Friday, February 21, 1997

Called to order at 10:00 a.m. by Lt. Governor, Donald S. Beyer, Jr.

Prayer offered by The Reverend Keith Ritchie, Reveille United Methodist Church, Richmond, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS - quorum present

Motion of Senator Saslaw dispensed with reading of Journal (40-Y 0-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HNC0220) - reading waived (40-Y 0-N)

Senate bills passed: SB 946, 961, 993, 1070, 1148

House bills with Senate amendments concurred in: HB 150, 871, 1233, 1608, 1636, 1723, 1799, 1848, 1954, 1955, 1996, 2001, 2016, 2068, 2070, 2085, 2106, 2112, 2138, 2154, 2163, 2185, 2198, 2265, 2284, 2334, 2372, 2393, 2425, 2447, 2467, 2481, 2492, 2520, 2527, 2528, 2530, 2548, 2555, 2565, 2641, 2664, 2669, 2678, 2679, 2697, 2708, 2713, 2733, 2736, 2744, 2753, 2764, 2779, 2785, 2790, 2793, 2800, 2807, 2828, 2846, 2892, 2902

House bills with Senate substitutes concurred in: HB 1819, 1860, 1914, 1926, 1936, 2046, 2059, 2071, 2134, 2164, 2173, 2202, 2441, 2494, 2541, 2552, 2640, 2682, 2689, 2721, 2741, 2824

Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJR 226, 227, 228, 248, 261, 266, 270, 273, 276, 278, 279, 284, 289, 292, 299, 300, 302, 307, 314, 319, 343, 358, 359, 365, 370, 372, 377

House joint resolutions with Senate amendments concurred in: HJR 416, 424, 444, 445, 464, 465, 467, 469, 470, 486, 487, 488, 494, 500, 525, 534, 535, 549, 553, 558, 566, 571, 572, 577, 579, 591, 609, 617, 623, 625, 631, 641, 644, 653, 659, 664, 665

House joint resolutions with Senate substitutes concurred in: HJR 409, 473, 490, 492, 495, 540, 554, 555, 557, 561, 574, 592, 600, 613, 651, 655

House joint resolution with Senate substitute with amendment concurred in: HJR 446

Senate bills defeated: SB 1012, 1105

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 10:15 a.m.to reconvene at 11:00 a.m.

The Senate reconvened at 11:00 a.m.

Motion to pass by temporarily nominations for Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia rejected (19-Y 20-N)

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 12:35 p.m.to reconvene at 1:30 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 1:30 p.m.

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: Nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 391

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 1:50 p.m. to reconvene at 3:10 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 3:10 p.m.

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 3:15 p.m. to reconvene at 5:10 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 5:10 p.m.

Motion by Senator Stolle to proceed with election of circuit court judges rejected (20-Y 21-N, Chair votes nay)

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 5:40 p.m. to reconvene at 6:30 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 6:30 p.m.

ELECTION CIRCUIT COURT JUDGES, GENERAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGES, JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS DISTRICT COURT JUDGES, JUDICIAL INQUIRY AND REVIEW COMMISSION MEMBERS, AND WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION MEMBER

Circuit Court Judges

      First Judicial Circuit: S. Bernard Goodwyn (40-Y)

      Twenty-third Judicial Circuit: Jonathan M. Apgar (40-Y)

      Thirtieth Judicial Circuit: J. Robert Stump (40-Y)

General District Court Judges

      First Judicial District: David L. Williams (40-Y)

      First Judicial District: Timothy S. Wright (39-Y)

      Second Judicial District: Pamela H. Albert (40-Y)

      Seventeenth Judicial District: Dorothy H. Clarke (40-Y)

      Thirtieth Judicial District: R. Larry Lewis (40-Y)

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges

      Twenty-seventh Judicial District: Robert C. Viar, Jr. (38-Y)

      Thirty-first Judicial District: James B. Robeson (40-Y)

Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission Members

      William Newman (33-Y)

      Delores Pretlow (33-Y)

Worker's Compensation Commission Member

      William L. Dudley, Jr. (40-Y)

NOMINATION OF SUPREME COURT JUSTICE, CIRCUIT COURT JUDGES, GENERAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGES, AND JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS DISTRICT COURT JUDGES (21 votes in Senate and 51 votes in House needed for election)

Supreme Court Justice:

      Margaret P. Spencer (20-Y)

      G. Steven Agee (20-Y)

      Johanna L. Fitzpatrick (20-Y)

      James W. Benton, Jr. (20-Y)

      Jere M. H. Willis, Jr. (20-Y)

      Richard S. Bray (19-Y)

      F. Bruce Bach (20-Y)

      R. Terrence Ney (20-Y)

      Robert P. Frank (20-Y)

Circuit Court Judges

      Ninth Judicial Circuit: Thomas B. Hoover (40-Y)

      Twenty-sixth Judicial Circuit: John R. Prosser (39-Y)

General District Court Judges

      Third Judicial District: John H. Underwood, III (19-Y)

      Third Judicial District: Morton V. Whitlow (20-Y)

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges

      Tenth Judicial District: Marshall L. Ellett (23-Y)

      Fifteenth Judicial District: Larry E. Gilman (40-Y)

      Thirtieth Judicial District: D. Gregory Baker (39-Y)

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 7:05 p.m. to reconvene Saturday, February 22 at 10:05 a.m.

The Senate reconvened on Saturday, February 22 at 10:05 a.m.

S.J.R. 410 offered by Senator Waddell (consent to introduce 40-Y 0-N)

Joint resolution laid on Clerk's Desk under Senate Rule 26(g) and HJR 391: see February 22 Senate Calendar

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 10:35 a.m. to reconvene at 11:40 a.m.

The Senate reconvened at 11:40 a.m.

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 11:45 a.m. to reconvene at 1:10 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 1:10 p.m.

Motion to terminate the Joint and Continuing Order offered, nomination of Wiley F. Mitchell, Jr., for the Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia offered, motion to order previous question offered, motion to order previous question withdrawn

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 1:30 p.m. to reconvene at 3:00 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 3:00 p.m.

Previous question not ordered (19-Y 21-N), election of Wiley F. Mitchell, Jr., for the Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia agreed to (24-Y 0-N)

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House has terminated the Joint and Continuing Order

Motion to suspend the Joint and Continuing Order until 4:30 p.m. agreed to

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10221) - reading waived (37-Y 0-N)

Senate joint resolutions with House amendments agreed to: SJR 26, 115, 385

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN20221) - reading waived (37-Y 0-N)

House joint resolutions agreed to: HJR 745, 746, 747, 749, 751, 752, 753, 754, 756, 759, 760, 761, 762, 763, 764, 765, 766, 768

Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJR 389, 390, 391, 393, 394, 395, 396, 397, 398, 399, 400, 401, 402, 404, 405, 406, 407, 409

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN30221) - reading waived (37-Y 0-N)

Senate bills with conference reports concurred in: SB 675, 709, 728, 746, 920, 937, 1004, 1161

House bill with conference report concurred in: HB 1600

House joint resolutions laid on Clerk's Desk: see February 22 Senate Calendar

CALENDAR

CONFEREES APPOINTED (CORRECTION)

H.B. 2169 - Senators Woods, Howell and Quayle

BILLS IN CONFERENCE

H.B. 157 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 1592 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 1597 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 1696 - conference report concurred in (35-Y 4-N)

H.B. 1886 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 1911 - conference report concurred in (21-Y 18-N)

H.B. 1915 - conference report concurred in (36-Y 1-N)

H.B. 2121 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 2169 - conference report concurred in (38-Y 0-N)

H.B. 2174 - conference report concurred in (39-Y 0-N)

H.B. 2275 - conference report concurred in (39-Y 0-N)

H.B. 2316 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 2367 - conference report concurred in (39-Y 0-N)

H.B. 2403 - conference report concurred in (38-Y 0-N)

H.B. 2579 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

H.J.R. 630 - conference report concurred in (voice vote)

S.B. 675 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 709 - conference report concurred in (39-Y 0-N)

S.B. 728 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 746 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 920 - conference report concurred in (39-Y 0-N)

S.B. 1161 - conference report concurred in (38-Y 0-N)

S.J.R. 298 - conference report concurred in (voice vote)

S.J.R. 309 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

Motion to terminate the Joint and Continuing Order agreed to, House informed

On motion of Senator Walker, the Senate adjourned at 4:38 p.m. to convene Saturday, February 22 at 4:39 pm.

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


Legislative Information System