VA Legislation | 2018 | Regular Session

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SB725EngrossPosting human trafficking hotline information. Requires local departments of health, the Department of Transportation, at each rest area in the Commonwealth, and certain health care facilities to post notice of the existence of a human trafficking ho...
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2018-02-23
Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (18-Y 0-N)
SB932EngrossOld Dominion University; board of visitors. Provides that the rector, vice-rector, and secretary of the board of visitors of Old Dominion University shall assume their duties on July 1 of the year they are elected.
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2018-02-23
Read second time
HB813EngrossDirect support professional workforce; recommendations and report. Directs the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, in conjunction with the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, the Department of Medical Assistance ...
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2018-02-23
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
SJR47EngrossFall Prevention Awareness Week. Designates the third full week of September, in 2018 and in each succeeding year, as Fall Prevention Awareness Week in Virginia.
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2018-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 26]
Assigned Rules sub: Subcommittee #2
HJR295EngrossCommending the New Dominion Women's Club.
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2018-02-23
Agreed to by House by voice vote
HB544EngrossHigh School to Work Partnerships; establishment; exemptions. Permits each local school board to (i) establish High School to Work Partnerships (Partnerships) between public high schools and local businesses to create opportunities for high school stu...
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2018-02-23
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
HB1522EngrossCommercial rest areas. Prohibits a private entity from operating a rest area for commercial purposes without the approval of the General Assembly. The bill provides that the prohibition does not apply to any program or contract between a private enti...
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2018-02-23
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
HB1598EngrossStandards and criteria for congressional and state legislative districts. Provides criteria by which congressional and state legislative districts are to be drawn, including equal population, racial and ethnic fairness, respect for existing political...
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2018-02-23
Passed by for the day
HB397EngrossAbsentee voting; certain information not required when completing application in person. Provides that a person completing an application for an absentee ballot in person is not required to provide the last four digits of his social security number o...
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2018-02-23
Passed by for the day
SB384EngrossCreating a process for identifying and relocating fiber optics and other communications infrastructure during road construction projects; Department of Transportation. Provides that the Department of Transportation shall convene a work group of stake...
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2018-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 26]
Assigned Rules sub: Subcommittee #2
HJR278EngrossCelebrating the life of Andrew Thomas Luna.
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2018-02-23
Agreed to by House
SJR151EngrossCommending the Appomattox County High School football team.
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2018-02-23
Laid on Speaker's table
SJR42EngrossRecognition of the Wolf Creek Cherokee Tribe of Virginia. Extends state recognition to the Wolf Creek Cherokee Tribe of Virginia within the Commonwealth.
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2018-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 26]
Assigned Rules sub: Subcommittee #2
HJR309EngrossCelebrating the life of Lieutenant H. Jay Cullen III.
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2018-02-23
Agreed to by House
HB887EngrossOnsite sewage systems; maintenance. Provides that the adjustment or replacement of sewer lines, conveyance lines, distribution boxes, or header lines is considered maintenance of an onsite sewage system and thus does not require a permit. Under curre...
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2018-02-23
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
SB943EngrossMedical assistance services; renewal information. Requires the Department of Medical Assistance Services to provide a quarterly report to each managed care organization that is contracted with the State Department of Health to provide services throug...
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2018-02-23
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
SJR141EngrossCommending the Loudoun County School Board.
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2018-02-23
Laid on Speaker's table
HB548EngrossBoundary agreement between Counties of Spotsylvania and Orange; attachment of GIS map to petitions. Allows the Counties of Spotsylvania and Orange, in adopting a voluntary boundary agreement, to attach to their petitions to the circuit court a Geogra...
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2018-02-23
Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
SB832EngrossPrescription Monitoring Program; covered substances. Adds controlled substances included in Schedule V for which a prescription is required and naloxone to the list of covered substances the dispensing of which must be reported to the Prescription Mo...
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2018-02-23
VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 2-N)
SJR159EngrossCommending Ray Reynolds.
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2018-02-23
Laid on Speaker's table
SB49EngrossSex 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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2018-02-23
Committee substitute printed 18107288D-H1
HB987EnrollAgricultural operations; nuisance. Requires agricultural operations to be in substantial compliance, defined in the bill, with applicable laws, regulations, and best management practices in order to be exempt from becoming a public or private nuisanc...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB987ER)
HB523EngrossBoard for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects; membership. Adds two nonlegislative citizen members to the Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified In...
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2018-02-22
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
SB363EngrossDelegate Lacey Putney Memorial Highway. Designates Delegate Lacey Putney Memorial Highway. Designates the portion of U.S. Route 221 between the Town of Bedford and the City of Lynchburg the "Delegate Lacey Putney Memorial Highway." The
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2018-02-22
House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
SB446EnrollSpecial license plates; WE ARE THE BIRTHPLACE OF THE FFA. Authorizes the issuance of revenue-sharing special license plates for members and supporters of the Virginia Future Farmers of America (FFA) Foundation bearing the legend WE ARE THE BIRTHPLACE...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB446ER)
HB564EnrollHunting apparel; hunting from enclosed ground blind; solid blaze orange or solid blaze pink. Allows a hunter hunting from an enclosed ground blind during any firearms deer season, except during the special season for hunting deer with a muzzle-loadin...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB564ER)
HJR233EngrossCommending Neighborhood Health.
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2018-02-22
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
SB915EngrossPriority Needs Access Program. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to amend the Medicaid demonstration project (Project Number 11-W-00297/3) to create the Priority Needs Access Program to (i) increase the income eligibility for adul...
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2018-02-22
Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
SB244EnrollBanks; branch offices. Authorizes a bank to operate a branch office under a different name if such name contains language clearly indicating that it is a branch office of the bank or a division of the bank. Currently, a different name may be used for...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB244ER)
SB466EnrollMaximum speed limits on certain highways. Increases from 55 miles per hour to 60 miles per hour the maximum speed limit on U.S. Route 301, the entirety of U.S. Route 17, and State Routes 3 and 207.
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB466ER)
SB183EngrossChild abuse and neglect; notice of founded reports to Superintendent of Public Instruction. Requires local departments of social services to notify the Superintendent of Public Instruction without delay when an individual holding a license issued by ...
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2018-02-22
House amendments agreed to by Senate (36-Y 4-N)
HJR261EngrossCommending Loudoun County Public Schools.
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2018-02-22
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
HJR337IntroCelebrating the life of Cherie Toll Bottum.
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2018-02-22
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 18103615D
HB1008EngrossPostrelease incarceration for violations of postrelease supervision. Clarifies that when a sentence is imposed upon conviction of a felony that includes an active term of incarceration and the court does not order a suspended term of confinement of a...
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2018-02-22
Senators: Obenshain, Deeds, Sturtevant
SB868EnrollCertified stroke centers; designation of hospitals. Expands the list of certified stroke center designations for hospitals included in regional stroke triage plans to include comprehensive stroke centers, primary stroke centers with supplementary lev...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB868ER)
SB882EngrossPrescription refill; approval. Provides that a prescriber may authorize a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse to approve additional refills of a prescribed drug for no more than 90 consecutive days, provided that (i) the drug is classified a...
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2018-02-22
Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N)
SB643EngrossDepartment of Transportation; electronic toll collection device fees or exchange. Prohibits the Department of Transportation from charging fees for or requiring users to exchange their electronic toll collection device as a result of inactivity for a...
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2018-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 27]
Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
SB546EnrollCharter; Town of Broadway. Amends the town's charter to reflect the recent change to November municipal elections and changes the mayor's term from two years to four years. This bill is identical to HB 1399.
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB546ER)
SB917EngrossHandheld photo speed monitoring devices. Provides that a law-enforcement officer may operate a handheld photo speed monitoring device, defined in the bill, in or around a school crossing zone for the purpose of recording images of vehicles that are t...
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2018-02-22
Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (6-Y 0-N)
HB1005EnrollAlcoholic beverage control; wine wholesaler; primary area of responsibility. Removes the provision that describes the "primary area of responsibility" of a wine wholesaler that enters into an agreement with a winery to sell its wine in a certain sale...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1005ER)
HB988EnrollCriminal history record information; discovery. Provides that laws precluding dissemination of a person's criminal history record information do not preclude dissemination made pursuant to the rules of court for obtaining discovery or for review by t...
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2018-02-22
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 1, 2018
SB509EngrossHandheld photo speed monitoring devices. Provides that the Department of State Police may operate a handheld photo speed monitoring device, defined in the bill, in or around a highway work zone for the purpose of recording images of vehicles that are...
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2018-02-22
Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (2-Y 4-N)
SR34EngrossCelebrating the life of Elton Jefferson Wade, Sr.
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2018-02-22
Agreed to by Senate
HB1379EngrossAlcoholic beverage control; records of retail licensees. Establishes that electronic records of retail licensees may be stored off site, provided that such records are readily retrievable and available for electronic inspection by the Board of Direct...
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2018-02-22
VOTE: REJECTED (2-Y 97-N)
HB26EngrossPawnbrokers; allowable late fees. Provides that a pawnbroker may charge a late fee, not to exceed 10 percent of the amount loaned, for each item that is not claimed by the pledged due date as long as the pawner is notified of the fee on the pawn tick...
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2018-02-22
Passed Senate (37-Y 3-N)
HB674EnrollVirginia Real Estate Time-Share Act; Common Interest Community Board; developer may obtain surety bond or letter of credit. Provides that in lieu of escrowing deposits made in connection with the purchase or reservation of a time-share product a deve...
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2018-02-22
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 1, 2018
SR38EngrossCelebrating the life of Ronald E. Carrier.
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2018-02-22
Agreed to by Senate
HB1091EnrollVirginia Resources Authority; dredging projects. Includes within the definition of the term "project" any dredging program or project undertaken to benefit the economic and community development goals of a local government, other than a dredging prog...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1091ER)
SB503EngrossAdmissions tax in Washington County. Clarifies that Washington County is authorized to impose an admissions tax to either a multi-sports complex or an entertainment venue, or both, subject to certain requirements.
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2018-02-22
VOTE: PASSAGE (82-Y 16-N)
SB144EngrossForm of ballot; party identification of candidates. Provides that any candidate nominated by a political party or at a primary election shall be identified on the ballot by the name of his political party, unless a provision of a local charter provid...
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2018-02-22
Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 0-N)
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