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HB866EngrossScenic river designations. Consolidates provisions of the Scenic Rivers Act relating to prohibitions on the construction of dams and limits on the effects of the Act. The bill contains technical amendments.
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2018-02-22
Placed on Calendar
HB486EngrossAlcoholic beverage control; granting of certain mixed beverage licenses. Makes two technical corrections pertaining to one of the properties to which, notwithstanding the requirement for a referendum for liquor by the drink, the Alcoholic Beverage Co...
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2018-02-22
Placed on Calendar
HB1439EngrossState Board of Social Services; regulations related to staffing of assisted living facilities providing care for adults with serious cognitive impairments. Directs the State Board of Social Services to amend regulations governing staffing of assisted...
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2018-02-22
Placed on Calendar
HB1017EngrossChild day programs; exemptions from licensure. Exempts from licensure any child day program that is offered by a local school division, staffed by local school division employees, and attended by preschool-age children or children who are enrolled in...
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2018-02-22
Placed on Calendar
HB523EngrossBoard for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects; membership. Adds two nonlegislative citizen members to the Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified In...
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2018-02-21
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
HB1265EngrossEducation preparation programs; reading specialists; dyslexia. Requires each education preparation program offered by a public institution of higher education or private institution of higher education that leads to a degree, concentration, or certif...
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2018-02-21
VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N)
HB803EngrossHigh school equivalency programs; eligibility. Extends eligibility to participate in programs of preparation and instruction to take a high school equivalency examination approved by the Board of Education to individuals who are at least 16 years of ...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 22]
Assigned Education sub: Public Education
SB44EngrossKinship Guardianship Assistance program. Creates the Kinship Guardianship Assistance program (the program) to facilitate child placements with relatives and ensure permanency for children for whom adoption or being returned home are not appropriate p...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 21]
Reported from Appropriations with amendment (22-Y 0-N)
HB501EnrollHome hospice programs; disposal of drugs. Requires every hospice to develop policies and procedures for the disposal of drugs dispensed as part of the hospice plan of care for a patient, which shall include requirements that such disposal be (i) perf...
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2018-02-21
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB501ER)
SB466EngrossMaximum speed limits on certain highways. Increases from 55 miles per hour to 60 miles per hour the maximum speed limit on U.S. Route 301, the entirety of U.S. Route 17, and State Routes 3 and 207. This bill incorporates SB 206.
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2018-02-21
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
SB52EnrollPlaces of confinement for juveniles. Provides that when juveniles who are determined by the court to be a threat to the security or safety of other juveniles detained in a juvenile secure facility are transferred to or confined to a jail or other fac...
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2018-02-21
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB52ER)
HB481EngrossDeferral of jury service; students. Allows a court to defer a person's jury service to a later term of court if such person is enrolled as a full-time student and is attending classes at an accredited public or private institution of higher education...
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2018-02-21
Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
HB1181EnrollOnline Virginia Network Authority. Adds the Chancellor of the Virginia Community College System or his designee and one nonlegislative citizen member appointed by the State Board for Community Colleges to the members of the board of trustees of the O...
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2018-02-21
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1181ER)
SB677EngrossLocal tourism board; membership; member of a governing body of a locality. Authorizes a member of a governing body of a locality to be elected or appointed by that governing body to be a member of a local convention, visitors, or tourism board, autho...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 21]
Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
SB840EngrossLocal school boards; school meal policies. Requires each local school board to adopt policies that (i) prohibit school board employees from publicly identifying or stigmatizing a student who cannot pay for a meal at school or who owes a meal debt, in...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 21]
Committee substitute printed 18107298D-H1
HB875EnrollVeterinarians; compounding of drugs. Increases the quantity, from a 72-hour supply to a seven-day supply, of a compounded drug that a veterinarian may dispense to the owner of a companion animal for which the veterinarian is providing treatment.
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2018-02-21
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB875ER)
HB1008EngrossPostrelease incarceration for violations of postrelease supervision. Clarifies that when a sentence is imposed upon conviction of a felony that includes an active term of incarceration and the court does not order a suspended term of confinement of a...
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2018-02-21
House acceded to request
SB882EngrossPrescription refill; approval. Provides that a prescriber may authorize a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse to approve additional refills of a prescribed drug for no more than 90 consecutive days, provided that (i) the drug is classified a...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 21]
Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
SB783EnrollDepartment of Criminal Justice Services to review pretrial services agencies; report. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services (Department) to annually review each pretrial services agency to determine compliance with its biennial plan an...
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2018-02-21
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB783ER)
HB988EnrollCriminal history record information; discovery. Provides that laws precluding dissemination of a person's criminal history record information do not preclude dissemination made pursuant to the rules of court for obtaining discovery or for review by t...
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2018-02-21
Signed by President
HB1260EnrollAdmission to bail; human trafficking. Adds the charges of (i) taking or detaining a person for the purposes of prostitution or unlawful sexual intercourse, (ii) receiving money from procuring or placing a person in a house of prostitution or forced l...
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2018-02-21
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1260ER)
HB674EnrollVirginia Real Estate Time-Share Act; Common Interest Community Board; developer may obtain surety bond or letter of credit. Provides that in lieu of escrowing deposits made in connection with the purchase or reservation of a time-share product a deve...
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2018-02-21
Signed by President
SB503EngrossAdmissions tax in Washington County. Clarifies that Washington County is authorized to impose an admissions tax to either a multi-sports complex or an entertainment venue, or both, subject to certain requirements.
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2018-02-21
Read second time
HB1469EngrossFelony 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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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 21]
Rereferred to Finance
HB902EnrollSex Offenders and Crimes Against Minors Registry; similar offenses; removal from Registry. Provides that the requirement that a person required to register with the Sex Offenders and Crimes Against Minors Registry who was convicted of certain crimes ...
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2018-02-21
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB902ER)
HB1468EnrollAuditor of Public Accounts; audits. Eliminates a requirement that the Auditor of Public Accounts (Auditor) audit certain entities annually. The bill provides for the Auditor to perform an audit for these entities as the Auditor determines necessary.
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2018-02-21
Signed by President
HB459EngrossOfficial designations; state salamander. Designates the red salamander (Pseudotriton ruber) as the state salamander of Virginia.
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2018-02-21
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
HB908EnrollVirginia Freedom of Information Act; meetings held by electronic communication means. Removes the Freedom of Information Act requirement that the remote locations from which members of a public body participate in meetings through electronic communic...
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2018-02-21
Signed by President
HB732EnrollDepartment of Professional and Occupational Regulation; contractors; prohibited acts. Provides that a construction contract entered into by a person undertaking work without a valid Virginia contractor's license shall not be enforceable by the unlice...
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2018-02-21
Signed by President
HB543EngrossDepartment of General Services; lease of surplus property. Permits the Department of General Services to allow charitable organizations exempt from taxation under § 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code that provide addiction recovery services to l...
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2018-02-21
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
HB900EngrossForfeiture of property used in connection with the commission of crimes; finding of guilt required. Requires that any action for the forfeiture of property used in connection with the commission of a crime be stayed until the person whose property is...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 9:00 am]
Failed to report (defeated) in Finance (8-Y 8-N)
HJR310IntroCommending Laszlo Berkowits.
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2018-02-21
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 18106575D
HB335EnrollJamestown-Yorktown Foundation; Yorktown Victory Center. Renames the Yorktown Victory Center, operated by the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, as the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.
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2018-02-21
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB335ER)
SB841EngrossTruancy; procedures. Makes several changes to the procedures relating to interventions when a pupil fails to report to school for a total of five scheduled school days for the school year, no indication has been received by school personnel that the ...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 21]
Reported from Education (17-Y 5-N)
SB513EngrossEnhanced Public Safety Telephone Services Act. Establishes requirements regarding the implementation of next generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) service. By July 1, 2023, the 9-1-1 Services Board (the Board) is required to develop and implement NG9-1-1 transi...
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2018-02-21
Passed by for the day
HB1413EnrollDisplay or parking of used motor vehicles for sale; penalty. Clarifies that the prohibition on the display or parking, or permitting the display or parking, of five or more used motor vehicles within any 12-month period on real property to sell or ad...
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2018-02-21
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1413ER)
HB1599EngrossDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; definitions; law-enforcement officer. Adds members of the investigations unit designated by the State Inspector General to investigate allegations of criminal behavior affecting the operations of a state or no...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 9:00 am]
Reported from Finance with substitute (16-Y 0-N)
HB48EngrossCharitable solicitations; registration statement. Requires charitable organizations to include in their annual registration statement (i) a statement indicating the amount of funds expended during the preceding fiscal year to pay for the administrati...
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2018-02-21
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
HB286EngrossWineries; dogs allowed inside. Provides that dogs may be allowed inside or on the premises of a licensed winery or farm winery, except in any area used for the manufacture of food products. Current law provides that no animal shall be permitted in an...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 9:00 am]
Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N)
HB322EnrollPossession and administration of naloxone. Adds employees of the Department of Corrections who are designated as probation and parole officers or correctional officers to the list of individuals who may possess and administer naloxone or other opioid...
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2018-02-21
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB322ER)
HB698EngrossDepartment of General Services; conveyances of right-of-way usage to certain nonpublic service companies by the Department of Transportation. Allows the Virginia Department of Transportation (Department) to issue land use permits to the owner of a pr...
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2018-02-21
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
SB81EngrossLandowner liability; educational activity. Provides that a landowner whose property is used for an educational activity shall owe no duty of care to a member of the public arising out of the educational use of the land. Current law provides such an e...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 21]
Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (2-Y 6-N)
HB852EngrossAlcoholic beverage control; substance abuse prevention; Virginia Institutions of Higher Education Substance Use Advisory Committee established. Directs the Board of Directors of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (Board) to establish a...
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2018-02-21
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
SB818EngrossTransient occupancy tax; Rockingham County. Adds Rockingham County to the list of counties that may impose a transient occupancy tax at a rate not to exceed 5%. The revenue attributable to a rate in excess of 2% shall be used solely for tourism and t...
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2018-02-21
Read second time
HB339EngrossVirginia Debt Collections Act; public institutions of higher education. Requires a public institution of higher education to provide a debtor who is currently enrolled in such institution, the option to pay his debt in periodic payments over the cour...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 9:00 am]
Reported from Finance (15-Y 1-N)
HB511EngrossChild abuse or neglect; sex offenders; investigations; reports to law enforcement. Adds the complaint that a child has been left alone in the same dwelling with a person to whom the child is not related by blood or marriage and who has been convicted...
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2018-02-21
Passed Senate (34-Y 6-N)
SB150EngrossElections; ascertainment of results by the electoral board; write-in votes. Changes one of the criteria for determining when an electoral board is required to ascertain the total votes for each write-in candidate for an office from when less than fiv...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 21]
Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
HB1208EngrossBanks; branch offices. Authorizes a bank to operate a branch office under a different name if such name contains language clearly indicating that it is a branch office of the bank or a division of the bank. Currently, a different name may be used for...
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2018-02-21
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
HB73EngrossMaximum speed limits on certain highways. Increases from 55 miles per hour to 60 miles per hour the maximum speed limit on U.S. Route 301, the entirety of U.S. Route 17, and State Routes 3 and 207.
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 9:00 am]
Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N)
HB154EnrollCommonwealth's tax code; conformity with federal law; emergency. Advances conformity of the Commonwealth's tax code with the federal tax code to December 31, 2017; however, the bill conforms only to certain provisions of Public Law 115-97, known as t...
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2018-02-21
VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N)
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