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HB155Engross
50%
Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund; claims. Provides that in claims for an award under the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund involving claims of sexual abuse of a minor, the passage of time shall not be a barrier to when the victim can file a clai...
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2024-02-28
Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N)
HB172Engross
50%
Family or household member; definition; penalty. Adds to the definition of family or household members, for the purposes of definitions relating to juvenile and domestic relations district courts and multiple criminal and procedural statutes, an indi...
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2024-02-28
Reported from Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 0-N)
SB441Engross
50%
School boards; teachers; terms of employment; employment verification; requirement. Requires each school board to respond within 10 business days of receiving any request for employment verification of a former employee of the school board when such ...
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2024-02-28
House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 39-N)
SB5Engross
50%
STEM+C Competition Team Grant Program and Fund; established. Establishes the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Computing (STEM+C) Competition Team Grant Program and Fund to encourage interest in STEM+C-related subject areas and suppo...
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2024-02-28
VOTE: Block Vote Passage (97-Y 0-N)
SB522Engross
50%
Purchase of firearms; demonstrated competence with a firearm or completion of a firearms safety or training course; penalty. Requires that a prospective purchaser of a firearm present proof that such prospective purchaser has demonstrated competence ...
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2024-02-28
VOTE: Passage (51-Y 49-N)
HJR274Intro
25%
Commending Communities in Schools of Appalachian Highlands.
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2024-02-28
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 24107808D
SJR155Intro
25%
Commending Denise Burrell Smith.
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2024-02-28
Laid on Clerk's Desk
HB467Engross
50%
Establishment by localities of certain real estate contract disclosures prohibited. Prohibits localities from establishing or enforcing a mandatory disclosure requirement for a real estate licensee, any party to a contract for the sale or listing of ...
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2024-02-28
Reported from General Laws and Technology (11-Y 3-N 1-A)
SB250Enroll
75%
Department of Medical Assistance Services; remote ultrasound procedures; remote fetal non-stress tests. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to modify the state plan for medical assistance to include a provision allowing for payment ...
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2024-02-28
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB250ER)
HB896Engross
50%
Deferred or installment payment agreements; certain benefits. Provides that in any case in which a defendant owes fines and costs and where such defendant's sole financial resource is a Social Security benefit or Supplemental Security Income, such de...
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2024-02-28
Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
SB436Enroll
75%
Department of Workforce Development and Advancement; Director. Changes the title of the Director of the Department of Workforce Development and Advancement to the Commissioner of Workforce Development and Advancement. The bill makes the Department, i...
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2024-02-28
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB436ER)
SB11Engross
50%
Cruelty to animals; possession and ownership of animals. Provides that any person convicted of felony cruelty to animals may be prohibited by the court from possession or ownership of companion or equine animals for life and any person convicted of m...
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2024-02-28
Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (15-Y 7-N)
HB892Engross
50%
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; Department of Forestry; Office of Farmland Preservation transferred. Transfers from the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to the Department of Forestry the Office of Farmland Preservation...
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2024-02-28
Reported from Finance and Appropriations (13-Y 0-N)
HJR288Intro
25%
Commending Alex Vardavas.
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2024-02-28
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 24107799D
SB649Engross
50%
Line of Duty Act; payment of benefits. Increases from $25,000 to $50,000 the death benefit payout under the Virginia Line of Duty Act for a death caused by occupational cancer, respiratory disease, or hypertension or heart disease for those deaths th...
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2024-02-28
Delegates: McQuinn, Thomas, Arnold
HJR299Intro
25%
Commending Britepaths, Inc.
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2024-02-28
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 24107360D
HB759Enroll
75%
Food inspections; private homes; pickles and acidified vegetables; gross sales. Increases from $3,000 to $9,000 the gross sales annual revenue cap for sales of pickles and other acidified vegetables that have an equilibrium pH value of 4.6 or lower a...
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2024-02-28
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB759ER)
HB1132Engross
50%
Insurance; dental carriers; annual report. Requires each dental carrier, beginning in 2025, to annually, on or before April 30, file with the State Corporation Commission a report that includes the actual loss ratio, defined in the bill, for the prec...
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2024-02-28
Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
SB95Engross
50%
Preliminary analysis of breath to determine alcoholic content of blood; failure to advise person of rights. Provides that if a police officer or a member of any sheriff's department fails to advise a person of his rights to refuse a preliminary breat...
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2024-02-28
VOTE: Passage (88-Y 11-N)
HB1211Engross
50%
Tax assessment districts; petition by parcel owners. Changes the threshold for petitioning a city or town for establishment of a tax assessment district from not less than three-fourths of the landowners affected to the owners of not less than three-...
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2024-02-28
Passed Senate (23-Y 16-N)
HB926Engross
50%
Unlawful dissemination or sale of images of another; penalty. Expands the current categories of images that are unlawful to disseminate or sell to include any videographic or still image that depicts another person who is in a state of undress so as ...
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2024-02-28
Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (9-Y 2-N 4-A)
SB274Enroll
75%
Prescription Drug Affordability Board established; drug cost affordability review. Establishes the Prescription Drug Affordability Board for the purpose of protecting the citizens of the Commonwealth and other stakeholders within the health care syst...
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2024-02-28
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB274ER)
SB731Engross
50%
Production, publication, sale, financing, etc. of child pornography; penalty. Amends the definition of "child pornography" to include sexually explicit visual material that depicts a minor in a state of nudity or engaged in sexual conduct where such ...
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2024-02-28
Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N)
HB1272Engross
50%
Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; copy of rental agreement for tenant. Requires a landlord to provide a copy of the signed written rental agreement to the tenant within 10 business days of the effective date of the rental agreement and to...
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2024-02-28
Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N)
SB116Engross
50%
Annual retail sales and use tax holiday. Establishes an annual retail sales and use tax holiday that takes place on the first full weekend in August beginning in 2025 through 2029. During such weekend, state retail sales and use tax will not apply to...
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2024-02-28
Delegates: Reid, Watts, Kent
SB582Engross
50%
Purchase, possession, and sale of retail tobacco products; retail tobacco products and liquid nicotine; penalties; reports. Updates, for the purpose of the crime of selling or distributing tobacco products to a person younger than 21 years of age, th...
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2024-02-28
Delegates: Hope, Seibold, Leftwich
SB80Engross
50%
Department of Corrections; probation modification; report. Directs the Department of Corrections to meet with the Virginia Probation and Parole Association, criminal justice reform organizations, and other relevant stakeholders and provide a report t...
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2024-02-28
Committee substitute printed 24108394D-H1
HB944Enroll
75%
Forest Sustainability Fund; fund allocation. Provides that moneys from the Forest Sustainability Fund must be allocated proportionally among localities that forego tax revenues as a result of the use value assessment and taxation for real estate devo...
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2024-02-28
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB944ER)
HB446Enroll
75%
Abandoned or derelict aircraft. Provides that an airport has a lien on an abandoned or derelict aircraft, defined in the bill, on its property for all fees and charges for the use of the airport by such aircraft and for all fees and charges incurred ...
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2024-02-28
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB446ER)
SJR163Intro
25%
Commending Neil A. Morgan.
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2024-02-28
Laid on Clerk's Desk
HB1134Engross
50%
Health insurance; prior authorization. Requires that any provider contract between a carrier and a participating health care provider contain specific provisions that require that if a prior authorization request is approved for prescription drugs an...
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2024-02-28
Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
HB1187Engross
50%
Manufacturing, selling, giving, distributing, or possessing xylazine; penalties. Creates a Class 5 felony for any person who knowingly manufactures, sells, gives, distributes, or possesses with the intent to manufacture, sell, give, or distribute the...
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2024-02-28
Reported from Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 0-N)
HB1386Engross
50%
Firearms; workplace rules of localities. Provides that any locality that adopts an ordinance prohibiting the public carrying of firearms shall not have workplace rules that are less restrictive than such ordinance. Firearms; workplace rules of local...
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2024-02-28
Passed Senate (20-Y 19-N)
HB267Engross
50%
Assault or assault and battery against a law-enforcement officer; arrest and prosecution of individual experiencing a mental health emergency. Provides that it is an affirmative defense to prosecution of an individual for assault or assault and batte...
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2024-02-28
Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (7-Y 5-N)
SB313Engross
50%
Commissioner of Agricultural and Consumer Services; regulations regarding mandatory solar disclosures for solar energy facilities; report. Requires the Commissioner of Agricultural and Consumer Services to promulgate regulations for mandatory disclos...
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2024-02-28
House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 39-N)
HB253Engross
50%
School boards; meetings; public comment or citizen School boards; meetings; public comment or citizen participation; enrolled students. Requires each school board to permit any student enrolled in a public elementary or secondary school in the local ...
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2024-02-28
VOTE: Adoption (54-Y 45-N)
HB368Engross
50%
Board of Housing and Community Development; stakeholder advisory group; report. Directs the Board of Housing and Community Development (the Board) to convene a stakeholder advisory group to evaluate and recommend revisions to the Uniform Statewide Bu...
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2024-02-28
Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (11-Y 0-N)
SB502Engross
50%
Petitions in juvenile and domestic relations district court; parents; minors. Prohibits the parent of a minor residing in the same home as such parent from filing a petition for a family abuse protective order against such minor, provided that the mi...
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2024-02-28
VOTE: Passage (53-Y 44-N)
HB1338Engross
50%
Courthouse and website posting of notices. Provides that, effective July 1, 2025, if any notice, summons, order, or other official document of any type is required to be posted pursuant to a provision of the Code on or at the front door of a courthou...
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2024-02-28
Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
HJR284Intro
25%
Commending Mark Roller.
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2024-02-28
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 24107686D
HB558Engross
50%
Constitutional amendment (voter referendum); real property tax exemption; surviving spouses of soldiers who died in the line of duty. Provides for a referendum at the November 5, 2024, election to approve or reject an amendment to the Constitution of...
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2024-02-28
Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
HB1174Engross
50%
Assault firearms; purchase; age requirement; penalty. Provides that in order to purchase an assault firearm a person must be 21 years of age or older. The bill also expands the definition of "assault firearm" as the term applies to criminal history r...
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2024-02-28
Reported from Finance and Appropriations (10-Y 5-N)
SB427Engross
50%
Petition for modification of a sentence; eligibility; procedures. Provides procedures for individuals serving a sentence for certain felony convictions or a combination of such convictions who remain incarcerated in a state or local correctional faci...
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2024-02-28
To House Appropriations Committee
HB1361Engross
50%
Virginia Public Procurement Act; Virginia resident preference. Provides preference as it relates to procurement for a bidder who is a resident of Virginia and then a bidder whose goods are produced in the United States. The bill gives the next lowest...
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2024-02-28
Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N)
HB1108Engross
50%
Virginia Public Procurement Act; construction management and design-build contracting. Limits the use of construction management or design-build contracts by state public bodies and covered institutions for complex projects. The bill requires state p...
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2024-02-28
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
HB838Engross
50%
Expungement of police and court records. Provides that for the purposes of expungement of police and court records the term "otherwise dismissed" means a dismissal by the court under any circumstances and in any manner, excluding an acquittal by reas...
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2024-02-28
Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendment (10-Y 5-N)
SJR22Engross
50%
Study; Department of Taxation; reducing economic stress on retired Virginia State Police; report. Directs the Department of Taxation to study tax policy solutions for reducing economic stress on retired Virginia State Police.
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2024-02-28
To House Appropriations Committee
SR105Intro
25%
Commending Janet Muldoon.
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2024-02-28
To Senate Rules Committee
HB619Enroll
75%
Military centered community zones; local designation. Allows localities to establish, by ordinance, one or more military centered community zones, defined in the bill as a community that has a significant presence of military personnel living or work...
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2024-02-28
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB619ER)
HB1264Engross
50%
Juvenile fines, costs, and fees; traffic infractions; Juvenile fines, costs, and fees; traffic infractions; judicial discretion. Provides that any court costs, fines, and fees assessed to a juvenile or his parent or guardian in circuit court and juve...
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2024-02-28
Passed Senate (22-Y 17-N)
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