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SB1642EngrossCosmetics animal testing products; prohibition; penalty. Prohibits a cosmetics manufacturer from selling a cosmetic for which such manufacturer or a cosmetics supplier conducted or contracted for a cosmetics animal test, defined in the bill, with cer...
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2019-05-17
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Subcommittee #2
HB2053VetoSchool boards; staffing ratios; guidance counselors. Changes the name of guidance counselors to school counselors and requires school boards to employ school counselors in accordance with the following ratios: in elementary schools, one hour per day ...
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2019-05-03
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
HB2296VetoRights of persons with disabilities; procedures for certain actions; website accessibility. Provides that when a complaint is filed alleging that the website of a bank, trust company, savings institution, or credit union does not comply with applicab...
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2019-05-03
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
HB2328VetoVirginia Public Procurement Act; proscribed subcontracting by certain small businesses. Prohibits a small business from subcontracting with any other business with which it has an affiliated business entity relationship if such small business (i) has...
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2019-05-03
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
SB1689VetoGroup health benefit plans; bona fide associations; benefits consortium. Provides that certain trusts constitute a benefits consortium and are authorized to sell health benefits plans to members of a sponsoring association that is a nonstock corporat...
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2019-05-02
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
HB2443VetoGroup health benefit plans; bona fide associations; benefits consortium. Provides that certain trusts constitute a benefits consortium and are authorized to sell health benefits plans to members of a sponsoring association that is a nonstock corporat...
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2019-05-02
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
HB1700PassBudget Bill. Amends Chapter 2, 2018 Special Session I Acts of Assembly.
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2019-05-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0854)
HB1661VetoAssociation health benefit plans established by associations of employers; health benefit plans for members of certain agricultural organizations. Authorizes a trust, as a benefits consortium, to sell health benefits plans to members of a sponsoring ...
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2019-05-02
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
HB2528VetoFelony homicide; certain drug offenses; penalty. Provides that a person is guilty of felony homicide, which constitutes second degree murder and is punishable by confinement of not less than five nor more than 40 years, if the underlying felonious ac...
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2019-05-02
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
HB2042VetoAssault and battery against a family or household member; prior conviction; mandatory minimum term of confinement. Provides that upon a conviction for assault and battery against a family or household member where it is alleged in the warrant, petiti...
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2019-05-01
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
SB1675VetoKilling or injuring police animals; penalty. Requires a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of six months for any person who maliciously kills or injures an animal owned, used, or trained by a law-enforcement agency, regional jail, or the Departme...
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2019-05-01
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
SB1592VetoDepartment of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; certification of certain small businesses. Directs the Director of the Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity to amend its regulation regarding the certification of businesses as any s...
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2019-04-30
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
SB1047VetoSex offenders in emergency shelters; notification of registration. Provides that a registered sex offender who enters an emergency shelter designated by the Commonwealth or any political subdivision thereof and operated in response to a declared stat...
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2019-04-30
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
HB2303VetoSex offenders in emergency shelters; notification of registration. Provides that a registered sex offender who enters an emergency shelter designated by the Commonwealth or any political subdivision thereof and operated in response to a declared stat...
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2019-04-30
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
HB1911PassDuties of drivers of vehicles approaching stationary vehicles displaying certain warning lights; penalty. Makes a driver's failure to move into a nonadjacent lane on a highway with at least four lanes when approaching a stationary vehicle displaying ...
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2019-04-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0850)
SB1087VetoElection districts; remedying split precincts; technical adjustments permitted. Authorizes the General Assembly to make technical adjustments to legislative district boundaries subsequent to the decennial redistricting solely for the purpose of causi...
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2019-04-29
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
SB1455VetoState Board of Elections; membership; appointment of Commissioner of Elections. Increases the membership of the State Board of Elections from three members to five members and increases the terms of Board members from four years to five years. Repres...
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2019-04-29
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
HB2686VetoBoard of zoning appeals; vote requirement. Changes the vote requirement for certain board of zoning appeals decisions from a majority of the membership to a majority of the membership present and voting.
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2019-04-29
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
SB1768PassUse of handheld personal communications devices; highway work zones; penalty. Prohibits any person from holding a handheld personal communications device in his hand while driving a motor vehicle in a highway work zone, with certain exceptions. The b...
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2019-04-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0849)
SB1025PassTethering of animals; adequate shelter and space. Provides that in order to meet the requirement that an animal be given adequate space, a tether must be at least three times the length of the animal or 10 feet in length, whichever is greater, and no...
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2019-04-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0848)
HB2306PassLong-Term Employment Support Services and Extended Employment Services. Directs the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services to make referrals to any employment services organization that provides competitive or commensurate wages and is elig...
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2019-04-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0851)
SB1485PassLong-Term Employment Support Services and Extended Employment Services. Directs the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services to make referrals to any employment services organization that provides competitive or commensurate wages and is elig...
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2019-04-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0852)
HB1620VetoState Board of Elections; membership; appointment of Commissioner of Elections. Increases the membership of the State Board of Elections from three members to five members and increases the terms of Board members from four years to five years. Repres...
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2019-04-29
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
HB2339PassDepartment of Taxation; sharing information with the Department of Social Services. Authorizes the Department of Taxation to share certain specified tax information with the Department of Social Services as necessary to administer public assistance a...
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2019-04-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0853)
SB1579VetoStandards and criteria for congressional and state legislative districts. Provides criteria by which congressional and state legislative districts are to be drawn, including equal population, racial and ethnic fairness, respect for existing political...
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2019-04-29
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
SB1581PassParental leave. Codifies the policy described in Executive Order Number 12 (2018) providing parental leave to state employees, consisting of eight weeks (320 hours) of paid leave in addition to leave provided under other state and federal programs. T...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0844)
SB1737PassCivil relief; citizens of the Commonwealth furloughed or otherwise not receiving wages or payments due to partial closure of the federal government. Provides a 30-day stay of eviction and foreclosure proceedings for tenants, homeowners, and owners wh...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0847)
HB2269VetoRegional transportation sector emissions programs; participation by Commonwealth. Prohibits the Governor or any state agency from adopting any regulation establishing or bringing about the participation by the Commonwealth in the Transportation and C...
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2019-04-03
House sustained Governor's veto
SB1038VetoVoter registration; verification of social security numbers; provisional registration status. Requires the general registrars to verify that the name, date of birth, and social security number provided by an applicant on the voter registration applic...
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2019-04-03
Requires 2/3 affirmative votes to pass in enrolled form
HB2263PassFirefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians Procedural Guarantee Act; breach of procedures. Provides that any evidence gathered through the conduct of an interrogation that violates the provisions of the Firefighters and Emergency Medical Technici...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0831)
SB1240VetoHealth insurance; short-term, limited-duration plans. Authorizes health insurance carriers in the Commonwealth to offer short-term, limited-duration health plans. Short-term, limited-duration health plans are defined as plans that have an expiration ...
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2019-04-03
Requires 2/3 affirmative votes to pass in enrolled form
HB2270VetoRelease of certain incarcerated aliens from jail; notice to Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Requires that the sheriff, jail superintendent, or other official in charge of a local correctional facility or a regional jail in which an alien is inca...
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2019-04-03
(66 affirmative votes required to override veto)
HB2441PassSpecial identification card without a photograph; fee; confidentiality; penalties. Requires the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue a special identification card without a photograph to a person with a sincerely held religious belief prohibiting th...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0832)
HB2252PassFirearms ordinances; applicability to property located in multiple localities. Allows a landowner whose property, including multiple contiguous parcels, spans two or more localities to elect to have the firearms ordinances of the locality in which th...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0830)
HB2141PassLocal services districts; broadband and telecommunications services. Authorizes a local governing body, with respect to a service district, to contract with a nongovernmental broadband service provider who will construct, maintain, and own communicat...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0828)
HB2749VetoTemporary Assistance for Needy Families; restrictions on use of cash assistance; report. Directs the Department of Social Services to report annually by December 1 to the Chairmen of the Senate Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services and the ...
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2019-04-03
House sustained Governor's veto
HB2260VetoHealth insurance; catastrophic health plans. Authorizes health carriers to offer catastrophic plans on the individual market and to offer such plans to all individuals. The measure provides that a catastrophic plan is deemed to provide an essential h...
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2019-04-03
House sustained Governor's veto
HB1719PassCampaign Finance Disclosure Act of 2006; applicability to certain candidates for town offices. Makes the provisions of the Campaign Finance Disclosure Act (the Act) applicable to any candidate for a town office in a town with a population of less tha...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0825)
HB2142VetoSchool protection officers; minimum training standards; exemption. Defines a school protection officer as a retired law-enforcement officer hired on a part-time basis by the local law-enforcement agency to provide limited law-enforcement and security
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2019-04-03
(66 affirmative votes required to override veto)
HB2615PassCapital murder; law-enforcement officers and fire marshals; mandatory minimum. Provides that any person convicted of capital murder of a law-enforcement officer or certain other public safety officials who was 18 years of age or older at the time of ...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0835)
SB1494PassFirefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians Procedural Guarantee Act; breach of procedures. Prohibits evidence gathered through the conduct of an interrogation that violates the provisions of the Firefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians Proc...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0841)
SB1696PassWage payment statements. Requires each employer to provide on each regular pay date a written statement, by a paystub or online accounting, that shows the name and address of the employer, the number of hours worked during the pay period, and the rat...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0845)
HB2718PassInterstate 81; Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Fund. Creates an Interstate 81 Committee, tasked with developing and updating a program related to Interstate 81 Corridor safety and improvements, and creates an Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Fun...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0837)
SB1554PassVirginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); civil penalties. Provides that in addition to any penalties imposed under FOIA, (i) if a court finds that any officer, employee, or member of a public body failed to provide public records to a requester in...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0843)
HB2611VetoRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiative; prohibition on participation by Commonwealth. Prohibits the Governor or any state agency from adopting any regulation establishing a carbon dioxide cap-and-trade program or bringing about the participation by the C...
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2019-04-03
House sustained Governor's veto
SB1521PassHandheld photo speed monitoring devices. Requires the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security to review and report on the proposed use of handheld photo speed monitoring devices and any legal or constitutional implications of dedicating civi...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0842)
HB2764VetoVoter registration; persons assisting with completion or collection of completed voter registration applications; certain identifying information required. Requires any person who assists an applicant with the completion of a paper voter registration...
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2019-04-03
House sustained Governor's veto
HB2034VetoGeneral registrars; petition for removal. Provides for the removal of a general registrar by the circuit court upon a petition signed by a majority of members of the local electoral board. Currently, a local electoral board may remove a general regis...
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2019-04-03
House sustained Governor's veto
HB1942PassBehavioral health services; exchange of medical and mental health information and records; correctional facilities. Authorizes the State Board of Corrections (the Board) to establish minimum standards for behavioral health services in local correctio...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0827)
HB2234PassParental leave. Codifies the policy described in Executive Order Number 12 (2018) providing parental leave to state employees, consisting of eight weeks (320 hours) of paid leave in addition to leave provided under other state and federal programs. T...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0829)
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