Charleston, W. Va., Sunday, March 13, 2011

The Senate met at 12:10 a.m. for an extended session to complete action on the annual state budget (Eng. Com. Sub. for H. B. No. 2012), today's proceedings being authorized by the Governor's proclamation of March 9, 2011, extending the regular sixty-day session until and including the fifteenth day of March, two thousand eleven, 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. 2012, Budget Bill, making appropriations of public money out of the treasury in accordance with section fifty-one, article six of the Constitution.
(Senator Kessler, Acting President, in the Chair.)

Prayer was offered by the Honorable David C. Nohe, a senator from the third district.
Pending the reading of the Journal of Saturday, March 12, 2011,
On motion of Senator Unger, the Journal was approved and the further reading thereof dispensed with.
The Senate proceeded to the twelfth order of business.
Remarks were made by Senator Unger.
Senator Unger then moved that the Senate adjourn until tomorrow, Monday, March 14, 2011, 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: Beach, Boley, Browning, Chafin, Edgell, D. Facemire, K. Facemyer, Fanning, Foster, Green, Hall, Helmick, Jenkins, Klempa, Laird, McCabe, Miller, Minard, Nohe, Palumbo, Plymale, Prezioso, Snyder, Stollings, Sypolt, Tucker, Unger, Wells, Williams, Wills, Yost and Kessler (Acting President)--32.
The nays were: Barnes--1.
Absent: Tomblin (Mr. President)--1.
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, March 14, 2011, at 5 p.m.