Virginia Senator Barbara Favola [D]

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VASB1098IntroAircraft registration; unmanned aircraft. Exempts an owner of an unmanned aircraft from the requirement to register aircrafts.
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2020-11-18
To Senate Transportation Committee
VASR564IntroCommending the Honorable Janine M. Saxe.
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2020-11-10
To Senate Rules Committee
VASB5034PassRelease of prisoners. Provides that any person serving a sentence imposed upon a conviction for a felony offense other than those enumerated in the bill as exceptions to eligibility and who is terminally ill as defined in the bill is eligible for con...
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2020-11-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0052)
VASB5029PassIssuing citations; possession of marijuana and certain traffic offenses. Provides that no law-enforcement officer may lawfully stop a motor vehicle for operating (i) without a light illuminating a license plate, (ii) with defective and unsafe equipme...
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2020-11-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0051)
VASB5043EngrossExpungement of police and court records; Expungement Fee Fund created. Provides that final disposition may include (i) conviction of the original charge, (ii) conviction of an alternative charge, or (iii) dismissal of the proceedings. The bill also a...
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2020-11-09
Failed to pass
VASB5088PassVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; landlord remedies; noncompliance with rental agreement; payment plan. Changes from five to 14 days the amount of time that landlords who own four or fewer rental dwelling units must wait after serving wri...
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2020-11-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0054)
VASB1097IntroAbsentee voting; witness signature not required. Repeals the requirement that an absentee ballot be opened in the presence of a witness and signed by such witness.
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2020-11-09
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB5118EngrossPublic utilities; Emergency Debt Repayment Plan. Requires every utility providing electric, gas, or water service that is subject to regulation by the State Corporation Commission (the Commission) to develop an Emergency Debt Repayment Plan (EDRP) fo...
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2020-11-09
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB5007PassCriminal cases; sentencing reform. Provides that in a criminal case the court shall ascertain the extent of the punishment unless the accused has requested that the jury ascertain punishment or was found guilty of capital murder. The bill also provid...
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2020-11-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0043)
VASB5035PassLaw-enforcement civilian oversight bodies. Authorizes a locality to establish a law-enforcement civilian oversight body that may (i) receive, investigate, and issue findings on complaints from civilians regarding conduct of law-enforcement officers a...
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2020-10-28
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0030)
VASB5014PassMinimum training standards for law-enforcement officers; crisis intervention team training. Requires all law-enforcement officers involved in a crisis intervention team program to complete a comprehensive advanced training course developed by the Dep...
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2020-10-28
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0036)
VASB5030PassPolicing reform. Adds law-enforcement officers to those persons who are guilty of a Class 6 felony if they are in a position of authority over and carnally know without force, threat, or intimidation a person detained or arrested by a law-enforcement...
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2020-10-28
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0037)
VASB5017PassLocal correctional facility; definition. Provides that, for purposes of minimum standards for correctional facilities and enforcement of those standards, the term "local correctional facility" shall also include any facility owned, maintained, or ope...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0023)
VASB5024PassLaw-enforcement misconduct. Authorizes the Attorney General to file a civil suit or inquire into or seek to conciliate, through the Division of Human Rights, any unlawful pattern and practice against the Commonwealth or a locality whenever the Attorn...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0019)
VASB5042PassNursing 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: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0011)
VASB5039PassEmergency Services and Disaster Law; powers and duties of Governor; purchase of personal protective equipment during a disaster caused by a communicable disease of public health threat. Grants the Governor authority during a disaster caused by a comm...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0017)
VASR567PassCelebrating the life of Saba Labib Shami.
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2020-10-16
Bill text as passed Senate (SR567ER)
VASR562PassCelebrating the life of John Manley Garber.
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2020-10-14
Bill text as passed Senate (SR562ER)
VASR556PassCelebrating the life of Walter H. Peake III.
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2020-10-01
Bill text as passed Senate (SR556ER)
VASR542PassCommending Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Semyon Vindman, USA Ret.
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2020-09-25
Bill text as passed Senate (SR542ER)
VASB5032EngrossAssault and battery; penalty. Eliminates the mandatory minimum term of confinement for a simple assault or an assault and battery committed against a judge; magistrate; law-enforcement officer; correctional officer; person directly involved in the ca...
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2020-09-22
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (18-Y 1-N)
VASR540PassCelebrating the life of Lori Lee Brickley.
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2020-09-16
Bill text as passed Senate (SR540ER)
VASR532PassCelebrating the life of the Honorable John Henry Hager.
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2020-09-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR532ER)
VASB5120PassAppropriation; Department of Elections. Appropriates $2,000,000 to the Department of Elections to be used to provide prepaid postage for the return of absentee ballots for the November 3, 2020, election. The bill requires that such prepaid postage be...
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2020-09-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0001)
VASB5037IntroCriminal Justices Services Board; Committee on Training. Changes the membership of the Committee on Training by requiring that one member be an attorney representing the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission, one member be an attorney representing civ...
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2020-09-03
Incorporated by Finance and Appropriations
VASB5084IntroMental health awareness response and community understanding services (Marcus) alert system. Provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services shall support the development an...
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2020-08-20
Incorporated by Judiciary
VASR510PassCelebrating the life of Fitz Alexander Campbell Thomas.
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2020-08-19
Bill text as passed Senate (SR510ER)
VASR508PassCelebrating the life of Darryl C. Smith, Sr.
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2020-08-19
Bill text as passed Senate (SR508ER)
VASB5076IntroPaid sick time. Requires public and Paid sick time. Requires public and private employers to provide eligible employees paid sick time that can be used during a pandemic. The bill requires employers to provide all full-time and part-time employees wi...
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2020-08-19
Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (12-Y 3-N)
VASB8PassPrevailing wage; public works contracts; penalty. Requires contractors and subcontractors under any public contract with a state agency, or with a locality that has adopted an ordinance requiring the payment of prevailing wages, for public works to p...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1243)
VASB35PassControl of firearms by localities; permitted events. Authorizes any locality by ordinance to prohibit the possession or carrying of firearms, ammunition, or components or any combination thereof in (i) any building, or part thereof, owned or used by ...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1247)
VASB479PassProtective orders; possession of firearms; surrender or transfer of firearms; penalty. Prohibits any person subject to a permanent protective order (i.e., a protective order with a maximum duration of two years) from knowingly possessing a firearm wh...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1260)
VASB356PassAircraft; registration; definition. Requires that an aircraft be registered in the Commonwealth if it is based in the Commonwealth for more than 90 days during a calendar year. Current law requires registration if the aircraft is based in the Commonw...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1255)
VASB7PassMinimum wage. Increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25 per hour to $9.50 per hour effective May 1, 2021; to $11.00 per hour effective January 1, 2022; to $12.00 per hour effective January 1, 2023; to $13.50 per ho...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1242)
VASB421PassConsumer lending. Replaces references to payday loans with the term "short-term loans." The measure caps the interest and fees that may be charged under a short-term loan at an annual rate of 36 percent, plus a maintenance fee; increases the maximum ...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1258)
VASB890PassTransportation. Amends numerous laws related to transportation funds, revenue sources, construction, and safety programs. Transportation. Amends numerous laws related to transportation funds, revenue sources, construction, and safety programs.
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1275)
VASB588PassLocal tax authority. Modifies or eliminates several restrictions that apply to taxes imposed by counties, and establishes a new restriction on cigarette taxes imposed by any locality. The bill authorizes most counties to impose an admissions tax, not...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1263)
VASB717PassStandards and criteria for congressional and state legislative districts. Provides criteria by which congressional and state legislative districts are to be drawn. Such criteria include equal population requirements, with a deviation of no more than ...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1265)
VASB94PassVirginia Energy Plan; Commonwealth Energy Policy. Adopts findings that climate change is an urgent and pressing challenge for Virginia, that swift decarbonization and a transition to clean energy are required to meet the urgency of the challenge, and...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1191)
VASB95PassHealth insurance; essential health benefits; preventive services. Requires a health carrier offering or providing a health benefit plan, including (i) catastrophic health insurance policies and policies that pay on a cost-incurred basis; (ii) associa...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1160)
VASB179PassHate crimes; gender, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation; penalty. Adds gender, disability, gender identity, and sexual orientation to the categories of victims whose intentional selection for a hate crime involving assault, assault an...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1171)
VASB851PassVirginia Clean Economy Act. Establishes a schedule by which Dominion Energy Virginia and American Electric Power are required to retire electric generating units located in the Commonwealth that emit carbon as a by-product of combusting fuel to gener...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1194)
VASB868PassProhibited discrimination; public accommodations, employment, credit, and housing: causes of action; sexual orientation and gender identity. Creates causes of action for unlawful discrimination in public accommodations and employment in the Virginia ...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1140)
VASB712PassVirginia Human Rights Act; discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions; reasonable accommodation for the known limitations of persons related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. Requires em...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1139)
VASB105PassBest interests of the child; history of child abuse and acts of violence, force, or threat. Provides that any history of child abuse and acts of violence, force, or threat that occurred no earlier than 10 years prior to the filing of a petition for c...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1075)
VASB172PassHealth insurance; payment to out-of-network providers. Provides that when an enrollee receives emergency services from an out-of-network health care provider or receives out-of-network surgical or ancillary services at an in-network facility, the enr...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1081)
VASB11PassLocal disposable plastic bag tax. Authorizes any county or city, beginning no earlier than January 1, 2021, to impose a tax of five cents per bag on disposable plastic bags provided to consumers by certain retailers, with certain bags being exempt fr...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1023)
VASB297PassVirginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention Fund; report. Creates the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention Fund, which shall be administered by the Department of Social Services, in coordination with the Department of Health and the ...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0913)
VASB733PassProvision of abortion. Expands who can perform first trimester abortions to include any person jointly licensed by the Board of Medicine and Nursing as a nurse practitioner acting within such person's scope of practice. The bill eliminates all of the...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0899)
VASB213PassDepartment of Medical Assistance Services; study; Personal Maintenance Allowance and impact on employment. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to establish a work group to evaluate the current Personal Maintenance Allowance amount f...
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2020-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0882)
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