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HB1760EngrossElectric utilities; costs of pumped hydroelectricity generation and storage facilities. Authorizes an investor-owned electric utility to petition the State Corporation Commission for approval of a rate adjustment clause for recovery of the costs of o...
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2017-01-23
VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N 1-A)
HJR626EngrossCommending Richard W. Harris, Sr.
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2017-01-23
Laid on Clerk's Desk
HB1565IntroLocal tax and regulatory incentives; green development zones. Authorizes localities to create green development zones that provide certain tax incentives and regulatory flexibility for up to 10 years to a business operating in an energy-efficient bui...
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2017-01-23
[Hearing: Jan 23]
Reported from Finance (19-Y 3-N)
HJR721EngrossCommending the Fort Defiance High School Envirothon team.
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2017-01-23
Laid on Clerk's Desk
HJR733EngrossCommending iFly Loudoun.
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2017-01-23
Laid on Clerk's Desk
HB1578EngrossStudents who receive home instruction; participation in interscholastic programs. Prohibits public schools from joining an organization governing interscholastic programs that does not deem eligible for participation a student who (i) receives home i...
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2017-01-23
Read second time and engrossed
HJR812IntroCelebrating the life of Elizabeth Florence Kennedy LaGrua.
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2017-01-23
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 17103651D
HB1407IntroQualified voters; definition of violent felony. Defines the term "violent felony" to be used in determining a person's eligibility for restoration of his civil rights. The bill has an effective date of January 1, 2019, contingent upon voter approval ...
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2017-01-23
Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
HR325IntroCelebrating the life of Calvin H. Thigpen, Sr. M.D.
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2017-01-23
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 17104062D
HJR743EngrossCommending Arthur Dean Strickland.
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2017-01-23
Laid on Clerk's Desk
HJR813IntroCommending the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
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2017-01-23
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 17104128D
HB1591EngrossVirginia Economic Development Partnership Authority; site and building assessment program; minimum size of industrial sites. Lowers the minimum size of industrial sites that may be included in the Authority's site and building assessment program from...
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2017-01-23
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
HB2033IntroLandlord and tenant law; residential tenancies; landlord Landlord and tenant law; residential tenancies; landlord and tenant obligations and remedies. Provides that the Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act (? 55-248.2 et seq.) (the Act) shall...
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2017-01-23
Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #1
HJR737EngrossCommending the Atlee High School softball team.
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2017-01-23
Laid on Clerk's Desk
HB2398IntroIndustrial hemp; pilot program; license. Directs the Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services to establish a pilot program to study and grow industrial hemp and to create a license for such program. The license is valid for three years and t...
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2017-01-23
Assigned ACNR sub: Agriculture
HB2039IntroDiscretionary sentencing guideline midpoints; possession of child pornography. Raises the midpoint of the recommended sentencing range for possession of child pornography by (i) 100 percent in cases in which the defendant has no previous conviction o...
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2017-01-23
[Hearing: Jan 23]
Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
HB2395IntroPublic schools; dyslexia advisor. Requires one reading specialist employed by each local school board to have training in the identification of and the appropriate interventions, accommodations, and teaching techniques for students with dyslexia or a...
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2017-01-23
Assigned Education sub: Elementary and Secondary Education
HB2383IntroDepartment of Environmental Quality (DEQ); combined sewer overflow (CSO) outfalls; Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Directs DEQ to identify the owner of any combined sewer overflow outfall that discharges into the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and to determine w...
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2017-01-23
Assigned ACNR sub: Chesapeake
HB1668IntroSales and use tax exemption; legal tender coins. Exempts legal tender coins whose total transaction sales price exceeds $1,000 from sales and use tax. The provisions of the bill expire on June 30, 2022.
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2017-01-23
[Hearing: Jan 23]
Reported from Finance with amendment (22-Y 0-N)
HB2327IntroDUI; implied consent; refusal of blood or breath tests. DUI; implied consent; refusal of blood or breath tests. Amends the law on implied consent, which currently provides that a person who operates a motor vehicle upon a highway in the Commonwealth ...
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2017-01-23
Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
HJR739EngrossCelebrating the life of James Early Wood.
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2017-01-23
Laid on Clerk's Desk
HB2450IntroHunting license; own property. Requires a landowner to obtain a free hunting license to hunt on land that he owns. The bill directs the Board of Game and Inland Fisheries to adopt regulations to provide for the free license for landowners as well as ...
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2017-01-23
Assigned ACNR sub: Natural Resources
HB1474EngrossDental hygiene; remote supervision. Eliminates the Dental hygiene; remote supervision. Eliminates the requirement that a dental hygienist providing dental hygiene services under remote supervision be employed by the supervising dentist; clarifies con...
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2017-01-23
To Senate Education and Health Committee
HB2153EngrossDurable Do Not Resuscitate Orders; reciprocity. Provides that a Durable Do Not Resuscitate order or other order regarding life-sustaining treatment executed in accordance with the laws of another state in which such order was executed shall be deemed...
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2017-01-23
Read second time and engrossed
HJR741EngrossCelebrating the life of the Honorable Johnny S. Joannou.
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2017-01-23
Laid on Clerk's Desk
HB1450EngrossPharmacy freedom of choice. Requires a health insurer or health maintenance organization, or its intermediary (the carrier), when it receives notice from a pharmacy's intermediary of the pharmacy's agreement to accept reimbursement for its services a...
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2017-01-23
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
HB2023EngrossHighway maintenance payments; bicycle lanes. Provides that cities and towns that receive highway maintenance payments from the Commonwealth based on moving-lane-miles of highway will not have such payments reduced if moving-lane-miles of highway are ...
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2017-01-23
Read second time and engrossed
HJR778EngrossCommending Ramoth Baptist Church.
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2017-01-23
Laid on Clerk's Desk
HB1596EngrossVirginia Public Procurement Act; public works contracts; prevailing wage provisions. Prohibits state agencies from requiring bidders, offerors, contractors, or subcontractors to pay, or require the payment of, wages, salaries, benefits, or other remu...
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2017-01-23
VOTE: PASSAGE (67-Y 31-N)
HJR736EngrossCommending Mihika Dusad.
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2017-01-23
Laid on Clerk's Desk
HB2444IntroPresidential candidates; required statement regarding disclosure of federal tax returns and foreign payments and remuneration. Requires any person seeking the nomination for the office of President of the United States to submit a statement, signed u...
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2017-01-23
Assigned P & E sub: Campaigns
HB1451EngrossDepartment of Social Services; survey for children aging out of foster care. Directs the Department of Social Services to, in coordination with the Commission on Youth, develop a process and standardized survey to gather feedback from children aging ...
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2017-01-23
To Senate Rules Committee
HJR734EngrossCommending Sihan Sandhu.
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2017-01-23
Laid on Clerk's Desk
HB2325IntroApplication for a concealed handgun permit; photo identification. Requires applicants for a concealed handgun permit to present one form of government-issued photo identification that demonstrates that the applicant is a citizen or an alien lawfully ...
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2017-01-23
Read first time
HB1766EngrossUtility Facilities Act; associated facilities of an electrical transmission line. Provides that the issuance by the State Corporation Commission of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for construction of an electrical transmission line ...
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2017-01-23
Passed by for the day
HJR666EngrossCommending Ursula Beverley Baxley.
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2017-01-23
Laid on Clerk's Desk
HB2158IntroDumping trash; penalty. Increases the minimum fine for dumping trash on public property or on private property without the written consent of the owner from $250 to $500.
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2017-01-23
[Hearing: Jan 23]
Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 1-N)
HB2314IntroVirginia Personnel Act; equal pay for equal work; policy of the Commonwealth. Provides that it is the policy of the Commonwealth that there shall be no discrimination between state employees on the basis of sex by paying wages to state employees at a...
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2017-01-23
Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
HB1423IntroDepartment of Environmental Quality (DEQ); combined sewer overflow (CSO) outfalls; Potomac River Watershed. Directs DEQ to identify the owner of any combined sewer overflow outfall that discharges into the Potomac River Watershed and to determine wha...
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2017-01-23
Assigned ACNR sub: Chesapeake
HB1532EngrossFire Programs Fund. Increases the rate of the assessment for the Fire Programs Fund from one to 1.4 percent of the total direct gross premium income for fire and related lines of insurance. The measure also increases the share of certain moneys in th...
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2017-01-23
VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 2-N)
HJR683EngrossCommending John P. Moli?re.
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2017-01-23
Laid on Clerk's Desk
HB1807IntroTeacher 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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2017-01-23
Assigned Education sub: Education Innovation
HB2406IntroFamily 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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2017-01-23
Assigned Education sub: Elementary and Secondary Education
HB1854IntroLobbyist reporting, the State and Local Government Conflict Lobbyist reporting, the State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act, and the General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; filing of required disclosures; registration of lobbyists; ...
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2017-01-23
Assigned Courts sub: Ethics
HB2431IntroSchool property; retail fee-based electric vehicle charging stations. Permits any school board to locate and operate retail fee-based electric vehicle charging stations on school property, provided that the use of each such station during the school ...
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2017-01-23
Assigned Education sub: Education Innovation
HB1610EngrossDrug Control Act; Schedule I. Adds certain chemical substances to Schedule I of the Drug Control Act. The Board of Pharmacy has added these substances to Schedule I in an expedited regulatory process. A substance added via this process is removed fro...
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2017-01-23
To Senate Education and Health Committee
HJR725EngrossCommending Justin Scott Grimm.
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2017-01-23
Laid on Clerk's Desk
HR324IntroCelebrating the life of Donald Fitzgerald Reilly.
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2017-01-23
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 17103996D
HJR681EngrossCommending the Rappahannock County High School volleyball team.
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2017-01-23
Laid on Clerk's Desk
HB2437IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; use of best value contracting; construction and professional services. Authorizes any public body to procure construction on a best value procurement basis. Under the bill, if proceeding on a best value procurement ba...
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2017-01-23
Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
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