Tuesday, February 17, 1998

Called to order at 10:30 a.m. by Lt. Governor John H. Hager

Prayer offered by The Reverend Melvin L. Whittington, Victory Tabernacle Church of God, Midlothian, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS - quorum present

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

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10216) - reading waived (40-Y 0-N)

House bills passed: HB 36, 87, 127, 131, 133, 134, 142, 190, 238, 250, 275, 298, 299, 300, 344, 347, 369, 402, 410, 411, 413, 515, 568, 635, 641, 648, 651, 694, 728, 761, 777, 783, 808, 963, 968, 1009, 1047, 1100, 1113, 1244, 1287, 1288, 1403

Senate bill passed: SB 67

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN20216) - reading waived (40-Y 0-N)

House bills passed: HB 51, 226, 260, 262, 272, 333, 373, 374, 426, 446, 449, 566, 607, 650, 653, 667, 669, 681, 815, 835, 845, 852, 884, 897, 906, 925, 943, 958, 961, 990, 1003, 1042, 1045, 1080, 1081, 1148, 1286, 1293, 1298, 1396, 1405

House bills referred: see February 18 Senate Calendar

BILLS REPORTED

From Finance: SB 31A, 35S, 55, 66, 158A, 175A, 259A, 268, 312A, 439S, 517, 566S, 569

CALENDAR

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING

Read third time

S.B. 711A - reconsideration of engrossment agreed to (39-Y 0-N), Gartlan floor amendment agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 1-N), passed (39-Y 1-N)

S.B. 700S - passed (39-Y 1-N)

S.B. 205S - passed (26-Y 13-N)

S.B. 206A - passed (27-Y 13-N)

S.B. 425A - reconsideration of engrossment agreed to (40-Y 0-N), reconsideration of committee amendments agreed to (40-Y 0-N), committee amendments agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 1-N), passed (26-Y 14-N)

S.B. 486S - passed (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 527A - passed (33-Y 7-N), reconsideration agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed (30-Y 10-N)

S.B. 552S - passed (33-Y 7-N)

S.B. 610 - passed (26-Y 14-N)

S.B. 637 - passed (37-Y 2-N)

S.B. 650S - passed (23-Y 15-N)

S.B. 665 - passed (35-Y 4-N), reconsideration agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed (37-Y 3-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 439

H.B. 443

H.B. 444

H.B. 567

H.B. 599

H.B. 673

H.B. 675

H.B. 781

H.B. 782

H.B. 854

H.B. 1254

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

Read second time, engrossed

S.B. 78S - motion to recommit to Finance and continue to 1999 Session pursuant to Senate Rule 20(f) rejected, committee substitute rejected, Forbes floor substitute agreed to

S.B. 185

S.B. 232

S.B. 300A

S.B. 364A

S.B. 389A

S.B. 412S

S.B. 414

S.B. 450A

S.B. 481

S.B. 595S

S.B. 631S

S.B. 641A

S.B. 645A

S.B. 647

S.B. 676S

SENATE BILLS ADVANCED TO THIRD READING

Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)

Block vote: passed (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 78S

S.B. 185

S.B. 232

S.B. 300A

S.B. 364A

S.B. 389A

S.B. 412S

S.B. 414

S.B. 450A

S.B. 481

S.B. 595S

S.B. 631S

S.B. 641A

S.B. 645A

S.B. 647

S.B. 676S

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

Read second time

S.B. 646A - recommitted to Courts of Justice and continued to 1999 Session pursuant to Senate Rule 20(f)

S.B. 561 - recommitted to General Laws and continued to 1999 Session pursuant to Senate Rule 20(f)

S.B. 484A - engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed (39-Y 1-N)

S.B. 638S - passed by for day

S.B. 686SA - Saslaw floor amendment rejected, Reasor floor amendments agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed (26-Y 12-N 1-A)

S.B. 226 - engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (37-Y 0-N 1-A)

S.B. 265 - engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed (27-Y 11-N), reconsideration of passage agreed to (37-Y 0-N), passed (31-Y 8-N)

S.B. 298A - engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed (35-Y 5-N)

S.B. 349 - engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed (23-Y 15-N)

S.B. 350A - Edwards floor amendment rejected (19-Y 20-N), reconsideration agreed to (40-Y 0-N), Edwards floor amendment agreed to (19-Y 17-N), engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), failed to pass (18-Y 20-N)

S.B. 370S - engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 593 - engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), failed to pass (19-Y 21-N), reconsideration of failure to pass agreed to (40-Y 0-N), passed (21-Y 19-N), reconsideration of passage rejected (31-Y 5-N, unanimous vote needed)

S.B. 662A - engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed (34-Y 5-N)

S.B. 664A - engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 696SA - Reynolds floor amendments agreed to (22-Y 17-N), engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (37-Y 3-N), reconsideration of passage agreed to (40-Y 0-N), reconsideration of engrossment agreed to (39-Y 0-N), reconsideration of Reynolds floor amendments agreed to (40-Y 0-N), Reynolds floor amendments agreed to (25-Y 15-N), engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed (39-Y 1-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)

S.B. 119

S.B. 164

S.B. 168S

S.B. 290S

S.B. 353A

S.B. 363

S.B. 379A

S.B. 462S

S.B. 684A

S.B. 687S

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)

S.B. 394

S.B. 401A

S.B. 433A

S.B. 572

S.B. 657S

S.B. 709A

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ADVANCED TO SECOND READING

Read second time, engrossed

S.B. 119A - Forbes floor amendment agreed to

S.B. 164

S.B. 168S

S.B. 290S

S.B. 353A

S.B. 363

S.B. 379A

S.B. 462S

S.B. 684A

S.B. 687S

SENATE BILLS ADVANCED TO THIRD READING

Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)

Block vote: passed (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 119A

S.B. 164

S.B. 168S

S.B. 290S

S.B. 353A

S.B. 363

S.B. 379A

S.B. 462S

S.B. 684A

S.B. 687S

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 1:30 p.m. to reconvene at 1:55 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 1:55 p.m.

S.J.R. 235 offered by Senator Holland (consent to introduce 39-Y 0-N)

Joint resolution laid on Clerk's Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 12: see February 18 Senate Calendar

CALENDAR (continued)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ADVANCED TO SECOND READING

Read second time

S.B. 394 - engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (38-Y 2-N)

S.B. 401A - engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed (34-Y 6-N)

S.B. 433A - Education and Health committee amendment rejected, Finance committee amendment agreed to, reconsideration of Finance committee amendment agreed to (39-Y 0-N), Bolling floor substitute offered and ruled out of order, Finance committee amendment agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (39-Y 0-N)

S.B. 572 - engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed (31-Y 7-N)

S.B. 657S - engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), passed (39-Y 0-N 1-A)

S.B. 709A - engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), passed (39-Y 1-N)

RESOLUTIONS REPORTED ON SECOND READING

Read second time, engrossed

S.J.R. 63

S.J.R. 104S

S.J.R. 111S

S.J.R. 190A

S.J.R. 220

S.J.R. 191A - read second time, out of block, engrossed

RESOLUTIONS ADVANCED TO THIRD READING

Rules suspended, reading waived (40-Y 0-N)

Block vote: agreed to (voice vote)

S.J.R. 104S

S.J.R. 111S

S.J.R. 190A

S.J.R. 220

S.J.R. 63 - Rules suspended, reading waived (40-Y 0-N), out of block, previous question not ordered (18-Y 22-N), agreed to (20-Y 19-N)

S.J.R. 191A - Rules suspended, reading waived (40-Y 0-N), out of block, agreed to (voice vote)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION ON FIRST READING

S.J.R. 77 - read first time, Rules suspended, second reading waived (40-Y 0-N), engrossed, Rules suspended, third reading waived (40-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote)

RESOLUTIONS REPORTED ON FIRST READING

Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N)

S.J.R. 36A

S.J.R. 58

S.J.R. 85S

S.J.R. 91A

S.J.R. 121S

S.J.R. 128A

S.J.R. 227

S.J.R. 228

RESOLUTIONS ADVANCED TO SECOND READING

Read second time, engrossed

S.J.R. 36A

S.J.R. 58

S.J.R. 85S

S.J.R. 91A

S.J.R. 121S

S.J.R. 128A

S.J.R. 227

S.J.R. 228

RESOLUTIONS ADVANCED TO THIRD READING

Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N)

Block vote: agreed to (voice vote)

S.J.R. 36A

S.J.R. 85S

S.J.R. 91A

S.J.R. 121S

S.J.R. 227

S.J.R. 228

S.J.R. 58 - Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N), out of block, agreed to (voice vote)

S.J.R. 128A - Rules suspended, reading waived (39-Y 0-N), out of block, agreed to (voice vote)

On motion of Senator Walker, the Senate adjourned at 3:45 p.m. to convene Wednesday, February 18 at 12 m.

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


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