Wednesday, January 8, 1997

Called to order at 12 m. by Lt. Governor, Donald S. Beyer, Jr.

Prayer offered by Bishop Vinton R. Anderson, President, World Council of Churches, Washington, D.C.

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS - quorum present

COMMUNICATION: Resignation Letter of Senator Virgil H. Goode, Jr.

STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS COMMUNICATION: Transmitting name of elected official

W. Roscoe Reynolds duly sworn in as Senator of the 20th District, on January 8, 1997, at 11:00 a.m.

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House is duly organized and ready to proceed

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 420 (Notifying the Governor of Organization)

ELECTION OF PAGES (40-Y 0-N)

lst District: Gregory Garrett of Yorktown

2nd District: Anne C. Meslang of Norfolk

3rd District: Derek Rashid Melvin of Portsmouth

4th District: Victoria Lynn Herrington of Chesapeake

5th District: Abbe Michelle Martin of Danville

6th District: Hans Kempson Shmidheiser of Bridgewater

7th District: Jessica Lee Pierson of Fredericksburg

8th District: Emily Faye Dickert of Alexandria

9th District: Lori Anne Hypes of Bluefield

10th District: Laura Swinson Peed of Herndon

11th District: Elizabeth Parnicky Weber of Reston

APPOINTMENT OF PAGES

David Asher Hecht of Norfolk

Thomas Bertrand Rose of Fredericksburg

Frances Anne Coffey of Fairfax

Katherine Hill Wallmeyer of Richmond

Charles Lawrence Jones IV of Richmond

John Templeton Fowlkes of Abingdon

APPOINTMENT OF MESSENGERS

Charles Jonathan Barnes of Dolphin

Clarissa Thornton Berry of Madison

Elizabeth Lee Bushnell of Collinsville

Kathleen Leigh Colgan of Manassas

Ann Bohannon Councill of Franklin

Rachel Elizabeth Earley of Chesapeake

Rebecca Adelle Graham of Fredericksburg

Kevin William Fogg of Richmond

Katherine Blair Holland of Midlothian

Virginia Catherine Knox of Richmond

Parisa Nik-Pay of Herndon

Harrison Godwin Saunders of Suffolk

Ashley Elizabeth Tate of Marion

Sara Jacqueline Wagner of Virginia Beach

Colin Daron Whitlow of White Stone

Richard Chandler Vogel of Hampton

RESOLUTION REPORTED

From Rules: SR 22

S.R. 22 - Rules suspended, readings and engrossment waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), agreed to (40-Y 0-N), House informed

H.J.R. 420 - taken up, agreed to (voice vote), House informed

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 391

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE GOVERNOR AND THE JUDICIARY: readings waived (40-Y 0-N)

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS REPORTED

From Commerce and Labor: SB 589S; HB 655A rereferred to Finance

From Courts of Justice: SB 408S; HB 855, 1320 rereferred to Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources

From Education and Health: HB 826

From General Laws: HB 1267A, 1532S

From Privileges and Elections: SB 171S; SJR 26S, 98, 115S

From Transportation: HB 1357S

Steering Committee Report agreed to (39-Y 0-N)

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 421

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 417

Bills and Resolutions prefiled, ordered, printed and referred under 30-19.3 of the Code of Virginia: see January 9 Senate Calendar

Bills and Resolutions presented, ordered printed and referred under Senate Rules 11(b) and 26 (g): see January 9 Senate Calendar

H.J.R. 391 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (38-Y 0-N), agreed to (40-Y 0-N), House informed

H.J.R. 421 - Rules suspended, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration

      (38-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote), House informed

H.J.R. 417 - Rules suspended, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration

      (39-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote), House informed

CALENDAR

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILL ON THIRD READING

H.B. 1357S - passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

Passed by for day

H.B. 855

H.B. 1532S

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

Passed by for day

H.B. 826

H.B. 1267A

SENATE BILL ON SECOND READING

S.B. 171SA - passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

Passed by for day

S.B. 408S

S.B. 589S

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION ON SECOND READING

S.J.R. 98 - passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ON FIRST READING

Passed by for day

S.J.R. 26S

S.J.R. 115S

Senate recessed at 12:50 p.m. to reconvene at 6:30 p.m.

Senate reconvened at 6:45 p.m.

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 6:45 p.m. to proceed to House Chamber for Governor's Address and to reconvene immediately upon conclusion thereof

The Senate reconvened at 7:50 p.m.

On motion of Senator Stosch, the Senate adjourned at 7:55 p.m. to convene Thursday, January 9 at 12 m. Pursuant to Rule 21(d)ii, the Clerk was ordered to receive Committee Reports

BILLS REPORTED

From General Laws: SB 646A, 657

Key: A = amendment(s); S = substitute; SA = substitute with amendment(s)


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