Charleston, W. Va., Sunday, April 14, 2013

    The Senate met at 12:05 a.m. for an extended session to complete action on the annual state budget (Eng. Com. Sub. for H. B. No. 2014), today’s proceedings being authorized by the Governor’s proclamation of April 10, 2013, extending the regular sixty-day session until and including the nineteenth day of April, two thousand thirteen, solely for that purpose, as being the only permissive legislation within constitutional purview.

    The Legislature now being in extended session for the sole consideration of

    Eng. Com. Sub. for House Bill No. 2014, Budget Bill, making appropriations of public money out of the treasury in accordance with section fifty-one, article six of the Constitution.

(Senator Kessler, Mr. President, in the Chair.)

    Prayer was offered by the Honorable Mike Hall, a senator from the fourth district, and Pastor, New River Presbytery, Pliny, West Virginia.

    Pending the reading of the Journal of Saturday, April 13, 2013,

    On motion of Senator Boley, the Journal was approved and the further reading thereof dispensed with.

    The Senate proceeded to the second order of business and the introduction of guests.

    Senator Unger then moved that the Senate adjourn until tomorrow, Monday, April 15, 2013, at 5 p.m.

    The question being on the adoption of Senator Unger’s motion, and on this question, Senator Unger demanded the yeas and nays.

    The roll being taken, the yeas were: Boley, Carmichael, Chafin, Cole, Cookman, Edgell, Facemire, Fitzsimmons, Green, D. Hall, M. Hall, Jenkins, Kirkendoll, Laird, McCabe, Miller, Nohe, Palumbo, Plymale, Prezioso, Snyder, Stollings, Sypolt, Tucker, Unger, Walters, Wells, Williams, Yost and Kessler (Mr. President)--30.

    The nays were: Barnes, Beach, Blair and Cann--4.

    Absent: None.

    So, a majority of those present and voting having voted in the affirmative, the President declared Senator Unger’s motion had prevailed.

    In accordance with the foregoing motion, the Senate adjourned until tomorrow, Monday, April 15, 2013, at 5 p.m.