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SB5037IntroCriminal Justices Services Board; Committee on Training. Changes the membership of the Committee on Training by requiring that one member be an attorney representing the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission, one member be an attorney representing civ...
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2020-08-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB5041IntroConcealed handgun permits; demonstration of competence; effective date. Amends the delayed enactment clause for Chapter 390 and the delayed enactment clause for Chapter 1130 of the Acts of Assembly of 2020 so that the provisions of such chapters will...
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2020-08-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB5039IntroEmergency Services and Disaster Law; powers and duties of Governor; purchase of personal protective equipment during a disaster caused by a communicable disease of public health threat. Grants the Governor authority, during a disaster caused by a com...
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2020-08-14
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
SR502IntroCommending the Honorable Nolan Dawkins.
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2020-08-14
Prefiled and laid on Clerk's desk; offered 08/18/20 20200349D
SR501IntroCelebrating the life of Nathan K. Kotz.
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2020-08-14
Prefiled and laid on Clerk's desk; offered 08/18/20 20200350D
SB5036IntroAlcoholic beverage control; local special events license; limitations on events during public health emergency. Provides that no limitation on the number of special events that may be held by a local special events licensee shall be imposed during th...
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2020-08-14
To Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee
SB5040IntroAttorney General; criminal cases involving certain felonies Attorney General; criminal cases involving certain felonies committed by law-enforcement officers. Provides that the Attorney General, with the concurrence of the local attorney for the Comm...
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2020-08-14
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
SB5035IntroLaw-enforcement civilian review boards. Authorizes a Law-enforcement civilian review boards. Authorizes a locality to establish a law-enforcement civilian review board that may (i) receive, investigate, and issue findings on complaints from civilians...
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2020-08-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB5038IntroMobile crisis co-response team programs. Provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services shall support the development and establishment of a mental health first response an...
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2020-08-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB5034IntroRelease of prisoners. Provides that any person serving a sentence imposed upon a conviction for a felony offense, other than a Class 1 felony, who is terminally ill or permanently physically disabled is eligible for consideration by the Parole Board ...
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2020-08-14
To Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee
SB5031IntroLegal holidays; Juneteenth. Legal holidays; Juneteenth. Recognizes the nineteenth day of June of each year, also known as Juneteenth, as a legal holiday in the Commonwealth to commemorate the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas, the las...
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2020-08-13
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
SB5030IntroPolicing reform. Adds law-enforcement officers to those Policing reform. Adds law-enforcement officers to those persons who are guilty of a Class 6 felony if they are in a position of authority over and carnally know without force, threat, or intimid...
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2020-08-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB5023IntroDeclaration of disaster; health care providers; immunity. Provides that, in cases in which a disaster caused by a communicable disease of public health threat has been declared and in the absence of gross negligence, a health care provider who withho...
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2020-08-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB5024IntroLaw-enforcement misconduct. Authorizes the Attorney General to file a civil suit or inquire into or seek to conciliate, through the Division of Human Rights, any unlawful pattern and practice against the Commonwealth or a locality whenever the Attorn...
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2020-08-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB5027IntroCollective bargaining; law enforcement. Provides that no county, city, town, or like governmental officer, agent, or governing body is vested with or possesses any authority to recognize any labor union or other employee association as a bargaining a...
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2020-08-13
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SB5028IntroEmergency Services and Disaster Law; State Board of Health; Emergency Services and Disaster Law; State Board of Health; emergency orders and regulations; authority over public and private elementary and secondary schools. Prohibits the Governor from ...
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2020-08-13
To Senate Education and Health Committee
SB5033IntroCourt authority in criminal cases; prosecutorial discretion Court authority in criminal cases; prosecutorial discretion to dispose of a criminal case. Provides that, upon the agreement of the Commonwealth and the defendant, a trial court may defer pr...
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2020-08-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB5029IntroIssuing citations; possession of marijuana and certain traffic infractions. Changes from primary offenses to secondary offenses the possession of marijuana and the traffic infractions of operating a motor vehicle (i) without a light illuminating a li...
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2020-08-13
To Senate Transportation Committee
SB5025IntroBoard and Commissioner of Health; emergency orders and regulations; duration. Provides that any emergency order or regulation adopted by the Board of Health shall be valid for no more than 30 days and that such order may be extended by the Board of H...
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2020-08-13
To Senate Education and Health Committee
SB5026IntroNursing homes; publication of information about certain communicable diseases. Requires the Commissioner of Health to make available to the public information about confirmed cases of a communicable disease at nursing homes in the Commonwealth when a...
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2020-08-13
To Senate Education and Health Committee
SB5032IntroAssault and battery; penalty. Eliminates the mandatory Assault and battery; penalty. Eliminates the mandatory minimum term of confinement for an assault and battery committed against a judge; magistrate; law-enforcement officer; correctional officer;...
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2020-08-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB5020IntroPublic education; voucher program; emergency. Provides that, if a school operates a reduced schedule and the school offers online or virtual learning as a substitute for in-person attendance, it shall deposit a portion of unused funds resulting from ...
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2020-08-12
To Senate Education and Health Committee
SB5021IntroPublic schools; mandatory virtual learning; provision of required technology and Internet service; emergency. Provides that if a school board requires students to engage in virtual learning for any reason, whether full time or part time, and a comput...
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2020-08-12
To Senate Education and Health Committee
SB5022IntroWorkers' compensation; presumption of compensability for COVID-19. Establishes a presumption that COVID-19 causing the death or disability of firefighters or other certain employees is an occupational disease compensable under the Workers' Compensati...
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2020-08-12
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SB5019IntroAssault and battery; penalty. Increases the penalty for committing an assault or an assault and battery against a judge; magistrate; law-enforcement officer; correctional officer; person directly involved in the care, treatment, or supervision of inm...
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2020-08-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB5018IntroConditional release of geriatric, terminally ill, or permanently physically disabled prisoners. Provides that any person serving a sentence imposed upon a conviction for a felony offense, other than a Class 1 felony, who is terminally ill or permanen...
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2020-08-09
To Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee
SB5017IntroLocal correctional facility; definition. Provides that the term "local correctional facility" shall also include any facility owned, maintained, or operated by any political subdivision or combination of political subdivisions of the Commonwealth tha...
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2020-08-09
To Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee
SB5016IntroApplication of parole statutes for juveniles and persons committed upon felony offenses committed on or after January 1, 1995. Repeals the abolition of parole. The bill also provides that the Virginia Parole Board shall establish procedures for consi...
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2020-08-07
To Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee
SB5014IntroMinimum training standards for law-enforcement officers; crisis intervention team training. Requires all law-enforcement officers to complete crisis intervention team training as part of the compulsory minimum training standards subsequent to employm...
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2020-08-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB5013IntroPossession of marijuana; prepay penalty. Provides that a summons for a violation of possession of marijuana shall contain the option for the person charged to prepay the civil penalty.
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2020-08-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB5011IntroMotor vehicle safety inspection program. Abolishes the state motor vehicle safety inspection program.
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2020-08-03
To Senate Transportation Committee
SB5012IntroVirginia Freedom of Information Act; Virginia Parole Board member votes. Provides that individual votes of the members of the Virginia Parole Board shall be public records and subject to the provisions of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act.
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2020-08-03
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
SB5010IntroAssault and battery; penalty. Increases the penalty for committing an assault or an assault and battery against a judge; magistrate; law-enforcement officer; correctional officer; person directly involved in the care, treatment, or supervision of inm...
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2020-08-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB5009IntroExpungement of certain alcohol-related offenses. Allows a person to petition for expungement of a deferred disposition dismissal for underage alcohol possession or using a false ID to obtain alcohol when the offense occurred prior to the person's twe...
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2020-08-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB5008IntroEmergency Services and Disaster Law; limitation on duration of executive orders. Limits the duration of any executive order issued by the Governor pursuant to his powers under the Emergency Services and Disaster Law to no more than 45 days from the d...
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2020-07-31
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
SB5007IntroCriminal cases; sentencing reform. Provides that in a criminal case the court shall ascertain the extent of the punishment unless the accused has requested that the jury ascertain punishment or was found guilty of capital murder. The bill also provid...
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2020-07-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB5006IntroExpungement 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 for misdemeanors and certain felonies if he has been granted a simple pardon for th...
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2020-07-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB5005IntroDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; criminal justice training academies. Adds to the powers and duties of the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) regarding the oversight and evaluation of criminal justice training academies ...
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2020-07-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB5003IntroCommission on Civil Rights and Policing established; report. Establishes the Commission on Civil Rights and Policing for the purpose of reviewing civil justice, civil liberties, and policing in the Commonwealth and making policy recommendations to th...
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2020-07-21
To Senate Rules Committee
SB5004IntroSchool personnel; school nurses. Excludes school nurse positions from requirements for student support positions and instead requires each local school board to employ at least one full-time equivalent school nurse position in each elementary school,...
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2020-07-21
To Senate Education and Health Committee
SB5002IntroLaw-enforcement officers; prohibition on the use of neck restraints. Prohibits the use of neck restraints by law-enforcement officers. The bill defines "neck restraint" as the use of any body part or object to attempt to control or disable a person b...
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2020-07-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB5001IntroEmergency Services and Disaster Law; limitation on duration of executive orders. Limits the duration of any executive order issued by the Governor pursuant to his powers under the Emergency Services and Disaster Law to no more than 30 days from the d...
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2020-07-17
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
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