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VAHB2276Engross

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Manufacture, import, sale, transfer, or possession of plastic firearms and unfinished frames or receivers and unserialized firearms; penalties. Creates a Class 5 felony for any person who manufactures, imports, sells, transfers, or possesses any fire...
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2021-03-01
Failed to pass
VAHB2074Engross

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Environmental justice; interagency working group. Establishes the Interagency Environmental Justice Working Group as an advisory council in the executive branch of state government to further environmental justice in the Commonwealth and directs each...
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2021-03-01
Failed to pass
VAHB5002Engross

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Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; Small Business Procurement Enhancement Program, and Women-owned and Minority-owned Business Procurement Enhancement Program established; report. Establishes the Small Business Procurement Enhanceme...
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2021-03-01
Failed to pass
VAHB1932Engross

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Child-placing agencies; conscience clause; repeal. Repeals provisions that allow child-placing agencies to refuse to perform, assist with, counsel, recommend, consent to, refer, or participate in any child placements when the proposed placement viola...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee
VAHB1786Engross

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Minimum wage; farm laborers or farm employees. Eliminates the exemptions from Virginia's minimum wage requirements for (i) persons employed as farm laborers or farm employees and (ii) certain temporary foreign workers. Minimum wage; farm laborers or...
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2021-02-22
Failed to report (defeated) in Commerce and Labor (5-Y 10-N)
VAHB2155Engross

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Virginia Human Rights Act; nondiscrimination in employment; sexual harassment and workplace harassment. Makes it an unlawful discriminatory practice for an employer, labor organization, or employment agency to engage in workplace harassment, includin...
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2021-02-22
Failed to report (defeated) in Judiciary (6-Y 7-N)
VAHB2324Engross

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Virginia Redistricting Commission; removal of commissioners; emergency. Provides for the removal of a commissioner from the Virginia Redistricting Commission for neglect of duty or gross misconduct. Removal would require affirmative votes of at least...
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2021-02-19
Requires 32 affirmative votes for passage
VAHB1951Engross

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Common-law crime of suicide. Abolishes the common-law crime of suicide. Suicide is currently a common-law crime in Virginia, although there is no statutorily prescribed punishment.
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2021-02-17
Failed to report (defeated) in Judiciary (5-Y 10-N)
VAHB2056Engross

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Status offenders; willful and material violation of court order or terms of probation; notice; orders of disposition for violation. Removes the option for a court to order that a status offender be detained in a secure facility for a willful and mate...
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2021-02-17
Failed to report (defeated) in Judiciary (7-Y 7-N 1-A)
VAHB1948Engross

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Law-enforcement officer; duty to render aid; duty to report wrongdoing by another law-enforcement officer. Requires any law-enforcement officer on duty who witnesses another person suffering from a serious bodily injury or a life-threatening conditio...
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2021-02-17
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (7-Y 6-N)
VAHB2049Engross

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Electric utilities; customer credit reinvestment offsets. Eliminates customer credit reinvestment offsets under which a utility is allowed, upon request, to reduce or eliminate amounts of overearnings that otherwise would be required to be credited t...
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2021-02-15
Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (11-Y 4-N)
VAHB2160Engross

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Electric utilities; fair rate of return; customer bill credits. Provides that the State Corporation Commission may, in any triennial review, establish a range above or below the authorized rate of return such that if the combined rate of return on co...
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2021-02-15
Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (12-Y 3-N)
VAHB1984Engross

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Electric utilities; triennial review; rates of return. Provides that the State Corporation Commission, in any triennial review proceeding, including the first triennial review proceeding conducted after January 1, 2021, for Dominion Energy Virginia, ...
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2021-02-15
Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (11-Y 4-N)
VAHB1914Engross

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Electric utilities; period costs. Provides that in a triennial review proceeding, certain utility generation and distribution costs that are not proposed for recovery under various cost recovery mechanisms, at the State Corporation Commission's discr...
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2021-02-15
Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (8-Y 7-N)
VAHB1902Engross

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Expanded polystyrene food service containers; prohibition; civil penalty. Prohibits the dispensing by a food vendor of prepared food to a customer in a single-use expanded polystyrene food service container, as defined in the bill. The bill requires ...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB1901Engross

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Online Virginia Driver's Manual course; training school. Removes the requirement that a driver training school providing the Virginia Driver's Manual course online be a computer-based driver education provider, as defined in the Code of Virginia.
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Transportation (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB1903Engross

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Local government authority; reduction of speed limits. Authorizes local governing bodies to reduce the speed limit to less than 25 miles per hour, but not less than 15 miles per hour, in a business district or residence district.
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Transportation (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB1971Engross

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Virginia Fair Housing Law; reasonable accommodations; disability-related requests for parking. Provides that for the purposes of the Virginia Fair Housing Law, when a person receives a request for accessible parking to accommodate a disability, the p...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB1951Engross

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Common-law crime of suicide. Abolishes the common-law crime of suicide. Suicide is currently a common-law crime in Virginia, although there is no statutorily prescribed punishment.
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB1986Engross

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George Mason University; management agreement. Provides a management agreement between the Commonwealth and George Mason University pursuant to the Restructured Higher Education Financial and Administrative Operations Act (§ 23.1-1000 et seq.). ...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB1926Engross

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Central Virginia Transportation Authority; membership. Adds the Executive Director of the Virginia Port Authority, or his designee, as a nonvoting ex officio member of the Central Virginia Transportation Authority.
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Transportation (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB1864Engross

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Virginia Human Rights Act; definition of employer; person employing one or more domestic workers. Expands the definition of "employer" for all purposes of the Virginia Human Rights Act to include a person employing one or more domestic workers, as de...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB1969Engross

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Administration of blighted and derelict properties in certain localities. Modifies the definition of "qualifying locality" to include any locality with a score of 100 or higher on the fiscal stress index, as published by the Department of Housing and...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N)
VAHB1981Engross

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Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; access to dwelling unit during certain declared states of emergency. Provides that a tenant shall be deemed to have reasonable justification for declining to permit a landlord or managing agent to exhibit...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB1921Engross

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Assistance for certain voters; curbside voting. Clarifies that any voter with a permanent physical disability, temporary physical disability, or injury is entitled to vote outside of the polling place. The bill further provides that during a declared...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB2204Engross

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Get Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back (G3) Fund and Program established. Establishes the Get Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back (G3) Fund and requires the Virginia Community College System to establish the G3 Program for the purpose of providing financial ass...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB1845Engross

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Alcoholic beverage control; license fee reform; delay; emergency. Delays the effective date of the 2020 alcoholic beverage control license and fee reform from July 1, 2021, to January 1, 2022. During the period of delay and subject to certain require...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB1896Engross

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Essential health benefits; abortion coverage. Removes the prohibition on the provision of coverage for abortions in any qualified health insurance plan that is sold or offered for sale through a health benefits exchange established or operating in Vi...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB2130Engross

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Virginia LGBTQ+ Advisory Board. Establishes the Virginia LGBTQ+ Advisory Board to advise the Governor regarding the economic, professional, cultural, educational, and governmental links between the Commonwealth and the LGBTQ+ community in Virginia an...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB1900Engross

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Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; tenant remedies for exclusion from dwelling unit, interruption of services, or actions taken to make premises unsafe. Provides that a general district court shall enter an order upon petition by a tenant ...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB1805Engross

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Aging services; economic and social need. Provides that, in providing aging services, the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services shall prioritize providing services to older persons with the greatest economic or social need. The bill define...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB1848Engross

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Virginia Human Rights Acts; discrimination on the basis of disability. Adds discrimination on the basis of disability as an unlawful discriminatory practice under the Virginia Human Rights Act. The bill also requires employers, defined in the bill, t...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB2013Engross

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School board policies; school meal debt; enforcement. Requires each school board to adopt a policy that prohibits the board from filing a lawsuit against a student or the student's parent because the student cannot pay for a meal at school or owes a ...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB2062Engross

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Food delivery platforms; agreements required; penalty. Prohibits a food delivery platform, as defined in the bill, from submitting orders on behalf of a consumer or arranging for the delivery of an order from a restaurant, as defined in the bill, wit...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB1940Engross

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Department of Education; guidelines on excused student absences; civic or political engagement. Provides that, subject to guidelines established by the Department of Education, each school board (i) shall permit one school day-long excused absence pe...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB2276Engross

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Manufacture, import, sale, transfer, or possession of plastic firearms and unfinished frames or receivers and unserialized firearms; penalties. Creates a Class 5 felony for any person who manufactures, imports, sells, transfers, or possesses any fire...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB1967Engross

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Virginia Jobs Investment Program and Fund; minimum wage requirements. Adjusts the minimum entry-level wage rate per hour a company is required to pay in order to be eligible for assistance under the Virginia Jobs Investment Program from at least 1.35...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB2216Engross

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Virginia Missing Person with Autism Alert Program. Renames the Virginia Missing Child with Autism Alert Program to the Virginia Missing Person with Autism Alert Program and expands it to apply to any missing person with autism, regardless of age. The...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Transportation (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB1894Engross

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Certain employees of the Department of Juvenile Justice; naloxone or other opioid antagonist. Authorizes employees of the Department of Juvenile Justice designated as probation and parole officers or as juvenile correctional officers to possess and a...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB1786Engross

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Minimum wage; farm laborers or farm employees. Eliminates the exemptions from Virginia's minimum wage requirements for (i) persons employed as farm laborers or farm employees and (ii) certain temporary foreign workers. Minimum wage; farm laborers or...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB2069Engross

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Special license plates; military decorations. Establishes a system for determining the cost of special license plates for recipients of a military decoration based on the order of precedence of such military decoration as determined by the federal De...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Transportation (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB2065Engross

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Produce Rx Program established; report. Directs the Department of Social Services, in cooperation with the Department of Medical Assistance Services, to convene a work group to develop a plan for a three-year pilot Produce Rx program to incentivize c...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB2019Engross

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Public elementary and secondary schools; possession and administration of undesignated stock albuterol inhalers and valved holding chambers. Requires each local school board to adopt and implement policies for the possession and administration of und...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB2181Engross

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Virginia Retirement System; technical amendments. Makes technical amendments to provisions of the Code of Virginia relating to the Virginia Retirement System to reflect recent changes to federal law and conform terminology to federal law.
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N)
VAHB1801Engross

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Disposing of litter; penalty. Increases the minimum fine for dumping or disposing of litter, trash, or other unsightly matter on public or private property from $250 to $500. Disposing of litter; penalty. Increases the minimum fine for dumping or dis...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Transportation (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB2032Engross

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Employment; domestic service. Provides that individuals who are engaged in providing domestic service are not excluded from employee protection laws and the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act. Employment; domestic service. Provides that individuals ...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB1888Engross

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Absentee voting; procedural and process reforms; availability and accessibility reforms; penalty. Makes various reforms to absentee voting processes and procedures, including those related to availability and accessibility. The bill requires certain ...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB2299Engross

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Department of Education; duties; special education. Requires the Department of Education to (i) provide training and guidance documents to local school divisions on the development of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for children with disabil...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB2263Engross

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Abolition of the death penalty. Abolishes the death penalty, including for those persons currently under a death sentence.
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB2075Engross

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U.S. Route 1; "Emancipation Highway." Renames any section of U.S. Route 1 in Virginia that is designated as "Jefferson Davis Highway" to "Emancipation Highway." The bill has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2022. U.S. Route 1; "Emancipation Hi...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Transportation (15-Y 0-N)
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