Minute Book
2016 Session
Senate of Virginia
RALPH S. NORTHAM, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Friday, March 11, 2016
 

 

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

Prayer offered by The Reverend James L. Porter, McKendree United Methodist Church, Manquin, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Garrett dispensed with reading of Journal (34-Y 5-N 1-A)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN20310): reading waived (36‑Y 4‑N)

The House of Delegates has passed the following Senate bills: SB 9, 457, 476, 758

The House of Delegates has amended in accordance with the recommendation of the governor the following Senate bill: SB 670

The House of Delegates has agreed to the substitute proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 685

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following Senate joint resolutions: SJ 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, 199, 200, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215

SR 93 - offered by Senator Stuart (unanimous consent to introduce by voice vote)

Resolution laid on Clerkís Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 37

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 10:30 a.m. to reconvene at 11:55 a.m.

The Senate reconvened at 11:55 a.m.

CALENDAR

BILLS IN CONFERENCE

HB 8 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (23-Y 17-N)

HB 25 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HB 46 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HB 168 - Conference report rejected by Senate (2-Y 38-N), Senate requested second committee of conference (40-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Carrico, Favola and Marsden, Second conference report agreed to by Senate (36-Y 3-N), Reconsideration of second conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N), Second conference report agreed to by Senate (34-Y 6-N)

HB 332 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (36-Y 3-N)

HB 373 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

HB 525 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HB 752 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HB 815 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (22-Y 17-N)

HB 842 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HB 858 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 2-N)

HB 894 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HB 895 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HB1228 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N)

HB1255 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N 1-A)

HJ 112 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

SB 120 - Senate acceded to request for second conference committee (36-Y 2-N), Motion for second committee of conference reconsidered (39-Y 1-N), Senate acceded to request for second conference committee (38-Y 2-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Carrico, Favola and Marsden, Second conference report agreed to by Senate (36-Y 3-N)

SB 237 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N)

SB 253 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 329 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N), Reconsideration of conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N), Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N 1-A)

SB 336 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 468 - Passed by for day, Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to (38-Y 1-N), Conference report rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N), Senate requested second committee of conference (39-Y 1-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Wagner, Stanley and Marsden, Second conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SB 478 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-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)

SB 544 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 3-N)

SJ 85 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 12:30 p.m. to reconvene at 12:50 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 12:50 p.m.

SENATE BILL WITH GOVERNORíS RECOMMENDATION

SB 626 - Senate rejected Governor's recommendation (11-Y 29-N), Motion to pass in enrolled form rejected (21-Y 19-N, 2/3 members present required)

SENATE BILL VETOED BY GOVERNOR

SB 612 - Passed by for day

HOUSE BILL WITH GOVERNORíS RECOMMENDATION

HB 605 - Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation # 1 (40-Y 0-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN20311): reading waived (35‑Y 2‑N)

The House of Delegates has rejected the report of the committee of conference and has requested a second committee of conference on the following Senate bill: SB 120

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for a second committee of conference on the following House bill: HB 168

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE RESOLUTION ON THIRD READING

SR 43 - Passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON SECOND READING

HJ 336 - Read second time, Rules suspended, third reading waived (30-Y 10-N), Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

HJ 372 -Read second time, Rules suspended, third reading waived (40-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

HJ 425 - Read second time, Rules suspended, third reading waived (40-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION ON SECOND READING

HJ 537 - Read second time, Rules suspended, third reading waived (39-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N), House informed

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE RESOLUTIONS ON SECOND READING

SR 75 - Read second time, McDougle floor amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SR 79 - Passed by for day

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS

HJ 492 - Agreed to by Senate

SR 92 - Agreed to by Senate

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS

HJ 535 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SR 86 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SR 87 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SR 88 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SR 89 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SR 90 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SR 91 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 1:35 p.m. to reconvene at 2:00 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 2:00 p.m.

On motion of Senator Newman, the Senate recessed at 4:05 p.m. to reconvene at 4:20 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 4:20 p.m.

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN30311): reading waived (37-Y 2-N)

The House of Delegates has refused to amend in accordance with the recommendation of the Governor and has passed in the form originally sent to the Governor the following House bill: HB 766

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN40311): reading waived (37-Y 2-N)

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for a second committee of conference on the following Senate bill: SB 468

SR 94 - offered by Senator Wagner (unanimous consent to introduce by voice vote)

SR 95 - offered by Senator McPike (unanimous consent to introduce by voice vote)

Resolution laid on Clerkís Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 37

SR 96 and 97 - offered by Senator Obenshain

Joint Order pursuant to HJ 537

SR 75 - Rules suspended, third reading waived (40-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate by (voice vote)

SR 96 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 97 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings 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 537

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: Nominations have been made pursuant to HJ 537(Election of a Court of Appeals of Virginia Judge, a General District Court Judge, and a Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judge)

ELECTION OF A COURT OF APPEALS OF VIRGINIA JUDGE, A GENERAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGE, AND A JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS DISTRICT COURT JUDGE

A Court of Appeals of Virginia Judge (40‑Y 0‑N)

Mary Bennett Malveaux

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

Seventh Judicial District: Matthew W. Hoffman: Nominated, not elected 

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

Seventeenth Judicial District: Robin L. Robb

Reading of report waived (37‑Y 3‑N)

BILLS IN CONFERENCE

HB 879 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (25-Y 15-N)

HB1343 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (35-Y 5-N)

HB1344 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N)

HB1362 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 578 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (30-Y 9-N)

SB 579 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (28-Y 10-N), Reconsideration of conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N), Conference report agreed to by Senate (26-Y 11-N)

SB 625 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SB 692 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)

SB 731 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N)

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1

HOUSE BILL WITH GOVERNORíS RECOMMENDATION

HB 766 - Motion to pass in enrolled form rejected (20-Y 19-N, 2/3 members present required)

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS

SR 93 - Agreed to by Senate

SR 95 - Agreed to by Senate

COMMENDING RESOLUTION

SR 94 - Agreed to by Senate (voice vote)

On motion of Senator McDougle, the Senate recessed at 7:05: p.m. to reconvene at 8:10 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 8:10 p.m.

BILLS IN CONFERENCE

HB 846 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (35-Y 1-N)

SB 459 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (36-Y 2-N)

SB 748 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 2-N)

HB 29 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N)

HB 30 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N)

On motion of Senator Newman, the Senate adjourned in Memory of Evelyn Clark and Sarah Robertson at 8:35 p.m., sine die

 

 


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