Minute Book
2015 Special Session 1
Senate of Virginia
RALPH S. NORTHAM, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Monday, August 17, 2015
 

 

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

Prayer offered by The Reverend Benjamin P. Campbell, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Richmond, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

COMMUNICATION FROM GOVERNOR - Proclamation

SR 501 - offered by Senator McDougle (2015 Special Session 1 Operating Resolution)

SR 501 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings and engrossment waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), Agreed to by Senate (40‑Y 0‑N)

House informed that the Senate is duly organized and ready to proceed

COMMUNICATION FROM GOVERNOR - Appointment by the Governor

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House is duly organized and ready to proceed

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJ 5001 (Establishing a schedule for conduct of business)

HJ 5001 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), McDougle floor amendment agreed to, Agreed to by Senate (40‑Y 0‑N), House informed

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to Senate amendment on HJ5001

Resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 5001

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 12:48 p.m. to reconvene at 1:00 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 1:00 p.m.

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJ 5002  (Election of a Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia, General District Court Judge, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judge)

HJ 5002 - Rules suspended, reading waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), Agreed to by Senate (39‑Y 0‑N), House informed

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: Nominations have been made pursuant to HJ 5002 (Election of a Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia, a General District Court Judge, a Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judge)

Joint order pursuant to HJ 5002

SR 504, 505, and 506 - offered by Senator McDougle

SR 504 - Motion to suspend Rules, discharge committee, waive reading and take up for immediate consideration rejected (23‑Y 14‑N, 2/3 vote required), Reconsidered (40-Y 0-N), Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (36‑Y 2‑N), motion to agree to rejected (20-Y 20-N, Chair voted nay)

SR 505 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), engrossed, Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

SR 506 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (38‑Y 1‑N), engrossed, Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

House informed that nominations have been made pursuant to HJ 5002

ELECTION OF A GENERAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGE AND A JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS DISTRICT COURT JUDGE

General District Court Judge (40‑Y 0‑N)

Twenty-sixth Judicial District: William W. Eldridge IV

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judge (40‑Y 0‑N)

Fourth Judicial District: Lyn M. Simmons Jones

Reading of report waived (39‑Y 0‑N)

Special and Continuing Joint Order suspended pursuant to HJ 5001 (39-Y 0-N)

On motion of Senator McEachin, the Senate adjourned at 3:25 p.m., sine die (20-Y 20-N, Chair voted yea)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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