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SB1756PassVirginia Condominium Act; Virginia Property Owners' Association Act; stormwater facilities; transfer of control of management, maintenance, repair, or replacement. Requires a declarant to deliver to the president of the unit owners' association or hi...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0724)
SB1746PassDepartment of Education; National Math and Science Initiative. Directs the Department of Education to encourage school boards of school divisions that have a significant number of enrolled military-connected students to partner with the National Math...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0772)
HB2007PassEviction; writs of possession and eviction. Changes the terminology from writ of possession to writ of eviction for the writ executed by a sheriff to recover real property pursuant to an order of possession. The bill specifies that an order of posses...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0700)
SB1586PassSuperintendent of Public Instruction; consolidation of surveys. Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to identify any survey, questionnaire, inquiry, or other communication that requires a response from a school board or division superint...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0768)
SB1772PassRestraint of pregnant offenders. Requires the Board of Corrections to review its standards related to allowable restraint practices for pregnant prisoners to ensure that (i) pregnant prisoners are treated humanely and restrained in a manner that acco...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0725)
SB1779PassElectric utilities; municipal net energy metering. Directs the State Corporation Commission to establish a pilot program that affords the opportunity for any locality to participate in net energy metering if it is a retail customer of a certain type ...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0747)
SB1004PassAdvance estimate of patient payment amount for elective medical procedure, test, or service; notice of right to request. Provides that every hospital currently required to provide an estimate of the payment amount for an elective procedure, test, or ...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0671)
SB1556PassAuditor of Public Accounts; Commonwealth Data Point; employee compensation information. Requires that the searchable database containing certain state expenditure information that is maintained by the Auditor of Public Accounts include the number of ...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0731)
HB2420PassGrandfathering certain nonconforming use. Provides that a wall built on residential property shall be grandfathered as a valid nonconforming use, and the wall shall not be subject to removal solely due to such nonconformity, in any instance where (i)...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0707)
SB1719PassCannabidiol oil and THC-A oil; registered agents and pharmaceutical processors. Authorizes a patient or, if such patient is a minor or an incapacitated adult, such patient's parent or legal guardian to designate an individual to act as his registered...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0690)
HB2478PassVirginia Stock Corporation Act. Updates and modernizes the Virginia Stock Corporation Act (the Act) to conform to many provisions of the 2016 revision of the Model Business Corporation Act produced by the Corporate Laws Committee of the American Bar ...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0734)
SB1752PassVirginia Lottery; ticket discounting; civil penalties. Prohibits the practice of ticket discounting, defined in the bill, and imposes three-tier civil penalties, corresponding to prize ranges, for any persons found to have engaged in such practice.
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0762)
HB2150PassReal property tax exemption for the elderly and disabled; improvements to a dwelling. Provides that, for purposes of the real property tax exemption for the elderly and disabled, certain improvements to exempt land and the land such improvements are ...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0736)
SB1652PassVirginia port volume increase tax credit; transfer of credits. Allows a taxpayer granted Virginia port volume increase tax credits to transfer unused credits to another taxpayer. The tax credit may be applied retroactively by the transferee to the da...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0759)
SB1513PassAgricultural equipment; time frame for reporting nonconformities. Changes the date by which a consumer is required to report to a manufacturer, its agent, or its authorized dealer the nonconformity of agricultural equipment from the earlier to the la...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0752)
SB1607PassHealth insurance; carrier business practices; authorization of health care services. Provides that if a carrier has previously authorized an invasive or surgical health care service as medically necessary and during the procedure the health care prov...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0683)
SB1216PassAll-Payer Claims Database; penalty. Requires the Commissioner of Health, in cooperation with the Bureau of Insurance, to collect health claims data from certain insurers, corporations, managed care organizations, third-party administrators, and any s...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0672)
HB2251PassMortgage loan originators. Repeals provisions relating to the issuance of transitional mortgage loan originator licenses and replaces them with provisions granting temporary authority to act as a mortgage loan originator. The bill conforms Virginia's...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0740)
HB2750PassAdvance estimate of patient payment amount for elective medical procedure, test, or service; notice of right to request. Provides that every hospital currently required to provide an estimate of the payment amount for an elective procedure, test, or ...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0670)
SB1611PassHealth care shared savings; incentive programs. Requires health carriers to establish a comparable health care service incentive program under which savings are shared with a covered person who elects to receive a covered comparable health care servi...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0684)
SB1044PassParking ordinances; enforcement. Authorizes any county or town with a population of at least 40,000 to provide by ordinance that law-enforcement officers, other uniformed employees of the locality, and uniformed personnel under contract with the loca...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0711)
SB1464PassManufacturer or distributor right of first refusal. Provides that a manufacturer or distributor's right to first refusal in the event of a proposed sale or transfer of a dealership does not apply if such sale or transfer is not to a dealer licensed a...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0739)
SB1227PassLicensed local school board instructional or administrative employees; service retirement allowance. Extends from July 1, 2020, to July 1, 2025, the sunset date for provisions (i) requiring school boards, division superintendents, if so requested, an...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0765)
HB1966PassUniform Statewide Building Code; enforcement by local building departments. Requires any fees that are levied by a local governing body in order to defray the cost of Building Code enforcement and appeals, with the exception of the levy imposed for t...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0698)
SB1610PassRecordation tax; exemption for property transferred by deed of distribution. Provides that no recordation tax shall be required for the recordation of a deed of distribution, which is defined in the bill, when no consideration has passed between the ...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0757)
HB1895PassCharter; Town of Irvington. Updates the town's boundary description. Other changes replace outdated provisions regarding the timing of town council elections and the mayor's duties. This bill is identical to SB 1350.
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0694)
SB1468PassNorthern Virginia Transportation Authority; analysis of projects. Shifts responsibility from the Department of Transportation to the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority for the evaluation and rating of significant transportation projects in an...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0749)
SB1729PassWorkers' compensation; payment of claims. Prohibits a health care provider from submitting a claim to the Workers' Compensation Commission seeking additional payment for medical services rendered to a claimant before July 1, 2014, if the health care ...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0760)
SB1184PassVirginia Freedom of Information Act; applicability; sexual assault response teams and multidisciplinary child sexual abuse response teams. Provides that the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) shall not apply to sexual assault response teams, ...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0729)
SB1564PassState Board of Elections; regulations for reviewing and processing candidate petitions. Directs the State Board of Elections to revise its processes and associated regulations for reviewing and processing candidate petitions. The revised regulations ...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0682)
HB1918PassBoard of Corrections; minimum standards for health care services in local correctional facilities. Authorizes the Board of Corrections (Board) to establish minimum standards for health care services in local, regional, and community correctional faci...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0695)
SB1515PassProperty conveyance; former Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Institute. Authorizes the Commonwealth to transfer a portion of property previously used as the Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Institute to the Mount Rogers Community Services Board...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0678)
SB1718PassDepartment of Education; reading diagnostic tools; report. Directs the Department of Education (the Department) to consult with stakeholders and develop a plan to implement a pilot program to incorporate additional diagnostic tools into reading diagn...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0770)
HB2541PassOffice of Telework Promotion and Broadband Assistance; Broadband Advisory Council; expiration. Extends the expiration of the Office of Telework Promotion and Broadband Assistance from July 1, 2019, to July 1, 2021. The bill also repeals the expiratio...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0709)
SB1516PassDepartment of Corrections; disclosure of information; delivery of controlled substances to prisoners. Requires the Director of the Department of Health Professions, upon receiving a request for information, to disclose to an investigator for the Depa...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0679)
HB1759PassInsurance holding companies; internationally active insurance groups. Authorizes a designated state to act as a group-wide supervisor for an internationally active insurance group (IAIG). An IAIG is an insurance holding company group that has premium...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0692)
SB1222PassInsurance licensing and continuing education course requirements. Requires the biennial renewal, for individuals and business entities, of licenses by insurance agents, consultants, public adjusters, surplus lines brokers, and viatical settlement bro...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0675)
HB2316PassVoluntary boundary agreement between Counties of Caroline and Essex; attachment of GIS map to petitions. Allows the Counties of Caroline and Essex, in adopting a voluntary boundary agreement, to attach to their petitions to the circuit court a Geogra...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0705)
HB2807PassCharter; Town of Keysville. Shifts the town's municipal elections from May to November.
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0727)
SB1679PassFamily First Prevention Services Act; statutory alignment. Aligns the Code of Virginia with the Family First Prevention Services Act of 2018.
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0688)
SB1557PassBoard of Pharmacy; cannabidiol oil and tetrahydrocannabinol oil; regulation of pharmaceutical processors. Authorizes licensed physician assistants and licensed nurse practitioners to issue a written certification for use of cannabidiol oil and THC-A ...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0681)
HB2789PassDirect the establishment of energy conservation measures providing incentives for the development of electric energy delivered from sunlight. Requires Dominion Power and Appalachian Power Company to a seek approval for a three-year program of energy ...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0748)
SB1781PassContests of certain elections; location of proceeding to contest. Clarifies that a proceeding to contest (i) a primary election for the United States House of Representatives, the Virginia Senate, the House of Delegates, or any county, city, town, or...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0691)
SB1026PassAbsentee voting; no-excuse in-person voting available beginning on second Saturday immediately preceding election. Allows for any registered voter to vote by absentee ballot in person beginning on the second Saturday immediately preceding any electio...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0669)
SB1615PassRetail sales and use tax; absorption of tax by a dealer. Authorizes a dealer to absorb all or a portion of the sales and use tax due on an item, so long as the dealer separately states the full amount of the tax due at the point of the sale or transa...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0758)
SB1424PassCharter; Town of Luray. Establishes a new charter for the Town of Luray and repeals the current charter. The proposed charter contains powers typically granted to towns.
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0714)
SB1511PassSouthwest Virginia Higher Education Center. Requires the board of trustees of the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center to seek opportunities to collaborate with local comprehensive community colleges to meet specialized noncredit workforce trai...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0766)
HB2556PassDepartment of Health Professions and health regulatory boards; information obtained in an investigation or disciplinary proceeding; authorized disclosures. Provides that provisions protecting the confidentiality of information obtained during an inve...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0663)
SB1600PassMotor fuels. Requires every dispensing device used in the retail sale of motor fuel to identify the motor fuel and be labeled in accordance with a publication of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The measure authorizes the Board of ...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0756)
SB1769PassElectric utilities; net energy metering. Establishes requirements for net energy metering by electric cooperatives effective upon the earlier of July 1, 2019, or the effective date of implementing regulations by the State Corporation Commission. Inst...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0763)
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