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VAHB2730IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; service disabled veteran businesses procurement enhancement program.
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2019-01-16
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB2728IntroVirginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures for buyer to beware; impounding structures or dams. Adds an additional required disclosure statement for the buyer to beware in regards to the condition or regulatory status of an imp...
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2019-01-16
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB2726IntroLocal workforce development boards; career pathways for opportunity youth; report. Requires each local workforce development board to develop focused strategies for engaging opportunity youth and placing them on pathways to education, training, and c...
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2019-01-16
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VAHB1879IntroStormwater management facilities; private residential lots; disclosure. Directs the State Water Control Board to adopt regulations requiring any local stormwater management authority that requires a residential landowner to maintain a stormwater mana...
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2019-01-16
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VAHB2308IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; public institutions of higher education; disclosure required by certain offerors. Requires every offeror who submits a proposal to a public institution of higher education for any construction project that (i) has a t...
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2019-01-16
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VAHB2703IntroAlcoholic beverage control; distiller licensees; commissions and fees. Requires the Board of Directors of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority to pay a licensed distiller a commission of 25 percent of the retail price of any spirits sold...
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2019-01-15
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB2714IntroLandlord-tenant law; applicability; occupancy in a hotel or motel exempt. Provides that occupancy of a hotel or motel is not considered a residential tenancy under landlord-tenant law. Removes hotel and motel occupancy from provisions requiring certa...
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2019-01-15
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VAHB2711IntroExemptions of real estate; recordation of signed writing; location of real estate or residence of householder if property located outside the Commonwealth. Provides that, in order to secure the benefits of the homestead exemption for real estate, a h...
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2019-01-15
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB2688IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; use of best value procurement; construction. Authorizes any public body to procure construction on a best value procurement basis. Under the bill, if proceeding on a best value procurement basis, the Request for Propo...
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2019-01-14
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB2672IntroDepartment of Veterans Services; Virginia War Memorial division. Provides that only the names and homes of record designation of those Virginians "Killed in Action" (i) as a result of military operations against terrorism, (ii) as a result of a terro...
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2019-01-13
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB2647IntroCondominium Act; meetings of unit owners' associations; proxy voting. Provides that any proxy shall be void if not signed by the unit owner or, in cases where the unit owner is more than one person, by all such unit owners. The bill provides, however...
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2019-01-11
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB2632IntroBoard of Veterans Services; membership and scope of responsibilities. Increases the membership of the Board of Veterans Services by adding an additional member of the House of Delegates, an additional member of the Senate of Virginia, an additional n...
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2019-01-10
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB2475IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; use of competitive negotiation for construction; exemption from certain requirements related contracting for public works. Requires that competitive negotiation be used for construction projects where the project cost...
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2019-01-09
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VAHB2502IntroLandlord and tenant; maintenance standards. Requires landlords to fully comply with the minimum standards set forth in the International Property Maintenance Code in addition to any requirements of applicable building and housing codes. The bill also...
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2019-01-09
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VAHB2335IntroDepartment of Professional and Occupational Regulation; training requirement for barbers and cosmetologists. Prohibits the Board for Barbers and Cosmetology from requiring, as a condition of licensure, an applicant for a license to practice barbering...
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2019-01-08
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB2198IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; exempt counties, cities, school boards, and towns with populations greater than 3,500; competitive negotiation for professional services. Requires all counties, cities, and school divisions, and all towns having a pop...
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2019-01-08
[Hearing: Jan 17]
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VAHB2164IntroDepartment of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; definitions; small business. Redefines "small business" for the purposes of programs for the Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity and the Virginia Public Procurement Act to mean a bu...
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2019-01-08
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VAHB2435IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; local labor use requirement for certain construction contracts. Requires under the Virginia Public Procurement Act (§2.2-4300 et seq.) that every public body, when engaged in procuring contracts for construction ...
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2019-01-08
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VAHB2286IntroChesapeake Hospital Authority. Provides that the investment of funds held by the Chesapeake Hospital Authority, or contributed to its affiliated foundations, shall be exempt from the application of the Virginia Security for Public Deposits Act and th...
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2019-01-08
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VAHB2402IntroPublic employment; limitations on inquiries by state agencies and localities regarding criminal arrests, charges, or convictions. Prohibits state agencies and localities from including on any employment application a question inquiring whether the pr...
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2019-01-08
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VAHB2211IntroAdministrative Process Act; formal hearings; proceedings held by telephone. Requires officers presiding over formal proceedings, or a person designated by such persons, which are governed by the Administrative Process Act and that are held by telepho...
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2019-01-08
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VAHB2353IntroDepartment of Professional and Occupational Regulation; natural gas automobile mechanics and technicians; removal of certification requirement. Removes the certification requirement for, and associated regulatory authority over, the occupation of nat...
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2019-01-08
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VAHB2366IntroDepartment of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; implementation of certification programs for small businesses; definition of small business; report. Changes the definition of small business, b...
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2019-01-08
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VAHB2434IntroManufactured home parks; sale of park; notice; rights of association. Entitles a manufactured home park association, as defined in the bill, to make a bona fide offer to purchase the park in a situation where a landlord has given the required written...
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2019-01-08
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VAHB2379IntroCharitable gaming; regulations of the Charitable Gaming Board; prohibited acts. Removes provisions specifying the amount of bingo prize money and raffle prize money that an organization qualified to conduct charitable gaming in the Commonwealth may a...
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2019-01-08
[Hearing: Jan 17]
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VAHB2099IntroProfessions and occupations; deregulation of certain professions. Implements the recommendations of the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission in its report on Operations and Performance of the Department of Professional and Occupational Regul...
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2019-01-08
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VAHB2192IntroModernization of public school buildings and facilities. Establishes standards for the design, construction, maintenance, and operation of public school buildings and facilities and allows for a local school division to enter into a lease agreement w...
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2019-01-08
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VAHB2374IntroValidity of long-term lease of real property. Provides that no lease of real property for a term of five years or more shall be deemed invalid solely because it lacks a seal or a seal substitute. This bill is in response to The Game Place, L.L.C., et...
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2019-01-08
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VAHB2100IntroDepartment of Professional and Occupational Regulation; natural gas automobile mechanics and technicians; removal of certification requirement. Removes the certification requirement for, and associated regulatory authority over, the occupation of nat...
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2019-01-08
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VAHB2398IntroDepartment of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; definitions; small business. Redefines "small business" for the purposes of programs for the Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity and the Virginia Public Procurement Act to mean a bu...
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2019-01-08
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VAHB2271IntroState agencies; work by employees of private entities on behalf of or upon the premises of public employers. Prohibits public employers from permitting any person employed by a private entity to perform professional services for such private entity u...
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2019-01-08
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VAHB2418IntroCondominium Act; management of condominiums; distribution of information by electoral candidates. Requires the executive organ of a condominium unit owners' association to establish a reasonable, effective, and free method, appropriate to the size an...
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2019-01-08
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VAHB2156IntroAlcoholic beverage control; definition of "day spa." Removes the requirement that in order to qualify as a day spa for ABC purposes, a commercial establishment must offer to the public both licensed massage therapy and licensed barbering or cosmetolo...
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2019-01-08
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VAHB2000IntroState agencies; amendment of regulations pertaining to the maximum temperature at which certain rooms may be kept. Directs the Board of Housing and Community Development to revise the Uniform Statewide Building Code to decrease the temperature at whi...
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2019-01-07
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VAHB1990IntroBarbers and cosmetologists; exemptions; threading. Exempts persons whose activities are confined solely to removing unwanted hair by the use of string or thread from being required to obtain an occupational license.
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2019-01-07
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VAHB2094IntroVirginia Personnel Act; hiring preference in state government for persons with disabilities. Establishes a hiring preference in state government for persons with disabilities, provided that such person meets all of the knowledge, skill, and ability r...
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2019-01-07
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VAHB1982IntroAbolishing the Virginia War Memorial Board. Abolishes the Virginia War Memorial Board, which serves as an advisory board to the Department of Veterans Services, and moves its responsibilities to the Board of Veterans Services.
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2019-01-07
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VAHB1939IntroDepartment of Professional and Occupational Regulation; adjustment of fees by regulatory boards; distribution of excess fees to regulants. Provides that following the close of any biennium, when the account for any regulatory board within the Departm...
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2019-01-06
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VAHB1961IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; exemptions; Department of Conservation and Recreation. Exempts the Department of Conservation and Recreation from the provisions of the Virginia Public Procurement Act for the purchase of items for resale at state par...
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2019-01-06
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VAHB1931IntroPractice of athletic training; definition. Amends the definition of "practice of athletic training" to make clear that the practice of athletic training includes the prevention, recognition, evaluation, and treatment of injuries or conditions related...
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2019-01-05
[Hearing: Jan 17]
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VAHB1912IntroOfficial emblems and designations; state song. Designates "Virginia, the Home of My Heart" by Susan Greenbaum as the official state folk song.
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2019-01-04
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VAHB1892IntroDepartment of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; small business procurement enhancement program. Establishes a small business procurement enhancement program (the Program) with a statewide goal of 42 percent of small business utilization in all d...
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2019-01-04
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VAHB1896IntroOfficial emblems and designations; state pollinator; European honey bee. Designates the European honey bee (Apis mellifera) as the official state pollinator.
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2019-01-04
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VAHB1875IntroOfficial emblems and designations; state soft drink. Designates Northern Neck Ginger Ale as the official soft drink of the Commonwealth.
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2019-01-03
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VAHB1859IntroVirginia Human Rights Act; pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions; causes of action. Provides that no employer shall discharge any employee on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including lactation. Curre...
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2019-01-03
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB1876IntroBoard for Barbers and Cosmetology; license by endorsement; Board for Barbers and Cosmetology; license by endorsement; issuance of licenses to spouses of military service members. Requires the Board for Barbers and Cosmetology (the Board) to issue a l...
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2019-01-03
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VAHB1855IntroCharitable Gaming Board; Texas Hold'em poker events. Allows a qualified organization to conduct Texas Hold'em poker events in conjunction with its charitable gaming activities. The conditions under which a qualified organization may manage, operate o...
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2019-01-02
[Hearing: Jan 17]
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB1821IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; debarment for nonpayment of unemployment taxes. Prohibits state agencies from contracting for goods and services from a source that is required to collect unemployment taxes but fails or refuses to do so. The measure ...
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2019-01-01
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VAHB1784IntroAlcoholic beverage control; spirit samples. Increases the amount of spirits that may be offered as a sample at government stores and special events from one-half ounce to one ounce and the amount that can be offered in a mixed drink from one and one-...
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2018-12-27
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB1702IntroLibrary of Virginia; disposition of official correspondence of the Governor. Requires the Library of Virginia to catalogue and make accessible to the public all correspondence and other records required to be delivered by an outgoing Governor within ...
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2018-12-12
To House General Laws Committee
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