Virginia Senator Adam Ebbin [D]

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VASB111IntroMarijuana; decriminalization of simple marijuana Marijuana; decriminalization of simple marijuana possession. Decriminalizes simple marijuana possession and provides a civil penalty of no more than $50 for a first violation, $100 for a second violati...
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2017-12-15
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
VASB2IntroFirearms; alcohol; penalties. Provides that it is a Firearms; alcohol; penalties. Provides that it is a Class 1 misdemeanor for a person under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs to carry a loaded firearm on or about his person in a public plac...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
VASB8IntroAbsentee voting; prescribed oath for absentee voters. Removes the requirement that an absentee voter completing the Statement of Voter include the address of his legal residence in Virginia. The bill requires instead that the voter affirm that he is ...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB3IntroSame-sex marriages; civil unions. Repeals the statutory prohibitions on same-sex marriages and civil unions or other arrangements between persons of the same sex purporting to bestow the privileges and obligations of marriage. These prohibitions are ...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
VASB4IntroAbsentee voting; persons age 65 or older. Entitles a person who will be age 65 or older on the day of an election to vote by absentee ballot in that election.
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2017-11-20
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB1IntroMechanical devices designed to increase the rate of fire of firearms; penalty. Prohibits the manufacture, import, sale or offer to sell, possession, transfer, or transportation of any device used to increase the rate of fire of any semi-automatic fir...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
VASB5IntroFirearm transfers; criminal history record information checks; penalty. Requires a background check for any firearm transfer and requires the Department of State Police to establish a process for transferors to obtain such a check from licensed firea...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
VASJR1IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); marriage. Proposes the repeal of the constitutional amendment dealing with marriage that was approved by referendum at the November 2006 election. That amendment to the Bill of Rights (i) defines marriage ...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB7IntroStatements of organization; campaign depository account number required. Requires the statement of organization filed by candidates and candidate campaign committees to include the account number of the campaign depository in addition to the name of ...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB6IntroAbsentee voting; late applications and in-person voting in certain circumstances. Provides that a registered voter who becomes obligated after noon on the Friday immediately preceding an election to travel outside of his county or city for a business...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB1258PassVirginia Solar Energy Development and Energy Storage Authority. Continues the Virginia Solar Energy Development Authority and renames it the Virginia Solar Energy Development and Energy Storage Authority. The measure expands the purposes of the autho...
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2017-04-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0813)
VASB1091PassDriver's license; marijuana possession. Revises the existing provision that a person loses his driver's license for six months when convicted of or placed on deferred disposition for a drug offense to provide that the provision does not apply to defe...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0703)
VASB817PassRestricted driver's license; purposes. Adds travel to and from a job interview to the list of purposes for the issuance of a restricted driver's license. The bill provides that a person issued a restricted driver's license for this purpose is require...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0701)
VASB1251PassWashington Metrorail Safety Commission Interstate Compact. Authorizes Virginia to become a signatory to the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission Interstate Compact. The compact establishes a state safety oversight authority for the Washington Metro...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0705)
VASB1475PassFamily life education; curriculum guidelines and curricula. Makes changes to family life education curriculum guidelines and curricula, including requiring family life education curriculum guidelines to include instruction as appropriate for the age ...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0692)
VASB1118PassLine of Duty Act; firefighter trainees. Includes under the Line of Duty Act a person with a recognized membership status with a fire company or department who is enrolled in a Fire Service Training course offered by the Virginia Department of Fire Pr...
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2017-03-20
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0627)
VASB1180PassBoards of Dentistry and Medicine; regulations for the prescribing of opioids and buprenorphine. Directs the Boards of Dentistry and Medicine to adopt regulations for the prescribing of opioids and products containing buprenorphine. The bill requires ...
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2017-03-20
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0682)
VASB1516PassPublic schools; dyslexia advisor. Requires one reading specialist employed by each local school board that employs a reading specialist to have training in the identification of and the appropriate interventions, accommodations, and teaching techniqu...
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2017-03-20
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0629)
VASB1359PassLocal school boards; school buildings; potable water; lead testing. Requires each local school board to develop and implement a plan to test for lead and, if necessary, remediate potable water from sources identified by the U.S. Environmental Protect...
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2017-03-20
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0628)
VASB1261PassOfficial emblems and designations; George Washington's rye whiskey; state spirit. Designates George Washington's rye whiskey produced at Mount Vernon, Virginia, as the state spirit.
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2017-03-16
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0576)
VASB1382PassAlcoholic beverage control; applications for retail license; health permit or inspection. Requires applicants for retail licenses for establishments that serve food or are otherwise required to obtain a food establishment permit from the Department o...
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2017-03-16
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0596)
VASB935PassInpatient psychiatric hospital admission; defendant found incompetent. Removes the prohibition on inpatient psychiatric hospital admission for defendants who have already been ordered to receive treatment to restore their competency to stand trial. T...
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2017-03-16
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0605)
VASB1027PassCannabidiol oil and THC-A oil; permitting of pharmaceutical processors to manufacture and provide. Authorizes a pharmaceutical processor, after obtaining a permit from the Board of Pharmacy (the Board) and under the supervision of a licensed pharmaci...
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2017-03-16
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0613)
VASB951PassSchool service providers; student access to collected personal information. Requires school service providers to provide, either directly to the student or his parent or through the school, access to an electronic copy of such student's personal info...
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2017-03-16
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0518)
VASB1393PassElectric utilities; community solar pilot programs. Requires Dominion Virginia Power and Appalachian Power to conduct a community solar pilot program for retail customers. A pilot program will authorize the participating utility to sell electric powe...
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2017-03-16
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0580)
VASB1413PassImmunity of persons; defamation; statements regarding matters of public concern communicated to a third party; statements made at a public hearing. Adds defamation to the causes of action from which a citizen shall be immune when making statements (i...
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2017-03-16
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0597)
VASB852PassPet shops; procurement of dogs from unlicensed dealers. Prohibits any companion animal dealer who is not licensed or exempted from licensure by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) from selling any dog to a pet shop. The bill prohibits a pet sho...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0399)
VASB1279PassFlashing amber lights on vehicles. Allows vehicles used to collect and deliver packages weighing less than 150 pounds by a national package delivery company that delivers such packages in all 50 states to be equipped with flashing amber lights, provi...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0333)
VASB1230PassOpiate prescriptions; electronic prescriptions. Requires a prescription for any controlled substance containing an opiate to be issued as an electronic prescription and prohibits a pharmacist from dispensing a controlled substance that contains an op...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0429)
VASB1530PassPolicy of the Commonwealth regarding the employment of individuals with disabilities; responsibilities of state agencies; report. Provides that it is the policy of the Commonwealth to promote and increase the employment of individuals with disabiliti...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0371)
VASB1032PassComprehensive community colleges; tuition grants. Provides that certain Virginia students who were in foster care or in the custody of the Department of Social Services or considered a special needs adoption and are enrolled in a noncredit workforce ...
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2017-03-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0306)
VASB1523PassTeacher turnover; exit questionnaire; pilot program. Requires the Department of Education to develop and oversee a pilot program to administer across five geographically and demographically diverse school divisions the model exit questionnaire for te...
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2017-03-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0308)
VASR128IntroCommending Amherst Fire Department.
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2017-02-25
Failed to pass in Senate
VASJR413PassCommending Ralph Mastantuono.
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2017-02-23
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ413ER)
VASJR417PassCelebrating the life of Louis Edward McKinney.
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2017-02-23
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ417ER)
VASJR424PassCommending the E. C. Glass High School cross country team.
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2017-02-23
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ424ER)
VASJR423PassCommending the E. C. Glass High School golf team.
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2017-02-23
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ423ER)
VASJR421PassCelebrating the lives of Ross A. Alameddine, Christopher James Bishop, Brian Roy Bluhm, Ryan Christopher Clark, Austin Michelle Cloyd, Jocelyne Couture-Nowak, Kevin P. Granata, Matthew Gregory Gwaltney, Caitlin Millar Hammaren, Jeremy Michael Herbstr...
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2017-02-23
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ421ER)
VASJR428PassCommending the Honorable John William Warner.
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2017-02-23
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ428ER)
VASJR425PassCommending Eli Johnson.
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2017-02-23
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ425ER)
VASJR446PassCelebrating the life of Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator William Ryan Owens.
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2017-02-23
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ446ER)
VASJR444PassCommending Spring for Alexandria.
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2017-02-23
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ444ER)
VASJR442PassCommending Tauxemont Cooperative Preschool.
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2017-02-23
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ442ER)
VASR156PassCommending Living Legends of Alexandria.
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2017-02-23
Bill text as passed Senate (SR156ER)
VASR151PassCelebrating the life of H. Stewart Dunn.
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2017-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate (SR151ER)
VASJR418PassCelebrating the life of Lewis G. Saunders.
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2017-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ418ER)
VASR149PassCommending the Virginia Commission for the Arts.
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2017-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate (SR149ER)
VASB783EngrossNondiscrimination in public employment. Prohibits discrimination in public employment on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, as defined in the bill. The bill also codifies for state and local government employment the current prohibit...
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2017-02-21
To House General Laws Committee
VASB845EngrossAbsentee voting; eligibility of certain caregivers. Entitles a person to vote absentee if the person is unable to go in person to the polls on the day of the election because he is primarily and personally responsible for the care of an ill or disabl...
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2017-02-21
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB1268EngrossLocalities; public hearings for tax rate increases. Authorizes localities to hold hearings on tax rate increases at the same time as the annual budget hearing. Current law requires a hearing on a tax rate increase to occur at a separate proceeding.
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2017-02-21
To House Finance Committee
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