Minute Book
2014 Session
Senate of Virginia
RALPH S. NORTHAM, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Thursday, March 06, 2014
 

 

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

Prayer offered by The Reverend Michael Pottschmidt, Trinity Lutheran Church, Richmond, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

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

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN20305): reading waived (35‑Y 5‑N)

The House of Delegates has passed the following Senate bills: SB 2, 31, 34, 54, 60, 66, 72, 82, 97, 98, 245, 417, 538, 592, 640

The House of Delegates has agreed to the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 268, 1006

The House of Delegates has agreed to the substitutes proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 1110, 1173

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following Senate joint resolutions: SJ 24, 35, 46, 63, 64, 69, 75, 76, 102, 104, 210

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJ 488 (2014 procedural resolution)

SJ 212 - offered by Senator Obenshain (unanimous consent to introduce by voice vote)

SR 52 - offered by Senator Wagner

SR 53 - offered by Senator Ruff

CALENDAR 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE

HB 364 - Senate insisted on substitute with amendments and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

HB 930 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (33-Y 7-N)

HB1211 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

HJ 71 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (voice vote)

HB 134 - Conferees appointed: Senators Barker, Deeds and Stuart

HB 193 - Conferees appointed: Senators Favola, Miller and Vogel

HB 606 - Conferees appointed: Senators Petersen, McDougle and Deeds

HB1242 - Conferees appointed: Senators Barker, Miller and Carrico

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 347 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 7 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 35 - Stricken from Senate calendar (38-Y 1-N)

SB 42 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (30-Y 10-N)

SB 47 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N 1-A)

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

CALENDAR (continued) 

SB 116 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 2-N), Reconsideration of House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N), House amendment agreed to by Senate (34-Y 6-N)

SB 242 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SB 415 - House amendment rejected by Senate (4-Y 36-N), Reconsideration of House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N), House amendment rejected by Senate (1-Y 38-N 1-A)

SB 439 - House substitute rejected by Senate (2-Y 37-N)

SB 537 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N)

SB 593 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 641 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 657 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N 1-A)

SJ 3 - House substitute rejected by Senate (voice vote)

SJ 47 - House substitute rejected by Senate (voice vote)

SJ 54 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

SB 306 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (40-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Deeds, Miller and McWaters

SB 513 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (40-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Wagner, Miller and Alexander

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 12:25 p.m. to reconvene at 12:45 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 12:45 p.m.

SENATE BILL WITH GOVERNOR’S RECOMMENDATION 

SB 330 - Senate rejected Governor's recommendation (16-Y 24-N), Reconsideration of Governor's recommendation agreed to (40-Y 0-N), Senate rejected Governor's recommendation (17-Y 23-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILL ON THIRD READING

HB 650 - Read third time, Stuart floor amendments agreed to (21-Y 18-N), Engrossed, Passed Senate (34-Y 5-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION ON THIRD READING

SJ 179 - Read third time and agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION ON THIRD READING

SJ 180 - Read third time and agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE RESOLUTION ON THIRD READING

SR 46 - Read third time and agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE RESOLUTION ON SECOND READING

SR 47 - Motion to recommit to Rules agreed to (voice vote)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE RESOLUTION ON FIRST READING

SR 50 - Read first time

MEMORIAL RESOLUTION

HJ 407 - Agreed to by Senate

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS

HJ 398 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 399 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 401 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 402 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 403 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 404 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 405 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 406 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 408 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 488 - Motion rejected to suspend Rules, discharge committee, waive readings, take up for immediate consideration (20-Y 20-N, Rules not suspended, requires 2/3 of members voting to suspend rules), House informed

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 2:00 p.m. to reconvene at 4:40 p.m. 

The Senate reconvened at 4:40 p.m. 

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10306): reading waived (35-Y 4-N)

The House of Delegates has passed with amendments the following Senate bills: SB 102, 476

The House of Delegates has passed with substitutes the following Senate bills: SB 65, 443, 454, 532, 594, 658

The House of Delegates has rejected the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 1009

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 133, 764, 1105, 1229, 1253

The House of Delegates has agreed to the report of the committee of conference on the following House bill: HB 538

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following House joint resolutions: HJ 396, 397, 400, 485, 486

The House of Delegates has rejected the substitute proposed by the Senate to the following House joint resolution: HJ 40

Senate bills with House amendments and substitutes placed on Calendar

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN20306): reading waived (35-Y 4-N)

The House of Delegates has passed the following Senate bills: SB 14, 188, 362, 378

The House of Delegates has agreed to the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 785, 1026, 1045, 1072, 1089, 1121, 1261

The House of Delegates has agreed to the substitutes proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 903, 956, 1083, 1176

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following Senate joint resolutions: SJ 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 211

The House of Delegates has agreed to the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House joint resolution: HJ 167

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN30306): reading waived (35-Y 4-N)

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following House joint resolution: HJ 489

House joint resolution laid on Clerk’s Desk: see March 7 Senate Calendar

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE 

HB 1009 - Senate insisted on amendments and requested committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

HJ 40 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (voice vote)

HB133 - Conferees appointed: Senators Hanger, Lucas and Colgan

HB764 - Conferees appointed: Senators Miller, Marsden and Martin

HB1105 - Conferees appointed: Senators Ruff, Wagner and McEachin

HB1229 - Conferees appointed: Senators Miller, Puller and Carrico

HB1253 - Conferees appointed: Senators Wagner, Alexander and Miller

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 65 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 102 - House amendment rejected by Senate (0-Y 39-N)

SB 443 - House substitute rejected by Senate (2-Y 37-N)

SB 454 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SB 476 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SB 532 - House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 39-N)

SB 594 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SB 658 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

HJ 486 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (39-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate

SJ 212 - offered by Senator Obenshain (unanimous consent to introduce by voice vote)

Joint resolution laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 17 see March 7 Senate Calendar

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 5:00 p.m. to reconvene at 6:00 p.m. 

The Senate reconvened at 6:00 p.m. 

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN40306): reading waived (32-Y 5-N)

The House of Delegates has insisted on its amendment and has requested a committee of conference on the following Senate bill: SB 415

The House of Delegates has insisted on its substitute and has requested a committee of conference on the following Senate bill: SB 439

The House of Delegates has agreed to the report of the committee of conference on the following Senate bill: SB 175

The House of Delegates has rejected the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 650

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 364, 930, 1211

The House of Delegates has agreed to the reports of the committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 156, 157, 709

The House of Delegates has insisted on its substitutes and has requested committees of conference on the following Senate joint resolutions: SJ 3, 47

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for a committee of conference on the following House joint resolution: HJ 71

CONFEREES APPOINTED

HB 364 - Senators Petersen, Marsden and Vogel

HB 930 - Senators Miller, Deeds and McWaters

HB 1211 - Senators Norment, McEachin and Puckett

HJ 71 - Senators Puller, Edwards and Marsh

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 415 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (38-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Hanger, Puller and Marsden

SB 439 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (37-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Barker, Locke and Black

 SJ 3 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (voice vote), Conferees appointed: Senators Locke, McWaters and Watkins

SJ 47 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (voice vote), Conferees appointed: Senators Deeds, Hanger and Puckett

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE

HB 650 - Senate insisted on amendments and requested committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 6:05 p.m. to reconvene at 6:30 p.m. 

The Senate reconvened at 6:30 p.m. 

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN50306): reading waived (35-Y 3-N)

The House of Delegates has insisted on its amendment and has requested a committee of conference on the following Senate bill: SB 102

The House of Delegates has insisted on its substitutes and has requested committees of conference on the following Senate bills: SB 443, 532

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 650, 1009

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for a committee of conference on the following House joint resolution: HJ 40

CONFEREES APPOINTED

HB 1009 - Senators Ruff, Watkins and Favola

HJ 40 - Senators Marsden, Puller and Hanger

HB 650 - Senators Stuart, Lewis and Petersen

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 102 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (39-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Ruff, Wagner and McEachin

SB 443 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (39-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Norment, Petersen and McDougle

SB 532 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (39-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Stuart, Barker and Deeds

On motion of Senator Colgan, the Senate adjourned at 6:38 p.m. to convene Friday, March 7, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.

 

 


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