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SB793EnrollWaiver of tax penalties for small businesses. Waives any penalties related to taxes administered by the Department of Taxation for a small business during its first two years of operation as long as the business enters into an installment agreement w...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
HB2053EnrollDirect primary care agreements. Provides that direct agreement between a patient, the patient's legal representative, or the patient's employer and a health care provider for ongoing primary care services in exchange for the payment of a monthly peri...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
SB1189EnrollWater and sewer services; liens; owners, lessees, or tenants. Separates Code provisions regarding water and sewer services provided to lessees or tenants of real property from Code provisions regarding water and sewer services provided to owners of r...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
HB2356EnrollFort Monroe Authority Board of Trustees; membership; terms. Adds three nonlegislative citizen members to the Fort Monroe Authority Board of Trustees, to be appointed by the Governor. The bill also changes the Secretary of Commerce and Trade and the S...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
HB1811PassInitial 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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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0481)
SB1169PassMinimum 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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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0490)
SB1320PassAdmissions 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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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0450)
HB1854EnrollLobbyist reporting, the State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act, and the General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; filing of required disclosures; registration of lobbyists; candidate filings; judges; definition of gift; informal advi...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
SB1431PassAdministrative Process Act; economic impact analysis; opportunity for comment by affected businesses or other entities. Requires the Department of Planning and Budget to revise and reissue its economic impact analysis within the time limits set forth...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0493)
SB1527PassVirginia Guaranteed Assistance Program; grants. Makes several changes to the Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program, including adding requirements that (i) each student eligible for the Program receive a grant from the institution's appropriations fo...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0335)
SB1100PassNew 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 of students who have...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0329)
HB2274PassCondominium 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 (CHAP0393)
HB1610PassDrug 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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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0414)
SB904EnrollCarrying weapon into courthouse; Workers' Compensation commissioner or deputy commissioner exempt. Provides an exception from the prohibition against carrying a weapon into courthouses in the Commonwealth for a commissioner or deputy commissioner of ...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
HB2300PassDepartment 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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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0465)
SB1021PassFailure 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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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0504)
HB2397PassCandidate 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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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0355)
HB2417EnrollDepartment of Medical Assistance Services; fraud prevention; prepayment analytics. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to establish a program to mitigate, through the use of prepayment analytics, the risk of improper payments to pro...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
HB2366EnrollPublic procurement; requirements for use of construction management and design-build contracts. Establishes requirements for the procurement of construction using the construction management and design-build procurement methods by state and local pub...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
SB1538PassVirginia Public Procurement Act; SWaM program; 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 min...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0407)
SB950PassNonrepairable 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. The bill...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0362)
HB2243PassLine 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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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0439)
HB2137PassNorthern Virginia Transportation Authority; regional transportation plan. Requires the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (the Authority) to annually publish on its website any land use or transportation elements of a locality's comprehensive...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0351)
HB2425PassPolicy 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 (CHAP0358)
SB1024EnrollHealth care practitioners; reporting disabilities of drivers. Provides that any doctor of medicine, osteopathy, chiropractic, or podiatry or any nurse practitioner, physician assistant, optometrist, physical therapist, or clinical psychologist who re...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
HB2255PassState junior bear hunting license; fee. Creates a junior bear hunting license, separate from the combined big game hunting and junior hunting licenses, for any resident under the age of 16. The fee for such license is $5.50.
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0353)
HB1663EnrollNorthern 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
HB2302PassBoard of Veterans Services; membership; duties. Removes requirements regarding specific areas of expertise for members appointed to the Board of Veterans Services (the Board) by the Governor. The bill also (i) extends the number of consecutive terms ...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0501)
HB2469PassZoning; 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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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0398)
HB1508PassDepartment 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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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0455)
HB1996PassIncompetent 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 and accepted by ...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0461)
SB1251EnrollWashington 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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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
SB1122PassApplicants 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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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0472)
HB2249PassPrior authorization of bonds to fund certain revenue-producing capital projects at institutions of higher learning; Virginia State University. Expands the scope of a revenue-producing capital project at Virginia State University funded by a prior bon...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0420)
SB1239EnrollChild day programs; exemptions from licensure. Repeals requirements that child day centers operated by religious institutions must comply with in order to be exempt from licensure, including the requirements that such child day centers (i) be inspect...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
SB898EnrollDepartment of Environmental Quality (DEQ); combined sewer overflow (CSO) outfalls; Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Directs DEQ to identify the owner of any combined sewer overflow outfall that discharges into the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and to determine w...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
SB1098PassPublic 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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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0328)
SB1274PassLocal 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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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0430)
SB1159PassPublic 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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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0330)
SB804PassRetail 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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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0441)
HB2304EnrollDepartment of Medical Assistance Services; requirements related to long-term care. Provides that the Department of Medical Assistance Services shall require all individuals who administer preadmission screenings for long-term care services to receive...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
HB1799PassBoard 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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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0416)
SB886PassGas 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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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0443)
HB2113PassNotification 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 (CHAP0419)
SB869PassAlzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Commission; sunset. Extends the sunset date of the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Commission from July 1, 2017, to July 1, 2020, and makes a technical correction to the reporting requirement of the...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0469)
SB880PassGenetic counselors; licensing; grandfather clause. Extends the deadline from July 1, 2016, to December 31, 2018, or to within 90 days of the effective date of the relevant regulations promulgated by the Board, whichever is later, by which individuals...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0422)
HB2248EnrollCapital outlay plan. Updates the six-year capital outlay plan for projects to be funded entirely or partially from general fund-supported resources. This bill is identical to SB 1045.
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
SB1387EnrollJoint Legislative Audit and Review Commission; operational and programmatic efficiency and effectiveness reviews; report. Authorizes the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to establish an operational and programmatic efficiency and effecti...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
HB2111PassState Corporation Commission; charges for copies. Clarifies that the State Corporation Commission (Commission) may absorb some or all of the convenience fees paid by users of a Commission online filing system. The measure also grants the Commission t...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0486)
HB2219PassReal property tax; deferral; Stafford County. Allows Stafford County, by ordinance, to restrict the deferral of real property taxes authorized under current law to a taxpayer's sole dwelling whose tax levy for 2016 exceeded the tax levy for 2015 by a...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0438)
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