Minute Book
2012 Session
Senate of Virginia
WILLIAM T. BOLLING, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
 

 

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

Prayer offered by The Reverend Philip G. Godwin, Midlothian, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Stosch dispensed with reading of Journal (32-Y 6-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10213): reading waived (33‑Y 7‑N)

The House of Delegates has passed the following House bills: HB 76, 176, 239, 522, 523, 576, 703, 710, 739, 746, 777, 807, 810, 855, 861, 864, 872, 886, 913, 914, 927, 1034, 1107, 1113, 1158, 1168, 1178, 1186, 1210, 1218, 1229

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following House joint resolutions: HJ 3, 65, 96, 124

The House of Delegates has rejected the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House joint resolution: HJ 49

House bills and joint resolutions referred: see February 15 Senate Calendar

BILLS REPORTED

From Finance: SB 131S, 341

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 11:20 a.m. to reconvene at 12:15 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 12:15 p.m.

CALENDAR

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING

SB 3 - Read third time and defeated by Senate (19-Y 20-N 1-A)

SB 240 - Read third time and passed Senate (23-Y 16-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N), Passed Senate (23-Y 16-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate by unanimous consent (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (24-Y 16-N)

SB 631 - Stricken from Senate calendar (38-Y 0-N)

SB 26 - Read third time and defeated by Senate (15-Y 25-N)

SB 217 - Read third time and passed Senate (23-Y 17-N)

SB 277 - Read third time and passed Senate (22-Y 18-N)

SB 378 - Read third time and passed Senate (24-Y 16-N)

SB 437 - Read third time and passed Senate (23-Y 17-N)

SB 438 - Read third time and passed Senate (19-Y 18-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (36-Y 1-N), Defeated by Senate (18-Y 20-N)

SB 674 - Read third time and passed Senate (27-Y 11-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (37-Y 2-N), Passed Senate (28-Y 11-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

HB 17 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 39 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 104 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 126 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 134 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 214 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 229 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 240 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 292 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 433 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 439 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 452 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 455 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

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

HB 559 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 570 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 572 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 587 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 620 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 637 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 648 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 677 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 681 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 708 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 715 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 730 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 761 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 763 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 837 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 845 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 849 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 893 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 894 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 948 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB1062 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB1088 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB1095 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB1123 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB1166 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB1201 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB1250 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

HB 20 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 232 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 753 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB1102 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

SB 236 - 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 84 - Read second time, Rehabilitation and Social Services substitute agreed to (voice vote), Finance 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)

SB 104 - Read second time, Education and Health amendment rejected (voice vote), Finance 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 251 - Read second time, Courts of Justice substitute rejected (voice vote), Finance 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 255 - Read second time, Education and Health substitute agreed to (voice vote), Finance 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)

SB 290 - 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)

SB 347 - Read second time, Courts of Justice substitute rejected (voice vote), Finance 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 395 - 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 408 - 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 425 - 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 473 - 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 498 - 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 508 - 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 515 - 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)

SB 585 - 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)

SB 599 - 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)

SJ 173 - offered by Senator Puller

SJ 174 - offered by Senator Reeves

Joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 5: see February 15 Senate Calendar

CALENDAR (continued)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

SB 635 - Read second time, Motion to recommit to Privileges and Elections and continue to 2013 Session pursuant to Senate Rule 20(g) agreed to (voice vote)

SB 6 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 1-N), Passed Senate (20-Y 19-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (20-Y 20-N, Chair voted yea)

SB 261 - Read second time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (25-Y 15-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N),  Passed Senate (28-Y 12-N)

SB 348 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), McWaters floor amendment 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 398 - 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 (38-Y 2-N)

SB 450 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 1-N), Passed Senate (37-Y 3-N)

SB 465 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (29-Y 11-N)

SB 497 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Watkins floor amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 2-N), Passed Senate (29-Y 11-N)

SB 549 - Read second time, Committee substitute rejected (voice vote), Wagner floor substitute 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)

SB 552 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (31-Y 9-N)

SB 568 - 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 (36-Y 4-N)

SB 570 - 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 (40-Y 0-N)

SB 578 - Read second time, Committee substitute rejected (voice vote), Norment floor substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (36-Y 4-N)

SB 598 - Read second time, Education and Health substitute rejected (voice vote), Finance substitute 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), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (30-Y 10-N)

SB 604 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 1-N), Passed Senate (38-Y 2-N)

SB 639 - 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 (26-Y 14-N)

SB 644 - Read second time, Committee amendments 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)

SB 680 - 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 (32-Y 6-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N), Passed Senate (28-Y 12-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 193 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-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 556 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-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 628 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-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)

SB 430 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), out of block, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N 1-A), Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N 1-A)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILL ON FIRST READING

SB 662 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (26-Y 13-N 1-A)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION ON THIRD READING

SJ 130 - Read third time, Motion to recommit to Privileges and Elections rejected (18-Y 22-N), Agreed to by Senate (24-Y 15-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON SECOND READING

SJ 15 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived block vote (39-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

SJ 16 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived block vote (39-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

SJ 21 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived block vote (39-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

SJ 49 - Read second time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived block vote (39-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

SJ 50 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived block vote (39-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

SJ 64 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived block vote (39-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

SJ 76 - Read second time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived block vote (39-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

SJ 92 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived block vote (39-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

SJ 129 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived block vote (39-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

SJ 146 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived block vote (39-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION ON SECOND READING

SJ 93 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived (40-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

SJ 175 - offered by Senator Petersen

Joint resolution laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 5: see February 15 Senate Calendar

On motion of Senator Stosch, the Senate adjourned at 4:51 p.m. to convene Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 12 m.  

 


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