VA Legislation | 2015 | Regular Session

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Engross
50%
VAHR316Commending the Christiansburg High School wrestling team.
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2015-02-27
Agreed to by House by voice vote
Engross
50%
VAHJR803Commending Virginia Master Gardener Association, Inc.
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2015-02-27
Reported from Rules by voice vote
Engross
50%
VAHB1673Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; license plate readers; limitation on collection and use of personal information by law enforcement. Limits the ability of law-enforcement and regulatory agencies to use license plate readers...
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2015-02-27
Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)
Enroll
75%
VASB1362State song. Designates "Our Great Virginia" lyrics by Mike Greenly and arranged by Jim Papoulis, as the official traditional state song and "Sweet Virginia Breeze," by Robbin Thompson and Steve Bassett, as the official popular state song. The bill al...
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2015-02-27
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1362ER)
Enroll
75%
VASB1064Administration of estates; liability of heir or devisee for real estate conveyed. Provides that real estate sold or conveyed as part of a decedent's estate is not liable to persons entitled to be paid out of such real estate if the sale was made more...
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2015-02-27
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1064ER)
Engross
50%
VAHJR920Commending the Giles High School football team.
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2015-02-27
Reported from Rules by voice vote
Enroll
75%
VAHB1419Standards of Learning. Requires the Department of Education to develop processes for informing school divisions of changes in the Standards of Learning.
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2015-02-27
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
Engross
50%
VAHR306Celebrating the life of Martha Ann McCroskey Groves.
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2015-02-27
Agreed to by House
Enroll
75%
VAHB1927Venue in criminal cases. Provides that if it cannot readily be determined where a crime was committed in the Commonwealth, venue for the prosecution of the crime may be had in any county or city (i) in which the defendant resides or (ii) in which the...
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2015-02-27
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
Engross
50%
VAHB1702Transfer, etc., of firearms from licensed dealer; criminal history record information. Provides that a licensed firearms dealer may perform a criminal history record information check before selling, renting, trading, or transferring any firearm owne...
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2015-02-27
Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)
Engross
50%
VAHJR861Commending George Frederick Boyland.
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2015-02-27
Reported from Rules by voice vote
Enroll
75%
VAHB2055Condominium Act; suspension of voting rights prohibited. Provides that except to the extent that the condominium instruments provide otherwise, the voting interest allocated to the unit or member that has been suspended by the unit owners’ asso...
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2015-02-27
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
Engross
50%
VASB1194Special conservators of the peace; registration with DCJS. Requires all persons appointed or reappointed on or after July 1, 2015, as special conservators of the peace to register with the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS). The bill requ...
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2015-02-27
Failed to pass in Senate
Engross
50%
VAHJR860Celebrating the life of Kathleen Therese Brown Rodenburg.
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2015-02-27
Reported from Rules by voice vote
Enroll
75%
VASB855Capital cases; mental retardation. Requires that the results of an intelligence test given in the process of determining whether a capital case defendant is mentally retarded must be reported as a range of scores calculated by adding to and subtracti...
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2015-02-27
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB855ER)
Engross
50%
VASR129Commending the Washington County Victim/Witness Assistance Program.
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2015-02-27
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
Enroll
75%
VASB1086Trial for false statement or representation on application for Medicaid payment; venue. Provides that the venue for the trial of any person charged with making a false statement or representation with regard to an application for Medicaid payment sha...
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2015-02-27
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1086ER)
Enroll
75%
VAHB1843Green job creation tax credit; sunset. Extends the green job creation tax credit for two years, through taxable year 2016.
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2015-02-27
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
Engross
50%
VAHR308Commending Scott K. York.
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2015-02-27
Agreed to by House by voice vote
Engross
50%
VAHB1833Law-enforcement officers; administration of naloxone. Allows law-enforcement officers who are authorized by a prescriber and trained in the administration of naloxone to possess naloxone and administer naloxone to a person who is believed to be exper...
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2015-02-27
Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)
Engross
50%
VAHB1964Commercial sex trafficking; penalties. Creates new felonies for trafficking of persons for commercial sexual activity. The bill provides that any person who solicits, invites, recruits, encourages, or otherwise causes or attempts to cause a person to...
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2015-02-27
Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)
Engross
50%
VASB1466Commission on Electric Utility Regulation. Postpones the scheduled expiration of the Commission on Electric Utility Regulation from July 1, 2015, to July 1, 2018.
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2015-02-27
VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N 1-A)
Engross
50%
VAHR319Commending the Washington County Victim/Witness Assistance Program.
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2015-02-27
Agreed to by House by voice vote
Enroll
75%
VAHB2183Designating the Trooper Andrew Fox Memorial Bridge. Designates the New River Bridge on Interstate 81 in Montgomery and Pulaski Counties the "Trooper Andrew Fox Memorial Bridge."
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2015-02-27
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
Enroll
75%
VAHB1606Private police departments. Defines "private police department" as any police department that employs private police officers operated by an entity authorized by statute or an act of assembly to establish a private police department. The bill provide...
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2015-02-27
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
Engross
50%
VAHR321Commending the Virginia National Guard.
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2015-02-27
Agreed to by House by voice vote
Enroll
75%
VASB1002Local workforce investment boards; pay-for-performance incentives. Encourages local workforce investment boards to implement pay-for-performance contract strategy incentives for training services as an alternative model to traditional programs. The b...
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2015-02-27
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1002ER)
Enroll
75%
VAHB2177Certificate of public need. Amends the definition of "project" for which a certificate of public need is required to include capital expenditures of $15 million or more by or on behalf of a medical care facility other than a general hospital. Current...
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2015-02-27
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
Engross
50%
VAHB2206Special conservators of the peace; application; appointment order. Requires applications for appointments of special conservators of the peace to be submitted on forms developed by the Office of the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court of Virgini...
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2015-02-27
VOTE: ADOPTION (93-Y 0-N)
Engross
50%
VASB1435Eminent domain; lost profits and just compensation. Requires any and all liability for lost profits claimed in an action for compensation pursuant to a taking under eminent domain to be set forth specifically in the award for just compensation, and t...
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2015-02-27
VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N)
Engross
50%
VAHB1500Safe reporting of overdoses. Establishes an affirmative defense to prosecution of an individual for (i) simple possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, or controlled paraphernalia; (ii) intoxication in public; or (iii) the unlawful purchase, ...
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2015-02-27
Conference report agreed to by Senate (34-Y 0-N)
Engross
50%
VAHJR841Celebrating the life of Sam Kornblau.
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2015-02-27
Reported from Rules by voice vote
Engross
50%
VAHJR637Study; JLARC; Commonwealth's Medicaid program; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) to study the Commonwealth's Medicaid program. In conducting its study, JLARC shall review (i) the processes used to determine eli...
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2015-02-27
Conference report agreed to by House (76-Y 21-N)
Enroll
75%
VASB1085Enforcement of liens; property value. Increases from $10,000 to $12,500 the maximum value of property that may be sold for cash at auction to satisfy a lien without petitioning for a court order for the sale of such property. The bill also requires t...
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2015-02-27
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1085ER)
Engross
50%
VAHJR866Commending Edward M. Page, Sr.
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2015-02-27
Reported from Rules by voice vote
Engross
50%
VAHR311Commending Burrell Memorial Hospital.
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2015-02-27
Agreed to by House by voice vote
Engross
50%
VAHB2081Employers; disclosure of social media account information. Prohibits an employer from requiring, requesting, or causing a current or prospective employee to disclose the username and password to a current or prospective employee's social media accoun...
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2015-02-27
Conference report agreed to by Senate (36-Y 0-N)
Enroll
75%
VAHB2255Conveyance; Town of Lawrenceville. Conveys a 0.94-acre parcel from the Department of Corrections (the Department) to the Town of Lawrenceville in Brunswick County. The parcel contains a water booster station and storage tank maintained by the Town of...
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2015-02-27
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2255ER)
Engross
50%
VASB892Safe reporting of overdoses. Establishes an affirmative defense to prosecution of an individual for (i) simple possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, or controlled paraphernalia; (ii) intoxication in public; or (iii) the unlawful purchase, ...
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2015-02-27
Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)
Enroll
75%
VAHB2332Roadside safety devices; identification numbers. Requires that certain roadside safety devices installed on or after July 1, 2016, be stamped with identification numbers by the manufacturer.
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2015-02-27
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2332ER)
Intro
25%
VAHB2291Clean Power Plan; state implementation plan; General Assembly approval. Requires the Department of Environmental Quality to receive approval from the General Assembly for a state implementation plan to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from existing ...
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2015-02-27
Failed to pass in House
Engross
50%
VASB1365Clean Power Plan; state implementation plan; General Assembly approval. Requires the Department of Environmental Quality (the Department) to consider certain factors, seek input from the State Corporation Commission, and meet with interested members ...
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2015-02-27
Stricken from Senate calendar (29-Y 7-N)
Engross
50%
VAHJR878Celebrating the life of Ferdinand T. Day.
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2015-02-27
Reported from Rules by voice vote
Enroll
75%
VAHB1522Hauling motor fuels; times of emergency. Directs state agencies to establish a protocol for a state of emergency for resource shortages and report on such protocol by the first day of the 2016 Session.
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2015-02-27
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
Engross
50%
VAHJR949Celebrating the life of Jerome Kersey.
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2015-02-27
Reported from Rules by voice vote
Enroll
75%
VAHB1642Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; representations related to special flood hazard zones. Requires the owner's representation to a prospective purchaser of residential property under the Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act that th...
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2015-02-27
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
Engross
50%
VAHR320Commending Michael R. Frey
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2015-02-27
Agreed to by House by voice vote
Enroll
75%
VAHB2082Civil immunity for rendering emergency care; forcible entry of motor vehicle to remove a minor. Provides that the civil immunity granted for rendering emergency care or assistance includes the forcible entry of a motor vehicle to remove an unattended...
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2015-02-27
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
Engross
50%
VAHR296Commending Old Ox Brewery.
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2015-02-27
Agreed to by House by voice vote
Enroll
75%
VAHB2164Commonwealth Transportation Board membership. Provides that members of the Commonwealth Transportation Board do not serve at the pleasure of the Governor, but may be removed from office by the Governor for malfeasance, misfeasance, incompetence, negl...
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2015-02-27
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
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