Virginia Senator Ghazala Hashmi [D]

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VASB5051IntroVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; temporary prohibition against landlord termination of rental agreements or actions to obtain possession of a dwelling unit under certain circumstances. Prohibits the termination of rental agreements and t...
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2020-11-10
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASB5034PassRelease of prisoners. Provides that any person serving a sentence imposed upon a conviction for a felony offense other than those enumerated in the bill as exceptions to eligibility and who is terminally ill as defined in the bill is eligible for con...
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2020-11-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0052)
VASB5029PassIssuing citations; possession of marijuana and certain traffic offenses. Provides that no law-enforcement officer may lawfully stop a motor vehicle for operating (i) without a light illuminating a license plate, (ii) with defective and unsafe equipme...
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2020-11-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0051)
VASB5043EngrossExpungement of police and court records; Expungement Fee Fund created. Provides that final disposition may include (i) conviction of the original charge, (ii) conviction of an alternative charge, or (iii) dismissal of the proceedings. The bill also a...
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2020-11-09
Failed to pass
VASB5118EngrossPublic utilities; Emergency Debt Repayment Plan. Requires every utility providing electric, gas, or water service that is subject to regulation by the State Corporation Commission (the Commission) to develop an Emergency Debt Repayment Plan (EDRP) fo...
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2020-11-09
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB5007PassCriminal cases; sentencing reform. Provides that in a criminal case the court shall ascertain the extent of the punishment unless the accused has requested that the jury ascertain punishment or was found guilty of capital murder. The bill also provid...
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2020-11-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0043)
VASB5038PassMental health awareness response and community understanding services (Marcus) alert system. Provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) shall develop and...
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2020-11-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0042)
VASB5014PassMinimum training standards for law-enforcement officers; crisis intervention team training. Requires all law-enforcement officers involved in a crisis intervention team program to complete a comprehensive advanced training course developed by the Dep...
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2020-10-28
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0036)
VASB5035PassLaw-enforcement civilian oversight bodies. Authorizes a locality to establish a law-enforcement civilian oversight body that may (i) receive, investigate, and issue findings on complaints from civilians regarding conduct of law-enforcement officers a...
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2020-10-28
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0030)
VASB5017PassLocal correctional facility; definition. Provides that, for purposes of minimum standards for correctional facilities and enforcement of those standards, the term "local correctional facility" shall also include any facility owned, maintained, or ope...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0023)
VASB5024PassLaw-enforcement misconduct. Authorizes the Attorney General to file a civil suit or inquire into or seek to conciliate, through the Division of Human Rights, any unlawful pattern and practice against the Commonwealth or a locality whenever the Attorn...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0019)
VASB5083PassSchool boards; websites; COVID-19 virus mitigation plan; emergency. Requires each school board to post in a publicly accessible and conspicuous location on its website the plan outlining its strategies for mitigating the spread and public health risk...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0009)
VASR567PassCelebrating the life of Saba Labib Shami.
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2020-10-16
Bill text as passed Senate (SR567ER)
VASR562PassCelebrating the life of John Manley Garber.
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2020-10-14
Bill text as passed Senate (SR562ER)
VASR548PassCommending Elaine R. Jones.
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2020-10-01
Bill text as passed Senate (SR548ER)
VASR551PassCelebrating the life of Oliver White Hill, Jr.
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2020-10-01
Bill text as passed Senate (SR551ER)
VASR556PassCelebrating the life of Walter H. Peake III.
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2020-10-01
Bill text as passed Senate (SR556ER)
VASR542PassCommending Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Semyon Vindman, USA Ret.
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2020-09-25
Bill text as passed Senate (SR542ER)
VASB5032EngrossAssault and battery; penalty. Eliminates the mandatory minimum term of confinement for a simple assault or an assault and battery committed against a judge; magistrate; law-enforcement officer; correctional officer; person directly involved in the ca...
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2020-09-22
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (18-Y 1-N)
VASR540PassCelebrating the life of Lori Lee Brickley.
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2020-09-16
Bill text as passed Senate (SR540ER)
VASR532PassCelebrating the life of the Honorable John Henry Hager.
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2020-09-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR532ER)
VASB5004IntroSchool personnel; school nurses. Excludes school nurse positions from requirements for student support positions and instead requires each local school board to employ at least one full-time equivalent school nurse position in each elementary school,...
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2020-09-02
Passed by indefinitely in Finance and Appropriations (14-Y 1-N)
VASB5016IntroApplication of parole statutes for juveniles and persons committed upon felony offenses committed on or after January 1, 1995. Repeals the abolition of parole. The bill also provides that the Virginia Parole Board shall establish procedures for consi...
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2020-08-26
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary with letter (14-Y 0-N)
VASB5046IntroLimitation on mandatory minimum punishment. Provides that mandatory minimum punishments shall not apply to any sentence imposed for an offense committed on or after January 1, 2021.
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2020-08-20
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary with letter (10-Y 3-N)
VASR520PassCommending Disabled American Veterans.
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2020-08-20
Bill text as passed Senate (SR520ER)
VASB5084IntroMental health awareness response and community understanding services (Marcus) alert system. Provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services shall support the development an...
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2020-08-20
Incorporated by Judiciary
VASR510PassCelebrating the life of Fitz Alexander Campbell Thomas.
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2020-08-19
Bill text as passed Senate (SR510ER)
VASR508PassCelebrating the life of Darryl C. Smith, Sr.
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2020-08-19
Bill text as passed Senate (SR508ER)
VASB406PassEnvironmental justice; policy. Provides that it is the policy of the Commonwealth to promote environmental justice, defined in the bill, and to ensure that it is carried out throughout the Commonwealth.
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1257)
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)
VASB804PassVirginia Minimum Wage Act; domestic service. Eliminates the exclusion in the Virginia Minimum Wage Act for persons employed in domestic service. The bill requires the Secretary of Commerce and Trade to convene a work group consisting of representativ...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1147)
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)
VASB404PassHealth insurance; short-term limited-duration medical plans. Prohibits carriers from issuing in the Commonwealth, on or after July 1, 2021, any short-term limited-duration medical plan with a duration that exceeds three months or that can be renewed ...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1077)
VASB910PassInstructional positions; students identified as having limited English proficiency. Requires, effective with the 2020-2021 school year, state funding to be provided pursuant to the general appropriation act to support 18.5 full-time equivalent instru...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1035)
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)
VASB722PassInstitutional racial segregation and discrimination. Repeals several Acts of Assembly from 1901 to 1960 that contain provisions that implemented and enforced racial segregation and discrimination in public facilities and common carriers, on public do...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1060)
VASB407PassAmerican Revolution 250 Commission; report. Establishes the American Revolution 250 Commission to plan, develop, and perform programs and activities to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution, the Revolutionary War, and the indep...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0915)
VASB408PassAppeal from district court; protective orders; notice of hearing. Provides that the clerk of the appellate court to which an order of protection is appealed shall have the parties served with notice of the appeal stating the date and time of the hear...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0905)
VASB1045PassCannabidiol oil and THC-A oil; sample testing. Directs the Board of Pharmacy to require that, after processing and before dispensing cannabidiol oil and THC-A oil, a pharmaceutical processor make a homogenized batch of product for testing at an indep...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0944)
VASB1044PassFuneral directors and embalmers; Board to promulgate regulations for licensure. Directs the Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers to promulgate regulations that establish requirements of licensure for funeral directors and embalmers.
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0943)
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)
VASB770IntroPaid family and medical leave program. Requires the Virginia Employment Commission to establish and administer a paid family and medical leave program with benefits beginning January 1, 2023. Under the program, benefits are paid to eligible employees...
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2020-04-08
Letter sent to the Virginia Chief Workforce Advisor
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)
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)
VASB528PassCharter; City of Richmond. Requires a council member to reside in the election district from which the member was elected throughout the member's term on the council. A council member may be removed from office for failure to comply with the residenc...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0827)
VASB410PassPublic school buildings; water management program; prevention of Legionnaires' disease. Requires each school board to maintain a water management program for the prevention of Legionnaires' disease at each public school building in the local school d...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0776)
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)
VASB403PassDepartment of General Services; Division of Engineering and Buildings; custody, control, and supervision of the Virginia War Memorial Carillon. Places full custody, control, and supervision of the Virginia War Memorial Carillon in the Division of Eng...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0734)
VASB1032PassCivil actions; determination of indigency. Sets out the factors to be considered by the court in its determination of a person's indigency for the purpose of determining inability to pay fees or costs in a civil action. The bill also provides that a ...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0654)
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)
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