Minute Book
2016 Session
Senate of Virginia
RALPH S. NORTHAM, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
 

 

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

Prayer offered by The Reverend Roscoe D. Cooper III, Rising Mount Zion Baptist Church, Richmond, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Deeds dispensed with reading of Journal (36-Y 1-N 1-A)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN20307): reading waived (37‑Y 2‑N)

The House of Delegates has passed the following Senate bills: SB 117, 126, 288, 364, 388, 417, 491, 607, 728

The House of Delegates has amended in accordance with the recommendation of the Governor the following Senate bill: SB 122

The House of Delegates has agreed to the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 64, 367, 760, 1016, 1052, 1053, 1213, 1238, 1345

The House of Delegates has agreed to the substitutes proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 47, 177, 393, 610, 703, 707, 786, 834, 1087, 1102, 1111, 1189, 1289

The House of Delegates has agreed to the substitute with amendment proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 481

CALENDAR

BILLS IN CONFERENCE

HB 148 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HB 386 - Passed by for day

HJ 84 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

SB 445 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE

HB 25 - Senate insisted on amendment and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

HB 168 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

HB 373 - Senate insisted on amendments and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

HB 568 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

HB 622 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

HB 842 - Senate insisted on amendment and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

HB 858 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

HB 879 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

HB1228 - Senate insisted on amendment and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

HB1255 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

HB1344 - Conferees appointed: Senators Norment, Hanger and Saslaw

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 39 - House substitute rejected by Senate (4-Y 36-N)

SB 125 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 237 - House amendment rejected by Senate (2-Y 38-N)

SB 285 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 294 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (35-Y 5-N)

SB 323 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)

SB 337 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 352 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (33-Y 6-N)

SB 358 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 11:40 a.m. to reconvene at 12:15 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 12:15 p.m.

CALENDAR (continued)

SB 363 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 415 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 2-N)

SB 418 - Passed by for day

SB 517 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SB 576 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 611 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (36-Y 3-N)

SB 645 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N), Reconsideration of House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N), House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 692 - House substitute rejected by Senate (4-Y 36-N)

SB 695 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N)

SB 701 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SB 734 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (22-Y 18-N), Reconsideration of House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N), House substitute agreed to by Senate (21-Y 19-N)

SB 746 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (37-Y 3-N)

SB 748 - House substitute rejected by Senate (1-Y 39-N)

SB 329 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (40-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Carrico, Stanley and Favola

SJ 58 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (voice vote), Conferees appointed: Senators McDougle, Stanley and Locke

SJ 85 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (voice vote), Conferees appointed: Senators McDougle, Newman and Wexton

SJ 97 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (voice vote), Conferees appointed: Senators Newman, McDougle and Lucas

SENATE BILL VETOED BY GOVERNOR

SB 612 - Passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

HB 238 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 451 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 525 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 665 - Read third time, Committee amendments agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB 814 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

HB1059 - Read third time, Passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

HB 685 - Passed by for day

HB1362 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (30-Y 10-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

HB 846 - Read second time, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (36-Y 2-N)

HB1069 - Read second time, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Committee amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (37-Y 3-N)

HB1343 - Read second time, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 1-N), Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (34-Y 6-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON THIRD READING

HJ 177 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 332 - Read third time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ 347 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 1:08 p.m. to reconvene at 1:25 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 1:25 p.m.

CALENDAR (continued)

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION ON THIRD READING

HJ 424 - Read third time, Agreed to by Senate (20-Y 18-N 1-A), House informed

Joint order Pursuant to HJR 424

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE RESOLUTIONS ON THIRD READING

SR 42 - Read third time and agreed to by Senate (20-Y 18-N 1-A), House informed

Joint order pursuant to HJ 424 (continued)

Motion to suspend joint order until completion of Calendar Wednesday, March 9, 2016 agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N), Reconsideration to suspend joint order agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: Nominations have been made pursuant to HJ 424 (Election of a Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia)

ELECTION OF A JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT OF VIRGINIA

A Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia (20-Y 0-N 1-A)

Rossie D. Alston, Jr.; Nominated, not elected

Motion to suspend joint order until completion of Calendar Wednesday, March 9, 2016 agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SR 43 - Passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION ON SECOND READING

SJ 188 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived (40-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N 2-A)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE RESOLUTION ON SECOND READING

SR 64 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, third reading waived (40-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE RESOLUTIONS ON SECOND READING

SR 74 - Passed by for day

SR 75 - Passed by for day

SR 79 - offered by Senator Stuart

Resolution presented, ordered printed and referred under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 37: see March 9 Senate Calendar

On motion of Senator Newman, the Senate adjourned at 2:25 p.m. to convene Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. Pursuant to Rule 21(d)ii, the Clerk was ordered to receive committee reports.

RESOLUTION REPORTED

From Courts of Justice: SR 79

SJ 212 - offered by Senator Suetterlein

SJ 213 - offered by Senator Norment

SJ 214 - offered by Senator Howell

SJ 215 - offered by Senator Ebbin

SR 76 and 77 - offered by Senator Suetterlein

Joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 37: see March 9 Senate Calendar

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10308)

The House of Delegates has passed with amendment the following Senate bill: SB 57

The House of Delegates has insisted on its substitutes and has requested committees of conference on the following Senate bills: SB 440, 625

The House of Delegates has agreed to the report of the committee of conference on the following Senate bill: SB 445

The House of Delegates has rejected the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 8, 180, 815

The House of Delegates has rejected the substitutes proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 46, 894

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for a committee of conference on the following House bill: HB 895

The House of Delegates has agreed to the reports of the committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 127, 148, 386, 646

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following House joint resolutions: HJ 409, 423, 426, 427, 428, 429, 430, 431, 432, 433, 434, 435, 436, 437, 438, 439, 440, 441, 442, 443, 444, 445, 447, 448, 449, 450, 451, 452, 453, 454, 455, 456, 457, 458, 459, 460, 461, 462

The House of Delegates has agreed to the reports of the committees of conference on the following House joint resolutions: HJ 69, 84

Senate bill with House amendment placed on Calendar

House joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk: see March 9 Senate Calendar


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