VA Legislation | 2022 | Regular Session

Filter View [Reset All]
Syndicate content
StanceBillStatusSummary/TitleLast Actionsort icon
SB197Intro
25%
Common interest communities; prohibition on refusal to recognize a licensed real estate broker. Clarifies the prohibition on property owners' associations and unit owners' associations pursuant to the Property Owners' Association Act (§ 55.1-180...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
SB216Intro
25%
Motor vehicle dealers and manufacturers; compensation for recall, warranty, and maintenance obligations. Provides that manufacturer or distributor compensated parts, service, diagnostic work, updates to a vehicle accessory or function, and associated...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
To Senate Transportation Committee
SB214Intro
25%
Virginia Freedom of Information Act; meetings conducted through electronic meetings. Amends existing provisions concerning electronic meetings by keeping the provisions for electronic meetings held in response to declared states of emergency, repeali...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
SB224Intro
25%
Lobbying; local government actions; notice and fee to clerk of governing body. Requires any individual who is compensated to influence or attempt to influence a local government action through oral or written communication with a local government off...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
SB182Intro
25%
Charter; City of Falls Church; qualifications of members of boards and commissions. Removes the requirement in the City of Falls Church charter that board and commission members be qualified voters, replacing it with an age requirement of 18 years wh...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
To Senate Local Government Committee
SB175Intro
25%
Safe haven protections; newborn safety device. Provides an affirmative defense in certain criminal prosecutions and civil proceedings regarding child abuse or neglect to a parent who safely delivers his child within the first 30 days of the child's l...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
[Hearing: Jan 24 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB187Intro
25%
Accelerated stream nutrient credit release. Allows the Department of Environmental Quality to accelerate the release of nutrient credits generated by a stream restoration project if a qualified applicant, defined in the bill, provides sufficient bond...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
SB155Intro
25%
Killing the fetus of another; manslaughter; penalties. Provides that any person who kills the fetus of another by an intentional act committed while in the sudden heat of passion upon reasonable provocation is guilty of voluntary manslaughter, which ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
[Hearing: Jan 24 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB199Intro
25%
Public auction of personal property to satisfy lien; advertisement requirement; website. Allows an advertisement for the public auction of personal property to satisfy a lien to be published on a publicly accessible website that conducts property sal...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
[Hearing: Jan 24 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB189Intro
25%
Employer-mandated vaccinations for COVID-19; discrimination prohibited; civil penalties. Prohibits an employer from requiring its employees to receive a vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19. The bill prohibits an employer from discrimination agains...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SB202Intro
25%
Study; Secretary of Health and Human Resources and Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security; increase use of alternative custody arrangements for individuals subject to an emergency custody or temporary detention order; report. Directs the Se...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
To Senate Education and Health Committee
SB164Intro
25%
Charter; Town of Appomattox; election and appointment of officers; time of election. Makes various changes to reflect the Town of Appomattox's shift to November municipal elections in 2022.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
To Senate Local Government Committee
HB193Intro
25%
Drug Control Act; Schedule I. Adds certain chemicals to Schedule I of the Drug Control Act. The Board of Pharmacy has added these substances to Schedule I in an expedited regulatory process. A substance added via this process is removed from the sche...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
Committee Referral Pending
SB188Intro
25%
Nutrient credit stream restoration projects; use of third-party long-term stewards. Authorizes the Department of Environmental Quality to allow the use of third-party long-term stewards to hold and manage the long-term management fund to maintain str...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
SB185Intro
25%
Income tax; major business facility job tax credit; sunset. Extends the sunset of the major business facility job tax credit from July 1, 2022, to July 1, 2025.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
SB181Intro
25%
Workers' compensation; presumption as to death or disability from COVID-19; vaccine. Provides that the presumption that COVID-19 causing the death or disability of certain employees is an occupational disease compensable under the Virginia Workers' C...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SB228Intro
25%
Use of communications systems to facilitate certain offenses involving children; consecutive sentence; penalty. Provides that any mandatory minimum term of imprisonment imposed for violating the electronic solicitation of a minor statute shall be ser...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
[Hearing: Jan 24 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB198Intro
25%
Absentee voting; permanent absentee voter list; annual notice required; reasons for removal. Requires general registrars to send, by December 15 of each year, notice to each voter enrolled on the permanent absentee voter list that the voter is curren...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
HB183Intro
25%
Powers and duties of Governor; limitation on duration of executive orders. Limits the duration of any executive rule, regulation, or order issued by the Governor to the completion of the Governor's term in office. Under current law, once issued, such...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
Committee Referral Pending
HB168Intro
25%
Special license plates; United States Air Force. Authorizes the issuance of special license plates with a design that incorporates the emblem of the United States Air Force to active members and certain veterans of the United States Air Force. The bi...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
To House Transportation Committee
SB201Intro
25%
Hospitals; financial assistance; payment plans. Requires hospitals to screen every uninsured patient, defined in the bill, to determine the patient's household income and whether the individual is eligible for financial assistance under the hospital'...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
To Senate Education and Health Committee
SB223Intro
25%
Intercollegiate athletics; student-athletes; compensation Intercollegiate athletics; student-athletes; compensation and representation for name, image, or likeness. Establishes several parameters for the compensation and representation of a student-a...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
To Senate Education and Health Committee
HB163Intro
25%
Emergency custody and temporary detention; transportation and custody. Amends numerous sections governing emergency custody and temporary detention of minors and adults to clarify duties of law-enforcement agencies and mental health facilities with r...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB166Intro
25%
Emergency Services and Disaster Law; limitation on duration of executive orders. Limits the duration of any executive order issued by the Governor pursuant to his powers under the Emergency Services and Disaster Law to no more than 30 days from the d...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
HB187Intro
25%
Voter registration; registration permitted up to and including the day of the election. Repeals a provision that would permit any person who is qualified to register to vote to register to vote in person up to and including the day of the election, n...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
SB236Intro
25%
Absentee voting; return of absentee ballots; drop-off locations. Repeals the provisions of law providing for the establishment of drop-off locations for the return of absentee ballots.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
[Hearing: Jan 25]
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
HJR11Intro
25%
Study; Workers' Compensation Commission; prohibition on charging premiums for bonus pay, vacations, and holidays; report. Requests the Workers' Compensation Commission to study a prohibition on charging workers' compensation premiums on bonus pay, va...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
Committee Referral Pending
SB229Intro
25%
Deferred disposition; persons with autism or intellectual disabilities; offenses against minors. Provides that certain felony offenses, including child pornography, obscenity, electronic solicitation of a minor, indecent liberties with children, and ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB204Intro
25%
Sale and transfer of firearms; criminal history record information check delay. Decreases from five business days to three business days the time provided for the Department of State Police to complete a background check before a firearm may be trans...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
Committee Referral Pending
HB172Intro
25%
Solar projects and energy storage projects; siting agreements with host localities. Permits a host locality in which an applicant is seeking to install a solar project or energy storage project to establish certain requirements in the siting agreemen...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
To House Commerce and Energy Committee
SB165Intro
25%
Compensation of local jails for cost of incarceration. Provides for local jails to be compensated for the actual cost of incarcerating convicted felons at the rate calculated in the Compensation Board's annual jail cost report. Current law provides f...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
[Hearing: Jan 21 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee
SB215Intro
25%
Electronic vehicle titling and registration. Permits the Department of Motor Vehicles to expand the existing electronic titling program for new motor vehicles to all applications for original motor vehicle titles, thereby authorizing person-to-person...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
To Senate Transportation Committee
HB184Intro
25%
Virginia Stormwater Management Programs; regional industrial facility authorities. Authorizes a locality that administers a Virginia Stormwater Management Program or a Virginia Erosion and Stormwater Management Program to review, approve, and adminis...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
HB212Intro
25%
Provision of abortion; right to informed consent. Requires physicians and authorized nurse practitioners to follow certain procedures and processes to effect a pregnant woman's informed written consent prior to the performance of an abortion.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
Committee Referral Pending
SB176Intro
25%
Emergency custody and temporary detention; transportation; transfer of custody. Makes clear that, in cases in which transportation of a person subject to an emergency custody order or temporary detention order is ordered to be provided by an alternat...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-10
To Senate Education and Health Committee
HB152Intro
25%
Sales and use tax; payment card processing fees. Provides a sales and use tax exemption for the portion of any transaction that is a payment card processing fee, defined in the bill. The bill also provides such an exemption from local meals taxes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-09
To House Finance Committee
SB145Intro
25%
Uniform Statewide Building Code; issuance of permits; exemptions for alterations for certain projects. Provides that once an applicant has obtained a permit for the construction of a deck, such applicant shall not be required to obtain or renew a per...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-09
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
HB157Intro
25%
Public health emergency; emergency orders and regulations; limitations. Provides that any emergency order or regulation adopted by the Board of Health shall be valid for no more than 45 days and that such order may be extended by the Board for a subs...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-09
Committee Referral Pending
HB150Intro
25%
Virginia Freedom of Information Act; posting of minutes; local public bodies. Requires, with certain exceptions outlined in the bill, any local public body subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act to post meeting minutes on its off...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-09
To House General Laws Committee
SB146Intro
25%
Prepared foods; certified food protection managers. Provides that an establishment that sells prepared food shall not be required to have a certified food protection manager on site during all hours of operation.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-09
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
HB151Intro
25%
Emergency laws; powers and duties of Governor; executive orders. Limits the Governor's powers as the Director of Emergency Management by requiring that emergency rules, regulations, and executive orders be objectively necessary and required to contro...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-09
Committee Referral Pending
HB159Intro
25%
Emergency custody and temporary detention orders; custody. Requires a facility or location to which a minor or adult who is subject to an emergency custody or temporary detention order is transported to accept custody of the minor or adult upon compl...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-09
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB158Intro
25%
Powers of the Governor; limited duration of rules, regulations, and orders. Provides that no rule, regulation, or order issued under this section shall have any effect beyond 45 days after the date of issuance. The bill states that unless the General...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-09
Committee Referral Pending
HB154Intro
25%
Virginia Freedom of Information Act; public records database. Requires the establishment of a publicly available, centralized database for all public records. All public bodies will be required to transfer any public records in its possession to the ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-09
To House General Laws Committee
HB156Intro
25%
Department of Health; certain communication prohibited. Prohibits any person employed by or who has entered into a contract to provide services on behalf of the Department of Health or a local department of health from initiating communication regard...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-09
Committee Referral Pending
SB148Intro
25%
Public health emergencies; immunity for health care providers. Expands immunity provided to health care providers responding to a disaster to include actions or omissions taken by the provider as directed by any order of public health in response to ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB137Intro
25%
Sentencing guidelines; written explanation; appeal. Requires that the written explanation the court files with the record of a case when departing from the sentencing guidelines adequately explains the sentence imposed to promote fair sentencing. The...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB149Intro
25%
Absentee ballots; witness requirement; printed name and residence address. Requires that a witness to a voter's absentee ballot provide, in addition to his signature, his printed name, his date of birth, the last four digits of his social security nu...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-08
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
SR1Intro
25%
Feasibility, expense, and Feasibility, expense, and implementation of statewide coverage of public defender offices; study. Directs the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission (the Commission) to establish a work group to study the feasibility, cost, an...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB134Intro
25%
Juvenile and domestic relations district courts; Department of Juvenile Justice; extending jurisdiction in delinquency matters to persons 18 years of age or older but less than 21 years of age. Raises the maximum age for delinquency matters in juveni...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
Syndicate content
feedback