Virginia Senator Bill DeSteph [R]

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VASR545IntroCelebrating the life of Richard Rigney.
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2020-09-25
Passed by for the day
VASR556IntroCelebrating the life of Walter H. Peake III.
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2020-09-25
Laid on Clerk's Desk
VASR532PassCelebrating the life of the Honorable John Henry Hager.
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2020-09-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR532ER)
VASR539IntroCelebrating the life of Bruce Winston Edwards.
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2020-09-09
Laid on Clerk's Desk
VASB5071IntroVirginia Retirement System; retired law-enforcement officers employed as school security officers. Provides that if a retired law-enforcement officer was employed by a local school division as a school security officer on January 1, 2020, and had a b...
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2020-09-03
Passed by indefinitely in Finance and Appropriations (11-Y 4-N)
VASB5102IntroIncome tax credit for rent forgone due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Establishes for taxable years 2020 through 2024 a nonrefundable income tax credit for landlords for any residential rent forgone during the COVID-19 pandemic. The amount of the credit i...
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2020-09-02
Passed by indefinitely in Finance and Appropriations (11-Y 5-N)
VASR521PassCommending Ira Agricola.
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2020-08-27
Bill text as passed Senate (SR521ER)
VASB5072IntroEmergency Services and Disaster Law; immunity from liability; sheriffs' offices and regional jails. Clarifies that sheriffs' offices and regional jails are considered public agencies for purposes of immunity from liability for the death of, or any in...
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2020-08-26
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (9-Y 5-N)
VASB5023IntroDeclaration of disaster; health care providers; immunity. Provides that, in cases in which a disaster caused by a communicable disease of public health threat has been declared and in the absence of gross negligence, a health care provider who withho...
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2020-08-26
Incorporated by Judiciary
VASR522PassCelebrating the life of Richard Duane West, M.D., F.A.C.S.
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2020-08-26
Bill text as passed Senate (SR522ER)
VASR523PassCelebrating the life of Michael George Mumejian.
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2020-08-26
Bill text as passed Senate (SR523ER)
VASR524PassCommending Human Food RVA.
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2020-08-26
Bill text as passed Senate (SR524ER)
VASB5075IntroInjury to property or persons by persons unlawfully or riotously assembled; penalty. Provides that any person or persons, unlawfully or riotously assembled, who pull down, injure, or destroy, or begin to pull down, injure, or destroy, the property of...
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2020-08-20
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (9-Y 4-N 1-A)
VASB5074IntroEmergency medical services and equipment at the site of a riot or unlawful assembly; penalty. Makes it a Class 6 felony for any person to damage the operation of any equipment or apparatus used for fighting fires or for protecting property or human l...
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2020-08-20
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (9-Y 6-N)
VASB5073IntroRiots and unlawful assemblies; dangerous weapons; penalty. Provides that (i) a projectile of any kind; (ii) a laser, a laser gun sight, or any device that simulates a laser; (iii) a blunt instrument; or (iv) a shield is a dangerous weapon for the pur...
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2020-08-20
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (9-Y 6-N)
VASB5059IntroInjury to property or persons by persons unlawfully or riotously assembled; penalty. Eliminates the requirement that an injury must be premediated for any person or persons unlawfully or riotously assembled to be guilty of injury to another person. T...
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2020-08-20
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VASB5056IntroRiots; acts of violence; penalty. Provides that a person is guilty of a Class 6 felony if a person commits an act of violence during a riot. The bill also increases the penalty for carrying a firearm during a riot from a Class 5 felony to a Class 4 f...
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2020-08-20
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (9-Y 4-N)
VASB5057IntroUnlawful assembly; acts of violence; penalty. Provides that if a person commits an act of violence during an unlawful assembly, such person is guilty of a Class 6 felony. The bill also increases the penalty for carrying a firearm during an unlawful a...
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2020-08-20
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VASB5060IntroObstructing emergency services personnel in performance of mission; penalty. Makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor to interfere with fire protection services personnel while such personnel are performing their duties. The bill also increases the penalty for...
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2020-08-20
Incorporated by Judiciary
VASB5061IntroAbusive language to another; penalty. Clarifies that the crime of using abusive language to another applies to persons cursing or abusing law-enforcement officers or emergency personnel who are performing their assigned duties.
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2020-08-20
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VASB5058IntroRemaining at place of riot or unlawful assembly after warning to disperse; penalty. Increases the penalty for remaining at place of riot or unlawful assembly after warning to disperse from a Class 3 misdemeanor to a Class 1 misdemeanor.
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2020-08-20
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VASB5062IntroPicketing or disrupting tranquility of home; penalty. Increases the penalty of picketing or disrupting tranquility of home from a Class 3 misdemeanor to a Class 1 misdemeanor.
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2020-08-20
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VASB5010IntroAssault and battery; penalty. Increases the penalty for committing an assault or an assault and battery against a judge; magistrate; law-enforcement officer; correctional officer; person directly involved in the care, treatment, or supervision of inm...
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2020-08-19
Incorporates SB5019 (Reeves)
VASB5026IntroNursing homes; publication of information about certain communicable diseases. Requires the Commissioner of Health to make available to the public information about confirmed cases of a communicable disease at nursing homes in the Commonwealth when a...
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2020-08-19
Incorporated by Education and Health
VASB5019IntroAssault and battery; penalty. Increases the penalty for committing an assault or an assault and battery against a judge; magistrate; law-enforcement officer; correctional officer; person directly involved in the care, treatment, or supervision of inm...
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2020-08-18
Incorporated by Judiciary
VASB561PassWorkers' compensation; post-traumatic stress disorder; law-enforcement officers and firefighters. Provides that post-traumatic stress disorder incurred by a law-enforcement officer or firefighter is compensable under the Virginia Workers' Compensatio...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1262)
VASB1065PassDepartment of General Services; identifying high-risk structures; desirability and feasibility of certain key boxes. Directs the Department of General Services (the Department) to (i) determine which state-owned structures have a higher likelihood of...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1180)
VASB423PassHealth insurance; mandated coverage for hearing aids for minors. Requires health insurers, health maintenance organizations, and corporations providing health care coverage subscription contracts to provide coverage for hearing aids and related servi...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1094)
VASB42PassAggravated sexual battery; penalty. Provides that any massage therapist, person practicing the healing arts, or physical therapist, or a person purporting to be such practitioner, who sexually abuses another person without the express consent of the ...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1003)
VASB480PassCovenants not to compete; low-wage employees; civil penalty. Prohibits an employer from entering into, enforcing, or threatening to enforce a covenant not to compete between the employer and a low-wage employee. The employer is subject to a civil pen...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0949)
VASB54PassVirginia Retirement System; retired law-enforcement officers employed as school security officers. Allows a retired law-enforcement officer to continue to receive his service retirement allowance during a subsequent period of employment by a local sc...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0969)
VASB1035PassMotor vehicle dealers; motorcycle franchises. Redefines "relevant market area" for purposes of motorcycle franchises. The bill also removes the burden of proof from a motor vehicle dealer in a hearing related to a motorcycle franchise license.
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0984)
VASB630PassCommon interest communities; electric vehicle charging stations permitted. Prohibits certain common interest community associations from prohibiting the installation of an electric vehicle charging station within the boundaries of a member's unit or ...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1012)
VASB272PassTethering animals; adequate shelter and space. Provides that the outdoor tethering of an animal does not meet the requirement of adequate shelter during a hurricane warning or tropical storm warning or if the animal is not safe from predators or well...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0955)
VASB355PassAssisted living facilities; audio-visual recording of residents. Directs the Board of Social Services (the Board) to convene a work group to make recommendations regarding adoption of regulations for audio-visual recording of residents in assisted li...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0848)
VASB753PassVirginia National Guard; state active duty for emergency response; pay and allowances for members. Provides that whenever called to state active duty in response to certain emergencies, members of the National Guard and the Virginia Defense Force rec...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0832)
VASB869PassHearing notice by localities. Provides that in any instance in which a locality in Planning District 23 has submitted a timely notice of public hearing to a newspaper published or having general circulation in the locality and the newspaper fails to ...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0761)
VASB900PassCharter; City of Virginia Beach. Provides that a Virginia Beach city council member from one of the residence districts who decides to run for an at-large seat on the council shall tender his resignation as a council member not less than 10 days prio...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0762)
VASB41PassVirginia Council on the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children; membership. Adds two nonlegislative citizen members to the Virginia Council on the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children, one o...
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2020-04-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0600)
VASB499PassSpecialty dockets; veterans docket. Provides that any veterans docket authorized and established as a local specialty docket in accordance with the Rules of Supreme Court of Virginia shall be deemed a "Veterans Treatment Court Program," as that term ...
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2020-04-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0603)
VASB1005PassCorporal Ryan C. McGhee Memorial Bridge. Designates the bridge on Guinea Station Road over Interstate 95 in Spotsylvania County the CPL Ryan C. McGhee Memorial Bridge.
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2020-04-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0647)
VASB40PassLine 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 their birth or adoption occurred after the time o...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0559)
VASB9PassWorkers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. Adds cancers of the colon, brain, or testes to the list of cancers that are presumed to be an occupational disease covered by the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act when firef...
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2020-03-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0499)
VASB87PassSpecial license plates; VB STRONG. Authorizes the issuance of special license plates for supporters of the City of Virginia Beach bearing the legend VB STRONG. The deadline for the receipt of 450 prepaid applications is November 1, 2020.
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2020-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0432)
VASB791PassManagement of the menhaden fishery. Requires the Virginia Marine Resources Commission to adopt regulations necessary to manage Atlantic menhaden, including those necessary to comply with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Interstate Fish...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0356)
VASB93PassTaxes on wills and administrations; exemption for victims of the Virginia Beach mass shooting. Establishes an exemption from probate tax for a person killed or injured in the 2019 Virginia Beach mass shooting. The bill provides that if, prior to its ...
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2020-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0278)
VASB122PassTeledentistry. Defines "teledentistry," establishes requirements for the practice of teledentistry and the taking of dental scans for use in teledentistry by dental scan technicians, and clarifies requirements related to the use of digital work order...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0220)
VASR66PassCelebrating the life of Admiral Robert Stanley Cole, USN, Ret.
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2020-03-08
Bill text as passed Senate (SR66ER)
VASR79PassCelebrating the life of Henry J. Abraham.
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2020-03-08
Bill text as passed Senate (SR79ER)
VASJR205PassCelebrating the life of Katherine Johnson.
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2020-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ205ER)
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