Virginia Delegate Alfonso Lopez [D]

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VAHB2131IntroAlcoholic beverage control; license application; locality input; corrective action. Adds the chief administrative officer of a locality to the list of persons who may be sent notice of certain license applications by the Board of Directors (the Board...
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2021-01-24
To House General Laws: ABC/Gaming Committee
VAHB1899IntroSunset of coal tax credits. Sunsets the Coal Employment and Production Incentive Tax Credit and Coalfield Employment Enhancement Tax Credit after tax year 2020 and prohibits the allocation of such credits on and after January 1, 2021. The bill provid...
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2021-01-23
[Hearing: Jan 26]
To House Finance: Subcommittee #2
VAHB2124IntroDepartment of Medical Assistance Services; testing for, treatment of, and vaccination against COVID-19; emergency services; emergency. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to deem testing for, treatment of, and vaccination against CO...
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2021-01-22
To House Appropriations: Health & Human Resources Committee
VAHB2128IntroSale or transfer of firearms; criminal history record information check delay. Increases from three business days to five business days the time provided for the Department of State Police to complete a background check before a firearm may be transf...
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2021-01-22
Reported from Public Safety (13-Y 9-N)
VAHB2130EngrossVirginia LGBTQ+ Advisory Board. Establishes the Virginia LGBTQ+ Advisory Board to advise the Governor regarding the economic, professional, cultural, educational, and governmental links between the Commonwealth and the LGBTQ+ community in Virginia an...
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2021-01-22
VOTE: Passage (57-Y 42-N)
VAHB1824EngrossVirginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures; mold. Requires the owner of a residential dwelling who has actual knowledge of the existence of mold inside such dwelling to provide a written disclosure of such to a prospective pur...
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2021-01-22
VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N)
VAHB2013IntroSchool board policies; school meal debt; enforcement. Requires each school board to adopt a policy that prohibits the board from filing a lawsuit against a student's parent because the student cannot pay for a meal at school or owes a school meal deb...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 25]

Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (5-Y 3-N)
VAHB1828IntroCommissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles; powers and duties. Authorizes the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles, for the duration of a declared state of emergency and for up to 90 days after it has been rescinded or expires, to (...
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2021-01-22
Read first time
VAHJR526IntroStudy; joint subcommittee to study comprehensive campaign finance reform; report. Establishes a joint subcommittee to study comprehensive campaign finance reform in the Commonwealth. In conducting its study, the joint subcommittee is tasked with exam...
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2021-01-22
To House Appropriations: Compensation & General Government Committee
VAHB1821EngrossArrest and prosecution when experiencing or reporting overdoses. Prohibits the arrest or prosecution of an individual for the unlawful purchase, possession, or consumption of alcohol, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, int...
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2021-01-22
Printed as engrossed 21102028D-E
VAHB1982EngrossNutrient credits; use by facility with certain stormwater discharge permit. Authorizes a facility that has been issued a Virginia Pollution Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) permit regulating stormwater discharges to acquire, use, and transfer nut...
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2021-01-22
Printed as engrossed 21102682D-E
VAHB2135IntroCertain school boards; student meals; participation in the Afterschool Meal Program. Requires each school board that governs a local school division that has a student population that qualifies for free and reduced-price meals at a minimum percentage...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 25]

Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N)
VAHB1983EngrossWetland and stream mitigation banks; proximity of impacted site. Provides that when a water protection permit applicant is required to purchase wetland or stream mitigation bank credits but no credits are available (i) in any mitigation provider's pr...
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2021-01-22
Printed as engrossed 21102632D-E
VAHB2276IntroManufacture, import, sale, transfer, or possession of plastic firearms and unfinished frames or receivers and unserialized firearms; penalties. Creates a Class 5 felony for any person who manufactures, imports, sells, transfers, or possesses any fire...
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2021-01-22
Committee substitute printed 21103385D-H1
VAHB1848EngrossVirginia Human Rights Acts; discrimination on the basis of disability. Adds discrimination on the basis of disability as an unlawful employment practice under the Virginia Human Rights Act. The bill also requires employers, defined in the bill, to ma...
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2021-01-22
VOTE: Passage (99-Y 0-N)
VAHJR542IntroStudy; Department of Rail and Public Transportation; transit equity and modernization; report. Requests the Department of Rail and Public Transportation to conduct a two-year study of transit equity and modernization in the Commonwealth.
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2021-01-22
To House Appropriations: Transportation & Public Safety Committee
VAHB2050IntroVirginia housing opportunity tax credit. Establishes, starting in taxable year 2021, a Virginia housing opportunity tax credit, which is equal to the amount of the federal low-income housing tax credit allocated or allowed by the Virginia Housing Dev...
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2021-01-22
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (7-Y 1-N)
VAHB2138IntroIdentification privilege cards; fee; confidentiality; penalties. Authorizes the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue identification privilege cards to applicants who do not meet the citizenship or legal presence requirements for a special identifica...
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2021-01-22
Read first time
VAHJR563IntroWork group; feasibility of transitioning to a unitary combined reporting system for corporate income tax purposes. Directs the Division of Legislative Services, in conjunction with the Department of Taxation, to establish a work group to assess the f...
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2021-01-22
To House Finance Committee
VAHB1893IntroNew River Valley Passenger Rail Station Authority; creation. Authorizes the creation of a regional passenger rail station authority in Planning District 4 to assist in the creation and maintenance of passenger rail in the region. The authority would ...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 25]

Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
VAHB1921EngrossAssistance for certain voters; curbside voting. Clarifies that any voter with a permanent physical disability, temporary physical disability, or injury is entitled to vote outside of the polling place. The bill further provides that during a declared...
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2021-01-22
Read second time and engrossed
VAHB2019IntroPublic elementary and secondary schools; possession and administration of undesignated stock albuterol inhalers and valved holding chambers. Requires each local school board to adopt and implement policies for the possession and administration of und...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 25]

Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 2-N)
VAHB2034EngrossElectric utilities; nonjurisdictional customers; third party power purchase agreements. Provides that for pilot programs under which an owner or operator of a renewable energy generation facility sells electricity to an eligible customer-generator th...
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2021-01-22
VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N)
VAHB1865EngrossCertain students in kindergarten through grade 3; reading intervention services. Requires reading intervention services for students in kindergarten through grade three who demonstrate deficiencies based on their individual performance on the Standar...
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2021-01-22
Printed as engrossed 21101101D-E
VAHB1909IntroCertain school board property; establishment of gun-free zone permitted. Permits any school board to deem any non-school zone property that it owns or leases as a gun-free zone and prohibit any individual from knowingly possessing any firearm designe...
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2021-01-22
Committee substitute printed 21103262D-H1
VAHB1819IntroRappahannock State Scenic River designation. Adds a 79-mile portion of the Rappahannock River located in Caroline, King George, Westmoreland, Essex, and Richmond Counties to the Rappahannock State Scenic River, a component of the Virginia Scenic Rive...
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2021-01-22
Passed by for the day
VAHJR549IntroStudy; JLARC; impact of COVID-19 on Virginia's public schools, students, and school employees; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the impact of COVID-19 on Virginia's public schools, students, and school employ...
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2021-01-22
Reported from Rules with amendment(s) (18-Y 0-N)
VAHB2042IntroReplacement and conservation of trees during development. Gives a locality the ability to exceed general requirements in its tree replacement and conservation ordinances in specific circumstances, including development that impacts stormwater permit ...
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2021-01-22
Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with amendment(s) (13-Y 9-N)
VAHB1833EngrossDepartment of Conservation and Recreation; leasing of land. Changes the process by which the Department of Conservation and Recreation may lease certain lands from one that is subject to the consent and approval of the Governor and the General Assemb...
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2021-01-22
Printed as engrossed 21102063D-E
VAHB1923EngrossElectric utilities; broadband capacity pilot program. Expands an existing pilot program under which Dominion Energy and Appalachian Power are authorized to provide or make available broadband capacity to Internet service providers in areas of the Com...
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2021-01-22
VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N)
VAHB1811IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; preference for energy-efficient and water-efficient goods. Provides that in the course of procuring goods, if a public body receives two or more bids for products that are Energy Star certified, meet Federal Energy Ma...
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2021-01-22
Read first time
VAHB2001IntroBuilding standards for certain state and local buildings. Requires that any executive branch agency or institution or locality entering the design phase for the construction of a new building greater than 5,000 gross square feet in size or the renova...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 25]
To House Appropriations: Capital Outlay Committee
VAHB2221IntroEnvironmental permits; community and environmental justice outreach. Requires the applicant for any (i) new or major modified stationary air pollution source, (ii) new landfill or transfer station, (iii) certification of site approval for a hazardous...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 27]
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Natural Resources Committee
VAHJR525IntroNational Statuary Hall Collection at the United States Capitol; Barbara Rose Johns. Memorializes the Joint Committee of Congress on the Library to approve the request of the Commonwealth to fill its vacant spot in the National Statuary Hall Collectio...
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2021-01-22
Committee substitute printed 21103446D-H1
VAHB1992IntroPurchase, possession, or transportation of firearms following conviction for assault and battery of a family or household member; penalties. Prohibits a person who has been convicted of assault and battery of a family or household member from purchas...
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2021-01-22
Reported from Public Safety (10-Y 9-N)
VAHB1994EngrossSmall agricultural generators; definition. Expands the definition of small agricultural generator to include any business operating a small agricultural generating facility that has been granted a manufacturer license as a distillery, limited distill...
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2021-01-22
VOTE: Passage (93-Y 6-N)
VAHB1944IntroCasino gaming; requirements for issuance of operator's license; human trafficking training. Requires applicants for operator's licenses to have established a policy requiring all license and permit holders who interact directly with the public in the...
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2021-01-22
Read first time
VAHJR545IntroStudy; insurance coverage for infertility treatment and fertility preservation; report. Directs the Health Insurance Reform Commission to study mandating insurance coverage for infertility treatment including in vitro fertilization and standard ferti...
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2021-01-22
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 0-N)
VAHB1878EngrossJuvenile intake and petition; appeal to a magistrate on a finding of no probable cause. Limits the ability to appeal a decision by an intake officer not to authorize a petition relating to an offense that, if committed by an adult, would be punishabl...
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2021-01-22
Printed as engrossed 21101948D-E
VAHB1991IntroJuveniles; release and review hearing for serious offender; plea agreement. Clarifies that the Department of Juvenile Justice (the Department) may petition the court that committed a juvenile for a hearing for an earlier release of a juvenile when go...
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2021-01-22
Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 7-N)
VAHB2208IntroDepartment of General Services; removal of Harry F. Byrd, Sr., statue. Directs the Department of General Services to remove the statue of former Virginia Governor and U.S. Senator Harry F. Byrd, Sr., from Capitol Square. The bill directs the Departme...
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2021-01-22
Reported from Rules (13-Y 5-N)
VAHJR565EngrossCelebrating the life of the Honorable Augustus Benton Chafin, Jr.
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2021-01-21
Agreed to by Senate
VAHB1822IntroHealth insurance; cost-sharing payments for prescription asthma inhalers. Prohibits health insurance companies and other carriers from setting an amount exceeding $50 per prescription asthma inhaler that a covered person is required to pay at the poi...
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2021-01-21
Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
VAHB1889IntroVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; landlord Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; landlord remedies; noncompliance with rental agreement; payment plan; removal of sunset. Removes the sunset date of July 1, 2021, from certain provis...
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2021-01-21
Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 1-N)
VAHB1927EngrossEconomic development authorities; Fairfax County. Allows Fairfax County to appoint nine, rather than seven, commissioners to the economic development authority.
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2021-01-21
To Senate Local Government Committee
VAHB1864IntroVirginia Human Rights Act; definition of employer; person employing one or more domestic workers. Expands the definition of "employer" for all purposes of the Virginia Human Rights Act to include a person employing one or more domestic workers, as de...
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2021-01-21
Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 3-N)
VAHB1948EngrossLaw-enforcement officer; duty to render aid; duty to report wrongdoing by another law-enforcement officer. Requires any law-enforcement officer on duty who witnesses another person suffering from a serious bodily injury or a life-threatening conditio...
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2021-01-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VAHB1952IntroCampaign finance; prohibited personal use; child care exception. Prohibits Campaign finance; prohibited personal use; child care exception. Prohibits any person from converting any moneys, securities, or like intangible personal property contributed ...
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2021-01-21
Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
VAHB2029IntroDepartment of Fire Programs; prohibition on the use of certain oriented strand board in fire service training activities. Prohibits the use by any person, local government, or agency of the Commonwealth of Class A fuel materials that contain oriented...
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2021-01-21
Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (7-Y 0-N)
VAHB1854IntroNaming U.S. Route 29; county manager plan of government. Authorizes the board of any locality that has adopted the county manager plan of government (Arlington County) to name any section of U.S. Route 29 located within the boundaries of the locality...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Jan 26]

Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 4-N)
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