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SB964VetoHealth insurance; catastrophic health plans. Authorizes health carriers to offer catastrophic plans on the individual market and to offer such plans to all individuals. The measure provides that a catastrophic plan is deemed to provide an essential h...
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2018-05-18
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
SB844VetoHealth insurance; short-term plans. Authorizes health insurance carriers in the Commonwealth to offer short-term health plans. Short-term health plans are defined as plans with a duration of 364 days or less. Short-term health plans are required to i...
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2018-05-18
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
SB934VetoBenefits consortium. Authorizes an association organized as a nonstock corporation whose members are employers conducting business in the Commonwealth to sponsor a trust. The measure authorizes the trust, called a benefits consortium, to sell benefit...
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2018-05-18
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
SB856PassMass transit in the Commonwealth. Makes numerous changes to the administration of and revenues for mass transit in the Commonwealth, specifically as it relates to funding of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) and the disbursem...
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2018-05-18
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 856 (effective - see bill)
SB378PassCoal tax credits. Reinstates the Coalfield employment enhancement tax credit. The credit, which expired on July 1, 2016, can be earned on and after January 1, 2018, but before January 1, 2023, and only for metallurgical coal. This bill is identical t...
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2018-05-18
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 855 (effective 7/1/18)
SB834VetoVoter registration list maintenance; voters identified as registered in multiple states. Requires the Department of Elections to provide to the general registrars a list of registered voters who have been found through list comparisons and data-match...
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2018-05-18
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
SB526PassTrespass; unmanned aircraft system; penalty. Provides that any person who knowingly and intentionally causes an unmanned aircraft system to enter the property of another and come within 50 feet of a dwelling house (i) to coerce, intimidate, or harass...
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2018-05-18
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 852 (effective 7/1/18)
SB106VetoStandards and criteria for congressional and state legislative districts. Provides criteria by which congressional and state legislative districts are to be drawn, including equal population, racial and ethnic fairness, respect for existing political...
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2018-05-18
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
SB935VetoGroup health benefit plans; bona fide associations. Replaces references to "bona fide association," as used in provisions applicable to health care plans in the small employer market, with the term "sponsoring association." The measure defines "spons...
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2018-05-18
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
SB972VetoVested rights; existing landscape cover materials. Provides that, notwithstanding any local ordinance to the contrary, an owner of real property who has an occupancy permit issued as of January 1, 2018, shall not be required to retrofit existing land...
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2018-05-17
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
SB823PassWireless support structures; public rights-of-way use fees. Establishes an annual wireless support structure public rights-of-way use fee to be charged to wireless services providers and wireless infrastructure providers in connection with a permit f...
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2018-04-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0848)
SB942PassState sales and use tax; Historic Triangle. Creates a one percent state sales and use tax in the Historic Triangle. Fifty percent of the revenues will be used to market, promote, and advertise the Historic Triangle as an overnight tourism destination...
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2018-04-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0850)
SB278PassEminent domain proceedings; payment of funds to owner or attorney. Requires that any funds due to the owner, whether such funds are in the possession of the court or are outstanding, shall be payable to the owner or, with consent of the owner, to the...
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2018-04-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0842)
SB249PassTaxation of all-terrain vehicles, mopeds, and off-road motorcycles. Provides that all-terrain vehicles, mopeds, and off-road vehicles shall be subject to the motor vehicle sales and use tax but exempt from the retail sales and use tax. Current law pr...
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2018-04-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0840)
SB405PassZoning for wireless communications infrastructure. Establishes parameters regarding applications for zoning approvals for certain wireless support structures. Applications for certain new wireless support structures that are 50 feet or less above gro...
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2018-04-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0844)
SB521VetoReports of registered voters and persons voting at elections. Requires local electoral boards to direct general registrars to investigate the list of registered voters whenever the number of registered voters in a county or city exceeds the populatio...
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2018-04-18
Requires 27 affirmative votes to override veto
SB902PassProperty tax exemption for solar energy equipment and facilities. Limits the property tax exemption for solar equipment and facilities owned and operated by a business, which exemption currently applies to 80 percent of the assessed value of certain ...
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2018-04-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0849)
SB755PassPension de-risking; annuities. Limits the subsequent transfers of group annuity contracts that are purchased to fund retirement benefits pursuant to a pension de-risking transfer. The measure requires that a transfer to an insurer that does not have ...
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2018-04-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0847)
SB926VetoOffice of the Attorney General; employment of special counsel. Limits the contingency fee that may be charged by special counsel employed by a state agency, depending on the amount recovered.
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2018-04-18
Requires 27 affirmative votes to override veto
SB343PassSchool boards; employment of certain individuals. Permits any school board to employ an individual who, at the time of the individual's hiring, has been convicted of a felony, provided that such individual (i) was employed in good standing by a schoo...
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2018-04-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0843)
SB669PassInvoluntary mental health treatment; minors; access to firearms. Provides that a person who, while a minor 14 years of age or older, was ordered to involuntary inpatient or outpatient treatment or was subject to a temporary detention order and agreed...
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2018-04-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0846)
SB267PassSexually violent predators; assessment protocol. Provides that each month the Director of the Board of Corrections (the Director) shall review a database of prisoners convicted of sexually violent offenses and, using an evidence-based assessment prot...
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2018-04-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0841)
SB631PassPublic institutions of higher education; course credit. Makes several changes relating to course credit at public institutions of higher education in the Commonwealth, including requiring (i) the Virginia Community College System to develop a 15-cred...
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2018-04-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0845)
SJR21PassConstitutional amendment (second resolution); property tax; exemption for flooding remediation, abatement, and resiliency efforts. Provides that the General Assembly may authorize a county, city, or town to partially exempt any real estate subject to...
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2018-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0813)
SB539PassChild day programs; exemptions from licensure. Removes certain programs from the list of child day programs exempt from licensure and clarifies that such programs are not considered child day programs and therefore are not subject to licensure. The b...
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2018-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0810)
SB899PassProperty conveyance; Camp 7 parcel located in Clark County. Provides that the Commonwealth shall not convey, sell, or otherwise dispose of certain real property identified as a 65+/- contiguous acre parcel within Clarke County (hereinafter "the Camp ...
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2018-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0808)
SB108PassOrders of publication to enforce tax lien; limited-value property. Provides that an order of publication for the enforcement of a lien for taxes owed on real property that has a value of $50,000 or less need be published only once. Under current law,...
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2018-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0800)
SB812PassDefinition of qualified mental health professional. Broadens the definition of "qualified mental health professional" to include employees and independent contractors of the Department of Corrections who by education and experience are professionally...
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2018-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0803)
SB726PassCBD oil and THC-A oil; certification for use; dispensing. Provides that a practitioner may issue a written certification for the use of cannabidiol (CBD) oil or THC-A oil for the treatment or to alleviate the symptoms of any diagnosed condition or di...
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2018-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0809)
SB149PassSmoking in outdoor amphitheater or concert venue; civil penalty. Authorizes any locality, by ordinance, to designate reasonable no-smoking areas within an outdoor amphitheater or concert venue owned by the locality. The bill requires such ordinance t...
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2018-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0799)
SJR76PassConstitutional amendment (second resolution); real property tax; exemption for surviving spouse of a disabled veteran. Provides that the real property tax exemption for the principal residence of the surviving spouse of a disabled military veteran ap...
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2018-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0814)
SB883PassIncome tax; modification for certain companies; grants. Establishes an income tax modification for companies that, from 2018 through 2024, either (i) invest at least $5 million in new capital investment in a qualified locality and create at least 10 ...
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2018-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0801)
SB672PassHealth insurance; small employers; self-employed persons. Revises the definition of "small employer" for purposes of health insurance to provide that it includes a self-employed person. The measure also provides that an individual who is the sole sha...
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2018-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0782)
SB896PassMotor vehicle fuels sales tax in certain areas of the Commonwealth; price floor. Establishes a floor on the 2.1 percent sales tax imposed on motor vehicle fuels sold in Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads by requiring that the average distributor pri...
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2018-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0797)
SB622PassLocal transportation plan; secondary system road construction program allocation; undergrounding utilities. Provides that if the adopted local transportation plan designates corridors planned to be served by mass transit, a portion of its allocation ...
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2018-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0796)
SB545PassCourt reporters; prohibited actions; civil penalties. Establishes ethical standards and requirements for the provision of court reporting services, including prohibiting providers of court reporting services from (i) entering into contracts for more ...
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2018-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0783)
SB995PassRegulation of outdoor advertising in sight of public highways; exceptions. Provides that signs that are related to public safety, provide directional information, or provide public information may be situated or installed in highway rights-of-way. Th...
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2018-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0794)
SB922PassElectric utilities; rates and tariffs. Directs the State Corporation Commission to exclude any debt associated with an electric utility's securitized bonds that are the obligation of non-Virginia jurisdictional customers from the capital structure an...
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2018-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0795)
SB506PassChild-caring institutions. Directs the Commissioner of Social Services to issue a license to a facility operated or conducted under the auspices of a religious institution established in 1978 and located in Atkins, Virginia, at the intersection of Pi...
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2018-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0789)
SB536PassMedicare, Medicaid, and CHIP; duty of in-network providers to submit claims. Extends the duty of in-network providers of health care services to submit claims to an insurer for health care provided to an individual covered by Medicare, Medicaid, or C...
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2018-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0788)
SB273PassPublic schools; instructional time. Requires local school boards to provide (i) a minimum of 680 hours of instructional time to students in elementary school, except for students in half-day kindergarten, in the four academic disciplines of English, ...
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2018-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0784)
SB657PassVirginia Freedom of Information Act; exclusion of records related to public safety. Excludes from mandatory disclosure under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act information held by the Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority that is categorize...
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2018-04-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0741)
SB991PassOffice of Telework Promotion and Broadband Assistance; Broadband Advisory Council; expiration. Extends the expiration of the Office of Telework Promotion and Broadband Assistance and the Broadband Advisory Council from July 1, 2018, to July 1, 2019. ...
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2018-04-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0760)
SB851PassCorrectional Officer Procedural Guarantee Act. Creates the Correctional Officer Procedural Guarantee Act to establish procedural guarantees for correctional officers when allegations are made against such officers involving matters that may lead to t...
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2018-04-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0762)
SB796PassSexual harassment training; legislative branch. Requires General Assembly members, full-time legislative staff of General Assembly members compensated with state appropriations, and full-time employees of each legislative branch agency to complete se...
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2018-04-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0781)
SB28PassMedical research on dogs and cats; prohibition on use of state funds. Prohibits the use of any funds appropriated, granted, or awarded by the Commonwealth by any person or entity, public or private, to directly fund medically unnecessary research cla...
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2018-04-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0771)
SB983PassElection precincts not to be changed between certain dates. Prohibits counties, cities, and towns from creating, dividing, abolishing, or consolidating any precincts or otherwise changing the boundaries of any precinct between February 1, 2019, and M...
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2018-04-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0779)
SB353PassProperty conveyance; Department of Conservation and Recreation; Economic Development Authority of Henrico County; White Oak Technology Park. Authorizes the Department of Conservation and Recreation to convey certain real property adjacent to the Whit...
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2018-04-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0739)
SB569PassDepartment of Professional and Occupational Regulation; Board for Contractors; exemption from licensure. Exempts from licensure any person who is performing work directly under the supervision of a licensed contractor and is (i) a student in good sta...
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2018-04-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0767)
SB226PassPrescription Monitoring Program; veterinarians. Requires veterinarians who dispense controlled substances to report certain information about the animal and the owner of the animal to the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP).
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2018-04-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0772)
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