Minute Book
2016 Session
Senate of Virginia
RALPH S. NORTHAM, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Monday, February 15, 2016
 

 

Called to order at 9:30 a.m. by Lt. Governor Ralph S. Northam

Prayer offered by The Honorable Luke E. Torian, Dumfries, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Stanley dispensed with reading of Journal (29-Y 6-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10212): reading waived (32‑Y 6‑N)

The House of Delegates has passed the following House bills: HB 97, 248, 256, 293, 384, 409, 454, 501, 536, 581, 613, 700, 760, 789, 809, 905, 912, 944, 991, 1089, 1229, 1269, 1273, 1277, 1348, 1359, 1376

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following House joint resolutions: HJ 1, 7, 244, 246, 247, 248, 249, 250, 251, 252, 253, 254, 255, 257, 258, 259, 260, 261, 262, 263, 264, 265, 266, 267, 269, 270, 271, 272, 273, 274, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 280, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285

The House of Delegates has passed the following Senate bills: SB 1, 252, 284, 292, 307, 344, 356

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following Senate joint resolutions: SJ 90, 91, 92, 125, 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 136, 137, 138, 139, 141

House bills and joint resolutions referred, and joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk: see February 16 Senate Calendar

SJ 155 - offered by Senator Obenshain

SJ 156 - offered by Senator Chase

SR 49, 50, 51 and 52 - offered by Senator Marsden

Joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 37: see February 16 Senate Calendar

CALENDAR

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

HB 4 - Read third time, Passed Senate (21-Y 19-N)

HB 254 - Read third time, Passed Senate (21-Y 18-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (21-Y 19-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILL ON THIRD READING

SB 58 - Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING

SB 197 - Read third time and passed Senate (21-Y 18-N)

SB 588 - Read third time and defeated by Senate (20-Y 20-N, Chair voted nay)

SB 736 - Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SB 552 - Read third time and passed Senate (25-Y 15-N)

SB 44 - Read third time and passed Senate (33-Y 7-N)

SB 542 - Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 2-N)

SB 677 - Read third time and passed Senate (32-Y 8-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

HB 143 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 226 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 322 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 323 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 435 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 559 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 654 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 674 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 706 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 740 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 755 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 816 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1026 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1266 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1267 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

SB 468 - Read second time, Wagner floor amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

SB 277 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

SB 510 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

SB 543 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

SB 553 - Read second time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

SB 576 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Ruff floor amendment agreed to, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

SB 587 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

SB 590 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

SB 710 - Read second time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

SB 719 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

SB 760 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

SB 776 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

SB 780 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

SB 60 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Out of block, Passed Senate (27-Y 11-N)

SB 458 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Out of block, Passed Senate (31-Y 9-N)

SB 478 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (39-Y 0-N), Out of block, Passed Senate (37-Y 2-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

SB 560 - Read second time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Defeated by Senate (17-Y 21-N)

SB 737 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 457 - Read second time, Petersen floor substitute rejected (16-Y 24-N), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 9 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (38-Y 2-N)

SB 113 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (25-Y 15-N)

SB 178 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (22-Y 18-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (21-Y 19-N)

SB 224 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (30-Y 10-N)

SB 313 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (38-Y 2-N)

SB 567 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Barker floor amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (34-Y 5-N)

SB 568 - Passed by for day

SB 577 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Sturtevant floor amendment rejected (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (38-Y 2-N)

SB 734 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (21-Y 19-N)

SB 740 - Read second time, Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Motion to rerefer to Finance rejected (17-Y 23-N), Passed by for day

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 1:47 p.m. to reconvene at 2:00 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 2:00 p.m.

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 232 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-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 (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 476 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Read second time, Transportation substitute rejected (voice vote), Finance substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 563 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-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 (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 625 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-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 (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 652 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-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 (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 781 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 61 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-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 (40-Y 0-N), Out of block , Passed Senate (34-Y 6-N)

SB 692 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Norment floor amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Out of block, Passed Senate (29-Y 11-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 288 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 578 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 1-N), Passed Senate (31-Y 9-N)

SB 579 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (31-Y 9-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION ON THIRD READING

HJ 123 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON THIRD READING

HJ 210 - Passed by for day

HJ 2 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate (21-Y 19-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON THIRD READING

SJ 6 - Read third time and rejected by Senate (19-Y 21-N)

SJ 93 - Read third time and rejected to by Senate (20-Y 20-N, requires 21 affirmative votes for passage)

SJ 127 - Read third time and agreed to by Senate (21-Y 19-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON FIRST READING

SJ 33 - Read first time

SJ 62 - Read first time

SJ 63 - Read third time

On motion of Senator Newman, the Senate adjourned at 2:40 p.m. to convene Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Pursuant to Rule 21(d)ii, the Clerk was ordered to receive committee reports.

BILLS AND RESOLUTION REPORTED

From Commerce and Labor: SB 395S, 582S, 607, 640S, 745S, 748S; HB 304A

From Courts of Justice: SB 701S

From General Laws and Technology: SB 494S; HB 321, 369 rereferred to Finance, 405, 462, 529, 1066

From Rules: SJ 40

 


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