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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1HJR673IntroducedStudy; JLARC; Virginia Public Guardian and Conservator Program; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the operations and performance of the Virginia Public Guardian and Conservator Program.
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2019-01-17
#2SB1642IntroducedCosmetics animal testing products; prohibition; penalty. Prohibits a cosmetics manufacturer from selling a cosmetic for which such manufacturer or a cosmetics supplier conducted or contracted for a cosmetics animal test, defined in the bill, with ce...
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2019-01-17
Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with amendment (8-Y 7-N)
#3HB1624IntroducedSanctions; 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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2019-01-16
Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 2-N)
#4HB2130IntroducedElection laws; time off to vote. Requires employers to give their employees sufficient time off to vote, which shall be either before the employees' shifts begin or after their shifts end, unless otherwise agreed to by the employer and employee. The ...
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2019-01-15
#5SB1236IntroducedPublic schools; equal access; education employee associations and professional educator liability insurance providers. Requires school boards to adopt and implement policies to ensure employees have equal access to education employee associations and...
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2019-01-18
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
#6SB1295IntroducedPublic schools; tobacco products and nicotine vapor products. Requires each school board to (i) develop and implement a policy to prohibit the use and distribution of tobacco products and nicotine vapor products on a school bus, on school property, o...
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2019-01-18
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
#7HB1618IntroducedIndividual income tax; itemization; emergency. Allows an individual taxpayer to itemize for state income tax purposes regardless of whether he itemizes on his federal return for taxable years 2018 through 2025. Current law requires a taxpayer to clai...
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2019-01-14
#8HB2399IntroducedTransfer of firearms; criminal history record check delay; Transfer of firearms; criminal history record check delay; penalty. Increases from the end of the next business day to within five business days the time in which State Police must advise a d...
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2019-01-17
Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (4-Y 1-N)
#9SB1701IntroducedRegulation of short-term rentals; urban county executive form of government. Requires any ordinance adopted by the governing body of any county that operates under the urban county executive form of government (Fairfax County) relating to regulation ...
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2019-01-15
#10SJR256PassedCelebrating the life of William E. Ward.
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2019-01-14
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ256ER)
#11HB2319IntroducedPublic elementary and secondary school students; permitted fees and charges. Prohibits school boards from levying fees and charges on students, with the exception of charging tuition under certain circumstances.
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2019-01-18
#12HB2594IntroducedTraffic incident management vehicles.
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2019-01-18
#13HB1699IntroducedCampaign finance; prohibited personal use of campaign funds; civil penalty. Prohibits any Campaign finance; prohibited personal use of campaign funds; civil penalty. Prohibits any person from making personal use of campaign contributions to a candida...
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2019-01-12
#14HB2325IntroducedSchool board employees; discipline; private reprimand. Requires the Board of Education to include in its regulations that prescribe the requirements for the licensure of teachers and other school personnel required to hold a license procedures for th...
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2019-01-18
#15HB2604IntroducedPurchase 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 establishes such an offense as a Class 1 misdemeanor. The bill exe...
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2019-01-17
Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (4-Y 1-N)
#16HB2232IntroducedMotorized skateboards or foot-scooters; operation; local authority. Authorizes localities to prohibit or regulate the operation of companies providing motorized skateboards or foot-scooters for hire. The bill authorizes localities to regulate certain...
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2019-01-14
#17HB1806IntroducedRight to work; union shops and agency shops. Repeals the provisions of the Code of Virginia that, among other things, prohibit any agreement or combination between an employer and a labor union or labor organization whereby (i) nonmembers of the unio...
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2018-12-28
#18HB2244IntroducedPossession or transportation of firearms following convictions for certain misdemeanor crimes; restoration of rights; penalty. Prohibits a person who has been convicted of assault and battery when the person intentionally selects the person against w...
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2019-01-17
Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (4-Y 1-N)
#19HB1614IntroducedLocal Stormwater Management Fund; grant moneys. Authorizes any locality to provide by ordinance for the creation of a local Stormwater Management Fund (the Fund) for the purpose of granting funds to an owner of private property or a common interest c...
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2019-01-14
#20HB1654IntroducedProhibited public carrying of certain firearms in public areas; penalty. Prohibits the carrying of a loaded shotgun or rifle in places open to the public in certain cities and counties. Current law prohibits the carrying in such locations of certain ...
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2019-01-17
Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (4-Y 2-N)
#21HJR608IntroducedConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Governor's term of office. Permits a Governor elected in 2021 and thereafter to succeed himself in office. The amendment allows two four-year terms (either in succession or not in succession) but prohibits...
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2019-01-12
#22HB2640IntroducedMachinery and tools tax; definition of original total capitalized cost. Provides that, for purposes of the machinery and tools tax, "original total capitalized cost," which is used to calculate assessed value, means the property's cost when acquired ...
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2019-01-10
#23HB2455IntroducedVirginia National Guard; education grants. Increases from two to three the minimum number of years of remaining obligation that members of the Virginia National Guard are required to have to be eligible for the Virginia National Guard education grant...
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2019-01-18
#24HB2708IntroducedIndividual income tax; itemization. Allows an individual taxpayer to itemize for state income tax purposes regardless of whether he itemizes on his federal return. Current law requires a taxpayer to claim the standard deduction on his state return if...
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2019-01-15
#25SB1748IntroducedProhibition of sale, transfer, etc., of certain firearms magazines and firearms; penalties. Prohibits any person from importing, selling, bartering, or transferring a firearms magazine designed to hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition. A violation i...
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2019-01-17
#26HB2049IntroducedHealth insurance; coverage for donated human breast milk. Requires health insurers, corporations providing health care coverage subscription contracts, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for expenses incurred in the provision of...
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2019-01-07
#27SB1079EngrossedPayment of wages. Removes the exemptions for newsboys, shoe-shine boys, ushers, doormen, concession attendants, and theater cashiers from coverage under the Virginia Minimum Wage Act (the Act). The measure limits the Act's exemption for babysitters t...
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2019-01-18
Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 3-N)
#28SB1016IntroducedForm of ballot; optional party identification of certain candidates. Allows a candidate for a constitutional office who has been nominated by a political party or in a primary election to choose whether to be identified on the ballot by the name of h...
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2019-01-17
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
#29HB1776IntroducedProhibition or regulation of tannerite. Provides that any locality may by ordinance prohibit or regulate the use of tannerite or a similar two-component explosive in or near residential areas. Any penalty for an offense pursuant to such an ordinance ...
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2019-01-14
#30HB2463IntroducedChildren with disabilities; due process hearings; burden of proof. Specifies that, in any due process hearing before a hearing officer to resolve certain disputes relating to the education of children with disabilities, the local school division has ...
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2019-01-18
#31SB1356IntroducedVirginia Lottery Board; rename as 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 Lottery and Sports Wagerin...
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2019-01-08
#32SB1040EngrossedCompensation of local jails for cost of incarceration. Provides for local jails to be compensated for the actual cost of incarcerating convicted felons at the rate calculated in the Compensation Board's annual jail cost report. Current law provides f...
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2019-01-18
Printed as engrossed 19100730D-E
#33HJR587EngrossedCommending the American Legion.
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2019-01-15
Laid on Clerk's Desk
#34HB2570IntroducedFamily life education programs; student participation. Prohibits any public elementary or secondary school student from participating in any family life education program without the prior written consent of his parent.
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2019-01-18
#35HJR692IntroducedEqual Rights Amendment; new language. Memorializes the Congress of the United States to submit a new Equal Rights Amendment, with language that addresses the concerns over religious and privacy rights, to the states for ratification.
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2019-01-09
#36HB2147IntroducedStandards for Accreditation; review and corrective action. Aligns the state review process of underperforming schools and school divisions with the new Standards for Accreditation adopted by the Board of Education (Board). The bill requires the Depar...
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2019-01-18
#37HB1682EngrossedInsurance networks; dental services. Establishes limits on the ability of a health insurer or other person to sell or otherwise grant access, as provided in a dentist's or oral surgeon's provider contract, to a third-party carrier. Access as provided...
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2019-01-18
Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1682H1
#38HJR609IntroducedStudy, JLARC; health care spending; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study health care spending in the Commonwealth.
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2019-01-17
#39SB1176IntroducedState Corporation Commission; natural gas utilities; investigative reports. Requires the State Corporation Commission to make available for public inspection any records and reports regarding investigations by the Commission of death or injury to any...
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2019-01-03
#40SB1240IntroducedHealth insurance; short-term, limited-duration plans. Authorizes health insurance carriers in the Commonwealth to offer short-term, limited-duration health plans. Short-term, limited-duration health plans are defined as plans that have an expiration ...
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2019-01-05
#41HB2009IntroducedVirginia Land Conservation Foundation; project proposals. Directs the Virginia Land Conservation Foundation to solicit proposals for land conservation projects that would seek grant funding in the future and to establish an annual ranked list of such...
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2019-01-16
#42HB2069IntroducedCampaign finance; prohibited contributions to candidates. Prohibits any candidate from soliciting or accepting a contribution from any public service corporation, as defined in §56-1, or any political action committee established and administere...
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2019-01-12
#43HB2114IntroducedSpecial license plates; members of the International Association of Fire Fighters. Changes the special license plates for members of the International Association of Fire Fighters from nonrevenue sharing to revenue sharing and provides for the moneys...
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2019-01-14
#44HB2193IntroducedThrowing or depositing certain substances on the highway; grass. Adds grass to the list of substances a person shall not throw or deposit or cause to be deposited upon any highway so as to create a hazard to the traveling public.
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2019-01-14
#45SB1668IntroducedAlcoholic beverage control; Sunday store hours; distiller commission. Requires the Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority to pay a distiller who operates a government store on the distiller's licensed premises a commission of not less than 20 percent o...
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2019-01-10
#46HB2623IntroducedPublic schools; counseling services; parental rights. Prohibits a student from being required to receive personal or social counseling services without written parental consent. Provides that a parent of a student may, at his sole discretion, be pres...
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2019-01-18
#47SB1718IntroducedStandards of Quality; reading diagnostic tests. Requires that the first reading diagnostic test administered in the school year to a student in kindergarten through grade three include a rapid automatized naming component and that local school divisi...
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2019-01-15
#48SB1229EngrossedBoard of Housing and Community Development; amusement devices; trampoline courts. Directs the Board of Housing and Community Development to promulgate regulations pertaining to the construction, maintenance, operation, and inspection of amusement dev...
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2019-01-17
Printed as engrossed 19101987D-E
#49SB1405IntroducedPharmacist; counseling for new prescriptions; disposal of medicine. Allows a pharmacist to include information regarding the proper disposal of medicine when giving counsel to a person who presents a new prescription for filling.
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2019-01-18
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
#50SB1060EngrossedVirginia Lottery Law; disclosure of a lottery winner's name and other personal information. Allows a lottery winner to submit written notice to the Virginia Lottery that he does not wish to have his name or other personal information disclosed. The b...
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2019-01-18
Read third time and passed Senate (33-Y 7-N)
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