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HJR597IntroStudy; economic impacts of litter on fishing, farming, and water quality in urban streams; report. Requests the Department of Environmental Quality to study the economic impact of litter on fishing, farming, water quality, and other components of Vir...
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2018-12-07
Committee Referral Pending
HR211IntroCommemorating the life and legacy of Alexandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn.
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2018-12-06
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/09/19 19101142D
HJR594IntroSafe Digging Month. Designates April, in 2019 and in each succeeding year, as Safe Digging Month in Virginia.
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2018-12-03
Committee Referral Pending
HJR595Intro811 Day. Designates August 11, in 2019 and in each succeeding year, as 811 Day in Virginia.
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2018-12-03
Committee Referral Pending
HJR596IntroCelebrating the life of Troy Everette Strickland.
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2018-12-03
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/09/19 19100250D
SJR8IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Governor's term of office. Permits a Governor elected in 2021 and thereafter to succeed himself in office. The amendment allows two four-year terms (either in succession or not in succession) but prohibits...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SJR27IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); qualification of voters; restoration of civil rights. Authorizes the General Assembly to provide by general law for the restoration of civil rights for any person who has been convicted of a felony not des...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SJR6IntroStudy; Department of Education to study teacher licensing process; report. Requests to study the teacher licensure process and the assessment requirements therein for any inherent biases that may prevent minority teacher candidates from entering the ...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Rules Committee
SJR65IntroStudy; Department of Corrections; solitary confinement; report. Requests the Department of Corrections, in consultation with the Department of Criminal Justice Services, to study the use of solitary confinement, including segregation and other forms ...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Rules Committee
SJR1IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); marriage. Proposes the repeal of the constitutional amendment dealing with marriage that was approved by referendum at the November 2006 election. That amendment to the Bill of Rights (i) defines marriage ...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
HJR19EngrossStudy; joint committee; the future of public elementary and secondary education in the Commonwealth; report. Continues for one additional year the Joint Committee of the House Committee on Education and the Senate Committee on Education and Health to...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Rules Committee
SJR9IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications of voters and the right to vote. Establishes that the sole qualifications to vote in the Commonwealth are United States citizenship, being at least 18 years of age, residency in the Commonwe...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SJR51IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Virginia Redistricting Commission. Establishes the Virginia Redistricting Commission to redraw congressional and General Assembly district boundaries after each decennial census. Appointments to the 13-mem...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SJR32IntroStudy; Virginia Department of Transportation; feasibility of eastern bypass for U.S. Route 29 around Charlottesville; report. Requests the Virginia Department of Transportation to study the feasibility of an eastern bypass for U.S. Route 29 around Ch...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Rules Committee
SJR2IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications of Governor and Lieutenant Governor; residency requirement. Increases from five to eight the number of years a person must have been a resident of and registered voter in the Commonwealth in...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SJR39IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Literary Fund; proceeds from forfeited property for drug offenses distributed for the purpose of promoting law enforcement. Specifies that, regarding the current provision that proceeds from the sale of fo...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
HJR593IntroKristallnacht. Commemorates the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht.
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2018-11-30
Committee Referral Pending
SJR31IntroInterstate conventions; selection of commissioners and committee procedures. Adopts procedures for selecting and replacing commissioners to represent the Virginia General Assembly at interstate conventions. The procedures clarify the scope of authori...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Rules Committee
HJR49IntroInterstate conventions; selection of commissioners and committee procedures. Adopts procedures for selecting and replacing commissioners to represent the Virginia General Assembly at interstate conventions. The procedures clarify the scope of authori...
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2018-11-30
To House Rules Committee
SJR5IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications to vote; restoration of civil rights. Authorizes the General Assembly to provide by law for the restoration of civil rights for persons convicted of nonviolent felonies who have completed se...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SJR68IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); apportionment; criteria for electoral districts. Provides the criteria for electoral districts drawn by the General Assembly. The amendment directs that electoral districts are (i) to be composed of contig...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SJR34IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Virginia Redistricting Commission; partisan balance of districts. Establishes the Virginia Redistricting Commission, an eight-member commission tasked with establishing the districts for the United States ...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SJR33IntroStudy; VDOT; Route 60 Corridor; report. Requests the Department of Transportation to review and update its 1999 study entitled "Route 60 Corridor Study: Amherst, Nelson, Appomattox, Buckingham, Cumberland, and Powhatan Counties."
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2018-11-30
To Senate Rules Committee
SJR3IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); General Assembly; term limits. Limits members of the Senate to three full terms (12 years) and members of the House of Delegates to six full terms (12 years). The limitations apply to service for both cons...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SJR25IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Virginia Redistricting Commission; criteria for legislative and congressional districts. Establishes the seven-member Virginia Redistricting Commission (the Commission) to redraw congressional and General ...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SJR12IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications of voters and the right to vote. Establishes that the sole qualifications to vote in the Commonwealth are United States citizenship, being at least 18 years of age, residency in the Commonwe...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
HJR592IntroStudy; Department of Education; revisions to the Board of Education's "Guidelines for Uniform Performance Standards and Evaluation Criteria for Teachers"; report. Requests the Department of Education to study the need for revisions to the Board of Ed...
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2018-11-29
Committee Referral Pending
SJR261IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications of voters and the right to vote. Establishes that the sole qualifications to vote in the Commonwealth are United States citizenship, being at least 18 years of age, residency in the Commonwe...
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2018-11-28
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
HJR591IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); reapportionment; technical adjustments permitted. Gives the General Assembly the authority to make technical adjustments to legislative electoral district boundaries following the enactment of any decennia...
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2018-11-27
Committee Referral Pending
SJR259IntroStudy; Virginia Department of Transportation; feasibility of eastern bypass for U.S. Route 29 around Charlottesville; report. Requests the Virginia Department of Transportation to study the feasibility of an eastern bypass for U.S. Route 29 around Ch...
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2018-11-15
To Senate Rules Committee
HJR589IntroCommending the Southside Virginia Wildlife Center.
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2018-11-15
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/09/19 19101319D
SJR260IntroStudy; VDOT; Route 60 Corridor; report. Requests the Department of Transportation to review and update its 1999 study entitled "Route 60 Corridor Study: Amherst, Nelson, Appomattox, Buckingham, Cumberland, and Powhatan Counties."
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2018-11-15
To Senate Rules Committee
HJR590IntroCommending Andrew Dalton Elder, Sr.
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2018-11-15
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/09/19 19101320D
SJR258IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); political reform. Prohibits the establishment of electoral districts that intentionally or unduly favor or disfavor any political party and requires the General Assembly to regulate the role of money in el...
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2018-11-13
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
HJR588IntroStudy; Secretary of Commerce and Trade; effects of daylight saving time on the Commonwealth; report. Requests the Secretary of Commerce and Trade to study the effects of the Commonwealth's continued observance of daylight saving time under the Unifor...
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2018-11-05
Committee Referral Pending
HJR587IntroCommending the American Legion.
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2018-10-30
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/09/19 19100305D
SJR257IntroCelebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. Joan S. Parrott.
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2018-10-30
Prefiled and laid on Clerk's desk; offered 01/09/19 19100412D
HJR586IntroCelebrating the life of William E. Ward.
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2018-10-23
Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/09/19 19100247D
SJR256IntroCelebrating the life of William E. Ward.
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2018-10-17
Prefiled and laid on Clerk's desk; offered 01/09/19 19100133D
HJR585IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); joint election of Governor and Lieutenant Governor. Provides for the joint election of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor, by which the names of the candidates for Governor and Lieutenant Governor appear...
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2018-10-09
Committee Referral Pending
HJR584IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Governor's term of office. Permits a Governor elected in 2021 and thereafter to succeed himself in office. The amendment allows two four-year terms (either in succession or not in succession) but prohibits...
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2018-10-09
Committee Referral Pending
HJR583IntroConstitution 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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2018-10-08
Committee Referral Pending
SJR255IntroCommending U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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2018-10-03
To Senate Rules Committee
SJR254IntroStudy; Department of Transportation; purchase of the Dulles Greenway; report. Requests the Department of Transportation to study the feasibility of purchasing all or part of the Dulles Greenway.
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2018-10-01
To Senate Rules Committee
HJR582IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Virginia Redistricting Commission. Establishes the Virginia Redistricting Commission to redraw congressional and General Assembly district boundaries after each decennial census. Appointments to the 13-mem...
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2018-08-28
Committee Referral Pending
HJR580IntroStudy; joint subcommittee to study widening Interstate 95 between Exit 118 and the Springfield Interchange. Establishes a joint subcommittee to study the feasibility of widening Interstate 95 between Exit 118 and the Springfield Interchange.
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2018-08-14
Committee Referral Pending
HJR581IntroInterstate 95 Corridor Improvement Plan; report. Requests the Commonwealth Transportation Board to study the portion of the Interstate 95 corridor between Exit 118 and the Springfield Interchange and financing options for improvements to the corridor...
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2018-08-14
Committee Referral Pending
HJR579IntroConstitution 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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2018-08-13
Committee Referral Pending
SJR253IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); General Assembly; term limits. Limits members of the Senate to three full terms (12 years) and members of the House of Delegates to six full terms (12 years). The limitations apply to service for both cons...
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2018-07-26
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
SJR252IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications of Governor and Lieutenant Governor; residency requirement. Increases from five to eight the number of years a person must have been a resident of and registered voter in the Commonwealth in...
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2018-07-26
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
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