Tuesday, March 17, 1998

Called to order at 9:00 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 Newman dispensed with reading of Journal (38-Y 0-N)

Leave of absence granted - Senator Holland

CALENDAR

BILLS IN CONFERENCE

H.B. 29 - conference report concurred in (39-Y 0-N), House informed

H.B. 30 - conference report concurred in (39-Y 0-N), House informed

SENATE BILLS VETOED BY GOVERNOR

S.B. 285 - passed by for day

S.B. 363 - passed by for day

S.J.R. 260 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (39-Y 0-N), readings waived, agreed to (voice vote), House informed

MESSAGES FROM HOUSE

House agreed to HJR 469

House agreed to SJR 259

H.J.R. 469 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (28-Y 0-N), readings waived, agreed to (32-Y 0-N), House informed

S.R. 38, 39 and 40 offered by Senator Gartlan

Resolutions presented, ordered printed and referred under Senate Rule 11 (b)

S.R. 38 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (30-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

S.R. 39 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (30-Y 0-N) engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

S.R. 40 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (34-Y 0-N) engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

House informed that nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 469

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: Nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 469 (Election of a Court of Appeals Judge, Circuit Court Judge and General District Court Judge)

ELECTION OF A COURT OF APPEALS JUDGE, CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE AND GENERAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGE

Court of Appeals Judge (36-Y 0-N)

Donald W. Lemons

Circuit Court Judge (26-Y 0-N)

Thirteenth Judicial Circuit: Margaret Poles Spencer

General District Court Judge (32-Y 0-N)

Thirteenth Judicial District: Beverly W. Snukals

Reading of report waived (33-Y 0-N)

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 470

H.J.R. 470 - taken up, agreed to, House informed

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House concurred in conference reports on HB 29 and 30

COMMUNICATION FROM GOVERNOR - reading waived (voice vote)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10317)

Senate bill amended in accordance with recommendation of Governor: SB 467

House bill with conference report concurred in: HB 1019

Senate joint resolution concurred in: SJR 260

House bill with Governor's veto sustained: HB 1138

On motion of Senator Walker, the Senate adjourned at 10:15 p.m. sine die

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


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