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HB2763IntroPersons on conditional release; tracking device; penalty. Provides that any person who was civilly committed as a sexually violent predator who alters, removes, or destroys any GPS (Global Positioning System) tracking device, or other similar device ...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2667IntroVirginia Highway Corporation Act of 1988; tolls; distance-based pricing program. Authorizes the operator of the Dulles Greenway to apply annually to the State Corporation Commission, during the period 2020 through 2029, for increases to tolls on the ...
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
HB2712IntroPublic institutions of higher education; certain students; eligibility for in-state tuition. Declares eligible for in-state tuition, regardless of domicile, any non-Virginia student enrolled at a public institution of higher education who (i) pays fo...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB1831IntroPublic institutions of higher education; enrolled students; disciplinary proceedings; due process. Establishes several requirements for formal and informal proceedings against any student enrolled at a public institution of higher education who is al...
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2019-02-05
To House Education Committee
HB2153IntroSmall Business Financing Authority; Virginia Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Fund created. Creates the Virginia Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Fund (the Fund) to provide short-term direct loans to eligible small businesses adversely affect...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB2488IntroSuspension of driver's license for nonpayment of fines or costs. Removes the requirement that a court suspend the driver's license of a person convicted of any violation of the law who fails or refuses to provide for immediate payment of fines or cos...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2673IntroIncome tax; conformity; increase in standard deduction; refundable income tax credit for low-income taxpayers. Advances the Commonwealth's conformity with federal tax law to December 31, 2018, starting with taxable year 2019. The bill allows an indiv...
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
HB2696IntroEnvironmental Justice Advisory Council established. Establishes the Environmental Justice Advisory Council, consisting of 13 members, to advise the Governor on environmental justice in the Commonwealth through equitable development, implementation, e...
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
HB1976IntroState Police; reporting hate crimes. Includes within the definition of "hate crime" a criminal act committed against a person because of sexual orientation or gender identification and requires the reporting of the commission of such crime to the Sta...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2177IntroHealth insurance; formula and enteral nutrition products. Requires health insurers, health care subscription plans, and health maintenance organizations whose policy, contract, or plan includes coverage for medicines to classify medically necessary f...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB2277IntroDriver's license suspensions for certain non-driving related offenses. Removes the existing provisions that allow a person's driver's license to be suspended (i) when he is convicted of or placed on deferred disposition for a drug offense and (ii) fo...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2675IntroInitiation of a civil action; clerk of a general district court. Requires a general district court clerk to file, process, and issue for service of process any pleading initiating a civil action in the general district court within 14 days of receipt...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2125IntroBoard of Education; alternative pathway to the advanced studies diploma. Directs the Board of Education to establish a pathway to the advanced studies high school diploma that requires advanced coursework in career and technical education in lieu of ...
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2019-02-05
To House Education Committee
HB2428IntroPreliminary protective orders; hearing by two-way electronic video and audio communication. Gives discretion to a court to allow a petitioner granted a preliminary protective order to appear by two-way electronic video and audio communication for a f...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2579IntroDepartment of State Police; reporting hate crimes. Includes within the definition of "hate crime" a criminal act committed against a person because of gender, disability, or sexual orientation and requires the reporting of the commission of such crim...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2537IntroElectric utilities; notice before terminating service. Directs that the requirement that electric utilities give customers 10 days' notice by mail prior to terminating service applies regardless of whether reasonable cause exists to believe the custo...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB1869IntroNet energy metering; schools. Directs Appalachian Power Company to conduct a pilot program, not exceeding 10 megawatts in the aggregate, under which any public school in the Commonwealth that generates more electricity from a wind-powered or solar-po...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB2669IntroHealth insurance; coverage for prosthetic devices. Requires health insurers, corporations providing health care coverage subscription contracts, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for prosthetic devices, including myoelectric, b...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB2291IntroSchool boards; local law-enforcement agencies; memorandums of understanding. Requires the school board in each school division in which the local law-enforcement agency employs school resource officers to enter into a memorandum of understanding with...
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2019-02-05
To House Education Committee
HB2671IntroReal estate settlements; kickbacks and other payments; remedies; penalties. Relocates within Title 55 the existing provision that prohibits persons from paying or receiving a kickback, rebate, commission, thing of value, or other payment pursuant to ...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB2294IntroElectric and natural gas utilities; energy efficiency Electric and natural gas utilities; energy efficiency goals. Requires investor-owned electric utilities, cooperative electric utilities, and investor-owned natural gas distribution utilities to me...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB2501IntroGreenhouse gas emissions; inventory. Directs the Division of Energy of the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, as part of the 10-year Virginia Energy Plan required by current law, to inventory greenhouse gas emissions and provide information on...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB1834IntroUse of binary explosives; penalty. Creates a Class 1 misdemeanor for any person to combine the components of a binary explosive, defined in the bill, to create an explosive material and ignite more than five pounds of such explosive material at a sin...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2654IntroStudents who receive home instruction; documentation. Provides that, except as otherwise required by relevant law, no parent who provides home instruction for his child in lieu of school attendance shall be required to provide to the school board in ...
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2019-02-05
To House Education Committee
HB1900IntroHealth Care Provider Credentials Data Solution Fund; blockchain technology. Establishes the Health Care Provider Credentials Data Solution Fund for the purpose of soliciting proofs of concept to establish or improve a system for the storage and acces...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB2492IntroProhibition of sale, transfer, etc., of certain firearms magazines and firearms; penalties. Prohibits any person from importing, selling, bartering, or transferring a firearms magazine designed to hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition. A violation i...
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2019-02-05
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
HB2121IntroBail; data collection and reporting standards; report. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services to (i) collect data relating to bail determinations for any person who is held in custody pending trial or hearing for an offense, civil or cr...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2335IntroDepartment of Professional and Occupational Regulation; training requirement for barbers and cosmetologists. Prohibits the Board for Barbers and Cosmetology from requiring, as a condition of licensure, an applicant for a license to practice barbering...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
HB2543IntroHealth benefit plans; balance billing for ancillary services. Prohibits an out-of-network provider from balance billing a covered person for the costs of an ancillary service when an in-network provider referred the covered person to the out-of-netwo...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB2677IntroVirginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices; sexual orientation and gender identity. Adds discrimination on the basis of an individual's sexual orientation or gender identity as an unlawful housing practice. The bill defines ...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
HB2730IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; service disabled veteran business procurement enhancement program. Establishes a statewide service disabled veteran business procurement enhancement program. The bill establishes a statewide goal of five percent servi...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
HB2498IntroMissing and endangered child; Endangered Missing Child Media Alert. Provides that the Virginia State Police may issue a public or media alert at the request of a law-enforcement agency regarding a missing and endangered child who does not meet the de...
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2019-02-05
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
HB2772IntroCertain officers and employees; ability to forswear salary. Authorizes officers and employees exempt from the Virginia Personnel Act to forswear all or part of their official salary or rate of pay.
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
HB1842IntroSpecial license plates; former members of the Virginia General Assembly. Authorizes the issuance of special license plates for former members of the Virginia General Assembly bearing the legend FORMER VIRGINIA STATE LEGISLATOR.
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
HB2164IntroDepartment of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; definitions; small business. Redefines "small business" for the purposes of programs for the Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity and the Virginia Public Procurement Act to mean a bu...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB2612IntroPlanning time for public school teachers. Requires each school board to ensure that each elementary school, middle school, and high school teacher in its employment is provided at least one 45-minute period per school day as planning time that is une...
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2019-02-05
To House Education Committee
HB2638IntroDepartment of Education; Teacher Advisory Committee. Requires the Department of Education (the Department) to establish and appoint members to a Teacher Advisory Committee (the Committee). The bill requires each member of the Committee to be a public...
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
HB2063IntroGround water withdrawals; waste. Provides that when the State Water Control Board determines that surface water is reasonably available for use in a ground water management area, the use of ground water other than from the surficial aquifer in such m...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
HB2377IntroMemorials for war veterans. Provides that a locality may remove or provide for the upkeep, maintenance, or contextualization of any monument or memorial for war veterans located in its public space, regardless of when erected. Current law makes it un...
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2019-02-05
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
HB1744IntroSmoking in motor vehicle with a minor present. Expands the age group of minors in the presence of whom it is illegal to smoke in a motor vehicle from those under the age of eight to those under the age of 18. The bill changes smoking in a motor vehic...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2573IntroUtility easements; pole attachments. Declares that a public service company that has acquired a prescriptive easement that is used to provide electrical service is deemed to have the right to grant to a provider of broadband or other telecommunicatio...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB2628IntroMilitary families; relocation to the Commonwealth; student registration. Permits any student whose parent has received orders to relocate to a duty station in the Commonwealth to register for courses and other academic programs and participate in the...
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2019-02-05
To House Education Committee
HB2644IntroMarijuana; decriminalization of simple marijuana possession; penalty. Decriminalizes simple marijuana possession and provides a civil penalty of no more than $50 for a first violation, $100 for a second violation, and $250 for a third or subsequent v...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2408IntroDepartment of Education; pilot program; feasibility of educational placement transition of certain students with disabilities. Requires the Department of Education to develop and implement a pilot program in two local school divisions in the Commonwe...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB2517IntroChild abuse and neglect; mandatory reporters. Adds to the list of persons who are required to report suspected child abuse and neglect any person 18 years of age or older who (i) volunteers with any public or private organization responsible for the ...
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2019-02-05
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
HB1612IntroDepartment of Game and Inland Fisheries; fees; boat ramps. Removes the use of boat ramps owned by the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries from the list of exceptions to the requirement that users of certain facilities pay a fee. The bill contains...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
HB1829IntroPublic campaign financing; counties and cities may establish for certain offices. Authorizes the governing body of a county or city to establish by ordinance a system of public campaign financing for elected local offices. The bill specifies certain ...
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2019-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
HB2149IntroDisplay of single license plate on certain motor vehicles. Authorizes a motor vehicle that (i) has a fiberglass body, (ii) does not have factory-installed front license plate brackets, and (iii) is not more than 56 inches high to only have one of the...
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2019-02-05
To House Transportation Committee
HB1693IntroHigh school family life education curricula; students with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Requires any high school family life education curriculum offered by a local school division to include, at least four times during grades 11 and 1...
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2019-02-05
To House Education Committee
HB1907IntroLocalities and school divisions; posting of register of funds expended. Requires every locality with a population greater than 25,000 and each school division with greater than 5,000 students to post quarterly on the public government website of such...
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2019-02-05
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
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