Virginia Legislature | 2020 | 1st Special Session

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Active Virginia Bills (Introduced, Engrossed, Enrolled, Passed)

BillSummaryAction
HB5090Virginia Freedom of Information Act; law-enforcement criminal incident information; criminal investigative files. Adds criminal investigative files, defined in the bill, to the types of law-enforcement and criminal records required to be released in ...2020-09-18
Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology with letter (14-Y 0-N)
HB5106Landlord and tenant, noncompliance with rental agreement; prohibition on reporting negative credit information arising from the COVID-19 pandemic; penalty; emergency. Provides that a landlord shall not take any adverse action against a tenant or appl...2020-09-18
Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (8-Y 3-N 3-A)
HB5115Emergency laws; civil relief; citizens furloughed or otherwise receiving reduced wages or payments due to state of emergency; COVID-19 pandemic. Provides a 60-day stay of an unlawful detainer for nonpayment of rent for tenants and a 30-day stay of fo...2020-09-18
Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (14-Y 0-N)
HB5148Department of Corrections; earned sentence credits. Establishes a four-level classification system for the awarding and calculation of earned sentence credits. The bill also specifies certain crimes that are subject to the maximum 4.5 earned sentence...2020-09-18
HB5050Emergency Services and Disaster Law; powers and duties of Governor; purchase of personal protective equipment during a disaster caused by a communicable disease of public health threat. Grants the Governor authority during a disaster caused by a comm...2020-09-18
SB5107Unemployment compensation; short-time compensation; sunset repeal; emergency. Repeals two sunset provisions from legislation enacted during the 2020 Regular Session of the General Assembly that, among other things, established a short-time compensati...2020-09-18
Reported from Labor and Commerce (18-Y 3-N)
SB5029Issuing citations; possession of marijuana and certain traffic infractions. Changes from primary offenses to secondary offenses the possession of marijuana and the traffic infractions of operating a motor vehicle (i) without a light illuminating a li...2020-09-17
SB5050Parole; notice and certification; monthly reports. Provides that the Department of Corrections (the Department) shall release a prisoner no sooner than 21 business days after the date of notification by the Virginia Parole Board (the Board) to the ap...2020-09-17
SB5033Court authority in criminal cases; prosecutorial discretion to dispose of a criminal case. Provides that, upon the agreement of the Commonwealth and the defendant, a trial court may defer proceedings; defer entry of a conviction order, if none, or de...2020-09-17
SB5036Alcoholic beverage control; local special events license; limitations on events during public health emergency. Provides that no limitation on the number of special events that may be held by a local special events licensee shall be imposed during th...2020-09-17

Top Virginia Sponsors

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Del. Kaye Kory [D]84Syndicate content
Del. Joshua Cole [D]67Syndicate content
Del. Mark Cole [R]63Syndicate content
Del. Mark Levine [D]60Syndicate content
Del. Sam Rasoul [D]54Syndicate content
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Sen. Jennifer McClellan [D]36Syndicate content
Sen. Frank Ruff [R]36Syndicate content
Sen. Adam Ebbin [D]26Syndicate content
Sen. Joseph Morrissey [D]25Syndicate content
Sen. Jennifer Boysko [D]24Syndicate content

Top Virginia Committees

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Courts of Justice36Syndicate content
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Rules12Syndicate content
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Finance and Appropriations23Syndicate content
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Rules2Syndicate content
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Most Viewed Virginia Bills

BillSummaryText
SB5034Release of prisoners. Provides that any person serving a sentence imposed upon a conviction for a felony offense, other than a Class 1 felony, who is terminally ill is eligible for consideration by the Parole Board for conditional release. The bill a...Bill Text
HB5013Civil action for deprivation of rights; duties and liabilities of certain employers in employing or contracting for the services of law-enforcement officers. Creates a civil action for the deprivation of a person's rights by a law-enforcement officer...Bill Text
HB5148Department of Corrections; earned sentence credits. Establishes a four-level classification system for the awarding and calculation of earned sentence credits. The bill also specifies certain crimes that are subject to the maximum 4.5 earned sentence...Bill Text
SB5032Assault and battery; penalty. Eliminates the mandatory minimum term of confinement for a simple assault or an assault and battery committed against a judge; magistrate; law-enforcement officer; correctional officer; person directly involved in the ca...Bill Text
SB5030Policing reform. Adds law-enforcement officers to those persons who are guilty of a Class 6 felony if they are in a position of authority over and carnally know without force, threat, or intimidation any inmate, parolee, probationer, arrestee, detain...Bill Text
SB5016Application of parole statutes for juveniles and persons committed upon felony offenses committed on or after January 1, 1995. Repeals the abolition of parole. The bill also provides that the Virginia Parole Board shall establish procedures for consi...Bill Text
HB5016Immunizations; authority of the Commissioner of Health; exception. Eliminates the authority of the Commissioner of Health to require immunization of individuals who object to such administration on religious grounds.Bill Text
HB5030Monuments and memorials for war veterans; authority of localities. Changes the authority of a locality from the authority to "contextualize or cover" to the authority to "alter" a monument or memorial for war veterans located within the geographical ...Bill Text
HB5034Mandatory reporting of all offenders released from a local correctional facility or state correctional facility before the completion of the offender's sentence. Requires the Department of Corrections and all local correctional facilities to provide ...Bill Text
SB5041Concealed handgun permits; demonstration of competence; effective date. Amends the delayed enactment clause for Chapter 390 and the delayed enactment clause for Chapter 1130 of the Acts of Assembly of 2020 so that the provisions of such chapters will...Bill Text

Most Monitored Virginia Bills

BillSummaryText
SB5034Release of prisoners. Provides that any person serving a sentence imposed upon a conviction for a felony offense, other than a Class 1 felony, who is terminally ill is eligible for consideration by the Parole Board for conditional release. The bill a...Bill Text
HB5148Department of Corrections; earned sentence credits. Establishes a four-level classification system for the awarding and calculation of earned sentence credits. The bill also specifies certain crimes that are subject to the maximum 4.5 earned sentence...Bill Text
HB5013Civil action for deprivation of rights; duties and liabilities of certain employers in employing or contracting for the services of law-enforcement officers. Creates a civil action for the deprivation of a person's rights by a law-enforcement officer...Bill Text
SB5032Assault and battery; penalty. Eliminates the mandatory minimum term of confinement for a simple assault or an assault and battery committed against a judge; magistrate; law-enforcement officer; correctional officer; person directly involved in the ca...Bill Text
HB5043Mental health awareness response and community understanding services (Marcus) alert system. Provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) shall support the...Bill Text
SB5030Policing reform. Adds law-enforcement officers to those persons who are guilty of a Class 6 felony if they are in a position of authority over and carnally know without force, threat, or intimidation any inmate, parolee, probationer, arrestee, detain...Bill Text
HB5034Mandatory reporting of all offenders released from a local correctional facility or state correctional facility before the completion of the offender's sentence. Requires the Department of Corrections and all local correctional facilities to provide ...Bill Text
SB5038Comprehensive crisis services; mental health awareness response and community understanding services (Marcus) alert system. Directs the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to develop a comprehensive crisis service continuum com...Bill Text
SB5043Expungement of police and court records; Expungement Fee Fund created. Provides that final disposition may include (i) conviction of the original charge, (ii) conviction of an alternative charge, or (iii) dismissal of the proceedings. The bill also a...Bill Text
SB5035Law-enforcement civilian oversight bodies. Authorizes a locality to establish a law-enforcement civilian oversight body that may (i) receive, investigate, and issue findings on complaints from civilians regarding conduct of law-enforcement officers a...Bill Text

Virginia Sessions

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20201st Special Session43140BrowseSearchDownload
2020Regular Session39112154BrowseSearchDownload
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20151st Special Session9783BrowseSearchDownload
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20141st Special Session494453BrowseSearchDownload
2014Regular Session28881637BrowseSearchDownload
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