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HB1402PassGoverning boards of public institutions of higher education; leadership; residency. Requires the president or any one of the vice presidents of the board of visitors of Virginia Military Institute, the chairman or the vice-chairman of the State Board...
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2017-03-27
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 764 (effective 7/1/17)
HB1544PassCertificates of public need; alternative plans of compliance. Provides that in cases in which a certificate holder holds more than one certificate of public need with conditions, and the certificate holder is unable to satisfy the conditions of one c...
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2017-03-27
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 768 (effective 7/1/17)
HB2000VetoSanctuary policies prohibited. Provides that no locality shall adopt any ordinance, procedure, or policy that restricts the enforcement of federal immigration laws.
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2017-03-27
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
HB1437PassSight and hearing testing of public school students; exception. Excludes from the requirement that the sight and hearing of public school students be tested any student who has an Individualized Education Program or a Section 504 Plan that documents ...
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2017-03-27
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 765 (effective 7/1/17)
HB2006PassVirginia Fair Housing Law; rights and responsibilities with respect to the use of an assistance animal in a dwelling. Sets out the rights and responsibilities under the Virginia Fair Housing Law (§ 36-96.1 et seq.) with respect to maintaining an ass...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 729 (effective 7/1/17)
HB2033PassLandlord 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 apply to all residential tenancies; however, a landlord...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 730 (effective 7/1/17)
HB1546PassJuror information; confidentiality. Limits to name and home address the personal information of a juror impaneled in a criminal case that the court may only regulate the disclosure of upon a showing of good cause, which includes a likelihood of bribe...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 753 (effective 7/1/17)
HB1709PassSchool boards; policies and procedures prohibiting bullying; parental notification. Requires the policies and procedures prohibiting bullying that are contained in each school board's code of student conduct to direct the principal to notify the pare...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 684 (effective 7/1/17)
HB2051PassDriver's license; marijuana possession. Revises the existing provision that a person loses his driver's license for six months when convicted of or placed on deferred disposition for a drug offense to provide that the provision does not apply to defe...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 695 (effective 7/1/17)
HB2352PassTeacher licensure by reciprocity; professional teacher's assessments. Exempts from any professional teacher's assessment requirements any individual who has obtained a valid out-of-state license, with full credentials and without deficiencies, that i...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 688 (effective 7/1/17)
HB2262PassOnline Virginia Network Authority established. Establishes the Online Virginia Network Authority (the Authority) as a political subdivision of the Commonwealth for the purpose of establishing the Online Virginia Network to coordinate the online deliv...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 686 (effective 7/1/17)
HB1519PassOverweight permits for hauling Virginia-grown farm produce; validity throughout the Commonwealth. Authorizes the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue overweight permits that are valid statewide for vehicles hauling Virginia-grown...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 693 (effective 7/1/17)
HB1738PassRetail sales and use tax; aviation parts, engines, and supplies. Creates an exemption from the retail sales and use tax for parts, engines, and supplies used for maintaining, repairing, or reconditioning aircraft, including unmanned aerial systems. T...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 714 (effective 7/1/17)
HB2074PassIncome tax; subtraction for Virginia venture capital account investment. Establishes an individual and corporate income tax subtraction for income derived from an investment in a Virginia venture capital account, defined in the bill as an investment ...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 762 (effective 7/1/17)
HB2318PassVirginia Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Program. Removes from the definition of "birth-related neurological injury" a provision that the definition shall apply retroactively to any child born on and after January 1, 1988, who suffers ...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 756 (effective 1/1/18)
HB1675PassPalliative care information and resources. Requires the Department of Health to make information about and resources on palliative care available to the public, health care providers, and health care facilities on its website. This bill is identical ...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 746 (effective 7/1/17)
HB1981PassSchool Divisions of Innovation. Requires the Board of Education to promulgate regulations for the designation of School Divisions of Innovation in which the local school board in the local school division or any school therein so designated shall, pu...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 760 (effective 7/1/17)
HB2090PassCharitable solicitations; registration statement. Requires a charitable organization to include in its annual registration statement a statement indicating the percentage of contributions received that was dedicated to the charitable purpose of the c...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 763 (effective 7/1/17)
HB1766PassUtility 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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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 728 (effective 7/1/17)
HB2356PassFort Monroe Authority Board of Trustees; membership; terms. Adds three nonlegislative citizen members to the Fort Monroe Authority Board of Trustees, to be appointed by the Governor. The bill also changes the Secretary of Commerce and Trade and the S...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 732 (effective 7/1/17)
HB2338PassRestitution; priority of payments. Provides that whenever a defendant owes court-ordered restitution payments, any money collected shall be used first to satisfy such restitution order and any collection costs associated with restitution prior to bei...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 757 (effective 7/1/17)
HB2417PassDepartment of Medical Assistance Services; fraud prevention; prepayment analytics. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to establish a program to mitigate, through the use of prepayment analytics, the risk of improper payments to pro...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 750 (effective 7/1/17)
HB2366PassPublic procurement; requirements for use of construction management and design-build contracts. Establishes requirements for the procurement of construction using the construction management and design-build procurement methods by state and local pub...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 699 (effective 7/1/17)
HB1982PassGraduation requirements; verified units of credit; satisfactory score on the PreACT or PSAT/NMSQT examination. Requires the Board of Education, in establishing graduation requirements, to provide for the award of verified units of credit for a satisf...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 685 (effective 7/1/17)
HB2304PassDepartment of Medical Assistance Services; requirements related to long-term care. Provides that the Department of Medical Assistance Services shall require all individuals who administer preadmission screenings for long-term care services to receive...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 749 (effective 7/1/17)
HB2019PassTransportation network company partner vehicle registration repeal. Removes the requirement that a transportation network company (TNC) partner register his personal vehicle for use as a TNC partner vehicle with the Department of Motor Vehicles. The ...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 694 (effective 3/24/17)
HB2248PassCapital outlay plan. Updates the six-year capital outlay plan for projects to be funded entirely or partially from general fund-supported resources. This bill is identical to SB 1045.
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 715 (effective 7/1/17)
HB2203PassManufactured Home Lot Rental Act; notice to tenant of building code violation; renewal of lease. Requires the Department of Housing and Community Development to consider including in the current revision of the Uniform Statewide Building Code a provi...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 731 (effective 3/24/17)
HB1661PassAdministration of medications to treat adrenal crisis. Provides that a prescriber may authorize an employee of (i) a school board, (ii) a school for students with disabilities, or (iii) an accredited private school who is trained in the administratio...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 713 (effective 7/1/17)
HB2460PassHistoric rehabilitation tax credit. Limits the amount of historic rehabilitation tax credits that may be claimed by each taxpayer to $5 million per year, including any amounts carried over from prior taxable years, for taxable years beginning on and ...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 717 (effective 7/1/17)
HB2464PassCharter; City of Petersburg. Updates and reorganizes the city's charter. Obsolete provisions are either repealed or updated, and numerous technical amendments are made. This bill is identical to SB 1580.
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 733 (effective 7/1/17)
HB1747PassQualified advance directive facilitators. Defines "qualified advance directive facilitator" as a person who has successfully completed a training program approved by the Department of Health for providing assistance in completing and executing a writ...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 747 (effective 7/1/17)
HB1837PassLicensure exemptions; private preschool programs. Modifies the licensure exemption requirements for certified preschool programs operated by a private school that is accredited by an organization recognized by the Board of Education. The bill removes...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 748 (effective 7/1/17)
HB1542PassHome service contract providers. Shifts responsibility for regulating home service contract providers from the State Corporation Commission to the Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The measure provides that home ser...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 727 (effective 1/1/18)
HB2359PassVirginia Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Authority. Changes the effective date for the creation of the ABC Authority from July 1, 2018, to January 15, 2018. The bill creates a transition period from January 15, 2018, until December 31, 2018, during ...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 698 (effective - see bill)
HB2267PassHealth benefit plans; coverage for hormonal contraceptives. Requires any health benefit plan that is amended, renewed, or delivered on or after January 1, 2018, that provides coverage for hormonal contraceptives to cover up to a 12-month supply of ho...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 716 (effective 7/1/17)
HB1514PassHealth care practitioners; reporting disabilities of drivers. Provides that any doctor of medicine, osteopathy, chiropractic, or podiatry or any nurse practitioner, physician assistant, optometrist, physical therapist, or clinical psychologist who re...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 712 (effective 7/1/17)
HB2424PassCarrying concealed weapons; former attorneys for the Commonwealth and assistant attorneys for the Commonwealth. Exempts from the prohibition on carrying a concealed handgun a retired or resigned attorney for the Commonwealth or assistant attorney for...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 689 (effective 7/1/17)
HB1816PassDemurrers; amended pleadings. Requires that an amended pleading filed after a demurrer to an earlier pleading has been sustained incorporate or refer to the earlier pleading being amended in order to preserve the right to stand on the earlier pleadin...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 755 (effective 7/1/17)
HB2341PassBoard of Education; membership. Requires at least two of the nine members of the Board of Education to represent business and industry in the private sector in the Commonwealth.
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 687 (effective 7/1/17)
HB2247PassVirginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority; eligibility of employees for Workforce Transition Act. Eliminates the eligibility of employees of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board who elect not to become employees of the Alcoholic Beverage Control ...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 742 (effective - see bill)
HB2136PassWashington Metrorail Safety Commission Interstate Compact. Authorizes Virginia to become a signatory to the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission Interstate Compact. The compact establishes a state safety oversight authority for the Washington Metro...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 696 (effective 3/24/17)
HB2467PassDriving on a suspended or revoked license; period of suspension. Provides that any driver's license suspension imposed upon a person for the failure to pay court-ordered fines and costs shall run concurrently with any other period of license suspensi...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 700 (effective 7/1/17)
HB1754PassSecurities Act; regulation of federal covered securities. Authorizes the State Corporation Commission (SCC) to require the issuer of a security that is a federal covered security under federal crowdfunding rules to file a notice and consent to servic...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 754 (effective 7/1/17)
HB1845PassDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; model addiction recovery program; jails. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services, in consultation with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, to develop a model addiction ...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 758 (effective 7/1/17)
HB2229PassElectronic Credentials Act; report. Creates standards for the Department of Motor Vehicles in issuing, reviewing, and displaying electronic credentials. The Electronic Credentials Act establishes fees for access to electronic credentials and standard...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 697 (effective 7/1/17)
HB2025VetoReligious freedom; solemnization of marriage. Provides that no person shall be (i) required to participate in the solemnization of any marriage or (ii) subject to any penalty by the Commonwealth, or its political subdivisions or representatives or ag...
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2017-03-23
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
HB1994PassBoard of zoning appeals. Clarifies that provisions that currently state that appeal costs may not be awarded against the locality unless it appears to the court that the locality acted in bad faith also apply to the governing body.
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2017-03-20
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 661 (effective 7/1/17)
HB1912PassAbsentee voting; eligibility of persons granted protective order. Entitles a person to vote absentee if the person has been granted a protective order issued by or under the authority of any court of competent jurisdiction.
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2017-03-20
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 631 (effective 7/1/17)
HB1697PassExtension of approvals to address housing crisis. Extends the sunset date for several measures related to various land use approvals from July 1, 2017, to July 1, 2020. The bill also expands the scope of such measures that will be subject to the exte...
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2017-03-20
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 660 (effective 7/1/17)
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