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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1SB804EngrossedVirginia Minimum Wage Act; domestic service. Eliminates the exclusion in the Virginia Minimum Wage Act for persons employed in domestic service. The bill requires the Secretary of Commerce and Trade to convene a work group consisting of representativ...
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2020-02-14
#2HB1570EngrossedPossession of tobacco products, nicotine vapor products, and alternative nicotine products by persons under 21 years of age; exception; scientific study. Provides an exception to the law prohibiting possession of tobacco products, nicotine vapor prod...
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2020-02-10
#3HJR172EngrossedCelebrating the life of Amanda Doane Holley.
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2020-02-06
Agreed to by Senate
#4HB812EngrossedPurchase 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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2020-01-31
#5SB1001IntroducedPain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act; penalty. Creates the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The Act prohibits an abortion after 20 weeks gestation unless, in reasonable medical judgment, the mother has a condition that so complicates her...
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2020-02-12
#6SB182EngrossedProject labor agreements; public procurement. Repeals the provision enacted in 2012 that requires state agencies to ensure that neither the state agency nor any construction manager acting on its behalf (i) requires or prohibits bidders, offerors, co...
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2020-02-18
#7HB6EngrossedVirginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices; source of funds. Adds discrimination on the basis of a person's source of income to the list of unlawful discriminatory housing practices. The bill creates an exemption for an owne...
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2020-02-10
#8SB794EngrossedUtility easements; location of broadband facilities. Declares that it is the policy of the Commonwealth that (i) easements for the location and use of electric and communications facilities may be used to provide or expand broadband or other communic...
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2020-02-13
#9HB1215IntroducedBiometric data; employer policy on storage, protection, and destruction; civil penalty. Establishes the parameters for the capture and safekeeping of biometric data by employers. The bill defines "biometric data" as a retina or iris scan, fingerprint...
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2020-01-27
#10HJR59IntroducedStudy; facial recognition; artificial intelligence; report. Directs the Joint Commission on Technology and Science to convene a working group of relevant agencies, law enforcement, private industry, and academics to study the proliferation and implem...
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2020-02-11
#11SB251EngrossedPharmacy benefits managers; licensure and regulation. Provides that no person is authorized to provide pharmacy benefits management services or otherwise act as a pharmacy benefits manager without first obtaining a license from the State Corporation ...
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2020-02-18
Reported from Labor and Commerce with amendments (20-Y 0-N)
#12HB1649IntroducedHealth care; decision making; end of life; penalties. Health care; decision making; end of life; penalties. Allows an adult diagnosed with a terminal condition to request and an attending health care provider to prescribe a self-administered controll...
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2020-02-07
#13HB270EngrossedPublic schools; lock-down drills; notice to parents. Requires every public school to provide the parents of enrolled students with at least 24 hours' notice before the school conducts any lock-down drill. The bill specifies that no such notice is req...
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2020-02-11
#14SB263EngrossedConcealed handgun permits; demonstration of competence. Removes the option for concealed handgun permit applicants to demonstrate competence with a handgun by completing an electronic, video, or online course conducted by a state-certified or Nationa...
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2020-02-14
Committee substitute printed 20108289D-H1
#15HB477EngrossedJuveniles; trial as adult. Increases from age 14 to age 16 the minimum age at which a juvenile must be tried as an adult in circuit court for murder or aggravated malicious wounding; however, if the juvenile is 14 years of age or older but younger th...
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2020-02-17
Passed Senate with substitute (30-Y 9-N)
#16HB831EngrossedUtility easements; location of broadband and other communications facilities. Declares that it is the policy of the Commonwealth that (i) easements for the location and use of electric and communications facilities may be used to provide or expand br...
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2020-02-17
Committee substitute printed 20108365D-S1
#17HB1730IntroducedEmployment; domestic service; Human Rights Act.
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2020-02-06
#18HB1683IntroducedDiagnostic medical sonography; certification. Defines the practice of "diagnostic medical sonography" as the use of specialized equipment to direct high-frequency sound waves into an area of the human body to generate an image. The bill provides that...
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2020-02-04
#19HB644EngrossedPipeline construction projects; violations; cumulative effect; civil penalties. Directs the State Water Control Board to adopt regulations to penalize the accrual of violations of the State Water Control Law by any large natural gas transmission pipe...
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2020-02-11
#20SB501EngrossedAdoption and foster care; persons authorized to conduct home studies. Allows home studies for purposes of adoption or foster care placements to be conducted by any person who has completed the home study training program established by regulations of...
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2020-02-13
#21HB759EngrossedStrategic lawsuits against public participation; special motion to dismiss; stay of discovery; fees and costs. Establishes a procedure by which a party alleging that a claim filed against him is a strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP...
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2020-02-12
#22HB1450EngrossedElectric utility regulation; energy efficiency standard. Electric utility regulation; energy efficiency standard. Requires Dominion Energy Virginia (DEV) and American Electric Power (AEP) to achieve incremental net annual savings in accordance with a...
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2020-02-12
#23SB741IntroducedWorkers' 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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2020-01-28
Incorporated by Finance and Appropriations
#24HB874EngrossedHolding 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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2020-02-18
Passed Senate with substitute (29-Y 9-N)
#25HB1716IntroducedConformity of the Commonwealth's taxation system with the Internal Revenue Code; net interest deduction.
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2020-02-11
#26HB239EngrossedAbsentee voting; deadline for applying for an absentee ballot to cast other than in person. Adjusts the deadline for a voter to apply for an absentee ballot that is to be cast by mail from the seventh day prior to the election to the eleventh day pri...
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2020-01-31
#27HB697EngrossedSchool meal policies. Requires each local school board to adopt policies that prohibit school board employees from requiring a student who cannot pay for a meal at school or who owes a school meal debt to throw away or discard a meal after it has bee...
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2020-02-18
#28SB664EngrossedMotor vehicle liability insurance coverage limits. Increases the minimum motor vehicle liability insurance coverage amounts from $25,000 to $35,000in cases of bodily injury to or death of one person, from $50,000 to $70,000 in cases of bodily injury ...
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2020-02-13
#29SB245EngrossedDepartment 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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2020-02-18
#30HB582EngrossedCollective bargaining for public employees. Repeals the existing prohibition on collective bargaining by public employees. The measure creates the Public Employee Relations Board, which will determine appropriate bargaining units and provide for cert...
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2020-02-07
#31HB643EngrossedPipeline construction; certification requirement; minimum diameter; stop work orders. Reduces from 36 inches to 24 inches the minimum inside diameter of a natural gas transmission pipeline for which an individual Virginia Water Protection Permit, rat...
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2020-02-11
#32HB310EngrossedAlzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Commission; sunset. Extends the sunset provision of the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Commission from July 1, 2020, to July 1, 2023.
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2020-01-28
#33SB310EngrossedPublic animal shelters; notice to euthanize. Requires each public animal shelter to adopt a policy under which it waits a certain number of days before euthanizing a dog or cat when a person has notified the shelter of his intent to adopt or take cus...
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2020-02-14
#34HB1355EngrossedCommunity Services Efficiency Act; Department of Education; community schools. Requires the Department of Education to establish an interagency task force composed of state and local agencies and entities in the areas of early childhood development, ...
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2020-02-18
#35HB19EngrossedVoter identification; signed statement in lieu of required form of identification; penalty. Permits a voter who does not show one of the required forms of identification when offering to vote to sign a statement that he is the named registered voter ...
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2020-02-18
Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (10-Y 3-N 1-A)
#36HB1290EngrossedPharmacy benefits managers; licensure and regulation. Provides that no person is authorized to provide pharmacy benefits management services or otherwise act as a pharmacy benefits manager without first obtaining a license from the State Corporation ...
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2020-02-17
Reported from Commerce and Labor (12-Y 3-N)
#37SB650EngrossedVirginia Public Procurement Act; small purchases. Increases from $100,000 to $200,000 the small purchases exemption under the Virginia Public Procurement Act for single or term contracts for goods and services other than professional services. The bi...
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2020-02-18
Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
#38SB856EngrossedState Board of Elections; increasing membership ; Commissioner of Elections; role and eligibility; report. Increases the membership of the State Board of Elections from three members to five members. Representation is given to each of the political p...
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2020-02-17
Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 3-N)
#39HB1627EngrossedThreats and harassment of certain officials and property; venue. Provides that certain crimes relating to threats and harassment may be prosecuted in the City of Richmond if the victim is (i) the Governor, Governor-elect, Lieutenant Governor, Lieuten...
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2020-02-11
#40HB177EngrossedPresidential electors; National Popular Vote Compact. Enters Virginia into an interstate compact known as the Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote. Article II of the Constitution of the United States gives the st...
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2020-02-12
#41SB274IntroducedMotion picture theaters; required open-captioned showings. Requires any motion picture theater that has four or more separate auditoriums to provide two scheduled showings of a motion picture that engages open captions for a particular showing of an ...
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2020-02-10
#42HB1663EngrossedProhibited 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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2020-02-07
#43HB568IntroducedCarrying or storing firearms in motor vehicles and vessels; exceptions; penalty. Provides that any person possessing or storing a firearm in a motor vehicle or vessel shall secure such firearm in a locked container, other than a glove box, that is no...
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2020-02-11
#44SB252IntroducedPharmacy benefit managers; licensure and regulation. Provides that, beginning January 1, 2021, no person is authorized to provide pharmacy benefit management services or otherwise act as a pharmacy benefit manager without first obtaining a license fr...
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2020-01-27
Incorporated by Commerce and Labor
#45HB506EngrossedCounty manager plan; election of board members by instant runoff voting. Provides that, in a county operating under the county manager plan of government (Arlington County), elections to nominate candidates for and to elect candidates to the board of...
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2020-02-07
#46HB1427EngrossedPassing stopped school bus; vendor; administrative fee. Authorizes a private vendor operating a video monitoring system for a school division for the purpose of recording those illegally passing stopped school buses to impose and collect an administr...
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2020-02-12
#47SB67EngrossedReporting lost or stolen firearms; civil penalty. Requires that, if a firearm is lost or stolen from a person who lawfully possessed it, such person shall report the loss or theft of the firearm to any local law-enforcement agency or the Department o...
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2020-02-11
Defeated by Senate (19-Y 21-N)
#48HB71IntroducedCampaign finance; audits of campaign finance reports; Campaign finance; audits of campaign finance reports; certain campaign committees. Requires the State Board of Elections to conduct audits of the campaign finance reports filed by the campaign com...
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2020-01-24
#49HB357IntroducedVirginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices. Adds discrimination on the basis of a person's source of income to the list of unlawful discriminatory housing practices. The bill defines "source of income" as any source that law...
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2020-02-04
Incorporated by General Laws
#50HB593EngrossedSpecial license plates; #TEAMTOMMIE. Authorizes the issuance of revenue-sharing special license plates for supporters of the Richmond Animal Care and Control Foundation bearing the legend #TEAMTOMMIE.
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2020-02-18
Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
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