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VASB1027VetoHealth insurance; catastrophic health plans. Authorizes health carriers to offer catastrophic plans on the individual market and to offer such plans to all individuals. The measure provides that a catastrophic plan is deemed to provide an essential h...
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2019-04-03
Requires 2/3 affirmative votes to pass in enrolled form
VASB1161PassExpedited review of adverse coverage determinations; cancer patients. Provides that a covered person shall not be required to have exhausted his health carrier's internal appeal process before seeking an external review of an adverse determination re...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0840)
VASB1083PassRemote sales and use tax collection; sufficient activity by dealers and marketplace facilitators as to require registration for sales and use tax collection. Directs the Department of Taxation (the Department) to require a remote seller to collect sa...
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2019-03-26
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0816)
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)
VASB1093PassLiterary Fund; school modernization. Requires the Board of Education to create a program in which monies from the Literary Fund would be used to subsidize interest payments by local governing bodies and school boards on certain loans from the Virgini...
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2019-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0807)
VASB1628PassPublic institutions of higher education; innovation; Innovative Internship Fund and Program established. Permits any public institution of higher education to propose in conjunction with the six-year plan process, and the General Assembly to adopt by...
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2019-03-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0795)
VASB1618PassOffice of Telework Promotion and Broadband Assistance; Broadband Advisory Council; expiration. Extends the expiration of the Office of Telework Promotion and Broadband Assistance from July 1, 2019, to July 1, 2021. The bill also repeals the expiratio...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0710)
VASB1752PassVirginia Lottery; ticket discounting; civil penalties. Prohibits the practice of ticket discounting, defined in the bill, and imposes three-tier civil penalties, corresponding to prize ranges, for any persons found to have engaged in such practice.
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0762)
VASB1692PassIndustrial hemp; federal Farm Bill; emergency. Conforms Virginia law to the provisions of the federal 2018 Farm Bill by amending the definitions of cannabidiol oil, marijuana, and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) to exclude industrial hemp in the possessio...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0654)
VASB1789PassDesignating the Trooper Lucas B. Dowell Bridge. Designates Designating the Trooper Lucas B. Dowell Bridge. Designates the bridge on Interstate 81 in Smyth County over Whitetop Road the
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0764)
VASB1329PassMajor information technology project procurement; terms and conditions; limitation of liability provisions. Requires, in any contract for a major information technology project, terms and conditions relating to the indemnification obligations and lia...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0606)
VASB1617PassTech Talent Investment Program. Creates a grant program to assist qualified public institutions of higher education, defined in the bill, in reaching, by 2039, a goal of increasing by at least 25,000 degrees the number of bachelor's and master's degr...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0639)
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)
VASB1751PassDepartment of Professional and Occupational Regulation. Permits the Director of DPOR, or his designee, to issue a notice to any person unlawfully engaging in unlicensed practice of an occupation to cease and desist such activity. The bill also provid...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0517)
VASB1256PassVirginia taxable income; subtraction for gain from taking by eminent domain. Creates an income tax subtraction for gain recognized by a taxpayer from a taking of real property by condemnation proceedings.
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0270)
VASB1254PassAmber warning lights; vehicles hauling forest products. Authorizes vehicles hauling forest products to use amber warning lights approved by the Superintendent of State Police, provided that the lights are mounted or installed so as to be visible from...
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2019-02-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0112)
VASB1099EngrossDepartment of General Services; guidance to state public bodies regarding purchases of materials made in the United States. Directs the Department of General Services to develop and maintain a guidance document assisting state public bodies to purcha...
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2019-02-19
To House General Laws Committee
VASB1122EngrossVirginia 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
VASB1160EngrossIncome tax credits related to education. Makes changes to the Neighborhood Assistance Act tax credit program, as it relates to educational services, and the Education Improvement Scholarships tax credit program. The bill provides that in making an al...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB1523EngrossGovernor'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
VASB1095EngrossSuperintendent of Public Instruction and Commissioner of Social Services; early childhood care and education. Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the Commissioner of Social Services to (i) convene a stakeholder group to consider the...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB1688EngrossVirginia 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
VASB1370PassSemiconductor Manufacturing Grant Fund; creation. Creates the Semiconductor Manufacturing Grant Fund for the award of grants to a qualified semiconductor manufacturing company that makes a capital investment of at least $2.98 billion in a qualified l...
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2019-02-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0041)
VASB1316EngrossMEI 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
VASB1255PassMajor Headquarters Workforce Grant Fund. Creates the Major Headquarters Workforce Grant Fund. A qualified e-commerce company that makes a capital investment of at least $2 billion in a major headquarters facility in Arlington County and that creates ...
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2019-02-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0001)
VASB1732IntroMEI Commission; incentives for episodic television series. Adds episodic television series offered an incentive package the aggregate amount of which is in excess of $10 million to the list of projects that require review by the MEI Project Approval ...
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2019-02-01
Incorporated by Rules
VASB1522IntroDual enrollment and graduation requirements; postsecondary credential, certification, or license attainment. Requires local school boards and comprehensive community colleges to enter into dual enrollment agreements for postsecondary credential, cert...
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2019-01-31
Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health with letter (15-Y 0-N)
VASB1654IntroDulles Greenway. Amends the powers and responsibilities Dulles Greenway. Amends the powers and responsibilities of the State Corporation Commission (SCC) to regulate toll road operators under the Virginia Highway Corporation Act of 1988. The measure ...
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2019-01-30
Failed to report (defeated) in Transportation (6-Y 7-N)
VASB1332IntroVirginia Retirement System; health insurance credits for retired state employees. Increases annually the amount of the health insurance credit for (i) retirees who rendered at least 30 years of creditable service in the Virginia Retirement System and...
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2019-01-29
Stricken at request of Patron in Finance (16-Y 0-N)
VASB1313IntroEarly childhood care and education; licensing. Requires Early 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 t...
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2019-01-17
Incorporated by Education and Health
VASB1082IntroLottery; disclosure of identity of winners. Prohibits the Virginia Lottery from disclosing information about individual winners and exempts such information from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), unless the winner consents in wr...
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2019-01-14
Incorporated by General Laws and Technology
VASB317IntroPublic procurement; contracting for construction on a construction management basis. Authorizes state public bodies and public institutions of higher education to enter into contracts for construction on a construction management basis where the esti...
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2018-11-30
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
VASB350IntroConcealed handgun permit; expiration date. Extends from five to 15 years the validity of a concealed handgun permit.
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2018-11-30
To Senate Finance Committee
VASB936IntroStandards of Achievement Career and Technical Education Committee; established. Directs the Board of Education to establish the Standards of Achievement Career and Technical Education Committee (Committee) to make recommendations to the General Assem...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Education and Health Committee
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