Bills Pending Virginia House Commerce and Labor Committee

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VASB1079EngrossPayment of wages. Removes the exemptions for newsboys, shoe-shine boys, ushers, doormen, concession attendants, and theater cashiers from coverage under the Virginia Minimum Wage Act (the Act). The measure limits the Act's exemption for babysitters t...
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2019-01-22
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VASB1188EngrossExtended service contracts; bonding. Eliminates the requirement that extended service contract providers file and maintain a bond or letter of credit with the Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
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2019-01-22
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VASB1387EngrossCovenants not to compete; low-wage employees; civil penalty. Prohibits an employer from entering into, enforcing, or threatening to enforce a covenant not to compete between the employer and a low-wage employee. The employer is subject to a civil pen...
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2019-01-22
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2771IntroMedicare supplement policies; switching plans. Authorizes an individual to purchase any type of Medicare supplement policy, of any plan type, during an annual open enrollment period lasting 30 days or more, commencing with the individual's birthday. ...
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2019-01-18
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2738IntroPublic utilities; acquisition of rights-of-way for economic development sites. Authorizes a public utility providing water, sewer, electric, or natural gas service to conduct an Economic Development Program (Program). Under such a Program, the utilit...
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2019-01-16
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2725IntroCredit unions. Authorizes localities and political subdivisions to hold public deposits in a credit union. The measure allows localities and political subdivisions to become members of a credit union for purposes of placing deposits in and receiving ...
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2019-01-16
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2710IntroEmergency custody orders and preliminary detention orders; transportation; reimbursement. Provides that if any health benefit plan provides coverage for the transportation of a covered person subject to an emergency custody order or a temporary deten...
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2019-01-15
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2719IntroHealth insurance; small employers. Revises the definition of "small employer" for purposes of group health insurance policies to provide that an individual who performs any service for remuneration under a contract of hire for a limited liability com...
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2019-01-15
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2690IntroMoney transmitters. Requires money transmitters to be licensed through the National Multistate Licensing System and Registry (NMLS). The bill increases, from five percent to 10 percent, the interest that a person is required to own or control in a li...
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2019-01-14
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2600IntroVirginia Telephone Privacy Protection Act. Prohibits telephone solicitation calls from being made on a Sunday or national holiday, or on other days from hours other than between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. Currently, such calls are prohibited before 8 a.m. and...
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2019-01-09
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2564IntroVirginia Telephone Privacy Protection Act; transmission of caller identification information. Prohibits any person, with the intent to defraud, harass, cause harm, or wrongfully obtain anything of value, from making, placing, or initiating a call or ...
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2019-01-09
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2478IntroVirginia Stock Corporation Act. Updates and modernizes Virginia Stock Corporation Act. Updates and modernizes the Virginia Stock Corporation Act (the Act) to conform to many provisions of the 2016 revision of the Model Business Corporation Act produc...
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2019-01-09
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2544IntroBalance billing for emergency services. Establishes that an individual shall not be required to pay to an out-of-network provider for emergency services any amount in excess of the amount the health carrier is required to pay for covered services exc...
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2019-01-09
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2298IntroBanks; directors' meetings. Removes the ability of a bank's shareholders to fix the number that constitutes a quorum for a meeting of the bank's board of directors at not less than five. In its place, the measure authorizes a bank's shareholders to a...
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2019-01-08
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2272IntroLimited liability companies; Protected Series Act. Provides for the creation by a limited liability company (LLC) of one or more protected series. The measure provides that each protected series may have different ownership, management structures, as...
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2019-01-08
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2230IntroInsurance; use of credit rating. Clarifies what constitutes adverse action in the use of credit in the rating and underwriting of homeowners and private passenger automobile insurance policies. An insurer is required to notify the applicant or insure...
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2019-01-08
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2419IntroBanks; capital stock. Repeals a provision that bars the State Corporation Commission from authorizing a bank to commence business if commissions or other compensation have been paid by the bank for the sale of stock in the bank. The measure also remo...
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2019-01-08
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2186IntroTravel insurance. Establishes procedures and requirements for travel protection plans and travel administrators. The measure defines a "travel protection plan" as any plan that provides travel insurance, travel assistance services, or cancellation fe...
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2019-01-08
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2284IntroDebt management plans. Exempts banks, savings institutions, and credit unions from Chapter 20 of Title 6.2, which provides for the Bureau of Financial Institution's regulation of agencies that provide debt management plans.
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2019-01-08
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2378IntroReproductive health services. Requires health benefit plans to cover the costs of specified health care services, drugs, devices, products, and procedures related to reproductive health. The health benefit plan requirements become effective when a pl...
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2019-01-08
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2207IntroHealth insurance; coverage for contraceptives. Requires health insurance carriers to provide coverage, under any health insurance policy, contract, or plan that includes coverage for prescription drugs on an outpatient basis, for any prescribed contr...
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2019-01-08
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2049IntroHealth insurance; coverage for donated human breast milk. Requires health insurers, corporations providing health care coverage subscription contracts, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for expenses incurred in the provision of...
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2019-01-07
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1730IntroFoster care; security freeze on credit report. Requires local departments of social services to request the placement of a security freeze on the credit report or record of any child who has been in foster care for at least six months in order to pre...
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2018-12-19
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1714IntroBalance billing; emergency services. Directs health carriers that provide individual or group health insurance that provide any benefits with respect to services rendered in an emergency department of a hospital to pay directly to an out-of-network h...
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2018-12-14
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1683IntroElectric cooperatives; rates. Authorizes any electric cooperative to (i) increase or decrease its rates without State Corporation Commission approval for any of its services, rather than only for distribution services, at any time if such adjustments...
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2018-12-06
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VASB364EngrossMotor vehicle liability insurance coverage limits. Increases the minimum liability coverage amount from $20,000 to $50,000 for injury to or destruction of property of others in any one accident. The bill applies to motor vehicle insurance policies is...
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2018-11-30
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1584IntroHealth insurance; balance billing for ancillary services. Prohibits an out-of-network health care provider from charging a covered person who is insured through a health benefit plan an amount for ancillary services that is greater than the allowed a...
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2018-11-30
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1640IntroHealth carriers; nurse practitioners. Requires health insurers and health service plan providers whose policies or contracts cover services that may be legally performed by licensed nurse practitioners to provide equal coverage for such services when...
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2018-11-26
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
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