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HR517EngrossLimiting legislation to be Limiting legislation to be considered by the 2020 Special Session I of the General Assembly and establishing a schedule for the conduct of business coming before such Special
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2020-08-28
VOTE: (54-Y 44-N)
HR524EngrossCommending Cooking Autism, Inc.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HR563EngrossCommending Helena Johnson-Henson.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HR534EngrossCommending the COVID-19 Sewing Taskforce for Hampton Roads.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HR532EngrossCelebrating the life of Captain Michael Francis Ott, Jr., USN, Ret.
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2020-08-28
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HR523EngrossCommending Juan More Taco.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HR528EngrossCommending Pimenta.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HR525EngrossCommending Soulific Seafood.
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2020-08-28
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HR521EngrossCommending the Honorable Edward T. Scott.
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2020-08-28
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HR519EngrossCelebrating the life of Frederick Antony Ravi Kumar Zacharias.
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2020-08-28
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HR530EngrossCelebrating the life of William Russell Batten, Sr.
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2020-08-28
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HR527EngrossCelebrating the life of Michael Thomas Elliot.
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2020-08-28
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HR568EngrossCommending the All Dulles Area Muslim Society.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HR569EngrossCommending 100WomenStrong.
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2020-08-28
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HR567EngrossCommending Girl Scouts of the USA Troop 4507.
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2020-08-28
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HR507EngrossCelebrating the life of Bishop Gerald O. Glenn.
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2020-08-28
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HR536EngrossCommending the Division of Capitol Police.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HR502EngrossCommending the Gate City High School girls' basketball team.
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2020-08-28
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HR511EngrossCelebrating the life of Benito Loyola, Sr.
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2020-08-28
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HR510EngrossCommending Lloyd J. Vye.
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2020-08-28
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HR537EngrossCommending Disabled American Veterans.
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2020-08-28
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HR509EngrossCelebrating the life of William Parker Jenkins, Jr.
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2020-08-28
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HR538EngrossCommending Lorna L. Parkins.
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2020-08-28
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HR539EngrossCommending Kurt John.
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2020-08-28
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SB5048IntroEmergency Services and Disaster Law; powers and duties of the Governor; prohibition on certain executive orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Prohibits the Governor from extending or issuing any new executive orders declaring a state of emergency...
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2020-08-27
Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (8-Y 6-N)
SR527PassCommending Lindsey Pantele.
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2020-08-27
Bill text as passed Senate (SR527ER)
SB5077IntroEmergency laws; powers and duties of Governor. 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 control, restrict, alloc...
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2020-08-27
Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (8-Y 6-N)
SR526PassCommending Clifford T. Bowen.
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2020-08-27
Bill text as passed Senate (SR526ER)
HB5143IntroAssault and battery; penalty. Increases the penalty for committing an assault or an assault and battery against a judge; magistrate; law-enforcement officer; correctional officer; person directly involved in the care, treatment, or supervision of inm...
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2020-08-27
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB5089IntroGuests of transient lodging facilities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic; application of the Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; emergency. Suspends provisions of the Code of Virginia that allow an innkeeper or property owner of a hotel, mo...
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2020-08-27
Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
SB5051IntroVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; temporary prohibition against landlord termination of rental agreements or actions to obtain possession of a dwelling unit under certain circumstances. Prohibits the termination of rental agreements and t...
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2020-08-27
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
HJR5013IntroU.S. Constitution; application for a convention of the states. Makes application to Congress to call a convention of the states to propose amendments to the United States Constitution that impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, limit the...
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2020-08-27
To House Rules Committee
SB5008IntroEmergency 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 45 days from the d...
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2020-08-27
Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology with letter (8-Y 6-N)
SB5001IntroEmergency 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...
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2020-08-27
Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (8-Y 6-N)
SB5111IntroEmergency 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...
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2020-08-27
Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (8-Y 6-N)
SR521PassCommending Ira Agricola.
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2020-08-27
Bill text as passed Senate (SR521ER)
HB5100IntroParole; investigation prior to release. Provides that the Parole Board shall contact the victim prior to making any decision to release any inmate on discretionary parole. The bill provides that the term "victim" includes a spouse, parent, sibling, o...
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2020-08-26
Tabled in Courts of Justice (12-Y 9-N)
SR524PassCommending Human Food RVA.
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2020-08-26
Bill text as passed Senate (SR524ER)
HB5140IntroLong-term care facilities; public health emergency; patient visitation; end of life. Provides that during a declared public health emergency related to a communicable disease of public health threat, every hospital, nursing home, nursing facility, ho...
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2020-08-26
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
HB5101IntroParole; monthly report. Requires that the monthly Parole; monthly report. Requires that the monthly report issued by the Virginia Parole Board regarding actions taken on the parole of prisoners include the offenses of which prisoners considered for p...
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2020-08-26
Tabled in Courts of Justice (12-Y 9-N)
HB5142IntroCourt authority in criminal cases; prosecutorial discretion to dispose of a criminal case. Provides that, upon the agreement of the Commonwealth and the defendant, a trial court may defer proceedings; defer entry of a conviction order, if none, or de...
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2020-08-26
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB5138IntroIntentional injury to property or a monument or memorial; penalty. Reduces from a Class 6 felony to a Class 1 misdemeanor the penalty for damages of $1,000 or more for the crime of intentional injury or destruction of (i) any property, real or person...
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2020-08-26
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB5139IntroProjecting laser at law-enforcement officer; penalties. Increases from a Class 2 misdemeanor to a Class 1 misdemeanor the penalty for any person who intentionally projects a beam or a point of light from a laser, a laser gun sight, or any device that...
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2020-08-26
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB5141IntroPossession of marijuana. Legalizes simple possession of marijuana. Current law provides a civil penalty of no more than $25 for the simple possession of marijuana. The bill also provides that simple possession of marijuana or its use by a child young...
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2020-08-26
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB5121IntroPersons who may celebrate rites of marriage; members of the General Assembly. Authorizes any current member of the General Assembly to celebrate the rites of marriage anywhere in the Commonwealth without the necessity of bond or order of authorizatio...
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2020-08-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB5098IntroImmunity from civil claims related to the transmission of or exposure to the COVID-19 virus and uses of personal protective equipment; emergency. Provides immunity to persons, as defined in the bill, from civil causes of action arising from any act o...
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2020-08-26
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (7-Y 5-N 1-A)
SB5079IntroCivil action for law-enforcement free zones and standing down during a riot or unlawful assembly. Provides a civil cause of action for any person who suffers a bodily injury or who has property damaged or destroyed in a law-enforcement free zone, def...
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2020-08-26
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (8-Y 5-N)
HB5110IntroImmunity from civil claims related to the transmission of or exposure to the COVID-19 virus and uses of personal protective equipment; emergency. Provides immunity to persons, as defined in the bill, from civil causes of action arising from any act o...
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2020-08-26
Incorporated by Courts of Justice
SB5099IntroImmunity from civil claims related to the transmission of or exposure to the COVID-19 virus and uses of personal protective equipment; emergency. Provides immunity to persons, as defined in the bill, from civil causes of action arising from any act o...
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2020-08-26
Stricken at the request of Patron in Judiciary (13-Y 0-N)
SB5072IntroEmergency Services and Disaster Law; immunity from liability; sheriffs' offices and regional jails. Clarifies that sheriffs' offices and regional jails are considered public agencies for purposes of immunity from liability for the death of, or any in...
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2020-08-26
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (9-Y 5-N)
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