Bills Pending Virginia House General Laws Committee

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VASB1171Engross

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State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act; disclosure requirements; industrial development authorities and economic development authorities. Requires the executive director and members of each industrial development authority and economic ...
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2021-03-01
To House General Laws Committee
VASB1278Engross

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Charitable gaming; regulations; Texas Hold'em poker games. Clarifies that the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (the Department) has specific authority to approve and regulate operators of both Texas Hold'em poker games and Texas Hold'e...
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2021-03-01
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VAHB1735Intro

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Alcoholic beverage control; privileges of farm winery licensees and limited brewery licensees. Expands the privileges of farm winery licensees by allowing them to sell at retail beer manufactured by limited brewery licensees for on-premises consumpti...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB2279Intro

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Professions and occupations; Board for Contractors; continuing education prohibited. Prohibits the Board for Contractors from requiring continuing education as a prerequisite to renewal of any certificate or license issued under its authority.
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2021-02-05
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VAHB1792Intro

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Board for Contractors; necessity for license; exemption for work on certain state-owned emergency power generators. Exempts from licensure and certification requirements persons bidding upon or performing services on a public contract with a unit of ...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB2246Intro

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State agencies; automatic workforce management verification software. Requires all state agencies with more than 20 full-time teleworking employees to use automatic workforce management verification software to verify the hours employees worked while...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB2183Intro

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Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; small Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; small business resource for changes in the law. Requires the Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity (the Department) to publi...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB2259Intro

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Professions and occupations; licensure by Governor. Provides that the Governor may issue a license of the kind granted by a regulatory board under the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation or the Department of Health Professions to a...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB2127Intro

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Name of redevelopment and housing authorities. Gives redevelopment and housing authorities greater flexibility in naming an authority.
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2021-02-05
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VAHB2051Intro

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Alcoholic beverage control; local outdoor refreshment areas. Defines "outdoor refreshment area" and permits the governing body of any locality in the Commonwealth to designate, by ordinance, up to three outdoor refreshment areas within such locality....
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2021-02-05
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VAHB2136Intro

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Alcoholic beverage control; mobile retailer license. Creates a mobile retailer license, which authorizes the licensee to sell wine and beer during events within designated areas for on-premises consumption or in closed containers for off-premises con...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB1857Intro

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Virginia Public Procurement Act; architectural and professional engineering term contracting; certain localities. Exempts any locality with a population in excess of 400,000 from the limitations on architectural and professional engineering contract ...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB1997Intro

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Virginia Freedom of Information Act; definition of "meeting." Increases from three to four the number of members of a public body meeting as an informal assemblage that constitutes a meeting under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act.
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2021-02-05
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VAHB2297Intro

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Alcoholic beverage control; transfer of wine; penalty. Allows retail off-premises and on-and-off premises wine and beer licensees to transfer wine from one licensed place of business to another, subject to certain requirements.
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2021-02-05
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VAHB1738Intro

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Alcoholic beverage control; local outdoor refreshment areas. Defines "outdoor refreshment area" and permits the governing body of any locality in the Commonwealth to designate, by ordinance, up to three outdoor refreshment areas within such locality....
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2021-02-05
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VAHB1946Intro

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Charitable gaming; operators; licensing requirement; definition of "instant bingo," "pull tabs," or "seal cards." Permits an operator, defined in the bill, to manage, operate, or conduct charitable gaming on behalf of a qualified organization or othe...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB2237Intro

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Virginia Public Procurement Act; project labor agreements; transportation projects. Requires every public body, prior to requiring bidders, offerors, contractors, subcontractors, or operators on contracts for the design or construction of a road, hig...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB1809Intro

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Religious and charitable matters; charitable or civic organization contracts; report. Requires the Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services to submit an annual written report to the Governor and the General Assembly, by October 1 of each yea...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB1741Intro

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Virginia Public Procurement Act; contract clause requiring subcontractor reporting of payments to employees and independent contractors. Requires any contract awarded by a state agency or an agency of local government to require the contractor to inc...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB1974Intro

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Professional regulation; exemptions from license requirements for architects and professional engineers; onsite sewage systems receiving residential wastewater. Removes certain requirements from the exemption from licensure as an architect or profess...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB2089Intro

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Office of the State Inspector General; concurrent distribution of reports to executive and legislative branches. Requires that the reports, information, or documents of the Office of the State Inspector General that are required to be transmitted to ...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB1880Intro

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Illegal gambling; skill games; temporary exemption for Illegal gambling; skill games; temporary exemption for truck stops and alcoholic beverage control retail licensees. Delays by one additional year, from July 1, 2021, to July 1, 2022, the prohibit...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB1784Intro

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Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; Small Business Procurement Enhancement Program established; report. Establishes the Small Business Procurement Enhancement Program (the Program) with a statewide goal of 42 percent of small busines...
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2021-02-05
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VAHB592Intro

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Official emblems and designations; state fruit. Designates the pawpaw fruit (Asimina triloba) as the state fruit of Virginia.
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2020-12-04
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VAHB765Intro

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Zoning; affordable housing. Provides that a locality, within the residential district classifications of its zoning ordinance, may include districts specifically designated for affordable housing.
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2020-12-04
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VAHB614Intro

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Alcoholic 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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2020-12-04
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VASB97Engross

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Virginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices. Provides that it is an unlawful discriminatory housing practice for any political jurisdiction or its employees or appointed commissions to discriminate in the application of local...
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2020-12-04
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VASB824Engross

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Alcoholic beverage control; distiller licenses; Internet orders and shipments. Allows the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority to include provisions in its agency agreements with licensed distillers operating government stores that allow suc...
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2020-12-04
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VAHB346Intro

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Department 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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2020-12-04
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VASB362Engross

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Department of Veterans Services; hyperbaric oxygen therapy; data collection. Allows the Department of Veterans Services (the Department) to contract with any hospital in the Commonwealth that furnishes the treatment option of hyperbaric oxygen therap...
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2020-12-04
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VAHB148Intro

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Housing; notice of educational opportunities for home owners. Requires the Director of the Department of Housing and Community Development to prepare a notice form, to be made available on the Department's website, for signature by the parties to a c...
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2020-12-04
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VASB346Engross

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Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation; contractors; boiler and pressure vessel operator license. Creates a two-tiered category of licensure administered by the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation's Board for Contra...
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2020-12-04
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VAHB98Intro

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Official 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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2020-12-04
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VAHB1067Intro

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Electric utilities; net energy metering. Declares that an electrical generating facility located on real property owned by the customer that is at a location that is separated by a right-of-way or other easement from the location on the customer's re...
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2020-12-04
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VAHB1516Intro

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Landlord and tenant; certain owners of residential rental property; agent and registration requirements; civil penalty. Creates the Virginia Residential Rental Property Registry, to be developed and maintained by the Department of Housing and Communi...
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2020-12-04
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VAHB1338Engross

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Smoking in multi-unit residential building; civil penalty. Prohibits smoking in any multi-unit residential building, including a condominium building or apartment building. A person who violates such prohibition is subject to a civil penalty of not m...
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2020-12-04
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VAHB435Intro

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Virginia Security for Public Deposits Act; collateral for public deposits. Specifies that required collateral of a qualified public depository must be deposited with a qualified escrow agent within two business days of accepting public deposits. Curr...
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2020-12-04
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VAHB84Intro

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Virginia Public Procurement Act; public institutions of higher education; disclosure required by certain offerors; civil penalty. Requires every offeror who submits a proposal to a public institution of higher education for any construction project t...
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2020-12-04
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VAHB1708Intro

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Municipal taxation of electronic gaming machines. Authorizes any city or town that has general taxing authority under the Uniform Charter Powers Act to impose a tax at a rate not to exceed 10 percent of the amount paid to play an electronic gaming ma...
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2020-12-04
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VAHB584Intro

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Virginia 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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2020-12-04
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VAHB73Intro

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Virginia Housing Development Authority; power to make loans; loans to finance payments on student debt. Permits the Virginia Housing Development Authority (HDA) to make mortgage loans, including federally insured mortgage loans, to finance the purcha...
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2020-12-04
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VASB826Engross

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Water and sewer service charges; tenant or lessee. Reduces the maximum potential responsibility of a property owner for a tenant's unpaid water and sewer charges by capping the dollar amount of such property owner's responsibility at $300. Water and...
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2020-12-04
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VAHB11Engross

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Division of Human Rights; duties. Clarifies that the duties of the Division of Human Rights shall include receiving and investigating all complaints alleging unlawful discriminatory practices that are filed within the applicable statute of limitation...
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2020-12-04
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