Bills Pending Virginia House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee

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VASB1701EngrossRegulation 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
VASB1262EngrossLocalities 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
VASB1363EngrossCharter; 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
VASB1633EngrossComparative report of local government revenues and expenditures. Changes the annual deadline for local submittal of the comparative report of local government revenues and expenditures to the Auditor of Public Accounts from November 30 to December 1...
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2019-02-19
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
VASB1553EngrossUrban county executive form of government; abandoned shopping carts. Provides that any county that has adopted the urban county executive form of government (Fairfax County) may, by ordinance, provide that it is unlawful for any person to place, leav...
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2019-02-19
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
VAHB2495IntroFall 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
VAHB2377IntroMemorials for war veterans. Provides that a locality may remove or provide for the upkeep, maintenance, or contextualization of any monument or memorial for war veterans located in its public space, regardless of when erected. Current law makes it un...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB1907IntroLocalities 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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2019-02-05
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
VAHB2607IntroParking certain large vehicles; local ordinances. Authorizes local governing bodies, by ordinance, to prohibit or limit the parking of certain large vehicles adjacent to residential areas. The bill limits the exemption from local ordinances regarding...
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2019-02-05
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
VAHB2276IntroConditional rezoning proffers. Makes changes to conditional zoning provisions first enacted in 2016 by including a provision that may allow certain localities to opt out of the provisions in their entirety by, in part, establishing a stakeholder advi...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB1801IntroConditional rezoning proffers. Makes extensive changes Conditional rezoning proffers. Makes extensive changes to conditional zoning provisions first enacted in 2016. Specific amendments include provisions stating that no locality shall "require&...
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2019-02-05
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
VAHB2023IntroLawn care service providers; limit on use of fertilizer; civil penalty. Authorizes a locality to, by ordinance, limit the amount and number of applications of fertilizer a lawn care service provider is permitted to apply in a given area in a 12-month...
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2019-02-05
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
VAHB1670IntroAffordable housing; City of Richmond. Adds the City of Richmond to the list of localities with authority to provide for an affordable housing dwelling unit program.
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2019-02-05
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
VAHB2051IntroCemeteries; development; local ordinance. Provides that local subdivision ordinances may include certain requirements to govern the private development of land containing an existing cemetery. The bill also authorizes localities to adopt ordinances r...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB2333IntroReplacement of trees during development process; exceeding requirements to meet certain water goals. Authorizes a locality to adopt an ordinance exceeding the minimum tree canopy requirements for tree preservation, planting, or replacement during the...
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2019-02-05
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
VAHB2736IntroLocal employee grievance procedure. Provides that qualifying grievances by local government employees shall advance to a final step as agreed upon by the aggrieved and the local government; however, if an agreement cannot be reached on whether to use...
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2019-02-05
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
VAHB2146IntroLand development; conservation or replacement of trees; local option. Authorizes any locality to adopt an ordinance providing for either the conservation of or the planting and replacement of trees during the land development process. Currently, only...
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2019-02-05
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
VAHB2782IntroBilling of certain medical expenses of local sheriff's deputies and police officers. Provides that in any instance in which a sheriff's deputy or police officer of a locality incurs medical expenses for treatment by a health care provider for an inci...
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2019-02-05
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
VAHB1723IntroPresiding 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
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VAHB1995IntroCharter; 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
VAHB2189IntroLocal government taxing authority. Equalizes municipal taxing authority and county taxing authority by granting a county the same authority available to a municipality through the uniform charter powers. The bill has a delayed effective date of July ...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB2077IntroAnnual local audit. Requires localities to submit their annual local audit to the Auditor of Public Accounts. If the audit is not completed as required, the locality shall promptly post a statement on its website declaring that the required audit is ...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB2450IntroAnnexation; alternatives. Makes the current temporary moratorium on city annexation permanent by removing the expiration date and references to city annexation throughout the Code. Similarly, provisions regarding county immunity to city annexation ar...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB2076IntroCharter; City of Petersburg. Provides that the city manager for the City of Petersburg shall serve as the collector of city taxes and transfers certain duties from the city treasurer to the city manager.
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2019-02-05
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
VAHB2084IntroAdditional powers of certain counties. Grants counties with a population greater than 100,000 certain powers of cities and towns, including taxation, borrowing, and eligibility for highway maintenance funds. Currently, such powers are generally grant...
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2019-02-05
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
VAHB2095IntroLocal prohibition on single use plastic and expanded polystyrene products; local disposable plastic bag tax. Authorizes a locality to prohibit by ordinance the purchase, sale, or provision, whether free or for a cost, of certain single use products t...
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2019-02-05
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
VAHB2624IntroVoluntary boundary agreement between Counties of Caroline and Essex; attachment of GIS map to petitions. Allows the Counties of Caroline and Essex, in adopting a voluntary boundary agreement, to attach to their petitions to the circuit court a Geogra...
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2019-02-05
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
VAHB1776IntroProhibition or regulation of tannerite. Provides that any locality may by ordinance prohibit or regulate the use of tannerite or a similar two-component explosive in or near residential areas. Any penalty for an offense pursuant to such an ordinance ...
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2019-02-05
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
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