Virginia Delegate Amanda Batten [R]

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VAHB5041PassNursing homes, certified nursing facilities, and hospices; visitation; public health emergency. Requires the Board of Health to amend regulations governing nursing homes, certified nursing facilities, and hospices to require that, during a public hea...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 10 (effective 10/21/20)
VAHR612EngrossCelebrating the life of Cody Lee Wingate.
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2020-09-29
Agreed to by House
VAHR511EngrossCelebrating the life of Benito Loyola, Sr.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR536EngrossCommending the Division of Capitol Police.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR537EngrossCommending Disabled American Veterans.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHB5140IntroLong-term care facilities; public health emergency; patient visitation; end of life. Provides that during a declared public health emergency related to a communicable disease of public health threat, every hospital, nursing home, nursing facility, ho...
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2020-08-26
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB5139IntroProjecting laser at law-enforcement officer; penalties. Increases from a Class 2 misdemeanor to a Class 1 misdemeanor the penalty for any person who intentionally projects a beam or a point of light from a laser, a laser gun sight, or any device that...
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2020-08-26
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB5007IntroEmergency Services and Disaster Law; executive orders; limitation on duration of executive orders declaring a state of emergency; civil penalty. Provides that executive orders declaring a state of emergency, and any other executive orders pertaining ...
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2020-08-25
Tabled in Public Safety (13-Y 9-N)
VAHB5025IntroEmergency Services and Disaster Law; executive orders or order of the Board or Commissioner of Health; communicable diseases of public health threat; limitation on scope. Provides that no executive order or order of the Board or Commissioner of Healt...
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2020-08-25
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions (13-Y 9-N)
VAHB5027IntroBoard and Commissioner of Health; order; appeal; award. Provides that any person who operates a business in the Commonwealth that is forced to close as a result of any emergency order of the Board of Health or Commissioner of Health who contests such...
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2020-08-25
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions (13-Y 9-N)
VAHB5039IntroEmergency Services and Disaster Law; limitation on duration of executive orders. Limits the duration of any executive order issued by the Governor pursuant to his powers under the Emergency Services and Disaster Law to no more than 45 days from the d...
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2020-08-25
Tabled in Public Safety (13-Y 9-N)
VAHB5136IntroDecertification of law-enforcement officers; Criminal Justice Services Board; statewide professional standards of conduct. Requires the Criminal Justice Services Board (the Board) to adopt statewide professional standards of conduct applicable to all...
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2020-08-25
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB5132IntroObstructing emergency medical services agency personnel in performance of mission; penalty. Increases the penalty for the crime of obstructing emergency medical services agency personnel in the performance of their mission from a Class 2 misdemeanor ...
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2020-08-25
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB5137IntroLaw-enforcement agencies; accreditation. Requires all local and state law-enforcement agencies to obtain and maintain accreditation by the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission. The bill states that the Department of Criminal Jus...
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2020-08-25
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB5121IntroState Board of Health; public health emergency; patient visitation; notice to family; emergency. Requires each nursing home, certified nursing facility, and hospice facility to allow each patient to receive visits, either virtually or in person, at l...
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2020-08-24
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB5125IntroRiots and unlawful assemblies; dangerous weapons; penalty. Provides that (i) a projectile of any kind; (ii) a laser, a laser gun sight, or any device that simulates a laser; (iii) a blunt instrument; or (iv) a shield is a dangerous weapon for the pur...
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2020-08-24
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB5124IntroState Inspector General; investigation of the Commonwealth's response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Directs the State Inspector General to (i) investigate the Commonwealth's response to the public health emergency related to the novel...
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2020-08-24
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB5095IntroCOVID-19; impact of distance learning; Department of Health to develop criteria and information; civil immunity; emergency. Directs the Department of Health to work with the Department of Education and representatives of the Virginia Chapter of the A...
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2020-08-19
To House Education Committee
VAHB5079IntroAbsentee voting; unsolicited absentee ballot applications. Requires any individual or organization sending an application for an absentee ballot to a registered voter that was not solicited or requested by the registered voter to use the information ...
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2020-08-18
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB5078IntroSchool boards; paid leave; COVID-19. Requires each School boards; paid leave; COVID-19. Requires each school board to provide to each teacher or other school board employee who is employed in a public elementary or secondary school in the local schoo...
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2020-08-18
To House Education Committee
VAHB5080IntroProjecting laser at another person unlawful; penalties. Provides that if any person intentionally projects a beam or a point of light from a laser, a laser gun sight, or any device that simulates a laser at another person with the intent to cause bod...
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2020-08-18
To House Courts of Justice 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
VAHJR5007IntroWomen's Suffrage Month. Designates August, in 2020 and in each succeeding year, as Women's Suffrage Month in Virginia.
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2020-08-18
To House Rules Committee
VAHJR5004IntroAbolition Day. Designating December 6, in 2020 and in each succeeding year, as Abolition Day in Virginia.
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2020-08-17
To House Rules 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
VAHB5011IntroIn-person instruction; education vouchers; emergency. Requires, in the event that any school board does not provide the option of in-person instruction as the sole method of instruction for any enrolled student, the parent of any such student who wit...
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2020-08-13
To House Education Committee
VAHB5009IntroSchool boards; in-person instruction; student home internet access; emergency. Requires each school board to provide in-person instruction to any student whose primary residence is not capable of receiving Internet access at speeds greater than 10 MB...
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2020-08-11
To House Education Committee
VAHB5008IntroSchool closure; education vouchers; emergency. Requires, in the event that a public school in the Commonwealth is closed for in-person instruction for 30 or more days during a school year, the parent of an enrolled student who withdraws his child fro...
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2020-08-11
To House Education Committee
VAHB5006IntroWaiver of penalties and interest; refunds; taxpayers suffering job loss or business closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Waives penalties and interest for six months for taxpayers who suffered a job loss, business closure, or reduction in business o...
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2020-08-10
To House Finance Committee
VAHJR5001IntroConstitutional amendment (first reference); executive power; state of emergency; special session. Limits the authority of the Governor to issue an executive order declaring a state of emergency that restricts, limits, or prohibits otherwise lawful ac...
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2020-07-29
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB5001IntroDepartment of Motor Vehicles; open hours. Requires all Department of Motor Vehicles customer service centers to be open and accept walk-in customers six days a week between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. This requirement expires upon the expiration or revoc...
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2020-07-27
To House Transportation Committee
VAHB989PassDesignation of beneficiary on motor vehicle title; multiple owners. Provides a process whereby a motor vehicle, trailer, or semitrailer with multiple owners can be titled with a designated beneficiary. The bill requires the consent of all owners and ...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0974)
VAHB1495PassVirginia Retirement System; retired law-enforcement officers employed as school security officers. Allows a retired law-enforcement officer to continue to receive his service retirement allowance during a subsequent period of employment by a local sc...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0968)
VAHB1253PassVirginia Defense Force; maximum age for recruitment. Permits the Adjutant General of Virginia to recruit members to the Virginia Defense Force who are between the ages of 65 and 75. Under current law, the Adjutant General is only permitted to retain ...
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2020-03-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0488)
VAHB988PassCompensating victims of crime; persons eligible for award; grandchildren. Includes grandchildren of the victim of a crime, who are alive at the time of the commission of the crime, in the list of persons eligible for compensation as a result of the d...
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2020-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0446)
VAHR151EngrossCommemorating the life and legacy of Boaz Fleming.
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2020-03-07
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR191EngrossCelebrating the life of Joe Allen Mann, Ph.D.
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2020-03-07
Agreed to by House
VAHR192EngrossCommending Julian Curtis-Zilius.
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2020-03-07
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR193EngrossCommending Zakeri Reckmeyer.
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2020-03-07
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR173EngrossCommending Rosa B. Price.
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2020-03-07
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR190EngrossCelebrating the life of Lorine Bernice Allen Jordan.
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2020-03-07
Agreed to by House
VAHJR454PassCelebrating the life of Maria Bonazzoli Bourne.
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2020-03-05
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ454ER)
VAHJR353PassCommending the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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2020-03-04
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ353ER)
VAHJR108PassYear of the Eye Exam. Designates 2020 as the Year of the Eye Exam in Virginia.
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2020-03-03
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ108ER)
VAHB446PassDepartment of General Services; disposition of surplus materials; donation of surplus computers; United States military. Requires the Department of General Services to permit surplus computers and related equipment to be donated to organizations in t...
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2020-03-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0043)
VAHJR4PassCelebrating the life of Alan Arnold Diamonstein.
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2020-02-28
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ4ER)
VAHJR162EngrossCommending the Division of Capitol Police.
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2020-02-28
Passed by indefinitely in Rules by voice vote
VAHJR236PassCelebrating the life of Sterling McCoy Nichols.
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2020-02-28
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ236ER)
VAHJR250PassCommending Zena Maria Cardman.
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2020-02-28
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ250ER)
VAHJR246PassCelebrating the life of John W. Gerdelman.
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2020-02-28
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ246ER)
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