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VAHB1926EnrollCentral 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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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB1894EnrollCertain 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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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB2130EnrollVirginia 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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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB1864EnrollVirginia 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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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB2284EnrollReinstatement of certain driving privileges. Directs the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles to reinstate driving privileges, and to waive fees related to the reinstatement, for individuals whose privileges were suspended prior to July 1...
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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB2013EnrollSchool 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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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB2019EnrollPublic 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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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB2117EnrollChildren's Services Act; special education programs. Requires that funds expended for private special education services under the Children's Services Act only be expended on educational programs that are licensed by the Board of Education or an equi...
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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB2062EnrollFood 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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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB1990EnrollRacial 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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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB2065EnrollProduce 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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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB1950EnrollDepartment 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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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB1888EnrollAbsentee 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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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB1902EnrollExpanded 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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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB2276EngrossManufacture, 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
VAHB2135EnrollCertain school boards; student meals; participation in the Afterschool Meal Program. Requires each school board that governs a local school division that has a student population that qualifies for free and reduced-price meals at a minimum percentage...
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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB2038EnrollProbation, 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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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB1963EnrollCooperative local health budget; report. Provides that funding for local health departments shall consist of such state funds as may be allocated for the operation of the local health department together with local matching funds and estimated self-g...
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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB1980EnrollEnslaved 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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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB1965EnrollState Air Pollution Control Board; low-emissions and zero-emissions vehicle program. Directs the State Air Pollution Control Board to implement a low-emissions and zero-emissions vehicle program for motor vehicles with a model year of 2025 and later....
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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB2074EngrossEnvironmental 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
VAHB2030EnrollNeonicotinoid 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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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB1930EnrollPublic 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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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB1889EnrollVirginia 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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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB1992EnrollPurchase, 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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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB5002EngrossDepartment 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
VAHB2032EngrossEmployment; 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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2021-02-27
Conference report agreed to by Senate (21-Y 17-N)
VAHB2299EngrossDepartment 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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2021-02-27
VOTE: Agreed To (96-Y 0-N)
VAHB2266EngrossAlcoholic 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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2021-02-27
Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
VAHB2047EngrossCriminal proceedings; consideration of mental condition and intellectual and developmental disabilities. Permits the admission of evidence concerning a defendant's mental condition at the time of an alleged offense, including expert testimony, if suc...
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2021-02-27
Conference report agreed to by Senate (26-Y 13-N)
VAHB1985EngrossWorkers' 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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2021-02-27
Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)
VAHB1979EngrossElectric 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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2021-02-27
Conference report agreed to by Senate (21-Y 18-N)
VAHB1805EngrossAging 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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2021-02-27
VOTE: Agreed To (57-Y 41-N)
VAHB1900EngrossVirginia 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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2021-02-27
Conference report agreed to by Senate (20-Y 19-N)
VAHB2040EngrossUnemployment compensation; failure to respond; continuation of benefits; repayment of overpayments. Provides that an employer shall be deemed to have established a pattern of failing to respond timely or adequately to written requests for information...
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2021-02-27
Conference report agreed to by Senate (21-Y 18-N)
VAHB2167EngrossParole; 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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2021-02-27
Conference report agreed to by Senate (20-Y 18-N)
VAHB1968EnrollAbsentee 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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2021-02-26
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB2263EnrollAbolition 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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2021-02-26
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB1819EnrollRappahannock 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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2021-02-26
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB2262EnrollTraffic 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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2021-02-26
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB1921EnrollAssistance 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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2021-02-26
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB2206EnrollChild Care Subsidy Program; emergency. Provides that regulations governing the Child Care Subsidy Program (the Program) shall be amended to provide that (i) a family shall be eligible for assistance through the Program if the family's income does not...
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2021-02-26
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB1810EnrollVoter registration; failure of online voter registration system; deadline extension. Provides that in the event that a failure of the Virginia online voter registration system occurs prior to the close of registration records, the Governor has the au...
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2021-02-26
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB2068EnrollLocal Food and Farming Infrastructure Grant Program. Establishes the Local Food and Farming Infrastructure Grant Program and authorizes the Governor to award grants to political subdivisions from the Governor's Agriculture and Forestry Industries Dev...
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2021-02-26
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB1896EnrollEssential 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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2021-02-25
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB2204EnrollGet 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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2021-02-25
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB2075EngrossU.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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2021-02-25
Passed Senate (30-Y 9-N)
VAHB1801EnrollDisposing 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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2021-02-25
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB1903EnrollLocal 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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2021-02-25
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB2181EnrollVirginia 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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2021-02-25
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
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