Virginia Senator Scott Surovell [D]

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VASJR409PassCelebrating the life of Roy Linwood Clark.
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2019-02-20
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ409ER)
VASJR415PassCommending the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Virginia.
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2019-02-20
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ415ER)
VASB1553EngrossUrban county executive form of government; abandoned shopping carts. Provides that any county that has adopted the urban county executive form of government (Fairfax County) may, by ordinance, provide that it is unlawful for any person to place, leav...
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2019-02-19
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
VASB1535EngrossUniform Statewide Building Code; outdoor advertising. Requires the owner of a sign located along an Interstate System highway that has a height that is greater than the distance from such sign to the shoulder edge of the pavement to have such sign pe...
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2019-02-19
To House General Laws Committee
VASB1538PassCommon interest communities; dissemination of annual budget; reserve for capital components. Requires common interest communities under the Condominium Act, the Property Owners' Association Act, and the Virginia Real Estate Cooperative Act (the Acts)...
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2019-02-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0044)
VASB1550EngrossBicyclists and other vulnerable road users. 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 pedestrian or...
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2019-02-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB1121EngrossMaximum number of judges in each judicial district. Increases from 11 to 12 the maximum number of authorized general district court judgeships in the nineteenth judicial district. This bill is a recommendation of the Committee on District Courts.
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB1757EngrossCustody and visitation arrangements; best interests of the child; child abuse. Requires the court to consider child abuse, in addition to family abuse and sexual abuse in current law, when determining the best interests of the child for the purposes ...
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2019-02-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB1370PassSemiconductor Manufacturing Grant Fund; creation. Creates the Semiconductor Manufacturing Grant Fund for the award of grants to a qualified semiconductor manufacturing company that makes a capital investment of at least $2.98 billion in a qualified l...
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2019-02-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0041)
VASB1613EngrossDriver's license suspensions for certain non-driving related offenses. Removes the existing provisions that allow a person's driver's license to be suspended (i) when he is convicted of or placed on deferred disposition for a drug offense and (ii) fo...
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2019-02-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB1445PassVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; tenant's right of redemption. Extends the amount of time that a tenant may have an unlawful detainer dismissed to two days before a writ of eviction is delivered to be executed if the tenant pays all amou...
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2019-02-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0043)
VASB1013EngrossSuspension 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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2019-02-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB1480EngrossVirginia Law Officers' Retirement System; conservation officers. Adds conservation officers of the Department of Conservation and Recreation as members of the Virginia Law Officers' Retirement System. The bill makes conservation officers eligible to ...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
VASJR344PassCelebrating the life of Harry E. Diezel.
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2019-02-19
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ344ER)
VASB1384EngrossVirginia Retirement System; increased retirement allowance for judges. Increases by five percent the retirement allowance for judges for service earned on and after their fifty-fifth birthday. The bill provides that the increase applies only to judge...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
VASJR351PassCelebrating the life of the Reverend Rudolph Bobby Lewis, Sr.
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2019-02-19
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ351ER)
VASJR349PassCelebrating the life of Edward Brown Snyder.
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2019-02-19
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ349ER)
VASJR350PassCelebrating the life of Captain Charles M. Heron, USN, Ret.
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2019-02-19
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ350ER)
VASB1037EngrossExpungement of certain offenses. Allows a person to petition for expungement of a deferred disposition dismissal for underage alcohol possession or using a false ID to obtain alcohol when the offense occurred prior to the person's twenty-first birthd...
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2019-02-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB1380EngrossExpungement of certain charges and convictions. Allows a person to petition for expungement of convictions and deferred disposition dismissals for marijuana possession, underage alcohol possession, and using a false ID to obtain alcohol when the offe...
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2019-02-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB1107EngrossDisorderly conduct in public places; school activities. Eliminates the Class 1 misdemeanor for disrupting willfully or while intoxicated, whether willfully or not, the operation of any school or any school activity conducted or sponsored by any schoo...
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2019-02-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASR126PassCelebrating the life of Major Robert S. Gooch IV, USA.
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2019-02-19
Bill text as passed Senate (SR126ER)
VASR129PassCommending the Honorable Susan Clarke Schaar.
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2019-02-19
Bill text as passed Senate (SR129ER)
VASR118PassCelebrating the life of Captain Andrew Patrick Ross, USA.
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2019-02-19
Bill text as passed Senate (SR118ER)
VASJR334PassCommending Paul B. Ebert.
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2019-02-18
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ334ER)
VASB1537PassVirginia Property Owners' Association Act; home-based businesses. Provides that if a development is located in a locality classifying home-based child care services as an accessory or ancillary residential use under the locality's zoning ordinance, t...
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2019-02-15
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0030)
VASB1030PassWorkers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. Adds cancers of the colon, brain, or testes to the list of cancers that are presumed to be an occupational disease covered by the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act when firef...
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2019-02-15
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0026)
VASR110PassCommending the 29th Infantry Division.
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2019-02-14
Bill text as passed Senate (SR110ER)
VASB1387EngrossCovenants not to compete; low-wage employees; civil penalty. Prohibits an employer from entering into, enforcing, or threatening to enforce a covenant not to compete between the employer and a low-wage employee. The employer is subject to a civil pen...
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2019-02-12
Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (12-Y 7-N)
VASR109PassCelebrating the life of Staff Sergeant Jasper N. Beauchamp, USA, Ret.
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2019-02-07
Bill text as passed Senate (SR109ER)
VASB1163IntroTrigger activators designed to increase the rate of fire of firearms; prohibition; penalty. Prohibits the manufacture, importation, sale or offer to sell, possession, transfer, or transportation of a trigger activator, which includes a trigger crank ...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Finance Committee
VASJR284EngrossConstitution of the United States; Equal Rights Amendment. Ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution of the United States that was proposed by Congress in 1972. The joint resolution advocates the position that the 1972 Equal Rights Amen...
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2019-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VASJR266PassCommending the Washington Capitals.
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2019-02-05
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ266ER)
VASJR313PassCommending the Commissioners of the Revenue Association of Virginia.
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2019-02-05
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ313ER)
VASB1551IntroSchool resource officers; memorandums School resource officers; memorandums of understanding. Requires the school board in each school division in which the local law-enforcement agency employs school resource officers to enter into a memorandum of u...
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2019-01-31
Incorporated by Education and Health
VASB1356IntroVirginia Lottery Board; rename as Virginia Lottery and Virginia Lottery Board; rename as Virginia Lottery and Sports Wagering Commission; Problem Gambling Treatment and Support Fund; penalties. Renames the Virginia Lottery Board as the Virginia Lotte...
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2019-01-31
Passed by indefinitely in Finance with letter (16-Y 0-N)
VASB1238IntroSports betting; Virginia Sports Betting Department created; Sports betting; Virginia Sports Betting Department created; Problem Gambling Treatment and Support Fund; Sports Betting Operations Fund; penalties. Establishes the Virginia Sports Betting De...
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2019-01-31
Passed by indefinitely in Finance with letter (16-Y 0-N)
VASB1640IntroEligibility for in-state tuition; certain individuals who have applied for permanent residency.
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2019-01-31
Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (8-Y 7-N)
VASB1533IntroCoal combustion residuals; Chesapeake Bay watershed; closure. Requires the owner or operator of any coal combustion residuals (CCR) unit, defined in the bill to include a coal ash pond or landfill, that is located in the Chesapeake Bay watershed to c...
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2019-01-30
Incorporated by Finance
VASB1552IntroAbsentee voting; alternative locations for in-person absentee voting. Provides that the alternative locations approved by the electoral boards for absentee voting in person prior to election day shall be in a public facility owned or leased by the ci...
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2019-01-29
Failed to report (defeated) in Privileges and Elections (5-Y 9-N)
VASB1534IntroCoal combustion residuals; cleanup costs. Authorizes an electric utility to recover the costs of the permitted cleanup in the Chesapeake Bay watershed of coal combustion residuals that are generated from the burning of coal for the purpose of generat...
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2019-01-28
Incorporated by Commerce and Labor
VASB1687IntroBail; data collection and reporting standards; report. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services to (i) collect data relating to bail determinations for any person who is held in custody pending trial or hearing for an offense, civil or cr...
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2019-01-28
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (8-Y 6-N)
VASB1639IntroPaid family and medical leave program. Requires Paid family and medical leave program. Requires the Virginia Employment Commission to establish and administer a paid family and medical leave program. Under the program, benefits are paid to eligible e...
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2019-01-28
Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor with letter (13-Y 0-N)
VASB1740IntroDriver privilege cards; penalty. Authorizes the Driver 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 on an individ...
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2019-01-23
Failed to report (defeated) in Transportation (6-Y 7-N)
VASB1465IntroWorkers' compensation; occupation disease presumptions; PTSD. Establishes a presumption that if certain firefighters, law-enforcement officers, hazardous materials officers, animal protection police officers, or 9-1-1 emergency call takers, dispatche...
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2019-01-22
Passed by indefinitely in Finance with letter (10-Y 5-N)
VASB1549IntroVirginia Consumer Protection Act; exclusion. Updates the existing exception in the Virginia Consumer Protection Act for "small loan companies" to refer to "consumer finance companies."
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2019-01-21
Failed to report (defeated) in Commerce and Labor (4-Y 11-N)
VASB1548IntroConsumer finance companies. Requires the State Corporation Commission, as a condition of licensing a consumer finance company, to find that the applicant will not make consumer finance loans at the same location at which the applicant makes payday lo...
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2019-01-21
Failed to report (defeated) in Commerce and Labor (5-Y 9-N 1-A)
VASB1544IntroAssisted conception; parentage presumption. Makes the relevant law regarding children born as a result of assisted conception applicable to both same-sex and opposite-sex married couples. The bill also provides that a person is presumed to be the par...
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2019-01-21
Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (7-Y 8-N)
VASB1438IntroVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act. Provides that when a landlord as plaintiff requests that an initial hearing on a summons for unlawful detainer be set on a date later than 21 days from the filing of such summons, the initial hearing shal...
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2019-01-21
Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology with letter (14-Y 0-N)
VASB1451IntroAbortion; eliminate certain requirements. Eliminates the requirement that an abortion in the second trimester of pregnancy and prior to the third trimester be performed in a hospital. The bill eliminates all the procedures and processes, including th...
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2019-01-17
Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (8-Y 7-N)
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