John H. Hager, President of the Senate
Susan Clarke Schaar, Clerk of the Senate
Friday, February 26, 1999

Called to order at 7:22 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

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 7:30 p.m. to reconvene Saturday, February 27 at 9:00 a.m.

The Senate reconvened at 9:00 a.m.

Motion of Senator Quayle dispensed with reading of Journal (36-Y 0-N)

S.R. 55, 56, 57, 58 and 59 offered by Senator Gartlan

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

SPECIAL AND CONTINUING ORDER

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 901 (Election of a Court of Appeals Judge, Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Judges, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges, and Members of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission)

H.J.R. 901A - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), readings waived, Wampler floor amendment agreed to, Stosch floor amendment agreed to, Schrock floor amendment withdrawn, Quayle floor amendment agreed to, Norment floor

amendments 1 and 2 withdrawn, Lucas floor amendment withdrawn, engrossed, agreed to (40-Y 0-N), House informed

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 9:55 a.m. to reconvene at 10:45 a.m.

The Senate reconvened at 10:45 a.m.

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House rejected Senate amendments to HJR 901

H.J.R. 901A - Senate insisted on its amendments and requested committee of conference

(39-Y 1-N), House informed

Motion to suspend the Special and Continuing Order pursuant to HJR 483 until 12 m. agreed to (39-Y 0-N)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 11:00 a.m. to reconvene at 12:20 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 12:20 p.m.

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House acceded to Senate request for committee of conference on HJR 901

H.J.R. 901 - conferees appointed: Senators Gartlan, Reynolds, Stolle, Norment

Motion to suspend the Special and Continuing Order pursuant to HJR 483 until 2:00 p.m. agreed to (39-Y 0-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10226) - reading waived (37-Y 0-N)

Senate bill with conference report concurred in: SB 838

House bills with conference reports concurred in: HB 424, 1985, 2445

CALENDAR (February 27)

BILLS IN CONFERENCE

H.B. 376 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 424 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 1450 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 1812 - conference report concurred in (39-Y 0-N)

H.B. 1917 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 1985 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 2039 - conference report concurred in (38-Y 0-N)

H.B. 2272 - conference report concurred in (38-Y 1-N)

H.B. 2445 - pending question ordered (34-Y 5-N), conference report concurred in (29-Y 9-N)

H.B. 2600 - conference report concurred in (37-Y 0-N 2-A)

H.B. 2629 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 2759 - conference report concurred in (39-Y 0-N)

S.B. 720 - conference report concurred in (37-Y 1-N)

S.B. 838 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

S.J.R. 286 - conference report concurred in (voice vote)

S.J.R. 423 - conference report concurred in (voice vote)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 2:00 p.m. to reconvene at 3:30 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 3:30 p.m.

Motion to suspend the Special and Continuing Order pursuant to HJR 483 until 5:00 p.m. agreed to (37-Y 0-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN20226) - reading waived (40-Y 0-N)

Senate bill with conference report concurred in: SB 720

House bills with conference reports concurred in: HB 376, 1450, 1812, 2039, 2600, 2759

Senate joint resolution with conference report concurred in: SJR 423

CALENDAR (continued)

BILLS IN CONFERENCE

H.B. 1385 - conference report concurred in (36-Y 0-N)

H.B. 1462 - conference report concurred in (39-Y 0-N)

H.B. 1489 - conference report concurred in (39-Y 1-N)

H.B. 1571 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 2012 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 2144 - conference report concurred in (39-Y 1-N)

H.B. 2209 - conference report concurred in (37-Y 3-N)

H.B. 2532 - conference report concurred in (39-Y 1-N)

H.B. 2559 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 2702 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

H.B. 2706 - conference report concurred in (38-Y 2-N)

S.B. 370 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 721 - conference report concurred in (21-Y 19-N)

S.B. 728 - conference report concurred in (24-Y 15-N), reconsideration agreed to (40-Y 0-N), concurred in (35-Y 3-N)

S.B. 778 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 829 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 845 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 848 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 1186 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

S.J.R. 459 - conference report concurred in (voice vote)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 4:40 p.m. to reconvene at 5:55 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 5:55 p.m.

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN30226) - reading waived (40-Y 0-N)

Senate bill with conference report concurred in: SB 721, 728, 778, 829, 845, 848, 1186

House bills with conference reports concurred in: HB 1385, 1462, 1489, 1571, 1917, 2012, 2209, 2272, 2532, 2629, 2706

Senate joint resolutions with conference report concurred in: SJR 286, 459

House joint resolutions agreed to: HJR 891, 892, 893, 894, 896, 897, 898, 899, 902, 903

Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJR 548, 549, 550, 552, 553, 555, 556, 557, 558, 559, 560, 561, 562

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN40226) - reading waived (40-Y 0-N)

Senate bills with conference reports concurred in: SB 370, 865

House bills with conference reports concurred in: HB 1748, 2144, 2702

House bill with conference report rejected: HB 2559

House joint resolutions laid on Clerk's Desk

CALENDAR (continued)

BILLS IN CONFERENCE

H.B. 1748 - conference report concurred in (39-Y 0-N)

H.B. 2193 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

H.J.R. 901 - conference report concurred in (27-Y 12-N 1-A), House informed

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House concurred in conference report on HJR 901

CALENDAR (continued)

BILLS IN CONFERENCE

H.B. 2369- conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

H.J.R. 578 - conference report concurred in (voice vote)

S.R. 55 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), Hawkins floor amendment withdrawn, Reynolds floor amendment withdrawn, engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

S.R. 56 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), Stosch floor amendment withdrawn, engrossed, agreed to

(voice vote)

S.R. 57 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

S.R. 58 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (39-Y 0-N 1-A), Wampler floor amendment withdrawn, Quayle floor amendment withdrawn, Stolle floor amendment rejected, Lucas floor amendment agreed to, Marye floor amendment withdrawn, engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

S.R. 59 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40-Y 0-N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

House informed that nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 901

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: Nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 901

Motion to suspend the Special and Continuing Order pursuant to HJR 483 until 7:15 p.m. agreed to (39-Y 0-N)

CALENDAR (continued)

BILLS IN CONFERENCE

H.J.R. 607 - conference report concurred in (30-Y 4-N), reconsideration agreed to (40-Y 0-N), concurred in (29-Y 5-N)

S.B. 857 - conference report concurred in (39-Y 1-N)

S.B. 865 - conference report concurred in (38-Y 0-N 1-A)

S.B. 910 - conference report concurred in (38-Y 0-N)

S.B. 1166 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 1224 - conference report concurred in (40-Y 0-N)

S.B. 1282 - conference report concurred in (38-Y 0-N 1-A)

S.J.R. 401 - conference report concurred in (voice vote)

S.J.R. 460 - conference report concurred in (29-Y 4-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN50226) - reading waived (40-Y 0-N)

Senate bills with conference reports concurred in: SB 857, 910, 1166, 1224, 1282

House bills with conference reports concurred in: HB 2193, 2369

Senate joint resolutions with conference reports concurred in: SJR 401, 460

House joint resolution agreed to: HJR 904

House joint resolutions with conference reports concurred in: HJR 578, 607

House joint resolution laid on Clerk's Desk

ELECTIONS OF A COURT OF APPEALS JUDGE, CIRCUIT COURT JUDGES, GENERAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGES, JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS DISTRICT COURT JUDGES, AND MEMBERS OF THE JUDICIAL AND INQUIRY REVIEW COMMISSION

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

Robert P. Frank

Circuit Court Judges (40-Y 0-N)

First Judicial Circuit: Bruce H. Kushner

Fifteenth Judical Circuit: Horace A. Revercomb III

Fifteenth Judicial Circuit: Ann Hunter Simpson

General District Court Judges (38-Y 0-N)

Fifteenth Judicial District: Peter L. Trible

Thirty-first Judicial District: Peter W. Steketee

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges (36-Y 0-N 1-A)

First Judicial District: Larry D. Willis, Sr.

First Judicial District: Rufus A. Banks, Jr.

Fourth Judicial District: M. Randolph Carlson II

Fifteenth Judicial District: Joseph J. Ellis

Fifteenth Judicial District: David F. Peterson

Sixteenth Judicial District: Susan L. Whitlock

Twenty-fourth Judicial District: Kenneth W. Farrar

Twenty-fifth Judicial District: Paul A. Tucker

Twenty-sixth Judicial District: William H. Logan, Jr.

Members of the Judicial and Inquiry Review Commission (40-Y 0-N)

John S. Massad

Joseph S. Tate

Reading of report waived (36-Y 0-N)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate adjourned on Saturday, February 27 at 7:41 p.m. to convene Saturday, February 27 at 7:42 p.m.


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