Virginia Senator Adam Ebbin [D]

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VASB2PassPossession and consumption of marijuana; penalty. Decriminalizes simple marijuana possession and provides a civil penalty of no more than $25. Current law imposes a maximum fine of $500 and a maximum 30-day jail sentence for a first offense, and subs...
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2020-05-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1286)
VASB35PassControl of firearms by localities; permitted events. Authorizes any locality by ordinance to prohibit the possession or carrying of firearms, ammunition, or components or any combination thereof in (i) any building, or part thereof, owned or used by ...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1247)
VASB561PassWorkers' compensation; post-traumatic stress disorder; law-enforcement officers and firefighters. Provides that post-traumatic stress disorder incurred by a law-enforcement officer or firefighter is compensable under the Virginia Workers' Compensatio...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1262)
VASB34PassDriver 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 or been claimed as a dependent on an individual tax return fi...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1246)
VASB7PassMinimum wage. Increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25 per hour to $9.50 per hour effective May 1, 2021; to $11.00 per hour effective January 1, 2022; to $12.00 per hour effective January 1, 2023; to $13.50 per ho...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1242)
VASB833PassAlcoholic beverage control; tasting licenses. Increases from four to 12 the number of tasting licenses that may be issued to a person per year.
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1177)
VASB868PassProhibited discrimination; public accommodations, employment, credit, and housing: causes of action; sexual orientation and gender identity. Creates causes of action for unlawful discrimination in public accommodations and employment in the Virginia ...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1140)
VASB859PassAbsentee voting; emergency absentee voting by and late applications for persons hospitalized; definition of hospital. Amends the definition of hospital, for purposes of emergency absentee voting by or late absentee ballot applications for persons who...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1163)
VASB111PassAbsentee voting; no excuse required. Permits any registered voter to vote by absentee ballot in any election in which he is qualified to vote. The bill removes the current list of statutory reasons under which a person may be entitled to vote by abse...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1151)
VASB851PassVirginia Clean Economy Act. Establishes a schedule by which Dominion Energy Virginia and American Electric Power are required to retire electric generating units located in the Commonwealth that emit carbon as a by-product of combusting fuel to gener...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1194)
VASB179PassHate crimes; gender, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation; penalty. Adds gender, disability, gender identity, and sexual orientation to the categories of victims whose intentional selection for a hate crime involving assault, assault an...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1171)
VASB632PassPublic utilities; energy storage capacity in the Commonwealth. Provides that it is the objective of the General Assembly that 2,700 megawatts of aggregate energy storage capacity be placed into service on or before July 1, 2030. The bill provides tha...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1190)
VASB436PassEstablishment of the Virginia Voluntary Do Not Sell Firearms List; penalty. Creates the Virginia Voluntary Do Not Sell Firearms List (the List) that prohibits the possession, transportation, and sale of firearms to any person who voluntarily register...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1173)
VASB710PassDistributed renewable energy. Promotes the establishment of distributed renewable solar and other renewable energy. The measure (i) requires the State Corporation Commission to establish by regulation a shared solar program that allows multifamily cu...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1187)
VASB11PassLocal disposable plastic bag tax. Authorizes any county or city, beginning no earlier than January 1, 2021, to impose a tax of five cents per bag on disposable plastic bags provided to consumers by certain retailers, with certain bags being exempt fr...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1023)
VASB896PassSegregation in transportation. Repeals acts of assembly chapters from 1901, 1906, and 1959 requiring and facilitating segregation on railcars, streetcars, and buses.
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1053)
VASB838PassNonpayment of wages; private action; liability for payment of wages due under construction contracts; penalties. Provides that an employee has a private cause of action, individually, jointly, with other aggrieved employees as a collective action, or...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1038)
VASB423PassHealth insurance; mandated coverage for hearing aids for minors. Requires health insurers, health maintenance organizations, and corporations providing health care coverage subscription contracts to provide coverage for hearing aids and related servi...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1094)
VASB263PassConcealed handgun permits; demonstration of competence. Removes the option for concealed handgun permit applicants to demonstrate competence with a handgun by completing an electronic, video, or online course conducted by a state-certified or Nationa...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1130)
VASB65PassVoter identification; repeal of photo identification requirements; additional forms of identification accepted; signed statement in lieu of required form of identification; penalty. Removes the requirement that voters show a form of identification co...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1065)
VASB991PassDepartment of Social Services; Office of New Americans created. Establishes the Office of New Americans within the Department of Social Services and the Office of New Americans Advisory Board to assist with immigrant integration within the Commonweal...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1079)
VASB69PassPurchase of handguns; limitation on handgun purchases; penalty. Prohibits any person who is not a licensed firearms dealer from purchasing more than one handgun in a 30-day period and establishes such an offense as a Class 1 misdemeanor. The bill exe...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0992)
VASB1PassSuspension 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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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0965)
VASB733PassProvision of abortion. Expands who can perform first trimester abortions to include any person jointly licensed by the Board of Medicine and Nursing as a nurse practitioner acting within such person's scope of practice. The bill eliminates all of the...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0899)
VASB219PassVoter registration; automatic voter registration. Provides for the automatic electronic transmission by the Department of Motor Vehicles to the Department of Elections of certain information for any person coming into an office of the Department of M...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0909)
VASB839IntroPermitted provisions in the zoning ordinance; worker protection. Authorizes a locality to include in its zoning ordinance certain conditions as part of the grant of a special exception that permits development at a floor area ratio (FAR) greater than...
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2020-04-08
Letter sent to the Virginia Housing Commission
VASB837IntroCorrections Private Management Act; name change; private management prohibited. Removes the authority of the Director of the Department of Corrections pursuant to the Corrections Private Management Act (the Act) to enter into contracts with prison co...
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2020-04-08
Letter sent to the Department of Corrections
VASB240PassFirearms; removal from persons posing substantial risk; penalties. Creates a procedure by which any attorney for the Commonwealth or law-enforcement officer may apply to a general district court, circuit court, or juvenile and domestic relations dist...
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2020-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0888)
VASB651PassFairfax County; policemen's pension and retirement board. Increases from seven to eight the number of members on the policemen's pension and retirement board created in a county that has adopted the urban county executive form of government (Fairfax ...
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2020-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0895)
VASB652PassFairfax County; policemen's retirement system. Authorizes any person who has been a member of another county retirement system and who withdraws therefrom and becomes a member of the policemen's retirement system established by a county that has adop...
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2020-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0896)
VASB578PassEarly childhood care and education; licensing. Requires the Board of Education to establish a statewide unified public-private system for early childhood care and education in the Commonwealth to be administered by the Board of Education, the Superin...
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2020-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0861)
VASB848PassNorthern Virginia Transportation Commission; report date. Changes from November 1 to December 15 the annual reporting date of the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission to the Governor and the General Assembly regarding the performance of the Wa...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0792)
VASB857PassVoter registration; public access not required for certain voter registration events. Provides that a voter registration event conducted in a high school or at the location of a naturalization ceremony is not required to be open to the public. Curren...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0858)
VASB845PassLocal school boards; mold testing; parental notification. Requires each local school board to develop and implement a plan to test and, if necessary, a plan to remediate mold in public school buildings in accordance with guidance issued by the U.S. E...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0780)
VASB832PassPrivate schools; sexual misconduct; employment assistance prohibited. Requires the governing boards or administrators of private elementary and secondary schools accredited on behalf of the Board of Education by the Virginia Council for Private Educa...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0779)
VASB666PassVoter registration; notification of denial. Requires notice of a denial of an application for voter registration to be provided by the general registrar to the applicant within five days of the denial. This notice is required to be given in writing a...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0857)
VASB935PassPublic institutions of higher education; eligibility for in-state tuition. Provides that any student is eligible for in-state tuition who (i) attended high school for at least two years in the Commonwealth and either (a) graduated on or after July 1,...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0767)
VASB834PassAffordable housing dwelling unit ordinances. Allows certain localities to adopt affordable housing dwelling unit ordinances. The governing body of any locality, other than localities to which certain current affordable housing provisions apply, may b...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0833)
VASB401PassImmunity of persons at public hearing; attorney fees; costs. Allows for the award of reasonable attorney fees and costs to any person who has a subpoena against him quashed in an action for statements made at a public hearing before the governing bod...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0824)
VASB177PassAutism Advisory Council; sunset. Extends the sunset provision of the Autism Advisory Council from July 1, 2020, to July 1, 2022.
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0733)
VASB245PassDepartment of Health Professions; conversion therapy prohibited. Prohibits any health care provider or person who performs counseling as part of his training for any profession licensed by a regulatory board of the Department of Health Professions fr...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0721)
VASB20PassBoard of Juvenile Justice; Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; regulations governing the housing of youth pursuant to contracts with the federal government. Requires the Board of Juvenile Justice, in collaboration with the Dep...
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2020-04-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0599)
VASB856PassState Board of Elections; increasing membership ; Commissioner of Elections; role and eligibility; report. Increases the membership of the State Board of Elections from three members to five members. Representation is given to each of the political p...
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2020-04-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0619)
VASB499PassSpecialty dockets; veterans docket. Provides that any veterans docket authorized and established as a local specialty docket in accordance with the Rules of Supreme Court of Virginia shall be deemed a "Veterans Treatment Court Program," as that term ...
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2020-04-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0603)
VASB1030PassDangerous captive animal exhibits; penalty. Prohibits a keeper of dangerous captive animals, defined in the bill, from providing or offering to provide to any member of the public, for free or for a cost, direct contact with such dangerous captive an...
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2020-04-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0632)
VASB1005PassCorporal Ryan C. McGhee Memorial Bridge. Designates the bridge on Guinea Station Road over Interstate 95 in Spotsylvania County the CPL Ryan C. McGhee Memorial Bridge.
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2020-04-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0647)
VASB160PassHolding handheld personal communications devices while driving a motor vehicle. Prohibits any person from holding a handheld personal communications device while driving a motor vehicle. Current law prohibits (i) the reading of any email or text mess...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0543)
VASB14PassTrigger activators; prohibition; penalty. Prohibits the manufacture, importation, sale or offer to sell, possession, transfer, or transportation of a trigger activator, defined in the bill as a device designed to allow a semi-automatic firearm to sho...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0527)
VASB9PassWorkers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. Adds cancers of the colon, brain, or testes to the list of cancers that are presumed to be an occupational disease covered by the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act when firef...
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2020-03-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0499)
VASB601PassLegal holidays; Lee-Jackson Day; Election Day. Designates Election Day, the Tuesday after the first Monday in November, as a state holiday and removes Lee-Jackson Day as a state holiday.
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2020-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0418)
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