Charleston, W. Va., Saturday, March 15, 2008

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

Prayer was offered by the Honorable Mike Hall, a senator from the fourth district.
Pending the reading of the Journal of Friday, March 14, 2008,
On motion of Senator White, the Journal was approved and the further reading thereof dispensed with.
The Senate then proceeded to the fifth order of business.
Filed Conference Committee Reports

The Clerk announced the following conference committee report had been filed at 11:13 a.m. today:
Eng. Com. Sub. for Senate Bill No. 150, Budget bill.
The Senate then proceeded to the twelfth order of business.
Remarks were made by Senators Helmick and McKenzie.
Senator Chafin then moved that the Senate adjourn until tomorrow, Sunday, March 16, 2008, at 2 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: Yeas: Bailey, Boley, Bowman, Caruth, Chafin, Deem, Edgell, Facemyer, Fanning, Foster, Green, Guills, Hall, Helmick, Jenkins, Kessler, Love, McCabe, Minard, Plymale, Prezioso, Stollings, Sypolt, Unger, Wells, White and Tomblin (Mr. President)--27.
The nays were: Barnes, Hunter, McKenzie, Oliverio, Sprouse and Yoder--6.
Absent: Sharpe--1.
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, Sunday, March 16, 2008, at 2 p.m.