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SB1009IntroCoal combustion residuals surface impoundments; closure. Directs the Department of Environmental Quality to require the closure of any coal combustion residuals (CCR) surface impoundment located in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The bill requires that...
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2018-07-23
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
HJR577IntroConstitution 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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2018-07-20
Committee Referral Pending
SR82IntroConstitutional 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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2018-07-16
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SB1000IntroVirginia 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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2018-07-16
To Senate Education and Health Committee
SJR251IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); marriage. Proposes the repeal of the constitutional amendment dealing with marriage that was approved by referendum at the November 2006 election. That amendment to the Bill of Rights (i) defines marriage ...
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2018-07-16
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SB1005IntroSchool calendar; opening day of the school year. Makes local school boards responsible for setting the school calendar and determining the opening day of the school year and eliminates the post-Labor Day opening requirement and "good cause" scenarios...
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2018-07-16
To Senate Education and Health Committee
SB997IntroMarijuana; decriminalization of simple marijuana possession; penalty. Decriminalizes simple marijuana possession and provides a civil penalty of no more than $50 for a first violation, $100 for a second violation, and $250 for a third or subsequent v...
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2018-07-16
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SB998IntroNondiscrimination in public employment. Prohibits discrimination in public employment on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, as defined in the bill. The bill also codifies for state and local government employment the current prohibit...
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2018-07-16
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
SB999IntroVirginia 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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2018-07-16
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SB1004IntroHealth care services; payment estimates. Requires practitioners licensed by the Board of Medicine and hospitals to provide a patient or the representative of a patient scheduled to receive a nonemergency procedure, test, or service to be performed by...
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2018-07-16
To Senate Education and Health Committee
SB1001IntroSubtractions from Virginia adjusted gross income; sale of certain crops to breweries. Provides an income tax subtraction, for purposes of computing Virginia adjusted gross income, for the income attributable to the sale of crops grown by a farmer to ...
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2018-07-16
To Senate Finance Committee
SB1006IntroHealth benefit plans; sale by authorized foreign health insurers. Establishes a procedure by which the State Corporation Commission may authorize health insurers licensed to sell health benefit plans in any other state to sell health benefit plans in...
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2018-07-16
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SB1002IntroElectors for President and Vice President; allocation of electoral votes by congressional district. Revises the process by which the Commonwealth's electoral votes are allocated among the slates of presidential electors. The bill provides that a vote...
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2018-07-16
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SJR250IntroConstitutional 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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2018-07-16
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SB1003IntroCongressional and state legislative districts. Provides criteria for the General Assembly to observe in drawing districts, including respect for political boundaries, equal population, racial and ethnic fairness, contiguity, compactness, and communit...
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2018-07-16
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SR83IntroConstitutional 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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2018-07-16
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
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