Virginia Delegate Betsy Carr [D]

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VAHB5069PassLaw-enforcement officers; prohibition on the use of neck restraints. Prohibits a law-enforcement officer from using a neck restraint in the performance of his official duties and provides for disciplinary sanctions on an officer who uses a neck restr...
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2020-10-28
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 35 (Per Article IV, Section 13, this bill will be effective on the
VAHB5043EnrollMental health awareness response and community understanding services (Marcus) alert system. Provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) shall support the...
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2020-10-28
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB5043ER)
VAHB5108PassCriminal Justice Services Board; Committee on Training; membership and responsibilities. Changes the membership of the Criminal Justice Services Board and its Committee on Training by requiring that some members be representatives of a social justice...
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2020-10-28
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 28 (effective
VAHB5106EnrollLandlord and tenant, noncompliance with rental agreement; prohibition on reporting negative credit information arising from the COVID-19 pandemic; penalty; emergency. Provides that a landlord shall not take any adverse action against a tenant or appl...
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2020-10-28
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB5106ER)
VAHB5045PassCarnal knowledge of a person detained or arrested by a law-enforcement officer or an inmate, parolee, probationer, arrestee, juvenile detainee, or pretrial defendant or posttrial offender; local or state law-enforcement officer; penalty. Adds law-enf...
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2020-10-28
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 26 (effective
VAHB5051PassDecertification of law-enforcement officer. Directs the Department of Criminal Justice Services to adopt standards of conduct applicable to law-enforcement and jail officers and due process procedures for decertification based on serious misconduct i...
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2020-10-28
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 27 (Per Article IV, Section 13, this bill will be effective on the
VAHB5148EnrollDepartment of Corrections; earned sentence credits. Establishes a four-level classification system for the awarding and calculation of earned sentence credits. The bill also specifies certain crimes that are subject to the maximum 4.5 earned sentence...
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2020-10-28
Governor's recommendation received by House
VAHB5068EnrollEmergency relief payments exempt from creditor process; emergency. Automatically exempts from the creditor process emergency relief payments, as defined in the bill, paid to individuals. The bill further requires a financial institution receiving suc...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
VAHB5064EnrollVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; landlord remedies; noncompliance with rental agreement; payment plan. Requires a landlord who owns more than four rental dwelling units, or more than a 10 percent interest in more than four rental dwellin...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
VAHB5048PassOutbreaks of communicable disease of public health threat; posting of information; emergency. Requires the Department of Health to make information about outbreaks of communicable diseases of public health threat at any medical care facility, residen...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0012)
VAHB5109EnrollDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; law-enforcement officer training and qualifications. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) to develop a uniform curriculum and lesson plans for the compulsory minimum entry-leve...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
VAHB5104EnrollMinimum qualifications for law-enforcement officer, etc.; disclosure of information. Provides that any sheriff or chief of police, the director or chief executive of any agency or department employing deputy sheriffs or law-enforcement officers, and ...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
VAHB5029EnrollLaw-enforcement officer; failure to intervene in an excessive use of force; penalties. Requires that any law-enforcement officer who while in the performance of his official duties witnesses another law-enforcement officer engaging or attempting to e...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
VAHB5055EnrollLaw-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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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
VAHB5049EnrollAcquisition and use of military property by law-enforcement agencies. Provides that no state or local law-enforcement agency shall acquire or purchase (i) weaponized unmanned aerial vehicles; (ii) aircraft that are configured for combat or are combat...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
VAHB5062PassCourt authority in criminal cases; prosecutorial discretion to dispose of a criminal case. Requires a court to grant a motion to dismiss made by the Commonwealth, whether with or without prejudice, and with the consent of the defendant unless the cou...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0021)
VAHB5047PassVirginia Post-Disaster Anti-Price Gouging Act; manufacturers and distributors. Prohibits any manufacturer or distributor from selling necessary goods or services at an unconscionable price during a declared state of emergency. However, the bill provi...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0016)
VAHB5046EnrollTelemedicine services; originating site. Directs the Board of Medical Assistance Services to amend the state plan for medical assistance services to provide for payment of medical assistance for medically necessary health care services provided throu...
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2020-10-21
Governor's recommendation received by House
VAHB5058EnrollIssuing 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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2020-10-21
Governor's recommendation received by House
VAHB5072PassLaw-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 (CHAP0018)
VAHB5050EnrollEmergency 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: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
VAHB5093PassEmergency Services and Disaster Law; powers and duties of the Governor; executive orders; penalty. Provides that a violation of an executive order declared by the Governor as the Director of Emergency Management shall be punishable either as a civil ...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0014)
VAHB5087PassUnemployment compensation; short-time compensation; sunset repeal; emergency. Repeals two sunset provisions from legislation enacted during the 2020 Regular Session of the General Assembly that, among other things, established a short-time compensati...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0008)
VAHR621EngrossCelebrating the life of the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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2020-10-14
Agreed to by House
VAHB5052PassLegal holidays; Juneteenth. Recognizes the nineteenth day of June of each year, also known as Juneteenth, as a legal holiday in the Commonwealth to commemorate the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas, the last of the former Confederate ...
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2020-10-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0004)
VAHB5059PassCertain hospices, home care organizations, private providers, assisted living facilities, and adult day care centers; immunity from civil liability; COVID-19; emergency. Provides that a licensed hospice, home care organization, private provider, assi...
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2020-10-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0006)
VAHB5113PassCertain school boards; student meals; participation in the Community Eligibility Provision. Requires each school board that governs a local school division that contains any public elementary or secondary school that is eligible to participate in the...
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2020-10-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0002)
VAHB5146EngrossAutomatic expungement of criminal records. Establishes a process for the automatic expungement of criminal records for certain convictions, deferred dispositions, acquittals, and for offenses that have been nolle prossed or otherwise dismissed. The b...
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2020-10-07
Senators: Deeds, Lucas, Norment
VAHB5030EngrossMonuments and memorials for war veterans; authority of localities. Changes the authority of a locality from the authority to "contextualize or cover" to the authority to "alter" a monument or memorial for war veterans located within the geographical ...
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2020-10-05
Passed by indefinitely in Local Government with letter (14-Y 0-N)
VAHR608EngrossCelebrating the life of Saba Labib Shami.
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2020-10-02
Agreed to by House
VAHR592EngrossCommending the Philippine Cultural Center of Virginia.
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2020-09-29
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR606EngrossCelebrating the life of Joseph Alexander.
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2020-09-29
Agreed to by House
VAHR607EngrossCommending the House Clerk's Office.
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2020-09-29
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR588EngrossCelebrating the life of the Honorable John Henry Hager.
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2020-09-25
Agreed to by House
VAHR594EngrossCelebrating the life of Diane Elaine Harris Marsh, DDS.
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2020-09-25
Agreed to by House
VAHB5028EngrossWorkers' compensation; presumption of compensability for COVID-19. Establishes a presumption that COVID-19 causing the death or disability of firefighters, emergency medical services personnel, law-enforcement officers, first responders, health care ...
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2020-09-24
Passed by indefinitely in Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 1-N)
VAHB5116EngrossPaid quarantine leave. Requires public and private employers to provide eligible employees paid quarantine leave. The bill provides that such paid quarantine leave is available for immediate use by the employee, regardless of how long the employee ha...
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2020-09-16
Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (14-Y 1-N)
VAHB5112EngrossLaw-enforcement officer; duty to render aid; duty to report wrongdoing by another law-enforcement officer; penalty. Requires any law-enforcement officer on duty who witnesses another person suffering from a serious bodily injury or a life-threatening...
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2020-09-16
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (10-Y 3-N)
VAHB5103EngrossAppropriation; 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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2020-09-10
Recommitted to Finance and Appropriations
VAHB5013EngrossCivil action for deprivation of rights; duties and liabilities of certain employers in employing or contracting for the services of law-enforcement officers. Creates a civil action for the deprivation of a person's rights by a law-enforcement officer...
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2020-09-10
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (12-Y 3-N)
VAHR551EngrossCommending the Virginia Hospital Center.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR556EngrossCelebrating the life of Bishop Lawrence Levi Taylor.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR545EngrossCelebrating the life of the Honorable George Earl Lovelace.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR512EngrossCelebrating the life of Steven John Perez, M.D.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR544EngrossCommemorating the 100th anniversary of the adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR511EngrossCelebrating the life of Benito Loyola, Sr.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR527EngrossCelebrating the life of Michael Thomas Elliot.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR532EngrossCelebrating the life of Captain Michael Francis Ott, Jr., USN, Ret.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR550EngrossCelebrating the life of Nathaniel Thomas Connally, Jr., M.D.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR535EngrossCelebrating the life of Bishop Willie Roger Logan.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
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