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HB1511EngrossService of process; investigator employed by an attorney for the Commonwealth. Provides that certain investigators employed by an attorney for the Commonwealth while engaged in the performance of their official duties shall not be considered a party ...
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2018-02-21
Placed on Calendar
HB778EngrossHealth care providers; notices; health benefit plan networks; air ambulance providers. Requires each hospital to establish a protocol requiring that, before a health care provider arranges for air medical transportation services for a patient who doe...
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2018-02-21
Placed on Calendar
HB1174EngrossNewborn screening; lysosomal storage disorders. Directs the Board of Health to consider amending regulations governing newborn screening to include screening for Pompe disease and mucopolysaccharidosis type 1 (MPS-1).
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2018-02-21
Placed on Calendar
HB638EngrossTrespass; electronic device; penalty. Provides that any person who knowingly and intentionally causes any electronic device to enter the property of another and come within 50 feet of a dwelling house (i) to coerce, intimidate, or harass another pers...
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2018-02-21
Placed on Calendar
HB1142EngrossQualification of fiduciary without security; asset or amount with no monetary value. Provides that a circuit court or circuit court clerk may allow a fiduciary to qualify by giving bond without surety when the asset or amount coming into the possessi...
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2018-02-21
Placed on Calendar
HB1377EngrossPossession and administration of epinephrine; outdoor educational programs. Provides that an employee of an organization that provides outdoor educational experiences or programs for youth who is authorized by a prescriber and trained in the administ...
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2018-02-21
Placed on Calendar
HB1482EngrossUse of unmanned aircraft; public bodies. Allows an unmanned aircraft to be deployed without a warrant to survey the scene of an accident for the purpose of crash reconstruction where a law-enforcement officer is required to make a report because of p...
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2018-02-21
Placed on Calendar
HB1251EngrossCBD oil and THC-A oil; certification for use; dispensing. Provides that a practitioner may issue a written certification for the use of cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil for the treatment or to alleviate the symptoms of any diagnosed condition or disease ...
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2018-02-21
Placed on Calendar
HB987EngrossAgricultural operations; nuisance. Requires agricultural operations to be in substantial compliance, defined in the bill, with applicable laws, regulations, and best management practices in order to be exempt from becoming a public or private nuisanc...
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2018-02-20
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
SB363EngrossDelegate Lacey Putney Memorial Highway. Designates the portion of U.S. Route 221 between the Town of Bedford and the City of Lynchburg the "Delegate Lacey Putney Memorial Highway." The bill contains an emergency clause.
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2018-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
HB188EngrossSentence reduction; substantial assistance to prosecution. Allows a convicted person's sentence to be reduced if such person provides substantial assistance, defined in the bill, in the furtherance of the investigation or prosecution of another perso...
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2018-02-20
Passed by until Tuesday, February 27, 2018
HB564EngrossHunting apparel; hunting from enclosed ground blind; solid blaze orange or solid blaze pink. Allows a hunter hunting from an enclosed ground blind during any firearms deer season, except during the special season for hunting deer with a muzzle-loadin...
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2018-02-20
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
SB332EngrossRetail sales and use tax; agricultural exemptions. Amends the existing exemption from sales tax for agricultural produce and eggs sold at a farmers market or roadside stand. Currently, the exemption applies only if the individual selling the produce ...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 21]
Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
SB128EngrossTNC partner vehicles; interior trade dress. Provides that transportation network company (TNC) partner vehicles may be equipped with certain removable illuminated interior trade dress devices that assist passengers in identifying and communicating wi...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N)
SB244EngrossBanks; branch offices. Authorizes a bank to operate a branch office under a different name if such name contains language clearly indicating that it is a branch office of the bank or a division of the bank. Currently, a different name may be used for...
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2018-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
HB481EngrossDeferral of jury service; students. Allows a court to defer a person's jury service to a later term of court if such person is enrolled as a full-time student and is attending classes at an accredited public or private institution of higher education...
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2018-02-20
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
SB589EngrossElection day page program. Permits participants in the election day page program to assist in the counting of unmarked ballots at any time, at the direction and under the direct supervision of the chief officer of election. Currently, election pages ...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
SB183EngrossChild abuse and neglect; notice of founded reports to Superintendent of Public Instruction. Requires local departments of social services to notify the Superintendent of Public Instruction without delay when an individual holding a license issued by ...
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2018-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
SB51EngrossIncome withholding orders. Repeals the requirement, enacted in 1993, that an employer request that each new employee disclose whether the employee has an income withholding order. This requirement has been superseded in practice by requirements that ...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 21]
Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #3
HB1325EngrossProvisional voting; persons voting in split precincts. Provides that any voter who is assigned to a precinct that is split between two or more election districts and who believes he was given a ballot for the district of which he is not a qualified v...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20]
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SJR132EngrossCommending Cecili Weber.
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2018-02-20
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HB1091EngrossVirginia Resources Authority; dredging projects. Includes within the definition of the term "project" any dredging program or project undertaken to benefit the economic and community development goals of a local government, other than a dredging prog...
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2018-02-20
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
SB364EngrossMotor vehicle liability insurance coverage limits. Increases the minimum liability coverage amount from $20,000 to $50,000 for injury to or destruction of property of others in any one accident. The bill applies to motor vehicle insurance policies is...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20]
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB158EngrossHouse of Delegates and Senate district boundaries. Authorizes the General Assembly to make technical adjustments to legislative district boundaries subsequent to the decennial redistricting solely for the purpose of causing legislative district bound...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Reported from Privileges and Elections (8-Y 6-N)
SB143EngrossMortuary science education; practical experience required. Requires every public institution of higher education that offers a degree in mortuary science to require students to complete practical experience in the areas of funeral service and embalmi...
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2018-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
HJR299IntroCommending the James City-Bruton Volunteer Fire Department.
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2018-02-20
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 18106282D
SB413EngrossDelivery of Schedule VI prescription devices. Provides that a permitted manufacturer, wholesale distributor, warehouser, nonresident warehouse, third-party logistics provider, or nonresident third-party logistics provider or registered nonresident ma...
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2018-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
SB513EngrossEnhanced Public Safety Telephone Services Act. Establishes requirements regarding the implementation of next generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) service. By July 1, 2023, the 9-1-1 Services Board (the Board) is required to develop and implement NG9-1-1 transi...
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2018-02-20
Passed by for the day
HB812EngrossThe Virginia Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Fund Advisory Board; membership; duties. Increases from five to seven the number of members on the Virginia Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Fund Advisory Board (the Board). The bill increases from three to...
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2018-02-20
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
SB492EngrossTowing; fees. Increases the maximum hookup and towing fee for passenger vehicles from $135 to $150. The bill also increases in Planning District 8 (Northern Virginia) the hookup and initial towing fee for motor vehicles, trailers, and parts thereof f...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Committee substitute printed 18107234D-H1
SB780EngrossHydroelectric plant revenue sharing agreement among certain localities. Requires the Counties of Buchanan, Dickenson, Lee, Russell, Scott, Tazewell, and Wise and the City of Norton to enter into a perpetual revenue sharing agreement regarding a certa...
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2018-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
HB852EngrossAlcoholic beverage control; substance abuse prevention; Virginia Institutions of Higher Education Substance Use Advisory Committee established. Directs the Board of Directors of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (Board) to establish a...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 9:00 am]
Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N)
HR86IntroCommending J. Christopher LaGow.
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2018-02-20
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 18106990D
HB865EngrossPet shops; local ordinance; bond for dogs obtained from out-of-state breeder. Authorizes any local governing body to adopt an ordinance that requires any pet shop selling dogs procured from outside the Commonwealth to furnish a bond of at least $5,00...
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2018-02-20
Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
SB486EngrossAlcoholic beverage control; distiller licensee; samples; hours of operation. Allows government stores established on the premises of a licensed distillery to operate on Sundays after 10:00 a.m. and allows licensed distillers to include in samples spi...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
SB637EngrossVirginia Longitudinal Data System; workforce data. Requires the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), through the Virginia Longitudinal Data System, to report additional information regarding the alignment of postsecondary education...
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2018-02-20
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
SB582EngrossOpen-space lands; conversion or diversion. Increases the threshold for the substitution of real property when lands are converted or diverted from open-space land use, requiring the substitute land to have "substantially" greater value as permanent o...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2019 by voice vote
SB827EngrossCourthouse and courtroom security; assessment. Increases from $10 to $20 the maximum amount a local governing body may assess against a convicted defendant as part of the costs in a criminal or traffic case in district or circuit court to fund courth...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 21]
Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #3
HB916EngrossLong-Term Employment Support Services and Extended Employment Services. Requires the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services to administer Long-Term Employment Support Services and Extended Employment Services to assist individuals with disa...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 9:00 am]
Reported from Finance (9-Y 0-N)
SB605EngrossElementary and secondary schools; sexual misconduct. Requires the Board of Education to adopt regulations to implement the provisions of federal law that prohibit any local school board or any individual who is an employee, contractor, or agent of a ...
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2018-02-20
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
HB1167EngrossJury commissioners; lists of unqualified persons provided to general registrars. Requires jury commissioners to collect the information obtained from those persons not qualified to serve as jurors as a result of (i) not being a citizen of the United ...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendments (8-Y 6-N)
HJR305IntroCommending the Reverend Michael Hirsch.
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2018-02-20
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 18107032D
HB1553EngrossAdmissions tax in Washington County. Clarifies that Washington County is authorized to impose an admissions tax to either a multi-sports complex or an entertainment venue, or both, subject to certain requirements.
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 9:00 am]
Reported from Finance (9-Y 0-N)
HB866EngrossScenic river designations. Consolidates provisions of the Scenic Rivers Act relating to prohibitions on the construction of dams and limits on the effects of the Act. The bill contains technical amendments.
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2018-02-20
Passed Senate with amendments (34-Y 6-N)
SB825EngrossState Board of Elections; membership; Commissioner of Elections. Increases the membership of the State Board of Elections (Board) from three members to five members, with representation given to each of the political parties having the highest and ne...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 1-N)
HB797EngrossElectronic visitation; state correctional facilities. Authorizes the Director of the Department of Corrections to prescribe reasonable rules regarding electronic visitation systems and the collection of fees for the use of such systems. The bill prov...
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2018-02-20
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
SB875EngrossState Board of Social Services; regulations related to staffing of assisted living facilities providing care for adults with serious cognitive impairments. Directs the State Board of Social Services to amend regulations governing staffing of assisted...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N)
HB767EngrossElection precincts not to be changed between certain dates. Prohibits counties, cities, and towns from creating, dividing, abolishing, or consolidating any precincts or otherwise changing the boundaries of any precinct between February 1, 2019, and M...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (14-Y 0-N)
SB688EngrossVirginia Public Procurement Act; cooperative procurement; stream restoration and stormwater management. Excludes the purchase of (i) stream restoration and (ii) stormwater management practices, and all associated and necessary construction and mainte...
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2018-02-20
VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N 1-A)
SJR160IntroCommending the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty.
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2018-02-20
Laid on Clerk's Desk
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