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SB843IntroBiennial appropriation act. Provides that the Commonwealth's biennial appropriations shall start on July 1 of odd-numbered years beginning with the biennial appropriation act for the period July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2021. The bill requires that ...
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2017-01-20
Passed by for the day
SJR319IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications of voters and the right to vote. Establishes that the sole qualifications to vote in the Commonwealth are United States citizenship, being at least 18 years of age, residency in the Commonwe...
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2017-01-20
Assigned to P&E sub: Constitutional Amendments
SJR249EngrossCelebrating the life of the Honorable John C. Miller.
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2017-01-20
Laid on Speaker's table
SJR280IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); apportionment; political considerations prohibited. Prohibits electoral districts from being drawn for the purpose of favoring or disfavoring any political party, incumbent legislator or member of Congress...
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2017-01-20
Assigned to P&E sub: Constitutional Amendments
SJR261EngrossCommending J. Hamilton Lambert.
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2017-01-20
Agreed to by House by voice vote
SB1562IntroMedicaid Supplemental Rate Fund. Creates the Medicaid Supplemental Rate Fund (the Fund) as a subfund of the Virginia Health Care Fund. Moneys in the Fund will be used to raise base Medicaid reimbursement rates for hospitals and health care providers ...
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2017-01-20
To Senate Finance Committee
SB960IntroAbsentee ballots; expediting the counting of absentee ballots returned by mail prior to election day. Provides that if a general registrar has opted to expedite the counting of absentee ballots returned by mail by opening the sealed ballot envelopes ...
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2017-01-20
Passed by for the day
SB1528IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; small business and microbusiness procurement enhancement program. Codifies the Governor's Executive Order 20 (2014) establishing a statewide small business and microbusiness procurement enhancement program. The bill e...
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2017-01-20
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
SB1582IntroVirginia Farm Pride Beef label. Authorizes the Director Virginia Farm Pride Beef label. Authorizes the Director of the Division of Marketing of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) to use a Virginia Farm Pride Beef label to ind...
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2017-01-20
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
SB1135IntroInoperable vehicles; James City County. Authorizes James City County to prohibit any person from keeping, unless shielded or screened from view, on any property zoned or used for residential purposes, or on any property zoned for commercial or agricu...
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2017-01-20
Passed by for the day
SB1323IntroBoard of Health to adopt regulations to include neonatal abstinence syndrome on the list of reportable diseases. Requires the Board of Health to adopt regulations to include neonatal abstinence syndrome on the list of diseases that shall be required ...
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2017-01-20
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
SJR314EngrossCommending Michael Lester Lipford.
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2017-01-20
Laid on Speaker's table
SB1537IntroCertain school board employees; training program on bullying. Requires each school board to require each school board employee in the local school division, including student support positions but excluding all other support services positions, to pa...
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2017-01-20
To Senate Education and Health Committee
SJR260IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Virginia Redistricting Commission; partisan balance of districts. Establishes the Virginia Redistricting Commission, an eight-member commission tasked with establishing the districts for the United States ...
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2017-01-20
Assigned to P&E sub: Constitutional Amendments
SB1055EngrossRemaining at place of riot or unlawful assembly after warning to disperse; penalty. Increases from a Class 3 to a Class 1 misdemeanor the penalty for failure to leave the place of any riot or unlawful assembly after having been lawfully warned to dis...
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2017-01-20
Passed by for the day
SB1221IntroEmergency custody or involuntary admission process; alternative transportation model. Directs the Commissioner of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and the Director of Criminal Justice Services, in conjunction with the relevant stakeholder...
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2017-01-20
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
SB1216IntroAlcoholic beverage control; availability of food when spirits served. Directs the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to promulgate regulations that require mixed beverage licensees to have food, cooked or prepared on the licensed premises, available fo...
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2017-01-20
Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (13-Y 0-N)
SB1587IntroAlcoholic beverage control; wine and Alcoholic beverage control; wine and
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2017-01-20
To Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee
SB864IntroElectoral board appointments; chief judge of the judicial circuit or his designee to make appointment. Provides that appointments to the electoral board of each county and city are to be made by the chief judge of the judicial circuit for the county ...
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2017-01-20
Passed by for the day
SB1535IntroReal Estate Appraiser Board; evaluations. Revises in greater detail the definition of "evaluation" and sets out certain transactions for which evaluations may be performed.
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2017-01-20
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
SB1134IntroCharter; City of Williamsburg. Expands membership on the redevelopment and housing authority from five members to up to seven members, no more than five of whom shall be members of the city council.
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2017-01-20
Passed by for the day
SJR294EngrossCommending Naval Station Norfolk.
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2017-01-20
Laid on Speaker's table
SB1536IntroToll facility operators in Planning District 8. Requires the operator of a toll facility located in Planning District 8 that uses dynamic pricing to notify motorists using smart roadway technologies of the toll price and estimated travel time for eac...
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2017-01-20
To Senate Transportation Committee
SB865IntroFurnishing certain weapons to minor; exemption. Exempts the transfer of a dirk, switchblade knife, or bowie knife between family members or for the purpose of engaging in a sporting event or activity from the current prohibition against selling, bart...
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2017-01-20
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
SJR258EngrossCommending Northstar Academy.
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2017-01-20
Agreed to by House by voice vote
SJR269IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Virginia Redistricting Commission. Establishes the Virginia Redistricting Commission to redraw congressional and General Assembly district boundaries after each decennial census. Appointments to the 13-mem...
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2017-01-20
Assigned to P&E sub: Constitutional Amendments
SJR286EngrossCommending Lake of the Woods Association, Inc.
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2017-01-20
Laid on Speaker's table
SR118IntroCelebrating the life of Abram H. Clymer.
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2017-01-20
Laid on Clerk's Desk
SB1108IntroAlcoholic beverage control; walking tour permit. Creates a new permit that allows tour companies guiding individuals for compensation on a walking tour to licensed retail establishments to collect as one fee from tour participants (i) the licensee's ...
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2017-01-20
Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (13-Y 0-N)
SJR224IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); General Assembly; term limits. Limits members of the Senate to three full terms (12 years)and members of the House of Delegates to six full terms (12 years). The limitations apply to service for both conse...
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2017-01-20
Assigned to P&E sub: Constitutional Amendments
SJR243IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications to vote; restoration of civil rights. Authorizes the General Assembly to provide by law for the restoration of civil rights for persons convicted of felonies. The amendment retains the right...
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2017-01-20
Assigned to P&E sub: Constitutional Amendments
SJR225IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications of Governor; residency requirement. Increases from five to eight the number of years a person must have been a resident of and a registered voter in the Commonwealth in order to be eligible ...
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2017-01-20
Assigned to P&E sub: Constitutional Amendments
SB1037EngrossVirginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures; local historic districts. Advises a prospective purchaser of residential property under the Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act, upon delivery of the residential property di...
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2017-01-20
Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
SB1574IntroVirginia Economic Development Partnership Authority; Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority; membership; powers and duties. Restructures the membership of the board of directors (the Board) of the Virginia Economic Development Partnershi...
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2017-01-20
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
SB1539IntroChief Workforce Development Advisor; responsibilities. Clarifies that the Chief Workforce Development Advisor shall report directly to the Governor and shall not serve in any other capacity.
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2017-01-20
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
SB1563IntroDiscovery in criminal cases; duty to provide. Requires Discovery in criminal cases; duty to provide. Requires the attorney for the Commonwealth, upon written notice by an accused to the court and to the attorney for the Commonwealth, to permit the ac...
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2017-01-20
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SB1254IntroDepartment of Elections; annual audit of ballot scanner machines. Requires the Department of Elections to conduct an annual audit of the ballot scanner machines in use in the Commonwealth. The localities selected for the audit are to be chosen at ran...
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2017-01-20
Passed by for the day
SB1541IntroFinancial institutions; confidentiality of information. Provides that the scope of the prohibition on the State Corporation Commission's disclosure of personal information does not encompass any information pertaining to an individual's ownership int...
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2017-01-20
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SB961IntroAbsentee voting; processing of rejected absentee ballots. Provides that when an absentee ballot is rejected, at least two officers of election, one representing each political party, are required to write and sign a statement for the cause of the bal...
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2017-01-20
Passed by for the day
SJR331IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); property tax; Constitutional amendment (first resolution); property tax; exemption for flooding remediation, abatement, and resiliency efforts. Provides that the General Assembly may authorize a county, ci...
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2017-01-20
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SJR262EngrossCommending Arlington Outdoor Lab.
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2017-01-20
Agreed to by House by voice vote
SJR253IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications of voters and executive clemency. Authorizes the General Assembly to provide by law for the automatic restoration of civil rights for persons convicted of nonviolent felonies who have comple...
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2017-01-20
Assigned to P&E sub: Constitutional Amendments
SB1551IntroClosure of the Central Virginia Training Center prohibited. Provides that the Central Virginia Training Center shall not be closed and shall remain open until July 1, 2029 and continue to accept new admissions of individuals with intellectual disabil...
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2017-01-20
To Senate Education and Health Committee
SB1552IntroBallots; number ordered to be printed. Requires the general registrars to consider the number of active registered voters and historical election data, including voter turnout, when determining the number of ballots to order to be printed for an elec...
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2017-01-20
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SB1586IntroLocal and regional libraries; boards not mandatory. Local and regional libraries; boards not mandatory. Provides an exemption for counties with a charter from having to create a
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2017-01-20
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
SB1570IntroVirtual Virginia; availability. Requires that the Virtual Virginia program, established by the Department of Education, be made available to all public middle and high schools. The bill provides that such program may be made available to all public e...
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2017-01-20
To Senate Education and Health Committee
SB1113EngrossBoard for Contractors; optional bonding for Class A and B contractors. Allows applicants for Class A and Class B contractor licenses to demonstrate financial responsibility by posting a surety bond for both initial application for licensure and subse...
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2017-01-20
Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
SJR259EngrossCommending John Tyler Community College.
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2017-01-20
Agreed to by House by voice vote
SB1230IntroOpiate prescriptions; electronic prescriptions. Requires a prescription for any controlled substance containing an opiate to be issued as an electronic prescription and prohibits a pharmacist from dispensing a controlled substance that contains an op...
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2017-01-20
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
SJR287EngrossCommending the National Bank of Fredericksburg.
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2017-01-20
Laid on Speaker's table
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