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Active Virginia Bills (Introduced, Engrossed, Enrolled, Passed)

BillSummaryAction
SB1239Child day programs; exemptions from licensure. Repeals requirements that child day centers operated by religious institutions must comply with in order to be exempt from licensure, including the requirements that such child day centers (i) be inspect...2017-05-04
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
HB1708Board of Education; standards of accreditation; industry certification credentials obtained by high school students. Requires the Board of Education (the Board) to consider for inclusion in the student outcome measures included in the Standards of Ac...2017-05-03
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
HB1856Restitution; probation. Provides that for any offense that occurs on or after July 1, 2017, if restitution is ordered at the time of sentencing, the court shall place the defendant on an indefinite term of probation until all ordered restitution is p...2017-05-03
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
SB1285Restitution; probation. Provides that for any offense that occurs on or after July 1, 2017, if restitution is ordered at the time of sentencing, the court shall place the defendant on an indefinite term of probation until all ordered restitution is p...2017-05-03
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
HB2442Local collection fees. Provides that an ordinance for collection of overdue accounts may also provide for the imposition of collection and administrative fees, not to exceed the amount provided for in ยง 58.1-3958.2017-05-02
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
SB1303Voter registration; deadline for registration by electronic means. Requires that voter registration applications made by electronic means be made by 5:00 p.m. on the final day for registration before an election and that the principal office of each ...2017-05-01
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
HB1791Conspiracy; incitement, etc., to riot; public safety personnel; penalty. Provides that any person who conspires with others to cause or produce a riot against, or directs or incites other persons who participate in a riot to acts of force or violence...2017-04-28
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
SB1023Concealed handgun permits; sharing of information. Prohibits sharing of information regarding Virginia concealed handgun permits in the Virginia Criminal Information Network with law enforcement in states that do not recognize a Virginia concealed ha...2017-04-27
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
SB1315Foster care; possession of firearm. Requires that possession of any firearms or other weapons in a foster home comply with federal and state laws and that the individual providing foster care services store all firearms, other weapons, and ammunition...2017-04-27
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
SB1347Carrying a switchblade knife; exception. Authorizes any person to carry a switchblade knife concealed when such knife is carried for the purpose of engaging in a lawful profession or lawful recreational activity the performance of which is aided by t...2017-04-05
Requires 27 affirmative votes to override veto

Top Virginia Sponsors

House Sponsors# BillsRSS
Del. Jennifer Boysko [D]228Syndicate content
Del. Marcus Simon [D]203Syndicate content
Del. Kaye Kory [D]198Syndicate content
Del. Kenneth Plum [D]190Syndicate content
Del. Mark Cole [R]185Syndicate content
Senate Sponsors# BillsRSS
Sen. Jennifer McClellan [D]129Syndicate content
Sen. Adam Ebbin [D]126Syndicate content
Sen. Scott Surovell [D]94Syndicate content
Sen. Mason Montgomery [D]92Syndicate content
Sen. Glen Sturtevant [R]90Syndicate content

Top Virginia Committees

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Courts of Justice147Syndicate content
Appropriations87Syndicate content
Privileges and Elections71Syndicate content
Finance62Syndicate content
Commerce and Labor54Syndicate content
Senate Committees# BillsRSS
Finance44Syndicate content
Privileges and Elections21Syndicate content
Rules19Syndicate content
Education and Health19Syndicate content
Courts of Justice18Syndicate content

Most Viewed Virginia Bills

BillSummaryText
HB1668Sales and use tax exemption; legal tender coins. Exempts legal tender coins whose total transaction sales price exceeds $1,000 from sales and use tax and extends from January 1, 2019, to June 30, 2022, the same exemption for gold, silver, or platinum...Bill Text
HB2000Sanctuary policies prohibited. Provides that no locality shall adopt any ordinance, procedure, or policy that restricts the enforcement of federal immigration laws.Bill Text
HB1900Dogs running at large; civil penalty. Prohibits dog owners from allowing dogs to run at large on the property of another after the landowner has given notice to the dog owner to keep the dog off of the property. The bill provides for a civil penalty ...Bill Text
SB1091Driver's license; marijuana possession. Revises the existing provision that a person loses his driver's license for six months when convicted of or placed on deferred disposition for a drug offense to provide that the provision does not apply to defe...Bill Text
SB1400Poker; definition of illegal gambling and charitable gaming; poker games authorized; regulation of poker tournaments. Provides that poker is a game of skill and therefore not illegal gambling. The bill also allows a qualified organization to conduct ...Bill Text
HB1432Carrying a switchblade knife; exception. Authorizes any person to carry a switchblade knife concealed when such knife is carried for the purpose of engaging in a lawful profession or lawful recreational activity the performance of which is aided by t...Bill Text
HB1408Student vision screenings. Requires (i) the principal of each public elementary school to cause the vision of students in kindergarten and grade two or grade three to be screened unless certain exceptions apply and (ii) the principal of each public m...Bill Text
HB2108Virginia Wireless Services Authority Act; rates and charges. Provides that a wireless services authority may fix rates, fees, and charges for services provided, or facilities owned, operated, or maintained by the authority, for which the authority ha...Bill Text
HB2251Virginia Retirement System; optional defined contribution retirement plan. Requires the Virginia Retirement System (VRS) to establish an optional defined contribution retirement plan for state and local employees. Participation in the plan is in lieu...Bill Text
SB1269Marijuana; decriminalization of simple marijuana possession. Decriminalizes simple marijuana possession and provides a civil penalty of no more than $100 for a first violation, $250 for a second violation, and $500 for a third or subsequent violation...Bill Text

Most Monitored Virginia Bills

BillSummaryText
SB1269Marijuana; decriminalization of simple marijuana possession. Decriminalizes simple marijuana possession and provides a civil penalty of no more than $100 for a first violation, $250 for a second violation, and $500 for a third or subsequent violation...Bill Text
HB1906Marijuana; decriminalization of simple marijuana possession. Decriminalizes marijuana possession and provides a civil penalty of no more than $250 for a first violation and $1,000 for a second or subsequent violation. Under current law, a first offen...Bill Text
HB2264Department of Health; restrictions on expenditure of funds related to abortions and family planning services. Prohibits the Department of Health from spending any funds on an abortion that is not qualified for matching funds under the Medicaid progra...Bill Text
SB1516Public schools; dyslexia advisor. Requires one reading specialist employed by each local school board that employs a reading specialist to have training in the identification of and the appropriate interventions, accommodations, and teaching techniqu...Bill Text
HB2265Concealed handgun permits. Allows any person who is otherwise eligible to obtain a concealed handgun permit to carry a concealed handgun without a permit anywhere he may lawfully carry a handgun openly within the Commonwealth.Bill Text
HB2001Immigration enforcement at public institutions of higher education. Requires the governing board and each employee of each public institution of higher education to cooperate in the enforcement of federal law by U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforceme...Bill Text
SB783Nondiscrimination in public employment. Prohibits discrimination in public employment on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, as defined in the bill. The bill also codifies for state and local government employment the current prohibit...Bill Text
HB1900Dogs running at large; civil penalty. Prohibits dog owners from allowing dogs to run at large on the property of another after the landowner has given notice to the dog owner to keep the dog off of the property. The bill provides for a civil penalty ...Bill Text
HR268Day of Tears. Recognizes January 22 as the Day of Tears in Virginia.Bill Text
SB1400Poker; definition of illegal gambling and charitable gaming; poker games authorized; regulation of poker tournaments. Provides that poker is a game of skill and therefore not illegal gambling. The bill also allows a qualified organization to conduct ...Bill Text

Virginia Sessions

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20141st Special Session494453BrowseSearchDownload
2014Regular Session28881637BrowseSearchDownload
20131st Special Session109108BrowseSearchDownload
2013Regular Session28971510BrowseSearchDownload
2012Regular Session28681597BrowseSearchDownload
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