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SB1025IntroTethering of animals; adequate shelter and space. Provides that outdoor tethering of a companion animal does not meet the requirement that an animal be given adequate shelter, unless the animal is actively engaged in an agricultural or hunting activi...
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2018-10-17
[Hearing: Jan 17]
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
SB1026IntroAbsentee voting; no-excuse absentee. Permits any registered voter to vote by absentee ballot in any election in which he is qualified to vote. The bill removes the current list of statutory reasons under which a person may be entitled to vote by abse...
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2018-10-17
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SB1024IntroCarrying dangerous weapon to place of religious worship. 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 for religi...
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2018-10-15
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
HJR583IntroConstitution of the United States; Equal Rights Amendment. Ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution of the United States that was proposed by Congress in 1972. The joint resolution advocates the position that the 1972 Equal Rights Amen...
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2018-10-08
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
SJR255IntroCommending U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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2018-10-03
To Senate Rules Committee
SJR254IntroStudy; Department of Transportation; purchase of the Dulles Greenway; report. Requests the Department of Transportation to study the feasibility of purchasing all or part of the Dulles Greenway.
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2018-10-01
To Senate Rules Committee
SB1019IntroReferral to mediation in child custody, visitation, and support cases; appropriate cases. Requires a court, in assessing whether a case regarding child custody, visitation, or support is appropriate for referral to mediation, to consider whether such...
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2018-09-17
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SB1017IntroMinimum wage. Increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25 per hour to (i) $8.00 per hour effective July 1, 2019; (ii) $9.00 per hour effective July 1, 2020; (iii) $10.10 per hour effective July 1, 2021; and (iv) $11....
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2018-08-20
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
HJR580IntroStudy; joint subcommittee to study widening Interstate 95 between Exit 118 and the Springfield Interchange. Establishes a joint subcommittee to study the feasibility of widening Interstate 95 between Exit 118 and the Springfield Interchange.
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2018-08-14
To House Rules Committee
HJR581IntroInterstate 95 Corridor Improvement Plan; report. Requests the Commonwealth Transportation Board to study the portion of the Interstate 95 corridor between Exit 118 and the Springfield Interchange and financing options for improvements to the corridor...
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2018-08-14
To House Rules Committee
HJR579IntroConstitution of the United States; Equal Rights Amendment. Ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution of the United States that was proposed by Congress in 1972. The joint resolution advocates the position that the 1972 Equal Rights Amen...
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2018-08-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
SB1014IntroInterstate 73 Corridor Development Fund and Program. Establishes the Interstate 73 Corridor Development Fund and Program and reallocates to the I-73 Corridor Development Fund the $40 million from state recordation taxes that is currently allocated an...
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2018-08-03
To Senate Finance Committee
SB1015IntroEducation Improvement Scholarships tax credits; Education Improvement Scholarships tax credits; pre-kindergarten eligibility. Expands the Education Improvement Scholarships tax credits program by including, as eligible scholarship recipients, childre...
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2018-08-03
To Senate Finance Committee
SB1012IntroCarrying a concealed weapon; firefighters and emergency medical services providers. Provides that any firefighter or person employed as emergency medical services personnel who was previously employed as a law-enforcement officer or as a member of th...
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2018-07-26
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SB1011IntroAnimal Cruelty Conviction List established. Requires the Superintendent of State Police to establish within the Department of State Police by July 1, 2022, an Animal Cruelty Conviction List that is available to the public on the website of the Depart...
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2018-07-25
[Hearing: Jan 17]
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
SB1010IntroHealth insurance; coverage for Lyme disease therapy. Requires health insurers, corporations providing health care coverage subscription contracts, and health maintenance organizations, whose policy, contract, or plan includes coverage for prescriptio...
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2018-07-24
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SB1007IntroSame-sex marriages; civil unions. Repeals the statutory prohibitions on same-sex marriages and civil unions or other arrangements between persons of the same sex purporting to bestow the privileges and obligations of marriage. These prohibitions are ...
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2018-07-23
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SB1009IntroCoal combustion residuals surface impoundments; closure. Directs the Department of Environmental Quality to require the closure of any coal combustion residuals (CCR) surface impoundment located in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The bill requires that...
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2018-07-23
[Hearing: Jan 17]
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
HJR577IntroConstitution of the United States; Equal Rights Amendment. Ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution of the United States that was proposed by Congress in 1972. The joint resolution advocates the position that the 1972 Equal Rights Amen...
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2018-07-20
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
SR82IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications of Governor and Lieutenant Governor; residency requirement. Increases from five to eight the number of years a person must have been a resident of and registered voter in the Commonwealth in...
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2018-07-16
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SB1005IntroSchool calendar; opening day of the school year. Makes local school boards responsible for setting the school calendar and determining the opening day of the school year and eliminates the post-Labor Day opening requirement and "good cause" scenarios...
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2018-07-16
To Senate Education and Health Committee
SB997IntroMarijuana; decriminalization of simple marijuana possession; penalty. Decriminalizes simple marijuana possession and provides a civil penalty of no more than $50 for a first violation, $100 for a second violation, and $250 for a third or subsequent v...
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2018-07-16
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SB1004IntroHealth care services; payment estimates. Requires practitioners licensed by the Board of Medicine and hospitals to provide a patient or the representative of a patient scheduled to receive a nonemergency procedure, test, or service to be performed by...
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2018-07-16
To Senate Education and Health Committee
SB1001IntroSubtractions from Virginia adjusted gross income; sale of certain crops to breweries. Provides an income tax subtraction, for purposes of computing Virginia adjusted gross income, for the income attributable to the sale of crops grown by a farmer to ...
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2018-07-16
To Senate Finance Committee
SB1006IntroHealth benefit plans; sale by authorized foreign health insurers. Establishes a procedure by which the State Corporation Commission may authorize health insurers licensed to sell health benefit plans in any other state to sell health benefit plans in...
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2018-07-16
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SB1003IntroCongressional and state legislative districts. Provides criteria for the General Assembly to observe in drawing districts, including respect for political boundaries, equal population, racial and ethnic fairness, contiguity, compactness, and communit...
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2018-07-16
[Hearing: Jan 22]
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SR83IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); General Assembly; term limits. Limits members of the Senate to three full terms (12 years) and members of the House of Delegates to six full terms (12 years). The limitations apply to service for both cons...
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2018-07-16
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
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