Bills Pending Virginia Senate Finance Committee

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VASB69IntroTransient occupancy tax; Arlington County. Removes the sunset date from the additional one-fourth of one percent transient occupancy tax authorized in Arlington County. Currently, the authorization for the tax expires on July 1, 2018.
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2017-11-30
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VASB31IntroInterstate 73 Corridor Development Fund and Program. Establishes the Interstate 73 Corridor Development Fund and Program and reallocates to the I-73 Fund the $40 million from state recordation taxes that is currently allocated annually to the U.S. Ro...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Finance Committee
VASB37IntroVirginia Grocery Investment Program and Fund. Creates the Virginia Grocery Investment Program and Fund to provide funding for the construction, rehabilitation, equipment upgrades, or expansion of grocery stores, small food retailers, and innovative f...
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2017-11-20
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VAHB1681EngrossTransient occupancy tax; state parks. Permits localities to impose transient occupancy taxes on transient room rentals and travel campgrounds in state parks.
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2017-02-21
To Senate Finance Committee
VASB1550IntroCommission for the Commemoration of the Centennial of Women's Right to Vote. Establishes the Commission for the Commemoration of the Centennial of Women's Right to Vote in the legislative branch of state government. The Commission is charged with pla...
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2017-02-08
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VASB429IntroCreation of the Commonwealth Genomics and Personalized Medicine Authority. Creates the Commonwealth Genomics and Personalized Medicine Authority (the Authority) as a political subdivision of the Commonwealth. The Authority's purpose is to encourage c...
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2016-12-02
To Senate Finance Committee
VASB365IntroPrioritization of statewide transportation projects; exceptions. Provides that projects on U.S. Route 460 and U.S. Route 121 are not subject to the prioritization process that the Commonwealth Transportation Board applies to projects eligible for sta...
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2016-12-02
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VAHB678EngrossDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; human trafficking training. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services to establish compulsory training standards for law-enforcement personnel involved in criminal investigations or assigned to vehi...
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2016-12-02
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VASB100IntroDepartment of Agriculture and Consumer Services; charitable gaming; audit and administration fee; adjusted gross receipts. Limits the audit and administration fee to no more than 1.25 percent of the adjusted gross receipts of a charitable organizatio...
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2016-12-02
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VASB703IntroCharges for information supplied by the Department of Motor Vehicles. Allows private toll facility operators to request DMV records and exempts private toll facility operators or their employees or agents from being assessed a charge by the Departmen...
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2016-12-02
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VASB157IntroVirginia adjusted gross income; sale of certain crops to craft breweries. Provides an income tax subtraction, for purposes of computing Virginia adjusted gross income, for farmers who sell certain crops to Virginia craft breweries. The bill defines a...
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2016-12-02
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VASB528IntroVirginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; eligibility. Extends the benefits of the Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program to the spouse or child of a veteran with at least a 90 percent permanent, service-rela...
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2016-12-02
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VASB757IntroIndividual income tax. Modifies the individual income tax by establishing a flat 5.75% tax on all taxable income. The bill also increases the standard deduction from $6,000 to $15,000 for married persons and from $3,000 to $7,500 for single individua...
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2016-12-02
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VASB20IntroPatient-Centered Medical Home Advisory Council. Establishes the Patient-Centered Medical Home Advisory Council (Council) as an advisory council in the executive branch. The bill requires the Council to advise and make recommendations to the Departmen...
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2016-12-02
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VASB297IntroLine of Duty Act; certain employees of the Department of Corrections. Expands the definition of a deceased person under the Line of Duty Act to include employees of the Department of Corrections with internal investigations authority whose death occu...
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2016-12-02
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VAHB1089EngrossVirginia Lottery Fund; administrative expenses. Reduces the cap on appropriations to the Virginia Lottery for the operation and administration of the lottery during any fiscal year, exclusive of agent compensation, from no more than 10 percent to no ...
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2016-12-02
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VASB149IntroLocal option health insurance plan; participation of regional emergency medical services councils. Authorizes regional emergency medical services councils to participate in the local option health insurance plan.
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2016-12-02
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VAHB350EngrossCertificate of public need. Certificate of public need. Makes changes to the Medical Care Facilities Certificate of Public Need Program. The bill removes various behavioral health facilities from the list of medical care facilities and projects subje...
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2016-12-02
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VAHB809EngrossSale of firearms; persons not lawfully present in United States; penalty. Provides that the crime of selling, bartering, giving, or furnishing or possessing with the intent to sell, barter, give, or furnish a firearm to a person knowing that such per...
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2016-12-02
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VASB741IntroTax administration; awards for detection of tax underpayments. Creates a program for the payment of monetary rewards to individuals who provide information to the Tax Commissioner that leads to the successful collection of taxes that are owed by othe...
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2016-12-02
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VAHB625EngrossAbduction of minor for the purpose of prostitution. Expands the class of minors who may be the victim of the crime of abduction of a minor for the purpose of concubinage or prostitution, a crime punishable as a Class 2 felony, from minors under 16 ye...
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2016-12-02
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VAHB922EngrossComputer trespass; government computers and computers used for public utilities. Increases the Class 1 misdemeanor computer trespass crimes to a Class 6 felony if the computer targeted is one that is exclusively for the use of, or used by or for, the...
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2016-12-02
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VASB733IntroIndividual income tax; adjusted for inflation. Adjusts Virginia's individual income tax brackets, standard deduction, and personal exemption amounts annually beginning with the 2016 taxable year by the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index ...
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2016-12-02
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VAHB754EngrossDomestic violence-related misdemeanors; enhanced penalty. Punishes a misdemeanor offense of violating a protective order, assault and battery against a family or household member, or stalking as a Class 6 felony if the person charged had been previou...
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2016-12-02
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VASB330IntroIn-state tuition; members of the Virginia National Guard. Provides that any member of the Virginia National Guard residing in Virginia shall be eligible for in-state tuition at a public institution of higher education.
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2016-12-02
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VAHB102EngrossFelony homicide; certain drug offenses; penalty. Provides that a person is guilty of felony homicide, which constitutes second degree murder and is punishable by confinement of not less than five nor more than 40 years, if the underlying felonious ac...
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2016-12-02
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VASB619IntroLine of Duty Act; probation and parole officers. Expands the definition of a deceased person under the Line of Duty Act to include probation and parole officers whose death occurs as a direct or proximate result of the performance of their duty.
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2016-12-02
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VASB105IntroVirginia Housing Trust Fund; revenue deposits. Provides that 20% of annual recordation tax revenue in excess of $325 million shall be deposited into the Virginia Housing Trust Fund. The bill is a recommendation of the Virginia Housing Commission.
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2016-12-02
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VASB486IntroLand preservation tax credits; certain donations of land. Allows a land holder to donate a fee interest in land to a private, not-for-profit charitable corporation not established for conservation or preservation purposes and receive land preservatio...
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2016-12-02
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VASB142IntroSolar thermal system tax credit. Establishes beginning in 2016 an individual and corporate income tax credit for solar energy space heating, water heating, space cooling, and industrial or commercial process heating systems placed in service. The cre...
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2016-12-02
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VAHB1317EngrossSexual abuse of certain children; Sexual abuse of certain children;
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2016-12-02
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VASB698IntroDam Safety, Flood Prevention and Protection Assistance Dam Safety, Flood Prevention and Protection Assistance Fund. Authorizes the Director of the Department of Conservation and Recreation to disburse moneys from the Fund in the form of grants to pri...
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2016-12-02
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VAHB602EngrossPetit larceny; prior convictions; penalty. Provides that, if it is alleged in the warrant, indictment, or information that a person had previously been convicted of larceny or any offense deemed to be or punished as larceny, robbery, or carjacking, s...
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2016-12-02
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VASB353IntroVirginia Law Officers' Retirement System; conservation officers. Adds conservation officers of the Department of Conservation and Recreation as members of the Virginia Law Officers' Retirement System. Conservation officers would accrue retirement ben...
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2016-12-02
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VASB419IntroOperation of a child welfare agency without a license; negligence resulting in death of or injury to a child; penalty. Provides that in any case in which a person operates or engages in the conduct of a child welfare agency without first obtaining a ...
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2016-12-02
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VASB15IntroLocal economic development. Provides that the Virginia income tax net revenue and sales and use tax generated by certain corporations or limited liability companies within a qualified locality be transferred to the qualified locality under certain co...
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2016-12-02
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VAHB765EngrossFirst offense assault and battery against a family or household member; enhanced penalties. Provides that the deferral and dismissal of a first offense of assault and battery against a family or household member will be treated as a prior conviction ...
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2016-12-02
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VASB35IntroVehicle registration fees; funds for Department of State Police. Raises the vehicle registration fee an additional $1.25 per year on each July 1 from 2016 through 2025 and allocates the funds to the Department of State Police.
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2016-12-02
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VASB523IntroLine of Duty Act; firefighters and emergency medical services trainees. Includes persons enrolled in a Fire Service Training course offered by the Virginia Department of Fire Programs under the Line of Duty Act.
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2016-12-02
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VAHB768EngrossVictims of domestic violence, etc.; firearms safety or training course. Provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services may distribute funds from the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Victim Fund to reimburse an entity that offers a fir...
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2016-12-02
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VASB650IntroVoter registration by political party affiliation; primary elections. Adds party affiliation, beginning January 1, 2017, to the information that an applicant is asked to provide when registering to vote. The applicant may indicate that he is an indep...
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2016-12-02
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VASB618IntroStandard deduction; adjusted for inflation. Adjusts the individual income tax standard deduction annually beginning with the 2017 taxable year by the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), for all items, from...
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2016-12-02
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VASB168IntroVirginia Law Officers' Retirement System; annual supplement. Adjusts the annual supplemental allowance under the Virginia Law Officers' Retirement System to continue until a member reaches Social Security retirement age. Current law would end the ben...
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2016-12-02
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VASB533IntroSales and use tax; exemption for certain nonprofit entities. Provides exemptions from sales and use tax and local license taxes for certain nonprofit veterans organizations.
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2016-12-02
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VASB200IntroQualified equity and subordinated debt investments tax credit. Raises the cap on the total amount of credits that may be issued under the qualified equity and subordinated debt investment tax credit from $5 million to $9 million for calendar years be...
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2016-12-02
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VASB65IntroVirginia Sickness and Disability Program; open enrollment period. Opens enrollment into the Virginia Sickness and Disability Program between October 1, 2016, and January 1, 2017, for eligible employees not currently participating in the program. Any ...
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2016-12-02
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VASB617IntroVirginia Law Officers' Retirement System; certain members of the enforcement division of the Department of Motor Vehicles. Adds full-time sworn employees of the enforcement division of the Department of Motor Vehicles who have the powers of sheriffs ...
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2016-12-02
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