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SR41IntroCelebrating the life of James Michael Eastham, Sr.
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2018-02-19
Laid on Clerk's Desk
SB219EngrossConstitutional amendment (voter referendum); real property tax exemption for flooding remediation, abatement, and resiliency. Provides for a referendum at the November 6, 2018, election to approve or reject an amendment to allow the General Assembly ...
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2018-02-19
Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 1-N)
HB335EngrossJamestown-Yorktown Foundation; Yorktown Victory Center. Renames the Yorktown Victory Center, operated by the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, as the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.
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2018-02-19
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
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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2018-02-19
Read second time
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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2018-02-19
Read second time
HB1413EngrossDisplay or parking of used motor vehicles for sale; penalty. Clarifies that the prohibition on the display or parking, or permitting the display or parking, of five or more used motor vehicles within any 12-month period on real property to sell or ad...
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2018-02-19
Passed Senate (33-Y 7-N)
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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2018-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 22]
Assigned MPPS sub: Subcommittee #2
HB1031EngrossCommon interest communities; disclosure packets. Requires that as a prerequisite to charging any fees for the preparation of disclosure packets, both professionally managed property owners' associations and property owners' associations that are not ...
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2018-02-19
Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N)
SB924EngrossStandards for the display of the Honor and Remember Flag at state buildings and facilities outside of Capitol Square. Provides that in the absence of a directive from the Governor or the Director of the Department of General Services, the head of the...
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2018-02-19
Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #1
HB48EngrossCharitable solicitations; registration statement. Requires charitable organizations to include in their annual registration statement (i) a statement indicating the amount of funds expended during the preceding fiscal year to pay for the administrati...
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2018-02-19
Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
HB812EngrossThe Virginia Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Fund Advisory Board; membership; duties. Increases from five to seven the number of members on the Virginia Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Fund Advisory Board (the Board). The bill increases from three to...
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2018-02-19
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
HB1266EnrollReport of arrests; fingerprints; trespass; disorderly conduct. Requires that a law-enforcement agency make a report of any arrest of a person for trespassing (§ 18.2-119) or disorderly conduct (§ 18.2-415) to the Central Criminal Records Exchange a...
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2018-02-19
Signed by President
HB322EngrossPossession and administration of naloxone. Adds employees of the Department of Corrections who are designated as probation and parole officers or correctional officers to the list of individuals who may possess and administer naloxone or other opioid...
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2018-02-19
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
SB660EngrossYouth Employment Solutions apprenticeship program. Directs the Department of Labor and Industry and the Department of Education to determine the feasibility of implementing a Youth Employment Solutions (YES) apprenticeship program. A "YES apprentices...
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2018-02-19
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
SB964EngrossHealth insurance; catastrophic health plans. Requires health carriers to offer catastrophic plans in the individual market in every locality in the Commonwealth in which they offer any health benefit plan. A catastrophic plan is a high-deductible hea...
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2018-02-19
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
SB312EngrossCooperative procurement of professional services; construction; solar power purchase agreements. Allows contracting entities to contract for the provision of solar services in order to reduce energy cost. The measure authorizes any contracting entity...
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2018-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
SB780EngrossHydroelectric 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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2018-02-19
Read second time
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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2018-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 20]
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
SJR156IntroCelebrating the life of Ruth Ann Rogers Wise Kellam.
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2018-02-19
Laid on Clerk's Desk
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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2018-02-19
Reported from Finance (14-Y 7-N)
HB511EngrossChild abuse or neglect; sex offenders; investigations; reports to law enforcement. Adds the complaint that a child has been left alone in the same dwelling with a person to whom the child is not related by blood or marriage and who has been convicted...
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2018-02-19
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
HB865EngrossPet shops; local ordinance; bond for dogs obtained from out-of-state breeder. Authorizes any local governing body to adopt an ordinance that requires any pet shop selling dogs procured from outside the Commonwealth to furnish a bond of at least $5,00...
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2018-02-19
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
SJR81EngrossCommemorating the 50th anniversary of Green v. County School Board of New Kent County. The resolution is a recommendation of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Commission.
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2018-02-19
To House Rules Committee
SB486EngrossAlcoholic beverage control; distiller licensee; samples; hours of operation. Allows government stores established on the premises of a licensed distillery to operate on Sundays after 10:00 a.m. and allows licensed distillers to include in samples spi...
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2018-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
HB683EnrollUniform Statewide Building Code; security of certain records. Clarifies that while information contained in engineering and construction drawings and plans for any single-family residential dwelling submitted for the purpose of complying with the Uni...
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2018-02-19
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB683ER)
SB582EngrossOpen-space lands; conversion or diversion. Increases the threshold for the substitution of real property when lands are converted or diverted from open-space land use, requiring the substitute land to have "substantially" greater value as permanent o...
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2018-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee #4
SB543EngrossEmergency order for adult protective services; temporary conservator. Requires courts issuing an emergency order for adult protective services to (i) appoint, when applicable, a temporary conservator with responsibility and authority limited to manag...
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2018-02-19
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
HB1527EngrossLeave for volunteer members of Civil Air Patrol. Requires state and private employers to allow officers or employees who are volunteer members of the Civil Air Patrol to take leaves of absence from their respective duties without loss of seniority, a...
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2018-02-19
Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N)
SR42IntroCommending David McKee.
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2018-02-19
Laid on Clerk's Desk
SB580EngrossData collection and dissemination; governance. Amends the Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act (§ 2.2-3800 et seq.) to facilitate the sharing of data among agencies of the Commonwealth and between the Commonwealth and political...
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2018-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
SB605EngrossElementary and secondary schools; sexual misconduct. Requires the Board of Education to adopt regulations to implement the provisions of federal law that prohibit any local school board or any individual who is an employee, contractor, or agent of a ...
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2018-02-19
To House Education Committee
SB760EngrossOnline Virginia Network Authority. Adds the Chancellor of the Virginia Community College System or his designee and one nonlegislative citizen member appointed by the State Board for Community Colleges to the members of the board of trustees of the O...
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2018-02-19
VOTE: PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
SB981EngrossCalculation of child support obligation; multiple Calculation of child support obligation; multiple custody arrangements. Establishes methods by which child support obligations can be calculated when multiple custody arrangements exist between parent...
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2018-02-19
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
HB866EngrossScenic river designations. Consolidates provisions of the Scenic Rivers Act relating to prohibitions on the construction of dams and limits on the effects of the Act. The bill contains technical amendments.
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2018-02-19
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
HB1310EngrossRetention of case records; electronic format. Allows the clerk of a district court to destroy the papers, records, and documents in civil and criminal cases after the case has ended if such papers, records, and documents have been microfilmed or conv...
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2018-02-19
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
SB528EngrossProfessions 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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2018-02-19
Read second time
SB942EngrossState 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 a tourism destination, and the o...
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2018-02-19
To House Finance Committee
SB475EngrossSearch warrant for a tracking device; delivery of affidavit. Provides that an affidavit for a search warrant authorizing use of a tracking device may be delivered by a judicial officer's designee or agent. Current law requires the affidavit to be del...
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2018-02-19
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
HB909EnrollVirginia Freedom of Information Act; disclosure of law-enforcement and criminal records. Clarifies that the discretionary exemptions contained in the Freedom of Information Act pertaining to law-enforcement and criminal records may be used by any pub...
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2018-02-19
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB909ER)
SB941EngrossDesignating 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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2018-02-19
Read second time
SJR85EngrossVirginia Women's Monument Commission; membership and dedication. Reconstitutes the Virginia Women's Monument Commission by adding to the membership the Architectural Historian of the Capitol Square Preservation Council; allowing the Governor, the Spe...
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2018-02-19
To House Rules Committee
HB797EngrossElectronic visitation; state correctional facilities. Authorizes the Director of the Department of Corrections to prescribe reasonable rules regarding electronic visitation systems and the collection of fees for the use of such systems. The bill prov...
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2018-02-19
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
SJR158IntroCelebrating the life of LaVonne Parker Ellis.
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2018-02-19
Laid on Clerk's Desk
HB61EngrossBattlefield property; transfer of easements to United States. Directs the Secretary of Natural Resources (the Secretary) to endeavor to enter into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the United States to accomplish the transfer of the Commonweal...
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2018-02-19
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
SB154EngrossAdministrative Process Act; hearing officers; timely decisions. Provides that a hearing officer conducting a formal hearing on behalf of an agency shall render a recommendation or conclusion within the time period specified in such agency's written r...
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2018-02-19
Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #1
SB198EngrossHistorical African American cemeteries and graves; Portsmouth. Adds the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in the City of Portsmouth, with 266 eligible gravesites, to the list of historical African American cemeteries for which qualifying charitable organizations ...
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2018-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 21]
Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee #2
HB894EnrollReal property tax; exemption. Specifies that a single member limited liability company whose sole member is a nonprofit organization is eligible to be considered for a property exemption by a locality the same as other nonprofit organizations.
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2018-02-19
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB894ER)
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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2018-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 20]
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
SB545EngrossCourt 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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2018-02-19
Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
SB796EngrossSexual 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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2018-02-19
To House Rules Committee
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