VA Legislation | 2017 | Regular Session

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SB1508EnrollVirginia Public Procurement Act; architectural and professional engineering term contracting; limitations on project fees; certain school divisions. Includes a school division in a locality with a population in excess of 78,000 under the exception fr...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1508ER)
SB1573EngrossAppraisal management companies; compensation to appraisers. Requires that an appraisal management company shall compensate the appraiser within 30 days of the initial delivery by the appraiser of the completed appraisal report, except in the case of ...
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2017-02-24
VOTE: ADOPTION (93-Y 0-N)
HB2342EnrollPublic schools; regional charter school divisions. Authorizes the Board of Education (Board) to establish regional charter school divisions consisting of at least two but not more than three existing school divisions in regions in which each underlyi...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2342ER)
HB1973EnrollEconomic Development Access Program; bonded projects. Imposes a 48-month moratorium on the repayment of funds allocated to a locality for a bonded project pursuant to the Economic Development Access Program, provided that the conditions of the Common...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1973ER)
HB2024EngrossCondemnation powers and proceedings; notice to owner or tenant. Requires an authorized condemnor, or the Commissioner of Highways, as applicable, to give notice to the owner or tenant of freehold property subject to condemnation no later than 15 days...
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2017-02-24
VOTE: ADOPTION (94-Y 0-N)
HB1544EnrollCertificates 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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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1544ER)
SB1494EnrollTransportation network company; brokers. Allows brokers to arrange rides with transportation network company (TNC) partner vehicles. The bill requires such brokers to be licensed by the Department of Motor Vehicles and includes insurance requirements...
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2017-02-24
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HB1731EngrossJoint Commission on Administrative Rules; periodic review of exemptions from the Administrative Process Act. Requires the Joint Commission on Administrative Rules, beginning November 1, 2017, on a schedule to be established by the Commission, to cond...
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2017-02-24
VOTE: ADOPTION (94-Y 0-N)
SB1507EnrollSafety inspections; appointments. Allows any motor vehicle inspection station to accept appointments for safety inspections and removes the requirement that inspections take place on first-come, first-served basis. Under current motor vehicle safety ...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1507ER)
SB899EngrossReformulated gasoline; sale for farm use. Directs the Department of Environmental Quality to seek an exemption from the federal reformulated gasoline (RFG) program for conventional, ethanol-free gasoline sold for use in farm motor vehicles.
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2017-02-24
VOTE: ADOPTION (94-Y 0-N)
HB1982EnrollGraduation requirements; verified units of credit; satisfactory score on the PSAT examination. Requires the Board of Education, in establishing graduation requirements, to provide for the award of verified units of credit for a satisfactory score, as...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1982ER)
HB2255EnrollHunting of big game species; licenses. Creates separate licenses to hunt each big game species, as defined by the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, instead of one license for all big game species.
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2255ER)
SB1559EnrollBoard of zoning appeals. Requires that the recipient of certain notices from the board of zoning appeals receive notice via certified mail, last known address, or usual abode prior to the commencement of the 30-day appeal period.
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2017-02-24
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HB1663EngrossNorthern Virginia Community College; computer science training and professional development for teachers. Requires Northern Virginia Community College (i) in consultation with the Department of Education, to contract with a § 501(c)(3) nonprofit org...
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2017-02-24
VOTE: ADOPTION (91-Y 3-N)
HB1508EnrollDepartment of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; critical incident reports; licensed programs. Requires the Commissioner of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to provide a written report setting forth the known facts of serious i...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1508ER)
HB1919EnrollAssisted living facilities; cap on civil penalties. Increases the aggregate amount of civil penalties that the Commissioner of the Department of Social Services may assess against an assisted living facility for noncompliance with the terms of its li...
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2017-02-24
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HB1996EnrollIncompetent defendants; psychiatric treatment. Requires that a defendant who is found incompetent to stand trial for a crime and who is ordered to receive treatment to restore his competency at an inpatient hospital be transferred to the hospital as ...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1996ER)
SB1251EngrossWashington Metrorail Safety Commission Interstate Compact. Authorizes Virginia to become a signatory to the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission Interstate Compact. The compact establishes a state safety oversight authority for the Washington Metro...
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2017-02-24
VOTE: ADOPTION (92-Y 0-N)
HR471EngrossCommending the Rustburg Dixie Youth AAA All-Stars baseball team.
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2017-02-24
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HB2410EngrossProviding support to terrorist organizations; penalty. Provides that any person who knowingly provides any material support to an individual or organization whose primary objective is to commit an act of terrorism and does so with the intent to furth...
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2017-02-24
VOTE: ADOPTION (94-Y 0-N)
SB869EnrollAlzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Commission; sunset. Extends the sunset date of the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Commission from July 1, 2017, to July 1, 2020, and makes a technical correction to the reporting requirement of the...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB869ER)
SB1043EnrollJoint Commission on Health Care; sunset. Extends the expiration of the Joint Commission on Health Care from July 1, 2018, to July 1, 2022. This bill is identical to HB 1736.
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1043ER)
SR162EngrossCommending the Virginia Military Institute Corps of Cadets.
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2017-02-24
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
HB2296EngrossVirginia Foundation for the Humanities; identification of the history of formerly enslaved African Americans in Virginia. Directs the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities to identify the history of formerly enslaved African Americans in Virginia an...
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2017-02-24
VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N)
SB1261EnrollOfficial emblems and designations; George Washington's rye whiskey; state spirit. Designates George Washington's rye whiskey produced at Mount Vernon, Virginia, as the state spirit.
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2017-02-24
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SB1492EnrollWater utilities; consolidated ratemaking. Requires that in any ratemaking proceeding for certain investor-owned water utilities that are part of a water utility network the State Corporation Commission shall ensure that equal fixed and volumetric rat...
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2017-02-24
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SB1144PassMarine Resources Commission; oyster planting grounds; notice of application for lease. Requires the Marine Resources Commission (the Commission) to post notice of an application to lease oyster planting grounds for 30 days on its website and to notif...
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2017-02-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 250 (effective 7/1/17)
HB2064EngrossAssault and battery against a family or household member; eligibility for first offender status. Precludes a person who has been convicted of any felony defined as an act of violence from being eligible for first offender status for assault and batte...
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2017-02-24
VOTE: ADOPTION (92-Y 0-N)
HB2282EngrossCertain school board employees; training on the Certain school board employees; training on the prevention of trafficking of children. Requires each school board to ensure that each guidance counselor and school nurse that it employs receives trainin...
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2017-02-24
VOTE: ADOPTION (94-Y 0-N)
HB1960EnrollTow truck drivers and towing and recovery operators; requirements; penalties. Creates a civil penalty of $150 to be paid into the Literary Fund for any tow truck driver or towing and recovery operator convicted of improperly towing in Planning Distri...
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2017-02-24
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SB1506EnrollApplicant Fingerprint Database; Federal Bureau of Investigation records. Authorizes the Department of State Police to submit fingerprints and accompanying records to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to be advised through the FBI's Next Gener...
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2017-02-24
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HB2067EnrollDecertification of law-enforcement officers; notification. Requires persons obligated to notify the Criminal Justice Services Board (CJSB) when a law-enforcement officer or jail officer has committed an act or been convicted of a crime that requires ...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2067ER)
SB1289PassQualified projects of natural gas utilities. Exempts any natural gas utility serving fewer than 2,000 residential customers and fewer than 350 commercial and industrial customers in the year in which the utility makes an investment for qualifying pro...
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2017-02-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 253 (effective 7/1/17)
SB1245EnrollPublic education; economics education and financial literacy. Requires the Board of Education (Board) to include evaluating the economic value of postsecondary studies, including the net cost of attendance, potential student loan debt, and potential ...
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2017-02-24
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SB1382EnrollAlcoholic beverage control; applications for retail license; health permit or inspection. Requires applicants for retail licenses for establishments that serve food or are otherwise required to obtain a food establishment permit from the Department o...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1382ER)
SB907EngrossGoverning boards of public institutions of higher education; leadership; residency. Requires the president of the board of visitors of Virginia Military Institute and each chairman or vice-chairman or rector or vice-rector of the governing board of e...
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2017-02-24
VOTE: ADOPTION (57-Y 37-N)
SB1265EnrollDepartment of General Services; maintenance of property records; notification when deed, lease, or other agreement to terminate. Requires the Department of General Services to maintain records relating to all property interests held by the Commonweal...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1265ER)
HB1884PassReal property tax exemption; certain surviving spouses. Authorizes localities to exempt the primary residence of the surviving spouse of a law-enforcement officer, firefighter, search and rescue personnel, and emergency medical services personnel who...
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2017-02-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 248 (effective 7/1/17)
SB1084EnrollCharter; Town of Herndon; elections. Shifts the town's municipal elections from May to November.
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1084ER)
HR458EngrossCommending Christopher P. Morrill.
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2017-02-24
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HR462EngrossCommending the Shenandoah County Fair.
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2017-02-24
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HR459EngrossCommending the Woodstock Volunteer Rescue Squad.
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2017-02-24
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HB1774EnrollStormwater and erosion control; work group; stormwater laws. Directs the Commonwealth Center for Recurrent Flooding Resiliency (the Center) to convene a work group to consider alternative methods of stormwater management in rural Tidewater localities...
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1774ER)
HR464EngrossCelebrating the life of the Honorable H. Dudley Payne, Jr.
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2017-02-24
Agreed to by House
HR457EngrossCommending Deep Sran.
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2017-02-24
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HR463EngrossCelebrating the life of Nola Ann DeStephen.
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2017-02-24
Agreed to by House
HR461EngrossCommending Virginia's technology sector.
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2017-02-24
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HB2449EngrossTerm limits; certain public bodies in City of Chesapeake. Provides that members of the Chesapeake Economic Development Authority, Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority and Chesapeake Airport Authority shall be limited to two terms and that m...
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2017-02-24
VOTE: ADOPTION (91-Y 2-N 1-A)
HR452EngrossCelebrating the life of Curtis Montgomery.
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2017-02-24
Agreed to by House
HR451EngrossCommending Virginia Department of Forestry tree seedling nurseries.
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2017-02-24
Agreed to by House by voice vote
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