Bills Pending Virginia House Commerce and Labor Committee

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VASB191EngrossNet energy metering; eligibility limits. Increases the cap on the amount of capacity a renewable electric generating facility in an area served by an investor-owned electric utility may have and remain eligible to participate in the net energy meteri...
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2018-03-06
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VASB860EngrossHealth care provider panels; vertically integrated carriers; public hospitals. Requires any vertically integrated carrier, which is a health insurer or other carrier that owns an interest in an acute care hospital facility, to offer to every public h...
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2018-03-06
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VASB362EngrossQualified education loan servicers. Prohibits any person from acting as a qualified education loan servicer without first obtaining a license from the State Corporation Commission (SCC) and establishes procedures pertaining to such licenses. Banks, c...
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2018-03-06
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VASB625EngrossConsumer finance companies. Requires the State Corporation Commission, as a condition of licensing a consumer finance company, to find that the applicant will not make consumer finance loans at the same location at which the applicant makes payday lo...
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2018-03-06
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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2018-03-01
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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2018-03-01
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1433IntroHealth care provider panels; vertically integrated carriers; public hospitals. Requires any vertically integrated carrier, which is a health insurer or other carrier that owns an interest in an acute care hospital facility, to offer to every public h...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB40IntroFamily and Medical Leave Insurance Program. Entitles Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program. Entitles individuals to a family and medical leave insurance (FMLI) benefit payment for each month they are engaged in qualified caregiving, not to excee...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB518IntroMinimum wage. Increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25 per hour to $9 per hour effective July 1, 2018, to $10 per hour effective January 1, 2019, to $11 per hour effective January 1, 2020, to $13 per hour effectiv...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB667IntroPrevailing wage; public works contracts; penalty. Requires contractors and subcontractors under any public contract with a state agency for public works to pay wages, salaries, benefits, and other remuneration to any mechanic, laborer, or worker empl...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1391IntroUnemployment compensation; overtime compensation. Excludes from the definition of wages any part of the individual's remuneration paid as overtime compensation required by §207 of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. The exclusion applies only ...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB467IntroCoal ash recycling or reuse. Prohibits disposal of coal combustion residuals except by recycling or beneficial reuse, unless it can be shown by clear and convincing evidence that such recycling or beneficial reuse is not cost-effective compared with ...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1261IntroEnergy efficiency programs. Provides that an energy efficiency program proposed by an electric utility is in the public interest if the net present value of the benefits exceeds the net present value of the costs as determined by any three of four be...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB96IntroElectric utility regulation; suspension of reviews of earnings; transitional rate period. Provides that the transitional rate period for Virginia Electric and Power Company (Dominion) will conclude on December 31, 2018, and its next biennial review w...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB39IntroLocal alternative minimum wage. Establishes a procedure by which a local alternative minimum wage may be imposed in any locality. If imposed by ordinance of the local governing body, the alternative minimum wage requirement shall become effective on ...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1466IntroHealth insurance; nondiscrimination; gender identity or transgender status. Prohibits a health carrier from denying or limiting coverage or imposing additional cost sharing or other limitations or restrictions on coverage under a health benefit plan ...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1490IntroFossil fuel projects moratorium; clean energy mandates. Fossil fuel projects moratorium; clean energy mandates. Establishes a moratorium, effective January 1, 2019, on approval by any state agency or political subdivision of any approval required for...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB157IntroRight to treat; requirement of Maintenance of Certification prohibited. Prohibits hospitals and other entities that have organized medical staff or a process for credentialing physicians as members of staff or employ or enter into contracts for emplo...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1089IntroVirginia Equal Pay Act. Creates the Virginia Equal Pay Act (the Act), which prohibits private employers from discriminating between employees on the basis of membership in a "protected class," defined in the bill as a group of persons distinguished b...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1376IntroEmployment; break to express breast milk. Requires employers, including the Commonwealth and its political subdivisions, to provide reasonable unpaid break time each day to an employee who needs to express breast milk for her nursing child for one ye...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB715IntroMinimum wage. Increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25 per hour to $10.10 per hour effective January 1, 2019, unless a higher minimum wage is required by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Effective Janu...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1232IntroSecurity freezes; fees. Prohibits a credit reporting agency from requiring a consumer to pay a fee to place a security freeze on the consumer's credit report if the consumer has not previously requested the placement of a security freeze from the con...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB653IntroEmployers; sexual harassment training; penalty. Requires every employer with 15 or more employees who are located at a workplace within the Commonwealth to conduct a sexual harassment education and training program for all new employees within one ye...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1202IntroElectrical transmission lines; approval of underground construction; pilot program. Establishes a pilot program consisting of the approval of the underground construction of two electrical transmission lines. As a part of the pilot program, the State...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1311IntroHealth insurance; coverage for autism spectrum disorder. Requires health insurers, health care subscription plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder in individuals of ...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB386IntroHealth insurance; step therapy protocols. Requires carriers issuing health benefit plans to utilize certain clinical review criteria to establish step therapy protocols. The measure establishes clinical review criteria used to establish such protocol...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1596IntroOpen-end credit plans. Prohibits a person Open-end credit plans. Prohibits a person licensed as a motor vehicle title lender from extending credit under an open-end credit plan. The measure requires any person engaging in the business of extending cr...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB560IntroVirginia Energy Efficiency Revolving Fund. Creates the Virginia Energy Efficiency Revolving Fund to provide no-interest loans to any locality, school division, or public institution of higher education for energy conservation or efficiency projects, ...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1039IntroNonstock corporations; instructed proxies. Requires that the writing or transmission by which a member purports to appoint a proxy to vote in an election for one or more members of the board of directors of a nonstock corporation identifies the perso...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1369IntroHealth insurance; mandated coverage for autism spectrum disorder. Requires health insurers, health care subscription plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder in indivi...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1269IntroElectronic Identity Management Act; federated digital identity systems. Amends the Electronic Identity Management Act to accommodate federated digital identity systems. A federated digital identity system (federation) is defined in the measure as a d...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1590IntroUtility regulation; community choice aggregation. Authorizes localities to establish community choice aggregation programs for electric and natural gas utility service. The measure provides that a locality may aggregate the requirements of residentia...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB16IntroMotor vehicle and fire insurance; use of credit information. Prohibits insurers from setting rates for motor vehicle insurance or fire insurance policies on the basis of a person's credit history, lack of credit history, or credit score. The bill has...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1215IntroElectric utilities; solar generation capacity; public interest. Declares that the construction or purchase of certain solar generation facilities, or the purchase of the energy, capacity, and environmental attributes from the facilities, is in the pu...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1187IntroNatural gas companies; right of entry upon property. Curtails the ability of a natural gas company to enter upon real property for the purpose of conducting surveys and other tests for its proposed line or the location of facilities. The measure proh...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB111IntroHealth insurance; coverage of proton radiation therapy; report. Directs the Bureau of Insurance to conduct an analysis of issues related to health insurers' approvals for cancer treatment involving use of proton radiation therapy. The Bureau shall re...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB133IntroEmployees; exclusions for home healthcare workers and home adult day care service providers. Provides that home healthcare workers and home adult day care service providers are not employees for purposes of labor and employment laws, unemployment com...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1528IntroElectric utilities; retail competition. Reduces Electric utilities; retail competition. Reduces the amount of the demand of an investor-owned electric utility's customer that makes the customer eligible to purchase electric power from any licensed su...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1268IntroHealth benefits; employees of members of an association. Authorizes an association organized as a nonstock corporation whose members are employers conducting business in the Commonwealth to sponsor a trust that may offer or sell health plans to its m...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB705IntroBroadband services; prohibited features. Prohibits a provider of broadband services from offering or renewing services to consumers within any locality in the Commonwealth in which certain media is throttled, blocked, or prioritized on the basis of i...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB131IntroHealth insurance; coverage for alternative pain management prescription drugs. Requires health insurers, health maintenance organizations, and corporations providing health care coverage subscription contracts, whose policy, contract, or plan include...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB240IntroWage or salary history inquiries prohibited; civil penalty. Prohibits a prospective employer from (i) requiring as a condition of employment that a prospective employee provide or disclose the prospective employee's wage or salary history or (ii) att...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1259IntroMinimum wage; exclusions; tips. Excludes any tips received by an employee when determining the amount of wages paid by an employer to its employee under the Virginia Minimum Wage Act (the Act). The measure provides that the Act applies to the followi...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1113IntroHealth insurance; coverage for autism spectrum Health insurance; coverage for autism spectrum disorder. Requires health insurers, health care subscription plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1304IntroUninsured and underinsured motorist insurance policies; bad faith. Provides that if an insurance company denies, refuses, or fails to pay its insured, or refuses a reasonable settlement demand within the policy's coverage limits for a claim for unins...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1478IntroHealth insurance; coverage for prosthetic devices. Includes myoelectric, biomechanical, and microprocessor-controlled prosthetic devices within the scope of "medically necessary prosthetic devices." Health insurance policies, contracts, and plans are...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB926IntroPosting human trafficking hotline information; basic health care services facilities; civil penalty. Provides that any employer who operates a facility in which basic health care services are provided and fails to post notice of the existence of a hu...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB561IntroState Corporation Commission; members. Increases the number of members of the State Corporation Commission from three to five. The measure requires that one of the new members be initially elected during the 2019 Session of the General Assembly and t...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB120IntroUnemployment compensation; wage offset. Provides that the weekly unemployment benefit to which an eligible individual is entitled shall be reduced on a dollar-for-dollar basis by any wages in excess of $100 that the individual earns in that week. Cur...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB328IntroExpedited external review of adverse coverage determinations; cancer patients. Provides that a covered person shall not be required to have exhausted his health carrier's internal appeal process before seeking an external review of an adverse determi...
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2018-02-13
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
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