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HB1688IntroDisorderly conduct; students. Provides that a student at any elementary or secondary school shall not be guilty of disorderly conduct in public places if the disorderly conduct occurred on school property or a school bus.
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1726IntroDistribution of mail voter registration application forms; certain public and private institutions of higher education. Requires the Department of Elections to provide a reasonable number of mail voter registration application forms to public institu...
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2019-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
HB2031IntroDepartment of Education; task force; cyber centers of excellence. Requires the Department of Education to establish and appoint members to a task force for the purpose of establishing a program and standards for the designation of any public middle s...
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2019-02-05
To House Science and Technology Committee
HB2249IntroTimber sales; theft; accounting; penalty. Provides that a person who buys and removes timber from a landowner's property is guilty of larceny if he fails to pay the landowner by the date specified in their agreement, or if there is no written agreeme...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
HB1680IntroCertificate of public need. Makes changes to the Medical Care Facilities Certificate of Public Need Program. The bill (i) removes specialized centers or clinics or that portion of a physician's office developed for the provision of lithotripsy, magne...
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2019-02-05
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
HB2116IntroDisposition of the remains of a decedent; right to control. Establishes a priority order for the right to control the disposition of the remains of a decedent; the location, manner, and condition of disposition; and the arrangements for funeral goods...
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2019-02-05
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
HB2461IntroConditional release of geriatric, terminally ill, or permanently physically disabled prisoners. Provides that any person serving a sentence imposed upon a conviction for a felony offense, other than a Class 1 felony, who is terminally ill as defined ...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2397IntroEligibility for TANF; drug-related felonies. Provides that a person who is otherwise eligible to receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) shall not be denied assistance solely because he has been convicted of a felony offense of possess...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1824IntroSick leave for state employees; certain disabled veterans. Provides an additional 96 hours of sick leave to disabled veterans, defined in the bill as veterans with a disability rating by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs of at least 60 percent,...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB2476IntroPublic institutions of higher education; tuition and mandatory fees. Declares the governing board of any public institution of higher education for which the average increase in the amount of undergraduate tuition and mandatory fees over the most rec...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB2603IntroApprenticeship program; discrimination. Prohibits a sponsor of a registered apprenticeship program from discriminating against an apprentice or applicant for apprenticeship on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientati...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB2203IntroChild care providers; fingerprint-based criminal history background checks; repeal sunset and contingency expiration. Repeals the sunset and contingency expiration of the requirement that the following individuals undergo fingerprint-based national c...
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2019-02-05
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
HB2314IntroLocal enterprise zone; traffic plan. Requires that, upon petition of a locality that has adopted a local enterprise zone development taxation program, the Department of Transportation, in consultation with the Virginia Economic Development Partnershi...
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2019-02-05
To House Finance Committee
HB2331IntroWildlife Corridor Action Plan; Advisory Council. Directs the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (the Department) to create a Wildlife Corridor Action Plan (the Plan) that assesses the connections between core habitat areas, lists potential proje...
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
HB2431IntroMy Virginia Plan Program; multiple employer plan for My Virginia Plan Program; multiple employer plan for private employers and their employees. Establishes the My Virginia Plan Board (the Board) and directs the Board to create the My Virginia Plan P...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB2695IntroCrime victim rights; definition of victim. Expands the definition of "victim," for purposes of the Crime Victim and Witness Rights Act (§19.2-11.01 et seq.), to include (i) a person who has suffered physical, psychological, or economic harm as a...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2516IntroHealth insurance rate reviews; minimum anticipated loss ratios; pharmacy benefit price spread. Requires the State Corporation Commission (Commission) to treat the price spread on any contract between the issuer of a health benefit plan and its pharma...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB1903IntroDissemination of criminal history record information; limitations. Limits the criminal history information that the Central Criminal Records Exchange, or the criminal justice agency in cases of offenses not required to be reported to the Exchange, ma...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2162IntroKinship foster care; notice; family assessments. Requires local boards of social services, when identifying foster care placement options, to (i) determine whether the child has any relatives who may be eligible to become a kinship foster parent, (ii...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2330IntroEnvironmental Justice Advisory Council established; consideration for environmental justice. Establishes the Environmental Justice Advisory Council (the Council), consisting of 19 members, to advise the Governor on environmental justice in the Common...
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
HB1875IntroOfficial emblems and designations; state soft drink. Designates Northern Neck Ginger Ale as the official soft drink of the Commonwealth.
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
HB1949IntroRainwater harvesting; water for human consumption. Requires the Board of Health to include in regulations governing rainwater harvesting systems a provision recognizing rainwater harvesting systems that produce water that meets minimum health and aes...
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2019-02-05
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
HB2522IntroAlcoholic beverage control; annual mixed beverage special events licenses; combined annual mixed beverage special events and mixed beverage caterer's licenses; agritourism resorts. Allows "agritourism resorts," as defined in the bill, to obtain annua...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
HB1781IntroVehicle safety inspections; maximum charges. Increases from $12 to $15 the maximum amount a safety inspection station can charge for an inspection of a motorcycle and increases from $16 to $25 the maximum amount a safety inspection station can charge...
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2019-02-05
To House Transportation Committee
HB2010IntroUsing flame producing instrument or device with intent to intimidate; penalty. Provides that any person who, with the intent of intimidating any person or group of persons, uses any flame producing torch or other flame producing instrument or device ...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2334IntroDepartment of Professional and Occupational Regulation; enforcement; authority of investigators. Provides that any complaint alleging an act or omission of a regulant that is within the jurisdiction of any regulatory board under the Department of Pro...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
HB2507IntroOffice of the Attorney General; FOIA Ombudsman; powers and duties; report. Requires the Attorney General to appoint a Virginia Freedom of Information Act Ombudsman (Ombudsman) to promote compliance by state agencies with the provisions of the Virgini...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
HB2176IntroDepartment of Professional and Occupational Regulation; powers of Real Estate Board; active duty military spouses; license reciprocity. Requires the Real Estate Board to issue a real estate license to any applicant whose spouse is the subject of a mi...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
HB2495IntroFall cankerworm; spraying prohibited during certain months. Prohibits localities from spraying pesticides intended to suppress an infestation of the fall cankerworm during the period between March 1 and August 1.
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2019-02-05
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
HB2697IntroElectric utilities; retail competition. Shortens the period that a utility's customer who switches from an investor-owned electric utility to a licensed competing supplier is barred from returning as a customer of its utility from five years to 90 da...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB2812IntroVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; disclosure of landlord and tenant remedies. Requires a landlord or managing agent to provide to each tenant, on or before the date that the rental agreement is to commence, a clear and conspicuous written...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
HB2025IntroDriver privilege cards; penalty. Authorizes the Driver privilege cards; penalty. Authorizes the issuance of new driver privilege cards by the Department of Motor Vehicles to an applicant who (i) has reported income from Virginia sources on an individ...
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2019-02-05
To House Transportation Committee
HB2191IntroBank franchise tax credit for student loan refinancing. Provides a credit against the bank franchise tax starting in taxable year 2019 in the amount of 20 percent of a bank's student loan refinancing expenses. The bill defines eligible expenses to in...
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2019-02-05
To House Finance Committee
HB2567IntroPublic institutions of higher education in the Commonwealth; free exercise of religion on campus. Provides that, except as otherwise permitted by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, no public institution of higher education shall p...
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2019-02-05
To House Education Committee
HB2759IntroDepartment of Motor Vehicles; electronic peer-to-peer motor vehicle rental services; report. Directs the Department of Motor Vehicles, in consultation with the State Corporation Commission and the Department of Taxation, to convene a work group to st...
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
HB2763IntroPersons on conditional release; tracking device; penalty. Provides that any person who was civilly committed as a sexually violent predator who alters, removes, or destroys any GPS (Global Positioning System) tracking device, or other similar device ...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2667IntroVirginia Highway Corporation Act of 1988; tolls; distance-based pricing program. Authorizes the operator of the Dulles Greenway to apply annually to the State Corporation Commission, during the period 2020 through 2029, for increases to tolls on the ...
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
HB2712IntroPublic institutions of higher education; certain students; eligibility for in-state tuition. Declares eligible for in-state tuition, regardless of domicile, any non-Virginia student enrolled at a public institution of higher education who (i) pays fo...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB1831IntroPublic institutions of higher education; enrolled students; disciplinary proceedings; due process. Establishes several requirements for formal and informal proceedings against any student enrolled at a public institution of higher education who is al...
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2019-02-05
To House Education Committee
HB2153IntroSmall Business Financing Authority; Virginia Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Fund created. Creates the Virginia Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Fund (the Fund) to provide short-term direct loans to eligible small businesses adversely affect...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
HB2488IntroSuspension of driver's license for nonpayment of fines or costs. Removes the requirement that a court suspend 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 cos...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2673IntroIncome tax; conformity; increase in standard deduction; refundable income tax credit for low-income taxpayers. Advances the Commonwealth's conformity with federal tax law to December 31, 2018, starting with taxable year 2019. The bill allows an indiv...
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
HB2696IntroEnvironmental Justice Advisory Council established. Establishes the Environmental Justice Advisory Council, consisting of 13 members, to advise the Governor on environmental justice in the Commonwealth through equitable development, implementation, e...
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
HB1976IntroState Police; reporting hate crimes. Includes within the definition of "hate crime" a criminal act committed against a person because of sexual orientation or gender identification and requires the reporting of the commission of such crime to the Sta...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2177IntroHealth insurance; formula and enteral nutrition products. Requires health insurers, health care subscription plans, and health maintenance organizations whose policy, contract, or plan includes coverage for medicines to classify medically necessary f...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB2277IntroDriver's license suspensions for certain non-driving related offenses. Removes the existing provisions that allow a person's driver's license to be suspended (i) when he is convicted of or placed on deferred disposition for a drug offense and (ii) fo...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2675IntroInitiation of a civil action; clerk of a general district court. Requires a general district court clerk to file, process, and issue for service of process any pleading initiating a civil action in the general district court within 14 days of receipt...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2125IntroBoard of Education; alternative pathway to the advanced studies diploma. Directs the Board of Education to establish a pathway to the advanced studies high school diploma that requires advanced coursework in career and technical education in lieu of ...
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2019-02-05
To House Education Committee
HB2428IntroPreliminary protective orders; hearing by two-way electronic video and audio communication. Gives discretion to a court to allow a petitioner granted a preliminary protective order to appear by two-way electronic video and audio communication for a f...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2579IntroDepartment of State Police; reporting hate crimes. Includes within the definition of "hate crime" a criminal act committed against a person because of gender, disability, or sexual orientation and requires the reporting of the commission of such crim...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
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