Minute Book
2012 Session
Senate of Virginia
WILLIAM T. BOLLING, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
 

 

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

Prayer offered by Satish Korpe and Ajit Lall, Hindu Community of Virginia, Alexandria, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Martin dispensed with reading of Journal (37-Y 3-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN20228): reading waived (37‑Y 3‑N)

The House of Delegates has passed with amendments the following Senate bills: SB 35, 149, 308, 541, 546

The House of Delegates has passed with substitutes the following Senate bills: SB 94, 286, 430, 565, 628

The House of Delegates has insisted on its amendments and has requested committees of conference on the following Senate bills: SB 413, 662

The House of Delegates has rejected the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 1262

The House of Delegates has rejected the substitutes proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 117, 375

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 48, 299, 513

The House of Delegates has passed the following Senate bills: SB 15, 34, 36, 80, 142, 179, 227, 301, 332, 507, 537, 560, 566, 594, 602, 608, 629, 653, 663, 672

The House of Delegates has agreed to the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 410, 580, 623, 842, 879, 906, 1220

The House of Delegates has agreed to the substitutes proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 326, 526, 926, 1116

Senate bills with House amendments and substitutes placed on Calendar

BILLS REPORTED

From Finance: HB 190S, 745A, 771, 919S, 1068, 1073, 1124S, 1128A, 1169, 1228A, 1273

From Local Government: HB 120, 197, 199S, 430, 492, 493, 561, 567S, 571, 625, 632, 757, 830, 840, 847, 848S, 869, 878, 910, 969, 978, 1019, 1059, 1076, 1117, 1127, 1137, 1146, 1205, 1216, 1243A, 1245, 1251, 1253, 1269, 1286, 1287, 1288, 1294S

From Privileges and Elections: SJ 201; HB 57S, 259S, 417, 736A, 881, 1007, 1021, 1118, 1151; HJ 138

SJ 206 - offered by Senator McDougle

SJ 207, 208 and 209 - offered by Senator Obenshain

SJ 210 - offered by Senator Hanger

Joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 5: see March 1 Senate Calendar

SJ 206 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (39-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 12:20 p.m. to reconvene at 12:50 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 12:50 p.m.

CALENDAR 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE

HB 216 - Senate insisted on amendment and requested committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

HB 300 - Senate insisted on substitute with amendment and requested committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

HB 813 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1153 - Senate receded from amendment (40-Y 0-N)

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 135 - Passed by for day

SB 195 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 209 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (33-Y 5-N)

SB 238 - House substitute with amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 239 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (33-Y 5-N)

SB 280 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 335 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 364 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 462 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 528 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 531 - House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N)

SB 557 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 597 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (37-Y 3-N)

SB 660 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 679 - House substitute rejected by Senate (1-Y 39-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

HB 87 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 348 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 352 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 573 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 630 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 941 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 972 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1154 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1270 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 1280 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 853 - out of block, Passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

HB 418 - Passed by for day

HB 576 - Passed by for day

HB 477 - Passed by for day

HB 1034 - Passed by for day

HB 101 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (37-Y 3-N)

HB 958 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (26-Y 13-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N), Passed Senate (26-Y 14-N)

HB 1001 - Passed by for day

HB 1271 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (36-Y 4-N)

HB 1284 - Read third time, Committee amendments rejected (voice vote), Obenshain floor amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (39-Y 1-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

HB 210 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB 841 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB 939 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB 1183 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB 52 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 137 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 206 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 211 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 233 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 234 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 271 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 313 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 316 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 324 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 350 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 377 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 438 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 460 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 480 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 481 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 508 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 536 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 546 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 737 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 738 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 752 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 764 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 767 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 768 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 839 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 937 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 945 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 963 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 964 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1020 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1104 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1110 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1121 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1130 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1134 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1167 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1177 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1200 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1202 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1219 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1261 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1277 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1293 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1295 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

HB 29 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Read third time, Senate amendments substituted for House amendments agreed to (voice vote), Failed to pass Senate (20-Y 20-N, requires 21 affirmative votes for passage)

HB 30 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Read third time, Senate amendments substituted for House amendments agreed to (voice vote), Failed to pass Senate (20-Y 19-N, requires 21 affirmative votes for passage)

HB 185 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (37-Y 3-N)

HB 321 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (20-Y 20-N, Chair voted yea)

HB 1248 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (23-Y 17-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (26-Y 14-N)

HB 263 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 624 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 718 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 968 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 973 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1016 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1291 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILL ON SECOND READING

SB 685 - Passed by for day

CONFEREES APPOINTED

HB 299 - Senators Hanger, Vogel and Howell

HB 513 - Senators Hanger, Vogel and Howell

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 1:55 p.m. to reconvene at 3:15 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 3:15 p.m.

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10229): reading waived (37-Y 3-N)

The House of Delegates has passed with amendments the following Senate bills: SB 251, 393, 409, 680, 684

The House of Delegates has passed with substitutes the following Senate bills: SB 284, 344, 354, 578

The House of Delegates has rejected the substitute proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 585

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE

HB 585 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 251 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 284 - House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N)

SB 344 - House substitute rejected by Senate (1-Y 39-N)

SB 354 - House substitute rejected by Senate (3-Y 36-N)

SB 393 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 409 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 578 - House substitute rejected by Senate (2-Y 38-N)

SB 680 - House amendment rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N)

SB 684 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 3:30 p.m. to reconvene at 5:05 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 5:05 p.m.

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN20229)

The House of Delegates has insisted on its amendment and has requested a committee of conference on the following Senate bill: SB 680

The House of Delegates has insisted on its substitutes and has requested committees of conference on the following Senate bills: SB 284, 344, 354, 578

The House of Delegates has rejected the substitutes proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 1183, 1248

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 216, 300, 585, 813

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE 

SB 680 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (38-Y 1-N)

SB 284 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

SB 344 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

SB 354 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

SB 578 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE

HB 1183 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

HB 1248 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (38-Y 1-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN40229)

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 1183, 1248

CONFEREES APPOINTED

HB 48 - Senators Stuart, Stanley and Edwards

HB 216 - Senators McDougle, Herring and Vogel

HB 300 - Senators Hanger, Newman and Deeds

HB 585 - Senators Hanger, Ruff and Lucas

HB 813 - Senators Watkins, Herring and Wagner

HB 1183 - Senators Wagner, Watkins and Favola

HB 1248 - Senators Wagner, Watkins and Puckett

SB 284 - Senators Watkins, Herring and Wagner

SB 344 - Senators McDougle, Reeves and Deeds

SB 354 - Senators Hanger, Deeds and Newman

SB 578 - Senators Wagner, Watkins and Favola

SB 680 - Senators Wagner, Vogel and Northam

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN30229)

The House of Delegates has passed the following Senate bills: SB 131, 347, 368, 607

The House of Delegates has agreed to the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 551

The House of Delegates has agreed to the substitutes proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 185, 210, 321, 479

On motion of Senator Stosch, the Senate adjourned in Memory of Captain Michael M. Quin at 5:40 p.m. to convene Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 12 m. 

 

 


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