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2017 SESSION

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Minute Book
2017 Session
Senate of Virginia
RALPH S. NORTHAM, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Thursday, February 23, 2017
 

 

Called to order at 12 m. by Lt. Governor Ralph S. Northam

Prayer offered by The Reverend Dr. Howard-John Wesley, Alfred Street Baptist Church, Alexandria, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Ebbin dispensed with reading of Journal (38‑Y 2‑N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN20222): reading waived (36‑Y 3‑N)

The House of Delegates has passed the following Senate bills: SB 815, 865, 867, 913, 927, 928, 935, 936, 946, 947, 1006, 1054, 1117, 1118, 1153, 1172, 1189, 1253, 1257, 1276, 1360, 1459, 1564, 1578, 1581

The House of Delegates has agreed to the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 1586, 2148

The House of Delegates has agreed to the substitute proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 1855

The House of Delegates has agreed to the substitute with amendment proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 1605

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following Senate joint resolutions: SJ 251, 418

The House of Delegates has agreed to the substitute proposed by the Senate to the following House joint resolution: HJ 545

The House of Delegates has defeated the following Senate bills: SB 1068, 1585

Rules suspended, privileges of the floor given to distinguished guests (38‑Y 0‑N)

SR 162 - offered by Senator Peake

SR163 - offered by Senator Deeds

SR 164 - offered by Senator Vogel

Resolutions laid on Clerkís Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 555: see February 24 Senate Calendar

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJ 1088 (Election of Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Judge, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges, and Members of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission)

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 12:45 p.m. to reconvene at 12:50 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 12:53 p.m.

HJ 1088 Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (39‑Y 0‑N), readings waived, agreed to (40‑Y 0‑N), House informed

Joint order pursuant to HJ 1088

SR 158, 159, 160 and 161 offered by Senator Obenshain

SR 158 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 159 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 160 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 161 - 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 HJ 1088

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: Nominations have been made pursuant to HJ 1088 (Election of Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Judge, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges, and Members of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission)

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

Circuit Court Judges (39‑Y 0‑N), Reconsidered (40-Y 0-N), Agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

Third Judicial Circuit: Joel P. Crowe

Sixth Judicial Circuit: W. Edward Tomko, III

Seventh Judicial Circuit: Christopher R. Papile

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit: David Bernhard

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit: David A. Oblon

General District Court Judge (40-Y 0-N)

Eighth Judicial District: Corry N. Smith

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges (40‑Y 0‑N)

Second Judicial District: Kevin M. Duffan

Third Judicial District: Bryan K. Meals

Fifth Judicial District: Stan Del Clark

Twentieth Judicial District: Melissa N. Cupp

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

Stephanie E. Merritt

Ronald L. Napier

Reading of report waived (38‑Y 2‑N)

CALENDAR

BILLS IN CONFERENCE

HB1675 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N)

SB 793 - Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE

HB1534 - Motion to recommit to Education and Health agreed to (voice vote)

HB 1530 - Passed by for day

HB1549 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

HB1555 - Senate receded from amendment (40-Y 0-N)

HB1663 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

HB1731 - Senate insisted on amendment and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

HB1845 - Senate receded from amendment (40-Y 0-N)

HB1974 - Senate insisted on amendment and requested committee of conference (39-Y 1-N)

HB2101 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (38-Y 0-N)

HB2209 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

HB2262 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

HB2304 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

HB2366 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (40-Y 0-N)

HB2383 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (38-Y 0-N 1-A)

HB2417 - Senate receded from amendment (40-Y 0-N)

HB2006 - Conferees appointed: Senators Baker, Suetterlein and Sturtevant

HB2051 - Conferees appointed: Senators Stanley, Ebbin and McDougle

HB2053 - Conferees appointed: Senators Stanley, Dunnavant and Barker

HB2064 - Conferees appointed: Senators Obenshain, Sturtevant and Howell

HB2248 - Conferees appointed: Senators Hanger, Norment and Saslaw

HB2318 - Conferees appointed: Senators Stuart, Chafin and Lucas

HB2386 - Conferees appointed: Senators Stuart, Ebbin and Obenshain

HB2467 - Conferees appointed: Senators Deeds, Peake and Reeves

HB2471 - Conferees appointed: Senators Ruff, Hanger Barker

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 806 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (33-Y 7-N), Reconsideration of House amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 2-N), House amendment agreed to by Senate (34-Y 6-N)

SB 817 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 854 - House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N)

SB 873 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 951 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB1008 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB1023 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (30-Y 10-N)

SB1024 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (32-Y 8-N)

SB1060 - House substitute rejected by Senate (4-Y 36-N), Reconsideration of House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N), House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB1063 - House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N)

SB1091 - House substitute rejected by Senate (4-Y 36-N)

SB1210 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB1234 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB1239 - House substitute with amendment rejected by Senate (0-Y 39-N)

SB1284 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N), Reconsideration of House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N), House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB1285 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB1330 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB1342 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (36-Y 4-N), Reconsideration of House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N), House amendment agreed to by Senate (33-Y 7-N)

SB1343 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SB1347 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (25-Y 15-N)

SB1362 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (22-Y 17-N)

SB1376 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB1412 - House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 39-N)

SB1413 - House substitute rejected by Senate (2-Y 38-N)

SB1421 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB1430 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SB1475 - House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB1498 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB1501 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

SB1594 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 898 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (39-Y 0-N 1-A), Conferees appointed: Senators Stuart, Wagner and Surovell

SB1005 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (40-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Hanger, Cosgrove and Barker

SB1045 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (40-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Hanger, Norment and Saslaw

SB1129 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (40-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Ruff, DeSteph and Surovell

SB1493 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (40-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators McClellan, Dunnavant and Peake

SB1574 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (40-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Ruff, Hanger and Barker

On motion of Senator Norment, the Senate recessed at 2:37 p.m. to reconvene at 4:35 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 4:35 p.m.

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10223): reading waived (36‑Y 4‑N)

The House of Delegates has passed with amendment the following Senate bill: SB 1359

The House of Delegates has passed with a substitute the following Senate bill: SB 1418

The House of Delegates has insisted on its amendment and has requested a committee of conference on the following Senate bill: SB 1324

The House of Delegates has insisted on its substitutes and has requested committees of conference on the following Senate bills: SB 800, 1228, 1573

The House of Delegates has agreed to the reports of the committees of conference on the following Senate bills: SB 793, 1180

The House of Delegates has rejected the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House bills: HB 2237, 2251

The House of Delegates has rejected the substitute proposed by the Senate to the following House bill: HB 1837

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 1402, 1485, 1525, 1566, 1616, 1692, 1697, 1709, 1851, 1941, 2074, 2092, 2207, 2296, 2395, 2410, 2449

The House of Delegates has agreed to the reports of the committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 1477, 1675, 1747, 1874, 2460

The House of Delegates has amended in accordance with the recommendations of the governor the following House bills: HB 1562, 1760, 1770, 1884, 1885

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following House joint resolution: HJ 1087

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN30223): reading waived (38-Y 1-N)

The House of Delegates has insisted on its substitutes and has requested committees of conference on the following Senate bills: SB 854, 1063, 1091, 1412, 1413

The House of Delegates has insisted on its substitute with amendment and has requested a committee of conference on the following Senate bill: SB 1239

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 1549, 2101, 2209, 2262, 2304, 2366, 2383

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE

HB1402 - Conferees appointed: Senators Surovell, Saslaw and Peake

HB1485 - Conferees appointed: Senators Sturtevant, Deeds and Obenshain

HB1525 - Conferees appointed: Senators Reeves, Cosgrove and Surovell

HB1566 - Conferees appointed: Senators Ruff, Vogel and Wagner

HB1616 - Conferees appointed: Senators Stuart, Obenshain and Howell

HB1692 - Conferees appointed: Senators Obenshain, Petersen and Chafin

HB1697 - Conferees appointed: Senators Stanley, Carrico and Marsden

HB1709 - Conferees appointed: Senators Carrico, Suetterlein and Petersen

HB1851 - Conferees appointed: Senators Obenshain, Stuart and Howell

HB1941 - Conferees appointed: Senators Obenshain, Petersen and Sturtevant

HB2074 - Conferees appointed: Senators Ruff, Stuart and Dance

HB2092 - Conferees appointed: Senators Sturtevant, Black and Petersen

HB2207 - Conferees appointed: Senators Sturtevant, Black and Petersen

HB2296 - Conferees appointed: Senators McDougle, Ruff and Dance

HB2395 - Conferees appointed: Senators Black, Howell and Lucas

HB2410 - Conferees appointed: Senators Reeves, Howell and McDougle

HB2449 - Conferees appointed: Senators Cosgrove, Stanley and Spruill

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - SENATE

SB 854 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

SB SB1063 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

SB1091 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

SB1239 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

SB1412 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

SB1413 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

SB 800 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (38-Y 0-N 1-A), Conferees appointed: Senators Stanley, Dunnavant and Barker

SB1228 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (39-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Barker, Suetterlein and Sturtevant

SB1324 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (35-Y 4-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Carrico, Reeves and Barker

SB1573 - Senate acceded to request for committee of conference (39-Y 0-N), Conferees appointed: Senators Wagner, Vogel and McPike

SENATE BILLS WITH GOVERNORíS RECOMMENDATIONS

SB1144 - Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N)

SB1207 - Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N)

SB1232 - Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N)

SB1289 - Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N)

SB1463 - Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N)

SB1583 - Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N)

HOUSE BILL WITH GOVERNORíS RECOMMENDATION

HB1433 - Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N)

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE BILL ON THIRD READING

HB2220 - Passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION ON THIRD READING

HJ 693 - Read third time, Petersen floor amendment rejected (19-Y 20-N), Passed by for day

MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS

HJ 942 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ 974 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ1035 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ1036 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ1051 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ1052 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ1063 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ1064 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ1080 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ1081 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ1082 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ1083 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

SJ 426 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

SJ 435 - Agreed to by Senate block vote

HJ1037 - Out of block, Agreed to by Senate

HJ1086 - Out of block, Agreed to by Senate

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS

HJ1002 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1003 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1031 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1032 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1033 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1034 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1038 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1039 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1040 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1041 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1042 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1043 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1044 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1045 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1046 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1047 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1048 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1049 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1050 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1053 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1054 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1055 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1056 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1057 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1058 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1059 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1060 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1061 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1062 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1065 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1066 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1067 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1068 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1069 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1070 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1071 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1072 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1073 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1074 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1075 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1076 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1077 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1078 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1079 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

HJ1084 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SR 156 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SR 157 - Agreed to by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO.1

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - HOUSE

HB 1837 - Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (37-Y 0-N), Motion to reconsider insist on substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N), Senate insisted on substitute and requested committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

HB 2237 - Senate receded from amendment (39-Y 0-N)

HB 2251 - Senate insisted on amendment and requested committee of conference (39-Y 0-N)

SB 1359 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)

SB 1418 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (37-Y 1-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN40223): reading waived (38-Y 1-N)

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 1731, 1974

CONFEREES APPOINTED

HB 1549 - Senators Hanger, Cosgrove and Barker

HB 1731 - Senators Dunnavant, Suetterlein and Ebbin

HB 1974 - Senators Normant, Hanger and Mason

HB 2101 - Senators Dunnavant, Barker and Newman

HB 2209 - Senators Dunnavant, Suetterlein and Lucas

HB 2262 - Senators Newman, Saslaw and Chase

HB 2304 - Senators Hanger, Howell and Newman

HB 2366 - Senators Ruff, DeSteph and Surovell

HB 2383 - Senators Stuart, Wagner and Surovell

SB 854 - Senators Stanley, Obenshain and Howell

SB 1063 - Senators Deeds, Hanger and Wexton

SB 1091 - Senators Stanley, Ebbin and McDougle

SB 1239 - Senators Hanger, Wexton and Cosgrove

SB 1412 - Senators Suetterlein, Sturtevant and Mason

SB 1413 - Senators Obenshain, Petersen and Sturtevant

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN50223): reading waived (39-Y 0-N)

The House of Delegates has acceded to the request of the Senate for committees of conference on the following House bills: HB 1663, 1837, 2251

CONFEREES APPOINTED

HB 1663 - Senators McClellan, Dunnavant and Peake

HB 1837 - Senators Carrico, Hanger and Barker

On motion of Senator Newman, the Senate adjourned at 6:19 p.m. to convene Friday, February 24, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.