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2011 Special Session I

House Minutes

William J. Howell, Speaker

Bruce F. Jamerson, Clerk

Thursday, April 28, 2011


Called to order at 2:00 p.m. by William J. Howell, Speaker

Mace placed on Speaker's table by Acting Sergeant at Arms

Prayer offered by The Honorable Algie T. Howell, Jr., the Gentleman from Norfolk

Delegate Cox of Colonial Heights led the House in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America


Attendance roll call -
Quorum present

Leaves of Absence granted:
Delegates Abbitt, Armstrong, Cleaveland, Cox of Hanover, Crockett-Stark, Dance, Englin, Greason, Knight, Kory, Landes, Pollard, Shuler, Toscano [portion], and Tyler

Journal for
Wednesday, April 27, 2011, approved by the Speaker

Senate communication received
Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJRs 5016, 5018, 5019, 5020, 5021
House joint resolutions agreed to: HJRs 5022, 5023, 5024, 5025, 5026, 5027, 5028, 5029, 5030, 5031

Delegate Herring granted unanimous consent to introduce a joint resolution [HJR 5041]

Motion by Delegate Cox of Colonial Heights to recess agreed to

House recessed at 2:13 p.m. until 2:30 p.m.

House reconvened at 2:30 p.m.

Motion by Delegate Cox of Colonial Heights to recess agreed to

House recessed at 3:03 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.

House reconvened at 3:30 p.m.

HJR 5039 (Election of Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Judges, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges, and members of the Judiciary Inquiry and Review Commission) offered by Delegate Cline and agreed to (Y-80 N-0)

Motion by Delegate Cox of Colonial Heights to recess agreed to

House recessed at 3:38 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.

House reconvened at 4:00 p.m.

Motion by Delegate Cox of Colonial Heights to recess agreed to

House recessed at 4:08 p.m. until 4:45 p.m.

House reconvened at 4:45 p.m.

Motion by Delegate Cox of Colonial Heights to recess agreed to

House recessed at 4:47 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.

House reconvened at 5:30 p.m.

Message from Senate: HJR 5039 agreed to with amendment

Delegate Ward granted unanimous consent to introduce a resolution [HR 521]

Delegate Hugo granted unanimous consent to introduce a resolution [HR 522]

HJR 5039 - Senate amendment agreed to (Y-72 N-0)

HR 517 (Nominating persons to be elected to circuit court judgeships) offered by Delegate Cline and agreed to

HR 518 (Nominating persons to be elected to general district court judgeships) offered by Delegate Cline and agreed to

HR 519 (Nominating persons to be elected to juvenile and domestic relations district court judgeships) offered by Delegate Cline and agreed to

HR 520 (Nominating persons to be elected as members of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission) offered by Delegate Cline and agreed to

Message from Senate: Nominations made for certain judicial offices of the Commonwealth

Motion by Delegate Cline to waive the reading of the report of the Joint Committee agreed to (Y-67 N-0)

Circuit Court Judges
W. Richard Savage III, Fifth Judicial Circuit
Paul W. Cella, Eleventh Judicial Circuit
James S. Yoffy, Fourteenth Judicial Circuit
Sarah L. Deneke, Fifteenth Judicial Circuit
James C. Clark, Eighteenth Judicial Circuit
F. Patrick Yeatts, Twenty-fourth Judicial Circuit
Chadwick S. Dotson, Thirtieth Judicial Circuit

General District Court Judges
Alfred W. Bates III, Fifth Judicial District
James J. O'Connell III, Twelfth Judicial District
Mary Bennett Malveaux, Fourteenth Judicial District
Ricardo Rigual, Fifteenth Judicial District
J. Gregory Ashwell, Twentieth Judicial District

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges
Shannon O. Hoehl, Fifteenth Judicial District
Jonathan S. Lynn, Twentieth Judicial District

Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission
H. Lee Chitwood
Bryant L. Sugg, May 1, 2011 – June 30, 2011
Bryant L. Sugg
Michael E. Untiedt

Senate communication received
House bill passed with Senate substitute with amendments: HB 5005
Senate joint resolution agreed to: SJR 5017

Senate communication received
Senate joint resolution agreed to: SJR 5022

Senate communication received
Senate joint resolutions agreed to: SJRs 5023, 5024, 5025

Resolutions presented and laid on Speaker's table pursuant to House Rule 39(a)

CALENDAR


MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE
SJR 5018 - Agreed to
SJR 5019 - Agreed to
SJR 5020 - Agreed to
HJR 5032 - Agreed to
HJR 5033 - Agreed to
HJR 5034 - Agreed to
HJR 5035 - Agreed to
HJR 5038 - Agreed to
HR 513 - Agreed to
HR 516 - Agreed to

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS ON THE SPEAKER'S TABLE
SJR 5016 - Agreed to
SJR 5021 - Agreed to
HJR 5036 - Agreed to
HJR 5037 - Agreed to
HR 514 - Agreed to
HR 515 - Agreed to

Motion by Delegate Cox of Colonial Heights to recess agreed to

House recessed at 6:45 p.m. until 6:50 p.m.

House reconvened at 6:50 p.m.

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 1

HOUSE BILL WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS
HB 5005 - Senate substitute with amendments agreed to (Y-63 N-7)

MEMORIAL RESOLUTION LAID ON SPEAKER'S TABLE
HJR 5040 - Agreed to

COMMENDING RESOLUTIONS LAID ON SPEAKER'S TABLE
SJR 5022 - Agreed to
SJR 5023 - Agreed to
SJR 5024 - Agreed to
SJR 5025 - Agreed to
HJR 5041 - Agreed to
HJR 5042 - Agreed to

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION REFERRED
SJR 5017 - Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections

Committee report
From Privileges and Elections: SJ 5017

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR NO. 2

RESOLUTION
REGULAR CALENDAR
SJR 5017 - Agreed to (Y-69 N-0)

Motion by Delegate Cox of Colonial Heights to recess agreed to

House recessed at 7:02 p.m. pursuant to the provisions of HJR 5002


KEY: A = AMENDMENT(S); S = SUBSTITUTE; SA = SUBSTITUTE WITH AMENDMENT(S)