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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1SB969EngrossedHigh school graduation requirements; verified credits. Requires the Board of Education, in establishing high school graduation requirements, to require students to earn one verified credit in history and social science by (i) the successful completio...
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2018-02-16
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #1
#2SB625EngrossedConsumer 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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2018-02-20
Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #3
#3HB463IntroducedMeal breaks for employees; civil penalty. Requires employers to provide employees with unpaid break times for meals. Employers that violate this measure are subject to a civil penalty.
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2018-02-13
#4HB672EngrossedSuspension of license for unsatisfied judgments and after certain accidents. Repeals the suspension of license requirement for unsatisfied judgments and after certain accidents. The bill further provides that the Commissioner of the Department of Mot...
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2018-02-14
#5HB489EngrossedRegistration and licensing of vehicles; payment of local taxes and fees. Provides that in localities in which the treasurer or director of finance has entered into an agreement with the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles for the Commiss...
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2018-02-06
#6HB801IntroducedStormwater regulation; no stricter than federal law. Prohibits the State Water Control Board from adopting any stormwater regulation that is inconsistent with or exceeds the requirements of any federal stormwater statute, regulation, standard, criter...
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2018-02-13
#7SB84EngrossedTemporary registration of fleet vehicles; penalty. Provides that the Department of Motor Vehicles may issue to fleet logistics providers, defined in the bill, a temporary registration for certain fleet vehicles. The bill requires that such temporary ...
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2018-02-20
Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
#8HB84EngrossedInstruction in American Sign Language; academic credit; foreign language requirements. Requires any local school board that does not offer any elective course in American Sign Language to (i) grant academic credit for successful completion of an Amer...
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2018-02-07
#9SB90IntroducedVirginia Casino Gaming Commission; regulation of casino Virginia Casino Gaming Commission; regulation of casino gaming; penalties. Creates the Virginia Casino Gaming Commission (the Commission) as the licensing body for casino gaming. The bill specif...
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2018-01-22
Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (8-Y 7-N)
#10HB442EngrossedCareer and technical education credentials; testing accommodations for English language learners. Requires the Department of Education to develop, maintain, and make available to each local school board a catalogue of the testing accommodations avail...
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2018-02-19
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
#11HB653IntroducedEmployers; sexual harassment training; penalty. Requires every employer with 15 or more employees who are located at a workplace within the Commonwealth to conduct a sexual harassment education and training program for all new employees within one ye...
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2018-02-13
#12HB1609EngrossedHorse racing and pari-mutuel wagering.
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2018-02-19
Rereferred to Finance
#13HB407IntroducedBirth certificates; change of sex. Eliminates the requirement that a person provide a certified copy of an order of a court of competent jurisdiction indicating that his sex has been changed by medical procedure for amendment of a birth certificate t...
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2018-02-13
#14HB75IntroducedSame-sex marriages; civil unions. Repeals the statutory prohibitions on same-sex marriages and civil unions or other arrangements between persons of the same sex purporting to bestow the privileges and obligations of marriage. These prohibitions are ...
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2018-02-13
#15SB929IntroducedTolling; hours. Sets the tolling hours for HOT lanes on Interstate 66 inside the Capital Beltway from 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. until (i) the eastbound widening project on Interstate 66 inside the Capital Beltway is compl...
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2018-01-31
Incorporated by Transportation
#16HB1396IntroducedCertificate of public need; exception. Authorizes the State Health Commissioner to accept, review, and issue a certificate of public need for the establishment of and related equipment for a freestanding diagnostic imaging center located in Planning ...
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2018-02-13
#17SB832EngrossedPrescription Monitoring Program; covered substances. Adds controlled substances included in Schedule V for which a prescription is required and naloxone to the list of covered substances the dispensing of which must be reported to the Prescription Mo...
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2018-02-15
#18SB916IntroducedHealth benefit plans; sale by authorized foreign health insurers. Establishes a procedure by which the State Corporation Commission may authorize health insurers licensed to sell health benefit plans in any other state to sell health benefit plans in...
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2018-01-29
#19HB1284IntroducedVehicles bearing clean special fuel license plates; HOT lanes. Allows vehicles bearing clean special fuel license plates issued before July 1, 2011, to use the HOT lanes on Interstate 66 inside the beltway if the vehicle is equipped with an E-ZPass F...
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2018-02-13
#20HB1191IntroducedEligibility for in-state tuition; certain individuals who have applied for asylum. Declares eligible for in-state tuition any individual who (i) attended a public or private high school in the Commonwealth for at least three years; (ii) graduated fro...
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2018-02-13
#21HJR29IntroducedStudy; JLARC; administration of the Children's Services Act; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) to conduct a comprehensive review of the Children's Services Act (? 2.2-5200 et seq.), including its administration...
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2018-02-13
#22SB620IntroducedDenial of motion to compel arbitration; appeal. Provides that no appellate court has jurisdiction to review a trial court's interlocutory order denying a motion to compel arbitration. The bill further provides that an interlocutory appeal shall be pe...
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2018-01-24
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N)
#23HB266IntroducedHate crimes; gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation; penalty. Adds gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation to the categories of victims whose intentional selection for a hate crime involving assault, assault and battery, or trespass f...
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2018-02-15
#24SB394EngrossedOffice of the Qualified Education Loan Ombudsman. Establishes the Office of the Qualified Education Loan Ombudsman (the Office) within the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. The Office's duties include (i) receiving, reviewing, and attem...
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2018-02-15
#25HB967IntroducedQualified education loan servicers. Prohibits any Qualified education loan servicers. Prohibits any person from acting as a qualified education loan servicer without first obtaining a license from the State Corporation Commission (SCC) and establishe...
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2018-02-13
#26SB584EngrossedVirginia Public Procurement Act; service disabled veteran businesses procurement enhancement program. Establishes a statewide service disabled veteran business procurement enhancement program. The bill establishes a statewide goal of five percent ser...
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2018-02-19
Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
#27SB419IntroducedEqual pay irrespective of sex. Amends the existing law requiring equal pay for equal work irrespective of sex to (i) prohibit unequal provision of benefits and privileges on the basis of sex; (ii) prohibit employers from punishing employees for shari...
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2018-02-07
#28HJR102IntroducedStudy; Department of Veterans Services and Department of Taxation; feasibility of exempting military retirement income from taxation; report. Requests the Department of Veterans Services and the Department of Taxation (the agencies) to convene a join...
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2018-02-13
#29SB545EngrossedCourt reporters; prohibited actions; civil penalties. Establishes ethical standards and requirements for the provision of court reporting services, including prohibiting providers of court reporting services from (i) entering into contracts for more ...
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2018-02-19
Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
#30HB159IntroducedLocal school boards; family life education curricula. Requires each local school board to implement a comprehensive, sequential family life education curriculum in grades kindergarten through 12 that is consistent with the family life education Stand...
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2018-02-05
Passed by indefinitely in Education (12-Y 10-N)
#31SB614EngrossedModification of spousal support. Provides Modification of spousal support. Provides that no request for modification of spousal support based on a material change in circumstances or the terms of stipulation or contract shall be denied solely on the ...
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2018-02-19
Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
#32HB641IntroducedPrescription Monitoring Program; recipients of dispensed Schedule II drugs. Requires pharmacists who dispense Schedule II drugs pursuant to a valid prescription to include the name, address, and government-issued identification number of the person t...
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2018-02-13
#33HB446IntroducedDriving on a suspended or revoked license; unpaid court fines or costs; traffic infraction. Provides that the penalty for driving on a suspended or revoked driver's license where the reason for the suspension or revocation was a person's failure to p...
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2018-02-15
#34HJR215EngrossedCommending Bristol Baseball, Inc.
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2018-02-15
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
#35HB1063IntroducedMarijuana; decriminalization of simple marijuana possession. Decriminalizes marijuana possession and provides a civil penalty of no more than $250 for a first violation and $1,000 for a second or subsequent violation. Under current law, a first offen...
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2018-02-15
#36SB672EngrossedHealth insurance; small employers; self-employed persons. Revises the definition of "small employer" for purposes of health insurance to provide that it includes a self-employed person. The measure also provides that an individual who is the sole sha...
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2018-02-08
#37HB632EngrossedCareer investigation courses and programs of instruction. Requires the Board of Education (Board) to (i) establish content standards and curriculum guidelines for courses in career investigation; (ii) develop, in consultation with certain stakeholder...
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2018-02-14
#38SB430EngrossedReal property tax exemption; veterans. Removes an extraneous reference to deferral in a provision relating to real property tax exemption.
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2018-02-19
Reported from Finance (22-Y 0-N)
#39HB1056IntroducedMedical assistance; determination of income; personal needs allowance. Provides that, when determining the income of a recipient of medical assistance services who is receiving long-term care in a medical institution or intermediate care facility, th...
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2018-02-13
#40HB65IntroducedTax credits for employing individuals released from incarceration for conviction of a felony. Establishes, for taxable years beginning on and after January 1, 2018, but before January 1, 2023, an individual and corporate income tax credit for taxpaye...
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2018-02-13
#41HB1059IntroducedDischarge of deleterious substance into state waters; notice. Requires any person who unlawfully discharges any deleterious substance into state waters to give written notice to the State Water Control Board. Current law requires written notice to be...
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2018-02-13
#42SB706IntroducedCommon interest communities; reserves for capital Common interest communities; reserves for capital components; budget. Requires the budget for a common interest community to include a statement detailing the amount of any shortage or excess of total...
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2018-01-22
Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology with letter (10-Y 0-N)
#43HB778EngrossedHealth care providers; notices; health benefit plan networks; air ambulance providers. Requires each hospital to establish a protocol requiring that, before a health care provider arranges for air medical transportation services for a patient who doe...
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2018-02-21
Placed on Calendar
#44HB418EngrossedAdoption by foster parent. Directs a circuit court to accept a petition for adoption filed by the child's foster parent and to order a thorough investigation if (i) the child-placing agency holding custody of the child consents to the adoption after ...
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2018-02-19
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
#45HB456IntroducedDepartment of Health Professions; suspension of license; nonpayment of student loans. Repeals provisions authorizing an obligee to petition for and a circuit court to order the suspension of any state-issued license to engage in a health care profess...
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2018-02-13
#46HB675EngrossedOnsite treatment works; effluent quality standards and maintenance requirements. Directs the Board of Health to publish a Notice of Intended Regulatory Action for the regulations for alternative onsite sewage systems no later than October 1, 2018, an...
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2018-02-16
Assigned Education sub: Health
#47HB698EngrossedDepartment of General Services; conveyances of right-of-way usage to certain nonpublic service companies by the Department of Transportation. Allows the Virginia Department of Transportation (Department) to issue land use permits to the owner of a pr...
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2018-02-19
Reported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 0-N)
#48HB1007PassedDelegate Lacey E. Putney Memorial Highway. Designates the portion of U.S. Route 221 between the Town of Bedford and the City of Lynchburg the "Delegate Lacey E. Putney Memorial Highway." The bill contains an emergency clause.
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2018-02-19
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 8 (effective 2/19/18)
#49HB1210EngrossedPost-election audits. Defines "post-election audit" to mean a process conducted after an election to confirm the accurate reporting of the results of the election and directs the State Board of Elections to establish a work group tasked with developi...
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2018-02-14
#50HB1138EngrossedOffice of the Qualified Education Loan Ombudsman. Establishes the Office of the Qualified Education Loan Ombudsman (the Office) within the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. The Office's duties include (i) receiving, reviewing, and attem...
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2018-02-14
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