Virginia Senator Bill DeSteph [R]

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VASB93IntroTaxes on income, wills, and administrations; exemption for victims of the Virginia Beach mass shooting and for payments to such victims; emergency. Establishes an income tax exemption for relief payments paid to a victim of the Virginia Beach mass sh...
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2019-12-02
To Senate Finance Committee
VASR3IntroRecognizing that the Virginia Beach Tragedy Fund is performing an essential government service with respect to the Virginia Beach mass shooting. States that the Senate of Virginia recognizes that the Virginia Beach Tragedy Fund, which is administered...
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2019-12-02
To Senate Rules Committee
VASB82IntroViolation of protective order; armed with firearm or other deadly weapon; mandatory minimum sentence; penalty. Provides for a three-year mandatory minimum sentence to be served consecutively with any other sentence upon a conviction for violation of ...
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2019-11-27
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
VASB90IntroCapital murder; punishment. Provides that any person convicted of capital murder involving the willful, deliberate, and premeditated killing of more than one person as part of the same act or transaction or more than one person within a three-year pe...
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2019-11-27
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
VASB83IntroBrandishing a firearm; law-enforcement officer; penalty. Provides for a six-month mandatory minimum sentence upon conviction of a person for pointing, holding, or brandishing a firearm or air-operated or gas-operated weapon or object similar in appea...
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2019-11-27
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
VASB84IntroConcealment of firearm in committing felony; penalty. Provides that a person is guilty of a separate felony if he carries about his person any pistol, shotgun, rifle, or other firearm that is hidden from common observation while committing or attempt...
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2019-11-27
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
VASB85IntroStolen firearms; penalties. Creates or enhances penalties for crimes related to larceny of a firearm or use of a stolen firearm during the commission of a felony. The bill provides that it is (i) a Class 3 felony with a five-year mandatory minimum se...
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2019-11-27
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
VASB87IntroSpecial license plates; VB STRONG. Authorizes the issuance of special license plates for supporters of the City of Virginia Beach bearing the legend VB STRONG.
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2019-11-27
To Senate Transportation Committee
VASB88IntroDischarging firearm; penalty. Imposes a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of three years for violations of (i) maliciously discharging a firearm within or at an occupied building or dwelling house; (ii) willfully discharging a firearm within or ...
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2019-11-27
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
VASB89IntroViolation of protective order while armed with firearm or other deadly weapon; mandatory minimum sentence; penalty. Provides for a three-year mandatory minimum sentence to be served consecutively with any other sentence upon a conviction for violatio...
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2019-11-27
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
VASB86IntroUse or display of firearm in committing felony; penalty. Increases from three to five years for a first offense and from five to 10 years for a second or subsequent offense the mandatory minimum sentences for use or display of a firearm during the co...
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2019-11-27
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
VASB41IntroVirginia Council on the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children; membership. Adds a nonlegislative citizen member to the Virginia Council on the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children who is a ...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Rules Committee
VASB40IntroLine of Duty Act; eligible dependents. Provides that children born or adopted after the death or disability of an employee covered by the Line of Duty Act are eligible for health insurance coverage if such coverage does not result in a premium increa...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Finance Committee
VASB42IntroAggravated sexual battery by false representation or Aggravated sexual battery by false representation or subterfuge; penalty. Provides that any person who sexually abuses another person through false representation or subterfuge that is part of a ma...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
VASB4036IntroCapital murder; punishment. Provides that any person convicted of capital murder involving the willful, deliberate, and premeditated killing of more than one person as part of the same act or transaction or more than one person within a three-year pe...
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2019-07-19
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
VASB4034IntroTreasury loans; renovation of Building 2 of the Virginia Beach Municipal Center. Authorizes the Secretary of Finance to provide the City of Virginia Beach with interest-free treasury loans in a principal amount not to exceed $20 million for the costs...
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2019-07-12
To Senate Finance Committee
VASB4033IntroGrants for the renovation of Building 2 of the Virginia Beach Municipal Center. Appropriates $10 million in grants to the City of Virginia Beach from fiscal year 2019 surplus general fund revenues for the costs of planning renovations to and renovati...
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2019-07-12
To Senate Finance Committee
VASB4005IntroConcealment of firearm in committing felony; penalty. Provides that a person is guilty of a separate felony if he carries about his person any pistol, shotgun, rifle, or other firearm that is hidden from common observation while committing or attempt...
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2019-07-09
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N)
VASB4007IntroUse or display of firearm in committing felony; penalty. Increases from three to five years for a first offense and from five to 10 years for a second or subsequent offense the mandatory minimum sentences for use or display of a firearm during the co...
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2019-07-09
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N)
VASB4003IntroViolation of protective order; armed with firearm or other deadly weapon; mandatory minimum sentence; penalty. Provides for a three-year mandatory minimum sentence to be served consecutively with any other sentence upon a conviction for violation of ...
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2019-07-09
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N)
VASB4006IntroStolen firearms; penalties. Creates or enhances penalties for crimes related to larceny of a firearm or use of a stolen firearm during the commission of a felony. The bill provides that it is (i) a Class 3 felony with a five-year mandatory minimum se...
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2019-07-09
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N)
VASB4004IntroBrandishing a firearm; law-enforcement officer; penalty. Provides for a six-month mandatory minimum sentence upon conviction of a person for pointing, holding, or brandishing a firearm or air-operated or gas-operated weapon or object similar in appea...
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2019-07-09
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N)
VASJR4001IntroStudy; JCHC; underlying causes of mass public shootings. Directs the Joint Commission on Health Care to study the underlying causes of mass public shootings or similarly violent acts.
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2019-07-09
To Senate Rules Committee
VASB4023IntroViolation of protective order while armed with firearm or other deadly weapon; mandatory minimum sentence; penalty. Provides for a three-year mandatory minimum sentence to be served consecutively with any other sentence upon a conviction for violatio...
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2019-07-09
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N)
VASB4022IntroDischarging firearm; penalty. Imposes a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of three years for violations of (i) maliciously discharging a firearm within or at an occupied building or dwelling house; (ii) willfully discharging a firearm within or ...
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2019-07-09
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (9-Y 6-N)
VASR4016PassCommending the Virginia Beach Police Department, Virginia Commending the Virginia Beach Police Department, Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office, Virginia State Police, Virginia Beach Fire Department, the Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach, and othe...
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4016ER)
VASR4003PassCelebrating the life of LaQuita Chenoah Brown.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4003ER)
VASR4004PassCelebrating the life of Tara Welch Gallagher.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4004ER)
VASR4002PassCelebrating the life of Ryan Keith Cox.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4002ER)
VASR4025IntroRecognizing that the Virginia Beach Tragedy Fund is performing an essential government service with respect to the Virginia Beach mass shooting. States that the Senate of Virginia recognizes that the Virginia Beach Tragedy Fund, which is administered...
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2019-07-09
To Senate Rules Committee
VASB4032IntroSpecial license plates; VB STRONG. Authorizes the issuance of special license plates for supporters of the City of Virginia Beach bearing the legend VB STRONG.
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2019-07-09
To Senate Transportation Committee
VASR4013PassCelebrating the life of Michelle Marie Langer.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4013ER)
VASR4006PassCelebrating the life of Alexander Mikhail Gusev.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4006ER)
VASR4008PassCelebrating the life of Katherine Anne Marie Lusich-Nixon.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4008ER)
VASR4009PassCelebrating the life of Herbert Ray Snelling, Jr.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4009ER)
VASR4010PassCelebrating the life of Christopher Kelly Rapp.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4010ER)
VASR4012PassCelebrating the life of Joshua Orion Hardy.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4012ER)
VASR4011PassCelebrating the life of Robert Thomas Williams.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4011ER)
VASR4005PassCelebrating the life of Mary Louise Crutsinger Gayle.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4005ER)
VASR4007PassCelebrating the life of Richard H. Nettleton.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4007ER)
VASR4023PassCommending George Mason University's Arlington Campus.
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2019-07-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR4023ER)
VASB4025IntroTaxes on income, wills, and administrations; exemption for victims of the Virginia Beach mass shooting and for payments to such victims. Establishes an income tax exemption for relief payments paid to a victim of the Virginia Beach mass shooting or a...
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2019-07-09
To Senate Finance Committee
VASB1689VetoGroup health benefit plans; bona fide associations; benefits consortium. Provides that certain trusts constitute a benefits consortium and are authorized to sell health benefits plans to members of a sponsoring association that is a nonstock corporat...
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2019-05-02
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
VASB1025PassTethering of animals; adequate shelter and space. Provides that in order to meet the requirement that an animal be given adequate space, a tether must be at least three times the length of the animal or 10 feet in length, whichever is greater, and no...
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2019-04-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0848)
VASB1150VetoIssuance of warrants by magistrates. Provides that a magistrate may not issue an arrest warrant for a misdemeanor offense where the accused is a law-enforcement officer and the alleged offense arises out of the performance of his public duties upon t...
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2019-04-03
Requires 2/3 affirmative votes to pass in enrolled form
VASB1674VetoHealth insurance; short-term, limited-duration health plans; guaranteed option. Provides that any carrier offering short-term, limited-duration health plans may offer for sale a guaranteed option, defined in the bill as a contract or agreement betwee...
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2019-04-03
Requires 2/3 affirmative votes to pass in enrolled form
VASJR318PassCelebrating the life of the Honorable Frederick MacDonald Quayle.
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2019-04-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ318ER)
VASJR327PassCommending Doorways for Women and Families.
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2019-04-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ327ER)
VASJR359PassCelebrating the life of Scott Marvin Anderson.
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2019-04-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ359ER)
VASJR435PassCelebrating the life of Suzanne Curry McBride.
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2019-04-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ435ER)
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