Minute Book
2015 Session
Senate of Virginia
RALPH S. NORTHAM, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
 

 

Called to order at 10:00 a.m. by Lt. Governor Ralph S. Northam

Prayer offered by The Reverend Monte Guice, Swift Creek Baptist Church Midlothian, Midlothian, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Chafin dispensed with reading of Journal (31-Y 7-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10209): reading waived (33‑Y 5‑N)

The House of Delegates has passed the following House bills: HB 1298, 1303, 1309, 1318, 1320, 1542, 1637, 1641, 1686, 1714, 1751, 1752, 1753, 1754, 1757, 1811, 1835, 1871, 1873, 1899, 1924, 1967, 2036, 2058, 2067, 2111, 2137, 2148, 2169, 2193, 2195, 2216, 2226, 2240, 2245, 2246, 2247, 2257, 2276, 2288, 2293, 2330, 2331, 2350, 2373

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following House joint resolutions: HJ 490, 506, 515, 537, 557, 558, 586, 587, 594, 597, 598, 603, 623, 630, 635, 637, 771

The House of Delegates has passed the following Senate bill: SB 1044

House bills and joint resolutions referred, and joint resolution laid on Clerk’s Desk: see February 11 Senate Calendar

BILL REPORTED

From Courts of Justice: SB 1156

Leaves of absence granted: Senators Lucas and Puller

SJ 340 and 341 - offered by Senator Edwards

SJ 342, 343 and 344 - offered by Senator Howell

SJ 345 - offered by Senator Wexton

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

CALENDAR

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILL ON THIRD READING

HB1821 - Read third time, Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILL ON THIRD READING

HB1440 - Read third time, Passed Senate (31-Y 6-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING

SB 770 - Read third time and passed Senate (27-Y 10-N)

SB1450 - Read third time and passed Senate (33-Y 5-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

SB 718 - Read second time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1209 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1311 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1325 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1408 - Read second time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1409 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1440 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Norment floor amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1461 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1424 - Out of block, Read second time, Committee substitute rejected (voice vote), Norment floor substitute agreed to (voice vote), Petersen floor amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (35-Y 1-N)

SB1401 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Norment floor amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Out of block, Passed Senate (33-Y 5-N)

SB1315 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Out of block, Passed Senate (36-Y 1-N)

SB1365 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Out of block, Passed Senate (33-Y 5-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (37-Y 1-N), Passed Senate (32-Y 5-N)

SB1460 - Read second time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Out of block, Passed Senate (35-Y 3-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

SB1122 - Read second time, Barker floor amendment # 1 withdrawn, Barker floor amendment # 3 agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (24-Y 13-N)

SB 736 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (30-Y 7-N)

SB 754 - 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 (30-Y 6-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (36-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (31-Y 5-N)

SB 996 - Read second time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (21-Y 16-N)

SB 997 - 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 (38-Y 0-N)

SB1268 - 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 (29-Y 9-N)

SB1283 - 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 (37-Y 1-N)

SB1332 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (36-Y 1-N)

SB1341 - 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 (37-Y 0-N)

SB1386 - 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 (38-Y 0-N)

SB1449 - Read second time, General Laws and Technology substitute rejected (voice vote), Finance substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (21-Y 17-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (23-Y 15-N)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 11:50 a.m. to reconvene at 12:15 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 12:15 p.m.

Rules suspended, privileges of the floor given to distinguished guests (36‑Y 0‑N)

CALENDAR (continued)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 712 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Read second time, Education and Health substitute rejected (voice vote), Courts of Justice substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1085 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1189 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1190 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1193 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Read second time, Education and Health substitute rejected (voice vote), Courts of Justice substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1226 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1361 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1371 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1378 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1385 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB1445 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (38-Y 0-N)

SB 800 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Out of block, Passed by for day

SB 885 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Out of block, Passed Senate (36-Y 1-N)

SB1097 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Vogel floor amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Out of block, Engrossment reconsidered by Senate (38-Y 0-N), Vogel floor amendment reconsidered (38-Y 0-N), Vogel floor amendment rejected (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (31-Y 7-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 760 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), Motion to recommit to Commerce and Labor agreed to (21-Y 17-N), Motion to recommit to Commerce and Labor reconsidered (38-Y 0-N), Motion to recommit to Commerce and Labor agreed to (22-Y 16-N)

SB1046 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (37-Y 0-N)

SB1301 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), 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 (21-Y 17-N)

SB1329 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Read second time, , Education and Health substitute rejected (voice vote), Courts of Justice substitute rejected (voice vote), Saslaw floor substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB1333 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (37-Y 1-N)

SB1350 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), 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 (38-Y 0-N)

SB1362 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Read second time, Hanger floor substitute withdrawn, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Hanger floor amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (37-Y 1-N)

SB1393 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Read second time, Education and Health substitute rejected (voice vote), Courts of Justice substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (23-Y 14-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON THIRD READING

SJ 220 - Read third time and agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

SJ 292 - Read third time and agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

REGULAR CALENDAR SENATE

JOINT RESOLUTION ON THIRD READING

SJ 296 - Engrossment reconsidered by Senate (36-Y 0-N), Norment floor amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived (37-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON SECOND READING

SJ 257 - Passed by for day

SJ 258 - Passed by for day

SJ 259 - Passed by for day

SJ 260 - Passed by for day

SJ 261 - Passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON FIRST READING

SJ 303 - Passed by for day

SJ 332 - Passed by for day

HJ 726 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (37-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

HJ 748 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (38-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILL ON FIRST READING

SB 1156 - Read first time, Rules suspended, second constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (37-Y 0-N)

SJ 346 - offered by Senator Watkins (unanimous consent to introduce by voice vote)

Joint resolution presented, ordered printed and referred under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 523

On motion of Senator Stosch, the Senate adjourned at 4:21 p.m. to convene Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 12 m.

 


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