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SB1393EngrossElectric utilities; community solar pilot programs. Requires Dominion Virginia Power and Appalachian Power to conduct a community solar pilot program for retail customers. A pilot program will authorize the participating utility to sell electric powe...
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2017-02-22
House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N 1-A)
SB1315EngrossFoster care; possession of firearm. Requires that possession of any firearms or other weapons in a foster home comply with federal and state laws and that the individual providing foster care services store all firearms, other weapons, and ammunition...
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2017-02-22
Passed by for the day
SB1594EngrossConservators of the peace; investigator employed by an attorney for the Commonwealth. Designates an investigator who is employed by an attorney for the Commonwealth as a conservator of the peace.
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2017-02-22
Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
HB1616EngrossFelony homicide; certain drug offenses; penalty. Provides that a person is guilty of felony homicide, which constitutes second degree murder and is punishable by confinement of not less than five nor more than 40 years, if the underlying felonious ac...
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2017-02-22
Senate requested conference committee
SB800EngrossDirect primary care agreements. Provides that direct agreement between a patient, the patient's legal representative, or the patient's employer and a health care provider for ongoing primary care services in exchange for the payment of a monthly peri...
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2017-02-22
House substitute rejected by Senate (1-Y 38-N 1-A)
HB2101EngrossHealth care providers; data collection. Defines "charity care" and "bad debt" as used in the context of certificate of public need, establishes a uniform framework for determining the value of charity care provided, and requires health care providers...
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2017-02-22
Senate substitute rejected by House 17105563D-S1 (0-Y 99-N)
SB1202EnrollCommercial Space Flight Authority. Requires the Executive Director of the Commercial Space Flight Authority (the Authority) to develop and present to the Authority's board of directors (the Board) every four years a six-year strategic plan for its ad...
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2017-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1202ER)
HB2394EngrossPawnbrokers; allowable late fees. Provides that a pawnbroker may charge a late fee, not to exceed 10 percent of the amount loaned, for each item that is not claimed by the pledged due date.
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2017-02-22
Chair votes No
HB2006EngrossVirginia Fair Housing Law; rights and responsibilities with respect to the use of an assistance animal in a dwelling. Sets out the rights and responsibilities under the Virginia Fair Housing Law (? 36-96.1 et seq.) with respect to maintaining an assi...
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2017-02-22
House acceded to request
SB866EnrollBoating safety course; database listing operators who have passed course. Directs the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (the Department) to create a database listing the name and date of birth of every person who has at any time passed an appro...
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2017-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB866ER)
SB1136EnrollMoney transmitters; investments. Permits the aggregate dollar amount of the outstanding stored value products of a licensed money transmitter to be calculated in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Such licensees are required to...
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2017-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1136ER)
HJR917EngrossCommending Marion Thomas White, Jr.
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2017-02-22
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
SB1418EngrossElectric utilities; costs of pumped hydroelectricity generation and storage facilities. Authorizes an investor-owned electric utility to petition the State Corporation Commission for approval of a rate adjustment clause for recovery of the costs of o...
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2017-02-22
Passed by for the day
HJR943EngrossCelebrating the life of Ashleigh Nicole Langbein.
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2017-02-22
Agreed to by Senate
SB1005EngrossCommunity 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...
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2017-02-22
House requested conference committee
HB1697EngrossExtension of approvals to address housing crisis. Extends the sunset date for several measures related to various land use approvals from July 1, 2017, to July 1, 2020. The bill also expands the scope of such measures that will be subject to the exte...
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2017-02-22
Senate requested conference committee
HB1586EngrossCourt-ordered custody and visitation arrangements; transmission of order to child's school. Provides that, in any custody or visitation case in which an order prohibiting a party from picking a child up from school is entered, the court shall order a...
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2017-02-22
Placed on Calendar
HJR999EngrossCommending the Summer Training and Enrichment Program.
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2017-02-22
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
SB1258EnrollVirginia Solar Energy Development and Energy Storage Authority. Continues the Virginia Solar Energy Development Authority and renames it the Virginia Solar Energy Development and Energy Storage Authority. The measure expands the purposes of the auth...
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2017-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1258ER)
SB1421EngrossInterest on the amount of award; condemnation proceeding. Provides that the interest on an award in a condemnation proceeding that is greater than the amount that the condemnor deposited with the court shall accrue at the judgment rate of interest.
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2017-02-22
Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
SB1363EnrollSecretary of Transportation to convene a task force to study the feasibility of establishing a statewide one-stop online portal for address changes; report. Requires the Secretary of Transportation or his designee to convene a task force to study the...
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2017-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1363ER)
HB1709EngrossSchool boards; policies and procedures prohibiting bullying; parental notification. Requires the policies and procedures prohibiting bullying that are contained in each school board's code of student conduct to direct the principal to notify the pare...
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2017-02-22
Senate requested conference committee
SB991EnrollResidential rental property. Removes a provision that allows a tenant to remain in a dwelling unit that has been foreclosed upon pursuant to the federal Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act because the Act expired on December 31, 2014, and is no lon...
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2017-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB991ER)
HJR1029EngrossCommending Deputy First Class Brandon Boyle.
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2017-02-22
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
HB2209EngrossEmergency Department Care Coordination Program established. Establishes the Emergency Department Care Coordination Program in the Department of Health to provide a single, statewide technology solution that connects all hospital emergency departments...
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2017-02-22
Senate substitute rejected by House 17105593D-S1 (0-Y 100-N)
HB1605EngrossParental Choice Education Savings Accounts established. Permits the parent of a public preschool, elementary, or secondary school student to apply to the school division in which the student resides for a one-year, renewable Parental Choice Education...
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2017-02-22
Senate substitute rejected by House 17105590D-S1 (1-Y 98-N)
HJR949EngrossCommending the Great Falls Volunteer Fire Department.
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2017-02-22
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
SB1091EngrossDriver'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...
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2017-02-22
Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
HJR1003EngrossCommending Judy A. Brannock.
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2017-02-22
Passed by for the day
HB2251EngrossVirginia 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...
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2017-02-22
Passed Senate with amendment (21-Y 19-N)
SB1324EngrossReligious 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...
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2017-02-22
House amendment rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N)
SB1180EngrossBoards of Dentistry and Medicine; regulations for the prescribing of opioids and buprenorphine. Directs the Boards of Dentistry and Medicine to adopt regulations for the prescribing of opioids and products containing buprenorphine. The bill requires ...
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2017-02-22
Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
HB2262EngrossOnline Virginia Network Authority established. Establishes the Online Virginia Network Authority (the Authority) as a political subdivision of the Commonwealth for the purpose of establishing the Online Virginia Network to coordinate the online deliv...
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2017-02-22
Placed on Calendar
SB1158EnrollInsurance; reciprocals. Allows a foreign reciprocal to obtaining a license to transact the business of insurance in the Commonwealth if an affiliate of the foreign reciprocal is licensed to write the class of insurance it proposes to write in Virgini...
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2017-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1158ER)
HJR956EngrossCommending Brandon Eric Guyer.
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2017-02-22
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
SB1501EngrossVictim's right to notification of scientific analysis information. Provides that for any physical evidence recovery kit that was received by a law-enforcement agency prior to July 1, 2016, and submitted for analysis, the victim, a parent or guardian ...
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2017-02-22
Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
HB2074EngrossIncome tax; subtraction for Virginia venture capital account investment. Establishes for taxable years beginning January 1, 2018, an individual and corporate income tax subtraction for income derived from an investment in a Virginia venture capital a...
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2017-02-22
Senate requested conference committee
HJR919EngrossCommending West Main Baptist Church.
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2017-02-22
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
HJR1026EngrossCommending The Health Advantage Yoga Center.
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2017-02-22
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
HB2092EngrossApplication for public assistance; eligibility; review of records. Requires entities processing applications for medical assistance and other public assistance to conduct a review of death records and records relating to incarceration status, employm...
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2017-02-22
Senate requested conference committee
HB2318EngrossVirginia Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Program. Removes from the definition of "birth-related neurological injury" a provision that the definition shall apply retroactively to any child born on and after January 1, 1988, who suffers ...
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2017-02-22
House acceded to request
SB1255EnrollCondominium Act; resale by purchaser; designation of authorized representative. Provides that unless expressly authorized by the Condominium Act or the condominium instruments or as otherwise provided by law, no unit owners' association may require t...
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2017-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1255ER)
HJR1001EngrossCelebrating the life of Young Suk Lowe.
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2017-02-22
Agreed to by Senate
HJR996EngrossCommending Boy Scouts of America Troop 24 of Norfolk.
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2017-02-22
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
SB815EngrossPriority of debts to be paid from decedent's assets; unpaid child support. Prioritizes debts owed for child support arrearages over debts and taxes due to localities and other, unenumerated claims against the estate of a decedent.
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2017-02-22
Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
HJR963EngrossCommending Aglow International.
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2017-02-22
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
SB1123EngrossManufactured Home Lot Rental Act; failure of landlord to correct violations; notification of tenants. Provides that if a landlord does not remedy a violation of an ordinance involving the health and safety of tenants in a manufactured home park withi...
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2017-02-22
House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
SB1154EnrollProviding support to terrorist organizations; penalty. Provides that any person who knowingly provides any material support to an individual or organization whose primary objective is to commit an act of terrorism and does so with the intent to furth...
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2017-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1154ER)
HB1530EngrossDepartment of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; certification of small, women-owned, and minority-owned businesses and employment services organizations; appeals. Removes the exemption from the Administrative Process Act (the Act) currently gran...
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2017-02-22
Placed on Calendar
SB854EngrossCollection 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.
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2017-02-22
Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
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