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HB1768EngrossVirginia Retirement System; stress testing and reporting policies. Requires the Virginia Retirement System (VRS) to formally adopt stress testing and additional reporting policies. The bill requires VRS to analyze and regularly report on projections ...
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2017-02-17
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
SB1279EngrossFlashing amber lights on vehicles. Allows vehicles used to collect and deliver packages weighing less than 150 pounds by a national package delivery company that delivers such packages in all 50 states to be equipped with flashing amber lights, provi...
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2017-02-17
Read second time
HB2474EngrossVirginia Coalfields Expressway Authority; report. Creates the Virginia Coalfields Expressway Authority to improve the transportation into, from, within, and through Southwest Virginia, assist in regional economic development, and generally enhance hi...
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2017-02-17
Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
SJR386EngrossCommending Dr. Kenneth S. Kendler.
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2017-02-17
Laid on Speaker's table
SB907EngrossGoverning boards of public institutions of higher education; leadership; residency. Requires the president of the board of visitors of Virginia Military Institute and each chairman or vice-chairman or rector or vice-rector of the governing board of e...
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2017-02-17
Senators: Surovell, Saslaw, Peake
SB1045EngrossCapital outlay plan. Updates the six-year capital outlay plan for projects to be funded entirely or partially from general fund-supported resources.
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2017-02-17
Read second time
SB1296EngrossCounty food and beverage tax; referendum. Prohibits a county from holding a new referendum on the levy of a food and beverage tax in the three calendar years subsequent to the electoral defeat of such a referendum. The bill also requires the ballot f...
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2017-02-17
House amendment agreed to by Senate (32-Y 8-N)
HB2003EngrossComparative report of local government revenues and expenditures. Provides that the submittal of the comparative report by a locality to the Auditor of Public Accounts shall include a notarized statement from the chief elected official and the chief ...
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2017-02-17
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
HB2022EngrossDepartment of Transportation; traffic incident response and management. Allows individuals or entities acting on behalf of the Department of Transportation to operate as needed in response to traffic incidents and to access and to remove from moving ...
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2017-02-17
Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
SJR367EngrossCommending the Legal Aid Society of the Roanoke Valley.
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2017-02-17
Passed by for the day
HJR1014IntroCommending the Herndon Children's Center.
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2017-02-17
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 17105550D
HJR969EngrossCommending FAITH Social Services.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HR421EngrossCommending the Reverend Curtis Eugene Edmonds, Sr.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HB1718EnrollCommission on Civics Education; sunset; name. Renames the Commission on Civics Education as the Commission on Civic Education and extends from July 1, 2017, to July 1, 2019, the expiration of such commission.
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
HB1472EnrollState and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act; prohibited contracts; exceptions for certain contracts entered into by an officer or employee of a soil and water conservation district. Provides an exception to the prohibition against contracts ...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
HB2220EngrossAlcoholic beverage control; limited mixed beverage license for retail cigar shops. Creates a new limited mixed beverage license for retail cigar shops. The bill sets out the privileges of this new license, including a requirement that at least 60 per...
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2017-02-17
Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with amendments (7-Y 6-N)
SB1425EngrossRights to resell tickets; civil penalty. Prohibits any person that issues tickets for admission to a professional concert, professional sporting event, or professional theatrical production, open to the public for which tickets are ordinarily sold, f...
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2017-02-17
VOTE: PASSAGE (88-Y 10-N 1-A)
SB1465EnrollCarrying a concealed handgun; retired conservation officers. Adds conservation officers retired from the Department of Conservation and Recreation to the list of retired persons eligible to carry a concealed handgun without a permit. This bill is ide...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
SJR358EngrossCommending the Amherst Fire Department.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House by voice vote
SB1085EngrossDepartment of Motor Vehicles; expiration and renewal of driver credentials. Allows the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to digitally verify the authenticity and validity of driver's licenses, learner's permits, and special identification cards for ...
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2017-02-17
Read second time
SJR423IntroCommending the E. C. Glass High School golf team.
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2017-02-17
Laid on Clerk's Desk
HB1842EnrollAlcoholic beverage control; neutral grain spirits or alcohol sold at government stores; proof. Increases from 101 to 151 the proof of neutral grain spirits or alcohol that is without distinctive character, aroma, taste, or color that may be sold at g...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
SJR284EngrossConstitutional amendment (first resolution); real property tax; exemption for surviving spouse of a soldier who died in a combat zone. Provides that the real property tax exemption for the principal residence of the surviving spouse of a member of th...
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2017-02-17
House requested conference committee
HB2324EnrollPayment of jurors; prepaid debit card or card account. Adds payment by credit to a prepaid debit card or card account to the methods by which a juror may be paid. The bill requires that, where such method is used, such card or card account permit the...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
HJR929EngrossCommending Autry O. V. DeBusk.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House by voice vote
SB1569EngrossWater and sewer connection fees; calculation factors. Changes the standard a locality may use to calculate the charges for water and sewer connection services from fair and reasonable to practicable and equitable defined by a number of factors. The b...
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2017-02-17
Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with amendment (17-Y 5-N)
HB1453EnrollDispensing of naloxone. Allows a person who is authorized by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to train individuals on the administration of naloxone for use in opioid overdose reversal and who is acting on behalf of an o...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
HB1538EngrossRevision of Title 23; corrections. Corrects typographical errors and makes other technical amendments relating to the revision and recodification of Title 23 and declares such corrections and amendments to be effective retroactively to October 1, 201...
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2017-02-17
Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
HB1664EngrossState Council of Higher Education for Virginia; collection State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; collection and publication of wage data and the Virginia Longitudinal Data System. Authorizes the State Council of Higher Education for Virgini...
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2017-02-17
Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
SB1084EngrossCharter; Town of Herndon; elections. Shifts the town's municipal elections from May to November.
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2017-02-17
Reported from Privileges and Elections (18-Y 4-N)
HB1777EnrollHospitals providing psychiatric services; denials of admission. Requires the Board of Health to promulgate regulations that require each hospital that provides inpatient psychiatric services to establish a protocol that (i) requires, for any refusal ...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
HB2218EngrossPublic charter school applications and charter agreements; findings by the Board of Education. Permits the Board of Education to communicate any Board finding relating to the rationale for the local school board's denial of a public charter school ap...
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2017-02-17
Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
HJR924EngrossCommending Michael Wardian.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HR409EngrossCommending the Vietnam War Monument in Newport News.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HB1661EngrossAdministration of medications to treat adrenal crisis. Provides that a prescriber may authorize an employee of (i) a school board, (ii) a school for students with disabilities, or (iii) an accredited private school who is trained in the administratio...
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2017-02-17
Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
HB2162EnrollSecretary of Health and Human Resources to convene work group to study barriers to treatment of substance exposed infants in the Commonwealth. Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Resources (the Secretary) to convene a work group to study barrie...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
SB1143EngrossOyster ground lease; certain dredging projects. Provides that certain oyster ground leaseholders in the Lynnhaven River are subject to the conduct of approved municipal dredging projects to restore existing navigation channels. The bill limits such p...
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2017-02-17
VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 1-N)
HB2241EnrollDepartment of Transportation; Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment of the Secretary of Transportation; responsibilities. Shifts responsibilities for transportation planning activities from the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to t...
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2017-02-17
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2241ER)
SJR375EngrossCommending the Honorable Jane Marum Roush.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HB1951EnrollCriminal Justice Services Board. Adds to both the Criminal Justice Services Board (the Board) and its Training Committee one citizen member representing community interests. The bill also replaces the member of the Board representing the Virginia Cri...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
SB1352EnrollCapital cases; replacing certain terminology. Replaces the term "mental retardation" in all of its various iterations with a corresponding iteration of the term "intellectual disability" for purposes of the statutes governing capital cases. The U.S. ...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
SJR372EngrossCommending Thomas L. McKeon.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HB1541EnrollBoard of Nursing; powers and duties. Authorizes the Board of Nursing to deny or withdraw approval from training programs for failure to meet prescribed standards. Under current law, the Board has such power for educational programs.
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2017-02-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
HB2257EnrollHigh school family life education curricula; elements of effective and evidence-based programs on consent. Requires any high school family life education curriculum offered by a local school division to incorporate age-appropriate elements of effecti...
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2017-02-17
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2257ER)
HB2415EngrossBallots; number ordered to be printed. Requires the general registrars to consider the number of active registered voters and historical election data, including voter turnout, when determining the number of ballots to order to be printed for an elec...
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2017-02-17
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
HJR930EngrossCommending the Henrico Police Athletic League.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HJR947EngrossCommending the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HB1977EngrossCharter; City of Williamsburg. Expands membership on the redevelopment and housing authority from five members to up to seven members, no more than five of whom shall be members of the city council.
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2017-02-17
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
SB1581EngrossVoter registration; verification of social security numbers. Requires the general registrars to verify that the name, date of birth, and social security number provided by an applicant on the voter registration application match the information on fi...
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2017-02-17
To House Appropriations Committee
SJR376EngrossCelebrating the life of Michael Moore Skinner.
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2017-02-17
Agreed to by House
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