Virginia Senator John Petersen [D]

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VASB4002IntroPurchase 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 makes such an offense a Class 1 misdemeanor. The bill exempts from...
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2019-07-09
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N)
VASR4016EngrossCommending the Virginia Beach Police Department, Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office, Virginia State Police, Virginia Beach Fire Department, Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad, and other state and federal agencies that responded to the tragedy of May ...
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2019-07-09
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VASR4003EngrossCelebrating the life of LaQuita Chenoah Brown.
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2019-07-09
Agreed to by Senate
VASR4004EngrossCelebrating the life of Tara Welch Gallagher.
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2019-07-09
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VASR4002EngrossCelebrating the life of Ryan Keith Cox.
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2019-07-09
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VASR4013EngrossCelebrating the life of Michelle Marie Langer.
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2019-07-09
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VASR4006EngrossCelebrating the life of Alexander Mikhail Gusev.
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2019-07-09
Agreed to by Senate
VASR4023PassCommending George Mason University's Arlington Campus.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4023ER)
VASR4008EngrossCelebrating the life of Katherine Anne Marie Lusich-Nixon.
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2019-07-09
Agreed to by Senate
VASR4009EngrossCelebrating the life of Herbert Ray Snelling, Jr.
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2019-07-09
Agreed to by Senate
VASR4010EngrossCelebrating the life of Christopher Kelly Rapp.
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2019-07-09
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VASR4012EngrossCelebrating the life of Joshua Orion Hardy.
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2019-07-09
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VASR4011EngrossCelebrating the life of Robert Thomas Williams.
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2019-07-09
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VASR4005EngrossCelebrating the life of Mary Louise Crutsinger Gayle.
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2019-07-09
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VASB4012IntroFirearms; removal from persons posing substantial risk; Firearms; removal from persons posing substantial risk; penalties. Creates a procedure by which any attorney for the Commonwealth or any law-enforcement officer may apply to a general district c...
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2019-07-09
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N)
VASR4007EngrossCelebrating the life of Richard H. Nettleton.
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2019-07-09
Agreed to by Senate
VASB4024IntroProhibiting sale, transport, etc., of assault firearms, Prohibiting sale, transport, etc., of assault firearms, certain firearm magazines, trigger activators, and silencers; penalties. Expands the definition of "assault firearm" and prohibits any per...
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2019-07-09
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N)
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)
VASJR362PassCommending the James Madison High School softball team.
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2019-04-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ362ER)
VASJR361PassCommending the Greenbriar Civic Association.
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2019-04-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ361ER)
VASJR404PassCommending the Robinson Secondary School gymnastics team.
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2019-04-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ404ER)
VASJR402PassCommending the W.T. Woodson High School boys' cross country team.
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2019-04-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ402ER)
VASJR393PassCommending the Oakton High School boys' lacrosse team.
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2019-04-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ393ER)
VASJR403PassCommending the W.T. Woodson High School girls' tennis team.
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2019-04-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ403ER)
VASJR359PassCelebrating the life of Scott Marvin Anderson.
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2019-04-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ359ER)
VASJR429PassCommending Linda Q. Smyth.
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2019-04-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ429ER)
VASJR424PassKristallnacht. Remembers the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht.
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2019-04-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ424ER)
VASJR448PassCelebrating the life of Manuel Baca Fierro.
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2019-04-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ448ER)
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)
VASJR306PassConstitutional amendment (first resolution); apportionment; Virginia Redistricting Commission. Establishes the Virginia Redistricting Commission, a 16-member Commission tasked with establishing districts for the United States House of Representatives...
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2019-03-26
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0824)
VASB1026PassAbsentee voting; no-excuse in-person voting available beginning on second Saturday immediately preceding election. Allows for any registered voter to vote by absentee ballot in person beginning on the second Saturday immediately preceding any electio...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0669)
VASB1349PassSafe reporting of overdoses. Eliminates the requirement to substantially cooperate with law enforcement in any investigation of any criminal offense reasonably related to an overdose in order to qualify for an affirmative defense from prosecution for...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0626)
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)
VASB1400PassC-PACE loans; stormwater management; residential dwellings and condominiums. Authorizes any locality, by ordinance, to authorize contracts to provide loans for the initial acquisition and installation of stormwater management improvements with free a...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0564)
VASB1401PassDepartment of Forensic Science; possession of unlawful items by employees; immunity. Provides that a Department of Forensic Science employee may lawfully possess or transfer contraband items or materials while engaged in the performance of his offici...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0507)
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)
VASB1079PassMinimum wage; exemptions. Eliminates the exemptions to Virginia's minimum wage requirements for newsboys, shoe-shine boys, babysitters who work 10 hours or more per week, ushers, doormen, concession attendants, and cashiers in theaters. The measure c...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0331)
VASB1434PassBoard of Education; Career and Technical Education Work-Based Learning Guide. Requires the Board of Education to review and revise, in consultation with certain stakeholders and no later than December 1, 2019, its Career and Technical Education Work-...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0233)
VASB1404FailEminent domain; costs for petition for distribution of funds; interest rate; recordation of certificate. Provides that the costs of filing a petition with the court for the distribution of the funds due pursuant to an eminent domain proceeding shall ...
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2019-02-24
Failed to pass in Senate
VASB1403FailEminent domain; costs. Eliminates specific provisions for the assessment of costs in eminent domain proceedings where the condemnor is a public service company, public service corporation, railroad, or government utility corporation and provides that...
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2019-02-24
Failed to pass in Senate
VASJR473IntroCommending Equality Virginia.
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2019-02-24
To Senate Rules Committee
VASJR430PassCommending Sharon Bulova.
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2019-02-23
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ430ER)
VASJR449PassCommending Sully Elementary School.
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2019-02-23
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ449ER)
VASJR453PassCommending the Rotary Club of Herndon.
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2019-02-23
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ453ER)
VASJR451PassCommending Carol G. Jameson.
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2019-02-23
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ451ER)
VASJR452PassCommending Food For Neighbors.
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2019-02-23
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ452ER)
VASJR442PassCommending Neabsco Elementary School.
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2019-02-23
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ442ER)
VASJR465PassCommending the Honorable Jan Brodie.
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2019-02-23
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ465ER)
VASJR462PassCommending Lieutenant James Layne.
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2019-02-23
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ462ER)
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