THE MINI JOURNAL
Thomas W. Moss, Jr., Speaker
Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk
Saturday, January 17, 1998
Inaugural Day

Called to order at 11:00 a.m. by Thomas W. Moss, Jr., Speaker

Mace placed on Speaker's table by Sergeant at Arms

Prayer offered by The Reverend Dr. James G. Cobb, Pastor, First Lutheran Church, Norfolk

Attendance roll call

The Joint Assembly convened at 11:15 a.m.

Roll call of Senate

Roll call of House

The members of the 1998 Inaugural Committee on the part of the Senate were as follows:

Senators Walker, Gartlan, Colgan, Chichester, Saslaw, Miller of Harrisonburg, Houck, Lambert, Miller of Norfolk, Wampler, Barry, Hawkins, Stosch, Marsh, Quayle and Norment

The members of the 1998 Inaugural Committee on the part of the House of Delegates were as follows: Delegates Moss, Putney, Callahan, Diamonstein, Cranwell, Dickinson, Guest, Councill, Thomas, Hall, Almand, Bloxom, Keating, Wilkins, Dillard, Morgan, Woodrum, Robinson, Van Yahres, Plum, Hargrove, Parrish, Tata, Purkey, Rollison and Reid

Joint Assembly duly organized and ready to proceed

Distinguished guests received

Joint Assembly proceeded to South Portico of the Capitol

Inaugural Committee presented the Governor-elect, Lieutenant Governor-elect, and Attorney General-elect

Invocation offered by Rev. Samuel E. NeSmith, Sr., River Road United Methodist Church, Richmond

The Honorable Mark L. Earley, Attorney General-elect, took and subscribed the oath of office

The Honorable John H. Hagar, Lieutenant Governor-elect, took and subscribed the oath of office

The Honorable James S. Gilmore III, Governor-elect, took and subscribed the oath of office

Governor Gilmore delivered Inaugural Address

Motion by Senator Watkins to print 1,000 copies of Governor's address as Senate Document No. 1A agreed to

Benediction offered by Rabbi Jack D. Spiro, Congregation Beth Ahabah, Richmond

Motion by Senator Couric to adjourn Joint Assembly sine die agreed to

Motion by Senator Walker to adjourn Senate agreed to

Motion by Mr. Cranwell to adjourn House agreed to

House adjourned at 12:51 p.m. to meet Monday, January 19 at 12 m.

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

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