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SB1324EngrossActions against real estate appraisers Actions against real estate appraisers or appraisal management companies; statute of limitations. Provides that no action for damages or other relief alleging that a certified general real estate appraiser, a ce...
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2021-01-26
Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
HJR628EngrossElection of Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Election of Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Judges, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges, members of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission, members of the Sta...
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2021-01-26
Agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
HB1926IntroCentral Virginia Transportation Authority; membership. Adds the Executive Director of the Virginia Port Authority, or his designee, as a nonvoting ex officio member of the Central Virginia Transportation Authority.
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2021-01-26
Reported from Transportation (19-Y 0-N)
HB2068IntroLocal Food and Farming Infrastructure Grant Program. Establishes the Local Food and Farming Infrastructure Grant Program and authorizes the Governor to award grants to political subdivisions from the Governor's Agriculture and Forestry Industries Dev...
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2021-01-26
Read first time
HB2282IntroState Corporation Commission; transportation State Corporation Commission; transportation electrification; utility recovery of certain costs; report. Directs the State Corporation Commission (Commission) to report on policy proposals to accelerate tr...
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2021-01-26
Reported from Labor and Commerce (18-Y 4-N)
HJR593EngrossCelebrating the life of William Burford Warrick.
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2021-01-26
Laid on Clerk's Desk
HB1887EngrossTitling and registration of foreign market vehicles. Authorizes the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue a negotiable title for a foreign market vehicle manufactured 25 or more years ago that does not comply with current federal safety requirements....
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2021-01-26
VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N)
HB1960EngrossVehicle registration; special communication needs indicator. Expands eligibility for a special communication needs indicator on a vehicle registration to vehicle owners whose vehicle is regularly occupied by an individual who has a disability that ca...
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2021-01-26
Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
SB1329EngrossPromises to appear after the issuance of a summons. Eliminates the requirement that a promise to appear be completed after the issuance of a summons for a misdemeanor traffic offense. The bill provides that an accused shall be released from custody a...
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2021-01-26
Read second time and engrossed
SJR330IntroCelebrating the life of Robert Emmett Mannion, Sr.
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2021-01-26
Laid on Clerk's Desk
HB2114IntroHearing notice by localities. Expands from only localities in Planning District 23 to all localities a provision that provides that in any instance in which a locality has submitted a timely notice of public hearing to a newspaper published or having...
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2021-01-26
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
HB1749EngrossCharter; Town of Nassawadox. Updates the charter for the Town of Nassawadox to reflect the town's shift of municipal elections from May to November.
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2021-01-26
Read second time and engrossed
HB2081EngrossPolling places; prohibited activities; unlawful possession of a firearm; penalty. Prohibits any person from knowingly possessing a firearm within 40 feet of any building, or part thereof, used as a polling place, including one hour before and one hou...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB1251IntroVirginia Retirement System; technical amendments. Makes technical amendments to provisions of the Code of Virginia relating to the Virginia Retirement System to reflect recent changes to federal law and conform terminology to federal law.
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2021-01-26
Reported from Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N)
HJR613EngrossCelebrating the life of the Reverend Leroy A. Cherry.
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2021-01-26
Laid on Clerk's Desk
SB1199EngrossConservation easements; construction. Provides that an easement held pursuant to the Virginia Conservation Easement Act or the Open-Space Land Act be liberally construed in favor of achieving the conservation purposes for which it was created.
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2021-01-26
Printed as engrossed 21100906D-E
HB1817IntroPractice of certified nurse midwives. Eliminates the requirement that certified nurse midwives practice pursuant to a practice agreement and provides that certified nurse midwives shall practice in accordance with regulations of the Boards of Medicin...
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2021-01-26
Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (15-Y 3-N)
HJR603EngrossCommending Christchurch School.
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2021-01-26
Laid on Clerk's Desk
HB1935IntroConformity of the Commonwealth's taxation system with the Internal Revenue Code; emergency. Advances Virginia%92s date of conformity with the Internal Revenue Code from December 31, 2019, to December 31, 2020. The bill adds exceptions to such conform...
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2021-01-26
Passed by for the day
SB1379IntroHumane Cosmetics Act; civil penalties. Prohibits the testing of cosmetics on animals in the Commonwealth, effective July 1, 2021. The bill also prohibits the sale by any cosmetics manufacturer, defined in the bill, in the Commonwealth, effective Janu...
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2021-01-26
Committee substitute printed 21103674D-S1
HB2213IntroStudy; gold mining; prohibition on permitting; report. Directs the Secretary of Natural Resources, the Secretary of Health and Human Resources, and the Secretary of Commerce and Trade to conduct a study of the mining of gold in the Commonwealth. The ...
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2021-01-26
To House Appropriations Committee
HB1884IntroFacilitated enrollment program. Directs the Department of Taxation to include space on the appropriate individual income tax forms for voluntary inclusion of personal and contact information. Such information may be shared with the Department of Medi...
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2021-01-26
[Hearing: Jan 27]

Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
SB1172EngrossCapitol Square Preservation Council; powers and duties; review and approval of plans for changes to artifacts contained within the Capitol Building. Grants the Capitol Square Preservation Council the authority to review and approve all plans or propo...
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2021-01-26
Read second time and engrossed
HB1944EngrossCasino gaming; requirements for issuance of operator's license; human trafficking training. Requires applicants for operator's licenses to have established a policy requiring all license and permit holders who interact directly with the public in the...
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2021-01-26
VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N)
HB2065IntroProduce Rx Program established; report. Directs the Department of Social Services to establish a Produce Rx Program as a three-year pilot program to incentivize consumption of qualifying fruits and vegetables by eligible individuals for whom increase...
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2021-01-26
[Hearing: Jan 27]
To House Appropriations: Health & Human Resources Committee
SJR308EngrossStudy; JLARC; impact of COVID-19 on Study; JLARC; impact of COVID-19 on Virginia's public schools, students, and school employees; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the impact of COVID-19 on Virginia's public ...
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2021-01-26
Printed as engrossed 21102905D-E
HB2186EngrossIndustrial Development and Revenue Bond Act; directors; Mathews County. Provides that the Mathews County board of supervisors may appoint one employee of the locality onto the board of directors for the Economic Development Authority of the County of...
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2021-01-26
Read second time and engrossed
HB1804EngrossState parks; Department of Conservation and Recreation; recommendations for funding. Directs the Department of Conservation and Recreation to develop recommendations for dedicated sources of funding for state parks that will be relatively stable from...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
SB1205EngrossPrograms to address career fatigue and wellness in certain health care providers; civil immunity. Expands civil immunity for health care professionals serving as members of or consultants to entities that function primarily to review, evaluate, or ma...
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2021-01-26
Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
SB1277EngrossRepeal of reporting requirement; Department of Motor Vehicles and Supreme Court of Virginia. Repeals an enactment clause that requires the Department of Motor Vehicles and the Supreme Court of Virginia to submit an annual report regarding the impleme...
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2021-01-26
Read second time and engrossed
SB1408EngrossJoint Commission on Health Care; sunset. Repeals the sunset provision for the Joint Commission on Health Care.
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2021-01-26
Read second time and engrossed
HB2287EngrossEconomic development authorities; size of board in Powhatan County; quorum. Reduces from seven to five the number of members that may be appointed to the economic development authority board by Powhatan County and reduces the quorum requirement to th...
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2021-01-26
Read second time and engrossed
SB1204IntroGeorge Mason University; management agreement. Provides a management agreement between the Commonwealth and George Mason University pursuant to the Restructured Higher Education Financial and Administrative Operations Act (§ 23.1-1000 et seq.).
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2021-01-26
Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendments (16-Y 0-N)
HB2101IntroGO Virginia Grants; matching funds; sunset. Repeals the July 1, 2021, sunset of the provision of the Code of Virginia allowing a locality to use grant funds awarded by the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission as matching funds for GO Virginia gra...
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2021-01-26
Read first time
HB1991EngrossJuveniles; release and review hearing for serious offender; plea agreement. Clarifies that the Department of Juvenile Justice (the Department) may petition the court that committed a juvenile for a hearing for an earlier release of a juvenile when go...
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2021-01-26
Read second time and engrossed
SB1221IntroOperation of the Loudoun County local health department. Allows Loudoun County to enter into a contract with the Department of Health for the local administration of local health services. Currently, the local department of health is operated as a jo...
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2021-01-26
Reported from Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 0-N)
HR249EngrossNominating persons to be elected to juvenile and domestic relations district court judgeships.
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2021-01-26
VOTE: Adoption (98-Y 0-N 1-A)
SB1447IntroFees for disposal of solid waste; Buckingham County. Adds Buckingham County to the list of counties authorized, by ordinance, and after a public hearing, to levy a fee for the management of solid waste not to exceed the actual cost incurred by the co...
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2021-01-26
Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N)
SB1170IntroAdditional local sales and use tax to support schools. Adds Isle of Wight County to the list of localities that, under current law, are authorized to impose an additional local sales and use tax at a rate not to exceed one percent, with the revenue u...
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2021-01-26
Reported from Finance and Appropriations (14-Y 1-N)
SJR285EngrossJoint Subcommittee to Study Barrier Crimes and Criminal History Records Checks; Report. Continues the Joint Subcommittee to Study Barrier Crimes and Criminal History Records Checks for one additional year, through November 30, 2021.
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2021-01-26
Read second time and engrossed
HB1918IntroStudent driver safety. Adopts measures aimed at improving student driver safety. The bill requires curriculum for tenth grade health at public schools to include instruction on the dangers of distracted driving and speeding, to be developed by the De...
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2021-01-26
Read first time
HB2058EngrossVirginia STEM Education Advisory Board; established; report. Creates the Virginia Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Advisory Board to create a unified vision regarding STEM education initiatives, language, and measures of succe...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Education and Health Committee
HB2319IntroAccess to firearms; shared dwelling; civil penalty. Makes it unlawful for an individual residing in or sharing a dwelling with any person who such individual knows or has reason to believe is prohibited from possessing or transporting a firearm to al...
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2021-01-26
Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 3-N)
HB1814EngrossGarnishment of wages; protected portion of disposable earnings. Provides that the Virginia minimum hourly wage shall be used to calculate the amount of a person's aggregate disposable earnings protected from garnishment if it is greater than the fede...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HJR567EngrossStudy; JLARC; increasing the progressivity of Virginia's individual income tax system; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study increasing the progressivity of Virginia's individual income tax system to make it more ...
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2021-01-26
VOTE: Agree To (55-Y 40-N)
HB1999EngrossTax Commissioner; waiver of accrual of interest in the event that the Governor declares a state of emergency. Authorizes the Tax Commissioner to waive interest for any class of taxpayers when he finds that imposing interest has caused, or would cause...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
SB1453IntroRevision of Titles 45.1 and 67. Creates proposed Title 45.2 (Mines, Minerals, and Energy) as a revision of existing Title 45.1 (Mines and Mining) and existing Title 67 (Virginia Energy Plan). Proposed Title 45.2 consists of 21 chapters divided into f...
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2021-01-26
Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N)
HB1877IntroLegal service plans; seller registration. Provides that a legal services plan seller that is not properly registered with the Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services may, for up to 45 days, offer, advertise, or execute, or...
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2021-01-26
Committee substitute printed 21102975D-H1
HB1790EngrossPublic schools; severe weather conditions and other emergency situations; unscheduled remote learning days. Provides that when severe weather conditions or other emergency situations have resulted in the closing of any school in a school division for...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Education and Health Committee
HB1862IntroEmployee protections; medicinal use of cannabis oil. Prohibits an employer from discharging, disciplining, or discriminating against an employee for such employee's lawful use of cannabis oil pursuant to a valid written certification issued by a prac...
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2021-01-26
Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (5-Y 2-N)
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