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SB20IntroBoard of Juvenile Justice; Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; regulations governing the housing of youth pursuant to contracts with the federal government. Requires the Board of Juvenile Justice, in collaboration with the Dep...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee
SB33IntroConsumer 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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2019-11-18
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
HB3IntroVirginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices; sexual orientation and gender identity. Adds discrimination on the basis of an individual's sexual orientation or gender identity as an unlawful housing practice. The bill defines ...
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2019-11-18
Committee Referral Pending
SB21IntroProvision of abortion; parental consent requirement; ultrasound requirement; hospital regulations. Removes the requirement that a pregnant minor seeking an abortion obtain either parental consent or judicial authorization. The bill removes the requir...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Education and Health Committee
SB9IntroWorkers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. Adds cancers of the colon, brain, or testes to the list of cancers that are presumed to be an occupational disease covered by the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act when firef...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SJR3IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); marriage. Proposes the repeal of the constitutional amendment dealing with marriage that was approved by referendum at the November 2006 election. That amendment to the Bill of Rights (i) defines marriage ...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SB17IntroSame-sex marriages; civil unions. Repeals the statutory prohibitions on same-sex marriages and civil unions or other arrangements between persons of the same sex purporting to bestow the privileges and obligations of marriage. These prohibitions are ...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SB38IntroOpen-end credit plans; governing law. Provides that an open-end credit plan shall be governed solely by federal law and the laws of the Commonwealth, regardless of whether the seller or lender has a physical location in the Commonwealth. The measure ...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SB1IntroSuspension of driver's license for nonpayment of fines or costs. Repeals the requirement that the driver's license of a person convicted of any violation of the law who fails or refuses to provide for immediate payment of fines or costs be suspended....
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2019-11-18
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SB4IntroPublic School Assistance Fund and Program created. Creates the Public School Assistance Fund and Program, to be administered by the Department of Education, for the purpose of providing grants to school boards to be used solely for the purpose of rep...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Education and Health Committee
SB11IntroLocal disposable paper and plastic bag tax. Authorizes any locality to impose a tax of five cents per bag on disposable paper bags or disposable plastic bags provided to consumers by certain retailers, with certain bags being exempt from the tax. The...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Finance Committee
SB36IntroLottery Board; regulation of casino gaming. Authorizes casino gaming in the Commonwealth to be regulated by the Virginia Lottery Board (the Board). Casino gaming shall be limited to certain cities that meet the criteria that is outlined in the bill, ...
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2019-11-18
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
SB46IntroAbsentee voting; application form contents. Removes the requirement that a person applying for an absentee ballot provide supporting information regarding the reason he is eligible for an absentee ballot. The applicant will still be required to provi...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SR1IntroCommending the Norfolk Police Department.
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2019-11-18
Prefiled and laid on Clerk's desk; offered 01/08/20 20100393D
SB31IntroEminent domain; costs for petition for distribution of funds; interest rate; recordation of certificate. Provides that the costs of filing a petition with the court for the distribution of the funds due pursuant to an eminent domain proceeding shall ...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SB45IntroAbsentee voting; no excuse required. Permits any registered voter to vote by absentee ballot in any election in which he is qualified to vote. The bill removes the current list of statutory reasons under which a person may be entitled to vote by abse...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SB47IntroVirginia Council on the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children; membership. Increases the number of nonlegislative citizen members on the Virginia Council on the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military ...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Rules Committee
SB23IntroProhibited discrimination; sexual orientation and gender identity. Prohibits discrimination in employment and public accommodations on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. The bill codifies existing prohibited discrimination in public ...
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2019-11-18
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
SB6IntroVoter referendum; issuance of state general obligation bonds for school facility modernization. Provides for a statewide referendum on the question of whether the General Assembly shall issue state general obligation bonds in the amount of $3 billion...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SB28IntroEminent domain; costs. Eliminates specific provisions for the assessment of costs in eminent domain proceedings where the condemnor is a public service company, public service corporation, railroad, or government utility corporation and provides that...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
HB4IntroLottery Board; regulation of casino gaming. Authorizes casino gaming in the Commonwealth to be regulated by the Virginia Lottery Board (the Board). Casino gaming shall be limited to certain cities that meet the criteria that is outlined in the bill, ...
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2019-11-18
Committee Referral Pending
SB50IntroVirginia Human Rights Act; racial discrimination; hair. Provides that the terms "because of race" and "on the basis of race," and terms of similar import, when used in reference to discrimination in the Code of Virginia and acts of the General Assemb...
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2019-11-18
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
SB7IntroMinimum wage. Increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25 per hour to $10 per hour, effective July 1, 2020; to $11 per hour, effective July 1, 2021; to $12 per hour, effective July 1, 2022; to $13 per hour, effective...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SJR4IntroCelebrating the life of Alan Arnold Diamonstein.
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2019-11-18
Prefiled and laid on Clerk's desk; offered 01/08/20 20101066D
SB12IntroFirearm transfers; criminal history record information checks; penalty. Requires a background check for any firearm transfer and requires the Department of State Police to establish a process for transferors of firearms to obtain such a check from li...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
HB8IntroDisorderly conduct in public places; school activities. Eliminates the Class 1 misdemeanor for disrupting willfully or while intoxicated, whether willfully or not, the operation of any school or any school activity conducted or sponsored by any schoo...
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2019-11-18
Committee Referral Pending
SB42IntroAggravated sexual battery by false representation or Aggravated sexual battery by false representation or subterfuge; penalty. Provides that any person who sexually abuses another person through false representation or subterfuge that is part of a ma...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SB13IntroPossessing or transporting a weapon within Capitol Square; penalty. Makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor for a person to possess or transport any (i) gun or other weapon designed or intended to propel a missile or projectile of any kind; (ii) frame, receiv...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SB3IntroDisorderly conduct in public places; school activities. Eliminates the Class 1 misdemeanor for disrupting willfully or while intoxicated, whether willfully or not, the operation of any school or any school activity conducted or sponsored by any schoo...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
HB10IntroQualified education loan servicers. Prohibits any Qualified education loan servicers. Prohibits any person from acting as a qualified education loan servicer except in accordance with provisions established by this bill. The bill requires a loan serv...
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2019-11-18
Committee Referral Pending
SB34IntroDriver privilege cards; penalty. Authorizes the issuance of new driver Driver privilege cards; penalty. Authorizes the issuance of new driver privilege cards by the Department of Motor Vehicles to an applicant who (i) has reported income from Virgini...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Transportation Committee
SB22IntroPurchase of handguns; limitation on handgun purchases; penalty. Prohibits any person who is not a licensed firearms dealer from purchasing more than one handgun in a 30-day period and establishes such an offense as a Class 1 misdemeanor. The bill exe...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SB15IntroCarrying weapon into building owned or leased by the Commonwealth; penalty. Makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor for a person to transport any (i) gun or other weapon designed or intended to propel a missile or projectile of any kind; (ii) frame, receiver,...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SB44IntroPublic elementary and secondary school students; topical sunscreen. Permits any public elementary or secondary school student to possess and use topical sunscreen in its original packaging on a school bus, on school property, or at a school-sponsored...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Education and Health Committee
SB49IntroNonpayment of wages; investigations. Authorizes the Commissioner of Labor and Industry, if he acquires information during an investigation of a complaint of an employer's failure or refusal to pay wages and that information creates a reasonable belie...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SB32IntroCorporal punishment of a child with an object; penalty. Provides that any parent, guardian, or other person responsible for the care of a child under 18 years of age who uses an inanimate object to subject a child to corporal punishment, as defined i...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
HB2IntroFirearm transfers; criminal history record information Firearm transfers; criminal history record information checks; penalty. Requires a background check for any firearm transfer and directs the Department of State Police (the Department) to establi...
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2019-11-18
Committee Referral Pending
SB5IntroBoard of Education; uniform minimum standards for modern public school buildings. Requires the Board of Education to prescribe by regulation uniform minimum standards for the erection of modern public school buildings and the modernization of existin...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Education and Health Committee
SB27IntroUninsured and underinsured motorist insurance policies; bad faith. Provides that if an insurance company denies, refuses, or fails to pay its insured, or refuses a reasonable settlement demand within the policy's coverage limits, for a claim for unin...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SB37IntroOpen-end credit plans; civil penalty. Requires that any person engaged in the business of extending credit under an open-end credit plan under which interest is charged at an annual rate that exceeds 36 percent obtain a license to do so from the Stat...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SJR2IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); personal reproductive liberty. Amends the Constitution of Virginia by adding a section establishing the individual right to personal reproductive autonomy. The amendment prohibits the denial or infringemen...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
HB12IntroDepartment of Education; discrimination against students; investigation and resolution of complaints. Requires the Department of Education to establish a procedure for the receipt, investigation, and resolution of student complaints alleging discrimi...
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2019-11-18
Committee Referral Pending
SB39IntroSame-sex marriages; civil unions. Repeals the statutory prohibitions on same-sex marriages and civil unions or other arrangements between persons of the same sex purporting to bestow the privileges and obligations of marriage. These prohibitions are ...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
HB7IntroVirginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices. Prohibits any locality, its employees, or its appointed commissions from discriminating (i) in the application of local land use ordinances or guidelines, or in the permitting of h...
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2019-11-18
Committee Referral Pending
SJR6IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Governor's term of office. Permits a Governor elected in 2025 and thereafter to succeed himself in office. The amendment allows two four-year terms (either in succession or not in succession) but prohibits...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SB43IntroAbsentee voting; prohibiting release of absentee voter applicant list. Prohibits the release of the list of persons applying for an absentee ballot. Currently, the absentee voter applicant list is available to registered voters for inspection and cop...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SB52IntroOpioid addiction treatment pilot program. Requires the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (the Department), in partnership with community services boards, a hospital licensed in the Commonwealth, and telemedicine networks, to ...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Education and Health Committee
SJR1IntroConstitution of the United States; Equal Rights Amendment. Ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution of the United States that was proposed by Congress in 1972.
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2019-11-18
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
HB5IntroClinch State Scenic River. Designates a 30.3-mile segment of the Clinch River in Tazewell County as part of the Clinch State Scenic River, a component of the Virginia Scenic Rivers System.
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2019-11-18
Committee Referral Pending
SB25IntroCampaign finance; prohibited contributions to candidates. Prohibits any candidate from soliciting or accepting a contribution from any public service corporation, as defined in §56-1, or any political action committee established and administere...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
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