Minute Book
2012 Session
Senate of Virginia
WILLIAM T. BOLLING, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Thursday, March 08, 2012
 

 

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

Prayer offered by The Reverend Caleb Foust, Glen Allen Baptist Church, Glen Allen, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Ruff dispensed with reading of Journal (33-Y 5-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN20307): reading waived (34‑Y 6‑N)

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following House joint resolutions: HJ 506, 507, 508, 509, 510, 511, 512, 513, 514, 515, 516, 517, 518, 519, 520, 521, 522, 523, 524, 525, 526, 527, 528, 529, 530

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN40307): reading waived (34‑Y 6‑N)

The House of Delegates has passed the following Senate bills: SB 116, 657

The House of Delegates has agreed to the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 180, 703, 897

The House of Delegates has agreed to the substitutes proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 343, 496, 567, 771

House joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk: see March 9 Senate Calendar

Rules suspended, privileges of the floor given to distinguished guests (40‑Y 0‑N)

Special and continuing joint order is suspended until completion of Senate’s morning hour on Friday, March 9, 2012 (40-Y 0-N), House informed

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 11:40 a.m. to reconvene at 12:20 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 12:20 p.m.

SR 19 - offered by Senator McDougle

Resolution laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 5: see March 9 Senate Calendar

CALENDAR

BILLS IN CONFERENCE

HB 375 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (26-Y 13-N)

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE

HB1160 - Senate receded from amendment (37-Y 1-N)

HB 101 - Conferees appointed: Senators McDougle, Obenshain and Stuart

HB 624 - Conferees appointed: Senators Vogel, Reeves and Garrett

HB 968 - Conferees appointed: Senators McDougle, Obenshain and Stuart

HB 973 - Conferees appointed: Senators Stuart, Reeves and Garrett

HB 1130 - Conferees appointed: Senators Watkins, Howell and Wagner

HB 1280 - Conferees appointed: Senators Stuart, Vogel and Obenshain

HB 1291 - Conferees appointed: Senators McDougle, Martin and Petersen

HB 1295 - Conferees appointed: Senators Newman, Stuart and Barker

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 217 - House substitute rejected by Senate (1-Y 39-N)

SB 300 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 437 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (27-Y 12-N)

SB 515 - House substitute with amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N)

SB 603 - House substitute rejected by Senate (3-Y 37-N)

SB 127 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (39-Y 1-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Stanley, Vogel and Reeves

SB 159 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (40-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Obenshain, Garrett and Reeves

SB 436 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (40-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Obenshain, Garrett and Reeves

SB 497 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (40-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Watkins, Wagner and Howell

SB 498 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (40-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Watkins, Wagner and Howell

SB 535 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (40-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Colgan, Ruff and Hanger

SENATE BILLS WITH GOVERNOR’S AMENDMENTS

SB 337 - Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N)

SB 503 - Passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILL ON THIRD READING

HB 1294 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Marsden floor amendment #1 withdrawn, Marsden floor amendment #2 agreed to (voice vote), Blevins floor amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

HB 576 - Motion to pass by for day withdrawn, Motion to recommit to Education and Health and continue to 2013 Session pursuant to Rule 20(g) agreed to (23-Y 17-N)

HB 259 - Motion to recommit to Privileges and Elections and continue to 2013 Session pursuant to Rule 20(g) agreed to (voice vote)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILL ON SECOND READING

HB1298 - Read second time, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Edwards floor amendment rejected (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS

HJ 483 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 484 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 485 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 490 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 491 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 504 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 505 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

SJ 228 - out of block , Garrett floor substitute agreed to (voice vote), Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS

HJ 384 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 486 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 487 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 488 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 489 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 492 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 493 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 494 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 495 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 496 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 497 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 498 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 499 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 500 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 501 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 502 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 503 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 227 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10308): reading waived (37-Y 2-N)

The House of Delegates has passed with substitutes the following Senate bills: SB 57, 148, 685

The House of Delegates has insisted on its substitutes and has requested committees of conference on the following Senate bills: SB 41, 598

The House of Delegates has agreed to the reports of the committees of conference on the following Senate bills: SB 135, 531

The House of Delegates has rejected the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 878

The House of Delegates has rejected the substitute proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 1111

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 848, 1034, 1124

The House of Delegates has agreed to the reports of the committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 9, 375, 391, 599

The House of Delegates has amended in accordance with the recommendation of the governor the following House bill: HB 894

Senate bills with House substitutes placed on Calendar

CONFEREES APPOINTED

HB 848 - Senators Ruff, Carrico and Favola

HB 1034 - Senators Hanger, Stuart and Barker

HB 1124 - Senators Colgan, Ruff and Hanger

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 2:05 p.m. to reconvene at 3:18 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 3:18 p.m.

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 3:19 p.m. to reconvene at 4:00 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 4:00 p.m.

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN40308): reading waived (29-Y 3-N)

The House of Delegates has insisted on its substitutes and has requested committees of conference on the following Senate bills: SB 217, 603

The House of Delegates has rejected the substitute with amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 1294

The House of Delegates has agreed to the reports of the committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 183, 424

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE

HB 878 - Senate insisted on amendments and requested committee of conference (37-Y 0-N)

HB 1111 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (36-Y 0-N)

HB 1294 - Senate insisted on substitute with amendments and requested committee of conference (36-Y 0-N)

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE 

SB 57 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (20-Y 20-N, Chair voted yea)

SB 148 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (35-Y 0-N)

SB 685 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (33-Y 0-N)

SB 41 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (39-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Marsh, Newman and Vogel

SB 598 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (40-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Newman, Barker and Black

SB 217 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (40-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Barker, Martin and Newman

SB 603 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (38-Y 2-N), Conferees appointed: Senators McWaters, Black and Favola

SJ 253 - offered by Senator Wagner (unanimous consent to introduce by voice vote)

Joint resolution laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 5: see March 9 Senate Calendar

SR 19 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 4:15 p.m. to reconvene at 5:00 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 5:00 p.m.

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN50308)

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 878, 1111, 1294

CONFEREES APPOINTED

HB 878 - Senators Smith, Stanley and Ruff

HB 1111 - Senators Stuart, Vogel and Barker

HB 1294 - Senators Smith, Blevins and Barker

On motion of Senator Stosch, the Senate adjourned at 5:04 p.m. to convene Friday, March 9, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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