Minute Book
2014 Session
Senate of Virginia
RALPH S. NORTHAM, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
 

 

Called to order at 12 m. by Lt. Governor Ralph S. Northam

Prayer offered by The Reverend Willard Maxwell, Jr., New Beech Grove Baptist Church, Newport News, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Newman dispensed with reading of Journal (34-Y 5-N)

Rules suspended, privileges of the floor given to distinguished guests (38‑Y 0‑N)

COMMUNICATION FROM STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS: Transmitting name of member-elect of the Senate: Lynwood W. Lewis, Jr.

Oath given to member-elect by Clerk of the Senate

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10127): reading waived (37‑Y 3‑N)

The House of Delegates has passed the following House bills: HB 22, 54, 164, 201, 203, 219, 286, 340, 376, 439, 445, 517, 518, 561, 572, 705, 715, 774, 785, 845, 851, 897, 907, 911, 932, 1005, 1014, 1036, 1171, 1193

House bills referred: see January 29 Senate Calendar

BILLS REPORTED

From Commerce and Labor: SB 335S, 459S, 498S, 585S, 598

From Finance: SB 56A, 175S, 303A, 338S, 418S, 552, 597; SJ 10S, 47S

From General Laws and Technology: SB 78, 95S, 161S, 393, 660

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

SR 26 - offered by Senator McEachin (Establishing Rules of the Senate)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 1:20 p.m. to reconvene at 1:55 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 1:55 p.m.

The Senate recessed at 3:15 p.m. to reconvene at 3:25 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 3:25 p.m.

SR 26 - Taken up for immediate consideration, Norment floor amendment rejected (20-Y 20-N, Chair voted nay), McEachin floor amendment agreed to (voice vote), Saslaw floor amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Agreed to by Senate (22-Y 18-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to (39-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (20-Y 20-N, Chair voted yea)

ELECTION OF PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF THE SENATE

Charles J. Colgan nominated, elected (23‑Y 0‑N)

Committee Nominations Report agreed to (20-Y 20-N, Chair voted yea)

AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES

Puckett, Chair; Hanger, Watkins, Ruff, McEachin, Petersen, Stuart, Marsden, Stanley, Miller, Ebbin, Cosgrove, McDougle, Wexton, and Lewis

COMMERCE AND LABOR

Saslaw, Chair; Colgan, Norment, Stosch, Edwards, Watkins, Wagner, Newman, Puckett, McEachin, Obenshain, Alexander, Barker, Marsden, Ebbin, and Lewis

COURTS OF JUSTICE

Marsh, Chair, McEachin, Co-Chair;  Saslaw, Norment, Howell, Lucas, Edwards, Puller, Obenshain, McDougle, Petersen, Stuart, Vogel, Stanley, and Wexton

EDUCATION AND HEALTH

Lucas, Chair; Saslaw, Howell, Martin, Newman, Edwards, Locke, Barker, Miller, Smith, McWaters, Black, Carrico, Puller, and Favola

FINANCE

Colgan Co-Chair, Stosch Co-Chair; Howell, Saslaw, Norment, Hanger, Watkins, Marsh, Lucas, Ruff, Wagner, Edwards, Puckett, Puller, Deeds, Locke, and McEachin

GENERAL LAWS AND TECHNOLOGY

Locke, Chair; Colgan, Stosch, Martin, Ruff, Petersen, Barker, Vogel, Miller, Deeds, Black, Ebbin, Garrett, Favola, and Cosgrove

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Marsden, Chair; Marsh, Lucas, Martin, Hanger, Ruff, Locke, Smith, Stanley, Miller, Vogel, McWaters, Reeves, Garrett, and Lewis

PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS

Howell, Chair; Martin, Deeds, Obenshain, Petersen, Vogel, Carrico, Reeves, Garrett, Alexander, Newman, Marsden, Ebbin, Favola, and Wexton

REHABILITATION AND SOCIAL SERVICES

Puller, Chair; Hanger, Wagner, McDougle, Barker, Stuart, Stosch, Norment, Black, Reeves, Favola, Alexander, Cosgrove, Wexton, and Lewis

TRANSPORTATION

Deeds, Chair; Marsh, Newman, Watkins, Puckett, Wagner, McDougle, Smith, Miller, Marsden, McWaters, Colgan, Carrico, Favola, and Alexander

RULES

Edwards, Chair; Colgan, Saslaw, Stosch, Howell, Lucas, Marsh, Puckett, Puller, Locke, Deeds, McEachin, Marsden, Norment, Watkins, McDougle, and Vogel 

The Senate recessed at 4:25 p.m. to reconvene at 4:35 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 4:35 p.m.

CALENDAR 

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING

SB 8 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 135 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 156 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 242 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 279 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 281 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 296 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 298 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 376 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 377 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 390 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 397 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 463 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 526 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 529 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 562 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 565 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 595 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 600 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 612 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 669 - Passed by for day block vote

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING

SB 319 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 173 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 180 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 225 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 239 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 259 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 295 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 465 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 470 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 513 - Passed by for day block vote

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

SB 150 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 44 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 177 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 228 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 331 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 332 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 369 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 413 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 434 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 437 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 502 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 560 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 569 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 582 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 602 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 614 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 620 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 649 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 650 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 651 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 652 - Passed by for day block vote

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

SB 116 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 49 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 284 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 297 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 353 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 430 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 466 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 629 - Passed by for day block vote

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 342 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 349 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 433 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 435 - Passed by for day block vote

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 115 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 142 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 576 - Passed by for day block vote

SB 578 - Passed by for day block vote

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION ON SECOND READING

SJ 107 - Passed by for day block vote

On motion of Senator Colgan, the Senate adjourned at 4:58 p.m. to convene Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 12 m.

 


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