VA Legislation | 2015 | Regular Session

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VAHB1416Real property tax assessment; appeal to circuit court. Provides that neither the taxpayer nor the locality shall have the burden of proof in an appeal of a real property assessment to the circuit court.
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2014-12-22
Committee Referral Pending
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VAHB1417House of Delegates districts; technical adjustments. Makes technical changes to House of Delegates Districts 7, 8, and 12 in Montgomery County in order to eliminate split voting precincts. All districts remain within one percent deviation of the idea...
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2014-12-22
Committee Referral Pending
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VAHB1415Public schools; organizations governing interscholastic programs. Prohibits a public school from becoming a member of any organization or entity whose purpose is to regulate or govern interscholastic programs that charges membership fees or dues esta...
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2014-12-22
Committee Referral Pending
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VAHJR530Celebrating the life of Lieutenant General Howard M. Lane, Sr., USAF (Ret.).
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2014-12-22
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/14/15 15100806D
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VAHB1412Weighing exemptions for vehicles owned by a locality. Provides an exemption from weighing for vehicles owned by a locality when the locality maintains the highway or roadway adjacent to the weigh station. This bill would apply to the City of Suffolk.
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2014-12-19
Committee Referral Pending
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VAHB1413Hospital discharge procedures; designation of individual to receive information and instructions. Requires hospitals to provide patients with the opportunity to designate an individual to receive information about the patient's discharge plan, togeth...
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2014-12-19
Committee Referral Pending
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VASJR221Commending Cliffview Church of God.
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2014-12-19
Prefiled and laid on Clerk's desk; offered 01/14/15
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VAHB1414Obtaining or renewing government-issued licenses, etc.; conscience clause. Provides that a person shall not be required to perform, assist, consent to, or participate in any action or refrain from performing, assisting, consenting to, or participatin...
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2014-12-19
Committee Referral Pending
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VAHB1406Driving on a suspended or revoked license and causing the death of another person; penalty. Provides that any person who drives a motor vehicle in a reckless manner knowing his driver's license is suspended or revoked and causes an accident that resu...
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2014-12-18
Committee Referral Pending
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VAHJR529Speaker of the House; legal counsel. Authorizes the Speaker of the House to employ legal counsel to represent the General Assembly and institute legal action against any federal authority that violates the sovereign rights of the Commonwealth reserve...
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2014-12-18
Committee Referral Pending
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VAHB1410Motor fuels tax rate. Reduces the motor fuels tax on gasoline and gasohol from 5.1% to 3.5% of the statewide average wholesale price of a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline. The rate increased from 3.5% to 5.1% on January 1, 2015, as required by Cha...
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2014-12-18
Committee Referral Pending
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VAHB1411Possession of concealed handguns; faculty members at public institutions of higher education. Allows full-time faculty members of public institutions of higher education who possess a valid Virginia concealed handgun permit to carry a concealed handg...
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2014-12-18
Committee Referral Pending
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VAHB1407Allocation of funds for state secondary highways. Allocates 10 percent of state revenues allocated to state secondary highways for use in reconstructing deteriorated state secondary highway pavements. The bill reduces from 25 to 20 percent the share ...
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2014-12-18
Committee Referral Pending
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VAHB1409Public contracts; nondiscrimination; required provisions. Prohibits agencies of the Commonwealth and other public bodies from requiring any contractor entering into a public contract to agree to additional nondiscrimination provisions that are not ot...
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2014-12-18
Committee Referral Pending
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VAHB1408Warrant requirement for certain telecommunications records; prohibition on collection by law enforcement. Provides that if an investigative or law-enforcement officer would be required to obtain a search warrant in order to obtain the contents of ele...
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2014-12-18
Committee Referral Pending
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VAHR192Speaker of the House; legal counsel. Authorizes the Speaker of the House to employ legal counsel to represent the House of Delegates and institute legal action against any federal authority that violates the sovereign rights of the Commonwealth reser...
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2014-12-18
Committee Referral Pending
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VAHB1404Assistance and documentation required from localities. Provides that in any instance in which a person is seeking a business permit, a license, or an application for any similar local government approval from a locality, the locality shall provide do...
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2014-12-18
Committee Referral Pending
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VAHJR528Study; JLARC; militarization of police; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the militarization of law-enforcement agencies in the Commonwealth.
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2014-12-18
Committee Referral Pending
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VASR54Celebrating the life of Harvey Nathaniel Johnson, Jr.
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2014-12-18
Prefiled and laid on Clerk's desk; offered 01/14/15 15100796D
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VAHJR527Virginia Caregivers Month. Designates November, in 2015 and in each succeeding year, as Virginia Caregivers Month.
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2014-12-18
Committee Referral Pending
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VAHJR526Constitutional amendment (first resolution); charter schools. Grants the Board of Education authority, subject to criteria and conditions prescribed by the General Assembly, to establish charter schools within the school divisions of the Commonwealth...
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2014-12-18
Committee Referral Pending
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VAHB1403Prisons; telephone systems; Prisoner Reentry Fund established. Provides that inmate phone services commissions paid to the Commonwealth shall not exceed 10 percent of the overall net revenue realized by the provider. All commissions or revenues recei...
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2014-12-18
Committee Referral Pending
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VAHB1405Legal notices; advertisement by locality. Allows localities with a population of 50,000 or greater to meet certain notice requirements by utilizing their websites, radio, or television instead of a newspaper of general circulation.
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2014-12-18
Committee Referral Pending
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VAHJR525Commending the Patrick County Sheriff's Office.
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2014-12-17
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/14/15 15101019D
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VASB800Budget Bill. Amends Chapter 3, 2014 Special Session I Acts of Assembly.
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2014-12-17
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VAHJR523General Assembly; 2015 Session schedule. Establishes a schedule for the conduct of business coming before the 2015 Regular Session of the General Assembly of Virginia.
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2014-12-17
Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100484D
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VAHR191Celebrating the life of John Sidney Davenport IV.
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2014-12-17
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/14/15 15100463D
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VAHJR524General Assembly; 2016 Session prefiling schedule. Establishes a schedule for the prefiling period for the 2016 Regular Session of the General Assembly of Virginia.
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2014-12-17
Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100486D
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VASB743Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission; local representation. Allows the chief elected officer of each locality within Planning District 23 to have a representative from the same governing body serve on the Hampton Roads Transportatio...
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2014-12-17
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VAHB1402Highway maintenance payments. Provides that cities and towns that receive highway maintenance payments from the Commonwealth based on moving-lane-miles of highway will not have such payments reduced if moving-lane-miles of highway are converted to tw...
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2014-12-17
Committee Referral Pending
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VASB744Boards of zoning appeals; City of Portsmouth. Adds the City of Portsmouth to a provision requiring the governing body to appoint members and alternates to the board of zoning appeals. Under the general law, the circuit court appoints the members of a...
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2014-12-17
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VAHB1401Designating the Trooper Jacqueline Vernon Memorial Bridge. Designates the Interstate 395 bridge over S. Glebe Road in Arlington County the "Trooper Jacqueline Vernon Memorial Bridge."
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2014-12-17
Committee Referral Pending
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VAHB1399Escrow accounts for flood insurance. Requires a lender, upon written request by the borrower, to establish and maintain an escrow account for flood insurance premiums. The requirement applies to loans secured by certain residential real estate in Vir...
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2014-12-17
Committee Referral Pending
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VAHB1400Budget Bill. Amends Chapter 3, 2014 Special Session I Acts of Assembly.
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2014-12-17
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VAHB1398Revision of Title 33. Corrects typographical errors and other mistakes from the revision and recodification of Title 33. The bill also implements clarifying changes and other changes made in the revision and recodification of Title 33.2. The bill a...
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2014-12-16
Committee Referral Pending
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VAHB1397Divorce; evidence by affidavit. Provides that if a party has filed for divorce on fault grounds and moves pursuant to §20-121.02 for a divorce on no-fault grounds without amending the pleadings, the party may submit to the court an affidavit in ...
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2014-12-16
Committee Referral Pending
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VASB742Elections; run-off elections. Provides that no candidate shall be deemed to have been elected at a general election to any statewide office unless such candidate receives more than 50 percent of the total votes cast for that office. The bill requires...
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2014-12-16
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VASB735General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; prohibited conduct related to travel. Prohibits members of the General Assembly from accepting any lodging, transportation, hospitality, or other travel-related thing of value with an aggregate value in ex...
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2014-12-16
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VAHB1396Board of Health and State Board of Social Services; staffing standards for nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Directs the Board of Health and the State Board of Social Services to set staffing standards for nursing homes and assisted livin...
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2014-12-16
Committee Referral Pending
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VASJR220Appalachian Cherokee Nation, Incorporated. Extends state recognition to the Appalachian Cherokee Nation, Incorporated.
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2014-12-16
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VASB741Coalfield employment enhancement tax credit; expiration. Extends the expiration date of the credit from January 1, 2017, to January 1, 2022.
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2014-12-16
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VASB736Courthouse security; assessment. Increases from $10 to $20 the maximum amount a local governing body may assess against a convicted defendant as part of the costs in a criminal or traffic case in district or circuit court to fund courthouse security.
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2014-12-16
Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
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VAHJR522Constitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications to vote; restoration of civil rights. Authorizes the General Assembly to provide by law for the restoration of civil rights for persons convicted of nonviolent felonies who have completed se...
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2014-12-16
Committee Referral Pending
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VASB739Department of State Police; appointment of supervisory officers. Establishes a career progression program for State Troopers and Special Agents based on years of satisfactory service. For State Troopers, the program provides for promotion to the rank...
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2014-12-16
Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
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VASB740Regulation of carbon dioxide emissions from existing stationary sources; General Assembly approval of state plan. Requires the Department of Environmental Quality to receive approval from the General Assembly for Virginia's state plan to regulate car...
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2014-12-16
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VASB737Depository institutions; savings promotions. Authorizes banks, savings institutions, and credit unions to sponsor savings promotions, which are contests or promotions (i) conducted for the purposes of encouraging depositors to build and maintain savi...
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2014-12-16
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VASB738Virginia Sickness and Disability Program; open enrollment period for members of the State Police Officers' Retirement System. Opens the enrollment into the Virginia Sickness and Disability Program from October 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015 for e...
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2014-12-16
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VAHB1395Board of Nursing; licensure of applicant with previous conviction. Provides that if an applicant for issuance or renewal of a license, certificate, or registration has been previously convicted of a felony or misdemeanor involving moral turpitude and...
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2014-12-16
Committee Referral Pending
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VAHB1394Elections; absentee voting; no-excuse, in-person. Allows qualified voters to vote absentee in person without providing an excuse for not being able to vote in person on election day. The bill retains the statutory list of specific reasons allowing a ...
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2014-12-16
Committee Referral Pending
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VASB733Ultrasound prior to abortion. Removes the requirement that a woman undergo a fetal transabdominal ultrasound prior to an abortion.
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2014-12-15
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