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SB376EngrossEntities entitled to voluntary contributions of tax refunds; listing on individual income tax return. Allows the organization Children of America Finding Hope to be listed on the individual income tax return as an organization eligible to receive vol...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 21]
Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #2
SB511EngrossOptometry; scope of practice. Provides that the practice of optometry includes the evaluation, examination, diagnosis, and treatment of abnormal or diseased conditions of the human eye and its adnexa by the use of medically recognized and appropriate...
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2018-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
HB292EngrossReports to school division superintendents; abduction. Adds abduction to the list of offenses that are reported to school division superintendents by a juvenile intake officer when a petition is filed alleging a student committed such offense. The bi...
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2018-02-20
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
SB728EngrossPrescription Monitoring Program; prescriber and dispenser patterns. Requires the Director of the Department of Health Professions to annually review controlled substance prescribing and dispensing patterns. The bill requires the Director to conduct s...
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2018-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
SB523EngrossVoter identification; electronic pollbooks to contain photographs of voters. Requires electronic pollbooks to contain the photographs of registered voters that are obtained by the general registrars in the production of voter photo identification car...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
HJR302IntroCelebrating the life of Heather Danielle Heyer.
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2018-02-20
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 18100906D
SB120EngrossAlcoholic beverage control; substance abuse prevention; Virginia Institutions of Higher Education Substance Use Advisory Committee established. Directs the Board of Directors of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (Board) to establish a...
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2018-02-20
Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB120H1
SB104EngrossReckless driving; exceeding speed limit. Raises from 80 to 85 miles per hour the speed above which a person who drives a motor vehicle on the highways in the Commonwealth is guilty of reckless driving regardless of the applicable maximum speed limit.
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2018-02-20
Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
SB287EngrossStatewide Trauma Registry; spinal cord injuries. Provides that the Commissioner of Health shall make information contained in the Statewide Trauma Registry available to the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services to allow the Department to d...
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2018-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
SB330EngrossCBD and THC-A oil. Adds cannabidiol oil (CBD oil) or THC-A oil to the list of covered substances the dispensing of which must be reported to the Prescription Monitoring Program. The bill requires a practitioner who issues a written certification for ...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (10-Y 0-N)
HB145EngrossSearch warrant for a tracking device; delivery of affidavit. Provides that an affidavit for a search warrant authorizing use of a tracking device delivered in person may be done by a designee or agent of the judicial officer. Current law allows in-pe...
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2018-02-20
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
SB921EngrossUniform Statewide Building Code; security of certain records. Removes the requirement that information contained in engineering and construction drawings and plans for any single-family residential dwelling submitted for the purpose of complying with...
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2018-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
SJR162IntroCommending the Virginia Association of Free and Charitable Clinics, Inc.
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2018-02-20
Laid on Clerk's Desk
SB389EngrossSubstance-exposed infants; plan for services. Provides that the Department of Health shall serve as the lead agency with responsibility for the development, coordination, and implementation of a plan for services for substance-exposed infants in the ...
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2018-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
HB22EngrossMandatory water and sewer connections; Powhatan County. Adds Powhatan County and Smyth County to the list of counties that may require connection to their water and sewer systems by owners of property that can be served by the systems if the property...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Reported from Local Government (13-Y 0-N)
SB106EngrossStandards and criteria for congressional and state legislative districts. Provides criteria by which congressional and state legislative districts are to be drawn, including equal population, racial and ethnic fairness, respect for existing political...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (6-Y 0-N)
HB28EngrossVoter registration list maintenance; due date of annual report. Clarifies that the annual report made by the Department of Elections on its activities undertaken to maintain the Virginia voter registration system is due by October 1. The bill further...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendment (14-Y 0-N)
SB108EngrossOrders of publication to enforce tax lien; limited-value property. Provides that an order of publication for the enforcement of a lien for taxes owed on real property that has a value of $50,000 or less need be published only once. Under current law,...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 21]
Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #3
SB343EngrossSchool boards; employment of certain individuals. Prohibits any school board from employing any individual who has been convicted of any felony offense against a child; a certain act of violence or violent felony; any offense involving the sexual mol...
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2018-02-20
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
SB359EngrossDriver education courses; instructor qualifications. Provides that the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles (Commissioner) may, in lieu of the requirements established by the Department of Education for driver education instructor qualifi...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (10-Y 0-N)
HB484EngrossRestitution; probation. Establishes procedures to be used by courts to monitor the payment of restitution by defendants. The bill requires that a probation agency ordered to monitor the restitution payments of a defendant placed on supervised probati...
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2018-02-20
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
SB368EngrossEducation preparation programs; reading specialists; dyslexia. Requires each education preparation program offered by a public institution of higher education or private institution of higher education that leads to a degree, concentration, or certif...
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2018-02-20
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
SB192EngrossVirginia Lottery; interception of lottery prizes. Requires that if the winner of a Virginia Lottery prize of $25,000 or greater has received cash assistance through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program in the immediately preceding five...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (4-Y 4-N)
SB785EngrossAccess to electronic textbooks and adequate connectivity. Prohibits local school boards from requiring the use of any electronic textbook in any course in grades six through 12 unless the school board adopts a plan to ensure that on or before July 1,...
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2018-02-20
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
HB1035EngrossVirginia Water Supply Revolving Fund; preference in Eastern Virginia for projects not involving withdrawal of groundwater from certain aquifers. Directs the Board of Health, when making loans, loan subsidies, or grants for regional water projects in ...
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2018-02-20
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
HR85IntroCommending Adrian K. Lund, Ph.D.
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2018-02-20
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 18107100D
HB52EngrossCompetency and sanity evaluations; location of evaluation. Requires that evaluations to determine whether a person is competent to stand trial or to determine a person's sanity at the time of the commission of a criminal offense be conducted on an ou...
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2018-02-20
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
SB29IntroBudget Bill. Amending Chapter 836 of the 2017 Acts of Assembly.
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2018-02-20
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
SB184EngrossChild abuse and neglect; founded reports regarding former school employees. Requires local departments of social services to notify the appropriate school board without delay if the subject of a founded complaint of child abuse or neglect was, at the...
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2018-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
SB92EngrossAgreements for the Loudoun County treasurer to collect and enforce real and personal property taxes on behalf of certain towns. Authorizes the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors to allow the county treasurer to enter into agreements with towns locat...
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2018-02-20
Read second time
SB632EngrossLimits on prescription of controlled substances containing opioids. Eliminates the surgical or invasive procedure treatment exception to the requirement that a prescriber request certain information from the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) when...
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2018-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
SB84EngrossTemporary registration of fleet vehicles; penalty. Provides that the Department of Motor Vehicles may issue to fleet logistics providers, defined in the bill, a temporary registration for certain fleet vehicles. The bill requires that such temporary ...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
HB820EngrossAlcoholic beverage control; delivery of wine or beer to retail licensee; wholesaler requirement. Requires that before any wine or beer may be delivered to a retail licensee for resale, such wine or beer first be delivered to the licensed premises of ...
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2018-02-20
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
SB950EngrossPipeline construction; Water Protection Permit; additional certification for upland impacts. Provides that, for the construction of certain natural gas transmission pipelines greater than 36 inches inside diameter (Pipelines), the issuance of a Virgi...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
SB331EngrossVoter registration; verification of social security numbers; provisional registration status. Requires Voter registration; verification of social security numbers; provisional registration status. Requires the general registrars to verify that the na...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 2-N)
SB698EngrossErosion and sediment control; inspections; natural gas pipelines; stop work instructions. Authorizes the Department of Environmental Quality (the Department) to conduct inspections of the land-disturbing activities of interstate and intrastate natura...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (6-Y 0-N)
HJR298IntroCommending Stonehouse Elementary School.
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2018-02-20
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 18105904D
SB813EngrossSharing of forfeited assets; report. Provides that a state or local agency that receives a forfeited asset or an equitable share of the net proceeds of a forfeited asset from the Department of Criminal Justice Services (Department) or from a federal ...
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2018-02-20
Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
SB121EngrossChild care providers; criminal history background check; repeal sunset. Repeals the expiration date on the requirement that the following individuals undergo fingerprint-based national criminal history background checks: (i) applicants for employment...
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2018-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
SB682EngrossChild day programs; exemptions from licensure. Exempts from licensure any child day program that is offered by a local school division, staffed by local school division employees, and attended by children who are at least four years of age and are en...
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2018-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
HB289EngrossEffect of divorce proceedings; transfer of matters to juvenile and domestic relations district court. Provides that after the entry of a decree of divorce a vinculo matrimonii the circuit court shall not (i) transfer a case for modification to the ju...
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2018-02-20
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
HB1307EngrossStormwater management; rural Tidewater; tiered approach to water quantity technical criteria; impervious cover percentage. Allows any rural Tidewater locality, as defined in the bill, to comply with water quantity technical criteria for certain land-...
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2018-02-20
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
SB267EngrossSexually violent predators; assessment protocol. Provides that each month the Director of the Board of Corrections (the Director) shall review a database of prisoners convicted of sexually violent offenses and, using an evidence-based assessment prot...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (10-Y 0-N)
HB853EngrossSaltwater recreational fishing license; member of Indian tribe exempt. Exempts from the requirements of obtaining a saltwater recreational fishing license and a commercial gear license for recreational purposes any person who is a member of an Americ...
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2018-02-20
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
SB246EngrossInsurance agents; licensing requirements. Removes prospectively the exemption from examination requirements for individuals who have been awarded the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter and Chartered Life Underwriter designations. Insurance a...
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2018-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
SB305EngrossDepartment of Health; cognitive impairment. Directs the Department of Health, in partnership with the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Commission, the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, and the Alzheimer's Association, to inco...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20]
Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N)
SB703EngrossOut-of-state emergency medical services providers. Authorizes an emergency medical services provider who holds a valid license or certification in a state that borders the Commonwealth to provide emergency medical services in the Commonwealth if such...
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2018-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
SB304EngrossEmergency medical services vehicles; temporary permit. Provides that a temporary permit for an emergency medical services vehicle that does not meet required standards is valid for a period of 90 days from the end of the month of issue. Under current...
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2018-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
SB625EngrossConsumer finance companies. Requires the State Corporation Commission, as a condition of licensing a consumer finance company, to find that the applicant will not make consumer finance loans at the same location at which the applicant makes payday lo...
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2018-02-20
Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #3
HB1372EngrossGreen job creation tax credit; extends sunset provision. Extends through taxable year 2019 the sunset date for the green job creation tax credit. Under current law, the credit expires for taxable years beginning on January 1, 2018.
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 9:00 am]
Reported from Finance with amendment (11-Y 0-N)
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