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#1SB1692PassedIndustrial hemp; federal Farm Bill; emergency. Conforms Virginia law to the provisions of the federal 2018 Farm Bill by amending the definitions of cannabidiol oil, marijuana, and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) to exclude industrial hemp in the possessio...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0654)
#2HB2528EnrolledFelony homicide; certain drug offenses; penalty. Provides that a person is guilty of felony homicide, which constitutes second degree murder and is punishable by confinement of not less than five nor more than 40 years, if the underlying felonious ac...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, May 3, 2019
#3HB1620EnrolledState Board of Elections; membership; appointment of Commissioner of Elections. Increases the membership of the State Board of Elections from three members to five members and increases the terms of Board members from four years to five years. Repres...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, May 3, 2019
#4HB1611PassedVirginia College Savings Plan; prepaid tuition contracts; pricing reserves. Provides that in the event that the ratio of the assets of the Virginia College Savings Plan (the Plan) to the obligations of the Plan exceeds 105 percent, the pricing reserv...
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2019-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0806)
#5SB1044PassedParking ordinances; enforcement. Authorizes any county or town with a population of at least 40,000 to provide by ordinance that law-enforcement officers, other uniformed employees of the locality, and uniformed personnel under contract with the loca...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0711)
#6HB1719PassedCampaign Finance Disclosure Act of 2006; applicability to certain candidates for town offices. Makes the provisions of the Campaign Finance Disclosure Act (the Act) applicable to any candidate for a town office in a town with a population of less tha...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0825)
#7SB1025EnrolledTethering of animals; adequate shelter and space. Provides that in order to meet the requirement that an animal be given adequate space, a tether must be at least three times the length of the animal or 10 feet in length, whichever is greater, and no...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, May 3, 2019
#8SB1018PassedRedistricting; Geographic Information System maps required; review by the Department of Elections. Requires the clerk of the county, city, or town to send a Geographic Information System (GIS) map, along with the ordinance containing a description of...
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2019-03-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0778)
#9SB1087EnrolledElection districts; remedying split precincts; technical adjustments permitted. Authorizes the General Assembly to make technical adjustments to legislative district boundaries subsequent to the decennial redistricting solely for the purpose of causi...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, May 3, 2019
#10SB1093PassedLiterary Fund; school modernization. Requires the Board of Education to create a program in which monies from the Literary Fund would be used to subsidize interest payments by local governing bodies and school boards on certain loans from the Virgini...
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2019-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0807)
#11HJR591PassedConstitutional amendment (first resolution); reapportionment; technical adjustments permitted. Gives the General Assembly the authority to make technical adjustments to legislative electoral district boundaries following the enactment of any decennia...
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2019-03-26
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0820)
#12SB1047EnrolledSex offenders in emergency shelters; notification of registration. Provides that a registered sex offender who enters an emergency shelter designated by the Commonwealth or any political subdivision thereof and operated in response to a declared stat...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, May 3, 2019
#13HB1730PassedFoster care; security freeze on credit report. Requires local departments of social services to request the placement of a security freeze on the credit report or record of any child who has been in foster care for at least six months in order to pre...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0677)
#14HB1759PassedInsurance holding companies; internationally active insurance groups. Authorizes a designated state to act as a group-wide supervisor for an internationally active insurance group (IAIG). An IAIG is an insurance holding company group that has premium...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0692)
#15HB1722PassedRemote sales and use tax collection; sufficient activity by dealers and marketplace facilitators as to require registration for sales and use tax collection. Directs the Department of Taxation (the Department) to require a remote seller to collect sa...
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2019-03-26
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0815)
#16HJR615PassedConstitutional amendment (first resolution); apportionment; Virginia Redistricting Commission. Establishes the Virginia Redistricting Commission, a 16-member Commission tasked with establishing districts for the United States House of Representatives...
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2019-03-26
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0821)
#17HB1836PassedFire insurance policies; change in amount of coverage. Prohibits an insurer from increasing or decreasing the amount of fire insurance coverage, including fire insurance in combination with other coverage, on commercial property under a policy that h...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0693)
#18HB1826PassedHealth care professionals; advertising. Prohibits a health care professional from including in any advertisement a reference to marijuana, unless such advertisement is for the treatment of addiction or substance abuse. However, a person registered wi...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0656)
#19HB1895PassedCharter; Town of Irvington. Updates the town's boundary description. Other changes replace outdated provisions regarding the timing of town council elections and the mayor's duties. This bill is identical to SB 1350.
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0694)
#20SB1166PassedClerks of court; collection of DNA sample for certain offenses; disclosure of tax information; Torrens system. Provides that a blood, saliva, or tissue sample shall be taken for any person convicted of a violation of a local ordinance that is similar...
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2019-03-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0786)
#21SB1253PassedFoster care; security freeze on credit report. Requires local departments of social services to request the placement of a security freeze on the credit report or record of any child who has been in foster care for at least six months in order to pre...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0676)
#22SB1196PassedReal property tax exemption for the elderly and disabled; improvements to a dwelling. Provides that, for purposes of the real property tax exemption for the elderly and disabled, certain improvements to exempt land and the land such improvements are ...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0737)
#23HB1911EnrolledDuties of drivers of vehicles approaching stationary vehicles displaying certain warning lights; penalty. Makes a driver's failure to move into a nonadjacent lane on a highway with at least four lanes when approaching a stationary vehicle displaying ...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, May 3, 2019
#24HB1918PassedBoard of Corrections; minimum standards for health care services in local correctional facilities. Authorizes the Board of Corrections (Board) to establish minimum standards for health care services in local, regional, and community correctional faci...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0695)
#25SB1227PassedLicensed local school board instructional or administrative employees; service retirement allowance. Extends from July 1, 2020, to July 1, 2025, the sunset date for provisions (i) requiring school boards, division superintendents, if so requested, an...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0765)
#26SB1184PassedVirginia Freedom of Information Act; applicability; sexual assault response teams and multidisciplinary child sexual abuse response teams. Provides that the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) shall not apply to sexual assault response teams, ...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0729)
#27SJR278PassedConstitutional amendment (first resolution); personal property tax exemption; motor vehicle of a veteran who is disabled. Provides that one motor vehicle of a veteran who has a 100 percent service-connected, permanent, and total disability shall be e...
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2019-03-26
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0823)
#28HB2028PassedLegislation increasing or beginning regulation of an occupation; evaluation required. Provides that when any legislative bill requiring the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation to increase or begin regulation of an occupation is fil...
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2019-03-26
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0812)
#29HB2007PassedEviction; writs of possession and eviction. Changes the terminology from writ of possession to writ of eviction for the writ executed by a sheriff to recover real property pursuant to an order of possession. The bill specifies that an order of posses...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0700)
#30SB1222PassedInsurance licensing and continuing education course requirements. Requires the biennial renewal, for individuals and business entities, of licenses by insurance agents, consultants, public adjusters, surplus lines brokers, and viatical settlement bro...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0675)
#31SB1231PassedIncompetent defendants; capital murder. Provides that when a defendant charged with capital murder is determined to be unrestorably incompetent, the court may order that the defendant receive continued treatment to restore competency provided that he...
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2019-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0797)
#32HB1972PassedVirginia College Savings Plan. Makes several changes to the provisions that establish the Virginia College Savings Plan (the Plan), including (i) permitting the Plan to maintain an independent disbursement system for the disbursement of prepaid tuiti...
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2019-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0803)
#33HB1939PassedDepartment of Professional and Occupational Regulation; adjustment of fees by regulatory boards; distribution of excess fees to regulants. Provides that following the close of any biennium, when the account for any regulatory board within the Departm...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0697)
#34HB1942PassedBehavioral health services; exchange of medical and mental health information and records; correctional facilities. Authorizes the State Board of Corrections (the Board) to establish minimum standards for behavioral health services in local correctio...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0827)
#35SB1216PassedAll-Payer Claims Database; penalty. Requires the Commissioner of Health, in cooperation with the Bureau of Insurance, to collect health claims data from certain insurers, corporations, managed care organizations, third-party administrators, and any s...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0672)
#36HB2139PassedTransfer of development rights; specified sending and receiving areas. Authorizes a locality to designate receiving areas or receiving properties that shall receive development rights only from certain sending areas or sending properties specified by...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0701)
#37HB2150PassedReal property tax exemption for the elderly and disabled; improvements to a dwelling. Provides that, for purposes of the real property tax exemption for the elderly and disabled, certain improvements to exempt land and the land such improvements are ...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0736)
#38HB2230PassedInsurance; use of credit rating. Clarifies what constitutes adverse action in the use of credit in the rating and underwriting of homeowners and private passenger automobile insurance policies. An insurer is required to notify the applicant or insure...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0704)
#39HB1966PassedUniform Statewide Building Code; enforcement by local building departments. Requires any fees that are levied by a local governing body in order to defray the cost of Building Code enforcement and appeals, with the exception of the levy imposed for t...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0698)
#40SB1224PassedProtective services; adult abuse, neglect, and exploitation; multidisciplinary teams. Authorizes local departments of social services to foster, when practicable, the creation, maintenance, and coordination of hospital and community-based multidiscip...
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2019-03-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0775)
#41HB2003PassedMajor business facility job tax credit; extension; access to information. Extends the sunset date of the major business facility job tax credit from January 1, 2020, to July 1, 2022. The bill also requires the Department of Taxation, for taxable year...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0699)
#42HB2017PassedAuxiliary grants; supportive housing. Allows individuals receiving auxiliary grants to select supportive housing without any requirement that such individuals wait until their first or any subsequent annual reassessment to make such selection. The bi...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0657)
#43HB2251PassedMortgage loan originators. Repeals provisions relating to the issuance of transitional mortgage loan originator licenses and replaces them with provisions granting temporary authority to act as a mortgage loan originator. The bill conforms Virginia's...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0740)
#44HB2053EnrolledSchool boards; staffing ratios; guidance counselors. Changes the name of guidance counselors to school counselors and requires school boards to employ school counselors in accordance with the following ratios: in elementary schools, one hour per day ...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, May 3, 2019
#45HB2109PassedGuaranteed asset protection waivers. Establishes requirements for offering guaranteed asset protection (GAP) waivers, which are agreements, entered into as a part of or addendum to a motor vehicle financing agreement, under which the creditor agrees ...
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2019-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0799)
#46HB2174PassedMotor vehicle dealers and manufacturers. Provides that if a motor vehicle manufacturer or factory branch discontinues, sells, or transfers its right to manufacture a line-make of motor vehicles, and the acquiring manufacturer or factory branch does n...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0738)
#47SB1325PassedGuaranteed asset protection waivers. Establishes requirements for offering guaranteed asset protection (GAP) waivers, which are agreements, entered into as a part of or addendum to a motor vehicle financing agreement, under which the creditor agrees ...
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2019-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0800)
#48SB1304PassedSmoking in outdoor amphitheater or concert venue; civil penalty. Authorizes any locality, by ordinance, to designate reasonable no-smoking areas within an outdoor amphitheater or concert venue owned by the locality. The bill requires such ordinance t...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0713)
#49HB2224PassedLocal board of zoning appeals; certain towns; membership. Authorizes the circuit court for a town with a population of 3,500 or less to appoint either three, five, or seven residents of the locality to the board of zoning appeals. Current law require...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0703)
#50SB1270PassedReal property tax exemption for disabled veterans; surviving spouses; ability to move to a different residence. Enacts as statutory law an amendment to subdivision (a) of Section 6-A of Article X of the Constitution of Virginia that was adopted by th...
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2019-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0801)
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