Called to order at 12 m. by Lt. Governor Timothy M. Kaine
Prayer offered by The Reverend C. Douglas Smith, Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy, Richmond, Virginia
ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present
Motion of Senator Marsh dispensed with reading of Journal (30-Y 0-N)
Leave(s) of Absence granted: Senators Cuccinelli Edwards, Newman, Obenshain, Puckett, Rerras and Williams
HJR 5008 - agreed to (voice vote)
Bills presented, ordered printed and referred under Senate Rule 11(b): See March 27 Calendar
On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 12:15 p.m. to reconvene at 1:35 p.m.
Senate reconvened at 1:35 p.m.
From Finance: SB 5003A
From Privileges and Elections: SB 5002A
SB 5002A, Rules suspended, first constitutional reading dispensed (33-Y 0-N), read second time, committee amendment agreed to, engrossed, motion to passed by for the day rejected, third constitutional reading dispensed (33-Y 0-N), passed (33-Y 0-N)
SB 5003A, Rules suspended, first constitutional reading dispensed (33-Y 0-N), read second time, committee amendment agreed to, engrossed, Rules suspended, third constitutional reading dispensed (32-Y 0-N 1-A), passed (28-Y 3-N 1-A)
On motion of Senator Chichester, the Senate adjourned at 2:50 p.m. to convene Saturday, March 27, 2004, at 12m.
KEY: A = AMENDMENT(S); S = SUBSTITUTE; SA = SUBSTITUTE WITH AMENDMENT(S)