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HB1815PassAssisted living facilities; emergency electrical power source; disclosure to prospective residents. Directs the State Board of Social Services to adopt regulations that require assisted living facilities to disclose to each prospective resident, or h...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0602)
HB2586PassProstitution and sex trafficking; offenses involving a minor; penalties. Provides that any person who commits an act of aiding prostitution or illicit sexual intercourse or using a vehicle to promote prostitution or unlawful sexual intercourse, when ...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0617)
HB2691PassElectric utilities; provision of broadband services. Requires the State Corporation Commission to establish pilot programs under which Dominion Energy and Appalachian Power may submit a petition to provide or make available broadband capacity to nong...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0619)
HB1814PassDeferral of jury service; persons who have legal custody of and are responsible for the care of a child. Provides that a court may defer or limit jury service of persons who have legal custody of and are responsible for a child or children 16 years o...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0518)
HB2123PassSchool boards; public institutions of higher education; College and Career Access Pathways Partnerships. Permits each local school board to enter into College and Career Access Pathways Partnerships (Partnerships), currently referred to as agreements...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0582)
HB1818PassParking 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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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0459)
HB2020PassVirginia Community College System; certain registered apprenticeships; uniform instruction. Requires the Virginia Community College System, in consultation with the Department of Labor and Industry, to develop and deliver uniform, related instruction...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0580)
HB1924PassSummons to compel attendance before commissioner of another state. Removes the authorization of a summons to compel attendance of a citizen of the Commonwealth before commissioners or other persons appointed by authority of another state when the sum...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0519)
HB2056PassFalse information and hoax criminal activities; penalty. Makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor for any person to knowingly, with the intent to mislead a law-enforcement agency, cause another to give a false report to any law-enforcement official by publicly...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0471)
HB2161PassDepartment of General Services; disposition of surplus materials; service disabled veteran-owned businesses and veterans service organizations. Requires the Department of General Services to permit surplus materials to be sold, prior to public sale o...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0425)
HB2485PassIndustrial development authorities; legislative intent. Authorizes an industrial development authority to facilitate and support landowner access to carbon markets through aggregation of landowners to reach a size that attracts the investment of priv...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0546)
HB1788PassVirginia Public Records Act; implementation in local school divisions; recommendations. Requires the Public School Records Consortium and the Records Oversight Committee to confer with school boards and division superintendents and submit to the Chai...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0575)
HB2731PassLyme disease; disclosure of information to patients. Requires every laboratory reporting the results of a test for Lyme disease ordered by a health care provider in an office-based setting to include, together with the results of such test provided t...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0435)
HB2738PassPublic utilities; acquisition of rights-of-way for economic development sites. Authorizes a public utility providing water, sewer, electric, or natural gas service to propose an Economic Development Program (Program) under which it may acquire utilit...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0494)
SB1593PassState Council of Higher Education for Virginia; financial aid award notification. Requires any comprehensive financial aid award notification provided to a student by a public institution of higher education or private institution of higher education...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0572)
SB1490PassFinancial exploitation of aged or incapacitated adults; authority to refuse transactions or disbursements. Authorizes financial institution staff to refuse to execute a transaction, to delay a transaction, or to refuse to disburse funds, regardless o...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0421)
SB1388PassChesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan; Lynnhaven River and Little Creek watersheds. Repeals directions to state agencies to exclude the Lynnhaven River and Little Creek watersheds from the James River Basin for purposes of the Chesapeake Bay W...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0563)
HB2474PassMedical assistance services; long-term care; eligibility; screening; report. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) to report annually by August 1 to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Committee on Health, Welfare and In...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0430)
HB1865PassLocalities; towing fees. Provides that localities in Planning District 8 and Planning District 16 shall establish by ordinance a hookup and initial towing fee of no less than $135 and no more than $150. Current law authorizes such localities to set t...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0460)
HB2218PassVirginia Consumer Protection Act; prohibited practices; unlawful practice of an occupation or profession. Makes the unlawful and unlicensed practice of contracting, real estate brokering, or real estate sales, in connection with a consumer transactio...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0521)
HB1997PassPublic elementary and secondary school students; protective orders; notification. Requires any school principal who receives notice that a circuit court, general district court, juvenile and domestic relations court, or magistrate has issued a protec...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0579)
SB1475PassHealth insurance; small employers. Revises the definition of "small employer" for purposes of group health insurance policies to provide that an individual who performs any service for remuneration under a contract of hire for (i) a corporation in wh...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0450)
HB1734PassVirginia Center for School and Campus Safety; threat assessment; case management tool. Requires the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety to develop a case management tool for use by public elementary and secondary school threat assessment tea...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0456)
SB1463PassCompliance with grant requirements; new jobs requirement includes off-site jobs. Specifies that the creation of off-site or teleworking jobs for Virginia residents by a recipient company or its affiliates may be included in assessing compliance with ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0512)
SB1090PassVirginia Freedom of Information Act; meeting exemption for the Fort Monroe Authority. Creates an exemption from the open meeting requirements of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act for discussion or consideration by the Board of Trustees of the F...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0500)
SB1409PassAssisted living facilities; requirement for licensed administrator. Increases from one to two the number of times a licensed assisted living facility may operate under the supervision of an acting administrator during any two-year period.
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0448)
HB2375PassAdoption of zoning ordinance. Provides that if a local governing body reduces the time period by which a planning commission shall review a proposed zoning ordinance amendment to less than 100 days, the governing body shall hold at least one public h...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0483)
SB1580PassCondominium Act and Property Owners' Association Act; delivery of condominium resale certificates and association disclosure packets; right of purchaser to cancel contract. Provides that a purchaser of a unit subject to the Condominium Act or a lot s...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0513)
HB2166PassDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; definition of law-enforcement officer; security division of the Virginia Lottery. Removes from the definition of law-enforcement officer, as it applies to an investigator who is a sworn member of the security ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0475)
SB1358PassEstablishment of primary health care facility for employees of locality. Provides that any locality may establish and operate a primary care health care facility for the locality's employees and covered dependents, the services of which may include v...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0505)
HB2322PassDepartment of Health; plan for oversight and enforcement; requirements governing onsite sewage treatment systems. Directs the Department of Health to develop a plan for the oversight and enforcement by the Department of requirements related to the in...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0429)
HB2198PassVirginia Public Procurement Act; exempt counties, cities, school boards, and towns with populations greater than 3,500; competitive negotiation for professional services. Requires all counties, cities, and school divisions, and all towns having a pop...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0427)
SB1449PassVirginia Residential Executory Real Estate Contracts Act. Creates the Virginia Residential Executory Real Estate Contracts Act establishing provisions applicable to such contracts. The bill defines a residential executory real estate contract as an i...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0511)
HB2747PassSouthwest Virginia Energy Research and Development Authority. Creates the Southwest Virginia Energy Research and Development Authority (the Authority) to promote opportunities for energy development in Southwest Virginia, to create jobs and economic ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0555)
HB1838PassVirginia Regional Industrial Facilities Act; revenue sharing; composite index. Requires the Department of Taxation's calculation of true values as applied to the Commonwealth's composite index of local ability-to-pay to take into account an arrangeme...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0534)
SB1094PassRegulation of child-care services and facilities in certain counties. Provides that if a zoning administrator in a locality that has, by ordinance, allowed a zoning administrator to use an administrative process to issue zoning permits for family day...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0442)
SB1519PassUniversity of Virginia's College at Wise; reduced rate tuition. Permits the board of visitors of the University of Virginia to charge reduced rate tuition to any student enrolled at the University of Virginia's College at Wise who resides in the Appa...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0600)
HB1920PassNew Economy Workforce Credential Grant Fund and Program; grant priority. Requires the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, in awarding grants pursuant to the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program, to give priority to institutions ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0578)
SB1108PassMarsh Criminal-Traffic Division at Manchester General District Court and John Marshall Criminal-Traffic Division at Richmond General District Court; concurrent jurisdiction. Clarifies that the Marsh Criminal-Traffic Division at Manchester General Dis...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0526)
SB1408PassCharter; James City County; inoperable vehicles. Authorizes James City County to prohibit any person from keeping, unless shielded or screened from view, on any property two acres in area or less that is zoned or used for residential purposes or zone...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0508)
HB2741PassClean Energy Advisory Board; low-to-moderate income solar loan and rebate pilot program and fund. Establishes the Clean Energy Advisory Board (the Board) as an advisory board in the executive branch of government for the purpose of establishing a pil...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0554)
SB1520PassDepartment of Motor Vehicles records; certain private vendors; penalty. Requires the Department of Motor Vehicles to release certain vehicle owner data, upon request, to a private vendor operating a video-monitoring system on or in a school bus. The ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0544)
HB2656PassLaw-Enforcement Officers Procedural Guarantee Act; definition of law-enforcement officer. Amends the definition of "law-enforcement officer" under the Law-Enforcement Officers Procedural Guarantee Act (the Act) to include those persons who are nonpro...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0489)
HB2637PassLoans and grants for agricultural best management practices; riparian buffers. Authorizes the State Water Control Board to issue loans and grants from the Virginia Water Facilities Revolving Fund for the construction, renovation, improvement, or equi...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0552)
SB1141PassFamily life education; human trafficking. Requires the Board of Education, in its curriculum guidelines for family life education, to include instruction on the prevention of human trafficking. Additionally, the bill requires any high school family l...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0595)
HB2599PassUse of seclusion and restraint in public schools. Requires the Board of Education, in its regulations regarding the use of seclusion and restraint in public schools, to specifically identify and prohibit the use of any method of restraint or seclusio...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0591)
HB2622PassRemoval of a child; names and contact information of persons with a legitimate interest. Provides that, in any proceeding in which a child is removed from his home, the court may order the parents or guardians of such child to provide the names and c...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0434)
HB2540PassSales and use tax; reduced rate on essential personal hygiene products. Applies the reduced state sales and use tax rate of 1.5%, which under current law applies only to food purchased for human consumption, to essential personal hygiene products, de...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0549)
HB2814PassCommission on Economic Opportunity for Virginians in Aspiring and Diverse Communities. Extends the sunset date of the Commission from July 1, 2019, to July 1, 2020.
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0525)
SB1089PassFort Monroe Authority; payments to the City of Hampton in lieu of real property taxes. Provides that, for real estate leased by the Fort Monroe Authority (the Authority) to a private owner, such real estate shall be taxed by the City of Hampton as if...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0469)
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