Virginia Delegate Joshua Cole [D]

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VAHB789PassConsumer lending. Replaces references to payday loans with the term "short-term loans." The measure caps the interest and fees that may be charged under a short-term loan at an annual rate of 36 percent, plus a maintenance fee; increases the maximum ...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1215)
VAHB582PassLabor and employment; collective bargaining; employees of counties, cities, and towns. Permits counties, cities, and towns to adopt local ordinances authorizing them to (i) recognize any labor union or other employee association as a bargaining agent...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1209)
VAHB833PassPrevailing wage; public works contracts; penalty. Requires contractors and subcontractors under any public contract with a state agency, or with a locality that has adopted an ordinance requiring the payment of prevailing wages, for public works to p...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1216)
VAHB395PassMinimum 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 (CHAP1204)
VAHB201PassElections; voter registration; extended time for persons to register in person. Provides any person who is qualified to vote is entitled to register to vote in person up to and including the day of the election at the office of the general registrar ...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1153)
VAHB857PassSegregated accommodations and segregation districts for residences. Repeals Acts of Assembly that implemented (i) separate accommodations for white and African American passengers on steamboats and (ii) designation of segregation districts for reside...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1050)
VAHB1257PassDrinking water supplies; maximum contaminant levels. Directs the State Board of Health to adopt regulations establishing maximum contaminant levels (MCLs) in public drinking water systems for (i) perfluorooctanoic acid, perfluorooctane sulfonate, and...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1097)
VAHB1519PassCommission to Study Slavery and Subsequent De Jure and De Facto Racial and Economic Discrimination Against African Americans; report; sunset. Creates the Commission to Study Slavery and Subsequent De Jure and De Facto Racial and Economic Discriminati...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1043)
VAHB1537PassMemorials for war veterans. Provides that a locality may remove, relocate, contextualize, or cover any monument or memorial for war veterans on the locality's public property, not including a monument or memorial located in a publicly owned cemetery,...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1101)
VAHB284PassRemoval of dangerous roadside conditions; local option. Authorizes any locality, by ordinance, to require the owner of any property located adjacent to a right-of-way maintained by the Virginia Department of Transportation to remove any and all trees...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0962)
VAHB235PassVoter 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 (CHAP0908)
VAHB43PassProvisional voting; persons voting in split precincts. Provides that any voter who is assigned to a precinct that is split between two or more election districts and who believes he was given a ballot for the district of which he is not a qualified v...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0920)
VAHB66PassHealth insurance; cost-sharing payments for prescription insulin drugs. Prohibits health insurance companies and other carriers from setting an amount exceeding $50 per 30-day supply that a covered person is required to pay at the point of sale in or...
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2020-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0881)
VAHB1547PassPublic 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 (CHAP0766)
VAHB113PassProtected information; newspersons engaged in journalism. Provides that no newsperson engaged in journalism shall be compelled by the Commonwealth or a locality in any criminal proceeding to testify about, disclose, or produce protected information, ...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0650)
VAHB55PassWorker cooperatives. Establishes worker cooperatives as a category of cooperative associations. A worker cooperative is a stock corporation that has elected to be governed by provisions established by this measure, which include (i) conducting its bu...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0673)
VAHB1641PassCoal ash ponds; private wells and public water supply wells; resident notification. Requires a utility, defined in the bill as the owner or operator of a coal ash pond in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, to complete a survey of all private wells and pub...
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2020-04-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0625)
VAHB1284PassCorrectional facilities; use of isolated confinement. Directs the Board of Corrections, in consultation with a stakeholder work group, to conduct a review of the standards and requirements governing, and the application and use of, isolated confineme...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0522)
VAHB1575PassMerchants' capital tax; separate classification; retailers. Provides that the merchants' capital of any retailer reported as inventory that is located in a structure that contains at least 200,000 square feet, with at least 200,000 square feet used s...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0541)
VAHB6PassVirginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices; source of funds. Adds discrimination on the basis of a person's source of funds to the list of unlawful discriminatory housing practices. The bill creates an exemption for an owner...
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2020-03-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0477)
VAHB99PassLandlord and tenant; victims of family abuse; evidence to mitigate low credit score; damages. Allows an applicant for a lease to recover actual damages, including all amounts paid to the landlord as an application fee, application deposit, or reimbur...
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2020-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0388)
VAHB1034FailLocal Food and Farming Infrastructure Fund and Grant Program; political subdivisions. Establishes the Local Food and Farming Infrastructure Fund and directs the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to establish a Local Food and Farming Inf...
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2020-03-12
Failed to pass in Senate
VAHB1663FailProhibited discrimination; public accommodations, employment, credit, and housing: causes of action; sexual orientation and gender identity. Creates explicit causes of action for unlawful discrimination in public accommodations and employment in the ...
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2020-03-12
Failed to pass in House
VAHR59FailUyghurs; human rights crisis. Recognizes the human rights crisis related to the internment of Uyghurs and other Central Asian ethnic minorities.
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2020-03-12
Failed to pass in House
VAHR172EngrossCommending the Dochiki Civic and Social Club, Inc.
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2020-03-07
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR173EngrossCommending Rosa B. Price.
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2020-03-07
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR190EngrossCelebrating the life of Lorine Bernice Allen Jordan.
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2020-03-07
Agreed to by House
VAHR185EngrossCommending Kim Cummings.
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2020-03-07
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHJR375PassCommending Rich Serbay.
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2020-03-05
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ375ER)
VAHJR454PassCelebrating the life of Maria Bonazzoli Bourne.
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2020-03-05
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ454ER)
VAHB145PassPublic elementary and secondary schools; treatment of transgender students; policies. Requires the Department of Education to develop and make available to each school board, no later than December 31, 2020, model policies concerning the treatment of...
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2020-03-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0153)
VAHJR301EngrossCommending Edwin L. Allen, Jr.
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2020-03-04
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR318PassCommending Germanna Community College.
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2020-03-04
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ318ER)
VAHJR353PassCommending the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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2020-03-04
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ353ER)
VAHJR108PassYear of the Eye Exam. Designates 2020 as the Year of the Eye Exam in Virginia.
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2020-03-03
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ108ER)
VAHJR42PassEmblem for honoring fallen public safety personnel; Emblem for honoring fallen public safety personnel; the Honor and Sacrifice Flag. Designates the Honor and Sacrifice Flag as the Commonwealth's emblem for honoring the brave men and women who have g...
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2020-03-03
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ42ER)
VAHJR10PassGun Violence Awareness Day. Designates June 1, in 2020 and in each succeeding year, as Gun Violence Awareness Day in Virginia.
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2020-03-03
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ10ER)
VAHR147PassCommending the Brooke Point High School wrestling team.
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2020-03-03
Bill text as passed House (HR147ER)
VAHB1490PassSame-sex marriages; civil unions. Repeals the statutory prohibitions on same-sex marriages and civil unions or other arrangements between persons of the same sex purporting to bestow the privileges and obligations of marriage. These prohibitions are ...
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2020-03-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0075)
VAHB165PassTeledentistry. Defines "teledentistry," establishes requirements for the practice of teledentistry and the taking of dental scans for use in teledentistry by dental scan technicians, and clarifies requirements related to the use of digital work order...
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2020-03-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0037)
VAHJR231PassCommending the Virginia Department of State Police.
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2020-03-02
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ231ER)
VAHJR232PassCommending the Richmond Police Department.
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2020-03-02
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ232ER)
VAHJR254PassCommending the Division of Capitol Police.
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2020-03-02
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ254ER)
VAHR122PassCommending the Honorable Rosalyn Randolph Dance.
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2020-03-02
Bill text as passed House (HR122ER)
VAHR133PassCommemorating the legacy of the Negro National League.
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2020-03-02
Bill text as passed House (HR133ER)
VAHR132PassCommending the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, USA.
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2020-03-02
Bill text as passed House (HR132ER)
VAHJR4PassCelebrating the life of Alan Arnold Diamonstein.
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2020-02-28
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ4ER)
VAHJR162EngrossCommending the Division of Capitol Police.
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2020-02-28
Passed by indefinitely in Rules by voice vote
VAHJR210PassCelebrating the life of Samuel Hughes Melton, M.D.
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2020-02-28
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ210ER)
VAHJR233PassCommending Robert Eugene Foster, Jr.
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2020-02-28
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ233ER)
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