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HB1979IntroElectric vehicle rebate program; creation and funding; report. Creates a rebate program for the purchase or lease of new and used electric vehicles, to be administered by the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy. A purchaser or lessee of an elect...
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2021-01-16
To House Finance: Subcommittee #3
HB1999IntroTax Commissioner; waiver of accrual of interest in the event that the Governor declares a state of emergency. Authorizes the Tax Commissioner to waive interest for any class of taxpayers when he finds that imposing interest has caused, or would cause...
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2021-01-16
[Hearing: Jan 19]
To House Finance: Subcommittee #2
HB2158IntroRetail sales and transient occupancy taxes on room rentals; Destination Marketing Fund created. Provides that retail sales and hotel taxes on transient room rentals shall be computed on the basis of the total charges or the total price paid for the u...
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2021-01-16
To House Finance: Subcommittee #1
HB2185IntroSales tax; exemption for personal protective equipment; emergency. Establishes a retail sales and use tax exemption for personal protective equipment, defined in the bill. The exemption would be available to any business that has in place a COVID-19 ...
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2021-01-16
To House Finance: Subcommittee #1
HB2165IntroSale of land for delinquent taxes. Extends from 36 to 60 months the time period for which a local tax official may suspend an action for the sale of tax delinquent property, which under current law is authorized if the owner enters into an agreement ...
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2021-01-16
To House Finance: Subcommittee #1
HB2059IntroDelinquent returns; enforcement; when approval required. Requires the Department of Taxation to request taxpayers who have failed to file tax returns when due to prepare and file such returns except where there is an indication that the taxpayer will...
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2021-01-16
[Hearing: Jan 19]
To House Finance: Subcommittee #2
HB2118IntroElectric Vehicle Grant Fund and Program; creation; report. Requires the Department of Environmental Quality to establish the Electric Vehicle Grant Program (the Program) for the purpose of (i) awarding grants on a competitive basis to school boards f...
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2021-01-16
To House Finance: Subcommittee #3
HB2060IntroOnline portal for tax practitioners. Directs the Department of Taxation to establish an online portal allowing access to taxpayer information for tax practitioners who possess a valid Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative form for each ...
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2021-01-16
[Hearing: Jan 19]
To House Finance: Subcommittee #2
HB1969IntroAdministration of blighted and derelict properties in certain localities. Modifies the definition of "qualifying locality" to include any locality with a score of 100 or higher on the fiscal stress index, as published by the Department of Housing and...
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2021-01-16
To House Finance: Subcommittee #1
HB2006IntroTax exemptions for energy storage systems. Declares that energy storage systems are a separate class of property and are exempt from state and local taxation. The bill defines "energy storage system" as equipment, facilities, or devices that are capa...
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2021-01-16
To House Finance: Subcommittee #1
HB1771IntroIndividual and corporate income tax credit; employers of National Guard members and self-employed National Guard members. Provides for taxable years 2021 through 2025 a nonrefundable tax credit against individual and corporate income taxes for (i) wa...
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2021-01-16
To House Finance: Subcommittee #2
HB1899IntroSunset of coal tax credits. Sunsets the Coal Employment and Production Incentive Tax Credit and Coalfield Employment Enhancement Tax Credit after tax year 2020 and prohibits the allocation of such credits on and after January 1, 2021. The bill provid...
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2021-01-16
To House Finance: Subcommittee #3
HB2273IntroSales and use tax exemption for data centers. Eliminates, for purposes of qualifying for the sales and use tax exemption for data centers, the job creation requirement for a data center in a distressed locality. Under current law, such data centers m...
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2021-01-16
To House Finance: Subcommittee #1
HB1956IntroIndividual income tax; late payment penalty. Provides that the Department of Taxation shall not assess a late payment penalty to the entire tax or to any unpaid balance of the income tax owed by an individual unless and until the taxpayer fails to fi...
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2021-01-16
[Hearing: Jan 19]
To House Finance: Subcommittee #2
HB2050IntroVirginia housing opportunity tax credit. Establishes, starting in taxable year 2021, a Virginia housing opportunity tax credit, which is equal to the amount of the federal low-income housing tax credit allocated or allowed by the Virginia Housing Dev...
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2021-01-16
To House Finance: Subcommittee #3
HB2076IntroMotor vehicle sales and use tax; definition of sale price. Excludes from the sale price for determining motor vehicle sales and use tax the amount of any credit given by the seller for any motor vehicle taken as a trade-in.
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2021-01-16
To House Finance: Subcommittee #1
HB1916IntroResearch and development tax credits. Provides that the research and development expenses tax credit and the major research and development expenses tax credit shall be available against the bank franchise tax for taxable years beginning on and after...
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2021-01-16
[Hearing: Jan 19]
To House Finance: Subcommittee #2
HB1955IntroIncome tax deduction; multigenerational households. Creates a $1,000 deduction from Virginia adjusted gross income for taxable years on and after January 1, 2021, for the head of household taxpayer or married taxpayers filing jointly of a multigenera...
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2021-01-16
To House Finance: Subcommittee #2
HB2068IntroLocal Food and Farming Infrastructure Grant Program. Establishes the Local Food and Farming Infrastructure Grant Program and authorizes the Governor to award grants to political subdivisions from the Governor's Agriculture and Forestry Industries Dev...
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2021-01-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Agriculture Committee
HB2282IntroState Corporation Commission; transportation State Corporation Commission; transportation electrification; utility recovery of certain costs; report. Directs the State Corporation Commission (Commission) to report on policy proposals to accelerate tr...
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2021-01-15
Presented and ordered printed 21102349D
HJR593IntroCelebrating the life of William Burford Warrick.
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2021-01-15
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 21100494D
HB1975IntroPublic institutions of higher education; tuition and mandatory fee waivers; survivors of criminal sexual assault and certain other sex crimes. Declares eligible for counseling at no cost and a waiver of tuition and mandatory fees at any public instit...
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2021-01-15
[Hearing: Jan 20]
To House Education: Post-Secondary and Higher Ed Committee
HB1962IntroFoster care; termination of parental rights; relatives and fictive kin. Requires local departments of social services and licensed child-placing agencies to involve in the development of a child's foster care plan the child's relatives and fictive ki...
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2021-01-15
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions: Social Services Committee
HB1859IntroLocal financing of clean energy and other programs; when owner costs are incurred. Changes the parameters for local ordinances authorizing loan contracts for the installation by property owners of clean energy, resiliency, or stormwater management im...
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2021-01-15
Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (16-Y 6-N)
SB1387IntroState Council of Higher Education for Virginia; eligibility for in-state tuition. Provides that students who meet the criteria in the Code of Virginia that determines eligibility for in-state tuition regardless of their citizenship or immigration sta...
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2021-01-15
[Hearing: Jan 18]
To Senate Education: Higher Education Committee
HB2030IntroNeonicotinoid pesticides; local regulation and notice; penalty. Requires a person who uses a neonicotinoid pesticide, defined in the bill, to give prior written notice at every address within one-half mile and authorizes the Board of Agriculture and ...
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2021-01-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Agriculture Committee
HB1805IntroAging services; social need. Provides that, in providing aging services, the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services shall prioritize older persons with significant social need and defines "social need" as need caused by noneconomic factors,...
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2021-01-15
Read first time
HB2065IntroProduce Rx Program established; report. Directs the Department of Social Services to establish a Produce Rx Program as a three-year pilot program to incentivize consumption of qualifying fruits and vegetables by eligible individuals for whom increase...
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2021-01-15
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions: Social Services Committee
SB1110IntroProperty; duties of real estate settlement agents. Provides that the State Corporation Commission may share information collected from a settlement agent or agency regarding any errors and omissions or malpractice insurance policy or surety bond with...
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2021-01-15
Constitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N)
HB1873IntroBrain injury; definition. Eliminates the requirement that an injury occur before the age of 65 to constitute a brain injury as that term is used in the context of licensure of private providers of behavioral health services.
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2021-01-15
Read first time
SB1359IntroPublic institutions of higher education; governing boards; fees; collegiate athletics. Provides that any fees levied for the purpose of collegiate athletics shall be made optional for students. Each board of visitors of each baccalaureate public inst...
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2021-01-15
[Hearing: Jan 18]
To Senate Education: Higher Education Committee
HB2287IntroEconomic development authorities; size of board in Powhatan County; quorum. Reduces from seven to five the number of members that may be appointed to the economic development authority board by Powhatan County and reduces the quorum requirement to th...
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2021-01-15
Presented and ordered printed 21102329D
HB2101IntroGO Virginia Grants; matching funds; sunset. Repeals the July 1, 2021, sunset of the provision of the Code of Virginia allowing a locality to use grant funds awarded by the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission as matching funds for GO Virginia gra...
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2021-01-15
To House Appropriations: Commerce Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
HB2281IntroVirginia Clean Economy Act; non-bypassable charges; energy-intensive trade-exposed (EITE) industries. Defines EITE industries as companies that are constrained in their ability to pass through carbon costs due to international competition, companies ...
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2021-01-15
Presented and ordered printed 21102261D
HB1875IntroLaw-enforcement officers; minimum qualifications. Modifies the existing minimum qualification for law-enforcement officers that prohibits any such officer from entering upon the duties of such office if he has been convicted of or pled guilty or no c...
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2021-01-15
Stricken from docket by Public Safety (21-Y 0-N)
SB1405IntroGet Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back (G3) Fund and Program established. Establishes the Get Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back (G3) Fund and requires the Virginia Community College System to establish the G3 Program for the purpose of providing financial ass...
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2021-01-15
[Hearing: Jan 18]
To Senate Education: Higher Education Committee
HB1850IntroMotor vehicle weight limits; vehicles powered primarily by electric battery power or fueled primarily by natural gas. Authorizes motor vehicles powered primarily by means of electric battery power to exceed relevant weight limits by 2,000 pounds, pro...
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2021-01-15
Read first time
HB1814IntroGarnishment of wages; protected portion of disposable earnings. Provides that the Virginia minimum hourly wage shall be used to calculate the amount of a person's aggregate disposable earnings protected from garnishment if it is greater than the fede...
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2021-01-15
Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
HB1790IntroPublic schools; severe weather conditions and other emergency situations; unscheduled remote learning days. Provides that when severe weather conditions or other emergency situations have resulted in the closing of any school in a school division for...
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2021-01-15
[Hearing: Jan 18]

Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
HB2283IntroRailroads; crew size; civil penalty. Requires a train or light engine used in connection with the movement of railroad freight in the Commonwealth to operate with a crew of at least two individuals, unless such movement involves hostler service or ut...
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2021-01-15
Presented and ordered printed 21102594D
HB2255IntroDepartment of Elections; public availability of instructions and guidance directed to local elections officials. Requires the instructions and guidance directed or provided by the State Board of Elections or the Department of Elections to electoral b...
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2021-01-15
To House Privileges and Elections: Election Administration Committee
HR237IntroCondemning the Chinese Communist Party; COVID-19 pandemic. Expresses the sense of the House of Delegates in condemning the Chinese Communist Party for its role in the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2021-01-15
Committee Referral Pending
HB2264IntroVirginia Retirement System; retired law-enforcement officers employed as fingerprint examiners. Allows a retired law-enforcement officer to continue to receive his service retirement allowance during a subsequent period of employment by a law-enforce...
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2021-01-15
To House Appropriations: Compensation & General Government Committee
HB1852IntroUniform Collaborative Law Act. Creates the Uniform Collaborative Law Act, which provides a framework for the practice of collaborative law, a process entered into voluntarily by clients for the express purpose of reaching a settlement in a family or ...
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2021-01-15
Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
HJR592IntroCelebrating the life of Captain Charles F. Noll, Sr., USN, Ret.
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2021-01-15
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 21101261D
HB1747IntroClinical nurse specialist; licensure; practice. Provides for the licensure of nurse practitioners as clinical nurse specialists by the Boards of Medicine and Nursing and provides that a nurse practitioner licensed as a clinical nurse specialist shall...
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2021-01-15
Read first time
HB1813IntroHighway construction by state or local employees; limit. Increases from $600,000 to $800,000 the value of highway maintenance and construction projects eligible to be performed by state or local employees.
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2021-01-15
Read first time
HB1855IntroDepartment of Mines, Minerals and Energy. Renames the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy as the Department of Energy. Within the Department, the bill renames the Division of Mined Land Reclamation as the Division of Mined Land Repurposing and r...
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2021-01-15
Read first time
HB2218IntroPharmaceutical processors; cannabis products. Permits pharmaceutical processors to produce and distribute cannabis products other than cannabis oil. The bill defines the terms "botanical cannabis," "cannabis product," and "usable cannabis." The bill ...
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2021-01-15
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions: Health Professions Committee
HB1920IntroSuspension or modification of sentence; transfer to the Department of Corrections. Provides that if a person has been sentenced for a felony to the Department of Corrections (the Department), the court that heard the case, if it appears compatible wi...
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2021-01-15
Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (4-Y 4-N)
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