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SB1137EngrossDeath penalty; severe mental illness. Provides that a defendant in a capital case who had a severe mental illness, as defined in the bill, at the time of the offense is not eligible for the death penalty. The bill establishes procedures for determini...
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2019-01-21
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1121EngrossMaximum number of judges in each judicial district. Increases from 11 to 12 the maximum number of authorized general district court judgeships in the nineteenth judicial district. This bill is a recommendation of the Committee on District Courts.
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2019-01-21
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1108EngrossMarsh Criminal-Traffic Division at Manchester General District Court and John Marshall Criminal-Traffic Division at Richmond General District Court; concurrent jurisdiction. Clarifies that the Marsh Criminal-Traffic Division at Manchester General Dis...
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2019-01-21
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1404EngrossEminent domain; costs for petition for distribution of funds; interest rate; recordation of certificate. Provides that the costs of filing a petition with the court for the distribution of the funds due pursuant to an eminent domain proceeding shall ...
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2019-01-21
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1421EngrossEminent domain; entry upon private property; calculation of Eminent domain; entry upon private property; calculation of just compensation; damages. Makes various changes to provisions related to entry upon private property in an eminent domain procee...
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2019-01-21
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1383EngrossDismissal of summons for expiration of vehicle registration; proof of compliance. Authorizes courts to dismiss a summons issued for expiration of vehicle registration if the defendant provides to the court proof of compliance with the law on or befor...
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2019-01-21
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1426EngrossWills lodged in clerk's office for safekeeping. Permits the clerk of a circuit court to destroy a will that has been lodged in his office for safekeeping for 100 years or more.
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2019-01-21
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1403EngrossEminent domain; costs. Eliminates specific provisions for the assessment of costs in eminent domain proceedings where the condemnor is a public service company, public service corporation, railroad, or government utility corporation and provides that...
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2019-01-21
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1379EngrossChild Pornography Registry; contents of Registry; criminal investigations; report. Requires copies of all known or suspected child pornography found during the course of a criminal investigation of child pornography offenses to be included in the Chi...
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2019-01-21
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1422EngrossLease agreements; requirements; emergency. Specifies that a lease agreement or other written document conveying a non-freehold estate in land is not invalid, unenforceable, or subject to repudiation by the parties to such agreement on account of, or ...
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2019-01-21
To House General Laws Committee
SB1047EngrossSex 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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2019-01-21
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1251EngrossManufacture and distribution of switchblade knives. Exempts from the prohibition on selling or possessing switchblade knives any manufacturer, distributor, or retailer of switchblade knives that imports, manufacturers, distributes, or otherwise posse...
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2019-01-21
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1156EngrossSanctuary policies prohibited. Provides that no locality shall adopt any ordinance, procedure, or policy that restricts the enforcement of federal immigration laws.
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2019-01-21
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
SB1166EngrossClerks of court; collection of DNA sample for certain offenses; disclosure of tax information; Torrens system. Provides that a blood, saliva, or tissue sample shall be taken for any person convicted of a local ordinance that is similar to a misdemean...
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2019-01-21
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1150EngrossIssuance of warrants by magistrates. Provides that a magistrate may not issue an arrest warrant for a misdemeanor offense where the accused is a law-enforcement officer and the alleged offense arises out of the performance of his public duties upon t...
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2019-01-21
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1186EngrossPayment or delivery of small asset by affidavit; check, draft, or other negotiable instrument; financial institution. Provides that a financial institution accepting a small asset that is a check, draft, or other negotiable instrument presented by an...
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2019-01-21
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1031EngrossFalse information and hoax criminal activities; penalty. Makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor for any person to knowingly engage in conduct with the intent to convey false or misleading information under circumstances where such information may reasonably ...
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2019-01-21
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1778EngrossTransient occupancy tax; state parks. Permits localities to impose transient occupancy taxes on transient room rentals and travel campgrounds in state parks.
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2019-01-18
Passed by for the day
SJR282EngrossCommending the Virginia Governmental Employees Association.
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2019-01-18
Laid on Speaker's table
SB1323EngrossCapital 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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2019-01-18
Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
SB1304EngrossSmoking in outdoor amphitheater or concert venue; civil penalty. Authorizes any locality, by ordinance, to designate reasonable no-smoking areas within an outdoor amphitheater or concert venue owned by the locality. The bill requires such ordinance t...
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2019-01-18
Read second time and engrossed
HB1648EngrossPedestrian crossings; Town of Ashland. Adds the Town of Ashland to the list of localities that may provide by ordinance for the installation and maintenance of highway signs at marked crosswalks requiring drivers to yield to pedestrians. A violation ...
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2019-01-18
Read second time and engrossed
SB1314EngrossChildren in residence or custody; participation in educational programs. Requires that any child who is admitted to a state hospital or state mental health facility for inpatient treatment shall, if appropriate, participate in any education and train...
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2019-01-18
To House Education Committee
SB1109EngrossVirginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices; sexual orientation and gender identity. Adds discrimination on the basis of an individual's sexual orientation or gender identity as an unlawful housing practice. The bill defines ...
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2019-01-18
Passed Senate (31-Y 9-N)
SB1087EngrossElection districts; requirements for precincts; remedying Election districts; requirements for precincts; remedying split precincts. Requires counties, cities, and towns to adjust local election district lines to coincide with congressional or state ...
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2019-01-18
Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1087S1
SB1358EngrossEstablishment of primary health care facility for employees of locality. Provides that any locality may establish and operate a primary care health care facility for the locality's employees, the services of which may include vision and dental care.
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2019-01-18
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
HB1731EngrossLocal treasurers; recordkeeping. Replaces the term "well-bound book" with "record" relating to local treasurers' required method of recordkeeping and clarifies that warrants include all forms of legal demand instruments.
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2019-01-18
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (94-Y 0-N)
HB2109EngrossGuaranteed asset protection waivers. Establishes requirements for offering guaranteed asset protection (GAP) waivers, which are agreements, entered into as a part of or addendum to a motor vehicle financing agreement, under which the creditor agrees ...
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2019-01-18
Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2109H1
SB1298EngrossAlternative education programs; data. Requires the Department of Education to annually collect from each school board and publish on its website various enrollment and achievement data on alternative education programs for students who have been susp...
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2019-01-18
To House Education Committee
SB1040EngrossCompensation of local jails for cost of incarceration. Provides for local jails to be compensated for the actual cost of incarcerating convicted felons at the rate calculated in the Compensation Board's annual jail cost report. Current law provides f...
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2019-01-18
Printed as engrossed 19100730D-E
SB1042EngrossVoter registration; notification of denial. Requires the general registrars to notify a person whose registration has been denied within 14 days of the denial and provides that a person denied registration may appeal such denial by filing a petition ...
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2019-01-18
Engrossed by Senate
HB1836EngrossFire insurance policies; change in amount of coverage. Prohibits an insurer from increasing or decreasing the amount of fire insurance coverage on commercial property under a policy that has been in effect for at least 60 days unless each named insur...
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2019-01-18
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
SJR293EngrossConfirming Governor's appointments; June 1 and June 13. Confirms appointments of agency heads and certain persons made by Governor Ralph Northam and communicated to the General Assembly June 1, 2018, and June 13, 2018.
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2019-01-18
Read second time and engrossed
HB1655EngrossReal property tax exemption for disabled veterans; surviving spouses; ability to move to a different residence. Enacts as statutory law an amendment to subdivision (a) of Section 6-A of Article X of the Constitution of Virginia that was adopted by th...
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2019-01-18
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (94-Y 0-N)
SJR281EngrossCommending the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery.
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2019-01-18
Laid on Speaker's table
HR225EngrossCommending the University of Virginia.
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2019-01-18
Agreed to by House by voice vote
SJR316EngrossCommending Stephen K. White, Ph.D.
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2019-01-18
Laid on Speaker's table
HB2065EngrossTelework expenses tax credit; expiration. Advances expiration of the telework expenses tax credit to January 1, 2019. Under current law, the tax credit will expire on January 1, 2022.
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2019-01-18
VOTE: PASSAGE (69-Y 26-N)
SB1588EngrossPartial exemption from real property taxes for flood Partial exemption from real property taxes for flood mitigation efforts. Codifies an amendment to Article X, Section 6 of the Constitution of Virginia that was adopted by the voters on November 6, ...
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2019-01-18
Read third time and passed Senate (31-Y 9-N)
SB1086EngrossVirginia Real Estate Time-Share Act; Common Interest Community Board; administrative proceedings. Conforms language regarding temporary cease and desist orders to similar proceedings in §55-79.100 under the Condominium Act (§55-79.39 et seq...
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2019-01-18
Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
SB1428EngrossIncome tax; modification for certain companies; grants; Page County. Adds Page County to the list of qualified localities in which a company may invest to become eligible for income tax modification. Under current law, a company is eligible for such ...
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2019-01-18
Engrossed by Senate
HB1803EngrossControlled substances; Schedules I and II. Adds certain chemicals to Schedule I and Schedule II of the Controlled Substances Act.
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2019-01-18
Printed as engrossed 19100527D-E
SB1373EngrossConditional rezoning proffers. Makes extensive changes Conditional rezoning proffers. Makes extensive changes to conditional zoning provisions first enacted in 2016. Specific amendments include the addition of provisions stating that no local governi...
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2019-01-18
Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1373S1
HB1937EngrossReal property tax; exemptions for elderly and handicapped; computation of income limitation. Provides that, if a locality has established a real estate tax exemption for the elderly and handicapped and enacted an income limitation related to the exem...
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2019-01-18
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (94-Y 0-N)
SJR304EngrossCelebrating the life of Derek Brandon Hill.
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2019-01-18
Laid on Speaker's table
SJR310EngrossCommending Hanover County.
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2019-01-18
Laid on Speaker's table
SB1248EngrossLocal Stormwater Management Fund. Authorizes a locality by ordinance to create a local Stormwater Management Fund consisting of appropriated local moneys for the purpose of granting funds to an owner of private property or a common interest community...
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2019-01-18
Printed as engrossed 19102694D-E
SB1425EngrossLocal license tax; mobile food units. Provides that when the owner of a mobile food unit, defined as a restaurant mounted on wheels and readily moveable at any time during its operation, pays any license tax in the county or city in which the mobile ...
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2019-01-18
Engrossed by Senate
SJR284EngrossConstitution 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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2019-01-18
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
SB1243EngrossElections; date of June primary election. Changes the date of the primary election held in June from the second Tuesday in June to the third Tuesday in June. The bill also changes candidate filing deadlines to reflect the change of date.
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2019-01-18
Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1243S1
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