Virginia Delegate Charniele Herring [D]

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VAHB972PassPossession and consumption of marijuana; penalty. Decriminalizes simple marijuana possession and provides a civil penalty of no more than $25. Current law imposes a maximum fine of $500 and a maximum 30-day jail sentence for a first offense, and subs...
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2020-05-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1285)
VAHB981PassClean Energy and Community Flood Preparedness Act; fund. Directs the Department of Environmental Quality to incorporate into regulations previously adopted by the State Air Pollution Control Board certain provisions establishing a carbon dioxide cap ...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1219)
VAHB789PassConsumer lending. Replaces references to payday loans with the term "short-term loans." The measure caps the interest and fees that may be charged under a short-term loan at an annual rate of 36 percent, plus a maintenance fee; increases the maximum ...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1215)
VAHB704PassEnvironmental justice; policy. Provides that it is the policy of the Commonwealth to promote environmental justice, defined in the bill, and to ensure that it is carried out throughout the Commonwealth.
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1212)
VAHB582PassLabor and employment; collective bargaining; employees of counties, cities, and towns. Permits counties, cities, and towns to adopt local ordinances authorizing them to (i) recognize any labor union or other employee association as a bargaining agent...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1209)
VAHR219IntroAmending and readopting Rule 4 of the Rules of the House of Amending and readopting Rule 4 of the Rules of the House of Delegates, pertaining to conducting a session of the House, or a committee meeting, by electronic communication means during a dis...
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2020-04-22
VOTE: (51-Y 44-N)
VAHB395PassMinimum wage. Increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25 per hour to $9.50 per hour effective May 1, 2021; to $11.00 per hour effective January 1, 2022; to $12.00 per hour effective January 1, 2023; to $13.50 per ho...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1204)
VAHB785PassLocal tax authority. Modifies or eliminates several restrictions that apply to taxes imposed by counties, and establishes a new restriction on cigarette taxes imposed by any locality. The bill authorizes most counties to impose an admissions tax, not...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1214)
VAHB1PassAbsentee voting; no excuse required. Permits any registered voter to vote by absentee ballot in any election in which he is qualified to vote. The bill removes the current list of statutory reasons under which a person may be entitled to vote by abse...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1149)
VAHB201PassElections; voter registration; extended time for persons to register in person. Provides any person who is qualified to vote is entitled to register to vote in person up to and including the day of the election at the office of the general registrar ...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1153)
VAHB1519PassCommission to Study Slavery and Subsequent De Jure and De Facto Racial and Economic Discrimination Against African Americans; report; sunset. Creates the Commission to Study Slavery and Subsequent De Jure and De Facto Racial and Economic Discriminati...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1043)
VAHB1537PassMemorials for war veterans. Provides that a locality may remove, relocate, contextualize, or cover any monument or memorial for war veterans on the locality's public property, not including a monument or memorial located in a publicly owned cemetery,...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1101)
VAHB980PassProvision of abortion. Expands who can perform first trimester abortions to include any person jointly licensed by the Board of Medicine and Nursing as a nurse practitioner acting within such person's scope of practice. The bill eliminates all the pr...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0898)
VAHB1015PassVirginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention Fund; report. Creates the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention Fund, which shall be administered by the Department of Social Services, in coordination with the Department of Health and the ...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0912)
VAHB974PassPetition for writ of actual innocence. Provides that a person who was convicted of a felony or who was adjudicated delinquent by a circuit court of an offense that would be a felony if committed by an adult may petition for a writ of actual innocence...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0993)
VAHB1196PassSuspension of driver's license for nonpayment of fines or costs. Repeals the requirement that the driver's license of a person convicted of any violation of the law who fails or refuses to provide for immediate payment of fines or costs be suspended....
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0964)
VAHB66PassHealth insurance; cost-sharing payments for prescription insulin drugs. Prohibits health insurance companies and other carriers from setting an amount exceeding $50 per 30-day supply that a covered person is required to pay at the point of sale in or...
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2020-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0881)
VAHB1547PassPublic institutions of higher education; eligibility for in-state tuition. Provides that any student is eligible for in-state tuition who (i) attended high school for at least two years in the Commonwealth and either (a) graduated on or after July 1,...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0766)
VAHB687PassDoulas; certification; registry. Provides that no person shall use or assume the title "state-certified doula," as defined in the bill, unless such person is a community-based doula who has received training and education as a doula from an entity ap...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0724)
VAHB113PassProtected information; newspersons engaged in journalism. Provides that no newsperson engaged in journalism shall be compelled by the Commonwealth or a locality in any criminal proceeding to testify about, disclose, or produce protected information, ...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0650)
VAHB42PassHealth care providers; screening of patients for prenatal and postpartum depression; training. Directs the Board of Medicine to annually issue a communication to every practitioner licensed by the Board who provides primary, maternity, obstetrical, o...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0709)
VAHB1641PassCoal ash ponds; private wells and public water supply wells; resident notification. Requires a utility, defined in the bill as the owner or operator of a coal ash pond in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, to complete a survey of all private wells and pub...
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2020-04-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0625)
VAHB1013PassPrescription requirements; treatment of sexually transmitted diseases; sunset. Repeals the sunset of July 1, 2020, on the provision that allows practitioners employed by the Department of Health to prescribe antibiotic therapy to the sexual partner o...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0552)
VAHB690PassTANF; family cap. Repeals the prohibition on increasing the amount of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) that a family receives upon the birth of a child during the period of TANF eligibility or during the period in which the family or ad...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0550)
VAHB1467PassPrisoners; obtaining certain identification documentation upon release. Requires the Department of Corrections and the sheriff, jail superintendent, or other jail administrator of a local correctional facility to provide the assistance necessary for ...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0523)
VAHB6PassVirginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices; source of funds. Adds discrimination on the basis of a person's source of funds to the list of unlawful discriminatory housing practices. The bill creates an exemption for an owner...
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2020-03-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0477)
VAHB590PassTax credit for participating landlords; eligible housing areas. Expands the definition of "eligible housing area" for the housing choice voucher tax credit to include Virginia census tracts in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metropolitan Statisti...
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2020-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0430)
VAHJR123FailNotifying the Governor of organization.
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2020-03-12
Failed to pass in House
VAHJR100FailEstablishing a schedule for the conduct of business for the prefiling period of the 2021 Regular Session of the General Assembly of Virginia. Establishes a schedule for the conduct of business for the prefiling period of the 2021 Session of the Gener...
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2020-03-12
Failed to pass in House
VAHB1663FailProhibited discrimination; public accommodations, employment, credit, and housing: causes of action; sexual orientation and gender identity. Creates explicit causes of action for unlawful discrimination in public accommodations and employment in the ...
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2020-03-12
Failed to pass in House
VAHJR510PassEstablishing a schedule for the Establishing a schedule for the conduct of business for the prefiling period of the 2021 Regular Session of the
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2020-03-12
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ510ER)
VAHR172EngrossCommending the Dochiki Civic and Social Club, Inc.
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2020-03-07
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR173EngrossCommending Rosa B. Price.
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2020-03-07
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR190EngrossCelebrating the life of Lorine Bernice Allen Jordan.
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2020-03-07
Agreed to by House
VAHJR508PassAmending Rule 22 of House Joint Resolution No. 99 of the 2020 Amending Rule 22 of House Joint Resolution No. 99 of the 2020 Regular Session of the General Assembly of Virginia, relating to the sine die
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2020-03-07
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ508ER)
VAHJR454PassCelebrating the life of Maria Bonazzoli Bourne.
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2020-03-05
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ454ER)
VAHJR292PassCelebrating the life of Virginia Flynn Bell.
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2020-03-04
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ292ER)
VAHJR353PassCommending the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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2020-03-04
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ353ER)
VAHB1042PassVirginia Council on Environmental Justice; established. Establishes the Virginia Council on Environmental Justice, consisting of 27 members, to advise the Governor and provide recommendations intended to protect vulnerable communities from disproport...
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2020-03-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0113)
VAHB1011PassVirginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council; powers and duties; guidance; redaction of email addresses. Clarifies that the Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council may give guidance to constitutional officers and legisl...
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2020-03-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0111)
VAHJR108PassYear of the Eye Exam. Designates 2020 as the Year of the Eye Exam in Virginia.
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2020-03-03
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ108ER)
VAHJR72PassOliver White Hill, Sr., Day. Designates May 1, in 2020 and in each succeeding year, as Oliver White Hill, Sr., Day in Virginia.
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2020-03-03
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ72ER)
VAHJR231PassCommending the Virginia Department of State Police.
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2020-03-02
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ231ER)
VAHJR232PassCommending the Richmond Police Department.
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2020-03-02
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ232ER)
VAHJR254PassCommending the Division of Capitol Police.
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2020-03-02
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ254ER)
VAHR122PassCommending the Honorable Rosalyn Randolph Dance.
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2020-03-02
Bill text as passed House (HR122ER)
VAHR133PassCommemorating the legacy of the Negro National League.
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2020-03-02
Bill text as passed House (HR133ER)
VAHB1010EngrossCriminal fiscal impact statements. Provides that no bill resulting in an increase in net periods of imprisonment or commitment shall be (i) reported from a standing committee of the House of Delegates or the Senate or (ii) passed by the House of Dele...
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2020-02-28
To Senate Rules Committee
VAHJR4PassCelebrating the life of Alan Arnold Diamonstein.
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2020-02-28
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ4ER)
VAHJR162EngrossCommending the Division of Capitol Police.
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2020-02-28
Passed by indefinitely in Rules by voice vote
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