VA Legislation | 2014 | Regular Session

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VAHB10Judges; retirement allowance and service after retirement. Provides that the annual retirement allowance of any person who has served as a judge but retires under a different defined benefit retirement plan shall not exceed 78 percent of the person's...
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2014-04-07
Governor's recommendation received by House
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VASB489Possession with intent to distribute tax-paid, contraband cigarettes; authorized holder. Clarifies that it is not necessary to prove that the perpetrator is not an authorized holder in order for such perpetrator to be guilty of the crime of possessio...
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2014-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0751)
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VASB71Emergency protective orders; arrests for certain offenses. Includes special conservators of the peace who have met the certification requirements for a law-enforcement officer in the definition of a law-enforcement officer for the purposes of obtaini...
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2014-04-07
Governor's recommendation received by Senate
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VASB150Patent infringement; assertions made in bad faith. Prohibits any person from making in bad faith an assertion of patent infringement. The Attorney General or an attorney for the Commonwealth is empowered to accept assurances of voluntary compliance a...
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2014-04-07
Governor's recommendation received by Senate
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VAHB1053Office of the State Inspector General; powers and duties; internal auditors. Provides that the performance review of a state agency, nonstate agency, or independent contractor of a state agency conducted by the Office of the Inspector General include...
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2014-04-07
Governor's recommendation received by House
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VAHB1040Use of photo-monitoring systems to enforce traffic light signals; appeals. Provides that operators found in violation of ordinances created to enforce photo-monitoring systems for traffic lights have a right to appeal to the circuit court in a civil ...
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2014-04-07
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
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VAHB1242Elected school boards; tie breaker. Requires the tie breaker of any elected school board to be elected in the same manner and for the same length of term as the members of the school board and at a general election at which members of the school boar...
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2014-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0772)
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VASB615Virginia Energy Plan; carbon dioxide emission control impact; schedule. Requires the Virginia Energy Plan to include, with regard to any regulations proposed or promulgated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reduce carbon dioxide emission...
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2014-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0756)
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VAHB1211State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act and General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council. Establishes the Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council composed of 15 ...
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2014-04-07
Governor's recommendation received by House
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VASB239Student mental health policies; violence prevention committee. Requires the violence prevention committee of each public institution of higher education to establish policies and procedures to encourage all faculty and staff to report behavior that m...
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2014-04-07
Governor's recommendation received by Senate
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VASB14Certain sex crimes. Adds the words "anal intercourse, cunnilingus, fellatio, and anilingus" to numerous Code sections criminalizing certain conduct to clarify the behaviors that are prohibited. The bill also clarifies the sex crimes that are prohibit...
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2014-04-07
Governor's substitute printed 14105775D-S2
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VAHB478Emergency custody orders; duration; notification. Extends the time that a person may be held pursuant to an emergency custody order from four hours with a possible two-hour extension to eight hours. The bill also provides that a representative of the...
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2014-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0761)
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VAHB132Commissioned officers; tuition-free instruction. Adds the departments of emergency management, emergency services, public safety, and disaster management to the list of departments at state institutions of higher education in which commissioned offic...
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2014-04-07
Governor's recommendation received by House
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VASB650Political contributions and gifts; prohibition in connection with the Governor's Development Opportunity Fund. Provides that the Governor, his campaign committee, and any political action committee established on his behalf shall not knowingly solici...
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2014-04-07
Governor's recommendation received by Senate
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VASB236Student religious viewpoint expression. Codifies the right of students to (i) voluntarily pray or engage in religious activities or religious expression before, during, and after the school day in the same manner and to the same extent that students ...
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2014-04-07
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
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VAHB104Elections; officers of elections; chief and assistant chief election officers. Allows the chief and assistant chief election officers to be nonpartisan if a representative for one or both of the two political parties receiving the highest and next hi...
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2014-04-07
Governor's recommendation received by House
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100%
VAHB1000Real property tax exemption; elderly and disabled. Provides that the real property tax exemption for the sole dwelling of the elderly and disabled includes dwellings held by certain trusts. The bill also provides that if a locality establishes income...
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2014-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0767)
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VAHB866Charter; Town of Christiansburg. Updates the town boundary description. Other changes alter the method for filling vacancies on council or in the office of mayor, require an annual audit of the town's financial records, delete or update numerous obso...
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2014-04-07
Governor's recommendation received by House
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100%
VAHB752Elementary and secondary school students; expulsion. Clarifies that students who have committed certain weapons or drugs offenses are not required to be expelled regardless of the facts of the particular situation.
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2014-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0765)
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VASB657Board for Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators and Onsite Sewage System Professionals; onsite sewage installers and operators. Directs the Board for Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators and Onsite Sewage System Professionals to extend one t...
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2014-04-07
Governor's recommendation received by Senate
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VAHB1026Check cashers; recordkeeping requirements; civil penalty. Requires each registered check casher to make copies of, or maintain a record of information from, each item cashed and the customer's identification document prior to cashing the item. Record...
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2014-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0768)
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VASB554Driver education instructors. Allows community colleges to offer courses required to become driver education instructors.
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2014-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0753)
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VAHB1005Health insurance policies; coverage; conversion policies. Repeals provisions relating to the conversion of coverage under a group policy to an individual policy. The measure also provides that certain mandated offers do not apply to health care plans...
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2014-04-07
Governor's substitute printed 14105786D-H1
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VASB282Virginia Fire Services Board; meetings. Allows the Virginia Fire Services Board to meet two additional times per calendar year for a total of six meetings. Under current law, the Board is limited to meeting no more than four times per calendar year.
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2014-04-07
Governor's recommendation received by Senate
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VASB564Board of Accountancy; licensing requirements. Requires certified public accounting firms to participate in the Facilitated State Board Access process established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants for peer review.
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2014-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0755)
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VASB649State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act and General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council. Establishes the Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council composed of 15 ...
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2014-04-07
Governor's recommendation received by Senate
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VAHB133Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program; eligibility criteria. Permits a student to enroll in a four-year institution by the spring following the award of an associate's degree and remain eligible for a grant under the program. Current law requires a...
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2014-04-07
Governor's recommendation received by House
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VAHB501Counting students granted in-state tuition for certain purposes. Requires (i) students who live outside the Commonwealth, have been employed full time inside Virginia for at least one year, and were granted in-state tuition and (ii) any active duty m...
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2014-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0762)
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VASB412Deferred compensation plan for Medicaid program independent contractors. Authorizes the Director of the Department of Medical Assistance Services to provide payments or transfers to the Virginia Retirement System's deferred compensation plan for dent...
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2014-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0750)
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VASB480Real property tax; notice of assessment. Requires every notice of assessment to set forth (i) the new and prior two appraised values of land and appraised value of improvements, and the assessed values of such if different from the appraised values; ...
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2014-04-07
Governor's recommendation received by Senate
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VASB551Scenic river designation. Designates a 10.7-mile segment of the Cranesnest River in Dickenson County as a component of the Virginia Scenic Rivers System. The bill also removes from several sections a provision regarding the suitability of certain lan...
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2014-04-07
Governor's substitute printed 14105790D-S1
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VAHB1209Family day homes. Clarifies that a local governing body may, after notice and a public hearing, either approve, subject to such conditions as agreed upon by the applicant and the locality, or deny a zoning permit application for a family day home ser...
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2014-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0771)
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VAHB410Student-athletes; concussion policies. Requires each non-interscholastic youth sports program utilizing public school property to (i) establish policies and procedures regarding the identification and handling of suspected concussions in student-athl...
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2014-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0760)
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VAHB1043Health benefit exchanges; regulation of navigators. Requires navigators, on and after September 1, 2014, to be registered with the State Corporation Commission, in addition to being certified by the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HH...
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2014-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0769)
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VASB377Firearm transfers to dealers; penalty. Establishes a process to be administered by the Department of State Police so that firearm dealers can find out whether a firearm that is being transferred to the dealer by a person other than a dealer, importer...
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2014-04-07
Governor's recommendation received by Senate
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100%
VAHB1106Virginia Commission on Youth; review and report on the use of seclusion and restraint in schools. Requires the Virginia Commission on Youth, in consultation with the Department of Education and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Se...
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2014-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0770)
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VAHB1009Workforce development. Recasts the Virginia Workforce Council as the Virginia Board of Workforce Development. The Governor is authorized to appoint a Chief Workforce Development Advisor, and related responsibilities of the Governor are assigned to t...
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2014-04-07
Governor's recommendation received by House
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VAHB1212Political contributions and gifts; prohibition in connection with the Governor's Development Opportunity Fund. Provides that the Governor, his campaign committee, and any political action committee established on his behalf shall not knowingly solici...
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2014-04-07
Governor's recommendation received by House
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100%
VAHB180Invention development services; disclosure and civil penalty. Requires each contract for invention development services to include on its cover sheet a disclosure that the contract is a fee-for-service contract with no guarantees as to success of the...
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2014-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0759)
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VASB310Senate districts; adjustments. Changes district assignments of certain census blocks in Districts 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, and 33 in Bedford, Brunswick, Dinwiddie, Halifax, and Loudoun Counties and changes district assignments of two preci...
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2014-04-07
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
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VAHB285Emergency protective orders; arrests for certain offenses. Includes special conservators of the peace who have met the certification requirements for a law-enforcement officer in the definition of a law-enforcement officer for the purposes of obtaini...
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2014-04-07
Governor's recommendation received by House
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100%
VASB242Higher education; students' personal information. Prohibits public institutions of higher education from selling students' personal information, including names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses, to any person. The bill does not apply to...
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2014-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0748)
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VAHB1232Acute psychiatric bed registry; create. Directs the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to establish an acute psychiatric bed registry that will provide real-time information on the availability of beds in public and private ps...
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2014-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0774)
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VASB542Health benefit exchanges; regulation of navigators. Requires navigators, on and after September 1, 2014, to be registered with the State Corporation Commission, in addition to being certified by the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HH...
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2014-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0752)
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VAHB311Revision of Title 33.1. Creates proposed Title 33.2 (Highways and Other Surface Transportation Systems) as a revision of existing Title 33.1 (Highways, Bridges and Ferries), as well as portions of Titles 15.2 (Counties, Cities and Towns), 56 (Public ...
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2014-04-07
Governor's recommendation received by House
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100%
VASB562College partnership laboratory schools; tuition. Authorizes the school board of a school division that partners with a college partnership laboratory school to charge tuition to students enrolled in the college partnership laboratory school who do no...
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2014-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0754)
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VAHB793Transportation planning. Requires the Department of Transportation, when reviewing certain proposed comprehensive plan amendments from localities in Planning District 8 (Northern Virginia), to recommend specific transportation improvements to the Nor...
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2014-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0766)
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VAHB46Constitutional amendment (voter referendum) and implementing legislation; property tax exemption for surviving spouses of soldiers killed in action. Provides for a referendum at the November 4, 2014, election to approve or reject an amendment to allo...
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2014-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0757)
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VAHB167Virginia Business One Stop electronic portal program; participation by State Corporation Commission. Requires the State Corporation Commission (SCC) and the Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity (DSBSD), by December 1, 2014, to implemen...
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2014-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0758)
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VAHJR8Constitutional amendment (second resolution); real property tax exemption for spouses of soldiers killed in action. Provides that the General Assembly may provide a real property tax exemption for the primary residence of surviving spouses of members...
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2014-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0775)
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