Charleston, W. Va., Sunday, March 11, 2012

    The Senate met at 12:01 a.m. for an extended session to complete action on the annual state budget (Eng. Com. Sub. for S. B. No. 160), today’s proceedings being authorized by the Governor’s proclamation of March 7, 2012, extending the regular sixty-day session until and including the thirteenth day of March, two thousand twelve, 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 Senate Bill No. 160, Budget Bill.

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

    Prayer was offered by the Honorable Ronald F. Miller, a senator from the tenth district.

    Pending the reading of the Journal of Saturday, March 10, 2012,

    On motion of Senator Chafin, 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 Edgell.

    Senator Unger then moved that the Senate adjourn until tomorrow, Monday, March 12, 2012, at 6 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, Kirkendoll, Klempa, Laird, McCabe, Miller, Minard, Nohe, Palumbo, Plymale, Prezioso, Snyder, Stollings, Sypolt, Tucker, Unger, Williams, Wills, Yost and Kessler (Mr. President)--32.

    The nays were: Barnes and Wells--2.

    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, March 12, 2012, at 6 p.m.