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HB2352IntroTeacher 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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2017-01-20
Assigned Education sub: Education Innovation
SJR231IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Virginia Redistricting Commission; criteria for legislative and congressional districts. Establishes the seven-member Virginia Redistricting Commission (the Commission) to redraw congressional and General ...
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2017-01-20
Assigned to P&E sub: Constitutional Amendments
SB1299IntroCarrying concealed handguns; protective orders. Authorizes any person 21 years of age or older who is not prohibited from purchasing, possessing, or transporting a firearm and is protected by an unexpired protective order to carry a concealed handgun...
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2017-01-20
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
HB2447IntroLocal licensure of motor vehicles. Eliminates the ability of a locality to assess local license fees for motor vehicles, trailers, and semitrailers. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2018.
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2017-01-20
To House Transportation Committee
HB2023IntroHighway maintenance payments; bicycle lanes. Provides that cities and towns that receive highway maintenance payments from the Commonwealth based on moving-lane-miles of highway will not have such payments reduced if moving-lane-miles of highway are ...
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2017-01-20
Read first time
SB1180IntroBoards of Dentistry and Medicine; regulations for the prescribing of opioids and buprenorphine. Directs the Boards of Dentistry and Medicine to adopt regulations for the prescribing of opioids and products containing buprenorphine. The bill contains ...
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2017-01-20
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
HB2459IntroProhibition on sale of certain wireless telecommunications devices to minors. Provides that any retail establishment that sells a cellular telephone or other wireless telecommunications device that is capable of capturing a photographic or other visu...
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2017-01-20
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1516IntroSurviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. Provides that if a surviving spouse of a decedent dying on or after January 1, 2017, claims and receives an elective share, the homestead allowance available to the spouse shall be in ad...
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2017-01-20
Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N)
SB1006IntroCommitment hearings; sharing of records and information. Provides that records and information related to proceedings, hearings, and orders for involuntary commitment in the possession of the court, including identifiable information, shall be transm...
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2017-01-20
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
HB1921IntroAssault and battery; health care providers; penalty. Expands the penalty for battery against a health care provider who is engaged in the performance of his duties to apply in hospitals, or in emergency rooms in any clinic or other facility rendering...
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2017-01-20
Reported from Courts of Justice (20-Y 0-N)
SJR293EngrossCelebrating the life of the Honorable Warren E. Barry.
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2017-01-20
Laid on Speaker's table
SJR283EngrossCelebrating the life of Stuart H. McElroy.
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2017-01-20
Laid on Speaker's table
HJR778EngrossCommending Ramoth Baptist Church.
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2017-01-20
Agreed to by House by voice vote
SB1585IntroForm of ballot; party identification of candidates. Form of ballot; party identification of candidates. Provides that any candidate nominated by a political party or at a primary election shall be identified on the ballot by the name of his political...
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2017-01-20
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
HB1545IntroDelayed appeals in criminal cases; assignment of errors dismissed in part. Provides that an appellant may file a motion for leave to pursue a delayed appeal for those assignments of error that were dismissed because they did not adhere to a proper fo...
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2017-01-20
Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (20-Y 0-N)
SJR272IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications to vote; restoration of civil rights. Authorizes the General Assembly to provide by law for the restoration of civil rights for any person who has been convicted of a felony not designated b...
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2017-01-20
Assigned to P&E sub: Constitutional Amendments
HB1596EngrossVirginia Public Procurement Act; public works contracts; prevailing wage provisions. Prohibits state agencies from requiring bidders, offerors, contractors, or subcontractors to pay, or require the payment of, wages, salaries, benefits, or other remu...
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2017-01-20
Read second time and engrossed
HB1874IntroSearch warrants; customer records from financial institutions. Provides that a search warrant for records pertaining to a customer of a financial institution, money transmitter, commercial business that provides credit reports, or credit card issuer ...
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2017-01-20
Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (20-Y 0-N)
HJR736EngrossCommending Mihika Dusad.
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2017-01-20
Agreed to by House by voice vote
SB1553IntroTerm limits; certain public bodies in City of Chesapeake. Provides that members of the Chesapeake Economic Development Authority, Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority, Chesapeake Airport Authority, and Chesapeake Hospital Authority shall be...
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2017-01-20
To Senate Local Government Committee
SB1568IntroDigital advertisements on buses and taxicabs. Allows digital advertisements to be displayed on buses operating as public carriers and on the roof of any taxicab.
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2017-01-20
To Senate Transportation Committee
SB994EngrossInsurance assessments; refunds of overpayments. Authorizes the State Corporation Commission to refund assessment overpayments to insurers and surplus line brokers without issuing a refund order. The measure conforms these procedures to other refundin...
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2017-01-20
Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
HB1738IntroRetail sales and use tax; aviation parts, engines, and supplies. Creates an exemption from the retail sales and use tax for parts and supplies used for maintaining, repairing, or reconditioning aircraft, including unmanned aerial systems. The exempti...
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2017-01-20
Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
HB1772IntroLow-income taxpayer tax credit. Allows low-income individuals and married persons to claim a refundable income tax credit equal to 20 percent of the federal earned income tax credit claimed by the individual or married persons for the year in lieu of...
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2017-01-20
Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #2
HR295EngrossCommending the Broad Run High School competitive cheer team.
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2017-01-20
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HB2453IntroFlashing amber lights; amateur radio operators. Permits vehicles used or operated by federally licensed amateur radio operators participating in emergency communications drills on behalf of federal, state, or local authorities or providing communicat...
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2017-01-20
To House Transportation Committee
HB2444IntroPresidential candidates; required statement regarding disclosure of federal tax returns and foreign payments and remuneration. Requires any person seeking the nomination for the office of President of the United States to submit a statement, signed u...
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2017-01-20
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
SB1555IntroJamestown-Yorktown Foundation; board of trustees; duties. Authorizes the board of trustees of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation to enter into contracts for the use and rental of agency facilities, structures, spaces, and personal property under the c...
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2017-01-20
To Senate Rules Committee
HB1756IntroEducation improvement scholarships tax credit; eligibility requirements. Eliminates the requirement that a student currently or recently have attended public school in order to qualify for a scholarship from a scholarship foundation that provides tax...
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2017-01-20
Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #2
HB2140IntroTeacher turnover; exit questionnaire. Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction, in order to track and make public the rate of and reasons for teacher turnover, to develop and provide to local school divisions an exit questionnaire for teache...
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2017-01-20
Assigned Education sub: Elementary and Secondary Education
SJR256EngrossCommending the NASA Langley Research Center.
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2017-01-20
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HB2193IntroPersonal property tax; business property. Requires localities to permit taxpayers to provide an aggregate estimate of the total cost of all personal property used in a business that has an original cost of less than $500, in lieu of a specific, itemi...
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2017-01-20
Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
SB964IntroRunning bamboo; cutting by localities; ordinance prohibiting spread; designation of certain plants as noxious weeds. Authorizes any locality to adopt ordinances requiring proper upkeep of running bamboo and prohibiting the spread of running bamboo fr...
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2017-01-20
Passed by for the day
HB1914IntroElected and appointed school board members; criminal Elected and appointed school board members; criminal history record information and child abuse and neglect data. Requires each individual who is elected or appointed to a school board to (i) submi...
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2017-01-20
Assigned Education sub: Elementary and Secondary Education
HB2004IntroGoverning board of public institutions of higher education; annual executive summary; enrollment and financial assistance data for certain students. Requires the annual executive summary submitted by the governing board of each public institution of ...
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2017-01-20
Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
SJR330IntroCommending David Anthony Sam.
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2017-01-20
Laid on Clerk's Desk
SB1003EngrossWireless E-911 Fund; distribution percentages. Postpones from July 1, 2017, to July 1, 2018, the date by which the Department of Taxation is required to conduct its first recalculation of the percentage of funds in the Wireless E-911 Fund that is req...
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2017-01-20
Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
SB1302IntroWrite-in votes; duties of local electoral boards. Provides that when no person is elected to an office by write-in votes and the total number of write-in votes for that office is less than the total number of votes cast for the candidate receiving th...
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2017-01-20
Passed by for the day
HB2466IntroSale of handguns; personalized handguns required. Requires all dealers who sell or transfer any handgun to also have personalized handguns available for sale. The bill defines "personalized handgun" as a handgun that incorporates within its design, a...
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2017-01-20
Committee Referral Pending
SB1225IntroArts and cultural districts. Provides that arts and cultural districts may be created jointly by two or more localities.
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2017-01-20
Passed by for the day
SJR290IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); apportionment; criteria for electoral districts. Provides the criteria for electoral districts drawn by the General Assembly. The amendment directs that electoral districts are (i) to be composed of contig...
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2017-01-20
Assigned to P&E sub: Constitutional Amendments
HJR807IntroCommending Liberty Elementary School.
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2017-01-20
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 17102638D
HB1630IntroReport of money kept by clerk; money held recorded in civil law book; recording in the order book. Requires the clerk to make available to the Auditor of Public Accounts a copy of the annual report that the clerk is currently required to provide to t...
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2017-01-20
Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N)
HB1675IntroPalliative 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.
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2017-01-20
Read first time
HR317IntroCommending the Dinwiddie Darlings softball team.
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2017-01-20
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 17103431D
HB1798IntroDonation of organs by persons infected with human immunodeficiency virus. Allows for the donation of organs by persons infected with human immunodeficiency virus when (i) the recipient of such organ is informed that such organ is infected with human ...
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2017-01-20
Read first time
HB1981IntroSchool Divisions of Innovation. Requires the Board to promulgate regulations for the designation of School Divisions of Innovation in which the local school board in the local school division so designated shall, pursuant to a plan of innovation, be ...
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2017-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 24]
Assigned Education sub: Education Innovation
HB2445IntroOpen-end credit plan loans. Establishes requirements for open-end credit plan loans, which are revolving loans made under an open-end credit or similar plan under which a finance charge is imposed only if the obligor fails to repay the loan in full p...
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2017-01-20
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
SJR222IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications to vote; restoration of civil rights. Authorizes the General Assembly to provide by law for the restoration of civil rights for persons convicted of nonviolent felonies who have completed se...
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2017-01-20
Assigned to P&E sub: Constitutional Amendments
HB1909IntroReal property tax; nonjudicial sale of tax delinquent property. Permits the nonjudicial sale of unimproved real property valued at less than $5,000 if taxes are delinquent for at least three years. The bill also permits the nonjudicial sale of real p...
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2017-01-20
Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
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