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VAHB1992PassPurchase, possession, or transportation of firearms following conviction for assault and battery of a family or household member; penalties. Prohibits a person who has been convicted of assault and battery of a family or household member, as defined ...
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2021-04-15
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0555)
VAHB2047PassCriminal proceedings; consideration of mental condition and intellectual and developmental disabilities. Permits the admission of evidence by the defendant concerning a defendant's mental condition at the time of an alleged offense, including expert ...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0540)
VAHB2113PassSealing of criminal records; penalties. Establishes a process for the automatic sealing of police and court records, defined in the bill, for certain convictions, deferred dispositions, and acquittals and for offenses that have been nolle prossed or ...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0542)
VAHB2038PassProbation, revocation, and suspension of sentence; limitations. Limits the amount of active incarceration a court can impose as a result of a revocation hearing for a probation violation. The bill provides that if the court finds the basis of a viola...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0538)
VAHB2040PassUnemployment compensation; failure to respond; continuation of benefits; repayment of overpayments. Provides that when a claimant has had a determination of initial eligibility for unemployment benefits, as determined by the issuance of compensation ...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0539)
VAHB2167PassParole; notice and certification; monthly reports; discretionary early consideration. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall set the release date for an inmate granted discretionary parole or conditional release no sooner than 30 business ...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0545)
VAHB1985PassWorkers' compensation; presumption of compensability for COVID-19. Establishes a presumption that COVID-19 causing the death or disability of health care providers is an occupational disease compensable under the Workers' Compensation Act. The bill p...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0507)
VAHB2262PassTraffic regulation; bicycles; report. Requires the driver of a motor vehicle to change lanes when overtaking a bicycle or certain other vehicles when the lane of travel is not wide enough for the overtaking motor vehicle to pass at least three feet t...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0462)
VAHB2019PassPublic 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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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0508)
VAHB2062PassFood 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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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0485)
VAHB1979PassElectric vehicle rebate program; creation and funding; report. Creates a rebate program for the purchase or lease of new and used electric vehicles, to be administered by the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy. A purchaser or lessee of a new or...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0493)
VAHB2032PassEmployment; domestic service. Provides that individuals who are engaged in providing domestic service are not excluded from employee protection laws. Employment; domestic service. Provides that individuals who are engaged in providing domestic servi...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0509)
VAHB1888PassAbsentee 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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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0471)
VAHB1864PassVirginia 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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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0506)
VAHJR582PassConstitutional amendment (first reference); marriage; repeal of same-sex marriage prohibition; affirmative right to marry. Repeals the constitutional provision defining marriage as only a union between one man and one woman as well as the related pro...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0517)
VAHJR555PassConstitutional amendment (first reference); qualifications of voters and the right to vote; persons not entitled to vote. Provides that every person who meets the qualifications of voters set forth in the Constitution shall have the fundament right t...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0516)
VAHB2161PassActive military or a military spouse; prohibits discrimination in public accommodations, etc. Prohibits discrimination in public accommodations, employment, and housing on the basis of a person's military status, defined as a member of the uniformed ...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0477)
VAHB2081PassPolling places; prohibited activities; unlawful possession of a firearm; penalty. Prohibits any person from knowingly possessing a firearm within 40 feet of any building, or part thereof, used as a polling place, including one hour before and one hou...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0459)
VAHB2030PassNeonicotinoid pesticides; study. Directs the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to study the Beekeeper Pollinator Protection Plan and voluntary best management practices for the purpose of proposing improvements to communication between ...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0458)
VAHB1889PassVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; landlord remedies; noncompliance with rental agreement; payment plan; extend sunset. Extends the sunset date from July 1, 2021, to July 1, 2022, of certain provisions enacted during the 2020 Special Sessi...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0492)
VAHB2132PassHomicides and assaults and bodily woundings; certain matters not to constitute defenses. Provides that another person's actual or perceived sex, gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation is not in and of itself, or together with an oral solicita...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0460)
VAHB1981PassVirginia 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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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0409)
VAHB2137PassPaid sick leave. Requires employers to provide paid sick leave to home health workers who provide personal care, respite, or companion services to an individual who receives consumer-directed services under the state plan for medical assistance servi...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0449)
VAHB2075PassU.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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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0416)
VAHB2299PassDepartment of Education and Board of Education; special education. Requires the Department of Education and the Board of Education to develop new policies and procedures and effect numerous modifications to existing policies and procedures to improve...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0451)
VAHB1819PassRappahannock State Scenic River designation. Adds a 79-mile portion of the Rappahannock River located in Caroline, King George, Westmoreland, Essex, and Richmond Counties to the Rappahannock State Scenic River, a component of the Virginia Scenic Rive...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0399)
VAHB1969PassAdministration 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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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0408)
VAHB2249PassVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; landlord charges for security deposits, insurance premiums for damage insurance, and insurance premiums for renter's insurance; filing of information regarding resident agent appointed by nonresident prop...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0427)
VAHB1900PassVirginia 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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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0403)
VAHB1980PassEnslaved Ancestors College Access Scholarship and Memorial Program established. Establishes the Enslaved Ancestors College Access Scholarship and Memorial Program, whereby Longwood University, the University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth Univers...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0442)
VAHB2159PassRelease of balloon prohibited; civil penalty. Prohibits any individual 16 years of age or older or other person, including a corporation, from intentionally releasing, discarding, or causing to be released or discarded any nonbiodegradable balloon ou...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0420)
VAHB1930PassPublic institutions of higher education; admissions applications; criminal history. Prohibits each public institution of higher education, with the exception of the Virginia Military Institute and a law school of a public institution of higher educat...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0440)
VAHB2204PassGet 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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2021-03-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0397)
VAHB2266PassAlcoholic beverage control; designated outdoor refreshment area license. Renames the "local special events" license as the "designated outdoor refreshment area" license. The bill allows the Board of Directors of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Contro...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0390)
VAHB2129PassChesapeake Bay; wastewater treatment; Enhanced Nutrient Removal Certainty Program. Requires the State Water Control Board to adopt regulations establishing a Phase III Watershed Implementation Plan Enhanced Nutrient Removal Certainty Program (ENRC Pr...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0363)
VAHB1903PassLocal 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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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0318)
VAHB1805PassAging services; social need. Requires the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, in providing aging services, to use available resources to provide services to older persons with the greatest economic or social needs. The bill defines "eco...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0299)
VAHB2263PassAbolition of the death penalty. Abolishes the death penalty, including for those persons currently under a death sentence. The bill provides that no person may be sentenced to death or put to death on or after its effective date for any violation of ...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0344)
VAHB2203PassVirginia Agriculture Food Assistance Program and Fund; established. Requires the Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services (the Commissioner) to establish the Virginia Agriculture Food Assistance Program (VAFA Program) for Virginia farmers an...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0332)
VAHB1926PassCentral 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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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0142)
VAHB1894PassCertain 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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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0181)
VAHB1990PassRacial and ethnic impact statements for criminal justice legislation. Provides that the Chair of the House Committee for Courts of Justice or the Chair of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary may request the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commis...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0183)
VAHB2065PassProduce 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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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0212)
VAHB1950PassDepartment of Health and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner; plan for the establishment of a Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Team; report. Directs the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of the Department of Health to convene a work group to...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0164)
VAHB1921PassAssistance 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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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0163)
VAHB1801PassDisposing 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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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0175)
VAHB1968PassAbsentee voting; early in person; availability on Sundays. Permits the electoral board or general registrar of a county or city to provide absentee voting in person in the office of the general registrar or voter satellite office on Sundays.
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0204)
VAHB1902PassExpanded 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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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0262)
VAHB2046PassVirginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices. Prohibits any locality, its employees, or its appointed commissions from discriminating (i) in the application of local land use ordinances or guidelines, or in the permitting of h...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0267)
VAHB2130PassVirginia 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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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0169)
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