WEST VIRGINIA LEGISLATURE
EXTENDED SESSION, 2007
Charleston, W. Va., Thursday, March 15, 2007
The Senate met at 11 a.m.
(Senator Tomblin, Mr. President, in the Chair.)
Prayer was offered by the Honorable Walt Helmick, a senator
from the fifteenth district.
Pending the reading of the Journal of Wednesday, March 14,
On motion of Senator Edgell, the Journal was approved and the
further reading thereof dispensed with.
The Senate proceeded to the fourth order of business.
Senator Love, from the Committee on Confirmations, submitted
the following report, which was received:
Your Committee on Confirmations has had under consideration
Senate Executive Message No. 6, dated March 13, 2007,
requesting confirmation by the Senate of the nomination named
therein. The following name from Executive Message No. 6 is
1.For Member, State Board of Education, Gayle Conelly
Manchin, Charleston, Kanawha County, for the term ending November
And reports the same back with the recommendation that the Senate
do advise and consent to the nomination listed above.
The time having arrived for the special order of business to
consider the nominee for public office submitted by His Excellency,
the Governor, the special order thereon was called by the
Thereupon, Senator Tomblin (Mr. President) laid before the
Senate the following executive message:
Senate Executive Message No. 6, dated March 13, 2007 (shown in
the Senate Journal of Wednesday, March 14, 2007, page 2).
Senator Love then moved that the Senate advise and consent to
the executive nomination referred to in the foregoing report from
the Committee on Confirmations.
The question being on the adoption of Senator Love's
The roll was then taken; and
On this question,
the yeas were: Bailey, Barnes, Boley,
Bowman, Caruth, Chafin, Deem, Edgell, Facemyer, Fanning, Foster,
Green, Guills, Hall, Helmick, Hunter, Jenkins, Kessler, Love,
McCabe, McKenzie, Minard, Oliverio, Plymale, Prezioso, Sprouse,
Stollings, Sypolt, Unger, Wells, White, Yoder and Tomblin (Mr.
The nays were: None.
So, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate having
voted in the affirmative, the President declared Senator Love's
aforestated motion had prevailed.
Consideration of the executive nomination having been
Without objection, the Senate returned to the third order of
The Clerk then presented a communication from His Excellency,
the Governor, advising that on March 14, 2007, he had approved Enr.
Senate Bill No. 594.
The Senate proceeded to the thirteenth order of business.
Senator Kessler called attention to today being the birthday
of the senator from Logan and on behalf of the Senate extended felicitations and good wishes to Senator Tomblin (Mr. President),
with Senator Love leading the members in singing "Happy Birthday".
On motion of Senator Chafin, the Senate adjourned until
tomorrow, Friday, March 16, 2007, at 6 p.m.