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SB363EngrossDelegate Lacey Putney Memorial Highway. Designates the portion of U.S. Route 221 between the Town of Bedford and the City of Lynchburg the "Delegate Lacey Putney Memorial Highway." The bill contains an emergency clause.
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2018-02-22
House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
SB672EngrossHealth 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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2018-02-22
Read second time
SB446EnrollSpecial license plates; WE ARE THE BIRTHPLACE OF THE FFA. Authorizes the issuance of revenue-sharing special license plates for members and supporters of the Virginia Future Farmers of America (FFA) Foundation bearing the legend WE ARE THE BIRTHPLACE...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB446ER)
SJR149EngrossCommending Riverside Elementary School.
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2018-02-22
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
SB128EngrossTNC partner vehicles; interior trade dress. Provides that transportation network company (TNC) partner vehicles may be equipped with certain removable illuminated interior trade dress devices that assist passengers in identifying and communicating wi...
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2018-02-22
Read second time
SB915EngrossPriority Needs Access Program. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to amend the Medicaid demonstration project (Project Number 11-W-00297/3) to create the Priority Needs Access Program to (i) increase the income eligibility for adul...
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2018-02-22
Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
SB244EnrollBanks; branch offices. Authorizes a bank to operate a branch office under a different name if such name contains language clearly indicating that it is a branch office of the bank or a division of the bank. Currently, a different name may be used for...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB244ER)
SB466EnrollMaximum speed limits on certain highways. Increases from 55 miles per hour to 60 miles per hour the maximum speed limit on U.S. Route 301, the entirety of U.S. Route 17, and State Routes 3 and 207. This bill incorporates SB 206.
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB466ER)
SB183EngrossChild abuse and neglect; notice of founded reports to Superintendent of Public Instruction. Requires local departments of social services to notify the Superintendent of Public Instruction without delay when an individual holding a license issued by ...
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2018-02-22
House amendments agreed to by Senate (36-Y 4-N)
SB868EnrollCertified stroke centers; designation of hospitals. Expands the list of certified stroke center designations for hospitals included in regional stroke triage plans to include comprehensive stroke centers, primary stroke centers with supplementary lev...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB868ER)
SB882EngrossPrescription refill; approval. Provides that a prescriber may authorize a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse to approve additional refills of a prescribed drug for no more than 90 consecutive days, provided that (i) the drug is classified a...
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2018-02-22
Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N)
SB546EnrollCharter; Town of Broadway. Amends the town's charter to reflect the recent change to November municipal elections and changes the mayor's term from two years to four years.
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB546ER)
SB917EngrossHandheld photo speed monitoring devices. Provides that a law-enforcement officer may operate a handheld photo speed monitoring device, defined in the bill, in or around a school crossing zone for the purpose of recording images of vehicles that are t...
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2018-02-22
Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (6-Y 0-N)
SB509EngrossHandheld photo speed monitoring devices. Provides that the Department of State Police may operate a handheld photo speed monitoring device, defined in the bill, in or around a highway work zone for the purpose of recording images of vehicles that are...
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2018-02-22
Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (2-Y 4-N)
SR34EngrossCelebrating the life of Elton Jefferson Wade, Sr.
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2018-02-22
Agreed to by Senate
SR38EngrossCelebrating the life of Ronald E. Carrier.
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2018-02-22
Agreed to by Senate
SB503EngrossAdmissions tax in Washington County. Clarifies that Washington County is authorized to impose an admissions tax to either a multi-sports complex or an entertainment venue, or both, subject to certain requirements.
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2018-02-22
VOTE: PASSAGE (82-Y 16-N)
SB144EngrossForm of ballot; party identification of candidates. Provides that any candidate nominated by a political party or at a primary election shall be identified on the ballot by the name of his political party, unless a provision of a local charter provid...
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2018-02-22
Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 0-N)
SB918EngrossProfessional and occupational regulation; authority to suspend or revoke licenses, certificates, registrations, or permits; default or delinquency of education loan or scholarship. Provides that the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulat...
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2018-02-22
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SB143EnrollMortuary science education; practical experience required. Requires every public institution of higher education that offers a degree in mortuary science to require students to complete practical experience in the areas of funeral service and embalmi...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB143ER)
SB127EnrollCharter; City of Chesapeake; director of audit services. Provides that the director of audit services for the City of Chesapeake shall be known as the City Auditor, shall be chosen solely on the basis of professional qualifications, and shall serve a...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB127ER)
SR41EngrossCelebrating the life of James Michael Eastham, Sr.
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2018-02-22
Agreed to by Senate
SB413EngrossDelivery of Schedule VI prescription devices. Provides that a permitted manufacturer, wholesale distributor, warehouser, nonresident warehouse, third-party logistics provider, or nonresident third-party logistics provider or registered nonresident ma...
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2018-02-22
House amendments agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
SB513EngrossEnhanced Public Safety Telephone Services Act. Establishes requirements regarding the implementation of next generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) service. By July 1, 2023, the 9-1-1 Services Board (the Board) is required to develop and implement NG9-1-1 transi...
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2018-02-22
Passed by for the day
SB851EngrossCorrectional 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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2018-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 23]
Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 0-N)
SB492EngrossTowing; fees. Increases the maximum hookup and towing fee for passenger vehicles from $135 to $150. The bill also increases in Planning District 8 (Northern Virginia) the hookup and initial towing fee for motor vehicles, trailers, and parts thereof f...
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2018-02-22
Read second time
SB780EnrollHydroelectric plant revenue sharing agreement among certain localities. Requires the Counties of Buchanan, Dickenson, Lee, Russell, Scott, Tazewell, and Wise and the City of Norton to enter into a perpetual revenue sharing agreement regarding a certa...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB780ER)
SB823EngrossWireless 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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2018-02-22
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SJR156EngrossCelebrating the life of Ruth Ann Rogers Wise Kellam.
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2018-02-22
Agreed to by Senate
SB818EngrossTransient occupancy tax; Rockingham County. Adds Rockingham County to the list of counties that may impose a transient occupancy tax at a rate not to exceed 5%. The revenue attributable to a rate in excess of 2% shall be used solely for tourism and t...
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2018-02-22
VOTE: PASSAGE (74-Y 25-N)
SB176EngrossLife insurance; claims of creditors. Repeals a provision that excludes, from the protections from claims of creditors that are afforded life insurance policies and annuities, the cash surrender or loan value of a policy under which the right to chang...
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2018-02-22
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SB831EngrossPractice of funeral services; sale of certain items. Provides that when arrangements for funeral services have been made by a licensed funeral service establishment, funeral service licensees shall accept caskets provided by third parties in accordan...
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2018-02-22
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SB315EngrossHearing aid specialists; exemptions for the sale of hearing aids. Allows licensed audiologists who have earned a doctoral degree in audiology to obtain a license to engage in the practice of fitting or dealing in hearing aids without the prerequisite...
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2018-02-22
Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N)
SR42IntroCommending David McKee.
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2018-02-22
Passed by for the day
SB27EngrossVirginia Community College System; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Scholarship Pilot Program. Directs the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) to establish and administer a two-year Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Scholarsh...
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2018-02-22
Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
SJR147EngrossCommending the Honorable James C. Cacheris.
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2018-02-22
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
SB528EnrollProfessions and occupations; Real Estate Board; licensees; translation of real estate documents. Provides that if a party to a real estate transaction requests translation of a contract or other real estate document from the English language to anoth...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB528ER)
SB941EnrollDesignating the Trooper Berke Bates Memorial Bridge. Designates the bridge on Route 612 (Airport Road) over Interstate 64 at mile marker 209 in the County of New Kent the "Trooper Berke Bates Memorial Bridge."
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB941ER)
SJR153EngrossCommending David Scott Morris.
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2018-02-22
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
SJR158EngrossCelebrating the life of LaVonne Parker Ellis.
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2018-02-22
Agreed to by Senate
SB875EngrossState Board of Social Services; regulations related to staffing of assisted living facilities providing care for adults with serious cognitive impairments. Directs the State Board of Social Services to amend regulations governing staffing of assisted...
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2018-02-22
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SR35EngrossCelebrating the life of Deputy Curtis Allen Bartlett.
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2018-02-22
Agreed to by Senate
SB28EngrossMedical research on dogs and cats; prohibition on use of state funds. Prohibits the appropriation or award of state general funds to any organization, whether public or private, to directly fund any medically unnecessary scientific or medical researc...
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2018-02-22
Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
SJR146EngrossCommending George H. Hettrick.
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2018-02-22
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
SB688EnrollVirginia Public Procurement Act; cooperative procurement; stream restoration and stormwater management. Excludes the purchase of (i) stream restoration and (ii) stormwater management practices, and all associated and necessary construction and mainte...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB688ER)
SB739EngrossCampaign finance; with whom former candidates file reports. Requires a former candidate who is no longer seeking election but has not yet filed a final report as required by law and who files reports in nonelectronic format to file with the general r...
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2018-02-22
Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (6-Y 0-N)
SJR157EngrossCommending Fred Matthews.
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2018-02-22
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
SB264EngrossCampaign Finance Disclosure Act of 2006; campaign committees; electronic filing requirement. Requires candidates for local and constitutional office in localities with a population of more than 70,000 to file their campaign finance reports with the S...
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2018-02-22
Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 1-N)
SB383EnrollTourism Development Authority; LENOWISCO and Cumberland Plateau Planning District Commissions. Reorganizes the Tourism Development Authority by increasing board membership and creating tourism advisory committees.
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB383ER)
SB670EngrossMental health awareness training; firefighters and emergency medical services personnel. Requires fire departments and emergency medical services agencies to develop curricula for mental health awareness training for their personnel. The bill provide...
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2018-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 23]
Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
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