Virginia Legislature | 2017 | Regular Session | Adjourned Sine Die

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

BillSummaryAction
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 $250 per violation.2017-02-25
VOTE: ADOPTION (89-Y 8-N)
SB1312Lobbyist reporting, the State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act, and the General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; filing of required disclosures; registration of lobbyists; candidate filings; judges; definition of gift; informal advi...2017-02-25
VOTE: ADOPTION EMERGENCY (93-Y 0-N)
HB1549Community services boards and behavioral health authorities; services to be provided. Provides that the core of services provided by community services boards and behavioral health authorities shall include, effective July 1, 2019, same-day access to...2017-02-25
VOTE: ADOPTION (94-Y 0-N)
SB1110Utility Facilities Act; associated facilities of an electrical transmission line. Provides that the issuance by the State Corporation Commission of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for construction of an electrical transmission line ...2017-02-25
SB1005Community services boards and behavioral health authorities; services to be provided. Provides that the core of services provided by community services boards and behavioral health authorities shall include, effective July 1, 2018, (i) same-day acces...2017-02-25
Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
HB1500Budget Bill. Amends Chapter 780, 2016 Acts of Assembly.2017-02-25
VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 1-N)
HB2002Department of Social Services; refugee and immigrant resettlements; report. Requires nonprofit resettlement agencies and their local affiliates that provide refugee or other immigrant resettlement services in the Commonwealth to annually report to th...2017-02-25
Passed by until Wednesday, April 5, 2017
SB1128Virginia Freedom of Information Act; failure to respond to request for records; rebuttable presumption. Provides that there shall be a rebuttable presumption that a failure to respond to a request for records was willful and knowing.2017-02-25
Failed to pass in Senate
SB854Collection of unpaid court fines, etc. Increases the grace period after which collection activity for unpaid court fines, costs, forfeitures, penalties, and restitution may be commenced from 30 days to 90 days after sentencing or judgment.2017-02-25
Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
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...2017-02-25
Failed to pass in House

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

House Committees# BillsRSS
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
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 $100 per dog c...Bill Text
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
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 Carrying 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 recreati...Bill Text
SB1055Remaining at place of riot or unlawful assembly after warning to disperse; penalty. Increases from a Class 3 to a Class 1 misdemeanor the penalty for failure to leave the place of any riot or unlawful assembly after having been lawfully warned to dis...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
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
HR268Day of Tears. Recognizing January 22 as the Day of Tears in Virginia.Bill Text
HB2025Religious freedom; solemnization of marriage. Provides that no person shall be (i) required to participate in the solemnization of any marriage or (ii) subject to any penalty by the Commonwealth, or its political subdivisions or representatives or ag...Bill Text
HJR547U.S. Constitution; application for a convention of the states. Makes application to Congress to call a convention of the states to propose amendments to the United States Constitution to restrain the abuse of power by the federal government.Bill Text

Most Monitored Virginia Bills

BillSummaryText
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
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
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
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 $100 per dog c...Bill Text
HB1432Carrying a switchblade knife; exception. Authorizes Carrying 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 recreati...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
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
HR268Day of Tears. Recognizing January 22 as the Day of Tears in Virginia.Bill Text
HB2025Religious freedom; solemnization of marriage. Provides that no person shall be (i) required to participate in the solemnization of any marriage or (ii) subject to any penalty by the Commonwealth, or its political subdivisions or representatives or ag...Bill Text

Virginia Sessions

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