Monday, March 12, 2007
[Mr. Speaker, Mr. Thompson, in the Chair]
The House of Delegates met at 6:00 p.m., and was called to order by the Honorable Richard
Prayer was offered and the House was led in recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.
The roll being called (Roll No. 544), and 81 members having answered to their names, the
Speaker declared the presence of a quorum.
The Clerk proceeded to read the Journal of Sunday, March 11, 2007, being the first order of
business, when the further reading thereof was dispensed with and the same approved.
Messages from the Senate
A message from the Senate, by
The Clerk of the Senate, announced that the Senate had agreed to the appointment of an
additional conferee on the disagreeing votes of the two houses as to
Com. Sub. for H. B. 2007, Budget Bill, making appropriations of public money out of the
treasury in accordance with section fifty-one, article six of the Constitution.
The message further announced that the President of the Senate had appointed Senator Guills
as the additional conferee on the part of the Senate.
Leaves of Absence
At the request of Delegate DeLong, and by unanimous consent, leave of absence for the day
was granted Delegates Campbell, Cann, Duke, Fleischauer, Frederick, Hamilton, Hutchins, Iaquinta,
Ireland, Long, Manchin, Michael, Miley, Proudfoot, Shook, Tabb, Talbott, Ron Thompson and
Delegate Craig asked and obtained unanimous consent that the remarks of Delegate Ennis
concerning the remarks Governor Manchin made regarding Wild Wonderful West Virginia be
printed in the Appendix to the Journal.
At 6:26 p.m., the House of Delegates adjourned until 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 13, 2007.