Minute Book
2016 Session
Senate of Virginia
RALPH S. NORTHAM, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
 

 

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

Prayer offered by The Reverend Billy McGuiggan, Church of Christ @ Three Chopt Road, Richmond, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Deeds dispensed with reading of Journal (36-Y 3-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10215): reading waived (36‑Y 3‑N)

The House of Delegates has passed the following House bills: HB 3, 36, 44, 46, 66, 118, 193, 209, 234, 264, 350, 381, 436, 448, 519, 521, 523, 524, 578, 659, 678, 682, 749, 750, 903, 907, 930, 936, 961, 1015, 1059, 1103, 1115, 1230, 1231, 1234, 1250, 1253, 1292, 1299, 1303, 1311, 1321, 1329, 1377

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following House joint resolutions: HJ 112, 245

The House of Delegates has passed the following Senate bill: SB 545

House bills and joint resolutions referred: see February 17 Senate Calendar

Leave of absence granted: Senator Newman

SJ 159 - offered by Senator Stuart

Joint resolution laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), 26(g) and HJR 37: see February 17 Senate Calendar

CALENDAR 

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

HB 322 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB 435 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB 559 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB 654 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB 674 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB 706 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB 740 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB 1026 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB 1266 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB 1267 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (39-Y 0-N)

HB 143 - Out of block, Read third time, Passed Senate (34-Y 5-N)

HB 226 - Out of block, Read third time, Passed Senate (34-Y 4-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (34-Y 5-N)

HB 323 - Out of block, Read third time, Passed Senate (37-Y 2-N)

HB 755 - Out of block, Read third time, Passed Senate (35-Y 4-N)

HB 816 - Out of block, Passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING

SB 737 - Passed by for day

SB 740 - Engrossment reconsidered by Senate (39-Y 0-N), Committee amendment reconsidered (39-Y 0-N), Committee amendment rejected (voice vote), Surovell floor substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (25-Y 13-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (35-Y 3-N 1-A), Passed Senate (25-Y 14-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

HB 304 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 321 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 405 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 462 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 529 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

HB 1066 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILL ON SECOND READING

SB 568 - Passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 582 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Stanley floor amendment agreed to (19-Y 19-N, Chair voted yea), Stanley floor amendment reconsidered (39-Y 0-N), Stanley floor amendment agreed to (23-Y 16-N), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (20-Y 19-N)

SB 640 - 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 (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (37-Y 0-N 2-A)

SB 745 - 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 (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 395 - 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 (37-Y 1-N), Passed Senate (31-Y 8-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (30-Y 9-N)

SB 494 - 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 (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (38-Y 1-N)

SB 607 - 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 (28-Y 11-N)

SB 701 - 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 (35-Y 3-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (37-Y 2-N)

SB 748 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed block vote (38-Y 0-N), Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Wagner floor amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), Pending question ordered (27-Y 11-N), Passed Senate (33-Y 6-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION ON THIRD READING

HJ 210 - Passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON SECOND READING

SJ 62 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived (39-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

SJ 63 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived (39-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION ON FIRST READING

SJ 40 - Read first time, Rules suspended, second reading waived (38-Y 0-N), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived (38-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 1:33 p.m. to reconvene at 2:20 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 2:20 p.m.

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILL ON FIRST READING

SB 731 - Read first time, Rules suspended, second constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (34-Y 3-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 416 - Read first time, Rules suspended, second constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), General Laws substitute rejected (voice vote), Finance substitute agreed to (voice vote), Norment floor amendments # 1 and 2 rejected (17-Y 22-N), Norment floor amendment # 3 withdrawn, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 1-N), Passed Senate (20-Y 19-N)

SB 751 - Read first time, Rules suspended, second constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), Finance substitute rejected (voice vote), DeSteph floor amendment agreed to (voice vote), Motion to recommit to Finance agreed to (voice vote)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate adjourned at 3:52 p.m. to convene Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 12 m.

 

 

 


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