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HB2793IntroCybersecurity; care and disposal of customer records; Cybersecurity; care and disposal of customer records; security for connected devices. Requires any business to take all reasonable steps to dispose of, or arrange for the disposal of, customer rec...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB2389IntroVirginia Housing Trust Fund; revenue deposits; recordation tax. Provides that 20% of annual recordation tax revenue in excess of $325 million shall be deposited into the Virginia Housing Trust Fund.
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2019-02-05
To House Finance Committee
HB2195IntroMinimum wage; tipped employees. Increases the cash wage for tipped employees to $3.50 per hour in 2020, $4.75 in 2021, and $6 in 2022. The measure also eliminates the tip credit effective January 1, 2023.
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB2421IntroProhibited discrimination; sexual orientation and gender identity. Prohibits discrimination in employment, public accommodation, public contracting, apprenticeship programs, housing, banking, and insurance on the basis of sexual orientation or gender...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
HB2564IntroVirginia Telephone Privacy Protection Act; transmission of caller identification information. Prohibits any person, with the intent to defraud, harass, cause harm, or wrongfully obtain anything of value, from making, placing, or initiating a call or ...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB1799IntroInterest on fines and costs in criminal cases and traffic infractions. Eliminates the accrual of interest on any fine or costs imposed in a criminal case or in a case involving a traffic infraction. The bill provides that any such fine or costs that ...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB1806IntroRight to work; union shops and agency shops. Repeals the provisions of the Code of Virginia that, among other things, prohibit any agreement or combination between an employer and a labor union or labor organization whereby (i) nonmembers of the unio...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB2276IntroConditional rezoning proffers. Makes changes to conditional zoning provisions first enacted in 2016 by including a provision that may allow certain localities to opt out of the provisions in their entirety by, in part, establishing a stakeholder advi...
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2019-02-05
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
HB2466IntroDepartment of Transportation to study State Route 28; report. Directs the Department of Transportation to study the feasibility of implementing improvements to State Route 28 in Prince William County between the City of Manassas Park and Fairfax Coun...
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
HB2587IntroConfidentiality of tax information; local tax officers sharing information with local administrative officers. Authorizes a locality's commissioner of the revenue, treasurer, director of finance, or other similar local official who collects or admini...
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2019-02-05
To House Finance Committee
HB1801IntroConditional rezoning proffers. Makes extensive changes Conditional rezoning proffers. Makes extensive changes to conditional zoning provisions first enacted in 2016. Specific amendments include provisions stating that no locality shall "require&...
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2019-02-05
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
HB1805IntroSpecial license plates; VIRGINIA LOVES TEACHERS. Authorizes the issuance of special license plates for supporters of teachers in the Commonwealth bearing the legend VIRGINIA LOVES TEACHERS.
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2019-02-05
To House Transportation Committee
HB2120IntroPaid family and medical leave program. Requires the Virginia Employment Commission to establish and administer a paid family and medical leave program with benefits beginning January 1, 2022. Under the program, benefits are paid to eligible employees...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB1765IntroVirginia Retirement System; retired law-enforcement officers employed as school security officers. Allows a retired law-enforcement officer to continue to receive his service retirement allowance during a subsequent period of employment by a local sc...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB2023IntroLawn care service providers; limit on use of fertilizer; civil penalty. Authorizes a locality to, by ordinance, limit the amount and number of applications of fertilizer a lawn care service provider is permitted to apply in a given area in a 12-month...
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2019-02-05
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
HB2062IntroGround water management; human consumption. Defines "human consumption" of ground water as drinking, food preparation, dishwashing, bathing, showering, hand washing, teeth brushing, and maintaining oral hygiene.
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
HB2371IntroMarijuana; legalization of simple marijuana possession; penalty. Eliminates criminal penalties for possession of marijuana for persons who are 21 years of age or older. The bill also decriminalizes marijuana possession for persons under 21 years of a...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2401IntroPublic service corporations; statements of government influence spending. Requires each public service corporation to file with the State Corporation Commission an annual statement of government influence spending that discloses each expenditure made...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB2590IntroAnimal testing facilities; adoption of dogs and cats. Requires that prior to euthanasia, any animal testing facility that no longer has use for a dog or cat in its possession that does not pose a health or safety risk to the public offer, for a reaso...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
HB2626IntroVirginia National Guard; state active duty pay. Requires that all members of the Virginia National Guard who are called into state active duty be paid an amount not less than that prescribed for a member with the rank of E-6 who has over 18 years of ...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB1745IntroJuvenile offenders; parole. Provides that any person sentenced to a term of life imprisonment for a single felony offense or multiple felony offenses committed while that person was a juvenile and who has served at least 25 years of such sentence, an...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2353IntroDepartment of Professional and Occupational Regulation; natural gas automobile mechanics and technicians; removal of certification requirement. Removes the certification requirement for, and associated regulatory authority over, the occupation of nat...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
HB1750IntroWorkers' Compensation; coverage for certain employees. Ends the exclusion from coverage under the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act for a person who suffers an injury if there is jurisdiction under either the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensati...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB2275IntroPassing stopped school bus; certain local ordinances. Provides that a local ordinance prohibiting passing a stopped school bus adopted by a county applies to infractions that occur in a town located within the county for which the county provides the...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2369IntroVirginia Human Rights Act; establishment of right to reproductive choice. Establishes that (i) every individual has a fundamental right to choose or refuse contraception or sterilization and (ii) every individual who becomes pregnant has a fundamenta...
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
HB2714IntroLandlord-tenant law; applicability; occupancy in a hotel or motel exempt. Provides that occupancy of a hotel or motel is not considered a residential tenancy under landlord-tenant law. Removes hotel and motel occupancy from provisions requiring certa...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
HB1670IntroAffordable housing; City of Richmond. Adds the City of Richmond to the list of localities with authority to provide for an affordable housing dwelling unit program.
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2019-02-05
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
HB2115IntroState Medical Facilities Plan; revisions. Requires the State Medical Facilities Plan task force to review the State Medical Facilities Plan and update or validate existing criteria in the State Medical Facilities Plan at least once every two years. C...
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2019-02-05
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
HB2366IntroDepartment of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; implementation of certification programs for small businesses; definition of small business; report. Changes the definition of small business, beginning July 1, 2019, to mean a business that (i) is...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
HB2481IntroVirginia Retirement System; authorize localities to opt out of group insurance program. Authorizes a locality that participates in the Virginia Retirement System to opt out of the group insurance program and instead establish, either by self-funding ...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB1791IntroGuidance counselors; nomenclature. Changes the name of guidance counselors to school counselors.
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2019-02-05
To House Education Committee
HB1847IntroCommission on Wellness and Opportunity; report. Establishes the Commission on Wellness and Opportunity to (i) establish the mission and vision of what wellness means for Virginia by (a) examining various dimensions of wellness, including but not limi...
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
HB2299IntroCommercial sex trafficking, prostitution, etc.; penalties. Increases from a Class 4 felony to a Class 3 felony the penalties for the following crimes if a minor is not involved: (i) human trafficking; (ii) receiving money or other valuable thing for ...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2370IntroPossession and consumption of marijuana; penalty. Decriminalizes simple marijuana possession and provides a civil penalty of no more than $250. Current law imposes a maximum fine of $500 and a maximum 30-day jail sentence for a first offense, and sub...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2584IntroAssault and battery against a family or household member; enhanced penalty. Reduces from two prior convictions to one prior conviction the required number of prior convictions of assault and battery against a family or household member before the Cla...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2233IntroInterior lights; operator requirements. Requires the operator of a motor vehicle, autocycle, road roller, road machinery, or tractor truck equipped with an interior light or lights and used on a highway to ensure that such lights are in good working ...
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2019-02-05
To House Transportation Committee
HB2244IntroPossession or transportation of firearms following convictions for certain misdemeanor crimes; restoration of rights; penalty. Prohibits a person who has been convicted of assault and battery when the person intentionally selects the person against w...
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2019-02-05
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
HB2785IntroVirginia Retirement System; retired law-enforcement officers employed as school security officers. Allows a retired law-enforcement officer to continue to receive his service retirement allowance during a subsequent period of employment by a local sc...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB1984IntroLegal holidays; Election Day. Designates Election Day, the Tuesday after the first Monday in November, as a state holiday and removes Lee-Jackson Day as a state holiday.
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2019-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
HB1672IntroIncome tax credit for paid leave for organ donors. Establishes a tax credit, for taxable years 2019 through 2023, of 35 percent of an employer's expenses in providing paid leave to an employee for the purpose of making an organ donation. The credit i...
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2019-02-05
To House Finance Committee
HB1775IntroProtective services for adults by local departments of social services; multidisciplinary teams. Allows local departments of social services to foster, when practicable, the creation, maintenance, and coordination of hospital and community-based mult...
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2019-02-05
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
HB2040IntroBackground checks; persons providing care for elderly or disabled. Allows any person who provides or seeks to provide unsupervised care or assistance to an elderly or disabled person to request a national fingerprint criminal background check on hims...
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2019-02-05
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
HB2216IntroHigh school STEM internship tax credit; report. Creates a tax credit for a business that hosts a junior or senior in a Richmond City Schools high school as an intern in a STEM or high-demand field for a semester during the 2019-2020 or 2020-2021 acad...
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2019-02-05
To House Finance Committee
HB2765IntroIncome tax; conformity; increase in standard deduction; refundable income tax credit for low-income taxpayers; Revenue Stabilization Fund. Advances the Commonwealth's conformity with federal tax law to December 31, 2018, starting with taxable year 20...
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
HB2524IntroNonpayment of wages; private action. Provides that an employee has a private cause of action against an employer who fails to pay wages. The measure provides that if the court finds that the employer knowingly failed to pay the wages, it shall also a...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1800IntroVoting information for persons incarcerated in local correctional facilities. Provides that the Board of Corrections shall make, adopt, and promulgate rules and regulations regarding the provision of information on absentee voting to all persons conf...
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2019-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
HB2407IntroPermanent foster care; eligibility. Allows local departments of social services and licensed child-placing agencies to place in permanent foster care, pursuant to a court order, a child who is 14 years of age or older but less than 16 years of age an...
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2019-02-05
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
HB2650IntroCustody and visitation arrangements; best interests of the child; domestic abuse; child abuse. Requires the court to consider domestic abuse, defined in the bill, and child abuse in addition to, under current law, family abuse and sexual abuse when d...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2684IntroHate crimes; gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation; penalty. Adds gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation to the categories of victims whose intentional selection for a hate crime involving assault, assault and battery, or trespass f...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2285IntroAllowing access to firearms by minors; penalty. Provides that any person who negligently leaves a loaded, unsecured firearm in such a manner as to endanger the life or limb of any person under the age of 18 is guilty of a Class 6 felony. Current law ...
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2019-02-05
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
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