SENATE JOURNAL

                                                EIGHTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE

                                                      EXTENDED SESSION, 2016

                                                              SIXTY-FIRST DAY


Charleston, W. Va., Sunday, March 13, 2016

The Senate met at 12:02 a.m. for an extended session to complete action on the annual state budget (Eng. Com. Sub. for S. B. 269), today=s proceedings being authorized by the Governor=s proclamation of March 9, 2016, extending the regular sixty-day session until and including the fifteenth day of March, two thousand sixteen, 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 269, Budget Bill.

Pending the reading of the Journal of Saturday, March 13, 2016,

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.

Executive Communications

The Clerk then presented a communication from His Excellency, the Governor, advising that on March 12, 2016, he had approved Enr. Committee Substitute for Senate Bill 582.

The Senate then proceeded to the twelfth order of business.

Remarks were made by Senators Kessler and Unger.

(Senator Boley in the Chair.)

Remarks were made by Senator Cole (Mr. President).

Thereafter, at the request of Senator Carmichael, and by unanimous consent, the remarks by Senator Cole (Mr. President) were ordered printed in the Appendix to the Journal.

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

Remarks were made by Senator Boso.

Senator Carmichael then moved that the Senate adjourn until tomorrow, Monday, March 14, 2016, at 4 p.m.

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

The roll being taken, the yeas were: Ashley, Beach, Blair, Boley, Boso, Carmichael, Cline, Facemire, Gaunch, Hall, Karnes, Kessler, Kirkendoll, Laird, Leonhardt, Maynard, Miller, Mullins, Palumbo, Plymale, Prezioso, Romano, Snyder, Stollings, Sypolt, Takubo, Trump, Unger, Walters, Williams, Yost and Cole (Mr. President)–32.

The nays were: None.

Absent: Ferns and Woelfel–2.

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

In accordance with the foregoing motion, the Senate adjourned until tomorrow, Monday, March 14, 2016, at 4 p.m.