VA Legislation | 2017 | Regular Session

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HJR586IntroAbortion; prosecution of mother not allowed. Recognizes that Virginia law has never permitted the prosecution of the mother of an aborted child for seeking or consenting to an abortion.
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2017-02-07
To House Rules Committee
HB2403IntroVehicles bearing clean special fuel license plates; Vehicles bearing clean special fuel license plates; use of high occupancy toll lanes. Exempts vehicles bearing clean special fuel license plates that were obtained from the Department of Motor Vehic...
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2017-02-07
To House Transportation Committee
HB1704IntroGrand larceny; threshold. Increases from $200 to $500 the threshold amount of money taken or value of goods or chattel taken at which the crime rises from petit larceny to grand larceny. The bill increases the threshold by the same amount for the cla...
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2017-02-07
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2283IntroNonpayment of wages; private action. Provides that an employee has cause of action against an employer who fails to pay wages. The measure provides that if the court finds that the employer failed to pay wages, it shall award the employee the amount ...
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2017-02-07
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1917IntroCoalfield region energy production tax credit. Establishes a tax credit for taxable years 2017 through 2021 for a capital investment in an energy production facility in the coalfield region. The credit would equal 25 percent of (i) any expenditure fo...
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2017-02-07
To House Finance Committee
HB2305IntroSecretary of Health and Human Resources; certain waivers under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Prohibits the Secretary of Health and Human Resources from applying for, accepting, or renewing any statewide or local waivers of the eligib...
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2017-02-07
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
HB1607IntroHigh school graduation requirements; verified credit; locally selected, nationally recognized high school academic assessments. Requires the Board of Education, in establishing high school graduation requirements, to provide for the award of verified...
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2017-02-07
To House Education Committee
HB2048IntroNonpayment of child support and fines; suspension of driver's license; ability to pay; written findings. Prohibits the court from suspending the driver's license of a person who has failed to pay his fines or child support if the court finds that the...
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2017-02-07
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1413IntroExpiration and renewal of driver's licenses. Requires that the Department of Motor Vehicles treat a driver's license that has been expired for 30 days or less on the date of renewal the same as an unexpired license for purposes of renewal.
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2017-02-07
To House Transportation Committee
HB1429IntroSpecial license plates; U.S. AIR FORCE. Authorizes the issuance of special license plates for active duty members of the United States Air Force or certain veterans bearing the legend U.S. AIR FORCE.
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2017-02-07
To House Transportation Committee
HB1558IntroSafety restraint use in motor vehicles. Requires all occupants of motor vehicles to utilize safety restraints. Current law requires safety belt use only by occupants under the age of 18, drivers, and passengers 18 years of age or older occupying the ...
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2017-02-07
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
HB1742IntroSpecial license plates for certain veterans; fees. Changes the $10 annual fee for special license plates for certain veterans to a one-time fee of $10, in addition to the prescribed cost of state license plates.
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2017-02-07
To House Transportation Committee
HB1899IntroConditional zoning proffers; affordable dwelling units. Exempts onsite proffers related to affordable dwelling units from provisions that determine whether a proffer is unreasonable.
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2017-02-07
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
HB1657EngrossGovernment Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; license plate readers. Codifies an opinion of the Attorney General regarding the Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act by limiting the ability of law-enforcement and reg...
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2017-02-07
VOTE: DEFEATED (30-Y 67-N)
HB1843IntroPrincipals; student discipline; alternatives to referring incidents of assault and assault and battery, without bodily injury, to local law enforcement. Permits principals to refer to the local law-enforcement agency student incidents of assault and ...
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2017-02-07
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2123IntroConservation and replacement of trees; land development processes; Town of Vienna; Planning District 8. Authorizes the Town of Vienna, by ordinance, to require a site plan for certain development processes to include the planting or replacement of tr...
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2017-02-07
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
HB2120IntroNorthern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA); membership composition. Increases from 17 to 18 the membership of the NVTA and provides that the additional nonlegislative citizen member represent towns that receive funds for urban highway systems.
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2017-02-07
To House Transportation Committee
HB2089IntroLocal school boards; school buildings; potable water; lead testing. Requires each local school board to develop and implement a plan to test potable water from sources identified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as high priority as often a...
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2017-02-07
To House Education Committee
HB1897IntroZoning; aquaculture in agricultural zone; preexisting use. Provides that any aquaculture use that was established on property that was zoned as an agricultural district at the time, but later was rezoned to disallow agriculture, is a valid nonconform...
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2017-02-07
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
HB2259IntroChild day programs; exemptions from licensure. Removes Child day programs; exemptions from licensure. Removes certain programs from the list of child day programs exempt from licensure and clarifies that such programs are not considered child day pro...
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2017-02-07
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
HB1561IntroPublic school buses; seat belts. Requires the Board of Education to make regulations to require each new public school bus purchased for the transportation of students to be equipped with a seat belt in every seat. The bill requires each school board...
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2017-02-07
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
HB2434IntroDepartment of Education; community schools. Requires the Department of Education to establish an interagency taskforce composed of state and local agencies and entities in the areas of early childhood development, health, social services, community e...
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2017-02-07
To House Education Committee
HB1975IntroTemporary detention; minimum time period. Provides that an inmate in a jail or an acquittee on conditional release held pursuant to a temporary detention order shall be held for at least 23 hours after the execution of the order. The bill also provid...
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2017-02-07
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1695IntroCrossing bridge or culvert by vehicle heavier than allowed. Allows a vehicle whose gross weight exceeds the posted carrying capacity for a bridge or culvert to cross such bridge or culvert if (i) no more than one axle combination is on such bridge or...
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2017-02-07
To House Transportation Committee
HB2373IntroWindow tinting; vehicles used by private investigators, bail bondsmen, bail enforcement agents. Allows licensed private investigators, licensed bail bondsmen, and licensed bail enforcement agents to apply tinting films to darken certain windows of ve...
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2017-02-07
To House Transportation Committee
HB2236IntroSanctuary policies prohibited. Provides that no locality shall adopt any ordinance, procedure, or policy that restricts the enforcement of federal immigration laws to less than the full extent permitted by federal law. The General Assembly shall redu...
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2017-02-07
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2227IntroCertificate of public need; denial of certain certificates. Prohibits the Commissioner of Health from denying an application for a certificate of public need for the addition of a new neonatal special care service at a medical care facility located i...
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2017-02-07
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
HB1419IntroIssuance of licenses, permits, and special identification cards to certain aliens. Authorizes the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue temporary driver's licenses, permits, and special identification cards to aliens granted "withholding of removal" ...
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2017-02-07
To House Transportation Committee
HB1441IntroFinancial exploitation of incapacitated persons; penalty. Expands the class of victims of the crime of financial exploitation of incapacitated persons to include persons incapacitated due to physical illness or disability, advanced age, or other caus...
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2017-02-07
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2389IntroGas or oil drilling units; escrowed proceeds; school board. Provides that proceeds of certain gas or oil wells, escrowed because the owner's identity and location remain unknown, shall be presumed abandoned and made available to the school board near...
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2017-02-07
To House Finance Committee
HB2188IntroCivil liability for sale or transfer of a firearm; background check. Provides that a person may be held civilly liable for injuries to person or property or wrongful death of another caused by a third party if it can be shown that the civil defendant...
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2017-02-07
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
HB1635IntroHistoric 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. The limit is in effect for taxable ...
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2017-02-07
To House Finance Committee
HJR588IntroAbortion; use of contraception not prosecuted. Recognizes that Virginia law has never permitted the prosecution of an individual for abortion for using legal contraception.
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2017-02-07
To House Rules Committee
HB2212IntroFirearm 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 to obtain such a check from licensed firea...
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2017-02-07
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
HB2468IntroCommissioners and deputy commissioners of the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission; carrying a concealed weapon; carrying a weapon in a courthouse. Permits commissioners and deputy commissioners of the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission t...
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2017-02-07
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
HB2270IntroSpousal liability for emergency medical care; property held as tenants by the entireties. Provides that a lien arising out of a judgment for a spouse's emergency medical care shall not be enforced against the judgment debtor's property held as tenant...
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2017-02-07
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1906IntroMarijuana; decriminalization of simple marijuana possession. Decriminalizes marijuana possession and provides a civil penalty of no more than $250 for a first violation and $1,000 for a second or subsequent violation. Under current law, a first offen...
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2017-02-07
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1954IntroDamaging or destroying farm products. Makes it a crime to maliciously damage or destroy any farm products, including any crops, and requires the court to determine the market value of the products when awarding restitution. The bill provides that a v...
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2017-02-07
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2086IntroWrit of actual innocence based on nonbiological evidence; untested evidence. Allows a writ of actual innocence based on nonbiological evidence to be granted if scientific testing of previously untested evidence, regardless of whether such evidence wa...
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2017-02-07
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2100IntroDisclosure of information regarding former deputy sheriffs and law-enforcement officers. Provides that any sheriff or chief of police, any director or chief executive of any agency or department employing deputy sheriffs or law-enforcement officers, ...
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2017-02-07
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
HB1417IntroRequirements of drivers approaching or immediately preceding a school bus. Requires drivers both approaching and immediately preceding a school bus stopped for the purpose of taking on or discharging children, the elderly, or mentally or physically h...
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2017-02-07
To House Transportation Committee
HB1986IntroComputer trespass; penalty. Expands the crime of computer trespass to provide that the prohibited actions that constitute computer trespass are criminalized if done through intentionally deceptive means and without authority and specifies that monito...
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2017-02-07
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1557IntroTemporary injunction of contract for services; rape, forcible sodomy, or object sexual penetration. Requires a court, in an action for a temporary injunction of a contract for services, to consider a conviction or finding of rape, forcible sodomy, or...
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2017-02-07
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2322IntroCriminal Justice Services Board. Replaces the member representing the Virginia Crime Prevention Association with a member representing the Virginia Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators since the Virginia Crime Prevention Association i...
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2017-02-07
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1870IntroDischarge of deleterious substance into state waters; notice. Requires any person who unlawfully discharges any deleterious substance into state waters to give written notice to the State Water Control Board. Current law requires written notice to be...
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2017-02-07
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
HB2271IntroCustodial rights of person who committed sexual assault; clear and convincing standard. Provides that a person who has been found by a clear and convincing evidence standard to have committed rape, carnal knowledge, or incest, which act resulted in t...
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2017-02-07
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB2235IntroMotorcyclists; equipment. Removes the requirement that individuals operating motorcycles or autocycles and their passengers wear protective helmets.
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2017-02-07
To House Transportation Committee
HB1627IntroInterior lights; requirements. Requires the operator of a motor vehicle, autocycle, road roller, road machinery, or tractor equipped with an interior light or lights used on a highway to ensure that such lights are in good working order and removes d...
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2017-02-07
To House Transportation Committee
HB1997IntroWarrantless arrest for misdemeanor; transportation to crisis stabilization unit. Authorizes a law-enforcement officer who makes a warrantless arrest of a person for a misdemeanor offense who the officer believes has a mental illness to transport such...
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2017-02-07
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1673IntroIssuance of disabled parking placards by physician. Requires the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles to authorize, upon application, a licensed physician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, podiatrist, or chiropractor to issue temp...
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2017-02-07
To House Transportation Committee
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