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HB92IntroAbsentee voting; eligibility of certain caregivers. Entitles a person to vote absentee if he is unable to go in person to the polls on the day of the election because he is primarily and personally responsible for the care of an ill or disabled indiv...
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2017-12-11
Committee Referral Pending
HB93IntroIssuance of temporary license, permit, or special identification card; alien paroled into the United States. Authorizes the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue temporary driver's licenses, permits, and special identification cards to aliens who pre...
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2017-12-11
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HB91IntroConcealed handgun permits; demonstration of competence. Removes the option for concealed handgun permit applicants to demonstrate competence with a handgun by completing an electronic, video, or online course conducted by a state-certified or Nationa...
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2017-12-11
Committee Referral Pending
HB90IntroTeacher grievance procedures; hearing; three-member fact-finding panel. Permits a school board to conduct a teacher grievance hearing before a three-member fact-finding panel consisting of one member selected by the teacher, one member selected by th...
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2017-12-11
Committee Referral Pending
HB89IntroConditional zoning proffers; affordable dwelling units. Exempts onsite proffers related to affordable dwelling units from provisions that determine whether a proffer is unreasonable.
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2017-12-11
Committee Referral Pending
HB86IntroSecurity freezes; fees. Prohibits a credit reporting agency from requiring a consumer to pay a fee to place a security freeze on the consumer's credit report. Currently, a consumer may be required to pay a fee of no more than $10 to place a security ...
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2017-12-09
Committee Referral Pending
HB85IntroVirginia Grocery Investment Program and Fund. Creates the Virginia Grocery Investment Program and Fund to provide funding for the construction, rehabilitation, equipment upgrades, or expansion of grocery stores, small food retailers, and innovative f...
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2017-12-09
Committee Referral Pending
HB87IntroPro se minors; signing of pleading, motion, or other paper by next friend. Provides that a minor who is not represented by an attorney shall sign his pleading, motion, or other paper by his next friend. The bill further provides that either or both p...
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2017-12-09
Committee Referral Pending
HB88IntroMarijuana field test; evidence at trial. Provides that a law-enforcement officer is permitted to testify as to the results of any field test approved by the Department of Forensic Science regarding whether or not any plant material is marijuana in an...
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2017-12-09
Committee Referral Pending
HB84IntroInstruction in American Sign Language; academic credit; foreign language requirements. Requires any local school board that does not offer any elective course in American Sign Language to (i) grant academic credit for successful completion of an Amer...
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2017-12-08
Committee Referral Pending
HB80IntroTeacher licensure by reciprocity; third-party verification of application documents. Requires the Board of Education, in its regulations providing for teacher licensure by reciprocity, to permit third-party verification of any documents required to b...
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2017-12-07
Committee Referral Pending
HB83IntroFeminine hygiene products; no cost to female prisoners or inmates. Provides that feminine hygiene products shall be provided to female prisoners and inmates at no cost.
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2017-12-07
Committee Referral Pending
HB82IntroWorkers' compensation; Uninsured Employer's Fund; financing Workers' compensation; Uninsured Employer's Fund; financing tax. Repeals an enactment clause that provides that the maximum tax rate that may be assessed on uninsured or self-insured employe...
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2017-12-07
Committee Referral Pending
HB81IntroDivision superintendents; vacancies; appointment. Eliminates the requirement that school boards appoint a new division superintendent (i) within 180 days after a vacancy occurs or (ii) within 60 days after an appointed division superintendent who has...
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2017-12-07
Committee Referral Pending
HB78IntroDepartment of Professional and Occupational Regulation; waiver of first-time licensing fees for low-income applicants. Requires any regulatory board within the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation to waive the initial application fe...
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2017-12-06
Committee Referral Pending
HB79IntroDog boarding establishments; group play requirements; notice; penalties. Requires an employee of a dog boarding establishment to be present at all times that a dog is able to have physical contact with another dog. The bill limits the number of dogs ...
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2017-12-06
Committee Referral Pending
HB76IntroPolitical campaign advertisements; disclosure requirements; advertisements placed or promoted for a fee on an online platform. Subjects any message that is placed or promoted for a fee on an online platform to the same disclosure requirements to whic...
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2017-12-06
Committee Referral Pending
HB75IntroSame-sex marriages; civil unions. Repeals the statutory prohibitions on same-sex marriages and civil unions or other arrangements between persons of the same sex purporting to bestow the privileges and obligations of marriage. These prohibitions are ...
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2017-12-06
Committee Referral Pending
HB77IntroVenue in criminal cases; concurrent jurisdiction; obsolete provisions. Provides that the courts of a locality have concurrent jurisdiction with the courts of any other adjoining locality over criminal offenses committed in or upon the premises, build...
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2017-12-06
Committee Referral Pending
HB74IntroElections; early voting. Allows any registered voter to vote early in any election in which he is qualified to vote without providing a reason or making prior application for an absentee ballot. The bill requires that early voting be available beginn...
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2017-12-05
Committee Referral Pending
HB73IntroMaximum 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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2017-12-04
Committee Referral Pending
HB59IntroDepartment of Transportation; use of practical design methods. Requires the Department of Transportation to employ practical design methods for any highway system project, including all projects costing more than $5 million. "Practical design methods...
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2017-12-04
Committee Referral Pending
HB61IntroBattlefield property; termination of easement upon transfer to United States. Directs the Board of Historic Resources (the Board) to require that any easement granted to the Board on a battlefield property include provisions for the termination of th...
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2017-12-04
Committee Referral Pending
HB60IntroGoochland County; Economic Development Authority; board of directors; quorum. Authorizes the Board of Supervisors of Goochland County to appoint five members to the Board of Directors of the Goochland County Economic Development Authority. Three memb...
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2017-12-04
Committee Referral Pending
HB58IntroLight-emitting diode (LED) use on outdoor lighting fixtures. Requires any state agency that installs, replaces, or maintains an outdoor lighting fixture to use LEDs instead of traditional incandescent light bulbs when installing new outdoor lighting ...
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2017-12-04
Committee Referral Pending
HB68IntroControl of firearms; libraries owned or operated by localities. Allows a locality to adopt an ordinance that prohibits firearms, ammunition, or components or a combination thereof in libraries owned or operated by the locality.
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2017-12-04
Committee Referral Pending
HB65IntroTax credits for employing individuals released from incarceration for conviction of a felony. Establishes, for taxable years beginning on and after January 1, 2018, but before January 1, 2023, an individual and corporate income tax credit for taxpaye...
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2017-12-04
Committee Referral Pending
HB63IntroPrivate security; compliance agent experience; surety bond. Removes the requirement that a compliance agent for a private security services business have either five years of experience or three years of managerial or supervisory experience in a priv...
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2017-12-04
Committee Referral Pending
HB67IntroVirginia Human Rights Act; pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions; causes of action. Provides that no employer may discharge any employee on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including lactation. Current...
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2017-12-04
Committee Referral Pending
HB62IntroLocal and regional libraries; boards not mandatory; Caroline County. Adds Caroline County to the list of localities that are not required to establish a library board.
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2017-12-04
Committee Referral Pending
HB66IntroHealth insurance credits for retired school division employees. Requires school divisions to provide a health insurance credit of $4 per year of service to all retired members of local school divisions with at least 15 years of total creditable servi...
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2017-12-04
Committee Referral Pending
HB64IntroLocal regulation; making of fires. Defines "making of fires," which under current law a locality can regulate or prohibit, as any use of a flame, including bonfires, cooking stoves, torches, and candles.
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2017-12-04
Committee Referral Pending
HB69IntroVirginia Grocery Investment Program and Fund. Creates the Virginia Grocery Investment Program and Fund to provide funding for the construction, rehabilitation, equipment upgrades, or expansion of grocery stores, small food retailers, and innovative f...
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2017-12-04
Committee Referral Pending
HJR6IntroConstitutional amendment (second resolution); real property tax; exemption for surviving spouse of a disabled veteran. Provides that the real property tax exemption for the principal residence of the surviving spouse of a disabled military veteran ap...
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2017-12-04
Committee Referral Pending
HB71IntroConstitutional amendment (voter referendum); real property tax exemption for surviving spouses of certain disabled veterans. Provides for a referendum at the November 6, 2018, election to approve or reject an amendment to the real property tax exempt...
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2017-12-04
Committee Referral Pending
HB70IntroImmunity of employers; employees and independent contractors convicted of a nonviolent offense; negligent hiring. Provides that no cause of action for negligent hiring against an employer shall arise solely because such employer hired an employee or ...
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2017-12-04
Committee Referral Pending
HB72IntroStatewide prioritization process project selection. Requires the total cost of a transportation project to be considered in evaluating projects under the statewide prioritization process. The bill requires the Commonwealth Transportation Board to eva...
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2017-12-04
Committee Referral Pending
HB54IntroRenewable energy property tax credit. Establishes, Renewable energy property tax credit. Establishes, beginning in taxable year 2018, a tax credit for renewable energy property placed in service. The bill defines "renewable energy property"...
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2017-12-01
Committee Referral Pending
HB57IntroAbsentee voting; no excuse. Allows for any registered voter to vote by absentee ballot in any election in which he is qualified to vote. The bill removes the current list of statutory reasons for which a person may be entitled to vote by absentee bal...
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2017-12-01
Committee Referral Pending
HB56IntroCrab scraping; possession of hard crabs; characteristics of scrape. Removes the prohibitions against the possession of hard crabs while having a crab scrape on board a vessel and against the use of a mechanical scrape. The bill also increases the max...
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2017-12-01
Committee Referral Pending
HB55IntroMaximum speed limit on U.S. Route 501. Increases from 55 miles per hour to 60 miles per hour the maximum speed limit on U.S. Route 501 between the Town of South Boston and the North Carolina state line.
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2017-12-01
Committee Referral Pending
HB51IntroEvidentiary hearings in the Supreme Court of Virginia; Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission. Clarifies that the hearings allowed under the Constitution of Virginia related to complaints filed by the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission are to be ...
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2017-12-01
Committee Referral Pending
HB53IntroPersons acquitted by reason of insanity; evaluation. Provides that a person acquitted of a crime by reason of insanity may, based on the determination of the Commissioner of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, be evaluated for commitment or...
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2017-12-01
Committee Referral Pending
HB52IntroCompetency and sanity evaluations; location of evaluation. Requires that evaluations to determine whether a person is competent to stand trial or to determine a person's sanity at the time of the commission of a criminal offense be conducted on an ou...
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2017-12-01
Committee Referral Pending
HB46IntroPublic institutions of higher education; in-state tuition; certain residents of United States territories. Declares eligible for in-state tuition at public institutions of higher education until July 1, 2022, any resident of a United States territory...
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2017-11-30
Committee Referral Pending
HB48IntroCharitable solicitations; registration statement. Removes the requirement that a charitable organization include in its annual registration statement a statement indicating the percentage of contributions received during the preceding fiscal year tha...
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2017-11-30
Committee Referral Pending
HB45IntroFamily life education curricula; personal privacy and personal boundaries. Requires any family life education curriculum offered in any elementary school, middle school, or high school to include instruction on the importance of the personal privacy ...
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2017-11-30
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HB44IntroHigh school family life education curricula; law and meaning of consent. Requires any high school family life education curriculum offered by a local school division to incorporate age-appropriate elements of effective and evidence-based programs on ...
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2017-11-30
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HB49IntroHealth benefit plans; sale by authorized foreign health insurers. Establishes a procedure by which the State Corporation Commission may authorize health insurers licensed to sell health benefit plans in any other state to sell health benefit plans in...
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2017-11-30
Committee Referral Pending
HB50IntroLocal 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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2017-11-30
Committee Referral Pending
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