Minute Book
2015 Session
Senate of Virginia
RALPH S. NORTHAM, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Monday, February 09, 2015
 

 

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

Prayer offered by The Reverend Jacob Sahms, Blandford United Methodist Church, Petersburg, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Deeds dispensed with reading of Journal (30-Y 3-N 2-A)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10206): reading waived (33‑Y 4‑N)

The House of Delegates has passed the following House bills: HB 1499, 1522, 1602, 1675, 1700, 1736, 1890, 1898, 1915, 1956, 1986, 2038, 2177, 2178, 2183, 2192, 2236, 2243, 2277, 2303

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following House joint resolutions: HJ 720, 721, 722, 723, 724, 725, 726, 729, 730, 732, 733, 734, 735, 736, 737, 738, 739, 740, 741, 742, 743, 744, 745, 746, 747, 748, 749, 751, 752, 753

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following Senate joint resolutions: SJ 266, 289, 306, 309, 310

House bills referred, and joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk: see February 10 Senate Calendar

BILLS REPORTED

From Courts of Justice: SB 712S, 788A rereferred to Finance, 1085A, 1189S, 1190S, 1193S, 1301S, 1329S, 1361A, 1391 rereferred to Finance, 1393S

From Finance: SB 800

Leaves of absence granted: Senators Lucas and Puller

SJ 337 - offered by Senator Ebbin

SJ 338 - offered by Senator Norment

SJ 339 - offered by Senator Watkins

SR 92 - offered by Senator Cosgrove

Joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 523: see February 10 Senate Calendar

CALENDAR 

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILL ON THIRD READING

SB1448 - Engrossment reconsidered by Senate (34-Y 0-N), Vogel floor amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (34-Y 0-N 3-A), Passed Senate (34-Y 0-N 3-A)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING

SB 770 - Engrossment reconsidered by Senate (36-Y 0-N), Committee substitute reconsidered (36-Y 0-N), Committee substitute rejected (voice vote), McEachin floor substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SB 819 - Read third time and defeated by Senate (18-Y 20-N)

SB1281 - Read third time and passed Senate (20-Y 18-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (36-Y 0-N), Defeated by Senate (17-Y 21-N)

SB1331 - Read third time and passed Senate (32-Y 6-N)

SB1410 - Read third time and passed Senate (28-Y 9-N)

SB 742 - Read third time and passed Senate (22-Y 16-N)

SB1006 - Read third time and passed Senate (19-Y 19-N, Chair voted nay)

SB1047 - Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB1187 - Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB1196 - Read third time and passed Senate (28-Y 10-N)

SB1443 - Read third time and passed Senate (22-Y 16-N)

SB1447 - Read third time and passed Senate (25-Y 13-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILL ON SECOND READING

HB1821 - Read second time

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILL ON SECOND READING

HB1440 - Read second time

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

SB 732 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB 876 - Read second time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB 877 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB 926 - Read second time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1045 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1052 - Read second time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1140 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1186 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1197 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1206 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1223 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1244 - Read second time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1260 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1286 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1290 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1293 - Read second time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1307 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1327 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1339 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1354 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1369 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1417 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1427 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1434 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1446 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1401 - Out of block, Passed by for day

SB1424 - Out of block, Passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

SB1122 - Read second time, Barker floor amendment # 2 withdrawn, Barker floor amendment # 1 offered, Passed by for day

SB 853 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Favola floor amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (36-Y 2-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (35-Y 2-N 1-A)

SB1048 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 1-N), Passed Senate (32-Y 6-N)

SB1130 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (26-Y 12-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (25-Y 13-N)

SB1143 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (22-Y 16-N)

SB1234 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (30-Y 8-N)

SB1352 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (31-Y 7-N)

SB1380 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB1450 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 718 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB1209 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB1311 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB1315 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB1325 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB1365 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB1408 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB1409 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB1440 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB1460 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB1461 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 736 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 754 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 996 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 997 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB1268 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB1283 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB1332 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB1341 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB1386 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB1449 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 1:45 p.m. to reconvene at 1:50 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 1:50 p.m.

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON THIRD READING

SJ 218 - Read third time and agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 281 - Read third time and agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 285 - Read third time and agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SJ 273 - Out of block, Read third time and agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON THIRD READING

SJ 291 - Read third time and rejected by Senate (21-Y 17-N, 2/3 voting needed for passage)

SJ 305 - Read third time and rejected by Senate (19-Y 19-N, 21 affirmative votes needed for passage)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE RESOLUTION ON THIRD READING

SR 62 - Read third time and agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON SECOND READING

SJ 220 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SJ 292 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION ON SECOND READING

SJ 296 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

On motion of Senator Stosch, the Senate adjourned at 2:47 p.m. to convene Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Pursuant to Rule 21(d)ii, the Clerk was ordered to receive committee reports.

BILLS REPORTED

From Commerce and Labor: SB 760S, 1046

From General Laws and Technology: SB 885S, 1097S, 1226S, 1333, 1362S, 1371S, 1378A, 1385S, 1445S

From Privileges and Elections: SB 1350S; SJ 257, 258, 259, 260, 261, 303, 332S

 


Legislative Information System