Virginia Delegate Betsy Carr [D]

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VAHR4049IntroCommending The American Legion Auxiliary.
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2019-11-13
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 19200397D
VAHB4006IntroAllowing access to firearms by minors; penalty. Provides that any person who recklessly leaves a loaded, unsecured firearm in such a manner as to endanger the life or limb of any person under the age of 18 is guilty of a Class 6 felony. Current law p...
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2019-07-09
Tabled in Militia, Police and Public Safety with letter to Crime Commission (12-Y 9-N)
VAHR4015PassCelebrating the life of Katherine Anne Marie Lusich-Nixon.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed House (HR4015ER)
VAHR4016PassCommending Omicron Chi Omega.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed House (HR4016ER)
VAHR4007PassCelebrating the life of Benjamin Joseph Lambert IV.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed House (HR4007ER)
VAHB4005IntroControl of firearms by localities. Grants localities authority to adopt or enforce an ordinance, resolution, or motion, governing the possession, carrying, storage, or transporting of firearms, ammunition, or components or combination thereof in the ...
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2019-07-09
Tabled in Militia, Police and Public Safety with letter to Crime Commission (12-Y 9-N)
VAHR4036PassCommending Ángel Cabrera.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed House (HR4036ER)
VAHB4011IntroReporting lost or stolen firearms; civil penalty. Requires that, if a firearm is lost or stolen from a person who lawfully possessed it, such person shall report the loss or theft of the firearm to any local law-enforcement agency or the Department o...
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2019-07-09
Tabled in Militia, Police and Public Safety with letter to Crime Commission (12-Y 9-N)
VAHB4015IntroFirearm transfers; criminal history record information Firearm transfers; criminal history record information checks; penalty. Requires a background check for any firearm transfer and directs the Department of State Police (the Department) to establi...
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2019-07-09
Tabled in Militia, Police and Public Safety with letter to Crime Commission (12-Y 9-N)
VAHB4003IntroFirearms; removal from persons posing substantial risk; Firearms; removal from persons posing substantial risk; penalties. Creates a procedure by which any attorney for the Commonwealth or any law-enforcement officer may apply to a general district c...
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2019-07-09
Tabled in Militia, Police and Public Safety with letter to Crime Commission (12-Y 9-N)
VAHB4021IntroProhibiting sale, transport, etc., of assault firearms, Prohibiting sale, transport, etc., of assault firearms, certain firearm magazines, trigger activators, and silencers; penalties. Expands the definition of "assault firearm" and prohibits any per...
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2019-07-09
Tabled in Militia, Police and Public Safety with letter to Crime Commission (12-Y 9-N)
VAHB4004IntroPurchase of handguns; limitation on handgun purchases; penalty. Prohibits any person who is not a licensed firearms dealer from purchasing more than one handgun in a 30-day period and makes such an offense a Class 1 misdemeanor. The bill exempts from...
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2019-07-09
Tabled in Militia, Police and Public Safety with letter to Crime Commission (12-Y 9-N)
VAHB4009IntroProtective 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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2019-07-09
Tabled in Militia, Police and Public Safety with letter to Crime Commission (12-Y 9-N)
VAHB2053VetoSchool boards; staffing ratios; guidance counselors. Changes the name of guidance counselors to school counselors and requires school boards to employ school counselors in accordance with the following ratios: in elementary schools, one hour per day ...
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2019-05-03
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
VAHB2762PassFirefighting foam management. Prohibits, beginning July 1, 2021, the use for training purposes or for testing, with some exceptions, of a class B firefighting foam that contains intentionally added PFAS chemicals, as defined in the bill.
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0838)
VAHB2717PassVirginia Driver's Manual course; computer-based mediums. Provides that the course on the Virginia Driver's Manual required for certain persons who have failed the driver knowledge examination three times may be conducted in a classroom or through a s...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0745)
VAHB2007PassEviction; writs of possession and eviction. Changes the terminology from writ of possession to writ of eviction for the writ executed by a sheriff to recover real property pursuant to an order of possession. The bill specifies that an order of posses...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0700)
VAHB2750PassAdvance estimate of patient payment amount for elective medical procedure, test, or service; notice of right to request. Provides that every hospital currently required to provide an estimate of the payment amount for an elective procedure, test, or ...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0670)
VAHB1668PassVirginia Public Procurement Act; high-risk contracts; report. Requires the Department of General Services (DGS), the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA), and the Office of the Attorney General, as appropriate, to review contract solicitat...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0601)
VAHB2058PassRemote access to land records; fee; exemption for certain state agencies. Exempts the Department of General Services, the Department of Conservation and Recreation, the Department of Forestry, and the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority fro...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0611)
VAHB2324PassMajor information technology project procurement; terms and conditions; limitation of liability provisions. Requires, in any contract for a major information technology project, terms and conditions relating to the indemnification obligations and lia...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0605)
VAHB2786PassCoal combustion residuals impoundment; closure. Requires the owner or operator of any coal combustion residuals (CCR) unit, defined in the bill to include a coal ash pond or landfill, within the Chesapeake Bay watershed at Bremo Power Station, Chesap...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0650)
VAHB2605PassCommunity corrections alternative program; establishment. Repeals the boot camp incarceration program, diversion center incarceration program, and detention center incarceration program established and maintained by the Department of Corrections and ...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0618)
VAHB2055PassDepartment of Human Resource Management; review of employee recruitment, retention, and compensation; report. Requires the Director of the Department of Human Resource Management to perform an annual review of recruitment and retention trends and cer...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0424)
VAHB2060PassReal estate with delinquent taxes or liens; appointment of special commissioner; increase required value. Increases the required assessed value of property for the purpose of a locality appointing a special commissioner to convey property with delinq...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0541)
VAHB2061PassRestrictions on activities of former officers and employees; City of Richmond. Permits the City of Richmond to adopt an ordinance prohibiting former officers and employees from representing a client or any person or group, for compensation, for one y...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0472)
VAHB1675PassServicemembers Civil Relief Act; attorney fees. Provides that, where the appointment of counsel is necessary pursuant to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, any attorney fees assessed shall not exceed $125, unless the court deems a higher amount app...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0454)
VAHB1659PassChild abuse and neglect; mandatory reporters. Adds to the list of persons who are required to report suspected child abuse or neglect ministers, priests, rabbis, imams, and duly accredited practitioners of any religious organization or denomination u...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0414)
VAHB2356PassMajor Headquarters Workforce Grant Fund. Creates the Major Headquarters Workforce Grant Fund. A qualified e-commerce company that makes a capital investment of at least $2 billion in a major headquarters facility in Arlington County and that creates ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0482)
VAHB1804PassWorkers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. Adds cancers of the colon, brain, or testes to the list of cancers that are presumed to be an occupational disease covered by the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act when firef...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0415)
VAHB2726PassLocal workforce development boards; career pathways for opportunity youth; report. Requires each local workforce development board to develop focused strategies for engaging opportunity youth and placing them on pathways to education, training, and c...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0593)
VAHB2538PassBalance billing; elective services. Requires a facility where a covered person receives scheduled elective services to post the required notice or inform the covered person of the required notice at the time of pre-admission or pre-registration. The ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0432)
VAHB2020PassVirginia Community College System; certain registered apprenticeships; uniform instruction. Requires the Virginia Community College System, in consultation with the Department of Labor and Industry, to develop and deliver uniform, related instruction...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0580)
VAHB1822PassVirginia Water Quality Improvement Fund; grant for wastewater conveyance facility; estimates of future funding requests; Stormwater Local Assistance Fund. Authorizes the Director of the Department of Environmental Quality (the Department) to authoriz...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0533)
VAHB2576PassSex Trafficking Response Coordinator; duties; report. Creates, within the Department of Criminal Justice Services, a Sex Trafficking Response Coordinator (the Coordinator) who shall (i) create a statewide plan for local and state agencies to identify...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0486)
VAHB2685PassVirginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; eligibility. Extends the benefits of the Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program to the spouse or child of a veteran with at least a 90 percent permanent, service-rela...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0491)
VAHB2123PassSchool boards; public institutions of higher education; College and Career Access Pathways Partnerships. Permits each local school board to enter into College and Career Access Pathways Partnerships (Partnerships), currently referred to as agreements...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0582)
VAHB1944PassCivil actions; no-fault divorce; fees and costs. Provides that, in the case of a no-fault divorce proceeding, there is a presumption that a party to the case who is the recipient of a state or federally funded public assistance program for the indige...
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2019-03-14
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0411)
VAHB1887PassPosting human trafficking hotline information. Requires the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority and the Virginia Employment Commission to post notice of the existence of a human trafficking hotline in government stores, except for governmen...
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2019-03-14
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0388)
VAHB2005PassTemporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); eligibility. Makes eligible for TANF any person who is between the ages of 18 and 19 years old and a full-time student in a secondary school or in the equivalent level of career and technical education....
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2019-03-14
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0376)
VAHB2225PassFinancial institutions; reporting by financial institution staff; supporting information and records. Provides that any financial institution staff who suspects that an adult has been financially exploited may provide supporting information and recor...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0339)
VAHB2655PassEviction Diversion Pilot Program. Establishes the Eviction Diversion Pilot Program (the Program), consisting of specialized dockets within the existing structure of the general district courts for the cities of Danville, Hampton, Petersburg, and Rich...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0355)
VAHB2059PassNonpayment of child support; amount of arrearage paid; time period to pay arrearage; repayment schedule; suspension of driver's license. Provides that an individual who is delinquent in child support payments or has failed to comply with a subpoena, ...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0284)
VAHB2672PassDepartment of Veterans Services; Virginia War Memorial division. Provides that only the names and homes of record designation of those Virginians "Killed in Action" (i) as a result of military operations against terrorism, (ii) as a result of a terro...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0312)
VAHB1742PassMarsh Criminal-Traffic Division at Manchester General District Court and John Marshall Criminal-Traffic Division at Richmond General District Court; concurrent jurisdiction. Clarifies that the Marsh Criminal-Traffic Division at Manchester General Dis...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0321)
VAHB2052PassCharter; City of Richmond; runoff elections. Provides that the procedures and deadlines for voter registration, applying for an absentee ballot, and casting an absentee ballot for any runoff election in the City of Richmond shall be as provided under...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0306)
VAHB1889PassVirginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council; meetings requirement. Requires the Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council to meet upon the call of the chairman or when a majority of Council members request a meeting. Cur...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0323)
VAHB1934PassElectric vehicle charging stations; operation by certain state agencies. Authorizes the Department of General Services, Department of Motor Vehicles, and Department of Transportation to locate and operate a retail fee-based electric vehicle charging ...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0248)
VAHB1923PassVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; noncompliance with rental agreement; tenant's right to reasonable attorney fees. Provides that a tenant is entitled to reasonable attorney fees when a tenant successfully raises as a defense the landlord'...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0324)
VAHB2238PassPreviously unidentified cemeteries. Adds the category of previously unidentified cemetery to the laws allowing for the removal of remains from graveyards or family cemeteries that have been abandoned or are unused and neglected by their owners. The b...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0195)
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