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HB1625IntroAnimal care; adequate shelter; exposure to heat or cold. Provides that the definition of "adequate shelter" includes the provision of shelter that protects the animal from exposure to heat or cold. Current law requires such shelter to protect the ani...
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2018-10-23
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
HJR586IntroCelebrating the life of William E. Ward.
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2018-10-23
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/09/19 19100247D
HB1626IntroAnimal fighting; presumption where fowl tethered. Provides that when an animal control officer is determining whether certain fowl are used in animal fighting, the fact that one or more of the fowl are tethered shall create a rebuttable presumption t...
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2018-10-23
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
HB1624IntroSanctions; other frivolous pleadings. Provides that a court may consider other similar, previously filed pleadings, motions, or other papers filed by a person in violation of the sanctions statute in determining sanctions on the case immediately befo...
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2018-10-23
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1028IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; local labor use requirement for certain construction contracts; civil penalty. Adds to the Virginia Public Procurement Act (§2.2-4300 et seq.) the requirement that every public body, when engaged in procuring con...
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2018-10-22
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
SB1027IntroHealth insurance; catastrophic health plans. Authorizes health carriers to offer catastrophic plans on the individual market and to offer such plans to all individuals. The measure provides that a catastrophic plan is deemed to provide an essential h...
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2018-10-22
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SB1025IntroTethering of animals; adequate shelter and space. Provides that outdoor tethering of a companion animal does not meet the requirement that an animal be given adequate shelter, unless the animal is actively engaged in an agricultural or hunting activi...
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2018-10-17
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
HB1623IntroMilitary families; relocation to the Commonwealth; student registration. Permits any student whose parent has received orders to relocate to a duty station in the Commonwealth to register for courses and other academic programs and participate in the...
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2018-10-17
To House Education Committee
SJR256IntroCelebrating the life of William E. Ward.
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2018-10-17
Prefiled and laid on Clerk's desk; offered 01/09/19 19100133D
SB1026IntroAbsentee 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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2018-10-17
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SB1024IntroCarrying dangerous weapon to place of religious worship. Repeals the statutory prohibition on carrying a gun, pistol, bowie knife, dagger, or other dangerous weapon, without good and sufficient reason, to a place of worship while a meeting for religi...
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2018-10-15
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
HB1622IntroOut-of-court and recorded statements made by a child; abuse or neglect of a child. Provides that, in any civil proceeding involving the alleged abuse or neglect of a child, an out-of-court statement made by a child 13 years of age or under at the tim...
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2018-10-10
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HJR585IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); joint election of Governor and Lieutenant Governor. Provides for the joint election of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor, by which the names of the candidates for Governor and Lieutenant Governor appear...
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2018-10-09
Committee Referral Pending
HB1621IntroHunting license; trip hunting license for residents. Allows Virginia residents to purchase a trip hunting license in lieu of the standard local or statewide hunting license. Current law allows only nonresidents to purchase a trip hunting license.
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2018-10-09
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
HJR584IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Governor's term of office. Permits a Governor elected in 2021 and thereafter to succeed himself in office. The amendment allows two four-year terms (either in succession or not in succession) but prohibits...
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2018-10-09
Committee Referral Pending
HB1620IntroState Board of Elections; membership; appointment of Commissioner of Elections. Increases the membership of the State Board of Elections (Board) from three members to six members and increases the terms of Board members from four years to six years. ...
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2018-10-09
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
HJR583IntroConstitution of the United States; Equal Rights Amendment. Ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution of the United States that was proposed by Congress in 1972. The joint resolution advocates the position that the 1972 Equal Rights Amen...
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2018-10-08
Committee Referral Pending
SB1023IntroVirginia 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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2018-10-05
To Senate Finance Committee
SJR255IntroCommending U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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2018-10-03
To Senate Rules Committee
SJR254IntroStudy; Department of Transportation; purchase of the Dulles Greenway; report. Requests the Department of Transportation to study the feasibility of purchasing all or part of the Dulles Greenway.
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2018-10-01
To Senate Rules Committee
HB1619IntroChildren's Services Act; special education programs. Expands eligibility for services under the Children's Services Act to students who transfer from an approved private school special education program to a public school special education program es...
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2018-09-27
To House Education Committee
SB1022IntroWorkers' 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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2018-09-24
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SB1021IntroDriver education programs; home instruction. Requires any school board that offers a program of driver education in the safe operation of motor vehicles to make the program available to any student who receives home instruction and resides in the loc...
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2018-09-17
To Senate Education and Health Committee
HB1618IntroIndividual income tax; itemization; emergency. Allows an individual taxpayer to itemize for state income tax purposes regardless of whether he itemizes on his federal return for taxable years 2018 through 2025. Current law requires a taxpayer to clai...
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2018-09-17
To House Finance Committee
SB1019IntroReferral to mediation in child custody, visitation, and support cases; appropriate cases. Requires a court, in assessing whether a case regarding child custody, visitation, or support is appropriate for referral to mediation, to consider whether such...
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2018-09-17
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SB1020IntroSpecial license plates; Virginia Association for Community Conflict Resolution; name change. Updates the name of the organization whose members and supporters may apply for a special license plate from Virginia Association for Community Conflict Reso...
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2018-09-17
To Senate Transportation Committee
HB1617IntroCampaign finance; prohibited personal use of campaign funds; civil penalty. Adds a definition Campaign finance; prohibited personal use of campaign funds; civil penalty. Adds a definition of "personal use of campaign funds" and prohibits the use of c...
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2018-09-14
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
HB1616IntroUse or display of firearm during commission of a felony; killing or injuring police animals; penalty. Adds maliciously shooting, stabbing, wounding, or otherwise causing bodily injury to or administering poison to any animal used or trained by a law-...
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2018-09-06
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1614IntroLocal Stormwater Management Fund; grant moneys. Authorizes any locality to provide by ordinance for the creation of a local Stormwater Management Fund (the Fund) for the purpose of granting funds to an owner of private property or a common interest c...
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2018-08-28
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
HJR582IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Virginia Redistricting Commission. Establishes the Virginia Redistricting Commission to redraw congressional and General Assembly district boundaries after each decennial census. Appointments to the 13-mem...
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2018-08-28
Committee Referral Pending
HB1615IntroElections; date of June primary election. Changes the date of the primary election held in June from the second Tuesday in June to the third Tuesday in June. The bill also changes candidate filing deadlines to reflect the change of date.
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2018-08-28
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
SB1018IntroReview of voter assignments in districts throughout the Commonwealth. Directs each county, city, and town to review the assignment of voters within its jurisdiction to ensure that voters are assigned to the correct districts. The electoral board and ...
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2018-08-22
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
HB1613IntroPenalty for wanton waste. Changes from a Class 3 misdemeanor to a Class 2 misdemeanor the penalty for violating a regulation prohibiting wanton waste, or the allowing of a killed or crippled game animal or nonmigratory game bird to be wasted without ...
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2018-08-21
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
SB1017IntroMinimum wage. Increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25 per hour to (i) $8.00 per hour effective July 1, 2019; (ii) $9.00 per hour effective July 1, 2020; (iii) $10.10 per hour effective July 1, 2021; and (iv) $11....
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2018-08-20
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
HB1612IntroDepartment of Game and Inland Fisheries; fees; boat ramps. Removes the use of boat ramps owned by the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries from the list of exceptions to the requirement that users of certain facilities pay a fee. The bill contains...
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2018-08-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
HJR580IntroStudy; joint subcommittee to study widening Interstate 95 between Exit 118 and the Springfield Interchange. Establishes a joint subcommittee to study the feasibility of widening Interstate 95 between Exit 118 and the Springfield Interchange.
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2018-08-14
Committee Referral Pending
HJR581IntroInterstate 95 Corridor Improvement Plan; report. Requests the Commonwealth Transportation Board to study the portion of the Interstate 95 corridor between Exit 118 and the Springfield Interchange and financing options for improvements to the corridor...
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2018-08-14
Committee Referral Pending
HJR579IntroConstitution of the United States; Equal Rights Amendment. Ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution of the United States that was proposed by Congress in 1972. The joint resolution advocates the position that the 1972 Equal Rights Amen...
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2018-08-13
Committee Referral Pending
HB1611IntroVirginia College Savings Plan; prepaid tuition contracts; pricing reserves. Provides that in the event that the ratio of the assets of the Virginia College Savings Plan (the Plan) to the obligations of the Plan exceeds 105 percent, the pricing reserv...
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2018-08-08
To House Education Committee
SB1016IntroForm of ballot; optional party identification of certain candidates. Allows a candidate for a constitutional office who has been nominated by a political party or in a primary election to choose whether to be identified on the ballot by the name of h...
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2018-08-07
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SB1014IntroInterstate 73 Corridor Development Fund and Program. Establishes the Interstate 73 Corridor Development Fund and Program and reallocates to the I-73 Corridor Development Fund the $40 million from state recordation taxes that is currently allocated an...
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2018-08-03
To Senate Finance Committee
SB1015IntroEducation Improvement Scholarships tax credits; Education Improvement Scholarships tax credits; pre-kindergarten eligibility. Expands the Education Improvement Scholarships tax credits program by including, as eligible scholarship recipients, childre...
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2018-08-03
To Senate Finance Committee
SB1013IntroSuspension of driver's license for nonpayment of fines or costs. Repeals the requirement that the driver's license of a person convicted of any violation of the law who fails or refuses to provide for immediate payment of fines or costs be suspended....
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2018-08-03
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SJR253IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); General Assembly; term limits. Limits members of the Senate to three full terms (12 years) and members of the House of Delegates to six full terms (12 years). The limitations apply to service for both cons...
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2018-07-26
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SB1012IntroCarrying a concealed weapon; firefighters and emergency medical services providers. Provides that any firefighter or person employed as emergency medical services personnel who was previously employed as a law-enforcement officer or as a member of th...
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2018-07-26
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SJR252IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications of Governor and Lieutenant Governor; residency requirement. Increases from five to eight the number of years a person must have been a resident of and registered voter in the Commonwealth in...
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2018-07-26
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SB1011IntroAnimal Cruelty Conviction List established. Requires the Superintendent of State Police to establish within the Department of State Police by July 1, 2022, an Animal Cruelty Conviction List that is available to the public on the website of the Depart...
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2018-07-25
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
SB944IntroCash proffers; impact fees. Removes various provisions granting localities authority to accept cash proffers as part of the conditional rezoning process. The bill repeals provisions that limit existing impact fee authority to (i) localities that have...
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2018-07-24
Reported from Local Government (5-Y 2-N)
SB1010IntroHealth insurance; coverage for Lyme disease therapy. Requires health insurers, corporations providing health care coverage subscription contracts, and health maintenance organizations, whose policy, contract, or plan includes coverage for prescriptio...
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2018-07-24
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SB208IntroImpact fees for residential development. Repeals provisions that limit existing impact fee authority to (i) localities that have established an urban transportation service district and (ii) areas outside of such service districts that are zoned for ...
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2018-07-24
Reported from Local Government (5-Y 2-N)
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