Charleston, W. Va., Wednesday, March 12, 2003

     The Senate met at 10 a.m.
(Senator Tomblin, Mr. President, in the Chair.)

     Prayer was offered by the Honorable Brooks F. McCabe, Jr., a senator from the seventeenth district.
     Pending the reading of the Journal of Tuesday, March 11, 2003,
     On motion of Senator Kessler, the Journal was approved and the further reading thereof dispensed with.
     The Senate proceeded to the third order of business.
Executive Communications

     The Clerk then presented a communication from His Excellency, the Governor, advising that on March 11, 2003, he had approved Enr. Senate Bill No. 164, Enr. Senate Bill No. 166, Enr. Senate Bill No. 205 and Enr. Senate Bill No. 414.
     The Senate proceeded to the fourth order of business.
     Senator Rowe, 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 12th day of March, 2003, 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 of Delegates:
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. No. 2357), Authorizing the aeronautics commissioner to expense funds.
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. No. 2529), Relating to the licensure and regulation of psychophysiological detection of deception examiners.
     (H. B. No. 2669), Hazardous waste management.
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. No. 2733), Increasing funds in the special revenue accounts for the criminal investigation division and the special audits division.
     (H. B. No. 3108), Making all business entity filing requirements consistent with the corporation requirements under the new corporation laws.
                              Respectfully submitted,
                               Larry L. Rowe,
                               Chair, Senate Committee.
                               Sharon Spencer,
                               Chair, House Committee.
     Senator Bailey then moved that the Senate adjourn until tomorrow, Thursday, March 13, 2003, at 6 p.m.
     The question being on the adoption of Senator Bailey's motion, and on this question, Senator Bailey demanded the yeas and nays.
     The roll being taken, the yeas were: Bailey, Boley, Bowman, Caldwell, Deem, Dempsey, Edgell, Facemyer, Fanning, Helmick, Jenkins, Kessler, Love, McCabe, Minard, Minear, Prezioso, Ross, Rowe, Sharpe, Smith, Snyder, White and Tomblin (Mr. President)--24.
     The nays were: Harrison, Hunter, McKenzie, Oliverio, Plymale and Sprouse--6.
     Absent: Chafin, Guills, Unger and Weeks--4.
     So, a majority of those present and voting having voted in the affirmative, the President declared Senator Bailey's motion had prevailed.
     In accordance with the foregoing motion, the Senate adjourned until tomorrow, Thursday, March 13, 2003, at 6 p.m.