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HB1605EnrollParental Choice Education Savings Accounts established. Permits the parent of a public preschool, elementary, or secondary school student who meets certain criteria to apply to the school division in which the student resides for a one-year, renewabl...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
HB1687PassNonrepairable and rebuilt vehicles. Eliminates the requirement that nonrepairable and rebuilt vehicles have incurred damage that exceeds 90 percent of their cash value prior to such damage to meet the definition of nonrepairable and rebuilt vehicles....
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0342)
SB1230PassOpiate prescriptions; electronic prescriptions. Requires a prescription for any controlled substance containing an opiate to be issued as an electronic prescription and prohibits a pharmacist from dispensing a controlled substance that contains an op...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0429)
HB1517PassGeneral permit for sand management. Authorizes the Virginia Beach Wetlands Board to adopt a General Permit for Sand Management and Placement Profiles for properties in the Sandbridge Beach Subdivision of Virginia Beach and authorizes the Norfolk Wetl...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0338)
HB1838PassNeighborhood Assistance Act Tax Credit program; Board of Education. Requires any neighborhood organization submitting a proposal to the Superintendent of Public Instruction for an allocation of tax credits for the program year beginning July 1, 2017,...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0317)
HB2051EnrollDriver's license; marijuana possession. Revises the existing provision that a person loses his driver's license for six months when convicted of or placed on deferred disposition for a drug offense to provide that the provision does not apply to defe...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
SB1034EnrollHistoric rehabilitation tax credit. Limits the amount of historic rehabilitation tax credits that may be claimed by each taxpayer to $5 million per year, including any amounts carried over from prior taxable years, for taxable years beginning on and ...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
HB1952PassDepartment of General Services; review of proposed acquisitions of real property; exceptions. Provides an exception to the requirement that before any agency of the state acquires real property, it must follow the guidelines adopted by the Department...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0348)
SB1091EnrollDriver's license; marijuana possession. Revises the existing provision that a person loses his driver's license for six months when convicted of or placed on deferred disposition for a drug offense to provide that the provision does not apply to defe...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
HB1851EnrollAssault and battery against a family or household member; deferred disposition; waiver of appeal. Provides that a person charged with a first offense of assault against a family or household member who consents to probation and a deferred disposition...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
HB2072PassNursing home family councils; rights of family members. Provides that no family member of a resident of a nursing home or other resident representative shall be restricted from participating in meetings in the facility with the families or resident r...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0462)
SB1075PassVeterans Services Foundation; powers and duties; appointment of Executive Director; report. Requires the Veterans Services Foundation to provide an annual report on its funding levels and services to the General Assembly. The bill also (i) authorizes...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0505)
HB2306PassArlington County School Board; maximum salary of members. Removes the $25,000 cap on the salary of certain members of the Arlington County School Board, thereby permitting each member of such school board to be paid a salary in accordance with the ge...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0323)
HB2119PassPractice of laser hair removal. Limits the practice of laser hair removal to a properly trained person licensed to practice medicine or osteopathic medicine or licensed as a physician assistant or nurse practitioner or to a properly trained person un...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0390)
SB1324EnrollReligious freedom; solemnization of marriage. Provides that no person shall be (i) required to participate in the solemnization of any marriage or (ii) subject to any penalty by the Commonwealth, or its political subdivisions or representatives or ag...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
HB1858PassDepartment of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; certification of small, women-owned, and minority-owned businesses. Authorizes the Director of the Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity to adopt regulations that mandate certificatio...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0380)
HB2262EnrollOnline Virginia Network Authority established. Establishes the Online Virginia Network Authority (the Authority) as a political subdivision of the Commonwealth for the purpose of establishing the Online Virginia Network to coordinate the online deliv...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
HB1484PassBoard of Medicine to amend regulations governing licensure of occupational therapists to specify Type 1 continuous learning activities. Directs the Board of Medicine to amend regulations governing licensure of occupational therapists to provide that ...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0411)
SB1006EnrollCommitment hearings; sharing of records and information. Requires the Office of the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court to provide electronic data, including individually identifiable information, on proceedings pursuant to the Psychiatric Treat...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
HB1737PassPersonal jurisdiction over a person; domicile and residential requirements for suits for annulment, affirmance, or divorce; civilian employees and foreign service officers. Extends to all civilian employees of the United States, where current law app...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0480)
HB2017EnrollVirginia Public Procurement Act; bid, performance, and payment bonds; waiver by localities. Authorizes a locality to waive bid bonds for nontransportation-related construction contracts in excess of $100,000 but less than $500,000, and performance an...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
HB2074EnrollIncome tax; subtraction for Virginia venture capital account investment. Establishes an individual and corporate income tax subtraction for income derived from an investment in a Virginia venture capital account, defined in the bill as an investment ...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
HB2453PassFlashing amber lights; amateur radio operators. Permits vehicles used or operated by federally licensed amateur radio operators participating in emergency communications drills on behalf of federal, state, or local authorities or providing communicat...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0326)
HB2092EnrollApplication for public assistance; eligibility; review of records. Requires entities processing applications for medical assistance and other public assistance to conduct a review of death records and records relating to incarceration status, employm...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
SB968PassHunting license; bear, deer, or turkey; electronic carry. Removes the requirement that a license to hunt bear, deer, or turkey be carried in paper form, allowing it to be carried by electronic or computerized means.
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0363)
HB2318EnrollVirginia Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Program. Removes from the definition of "birth-related neurological injury" a provision that the definition shall apply retroactively to any child born on and after January 1, 1988, who suffers ...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
SB982PassMotion picture production tax credit. Extends the sunset date of the motion picture production tax credit from January 1, 2019, to January 1, 2022. This bill is identical to HB 1665.
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0425)
SB1255PassCondominium Act; resale by purchaser; designation of authorized representative. Provides that unless expressly authorized by the Condominium Act or the condominium instruments or as otherwise provided by law, no unit owners' association may require t...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0406)
SB1511PassAdvance directives; mental health treatment; capacity determinations. Provides that in cases in which a person has executed an advance directive granting an agent the authority to consent to the person's admission to a facility for mental health trea...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0474)
HB2240PassCrime victim's right to nondisclosure of certain information; murder. Requires that written consent provided by the victim's next of kin to law enforcement is necessary, if the victim is a minor, before a law-enforcement agency may disclose any infor...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0500)
SB1390PassPurchase of cigarettes for resale; penalties. Creates a new requirement that purchasers of cigarettes for resale must apply for a special cigarette exemption certificate from the Department of Taxation in order to not be liable for the payment of sal...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0453)
HB1597PassLocal stormwater management utility; waiver of charges; stormwater retained on site. Requires any locality establishing a stormwater management utility to provide a full or partial waiver of charges for a person whose approved stormwater management p...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0375)
HB2386EnrollCollection of unpaid court fines, etc. Increases the grace period after which collection activity for unpaid court fines, costs, forfeitures, penalties, and restitution may be commenced from 30 days to 90 days after sentencing or judgment. The bill a...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
SB1493EnrollNorthern Virginia Community College; computer science training and professional development for teachers. Requires Northern Virginia Community College (i) in consultation with the Department of Education, to contract with a Virginia-based partner org...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
SB1063EnrollState Board of Corrections; membership; powers and duties; review of death of inmates in local correctional facilities. Authorizes the State Board of Corrections (the Board) to conduct a review of the death of any inmate in a local or regional correc...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
HB1600PassSanitary landfill; gas collection and control system. Directs the Department of Environmental Quality and the Region 2000 Services Authority (the Authority) to continue to reduce the odor issues at the landfill operated by the Authority in Campbell C...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0341)
HB1675EnrollPalliative care information and resources. Requires the Department of Health to make information about and resources on palliative care available to the public, health care providers, and health care facilities on its website. This bill is identical ...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
SB852PassPet shops; procurement of dogs from unlicensed dealers. Prohibits any companion animal dealer who is not licensed or exempted from licensure by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) from selling any dog to a pet shop. The bill prohibits a pet sho...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0399)
SB817EnrollRestricted driver's license; purposes. Adds travel to and from a job interview to the list of purposes for the issuance of a restricted driver's license. The bill provides that a person issued a restricted driver's license for this purpose is require...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
HB1909PassReal property tax; nonjudicial sale of tax delinquent property. Permits the nonjudicial sale of unimproved real property valued at less than $5,000 if taxes are delinquent for at least three years. The bill also permits the nonjudicial sale of real p...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0437)
SB1285EnrollRestitution; probation. Provides that for any offense that occurs on or after July 1, 2017, if restitution is ordered at the time of sentencing, the court shall place the defendant on an indefinite term of probation until all ordered restitution is p...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
SB1019PassBoard of Accountancy. Amends provisions governing the regulation of certified public accountants by the Board of Accountancy, including (i) clarifying that certified public accountants are subject to the continuing professional education requirements...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0403)
SB1033PassNotification requirement; breach of payroll data. Requires employers and payroll service providers to notify the Office of the Attorney General without unreasonable delay after discovery of a breach of computerized employee payroll data that compromi...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0427)
HB1852EnrollCarrying concealed handguns; protective orders. Authorizes any person 21 years of age or older who is not prohibited from purchasing, possessing, or transporting a firearm and is protected by an unexpired protective order to carry a concealed handgun...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
SB1123EnrollManufactured Home Lot Rental Act; failure of landlord to correct violations; notification of tenants. Provides that if a landlord does not remedy a violation of an ordinance involving the health and safety of tenants in a manufactured home park withi...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
SB854EnrollCollection of unpaid court fines, etc. Increases the grace period after which collection activity for unpaid court fines, costs, forfeitures, penalties, and restitution may be commenced from 30 days to 90 days after sentencing or judgment. The bill a...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
HB1968PassVirginia Small Business Financing Authority; administration of Small Business Investment Grant Fund. Makes changes to the Small Business Investment Grant Fund to make it easier for investor applicants to qualify for grants and provide more benefits f...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0383)
HB1609PassNurse practitioner as expert witness; scope of activities. References the specific Code section outlining the scope of a nurse practitioner's activities in the context of the current provision that authorizes a nurse practitioner to testify as an exp...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0413)
SB1530PassPolicy of the Commonwealth regarding the employment of individuals with disabilities; responsibilities of state agencies; report. Provides that it is the policy of the Commonwealth to promote and increase the employment of individuals with disabiliti...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0371)
SB1347EnrollCarrying a switchblade knife; exception. Authorizes any person to carry a switchblade knife concealed when such knife is carried for the purpose of engaging in a lawful profession or lawful recreational activity the performance of which is aided by t...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
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