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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1HB2126PassedHealth insurance; step therapy protocols. Requires carriers issuing health benefit plans that develop step therapy protocols for a health benefit plan to ensure that those step therapy protocols are (i) developed and endorsed by a multidisciplinary p...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0337)
#2HB2557PassedDrug Control Act; Schedule V; gabapentin. Classifies gabapentin as a Schedule V controlled substance. Current law lists gabapentin as a drug of concern. The bill also removes the list of drugs of concern from the Code of Virginia and provides that an...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0214)
#3SB1607PassedHealth insurance; carrier business practices; authorization of health care services. Provides that if a carrier has previously authorized an invasive or surgical health care service as medically necessary and during the procedure the health care prov...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0683)
#4SB1605PassedElectric utilities; stakeholder process for energy efficiency programs. Requires the independent monitor chosen to facilitate the energy efficiency stakeholder process established for the purpose of providing input and feedback on the development of ...
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2019-03-14
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0398)
#5SB1734PassedHealth policies; variances in area rating factors. Requires a rate filing by a health carrier that proposes area rate factors in the individual or small group market that exceed the weighted average of the proposed area rate factors among all rating ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0440)
#6HB2811PassedTax-exempt pollution control facilities; certifying authority; Virginia Department of Health. Adds to the duties of the Virginia Department of Health the duty of serving as a state certifying authority in determining conformity with state requirement...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0441)
#7HB1932PassedPermit fees; mineral mining. Provides a schedule for increases to fees a mining operator must pay when applying for a mining operation permit renewal, raising the current fee of $16 per disturbed acre by $2 each year from July 1, 2019, through July 1...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0538)
#8SB1271PassedOil and gas wells; bonding requirements; application notice. Authorizes a person who applies for a hearing in front of the Virginia Gas and Oil Board to provide required notice of such application to certain gas or oil owners, coal owners, mineral ow...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0351)
#9HB2411PassedTimber sales; theft; accounting; penalty. Provides that a person who buys and removes timber from a landowner's property is guilty of timber theft if he fails to pay the landowner by the date specified in their agreement or, if there is no written ag...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0348)
#10SB1469PassedTimber sales; theft; accounting; penalty. Provides that a person who buys and removes timber from a landowner's property is guilty of timber theft if he fails to pay the landowner by the date specified in their agreement or, if there is no written ag...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0353)
#11SB1180PassedVirginia Freedom of Information Act; definition of trade secret. Defines the term "trade secret," for the purposes of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, as meaning the same as that term is defined in the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (§59.1-33...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0358)
#12HB1970PassedTelemedicine services; coverage. Requires insurers, corporations, or health maintenance organizations to cover medically necessary remote patient monitoring services as part of their coverage of telemedicine services to the full extent that these ser...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0211)
#13HB2694PassedProperty Owners' Association Act; association meetings; notice by email. Allows members of property owners' associations to elect to receive notice of meetings of the association by email in lieu of the current requirement that such notice be sent by...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0368)
#14HB2719PassedHealth insurance; small employers. Revises the definition of "small employer" for purposes of group health insurance policies to provide that an individual who performs any service for remuneration under a contract of hire for (i) a corporation in wh...
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2019-03-14
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0383)
#15SB1348PassedDepartment of Education; energy career cluster. Requires the Department of Education, in consultation with representatives from pertinent industries such as renewable energy, natural gas, nuclear energy, coal, and oil, to establish an energy career c...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0371)
#16HB2600PassedVirginia Telephone Privacy Protection Act. Provides that a telephone solicitor and the seller on whose behalf or for whose benefit a telephone solicitation call offering or advertising a seller's property, goods, or services is made or initiated are ...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0256)
#17SB1638PassedNewspapers; legal notice and publications; requirements. Alters the requirements for newspapers that may be used for legal notices and publications by (i) changing the publication and circulation requirement from 24 consecutive weeks to at least 50 o...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0635)
#18HB2679PassedJurisdiction of juvenile and domestic relations district courts; state or federal benefit. Grants the juvenile and domestic relations district courts jurisdiction to make specific findings of fact required by state or federal law to enable a child to...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0412)
#19SB1751PassedDepartment of Professional and Occupational Regulation. Permits the Director of DPOR, or his designee, to issue a notice to any person unlawfully engaging in unlicensed practice of an occupation to cease and desist such activity. The bill also provid...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0517)
#20HB2538PassedBalance billing; elective services. Requires a facility where a covered person receives scheduled elective services to post the required notice or inform the covered person of the required notice at the time of pre-admission or pre-registration. The ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0432)
#21SB1176PassedState Corporation Commission; natural gas utilities; investigative reports. Requires the State Corporation Commission, within 30 days following receipt of a written request, to make available for public inspection a report regarding the finalized enf...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0501)
#22SB1400PassedC-PACE loans; stormwater management; residential dwellings and condominiums. Authorizes any locality, by ordinance, to authorize contracts to provide loans for the initial acquisition and installation of stormwater management improvements with free a...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0564)
#23HB2293PassedElectric utilities; stakeholder process for energy efficiency programs. Requires the independent monitor chosen to facilitate the energy efficiency stakeholder process established for the purpose of providing input and feedback on the development of ...
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2019-03-14
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0397)
#24HB2332PassedElectric utilities; protection of customer data. Requires the State Corporation Commission to convene and facilitate a Data Access Stakeholder group to review and consider certain elements of electric utility customer privacy considerations, includin...
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2019-03-14
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0399)
#25HB2718PassedInterstate 81; Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Fund. Creates an Interstate 81 Committee, tasked with developing and updating a program related to Interstate 81 Corridor safety and improvements, and creates an Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Fun...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0837)
#26HB1822PassedVirginia Water Quality Improvement Fund; grant for wastewater conveyance facility; estimates of future funding requests; Stormwater Local Assistance Fund. Authorizes the Director of the Department of Environmental Quality (the Department) to authoriz...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0533)
#27HB2403PassedImpacts to wetlands; permit requirements for compensation. Requires the State Water Control Board to evaluate Virginia Water Protection Permits mitigation options for impacts to wetlands on a case-by-case basis with consideration for which option is ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0545)
#28HB1979PassedAssisted conception. Amends the assisted conception statute to provide gender-neutral terminology. The bill allows an unmarried individual to be an intended parent, paralleling the ability of an unmarried individual to adopt under the adoption statut...
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2019-03-14
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0375)
#29SB1020PassedSpecial license plates; Virginia Association for Community Conflict Resolution; name change. Updates the name of the organization whose members and supporters may apply for a special license plate from Virginia Association for Community Conflict Reso...
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2019-03-14
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0402)
#30HB1624EngrossedSanctions; other frivolous pleadings. Provides that a court may consider other similar, previously filed pleadings, motions, or other papers filed by a person in violation of the sanctions statute in determining sanctions on the case immediately befo...
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2019-02-13
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (13-Y 1-N)
#31SB1031PassedFalse information and hoax criminal activities; penalty. Makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor for any person to knowingly, with the intent to mislead a law-enforcement agency, cause another to give a false report to any law-enforcement official by publicly...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0498)
#32HB1623PassedMilitary families; relocation to the Commonwealth; student registration. Permits any student whose service member parent is relocated to the Commonwealth pursuant to orders received to register for courses and other academic programs and participate ...
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2019-03-14
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0404)
#33HB1622PassedOut-of-court and recorded statements made by a child; abuse or neglect of a child. Provides that, in any civil proceeding involving the alleged abuse or neglect of a child, an out-of-court statement made by a child 14 years of age or younger at the t...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0413)
#34HB1614PassedLocal Stormwater Management Fund. Authorizes a locality by ordinance to create a local Stormwater Management Fund consisting of appropriated local moneys for the purpose of granting funds to an owner of private property or a common interest community...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0344)
#35HB1625PassedAnimal care; adequate shelter. Provides that the definition of "adequate shelter" includes the provision of shelter that, during hot weather, is shaded and does not readily conduct heat and, during cold weather, has a windbreak at its entrance and pr...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0532)
#36HB1640PassedHealth carriers; nurse practitioners. Requires health insurers and health services plan providers whose policies or contracts cover services that may be legally performed by licensed nurse practitioners to provide equal coverage for such services whe...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0332)
#37HB1649PassedLocal boundary agreements. Allows all localities, in adopting a voluntary boundary agreement, to attach to their petitions to the circuit court a Geographic Information System (GIS) map depicting the boundary change. Under current law, such use of a ...
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2019-03-14
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0385)
#38HB1652PassedSchool calendar; opening day of the school year. Requires each local school board to set the school calendar so that the first day students are required to attend school is no earlier than 14 days before Labor Day unless the Board of Education waives...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0569)
#39HB1660PassedLandlord and tenant; renter's insurance; disclaimer. Provides that if a rental agreement does not require the tenant to obtain renter's insurance, the landlord must provide a written notice to the tenant, prior to the execution of the rental agreemen...
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2019-03-14
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0386)
#40HB1661VetoedAssociation health benefit plans established by associations of employers; health benefit plans for members of certain agricultural organizations. Authorizes a trust, as a benefits consortium, to sell health benefits plans to members of a sponsoring ...
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2019-05-02
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
#41HB1659PassedChild abuse and neglect; mandatory reporters. Adds to the list of persons who are required to report suspected child abuse or neglect ministers, priests, rabbis, imams, and duly accredited practitioners of any religious organization or denomination u...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0414)
#42SB1042PassedVoter registration; notification of denial. Requires the general registrars to notify a person whose registration has been denied within 14 days of the denial and provides that a person denied registration may appeal such denial by filing a petition ...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0341)
#43HB1698PassedBoard of Zoning Appeals; written order; certified mail. Authorizes a locality to send a zoning administrator's appeal order using certified mail. Current law allows such an order to be sent only by registered mail.
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2019-03-14
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0387)
#44HB1753PassedSchool buildings; electronic room partitions. Prohibits school employees from opening or closing an electronic room partition in any school building except under certain limited circumstances. The bill requires any annual safety review or exercise fo...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0369)
#45HB1772PassedVirginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council; advisory opinions; evidence in civil proceeding. Provides that any officer, employee, or member of a public body alleged to have willfully and knowingly violated the Virginia Freedom of Information Ac...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0354)
#46HB1807PassedState share for basic aid; duration of certain agreements. Provides that certain cost-savings agreements between school divisions will remain in effect until terminated by the school divisions. Under current law, such agreements are valid for a perio...
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2019-03-14
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0405)
#47HB1817PassedPromoting travel for prostitution; penalty. Makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor for any travel agent to knowingly promote travel services for the purposes of prostitution or certain offenses involving minors that require registration on the Sex Offender a...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0458)
#48HB1848PassedDepartment of Health Professions; disclosure of investigative information. Allows the Department of Health Professions and health regulatory boards to disclose otherwise confidential information related to disciplinary hearings to the Virginia Depart...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0418)
#49SB1144PassedGuardianship; annual report. Provides that, upon receiving notice from the local department of social services that a guardian has not filed the required annual report within the prescribed time limit, the court may issue a summons or rule to show ca...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0443)
#50SB1130PassedDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; school resource officers; school administrators; training. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services (Department) to establish, and every full-time or part-time law-enforcement officer employed as a...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0488)
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