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HB1652IntroSchool 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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2018-11-28
To House Education Committee
SJR261IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications of voters and the right to vote. Establishes that the sole qualifications to vote in the Commonwealth are United States citizenship, being at least 18 years of age, residency in the Commonwe...
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2018-11-28
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SB1043IntroPet shops; procurement of dogs; penalty. Prohibits a commercial dog breeder from selling a dog without providing to the purchaser a form signed by the breeder stating that the breeder is in full compliance with the requirements for a commercial dog b...
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2018-11-27
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
HB1648IntroPedestrian crossings; Town of Ashland. Adds the Town of Ashland to the list of localities that may provide by ordinance for the installation and maintenance of highway signs at marked crosswalks requiring drivers to yield to pedestrians. A violation ...
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2018-11-27
To House Transportation Committee
HB1650IntroLottery; disclosure of identity of winners. Prohibits the Virginia Lottery from disclosing information about individual winners whose prize exceeds $10 million, and exempts such information from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA),...
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2018-11-27
To House General Laws Committee
HB1647IntroVirginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices. Prohibits any locality, its employees, or its appointed commissions from discriminating (i) in the application of local land use ordinances or guidelines; (ii) in the permitting of...
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2018-11-27
To House Rules Committee
HB1644IntroReporting lost or stolen firearms; civil penalty. Requires a person who lawfully possesses a firearm to report the loss or theft of the firearm to any local law-enforcement agency or the Department of State Police within 24 hours after such person di...
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2018-11-27
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
HJR591IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); reapportionment; technical adjustments permitted. Gives the General Assembly the authority to make technical adjustments to legislative electoral district boundaries following the enactment of any decennia...
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2018-11-27
Committee Referral Pending
HB1645IntroVirginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices. Adds discrimination on the basis of a person's source of income to the list of unlawful discriminatory housing practices. The bill defines "source of income" as any source that law...
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2018-11-27
To House Rules Committee
HB1646IntroVirginia Preschool Initiative; enrollment; funding. Permits any local school board to offer any slots in its Virginia Preschool Initiative program that remain unfilled by at-risk students after initial enrollment to students who reside in the school ...
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2018-11-27
To House Appropriations Committee
HB1643IntroTeacher licensure; endorsement; Montessori method. Requires the Board of Education to provide for licensure of teachers with an endorsement in the Montessori method of education. The bill requires the Board of Education, in establishing the requireme...
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2018-11-27
To House Education Committee
HB1649IntroLocal boundary agreements. Allows all localities, in adopting a voluntary boundary agreement, to attach to their petitions to the circuit court a Geographic Information System (GIS) map depicting the boundary change. Under current law, such use of a ...
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2018-11-27
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
HB1641IntroAbsentee 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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2018-11-26
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
HB1642IntroSolitary confinement; data collection and reporting; report. Requires the Department of Corrections to submit an annual report to the General Assembly and the Governor containing specified statistical information regarding the Department's use of sol...
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2018-11-26
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
HB1640IntroHealth carriers; nurse practitioners. Requires health insurers and health service plan providers whose policies or contracts cover services that may be legally performed by licensed nurse practitioners to provide equal coverage for such services when...
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2018-11-26
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
SB1042IntroVoter registration; notification of denial. Requires the general registrars to notify a person whose registration has been denied within 14 days of the denial and provides that a person denied registration may appeal such denial by filing a petition ...
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2018-11-24
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
HB1639IntroDepartment of Medical Assistance Services; payment for certain services to hospice patients. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to implement a process for direct payment of nursing facility or ICF/MR services for hospice patients r...
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2018-11-21
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1041IntroVirginia Telephone Privacy Protection Act. Provides that a telephone solicitor and the seller on whose behalf or for whose benefit a telephone solicitation call offering or advertising a seller's property, goods, or services is made or initiated are ...
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2018-11-20
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
HB1638IntroVirginia Lottery; repeal prohibition against sale of Virginia Lottery; repeal prohibition against sale of lottery tickets over the Internet; sports betting; Problem Gambling Treatment and Support Fund; Major Research Project Subfund; Sports Betting O...
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2018-11-20
To House Rules Committee
HB1636IntroTrespass; unmanned aircraft system; military airfield or military helicopter landing zone; penalty. Provides that any person who knowingly and intentionally causes an unmanned aircraft system to enter the airspace within one mile of the boundary of a...
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2018-11-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SJR259IntroStudy; Virginia Department of Transportation; feasibility of eastern bypass for U.S. Route 29 around Charlottesville; report. Requests the Virginia Department of Transportation to study the feasibility of an eastern bypass for U.S. Route 29 around Ch...
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2018-11-15
To Senate Rules Committee
HJR589IntroCommending the Southside Virginia Wildlife Center.
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2018-11-15
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/09/19 19101319D
SB1037IntroExpungement of certain offenses. Allows a person to petition for expungement of a deferred disposition dismissal for underage alcohol possession or using a false ID to obtain alcohol when the offense occurred prior to the person's twenty-first birthd...
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2018-11-15
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SB1039IntroEminent domain; commissioners. Removes the option by a land owner in a condemnation proceeding of selecting commissioners instead of jurors to determine just compensation. Under the bill, the land owner would be able to elect that just compensation b...
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2018-11-15
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SB1038IntroVoter registration; verification of social security numbers; provisional registration status. Requires Voter registration; verification of social security numbers; provisional registration status. Requires the general registrars to verify that the na...
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2018-11-15
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
HB1637IntroSpecial license plates; PROTECT SEA LIFE. Authorizes the issuance of revenue-sharing special license plates for supporters of the Virginia Aquarium bearing the legend PROTECT SEA LIFE.
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2018-11-15
To House Transportation Committee
SJR260IntroStudy; VDOT; Route 60 Corridor; report. Requests the Department of Transportation to review and update its 1999 study entitled "Route 60 Corridor Study: Amherst, Nelson, Appomattox, Buckingham, Cumberland, and Powhatan Counties."
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2018-11-15
To Senate Rules Committee
HJR590IntroCommending Andrew Dalton Elder, Sr.
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2018-11-15
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/09/19 19101320D
SB1040IntroCompensation 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...
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2018-11-15
To Senate Finance Committee
HB1635IntroFossil fuel projects moratorium; clean energy mandates. Fossil fuel projects moratorium; clean energy mandates. Establishes a moratorium, effective January 1, 2020, on approval by any state agency or political subdivision of any approval required for...
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2018-11-14
To House Rules Committee
SJR258IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); political reform. Prohibits the establishment of electoral districts that intentionally or unduly favor or disfavor any political party and requires the General Assembly to regulate the role of money in el...
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2018-11-13
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
HB1634IntroAdditional sales and use tax for counties and cities; county appropriations to incorporated towns for educational purposes. Authorizes counties and cities to impose an additional local sales and use tax at a rate as determined by the governing body, ...
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2018-11-07
To House Finance Committee
HJR588IntroStudy; Secretary of Commerce and Trade; effects of daylight saving time on the Commonwealth; report. Requests the Secretary of Commerce and Trade to study the effects of the Commonwealth's continued observance of daylight saving time under the Unifor...
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2018-11-05
Committee Referral Pending
HB1633IntroDesignating the Lieutenant Bradford T. Clark Memorial Bridge. Designates the State Route 627 bridge in Hanover County over Interstate 295 the "Lieutenant Bradford T. Clark Memorial Bridge."
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2018-10-31
To House Transportation Committee
SB1036IntroDepartment of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; small business procurement enhancement program. Establishes a small business procurement enhancement program (the Program) with a statewide goal of 42 percent of small business utilization in all d...
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2018-10-31
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
SB1030IntroWorkers' 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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2018-10-30
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SB1033IntroBody-worn camera; release of recordings; penalty. Provides a procedure for a defendant to request the inspection and the copying or photographing of any body-worn camera recordings that are within the possession, custody, or control of the Commonweal...
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2018-10-30
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SB1032IntroVirginia Law Officers' Retirement System; retirement age. Changes the age through which a retired law-enforcement officer covered under the Virginia Law Officers' Retirement System is entitled to receive an additional retirement allowance from the la...
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2018-10-30
To Senate Finance Committee
HJR587IntroCommending the American Legion.
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2018-10-30
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/09/19 19100305D
SB1035IntroAbsentee 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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2018-10-30
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SB1029IntroVehicle inspector certification; nonviolent felon. Prohibits the Superintendent of State Police from promulgating regulations barring an individual from being certified as a vehicle inspector solely because he has previously been convicted of a crimi...
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2018-10-30
To Senate Transportation Committee
HB1631IntroVirginia Retirement System; retired law-enforcement officers employed as school security officers. Allows a retired law-enforcement officer to continue to receive his service retirement allowance during a subsequent period of employment by a local sc...
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2018-10-30
To House Appropriations Committee
SJR257IntroCelebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. Joan S. Parrott.
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2018-10-30
Prefiled and laid on Clerk's desk; offered 01/09/19 19100412D
HB1632IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; multiple award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contracting. Adds multiple award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contracting as an allowable method of procurement for public bodies under the Virginia Pu...
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2018-10-30
To House General Laws Committee
SB1034IntroPurchase of handguns; limitation on handgun purchases; penalty. Prohibits any person who is not a licensed firearms dealer from purchasing more than one handgun in a 30-day period and establishes such an offense as a Class 1 misdemeanor. The bill exe...
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2018-10-30
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SB1031IntroFalse information and hoax criminal activities; penalty. Makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor for any person to knowingly engage in conduct with the intent to convey false or misleading information under circumstances where such information may reasonably ...
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2018-10-30
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
HB1630IntroSubstitute judges; powers and duties; entry of a final order; cases taken under advisement. Provides that a substitute judge has the power to enter a final order in any case taken under advisement by the substitute judge for a period of seven days af...
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2018-10-29
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1629IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; request for proposals; publication. Removes the requirement for newspaper publication of Requests for Proposals for professional services.
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2018-10-26
To House General Laws Committee
HB1627IntroDepartment of Social Services; child welfare agencies; prioritization of inspections. Requires the Commissioner of Social Services to prioritize inspections of child welfare agencies in the following order: (i) inspections conducted in response to a ...
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2018-10-23
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
HB1628IntroAbsentee voting; eligibility of persons age 65 or older. Entitles a person who will be age 65 or older on the day of an election to vote by absentee ballot in that election.
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2018-10-23
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
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