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HB92IntroVirginia State Justice Commission; purpose; membership. Renames the Virginia State Crime Commission as the Virginia State Justice Commission. The bill also expands the purpose of the Commission to include studying, reporting, and making recommendatio...
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2019-12-11
Committee Referral Pending
HB94IntroLegal custodian; notice of adoption proceeding. Provides that a legal custodian of a child being placed for adoption shall be entitled to proper notice of any adoption proceeding and an opportunity to be heard.
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2019-12-11
Committee Referral Pending
HB93IntroSale or distribution of flavored tobacco products prohibited; civil penalty. Prohibits the sale or distribution of flavored tobacco products, defined in the bill, and creates a civil penalty of $1,000 for a first offense and $5,000 for a second or su...
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2019-12-11
Committee Referral Pending
HR3IntroCelebrating the life of William Marshall Gunter.
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2019-12-11
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/08/20 20101334D
HB83IntroKilling or injuring police animals; penalty. Provides that the punishment for any person who maliciously kills or injures an animal owned, used, or trained by a law-enforcement agency, regional jail, or the Department of Corrections, while such anima...
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2019-12-10
Committee Referral Pending
HJR16IntroCommending the Union High School boys' cross country team.
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2019-12-10
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/08/20 20101378D
HJR13IntroCelebrating the life of Ben E. Allen.
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2019-12-10
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/08/20 20100210D
HJR12IntroCelebrating the life of John Curtis Marion.
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2019-12-10
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/08/20 20100056D
HB86IntroRequired local effort for basic aid; debt service on projects in certain school divisions. Permits any local school board that governs a school division (i) in which the locality is designated as fiscally at-risk or fiscally distressed by the Appalac...
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2019-12-10
Committee Referral Pending
HB85IntroAbolition of the death penalty. Abolishes the death penalty, including for those persons currently under a death sentence.
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2019-12-10
Committee Referral Pending
HB90IntroWindow tinting; vehicles used in the course of business by private investigators, bail bondsmen, and bail enforcement agents. Allows licensed private investigators, licensed bail bondsmen, and licensed bail enforcement agents to apply tinting films t...
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2019-12-10
Committee Referral Pending
HB88IntroElections; campaign finance; filing schedule for persons with multiple campaign committees. Requires any person who is named as the candidate on the statement of organization for more than one campaign committee to file reports for all such committee...
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2019-12-10
Committee Referral Pending
HB91IntroExpungement of police and court records. Allows a person convicted of certain offenses, or charged with such offenses which charges were deferred and dismissed, who was under 21 years of age at the time of the offense, and who has successfully comple...
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2019-12-10
Committee Referral Pending
HB87IntroMarijuana; legalization of simple marijuana possession; penalties. Eliminates Marijuana; legalization of simple marijuana possession; penalties. Eliminates criminal penalties for possession of marijuana for persons who are 21 years of age or older. T...
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2019-12-10
Committee Referral Pending
HB89IntroIncreasing the standard deduction from Virginia taxable Increasing the standard deduction from Virginia taxable income. Increases the standard deduction for taxable years beginning on and after January 1, 2020, but before January 1, 2026, by 1.8 perc...
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2019-12-10
Committee Referral Pending
HB80IntroPersonal income tax deduction; veterans with a 100 percent service-connected, permanent, and total disability. Provides an additional personal income tax deduction of $930 for veterans who have been rated with a 100 percent service-connected, permane...
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2019-12-10
Committee Referral Pending
HB81IntroDepartment of Motor Vehicles; examination of driver fitness. Prohibits the Department of Motor Vehicles from reexamining a driver who has already submitted to a driver fitness examination and been deemed fit to drive, unless there is good cause to be...
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2019-12-10
Committee Referral Pending
HB82IntroChild and spousal support; net income; imputation of income. Changes the child support guidelines to establish net income, defined in the bill, as the basis for establishing a child support obligation and provides that a periodic award of spousal sup...
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2019-12-10
Committee Referral Pending
HJR14IntroCelebrating the life of William Rhea Quillen, Jr.
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2019-12-10
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/08/20 20100858D
HJR11IntroCommending Larry T. Harley.
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2019-12-10
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/08/20 20100009D
HJR15IntroCelebrating the life Gloria Elizabeth Blair.
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2019-12-10
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/08/20 20100859D
HB84IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; public institutions of higher education; disclosure required by certain offerors; civil penalty. Requires every offeror who submits a proposal to a public institution of higher education for any construction project t...
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2019-12-10
Committee Referral Pending
SB107IntroTransient occupancy tax; Arlington County. Removes the July 1, 2021, sunset date from Arlington County's authority to impose a transient occupancy tax at a rate not to exceed 0.25 percent to be used for the purpose of promoting tourism and business t...
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2019-12-09
To Senate Finance Committee
HB79IntroManagement of the menhaden fishery. Requires the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (the Commission) to adopt regulations to implement the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Menhaden and au...
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2019-12-09
Committee Referral Pending
SB106IntroEastern Virginia Groundwater Management Area; hydraulic fracturing prohibited. Prohibits hydraulic fracturing, as defined in the bill, in the Eastern Virginia Groundwater Management Area.
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2019-12-08
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
SB104IntroVaccinations and immunizations; minors; authority to consent. Provides that a minor shall be deemed an adult for the purpose of consenting to medical or health services related to receiving vaccinations and immunizations recommended by the Centers fo...
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2019-12-08
To Senate Education and Health Committee
SB105IntroBest interests of the child; act of violence, force, or threat against an intimate partner or the intimate partner's child. Provides that any act of violence, force, or threat against an intimate partner or the intimate partner's child shall be consi...
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2019-12-08
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
HB78IntroPurchase, possession, and transport of firearms following certain convictions; permit to restore rights; penalty. Prohibits a person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor violation of assault and battery of a family or household member from possess...
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2019-12-07
Committee Referral Pending
HB77IntroFossil fuel projects moratorium; clean energy mandates; Fossil fuel projects moratorium; clean energy mandates; civil penalties; Green New Deal Act. Establishes a moratorium, effective January 1, 2021, on approval by any state agency or political sub...
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2019-12-06
Committee Referral Pending
HB76IntroStatute of limitations on written contract; missing persons declared dead; executor. Provides that, for any action that would be barred by the five-year statute of limitations on a written contract, wherein a person who would be party to such action ...
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2019-12-06
Committee Referral Pending
SB98IntroPublic elementary and secondary school teachers; probationary term of service; performance evaluation. Removes (i) the option for local school boards to extend the three-year probationary term of service for teachers by up to two additional years and...
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2019-12-05
To Senate Education and Health Committee
SB100IntroLocality health insurance policies; option of including independent-contractor emergency services personnel. Authorizes a locality to provide health insurance coverage to independent contractors that it employs as emergency medical services personnel...
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2019-12-05
To Senate Local Government Committee
SB103IntroJuvenile offenders; parole. Provides that any person sentenced to a term of life imprisonment for a single felony offense or multiple felony offenses committed while that person was a juvenile and who has served at least 20 years of such sentence, an...
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2019-12-05
To Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee
SB102IntroLottery Board; regulation of casino gaming. Authorizes casino gaming in the Commonwealth to be regulated by the Virginia Lottery Board (the Board). Casino gaming shall be limited to certain cities that meet the criteria that is outlined in the bill, ...
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2019-12-05
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
SB101IntroScanning information from driver's license. Allows a merchant to scan the machine-readable zone of an individual's Department of Motor Vehicles-issued identification card or driver's license in order to verify authenticity of the identification card ...
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2019-12-05
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SB99IntroPublic institutions of higher education; admissions applications; criminal history. Prohibits each public institution of higher education from (i) utilizing an institution-specific admissions application that contains questions about the criminal his...
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2019-12-05
To Senate Education and Health Committee
HB69IntroCredit unions. Authorizes localities and political subdivisions to hold public deposits in a credit union. The measure allows localities and political subdivisions to become members of a credit union for purposes of placing deposits in and receiving ...
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2019-12-05
Committee Referral Pending
HB66IntroHealth insurance; cost-sharing payments for prescription insulin drugs. Prohibits health insurance companies and other carriers from setting an amount exceeding $30 per 30-day supply that a covered person is required to pay at the point of sale in or...
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2019-12-05
Committee Referral Pending
HB68IntroDigital devices; deactivation or alteration of embedded software. Prohibits the original equipment manufacturer of a digital device from deactivating embedded software, defined in the bill, in the digital device or altering embedded software so as to...
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2019-12-05
Committee Referral Pending
HB70IntroBroadband services; prohibited features. Prohibits a provider of broadband services from offering or renewing services to consumers within any locality in the Commonwealth in which certain media is throttled, blocked, or prioritized on the basis of i...
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2019-12-05
Committee Referral Pending
HB65IntroEstablishment of the Virginia Missing Child with Autism Alert Program. Creates a program for local, regional, or statewide notification of a missing child with autism. The bill defines a missing child with autism as a child (i) whose whereabouts are ...
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2019-12-05
Committee Referral Pending
HB67IntroStrikes by government employees. Limits to law-enforcement officers the scope of the existing provision that deems any public employee who strikes to have terminated his employment and bars him from further public employment.
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2019-12-05
Committee Referral Pending
HB75IntroElectric utilities; electric school bus pilot program. Authorizes Dominion Energy to implement a pilot program under which it will deploy electric school buses in participating school divisions in its service territory. The initial phase of the pilot...
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2019-12-05
Committee Referral Pending
HB72IntroAllowing access to firearms by children; recklessly leaving loaded, unsecured firearm in manner that endangers child under 14; penalty. Increases from a Class 3 misdemeanor to a Class 6 felony the penalty for recklessly leaving a loaded, unsecured fi...
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2019-12-05
Committee Referral Pending
HB74IntroPublic schools; Mental Health First Aid training. Requires each school board to adopt and implement policies that require each teacher and other relevant personnel, as determined by the school board, employed on a full-time basis, to complete a Menta...
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2019-12-05
Committee Referral Pending
HJR10IntroGun Violence Awareness Day. Designates June 1, in 2020 and in each succeeding year, as Gun Violence Awareness Day in Virginia.
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2019-12-05
Committee Referral Pending
HB73IntroVirginia Housing Development Authority; power to make loans; loans to finance payments on student debt. Permits the Virginia Housing Development Authority (HDA) to make mortgage loans, including federally insured mortgage loans, to finance the purcha...
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2019-12-05
Committee Referral Pending
HB71IntroCampaign finance; audits of campaign finance reports; Campaign finance; audits of campaign finance reports; certain campaign committees. Requires the State Board of Elections to conduct audits of the campaign finance reports filed by the campaign com...
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2019-12-05
Committee Referral Pending
HB64IntroParental leave for school involvement. Requires employers to grant four hours of leave annually to employees who are parents or guardians of, or who stand in loco parentis to, a school-aged child in order to attend parent-teacher conferences, volunte...
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2019-12-04
Committee Referral Pending
SJR9IntroStudy; JLARC; reinstatement of discretionary parole; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the reinstatement of discretionary parole, which was abolished in 1995.
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2019-12-04
To Senate Rules Committee
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