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VASB4001IntroControl of firearms; chambers of local governing bodies. Allows a locality to adopt an ordinance that prohibits firearms, ammunition, or components or a combination thereof at any regular or special meeting of its local governing body, provided that ...
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2019-07-09
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N)
VAHB4005IntroControl of firearms by localities. Grants localities authority to adopt or enforce an ordinance, resolution, or motion, governing the possession, carrying, storage, or transporting of firearms, ammunition, or components or combination thereof in the ...
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2019-07-09
Tabled in Militia, Police and Public Safety with letter to Crime Commission (12-Y 9-N)
VAHB4007IntroControl of firearms; local government buildings. Authorizes a locality to adopt an ordinance prohibiting firearms, ammunition, or components or combination thereof in any building owned or used by such locality for governmental purposes. Such ordinan...
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2019-07-09
Tabled in Militia, Police and Public Safety with letter to Crime Commission (12-Y 9-N)
VASB4016IntroRegulation of firearms by localities; workplace rules; limitation. Prohibits a locality from adopting or enforcing any workplace rule that prevents or restricts an employee of the locality from possessing or carrying a concealed handgun at the locali...
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2019-07-09
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N)
VASB4008IntroControl of firearms by localities. Grants localities Control of firearms by localities. Grants localities authority to adopt or enforce an ordinance, resolution, or motion, governing the possession, carrying, storage, or transporting of firearms, amm...
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2019-07-09
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N)
VASB4009IntroEmployment; incidents of workplace violence. Requires private employers, state agencies, local governments, local school boards, and public institutions of higher education, upon becoming aware of an incident of workplace violence, to (i) conduct an ...
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2019-07-09
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N)
VAHB4019IntroCertain public school buildings and buildings owned by localities; certain detection and alerting systems; testing and training. Requires (i) the plans or blueprints for the construction of any new public school building or building to be owned by a ...
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2019-07-09
Tabled in Militia, Police and Public Safety with letter to Crime Commission (12-Y 9-N)
VAHB2686VetoBoard of zoning appeals; vote requirement. Changes the vote requirement for certain board of zoning appeals decisions from a majority of the membership to a majority of the membership present and voting.
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2019-04-29
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
VASB1156VetoSanctuary policies prohibited. Provides that no locality shall adopt any ordinance, procedure, or policy intended to restrict the enforcement of federal immigration laws.
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2019-04-03
Requires 2/3 affirmative votes to pass in enrolled form
VAHB2141PassLocal services districts; broadband and telecommunications services. Authorizes a local governing body, with respect to a service district, to contract with a nongovernmental broadband service provider who will construct, maintain, and own communicat...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0828)
VASB1224PassProtective 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)
VASB1790PassCity of Virginia Beach; sports or entertainment project. Grants the City of Virginia Beach certain powers relating to construction of a sports or entertainment project and any related facilities. Among those powers is the authority to (i) issue bonds...
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2019-03-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0793)
VAHB2139PassTransfer 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)
VASB1304PassSmoking 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)
VAHB2224PassLocal 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)
VAHB2316PassVoluntary boundary agreement between Counties of Caroline and Essex; attachment of GIS map to petitions. Allows the Counties of Caroline and Essex, in adopting a voluntary boundary agreement, to attach to their petitions to the circuit court a Geogra...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0705)
VAHB2621PassSite plan approval; decommissioning certified solar energy equipment, facilities, or devices. Requires a locality, as part of the local legislative approval process or as a condition of approval of a site plan, to require an owner, lessee, or develop...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0743)
VASB1559PassC-PACE loans; resiliency improvements. Authorizes any locality, by ordinance, to authorize contracts to provide loans for the initial acquisition and installation of resiliency improvements, including improvements for the mitigation of flooding or th...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0753)
VASB1634PassEconomic revitalization zone. Allows any town, by ordinance, to establish one or more economic revitalization zones for the purpose of providing incentives to private entities to purchase real property and interests in real property to assemble parce...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0721)
VAHB2305PassSections not set out in Code of Virginia. Sets out sections in Title 15.2 that are currently carried by reference only. Locality descriptions are replaced with locality names, and various technical amendments are made. This bill is a recommendation o...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0632)
VASB1094PassRegulation of child-care services and facilities in certain counties. Provides that if a zoning administrator in a locality that has, by ordinance, allowed a zoning administrator to use an administrative process to issue zoning permits for family day...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0442)
VAHB1838PassVirginia Regional Industrial Facilities Act; revenue sharing; composite index. Requires the Department of Taxation's calculation of true values as applied to the Commonwealth's composite index of local ability-to-pay to take into account an arrangeme...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0534)
VAHB1913PassSubdivision ordinance; sidewalks. Allows any locality to include provisions in its subdivision ordinance requiring that where a lot being subdivided or developed fronts on an existing street and the provision of a sidewalk, the need for which is subs...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0461)
VASB1248PassLocal 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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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0559)
VAHB2061PassRestrictions on activities of former officers and employees; City of Richmond. Permits the City of Richmond to adopt an ordinance prohibiting former officers and employees from representing a client or any person or group, for compensation, for one y...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0472)
VASB1400PassC-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)
VASB1358PassEstablishment of primary health care facility for employees of locality. Provides that any locality may establish and operate a primary care health care facility for the locality's employees and covered dependents, the services of which may include v...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0505)
VASB1430PassConflict of interest; duties of Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council; training requirement. Requires all local elected officials to take training on the provisions of the State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act at le...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0530)
VAHB2485PassIndustrial development authorities; legislative intent. Authorizes an industrial development authority to facilitate and support landowner access to carbon markets through aggregation of landowners to reach a size that attracts the investment of priv...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0546)
VAHB2375PassAdoption of zoning ordinance. Provides that if a local governing body reduces the time period by which a planning commission shall review a proposed zoning ordinance amendment to less than 100 days, the governing body shall hold at least one public h...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0483)
VASB1663PassSubdivision ordinance; sidewalks. Allows any locality to include provisions in its subdivision ordinance requiring that where a lot being subdivided or developed fronts on an existing street and the provision of a sidewalk, the need for which is subs...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0462)
VAHB1649PassLocal 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)
VAHB1698PassBoard 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)
VAHB2229PassAffordable housing; waiver of fees. Provides that a locality may by ordinance provide for the waiver of building permit fees and other local fees associated with the construction, renovation, or rehabilitation of housing by a private-sector entity th...
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2019-03-14
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0393)
VAHB2569PassRegulation of child-care services and facilities in certain counties. Provides that if a zoning administrator in a locality that has, by ordinance, allowed a zoning administrator to use an administrative process to issue zoning permits for family day...
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2019-03-14
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0380)
VAHB1614PassLocal 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)
VAHB2012PassIndustrial development authority; King William County. Provides that King William County may expand the board of its industrial development authority from seven to nine members. The bill contains technical amendments.
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0363)
VASB1312PassVoluntary town audits; submission to Auditor of Public Accounts. Requires any town not required to submit an annual audit that voluntarily contracts for or performs an audit to submit the results of such audit to the Auditor of Public Accounts upon c...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0361)
VAHB1866PassLocal audit. Requires that localities submit their annual local audit to the Auditor of Public Accounts. If the audit is not completed as required, the locality shall promptly post a statement on its website, if such website exists, declaring that th...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0322)
VAHB2033PassTurns into or out of certain residential areas; resident permits. Allows counties that operate under the urban county executive form of government (Fairfax County) by ordinance to develop a program to issue permits or stickers to residents of a desig...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0305)
VASB1428PassIncome tax; modification for certain companies; grants; Page County. Adds Page County to the list of qualified localities in which a company may invest to become eligible for income tax modification. Under current law, a company is eligible for such ...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0263)
VAHB2585PassSheriffs; standard motor vehicle markings. Requires that all marked motor vehicles used by sheriffs' offices conspicuously display on each front side door of such vehicles the words "Sheriff's Office" or "Sheriff" and the name of the county or city. ...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0298)
VAHB2776PassIncome tax; modification for certain companies; grants; Page County. Adds Page County to the list of qualified localities in which a company may invest to become eligible for income tax modification. Under current law, a company is eligible for such ...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0262)
VAHB2239PassCourt buildings; ownership, location, and jurisdiction. Allows courthouses to be located on property owned jointly by a county and city. Other changes allow Albemarle County to locate its general district courts immediately across the street from the...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0240)
VAHB2342PassConditional rezoning proffers. Makes extensive changes to conditional zoning provisions first enacted in 2016. Specific amendments include the addition of provisions stating that no local governing body shall require any unreasonable proffer, as desc...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0245)
VAHB2560PassProtective 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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2019-02-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0170)
VASB1444FailSecretary of Technology; transfer of duties to the Secretaries of Administration and Commerce and Trade. Transfers operational responsibilities of the Office of the Secretary of Technology to the Secretary of Administration and responsibilities relat...
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2019-02-24
Failed to pass in Senate
VAHB2549FailCluster zoning; density calculation. Prohibits localities from including areas designated as Resource Protection Areas in accordance with the State Water Control Board in a cluster zoning density calculation and provides that nothing in the statute s...
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2019-02-24
Failed to pass in House
VASB1194PassRestrictions on activities of former officers and employees; City of Richmond. Permits the City of Richmond to adopt an ordinance prohibiting former officers and employees from representing a client or any person or group, for compensation, for one y...
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2019-02-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0111)
VASB1373PassConditional rezoning proffers. Makes extensive changes to conditional zoning provisions first enacted in 2016. Specific amendments include the addition of provisions stating that no local governing body shall require any unreasonable proffer, as desc...
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2019-02-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0129)
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