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VASB563Engross
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Department of Education; Virginia Community College System; regional career and technical education program. Directs the Department of Education, in collaboration with the Virginia Community College System, the Virginia Board of Workforce Development...
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2024-02-23
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VASJR26PassStudy; JLARC; scope and cost of penalizing possession Study; JLARC; scope and cost of penalizing possession of drugs as a felony. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the scope and cost of the current laws in the Commonw...
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2024-02-23
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VASB229Engross
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Health Commissioner; workgroup; recommendations on Advisory Council on Breakthrough Therapies for Veteran Suicide Prevention. Directs the State Health Commissioner to establish a work group to examine the feasibility of and make recommendations for t...
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2024-02-23
To House Rules Committee
VAHB283Intro
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Secretary of the Commonwealth; ad hoc committee to evaluate executive and legislative collegial bodies. Requires the Secretary of the Commonwealth to convene an ad hoc committee for the purpose of studying and evaluating the efficiency and effectiven...
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2024-02-13
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VAHR28Intro
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Directing the Speaker of the House of Delegates to order a study of the legal effects and consequences of a constitutional amendment enshrining a right to reproductive freedom. Directs the Speaker of the House of Delegates to order a study of the leg...
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2024-02-13
To House Rules Committee
VAHB966Intro
25%
Chief Resilience Officer of the Chief Resilience Officer of the Commonwealth; Office of Commonwealth Resilience; Interagency Resilience Working Group; Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund; Resilient Virginia Revolving Fund; Advisory Review Comm...
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2024-02-13
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VAHB226Intro
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Omitted taxes; installment agreements. Allows the governing body of a locality to allow its treasurer or other collecting official to enter into an installment agreement lasting up to 72 months for payment of taxes by a taxpayer who has been assessed...
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2024-02-13
To House Rules Committee
VAHB841Intro
25%
Elections; conduct of election; ranked choice voting; Elections; conduct of election; ranked choice voting; locally elected offices; report. Allows elections for any local or constitutional office to be conducted by ranked choice voting. Under curren...
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2024-02-13
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VAHB1245Intro
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Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security; recruitment and development of volunteer firefighters; work group. Directs the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security to establish a work group to study the recruitment and development of vo...
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2024-02-13
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VAHJR5Intro
25%
Study; Department of Transportation; bridge from Surry County to James City County; report. Requests the Department of Transportation to study the need and options for constructing a bridge from Hog Island in Surry County to James City County and to ...
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2024-02-13
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VAHJR50Intro
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Study; JLARC; Department of Juvenile Justice; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission, in conjunction with the Office of the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security and the Office of the Secretary of Health and Huma...
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2024-02-13
To House Rules Committee
VAHR9Intro
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Israel; support. Expresses support for the State of Israel and condemns the actions of Hamas.
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2024-02-13
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VAHJR53Intro
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Study; JLARC; effect of salaries, employment benefits, and other relevant factors on teacher recruitment and retention; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the effect of salaries, employment benefits, and other ...
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2024-02-13
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VAHB1480Intro
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Virginia-Ireland Advisory Board established; report. Creates the Virginia-Ireland Advisory Board to advise the Governor and General Assembly on ways to improve economic and cultural links between Virginia and Ireland, with a focus on the areas of com...
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2024-02-13
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VAHB997Intro
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Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Team established; penalty; report. Establishes the Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Team to develop and implement procedures to ensure that fetal and infant deaths occurring in the Commonwealth are analyzed in a sys...
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2024-02-13
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VAHJR55Intro
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Study; continuing the Joint Subcommittee on Recurrent Flooding; report. Continues the Joint Subcommittee on Recurrent Flooding for two additional years, through the 2025 interim.
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2024-02-13
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VAHB365Intro
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Department of Education and Department of Workforce Development and Advancement; work group; regional workforce development and child care initiative in Southwest Virginia; report. Requires the Department of Education and the Department of Workforce ...
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2024-02-13
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VAHJR38Intro
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Study; JLARC; scope and cost of penalizing possession of drugs as a felony. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the scope and cost of the current laws in the Commonwealth penalizing possession of drugs as a felony.
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2024-02-13
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VAHB6Intro
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Time zone of the Commonwealth. Provides that the Commonwealth shall observe Eastern Daylight Time (Eastern Standard Time, advanced one hour) year-round upon the enactment by Congress of a law allowing states to observe Eastern Daylight Time year-roun...
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2024-02-13
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VAHJR20Intro
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Study; joint committee of the House and Senate Committees on Privileges and Elections to study the costs and benefits of 45 days of early voting. Establishes a joint committee of the House and Senate Committees on Privileges and Elections to study th...
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2024-02-13
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VAHJR60Intro
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Study; sickle cell disease in the Commonwealth; report. Directs the Joint Commission on Health Care to study sickle cell disease in the Commonwealth. The bill directs the Joint Commission on Health Care to submit an executive summary of its findings ...
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2024-02-13
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VAHB1000Intro
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Environmental Justice Task Force; report. Establishes the Environmental Justice Task Force for the purpose of furthering environmental justice in the Commonwealth, consisting of the Secretary of Natural and Historic Resources, the Secretary of Health...
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2024-02-13
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VAHB505Intro
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Department of Motor Vehicles; commercial driver's license work group. Directs the Department of Motor Vehicles to convene a work group to develop and implement a statewide strategy to incentivize and promote the issuance of commercial driver's licens...
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2024-02-13
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VAHB618Intro
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Department of Education; review physical accessibility challenges in public schools; report. Requires the Department of Education, in consultation with each school board, the Virginia Board for People with Disabilities, and such other stakeholders as...
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2024-02-13
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VAHJR23Intro
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Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day. Designates April 24, in 2024 and in each succeeding year, as Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day in Virginia.
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2024-02-13
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VAHR26Intro
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Smithsonian; return of human bodily remains to Virginia descendants; review; compensation. Requests the Smithsonian to complete a full review of all human bodily remains within its care, to return the bodily remains of all ancestors of Virginia citiz...
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2024-02-13
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VAHB1255Intro
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Public institutions of higher education; diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives; annual certification. Requires the chief executive officer of each public institution of higher education to annually submit to the State Council of Higher Educati...
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2024-02-13
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VAHB1432Intro
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Attorney General; Pharmacy Benefits Manager and Third-Party Administrator Oversight Work Group; report. Directs the Attorney General to convene the Pharmacy Benefits Manager and Third-Party Administrator Oversight Work Group to examine the impact of ...
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2024-02-13
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VAHJR86Intro
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Recognizing rights of women; affirming biological differences between the sexes for purposes of laws of the Commonwealth. Recognizes the rights of women by affirming that for purposes of the laws of the Commonwealth, a person's sex is defined as his ...
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2024-02-13
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VAHB97Intro
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Governor; chief of staff and Governor's Secretaries. Provides that no chief of staff appointed by the Governor and no Secretary appointed by the Governor shall be members of each other's immediate family when each is serving in his appointed capacity...
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2024-02-13
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VAHJR54Intro
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Study; Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council; charges for the production of public records; report. Directs the Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council (the FOIA Council) to convene a work group consisting of citizens of the Commo...
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2024-02-13
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VAHB911Intro
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Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council; staffing; annual audit of certain disclosure forms; lobbyist registration and reporting; civil penalties. Provides for an annual audit of the Statement of Economic Interests disclosure forms ...
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2024-02-13
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VAHJR12Intro
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Study; JLARC; solar development; agriculture, forestry, and environment; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the impact of utility-scale solar development in the Commonwealth on agriculture, forestry, and the en...
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2024-02-13
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VAHB239Intro
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Advisory Council on Sickle Cell Disease; established; report. Establishes the Advisory Council on Sickle Cell Disease to advise the State Health Commissioner on the efforts to improve awareness of sickle cell disease and the needs of individuals with...
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2024-02-13
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VAHR12Intro
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Processing Revival and Intrastate Meat Exemption Act; PRIME Act. Encourages the United States Congress to pass the Processing Revival and Intrastate Meat Exemption (PRIME) Act to allow intrastate distribution of custom-slaughtered meat.
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2024-02-13
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VAHB28Intro
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Fossil fuel projects moratorium; transitioning energy workers; environmental justice protections. Establishes a moratorium, effective January 1, 2025, on any approval by any state agency or political subdivision required for (i) electric generating f...
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2024-02-13
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VAHR5Intro
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Day of Tears. Recognizing January 22 as the Day of Tears in Virginia.
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2024-02-13
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VAHB1111Intro
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Department of Motor Vehicles; highway use fee; tiered flat rate system; work group; report. Directs the Department of Motor Vehicles to convene a work group to determine the feasibility of implementing a tiered flat rate system to accurately determin...
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2024-02-13
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VASB331Engross
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Department of Health Professions; informed consent requirements for hysterectomies and oophorectomies; review; report. Directs the Department of Health Professions to review and make recommendations regarding informed consent requirements for hyster...
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2024-02-13
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VAHJR33Intro
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Study; JLARC; potential effects of revising the distribution of 599 funding to distressed localities with high crime and poverty rates; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the potential effects of revising the d...
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2024-02-13
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VAHB984Intro
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Early childhood care and education; expansion of Head Start program availability at comprehensive community colleges; work group. Requires the Department of Education and the Virginia Community College System to convene a stakeholder work group to ev...
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2024-02-13
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VAHB822Intro
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Emergency custody; transportation; transfer of custody. Provides that, in cases in which transportation of a person subject to an emergency custody order is ordered to be provided by an alternative transportation provider, the primary law-enforcement...
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2024-02-13
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VAHB1274Intro
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Official emblems and designations; cat; domestic shorthair. Designates the domestic shorthair as the official cat of the Commonwealth.
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2024-02-13
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VAHB743Intro
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Legal holidays; Indigenous Peoples' Day. Replaces Columbus Day, the second Monday in October, with Indigenous Peoples' Day as a state holiday.
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2024-02-13
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VAHJR56Intro
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Study; JLARC; effect of salaries, employment benefits, and other relevant factors on teacher recruitment and retention; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the effect of salaries, employment benefits, and other ...
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2024-02-13
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VAHJR35Intro
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Study; Department of Taxation; tax policy options for reforming the litter tax; report. Directs the Department of Taxation, in conjunction with the Department of Environmental Quality, to study tax policy options for reforming the litter tax.
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2024-02-01
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VAHJR36Intro
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Study; Department of Energy; local governments; purchases of clean energy; report. Requests the Department of Energy to study the barriers for local governments to directly purchase clean energy or to facilitate the purchase of clean energy by their ...
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2024-02-01
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VAHJR39Intro
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Study; JLARC; waiver of tuition and mandatory fees at certain comprehensive community colleges; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the feasibility of waiving tuition and mandatory fees for Virginia students who...
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2024-02-01
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VAHB897Intro
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Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; guidance to small businesses; identification of enforcement actions; work group; report. Requires the Department of Small Business and Supplier ...
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2024-02-01
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VAHB910Intro
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Department of Energy; data center energy usage. Requires each data center located in the Commonwealth to make a quarterly energy source report to the Department of Energy's Division of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency that identifies the amount...
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2024-02-01
To House Rules Committee
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