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VAHB4003IntroFirearms; removal from persons posing substantial risk; Firearms; removal from persons posing substantial risk; penalties. Creates a procedure by which any attorney for the Commonwealth or any law-enforcement officer may apply to a general district c...
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2019-07-09
Tabled in Militia, Police and Public Safety with letter to Crime Commission (12-Y 9-N)
VAHB1719PassCampaign Finance Disclosure Act of 2006; applicability to certain candidates for town offices. Makes the provisions of the Campaign Finance Disclosure Act (the Act) applicable to any candidate for a town office in a town with a population of less tha...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0825)
VAHB2792PassElectric utilities; municipal net energy metering. Directs the State Corporation Commission to establish a pilot program that affords the opportunity for any locality to participate in net energy metering if it is a retail customer of a certain type ...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0746)
VAHB1720PassPossession or distribution of cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil; public schools. Provides that no school nurse employed by a local school board, person employed by a local health department who is assigned to the public school pursuant to an agreement bet...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0573)
VAHB1868PassVirginia Index of Performance incentive program; Exemplar School Recognition Program. Renames the Virginia Index of Performance (VIP) incentive program as the Exemplar School Recognition Program (the Program) and makes several changes to the Program ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0576)
VAHB2380PassPublic institutions of higher education; online course catalogue; no-cost and low-cost course materials. Requires the registrar or another appropriate employee of each public institution of higher education to identify conspicuously in the online cou...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0590)
VAHB2577PassHealth insurance; coverage for autism spectrum disorder. Requires health insurers, health care subscription plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder in individuals of ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0452)
VAHB2325PassSchool board employees; discipline; written reprimand. Requires the Board of Education to include, in its regulations that prescribe the requirements for the licensure of teachers and other school personnel required to hold a license, procedures for ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0587)
VAHB2169PassPhysician assistants; licensure by endorsement. Authorizes the Board of Medicine to issue a license by endorsement to an applicant for licensure as a physician assistant who (i) is the spouse of an active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0338)
VAHB1772PassVirginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council; advisory opinions; evidence in civil proceeding. Provides that any officer, employee, or member of a public body alleged to have willfully and knowingly violated the Virginia Freedom of Information Ac...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0354)
VAHB2411PassTimber sales; theft; accounting; penalty. Provides that a person who buys and removes timber from a landowner's property is guilty of timber theft if he fails to pay the landowner by the date specified in their agreement or, if there is no written ag...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0348)
VAHB2681PassHistorical African American cemeteries; City of Hampton. Adds seven cemeteries in Hampton to the list of cemeteries for which qualified organizations may receive funds from the Department of Historic Resources for the care of historical African Ameri...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0257)
VAHB2384PassPublic schools; tobacco products and nicotine vapor products. Requires each school board to (i) develop and implement a policy to prohibit the use and distribution of tobacco products and nicotine vapor products on a school bus, on school property, o...
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2019-03-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0246)
VAHB1786PassVehicles on sidewalks. Clarifies that any public entity may allow "other power-driven mobility devices," as defined in the bill, to be ridden or driven on sidewalks in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other state and federal la...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0182)
VAHB1973PassHistorical African American cemeteries; Pulaski County. Adds two cemeteries in Pulaski County to the list of cemeteries for which qualified organizations may receive funds from the Department of Historic Resources for the care of historical African A...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0184)
VAHB2045PassDepartment of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; certification of recovery residences; regulations; civil penalties. Provides for the promulgation of regulations for the certification of recovery residences by the Department of Behavioral ...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0220)
VAHB2400PassSchool boards; School Breakfast Program and National School Lunch Program; web-based application. Requires each local school board that collects information to determine eligibility for participation in the School Breakfast Program or the National Sc...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0228)
VAHB1905PassAlcoholic beverage control; mixed beverage referendum; exception. Provides that, notwithstanding the requirement for a referendum for liquor by the drink, the Board of Directors of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority may issue a mixed beverage l...
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2019-02-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0175)
VAHB2634PassAlcoholic beverage control; local referendums. Allows the sale of mixed beverages by licensed restaurants and the sale of alcoholic beverages by the Board of Directors of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority in any county, town, or super...
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2019-02-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0178)
VAHB2551PassCommercial driver's licenses; military service members. Requires the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles to waive certain knowledge and skills tests required for obtaining a commercial learner's permit or commercial driver's license or a...
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2019-02-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0161)
VAHB1767PassWrongful death beneficiaries; parents who received support or services from the deceased for necessaries. Adds parents who received support or services from the deceased for necessaries within 12 months prior to the decedent's death to the primary li...
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2019-02-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0047)
VAHB2181PassRadford University; authority to establish Roanoke Division. Authorizes the Radford University Board of Visitors (the board) to establish the Radford University-Roanoke Division (the Division) through the acquisition of Jefferson College of Health Sc...
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2019-02-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0060)
VAHB1681PassIncome tax credits; housing choice vouchers; eligible housing areas. Expands the definition of "eligible housing area" for purposes of the housing choice voucher tax credit to include census tracts in the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Metropoli...
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2019-02-15
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0019)
VAHB2687EngrossSpecial license for hunting elk. Authorizes the Board of Game and Inland Fisheries (the Board) to create a special license for hunting elk. Such license shall be required in addition to general hunting licenses. The bill authorizes the Board to estab...
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2019-02-14
Passed by indefinitely in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with letter (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB2417EngrossEmergency protective order; required conditions; petition to dissolve or modify. Requires any emergency protective order to prohibit (i) the respondent from committing acts of family abuse or criminal offenses that result in injury to person or prope...
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2019-02-13
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (12-Y 3-N)
VAHB1718EngrossElectric utilities; fuel cost recovery. Requires an electric utility, as a condition of approval of any request by an electric utility for recovery through its fuel factor of costs incurred under a natural gas capacity contract not previously subject...
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2019-02-11
Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor with letter (10-Y 3-N)
VAHB1676IntroLegal holidays; Indigenous Peoples Day. Renames the special Day of Appreciation for American Indians living in the Commonwealth as Indigenous Peoples Day. Recognition of the day remains the Wednesday immediately preceding the fourth Thursday in Novem...
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
VAHB1658IntroVote by mail; pilot program. Requires the Department of Elections to develop a pilot program for conducting elections by mail. In a vote-by-mail election, a ballot is mailed to every registered voter, and the ballots are returned by the voters by mai...
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2019-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1616IntroUse or display of firearm during commission of a felony; killing or injuring police animals; penalty. Adds maliciously shooting, stabbing, wounding, or otherwise causing bodily injury to or administering poison to any animal used or trained by a law-...
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2019-02-05
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
VAHB1690IntroLine of Duty Act; Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority police officers. Expands the list of disabled persons and the beneficiaries of disabled or deceased persons eligible to receive benefits under the Line of Duty Act to include Metropolitan W...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB1645IntroVirginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices. Adds discrimination on the basis of a person's source of income to the list of unlawful discriminatory housing practices. The bill defines "source of income" as any source that law...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB1644IntroReporting lost or stolen firearms; civil penalty. Requires a person who lawfully possesses a firearm to report the loss or theft of the firearm to any local law-enforcement agency or the Department of State Police within 24 hours after such person di...
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2019-02-05
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
VAHB1763IntroFirearms; removal from persons posing substantial risk; penalties. Creates a procedure by which any attorney for the Commonwealth or any law-enforcement officer may apply to a general district court, circuit court, or juvenile and domestic relations ...
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2019-02-05
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
VAHB1869IntroNet energy metering; schools. Directs Appalachian Power Company to conduct a pilot program, not exceeding 10 megawatts in the aggregate, under which any public school in the Commonwealth that generates more electricity from a wind-powered or solar-po...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2111IntroImmunity from civil liability; abuse of process, malicious prosecution, or intentional infliction of emotional distress; statements made in the course of judicial proceedings or communications made relating to criminal conduct. Adds statements made i...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2165IntroIncome tax credit; solar energy equipment. Creates a nonrefundable tax credit for the purchase and installation of solar energy equipment in certain nonresidential areas for taxable years beginning on and after January 1, 2019, but before January 1, ...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB2112IntroNatural gas companies; right of entry upon property. Natural gas companies; right of entry upon property. Curtails the ability of a natural gas company to enter upon real property for the purpose of conducting surveys and other tests for its proposed...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2307IntroKilling or injuring police animals; penalty. Requires a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of six months for any person who maliciously kills or injures an animal owned, used, or trained by a law-enforcement agency, regional jail, or the Departme...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2163IntroNew media and technology innovation income tax credit. New media and technology innovation income tax credit. Establishes a new media and technology innovation income tax credit, starting with taxable year 2019, which is a nonrefundable tax credit fo...
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2019-02-05
To House Finance Committee
VAHB2462IntroSchool boards; school meal policies; student debt; parental notification. Requires each local school board to require the appropriate school board employee to inform the parent of any student who incurs a school meal debt of (i) the amount of such de...
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2019-02-05
To House Education Committee
VAHB2638IntroDepartment of Education; Teacher Advisory Committee. Requires the Department of Education (the Department) to establish and appoint members to a Teacher Advisory Committee (the Committee). The bill requires each member of the Committee to be a public...
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
VAHB2382IntroStudent journalists; freedom of speech and the press. Declares that, except in certain limited circumstances, a student journalist at a public elementary or secondary school or public institution of higher education has the right to exercise freedom ...
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2019-02-05
To House Education Committee
VAHB2381IntroOffice of the Children's Ombudsman; Children's Advocacy Fund. Creates the Office of the Children's Ombudsman to provide ombudsman services, including investigation of complaints, advocacy, and information for children, parents, and citizens involved ...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB2645IntroElectric utility regulation. Prohibits public electric Electric utility regulation. Prohibits public electric utilities from making nonessential expenditures, which includes expenditures related to lobbying, political contributions, certain advertisi...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2507IntroOffice of the Attorney General; FOIA Ombudsman; powers and duties; report. Requires the Attorney General to appoint a Virginia Freedom of Information Act Ombudsman (Ombudsman) to promote compliance by state agencies with the provisions of the Virgini...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB1762IntroWorker cooperatives. Establishes worker cooperatives as a category of cooperative associations. A worker cooperative is a stock corporation that has elected to be governed by provisions established by this measure, which include (i) conducting its bu...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2250IntroProtected information; newspersons engaged in journalism. Provides that no newsperson engaged in journalism shall be compelled to testify about, disclose, or produce protected information, as defined in the bill, except when the court finds that (i) ...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2376IntroSchool meal policies. Requires each local school board to adopt policies that prohibit school board employees from requiring a student who cannot pay for a meal at school or who owes a school meal debt to throw away a meal after it has been served to...
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2019-02-05
To House Education Committee
VAHB2277IntroDriver's license suspensions for certain non-driving related offenses. Removes the existing provisions that allow a person's driver's license to be suspended (i) when he is convicted of or placed on deferred disposition for a drug offense and (ii) fo...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB1693IntroHigh school family life education curricula; students with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Requires any high school family life education curriculum offered by a local school division to include, at least four times during grades 11 and 1...
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2019-02-05
To House Education Committee
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