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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
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
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
HR2IntroRecognizing that the Virginia Beach Tragedy Fund is performing an essential government service with respect to the Virginia Beach mass shooting. States that the House of Delegates recognizes that the Virginia Beach Tragedy Fund, which is administered...
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2019-12-04
Committee Referral Pending
HB62IntroTransient 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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2019-12-04
Committee Referral Pending
HB63IntroCourt of Appeals; use of moot courtroom of accredited law schools. Provides that upon proper agreement with the applicable authorities the Court of Appeals may use the moot courtroom of any accredited law school located in the Commonwealth for the ho...
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2019-12-04
Committee Referral Pending
HB58IntroBalance billing; emergency services. Provides that when Balance billing; emergency services. Provides that when a covered person receives covered emergency services from an out-of-network health care provider, the covered person is not required to pa...
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2019-12-03
Committee Referral Pending
HJR9IntroCommending the Reverend Dr. Douglas Warren Kittredge.
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2019-12-03
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/08/20 20100852D
HB59IntroHealth carriers; licensed athletic trainers. Requires health insurers and health service plan providers whose policies or contracts cover services that may be legally performed by a licensed athletic trainer to provide equal coverage for such service...
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2019-12-03
Committee Referral Pending
HB61IntroAdults sentenced for juvenile offenses; good conduct credit. Provides that an adult sentenced for a juvenile offense can earn good conduct credit at the rate of one day for each one day served, including all days served while confined in jail or secu...
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2019-12-03
Committee Referral Pending
HB60IntroSubstitute judges; powers and duties; entry of a final order. Gives a substitute judge the power to enter a final order in any case heard by such substitute judge for a period of 14 days after the date of a hearing of such case.
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2019-12-03
Committee Referral Pending
HB57IntroElections; date of June primary election. Changes the date of the primary election held in June from the second Tuesday in June to the third Tuesday in June. The bill also changes candidate filing deadlines to reflect the change of date.
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2019-12-02
Committee Referral Pending
HJR8IntroCommending the Virginia 4-H shotgun development team.
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2019-12-02
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/08/20 20100171D
HB55IntroWorker cooperatives. Establishes worker cooperatives as a category of cooperative associations. A worker cooperative is a stock corporation that has elected to be governed by provisions established by this measure, which include (i) conducting its bu...
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2019-11-30
Committee Referral Pending
HB56IntroMinimum wage; tipped employees; classification. Prohibits an employer from classifying an individual as a tipped employee if the individual is prohibited by applicable federal or state law or regulation from soliciting tips.
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2019-11-30
Committee Referral Pending
HB50IntroExpungement of police and court records; pardons. Allows a person to petition for the expungement of the police and court records relating to such person's conviction if he has been granted a simple pardon for the crime. Under current law, police and...
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2019-11-25
Committee Referral Pending
HB49IntroDepartment of Education; pilot program; feasibility of Department of Education; pilot program; feasibility of educational placement transition of certain students with disabilities. Requires the Department of Education and relevant local school board...
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2019-11-25
Committee Referral Pending
HB52IntroWorkers' compensation; occupational disease presumption; emergency medical technicians. Establishes a presumption that hypertension or heart disease causing the death or disability of full-time salaried emergency medical technicians employed by the C...
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2019-11-25
Committee Referral Pending
HB51IntroLine of Duty Act; eligible dependents. Provides that children born or adopted after the death or disability of an employee covered by the Line of Duty Act are eligible for health insurance coverage if such coverage does not result in a premium increa...
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2019-11-25
Committee Referral Pending
HR1IntroCelebrating the life of Jean F. Siebert.
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2019-11-25
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/08/20 20101333D
HB54IntroIncome tax; age deduction; increase income threshold for married filers. Increases to $100,000 the threshold at which the income tax deduction for taxpayers 65 or older is reduced based on income, as such threshold applies to married taxpayers filing...
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2019-11-25
Committee Referral Pending
HB48IntroIncome tax; rolling conformity with the federal Internal Revenue Code. Provides that Virginia conform with federal tax laws on a rolling basis, which means that Virginia tax laws incorporate changes to the Internal Revenue Code as soon as Congress en...
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2019-11-25
Committee Referral Pending
HB53IntroTaxes on income, wills, and administrations; exemption for victims of the Virginia Beach mass shooting and for payments to such victims. Establishes an income tax exemption for relief payments paid to a victim of the Virginia Beach mass shooting or a...
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2019-11-25
Committee Referral Pending
HJR7IntroCelebrating the life of Master Sergeant Sae Jin Park-Schneider, USA.
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2019-11-25
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/08/20 20101229D
HJR6IntroCelebrating the life of Sergeant First Class Dae Han Park, USA.
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2019-11-25
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/08/20 20100288D
HB46IntroWorkers' compensation; employer to notify employee of intent. Requires an employer whose employee has filed a claim under the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act to advise the employee whether the employer intends to accept or deny the claim or is una...
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2019-11-22
Committee Referral Pending
HB47IntroWorkers' compensation; foreign injuries. Provides that an injured employee is eligible for benefits under the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act when a compensable accident happens while the employee is employed outside Virginia if (i) the employment...
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2019-11-22
Committee Referral Pending
HB45IntroWorkers' compensation; retaliatory discharge of employee. Prohibits an employer or other person from discharging an employee if the discharge is motivated to any extent by knowledge or belief that the employee has filed a claim or taken or intends to...
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2019-11-22
Committee Referral Pending
HB44IntroWorkers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. Adds cancers of the colon, brain, or testes to the list of cancers that are presumed to be an occupational disease covered by the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act when firef...
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2019-11-21
Committee Referral Pending
HB43IntroProvisional voting; persons voting in split precincts. Provides that any voter who is assigned to a precinct that is split between two or more election districts and who believes he was given a ballot for the district of which he is not a qualified v...
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2019-11-20
Committee Referral Pending
HB39IntroHealth benefit plans; enrollment by pregnant individuals. Requires health carriers to allow pregnant individuals to enroll in a health benefit plan at any time after the commencement of the pregnancy, with the pregnant individual's coverage being eff...
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2019-11-19
Committee Referral Pending
HB25IntroAbsentee voting; no excuse required. Permits 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 under which a person may be entitled to vote by abse...
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2019-11-19
Committee Referral Pending
HB15IntroPublic school buses; seat belts. Requires the Board of Education to make regulations to require each new public school bus purchased for the transportation of students to be equipped with a seat belt consisting of a lap belt and shoulder strap or har...
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2019-11-19
Committee Referral Pending
HB18IntroAbsentee voting; no-excuse, in-person, beginning on second Saturday immediately preceding election; applicability date; emergency. Provides that, beginning with the May 5, 2020, general election, no-excuse, in-person absentee voting will be available...
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2019-11-19
Committee Referral Pending
HB16IntroSafety belt system use in motor vehicles. Requires all occupants of motor vehicles to utilize a safety belt system. Current law requires the use of safety belts only by (i) occupants under the age of 18, (ii) drivers, and (iii) passengers 18 years of...
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2019-11-19
Committee Referral Pending
HB32IntroExpungement of police and court records; misdemeanor and nonviolent felony convictions. Allows a person convicted of a misdemeanor or nonviolent felony to file a petition requesting expungement of the police and court records relating to the convicti...
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2019-11-19
Committee Referral Pending
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