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HB762EngrossClaims; Danial J Williams, Joseph Jesse Dick, Jr., Eric Cameron Wilson, and Derek Elliot Tice. Provides for the relief of Danial J Williams, Joseph Jesse Dick, Jr., Eric Cameron Wilson, and Derek Elliot Tice, also known as the Norfolk Four, who were ...
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2018-02-26
Placed on Calendar
SB30IntroBudget Bill. Appropriations of the Budget submitted by the Governor of Virginia in accordance with the provisions of ? 2.2-1509, Code of Virginia, and to provide a portion of revenues for the two years ending respectively on the thirtieth day of June...
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2018-02-26
To House Appropriations Committee
SB29IntroBudget Bill. Amending Chapter 836 of the 2017 Acts of Assembly.
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2018-02-26
To House Appropriations Committee
HB911EngrossAutomatic renewal offers and continuous service offers; penalties. Prohibits a supplier making an automatic renewal or continuous service offer to a consumer in the Commonwealth from (i) failing to present the automatic renewal or continuous service ...
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2018-02-26
Placed on Calendar
SB994EngrossRestitution; probation. Establishes procedures to be Restitution; probation. Establishes procedures to be used by courts to monitor the payment of restitution by defendants. The bill requires that a probation agency ordered to monitor the restitution...
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2018-02-26
To House Courts of Justice Committee
HB1372EngrossGreen job creation tax credit; extends sunset provision. Extends through taxable year 2019 the sunset date for the green job creation tax credit. Under current law, the credit expires for taxable years beginning on January 1, 2018.
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2018-02-26
Placed on Calendar
HB637EngrossCharter; City of Bristol. Dissolves the economic development committee of Bristol, Virginia. The Industrial Development Authority of the City of Bristol, Virginia (the City), shall have all the powers to induce manufacturing, industrial, and commerci...
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2018-02-23
Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
HB756EngrossCharter; 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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2018-02-23
Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
SB672EngrossHealth insurance; small employers; self-employed persons. Revises the definition of "small employer" for purposes of health insurance to provide that it includes a self-employed person. The measure also provides that an individual who is the sole sha...
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2018-02-23
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
HB810EngrossSchool 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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2018-02-23
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
SB454EngrossInoperable 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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2018-02-23
Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (11-Y 10-N)
HB1499EngrossSafety inspection stickers; placement on motorcycles. Provides that the owner of a motorcycle that is issued a safety inspection approval sticker shall have the discretion to place the sticker on a plate securely fastened to the motorcycle for the pu...
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2018-02-23
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
SB44EngrossKinship 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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2018-02-23
Read second time
SB128EngrossTNC partner vehicles; interior trade dress. Provides that transportation network company (TNC) partner vehicles may be equipped with certain removable illuminated interior trade dress devices that assist passengers in identifying and communicating wi...
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2018-02-23
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
HB283EngrossCharter; City of Richmond; office of the inspector general; city auditor. Creates an office of the inspector general for the City of Richmond. The inspector general shall be appointed by the council, and the duties of the inspector general shall be t...
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2018-02-23
Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
SB589EngrossElection day page program. Permits participants in the election day page program to assist in the counting of unmarked ballots at any time, at the direction and under the direct supervision of the chief officer of election. Currently, election pages ...
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2018-02-23
Reported from Privileges and Elections (21-Y 0-N)
SB47EngrossFemale genital mutilation; criminal penalty. Increases from a Class 1 misdemeanor to a Class 2 felony the penalty for any person to knowingly circumcise, excise, or infibulate the labia major, labia minora, or clitoris of a minor; for any parent or g...
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2018-02-23
To House Appropriations Committee
SB677EngrossLocal tourism board; membership; member of a governing body of a locality. Authorizes a member of a governing body of a locality to be elected or appointed by that governing body to be a member of a local convention, visitors, or tourism board, autho...
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2018-02-23
Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (21-Y 0-N)
SB840EngrossLocal school boards; school meal policies. Requires each local school board to adopt policies that (i) prohibit school board employees from publicly identifying or stigmatizing a student who cannot pay for a meal at school or who owes a meal debt, in...
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2018-02-23
Read second time
HB1604EngrossHealth instruction; mental health. Requires health instruction to incorporate standards that recognize the multiple dimensions of health by including mental health and the relationship of physical and mental health so as to enhance student understand...
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2018-02-23
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
SB51EngrossIncome withholding orders. Repeals the requirement, enacted in 1993, that an employer request that each new employee disclose whether the employee has an income withholding order. This requirement has been superseded in practice by requirements that ...
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2018-02-23
Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N)
HB437EngrossAdoption and foster care; barrier crimes; exception. Allows a child-placing agency to approve as an adoptive or foster parent an applicant convicted of any offense set forth in the definition of barrier crime in § 19.2-392.02 who has had his civil r...
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2018-02-23
Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N)
SB388EngrossVirginia Life, Accident and Sickness Insurance Guaranty Association; board of directors. Increases the minimum number of members of the board of directors of the Virginia Life, Accident and Sickness Insurance Guaranty Association from five to nine an...
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2018-02-23
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
SB684EngrossRemoval of snow and ice; county executive form of government. Authorizes any county outside Planning District 8 that has adopted the county executive form of government (Albemarle County), to provide by ordinance reasonable criteria and requirements ...
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2018-02-23
Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (17-Y 4-N)
HB158EngrossHouse of Delegates and Senate district boundaries. Authorizes the General Assembly to make technical adjustments to legislative district boundaries subsequent to the decennial redistricting solely for the purpose of causing legislative district bound...
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2018-02-23
Passed by for the day
HB1534EngrossDepartment of Health; means of protecting the public from cancer caused by radon. Directs the Department of Health to review consumer complaints regarding radon testing and mitigation received since 2013 and the current certification requirements for...
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2018-02-23
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
SB993EngrossLocal planning commissions; proposed plats. Prohibits a local planning commission from delaying the official submission of any proposed plat, site plan, or plan of development by requiring presubmission conferences, meetings, or reviews. The bill eli...
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2018-02-23
Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (20-Y 1-N)
HB614EngrossPractice of social work. Provides that the Board of Social Work may license baccalaureate social workers, master's social workers, and clinical social workers, as those terms are defined, and may register persons proposing to obtain supervised post-d...
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2018-02-23
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
SB918EngrossProfessional and occupational regulation; authority to suspend or revoke licenses, certificates, registrations, or permits; default or delinquency of education loan or scholarship. Provides that the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulat...
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2018-02-23
VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
HB489EngrossRegistration and licensing of vehicles; payment of local taxes and fees. Provides that in localities in which the treasurer or director of finance has entered into an agreement with the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles for the Commiss...
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2018-02-23
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
SB487EngrossVirginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act; civil penalties; rate of inflation. Raises the amounts for the civil penalties in the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act from not less than $5,500 and not more than $11,000 to not less than $10,957 and not more...
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2018-02-23
Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N)
SB946EngrossAuditor 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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2018-02-23
Read second time
HB871EngrossReal property tax; land use valuation. Provides that (i) land devoted to agricultural use includes land devoted to the sale of products made from plants and animals located on the property, (ii) land devoted to horticultural use includes land devoted...
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2018-02-23
Rereferred to Finance
SB854EngrossRenewal of nursery stock licenses; late fee. Imposes a $50 late fee for a nurseryman and $15 late fee for a dealer for failure to renew a nursery stock license within 30 days of the December 31 expiration date. The bill exempts from prosecution for a...
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2018-02-23
Read second time
SB219EngrossConstitutional amendment (voter referendum); real property tax exemption for flooding remediation, abatement, and resiliency. Provides for a referendum at the November 6, 2018, election to approve or reject an amendment to allow the General Assembly ...
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2018-02-23
Reported from Privileges and Elections (18-Y 3-N)
SB841EngrossTruancy; procedures. Makes several changes to the procedures relating to interventions when a pupil fails to report to school for a total of five scheduled school days for the school year, no indication has been received by school personnel that the ...
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2018-02-23
Read second time
SB168EngrossElectronic transmission of nude or partially nude images of minors by minors; penalty. Provides that a minor who knowingly transmits, distributes, publishes, or disseminates any sexually explicit visual material to another minor without the intent to...
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2018-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 26]
Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
SB513EngrossEnhanced Public Safety Telephone Services Act. Establishes requirements regarding the implementation of next generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) service. By July 1, 2023, the 9-1-1 Services Board (the Board) is required to develop and implement NG9-1-1 transi...
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2018-02-23
Passed by for the day
HB1349EngrossTrespass towing. Exempts Planning District 16 (George Washington) from any requirement by a towing advisory board for written authorization, in addition to a written contract, in the event that a vehicle is being removed from private property. The bi...
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2018-02-23
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
SB851EngrossCorrectional Officer Procedural Guarantee Act. Creates the Correctional Officer Procedural Guarantee Act to establish procedural guarantees for correctional officers when allegations are made against such officers involving matters that may lead to t...
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2018-02-23
Committee substitute printed 18107449D-H1
HB1599EngrossDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; definitions; law-enforcement officer. Adds members of the investigations unit designated by the State Inspector General to investigate allegations of criminal behavior affecting the operations of a state or no...
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2018-02-23
Passed Senate with substitute (38-Y 0-N)
HB286EngrossWineries; dogs allowed inside. Provides that dogs may be allowed inside or on the premises of a licensed winery or farm winery, except in any area used for the manufacture of food products. Current law provides that no animal shall be permitted in an...
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2018-02-23
Passed Senate with substitute (38-Y 0-N)
SB492EngrossTowing; fees. Increases the maximum hookup and towing fee for passenger vehicles from $135 to $150. The bill also increases in Planning District 8 (Northern Virginia) the hookup and initial towing fee for motor vehicles, trailers, and parts thereof f...
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2018-02-23
VOTE: PASSAGE (69-Y 28-N)
SB823EngrossWireless support structures; public rights-of-way use fees. Establishes an annual wireless support structure public rights-of-way use fee to be charged to wireless services providers and wireless infrastructure providers in connection with a permit f...
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2018-02-23
VOTE: PASSAGE (67-Y 29-N 2-A)
HB84EngrossInstruction in American Sign Language; academic credit; foreign language requirements. Requires any local school board that does not offer any elective course in American Sign Language to (i) grant academic credit for successful completion of an Amer...
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2018-02-23
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
HB453EngrossAirport boards and authorities; funding transparency. Requires any (i) airport board or authority created by a locality or group of localities and (ii) public use privately owned airport that receives funding from the Department of Aviation or Virgin...
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2018-02-23
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
HB1280EngrossApplication for public assistance; eligibility; review of records. Requires entities processing applications for medical assistance and other public assistance to conduct a review of death records and records relating to incarceration status, employm...
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2018-02-23
Failed to report (defeated) in Rehabilitation and Social Services (7-Y 7-N)
SB896EngrossMotor vehicle fuels sales tax in certain areas of the Commonwealth; price floor. Establishes a floor on the 2.1 percent sales tax imposed on motor vehicle fuels sold in Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads by requiring that the average distributor pri...
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2018-02-23
Read second time
HB339EngrossVirginia Debt Collections Act; public institutions of higher education. Requires a public institution of higher education to provide a debtor who is currently enrolled in such institution, the option to pay his debt in periodic payments over the cour...
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2018-02-23
Passed by for the day
HB73EngrossMaximum 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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2018-02-23
Passed Senate (37-Y 1-N)
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