Virginia Senator Barbara Favola [D]

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VASB80EngrossState School Health Advisory Board. Establishes the State School Health Advisory Board in the executive branch to advise the General Assembly and the Governor on pending or proposed legislation concerning the role of employees in public elementary or...
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2018-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
VASJR47EngrossFall Prevention Awareness Week. Designates the third full week of September, in 2018 and in each succeeding year, as Fall Prevention Awareness Week in Virginia.
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2018-02-19
To House Rules Committee
VASB856EngrossMass transit in the Commonwealth. Makes numerous changes to the administration of and revenues for mass transit in the Commonwealth, specifically as it relates to funding of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) and the disbursem...
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2018-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB166EngrossVirginia Department of Historic Resources; telecommunications; Section 106 review process work group. Directs the Virginia Department of Historic Resources to convene a stakeholder work group to study the efficiency of the review process as it is use...
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2018-02-19
To House Rules Committee
VASB124EngrossState and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act; school boards and school board employees. Allows any school district to invoke the current exemption from the prohibition against hiring, under certain circumstances, a school district employee wh...
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2018-02-19
To House General Laws Committee
VASB76EngrossTeacher licensure; approval of teacher education programs. Specifies that for the purpose of Board of Education regulations for the approval of teacher education programs, the term "education preparation program" includes four-year bachelor's degree ...
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2018-02-16
[Hearing: Feb 19]
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #1
VASB840EngrossLocal school boards; school meal policies. Requires each local school board to adopt policies that (i) prohibit school board employees from publicly identifying or stigmatizing a student who cannot pay for a meal at school or who owes a meal debt, in...
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2018-02-16
[Hearing: Feb 19]
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #1
VASB101EngrossFamily life education curricula. Requires any high school family life education curriculum offered by a local school division to incorporate age-appropriate elements of effective and evidence-based programs on the consequences of nonconsensual sexual...
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2018-02-16
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #2
VASB109EngrossDissemination of juvenile record information; emergency medical services agency applicants. Provides that juvenile record information maintained in the Central Criminal Records Exchange may be disseminated (i) to the State Health Commissioner or his ...
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2018-02-16
Read second time
VASB273EngrossPublic schools; instructional time; recreational time. Authorizes local school boards to include and requires the Board of Education to accept, for elementary school, unstructured recreational time that is designed to develop teamwork, social skills,...
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2018-02-16
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #2
VASJR93EngrossCelebrating the life of Captain Walter S. Pullar III, USN, Ret.
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2018-02-16
Agreed to by House
VASJR92EngrossCelebrating the life of Fred J. Whyte.
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2018-02-16
Agreed to by House
VASJR109EngrossCommending the Virginia Commission for the Arts.
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2018-02-16
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VASJR123EngrossCommending Paula Irene Otto.
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2018-02-16
Laid on Speaker's table
VASJR121EngrossCelebrating the life of Mary Ann Hovis.
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2018-02-16
Laid on Speaker's table
VASJR108EngrossCelebrating the life of Macon Foscue Brock, Jr.
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2018-02-16
Agreed to by House
VASJR98EngrossCommending Frank M. Beamer.
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2018-02-16
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VASJR127EngrossCommending the Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority.
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2018-02-16
Laid on Speaker's table
VASJR142EngrossCommending Tony R. Torres.
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2018-02-16
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VASJR124EngrossCommending Simone Askew.
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2018-02-16
Laid on Speaker's table
VASB61EngrossAlcoholic beverage control; confectionery license. Creates a confectionery license, which authorizes the licensee to prepare and sell on the licensed premises for off-premises consumption confectionery that contains five percent or less alcohol by vo...
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2018-02-15
Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N)
VASB183EngrossChild abuse and neglect; notice of founded reports to Superintendent of Public Instruction. Requires local departments of social services to notify the Superintendent of Public Instruction without delay when an individual holding a license issued by ...
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2018-02-15
Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N)
VASB120EngrossAlcoholic beverage control; substance abuse prevention; Virginia Institutions of Higher Education Substance Use Advisory Committee established. Directs the Board of Directors of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (Board) to establish a...
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2018-02-15
Committee substitute printed 18107155D-H1
VASB184EngrossChild abuse and neglect; founded reports regarding former school employees. Requires local departments of social services to notify the appropriate school board without delay if the subject of a founded complaint of child abuse or neglect was, at the...
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2018-02-15
Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (21-Y 0-N)
VASB191EngrossNet energy metering; eligibility limits. Increases the cap on the amount of capacity a renewable electric generating facility in an area served by an investor-owned electric utility may have and remain eligible to participate in the net energy meteri...
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2018-02-15
Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #3
VASB363EngrossDelegate Lacey Putney Memorial Highway. Designates the portion of U.S. Route 221 between the Town of Bedford and the City of Lynchburg the "Delegate Lacey Putney Memorial Highway." The bill contains an emergency clause.
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2018-02-15
Reported from Transportation with amendments (22-Y 0-N)
VASB125EngrossValue engineering. Raises the minimum project cost requiring the use of value engineering from $5 million to $10 million. The bill exempts projects that are designed utilizing (i) a design-build contract or (ii) the Public-Private Transportation Act ...
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2018-02-15
Reported from General Laws with amendment (22-Y 0-N)
VASB16EngrossSecurity freezes; fees. Reduces the maximum amount that a credit reporting agency may charge to place, remove, or lift a security freeze on a consumer's credit report from $10 to $5.
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2018-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 20]
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VASR28EngrossCommending the Virginia Capitol Police.
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2018-02-15
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VASJR144IntroCommending the Arlington Street People%92s Assistance Network.
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2018-02-15
Laid on Clerk's Desk
VASJR114EngrossCommending Michelle Cottrell-Williams.
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2018-02-15
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VASB801IntroStudy; behavioral health in state correctional facilities; report. Requests that the Department of Corrections, in collaboration with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, study the provision of patient-centered behavioral h...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee
VASB181EngrossSuspension of driver's license for nonpayment of fines or costs. Repeals the requirement that the driver's license of a person convicted of any violation of the law who fails or refuses to provide for immediate payment of fines or costs be suspended....
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2018-02-14
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB188EngrossVirginia Public Procurement Act; competitive negotiation for professional services. Provides that for competitive negotiation for professional services, except in the case of the procurement of architectural or engineering services, a public body may...
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2018-02-13
Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
VASB790IntroVirginia Employment Commission; development of a plan for a paid family-medical leave program. Requires the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC), in consultation with a work group composed of representatives of interested groups, to develop a plan fo...
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2018-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
VASB839EngrossTurns in certain residential areas; resident stickers. Allows counties by ordinance to develop a program to issue permits to residents of a designated area that will allow such residents to make turns into or out of the neighborhood during certain ti...
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2018-02-12
Read third time and defeated by Senate (20-Y 20-N)
VASJR110EngrossCommending the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce.
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2018-02-12
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VASJR6IntroStudy; Department of Education to study teacher licensing process; report. Requests to study the teacher licensure process and the assessment requirements therein for any inherent biases that may prevent minority teacher candidates from entering the ...
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2018-02-09
To Senate Rules Committee
VASB189IntroVirginia Department of Historic Resources; telecommunications; Section 106 review process work group. Directs the Virginia Department of Historic Resources to convene a stakeholder work group to study the efficiency of the review process as it is use...
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2018-02-09
Incorporated by Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
VASB301IntroState and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act; school boards and school board employees. Excludes Planning District 8 from the prohibition against hiring, under certain circumstances, a school division employee who is related to a member of th...
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2018-02-09
Incorporated by Rules
VASJR4IntroUnited States Constitution; Equal Rights Amendment. Ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution that was proposed by Congress in 1972. The joint resolution advocates the position that the 1972 Equal Rights Amendment remains ...
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2018-02-09
Failed to report (defeated) in Rules by voice vote
VASJR60PassCommending Virginia public school bus drivers.
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2018-02-09
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ60ER)
VASJR64PassCelebrating the life of Command Sergeant Major Jeffrey Scott Voelkel, USA.
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2018-02-09
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ64ER)
VASJR61PassCelebrating the life of Dennis Patrick Mullins.
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2018-02-09
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ61ER)
VASR22PassCelebrating the life of Lieutenant H. Jay Cullen III.
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2018-02-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR22ER)
VASB44EngrossKinship Guardianship Assistance program. Creates the Kinship Guardianship Assistance program (the program) to facilitate child placements with relatives and ensure permanency for children for whom adoption or being returned home are not appropriate p...
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2018-02-08
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB302IntroSchool Divisions of Innovation; performance-based assessments. Provides that a local school board applying for its school division to be designated as a School Division of Innovation may apply to the Board of Education (Board) to replace certain Stan...
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2018-02-08
Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health with letter (15-Y 0-N)
VASB841EngrossTruancy; procedures. Makes several changes to the procedures relating to interventions when a pupil fails to report to school for a total of five scheduled school days for the school year, no indication has been received by school personnel that the ...
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2018-02-08
To House Education Committee
VASB593EngrossHealth insurance; coverage for autism spectrum disorder. Requires health insurers, health care subscription plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder in individuals fro...
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2018-02-08
To House Appropriations Committee
VASR23PassCelebrating the life of Father Gerard Creedon.
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2018-02-08
Bill text as passed Senate (SR23ER)
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