Charleston, W. Va., Tuesday, April 12, 2005

The Senate met at 11 a.m.
(Senator Tomblin, Mr. President, in the Chair.)

Prayer was offered by the Honorable Shirley Love, a senator from the eleventh district.
Pending the reading of the Journal of Monday, April 11, 2005,
On motion of Senator Minear, the Journal was approved and the further reading thereof dispensed with.
At the request of Senator Chafin, and by unanimous consent, the Senate suspended the joint rule with respect to a committee of conference acting on matters not in disagreement between the two houses on Engrossed Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 2005, and further suspended all rules of the Senate in contravention of the foregoing procedure in anticipated forthcoming action, as to Engrossed Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 2005.
The Senate proceeded to the twelfth order of business.
Remarks were made by Senators Prezioso and Deem.
Senator Chafin then moved that the Senate adjourn until tomorrow, Wednesday, April 13, 2005, at 6 p.m.
The question being on the adoption of Senator Chafin's motion, and on this question, Senator Chafin demanded the yeas and nays.
The roll being taken, the yeas were: Bailey, Barnes, Boley, Bowman, Caruth, Chafin, Deem, Dempsey, Edgell, Facemyer, Fanning, Foster, Harrison, Helmick, Jenkins, Love, McCabe, Minard, Minear, Plymale, Prezioso, Sharpe, White and Tomblin (Mr. President)--24.
The nays were: Hunter, McKenzie, Oliverio, Sprouse, Unger, Weeks and Yoder--7.
Absent: Guills, Kessler and Lanham--3.
So, a majority of those present and voting having voted in the affirmative, the President declared Senator Chafin's motion had prevailed.
In accordance with the foregoing motion, the Senate adjourned until tomorrow, Wednesday, April 13, 2005, at 6 p.m.