Minute Book
2015 Session
Senate of Virginia
RALPH S. NORTHAM, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
 

 

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

Prayer offered by The Reverend Leroy Cherry, Third Baptist Church, Petersburg, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

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

BILLS REPORTED

From Commerce and Labor: SB 1465S, 1466; HB 1820S, 1940A, 2237, 2267A, 2316S, 2322, 2372A

From General Laws and Technology: HB 1472S, 1628, 1637, 1661, 1739, 1751, 1835S, 1905, 2080, 2103, 2104, 2293, 2323, 2378A, 2395

Leave of absence granted: Senator Puller

Rules suspended, privileges of the floor given to distinguished guests (37‑Y 0‑N)

Rules suspended, privileges of the floor given to distinguished guests (39‑Y 0‑N)

SR 118 - offered by Senator Reeves

Resolution laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 523: see February 25 Senate Calendar 

CALENDAR

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE

HB1353 - Senate insisted on amendment and requested committee of conference (37-Y 0-N)

HB1500 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

HB1673 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

HB1800 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

HB1807 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (38-Y 1-N)

HB1890 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

HB1901 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

HB1964 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

HB1984 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

HB2277 - Senate insisted on amendment and requested committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

HB2329 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

HB1351 - Conferees appointed: Senators McWaters, Wexton and Smith

HB1458 - Conferees appointed: Senators Obenshain, Barker and Smith

HB1531 - Conferees appointed: Senators Watkins, Carrico and Favola

HB2114 - Conferees appointed: Senators Martin, Carrico and Lewis

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 727 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (34-Y 4-N)

SB 781 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N)

SB 847 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SB 927 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SB 928 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 982 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SB 997 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SB1002 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SB1030 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SB1047 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SB1049 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (37-Y 1-N)

SB1197 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)

SB1201 - House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 38-N 1-A)

SB1206 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SB1262 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SB1314 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N)

SB1331 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (37-Y 1-N)

SB1365 - House substitute rejected by Senate (4-Y 35-N), Reconsideration of House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB1381 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N)

SB1383 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (22-Y 17-N), Reconsideration of House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB1435 - House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 39-N)

SB1440 - House substitute with amendments rejected by Senate (1-Y 38-N)

SB 712 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

SB 965 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

SB1066 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

SB1168 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

SB1190 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

SB1194 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

SB1195 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

SB1354 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

SB1424 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

SJ 268 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (voice vote)

SJ 271 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (voice vote)

SJ 272 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (voice vote)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

HB1486 - Read third time, Committee amendment rejected (voice vote), McEachin floor amendments withdrawn, McEachin floor substitute agreed to by Senate (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB1750 - Read third time, Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB1303 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB1320 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB1338 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB1298 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB1466 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB1542 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB1686 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB1734 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB1924 - Read third time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB1998 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2026 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2070 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2106 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2111 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2193 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2195 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2226 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2240 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2247 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2257 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2281 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2330 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB2331 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB1887 - Out of block, Read third time, Engrossed, Passed Senate (35-Y 4-N)

HB1645 - Out of block, Read third time, Passed Senate (37-Y 2-N)

HB1811 - Out of block, Passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

HB2129 - Read third time, Motion to recommit to Courts of Justice agreed to (voice vote)

HB2318 - Read third time, Committee amendment rejected (voice vote), Newman floor substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)

HB1812 - Passed by for day

HB1871 - Read third time, Passed Senate (26-Y 13-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (24-Y 15-N)

HB1918 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (38-Y 1-N)

HB2058 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (37-Y 0-N 2-A)

HB2067 - Read third time, Stuart floor amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (30-Y 9-N)

HB2246 - Passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILL ON THIRD READING

SB1459 - Read third time and passed Senate (34-Y 3-N 2-A)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

HB1474 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day, Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to block vote (37-Y 1-N), Passed by for day

HB1780 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day, Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to block vote (37-Y 1-N), Passed by for day

HB1951 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day, Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to block vote (37-Y 1-N), Passed by for day

HB2048 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day, Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to block vote (37-Y 1-N), Passed by for day

HB2125 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day, Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to block vote (37-Y 1-N), Passed by for day

HB2320 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day, Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to block vote (37-Y 1-N), Passed by for day

HB2369 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day, Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to block vote (37-Y 1-N), Passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

HB1570 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day, Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to block vote (37-Y 1-N), Passed by for day

HB1783 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day, Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to block vote (37-Y 1-N), Passed by for day

HB1946 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day, Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to block vote (37-Y 1-N), Passed by for day

HB1957 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day, Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to block vote (37-Y 1-N), Passed by for day

HB2009 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day, Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to block vote (37-Y 1-N), Passed by for day

HB2120 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day, Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to block vote (37-Y 1-N), Passed by for day

HB2238 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day, Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to block vote (37-Y 1-N), Passed by for day

HB2314 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day, Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to block vote (37-Y 1-N), Passed by for day

HB2396 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day, Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to block vote (37-Y 1-N), Passed by for day

HB2144 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day, Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to block vote (37-Y 1-N), Out of block, Motion to recommit to Courts of Justice agreed to (voice vote)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON THIRD READING

HJ 506 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 507 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 521 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 527 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 533 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 555 - Read third time, Committee amendments rejected (voice vote), Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 557 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 558 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 566 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 586 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 587 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 593 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 594 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 598 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 600 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 606 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 607 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 623 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 630 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 635 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 637 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 638 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 641 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 644 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 674 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 692 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 693 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 702 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 797 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 804 - Out of block, Read third time, Agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION ON THIRD READING

HJ 515 - Read third time, Rejected by Senate (19-Y 20-N), Reconsideration of defeated action agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (21-Y 18-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N), Rejected by Senate (20-Y 19-N, 21 affirmative votes needed for passage)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON THIRD READING

SJ 356 - Read third time and agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SJ 360 - Passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION ON SECOND READING

HJ 709 - Read second time

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION ON SECOND READING

HJ 659 - Read second time

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON SECOND READING

SJ 346 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SJ 358 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE RESOLUTIONS ON SECOND READING

SR 100 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SR 108 - Read second time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 2:15 p.m. to reconvene at 2:50 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 2:50 p.m.

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

HB 1628 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB 1637 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB 1661 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB 1739 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB 1820 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1835 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1905 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB 1940 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 2080 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB 2104 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB 2267 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 2293 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB 2322 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB 2323 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB 2372 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 2378 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

HB1472 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB1751 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB2103 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read third time, Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)

HB2237 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB2316 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB2395 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Read third time, Passed Senate (21-Y 18-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB1465 - Read first time

SB1466 - Read first time, Rules suspended, second constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (37-Y 2-N)

HJ 851 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (39-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

CONFEREES APPOINTED

SB712 - Senators Smith, Black and Cosgrove

SB965 - Senators Petersen, Garrett and Stuart

SB1066 - Senators Obenshain, Reeves and Smith

SB1168 - Senators Hanger, Reeves and Petersen

SB1190 - Senators Norment, McEachin and Chafin

SB1194 - Senators Norment, Reeves and Saslaw

SB1195 - Senators Norment, Reeves and Saslaw

SB1354 - Senators Reeves, Cosgrove and Dance

SB1424 - Senators Norment, Watkins and Howell

SJ268 - Senators Hanger, Obenshain and Dance

SJ271 - Senators Norment, McDougle and Alexander

SJ272 - Senators Norment, Chafin and Dance

On motion of Senator Stosch, the Senate adjourned at 3:18 p.m. to convene Tuesday, February 25, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10224)

The House of Delegates has passed with amendments the following Senate bills: SB 707, 709, 762, 770, 908, 1059, 1241, 1264

The House of Delegates has passed with substitutes the following Senate bills: SB 720, 721, 732, 761, 779, 794, 832, 845, 865, 914, 1196, 1307, 1312, 1371

The House of Delegates has passed with substitutes with amendments the following Senate bills: SB 1001, 1301

The House of Delegates has insisted on its substitutes and has requested committees of conference on the following Senate bills: SB 885, 1186

The House of Delegates has rejected the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 1493, 1616, 1674, 1702, 1897, 2040, 2081, 2385

The House of Delegates has rejected the substitutes proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 1296, 1427, 1584, 1675, 1752, 1833, 1895, 1896, 1930, 2206, 2263, 2373

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for a committee of conference on the following House bill: HB 1959

The House of Delegates has agreed to with amendments the following Senate joint resolutions: SJ 228, 273

The House of Delegates has agreed to with a substitute the following Senate joint resolution: SJ 218

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following House joint resolutions: HJ 884, 885, 886, 887, 888, 889, 890, 891, 892, 893, 894, 895, 896, 897, 898, 899, 900

The House of Delegates has passed the following Senate bills: SB 789, 815, 855, 860, 894, 915, 961, 1048, 1064, 1067, 1084, 1085, 1086, 1089, 1098, 1114, 1136, 1156, 1350, 1351, 1362, 1451

The House of Delegates has agreed to the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 1315, 1360, 1471, 1473, 1698, 1717, 1758, 1764, 1798, 1810, 1857, 2042, 2062, 2173, 2228, 2286, 2355, 2379, 2383, 2391

The House of Delegates has agreed to the substitutes proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 324, 1402, 1469, 1560, 1672, 1733, 1785, 1819, 1886, 1915, 2071, 2342, 2384

The House of Delegates has agreed to the substitutes with amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 1386, 1715, 1849

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following Senate joint resolutions: SJ 226, 245, 256, 332, 351, 352, 353, 354, 355, 357, 359, 361, 362

The House of Delegates has defeated the following Senate bills: SB 996, 1292

Senate bills with House amendments, substitutes and substitutes with amendments placed on Calendar

House joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk


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