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HB1882IntroEligibility for in-state tuition; certain individuals who have applied for permanent residency. Declares eligible for in-state tuition any individual who (i) graduated from a public or private high school or program of home instruction in the Commonw...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB2001IntroPayment of wages. Removes the exemptions that exclude newsboys, shoe-shine boys, ushers, doormen, concession attendants, and theater cashiers from coverage under the Virginia Minimum Wage Act (the Act). The measure limits the Act's exemption for baby...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB2267IntroHospitals; drawing of certain blood samples. Directs the Board of Health to amend regulations governing hospitals to require each hospital to which funds are appropriated in any general appropriation act to collect blood samples from patients who are...
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2019-02-05
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
HB2467IntroDepartment of Transportation to study State Route 28; report. Directs the Department of Transportation to study the feasibility of implementing improvements to State Route 28 between the City of Manassas Park and State Route 29 in Fairfax County.
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
HB1796IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; competitive negotiation; price for professional services. Allows public bodies to request price information in a Request for Proposal for professional services.
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
HB2111IntroImmunity from civil liability; abuse of process, malicious prosecution, or intentional infliction of emotional distress; statements made in the course of judicial proceedings or communications made relating to criminal conduct. Adds statements made i...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2535IntroDigital services; protection for minors. Requires the operator of a digital service, which is defined as a website, online service, online application, or mobile application, to permit minors to remove, or to request and obtain removal of, content or...
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2019-02-05
To House Science and Technology Committee
HB2456IntroDMAS; waiver to implement a direct primary care program; report. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services (the Department) to apply for a §1115 waiver to allow the Commonwealth to implement a pilot project to provide medical assista...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB2434IntroManufactured home parks; sale of park; notice; rights of association. Entitles a manufactured home park association, as defined in the bill, to make a bona fide offer to purchase the park in a situation where a landlord has given the required written...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
HB2427IntroHealth care services; payment estimates. Requires hospitals and practitioners licensed by the Board of Medicine to provide a patient or the representative of a patient scheduled to receive a nonemergency procedure, test, or service to be performed by...
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2019-02-05
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
HB1708IntroSpecial license plates; RECOVERY MATTERS. Authorizes the issuance of revenue-sharing special license plates for supporters of recovery from addiction bearing the legend RECOVERY MATTERS.
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2019-02-05
To House Transportation Committee
HB2157IntroMinimum wage. Increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25 per hour to $10.10 per hour effective January 1, 2020, unless a higher minimum wage is required by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Effective Janu...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB2663IntroWatercraft sales and use tax; eliminates cap and reduces rate. Reduces the watercraft sales and use tax rate from 2.0 percent to 1.95 percent and removes the $2,000 cap on the tax.
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2019-02-05
To House Finance Committee
HB1852IntroCivil commitment of sexually violent predators; petition for release; procedures. Provides that when a petition for release of a sexually violent predator who has been civilly committed has been made by the Commissioner of Behavioral Health and Devel...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1977IntroVoter identification; accepted forms of identification. Adds to the list of acceptable forms of voter identification a valid student photo identification card issued by any institution of higher education located in any other state or territory of th...
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2019-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
HB2172IntroConditional release of geriatric prisoners; exceptions. Prohibits persons serving a sentence imposed upon a conviction of murder in the first degree, abduction with the intent to defile, abduction of any child under 16 for the purpose of concubinage ...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB2202IntroHealth care provider panels; vertically integrated carriers; public hospitals. Requires any vertically integrated carrier to offer to every public hospital participation in each provider panel or network established for each of the vertically integra...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB2333IntroReplacement of trees during development process; exceeding requirements to meet certain water goals. Authorizes a locality to adopt an ordinance exceeding the minimum tree canopy requirements for tree preservation, planting, or replacement during the...
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2019-02-05
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
HB2688IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; use of best value procurement; construction. Authorizes any public body to procure construction on a best value procurement basis. Under the bill, if proceeding on a best value procurement basis, the Request for Propo...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
HB1846IntroDepartment of Motor Vehicles; service charges for in-person transactions. Eliminates the service charge imposed and collected by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) for any registration, driver's license, or identification card renewal in a DMV se...
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2019-02-05
To House Transportation Committee
HB1951IntroDisposition of property in Carroll County; Southwestern Virginia Training Center. Provides that the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) shall not convey, sell, or otherwise dispose of certain real property located in Ca...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB2128IntroTelemedicine; physicians licensed in contiguous jurisdictions. Authorizes a person licensed to practice medicine or osteopathy who is in good standing with the applicable regulatory agency of a jurisdiction that is contiguous to the Commonwealth to p...
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2019-02-05
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
HB2376IntroSchool meal policies. Requires each local school board to adopt policies that prohibit school board employees from requiring a student who cannot pay for a meal at school or who owes a school meal debt to throw away a meal after it has been served to...
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2019-02-05
To House Education Committee
HB2508IntroLocal school boards; support services positions; behavior analysts. Includes licensed behavior analysts and licensed assistant behavior analysts as support services positions in a local school division for the purposes of Title 22.1 (Education) of th...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB2566IntroReal and personal property tax exemptions. Repeals the property tax exemptions for all nonprofit entities that were granted by the General Assembly by designation effective July 1, 2024. Any locality may grant property tax exemptions to any such orga...
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2019-02-05
To House Finance Committee
HB1808IntroAssault and battery in the presence of a minor; penalty. Provides that any person who commits assault and battery or assault and battery against a family or household member while (i) in the physical presence of a minor and (ii) knowing or having rea...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1946IntroLocal cigarette tax; authority of certain counties; use of proceeds for school construction. Authorizes any county to impose a local cigarette tax, provided it uses the revenues to fund the construction or improvement of local elementary or secondary...
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2019-02-05
To House Finance Committee
HB2388IntroEligibility for in-state tuition; certain individuals. Declares eligible for in-state tuition any individual who meets certain eligibility criteria and who has filed an application for permanent residency or asylum or is under the age of 27 and is th...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB2565IntroVoter identification; repeal of photo identification requirements. Removes the requirement that voters show a form of identification containing a photograph in order to be allowed to vote. The bill requires a voter to show either his voter registrati...
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2019-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
HB1862IntroEmployment; break and location to express breast milk. Requires employers, including the Commonwealth and its political subdivisions, to provide reasonable unpaid break time each day to an employee who needs to express breast milk for her nursing chi...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB2724IntroUniform Statewide Building Code; rental inspection districts; inspection of residential rental dwelling units. Permits a local building department in a locality that has established a rental inspection district to choose to delay the initial inspecti...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
HB2471IntroPublic institutions of higher education; admissions applications; criminal history. Prohibits each public institution of higher education from (i) utilizing an institution-specific admissions application that contains questions about the criminal his...
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2019-02-05
To House Education Committee
HB2596IntroMisbranded devices; menstrual products. Provides that certain menstrual products shall be deemed a misbranded device unless the packaging and labeling of the device indicates whether the product contains synthetic fibers, dioxin, or bisphenol A.
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB2512IntroExpungement of certain charges and convictions. Allows a person to petition for expungement of convictions and deferred disposition dismissals for marijuana possession, underage alcohol possession, and using a false ID to obtain alcohol when the offe...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2523IntroAbduction of minor for the purpose of prostitution; penalty. Provides that the use of force, intimidation, or deception is not an element of the crime of abducting a minor for the purpose of concubinage or prostitution, a crime punishable as a Class ...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1794IntroElections; early voting. Allows any registered voter to vote early in any election in which he is qualified to vote without providing a reason or making prior application for an absentee ballot. The bill requires that early voting be available beginn...
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2019-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
HB2131IntroIncome tax credit for low-income seniors. Establishes in taxable years 2019 through 2023 a $1,000 refundable income tax credit for taxpayers age 65 or older with household income less than 138 percent of the applicable amount in the federal poverty g...
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2019-02-05
To House Finance Committee
HB2000IntroState agencies; amendment of regulations pertaining to the maximum temperature at which certain rooms may be kept. Directs the Board of Housing and Community Development to revise the Uniform Statewide Building Code to decrease the temperature at whi...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
HB2250IntroProtected information; newspersons engaged in journalism. Provides that no newsperson engaged in journalism shall be compelled to testify about, disclose, or produce protected information, as defined in the bill, except when the court finds that (i) ...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1706IntroWorkers' compensation; PTSD. Declares that post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) suffered by a first responder is an occupational disease suffered in the line of duty if, among other conditions, the PTSD is demonstrated by clear and convincing eviden...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB2152IntroVirginia Retirement System; health insurance credits for retired state employees. Increases annually the amount of the health insurance credit for retirees who rendered at least 30 years of creditable service in the Virginia Retirement System. The bi...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB2604IntroPurchase of handguns; limitation on handgun purchases; penalty. Prohibits any person who is not a licensed firearms dealer from purchasing more than one handgun in a 30-day period and establishes such an offense as a Class 1 misdemeanor. The bill exe...
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2019-02-05
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
HB2683IntroPolling places; extending hours. Extends from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. the time at which the polls close on election day. The bill aligns deadlines related to candidate filings and political party nominations with the closing of polls. The bill contain...
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2019-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
HB2706IntroCredit unions; director compensation. Provides that compensation of members of a credit union's board of directors and members of the credit and supervisory committees, including reimbursement for business-related travel, shall be determined by a wri...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB1850IntroMinimum wage. Increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25 per hour to $9 per hour effective July 1, 2019, to $10 per hour effective January 1, 2020, to $11 per hour effective January 1, 2021, to $13 per hour effectiv...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB2232IntroMotorized skateboards or foot-scooters; operation; local authority. Authorizes localities to prohibit or regulate the operation of companies providing motorized skateboards or foot-scooters for hire. The bill authorizes localities to regulate certain...
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2019-02-05
To House Transportation Committee
HB2506IntroChesapeake Bay Preservation Areas; filling low-lying areas. Directs the State Water Control Board to adopt regulations allowing the owner of residential property in a Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area to deposit appropriate fill material in certain lo...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
HB2520IntroSecretary of Education; establishment of the College and Career Readiness Steering Committee. Requires the Secretary of Education to establish the 21-member College and Career Readiness Steering Committee to (i) develop and oversee implementation of ...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB2631IntroLocal alternative minimum wage. Establishes a procedure by which a local alternative minimum wage may be imposed in any locality. If imposed by ordinance of the local governing body, the alternative minimum wage requirement shall become effective on ...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB1948IntroLocal salt severance license taxes. Authorizes any county or city to levy a license tax on every person engaging in the business of severing salt from the earth at a rate of up to one percent of the fair market value of salt severed within such count...
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2019-02-05
To House Finance Committee
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