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HB2201EnrollFailure to drive on right side of highways or observe traffic lanes; penalties. Increases the fine for failing to drive on the right side of highways or failing to observe traffic lanes from no more than $250 to $250 per violation.
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2017-02-25
VOTE: ADOPTION (89-Y 8-N)
SJR270IntroCommending the Salem High School football team.
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2017-02-25
Failed to pass in Senate
HB1846EnrollDeath certificates; filing. Provides that a non-electronically filed death certificate may be filed in any registration district in the Commonwealth. Under current law, death certificates are required to be filed in the district in which the death oc...
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2017-02-25
VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N)
SB800EngrossDirect primary care agreements. Provides that direct agreement between a patient, the patient's legal representative, or the patient's employer and a health care provider for ongoing primary care services in exchange for the payment of a monthly peri...
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2017-02-24
VOTE: ADOPTION (61-Y 28-N)
HB1760PassElectric utilities; costs of pumped hydroelectricity generation and storage facilities. Authorizes an investor-owned electric utility to petition the State Corporation Commission for approval of a rate adjustment clause for recovery of the costs of o...
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2017-02-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 246 (effective 7/1/17)
HB2269EnrollState Police motor vehicle safety inspection data. State Police motor vehicle safety inspection data. Authorizes the Superintendent of State Police to provide, upon request, verification of the inspection status of a vehicle and to charge a reasonabl...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2269ER)
SB1228EngrossVirginia Fair Housing Law; rights and responsibilities with respect to the use of an assistance animal in a dwelling. Sets out the rights and responsibilities under the Virginia Fair Housing Law (§ 36-96.1 et seq.) with respect to maintaining an ass...
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2017-02-24
VOTE: ADOPTION (92-Y 0-N)
HB1400EnrollVirginia Virtual School established. Establishes the Board of the Virginia Virtual School (the Board) as a policy agency in the executive branch of state government for the purpose of governing the full-time virtual school programs offered to student...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1400ER)
HB2101EngrossHealth care providers; data collection. Defines "charity care" and "bad debt" as used in the context of certificate of public need, establishes a uniform framework for determining the value of charity care provided, and requires health care providers...
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2017-02-24
VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N)
HB1579EnrollTransportation order for defendant held in correctional facility. Requires the court or clerk, upon request of the attorney for the Commonwealth, to issue a transportation order for a defendant to be brought to court from a correctional facility.
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1579ER)
HB2191EnrollSchool boards; procedures; sexually explicit instructional materials or related academic activities. Requires each school board's procedures for handling challenged controversial instructional materials to include procedures for (i) annually notifyin...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2191ER)
HR472EngrossCommending the Appomattox Dixie Youth Angels softball team.
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2017-02-24
Agreed to by House by voice vote
SB969EnrollLegislative drafting requests. Provides that legislative drafting files related to laws enacted beginning with the 1989 Session of the General Assembly are the property of the requester. This is consistent with the treatment of laws enacted prior to ...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB969ER)
HB2174EnrollSchool boards; pupil/teacher ratios; public report. Requires each school board to annually report to the public the actual pupil/teacher ratios in middle school and high school.
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2174ER)
SB932EnrollConveyance of utility easements; transportation. Exempts from the public hearing requirement prior to disposal of real property by a locality the conveyance of utility easements related to transportation projects. This bill incorporates SB 1259.
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB932ER)
HB1590EnrollDuty of care to law-enforcement officers and firefighters; fireman's rule. Provides that the common-law doctrine known as the fireman's rule, as described in the bill, shall not be a defense to certain claims. The fireman's rule is based on assumptio...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1590ER)
HB2006EngrossVirginia Fair Housing Law; rights and responsibilities with respect to the use of an assistance animal in a dwelling. Sets out the rights and responsibilities under the Virginia Fair Housing Law (? 36-96.1 et seq.) with respect to maintaining an assi...
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2017-02-24
VOTE: ADOPTION (93-Y 0-N)
SB864EnrollElectoral 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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2017-02-24
Governor's recommendation received by Senate
SB1196EnrollJames River State Scenic River designation. Designates a 10.2-mile section of the James River from the Rockbridge-Botetourt County line to the Rockbridge-Amherst-Bedford County line a component of the Virginia Scenic Rivers System. The bill also prov...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1196ER)
HB2470EnrollDrug Control Act; Schedule II and Schedule V. Adds thiafentanil to Schedule II of the Drug Control Act and Brivaracetam to Schedule V of the Drug Control Act.
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2470ER)
HB1485EngrossSex offenses prohibiting proximity to children; penalty. Includes in the list of certain sex offenses that prohibit a person convicted of such offenses from being or residing in proximity to schools and certain other property where children congregat...
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2017-02-24
VOTE: ADOPTION (93-Y 1-N)
HB1938EnrollSlingbow hunting; license. Authorizes the use of a slingbow to hunt deer and small game when a hunter is licensed to hunt with a bow and arrow.
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1938ER)
HB2016EnrollElectric personal delivery devices. Allows for the operation of electric personal delivery devices on the sidewalks and shared-use paths and across roadways on crosswalks in the Commonwealth unless otherwise prohibited by a locality. The bill directs...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2016ER)
HB2168EnrollVirginia Coal Train Heritage Authority. Creates the Virginia Coal Train Heritage Authority (the Authority) with rights and powers to be exercised by a 25-member board, which will consist of three representatives from the governing body of each of the...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2168ER)
HB1572EnrollMarine Resources Commission; registration as commercial fisherman; family member or employee. Directs the Marine Resources Commission to grant a preference for an exception to the two-year delay in the effective date of a registration as a commercial...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1572ER)
HB2404EnrollAdvisory Council on Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections (PANDAS) and Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS). Creates the Advisory Council on Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Di...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2404ER)
HJR1087EngrossCommending The Barns at Hamilton Station Vineyards.
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2017-02-24
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
HB1574EnrollMarine Resources Commission; oysters; culling. Removes the authority of a member of the Virginia Marine Police to require a person charged with violating an oyster culling regulation to scatter the entire cargo of oysters on the public rocks.
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1574ER)
HB1697EngrossExtension of approvals to address housing crisis. Extends the sunset date for several measures related to various land use approvals from July 1, 2017, to July 1, 2020. The bill also expands the scope of such measures that will be subject to the exte...
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2017-02-24
VOTE: ADOPTION (92-Y 2-N)
HB2009EnrollStormwater and erosion management; administration of program by certified third party. Authorizes the hiring of certified third-party professionals to administer any or all aspects of a program for the management of stormwater and erosion, including ...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2009ER)
SB1591EnrollEconomic Development Access Program; bonded projects. Imposes a 48-month moratorium on the repayment of funds allocated to a locality for a bonded project pursuant to the Economic Development Access Program, provided that the conditions of the Common...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1591ER)
HB1775EnrollPersons with developmental disabilities; terminology. Corrects numerous sections of the Code of Virginia by replacing the term "intellectual disability" with "developmental disabilities" as appropriate.
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1775ER)
HB1402EngrossGoverning boards of public institutions of higher education; leadership; residency. Requires the president of the board of visitors of Virginia Military Institute and each chairman and vice-chairman or rector and vice-rector of the governing board of...
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2017-02-24
VOTE: ADOPTION (59-Y 36-N)
HB1573EnrollMarine Resources Commission; licenses; revocation. Provides that when the Marine Resources Commission (the Commission) revokes fishing privileges for a violation of the tidal fisheries law, it shall only revoke the particular type of license that is ...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1573ER)
SB1037EnrollVirginia 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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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1037ER)
HB2395EngrossPublic schools; dyslexia advisor. Requires one reading specialist in any school division in which the local school board employs such a specialist to have training in the identification of and the appropriate interventions, accommodations, and teachi...
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2017-02-24
Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
HB1546EnrollJuror information; confidentiality. Limits to name and home address the personal information of a juror impaneled in a criminal case that the court may only regulate the disclosure of upon a showing of good cause, which includes a likelihood of bribe...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1546ER)
HB1524EnrollSpecial conservators of the peace; liability insurance. Requires that each person registered as or seeking registration as a special conservator of the peace be covered by a policy of (i) personal injury liability insurance, (ii) property damage liab...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1524ER)
SB1192EnrollDepartment of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; powers of the Director; out-of-state applicants for certification as a small, women-owned, or minority-owned business. Requires, as a prerequisite for approval, that any out-of-state business apply...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1192ER)
SB1232PassLimits on prescription of controlled substances containing opioids. Requires a prescriber registered with the Prescription Monitoring Program (the Program) to request information about a patient from the Program upon initiating a new course of treatm...
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2017-02-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 252 (effective 7/1/17)
HB1796EnrollOyster ground lease; certain dredging projects. Provides that certain oyster ground leaseholders in the Lynnhaven River are subject to the conduct of approved municipal dredging projects to restore existing navigation channels. The bill limits such p...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1796ER)
SB1374EnrollBoard for Contractors; membership. Adds a professional engineer to the membership of the Board for Contractors.
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1374ER)
HB2327EnrollDUI; implied consent; refusal of blood or breath tests. Eliminates the criminal penalties for refusing to submit to a blood test to determine the alcohol or drug content of a defendant's blood upon arrest for a DUI-related offense under the law on im...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2327ER)
SB1394EnrollSmall agricultural generators. Establishes the parameters of a program under which small agricultural generators may sell the electricity generated from a small agricultural generating facility to its utility. Effective July 1, 2019, enrollment by el...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1394ER)
HB2055EnrollRural Coastal Virginia Community Enhancement Authority. Establishes the Rural Coastal Virginia Community Enhancement Authority, consisting of the 12 counties within the Northern Neck, Middle Peninsula, and Accomack-Northampton planning districts. The...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2055ER)
HB1709EngrossSchool boards; policies and procedures prohibiting bullying; parental notification. Requires the policies and procedures prohibiting bullying that are contained in each school board's code of student conduct to direct the principal to notify the pare...
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2017-02-24
VOTE: ADOPTION #2 (66-Y 26-N)
HB2034EnrollVirginia Residential Property Disclosure Act. Adds two new disclosures required to be made by a seller of residential real property to a purchaser, one for whether the property is subject to one or more conservation or other easements and a second fo...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2034ER)
HB1885PassLimits on prescription of controlled substances containing opioids. Requires a prescriber registered with the Prescription Monitoring Program (the Program) to request information about a patient from the Program upon initiating a new course of treatm...
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2017-02-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 249 (effective 7/1/17)
SB1429EnrollCharter; Town of Onley. Shifts the town's municipal elections from May to November.
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1429ER)
SB1332EnrollOfficial emblems and designations; "Song of the Mountains;" state television series. Designates "Song of the Mountains" as the state television series. This bill is identical to HB 1927.
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1332ER)
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