Virginia Legislature | 2017 | Regular Session

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HB1785Exemptions and requirements for privately owned emergency vehicles. Includes privately owned vehicles operated by an operational officer of a professional or volunteer fire department in the definition of "emergency vehicle" for the purpose of exempt...2017-01-23
Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
SB1244Glucagon; administration by emergency medical services providers. Authorizes emergency medical services providers who are certified and authorized to administer drugs and devices and who hold an advanced life support certificate or basic life support...2017-01-23
Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
HB2373Window tinting; vehicles used by private investigators, bail bondsmen, bail enforcement agents. Allows licensed private investigators, licensed bail bondsmen, and licensed bail enforcement agents to apply tinting films to darken certain windows of ve...2017-01-23
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
HB1695Crossing bridge or culvert by vehicle heavier than allowed. Allows a vehicle whose gross weight exceeds the posted carrying capacity for a bridge or culvert to cross such bridge or culvert if (i) no more than one axle combination is on such bridge or...2017-01-23
Subcommittee recommends striking from docket by voice vote
HB2039Discretionary sentencing guideline midpoints; possession of child pornography. Raises the midpoint of the recommended sentencing range for possession of child pornography by (i) 100 percent in cases in which the defendant has no previous conviction o...2017-01-23
Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
SB1232Limits on prescription of controlled substances containing opioids. Prohibits a prescriber providing treatment for a patient in an emergency department of a corporation, facility, or institution licensed, owned, or operated by the Commonwealth to pro...2017-01-23
Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
HB2201Failure to drive on right side of highways or observe traffic lanes; penalties.Increases the fine for failing to drive on the right side of highways or failing to observe traffic lanes from no more than $250 to $300 per violation.2017-01-23
Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (5-Y 2-N)
HB2371Steady-burning blue or red lights on law enforcement vehicles. Permits law enforcement vehicles to be equipped with steady-burning blue or red lights in addition to being equipped with flashing, blinking, or alternating blue, blue and red, blue and w...2017-01-23
Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (2-Y 4-N)
SB848Dispensing of naloxone. Allows a person who is authorized by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to train individuals on the administration of naloxone for use in opioid overdose reversal and who is acting on behalf of an o...2017-01-23
Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
SB1484Prescription Monitoring Program. Requires the information in the possession of the Prescription Monitoring Program disclosed by the Director of Health Professions about a specific recipient who is a member of a Virginia Medicaid managed care program ...2017-01-23
Assigned Education sub: Health Professions

Top Virginia Sponsors

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Del. Jennifer Boysko [D]125Syndicate content
Del. Marcus Simon [D]122Syndicate content
Del. Kenneth Plum [D]108Syndicate content
Del. John Bell [D]98Syndicate content
Del. Mark Cole [R]97Syndicate content
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Sen. Jennifer McClellan [D]77Syndicate content
Sen. Adam Ebbin [D]69Syndicate content
Sen. Scott Surovell [D]60Syndicate content
Sen. Barbara Favola [D]57Syndicate content
Sen. William Stanley [R]56Syndicate content

Top Virginia Committees

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Commerce and Labor62Syndicate content
Courts of Justice61Syndicate content
Rules51Syndicate content
General Laws40Syndicate content
Finance32Syndicate content
Senate Committees# BillsRSS
Courts of Justice120Syndicate content
Finance118Syndicate content
Education and Health84Syndicate content
General Laws and Technology79Syndicate content
Privileges and Elections68Syndicate content

Most Viewed Virginia Bills

HR268Day of Tears. Designates January 22, in 2017 and each succeeding year, as the Day of Tears in Virginia.Bill Text
SB620Nurse practitioners. Eliminates the requirement that a nurse practitioner practice as part of a patient care team with a practice agreement with a patient care physician. The bill also eliminates a Board of Health pilot program authorizing certain nu...Bill Text
HB1405Designating the Trooper Chad Phillip Dermyer Memorial Bridge. Designates the State Route 143 bridge in the City of Newport News at exit 255 over Interstate 64 the "Trooper Chad Phillip Dermyer Memorial Bridge."Bill Text
SB789Corporate income tax; rate of taxation. Lowers the corporate income tax rate from six percent to 5.5 percent for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2018.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
HB678Department of Criminal Justice Services; human trafficking training. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services to establish compulsory training standards for law-enforcement personnel involved in criminal investigations or assigned to vehi...Bill Text
SB271Adoption leave benefit. Creates a new classification of paid leave for a state employee who adopts an infant. The amount of leave would be equivalent to the amount of paid leave awarded to an employee pursuant to short-term disability for maternity l...Bill Text
SJR223Constitutional amendment (first resolution); qualification of voters and executive clemency. Provides that the civil rights of a person convicted of any nonviolent felony, as defined by the General Assembly, shall be restored upon his completion of s...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 recreational activity the performance of which is aided by the use ...Bill Text
SB447Office of the Attorney General; employment of special Office of the Attorney General; employment of special counsel. Provides that when entering into a contract with special counsel, the Office of the Governor or Office of the Attorney General, as ap...Bill Text

Most Monitored Virginia Bills

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
HB1612Physical Privacy Act. Creates the Physical Privacy Act, which requires that a government entity provide for members of the opposite sex separate restrooms and other facilities in a building owned, leased, or otherwise controlled by the entity. The bi...Bill Text
HB2135Medical marijuana; written certification. Allows a person to possess marijuana or tetrahydrocannabinol pursuant to a valid written certification issued by a physician for the treatment of any medical condition and allows a physician or pharmacist to ...Bill Text
HB1347Wireless communications infrastructure. Prohibits a locality from charging an application fee, consulting fee, or other fee associated with the submission, review, processing and approval of an application to construct a new wireless support structur...Bill Text
HB1788Incapacitated persons;abuse and neglect; financial exploitation of incapacitated persons; penalty. Provides that any responsible person who abuses or neglects an incapacitated adult and such abuse or neglect results in any bodily injury, other than s...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 recreational activity the performance of which is aided by the use ...Bill Text
HJR544Study; JLARC to study the Virginia's workers' compensation system; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) to study Virginia's workers' compensation system. In its study, JLARC is directed to (i) examine whether clai...Bill Text
SB785Minimum wage. Increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25 per hour to $8.00 per hour effective July 1, 2017, to $9.00 per hour effective July 1, 2018, to $10.10 per hour effective July 1, 2019, and to $11.25 per hour...Bill Text
SB784Driver'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

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