Minute Book
2015 Session
Senate of Virginia
RALPH S. NORTHAM, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Thursday, February 26, 2015
 

 

Called to order at 10:30 a.m. by Lt. Governor Ralph S. Northam

Prayer offered by The Reverend Mark Miller, Shalom Baptist Church, Mechanicsville, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Dance dispensed with reading of Journal (32-Y 5-N)

Leave of absence granted: Senator Puller

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

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

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN20226): 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 1059

House of Delegates has insisted on its substitutes and has requested committees of conference on the following Senate bills: SB 721, 1196, 1365, 1371

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 1296, 1427, 1493, 1584, 1616, 1674, 1675, 1702, 1752, 1833, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1930, 2040, 2081, 2206, 2263, 2373, 2385

CALENDAR

BILLS IN CONFERENCE

HB1351 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (35-Y 1-N)

HB1400 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N)

HB1531 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (34-Y 4-N)

HB1807 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (33-Y 5-N)

HB1959 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)

HB2277 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 1-N)

SB 675 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)

SB 676 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 803 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (32-Y 6-N)

SB 916 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB1042 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB1066 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (31-Y 7-N)

SB1186 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 11:40 a.m. to reconvene at 12:20 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 12:20 p.m.

CALENDAR (continued) 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE

HB1298 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference block vote (38-Y 0-N)

HB2058 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference block vote (38-Y 0-N)

HB2070 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference block vote (38-Y 0-N)

HB2106 - Senate insisted on amendments and requested committee of conference block vote (38-Y 0-N)

HB2281 - Senate insisted on amendments and requested committee of conference block vote (38-Y 0-N)

HJ 506 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference block vote (38-Y 0-N)

HJ 598 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference block vote (38-Y 0-N)

HJ 637 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference block vote (38-Y 0-N)

CONFEREES APPOINTED

HB1296 - Senators Obenshain, Reeves and Smith

HB1427 - Senators Stuart, Obenshain and Wexton

HB1493 - Senators Obenshain, Reeves and McEachin

HB1584 - Senators Martin, Stuart and Petersen

HB1616 - Senators Newman, Garrett and Dance

HB1674 - Senators Newman, Smith and Lucas

HB1675 - Senators Garrett, Carrico and Lewis

HB1702 - Senators Garrett, Stanley and Edwards

HB1752 - Senators Black, McWaters and Locke

HB1833 - Senators Obenshain, Reeves and Edwards

HB1895 - Senators Martin, Dance and Norment

HB1896 - Senators Martin, Dance and Norment

HB1897 - Senators Norment, Howell and Watkins

HB1930 - Senators Smith, Black and Cosgrove

HB2040 - Senators Obenshain, McDougle and Howell

HB2081 - Senators Stanley, McWaters and Alexander

HB2206 - Senators Norment, Reeves and Saslaw

HB 2263 - Senators Stanley, Edwards and Reeves

HB2373 - Senators Reeves, Cosgrove and Dance

HB2385 - Senators Stanley, Stuart and McEachin

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 888 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (35-Y 3-N)

SB 919 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (35-Y 2-N)

SB 942 - House substitute rejected by Senate (4-Y 34-N)

SB1039 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (37-Y 1-N)

SB1056 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)

SB1122 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)

SB1193 - House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 37-N)

SB1450 - House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 38-N)

SB1201 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference block vote (37-Y 0-N)

SB1435 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference block vote (37-Y 0-N)

SB1440 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference block vote (37-Y 0-N)

SB 721 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference block vote (37-Y 0-N)

SB1059 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference block vote (37-Y 0-N)

SB1196 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference block vote (37-Y 0-N)

SB1371 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference block vote (37-Y 0-N)

SB1365 - Out of block, Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (35-Y 2-N)

CONFEREES APPOINTED

SB1201 - Senators Wagner, Ruff and Lewis

SB1435 - Senators Deeds, Stuart and Stanley

SB1440 - Senators Ruff, Chafin and Dance

SB721 - Senators Marsden, Garrett and Stuart

SB1059 - Senators Obenshain, Stuart and Wexton

SB1196 - Senators Norment, Saslaw and Stuart

SB1365 - Senators Watkins, Chafin and Petersen

SB1371 - Senators Ruff, Reeves and Petersen 

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

HB1940 - Read third time, Engrossed, Passed Senate (36-Y 0-N 1-A)

HB2369 - Read third time, Engrossed, Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

HB1783 - Read third time, Passed Senate (35-Y 3-N)

HB2314 - Read third time, Obenshain floor amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (35-Y 2-N)

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS

HJ 887 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 889 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 892 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 896 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 897 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 898 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

SJ 382 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

SR 119 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

SR 124 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

SR 126 - Out of block, Agreed to by Senate

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS

HJ 884 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 885 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 886 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 890 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 891 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 893 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 900 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SR 123 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SR 125 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SR 127 - offered by Senator Marsden

SR 128 - offered by Senator Puller

SR 129 - offered by Senator Carrico

Resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 523

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 1:10 p.m. to reconvene at 2:20 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 2:20 p.m.

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10226): reading waived (33-Y 3-N)

The House of Delegates has rejected the substitutes proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 1570, 1835

The House of Delegates has agreed to the reports of the committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 1351, 1400, 2277

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following House joint resolution: HJ 960

The House of Delegates has agreed to the reports of the committees of conference on the following Senate bills: SB 916, 1186, 1290

The House of Delegates has agreed to the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 1946, 2009, 2120, 2125, 2267, 2372, 2378, 2396

The House of Delegates has agreed to the substitutes proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 1472, 1820, 2048, 2316

The House of Delegates has agreed to the substitute with amendment proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 2320

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following Senate joint resolutions: SJ 356, 363, 364, 365, 366, 367, 368, 369, 370, 371, 372, 374, 375, 376, 377, 378, 379, 380, 381

The House of Delegates has agreed to the substitutes proposed by the Senate to the following House joint resolutions: HJ 659, 709

BILLS IN CONFERENCE

HB1353 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (35-Y 3-N)

HB2329 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)

SB 885 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 1-N)

SB 938 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 965 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB1354 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N 1-A), Reconsideration of conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N), Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SJ 272 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

HB1296 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (25-Y 13-N)

HB1493 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

HB2373 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1

HB 1570 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

HB 1835 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS

HJ 904 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 906 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 907 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 917 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 924 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 929 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 931 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 932 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 933 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 938 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 945 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 951 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 953 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 954 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 956 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 959 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 960 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

SR 128 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS

HJ 901 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 905 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 908 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 909 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 910 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 911 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 912 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 913 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 914 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 916 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 918 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 919 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 926 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 928 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 930 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 934 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 935 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 936 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 937 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 939 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 940 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 941 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 942 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 943 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 944 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 946 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 950 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 952 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 955 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 957 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 958 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SR 127 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN30226)

The House of Delegates has insisted on its substitutes and has requested committees of conference on the following Senate bills: SB 942, 1193, 1450

The House of Delegates has agreed to the reports of the committees of conference on the following Senate bills: SB 938, 1066, 1354

The House of Delegates has rejected the substitute proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 2369

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 1298, 2058, 2070, 2106, 2281

The House of Delegates has agreed to the reports of the committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 1296, 1353, 1493, 1800, 1807, 1984, 2329, 2373

The House of Delegates has agreed to the report of the committee of conference on the following Senate joint resolution: SJ 272

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for committees of conference on the following House joint resolutions: HJ 506, 598, 637

The House of Delegates has agreed to the amendment proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 1940

The House of Delegates has agreed to the substitute with amendment proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 2314

CONFEREES APPOINTED

HB 1298 - Senators Stuart, Stanley and Lewis

HB 2058 - Senators Ruff, Petersen and Carrico

HB 2070 - Senators Norment, Watkins and Howell

HB 2106 - Senators Norment, McDougle and Newman

HB 2281 - Senators McDougle, Norment and Newman

HJ 506 - Senators Norment, McDougle and Alexander

HJ 598 - Senators McDougle, Norment and Newman

HJ 637 - Senators Hanger, Obenshain and Dance

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 942 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (36-Y 1-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Carrico, Wagner and Stuart

SB1193 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (37-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Norment, McWaters and Howell

SB1450 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (37-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Obenshain, Stuart and McEachin

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE

HB2369 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (36-Y 1-N)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 3:30 p.m. to reconvene at 4:20 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 4:20 p.m.

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN40226): reading waived (36-Y 1-N)

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 1570, 1835

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN50226): reading waived (36-Y 1-N)

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for a committee of conference on the following House bill: HB 2369

CONFEREES APPOINTED

HB 2369 - Senators Norment, Garrett and Howell

HB 1570 - Senators Hanger, Reeves and Petersen

HB 1835 - Senators Ruff, Reeves and Petersen

SR 127 - offered by Senator Marsden

SR 128 - offered by Senator Puller

SR 129 - offered by Senator Carrico

SR 130 and 131 - offered by Senator Smith

SR 132 - offered by Senator Ruff

SR 133 - offered by Senator Saslaw (unanimous consent to introduce by voice vote)

Resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 523: see February 27 Senate Calendar

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN60226)

The House of Delegates has agreed to the reports of the committees of conference on the following Senate bills: SB 885, 892, 1188, 1201

The House of Delegates has agreed to the reports of the committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 1500, 1584, 1616, 1673, 1675, 1702, 1833, 1897, 1901, 1964, 2040, 2081, 2385

The House of Delegates has agreed to the report of the committee of conference on the following Senate joint resolution: SJ 268

On motion of Senator Stosch, the Senate adjourned at 4:36 p.m. to convene Friday, February 27, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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