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HB2374PassCharitable gaming; conduct of raffles. Increases from one to three the number of times per calendar year that a qualified organization qualified as a tax-exempt organization pursuant to § 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code may conduct a raffle for ...
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2017-03-16
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 566 (effective 7/1/17)
HB2231PassIgnition interlock; duration; installation. Provides that the period of time during which a person is (i) prohibited from operating a motor vehicle that is not equipped with an ignition interlock system or (ii) required to have an ignition interlock ...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0499)
HB2107PassHealth Insurance Reform Commission; Bureau of Insurance assessment. Provides that the Chairman of the standing committee requesting the Health Insurance Reform Commission (the Commission) to assess a proposed mandated health insurance benefit or prov...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0485)
HB2269PassState Police motor vehicle safety inspection data. Authorizes the Superintendent of State Police to provide, upon request, verification of the inspection status of a vehicle and to charge a reasonable fee for providing such information. Fees shall no...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0322)
SB875PassRecordation tax; exemption. Exempts from recordation tax deeds of trust given by utility consumer services cooperatives. This bill is identical to HB 1478.
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0442)
HB1943PassAdministrative 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 (CHAP0483)
HB2285PassGubernatorial appointments to boards; membership and terms. Clarifies and corrects the statutory requirements for the membership and terms of several boards. The bill also standardizes the term dates for several appointments to the Latino Advisory Bo...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0395)
HB1400VetoVirginia 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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2017-03-13
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
HB2455PassTangible personal property tax; list of uncollected balances. Expands the uncollected personal property tax on vehicles for which the treasurer is required to compile a list to include the personal property tax on trailers, semitrailers, watercraft, ...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0440)
HB1579PassTransportation order for defendant held in correctional facility. Requires the court or clerk, upon request of the attorney for the Commonwealth or counsel for the defendant, to issue a transportation order for a defendant to be brought to court from...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0479)
HB2191VetoSchool boards; procedures; sexually explicit instructional materials or related academic activities. Requires each school board's procedures for handling challenged controversial instructional materials to include procedures for (i) annually notifyin...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
HB2391PassDepartment of Human Resources Management; criminal background checks; state agency positions designated as sensitive; agencies to report to the Department. Requires each state agency to continue to record in the Personnel Management Information Syste...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0421)
SB969PassLegislative drafting requests. Provides that legislative drafting files related to laws enacted beginning with the 1989 Session of the General Assembly are the property of the requester. This is consistent with the treatment of laws enacted prior to ...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0489)
SB1391PassAlcoholic beverage control; new license for certain commercial lifestyle centers. Defines "commercial lifestyle center" and creates a new nonretail license for commercial lifestyle centers. The bill sets out the privileges of the license and imposes ...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0492)
HB2174PassSchool boards; pupil/teacher ratios; public report. Requires each school board to annually report to the public the actual pupil/teacher ratios in middle school and high school by school for the current school year.
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0321)
HB1946PassOffice of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman. Amends Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman. Amends provisions related to the Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman (the Office) and its access to and handling of certain information and re...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0460)
SB932PassConveyance of utility easements; transportation. Exempts from the public hearing requirement prior to disposal of real property by a locality the conveyance of utility easements related to transportation projects. This bill incorporates SB 1259.
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0401)
HB1590PassDuty of care to law-enforcement officers and firefighters; fireman's rule. Provides that the common-law doctrine known as the fireman's rule, as described in the bill, shall not be a defense to certain claims. The fireman's rule is based on assumptio...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0315)
HB2428PassWorkforce Transition Act; eligibility. Provides that employees of the Virginia College Savings Plan are eligible for transitional severance benefits conferred by the Workforce Transition Act.
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0359)
SB866PassBoating safety course; database listing operators who have passed course. Directs the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, by July 1, 2018, to create a database listing the name and date of birth and course passage date of every person who has pa...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0360)
HB2258PassDepartment of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; report on activities related to suicide prevention. Directs the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to report to the Governor and the General Assembly on its activitie...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0464)
HB1835PassInformation about a decedent's life insurance policy. Allows a funeral service provider to request, and allows a life insurer to provide, information about a deceased person's life insurance policy, including the name and contact information of any b...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0482)
HB2184PassEvaluation of inmate; inpatient psychiatric hospital admission. Requires that if the person having custody of an inmate of a local correctional facility files a petition for inpatient psychiatric hospital admission of the inmate, the person having cu...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0463)
SB1438PassVirginia Tax Amnesty Program. Establishes the Virginia Tax Amnesty Program to be administered by the Department of Taxation (the Department) during the 2017-2018 fiscal year for not less than 60 nor more than 75 days, as determined by the Tax Commiss...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0433)
HB2045PassProperty Owners' Association Act; designation of authorized representative by seller; association disclosure packet. Provides that unless expressly authorized by the Property Owners' Association Act (§ 55-508 et seq.) or the declaration or as otherw...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0387)
HB1571PassWorkers' compensation; fees for medical services. Provides that the pecuniary liability of an employer for a medical service provided for the treatment of a traumatic injury or serious burn includes liability for any professional service rendered dur...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0478)
HB1820PassReal property tax; board of equalization in certain counties. Requires that the board of equalization of real estate assessments in any county having the county manager plan of government (Arlington County) be composed of an odd number of not less th...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0435)
SB922PassDepartment of Professional and Occupational Regulation and Department of Health Professions; licensure, certification, registration, and permitting. Provides that certain powers of the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation, the Depar...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0423)
HB1572PassMarine Resources Commission; registration as commercial fisherman; family member or employee. Directs the Marine Resources Commission to grant a preference for an exception to the two-year delay in the effective date of a registration as a commercial...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0339)
HB2095PassRegistration of peer recovery specialists and qualified mental health professionals. Authorizes the registration of peer recovery specialists and qualified mental health professionals by the Board of Counseling. The bill defines "qualified mental hea...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0418)
SB1369PassBonds for institutions of higher education. Authorizes issuance of bonds in an amount up to $13,637,000 for revenue-producing capital projects at institutions of higher education. The bill contains an emergency clause. This bill is identical to HB 22...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0452)
HB2404PassAdvisory Council on Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections (PANDAS) and Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS). Creates the Advisory Council on Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Di...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0466)
HB2152PassCharter; City of Hopewell; water renewal commission. Changes the membership of the Hopewell Water Renewal Commission (the Commission) from a total of eight members appointed by the city council, five of whom are nominees of five manufacturers, to up ...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0391)
HB1574PassMarine Resources Commission; oysters; culling. Provides that when a person charged with violating an oyster culling regulation is required to scatter the entire cargo of oysters on the public rocks, no portion of the cargo shall be scattered anywhere...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0340)
HB2009PassStormwater and erosion management; administration of program by certified third party. Authorizes the hiring of certified third-party professionals to administer any or all aspects of a program for the management of stormwater and erosion, including ...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0349)
HB1775PassPersons with developmental disabilities; terminology. Corrects numerous sections of the Code of Virginia by replacing the term "intellectual disability" with "developmental disabilities" as appropriate.
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0458)
HB1970PassCreation of economic revitalization zones in counties. Grants counties authority to create economic revitalization zones. The zones shall be for the purpose of providing incentives to private entities to purchase real property and interests in real p...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0384)
SB974PassPalliative care information and resources. Requires the Department of Health to make information about and resources on palliative care available to the public, health care providers, and health care facilities on its website. This bill is identical ...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0471)
HB1524PassSpecial conservators of the peace; liability insurance. Requires that each person registered as or seeking registration as a special conservator of the peace be covered by a policy of (i) personal injury liability insurance, (ii) property damage liab...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0494)
HB1848PassComprehensive community colleges; tuition grants. Provides that certain Virginia students who were in foster care or in the custody of the Department of Social Services or considered a special needs adoption and are enrolled in a noncredit workforce ...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0318)
SB1293PassDepartment of Human Resources Management; criminal background checks; state agency positions designated as sensitive; agencies to report to the Department. Requires each state agency to continue to record in the Personnel Management Information Syste...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0431)
SB1254PassDepartment of Elections; annual audit of ballot scanner machines. Requires the Department of Elections to coordinate a post-election risk-limiting audit annually of ballot scanner machines in use in the Commonwealth. The localities selected for the a...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0367)
SB1173PassVested property rights. Provides that if a structure is one that requires no permit, and an authorized local government official informs the property owner that the structure will comply with the zoning ordinance, and the improvement was thereafter c...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0404)
HB2423PassGolf carts on public highways; exceptions. Permits the use of golf carts on public highways in the Town of Jarratt if the governing body of the town reviews and approves such highway usage. Current law prohibits such usage because the Town of Jarratt...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0357)
HB2055PassRural Coastal Virginia Community Enhancement Authority. Establishes the Rural Coastal Virginia Community Enhancement Authority, consisting of the 12 counties within the Northern Neck, Middle Peninsula, and Accomack-Northampton planning districts, if ...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0388)
HB2034PassVirginia Residential Property Disclosure Act. Adds two new disclosures required to be made by a seller of residential real property to a purchaser, one for whether the property is subject to one or more conservation or other easements and a second fo...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0386)
SB991PassResidential rental property. Removes a provision that allows a tenant to remain in a dwelling unit that has been foreclosed upon pursuant to the federal Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act because the Act expired on December 31, 2014, and is no lon...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0402)
HB1474PassDental hygiene; remote supervision. Eliminates the requirement that a dental hygienist providing dental hygiene services under remote supervision be employed by the supervising dentist; clarifies continuing education requirements for dental hygienist...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0410)
SB1586PassLocal and regional libraries; boards not mandatory. Provides an exemption for counties with a charter from having to create a managing library board appointed by the local governing body. This bill is identical to HB 1787.
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0408)
HB1687PassNonrepairable 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 vehicles....
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0342)
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