Minute Book
2014 Session
Senate of Virginia
RALPH S. NORTHAM, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Thursday, September 18, 2014
 

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

Prayer offered by The Honorable A. Donald McEachin, 9th Senatorial District, Henrico, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

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

COMMUNICATION FROM STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS: Transmitting name of member-elect of the Senate:  A. Benton Chafin, Jr.

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE:  The House of Delegates has agreed to HJ 5208

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

HJ 5208 -  Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (33-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (36-Y 0-N)

Bills presented, ordered printed and referred/joint resolutions and resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b),and (26)g and SJ 5001

CALENDAR

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS

SJ5060 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

SJ5062 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

SJ5065 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

SJ5072 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

SJ5073 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

SJ5074 - Out of the block, agreed to by Senate

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS

SJ5061 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ5063 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ5064 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ5066 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ5067 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ5068 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ5069 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ5070 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ5071 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SR 516 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SR 517 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SR 518 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SR 519 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 1:10 p.m. to reconvene at 4:55 p.m.

Senate reconvened at 4:55 p.m.

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILL ON THIRD READING

SB 5004 - Passed by for the day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE JONT RESOLUTION ON SECOND READING

SJ 5037 - Passed by for the day

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 5005 - Read first time, Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), Committee amendments agreed to, Amendment #1 by Senator Black ruled not germane, Amendment by Senator Ebbin ruled not germane, Amendment #2 by Senator Black ruled not germane, Engrossed, Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (36-Y 2-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES (HN10918): Reading Waived (33-Y 5-N)

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following House joint resolutions: HJ 5140, 5141, 5142, 5143, 5144, 5145, 5146, 5147, 5148, 5149, 5150, 5151, 5152, 5153, 5156, 5157, 5158, 5159, 5160, 5161, 5163, 5164, 5165, 5166, 5168, 5169, 5170, 5171, 5172, 5173, 5174, 5175, 5176, 5177, 5178, 5179, 5180, 5181, 5182, 5183, 5184, 5185, 5186, 5187, 5188, 5189, 5190, 5191, 5192, 5193, 5194, 5195, 5196, 5197, 5198, 5199, 5200, 5201, 5202, 5203, 5204, 5205, 5206, 5207, 5209, 5210, 5211, 5212, 5213, 5214, 5215, 5216, 5217, 5218, 5219, 5220, 5221, 5222, 5223, 5224, 5225, 5226, 5227, 5228, 5230, 5231, 5232, 5233

COMMUNICATION FROM THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES (HN20918): Reading Waived (33-Y 5-N)

The House has passed the following House bill: H.B. 5010

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS

HJ 5140 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5147 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5150 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5151 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5152 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5153 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5156 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5158 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5159 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5161 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5167 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5175 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5176 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5178 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5179 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5181 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5182 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5187 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5191 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5195 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5196 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5197 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5200 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5206 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5209 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5212 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5219 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5222 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5223 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5228 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

SJ 5075 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

SJ 5080 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 5145 - Out of block, Agreed to by Senate

HJ 5180 - Out of block, Agreed to by Senate

HJ 5184 - Out of block, Agreed to by Senate

HJ 5216 - Out of block, Agreed to by Senate

HJ 5227 - Out of block, Agreed to by Senate

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS

HJ 5141 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5142 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5143 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5144 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5146 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5148 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5149 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5157 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5160 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5162 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5163 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5164 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5165 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5166 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5168 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5169 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5170 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5171 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5172 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5173 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5174 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5177 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5183 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5185 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5186 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5188 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5189 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5190 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5192 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5193 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5194 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5198 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5199 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5201 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5202 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5203 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5204 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5205 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5207 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5210 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5211 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5213 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5214 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5217 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5218 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5220 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5221 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5224 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5225 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5226 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5230 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5231 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5232 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 5233 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 5076 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 5077 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 5078 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 5079 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 5082 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 5083 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SR 520 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SR 521 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 5081 - Out of block, stricken form Calendar

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 6:00 to reconvene at 6:15 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 6:15 p.m.

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 2

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILL ON SECOND READING

HB 5010 - Read second time, Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (35-Y 2-N)

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJ 5250 (Election of Judges of the Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Judges and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges)

On motion of Senator McEachin, the Senate recessed at 6:55 p.m. to reconvene at 7:05 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 7:05 p.m.

HJ 5250 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (38-Y 0-N), readings waived, agreed to (37-Y 0-N 1-A ), House informed

Joint Order pursuant to HJ 5250

SR 522, 523 and 524 and offered by Senator McDougle

SR 522 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (37-Y 2-N), reading of floor amendment waived, Norment floor amendment agreed to (22-Y 17-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 523 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (39-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 524 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (38-Y 0-N), reading of floor amendment waived, Cosgrove floor amendment agreed to (voice vote), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

House informed that nominations have been made pursuant to HJ 5250

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: Nominations have been made pursuant to HJ 5250 (Election of Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Judges, and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges)

ELECTION OF JUDGES OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, GENERAL DISTRICT COURT AND JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS DISTRICT COURTS

Circuit Court Judges (38-Y 0-N)

Fourth Judicial Circuit: David W. Lannetti

Fourth Judicial Circuit: Joseph A. Migliozzi, Jr.

Fifth Judicial Circuit: L. Wayne Farmer

Seventh Judicial Circuit: Bryant L. Sugg

Ninth Judicial Circuit: Jeffrey W. Shaw

Tenth Judicial Circuit: Donald C. Blessing

Twelfth Judicial Circuit: Lynn S. Brice

Twelfth Judicial Circuit: David E. Johnson

Twelfth Judicial Circuit: Edward Anson Robbins, Jr.

Thirteenth Judicial Circuit: Joi Jeter Taylor

Fifteenth Judicial Circuit: Herbert M. Hewitt

Fifteenth Judicial Circuit: Victoria A. B. Willis

Sixteenth Judicial Circuit: Richard E. Moore

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit: Grace Burke Carroll

Twentieth Judicial Circuit: Jeanette A. Irby

Twenty-sixth Judicial Circuit: Ronald Lewis Napier

Twenty-sixth Judicial Circuit: Clark A. Ritchie

Twenty-seventh Judicial Circuit: Bradley W. Finch

Twenty-ninth Judicial Circuit: Richard C. Patterson

Thirtieth Judicial Circuit: Jeffrey S. Hamilton

Third Judicial Circuit: Willam S. Moore (22-Y 1-N)

General District Court Judges (37-Y 0-N 1-Rule 36)

Second Judicial District: Paul D. Merullo

Fourth Judicial District: Michael C. Rosenblum

Sixth Judicial District: H. Lee Townsend, III

Seventh Judicial District: Christopher R. Papile

Ninth Judicial District: Stephanie E. Merritt

Eleventh Judicial District: Robert B. Beasley, Jr.

Twelfth Judicial District: Matthew D. Nelson

Fifteenth Judicial District: Robert E. Reibach

Twenty-sixth  Judicial District: John S. Hart, Jr.

Twenty-ninth Judicial District: George R. Brittain, II

Thirty-first Judicial District: Wallace S. Covington, III (23‑Y 0‑N)

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges (38‑Y 0‑N)

Second Judicial District: Philip C. Hollowell

Third Judicial District: Earle C. Mobley

Twelfth Judicial District: Scott D. Landry

Twelfth Judicial District: Jayne A. Pemberton

Sixteenth Judicial District: David M. Barredo

Sixteenth Judicial District: Deborah S. Tinsley

Twenty-third Judicial District: Onzlee Ware

Twenty-fifth Judicial District: Linda Schorsch Jones

Twenty-sixth Judicial District: Kimberly M. Athey

Twenty-sixth Judicial District: Anthony W. Bailey

Twenty-seventh Judicial District: Bradley G. Dalton

Thirtieth Judicial District: Ronald K. Elkins

Thirty-first Judicial District: H. Jan Roltsch-Anoll

Reading of report waived (35 - Y 1-N)

Committee Nominations Report agreed to (23-Y 16-N)

AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES

Hanger, Chair; Watkins, Ruff, Obenshain, McEachin, Petersen, Stuart, Marsden, Stanley, Black, Miller, Ebbin, Lewis, Chafin, and Vacancy

COMMERCE AND LABOR

Watkins, Chair; Colgan, Saslaw, Norment, Stosch, Wagner, Newman, Obenshain, Stuart, McWaters, Stanley, Alexander, Cosgrove, Chafin, Vacancy, and Vacancy

COURTS OF JUSTICE

Norment, Co-Chair; Obenshain, Co-Chair; Saslaw, Howell, Lucas, Edwards, Puller, McDougle, McEachin, Stuart, Vogel, Stanley, Reeves, Garrett, and Chafin

EDUCATION AND HEALTH

Martin, Chair; Saslaw, Lucas, Howell, Newman, Locke, Barker, Smith, McWaters, Black, Carrico, Garrett, Petersen, Cosgrove, and Lewis

FINANCE

Stosch, Co-Chair; Colgan, Co-Chair; Howell, Saslaw, Norment, Hanger, Watkins, Lucas, Newman, Ruff, Wagner, McDougle, Vogel, Carrico, Alexander, Vacancy, and Vacancy

GENERAL LAWS AND TECHNOLOGY

Ruff, Chair; Colgan, Stosch, Martin, Locke, Petersen, Barker, Vogel, Stuart, Deeds, Black, Ebbin, Reeves, Garrett, and Wexton

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Smith, Chair; Lucas, Martin, Hanger, Puller, Ruff, Locke, Marsden, Stanley, Miller, Ebbin, Favola, Lewis, Stosch, and Vacancy

PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS

Vogel, Chair; Martin, Howell, Deeds, Obenshain, Edwards, McEachin, Smith, Carrico, Reeves, Garrett, Alexander, Miller, Cosgrove, and Vacancy

REHABILITATION AND SOCIAL SERVICES

Wagner, Chair; Hanger, Puller, Locke, McDougle, Barker, Norment, Black, Reeves, Favola, Wexton, McWaters, Deeds, Petersen, and Chafin

TRANSPORTATION

Newman, Chair; Watkins, Wagner, Deeds, McDougle, Smith, Marsden, McWaters, Colgan, Carrico, Favola, Alexander, Cosgrove, Edwards, and Wexton

RULES

McDougle, Chair; Colgan, Norment, Stosch, Martin, Hanger, Newman, Watkins, Ruff, Wagner, Obenshain, Smith, Vogel, Saslaw, Howell, and Lucas

COMMUNICATION FROM THE HOUSE (HN30918): Reading waived (36-Y 3-N)

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following House joint resolutions: HJ 5234, 5235, 5236, 5237, 5238, 5239, 5240, 5241, 5242, 5243, 5244, 5245, 5246, 5247, 5248, 5249, 5251, 5252, 5253, 5254, 5255, 5256, 5257, 5258, 5259, 5260, 5261, 5262

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following Senate joint resolutions: SJ 5016, 5017, 5022, 5060, 5061, 5062, 5063, 5064, 5065, 5066, 5067, 5068, 5069, 5070, 5071, 5072, 5073, 5074

On motion of Senator McDougle the Senate recessed in memory of Marine Staff Sergeant David H. Stewart, Marine Staff Sergeant Charles C. Strong, and Judge James C. Turk at 8:15 p.m. pursuant to HJ 5208.

 


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