WEST VIRGINIA LEGISLATURE
EXTENDED SESSION, 2010
Charleston, W. Va., Wednesday, March 17, 2010
The Senate met at 6 p.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 Tuesday, March 16, 2010,
On motion of Senator Laird, the Journal was approved and the
further reading thereof dispensed with.
The Senate proceeded to the third order of business.
The Clerk then presented communications from His Excellency,
the Governor, advising that on March 16, 2010, he had approved Enr.
Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 89, Enr. Committee
Substitute for Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 349, Enr.
Senate Bill No. 514, Enr. Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No.
543, Enr. Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 631, Enr.
Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 3301, Enr. Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 4035, Enr. House Bill No. 4171, Enr.
Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 4291, Enr. House Bill No.
4312, Enr. House Bill No. 4361, Enr. Committee Substitute for House
Bill No. 4374
and Enr. Committee Substitute for House Bill No.
The Senate proceeded to the fourth order of business.
Senator Palumbo, from the Joint Committee on Enrolled Bills,
submitted the following report, which was received:
Your Joint Committee on Enrolled Bills has examined, found
truly enrolled, and on the 17th day of March, 2010, presented to
His Excellency, the Governor, for his action, the following bills,
signed by the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House
(S. B. No. 214),
Updating certain terms in Corporation Net
Income Tax Act.
(Com. Sub. for S. B. No. 215),
Creating offense of assaulting
volunteer firefighters and emergency service employees.
(Com. Sub. for S. B. No. 336),
Authorizing Division of
Wildlife Resources recover possession or restitution value of
(S. B. No. 339),
Correcting invalid code reference related to
voter registration list.
(Com. Sub. for S. B. No. 345),
(Com. Sub. for S. B. No. 354),
Updating terms and reporting
procedures for traffic crashes.
(S. B. No. 381),
Regulating ability of Division of Banking
employees to obtain certain loans.
(S. B. No. 382),
Relating to certain oil and gas drilling
(S. B. No. 387),
Providing certain mortgage loan originators
be licensed or registered.
(S. B. No. 436),
Updating language relating to process of
(S. B. No. 445),
Extending time Fairmont City Council can
(S. B. No. 461),
Relating to administration of sales and use
(S. B. No. 464),
Clarifying Division of Personnel functions.
(S. B. No. 604),
Extending mental hygiene procedures' sunset
(S. B. No. 656),
Relating to special rates for
energy-intensive industrial electric power consumers.
Chair, Senate Committee.
Chair, House Committee.
Senator Chafin then moved that the Senate adjourn until
tomorrow, Thursday, March 18, 2010, at 11 a.m.
The question being on the adoption of Senator Chafin's
aforestated motion, and on this question, Senator Chafin demanded
the yeas and nays.
The roll being taken, the yeas were: Boley, Bowman, Browning,
Caruth, Chafin, Deem, Edgell, Facemire D., Facemyer K., Fanning,
Foster, Hall, Helmick, Jenkins, Kessler, Laird, McCabe, Minard,
Palumbo, Plymale, Prezioso, Snyder, Sypolt, Unger, Wells, White,
Williams, Yost and Tomblin (Mr. President)--29.
The nays were: Barnes--1.
Absent: Green, Guills, Oliverio and Stollings--4.
So, a majority of those present and voting having voted in the
affirmative, the President declared Senator Chafin's motion had
In accordance with the foregoing motion, the Senate adjourned
until tomorrow, Thursday, March 18, 2010, at 11 a.m.