VA Legislation | 2018 | Regular Session

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SB42IntroBanks; loan applicant verification. Requires banks that receive a loan application form that names an existing customer as the applicant to contact the customer and verify that the customer has applied for the loan. The duty applies when the loan app...
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2017-11-21
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SB41IntroUse sick leave for the care of immediate family members. Requires employers with a sick leave program to allow an employee to use his sick leave for the care of an immediate family member. The measure applies only to employers that have 25 or more em...
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2017-11-21
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SB39IntroFee for filing certain petitions in juvenile and domestic relations district court. Repeals the $25 filing fee that is charged for commencement of a custody or visitation case in the juvenile and domestic relations district court.
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2017-11-21
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SB27IntroVirginia Community College System; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Scholarship Pilot Program. Directs the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) to establish and administer a two-year Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Scholarsh...
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2017-11-20
[Hearing: Jan 18 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Education and Health Committee
SB31IntroInterstate 73 Corridor Development Fund and Program. Establishes the Interstate 73 Corridor Development Fund and Program and reallocates to the I-73 Fund the $40 million from state recordation taxes that is currently allocated annually to the U.S. Ro...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Finance Committee
SB33IntroMarijuana offenses; driver's license forfeiture. Eliminates the requirement that the Virginia Department of Transportation receive written assurance from the Federal Highway Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation that Virginia will n...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SB26IntroMethod of nominating party candidates; certain incumbents to determine method. Provides that incumbent constitutional officers shall have the right to determine the method of making party nominations for that constitutional office. If the incumbent c...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SB24IntroSex offenders in emergency shelters; notification registration. Provides that a registered sex offender who enters an emergency shelter designated by the Commonwealth or any political subdivision thereof and operated in response to a declared state o...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SB25IntroDispensing drugs without a prescription. Authorizes a pharmacist to dispense up to a five-day supply of a Schedule VI drug to an individual who has been displaced from his residence by a natural or man-made disaster; has had his supply of the drug lo...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Education and Health Committee
SB23IntroHealth insurance; coverage for limited drug refills. Requires health benefit plans to cover a limited refill for up to a five days' supply of a Schedule VI drug that is dispensed by a pharmacist for a covered person whose dispensed drugs are lost, de...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SB34IntroExpungement of police and court records; deceased persons. Provides that in the event that a person who is entitled to bring a petition for expungement dies before filing a petition, the next of kin of the decedent may file on the decedent's behalf w...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SB37IntroVirginia Grocery Investment Program and Fund. Creates the Virginia Grocery Investment Program and Fund to provide funding for the construction, rehabilitation, equipment upgrades, or expansion of grocery stores, small food retailers, and innovative f...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Finance Committee
SB15IntroVirginia-Israel Advisory Board; reorganize as Virginia-Israel Advisory Authority. Reorganizes the existing Virginia-Israel Advisory Board, renamed the Virginia-Israel Advisory Authority, as an independent authority. The bill provides that the current...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Rules Committee
HB16IntroMotor vehicle and fire insurance; use of credit information. Prohibits insurers from setting rates for motor vehicle insurance or fire insurance policies on the basis of a person's credit history, lack of credit history, or credit score. The bill has...
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2017-11-20
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
SB35IntroSentence reduction; substantial assistance to prosecution. Allows a convicted person's sentence to be reduced if such person provides substantial assistance, defined in the bill, in the furtherance of the investigation or prosecution of another perso...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
HB18IntroTransient occupancy tax; Arlington County. Removes the sunset date, July 1, 2018, from Arlington County's authority to impose a transient occupancy tax at a rate not to exceed 0.25% to be used for the purpose of promoting tourism and business travel ...
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2017-11-20
To House Finance Committee
SB20IntroRed Tape Reduction Commission; review of regulatory Red Tape Reduction Commission; review of regulatory requirements; report. Creates the Red Tape Reduction Commission (the Commission) to develop and maintain a state regulatory baseline of all curren...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Rules Committee
SB18IntroSecurity freezes; fees. Prohibits a credit reporting agency from requiring a consumer to pay a fee to place a security freeze on the consumer's credit report if the consumer has not previously requested the placement of a security freeze from the con...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SJR4IntroUnited States Constitution; Equal Rights Amendment. Ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution that was proposed by Congress in 1972. The joint resolution advocates the position that the 1972 Equal Rights Amendment remains ...
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2017-11-20
Introduced bill reprinted 18100396D
SB16IntroSecurity freezes; fees. Prohibits a credit reporting agency from requiring a consumer to pay a fee to place a security freeze on the consumer's credit report. Currently, a consumer may be required to pay a fee of no more than $10 to place a security ...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SB8IntroAbsentee voting; prescribed oath for absentee voters. Removes the requirement that an absentee voter completing the Statement of Voter include the address of his legal residence in Virginia. The bill requires instead that the voter affirm that he is ...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SB12IntroState and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act and General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; post-service restrictions. Extends the "revolving door" prohibition applicable to state officers and employees and members of the General Assembly. ...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Rules Committee
HB17IntroGrand larceny; threshold. Increases from $200 to $500 the threshold amount of money taken or value of goods or chattel taken at which the crime rises from petit larceny to grand larceny. The bill increases the threshold by the same amount for the cla...
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2017-11-20
To House Rules Committee
SB3IntroSame-sex marriages; civil unions. Repeals the statutory prohibitions on same-sex marriages and civil unions or other arrangements between persons of the same sex purporting to bestow the privileges and obligations of marriage. These prohibitions are ...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SB22IntroSecurity freezes; fees. Prohibits a credit reporting agency from requiring a consumer to pay a fee to place a security freeze on the consumer's credit report. Currently, a consumer may be required to pay a fee of no more than $10 to place a security ...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SB4IntroAbsentee voting; persons age 65 or older. Entitles a person who will be age 65 or older on the day of an election to vote by absentee ballot in that election.
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2017-11-20
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SB14IntroService of process on county attorney. Removes the requirement that in an action against a supervisor, county officer, employee, or agent of the county, each member of the county board be served; instead, only the county attorney, or the clerk of the...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SB17IntroUninsured and underinsured motorist insurance policies; bad faith. Provides that if an insurance company denies, refuses, or fails to pay its insured, or refuses a reasonable settlement demand within the policy's coverage limits for a claim for unins...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
HJR1IntroStudy; JLARC; sentencing of drug offenders; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study and report on the efficiency and effectiveness of the Virginia courts' sentencing of Schedule I and Schedule II drug offenders.
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2017-11-20
To House Rules Committee
SB7IntroStatements of organization; campaign depository account number required. Requires the statement of organization filed by candidates and candidate campaign committees to include the account number of the campaign depository in addition to the name of ...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SB6IntroAbsentee voting; late applications and in-person voting in certain circumstances. Provides that a registered voter who becomes obligated after noon on the Friday immediately preceding an election to travel outside of his county or city for a business...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
HB19IntroEligibility for in-state tuition; certain individuals who Eligibility for in-state tuition; certain individuals who have applied for permanent residency; certain individuals approved under deferred action programs. Declares eligible for in-state tuit...
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2017-11-20
To House Rules Committee
HB6IntroSecurity freezes; elimination of fees. Prohibits a credit reporting agency from requiring a consumer to pay a fee to place a security freeze on the consumer's credit report. Currently, a consumer may be required to pay a fee of no more than $10 to pl...
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2017-11-20
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB3IntroDual enrollment courses; quality standards; universal transfer course credit. Requires the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (the Council), in consultation with the Department of Education and each public institution of higher education,...
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2017-11-20
To House Education Committee
HB7IntroCampaign finance; prohibited personal use. Prohibits any person from converting any moneys, securities, or like intangible personal property contributed to a candidate or a candidate's campaign committee to his personal use, the personal use of the c...
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2017-11-20
To House Rules Committee
HB5IntroCampaign finance; prohibited personal use; penalty. Campaign finance; prohibited personal use; penalty. Prohibits the conversion of any contributed moneys, securities, or like intangible personal property by any person to the personal use of a candid...
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2017-11-20
To House Rules Committee
HB2IntroTeacher licensure; reciprocity; spouses of Armed Forces members. Requires the Board of Education to provide for teacher licensure by reciprocity for a period of one year for any spouse of an active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United States...
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2017-11-20
To House Education Committee
HB8IntroPublic procurement; agreements with labor organizations. Repeals provisions requiring state agencies to ensure that neither the state agency nor any construction manager acting on behalf of the state agency, in its bid specifications, project agreeme...
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2017-11-20
To House Rules Committee
HB12IntroIssuance of licenses, permits, and special identification cards to certain aliens. Authorizes the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue temporary driver's licenses, permits, and special identification cards to aliens granted "withholding of removal" ...
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2017-11-20
To House Transportation Committee
HB11IntroIn-state tuition; domicile; individuals granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Declares, absent congressional intent to the contrary, that any individual currently granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals by U.S. Citizenship and Immigr...
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2017-11-20
To House Rules Committee
HB1IntroVirginia Freedom of Information Act; scholastic records; directory information. Clarifies that the definition of "scholastic records" in the Virginia Freedom of Information Act includes directory information, but also provides that such directory inf...
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2017-11-20
To House General Laws Committee
HB13IntroInstructional positions; students identified as having limited English proficiency. Requires state funding to be provided pursuant to the general appropriation act to support 20 full-time equivalent instructional positions for each 1,000 students ide...
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2017-11-20
To House Education Committee
HB10IntroHate crimes; gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability; penalty. Adds disability, gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation to the categories of victims whose intentional selection for a hate crime involving assault, assault an...
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2017-11-20
To House Courts of Justice Committee
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