Monday, March 16, 1998

Called to order at 2:00 p.m. by Lt. Governor John H. Hager

Prayer offered by The Reverend W. Henry Maxwell, Ivy Baptist Church, Newport News, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS - quorum present

Motion of Senator Hanger dispensed with reading of Journal (39-Y 0-N)

CALENDAR

BILLS IN CONFERENCE

H.B. 1019 - second conference report concurred in (39-Y 0-N), House informed

H.B. 1129 - Senate requested second committee of conference (38-Y 0-N), House informed

SENATE BILLS VETOED BY GOVERNOR

S.B. 285 - passed by for day

S.B. 363 - passed by for day

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILL ON SECOND READING

S.B. 717 - passed by for day, reconsideration of passed by for day agreed to (29-Y 1-N), stricken from Calendar (25-Y 3-N 3-A)

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS RECEIVED AND LAID ON THE CLERK'S DESK

Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (39-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote), House informed

H.J.R. 462

H.J.R. 463

H.J.R. 464

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 2:15 p.m. to reconvene at 3:45 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 3:45 p.m.

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House adopted second conference committee report on HB 1301

BILL REPORTED

From Finance: HB 1431

HOUSE BILL ON SECOND READING

H.B. 1431 - Rules suspended, constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), read third time, passed (37-Y 0-N)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 3:50 p.m. to reconvene at 11:40 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 11:40 p.m.

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 468

H.J.R. 468 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (34-Y 0-N), read third time, Reasor floor amendment agreed to, engrossed, agreed to (30-Y 3-N), reconsideration of agreement agreed to (33-Y 0-N), reconsideration of Reasor floor amendment agreed to (33-Y 0-N), Reasor floor amendment rejected, agreed to (29-Y 4-N), House informed

S.J.R. 259 offered by Senator Norment (consent to introduce 31-Y 1-N)

Joint resolution presented, ordered printed and referred under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 12

S.J.R. 259 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings and engrossment waived, taken up for immediate consideration (33-Y 0-N), read third time, agreed to (32-Y 0-N), House informed

S.J.R. 260 offered by Senator Reynolds (consent to introduce 32-Y 0-N)

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

COMMUNICATION FROM GOVERNOR - reading waived (voice vote)

S.B. 467 - Governor's amendment concurred in (33-Y 0-N), House informed

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate adjourned at 12:00 a.m. to convene Tuesday, March 17 at 9:00 p.m.

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


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