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HB645PassCriminal defendants; orders for competency and sanity evaluations and hospitalization. Requires the clerk of court to provide a copy of an order for an evaluation for sanity, competency to stand trial, or competency restoration to the appointed evalu...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0446)
HB582PassCriminal defendants; evaluation for insanity or competence. Sets qualifications for persons who conduct evaluations of criminal defendants where there is an issue of sanity or competency to stand trial. Evaluators will be required to send redacted co...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0445)
HR262PassCommending Malcolm Moses Brogdon.
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2016-03-11
Bill text as passed House (HR262ER)
HB261PassFormer members of the Armed Forces of the United States or the Virginia National Guard; provisional teaching licenses. Requires the Board of Education to provide for the issuance of a provisional license, valid for a period not to exceed three years,...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0389)
HR257PassCelebrating the life of James Carter Lambert.
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2016-03-11
Bill text as passed House (HR257ER)
SR15IntroCelebrating the life of Kathleen Flanagan McManus.
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2016-03-11
Failed to pass in Senate
HB1214PassCharter; Town of Tazewell. Provides for an interim appointment and special election to fill a vacancy in the office of mayor or a member of the town council. The bill lengthens from one month to 12 months the time period during which a planning commi...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0413)
HB567PassReal Estate Board; duties of real estate licensees; residential real estate transactions. Authorizes the Real Estate Board to take a disciplinary case against a licensee under advisement, defer a finding in such case, and dismiss such action upon ter...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0334)
HB1300PassAppointment to economic development authority; Mathews County. Allows the board of supervisors of Mathews County to appoint from five to seven members to serve on the board of the economic development authority. Under current law, unless specifically...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0414)
HB647PassTree conservation ordinance. Provides that the ordinance may allow a locality to post on private property that is proposed to be redeveloped with one single-family home signs that notify the public that an infill lot grading plan is pending for revie...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0412)
SB408PassUnclaimed property; payment of property of deceased owner. Provides a means for the State Treasurer to pay unclaimed property of a deceased owner to a claimant who provides certain evidence of his entitlement to payment, including (i) a certificate o...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0350)
HB1175PassNational Guard and Virginia Defense Force; pay allowance. Clarifies the pay calculation for both the National Guard and Virginia Defense Force on state active duty.
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0341)
HJR446IntroCommending James Earp.
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2016-03-11
Failed to pass in House
HB903PassCommonwealth Center for Recurrent Flooding Resiliency. Designates the Commonwealth Center for Recurrent Flooding Resiliency jointly at Old Dominion University, the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, and The College of William and Mary to (i) serve...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0440)
HB123PassMortgage loan applications. Deletes the requirement that a residential mortgage lender's or broker's disclosure statement state that all the loan terms not legally locked in are subject to change until settlement and qualifies the requirement to desc...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0328)
SB440EngrossVirginia Guaranteed Assistance Program; eligibility; use of funds. Makes several changes to the student eligibility criteria for Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program grants, including (i) removing the requirement that the recipient be a dependent, ...
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2016-03-11
Failed to pass in Senate
HB1105PassVirginia Criminal Sentencing Commission; recidivism rate for certain released federal prisoners; report. Directs the Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission to calculate annually the recidivism rate of federal prisoners released by the U.S. Bureau of...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0394)
HB125PassMortgage loan originators; inactive licenses. Authorizes the State Corporation Commission (SCC) to issue an inactive mortgage loan originator license to an individual who has satisfied all requirements for licensure except those pertaining to his sur...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0330)
HB501PassRequest for Proposal of design-build projects. Allows for the submission and consideration of alternative technical concepts, defined in the bill, during the Request for Proposal process of a design-build transportation project.
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0369)
HR247PassCelebrating the life of Omer Mason Bunn.
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2016-03-11
Bill text as passed House (HR247ER)
HR254PassCommending Sally Lay.
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2016-03-11
Bill text as passed House (HR254ER)
SB277PassNorthern Virginia Transportation Commission; membership. Increases the number of nonlegislative citizen members of the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission from 13 to 14 by increasing from one to two the members who represent Loudoun County.
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0374)
SB466PassGuardianship; communication between incapacitated person and others. Provides that a guardian shall not unreasonably restrict an incapacitated person's ability to communicate with, visit, or interact with other persons with whom the incapacitated per...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0404)
HB124PassMortgage lenders and mortgage brokers; licenses; reports. Provides that mortgage company and branch licenses issued by the State Corporation Commission expire at the end of each calendar year, unless renewed. The measure provides a process for licens...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0329)
SR94PassCommending the Princess Anne High School girls' basketball team.
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2016-03-11
Bill text as passed Senate (SR94ER)
SR21IntroCommending Colonel Wesley L. Fox, USMC, Ret.
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2016-03-11
Failed to pass in Senate
HJR425PassPost-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Day. Designates June 27, in 2016 and in each succeeding year, as Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Day in Virginia.
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2016-03-11
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ425ER)
SB43PassTime of municipal elections. Clarifies that a city or town may move the time of its local elections to the November general election pursuant to statutory authority notwithstanding any contrary provisions of its charter.
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0402)
HB342PassGuardianship; communication between incapacitated person and others. Provides that a guardian shall not unreasonably restrict an incapacitated person's ability to communicate with, visit, or interact with other persons with whom the incapacitated per...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0405)
HB854PassFirefighter or emergency medical services personnel interrogation; observer. Allows firefighters or emergency medical services personnel subjected to an interrogation that could lead to dismissal, demotion, or suspension for punitive reason to have a...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0419)
SB427PassStandards of Learning assessments; students whose parent has decided to not have his child take. Prohibits the Board of Education from including in its calculation of the passage rate of a Standards of Learning assessment for the purposes of state ac...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0387)
HR260PassCommending the Korea Times and Korea Daily.
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2016-03-11
Bill text as passed House (HR260ER)
HB773EngrossGovernment Nondiscrimination Act; creation. Creates the Government Nondiscrimination Act (the Act), which prohibits a government entity from taking any discriminatory action against a person on the basis that such person believes, speaks, or acts in ...
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2016-03-11
Failed to pass in House
HB584PassFeeding of deer prohibited. Authorizes a city or town to adopt an ordinance to prohibit the feeding of deer. The penalty for violating the ordinance is a $50 fine.
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0376)
HR252PassCommending the Rappahannock County High School wrestling team.
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2016-03-11
Bill text as passed House (HR252ER)
HB111PassNational Guard protections; employment. Extends the rights regarding (i) leaves of absence from nongovernmental employment, (ii) reemployment, and (iii) employment nondiscrimination that are currently provided to members of the Virginia National Guar...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0327)
HB268PassLand Bank Entities Act. Authorizes the establishment of a land bank entity by any locality or two or more localities combined to assist in addressing vacant, abandoned, and tax-delinquent real properties. Under the bill, the locality has the option o...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0383)
HB590PassResearch and development expenses tax credit; reporting requirement. Requires the Department of Taxation to include in its annual report to the Governor on revenue collections by tax source information regarding the number of applicants and tax credi...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0433)
SB413PassNorthern Virginia Tansportation Authority. rovides that the population criterion required for decisions of the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority shall be the estimates, not the projections, made by the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0375)
HB1334PassAssault and battery against a family or household member; first offense; education and treatment programs. Requires a court to order that a person placed on first offender status for assault and battery against a family or household member (i) be pla...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0422)
HB1232PassRecalled motor vehicles. Requires a manufacturer or distributor that establishes a program that prohibits dealers from selling used motor vehicles that have been issued a safety recall and remain unremedied to provide a remedy for each such vehicle o...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0432)
SR24IntroRules of the Senate; news media.
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2016-03-11
To Senate Rules Committee
SJR184IntroCommending the Virginia Urological Society.
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2016-03-11
To Senate Rules Committee
HB581PassNurse practitioners; practicing outside of a patient care team. Provides that in cases in which a physician who is serving as a patient care team physician dies, becomes disabled, retires from active practice, surrenders his license or has it suspend...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0409)
HJR415EngrossCommending Robert Brown, Sr., and Julia Mathis Brown.
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2016-03-11
To Senate Rules Committee
HR244PassCelebrating the life of Julia Melton Thornton.
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2016-03-11
Bill text as passed House (HR244ER)
HB667PassCriminal Injury Compensation Fund; claims. Provides that for crimes committed on or after July 1, 1977, and before July 1, 2000, where the period of time to file a claim with the Criminal Injury Compensation Fund (the Fund) has been extended because ...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0456)
HB1059PassVirginia Criminal Sentencing Commission; heroin. Directs the Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission to evaluate judge-sentencing and jury-sentencing patterns and practices in cases of manufacturing, selling, giving, distributing, or possessing with ...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0398)
HB869PassDefinitions; nonresident. Includes in the definition of "nonresident" for purposes of Title 46.2 (Motor Vehicles) a person who is in Virginia serving a full-time church service or proselyting mission of not more than 36 months and who is not gainfull...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0428)
HB1152PassLocal gas road improvement and Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority tax; use of revenues. Authorizes localities that comprise the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority to use a portion of the revenues collected from the local...
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2016-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0340)
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