Minute Book
2016 Session
Senate of Virginia
RALPH S. NORTHAM, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Wednesday, March 09, 2016
 

 

Called to order at 10:00 a.m. by Lt. Governor Ralph S. Northam

Prayer offered by The Reverend Dr. Sam Frye, First Simple Church of Williamsburg, Williamsburg, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Chase dispensed with reading of Journal (32-Y 6-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN20308): reading waived (36‑Y 4‑N)

The House of Delegates has passed the following Senate bills: SB 204, 446

The House of Delegates has agreed to the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 389, 730, 1114

The House of Delegates has agreed to the substitutes proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 381, 407, 476, 939, 961

The House of Delegates has agreed to the substitute with amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 98

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following Senate joint resolutions: SJ 70, 127, 157, 158, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 185, 186, 201

The House of Delegates has sustained the veto of the Governor on the following House bill: HB 259

CALENDAR

BILLS IN CONFERENCE

HB 127 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HB 386 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N)

HB 646 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N), Reconsideration of conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N), Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HJ 69 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE

HB 8 - Senate insisted on amendments and requested committee of conference (39-Y 1-N)

HB 46 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N), Reconsideration of substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N), Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

HB 180 - Senate insisted on amendments and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

HB 815 - Senate insisted on amendment and requested committee of conference (37-Y 2-N)

HB 894 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

HB 895 - Conferees appointed: Senators Carrico, Dunnavant and Miller

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 418 - Passed by for day

SB 57 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 440 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (40-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Saslaw, Dunnavant and Carrico

SB 625 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (40-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Alexander, Wagner and Cosgrove

SENATE BILLS WITH GOVERNOR’S RECOMMENDATIONS

SB 64 - Senate rejected Governor's recommendation (0-Y 40-N)

SB 626 - Passed by for day

SB 670 - Senate agreed to Governor’s recommendation (27-Y 13-N)

SENATE BILL VETOED BY GOVERNOR

SB 612 - Passed by for day

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 10:40 a.m. to reconvene at 11:05 a.m.

The Senate reconvened at 11:05 a.m.

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILL ON THIRD READING

HB 685 - Motion to recommit to Commerce and Labor rejected (19-Y 21-N), Read third time, Engrossed, Passed Senate (23-Y 17-N)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 12:10 p.m. to reconvene at 1:55 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 1:55 p.m.

Joint Ordered pursuant to HJ 424 (continued)

Motion to continue Joint Order pursuant to HJ 424 until Thursday, March 10, 2016 at the completion of the Morning Hour agreed to by Senate

CALENDAR (continued)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE RESOLUTION ON THIRD READING

SR 43 - Passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE RESOLUTIONS ON SECOND READING

SR 74 - Read second time, Stuart floor amendment agreed to, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SR 75 - Passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE RESOLUTION ON FIRST READING

SR 79 - Read first time

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 2:15 p.m. to reconvene at 4:20 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 4:20 p.m.

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJ 536 (Election of Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Judges, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges and a Member of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission)

SR 81, 82, 83 and 84 - offered by Senator Obenshain

HJ 536 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), reading waived, agreed to (40‑Y 0‑N), House informed

Joint Order pursuant to HJ 536

SR 81 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, reading waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 82 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, reading waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: Nominations have been made pursuant to HJ 536 (Election of Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Judges, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges and a Member of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission)

SR 83 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, reading waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), Obenshain floor amendment agreed to, engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 84 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, reading waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

House informed that nominations have been made pursuant to HJ 536

ELECTION OF CIRCUIT COURT JUDGES, GENERAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGES, JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS DISTRICT COURT JUDGES AND A MEMBER OF THE JUDICIAL INQUIRY AND REVIEW COMMISSION

Circuit Court Judges (40-Y 0-N)

Tenth Judicial Circuit: S. Anderson Nelson

Fifteenth Judicial Circuit: R. Michael McKenney

Fifteenth Judicial Circuit: Ricardo Rigual

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit: Thomas P. Mann

Twenty-third Judicial Circuit: J. Christopher Clemens

Twenty-fifth Judicial Circuit: Anita D. Filson

General District Court Judges (39-Y 0-N)

Fifteenth Judicial District: David B. Caddell, Jr.

Fifteenth Judicial District: John S. Martin

Fifteenth Judicial District: Richard T. McGrath

Sixteenth Judicial District: Claiborne H. Stokes, Jr.

Nineteenth Judicial District: Michael H. Cantrell

Twenty-first Judicial District: Marcus Brinks

Twenty-third Judicial District: Thomas W. Roe, Jr.

Twenty-fourth Judicial District: Randy C. Krantz

Thirty-first Judicial District: Petula C. Metzler

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges (38-Y 0-N), Reconsidered (39-Y 0-N), Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges (37-Y 0-N)

Fifth Judicial District: James E. Wiser

Tenth Judicial District: Nora J. Miller

Fifteenth Judicial District: William L. Lewis

Nineteenth Judicial District: Todd G. Petit

Twenty-fifth Judicial District: Correy R. Smith

Twenty-ninth Judicial District: Laura Faye Robinson

Thirteenth Judicial District: Mary E. Langer, out of block (23-Y 0-N)

A Member of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission (38-Y 0-N)

James E. Plowman

Reading of report waived (37‑Y 2‑N)

CONFEREES APPOINTED

HJ 112 - Senators McDougle, Newman and Deeds

SJ 85 - Senators McDougle, Newman and Deeds

On motion of Senator Newman, the Senate adjourned at 5:01 p.m. to convene Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 10:00 am.

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10309)

The House of Delegates has passed with a substitute the following Senate bill: SB 41

The House of Delegates has passed with substitutes with amendments the following Senate bills: SB 578, 579, 750

The House of Delegates has insisted on its amendment and has requested a committee of conference on the following Senate bill: SB 237

The House of Delegates has insisted on its substitutes and has requested committees of conference on the following Senate bills: SB 39, 692, 748

The House of Delegates has rejected the substitutes proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 846, 1343, 1362

The House of Delegates has ruled as not germane the substitute proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 773

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 25, 168, 373, 568, 622, 842, 858, 879, 1228, 1255

The House of Delegates has agreed to the report of the committee of conference on the following House bill: HB 681

The House of Delegates has amended in accordance with the recommendation of the Governor the following House bill: HB 562

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following House joint resolutions: HJ 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, 469, 470, 471, 472, 473, 474, 475, 476, 477, 478, 479, 480, 481, 482, 483, 484, 486, 487, 488, 489, 490, 491, 493, 494, 495, 496, 497, 498, 499, 500, 501, 502, 503, 504, 505, 506, 507, 508, 509, 510, 511, 512, 513, 514, 515, 516, 517, 518, 519, 520, 521, 522, 523, 524, 525, 526, 527, 528, 529, 530, 531, 532, 533, 534, 535

Senate bills with House substitute and substitutes with amendments placed on Calendar

House joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk: see March 10 Senate Calendar

SR 80 - offered by Senator McEachin

SR 85 - offered by Senator Locke

Resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 37: see March 10 Senate Calendar


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