Virginia Senator Louise Lucas [D]

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VASB2PassPossession and consumption of marijuana; penalty. Decriminalizes simple marijuana possession and provides a civil penalty of no more than $25. Current law imposes a maximum fine of $500 and a maximum 30-day jail sentence for a first offense, and subs...
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2020-05-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1286)
VASB36PassLottery Board; regulation of casino gaming. Authorizes casino gaming in the Commonwealth to be regulated by the Virginia Lottery Board. The bill specifies the requirements for licensure of casino gaming operators and the conduct of casino gaming and ...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1248)
VASB71PassFirearms on school property. Adds public, private, or religious preschools and licensed child day centers that are not operated at the residence of the provider or of any of the children to the list of schools where possessing a firearm on school pro...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1249)
VASB998PassElectric utilities; offshore wind development. Provides that the construction or purchase by a public utility of one or more offshore wind generation facilities located off the Commonwealth's Atlantic shoreline or in federal waters and interconnected...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1279)
VASB1038PassHampton Roads Regional Transit Program. Creates the Hampton Roads Regional Transit Program to develop, maintain, and improve a regional network of transit routes and related infrastructure, rolling stock, and support facilities. The program would be ...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1281)
VASB421PassConsumer 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 (CHAP1258)
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)
VASB70PassFirearm sales; criminal history record information checks; penalty. Requires a background check for any firearm sale and directs the Department of State Police (the Department) to establish a process for transferors to obtain such a background check ...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1112)
VASB612PassCommission for Historical Statues in the United States Capitol; replacement of Robert E. Lee statue in National Statuary Hall Collection. Creates the Commission for Historical Statues in the United States Capitol to determine whether the Robert E. Le...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1098)
VASB423PassHealth insurance; mandated coverage for hearing aids for minors. Requires health insurers, health maintenance organizations, and corporations providing health care coverage subscription contracts to provide coverage for hearing aids and related servi...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1094)
VASB949PassCriminal Injuries Compensation Fund; uncompensated medical costs; victims of sexual assault. Adds to those persons invited to participate in the annual meeting of the group led by the attorney for the Commonwealth to coordinate the multidisciplinary ...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1073)
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)
VASB923PassMotion picture production tax credit; media related exemptions. Extends from January 1, 2022, to January 1, 2027, the sunset of the motion picture production tax credit and transfers the certifying authority for the credit from the Virginia Film Offi...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0967)
VASB350PassEmergency Shelters Upgrade Assistance Grant Fund. Establishes the Emergency Shelters Upgrade Assistance Grant Fund administered by the Department of Emergency Management to provide matching funds to localities to install, maintain, or repair infrastr...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0819)
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)
VASB64PassParamilitary activities; penalty. Provides that a person is guilty of unlawful paramilitary activity if such person brandishes a firearm or any air-operated or gas-operated weapon or any object similar in appearance while assembled with one or more p...
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2020-04-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0601)
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)
VASB1005PassCorporal Ryan C. McGhee Memorial Bridge. Designates the bridge on Guinea Station Road over Interstate 95 in Spotsylvania County the CPL Ryan C. McGhee Memorial Bridge.
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2020-04-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0647)
VASB812PassVirginia Telephone Privacy Protection Act. Provides that for the purposes of the Virginia Telephone Privacy Act (the Act), "telephone solicitation call" includes any text message sent to any wireless telephone with a Virginia area code, or to a wirel...
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2020-04-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0607)
VASB160PassHolding handheld personal communications devices while driving a motor vehicle. Prohibits any person from holding a handheld personal communications device while driving a motor vehicle. Current law prohibits (i) the reading of any email or text mess...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0543)
VASB1090PassVirginia Scenic Rivers System; Grays Creek. Designates a six-mile portion of Grays Creek in Surry County as a component of the Virginia Scenic Rivers System.
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2020-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0457)
VASB349PassInsurance for certain retired employees of political subdivisions. Allows localities to extend certain insurance benefits to retired employees of political subdivisions.
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2020-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0425)
VASB601PassLegal holidays; Lee-Jackson Day; Election Day. Designates Election Day, the Tuesday after the first Monday in November, as a state holiday and removes Lee-Jackson Day as a state holiday.
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2020-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0418)
VASB203FailRedistricting; Virginia Redistricting Commission; standards and criteria. Establishes the Virginia Redistricting Commission (the Commission) pursuant to Article II, Sections 6 and 6-A of the Constitution of Virginia. The Commission, tasked with estab...
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2020-03-12
Failed to pass in Senate
VASB600PassElementary and secondary schools and institutions of higher education in the Commonwealth; racial segregation; repeal of provisions. Repeals several Acts of Assembly from 1901 to 1960 that contain provisions relating to the racial segregation of stud...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0352)
VASB907FailTransportation safety. Requires all passengers in a vehicle to wear safety belts and allows localities to lower the speed limit below 25, but not less than 15, miles per hour in business and residential districts.
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2020-03-12
Failed to pass in Senate
VASB1096FailElectric utilities; electric school bus projects. Authorizes Dominion Energy Virginia to implement projects designed to encourage the proliferation of school buses that are fueled in whole or in part by electricity, along with associated charging and...
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2020-03-12
Failed to pass in Senate
VASR69IntroCommending Belle S. Wheelan, Ph.D.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Rules Committee
VASB328PassOverweight permits; forest products. Clarifies that the definition of forest products for the purpose of qualifying for an overweight permit for hauling forest products includes wood pellets.
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2020-03-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0268)
VASR64PassCelebrating the life of William Levon Stewart.
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2020-03-08
Bill text as passed Senate (SR64ER)
VASR79PassCelebrating the life of Henry J. Abraham.
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2020-03-08
Bill text as passed Senate (SR79ER)
VASJR205PassCelebrating the life of Katherine Johnson.
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2020-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ205ER)
VASJR197PassCelebrating the life of E. Bruce Heilman.
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2020-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ197ER)
VASJR181PassCommending Bob Brown.
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2020-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ181ER)
VASJR221PassCommending Shirley Morrow Marshall.
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2020-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ221ER)
VASJR258PassCelebrating the life of the Honorable Charles Henry Duff, Jr.
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2020-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ258ER)
VASB988EngrossElectric utilities; electric school bus projects. Authorizes Dominion Energy Virginia to implement projects designed to encourage the proliferation of school buses that are fueled in whole or in part by electricity, along with associated charging and...
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2020-03-05
VOTE: DEFEATED (43-Y 54-N)
VASJR55PassCommemorating the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. Commemorates the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. T...
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2020-03-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ55ER)
VASJR202PassCommending the Division of Capitol Police, the Virginia Department of State Police, the Richmond Police Department, the Department of General Services, and the many other support units of the Unified Command.
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2020-03-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ202ER)
VASJR196PassCelebrating the life of Corporal Ryan C. McGhee, USA.
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2020-03-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ196ER)
VASJR168PassCommending Rita D. Bishop.
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2020-03-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ168ER)
VASJR167PassCelebrating the life of the Honorable Kossen Gregory.
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2020-03-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ167ER)
VASJR171PassCommending Robert W. Duncan.
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2020-03-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ171ER)
VASJR99PassCelebrating the life of the Honorable Elliot Schewel.
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2020-03-02
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ99ER)
VASJR165PassCelebrating the life of Officer Katherine Mary Thyne.
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2020-03-02
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ165ER)
VASJR160PassCelebrating the life of Bittle Wilson Porterfield III.
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2020-03-02
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ160ER)
VASJR162PassCelebrating the life of Lessie Lula Jones Polk.
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2020-03-02
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ162ER)
VASJR159PassCelebrating the life of Dr. James I. Robertson, Jr.
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2020-03-02
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ159ER)
VASJR161PassCommending the Kiwanis Club of Roanoke.
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2020-03-02
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ161ER)
VASJR119IntroCommending the Division of Capitol Police.
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2020-02-28
Stricken at request of Patron in Rules by voice vote
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