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SB5087IntroTelemedicine services; originating site. Directs the Telemedicine services; originating site. Directs the Board of Medical Assistance Services to amend the state plan for medical assistance services to provide for payment of medical assistance for me...
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2020-08-19
Incorporated by Education and Health
SB5105IntroNursing homes; outbreaks of communicable disease; posting of information. Requires the Department of Health to make available to the public on a website maintained by the Department information regarding outbreaks of any communicable disease required...
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2020-08-19
Incorporated by Education and Health
SB5086IntroProperty and conveyances; state of emergency; Emergency Housing Stability Protection Act; emergency. Creates provisions that can be activated by the Governor by executive order pursuant to a declared state of emergency that would give certain tenants...
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2020-08-19
Incorporated by General Laws and Technology
SB5091IntroDepartment of Education; student growth measurement system; COVID-19 pandemic; emergency. Directs the Department of Education to create or obtain an individualized student growth measurement system that evaluates, tracks, and analyzes student grade-l...
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2020-08-19
Passed by indefinitely in Rules (12-Y 3-N)
SB5093IntroVirtual Virginia; community college dual enrollment courses; emergency. Requires the Department of Education to make community college dual enrollment courses for students in grades 11 and 12 available through the Virtual Virginia program. The bill d...
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2020-08-19
Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (8-Y 7-N)
SR505PassCommending the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association, Virginia's hospitals, and hospital workers.
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2020-08-19
Bill text as passed Senate (SR505ER)
SR511PassCommending Ricky Gardner.
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2020-08-19
Bill text as passed Senate (SR511ER)
SB5085IntroElectric utility regulation; triennial review proceeding; emergency Electric utility regulation; triennial review proceeding; emergency investigations; administration of earnings. Directs the State Corporation Commission (the Commission), for Dominio...
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2020-08-19
Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor with letter (15-Y 0-N)
SB5010IntroAssault and battery; penalty. Increases the penalty for committing an assault or an assault and battery against a judge; magistrate; law-enforcement officer; correctional officer; person directly involved in the care, treatment, or supervision of inm...
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2020-08-19
Incorporates SB5019 (Reeves)
SB5070IntroNurse practitioners; practice without a practice agreement. Reduces the number of years of full-time clinical experience a nurse practitioner must have to be eligible to practice without a written or electronic practice agreement from five years to t...
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2020-08-19
Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (11-Y 4-N)
SR509PassCommending James Orris Bryant, Sr.
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2020-08-19
Bill text as passed Senate (SR509ER)
SR516PassCommending Lloyd J. "Bud" Vye.
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2020-08-19
Bill text as passed Senate (SR516ER)
SR519PassCommending Catoctin Creek Distilling Company.
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2020-08-19
Bill text as passed Senate (SR519ER)
SR517PassCommending the Cave Spring High School boys' basketball team.
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2020-08-19
Bill text as passed Senate (SR517ER)
SB5020IntroPublic education; voucher program; emergency. Provides that, if a school operates a reduced schedule and the school offers online or virtual learning as a substitute for in-person attendance, it shall deposit a portion of unused funds resulting from ...
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2020-08-19
Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (9-Y 6-N)
SB5021IntroPublic schools; mandatory virtual learning; provision of required technology and Internet service; emergency. Provides that if a school board requires students to engage in virtual learning for any reason, whether full time or part time, and a comput...
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2020-08-19
Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (9-Y 5-N 1-A)
SB5022IntroWorkers' compensation; presumption of compensability for COVID-19. Establishes a presumption that COVID-19 causing the death or disability of firefighters or other certain employees is an occupational disease compensable under the Workers' Compensati...
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2020-08-19
Incorporated by Commerce and Labor
SR518PassCommending Patricia Swecker Hines.
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2020-08-19
Bill text as passed Senate (SR518ER)
HB5089IntroSupplement to the Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry. Expands the Supplement to the Sex Offender and Crimes against Minors Registry to include information on persons who were convicted of certain sexual offenses on or after July 1, 1970,...
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2020-08-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB5088IntroElectric utility regulation; triennial Electric utility regulation; triennial review proceeding; emergency investigations; administration of earnings. Directs the State Corporation Commission (the Commission), for Dominion's 2021 triennial review, to...
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2020-08-19
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
HB5091IntroRequired release of video or audio recording; discharge of firearm or use of stun gun or chemical irritant by law-enforcement officer. Requires that whenever a law-enforcement officer (i) discharges a firearm or (ii) uses a stun gun or chemical irrit...
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2020-08-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HJR5009IntroMemorializing the Congress of the United States to not delay or postpone the federal elections scheduled for November 3, 2020. Recognizes the authority of the Congress of the United States to delay or postpone the federal elections scheduled for Nove...
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2020-08-19
To House Rules Committee
SR502IntroCommending the Honorable Nolan Dawkins.
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2020-08-19
Passed by for the day
SR501PassCelebrating the life of Nathan K. Kotz.
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2020-08-19
Bill text as passed Senate (SR501ER)
HB5094IntroHealth insurance; certain prescription drugs used for treatment of COVID-19. Prohibits health insurers from requiring prior authorization for the use of any prescription drug in the treatment of COVID-19 that has received an Emergency Use Authorizati...
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2020-08-19
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
HB5095IntroCOVID-19; impact of distance learning; Department of Health to develop criteria and information; civil immunity; emergency. Directs the Department of Health to work with the Department of Education and representatives of the Virginia Chapter of the A...
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2020-08-19
To House Education Committee
SB5027IntroCollective bargaining; law enforcement. Provides that no county, city, town, or like governmental officer, agent, or governing body is vested with or possesses any authority to recognize any labor union or other employee association as a bargaining a...
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2020-08-19
Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (12-Y 3-N)
SR507PassCelebrating the life of Joe Louis Hairston.
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2020-08-19
Bill text as passed Senate (SR507ER)
SB5026IntroNursing homes; publication of information about certain communicable diseases. Requires the Commissioner of Health to make available to the public information about confirmed cases of a communicable disease at nursing homes in the Commonwealth when a...
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2020-08-19
Incorporated by Education and Health
HB5060IntroCrisis intervention team program; annual report. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to report annually by November 1 to the Chairmen of the House Committee on Public...
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2020-08-18
To House Public Safety Committee
SR503Pass2020 Special Session I operating resolution.
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2020-08-18
Bill text as passed Senate (SR503ER)
HJR5005IntroConstitutional amendment (first reference); executive power; emergency powers; limitations. Provides that the Governor shall have the powers and duties related to states of emergency as provided by general law, except that no declared state of emerge...
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2020-08-18
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
HB5057IntroCertain health care providers; licensure or certification by endorsement. Requires the Board of Health to issue a certification by endorsement to any applicant for certification as an emergency medical services provider who holds a valid, unrestricte...
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2020-08-18
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
HB5075IntroEmergency Services and Disaster Law; Commissioner of Health; emergency orders and Emergency Services and Disaster Law; Commissioner of Health; emergency orders and regulations; limitations. Provides that neither the Board of Health nor the Commission...
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2020-08-18
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
HB5077IntroIncome tax credits and deductions; child and dependent care expenses. Provides an income tax credit to individuals and married persons filing a joint return in an amount equal to the federal tax credit provided for household and dependent care servic...
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2020-08-18
To House Finance Committee
HB5071IntroCollective bargaining; law enforcement; transparency and accountability. Prohibits a county, city, or town from entering into a collective bargaining contract with a labor union or other employee association representing law-enforcement officers or e...
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2020-08-18
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
HB5081IntroCivilian deaths in custody; report. Requires every law-enforcement agency and correctional facility to report to the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) certain information regarding the death of any person who is detained, under...
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2020-08-18
To House Public Safety Committee
HB5067IntroUse of a person's identity with the intent to coerce, intimidate, or harass; public officials; penalty. Provides that it is a Class 1 misdemeanor for any person, with the intent to coerce, intimidate, or harass another person, to publish the primary ...
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2020-08-18
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB5086IntroMobile crisis co-response team programs. Provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services shall support the development and establishment of a mental health first response an...
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2020-08-18
To House Public Safety Committee
HB5080IntroProjecting laser at another person unlawful; penalties. Provides that if any person intentionally projects a beam or a point of light from a laser, a laser gun sight, or any device that simulates a laser at another person with the intent to cause bod...
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2020-08-18
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HJR5006EngrossLimiting legislation to be Limiting legislation to be considered by the 2020 Special Session I of the General Assembly and establishing a schedule for the conduct of business coming before such Special
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2020-08-18
Rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N)
HB5079IntroAbsentee voting; unsolicited absentee ballot applications. Requires any individual or organization sending an application for an absentee ballot to a registered voter that was not solicited or requested by the registered voter to use the information ...
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2020-08-18
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
HB5063IntroDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; powers and duties of Director; law-enforcement training standards. Eliminates the Committee on Training that currently exists under the Criminal Justice Services Board (the Board) as the policy-making body res...
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2020-08-18
To House Public Safety Committee
HJR5007IntroWomen's Suffrage Month. Designates August, in 2020 and in each succeeding year, as Women's Suffrage Month in Virginia.
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2020-08-18
To House Rules Committee
HB5073IntroDeclaration of disaster; health care providers; immunity. Provides that, in cases in which a disaster caused by a communicable disease of public health threat has been declared and in the absence of gross negligence, a health care provider who withho...
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2020-08-18
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB5066IntroDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; law-enforcement Department of Criminal Justice Services; law-enforcement officer training and qualifications. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) to develop uniform curriculum...
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2020-08-18
To House Public Safety Committee
HB5065IntroAttorney General; investigation and prosecution of certain offenses committed by a law-enforcement officer. Gives the Attorney General the authority to institute or conduct criminal prosecutions in cases involving certain felony crimes committed by a...
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2020-08-18
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB5084IntroSentencing in a criminal case; jury trial. Provides that in a criminal case the court shall ascertain the extent of the punishment, unless the accused has requested that the jury ascertain punishment or was found guilty of capital murder.
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2020-08-18
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB5015IntroBudget Bill. Amends Chapter 1289 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly.
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2020-08-18
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
HB5078IntroSchool boards; paid leave; COVID-19. Requires each School boards; paid leave; COVID-19. Requires each school board to provide to each teacher or other school board employee who is employed in a public elementary or secondary school in the local schoo...
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2020-08-18
To House Education Committee
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