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VAHB5130IntroEssential workers; hazard pay; personal protective equipment; civil penalty. Requires, that following the declaration by the Governor of a state of emergency pursuant to § 44-146.17 that includes or is followed by any additional executive order ...
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2020-08-25
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB5118IntroUnemployment compensation; benefits; one-week waiting period. Eliminates the one-week waiting period for an eligible unemployed individual to receive benefits.
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2020-08-24
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB5117IntroPublic utilities; Emergency Debt Repayment Plan. Public utilities; Emergency Debt Repayment Plan. Requires every utility providing electric, gas, or water or wastewater service to develop an Emergency Debt Repayment Plan (EDRP) for residential custom...
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2020-08-24
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB5102IntroEmployee safety; Voluntary Protection Program. Requires that an employer that hires a crew of 50 or more temporary employees during any declared public health emergency due to COVID-19 is required to participate in the Voluntary Protection Program (V...
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2020-08-20
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB5088IntroElectric utility regulation; triennial Electric utility regulation; triennial review proceeding; emergency investigations; administration of earnings. Directs the State Corporation Commission (the Commission), for Dominion's 2021 triennial review, to...
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2020-08-19
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB5094IntroHealth insurance; certain prescription drugs used for treatment of COVID-19. Prohibits health insurers from requiring prior authorization for the use of any prescription drug in the treatment of COVID-19 that has received an Emergency Use Authorizati...
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2020-08-19
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB5071IntroCollective bargaining; law enforcement; transparency and accountability. Prohibits a county, city, or town from entering into a collective bargaining contract with a labor union or other employee association representing law-enforcement officers or e...
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2020-08-18
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB5021IntroCollective 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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2020-08-17
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB5054IntroUnemployment compensation; benefits; suitable work. Provides that under specific conditions related to COVID-19 work will not be deemed suitable and benefits will not be denied to any otherwise eligible individual for refusing to accept new work (i) ...
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2020-08-17
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VASB1047EngrossHealth insurance; narrow network plans. Prohibits a health carrier from offering more than one narrow network plan, as defined in the bill, in a geographic region if any two narrow network plans offered by the health carrier would have the two lowest...
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2020-03-03
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VASB634EngrossAlternative and efficient energies; subsidies and rebates. Creates incentive programs relating to the adoption of alternative and efficient energies. The bill establishes the Energy Efficiency Subsidy Program to fund grants to subsidize residential e...
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2020-03-03
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VASB216EngrossHealth insurance; catastrophic health plans. Authorizes health carriers to offer catastrophic plans on the individual market and to offer such plans to all individuals. The measure provides that a catastrophic plan is deemed to provide an essential h...
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2020-03-03
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VASB382EngrossHealth 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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2020-02-20
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VASB291EngrossMortgage 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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2020-02-18
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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2020-02-11
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1535IntroOvertime compensation; penalties. Requires an employer to compensate its employees who are entitled to overtime compensation under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act at a rate not less than one and one-half times the employee's regular rate of pay ...
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2020-02-11
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB52IntroWorkers' compensation; occupational disease presumption; emergency medical technicians. Establishes a presumption that hypertension or heart disease causing the death or disability of full-time salaried emergency medical technicians employed by the C...
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2020-02-11
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB645IntroHealth insurance; coverage for diabetes. Requires health insurers, health care subscription plans, and health maintenance organizations to include coverage for insulin, certain equipment, certain supplies, regular foot care and eye care exams, and up...
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2020-02-11
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1504IntroInvestment of funds in corporate notes. Provides for investment of funds in corporate notes by public bodies.
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2020-02-11
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB47IntroWorkers' compensation; foreign injuries. Provides that an injured employee is eligible for benefits under the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act when a compensable accident happens while the employee is employed outside Virginia if (i) the employment...
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2020-02-11
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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2020-02-11
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB417IntroEmployment; requiring the purchase or provision of materials. Prohibits any employer, including state or local government, from requiring any employee to purchase from the employer or any other person necessary or required for the employee to perform...
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2020-02-11
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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2020-02-11
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB649IntroWorkers' compensation; occupational disease presumption; police dispatchers. Establishes a presumption that hypertension or heart disease causing the death or disability of full-time salaried police dispatchers is an occupational disease compensable ...
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2020-02-11
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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2020-02-11
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB612IntroHealth insurance; amino acid-based elemental formula. Requires health insurers, health care subscription plans, and health maintenance organizations whose policy, contract, or plan includes coverage for medicines to cover amino acid-based elemental f...
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2020-02-11
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1628IntroRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiative; prohibition on participation by Commonwealth. Prohibits the Governor or any state agency from adopting any regulation establishing a carbon dioxide cap-and-trade program or bringing about the participation by the C...
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2020-02-11
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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2020-02-11
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1600IntroLeave for volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services providers. Requires private employers to allow volunteer firefighters and volunteer emergency medical services providers to take leaves of absence from their employment at times when the...
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2020-02-11
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1629IntroRegional transportation sector emissions programs; participation by Commonwealth. Prohibits the Governor or any state agency from adopting any regulation establishing or bringing about the participation by the Commonwealth in the Transportation and C...
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2020-02-11
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB204IntroNonpayment of wages; private action. Provides that an employee has a private cause of action against an employer who fails to pay wages to recover the amount of wages due plus interest at eight percent annually from the date the wages were due. If th...
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2020-02-11
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB205IntroSmall renewable energy projects; permit by rule process. Provides that any proposed wind energy project with a project boundary located less than two miles from a jurisdictional boundary is not qualified for a permit by rule from the Department of En...
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2020-02-11
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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2020-02-11
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1610IntroEmployment 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 while engaged in outdoor work. The meas...
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2020-02-11
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB801IntroWorker classification; penalties. Prohibits a Worker classification; penalties. Prohibits a contractor from classifying an individual who performs delivery services or construction labor services for the contractor as the contractor's independent con...
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2020-02-11
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB325IntroLocal alternative minimum wage. Establishes a procedure by which a local alternative minimum wage may be imposed in any locality. A local alternative minimum wage requires every employer to pay to each of its employees wages at a rate to be determine...
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2020-02-11
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1449IntroPhysicians; medical specialty board certification options. Prohibits requiring maintenance of certification from physicians licensed to practice medicine in the Commonwealth, as a prerequisite to hospital medical staff membership, employment, malprac...
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2020-02-11
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1087IntroHigh deductible health plans; funding deductibles through health savings accounts. Requires each employer sponsoring a high deductible health plan for its employees annually to fund the health savings account associated with the plan in an amount tha...
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2020-02-11
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB39IntroHealth 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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2020-02-06
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1594IntroHealth 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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2020-02-06
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1036IntroPreventive 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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2020-02-06
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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2020-02-06
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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2020-02-06
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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2020-02-06
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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2020-02-06
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB338IntroVirginia 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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2020-02-06
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1331IntroHealth 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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2020-02-06
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1730IntroEmployment; 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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2020-02-06
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1677IntroElectric 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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2020-02-04
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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2020-02-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
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