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HB2243EngrossLine of Duty Act. Clarifies provisions of the Line of Duty Act, including clarifying that suspension or reinstatement of health insurance benefits begins and ends at the beginning of a health insurance plan year rather than in the middle of a plan ye...
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2017-02-17
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
HB1982EngrossGraduation requirements; verified units of credit; satisfactory score on the PSAT examination. Requires the Board of Education, in establishing graduation requirements, to provide for the award of verified units of credit for a satisfactory score, as...
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2017-02-17
Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
HB2137EngrossNorthern Virginia Transportation Authority; regional transportation plan. Requires the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority to annually publish on its website any land use or transportation elements of a locality's comprehensive plan that each ...
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2017-02-17
Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
SJR295EngrossConstitutional amendment (first resolution); legislative review of administrative rules. Grants to the General Assembly the authority to review any administrative rule to ensure it is consistent with the legislative intent of the statute that the rul...
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2017-02-17
Passed by for the day
HB2183EnrollMedicaid; eligibility of incarcerated individuals. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to convene a work group to identify and develop processes for streamlining the application and enrollment process for the Commonwealth's program ...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
HB2433EnrollAlcoholic beverage control (ABC); cider. Provides that cider shall be treated as wine for all purposes of alcoholic beverage control law, except where otherwise provided in ABC law or Board regulations. The bill contains technical amendments.
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
SB889EnrollConcealed handgun permit fees; exemptions; retired probation and parole officers. Exempts retired probation and parole officers who have completed 15 years of service from concealed handgun permit application fees.
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
HB2172EnrollSouthern Virginia Higher Education Center. Requires the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (the Center) to encourage the development and delivery of workforce training in collaboration with educational institutions serving the region, with a f...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
HB2369EnrollConcealed handgun permit; change of address. Replaces the requirement that a concealed carry permit holder present proof of a new address with a requirement that the permit holder present written notice of the change of address on a form provided by ...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
SB1559EngrossBoard of zoning appeals. Requires that the recipient of certain notices from the board of zoning appeals receive notice via certified mail, last known address, or usual abode prior to the commencement of the 30-day appeal period.
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2017-02-17
Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (21-Y 1-N)
HB2164EnrollDrugs of concern; gabapentin. Adds any material, compound, mixture, or preparation containing any quantity of gabapentin, including any of its salts, to the list of drugs of concern. This bill contains an emergency clause.
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
HB2469EngrossZoning; delinquent charges. Provides that the local treasurer may give authorization in an instance where a land use applicant is required to first provide satisfactory evidence that various taxes or charges have been paid.
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2017-02-17
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
HJR920EngrossCommending Jason Robert Ince.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HB1508EngrossDepartment of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; critical incident reports; licensed programs. Requires the Commissioner of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to provide a written report setting forth the known facts of serious i...
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2017-02-17
Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
HJR966EngrossCelebrating the life of Stephen Michael Logan.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House
HB1919EngrossAssisted living facilities; cap on civil penalties. Increases the aggregate amount of civil penalties that the Commissioner of the Department of Social Services may assess against an assisted living facility for noncompliance with the terms of its li...
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2017-02-17
Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (13-Y 1-N)
HB1996EngrossIncompetent defendants; psychiatric treatment. Requires that a defendant who is found incompetent to stand trial for a crime and who is ordered to receive treatment to restore his competency at an inpatient hospital be transferred to the hospital as ...
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2017-02-17
Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
HB2161EnrollSecretary of Health and Human Resources; workgroup to establish educational guidelines for training health care providers in the safe prescribing and appropriate use of opioids. Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Resources to convene a workgr...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
SB1251EngrossWashington Metrorail Safety Commission Interstate Compact. Authorizes Virginia to become a signatory to the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission Interstate Compact. The compact establishes a state safety oversight authority for the Washington Metro...
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2017-02-17
House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N)
HR407EngrossCommending Ashley Herndon.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House by voice vote
SB1122EngrossApplicants for public assistance; contact information. Requires local departments of social services to collect from every applicant for public assistance alternative contact information, such as the applicant's email address and cell phone number, a...
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2017-02-17
Read second time
HB2015EngrossDRIVE SMART Virginia Education Fund. Establishes a method by which holders of an account for an electronic toll collection device that is the property of the Commonwealth may opt in to make a voluntary contribution through electronic means to the DRI...
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2017-02-17
Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
HB2436EngrossAuditor of Public Accounts; online database; register of funds expended. Requires the Commonwealth Data Point website administered by the Auditor of Public Accounts to include information for major categories of spending for each state agency and ins...
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2017-02-17
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
HB2477EngrossDepartment of Health to take steps to begin eliminating site evaluation and design services for onsite sewage systems and private wells. Directs the Department of Health to take certain steps to begin eliminating site evaluation and design services f...
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2017-02-17
Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
HJR926EngrossCommending Boy Scouts of America Troop 301 of Coeburn.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HB1606EngrossUse of handheld personal communications devices in highway work zones. Prohibits any person from texting or otherwise using a handheld personal communications device while operating a motor vehicle in a highway work zone, defined in the bill, when wo...
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2017-02-17
Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
SB1239EngrossChild 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 programs and therefore are not subject to licensure. The b...
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2017-02-17
Read second time
SB898EngrossDepartment of Environmental Quality (DEQ); combined sewer overflow (CSO) outfalls; Potomac River Watershed. Directs DEQ to identify the owner of any combined sewer overflow outfall that discharges into the Potomac River Watershed and to determine wha...
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2017-02-17
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
SB953EnrollMuzzleloader firearms; definition. Incorporates the Virginia criminal law definition of a muzzleloader into the current statutory definitions of muzzleloading pistol, muzzleloading rifle, and muzzleloading shotgun located in Title 29.1 (Game, Inland ...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
SJR420IntroCelebrating the life of Robert James Costen.
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2017-02-17
Laid on Clerk's Desk
SB1098EngrossPublic schools; standards for accreditation. Requires that the regulations establishing standards for accreditation adopted by the Board of Education ensure that the accreditation process is transparent and based on objective measurements and that an...
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2017-02-17
VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
SB1274EnrollLocal license taxes; exemption for certain defense production businesses. Clarifies that the exemption for wholesale manufacturers from local license taxes includes a manufacturer that is also a defense production business selling manufacturing, rebu...
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2017-02-17
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1274ER)
HJR935EngrossCommending the Nottoway County Literacy Program.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HB1786EnrollIn utero exposure to a controlled substance. Requires local departments of social services to collect information during a family assessment to determine whether the mother of a child who was exposed in utero to a controlled substance sought substanc...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
SB1159EngrossPublic schools; career and technical education credential. Provides that the career and technical education credential, when required for high school graduation, adult education, or an alternative education plan, may be satisfied with the successful ...
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2017-02-17
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
SB804EnrollRetail sales and use tax; media-related exemptions. Extends, from July 1, 2017, to July 1, 2022, the expiration of the retail sales and use tax exemption for printing purchased by an advertising business from a printer in the Commonwealth, so long as...
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2017-02-17
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB804ER)
SJR383EngrossCommending Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
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2017-02-17
Laid on Speaker's table
HJR1019IntroCommending Fairfax County.
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2017-02-17
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 17103758D
HB1799EnrollBoard of Pharmacy to deschedule or reschedule controlled substances. Authorizes the Board of Pharmacy (Board) to designate, deschedule, or reschedule as a controlled substance any substance 30 days after publication in the Federal Register of a final...
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2017-02-17
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1799ER)
HJR957EngrossCommending Herndon High School.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House by voice vote
SB1240EngrossVirginia Virtual School established. Establishes the Board of the Virginia Virtual School (the Board) as a policy agency in the executive branch of state government for the purpose of governing the full-time virtual school programs offered to student...
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2017-02-17
Read second time
SB886EnrollGas severance tax. Extends the sunset date from January 1, 2018, to January 1, 2020, for the local gas severance tax that is dedicated to (i) the local Coal and Gas Road Improvement Fund, (ii) the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Fund, and (ii...
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2017-02-17
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB886ER)
SB989EnrollCommonwealth's Twenty marksmanship award. Provides for the Commonwealth's Twenty marksmanship award to recognize the top 20 marksmen in Virginia, chosen from the Virginia state residents who compete at the annual Virginia State Championship matches s...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
SB1447EnrollRoanoke Higher Education Authority; board of trustees. Removes the president of Bluefield College from the board of trustees of the Roanoke Higher Education Authority.
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2017-02-17
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1447ER)
HB2410EngrossProviding support to terrorist organizations; penalty. Provides that any person who knowingly provides any material support to an individual or organization whose primary objective is to commit an act of terrorism and does so with the intent to furth...
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2017-02-17
Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
HB2019EnrollTransportation network company partner vehicle registration repeal. Removes the requirement that a transportation network company (TNC) partner register his personal vehicle for use as a TNC partner vehicle with the Department of Motor Vehicles. The ...
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2017-02-17
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2019ER)
HB1615EnrollChief Medical Examiner; appointment, terms, and authority of medical examiners. Provides that the Chief Medical Examiner may appoint a medical examiner for each county or city in the Commonwealth. Under current law, the Chief Medical Examiner is requ...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
HB2328EnrollInability to pay fees or costs on account of poverty; guidelines. Requires the court to use the guidelines for determining indigency for the appointment of counsel in determining a person's inability to pay fees or costs on account of poverty in a ci...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
HB1750EnrollDispensing of naloxone; patient-specific order not required. Provides that a pharmacist may dispense naloxone in the absence of a patient-specific prescription pursuant to a standing order issued by the Commissioner of Health authorizing the dispensi...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
HJR944EngrossCommemorating the life and legacy of Desmond T. Doss.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House
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