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HR434EngrossCommending Eva Elizabeth Coates Guthrie.
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2017-03-06
Introduced bill reprinted 17105570D
HB1616EngrossFelony homicide; certain drug offenses; penalty. Provides that a person is guilty of felony homicide, which constitutes second degree murder and is punishable by confinement of not less than five nor more than 40 years, if the underlying felonious ac...
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2017-02-25
Failed to pass
HB1566EngrossProfessions and occupations; regulatory boards. Establishes a statewide policy for the regulation of professions and occupations specifying criteria for government regulation with the objective of increasing opportunities, promoting competition, enco...
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2017-02-25
Failed to pass
HB2251EngrossVirginia Retirement System; optional defined contribution retirement plan. Requires the Virginia Retirement System (VRS) to establish an optional defined contribution retirement plan for state and local employees. Participation in the plan is in lieu...
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2017-02-25
Failed to pass
SB1128EngrossVirginia Freedom of Information Act; failure to respond to request for records; rebuttable presumption. Provides that there shall be a rebuttable presumption that a failure to respond to a request for records was willful and knowing.
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2017-02-25
Failed to pass in Senate
HB1530EngrossDepartment of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; certification of small, women-owned, and minority-owned businesses and employment services organizations; appeals. Removes the exemption from the Administrative Process Act (the Act) currently gran...
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2017-02-25
Failed to pass
SB1264EngrossVirginia Telephone Privacy Protection Act. Provides that a seller may be held liable for violations of the Virginia Telephone Privacy Protection Act that are committed by a third-party telemarketer under common law principles of agency when the third...
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2017-02-25
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB1534EngrossStudent discipline; long-term suspension. Reduces the maximum length of a long-term suspension from 364 calendar days to 90 school days. The bill prohibits a long-term suspension from extending beyond any 45 school day period unless the school princi...
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2017-02-25
To Senate Education and Health Committee
SB1554EngrossTransportation district commissions; Accomack-Northampton Transportation District Commission. Provides that the membership of the Accomack-Northampton Transportation District Commission shall consist of nine nonlegislative citizen members appointed b...
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2017-02-25
Failed to pass in Senate
HB1536EngrossPublic schools; student discipline. Prohibits students in preschool through grade three from being suspended for more than five school days or expelled except for drug offenses, firearm offenses, or certain criminal acts.
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2017-02-25
Failed to pass
HB1692EngrossEffect of divorce proceedings; transfer of matters to the juvenile and domestic relations district court; concurrent jurisdiction. Provides that, where a circuit court enters a divorce decree and transfers certain matters to the juvenile and domestic...
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2017-02-25
Failed to pass in Senate
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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2017-02-25
Failed to pass in Senate
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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2017-02-25
Failed to pass in Senate
SB1110EngrossUtility Facilities Act; associated facilities of an electrical transmission line. Provides that the issuance by the State Corporation Commission of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for construction of an electrical transmission line ...
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2017-02-25
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB1974EngrossClean Power Plan; state implementation plan; General Assembly approval. Requires the Department of Environmental Quality to receive approval from the General Assembly for a state implementation plan to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from existing ...
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2017-02-25
Failed to pass
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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2017-02-23
VOTE: DEFEATED (32-Y 52-N 1-A)
HB2394EngrossPawnbrokers; 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.
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2017-02-22
Chair votes No
SB1585EngrossForm 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. Currently, only candidates for federal, stat...
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2017-02-22
VOTE: DEFEATED (46-Y 54-N)
SB1068EngrossDefrauding certain entities; penalties. Provides Defrauding certain entities; penalties. Provides that it is a Class 1 misdemeanor for a person, without paying for, and with the intent to cheat or defraud the owner or keeper, to use a ski lift withou...
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2017-02-22
VOTE:DEFEATED (20-Y 80-N)
SB798EngrossVirginia adjusted gross income; sale of certain crops to craft 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 a brewery li...
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2017-02-21
To House Finance Committee
SB843EngrossBiennial appropriation act. Provides that the Commonwealth's biennial appropriations shall start on July 1 of odd-numbered years beginning with the biennial appropriation act for the period July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2021. The bill requires that ...
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2017-02-21
To House Appropriations Committee
SB801EngrossPublic animal shelters; dogs; euthanasia. Requires a public animal shelter to wait three days before euthanizing a dog or cat when a person has notified the shelter of his intent to adopt or take custody of the particular animal. The shelter must mak...
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2017-02-21
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
SB1135EngrossInoperable vehicles; James City County. Authorizes James City County to prohibit any person from keeping, unless shielded or screened from view, on any property zoned or used for residential purposes, or on any property zoned for commercial or agricu...
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2017-02-21
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
SB796EngrossExpungement of certain charges and convictions. Allows a person to petition for expungement of convictions and deferred disposition dismissals for marijuana possession, underage alcohol possession, and using a false ID to obtain alcohol when the offe...
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2017-02-21
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB876EngrossKinship Guardianship Assistance program. Creates the Kinship Guardianship Assistance program (the program) to facilitate child placements with relatives and ensure permanency for children for whom adoption or being returned home are not appropriate p...
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2017-02-21
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1339EngrossCareless driving; cause of injury to vulnerable road user. Provides that a person who operates a motor vehicle in a careless or distracted manner and is the proximate cause of serious physical injury to a vulnerable road user, defined in the bill as ...
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2017-02-21
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB862EngrossDriving after forfeiture of license. Provides that a person is guilty of an offense of driving or operating a motor vehicle (i) after his driver's license has been revoked for certain offenses, (ii) in violation of the terms of a restricted license, ...
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2017-02-21
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1428EngrossEducation improvement scholarships tax credit; eligibility requirements and benefits for students with a disability. Expands the education improvement scholarships tax credit program by removing the requirement that a child with a disability be a stu...
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2017-02-21
To House Finance Committee
SB1188EngrossDriver's license suspensions for certain non-driving related offenses. Removes the existing provision that a person's driver's license is suspended (i) when he is convicted of or placed on deferred disposition for a drug offense and (ii) for violatio...
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2017-02-21
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1013EngrossHost Cities Economic Development Incentive and Host Localities Transportation Support Funds. Creates the Host Localities Economic Development Incentive Fund, administered by the Secretary of Commerce and Trade, to support economic development, growth...
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2017-02-21
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1338EngrossPassing in a bicycle lane prohibited. Prohibits the driver of a motor vehicle from using a bicycle lane to pass or attempt to pass another vehicle.
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2017-02-21
To House Transportation Committee
SB1563EngrossDiscovery in criminal cases; duty to provide. Requires the attorney for the Commonwealth, upon written notice by an accused to the court and to the attorney for the Commonwealth, to permit the accused to inspect, copy, or photograph (i) any relevant ...
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2017-02-21
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SJR285EngrossStudy; Joint Commission on Health Care; sustainability of the Prescription Monitoring Program; report. Directs the Joint Commission on Health Care to study the sustainability of the Prescription Monitoring Program and identify potential funding sourc...
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2017-02-21
To House Rules Committee
SB1590EngrossHealth insurance; coverage for autism spectrum disorder. Requires health insurers, health care subscription plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder in individuals fro...
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2017-02-21
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
HB1595EngrossLocal vehicle license fees and taxes. Allows counties and adjoining towns to enter into reciprocal agreements to collect each other's vehicle license fees and taxes. Currently, such collection is limited to nondelinquent license fees and taxes.
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2017-02-21
To Senate Rules Committee
SB1444EngrossRestricted ammunition; use or attempted use in the commission of a crime; penalty. Provides that restricted firearms ammunition means any ammunition that has been banned or prohibited from commercial sale by the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firea...
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2017-02-21
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1066EngrossPetition for writ of actual innocence. Provides that a person may petition for a writ of actual innocence based on biological evidence regardless of the type of plea he entered at trial. Under current law, a person may petition for a writ based on bi...
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2017-02-21
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1474EngrossResisting arrest; penalty. Expands the Class Resisting arrest; penalty. Expands the Class 1 misdemeanor of resisting arrest to include, in addition to fleeing from a law-enforcement officer, attempting to escape from the lawful custody of a law-enfor...
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2017-02-21
To House Courts of Justice Committee
SB1551EngrossClosure of the Central Virginia Training Center prohibited without authorization. Provides that the Central Virginia Training Center shall not be closed without authorization of the General Assembly.
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2017-02-21
To House Appropriations Committee
SB1361EngrossFood donation tax credit. Allows restaurants that donate prepared food or meals to a nonprofit food bank to claim the food donation tax credit. Under current law, only farmers that donate food crops to a nonprofit food bank are eligible for the credi...
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2017-02-21
To House Finance Committee
SJR278EngrossStudy; local government fiscal stress; report. Establishes a 15-member joint subcommittee to study local government fiscal stress. The two-year joint subcommittee shall review (i) the taxing authorities of local governments, including the disparity b...
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2017-02-21
To House Rules Committee
SJR279EngrossJoint Subcommittee to Study Mental Health Services in the Commonwealth in the Twenty-First Century continued; report. Continues the Joint Subcommittee to Study Mental Health Services in the Commonwealth in the Twenty-First Century for two additional ...
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2017-02-21
To House Rules Committee
SB1306EngrossIndustrial hemp; license. Requires the Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services to create a pilot program for the growing of industrial hemp with certain application, review, and operation requirements. The bill provides that hemp produced b...
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2017-02-21
To House Appropriations Committee
SB845EngrossAbsentee voting; eligibility of certain caregivers. Entitles a person to vote absentee if the person is unable to go in person to the polls on the day of the election because he is primarily and personally responsible for the care of an ill or disabl...
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2017-02-21
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
SB846EngrossVirginia Interim Redistricting Commission; criteria for remedial redistricting plans. Provides for the establishment of the Virginia Interim Redistricting Commission (Commission) when any congressional or state legislative district drawn as required ...
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2017-02-21
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
SB1280EngrossSuspension of driver's license for nonpayment of fines or costs. Extends the timeframe for which a person who is convicted of any violation of the law of the Commonwealth or of the United States or of any valid local ordinance may pay any fine, costs...
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2017-02-21
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1598EngrossVoter registration; proof of citizenship required to register to vote in certain elections. Requires persons applying to register to vote to provide proof of United States citizenship in a form enumerated in the bill. An applicant who does not provid...
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2017-02-21
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
SB1491EngrossAgritourism activity; residence rental. Defines "agritourism activity" to include the rental of a single-family residence for a period of at least one week.
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2017-02-21
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
SB1302EngrossWrite-in votes; duties of local electoral boards. Provides that when no person is elected to an office by write-in votes and the difference between the total number of votes cast for the candidate elected or the candidate elected with the fewest numb...
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2017-02-21
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
SB816EngrossGrand larceny; threshold. Increases from $200 to $500 the threshold amount of money taken or value of goods or chattel taken at which the crime rises from petit larceny to grand larceny. This bill incorporates SB923.
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2017-02-21
To House Courts of Justice Committee
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