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HB1676IntroLegal holidays; Indigenous Peoples Day. Renames the special Day of Appreciation for American Indians living in the Commonwealth as Indigenous Peoples Day. Recognition of the day remains the Wednesday immediately preceding the fourth Thursday in Novem...
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
HB1651IntroGrand larceny; threshold. Increases from $500 to $750 the threshold amount of money taken or value of goods or chattel taken at which the crime rises from petit larceny to grand larceny. The bill increases the threshold by the same amount for the cla...
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
HB1658IntroVote by mail; pilot program. Requires the Department of Elections to develop a pilot program for conducting elections by mail. In a vote-by-mail election, a ballot is mailed to every registered voter, and the ballots are returned by the voters by mai...
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2019-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
HB2803IntroPublic institutions of higher education; naloxone. Authorizes employees of a public institution of higher education who have completed a training program to possess and administer naloxone. The bill requires the governing board of each public institu...
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2019-02-05
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
HB2463IntroChildren with disabilities; due process hearings; burden of proof. Specifies that, in any due process hearing before a hearing officer to resolve certain disputes relating to the education of children with disabilities, the local school division has ...
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2019-02-05
To House Education Committee
HB2629IntroCorrections Private Management Act; unauthorized private contracts; management or operation of prison facilities. Removes the authority of the Director of the Department of Corrections to enter into contracts with prison contractors for the operation...
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2019-02-05
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
HB1993IntroRecounts; special election to be held in the case of a tie vote. Provides that if, after a recount of an election, the recount court finds that each party to the recount has received an equal number of votes, there shall be a special election to dete...
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2019-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
HB1991IntroDomestic terrorism offenses; penalty. Creates a new separate and distinct Class 5 felony for any person who actively participates in or is a member of a domestic terrorist organization, defined in the bill, and who knowingly and willfully participate...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2802IntroDivision of Human Rights; name change; report. Changes the name of the Division of Human Rights to the Division of Civil Rights (the Division). The bill requires the Division to submit a report, by November 30 of each year, to the Governor and the Ge...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
HB1723IntroPresiding officer of county board of supervisors; terminology. Specifies that the presiding officer of a board of supervisors shall be called "chairman," "chairwoman," "chair," or "chair-at-large," in the presiding officer's discretion.
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2019-02-05
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
HB1919IntroDual Enrollment Faculty Credential Grant Fund and Program established. Establishes the Dual Enrollment Faculty Credential Grant Fund and Program for the purpose of awarding grants on a competitive basis to school boards to assist high school teachers...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB2429IntroPreliminary protective orders; hearing dates. Allows the full hearing resulting from the issuance of a preliminary protective order to be heard on the same hearing or trial date as a related criminal offense if such hearing or trial date has already ...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2075IntroWorkers' compensation; occupational disease presumptions. Adds correctional officers and full-time sworn members of the enforcement division of the Department of Motor Vehicles to the list of public safety employees who are entitled to a presumption ...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB2415IntroBusiness records electronically registered on a blockchain self-authenticating. Creates a rebuttable presumption that a business record electronically registered on a blockchain is a self-authenticating document for certain facts. The bill provides t...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2713IntroDeath with Dignity Act; penalties. Allows an adult who Death with Dignity Act; penalties. Allows an adult who has been determined by an attending physician and consulting physician to be suffering from a terminal condition to request medication for t...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2797IntroHandgun and assault firearm transfers; criminal history record checks; age requirement; penalty. Provides that to purchase a handgun or an assault firearm from a licensed firearm dealer, a person must (i) be age 21 or older, (ii) have attained age 18...
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2019-02-05
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
HB2104IntroPublic elementary and secondary schools; dress or grooming codes. Requires any dress or grooming code, which the bill defines as any practice, policy, or portion of a code of student conduct adopted by a school board that governs or restricts the att...
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2019-02-05
To House Education Committee
HB2261IntroPaid medical and family leave for employees; civil penalties. Requires employers with 15 or more employees to provide to each employee paid medical and family leave at a rate of 0.46 hours per 40 hours worked, up to 24 hours in any 12-month period. T...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB2583IntroViolation of protective order; armed with firearm or other deadly weapon; mandatory minimum sentence; penalty. Provides for a three-year mandatory minimum sentence to be served consecutively with any other sentence upon a conviction for violation of ...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1710IntroPublic school buses; seat belts. Requires the Board of Education to make regulations to require each new public school bus purchased for the transportation of students to be equipped with a seat belt consisting of a lap belt and shoulder strap or har...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB2106IntroHarassment by computer and electronic means; penalty. Provides that any person who, with the intent to coerce, intimidate, or harass any person, (i) engages in a continuing course of conduct of communication by electronic means or using a computer or...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2308IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; public institutions of higher education; disclosure required by certain offerors. Requires every offeror who submits a proposal to a public institution of higher education for any construction project that (i) has a t...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
HB1978IntroSuperintendent of Public Instruction; establishment of the Superintendent of Public Instruction; establishment of the Digital Citizenship, Internet Safety, and Media Literacy Advisory Council. Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to esta...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB1701IntroGender-neutral terms; assisted conception; prohibitions on Gender-neutral terms; assisted conception; prohibitions on same-sex marriage and civil unions; certain gender-specific crimes; penalty. Replaces the terms "husband" and "wife" as well as rela...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1861IntroExpungement of police and court records; misdemeanor and nonviolent felony convictions. Allows a person convicted of a misdemeanor or nonviolent felony to file a petition requesting expungement of the police and court records relating to the convicti...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1943IntroChief Medical Examiner; process for testing certain blood samples. Directs the Chief Medical Examiner (i) to establish a process for the collection and testing of blood samples of a person deemed to have consented to testing in cases in which a law-e...
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2019-02-05
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
HB2099IntroProfessions and occupations; deregulation of certain professions. Implements the recommendations of the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission in its report on Operations and Performance of the Department of Professional and Occupational Regul...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
HB2390IntroVoter registration; automatic voter registration. Voter registration; automatic voter registration. Provides for the automatic electronic transmission by the Department of Motor Vehicles to the Department of Elections of certain information for any p...
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2019-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
HB2727IntroInmates; local correctional facilities; community service work in lieu of payment for fines and court costs. Requires courts to provide an option to any person upon whom a fine and costs have been imposed to discharge all or part of the fine or costs...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1645IntroVirginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices. Adds discrimination on the basis of a person's source of income to the list of unlawful discriminatory housing practices. The bill defines "source of income" as any source that law...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
HB2094IntroVirginia Personnel Act; hiring preference in state government for persons with disabilities. Establishes a hiring preference in state government for persons with disabilities, provided that such person meets all of the knowledge, skill, and ability r...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
HB2393IntroChild labor; tobacco farms; civil penalty. Prohibits any person from employing a child under the age of 18 to work in direct contact with tobacco plants or dried tobacco leaves unless (i) the owner of the farm or other location at which such work is ...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB2533IntroSmall business parental leave tax credit. Creates an Small business parental leave tax credit. Creates an income tax credit for taxable year 2021 for a portion of the salary or wages paid by small businesses to full-time employees while on leave for ...
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2019-02-05
To House Finance Committee
HB2068IntroMotor vehicle safety inspection; new motor vehicle. Extends from 12 months to 24 months the validity period of the first motor vehicle safety inspection of a new motor vehicle.
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2019-02-05
To House Transportation Committee
HB2315IntroDepartment of Transportation; at-risk infrastructure; report. Directs the Department of Transportation, in collaboration with the Commonwealth Center for Recurrent Flooding Resiliency, to identify public transportation infrastructure at risk of flood...
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
HB2618IntroWorkers' compensation; occupational disease presumption. Adds full-time sworn officers of the enforcement division of the Department of Motor Vehicles to the list of public safety employees who are entitled to a presumption that hypertension and hear...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB2067IntroNondiscrimination in public employment. Prohibits discrimination in public employment on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, as defined in the bill. The bill also codifies for state and local government employment the current prohibit...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
HB2462IntroSchool boards; school meal policies; student debt; parental notification. Requires each local school board to require the appropriate school board employee to inform the parent of any student who incurs a school meal debt of (i) the amount of such de...
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2019-02-05
To House Education Committee
HB1959IntroAbsentee voting; no-excuse in-person available 21 days prior to election. Allows for any registered voter to vote by absentee ballot in person beginning on the twenty-first day prior to any election in which he is qualified to vote without providing ...
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2019-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
HB2082IntroDefinition of birth control. Defines "birth control," for the purposes of the regulation of medicine, as contraceptive methods that are approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and provides that birth control shall not be considered abortion...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1858IntroVirginia Grocery Investment Program and Fund. Creates the Virginia Grocery Investment Program and Fund to provide funding for the construction, rehabilitation, equipment upgrades, or expansion of grocery stores, small food retailers, and innovative f...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB1921IntroSchool boards; unexpended local funds; capital projects. Permits any school board to finance capital projects with any funds appropriated to it by the local governing body that are unexpended by the school board in any year.
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB2190IntroTobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Fund; investments in Virginia Venture Capital Accounts. Authorizes the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission (the Commission) to invest up to 10 percent of its annual disbursements from the Toba...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB2503IntroPublic utilities; transactions with affiliates; fuel procurement arrangements. Requires the State Corporation Commission to conduct a formal hearing before approving any changes to fuel procurement arrangements between affiliates of an electric utili...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB1956IntroControl of firearms; permitted events. Authorizes any locality by ordinance to prohibit the possession or carrying of firearms, ammunition, or components or any combination thereof in a public space during a permitted event or an event that would oth...
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2019-02-05
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
HB2083IntroPolicies against workplace harassment; legislative branch. Policies against workplace harassment; legislative branch. Requires each legislative branch agency to adopt and implement the Commonwealth Workplace Harassment Policy (the Policy) established...
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
HB1724IntroGrow Your Own Teacher Pilot Programs Fund. Establishes the Grow Your Own Teacher Pilot Programs Fund and permits the Department of Education to award grants from such fund to local school boards to establish Grow Your Own Teacher Pilot Programs where...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB1995IntroCharter; Newport News; inaugural meeting of newly elected council. Authorizes the Newport News City Council to set the time of the inaugural meeting of the newly elected council that is held on the first regular meeting date in July after council ele...
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2019-02-05
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
HB2092IntroCampaign finance; direct contributions from corporations and business entities prohibited; limitations on use of certain funds by political action committees. Prohibits any corporation or business entity that has not established and is not acting as ...
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2019-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
HB2735IntroVirginia Coastal Protection Act. Recasts the Virginia Virginia Coastal Protection Act. Recasts the Virginia Shoreline Resiliency Fund as the Virginia Coastal Protection Fund. Moneys generated by the sale of carbon dioxide emissions allowances through...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
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