Virginia Senator Benton Chafin [R]

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VASB500EngrossTax credit for teaching material expenses. Establishes an individual nonrefundable income tax credit of up to $250 for licensed teachers in taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2020, but before January 1, 2025, for the purchase price of mat...
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2020-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 17]

Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
VASB244EngrossCharter; Town of Bluefield. Amends the town's charter by (i) increasing the number of council members from five to six, (ii) allowing the mayor to vote only to break ties rather than on all matters, (iii) clarifying that the council may act by motion...
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2020-02-14
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
VASB253EngrossDeeds of trust; fiduciary duties. Specifies that a trustee under a deed of trust has only the duties, rights, and obligations imposed and conferred on it by the deed of trust or by statute. The bill further requires that a trustee shall comply with a...
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2020-02-14
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB261EngrossAccounts filed by fiduciaries and reports filed by guardians; civil penalty. Provides that any account filed by a fiduciary with the commissioner of accounts and annual report filed by a guardian with the local department of social services shall be ...
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2020-02-14
Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 1-N)
VASB1003EngrossComputer crimes; monetary harm; penalty. Provides that it is a Class 1 misdemeanor for a person to maliciously use an Internet-capable computer as part of a scheme involving false representations to cause another person to expend monetary funds that ...
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2020-02-14
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB499EngrossSpecialty dockets; veterans docket. Provides that any veterans docket authorized and established as a local specialty docket in accordance with the Rules of Supreme Court of Virginia shall be deemed a "Veterans Treatment Court Program," as that term ...
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 17]
To House Courts: Criminal Committee
VASJR123IntroCommending Bud Foster.
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2020-02-14
Laid on Clerk's Desk
VASB1026EngrossPharmacists; initiating treatment, dispensing, and administering of controlled substances. Includes in the practice of pharmacy initiating treatment, dispensing, and administering of certain drugs and devices by a pharmacist, provided that such pharm...
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2020-02-14
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VASB262EngrossSpecial license to hunt elk. Authorizes the Board of Game and Inland Fisheries (the Board) to create a special license for hunting elk in the elk management zone that is required in addition to a general hunting license. The bill authorizes the Board...
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2020-02-13
[Hearing: Feb 19]
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VASB233EngrossInsurance licensing and registration renewal. Makes changes related to the renewal of insurance agents' licensure and registration renewal. In 2019, legislation was enacted that becomes effective January 1, 2021, to change the licensing and registrat...
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2020-02-13
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VASB329EngrossDisposal of solid waste fees; Russell County. Allows Russell County to levy fees by ordinance, and after a public hearing, for the disposal and management of solid waste at a county collection or disposal facility not to exceed the actual cost incurr...
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2020-02-13
To House Counties, Cities and Towns: Land Use Committee
VASB774EngrossBig game hunting; guaranteed kills prohibited; penalty. Prohibits offering for sale, selling, offering to purchase, or purchasing a hunt guaranteeing the killing of a deer, bear, or wild turkey. The bill does not prevent a landowner from leasing land...
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2020-02-13
[Hearing: Feb 19]
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Natural Resources Committee
VASB293EngrossFinancial institutions; multiple-fiduciary accounts. Provides that financial institutions may enter into multiple-fiduciary accounts with more than one fiduciary to the same extent that they may enter into fiduciary accounts with one fiduciary. The m...
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2020-02-13
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VASB1034EngrossDepartment of Education; behavioral assessments and interventions. Directs the Department of Education to review and revise the Guidelines for Conducting Functional Behavioral Assessment and Developing Positive Behavior Intervention Supports and Stra...
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2020-02-13
To House Rules Committee
VASB1005EngrossCorporal Ryan C. McGhee Memorial Bridge. Designates the bridge on Guinea Station Road over Interstate 95 in Spotsylvania County the CPL Ryan C. McGhee Memorial Bridge.
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2020-02-13
[Hearing: Feb 18]
To House Transportation Committee
VASB981EngrossProfessions and occupations; expediting the issuance of credentials to spouses of military service members and veterans. Provides for the expedited issuance of credentials to the spouses of military service members who are ordered to federal active d...
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2020-02-13
Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N)
VASB757EngrossDepartment of Health; Department of Health Professions Medical Excellence Zone Program; telemedicine; reciprocal agreements. Directs the Department of Health to determine the feasibility of the establishment of a Medical Excellence Zone Program and d...
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2020-02-13
[Hearing: Feb 18]
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VASB867IntroHealth care provider panels; vertically integrated Health care provider panels; vertically integrated carriers; providers. Requires any vertically integrated carrier to offer participation in each provider panel or network established for each of the...
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2020-02-09
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VASJR87IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); immunity of legislators. Limits the immunity of legislators by allowing the arrest of a member of the General Assembly during the sessions of the respective houses upon issuance of process for arrest by a ...
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2020-02-07
Passed by indefinitely in Rules by voice vote
VASB234IntroDepartment of Human Resources Management; health insurance for local school board employees. Allows local school boards to elect to have all of their employees and retirees, as well as the dependents of such employees and retirees, be eligible to par...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASR24PassCommending William H. Goodwin, Jr.
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2020-02-06
Bill text as passed Senate (SR24ER)
VASJR91IntroCommending John F. Reinhart.
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2020-02-06
Passed by for the day
VASJR88IntroCelebrating the life of the Honorable Gerald L. Baliles.
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2020-02-06
Passed by for the day
VASB102IntroLottery Board; regulation of casino gaming. Authorizes casino gaming in the Commonwealth to be regulated by the Virginia Lottery Board (the Board). Casino gaming shall be limited to certain cities that meet the criteria that is outlined in the bill, ...
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2020-02-05
Incorporated by General Laws and Technology
VASB251EngrossPharmacy benefits managers; licensure and regulation. Provides that, beginning January 1, 2021, no person is authorized to provide pharmacy benefits management services or otherwise act as a pharmacy benefits manager without first obtaining a license...
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2020-02-04
Read third time and passed Senate (33-Y 7-N)
VASB478EngrossClinch State Scenic River. Designates a 66.8-mile segment of the Clinch River in Tazewell and Russell Counties as part of the Clinch State Scenic River, a component of the Virginia Scenic Rivers System. The bill provides that nothing shall preclude t...
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2020-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 19]
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VASJR83PassCelebrating the life of the Honorable Mary T. Christian.
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2020-02-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ83ER)
VASJR84PassCommending H.A. Street.
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2020-02-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ84ER)
VASB467IntroKilling or injuring police animals; penalty. Provides that the punishment for any person who maliciously kills or injures an animal owned, used, or trained by a law-enforcement agency, regional jail, or the Department of Corrections, while such anima...
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2020-01-27
Failed to report (defeated) in Judiciary (6-Y 9-N)
VASJR4PassCelebrating the life of Alan Arnold Diamonstein.
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2020-01-20
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ4ER)
VASJR62PassCommending the Washington Nationals.
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2020-01-20
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ62ER)
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