VA Legislation | 2017 | Regular Session

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HJR730EngrossCommending The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary of Fredericksburg.
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2017-01-20
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HB1593IntroSales and use tax; personal hygiene products; "the dignity act." Exempts from sales and use tax toilet paper, adult diapers, and the following feminine hygiene products: sanitary napkins, tampons, sanitary towels, menstrual cups,and sanitary pads.
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2017-01-20
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
HB1640IntroDepartment of Motor Vehicles; titling an out-of-state trailer. Requires the Department of Motor Vehicles to publish on its website a detailed guide for obtaining a title for a trailer that was purchased out of state and was not required by the state ...
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2017-01-20
Read first time
HJR739EngrossCelebrating the life of James Early Wood.
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2017-01-20
Agreed to by House
HB1654IntroExamining and approving a statement in lieu of the settlement of accounts; fee for commissioner of accounts. Removes the provision that allows the commissioner of accounts to charge a fee of up to $75 for the examination and approval of a statement i...
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2017-01-20
Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N)
HB1992IntroLien priority. Inserts "real estate" in several places related to the priority of tax liens so that the operative language now reads "on a parity with liens for unpaid local real estate taxes."
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2017-01-20
Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N)
HB2054IntroHigh school graduation and dropout data; formula; on-time graduation. Requires the formula that the Board of Education uses to collect, analyze, report, and make available to the public high school graduation and dropout data to exclude any student w...
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2017-01-20
Assigned Education sub: Elementary and Secondary Education
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
HB2450IntroHunting license; own property. Requires a landowner to obtain a free hunting license to hunt on land that he owns. The bill directs the Board of Game and Inland Fisheries to adopt regulations to provide for the free license for landowners as well as ...
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2017-01-20
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
HJR795IntroCommending Valluvan Tamil Academy.
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2017-01-20
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 17104024D
HB1641IntroDisclosure of insurance policy limits; homeowners or Disclosure of insurance policy limits; homeowners or personal injury liability insurance; personal injury and wrongful death actions. Allows an injured person, the personal representative of a dece...
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2017-01-20
Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N)
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
HB1886IntroPublic institutions of higher education; admission of undergraduate students domiciled in the Commonwealth. Requires the governing board of each public institution of higher education, except for the Virginia Military Institute, Norfolk State Univers...
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2017-01-20
Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
HB2378IntroHigh school graduation requirements; substitution of computer coding credit for foreign language credit. Requires the Board, in establishing high school graduation requirements, to provide for the substitution of computer coding course credit for any...
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2017-01-20
Assigned Education sub: Education Innovation
HB1866IntroIssuance of temporary licenses, permits, or special identification cards; requirements. Allows the issuance of a temporary driver's license, permit, or special identification card to an applicant presenting valid documentary evidence that a federal c...
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 23]
Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #2
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
HB1474EngrossDental hygiene; remote supervision. Eliminates the Dental hygiene; remote supervision. Eliminates the requirement that a dental hygienist providing dental hygiene services under remote supervision be employed by the supervising dentist; clarifies con...
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2017-01-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (92-Y 0-N)
HB1965IntroTwo-Year College Transfer Grant Program; Expected Family Contribution. Broadens eligibility for the Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program by including students whose Expected Family Contribution, as calculated by the federal government using the fa...
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2017-01-20
Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
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)
HB2153IntroDurable Do Not Resuscitate Orders; reciprocity. Provides that a Durable Do Not Resuscitate order or other order regarding life-sustaining treatment executed in accordance with the laws of another state in which such order was executed shall be deemed...
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2017-01-20
Read first time
HB1991IntroLocal composite index; supplemental basic aid payments. Repeals a provision that caps the sum of basic aid payments and supplemental basic aid payments received by certain eligible school divisions at a certain historical level of basic aid payments ...
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2017-01-20
Assigned Education sub: Education Innovation
HJR741EngrossCelebrating the life of the Honorable Johnny S. Joannou.
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2017-01-20
Agreed to by House
SJR287EngrossCommending the National Bank of Fredericksburg.
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2017-01-20
Laid on Speaker's table
HR292EngrossCelebrating the life of John Bucker Beirne, Sr.
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2017-01-20
Agreed to by House
HR304EngrossCelebrating the life of Ralph Edmond Stanley.
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2017-01-20
Agreed to by House
HB2014IntroBoard of Education; biennial review of the standards of quality; odd-numbered years. Changes from even-numbered years to odd-numbered years the biennial review of the standards of quality that is required of the Board of Education.
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
Assigned Education sub: Education Innovation
HB2290IntroDriver education programs; instruction concerning traffic stops. Requires each driver education program in the public school system to include instruction concerning traffic stops, including law-enforcement procedures for traffic stops, appropriate a...
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2017-01-20
Assigned Education sub: Elementary and Secondary Education
HJR752EngrossCommending Joseph A. Horbal.
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2017-01-20
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HJR798IntroCommending Mahan Street First Baptist Church.
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2017-01-20
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 17101187D
SJR219EngrossCelebrating the life of Charles B. Whitehurst, Sr.
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2017-01-20
Agreed to by House
HB2435IntroUse of handheld personal communications devices while driving; penalty. Expands the prohibition of using a handheld personal communications device while operating a motor vehicle to all communications unless the device is specifically designed to all...
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2017-01-20
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1545IntroIndividual income tax credit; return of budget surplus. Individual income tax credit; return of budget surplus. Requires several actions relating to Virginia taxable income if a general fund
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2017-01-20
To Senate Finance Committee
HB1450EngrossPharmacy freedom of choice. Requires a health insurer or health maintenance organization, or its intermediary (the carrier), when it receives notice from a pharmacy's intermediary of the pharmacy's agreement to accept reimbursement for its services a...
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2017-01-20
Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1450H1
HB1625IntroMobile food units; licenses. Directs the Department of Health to issue a license in the form of a sticker to a restaurant that is a mobile food unit that meets the requirements for licensure and requires the licensee to prominently display the licens...
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2017-01-20
Read first time
SB1101IntroFiling and application fees for transportation network companies. Allows transportation network companies two fee options when applying for an original or renewal of a certificate. A transportation network company may either pay the existing certific...
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2017-01-20
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
SJR316EngrossCommending LeShawn Merritt.
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2017-01-20
Laid on Speaker's table
HB2465IntroVirginia Consumer Protection Act; open-end credit plans.
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2017-01-20
Committee Referral Pending
SB1542IntroOccupational health and safety laws; amount of civil penalties. Increases the maximum amount of civil penalties that may be assessed by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry (Commissioner) for certain violations of occupational safety and health law...
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2017-01-20
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SJR327IntroCelebrating the life of Dr. Debra Saunders-White.
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2017-01-20
Laid on Clerk's Desk
HB1604IntroFoster care; reasonable efforts to prevent removal of child. Allows a local board of social services to take a child into immediate custody pursuant to an emergency removal order in cases in which the child is alleged to have been abused or neglected...
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2017-01-20
Committee substitute printed 17104379D-H1
HB2072IntroNursing home family councils; rights of family members. Provides that rights of a nursing home resident's family to meet in the facility with the families of other residents of the facility by attending meetings of the family council shall not be res...
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2017-01-20
Read first time
HB1515IntroCircuit court clerks; electronic transfer of certain documents. Permits circuit court clerks to transfer electronically, or provide electronic access to, documents related to certain real property information to certain public officials.
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2017-01-20
Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (21-Y 0-N)
SB977IntroCommonwealth's tax code; conformity with federal law; emergency. Advances conformity with the federal tax code to December 31, 2016. The bill contains an emergency clause.
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2017-01-20
Passed by for the day
HB1924IntroPublic schools; suspensions. Directs the Board of Education to establish guidelines for alternatives to short-term and long-term suspension for consideration by local school boards.
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2017-01-20
Assigned Education sub: Elementary and Secondary Education
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