Virginia Delegate Don Scott [D]

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VAHB614Enroll

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Requirement for appeals bond; indigent parties; appeal of unlawful detainer. Removes the requirement for an indigent defendant, as defined in the bill, to post an appeal bond in an unlawful detainer action appealed from the general district court.
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2022-04-27
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., May 27, 2022
VAHB1298VetoHigh school student-athletes; compensation for name, image, or likeness. Prohibits any high school student-athlete who participates in an athletic competition from entering into any contract to receive compensation in relation to such student's athle...
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2022-04-27
House sustained Governor's veto
VAHB551PassRetail sales and use tax; exemption for medicine and drugs purchased by veterinarians. Exempts veterinarians from sales and use tax on the purchase of prescription medicines and drugs that are administered or dispensed to patients within a veterinari...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0551)
VAHB1236PassSummons for unlawful detainer; notice; adverse employment actions prohibited. Requires any summons for unlawful detainer to include a notice to the tenant that it is unlawful for his employer to discharge him from employment or take any adverse perso...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0467)
VAHB562PassConservation and natural resources; sections not set out; technical revisions. Sets out in the Code of Virginia with amendments for clarity sections in Title 28.2 (Fisheries and Habitat of the Tidal Waters), Title 29.1 (Wildlife, Inland Fisheries and...
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2022-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0235)
VAHB561PassCorporations and regulated business entities; not set out and obsolete sections of the Code of Virginia. Sets out sections in Title 13.1 (Corporations) and Title 56 (Public Service Companies) that are currently carried by reference only. The bill als...
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2022-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0234)
VAHB323PassLocal Food and Farming Infrastructure Grant Program. Increases from $25,000 to $50,000 the amount of a grant that may be made to a political subdivision for projects that support local food production and sustainable agriculture.
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2022-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0287)
VAHJR448PassCelebrating the life of the Honorable Flora Lonette Davis Crittenden.
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2022-03-12
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ448ER)
VAHJR449PassCommending Bob Brown.
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2022-03-12
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ449ER)
VAHJR342PassCommending Andolyn T. Medina.
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2022-03-11
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ342ER)
VAHJR301PassCommending Pamela Northam.
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2022-03-10
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ301ER)
VAHJR309PassCelebrating the life of Nikia Yvonne Shaw.
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2022-03-10
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ309ER)
VAHJR385PassCelebrating the life of Connor Garstka.
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2022-03-10
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ385ER)
VAHJR366PassCommending Glenn DuBois, Ph.D.
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2022-03-10
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ366ER)
VAHJR396PassCelebrating the life of Adam Jeffery Oakes.
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2022-03-10
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ396ER)
VAHR158PassCommending Dr. William R. Harvey.
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2022-03-10
Bill text as passed House (HR158ER)
VAHR122PassCelebrating the life of Alyson Sudow Bailey.
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2022-03-08
Bill text as passed House (HR122ER)
VAHR70PassCommending the Honorable Roslyn C. Tyler.
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2022-03-07
Bill text as passed House (HR70ER)
VAHJR133PassAfrican Diaspora Heritage Month. Designates September, in 2022 and in each succeeding year, as African Diaspora Heritage Month in Virginia. African Diaspora Heritage Month. Designates September, in 2022 and in each succeeding year, as African Diaspo...
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2022-03-03
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ133ER)
VAHR71PassRussia; boycott of goods and services. Encouraging all residents of the Commonwealth of Virginia to boycott all goods and services originating in Russia.
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2022-03-03
Bill text as passed House (HR71ER)
VAHJR75PassBlack Business Month. Designating August, in 2022 and in each succeeding year, as Black Business Month in Virginia.
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2022-03-01
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ75ER)
VAHJR82PassArab American Heritage Month. Designates April, in 2022 and in each succeeding year, as Arab American Heritage Month in Virginia.
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2022-03-01
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ82ER)
VAHJR26PassWorld Polio Day. Designates October 24, in 2022 and in each succeeding year, as World Polio Day in Virginia.
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2022-03-01
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ26ER)
VAHJR136PassGirl Scout Week. Designates the week of March 12, in 2022 and in each succeeding year, as Girl Scout Week in Virginia.
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2022-03-01
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ136ER)
VAHJR147PassKimchi Day. Designates November 22, in 2022 and in each succeeding year, as Kimchi Day in Virginia.
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2022-03-01
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ147ER)
VAHJR128PassSupporting the Jones Act. Expresses the sense of the General Assembly in supporting the Jones Act.
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2022-03-01
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ128ER)
VAHJR201PassCommending the Reverend Anthony Curtis Paige.
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2022-02-17
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ201ER)
VAHB543Intro

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State Board of Local and Regional Jails; powers and duties; attorney visitation of clients. Requires the State Board of Local and Regional Jails to develop and establish minimum standards for ensuring that attorneys have sufficient opportunities to h...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB594Intro

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Magistrates; appointment and supervision. Gives supervisory control over the magistrate system to the chief circuit court judge and the Committee on District Courts and abolishes magisterial regions. Under current law, the Executive Secretary of the ...
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2022-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB549Intro

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Department of Corrections; earned sentence credits; robbery. Specifies that any person serving a sentence on a Class 2 felony for committing robbery and causing serious bodily injury to or the death of any other person is subject to a maximum 4.5 ear...
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2022-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB572Intro

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Child support obligations; party's incarceration not deemed voluntary unemployment or underemployment. Provides that a party's incarceration for 180 or more consecutive days shall not be deemed voluntary unemployment or underemployment for the purpos...
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2022-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB570Intro

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Emergency Shelters Upgrade Assistance Grant Fund. Allows funds in the Emergency Shelters Upgrade Assistance Grant Fund to be paid to entities outlined in local shelter plans to install, maintain, or repair infrastructure for backup energy generation ...
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2022-02-15
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB564Intro

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Charter; City of Portsmouth; city council; noninterference. Charter; City of Portsmouth; city council; noninterference. Provides that any member of the Portsmouth City Council who violates certain charter provisions related to noninterference in appo...
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2022-02-15
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
VAHB1117Engross

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Charter; City of Portsmouth; recall of elective officers. Makes various changes to the City of Portsmouth's process for recall of an elective officer, including (i) applying provisions to an officer who has been appointed to fill an elective office, ...
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2022-02-15
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
VAHB535Intro

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Teacher compensation; at or above national average. Requires that public school teachers be compensated at a rate that is at or above the national average. Under current law, compensation at such rate is aspirational. The bill requires state funding ...
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2022-02-15
To House Education Committee
VAHB369Intro

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Court appearance of a person not free on bail. Makes various changes to provisions regarding bail hearings, including (i) the appointment of counsel for the accused, (ii) the information provided to counsel for the accused, (iii) a requirement that c...
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2022-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB952Intro

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Virginia African Diaspora Advisory Board. Establishes the Virginia African Diaspora Advisory Board to advise the Governor on ways to improve economic and cultural links between the Commonwealth and African nations, with a focus on the areas of commer...
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2022-02-15
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB617Intro

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Discretionary sentencing guidelines; prior convictions and juvenile adjudications. Provides that, for the purposes of discretionary sentencing, previous convictions shall not include (i) any adult conviction more than 10 years prior to the date of th...
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2022-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB1165Intro

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Nolle prosequi or dismissal without prejudice prior to preliminary hearing; subsequent indictment; depositions. Provides that if the district court enters a nolle prosequi or grants a dismissal without prejudice upon motion of the attorney for the Co...
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2022-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB1115Intro

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Juvenile justice; human trafficking screening. Requires the Department of Juvenile Justice to use trauma-informed screening measures to identify whether any child committed to the Department has been a victim of human trafficking and determine approp...
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2022-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB1244Intro

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State Corporation Commission; electric vehicle charging infrastructure and rooftop solar energy collection device installation; report. Directs the State Corporation Commission to evaluate by locality the availability and accessibility of electric ve...
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2022-02-15
To House Commerce and Energy Committee
VAHB893Intro

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Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; terms and conditions of rental agreement; automatic renewal; notice of rent increase. Requires a landlord that owns more than four rental dwelling units to, in the case of any rental agreement that provid...
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2022-02-15
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB1150Intro

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Commercial sex trafficking, prostitution, etc.; mistake of age defense. Provides that a defendant's ignorance of the victim's age, the victim's misrepresentation of his age, or the defendant's belief that the victim was an adult shall not be raised a...
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2022-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB378Intro

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Jury duty; allowance increase. Increases the jury duty allowance from $30 to $40 for each day of attendance upon the court effective July 1, 2022; to $45 effective July 1, 2023; and to $50 effective July 1, 2024, and thereafter.
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2022-02-15
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB609Intro

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Civil action for the deprivation of rights; duties and liabilities of certain employers. Creates a civil cause of action for the deprivation of any rights, privileges, or immunities pursuant to the constitutions and laws of the United States and the ...
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2022-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB596Intro

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Local rent stabilization authority. Provides that any Local rent stabilization authority. Provides that any locality may by ordinance adopt rent stabilization provisions. The bill provides that no such ordinance shall be adopted until the proposed or...
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2022-02-15
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB613Intro

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Arrest and prosecution of individual experiencing a mental health emergency; assault or assault and battery against a law-enforcement officer. Provides that no individual shall be subject to arrest or prosecution for an assault or assault and battery...
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2022-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB375Intro

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Fines and costs; period of limitations on collection. Changes the period of limitations for the collection of court fines and costs from within 60 years from the date of the offense or delinquency giving rise to imposition of such penalty if imposed ...
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2022-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB597Intro

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Concealed handgun permits; penalties. Changes the penalty for a first violation of carrying a concealed weapon without a permit from a Class 1 misdemeanor to a civil penalty of not more than $100, a second violation from a Class 6 felony to a civil p...
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2022-02-11
Stricken from docket by Public Safety (20-Y 1-N)
VAHB160Intro

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Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; landlord obligations; tenant safety. Requires a landlord who owns more than four rental dwelling units, or more than a 10 percent interest in more than four rental dwelling units, to require all employees...
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2022-02-11
Tabled in Appropriations (10-Y 8-N)
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