THE MINI JOURNAL
Thomas W. Moss, Jr., Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk
Wednesday, January 14, 1998

Called to order at 12 m. by Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk

Mace placed on Speaker’s table by Sergeant at Arms

Prayer offered by The Reverend Ronald D. Turner, Pastor, Azusa Street Ministries, Roanoke, Virginia

Communication received: State Board of Elections (Certification of members-elect)

Message from Senate: Senate organized

Attendance roll call (viva voce) of members-elect - Quorum present

Members-elect sworn in

Motion by Mr. Rust to swear in and seat 3 Members-elect elected January 13

Motion by Mr. Cranwell to adopt proposed House Rule for election of Speaker

House recessed at 1:50 p.m. until 2:30 p.m.

House reconvened at 2:30 p.m.

Motion by Mr. Rust to recess agreed to

House recessed at 2:55 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.

House reconvened at 4:00 p.m.

Motion by Mr. Rust ruled out of order

Motion by Mr. Grayson to order pending question on proposed House Rule agreed to (Y-45 N-0)

Proposed House Rule for election of Speaker agreed to (Y-49 N-0)

Election of Speaker of House of Delegates: Thomas W. Moss, Jr. duly elected (Y-50 N-7)

Ruling of the Chair sustained (viva voce) (Y-51 N-28)

Election of Clerk of House of Delegates: Bruce F. Jamerson duly elected (viva voce) (Y-71 N-1)

Invitation extended to the Governor, the Senate of Virginia and certain distingushed guests to meet in the House Chamber for the Governor’s State of the Commonwealth address

Election of Sergeant at Arms: Donald O. Campen, Jr. duly elected (Y-95 N-0)

Motion by Mr. Rust to extend the filing deadline of bills until Thursday, January 15 agreed to (Y-95 N-0)

Motion by Mr. Cranwell to recess agreed to

House recessed at 6:24 p.m. until 6:45 p.m.

House reconvened at 6:45 p.m.

Governor George Allen delivered the State of the Commonwealth address

Bills prefiled, ordered printed and referred pursuant to 30-19.3 of the Code of Virginia: See January 14 and 16 Calendars

Resolutions prefiled, ordered printed and referred pursuant to 30-19.3 of the Code of Virginia: See January 14 Calendar

Resolutions prefiled and laid on Speaker’s table pursuant to 30-19.3 of the Code of Virginia: See January 14 and 15 Calendars

Motion by Mr. Cranwell to adjourn agreed to

House adjourned at 8:12 p.m. to meet Thursday, January 15 at 11 a.m.

KEY: A = AMENDMENT(S); S = SUBSTITUTE; SA = SUBSTITUTE WITH AMENDMENT(S)

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