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VAHR621EngrossCelebrating the life of the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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2020-10-14
Agreed to by House
VAHB5052PassLegal holidays; Juneteenth. Recognizes the nineteenth day of June of each year, also known as Juneteenth, as a legal holiday in the Commonwealth to commemorate the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas, the last of the former Confederate ...
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2020-10-13
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 4 (effective 2/1/21)
VAHB5113PassCertain school boards; student meals; participation in the Community Eligibility Provision. Requires each school board that governs a local school division that contains any public elementary or secondary school that is eligible to participate in the...
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2020-10-13
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 2 (effective 2/1/21)
VAHR608EngrossCelebrating the life of Saba Labib Shami.
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2020-10-02
Agreed to by House
VAHR607EngrossCommending the House Clerk's Office.
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2020-09-29
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHB5090EngrossVirginia Freedom of Information Act; law-enforcement criminal incident information; criminal investigative files. Adds criminal investigative files, defined in the bill, to the types of law-enforcement and criminal records required to be released in ...
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2020-09-18
Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology with letter (14-Y 0-N)
VAHR543EngrossCelebrating the life of Pierre Nkepnang.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
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)
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)
VAHB340PassEmergency laws; civil relief; citizens of the Commonwealth furloughed or otherwise not receiving wages or payments due to closure of the federal government or declaration of Emergency by the Governor. Provides a 60-day stay of an unlawful detainer fo...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1202)
VAHB220PassAbsentee voting; postage prepaid on return envelope. Requires the envelope provided to an absentee voter for the return of the absentee ballot to include prepaid postage. The provisions of the bill do not become effective unless reenacted by the 2021...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1155)
VAHB56PassMinimum wage; tipped employees; classification. Prohibits an employer from classifying an individual as a tipped employee if the individual is prohibited by applicable federal or state law or regulation from soliciting tips.
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1145)
VAHB1049PassProhibited discrimination; sexual orientation and gender identity. Prohibits discrimination in employment, public accommodation, public contracting, apprenticeship programs, housing, banking, and insurance on the basis of sexual orientation or gender...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1137)
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)
VAHB1024PassDepartment of State Police; establishment of cold case searchable database. Requires the Superintendent of State Police to establish and maintain a searchable electronic database of cold cases, available to the public through the Department of State ...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1127)
VAHB913PassInstitutions of higher education; sexual violence policies; immunity from disciplinary action; certain students who make reports. Requires the governing board of each nonprofit private institution of higher education and each public institution of hi...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1041)
VAHB1257PassDrinking water supplies; maximum contaminant levels. Directs the State Board of Health to adopt regulations establishing maximum contaminant levels (MCLs) in public drinking water systems for (i) perfluorooctanoic acid, perfluorooctane sulfonate, and...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1097)
VAHB1301PassOffice of the Children's Ombudsman established. Establishes the Office of the Children's Ombudsman as a means of effecting changes in policy, procedure, and legislation; educating the public; investigating and reviewing actions of the State Departmen...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1090)
VAHB36PassPublic institutions of higher education; student journalists; freedom of speech and the press. Declares that, except in certain limited circumstances, a student journalist at a public institution of higher education has the right to exercise freedom ...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0947)
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)
VAHB1030PassElectric utility regulation; pilot program for undergrounding electrical transmission lines. Provides that the State Corporation Commission's approval of a proposed transmission line for inclusion in a pilot program established as part of the Grid Tr...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0797)
VAHB1410PassFood stamps; Restaurant Meals Program. Directs the Department of Social Services to participate in the Restaurant Meals Program (RMP) of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The bill requires the Department to develop and implement a...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0843)
VAHB1722PassDepartment of Education; guidance and resources; applied behavior analysis services. Requires the Department of Education to develop and publish no later than November 16, 2020, guidance and resources relating to the provision of applied behavior ana...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0774)
VAHB1429PassHealth insurance; nondiscrimination; gender identity or transgender status. Prohibits a health carrier from denying or limiting coverage or imposing additional cost sharing or other limitations or restrictions on coverage, under a health benefit plan...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0844)
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)
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)
VAHB1426PassSchool boards; school meals; availability to students. Requires each school board to require each public elementary and secondary school in the local school division to participate in the federal National School Lunch Program and the federal School B...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0683)
VAHB55PassWorker 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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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0673)
VAHB167PassElectric 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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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0661)
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)
VAHB703PassSchool meal debt; donations. Permits any school board to solicit and receive any donation or other funds for the purpose of eliminating or offsetting any school meal debt at any time and requires each school board to use any such funds solely for suc...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0575)
VAHB698PassSchool boards; distribution of excess food. Allows public school boards to distribute excess food to students eligible for the School Breakfast Program or National School Lunch Program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture or to students...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0574)
VAHB697PassSchool 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 or discard a meal after it has bee...
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2020-03-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0509)
VAHB1253PassVirginia Defense Force; maximum age for recruitment. Permits the Adjutant General of Virginia to recruit members to the Virginia Defense Force who are between the ages of 65 and 75. Under current law, the Adjutant General is only permitted to retain ...
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2020-03-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0488)
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)
VAHB99PassLandlord and tenant; victims of family abuse; evidence to mitigate low credit score; damages. Allows an applicant for a lease to recover actual damages, including all amounts paid to the landlord as an application fee, application deposit, or reimbur...
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2020-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0388)
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)
VAHB408PassGreen job creation tax credit; sunset. Extends the sunset date of the green job creation tax credit from January 1, 2021, to January 1, 2025. The bill contains technical amendments.
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2020-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0429)
VAHB341PassDepartment of Taxation sharing information with the Department of Social Services. Authorizes the Department of Taxation to share tax information related to the federal earned income tax credit and the Virginia income tax credit for low-income taxpay...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0325)
VAHB366PassPublic defender offices; Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park and County of Prince William. Establishes a public defender office for the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park and the County of Prince William.
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2020-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0348)
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
VAHB180PassRecords of marriages; identification of race. Eliminates the requirement that the race of married parties be included in marriage records, divorce reports, and annulment reports filed with the State Registrar. The bill also removes the requirement th...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0209)
VAHJR459PassCommending Yorkshire Restaurant.
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2020-03-08
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ459ER)
VAHR187EngrossCommending Dashon Reeves.
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2020-03-07
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR212EngrossCommending the Greater Sikh Community of Northern Virginia.
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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
VAHJR454PassCelebrating the life of Maria Bonazzoli Bourne.
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2020-03-05
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ454ER)
VAHR209PassCelebrating the life of Lieutenant Commander Brian Edward McCaffrey, USCG, Ret.
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2020-03-05
Bill text as passed House (HR209ER)
VAHB696PassLocal human rights ordinances; sexual orientation and gender identity. Provides that localities may prohibit discrimination in housing, employment, public accommodations, credit, and education on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
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2020-03-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0131)
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