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HB1500EnrollBudget Bill. Amends Chapter 3, 2012 Special Session I Acts of Assembly.
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2013-04-11
Reenrolled bill text (HB1500ER2)
SB1083PassSynthetic cannabinoids; research chemicals; penalties. Amends provisions added to the Code in previous years regarding the criminalization of synthetic cannabinoids and chemicals known as "research chemicals" (previously referred to as "bath salts") ...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0785)
SB1097PassDeaf and hearing-impaired children; special education. Permits local school divisions to ensure that individualized education program (IEP) teams consider the specific communication needs of hearing-impaired children and address those needs as approp...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0786)
HB2303VetoTransient occupancy tax; Arlington County. Reinstates the authority of Arlington County, which expired pursuant to a January 1, 2012, sunset date, to impose an additional transient occupancy tax at a rate not to exceed one-fourth of one percent. The ...
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2013-04-03
House sustained Governor's veto
HB1757PassWetlands mitigation bank. Establishes a special nonreverting fund known as the Wetland and Stream Replacement Fund to receive moneys paid to the State Water Control Board for mitigation of any impacts that a project may have on wetlands. The moneys i...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0742)
SB1117PassWatercraft titling certificates; adoption of uniform act; penalty. Repeals Virginia's existing watercraft titling law and enacts in its place the Uniform Certificate of Title for Vessels Act as adopted in 2011 by the National Conference of Commission...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0787)
SB1038PassNon-conventional vehicles. Provides for the titling and registration of mopeds and distinctive license plates for low-speed vehicles. The bill also requires a moped operator to carry government-issued photo identification and wear a face shield, safe...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0783)
HB1533VetoCharter; City of Fairfax. Increases the maximum transient occupancy tax that the city may levy from four percent to six percent. Any amount above four percent shall be placed into an economic development opportunity fund to be used solely for economi...
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2013-04-03
House sustained Governor's veto
HB1627PassTransfer of property by VDOT. Authorizes VDOT to convey certain real property in Fauquier County owned by the Department in exchange for other real property in Fauquier County to be used for a park-and-ride.
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0736)
HB2304PassCommercial use of seals of the Commonwealth; commemorative coins. Specifies that commemorative coins minted at the direction of the Governor shall bear the seal of the Commonwealth on the obverse side of the coin and scenes of natural or historically...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0763)
HB1796EnrollDeath certificate; timely return to funeral director. Adds the medical director of an institution in which a death occurred, the chief medical officer or medical director of a hospice or nursing home in which a death occurred, or an individual to who...
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2013-04-03
Communicated to Governor
SB1024PassAdministrative Process Act; DCJS; exemption. Provides an exemption from the Administrative Process Act for the Department of Criminal Justice Services whenever the Department develops, issues, or revises any training standards approved by the Crimina...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0780)
SB1033PassCorrectional centers; adult and juvenile; penalties. For selected offenses, imposes the same penalties for offenses committed by persons confined in a juvenile correctional center as currently exist for adult prisoners. Persons who deliver certain i...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0782)
SB1032PassSex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry Act; offenses requiring registration. Adds to the list of offenses that require a person to register on the Sex Offender Registry certain offenses comparable to those currently requiring registration wh...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0781)
HB1816PassAllowing child or incapacitated person to be present in methamphetamine manufactory; penalty. Provides that any person 18 years of age or older who knowingly allows a child younger than 15 years of age or a mentally incapacitated or physically helpl...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0743)
HB1833PassReorganizing and recodifying the law related to carrying concealed weapons and concealed handgun permits. Reorganizes the existing §18.2-308 into a new Article 6.1 in Chapter 7 of Title 18.2. The new article creates separate, discrete sections t...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0746)
HB1836PassLocal budgets; discretionary items. Provides that the itemized contemplated expenditures in a local budget shall include any discretionary funds to be designated by individual members of the governing body and the specific uses and funding allocation...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0747)
SB744PassDemolition of a derelict nonresidential structure with consent. Authorizes a locality to demolish or remove a derelict nonresidential structure and to file a lien against the property for the cost of the demolition or removal. The bill requires the l...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0770)
HB1850PassAssault and battery; local and regional correctional facility employees; penalty. Adds employees of local or regional correctional facilities to the enhanced penalty provision so that the assault and battery of such an officer who is engaged in the ...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0748)
SB804PassVoluntary boundary agreement between Louisa and Goochland Counties; attachment of GIS map to petitions. Allows Louisa and Goochland Counties, in adopting a voluntary boundary agreement, to attach to their petitions to the circuit court a Geographic I...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0773)
HB1864EnrollSchool-based offenses; delinquency charges. Clarifies that a local law-enforcement agency is not required to file delinquency charges against a student and that a school and a local law-enforcement agency may deal with school-based offenses through g...
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2013-04-03
Signed by President as reenrolled
HB1900PassHealth insurance reform. Revises Virginia's laws pertaining to the regulation of health insurance and related products in order to be consistent with relevant requirements of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) that become ...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0751)
HB1718PassTransportation planning and projects. Requires a locality to repay the Department of Transportation when a locality requests termination of a project and the Department does not agree to the termination or the locality or metropolitan planning organi...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0741)
HB1420PassBoard of Education; definition of "intervener." Requires the Board of Education to promulgate regulations defining "intervener" as an individual with knowledge and skill in the mode of communication of a deaf-blind student and who can communicate to ...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0729)
SB1343VetoCharter; City of Fairfax. Increases the maximum transient occupancy tax that the city may levy from four percent to six percent. Any amount above four percent shall be placed into an economic development opportunity fund to be used solely for economi...
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2013-04-03
Requires 27 affirmative votes to overide veto
HB1983PassVesting of certain real property in the County of Loudoun. Vests real property of the former Town of Waterford in the County of Loudoun. The Board of Supervisors may alter or vacate streets, alleys, and other public rights-of-way of the former town.
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0753)
HB2005PassVirginia Housing Partnership Revolving Fund. Renames the Virginia Housing Partnership Revolving Fund to the Virginia Housing Trust Fund and codifies language in the latest appropriation act in which $7 million was appropriated to the Fund. The bill p...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0754)
SB819VetoTourist Train Development Authority. Reinstates the Authority and its board, repealed by the General Assembly in 2011, which will consist of representatives from the governing bodies of Tazewell County, the Town of Bluefield, and the Town of Pocahont...
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2013-04-03
Senate sustained Governor's veto
HB2012PassDrones; moratorium. Places a moratorium on the use of unmanned aircraft systems by state and local law enforcement and regulatory entities until July 1, 2015, except in defined emergency situations or in training exercises related to such situations....
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0755)
HB2320PassCity of Virginia Beach; sports or entertainment arena. Gives the City of Virginia Beach rights similar to those that had been given in the past to the Hampton Roads Sports Facility Authority in constructing an arena for professional sports teams or f...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0767)
HB2306PassEminent domain; just compensation; tax assessments. Provides that just compensation paid for real property taken pursuant to eminent domain shall not be less than the greater of (i) the appraisal of the fair market value of such property, if such an ...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0764)
SB1305PassVirginia Port Authority, Virginia Economic Development Partnership, and Commonwealth Transportation Board. Implements reforms of the Virginia Port Authority by adding the Chief Executive Officer of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership to the...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0794)
HB2047EnrollLong-term health care insurance tax credit. Repeals the long-term health care insurance tax credit for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2014. The bill would not repeal the income tax deduction for long-term health care insurance premium...
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2013-04-03
Communicated to Governor
HB2102PassUniform Commercial Code - Secured Transactions; filings. Provides that a filing under Article 8.9A of the Uniform Commercial Code does not occur with respect to an initial financing statement or amendment thereto that the State Corporation Commission...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0757)
SB1261PassHealth benefit exchange; regulation of navigators. Prohibits an individual or entity selected to serve as a navigator in a health benefit exchange from engaging in any activity that would require an insurance agent license under Title 38.2, offering...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0791)
SB832PassMandatory minimum sentences to be served consecutively; penalty. Provides that for certain crimes where a mandatory minimum sentence of imprisonment must be imposed on the guilty party, such sentence shall be served consecutively with any other sente...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0774)
SB1270EnrollMarina operators to file lists of boat owners. Includes state and local agencies among certain operators of marinas or boat storage places that must file with the commissioner of the revenue a list of boat owners and the name and number of the boats ...
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2013-04-03
Communicated to Governor
HB2137PassLocalities; environmental impact reports and the sale of certain deicing agents. Raises from $500,000 to $2 million the cost threshold at which a locality will be required to obtain an environmental impact report for a highway project. For certain pr...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0758)
HB2269PassMandatory minimum sentences to be served consecutively; penalty. Provides that for certain crimes where a mandatory minimum sentence of imprisonment must be imposed on the guilty party, such sentence shall be served consecutively with any other sente...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0761)
SB839PassLocal boundaries for law-enforcement purposes. Provides that localities may designate mutually agreed-upon boundary lines between contiguous localities for purposes of organizing 911 dispatch and response, determining territorial jurisdiction in cri...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0775)
SB1277PassWildlife exhibitor permit. Requires the Board of Game and Inland Fisheries to establish standards for the possession and display of wildlife by elementary and secondary school teachers for educational purposes. The bill exempts such exhibits from the...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0792)
HB2048PassConsolidation of water quality programs. Moves several water quality programs currently administered by the Department of Conservation and Recreation to the Department of Environmental Quality. The Department of Environmental Quality and the State Wa...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0756)
SB1279PassConsolidation of water quality programs. Moves several water quality programs currently administered by the Department of Conservation and Recreation to the Department of Environmental Quality. The Department of Environmental Quality and the State Wa...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0793)
SB960PassPublic schools; residency of children in kinship care. Allows a child receiving kinship care from an adult relative to enroll in the school division where the kinship care provider resides. The bill also allows local school divisions to require one l...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0779)
HB1398EnrollLand preservation tax credit; unissued tax credits. Provides that, beginning with calendar year 2013, the maximum amount of land preservation tax credits that shall be issued to taxpayers shall be $100 million. However, the $100 million shall continu...
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2013-04-03
Signed by President as reenrolled
HB1707PassUnemployment compensation; notice penalty for fraud. Requires the Virginia Employment Commission to provide claimants with notices of the sanctions to which a claimant is subject as a consequence of providing false or misleading statements to obtain ...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0740)
HB1704PassPrescription Monitoring Program; disclosure of information to local law enforcement. Adds an agent designated by the chief law-enforcement officer of any county or city to the list of individuals to whom the Department of Health Professions must disc...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0739)
SB1331PassDrones; moratorium. Places a moratorium on the use of unmanned aircraft systems by state and local law enforcement and regulatory entities until July 1, 2015, except in defined emergency situations or in training exercises related to such situations....
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0796)
SB851VetoTransient occupancy tax; Arlington County. Reinstates the authority of Arlington County, which expired pursuant to a January 1, 2012, sunset date, to impose an additional transient occupancy tax at a rate not to exceed one-fourth of one percent. The ...
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2013-04-03
Senate sustained Governor's veto
SB775PassUnemployment compensation; noncharging of overpayments; penalty for fraudulent claims. Provides that an employer shall not be relieved from a claimant's benefit charges relating to an overpayment of unemployment benefits when the employer has establi...
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2013-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0771)
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