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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
SB1539EngrossWithholding of income for child support; independent contractors. Clarifies that income earned by an independent contractor may be withheld by court order for payment of child support obligations.
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2019-02-24
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1012EngrossCarrying a concealed handgun; firefighters and
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2019-02-24
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
HB2791EngrossVirginia Personnel Act; appointments, promotion, and tenure based upon merit and fitness. Clarifies that, except as otherwise provided by law, all appointments and promotions to and tenure in positions in the service of the Commonwealth shall be base...
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2019-02-21
Stricken from Senate calendar (40-Y 0-N)
HB2310EngrossLocal flood plain regulation. Authorizes any locality to regulate the activity on, or use or development of, a flood plain in a manner consistent with any state and federal flood plain management programs and requirements. The bill provides that its ...
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2019-02-20
Defeated by Senate (19-Y 21-N)
SB1578EngrossReckless driving; exceeding speed limit. Raises from 80 to 85 miles per hour the speed above which a person who drives a motor vehicle on the highways in the Commonwealth is guilty of reckless driving regardless of the applicable maximum speed limit.
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2019-02-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1323EngrossCapital outlay plan. Updates the six-year capital outlay plan for projects to be funded entirely or partially from general fund-supported resources.
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1014EngrossInterstate 73 Corridor Development Fund and Program. Establishes the Interstate 73 Corridor Development Fund and Program and reallocates to the I-73 Corridor Development Fund the $40 million from state recordation taxes that is currently allocated an...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1137EngrossDeath penalty; severe mental illness. Provides that a defendant in a capital case who had a severe mental illness, as defined in the bill, at the time of the offense is not eligible for the death penalty. The bill establishes procedures for determini...
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2019-02-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1107EngrossDisorderly conduct in public places; school activities. Eliminates the Class 1 misdemeanor for disrupting willfully or while intoxicated, whether willfully or not, the operation of any school or any school activity conducted or sponsored by any schoo...
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2019-02-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1754EngrossNeighborhood Assistance Act tax credits. Allows a neighborhood organization to qualify to receive an allocation of tax credits from the Department of Education if (i) at least 50 percent of the persons served by the neighborhood organization, either ...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1671EngrossCharitable gaming; special permit for the play of electronic versions of instant bingo, pull tabs, or seal cards on certain premises. Creates a special permit that shall be granted to a qualified organization that has already received a general permi...
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2019-02-19
To House Rules Committee
SB1576EngrossDepartment of Education; pilot program; feasibility of educational placement transition of certain students with disabilities. Requires the Department of Education and relevant local school boards to develop and implement a pilot program for up to fo...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1278EngrossPublic schools; kindergarten instructional time. Increases from 540 hours to 990 hours the minimum instructional hours in a school year for students in kindergarten. The bill directs the Board of Education to promulgate regulations by July 1, 2021, e...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1622EngrossChild day programs; potable water; lead testing. Requires licensed child day programs and certain other programs that serve preschool-age children to develop and implement a plan to test potable water from sources identified by the U.S. Environmental...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1717EngrossJLARC; association health plans for the individual market; review. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC), as part of its review and evaluation of the agencies and programs under the Secretary of Health and Human Services, ...
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2019-02-19
To House Rules Committee
SB1568EngrossDepartment of Professional and Occupational Regulation; training requirement for barbers and cosmetologists. Prohibits the Board for Barbers and Cosmetology from requiring, as a condition of licensure that an applicant for a license to practice barbe...
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2019-02-19
To House General Laws Committee
SB1000EngrossVirginia Community College System; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Scholarship Pilot Program. Directs the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) to establish and administer a two-year Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Scholarsh...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1122EngrossVirginia Retirement System; health insurance credits for retired state employees. Increases annually the amount of the health insurance credit for retirees who rendered at least 30 years of creditable service in the Virginia Retirement System. The bi...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1121EngrossMaximum number of judges in each judicial district. Increases from 11 to 12 the maximum number of authorized general district court judgeships in the nineteenth judicial district. This bill is a recommendation of the Committee on District Courts.
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1109EngrossVirginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices; sexual orientation and gender identity. Adds discrimination on the basis of an individual's sexual orientation or gender identity as an unlawful housing practice. The bill defines ...
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2019-02-19
To House General Laws Committee
SB1037EngrossExpungement of certain offenses. Allows a person to petition for expungement of a deferred disposition dismissal for underage alcohol possession or using a false ID to obtain alcohol when the offense occurred prior to the person's twenty-first birthd...
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2019-02-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1502EngrossPublic schools; electives on the Hebrew Scriptures/Old Testament and the New Testament. Requires the Board of Education to authorize local school boards to offer as an elective in grades nine through 12, with appropriate credits toward graduation, a ...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1258EngrossLocal school boards; support services positions; behavior analysts. Includes licensed behavior analysts and licensed assistant behavior analysts as support services positions in a local school division for the purposes of Title 22.1 (Education) of th...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1040EngrossCompensation of local jails for cost of incarceration. Provides for local jails to be compensated for the actual cost of incarcerating convicted felons at the rate calculated in the Compensation Board's annual jail cost report. Current law provides f...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1659EngrossJuveniles; trial as adult. In order to be tried as an adult in circuit court for charges that require notice of intent to proceed with trial as an adult by the attorney for the Commonwealth, the bill requires, unless waived by the juvenile and his at...
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2019-02-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1496EngrossIncome tax credit; solar energy equipment. Creates a grant program for the purchase and installation of solar energy equipment in certain nonresidential areas on and after January 1, 2019, to be administered by the Department of Mines, Minerals, and ...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1701EngrossRegulation of short-term rentals; urban county executive form of government. Requires any ordinance adopted by the governing body of any county that operates under the urban county executive form of government (Fairfax County) relating to regulation ...
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2019-02-19
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
SB1207EngrossSchool 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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2019-02-19
VOTE: DEFEATED (44-Y 46-N)
SB1590EngrossVirtual Virginia. Requires that the Virtual Virginia program be made available to all public schools. Currently, the program is available only to high schools. The bill requires the Department of Education (the Department) to utilize a learning manag...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1321EngrossLicensed family day homes; storage of firearms. Requires that firearms and ammunition in a licensed family day home be stored in a locked closet, cabinet, or container during the family day home's hours of operation. The bill requires that the key or...
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2019-02-19
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
SB1340EngrossLand preservation tax credits; threshold for conservation value review by Department of Conservation and Recreation. Lowers the threshold from $1 million to $500,000 for (i) conservation value review of land preservation tax credit applications by th...
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2019-02-19
To House Finance Committee
SB1328EngrossStormwater Local Assistance Fund; grants to non-MS4 localities. Authorizes the Department of Environmental Quality (the Department), with the approval of the Secretary of Natural Resources, to designate a portion of the moneys appropriated to the Sto...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1262EngrossLocalities and school divisions; posting of register of funds expended. Requires every locality with a population greater than 25,000 and each school division with greater than 5,000 students to post quarterly on the public government website of such...
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2019-02-19
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
SB1280EngrossCommunity health workers; certification. Prohibits a person from using or assuming the title of certified community health worker unless he is certified by an entity approved by the Department of Health. The bill requires an individual seeking certif...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1523EngrossGovernor's secretaries; Secretary of Workforce Development created. Creates in the Governor's cabinet the position of Secretary of Workforce Development (the Secretary). The bill assigns to the Secretary responsibility for the Department of Labor and...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1658EngrossTobacco 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 the available balance (as of July 1, 2...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1417EngrossCompetency report; unrestorably incompetent defendant. Provides that in cases where a defendant's competency is primarily compromised due to an ongoing and irreversible medical condition and prior medical or educational records are available to suppo...
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2019-02-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1688EngrossVirginia Public Procurement Act; public institutions of higher education; disclosure required by certain offerors; penalty. Requires every offeror who submits a proposal to a public institution of higher education for any construction project that (i...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1725EngrossStationary blinds in the public waters; minimum distance from shore. Provides that no stake or stationary waterfowl blind that is erected in the public waters, except in the waters of Virginia Beach, shall be located less than 150 yards from a ripari...
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2019-02-19
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
HB2361EngrossStormwater management; land-disturbing activities; prior technical criteria. Provides that the statewide technical criteria for stormwater management that were adopted by the State Water Control Board during 2011 and became effective July 1, 2014, sh...
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2019-02-19
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
SB1412EngrossVirginia National Guard; education grants. Increases from two to three the minimum number of years of remaining obligation that members of the Virginia National Guard are required to have to be eligible for the Virginia National Guard education grant...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1316EngrossMEI Project Approval Commission. Makes several changes to the membership and operation of the MEI Project Approval Commission. The bill expands the membership from 10 to 11 members by adding one additional Senate appointment. The bill also clarifies ...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
SB998EngrossNondiscrimination 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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2019-02-19
To House General Laws Committee
SB1363EngrossCharter; City of Petersburg. Provides that the city manager for the City of Petersburg may serve as the collector of city taxes.
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2019-02-19
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
SB999EngrossVirginia 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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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1750EngrossMedicaid Supplemental Payment Program Fund. Establishes the Medicaid Supplemental Payment Program Fund (the Fund). The bill requires the Department of Medical Assistance Services to accept and to pay into the Fund, from any county, city, or town prov...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1013EngrossSuspension of driver's license for nonpayment of fines or costs. Repeals the requirement that the driver's license of a person convicted of any violation of the law who fails or refuses to provide for immediate payment of fines or costs be suspended....
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2019-02-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1645EngrossUse of force; data collection and reporting requirement. Requires the the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security to convene a work group that shall include representatives from the Departments of Corrections and State Police and the Board o...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1023EngrossVirginia Retirement System; retired law-enforcement officers employed as school security officers. Allows a retired law-enforcement officer to continue to receive his service retirement allowance during a subsequent period of employment by a local sc...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
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