Bills Pending Virginia House Labor and Commerce Committee

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VASB1341EngrossHealth insurance; association health plan for real estate salespersons. Provides that a licensed insurer may issue a policy of group accident and sickness insurance to an association of real estate salespersons (association), which association shall ...
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2021-03-01
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VASB1202EngrossUninsured 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 unin...
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2021-03-01
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1937Intro

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Green New Deal Act. Establishes a moratorium, effective Green New Deal Act. Establishes a moratorium, effective January 1, 2022, on approval by any state agency or political subdivision of any approval required for (i) electric generating facilities ...
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2021-02-05
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB2281Intro

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Virginia Clean Economy Act; non-bypassable charges; energy-intensive trade-exposed (EITE) industries. Defines EITE industries as companies that are constrained in their ability to pass through carbon costs due to international competition, companies ...
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2021-02-05
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1954Intro

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Minimum wage; exception. Provides that the minimum wage requirements of the Virginia Minimum Wage Act do not apply to any person who provides fire or emergency medical services for a fire company or nongovernmental emergency medical services agency.
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2021-02-05
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB2283Intro

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Railroads; crew size; civil penalty. Requires a train or light engine used in connection with the movement of railroad freight in the Commonwealth to operate with a crew of at least two individuals, unless such movement involves hostler service or ut...
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2021-02-05
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1794Intro

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Collective bargaining; prohibited considerations during negotiations. Prohibits any local ordinance or resolution granting or permitting collective bargaining from permitting consideration during collective bargaining negotiations of any action or di...
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2021-02-05
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB2033Intro

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Health insurance; association health plan for real estate Health insurance; association health plan for real estate salespersons. Provides that a licensed insurer may issue a policy of group accident and sickness insurance to an association of real e...
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2021-02-05
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB2292Intro

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Fossil fuel projects moratorium. Establishes a moratorium, effective January 1, 2022, on any approval by any state agency or political subdivision required for (i) electric generating facilities that generate fossil fuel energy through the combustion...
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2021-02-05
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB2270Intro

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Minimum wage; effective dates of scheduled increases; emergency. Postpones the effective date of scheduled increases to the Virginia minimum wage. The initial increase to $9.50, currently set to take effect on May 1, 2021, will take effect on January...
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2021-02-05
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1755Intro

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Right to work. Repeals the provisions of the Code of Virginia that, among other things, prohibit any agreement or combination between an employer and a labor union or labor organization whereby (i) nonmembers of the union or organization are denied t...
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2021-02-05
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB2215Intro

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Small agricultural generators; manufacturer licensees. Includes in the definition of "small agricultural generator" a customer that operates a small agricultural generating facility as part of a business that (i) is located within the certificated se...
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2021-02-05
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1780Intro

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Public employees; prohibition on striking; exception. Exempts employees of a local school board from the prohibition on striking, and from termination of employment for striking, by public employees.
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2021-02-05
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1934Intro

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Public utilities; gas pipelines in residential subdivisions. Prohibits a public service corporation or other utility from constructing or installing a gas pipeline greater than 12 inches in diameter under any public road or state highway within a res...
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2021-02-05
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB2080Intro

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Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases; local authority to apply to certain emergency services personnel. Adds full-time, salaried emergency medical services personnel employed by any locality that has authorized su...
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2021-02-05
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB2265Intro

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Regulation of electric utilities; development of renewable energy facilities; powers of Air Pollution Control Board; powers of State Corporation Commission. Repeals provisions (i) requiring the Air Pollution Control Board to adopt regulations to redu...
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2021-02-05
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB2021Intro

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Health insurance; provider contracts; report. Prohibits Health insurance; provider contracts; report. Prohibits a carrier from unilaterally amending any material provision of a provider contract or adding any new material provision to any provider co...
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2021-02-05
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB2296Intro

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Worker classification; independent contractors. Provides that in a proceeding involving allegations of worker misclassification an individual or business is not considered an employee with respect to a hiring party if the person qualifies as an indep...
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2021-02-05
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1922Intro

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Medical assistance; coverage for reproductive health services. Directs the Board of Medical Assistance Services to include in the state plan for medical assistance services a provision for the payment of medical assistance for medically necessary rep...
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2021-02-05
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB2274Intro

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Health insurance; provider contracts. Requires that Health insurance; provider contracts. Requires that each provider contract include provisions (i) requiring providers to provide health care services to enrollees in a manner similar to and within t...
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2021-02-05
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB959Intro

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Establishing a resilience hub pilot program to assist vulnerable communities during emergency situations. Directs the Department of Emergency Management to establish a two-year resilience hub pilot program to assist vulnerable communities during emer...
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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB39Intro

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Health benefit plans; enrollment by pregnant individuals. Requires health carriers to allow pregnant individuals to enroll in a health benefit plan at any time after the commencement of the pregnancy, with the pregnant individual's coverage being eff...
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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VASB291Engross

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Mortgage brokers; prohibition on dual compensation. Clarifies the existing provisions that prohibit a licensed mortgage broker from negotiating, placing, or finding a mortgage loan that will be used to finance the purchase of residential property if ...
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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB579Intro

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Health 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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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1384Intro

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Health insurance; provider contracts; business practices; Health insurance; provider contracts; business practices; penalties. Provides that amendments to a provider contract or any material provision, addenda, schedule, exhibit, or policy thereto, a...
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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB805Intro

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Employment health and safety standards; heat illness prevention. Requires the Safety and Health Codes Board to adopt regulations establishing reasonable standards designed to protect employees from heat illness. The measure directs the standards to a...
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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1036Intro

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Preventive services; coverage for outpatient mental health screenings or visits. Requires a health carrier to provide coverage as a preventive service for at least six annual therapy or counseling outpatient screenings or visits with a licensed menta...
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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB338Intro

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Virginia Minimum Wage Act; exemption. Removes the exemption from the Virginia Minimum Wage Act for persons employed in domestic service or in or about a private home or in an eleemosynary institution primarily supported by public funds.
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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB523Intro

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Dulles 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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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1594Intro

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Health insurance; mandated coverage for hearing aids for minors. Requires health insurers, health maintenance organizations, and corporations providing health care coverage subscription contracts to provide coverage for hearing aids and related servi...
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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB503Intro

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Health insurance; coverage for prosthetic devices. Requires health insurers, corporations providing health care coverage subscription contracts, health maintenance organizations, and the Commonwealth's Medicaid program to provide coverage for prosthe...
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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB442Intro

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Health 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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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB339Intro

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Minimum 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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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB530Intro

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Health 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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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB59Intro

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Health 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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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB403Intro

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Safe days for employees. Requires private employers to allow an employee safe days, with pay, if the employee is a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking or is a family member of a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or sta...
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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB69Intro

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Credit 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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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1697Intro

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Broadband 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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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1730Intro

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Employment; domestic service; Human Rights Act. Provides that individuals who are engaged in providing domestic service are not excluded from employee protection laws, laws regarding payment of wages, the Virginia Unemployment Compensation Act, and t...
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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1331Intro

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Health insurance; in-network guarantees. Prohibits a health carrier that offers a managed care plan from entering into, extending, or renewing a provider contract with a facility unless such provider contract contains provisions requiring that each h...
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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VASB382Engross

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Health insurance; coverage for prosthetic devices. Requires health insurers, corporations providing health care coverage subscription contracts, health maintenance organizations, and the Commonwealth's Medicaid program to provide coverage for prosthe...
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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB776Intro

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Health insurance; coverage for fertility preservation procedures for cancer patients. Requires health insurance policies, subscription contracts, and health care plans to provide coverage for standard fertility preservation procedures that are medica...
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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1731Intro

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Health care provider panels; vertically integrated carriers; providers. Requires any vertically integrated carrier to offer participation in each provider panel or network established for each of the vertically integrated carrier's policies, products...
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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1713Intro

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Essential 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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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1112Intro

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Employment; covenants not to compete. Declares that any contract, including a provision of an employment agreement, entered into on or after July 1, 2020, by which an employee is restrained from engaging in a lawful profession, trade, or business for...
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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1677Intro

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Electric utility regulation; retail customer choice. Replaces the Virginia Electric Utility Regulation Act with a system under which retail customers will be able to purchase electricity from the retail electric provider of their choice. The measure ...
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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1543Intro

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Minimum 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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2020-12-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
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