Lisa A. Mayne

Nineteenth Judicial District: Donald P. McDonough

Nineteenth Judicial District: Mark C. Simmons

Twentieth Judicial District: J. Frank Buttery, Jr.

Twenty-second Judicial District: George A. Jones, Jr.

Twenty-third Judicial District: Vincent A. Lilley

Twenty-fourth Judicial District: Joseph M. Serkes

Twenty-fifth Judicial District: Louis K. Campbell

Twenty-sixth Judicial District: W. Dale Houff

Twenty-seventh Judicial District: J. D. Bolt

Twenty-seventh Judicial District: R. Glennwood Lookabill

Twenty-eighth Judicial District: Sage B. Johnson

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges (40‑Y 0‑N)

Second Judicial District: Deborah M. Paxson

Second Judicial District: Winship C. Tower

Third Judicial District: Joel P. Crowe

Fourth Judicial District: William P. Williams

Fifth Judicial District: Robert S. Brewbaker, Jr.

Seventh Judicial District: Barry G. Logsdon

Eleventh Judicial District: Valentine W. Southall, Jr.

Thirteenth Judicial District: Ashley K. Tunner

Fourteenth Judicial District: Margaret W. Deglau

Fourteenth Judicial District: Denis F. Soden

Fourteenth Judicial District: Richard S. Wallerstein, Jr.

Sixteenth Judicial District: Edward DeJ. Berry

Sixteenth Judicial District: Frank W. Somerville

Nineteenth Judicial District: Gayl Branum Carr

Nineteenth Judicial District: Glenn L. Clayton, II

Nineteenth Judicial District: Thomas P. Mann

Twenty-second Judicial District: Sarah A. Rice

Twenty-third Judicial District: Joseph P. Bounds

Twenty-third Judicial District: John B. Ferguson

Twenty-fifth Judicial District: Charles L. Ricketts, III

Twenty-sixth Judicial District: Ronald Lewis Napier

Twenty-seventh Judicial District: H. Lee Chitwood

A Member of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission (40‑Y 0‑N)

James P. Fisher

A Member of the State Corporation Commission (40‑Y 0‑N)

Judith Williams Jagdmann

Reading of report waived (37‑Y 3‑N)

HJR 273 - Motion to suspend Rules failed (20‑Y 20‑N, 2/3 of voting needed)

CALENDAR (continued)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

SB 71 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SB 95 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SB 103 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SB 125 - Passed by for day

SB 242 - Passed by for day

SB 245 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SB 250 - Passed by for day

SB 485 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SB 492 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SB 534 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SB 562 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SB 577 - Passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 31 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 74 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 82 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 85 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 100 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 267 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 317 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 385 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 394 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 401 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 414 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 519 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 540 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 56 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 57 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 73 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 207 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 276 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 283 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 613 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 614 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS

HJ 177 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 182 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 186 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 192 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 193 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 194 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 195 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 196 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 214 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 215 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

SJ 115 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

SJ 116 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

SJ 118 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

SJ 122 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

SJ 124 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS

HJ 22 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 155 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 176 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 178 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 179 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 180 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 181 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 183 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 187 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 188 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 189 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 190 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 191 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 197 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 199 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 200 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 202 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 203 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 204 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 205 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 206 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 207 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 208 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 209 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 210 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 211 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 212 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 213 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 114 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 119 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 120 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 121 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 123 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 126 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 128 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 133 - offered by Senator Edwards

Joint resolution laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 5: see January 27 Senate Calendar

On motion of Senator Stosch, the Senate adjourned at 2:51 p.m. to convene Friday, January 27, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. 

 


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