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SB1432PassImmobilization of vehicles. Allows the owner or operator of a parking lot or other building to immobilize a trespassing vehicle by use of any device in a manner that prevents its removal or lawful operation, provided that the device used does not dam...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0510)
HB1642PassDepartment of Corrections; restrictive housing; data collection and reporting; report. Requires the Department of Corrections to report to the General Assembly and the Governor on or before October 1 of each year certain population statistics of pers...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0453)
HB1704PassState 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 (CHAP0571)
HB2577PassHealth insurance; coverage for autism spectrum disorder. Requires health insurers, health care subscription plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder in individuals of ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0452)
HB1840PassElectric utilities; pilot programs for transmission facilities serving business parks. Directs the Virginia Economic Development Partnership to establish pilot programs by Dominion Energy Virginia and Appalachian Power. The pilot programs will have t...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0535)
SB1336PassMechanics' liens; notice of sale. Specifies that the notice of sale for property to be sold pursuant to a mechanics' lien shall be posted in any of the following places: (i) a public place in the county or city where the property is located; (ii) a w...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0560)
HB1975PassDepartment of Medical Assistance Services; PACE program; prospective client education. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to develop and implement a plan to provide choice and education to eligible prospective PACE clients. The pla...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0419)
HB2350PassPublic institutions of higher education; tuition and fees; foster care youth. Provides that any associate degree-granting public institution of higher education other than a comprehensive community college and each baccalaureate public institution of...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0589)
SB1118PassPublic institutions of higher education; tuition and fee increases; public comment. Requires the governing board of each public institution of higher education, prior to a vote on an increase in undergraduate tuition or mandatory fees, to permit publ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0584)
HB2279PassDepartment of Forensic Science; purchase of forensic laboratory services. Permits the Department of Forensic Science (the Department) to purchase forensic laboratory services from laboratories located in the Commonwealth that are operated by an insti...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0478)
HB1733PassSchool boards; local law-enforcement agencies; memorandums of understanding. Requires (i) the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety to develop a model memorandum of understanding and (ii) the school board in each school division in which the l...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0455)
HB1841PassPharmaceutical processors; employment; misdemeanors. Allows pharmaceutical processors to employ or permit to act as an agent of such pharmaceutical processor persons who have been convicted of certain drug and drug paraphernalia misdemeanors, except ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0417)
SB1086PassVirginia Real Estate Time-Share Act; Common Interest Community Board; administrative proceedings. Conforms language regarding temporary cease and desist orders to similar proceedings in ?§55-79.100 under the Condominium Act (?§55-79.39 et s...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0499)
HB2685PassVirginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; eligibility. Extends the benefits of the Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program to the spouse or child of a veteran with at least a 90 percent permanent, service-rela...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0491)
HB2737PassDepartment of Rail and Public Transportation; rail signage. Directs the Department of Rail and Public Transportation to evaluate the placement and maintenance of highway signs to (i) indicate the presence and direction of nearby Amtrak or intercity p...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0553)
HB2055PassDepartment of Human Resource Management; review of employee recruitment, retention, and compensation; report. Requires the Director of the Department of Human Resource Management to perform an annual review of recruitment and retention trends and cer...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0424)
SB1342PassStorage and mechanics' liens; amount of lien. Provides that the amount of a mechanics' lien for the reasonable expenses of a keeper of a garage or a mechanic on a vehicle that is not subject to a chattel mortgage, security agreement, deed of trust, o...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0561)
HB1720PassPossession or distribution of cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil; public schools. Provides that no school nurse employed by a local school board, person employed by a local health department who is assigned to the public school pursuant to an agreement bet...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0573)
HB2356PassMajor Headquarters Workforce Grant Fund. Creates the Major Headquarters Workforce Grant Fund. A qualified e-commerce company that makes a capital investment of at least $2 billion in a major headquarters facility in Arlington County and that creates ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0482)
HB1913PassSubdivision ordinance; sidewalks. Allows any locality to include provisions in its subdivision ordinance requiring that where a lot being subdivided or developed fronts on an existing street and the provision of a sidewalk, the need for which is subs...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0461)
SB1214PassSchool boards; local law-enforcement agencies; memorandums of understanding. Requires (i) the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety to develop a model memorandum of understanding and (ii) the school board in each school division in which the l...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0502)
HB2178PassVirginia voter registration system; security plans and procedures; remedying security risks. Directs the State Board of Elections to promulgate regulations and standards necessary to ensure the security and integrity of the Virginia voter registratio...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0426)
HB1675PassServicemembers Civil Relief Act; attorney fees. Provides that, where the appointment of counsel is necessary pursuant to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, any attorney fees assessed shall not exceed $125, unless the court deems a higher amount app...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0454)
HB1960PassAlcoholic beverage control; low alcohol beverage coolers. Allows low alcohol beverage coolers to be manufactured by a licensed distiller or a distiller located outside of the Commonwealth. The bill also allows licensed distillers to use spirits manuf...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0466)
HB1774PassPawning goods; unexpired government-issued identification card required. Requires the government-issued identification card presented by a person pawning, pledging, or selling goods or selling precious metals or gems to be unexpired and to bear the p...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0457)
HB2009PassVirginia Land Conservation Foundation; project proposals. Directs the Virginia Land Conservation Foundation to conduct a grant round each year to identify and rank projects for the subsequent fiscal year. The bill requires the Foundation to assume an...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0539)
HB1965PassFort 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 (CHAP0468)
HB1804PassWorkers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. Adds cancers of the colon, brain, or testes to the list of cancers that are presumed to be an occupational disease covered by the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act when firef...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0415)
SB1669PassSex Trafficking Response Coordinator; duties; report. Creates, within the Department of Criminal Justice Services, a Sex Trafficking Response Coordinator (the Coordinator) who shall (i) create a statewide plan for local and state agencies to identify...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0514)
HB2726PassLocal workforce development boards; career pathways for opportunity youth; report. Requires each local workforce development board to develop focused strategies for engaging opportunity youth and placing them on pathways to education, training, and c...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0593)
HB2380PassPublic institutions of higher education; online course catalogue; no-cost and low-cost course materials. Requires the registrar or another appropriate employee of each public institution of higher education to identify conspicuously in the online cou...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0590)
HB2553PassMass transit providers; loss of certain operating funds. Provides that any mass transit provider that incurs a loss in operating funds as a direct result of the performance-based allocation process set forth in Chapter 854 of the Acts of Assembly of ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0551)
SB1695PassPublic 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 (CHAP0495)
HB1812PassDepartment of Medical Assistance Services; waiver of eligibility criteria; dependents of foreign service members. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to amend eligibility criteria for the Community Living waiver and the Family and I...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0416)
SB1632PassPossession or distribution of cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil; public schools. Provides that no school nurse employed by a local school board, person employed by a local health department who is assigned to the public school pursuant to an agreement bet...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0574)
SB1248PassLocal Stormwater Management Fund. Authorizes a locality by ordinance to create a local Stormwater Management Fund consisting of appropriated local moneys for the purpose of granting funds to an owner of private property or a common interest community...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0559)
SB1462PassComprehensive animal care; enforceable under Virginia Consumer Protection Act. Subjects provisions related to misrepresentation of animals' conditions to enforcement under the Virginia Consumer Protection Act (?§59.1-196 et seq.). The bill also ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0566)
HB2758PassKinship foster care; notice. Requires local boards of social services, when identifying foster care placement options, to take all reasonable steps to (i) determine whether the child has any relatives who may be eligible to become a kinship foster pa...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0437)
SB1395PassThreats of death or bodily injury to a health care provider. Provides that any person who orally makes a threat to kill or to do bodily injury against any health care provider who is engaged in the performance of his duties in a hospital or in an eme...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0506)
HB2147PassStandards for Accreditation; review and corrective action. Aligns the state review process of underperforming schools and school divisions with the new Standards for Accreditation adopted by the Board of Education (Board). The bill requires the Board...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0585)
SB1720PassKinship foster care; notice. Requires local boards of social services, when identifying foster care placement options, to take all reasonable steps to (i) determine whether the child has any relatives who may be eligible to become a kinship foster pa...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0438)
SB1707PassSouthwest 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 (CHAP0556)
SB1419PassDepartment of Education; establishment of microcredential program. Permits the Department of Education to establish a microcredential program for the purpose of permitting any public elementary or secondary school teacher who holds a renewable or pro...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0597)
HB2711PassExemptions of real estate; recordation of signed writing; location of real estate or residence of householder if property located outside the Commonwealth. Provides that, in order to secure the benefits of the homestead exemption for real estate, a h...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0492)
HB2282PassIssuance of temporary licenses; individuals engaged in counseling residency. Directs the Board of Counseling to promulgate emergency regulations for the issuance of temporary licenses to individuals engaged in a counseling residency so that they may ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0428)
SB1005PassSchool calendar; opening day of the school year. Requires each local school board to set the school calendar so that the first day students are required to attend school is no earlier than 14 days before Labor Day unless the Board of Education waives...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0570)
HB2107PassPublic schools; parental review of certain anti-bullying and suicide prevention materials. Requires local school boards to develop and implement policies that ensure parents the right to review any audio-visual materials that contain graphic sexual o...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0581)
SB1401PassDepartment of Forensic Science; possession of unlawful items by employees; immunity. Provides that a Department of Forensic Science employee may lawfully possess or transfer contraband items or materials while engaged in the performance of his offici...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0507)
HB2805PassParking; access aisles adjacent to parking spaces reserved for persons with disabilities. Prohibits parking any vehicle in any striped access aisle adjacent to a parking space reserved for persons with disabilities.
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0557)
HB2489PassSuspension of tolls; evacuations. Requires the Commissioner of Highways to temporarily suspend toll collection operations in affected evacuation zones on routes designated as mass evacuation routes during any mandatory evacuation during a state of em...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0547)
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