Virginia Senator Bill DeSteph [R]

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VASB4036IntroCapital murder; punishment. Provides that any person convicted of capital murder involving the willful, deliberate, and premeditated killing of more than one person as part of the same act or transaction or more than one person within a three-year pe...
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2019-07-19
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
VASB4034IntroTreasury loans; renovation of Building 2 of the Virginia Beach Municipal Center. Authorizes the Secretary of Finance to provide the City of Virginia Beach with interest-free treasury loans in a principal amount not to exceed $20 million for the costs...
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2019-07-12
To Senate Finance Committee
VASB4033IntroGrants for the renovation of Building 2 of the Virginia Beach Municipal Center. Appropriates $10 million in grants to the City of Virginia Beach from fiscal year 2019 surplus general fund revenues for the costs of planning renovations to and renovati...
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2019-07-12
To Senate Finance Committee
VASB4005IntroConcealment of firearm in committing felony; penalty. Provides that a person is guilty of a separate felony if he carries about his person any pistol, shotgun, rifle, or other firearm that is hidden from common observation while committing or attempt...
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2019-07-09
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N)
VASB4007IntroUse or display of firearm in committing felony; penalty. Increases from three to five years for a first offense and from five to 10 years for a second or subsequent offense the mandatory minimum sentences for use or display of a firearm during the co...
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2019-07-09
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N)
VASB4003IntroViolation of protective order; armed with firearm or other deadly weapon; mandatory minimum sentence; penalty. Provides for a three-year mandatory minimum sentence to be served consecutively with any other sentence upon a conviction for violation of ...
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2019-07-09
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N)
VASB4006IntroStolen firearms; penalties. Creates or enhances penalties for crimes related to larceny of a firearm or use of a stolen firearm during the commission of a felony. The bill provides that it is (i) a Class 3 felony with a five-year mandatory minimum se...
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2019-07-09
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N)
VASB4004IntroBrandishing a firearm; law-enforcement officer; penalty. Provides for a six-month mandatory minimum sentence upon conviction of a person for pointing, holding, or brandishing a firearm or air-operated or gas-operated weapon or object similar in appea...
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2019-07-09
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N)
VASJR4001IntroStudy; JCHC; underlying causes of mass public shootings. Directs the Joint Commission on Health Care to study the underlying causes of mass public shootings or similarly violent acts.
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2019-07-09
To Senate Rules Committee
VASB4023IntroViolation of protective order while armed with firearm or other deadly weapon; mandatory minimum sentence; penalty. Provides for a three-year mandatory minimum sentence to be served consecutively with any other sentence upon a conviction for violatio...
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2019-07-09
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N)
VASB4022IntroDischarging firearm; penalty. Imposes a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of three years for violations of (i) maliciously discharging a firearm within or at an occupied building or dwelling house; (ii) willfully discharging a firearm within or ...
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2019-07-09
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N)
VASR4016PassCommending the Virginia Beach Police Department, Virginia Commending the Virginia Beach Police Department, Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office, Virginia State Police, Virginia Beach Fire Department, the Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach, and othe...
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4016ER)
VASR4003PassCelebrating the life of LaQuita Chenoah Brown.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4003ER)
VASR4004PassCelebrating the life of Tara Welch Gallagher.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4004ER)
VASR4002PassCelebrating the life of Ryan Keith Cox.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4002ER)
VASR4025IntroRecognizing that the Virginia Beach Tragedy Fund is performing an essential government service with respect to the Virginia Beach mass shooting. States that the Senate of Virginia recognizes that the Virginia Beach Tragedy Fund, which is administered...
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2019-07-09
To Senate Rules Committee
VASB4032IntroSpecial license plates; VB STRONG. Authorizes the issuance of special license plates for supporters of the City of Virginia Beach bearing the legend VB STRONG.
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2019-07-09
To Senate Transportation Committee
VASR4013PassCelebrating the life of Michelle Marie Langer.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4013ER)
VASR4006PassCelebrating the life of Alexander Mikhail Gusev.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4006ER)
VASR4008PassCelebrating the life of Katherine Anne Marie Lusich-Nixon.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4008ER)
VASR4009PassCelebrating the life of Herbert Ray Snelling, Jr.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4009ER)
VASR4010PassCelebrating the life of Christopher Kelly Rapp.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4010ER)
VASR4012PassCelebrating the life of Joshua Orion Hardy.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4012ER)
VASR4011PassCelebrating the life of Robert Thomas Williams.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4011ER)
VASR4005PassCelebrating the life of Mary Louise Crutsinger Gayle.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4005ER)
VASR4007PassCelebrating the life of Richard H. Nettleton.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4007ER)
VASR4023PassCommending George Mason University's Arlington Campus.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4023ER)
VASB4025IntroTaxes on income, wills, and administrations; exemption for victims of the Virginia Beach mass shooting and for payments to such victims. Establishes an income tax exemption for relief payments paid to a victim of the Virginia Beach mass shooting or a...
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2019-07-09
To Senate Finance Committee
VASB1689VetoGroup 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
VASB1025PassTethering 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)
VASB1150VetoIssuance of warrants by magistrates. Provides that a magistrate may not issue an arrest warrant for a misdemeanor offense where the accused is a law-enforcement officer and the alleged offense arises out of the performance of his public duties upon t...
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2019-04-03
Requires 2/3 affirmative votes to pass in enrolled form
VASB1674VetoHealth insurance; short-term, limited-duration health plans; guaranteed option. Provides that any carrier offering short-term, limited-duration health plans may offer for sale a guaranteed option, defined in the bill as a contract or agreement betwee...
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2019-04-03
Requires 2/3 affirmative votes to pass in enrolled form
VASJR318PassCelebrating the life of the Honorable Frederick MacDonald Quayle.
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2019-04-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ318ER)
VASJR327PassCommending Doorways for Women and Families.
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2019-04-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ327ER)
VASJR359PassCelebrating the life of Scott Marvin Anderson.
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2019-04-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ359ER)
VASJR435PassCelebrating the life of Suzanne Curry McBride.
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2019-04-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ435ER)
VASJR424PassKristallnacht. Remembers the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht.
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2019-04-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ424ER)
VASB1365PassEducation Improvement Scholarships tax credits; benefits Education Improvement Scholarships tax credits; benefits and eligibility requirements; eligible students with a disability. Increases the scholarship amount available for an eligible student wi...
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2019-03-26
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0808)
VASB1759PassUndergrounding utility lines pilot program; transportation infrastructure improvement; urban county executive form of government. Establishes a pilot program under which the governing body of any locality operating under the urban county executive fo...
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2019-03-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0792)
VASB1790PassCity of Virginia Beach; sports or entertainment project. Grants the City of Virginia Beach certain powers relating to construction of a sports or entertainment project and any related facilities. Among those powers is the authority to (i) issue bonds...
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2019-03-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0793)
VASB1499PassDepartment of Motor Vehicles hearings; motor vehicle dealers; report. Requires the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles to provide to the Motor Vehicle Dealer Board or person reporting an alleged violation with regard to motor vehicle dea...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0751)
VASB1596PassHealth insurance; payments made on behalf of enrollee. Requires any carrier issuing a health plan in the Commonwealth to count any payments made by another person on the enrollee's behalf, as well as payments made by the enrollee, when calculating th...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0662)
VASB1234PassPublic institutions of higher education; governing boards; educational programs. Requires educational programs for the governing boards of public institutions of higher education to include presentations relating to (i) board members' primary duty to...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0642)
VASB1269PassLength of school term; waiver for evacuation. Requires the Board of Education to waive the requirement that school divisions provide additional teaching days or teaching hours to compensate for school closings resulting from an evacuation directed an...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0645)
VASB1342PassStorage and mechanics' liens; amount of lien. Provides that the amount of a mechanics' lien for the reasonable expenses of a keeper of a garage or a mechanic on a vehicle that is not subject to a chattel mortgage, security agreement, deed of trust, o...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0561)
VASB1604PassCruelty to animals; serious bodily injury; penalty. Provides that any person who tortures, willfully inflicts inhumane injury or pain not connected with bona fide scientific or medical experimentation, or cruelly and unnecessarily beats, maims, or mu...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0537)
VASB1118PassPublic institutions of higher education; tuition and fee increases; public comment. Requires the governing board of each public institution of higher education, prior to a vote on an increase in undergraduate tuition or mandatory fees, to permit publ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0584)
VASB1339PassFoster care omnibus. Makes numerous changes to the laws governing the provision of foster care services in the Commonwealth. Among other things, the bill (i) allows the Commissioner of Social Services to develop and implement a corrective action plan...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0446)
VASB1693PassHealth insurance; coverage for autism spectrum disorder. Requires health insurers, health care subscription plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder in individuals of ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0451)
VASB1101PassOffice of the Attorney General; representation of members of the General Assembly for violations of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act. Allows the Office of the Attorney General to represent a member of the General Assembly in any civil matter a...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0357)
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