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HB1141IntroInterstate natural gas pipeline; Virginia Water Protection Permit; regulations. Directs the State Water Control Board (the Board), regarding interstate natural gas pipeline projects, to (i) require both a Virginia Water Protection Permit and an Indiv...
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2018-02-13
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
HB1150IntroPavement sealants containing coal tar prohibited. Prohibits the sale and distribution of any pavement sealant that contains coal tar on or after July 1, 2020, except that a retailer may continue to sell any existing inventory that remains in stock on...
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2018-02-13
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
HB248IntroDepartment of Social Services; Responsible Employed Active Loving Parenting Pilot Program. Directs the Department of Social Services (the Department) to establish a two-year pilot program, to be referred to as the Responsible Employed Active Loving P...
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2018-02-13
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
HB1271IntroPublic procurement; construction management and transportation construction services. Authorizes state public bodies and public institutions of higher education to enter into contracts for construction on a construction management basis and without f...
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2018-02-13
To House General Laws Committee
HB194IntroCampaign finance; disclosure of all contributors. Requires all campaign finance reports to itemize each contributor and disclose certain information regardless of the amount of the contribution. Currently, such disclosure is required only for contrib...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
HB808IntroStandards of Learning assessments; scoring. Requires the Department of Education, in scoring each individual Standards of Learning assessment, to utilize the highest score achieved by the student on each section of the assessment during any administr...
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2018-02-13
To House Education Committee
HB740IntroDepartment of Education; task force; cyber centers of excellence. Requires the Department of Education to establish and appoint members to a task force for the purpose of establishing a program and standards for the designation of any public middle s...
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2018-02-13
To House Appropriations Committee
HB1028IntroReal estate settlement; choice of settlement service provider. Provides that a purchaser or borrower in a transaction related to real estate in the Commonwealth shall have the right to select the settlement agent, mortgage lender or broker, and any o...
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2018-02-13
To House General Laws Committee
HB1306IntroCreating a statewide e-filing system for civil case Creating a statewide e-filing system for civil case filings. Provides that, except as otherwise provided by law, beginning July 1, 2019, no petition, pleading, motion, order, or decree filed in a ci...
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2018-02-13
To House Appropriations Committee
HB1463IntroService in the Armed Forces of the United States; course credit; transfer. Requires the policies implemented by each baccalaureate public institution of higher education for the purpose of awarding academic credit to students for educational experien...
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2018-02-13
To House Education Committee
HB470IntroDependents of disabled veterans; waiver of tuition and mandatory fees. Declares eligible for a waiver of tuition and mandatory fees, excluding room and board, at public institutions of higher education an admitted dependent student if (i) such studen...
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2018-02-13
To House Education Committee
HB561IntroState Corporation Commission; members. Increases the number of members of the State Corporation Commission from three to five. The measure requires that one of the new members be initially elected during the 2019 Session of the General Assembly and t...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HJR88IntroStudy; Department of Education to study teacher licensing process; report. Requests the Department of Education to study the teacher licensure process and the assessment requirements therein for any inherent biases that may prevent minority teacher c...
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2018-02-13
To House Rules Committee
HB457IntroABLE savings trust agreements; elimination of Medicaid clawback. Provides that the beneficiary of an ABLE savings trust account may appoint a survivor. In the event of the beneficiary's death, if the survivor is eligible under federal law as a benefi...
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2018-02-13
To House Appropriations Committee
HB688IntroStudent discipline; alternative education programs. Requires local school boards to provide alternative education programs for suspended students.
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2018-02-13
To House Appropriations Committee
HB814IntroControl of firearms by localities; lawful demonstrations and protests. Allows a locality to adopt an ordinance that prohibits the possession, carrying, transporting, or storing of any weapon, firearm, ammunition, or components or combination thereof ...
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2018-02-13
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
HB932IntroCounty manager plan; election of board members by instant runoff voting. Provides that, in a county operating under the county manager plan of government, elections to nominate candidates for and to elect candidates to the board of supervisors may be...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
HB1080IntroEmployment; break to express breast milk. Requires employers, including the Commonwealth and its political subdivisions, to provide reasonable unpaid break time each day to an employee who needs to express breast milk for the employee's nursing child...
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2018-02-13
To House Appropriations Committee
HB1518IntroVirginia Indoor Clean Air Act; hookah lounges. Exempts hookah lounges, as defined in the bill, from the prohibition against smoking in restaurants.
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2018-02-13
To House General Laws Committee
HJR106IntroStudy; Broadband Advisory Council; broadband availability and the most cost-effective means to provide broadband coverage to the greatest number of people; report. Requests the Broadband Advisory Council to develop a system for rating communities tha...
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2018-02-13
To House Rules Committee
HJR123IntroStudy; Joint Commission on Health Care to study onsite temporary emergency electrical power sources of licensed assisted living facilities; report. Directs the Joint Commission on Health Care to study (i) the feasibility of requiring an onsite tempor...
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2018-02-13
To House Rules Committee
HB120IntroUnemployment compensation; wage offset. Provides that the weekly unemployment benefit to which an eligible individual is entitled shall be reduced on a dollar-for-dollar basis by any wages in excess of $100 that the individual earns in that week. Cur...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB597IntroMechanical devices designed to increase the rate of fire of firearms; penalty. Prohibits the manufacture, import, sale or offer to sell, possession, transfer, or transportation of any device used to increase the rate of fire of any semi-automatic fir...
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2018-02-13
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
HB1104IntroSales and use tax refund; property to replace or repair business property damaged in a disaster. Permits any business to apply for a refund of sales and use taxes paid for any property purchased to replace or repair property that was damaged as a res...
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2018-02-13
To House Finance Committee
HB1456IntroState Inspector General; powers and duties. Requires the State Inspector General to receive complaints that allege a local ordinance violates state law, determine whether the complaints give reasonable cause to investigate, and provide a report detai...
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2018-02-13
To House General Laws Committee
HB269IntroVirginia National Guard; state active duty pay. Provides that all members of the Virginia National Guard who are called into state active duty be paid an amount not less than that prescribed for a member with the rank of E-6 who has over 18 years of ...
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2018-02-13
To House Appropriations Committee
HB282IntroVirginia Housing Development Authority Act; pilot program; home ownership; low income persons. Directs the Virginia Housing Development Authority to develop a pilot program providing support services, including counseling and financing assistance, to...
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2018-02-13
To House General Laws Committee
HB328IntroExpedited external review of adverse coverage determinations; cancer patients. Provides that a covered person shall not be required to have exhausted his health carrier's internal appeal process before seeking an external review of an adverse determi...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB425IntroCruelty to animals; treatment for violations; ownership of animals. Prohibits a person convicted of an animal cruelty violation from possession or ownership of a companion animal. Current law authorizes a court to prohibit possession or ownership at ...
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2018-02-13
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
HB67IntroVirginia Human Rights Act; pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions; causes of action. Provides that no employer may discharge any employee on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including lactation. Current...
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2018-02-13
To House General Laws Committee
HR1IntroMemorializing Congress; reinstatement of portions of the Glass-Steagall Act. Urges the Congress of the United States to support efforts to reinstate the separation of commercial and investment banking functions previously in effect under the Glass-St...
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2018-02-13
To House Rules Committee
HB331IntroHealth insurance for state and local government employees. Requires the health insurance plan for state and local government employees include a reference-based pricing component whereby a fixed maximum amount is paid for certain frequently performed...
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2018-02-13
To House Appropriations Committee
HB1207IntroDepartment of Social Services; investigative and enforcement proceedings; information provided to individuals or business entities who are the subject of a complaint involving abuse or neglect. Provides that persons who are the subject of a complaint...
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2018-02-13
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
HJR113IntroStudy; JLARC; streamlining of special elections in the Commonwealth; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the streamlining of special elections in the Commonwealth. In conducting its study, JLARC shall (i) review...
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2018-02-13
To House Rules Committee
HB1250IntroElectoral boards and general registrars; direction by the State Board and Department of Elections. Provides that the State Board of Elections, through the Department and the Commissioner of Elections, shall coordinate the work of the electoral boards...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
HB1018IntroEnergy storage system tax credit. Establishes for taxable years 2018 through 2022 an income tax credit for a taxpayer's expenditures on an energy storage system. The bill defines energy storage system and provides that the credit shall not exceed the...
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2018-02-13
To House Appropriations Committee
HB1480IntroChild 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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2018-02-13
To House Appropriations Committee
HB434IntroHealth insurance; coverage for proton therapy. Requires any health insurer, corporation, or health maintenance organization issuing an insurance policy, subscription contract, or health care plan to provide coverage for physician-prescribed proton th...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB582IntroVehicle safety inspections; maximum charges. Increases from $12 to $15 the maximum amount any safety inspection station can charge for an inspection of any motorcycle and increases from $16 to $25 the maximum amount any safety inspection station can ...
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2018-02-13
To House Appropriations Committee
HB943IntroSpecial license plates; E PLURIBUS UNUM. Authorizes the issuance of special license plates for supporters of seeing the strength in unity bearing the legend E PLURIBUS UNUM.
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2018-02-13
To House Transportation Committee
HB1245IntroWorkers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. Adds cancers of the colon, brain, or testes to the list of cancers that are presumed to be an occupational disease covered by the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act when firef...
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2018-02-13
To House Appropriations Committee
HB1326IntroVirginia Retirement System; E-911 dispatchers. Adds E-911 dispatchers to the list of local employees eligible to receive enhanced retirement benefits similar to those provided to State Police officers.
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2018-02-13
To House Appropriations Committee
HB1497IntroSpecial license plates; I HAVE A DREAM. Authorizes the issuance of revenue-sharing special license plates honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., bearing the legend I HAVE A DREAM. The bill requires that all fees imposed shall be paid to the Commission...
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2018-02-13
To House Transportation Committee
HB1588IntroVirginia Consumer Protection Act; notice of data breach. Makes the failure by a consumer reporting agency to disclose within 15 days a breach of the security of a computerized data system, when such disclosure is required by §18.2-186.6, a prohi...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB244IntroPublic utilities; cell phones; bill notice. Requires any public utility providing commercial mobile radio service to persons whose billing address is within the Commonwealth to include with each bill a notice stating: "It is unlawful for any person t...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB722IntroProperty Owners' Association Act; action of the board of directors. Prohibits the board of directors of any property owners' association from taking any action that has not been approved in an open meeting.
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2018-02-13
To House General Laws Committee
HB1322IntroDual enrollment agreements; scope. Requires each dual enrollment agreement to permit students enrolled at the relevant high school and students enrolled at the relevant comprehensive community college to participate in any dual enrollment course on a...
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2018-02-13
To House Education Committee
HB140IntroFirearm 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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2018-02-13
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
HB1547IntroVirginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices; sexual orientation and gender identity. Adds discrimination on the basis of an individual's sexual orientation or gender identity as an unlawful housing practice. The bill defines ...
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2018-02-13
To House General Laws Committee
HB920IntroEndangered species; sale of items made from certain animals; penalty. Prohibits the sale in Virginia of any item known to be made with the parts of any of 16 listed endangered, threatened, or extinct animals. The bill provides exceptions for certain ...
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2018-02-13
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
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