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HB1688IntroDisorderly conduct; students. Provides that a student at any elementary or secondary school shall not be guilty of disorderly conduct in public places if the disorderly conduct occurred on school property or a school bus.
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2018-12-07
Committee Referral Pending
HJR597IntroStudy; economic impacts of litter on fishing, farming, and water quality in urban streams; report. Requests the Department of Environmental Quality to study the economic impact of litter on fishing, farming, water quality, and other components of Vir...
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2018-12-07
Committee Referral Pending
HB1687IntroNonpayment of wages; private action. Provides that an employee has a private cause of action against an employer who fails to pay wages to recover the amount of wages due plus interest at eight percent annually from the date the wages were due. If th...
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2018-12-07
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1683IntroElectric cooperatives; rates. Authorizes any electric cooperative to (i) increase or decrease its rates without State Corporation Commission approval for any of its services, rather than only for distribution services, at any time if such adjustments...
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2018-12-06
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB1684IntroWaiver of extradition; bail. Requires a judge to revoke the bail of any person who waives extradition proceedings in writing and remand such person to custody to await transfer to the demanding state.
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2018-12-06
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HR211IntroCommemorating the life and legacy of Alexandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn.
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2018-12-06
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/09/19 19101142D
HB1682IntroInsurance networks; dental services. Establishes limits on the ability of a health insurer or other person to sell or otherwise grant access, as provided in a dentist's or oral surgeon's provider contract, to a third-party carrier. Access as provided...
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2018-12-06
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB1685IntroPublic schools; enrolled students; disorderly conduct. Provides that no enrolled public school student who disrupts the operation of the school at which he is enrolled or any activity conducted or sponsored by the school at which he is enrolled on sc...
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2018-12-06
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1686IntroElectric utilities; limitations on fossil fuel facilities. Prohibits the State Corporation Commission (SCC) from issuing on or after July 1, 2019, a certificate of public convenience and necessity or granting any other permit or approval required for...
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2018-12-06
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB1680IntroCertificate of public need. Makes changes to the Certificate of public need. Makes changes to the Medical Care Facilities Certificate of Public Need Program. The bill (i) removes specialized centers or clinics or that portion of a physician's office ...
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2018-12-05
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
HB1681IntroIncome tax credits; housing choice vouchers; eligible housing areas. Expands the definition of "eligible housing area" for purposes of the housing choice voucher tax credit, to include census tracts in the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Metropol...
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2018-12-05
To House Finance Committee
HB1679IntroTaxation of all-terrain vehicles, mopeds, and off-road motorcycles. Clarifies the taxation of all-terrain vehicles, mopeds, and off-road motorcycles and provides that vehicles that qualify as farm equipment that is exempt from sales and use tax shall...
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2018-12-05
To House Finance Committee
HB1675IntroServicemembers Civil Relief Act; attorney fees. Provides that, where the appointment of counsel is necessary pursuant to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, any attorney fees assessed shall not exceed $125.
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2018-12-04
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1676IntroLegal holidays; Indigenous Peoples Day. Renames the special Day of Appreciation for American Indians living in the Commonwealth as Indigenous Peoples Day. Recognition of the day remains the Wednesday immediately preceding the fourth Thursday in Novem...
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2018-12-04
To House Rules Committee
HB1677IntroDriving distance for testing certain motor vehicles. Expands from five miles to 10 miles the distance (i) from the place of business that an individual is permitted to drive a vehicle equipped with a license plate designed for persons engaged in the ...
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2018-12-04
To House Transportation Committee
HB1678IntroGolf carts and utility vehicles; Town of Dendron. Adds the Town of Dendron to the list of towns that may authorize the operation of golf carts and utility vehicles on designated public highways despite not having established their own police departme...
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2018-12-04
To House Transportation Committee
HB1663IntroFood establishments; certified food protection manager; exemption. Provides that no food establishment that is exempt from taxation under §501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code shall be required to employ a certified food protection manager.
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2018-12-03
To House General Laws Committee
HJR594IntroSafe Digging Month. Designates April, in 2019 and in each succeeding year, as Safe Digging Month in Virginia.
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2018-12-03
Committee Referral Pending
HJR595Intro811 Day. Designates August 11, in 2019 and in each succeeding year, as 811 Day in Virginia.
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2018-12-03
Committee Referral Pending
HB1666IntroUniversity of Virginia's College at Wise; reduced rate tuition. Permits the board of visitors of the University of Virginia to charge reduced rate tuition to any student enrolled at the University of Virginia's College at Wise who resides in the Appa...
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2018-12-03
To House Appropriations Committee
HB1668IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; high-risk contracts; report. Requires the Department of General Services (DGS), the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA), and the Office of the Attorney General, as appropriate, to review contract solicitat...
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2018-12-03
To House General Laws Committee
HB1670IntroAffordable housing; City of Richmond. Adds the City of Richmond to the list of localities with authority to provide for an affordable housing dwelling unit program.
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2018-12-03
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
HB1672IntroIncome tax credit for paid leave for organ donors. Establishes a tax credit, for taxable years 2019 through 2023, of 35 percent of an employer's expenses in providing paid leave to an employee for the purpose of making an organ donation. The credit i...
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2018-12-03
To House Finance Committee
HB1667IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; statute of limitations on actions on construction contracts; statute of limitations on actions on performance bonds. Provides that no action may be brought by a public body on any construction contract, including cons...
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2018-12-03
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HJR596IntroCelebrating the life of Troy Everette Strickland.
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2018-12-03
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/09/19 19100250D
HB1665IntroCourt-established community service programs; community service work in lieu of payment of fine or costs. Requires courts to provide an option to any person upon whom a fine and costs have been imposed to discharge all or part of the fine or costs by...
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2018-12-03
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1671IntroChild abuse and neglect; investigations by local boards of social services. Requires local boards of social services, when investigating an individual who is the subject of child abuse or neglect allegations, to obtain and consider a search of the ch...
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2018-12-03
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
HB1674IntroAbuse and neglect of incapacitated adults; informed consent. Clarifies, for the purposes of the informed consent exemption to abuse and neglect of incapacitated adults, that the informed consent of the incapacitated person must have been given when s...
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2018-12-03
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1673IntroPreliminary protective orders; full hearing date; act of God. Provides that if an act of God causes closure of a court and prevents the full hearing for a preliminary protective order from being held within 15 days of the issuance of the preliminary ...
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2018-12-03
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1669IntroLocal disposable paper and plastic bag tax. Authorizes any locality to impose a tax of five cents per bag on disposable paper bags or disposable plastic bags provided to consumers by certain retailers, with certain bags being exempt from the tax. Rev...
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2018-12-03
To House Finance Committee
HB1661IntroAssociation health benefit plans established by associations of employers; health benefit plans for members of certain agricultural organizations. Directs the State Corporation Commission to adopt regulations that allow for the creation of associatio...
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2018-12-03
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB1662IntroChild restraint devices and safety belts; emergency and law-enforcement vehicles. Exempts emergency medical services agency vehicles, fire company vehicles, fire department vehicles, and law-enforcement agency vehicles from the requirement that certa...
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2018-12-03
To House Transportation Committee
HB1664IntroOut-of-state conviction of drug offenses; restricted driver's license. Provides that a person convicted of a drug offense in another state may petition the general district court of the county or city in which he resides for a restricted driver's lic...
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2018-12-03
To House Transportation Committee
HB1660IntroLandlord and tenant; landlord may obtain certain insurance for tenant; notice. Requires a landlord that has purchased damage insurance coverage on behalf of a tenant to provide a notice to the tenant that, in case of damage to the property, (i) the l...
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2018-12-01
To House General Laws Committee
HB1659IntroChild abuse and neglect; mandatory reporters. Adds to the list of persons who are required to report suspected child abuse or neglect ministers, priests, rabbis, imams, and duly accredited practitioners of any religious organization or denomination u...
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2018-12-01
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1424EngrossRecounts; number permitted; tie votes. Provides that if, after a recount of an election, the recount court finds that each party to the recount has received an equal number of votes, it shall direct a determination by lot, but that no right to a reco...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
HB777IntroEmergency air medical transportation; informed decision. Requires emergency medical services personnel, prior to initiating contact with an emergency air medical transportation provider for air transport of a patient, to obtain written consent from t...
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2018-11-30
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
HB246EngrossVirginia Code Commission; duties. Limits the duties of the Virginia Code Commission relating to the codification of laws enacted by the General Assembly to codifying only those laws for which the General Assembly has expressed its intent for such law...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Rules Committee
HB1557IntroIntangible personal property; personal property used in manufacturing. Clarifies that personal property used directly in manufacturing in the locality in which the tax is assessed is classified as intangible personal property. Current law does not re...
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2018-11-30
To House Finance Committee
HB1137IntroCommuter Rail Operating and Capital Fund. Establishes the Commuter Rail Operating and Capital Fund to be used by the Director of the Department of Rail and Public Transportation, with the approval of the Commonwealth Transportation Board, on projects...
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2018-11-30
To House Transportation Committee
HB1210EngrossPost-election audits. Defines "post-election audit" to mean a process conducted after an election to confirm the accurate reporting of the results of the election and directs the State Board of Elections to establish a work group tasked with developi...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
HB1606EngrossCertificate of public need; psychiatric beds and services. Eliminates the requirement for a certificate of public need for certain projects involving mental hospitals or psychiatric hospitals and intermediate care facilities established primarily for...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Education and Health Committee
HB786EngrossLocal taxes; appeal to court. Provides that on an appeal to court for relief from local taxes, the taxpayer shall not be required to show that the assessment is a result of manifest error or disregard of controlling evidence. The bill contains techni...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Finance Committee
HB541EngrossAlternative treatment options for certain veterans; report. Directs the Department of Veterans Services to consider the efficacy of alternative treatments available for the treatment of traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder and rep...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Education and Health Committee
HB372EngrossSchool calendar; opening day of the school year. Makes local school boards responsible for setting the school calendar and determining the opening day of the school year and eliminates the post-Labor Day opening requirement and "good cause" scenarios...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Education and Health Committee
HB277EngrossGuardians ad litem for children; report requirements; certification form. Requires guardians ad litem appointed to represent a child in a matter to conduct an investigation in compliance with certain standards. The bill further requires the guardian ...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
HB896IntroMotor vehicle dealer; definition. Clarifies that in order to be classified as a motor vehicle dealer a person must (i) buy, offer to sell or sell, display or permit the display for sale of, exchange, or negotiate on behalf of others the sale, purchas...
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2018-11-30
To House Transportation Committee
HB1325EngrossProvisional 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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2018-11-30
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
HB787EngrossReal property taxes; appeals to boards of equalization. Provides that on appeal of a real property assessment to a board of equalization, the taxpayer shall not be required to show that the assessment is a result of manifest error or disregard of con...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Finance Committee
HJR19EngrossStudy; joint committee; the future of public elementary and secondary education in the Commonwealth; report. Continues for one additional year the Joint Committee of the House Committee on Education and the Senate Committee on Education and Health to...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Rules Committee
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