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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)
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)
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)
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)
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.
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB546ER)
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
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
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)
HB1468EnrollAuditor of Public Accounts; audits. Eliminates a requirement that the Auditor of Public Accounts (Auditor) audit certain entities annually. The bill provides for the Auditor to perform an audit for these entities as the Auditor determines necessary.
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2018-02-22
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 1, 2018
HB908EnrollVirginia Freedom of Information Act; meetings held by electronic communication means. Removes the Freedom of Information Act requirement that the remote locations from which members of a public body participate in meetings through electronic communic...
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2018-02-22
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 1, 2018
HB1366EnrollHome care organization; licensure; multiple locations. Provides that any licensed home care organization may establish one or more branch offices serving portions of the total geographic area served by the licensee, provided that each branch office o...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1366ER)
HB732EnrollDepartment of Professional and Occupational Regulation; contractors; prohibited acts. Provides that a construction contract entered into by a person undertaking work without a valid Virginia contractor's license shall not be enforceable by the unlice...
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2018-02-22
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 1, 2018
SB143EnrollMortuary science education; practical experience required. Requires every public institution of higher education that offers a degree in mortuary science to require students to complete practical experience in the areas of funeral service and embalmi...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB143ER)
HB1520EnrollAlcoholic beverage control; exemptions from licensure; nonprofit swim clubs. Allows any private swim club operated by a duly organized nonprofit corporation or association to allow its members to bring lawfully acquired alcoholic beverages onto the p...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1520ER)
SB127EnrollCharter; City of Chesapeake; director of audit services. Provides that the director of audit services for the City of Chesapeake shall be known as the City Auditor, shall be chosen solely on the basis of professional qualifications, and shall serve a...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB127ER)
HB812EnrollThe Virginia Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Fund Advisory Board; membership; duties. Increases from five to seven the number of members on the Virginia Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Fund Advisory Board (the Board). The bill increases from three to...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB812ER)
SB780EnrollHydroelectric plant revenue sharing agreement among certain localities. Requires the Counties of Buchanan, Dickenson, Lee, Russell, Scott, Tazewell, and Wise and the City of Norton to enter into a perpetual revenue sharing agreement regarding a certa...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB780ER)
HB683EnrollUniform Statewide Building Code; security of certain records. Clarifies that while information contained in engineering and construction drawings and plans for any single-family residential dwelling submitted for the purpose of complying with the Uni...
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2018-02-22
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 1, 2018
SB528EnrollProfessions and occupations; Real Estate Board; licensees; translation of real estate documents. Provides that if a party to a real estate transaction requests translation of a contract or other real estate document from the English language to anoth...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB528ER)
HB909EnrollVirginia Freedom of Information Act; disclosure of law-enforcement and criminal records. Clarifies that the discretionary exemptions contained in the Freedom of Information Act pertaining to law-enforcement and criminal records may be used by any pub...
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2018-02-22
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 1, 2018
SB941EnrollDesignating the Trooper Berke Bates Memorial Bridge. Designates the bridge on Route 612 (Airport Road) over Interstate 64 at mile marker 209 in the County of New Kent the "Trooper Berke Bates Memorial Bridge."
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB941ER)
HB797EnrollElectronic visitation; state correctional facilities. Authorizes the Director of the Department of Corrections to prescribe reasonable rules regarding electronic visitation systems and the collection of fees for the use of such systems. The bill prov...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB797ER)
HB61EnrollBattlefield property; transfer of easements to United States. Directs the Secretary of Natural Resources (the Secretary) to endeavor to enter into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the United States to accomplish the transfer of the Commonweal...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB61ER)
SB688EnrollVirginia Public Procurement Act; cooperative procurement; stream restoration and stormwater management. Excludes the purchase of (i) stream restoration and (ii) stormwater management practices, and all associated and necessary construction and mainte...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB688ER)
HB1061EnrollBlind or vision impaired; rehabilitative manufacturing and service industries; sales of goods. Updates terminology regarding manufacturing and service industries operated by the Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired for the employment of indiv...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1061ER)
SB383EnrollTourism Development Authority; LENOWISCO and Cumberland Plateau Planning District Commissions. Reorganizes the Tourism Development Authority by increasing board membership and creating tourism advisory committees.
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB383ER)
HB1152EnrollBeehive Grant Fund; basic beehive units. Provides that any individual registered as a beekeeper with the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (the Department) may apply for no more than three basic beehive units per year. The bill requires...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1152ER)
HB1022EnrollPersonal property tax; definition of agricultural products. Defines "agricultural products," for the purposes of the classification of tangible personal property for taxation, as any livestock, aquaculture, poultry, horticultural, floricultural, viti...
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2018-02-22
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 1, 2018
SB867EnrollStroke care quality improvement. Provides that the Department of Health shall be responsible for stroke care quality improvement initiatives in the Commonwealth. Such initiatives shall include (i) establishing systems to collect data and information ...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB867ER)
HB577EnrollCrab scraping; possession of hard crabs. Removes the prohibition on the possession of hard crabs while having a crab scrape on board a vessel.
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB577ER)
SB269EnrollPatient notice of observation or outpatient status. Provides that, for Medicare patients placed in observation or outpatient status, any hospital that provides a written notice and an oral explanation of such notice to the patient that satisfies the ...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB269ER)
HB907EnrollVirginia Freedom of Information Act; meetings held by electronic communication means. Consolidates existing provisions concerning public meetings conducted by electronic communication means. The bill contains technical amendments. This bill is a reco...
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2018-02-22
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 1, 2018
SB396EnrollLocal and regional libraries; boards not mandatory; Caroline County. Adds Caroline County to the list of localities that are not required to establish a library board.
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB396ER)
SB735EnrollPrescription Monitoring Program; disclosure of information; Department of Medical Assistance Services. Allows the Director of the Department of Health Professions to disclose information about a specific recipient of covered substances who is a recip...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB735ER)
HB164EnrollBoard for Contractors; prerequisites to obtaining a building permit; elimination of affidavit requirement. Removes the requirement that a building permit applicant's written statement that he is not subject to licensure or certification as a contract...
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2018-02-22
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 1, 2018
SB588EnrollAlcoholic beverage control; annual mixed beverage special events licenses. Allows annual mixed beverage special events licenses to be issued to localities for special events conducted on the premises of a museum for historic interpretation that is ow...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB588ER)
SB515EnrollSpecial license plates; Virginia Realtors. Updates the name of an occupational organization whose members may apply for a special license plate from "Association of Realtors" to "Virginia Realtors."
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB515ER)
SB557EnrollSchool bus operators; training. Requires any school bus operator applicant who does not possess a commercial driver's license to receive (i) a minimum of 24 hours of classroom training and (ii) six hours of behind-the-wheel training on a school bus t...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB557ER)
HB369EnrollAdmissions tax; Wythe County. Authorizes Wythe County to impose an admissions tax at a rate not to exceed 10 percent to any event held on the grounds of any exposition center that (i) has an indoor arena that seats at least 2,000 persons and an outdo...
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2018-02-22
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 1, 2018
HB239EnrollSunday hunting; exceptions; raccoons. Removes the prohibition on hunting or killing raccoons after 2:00 a.m. on Sunday.
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB239ER)
HB301EnrollDisclosure of health records; state and local correctional facilities. Clarifies that disclosure of health records of a person committed to a state, local, or regional correctional facility to such facility is not subject to general provisions govern...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB301ER)
HB1212EnrollPro se minors; signing of pleading, motion, or other paper by next friend. Provides that a minor who is not represented by an attorney shall sign his pleading, motion, or other paper by his next friend. The bill further provides that either or both p...
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2018-02-22
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 1, 2018
SB382EnrollAlcoholic beverage control; delivery of wine or beer to retail licensee; wholesaler requirement. Requires that before any wine or beer may be delivered to a retail licensee for resale, such wine or beer must first be (i) delivered to the licensed pre...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB382ER)
HB906EnrollVirginia Freedom of Information Act; definition of electronic communication. Clarifies the definition of electronic communication in the Virginia Freedom of Information Act by amending it to mean the use of technology having electrical, digital, magn...
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2018-02-22
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 1, 2018
SB701EnrollSpecial license plates; ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION. Authorizes the issuance of revenue-sharing special license plates for supporters of the Alzheimer's Association bearing the legend ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION.
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB701ER)
SB329EnrollClinics for the treatment of opioid addiction; location. Provides that the prohibition on locating clinics for the treatment of persons with opiate addiction through the use of methadone or opioid replacements other than opioid replacements approved ...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB329ER)
HB856EnrollUnlawful detainer; execution of writ of possession. Permits a judge, upon request of the plaintiff, to issue a writ of possession immediately upon entry of judgment in an unlawful detainer case. The bill requires the sheriff to serve notice of the wr...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB856ER)
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