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HB2471PassVirginia Economic Development Partnership Authority; membership; powers and duties. Restructures the membership of the board of directors (the Board) of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority (the Authority), designates the Board as ...
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2017-04-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0804)
HB2201PassFailure to drive on right side of highways or observe traffic lanes; penalties. Sets the fine for failing to drive on the right side of highways or failing to observe traffic lanes at $100. Under current law, any such failure is punishable by a fine ...
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2017-04-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0795)
SB1486PassReport of law-enforcement officer involved in accident. Provides that any law-enforcement officer who is listed as a driver in a motor vehicle accident report submitted to the Department of Motor Vehicles will not have the accident listed on his driv...
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2017-04-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0821)
HB1468VetoCompliance with detainers; U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Prohibits the Director of the Department of Corrections, sheriff, or other official in charge of a facility in which an alien is incarcerated from releasing an incarcerated alien fo...
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2017-04-05
(67 affirmative votes required to override)
HB1846PassDeath 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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2017-04-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0784)
HB2442EnrollLocal collection fees. Provides that an ordinance for collection of overdue accounts may also provide for the imposition of collection and administrative fees, not to exceed the amount provided for in § 58.1-3958.
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2017-04-05
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, May 5, 2017
HB2343VetoVoter registration list maintenance; voters identified as having duplicate registrations. Requires the Department of Elections to provide to the general registrars a list of registered voters who have been found through list comparisons and data-matc...
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2017-04-05
(67 affirmative votes required to override)
SB1178PassPrescription of buprenorphine without naloxone; limitation. Provides that prescriptions for products containing buprenorphine without naloxone shall be issued only (i) for patients who are pregnant, (ii) when converting a patient from methadone to bu...
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2017-04-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0812)
SB1300VetoVictims of domestic violence, etc.; firearms safety or training course. Creates the Virginia Firearms Safety and Training for Sexual and Domestic Violence Victims Fund. The bill provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services may distribute...
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2017-04-05
Requires 27 affirmative votes to override veto
HB1856EnrollRestitution; probation. Provides that for any offense that occurs on or after July 1, 2017, if restitution is ordered at the time of sentencing, the court shall place the defendant on an indefinite term of probation until all ordered restitution is p...
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2017-04-05
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, May 5, 2017
SB1415PassVirginia Port Authority; Board of Commissioners. Provides that the 11 members of the Board of Commissioners of the Virginia Port Authority appointed by the Governor no longer serve at the pleasure of the Governor and may be removed prior to the expir...
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2017-04-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0818)
HB1402PassGoverning boards of public institutions of higher education; leadership; residency. Requires the president or any one of the vice presidents of the board of visitors of Virginia Military Institute, the chairman or the vice-chairman of the State Board...
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2017-03-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0764)
HJR562PassConstitutional amendment (first resolution); real property tax; exemption for surviving spouse of a disabled veteran. Provides that the real property tax exemption for the principal residence of the surviving spouse of a disabled military veteran app...
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2017-03-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0770)
SJR331PassConstitutional amendment (first resolution); property tax; exemption for flooding remediation, abatement, and resiliency efforts. Provides that the General Assembly may authorize a county, city, or town to partially exempt any real subject to recurri...
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2017-03-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0773)
SB1533PassPossession of antique firearms; nonviolent felons. Permits nonviolent felons to possess, transport, and carry muzzle-loading firearms and black powder in a quantity not exceeding five pounds if it is intended to be used solely for sporting, recreatio...
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2017-03-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0767)
HB1544PassCertificates of public need; alternative plans of compliance. Provides that in cases in which a certificate holder holds more than one certificate of public need with conditions, and the certificate holder is unable to satisfy the conditions of one c...
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2017-03-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0768)
SJR295PassConstitutional amendment (first resolution); legislative review of administrative rules. Grants to the General Assembly the authority to review any administrative rule to ensure it is consistent with the legislative intent of the statute that the rul...
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2017-03-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0772)
SB907PassGoverning boards of public institutions of higher education; leadership; residency. Requires the president or any one of the vice presidents of the board of visitors of Virginia Military Institute, the chairman or the vice-chairman of the State Board...
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2017-03-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0766)
HJR693PassConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Transportation Funds. Requires the General Assembly to maintain permanent and separate Transportation Funds to include the Commonwealth Transportation Fund, Transportation Trust Fund, Highway Maintenance a...
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2017-03-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0771)
HB1437PassSight and hearing testing of public school students; exception. Excludes from the requirement that the sight and hearing of public school students be tested any student who has an Individualized Education Program or a Section 504 Plan that documents ...
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2017-03-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0765)
HJR545PassConstitutional amendment (first resolution); powers of General Assembly; suspension or nullification of administrative rule or regulation. Provides that the General Assembly may suspend or nullify any or all portions of any administrative rule or reg...
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2017-03-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0769)
HB2006PassVirginia 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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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0729)
SB1216PassAlcoholic 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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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0744)
SB1341PassDigital certification of government records. Provides for the Secretary of the Commonwealth, in cooperation with the Virginia Information Technologies Agency, to develop standards for the use of digital signatures by government agencies on electronic...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0738)
SB1587PassAlcoholic beverage control; wine and beer licenses. Includes Alleghany County in the list of wine and beer licenses that may be granted to persons operating food concessions at any outdoor performing arts amphitheater, arena, or similar facility that...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0745)
HB2033PassLandlord and tenant law; residential tenancies; landlord and tenant obligations and remedies. Provides that the Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act (§ 55-248.2 et seq.) (the Act) shall apply to all residential tenancies; however, a landlord...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0730)
HB1546PassJuror 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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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0753)
SB1430PassHigher education; student mental health; services after a student suicide. Requires baccalaureate public institutions of higher education to develop and implement policies that ensure that after a student suicide, affected students have access to rea...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0691)
SB1539PassChief 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. The bill has a delayed effective date of January 15, 2018.
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0740)
SB1417PassCommercial air service plan. Requires the Virginia Aviation Board to develop and review every five years a commercial air service plan for commercial air service airports in the Commonwealth and, prior to allocation of funds from the Commonwealth Air...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0709)
SB1421PassInterest on the amount of award; condemnation proceeding. Provides that the interest on an award in a condemnation proceeding that is greater than the amount that the condemnor deposited with the court shall accrue at the judgment rate of interest.
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0710)
HB1709PassSchool 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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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0684)
HB2051PassDriver's license; marijuana possession. Revises the existing provision that a person loses his driver's license for six months when convicted of or placed on deferred disposition for a drug offense to provide that the provision does not apply to defe...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0695)
SB1034PassHistoric rehabilitation tax credit. Limits the amount of historic rehabilitation tax credits that may be claimed by each taxpayer to $5 million per year, including any amounts carried over from prior taxable years, for taxable years beginning on and ...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0721)
SB1287PassVirginia Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Authority. Changes the effective date for the creation of the ABC Authority from July 1, 2018, to January 15, 2018. The bill creates a transition period from January 15, 2018, until December 31, 2018, during ...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0707)
SB1091PassDriver's license; marijuana possession. Revises the existing provision that a person loses his driver's license for six months when convicted of or placed on deferred disposition for a drug offense to provide that the provision does not apply to defe...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0703)
HB2352PassTeacher licensure by reciprocity; professional teacher's assessments. Exempts from any professional teacher's assessment requirements any individual who has obtained a valid out-of-state license, with full credentials and without deficiencies, that i...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0688)
HB2262PassOnline Virginia Network Authority established. Establishes the Online Virginia Network Authority (the Authority) as a political subdivision of the Commonwealth for the purpose of establishing the Online Virginia Network to coordinate the online deliv...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0686)
SB1006PassCommitment hearings; sharing of records and information. Requires the Office of the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court to provide electronic data, including individually identifiable information, on proceedings pursuant to the Psychiatric Treat...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0719)
HB1519PassOverweight permits for hauling Virginia-grown farm produce; validity throughout the Commonwealth. Authorizes the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue overweight permits that are valid statewide for vehicles hauling Virginia-grown...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0693)
HB1738PassRetail sales and use tax; aviation parts, engines, and supplies. Creates an exemption from the retail sales and use tax for parts, engines, and supplies used for maintaining, repairing, or reconditioning aircraft, including unmanned aerial systems. T...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0714)
HB2074PassIncome tax; subtraction for Virginia venture capital account investment. Establishes an individual and corporate income tax subtraction for income derived from an investment in a Virginia venture capital account, defined in the bill as an investment ...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0762)
HB2318PassVirginia Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Program. Removes from the definition of "birth-related neurological injury" a provision that the definition shall apply retroactively to any child born on and after January 1, 1988, who suffers ...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0756)
SB1063PassState Board of Corrections; membership; powers and duties; review of death of inmates in local correctional facilities. Authorizes the State Board of Corrections (the Board) to conduct a review of the death of any inmate in a local or regional correc...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0759)
HB1675PassPalliative care information and resources. Requires the Department of Health to make information about and resources on palliative care available to the public, health care providers, and health care facilities on its website. This bill is identical ...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0746)
HB1981PassSchool Divisions of Innovation. Requires the Board of Education to promulgate regulations for the designation of School Divisions of Innovation in which the local school board in the local school division or any school therein so designated shall, pu...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0760)
SB817PassRestricted driver's license; purposes. Adds travel to and from a job interview to the list of purposes for the issuance of a restricted driver's license. The bill provides that a person issued a restricted driver's license for this purpose is require...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0701)
SB1123PassManufactured Home Lot Rental Act; failure of landlord to correct violations; notification of tenants. Provides that if a landlord does not remedy a violation of an ordinance involving the health and safety of tenants in a manufactured home park withi...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0734)
HB2090PassCharitable solicitations; registration statement. Requires a charitable organization to include in its annual registration statement a statement indicating the percentage of contributions received that was dedicated to the charitable purpose of the c...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0763)
HB1766PassUtility Facilities Act; associated facilities of an electrical transmission line. Provides that the issuance by the State Corporation Commission of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for construction of an electrical transmission line ...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0728)
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