VA Legislation | 2019 | Regular Session | Senate | Introduced

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SR131IntroCommending Maplewood Landfill.
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2019-02-24
To Senate Rules Committee
SJR473IntroCommending Equality Virginia.
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2019-02-24
To Senate Rules Committee
SJR477IntroCommending the Stonewall Riots.
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2019-02-24
To Senate Rules Committee
SB1100IntroBudget Bill. Amends Chapter 2, 2018 Special Session I Acts of Assembly.
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1788IntroCity of Virginia Beach; sports or entertainment project. Grants the City of Virginia Beach certain powers relating to construction of a sports or entertainment project and any related facilities. Among those powers is the authority to (i) issue bonds...
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2019-02-18
Stricken from Senate calendar (40-Y 0-N)
SJR255IntroCommending U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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2019-02-06
To Senate Rules Committee
SR82IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications of Governor and Lieutenant Governor; residency requirement. Increases from five to eight the number of years a person must have been a resident of and registered voter in the Commonwealth in...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SJR268IntroInterstate conventions; selection of commissioners and committee procedures. Adopts procedures for selecting and replacing commissioners to represent the Virginia General Assembly at interstate conventions. The procedures clarify the scope of authori...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Rules Committee
SB1649IntroCarnal knowledge; bail bondsmen; penalty. Increases from a Class 1 misdemeanor to a Class 6 felony the penalty for carnal knowledge of a pretrial defendant or posttrial offender by an owner or employee of the bail bond company that posted the pretria...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Finance Committee
SB1621IntroAssault and battery against a family or household member; enhanced penalty. Reduces from two prior convictions to one prior conviction the required number of prior convictions of assault and battery against a family or household member before the Cla...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Finance Committee
SB1620IntroViolation of provisions of protective orders; entering the lands, buildings, or premises owned or leased by protected party prohibited; penalties. Provides that any person subject to a protective order who enters the lands, buildings, or premises own...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Finance Committee
SB1603IntroHuman trafficking; prevention and awareness; offenses Human trafficking; prevention and awareness; offenses related to prostitution and human trafficking; penalties. Provides that any person who commits an act of aiding prostitution or illicit sexual...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Finance Committee
SB1504IntroAssault and battery of federal law-enforcement officers; penalty. Adds to the definition of law-enforcement officer for purposes of the crime of assault and battery any special agent or law-enforcement officer of the United States Department of Justi...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Finance Committee
SB1743IntroCoal ash management. Prohibits the construction of any Coal ash management. Prohibits the construction of any landfill or impoundment for the storage of coal combustion residuals located in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, defined in the bill as a CCR u...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Finance Committee
SB1210IntroParamilitary activities; penalty. Provides that a person is guilty of unlawful paramilitary activity if such person assembles with another person with the intent of intimidating any person or group of persons by drilling, parading, or marching with a...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Finance Committee
SB1078IntroProtective orders; possession of firearms; penalty. Provides that it is a Class 6 felony for a person who is subject to a permanent protective order (i.e., a protective order with a maximum duration of two years) for subjecting another person to an a...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Finance Committee
SB1058IntroCompanion animals; care; local ordinances. Authorizes any locality to adopt an ordinance that parallels and makes more stringent the state law regarding the care of companion animals.
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2019-02-06
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
SB1163IntroTrigger activators designed to increase the rate of fire of firearms; prohibition; penalty. Prohibits the manufacture, importation, sale or offer to sell, possession, transfer, or transportation of a trigger activator, which includes a trigger crank ...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Finance Committee
SR83IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); General Assembly; term limits. Limits members of the Senate to three full terms (12 years) and members of the House of Delegates to six full terms (12 years). The limitations apply to service for both cons...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SB1508IntroObstruction of justice; concealing evidence of an abduction; penalty. Makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor for any person with actual knowledge of the commission by another of any felony offense to knowingly and willfully make any materially false statemen...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Finance Committee
SB1484IntroLimitation of prosecutions; misdemeanor sex offenses against minors. Extends the statute of limitations period for prosecuting certain misdemeanor sex offenses where the victim is a minor at the time of the offense to 20 years after the victim reache...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Finance Committee
SB1151IntroAggravated sexual battery by false representation or subterfuge; penalty. Provides that any person who sexually abuses another person by false representation or subterfuge that is part of a massage, medical procedure, or physical therapy is guilty of...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Finance Committee
SJR259IntroStudy; Virginia Department of Transportation; feasibility of eastern bypass for U.S. Route 29 around Charlottesville; report. Requests the Virginia Department of Transportation to study the feasibility of an eastern bypass for U.S. Route 29 around Ch...
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2019-02-05
Passed by indefinitely in Finance (10-Y 1-N)
SJR260IntroStudy; VDOT; Route 60 Corridor; report. Requests the Department of Transportation to review and update its 1999 study entitled "Route 60 Corridor Study: Amherst, Nelson, Appomattox, Buckingham, Cumberland, and Powhatan Counties."
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2019-02-01
Passed by indefinitely in Rules by voice vote
SB1732IntroMEI Commission; incentives for episodic television series. Adds episodic television series offered an incentive package the aggregate amount of which is in excess of $10 million to the list of projects that require review by the MEI Project Approval ...
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2019-02-01
Incorporated by Rules
SB1571IntroElectronic voter registration; application by electronic means; U.S. Department of Defense-issued identification. Provides that, pursuant to an agreement between the Department of Elections and the U.S. Department of Defense, applicants registering t...
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2019-02-01
Stricken at request of Patron in Rules (15-Y 0-N)
SJR312IntroStudy; JLARC; health benefit plan premium rate review process administered by the SCC's Bureau of Insurance; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) to study the health benefit plan premium rate review process admini...
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2019-02-01
Passed by indefinitely in Rules by voice vote
SJR285IntroStudy; JLARC; the practices, procedures, and accountability of industrial development authorities; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) to study the practices, procedures, and accountability of industrial developm...
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2019-02-01
Passed by indefinitely in Rules by voice vote
SJR265IntroStudy; reduction of the minimum recycling rate for municipal solid waste generated within a solid waste planning unit; report. Requests the Secretary of Commerce and Trade and the Secretary of Natural Resources (the Secretaries) to jointly study a re...
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2019-02-01
Stricken at request of Patron in Rules by voice vote
SJR291IntroStudy; Secretary of Administration; State Board of Elections; electronic return of voted military-overseas ballots; pilot program; report. Requests the Secretary of Administration to oversee and develop a charter and directives for the State Board of...
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2019-02-01
Passed by indefinitely in Rules by voice vote
SJR307IntroStudy; JLARC; costs of education; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the true cost of education in the Commonwealth and provide an accurate assessment of the costs to implement the Standards of Quality.
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2019-02-01
Passed by indefinitely in Rules by voice vote
SB1570IntroAdult protective services; central registry. Creates a central registry of founded complaints of adult abuse, neglect, and exploitation to be maintained by the State Department of Social Services. The bill establishes (i) investigation requirements f...
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2019-02-01
Stricken at request of Patron in Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N)
SB1597IntroResearch and development in the Commonwealth. Makes several changes related to the funding and oversight of research and development initiatives in the Commonwealth. The bill codifies the existing Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation (VBH...
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2019-01-31
Incorporated by Finance
SB1770IntroTransportation Funding. Creates a statewide approach to transportation funding. The bill repeals the regional sales tax and gas tax enacted in 2013 to fund transportation initiatives in Hampton Roads and Northern Virginia, and raises the statewide ga...
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2019-01-31
Passed by indefinitely in Finance (16-Y 0-N)
SB1551IntroSchool resource officers; memorandums School resource officers; memorandums of understanding. Requires the school board in each school division in which the local law-enforcement agency employs school resource officers to enter into a memorandum of u...
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2019-01-31
Incorporated by Education and Health
SB1354IntroBalance billing; emergency and elective services. Requires Balance billing; emergency and elective services. Requires health care facilities and health care providers to determine if providers scheduled to deliver elective services to a covered perso...
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2019-01-31
Incorporated by Commerce and Labor
SB1299IntroSchool resource officers; training and certification; memoranda of understanding. Requires each school resource officer to be trained and certified by the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety. The bill expands the topics on which school secur...
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2019-01-31
Incorporated by Education and Health
SB1111IntroElectric utilities; rate abatement offsetting consequences of reduced consumption. Requires each electric utility to provide eligible customers with a rate abatement that ensures that residential, commercial, and industrial customers are not subjecte...
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2019-01-31
Stricken at request of Patron in Commerce and Labor (14-Y 0-N)
SB1760IntroDiagnostic X-ray machines; operation. Provides that no person who has been trained and certified in the operation of a diagnostic X-ray machine by the manufacturer of such machine is required to obtain any other training, certification, or licensure ...
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2019-01-31
Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health with letter (15-Y 0-N)
SB1344IntroHealth insurance; essential health benefits; preventive services. Requires a health carrier offering or providing a health benefit plan, including (i) short-term and catastrophic health insurance policies, and policies that pay on a cost-incurred bas...
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2019-01-31
Failed to report (defeated) in Commerce and Labor (4-Y 11-N)
SB1711IntroBroadband service providers; fiber optic broadband lines; railroad crossings. Establishes a procedure by which a broadband service provider may obtain approval to place its fiber optic broadband lines across a railroad right-of-way. The measure provi...
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2019-01-31
Stricken at request of Patron in Commerce and Labor (13-Y 1-N)
SB1753IntroSchool boards; race and ethnicity data. Prohibits a local school board from using a student's race or ethnicity information for any purpose other than compliance with federal law, when the local school board requires a student or his parent to disclo...
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2019-01-31
Stricken at request of patron in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
SB1522IntroDual enrollment and graduation requirements; postsecondary credential, certification, or license attainment. Requires local school boards and comprehensive community colleges to enter into dual enrollment agreements for postsecondary credential, cert...
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2019-01-31
Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health with letter (15-Y 0-N)
SB1362IntroHealth benefit plans; balance billing for ancillary services. Prohibits an out-of-network provider from balance billing a covered person for the costs of an ancillary service when an in-network provider referred the covered person to the out-of-netwo...
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2019-01-31
Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor with letter (15-Y 0-N)
SB1113IntroSchool calendar; opening day of the school year. Provides that the local school board of a school division located in Planning District 8 shall be responsible for setting the school calendar and determining the opening day of the school year.
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2019-01-31
Incorporated by Education and Health
SB1650IntroHealth insurance; coverage for donated human breast milk. Requires health insurers, corporations providing health care coverage subscription contracts, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for expenses incurred in the provision of...
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2019-01-31
Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor with letter (15-Y 0-N)
SB1712IntroGroup health benefit plans; bona fide associations. Replaces references to "bona fide association," as used in provisions applicable to health care plans in the small employer market, with the term "sponsoring association." The measure defines "spons...
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2019-01-31
Incorporated by Commerce and Labor
SB1238IntroSports betting; Virginia Sports Betting Department created; Sports betting; Virginia Sports Betting Department created; Problem Gambling Treatment and Support Fund; Sports Betting Operations Fund; penalties. Establishes the Virginia Sports Betting De...
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2019-01-31
Passed by indefinitely in Finance with letter (16-Y 0-N)
SB1185IntroHealth insurance; coverage for contraceptives. Requires health insurance carriers to provide coverage, under any health insurance policy, contract, or plan that includes coverage for prescription drugs on an outpatient basis, for any prescribed contr...
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2019-01-31
Failed to report (defeated) in Commerce and Labor (5-Y 10-N)
SB1322IntroTax on motor fuels. Imposes an additional 2.1 percent tax on motor fuels sold at wholesale to a retail dealer for sale in a locality along the Interstate 81 Corridor. The revenues from the tax would be deposited into an Interstate 81 Corridor Improve...
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2019-01-31
Incorporated by Finance
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