SPECIAL SESSION

Friday, April 24, 1998

Called to order at 11:00 a.m. by Lt. Governor John H. Hager

Prayer offered by The Honorable Emmett W. Hanger, Jr., Trustee, Emmanuel Church of the Brethren, Mount Solon, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS - quorum present

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

BILLS REPORTED

From Finance: SB 4001S, 4005A

S.J.R. 1504 offered by Senator Couric (consent to introduce 38-Y 0-N)

Joint resolution laid on Clerk's Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 1501

Leave of absence granted - Senator Stosch

CALENDAR

COMMENDING RESOLUTION

S.J.R. 1501 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (38-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote)

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS

Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (36-Y 0-N), agreed to

S.J.R. 1502

S.J.R. 1503

S.J.R. 1504

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 11:10 a.m. to reconvene at 2:20 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 2:20 p.m.

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10424) - reading waived (39-Y 0-N)

House bills passed: HB 4001, 4005

House joint resolutions agreed to: HJR 1503, 1504, 1505, 1506, 1507

House bills referred and joint resolutions laid on Clerk's Desk

S.R. 102 and 103 offered by Senator Gartlan

CALENDAR (continued)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

S.B. 4001S - read first time, Rules suspended, second constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0 -N), committee substitute rejected (17-Y 22-N), Chichester floor substitute agreed to, Newman floor amendment rejected, engrossed, third constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N), passed (38-Y 0-N)

S.B. 4005S - read first time, Rules suspended, second constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N), committee amendments rejected, Chichester floor substitute agreed to, Mims floor amendment 1 rejected (15-Y 24-N), Gartlan floor amendments 2-9 withdrawn, Houck floor amendments 10-13 rejected (18-Y 20-N), Reynolds floor amendment 14 rejected, Saslaw floor amendments 15-17 rejected (18-Y 21-N), engrossed, third constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N), passed (38-Y 0-N), Reynolds motion to enter document of protest to passage upon the Journal pursuant to Rule 32 agreed to (24-Y 0-N)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 3:20 p.m. to reconvene at 4:00 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 4:00 p.m.

CALENDAR (continued)

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

H.B. 4001S - Rules suspended, committee discharged, constitutional reading dispensed

(39-Y 0-N), read third time, Chichester floor substitute agreed to, engrossed, passed (37-Y 0-N), reconsideration of passage agreed to (36-Y 0-N), passed (27-Y 10-N)

H.B. 4005S - Rules suspended, committee discharged, constitutional reading dispensed

(38-Y 0-N), read third time, Chichester floor substitute agreed to, Trumbo floor amendment agreed to, engrossed, passed (35-Y 0-N), reconsideration of passage agreed to (37-Y 0-N), passed (36-Y 0-N), Reynolds motion to enter document of protest to passage upon the Journal pursuant to Rule 32 agreed to (31-Y 0-N)

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS

Taken up for immediate consideration (37-Y 0-N), agreed to

H.J.R. 1505

H.J.R. 1506

H.J.R. 1507

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS

Taken up for immediate consideration (37-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote)

H.J.R. 1503

H.J.R. 1504

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN20424) - reading waived (38-Y 0-N)

House joint resolutions agreed to: HJR 1509, 1510, 1511, 1512

Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJR 1501, 1502, 1503, 1504

House joint resolutions laid on Clerk's Desk

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 1508 (Election of Circuit Court Judges, and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges)

H.J.R. 1508 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (35-Y 0-N), readings waived, agreed to (35-Y 0-N), House informed

S.R. 102 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (36-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

S.R. 103 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (35-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

House informed that nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 1508

Motion to suspend the Joint Order agreed to (35-Y 1-N)

CALENDAR (continued)

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS

Taken up for immediate consideration (36-Y 0-N), agreed to (voice vote)

H.J.R. 1509

H.J.R. 1510

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS

Taken up for immediate consideration (36-Y 0-N), agreed to

H.J.R. 1511

H.J.R. 1512

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: Nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 1508

ELECTION OF CIRCUIT COURT JUDGES, AND A JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS DISTRICT COURT JUDGE

Circuit Court Judges (35-Y 0-N)

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit: Jonathan C. Thacher

Twentieth Judicial Circuit: Jean H. Clements

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judge (35-Y 0-N)

Seventh Judicial District: Charles Peter Tench

Seventeenth Judicial District: Mary E. Craig (did not receive a majority vote of the members

elected in the House of Delegates)

Reading of report waived

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 7:35 p.m. to reconvene at 8:40 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 8:40 p.m.

S.B. 4005 - Reconsideration of passage agreed to (35-Y 0-N), engrossment reconsidered (34-Y 0-N), Watkins floor amendments 1-3 agreed to, engrossed, constitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N), passed (35-Y 0-N), Reynolds motion to enter document of protest to passage upon the Journal pursuant to Rule 32 agreed to (32-Y 0-N)

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to H.J.R. 1513 (Adjournment Sine Die)

H.J.R. 1513 - taken up and agreed to (voice vote), House informed

On motion of Senator Walker, the Senate adjourned at 9:20 p.m. , sine die


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