Minute Book
2014 Session
Senate of Virginia
RALPH S. NORTHAM, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
 

 

Called to order at 11:00 a.m. by Lt. Governor Ralph S. Northam

Prayer offered by The Reverend Mat Brown, Branch’s Baptist Church, Richmond, Virginia

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

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Barker dispensed with reading of Journal (35-Y 5-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10210): reading waived (36‑Y 4‑N)

The House of Delegates has passed the following House bills: HB 180, 193, 339, 380, 485, 501, 650, 690, 703, 784, 796, 822, 837, 864, 886, 904, 948, 988, 991, 1069, 1086, 1092, 1102, 1121, 1140, 1161, 1180, 1261, 1263

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following House joint resolutions: HJ 1, 40, 43

The House of Delegates has passed the following Senate Bill: SB 288

House bills and joint resolutions referred: see February 12 Senate Calendar

BILLS REPORTED

From Finance: SB 590A, 623S; HB 44A, 131, 149, 187A, 225S, 480, 497, 499, 525A, 534, 663, 898, 975, 1028, 1179, 1202

SJ 132 - offered by Senator Cosgrove

SR 34 - offered by Senator Puckett

Resolution presented, ordered printed and referred/joint resolution laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 17: see February 12 Senate Calendar

CALENDAR 

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING

SB 321 - Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 11:35 a.m. to reconvene at 11:55 a.m.

The Senate reconvened at 11:55 a.m.

SB 422 - Previous question, not ordered (18-Y 22-N), Motion to recommit to Finance and continue to 2015 Session pursuant to Senate Rule 20(g) agreed to (22-Y 18-N)

SB 191 - Read third time and passed Senate (32-Y 8-N)

SB 617 - Read third time and defeated by Senate (18-Y 22-N), Reconsideration of defeated action agreed to (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (20-Y 20-N, Chair voted yea), Reconsideration of passage by unanimous consent rejected (37-Y 1-N)

SB 618 - Read third time and defeated by Senate (18-Y 22-N)

SB 621 - Read third time and passed Senate (35-Y 5-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

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

HB 130 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 183 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 184 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 186 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 192 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 251 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 321 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 335 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 504 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 505 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 517 - 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 561 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 609 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 656 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 712 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 749 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 750 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 851 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 901 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 907 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 932 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 971 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB1169 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB1171 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILL ON SECOND READING

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

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

SB 608 - Read second time, Stuart floor amendment withdrawn, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N 1-A), Passed Senate (37-Y 3-N)

SB 423 - Read second time, Wagner floor amendment withdrawn, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (38-Y 2-N)

SB 440 - Read second time, Courts of Justice amendments rejected (voice vote), Rules substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 639 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

SB 42 - Read second time, Marsden floor amendment withdrawn, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (23-Y 17-N)

SB 446 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (39-Y 1-N)

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 1:05 p.m. to reconvene at 1:20 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 1:20 p.m.

RESOLUTIONS REPORTED

From Rules: HJ 197 

From Privileges and Elections: SJ 128

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILL ON FIRST READING

SB 643 - Read first time, Rules suspended, second constitutional reading dispensed (37-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 (40-Y 0-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON SECOND READING

SJ 35 - Read second time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 61 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 63 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 64 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 69 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 75 - Read second time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived block vote (40-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 1:30 p.m. to reconvene at 1:45 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 1:45 p.m.

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILL ON FIRST READING 

SB 590 - Read first time, Rules suspended, second constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), Pending question ordered (30-Y 10-N), Passed Senate (20-Y 20-N, Chair voted yea)

COMMENDING RESOLUTION

HJ 197 - Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

On motion of Senator Colgan, the Senate adjourned at 2:55 p.m. to convene Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 12 m.

 

 

 


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