VA Legislation | 2018 | Regular Session

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HR76PassCommending Grant Franklin Hasty.
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2018-02-16
Bill text as passed House (HR76ER)
SJR95PassCommending the American Heritage Girls.
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2018-02-16
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ95ER)
SJR115PassCelebrating the life of Annie Belle Daniels.
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2018-02-16
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ115ER)
SJR126PassCommending Thomas Nelson Community College.
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2018-02-16
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ126ER)
SJR86PassCommending the Louisa Community Animal Response Team.
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2018-02-16
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SJR84PassCelebrating the life of Buckner Gamby, Jr.
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SJR105PassCelebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. Curtis West Harris.
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SJR101PassCelebrating the life of Joseph Henry Wood, Sr.
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SJR112PassCommending R. Dan Hix.
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SJR98PassCommending Frank M. Beamer.
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SJR90PassCommending the 10 River Basin Grand Winners of the Clean Water Farm Award.
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SJR111PassCommending Bernard J. Caton.
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HR61PassCommending Eggleston Services.
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SJR102PassCelebrating the life of William Stephen Hodges.
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HR75PassCelebrating the life of Pearl Speller White.
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SJR108PassCelebrating the life of Macon Foscue Brock, Jr.
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HR38PassCommending the Virginia Autism Project.
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2018-02-16
Introduced bill reprinted 18100651D
HR71PassCommending the Appomattox County High School football team.
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SJR107PassCelebrating the life of Nellie Jane Hinderman McLeod.
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SJR103PassCommending the Honorable Craig D. Johnston.
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2018-02-16
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HB1592IntroProhibited sale of products with Internet capabilities; obscene content blocking capability. Prohibits the distribution or sale of any product that makes content accessible on the Internet unless such product possesses an operating digital content bl...
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2018-02-15
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HB156IntroConvicts as witnesses; limitation on impeachment evidence. Limits the introduction as impeachment evidence the fact that a witness has been convicted of a crime if more than 10 years have passed from the date of the conviction or the person's release...
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2018-02-15
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HB440IntroIndigent defendants; public defender office; appointment of counsel. Provides that in localities having a public defender office, the public defender office or the Indigent Defense Commission must represent to the court that the public defender lacks...
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2018-02-15
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HB962IntroExpungement of prostitution convictions. Allows a person to petition for expungement of convictions for prostitution when the person was induced to engage in prostitution through the use of force, intimidation, or deception by another.
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2018-02-15
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HB984IntroProstitution; minors. Allows a petition for a child in need of services to be substituted for a delinquency petition for a minor arrested for prostitution if the minor is willing to participate in specialized services for those engaged in commercial ...
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HB884IntroTreatment pursuant to judicial order; when provider not liable. Provides that a health care professional or licensed hospital shall not be liable for any cause of action arising from a claim that a person who received treatment pursuant to an emergen...
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2018-02-15
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HJR215EngrossCommending Bristol Baseball, Inc.
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2018-02-15
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
HB1218IntroTermination of parental rights. Provides that the residual parental rights of a parent of a child placed in foster care may be terminated if the courts finds, based upon clear and convincing evidence, that it is in the child's best interests and that...
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2018-02-15
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HB961IntroExpungement of police and court records; victims of human trafficking. Allows a victim of human trafficking to petition for expungement of convictions for certain nonviolent offenses.
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2018-02-15
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HB1570IntroGrand larceny; threshold; penalties. 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 ...
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2018-02-15
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HB1334IntroFelony homicide; certain drug offenses; penalty. Provides that a person is guilty of felony homicide, which constitutes second degree murder and is punishable by confinement of not less than five nor more than 40 years, if the underlying felonious ac...
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2018-02-15
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HJR223EngrossCelebrating the life of Michael Evan Watkins.
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2018-02-15
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HB410IntroProperty rights of married women; gender-neutral terms. Makes the laws addressing the property rights of married women applicable to all spouses and removes any sex-based classifications.
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2018-02-15
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HB1594IntroCrime victims; immigration status. Provides that no law-enforcement officer or other agent of state or local government shall, when investigating a crime, inquire into the immigration status of any person who reports that he is the victim of the crim...
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2018-02-15
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HB522IntroSafe reporting of criminal sexual assault. Establishes an affirmative defense to prosecution of an individual for (i) simple possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, or controlled paraphernalia; (ii) intoxication in public; or (iii) the unlaw...
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2018-02-15
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HB100IntroMethod of execution; lethal injection drugs. Eliminates the provision making the identities of (i) any pharmacy or outsourcing facility that enters into a contract with the Department of Corrections for the compounding of drugs necessary to carry out...
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2018-02-15
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HB478IntroDomestic violence-related misdemeanors; enhanced penalty. Punishes a misdemeanor offense of violating a protective order, assault and battery against a family or household member, or stalking as a Class 6 felony if the person charged has been previou...
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HB515IntroRights of parents with a disability. Provides that a parent's disability, as defined in the bill, shall not be the sole basis of the denial or restriction of such parent's custody or visitation rights. The bill requires a party who alleges that a par...
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HB843IntroStandards for testimony of expert witnesses. Adopts two additional standards for admission of expert testimony found in Rule 702 of the Federal Rules of Evidence by (i) requiring that the expert's testimony be the product of reliable principles and m...
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2018-02-15
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HB1180IntroCarrying dangerous weapon to place of religious worship; repeal. Repeals the statutory prohibition on carrying a gun, pistol, bowie knife, dagger, or other dangerous weapon, without good and sufficient reason, to a place of worship while a meeting fo...
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2018-02-15
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HB1147IntroSealing of court and police records; nonviolent misdemeanor offenses. Requires the clerk of court for the jurisdiction in which a person was convicted of a nonviolent misdemeanor offense to seal the court records related to such conviction after 10 y...
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2018-02-15
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HB604IntroWarrant requirement for telecommunications records; location data. Provides that a provider of electronic communication service or remote computing service shall not disclose location data to an investigative or law-enforcement officer except pursuan...
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HB519IntroDefinition of violent felony; assault and battery against a law-enforcement officer, etc. Adds to the list of violent felonies assault and battery against a judge, magistrate, law-enforcement officer, correctional officer, firefighter, or other publi...
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HJR193EngrossCommending Joanne Leslie Webster.
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2018-02-15
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
HB506IntroImproper driving; handheld communication device. Provides that any person who drives a vehicle on any highway (i) in a negligent manner but does not endanger the life, limb, or property of another or (ii) while using a handheld personal communication...
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2018-02-15
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HB1100IntroAppeal of involuntary admission order; possession of firearms. Provides that a person who is involuntarily admitted or ordered to mandatory outpatient treatment may not purchase, possess, or transport a firearm until his right to do so is restored by...
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2018-02-15
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HJR179EngrossCommending the Virginia Space Flight Academy.
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2018-02-15
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
HB1063IntroMarijuana; 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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2018-02-15
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HB1392IntroJudges; eligibility to serve. Provides that no person who would be subject to mandatory retirement under the provisions of the Judicial Retirement System shall be eligible to serve as a judge, justice, or substitute judge.
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2018-02-15
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HB79EngrossDog boarding establishments; group play requirements; notice; penalties. Requires an employee of a dog boarding establishment to be present at all times that a dog is able to have physical contact with another dog. The bill limits the number of dogs ...
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2018-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
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