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HJR1016IntroCommending Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church.
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2017-02-17
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 17103415D
SB1074EngrossAutomobile clubs; insurance. Provides that a service agreement offered by an automobile club does not constitute insurance. The measure also provides that the types of services related to motor travel or to the operation, use, or maintenance of a mot...
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2017-02-17
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
HJR960EngrossCommending Arthur Anselene.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House by voice vote
SJR419IntroCelebrating the life of Richard Lee Munden.
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2017-02-17
Laid on Clerk's Desk
SB856EngrossCats and dogs; lifetime licenses. Authorizes the governing body of a county or city to provide for a lifetime dog or cat license. The bill also removes the minimum annual tax for a dog or cat, sets the maximum tax for a lifetime license at $50, and l...
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2017-02-17
Senators: Hanger, Suetterlein, Mason
HB1811EngrossInitial hearings on a summons for unlawful detainer; amendments of amount requested on summons for unlawful detainer; immediate issuance of writs of possession in certain case judgments; written notice of satisfaction rendered in a court not of recor...
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2017-02-17
Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
SB1169EngrossMinimum city population required to enforce certain ordinance violations. Decreases from 90,000 to 40,000 the minimum population of cities whose parking, stopping, and standing ordinances may provide that summonses and tickets for violations of such ...
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2017-02-17
Read second time
SJR378EngrossCommending the Old Dominion University football team.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House by voice vote
SB962EnrollSales and use tax; nexus for out-of-state businesses. Provides that storage of inventory in the Commonwealth is sufficient nexus to require out-of-state businesses to collect sales and use tax on sales to customers in the Commonwealth. This bill is i...
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2017-02-17
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB962ER)
HB1483EnrollBoard of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to amend regulations governing licensure of providers to include certain definitions. Requires the Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to amend regulations to include (I) occupat...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
SB1320EnrollAdmissions tax; Washington County. Authorizes Washington County to impose a tax on admissions to a multi-sports complex and entertainment venue that (i) is located on land that contains at least 250 acres and (ii) is in business on or before June 30,...
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2017-02-17
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1320ER)
HB2338EngrossRestitution; priority of payments. Provides that whenever a defendant owes court-ordered restitution payments, any money collected shall be distributed first to the victim to satisfy such restitution order and any collection costs associated with res...
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2017-02-17
VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N)
HB1426EnrollEmergency custody or involuntary admission process; alternative transportation model. Directs the Commissioner of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and the Director of Criminal Justice Services, in conjunction with the relevant stakeholder...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
HB2331EngrossCommunity services boards; preadmission screening; regional jail inmates. Provides that the duties of a community services board include reviewing any existing Memorandum of Understanding between the community services board and any other community s...
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2017-02-17
Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
HB2431EnrollSchool property; retail fee-based electric vehicle charging stations. Permits any school board to locate and operate retail fee-based electric vehicle charging stations on school property, provided that the use of each such station during the school ...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
SJR381EngrossCommending Gabrielle Christina Victoria Douglas.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HJR955EngrossCommending Blake G. Rose.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House by voice vote
SB1431EngrossAdministrative Process Act; economic impact analysis of proposed regulations; input from affected businesses. Requires the Department of Planning and Budget to revise and reissue its economic impact analysis of a proposed regulation if (i) public com...
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2017-02-17
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
HJR907EngrossCommending Money & King Funeral Home.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House by voice vote
SB1100EngrossNew Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program; reporting. Requires the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia to include in its annual report on the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program information on the wages, including average w...
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2017-02-17
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
HB1610EnrollDrug Control Act; Schedule I. Adds certain chemical substances to Schedule I of the Drug Control Act. The Board of Pharmacy has added these substances to Schedule I in an expedited regulatory process. A substance added via this process is removed fro...
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2017-02-17
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1610ER)
SB1288EnrollConfidentiality of Department of Juvenile Justice records; gang task forces. Permits the Department of Juvenile Justice to disclose, at its discretion, the social reports and records of children who are committed to the Department to a gang task forc...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
SJR363EngrossCommending Rebecca L. Covey.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House by voice vote
SB904EngrossConcealed handgun permit; Workers' Compensation commissioner or deputy commissioner exempt. Provides that a commissioner or deputy commissioner of the Workers' Compensation Commission may carry a concealed handgun throughout the Commonwealth without ...
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2017-02-17
Committee substitute printed 17105645D-H1
HR399EngrossCommending Vincent Edward Scully.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HB1878EnrollSuspension of license of person legally adjudged incapacitated and not competent to drive; notice to DMV Commissioner. Clarifies the roles of the courts and the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles with regard to persons previously legall...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
HB1973EngrossEconomic Development Access Program; bonded projects.Imposes a 48-month moratorium on the repayment of funds allocated to a locality for a bonded project pursuant to the Economic Development Access Program. The bill contains an emergency clause.
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2017-02-17
Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
SB1319EnrollCharter; Town of Wytheville. Removes provisions that would require a special election to fill certain vacancies in the office of mayor or on the town council, thus subjecting all such vacancies to the existing requirement that vacancies be filled for...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
SJR370EngrossCommending Bernard S. Cohen and Philip J. Hirschkop.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House by voice vote
SJR394EngrossCommending the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work.
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2017-02-17
Laid on Speaker's table
HB1544EngrossCertificates of public need; alternative plans of compliance. Provides that in cases in which a certificate holder holds more than one certificate of public need with conditions, and the certificate holder is unable to satisfy the conditions of one c...
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2017-02-17
Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
HB2300EngrossDepartment of Health; frequency of inspections. Provides that in cases in which inspections of emergency medical services agencies and vehicles, hospitals, hospices, home care organizations, restaurants, summer camps, campgrounds, and hotels are requ...
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2017-02-17
Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
SB1494EngrossTransportation network company; brokers. Allows brokers to arrange rides with transportation network company (TNC) partner vehicles. The bill requires such brokers to be licensed by the Department of Motor Vehicles and includes insurance requirements...
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2017-02-17
Read second time
SB1021EngrossFailure to obey highway sign; driver stopped on highway shoulder to sleep or rest; prepayable offense. Provides that a violation of a highway sign where a driver has parked or stopped his vehicle on the shoulder of the highway in order to sleep or re...
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2017-02-17
Read second time
HB2397EngrossCandidate petitions; signature requirements for candidates in certain towns. Requires petitions for candidates for the governing body or elected school board of towns to contain a minimum of (i) 125 signatures of qualified voters in towns with more t...
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2017-02-17
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
HB1691EngrossProperty conveyance; Department of Conservation and Recreation; Widewater Beach Subdivision. Authorizes the Department of Conservation and Recreation to convey certain real property in Stafford County to the Widewater Beach Subdivision Citizens Assoc...
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2017-02-17
Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
HB1836EngrossVirginia Department of Transportation to maintain a certain segment of Spotsylvania Parkway beginning in 2020. Requires the Virginia Department of Transportation, as of July 1, 2020, to take over maintenance of an approximately two-mile segment of Sp...
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2017-02-17
Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
SB1479EnrollClaims; Keith Allen Harward. Provides relief in the amount of $1,548,439 to Keith Allen Harward, who was incarcerated from 1983 until 2016 after being convicted of first degree murder. In 2016 he was granted a Writ of Actual Innocence by the Supreme ...
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2017-02-17
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1479ER)
HB1440EnrollFarm use vehicles; penalties. Imposes a $250 fine for willfully and intentionally violating the limitations for the use of farm use vehicles on a highway for a second or subsequent violation. Current law allows for a fine of up to $250 regardless of ...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
SB896EnrollVolunteer Firefighters' and Rescue Squad Workers' Service Award Fund Board; meetings. Requires the Volunteer Firefighters' and Rescue Squad Workers' Service Award Fund Board to meet at least annually. Current law requires the Board to meet at least q...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
HJR962EngrossCommending David A. Kirby.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House by voice vote
SR152IntroCommending Dale City Elementary School.
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2017-02-17
Laid on Clerk's Desk
SB1316EngrossOverweight permits for trucks hauling asphalt. Adds trucks hauling asphalt to those vehicles whose owner or operator may obtain an overweight permit from the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles to operate in counties that impose a severa...
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2017-02-17
Read second time
HB2367EngrossVirginia Port Authority; Board of Commissioners. Provides that the 11 members of the Board of Commissioners of the Virginia Port Authority appointed by the Governor no longer serve at the pleasure of the Governor and may be removed prior to the expir...
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2017-02-17
Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
SB1538EngrossVirginia Public Procurement Act; participation of employment services organizations. Provides that contracts and subcontracts awarded to employment services organizations shall be credited toward the small business, women-owned, and minority-owned bu...
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2017-02-17
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
HB1512EnrollPublic institutions of higher education; academic credit for American Sign Language courses. Requires each public institution of higher education to count credit received for successful completion of American Sign Language courses (i) either in a sec...
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2017-02-17
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1512ER)
HB2046EnrollPrescription drug orders; information on proper disposal. Requires the Board of Pharmacy to develop guidelines for the provision of counseling and information regarding proper disposal of unused dispensed drugs, including information about pharmacy d...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
SB1507EngrossSafety inspections; appointments. Allows any motor vehicle inspection station to accept appointments for safety inspections and removes the requirement that inspections take place on first-come, first-served basis. Under current motor vehicle safety ...
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2017-02-17
Read second time
SB899EngrossReformulated gasoline; sale for farm use. Directs the Department of Environmental Quality to seek an exemption from the federal reformulated gasoline (RFG) program for conventional, ethanol-free gasoline sold for use in farm motor vehicles.
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2017-02-17
Senators: DeSteph, Suetterlein, McClellan
HR423IntroCelebrating the life of Milton R. Liverman.
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2017-02-17
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 17105292D
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