Bills Pending Virginia House Labor and Commerce Committee

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VAHB69IntroCredit 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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2020-01-23
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1298IntroElectric utility regulation; approval of generating facilities. Allows the State Corporation Commission, in its consideration of an application for approval of an electrical generating facility, to consider environmental effects not expressly governe...
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2020-01-22
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB981IntroClean Energy and Community Flood Preparedness Act; fund. Directs the Department of Environmental Quality to incorporate into regulations previously adopted by the State Air Pollution Control Board certain provisions establishing a carbon dioxide cap ...
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2020-01-22
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB530IntroHealth care coverage; qualified health plans. Requires the Department of Medical Assistance Services, in collaboration with the State Corporation Commission, to contract with health carriers to offer qualified health plans on the health benefit excha...
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2020-01-22
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1184IntroDistributed energy generation. Promotes the Distributed energy generation. Promotes the establishment of distributed solar and other renewable energy. The measure (i) increases the cap on the total amount of renewable energy that can be net metered i...
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2020-01-22
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1152IntroRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiative; Energy Efficiency Fund. Directs the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to implement the final carbon trading regulation as approved by the Air Pollution Control Board providing for the establishment of a car...
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2020-01-22
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1360IntroUtility bills; statement of environmental law compliance. Requires each gas or electric utility to include as a line item on each customer's monthly billing statement an estimate of the customer's share of the utility's costs of complying with legisl...
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2020-01-22
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB20IntroVirginia Alternative Energy and Coastal Protection Act. Virginia Alternative Energy and Coastal Protection Act. Directs the Department of Environmental Quality to implement the final carbon trading regulation as approved by the State Air Pollution Co...
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2020-01-22
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1239IntroPersons permitted to work in mines; age requirements. Removes a prohibition on persons under 18 years of age working in or around any mine, and requires the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy to conform its regulations to federal law with respe...
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2020-01-22
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1303IntroNuclear energy; strategic plan. Directs the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, the Secretary of Commerce and Trade, and the Secretary of Education to work in coordination with the Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium Authority and the Virginia E...
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2020-01-22
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB110IntroRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiative; trading allowance reserve account; facilities with long-term contracts. Provides that if the Commonwealth becomes a participant in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative or another carbon dioxide cap and trade prog...
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2020-01-22
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB75IntroElectric utilities; electric school bus pilot program. Authorizes Dominion Energy to implement a pilot program under which it will deploy electric school buses in participating school divisions in its service territory. The initial phase of the pilot...
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2020-01-22
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB754IntroVirginia Brownfield and Coal Mine Renewable Energy Grant Fund and Program; handbook. Establishes the Virginia Brownfield Renewable Energy and Coal Mine Grant Fund and Program. The fund and program shall be administered by the Department of Mines, Min...
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2020-01-22
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1140IntroClean School Bus Grant Fund and Program; establishment. Establishes the Clean School Bus Grant Fund and requires the Department of Education to establish the Clean School Bus Grant Program for the purpose of (i) awarding grants from the Fund on a com...
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2020-01-22
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1057IntroHealth insurance; clinical nurse specialists. Prohibits health insurers and health service plan providers whose policies or contracts cover services that may be legally performed by a licensed clinical nurse specialist from denying reimbursement beca...
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2020-01-21
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB579IntroHealth insurance; coverage for mammograms. Requires health insurers, on and after January 1, 2021, to provide coverage for low-dose screening mammograms at rates that are more frequent than is currently required if the covered individual has a family...
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2020-01-21
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1682IntroHealth benefit plans; coding for adverse childhood experiences. Requires any carrier that offers a health benefit plan that provides coverage for screening of covered persons for adverse childhood experiences that may impact a patient's physical or m...
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2020-01-17
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1684IntroEarned paid sick time. Requires public and private Earned paid sick time. Requires public and private employers with 25 or more employees to provide those employees with earned paid sick time. The measure provides for an employee to earn at least one...
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2020-01-17
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1697IntroBroadband service providers; fiber optic broadband lines; railroad crossings. Establishes a procedure by which a broadband service provider may obtain approval to place its fiber optic broadband lines across a railroad right-of-way. The measure provi...
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2020-01-17
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1713IntroEssential health benefits; abortion coverage. Removes the prohibition on the provision of coverage for abortions in any qualified health insurance plan that is sold or offered for sale through a health benefits exchange established or operating in Vi...
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2020-01-17
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1730IntroEmployment; domestic service; Human Rights Act.
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2020-01-17
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1731IntroInsurance.
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2020-01-17
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1704IntroHealth insurance; coverage for case management services and peer support services. Requires health insurance policies, subscription contracts, and health care plans to provide coverage for (i) case management services that are prescribed by a license...
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2020-01-17
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1189IntroCoal and Energy Worker Relief Task Force. Establishes the Coal and Energy Worker Relief Task Force for the purpose of assisting Virginia residents whose employment by a business related to the exploration for or the extraction, processing, or transpo...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB819IntroReal estate settlements; kickbacks and other payments; remedies; penalties. Relocates within Title 55.1 the existing provision that prohibits persons from paying or receiving a kickback, rebate, commission, thing of value, or other payment pursuant t...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB59IntroHealth carriers; licensed athletic trainers. Requires health insurers and health service plan providers whose policies or contracts cover services that may be legally performed by a licensed athletic trainer to provide equal coverage for such service...
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2020-01-16
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1594IntroHealth insurance; mandated coverage for hearing aids for minors.
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2020-01-15
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1543IntroMinimum wage and workers' compensation; inmates as employees. Requires the entity that operates the correctional facility at which an inmate performs labor to be paid therefor at a rate not less than the Commonwealth's minimum wage. The measure also ...
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2020-01-10
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1526IntroElectric utility regulation; environmental goals. Electric utility regulation; environmental goals. Replaces the existing voluntary renewable energy portfolio system (RPS) program with a mandatory RPS that applies to electric utilities and licensed c...
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2020-01-09
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1504IntroInvestment of funds in corporate notes.
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2020-01-08
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1289IntroHumane Cosmetics Act; civil penalties. Prohibits testing cosmetics on animals in the Commonwealth effective July 1, 2021. The bill also prohibits the sale in the Commonwealth effective July 1, 2023, of any cosmetic that was developed or manufactured ...
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2020-01-08
[Hearing: Jan 28]
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1457IntroSecurities Act; exemption for nonissuer distributions. Exempts certain nonissuer distributions from the registration provisions of the Securities Act.
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2020-01-08
[Hearing: Jan 28]
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1266IntroSeptic system inspectors; requirements to perform a septic Septic system inspectors; requirements to perform a septic system inspection. Authorizes any individual who holds a valid alternative onsite sewage system operator, alternative onsite sewage ...
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2020-01-08
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1441IntroFinancial institutions; small loans; penalty. Prohibits any person from making a small loan unless such person is licensed by the State Corporation Commission. The bill defines "small loan" as an unsecured loan or credit of $5,000 or less extended to...
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2020-01-08
[Hearing: Jan 28]
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1240IntroLegal services plans. Authorizes legal services organizations to provide to the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services any registration information or fees on behalf of their legal services plan sellers. Currently, sellers are requi...
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2020-01-08
[Hearing: Jan 28]
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB771IntroDulles Greenway. Amends the powers and responsibilities Dulles Greenway. Amends the powers and responsibilities of the State Corporation Commission (SCC) to regulate toll road operators under the Virginia Highway Corporation Act of 1988. The measure ...
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2020-01-07
[Hearing: Jan 28]
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB835IntroUtility Transfers Act; water and sewer utilities. Authorizes a water or sewer public utility acquiring a water or sewer system to elect to have its rate base established by using the fair market value of the system assets instead of the system's depr...
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2020-01-07
[Hearing: Jan 28]
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB971IntroVirginia Highway Corporation Act of 1988; termination of certificate of authority. Requires the operator of the Dulles Greenway to certify to the State Corporation Commission the date on which all original debt for the project was or will be retired....
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2020-01-07
[Hearing: Jan 28]
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1203IntroPrevailing wage; public works contracts with localities; penalty. Requires contractors and subcontractors under any public contract with a locality for public works to pay wages, salaries, benefits, and other remuneration to any mechanic, laborer, or...
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2020-01-07
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB562IntroMortgage loan originators; exemption. Exempts retailers of manufactured or modular homes and employees of such retailers from the licensing and other requirements applicable to mortgage loan originators. The exemption applies if the retailer or emplo...
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2020-01-06
[Hearing: Jan 28]
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB689IntroWage payment statements. Limits the scope of the requirement enacted in 2019 that requires periodic wage payment statements to show the number of hours worked during the pay period. The measure provides that the statement is required to show the numb...
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2020-01-06
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB615IntroMinimum wage. Increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25 per hour to $10.10 per hour effective January 1, 2021, unless a higher minimum wage is required by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Effective Janu...
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2020-01-06
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB583IntroMinimum wage; farm workers. Eliminates the exemptions to Virginia's minimum wage requirements for persons employed as a farm laborer or farm employee.
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2020-01-06
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB582IntroCollective bargaining for public employees. Repeals the existing prohibition on collective bargaining by public employees. The bill creates the Public Employee Relations Board, which will determine appropriate bargaining units and provide for certifi...
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2020-01-06
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB550IntroMinimum wage; tipped employees. Requires employers to pay a tipped employee at a rate not less than the minimum wage set forth in the Virginia Minimum Wage Act for time that the tipped employee regularly performs services in the course of his employm...
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2020-01-05
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB523IntroDulles Greenway. Amends the powers and responsibilities Dulles Greenway. Amends the powers and responsibilities of the State Corporation Commission (SCC) to regulate toll road operators under the Virginia Highway Corporation Act of 1988. The bill add...
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2020-01-05
[Hearing: Jan 28]
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB433IntroMinimum wage. Increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25 per hour to $9.00 per hour effective January 1, 2021; to $11.00 per hour effective January 1, 2022; to $13 per hour effective January 1, 2023; and to $15.00 p...
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2020-01-03
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB395IntroMinimum wage. Increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25 per hour to $9 per hour effective July 1, 2020; to $11 per hour effective July 1, 2021; to $13 per hour effective July 1, 2022; and to $15 per hour effective ...
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2020-01-02
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB339IntroMinimum wage; exemptions. Removes the exemption from the Virginia Minimum Wage Act for individuals who are employed by an employer that does not have four or more persons employed at any one time.
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2020-01-01
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB354IntroFinancial institutions; liability when instructions of attorney-in-fact disregarded. Provides that neither an individual nor his attorney-in-fact is liable to repay a loan made by a financial institution to the individual when the individual's attorn...
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2020-01-01
[Hearing: Jan 28]
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
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