Virginia Senator Scott Surovell [D]

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VASB35PassControl of firearms by localities; permitted events. Authorizes any locality by ordinance to prohibit the possession or carrying of firearms, ammunition, or components or any combination thereof in (i) any building, or part thereof, owned or used by ...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1247)
VASB34PassDriver privilege cards; penalty. Authorizes the issuance of new driver privilege cards by the Department of Motor Vehicles to an applicant who (i) has reported income from Virginia sources or been claimed as a dependent on an individual tax return fi...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1246)
VASB77PassQualified education loan servicers. Prohibits any person from acting as a qualified education loan servicer except in accordance with provisions established by this bill. The bill requires a loan servicer to obtain a license from the State Corporatio...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1250)
VASB437PassBicyclists and other vulnerable road users; penalty. Provides that a person who operates a motor vehicle in a careless or distracted manner and is the proximate cause of serious physical injury to a vulnerable road user, defined in the bill as a pede...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1259)
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)
VASB629PassShared solar programs. Requires the State Corporation Commission to establish by regulation a shared solar program that allows customers of Dominion Virginia to purchase electric power through a subscription in a shared solar facility, which is defin...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1264)
VASB436PassEstablishment of the Virginia Voluntary Do Not Sell Firearms List; penalty. Creates the Virginia Voluntary Do Not Sell Firearms List (the List) that prohibits the possession, transportation, and sale of firearms to any person who voluntarily register...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1173)
VASB631PassAbandoned and stolen shopping carts; local regulation. Provides that any locality with a County Manager Plan or Urban County Executive form of government may, by ordinance, provide that it is unlawful for any person to place, leave, or abandon on any...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1174)
VASB632PassPublic utilities; energy storage capacity in the Commonwealth. Provides that it is the objective of the General Assembly that 2,700 megawatts of aggregate energy storage capacity be placed into service on or before July 1, 2030. The bill provides tha...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1190)
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)
VASB433PassInvocation of constitutional rights in domestic relations cases; adverse inference. Allows the trier of fact in a civil domestic relations proceeding to draw an adverse inference if a party or witness in such a proceeding refuses to answer a question...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1062)
VASB636PassObsolete Acts of Assembly; racial inequity. Repeals numerous obsolete and discriminatory Acts of Assembly from the early 20th century. This is a recommendation of the Governor's Commission to Examine Racial Inequity in Virginia Law. The purpose of th...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1056)
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)
VASB441PassAlcoholic beverage control; winery license privileges. Allows winery licensees to sell wine at retail on the premises described in the winery license for on-premises consumption or in closed containers for off-premises consumption, provided that such...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1008)
VASB439PassDriving under the influence; remote alcohol monitoring; penalty. Provides that in the case of an adult offender's first conviction of driving under the influence when the offender's blood alcohol content was less than 0.15, upon motion of the offende...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1007)
VASB491PassInquiry and report of immigration status; persons charged with or convicted of certain crimes. Provides that the provisions requiring (i) jail officers to ascertain the citizenship of any inmate taken into custody at a jail, (ii) officers in charge o...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0996)
VASB630PassCommon interest communities; electric vehicle charging stations permitted. Prohibits certain common interest community associations from prohibiting the installation of an electric vehicle charging station within the boundaries of a member's unit or ...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1012)
VASB640PassUnlawful detainer; expungement. Creates a process by which unlawful detainer actions filed in a general district court that have been dismissed or nonsuited may be expunged upon request of the defendant to such action. The bill has a delayed effectiv...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1013)
VASB658PassContracts with design professionals; provisions requiring a duty to defend void. Provides that any provision contained in any contract relating to the planning or design of a building, structure, or appurtenance thereto, including moving, demolition,...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1015)
VASB455PassAbsentee voting; deadline for returning absentee ballot. Provides that any absentee ballot that is returned to the general registrar after the closing of the polls on election day but before noon on the third day after the election and postmarked on ...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0933)
VASB963PassEnergy efficiency in state buildings. Requires the head of each state agency to designate an existing employee, known as an energy manager, who shall be responsible for implementing improvements to state buildings to reduce greenhouse gas emissions a...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0961)
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)
VASB431IntroProvision of mental health services to a minor; access to health records. Prohibits a health care provider from refusing to provide mental health services to a minor on the basis that the parents of such minor refuse to agree to limit their access to...
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2020-04-08
Letter sent to the Department of Health Professions
VASB638IntroAffordable housing near Metrorail station. Provides that in any locality with an existing or planned Metrorail station, such locality shall require that at least 10 percent of new residential dwelling units in any building that is at least six storie...
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2020-04-08
Letter sent to the Virginia Housing Commission
VASB663IntroPractice of medicine and other healing arts; provision of litigation assistance. Requires practitioners of medicine and other healing arts to provide litigation assistance to treated patients and their attorneys. Such litigation assistance includes p...
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2020-04-08
Letter sent to the Virginia Bar Association
VASB651PassFairfax County; policemen's pension and retirement board. Increases from seven to eight the number of members on the policemen's pension and retirement board created in a county that has adopted the urban county executive form of government (Fairfax ...
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2020-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0895)
VASB240PassFirearms; removal from persons posing substantial risk; penalties. Creates a procedure by which any attorney for the Commonwealth or law-enforcement officer may apply to a general district court, circuit court, or juvenile and domestic relations dist...
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2020-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0888)
VASB652PassFairfax County; policemen's retirement system. Authorizes any person who has been a member of another county retirement system and who withdraws therefrom and becomes a member of the policemen's retirement system established by a county that has adop...
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2020-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0896)
VASB492PassSex offenses requiring registration. Clarifies the registration and reregistration obligations imposed upon a person convicted of a foreign sex offense for the purposes of registration with the Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry.
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0826)
VASB646PassTetrahydrocannabinol concentration; definition. Clarifies that certain uses of "tetrahydrocannabinol concentration" refer to delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol. The bill contains an emergency clause.
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0831)
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)
VASB245PassDepartment of Health Professions; conversion therapy prohibited. Prohibits any health care provider or person who performs counseling as part of his training for any profession licensed by a regulatory board of the Department of Health Professions fr...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0721)
VASB429PassWithholding of income for child support; independent contractors. Clarifies that income earned by an independent contractor may be withheld by court order for payment of child support obligations.
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0722)
VASB673PassNonagricultural irrigation wells prohibited outside surficial aquifer. Prohibits any person from constructing a well in a ground water management area for nonagricultural irrigation purposes except in the surficial aquifer. The bill authorizes the St...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0670)
VASB106PassHydraulic fracturing; groundwater management area; prohibition. Prohibits hydraulic fracturing, as defined in the bill, in certain groundwater management areas.
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2020-04-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0626)
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)
VASB246PassDepartment of Motor Vehicles; sex designation. Requires the Department of Motor Vehicles to offer any applicant the option to mark "male," "female," or "non-binary" when designating the applicant's sex on an application for a driver's license or spec...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0544)
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)
VASB63PassReckless driving; exceeding speed limit. Raises the threshold for per se reckless driving for speeding from driving in excess of 80 miles per hour to driving in excess of 85 miles per hour. The threshold for per se reckless driving for speeding for d...
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2020-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0445)
VASB72PassPublic defender offices; Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park and County of Prince William. Establishes a public defender office for the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park and the County of Prince William.
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2020-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0376)
VASB435PassWaterfowl blinds in locality where certain hunting prohibited. Directs the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries not to license any stationary waterfowl blind in any area of Hunting Creek, Little Hunting Creek, or Dogue Creek in which the local gov...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0308)
VASB489FailAuthority to defer and dismiss a criminal case. Provides that a trial court presiding in a criminal case may, after any plea or trial, with or without a determination, finding, or pronouncement of guilt, and notwithstanding the entry of a conviction ...
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2020-03-12
Failed to pass in Senate
VASB995PassWashington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority; labor organizations. Repeals enactments adopted in 2018 as part of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) funding bills related to bidders, offers, contractors, and subcontractors to...
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2020-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0282)
VASB247PassNo-fault divorce; gender-neutral terminology. Replaces the terms "husband" and "wife" with gender-neutral terms in the no-fault divorce statute.
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2020-03-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0270)
VASR71PassCommending the Lee-Mount Vernon Sports Club.
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2020-03-08
Bill text as passed Senate (SR71ER)
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)
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