Virginia Delegate Don Scott [D]

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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: Approved by Governor-Chapter 488 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB748PassResearch and development tax credits; sunset; aggregate caps. Extends the sunset date for both the research and development expenses tax credit and the major research and development expenses tax credit from January 1, 2022, to January 1, 2025. Begin...
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2020-03-25
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 469 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB913EnrollInstitutions 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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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB582EnrollLabor 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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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1519EnrollCommission 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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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB4EnrollLottery Board; regulation of casino gaming. Authorizes casino gaming in the Commonwealth to be regulated by the Virginia Lottery Board. The bill specifies the requirements for licensure of casino gaming operators and the conduct of casino gaming and ...
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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1537EnrollMemorials for war veterans. Provides that a locality may remove, relocate, contextualize, or cover any monument or memorial for war veterans on the locality's p...
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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHJR103EnrollConstitutional amendment (second resolution); personal property tax exemption; motor vehicle owned by a veteran who is disabled. Provides that one motor vehicle of a veteran who has a 100 percent service-connected, permanent, and total disability sha...
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2020-03-18
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ103ER)
VAHB566PassEligibility for food stamps and TANF; drug-related felonies. Provides that a person who is otherwise eligible to receive food stamp benefits shall not be denied such assistance solely because he has been convicted of a drug-related felony. Under curr...
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2020-03-18
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 361 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB1252EnrollApprenticeship program; discrimination. Prohibits a sponsor of a registered apprenticeship program from discriminating against an apprentice or applicant for apprenticeship on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientati...
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2020-03-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB789EnrollConsumer 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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2020-03-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB66EnrollHealth 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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2020-03-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1462EnrollAdmission to bail; rebuttable presumptions against bail. Eliminates the provision prohibiting a judicial officer who is a magistrate, clerk, or deputy clerk of a district court or circuit court from admitting to bail, that is not set by a judge, any ...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB234EnrollDivision of Offshore Wind; established. Establishes the Division of Offshore Wind in the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy and gives it the following powers and duties: (i) to identify specific measures that will facilitate the establishment o...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1455EngrossInvoice for unpaid tolls; mail. Authorizes toll facility operators to mail invoices for two or more unpaid tolls by first-class mail or certified mail. The bill provides that a rebuttable presumption that the owner or operator of the vehicle has rece...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VAHB561EnrollStatewide prioritization process; primary evacuation routes. Requires the Office of Intermodal Planning to include in the results of screening candidate projects in the Six-Year Improvement Program whether such projects are located on a primary evacu...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB795EnrollHealth insurance; association health plans. Provides that for policies of group accident and sickness insurance issued to an association, members of such an association may include (i) a self-employed individual and (ii) an employer member with at le...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
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
VAHB1726EnrollHampton Roads Regional Transit Program. Creates the Hampton Roads Regional Transit Program to develop, maintain, and improve a regional network of transit routes and related infrastructure, rolling stock, and support facilities. The program would be ...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB813PassCredit unions; director compensation. Provides that compensation of members of a credit union's board of directors and members of the credit and supervisory committees shall be determined by a written policy approved by the board of directors, provid...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 262 (effective 7/1/20)
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
VAHJR454EngrossCelebrating the life of Maria Bonazzoli Bourne.
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2020-03-05
Agreed to by Senate
VAHJR212EngrossCommending Virginia REALTORS®.
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2020-03-04
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR353EngrossCommending the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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2020-03-04
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR108EngrossYear of the Eye Exam. Designates 2020 as The Year of the Eye Exam in Virginia.
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2020-03-03
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHB165PassTeledentistry. 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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2020-03-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0037)
VAHJR231EngrossCommending the Virginia Department of State Police.
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2020-03-02
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR232EngrossCommending the Richmond Police Department.
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2020-03-02
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR254EngrossCommending the Division of Capitol Police.
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2020-03-02
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHR133EngrossCommemorating the legacy of the Negro National League.
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2020-03-02
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHJR162EngrossCommending the Division of Capitol Police.
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2020-02-28
Passed by indefinitely in Rules by voice vote
VAHJR4EngrossCelebrating the life of Alan Arnold Diamonstein.
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2020-02-27
Agreed to by Senate
VAHJR233EngrossCommending Robert Eugene Foster, Jr.
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2020-02-27
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR235EngrossCommending Black Women United for Action.
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2020-02-27
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHB416EngrossWage or salary history inquiries prohibited; civil penalty. Prohibits a prospective employer with 25 employees or more from (i) requiring as a condition of employment that a prospective employee provide or disclose the prospective employee's wage or ...
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2020-02-24
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHJR30IntroStudy; Virginia State Crime Commission; the low use of geriatric parole; report. Directs the Virginia State Crime Commission to study the low use of geriatric parole and the appropriate structure for increasing the use of geriatric parole.
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2020-02-11
To House Rules Committee
VAHB431IntroConditional release of geriatric prisoners. Provides that any person serving a sentence imposed upon a conviction for a felony offense, other than a Class 1 felony, (i) who has reached the age of 65 or older and who has served at least five years of ...
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2020-02-11
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHJR41IntroStudy; JLARC; teacher salaries and benefits in the Commonwealth; regional competitiveness of such salaries and benefits; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study teacher salaries and benefits in the Commonwealth, inc...
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2020-02-11
To House Rules Committee
VAHB429IntroFree use of toll facilities; teachers, firefighters, and emergency medical services personnel. Authorizes any teacher employed by a public school district, firefighter, or emergency medical services personnel to use all toll bridges, toll ferries, to...
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2020-02-11
To House Transportation Committee
VAHB820IntroCourt 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 accused's counsel, (iii) a requirement that counsel...
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2020-02-11
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB1461IntroAppeal from bail, bond, or recognizance order. Provides that a court may stay the execution of a bail order, in all bail decisions, for as long as reasonably practicable, but in no event more than three days, for a party to obtain an expedited appeal...
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2020-02-11
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHJR101IntroStudy; JLARC; reduction or elimination of tolls on Midtown and Downtown Tunnels in Hampton Roads; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the feasibility of reducing or eliminating tolls on the Midtown and Downtown ...
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2020-02-11
To House Rules Committee
VAHB279IntroSentencing proceeding by the jury after conviction; recommendation of leniency. Provides that a jury may, in ascertaining the punishment for a person convicted of a felony or Class 1 misdemeanor, recommend that the sentence imposed be suspended in wh...
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2020-02-11
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB1571IntroDepartment of Transportation; Elizabeth River Crossings. Directs the Virginia Department of Transportation to terminate the contract with Elizabeth River Crossings related to the Downtown and Midtown Tunnels across the Elizabeth River for cause due t...
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2020-02-11
To House Transportation Committee
VAHB1039IntroFelony homicide; repeal. Repeals the crime of felony homicide. Under current law, felony homicide is the killing of one accidentally, contrary to the intention of the parties, while in the prosecution of some felonious act other than capital murder o...
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2020-02-11
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB1718IntroVirginia National Guard; state active duty for emergency response; pay and allowances for members.
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2020-02-11
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB151IntroDevelopment and use of accessory dwelling units. Provides that all localities shall allow for the development and use of one accessory dwelling unit (ADU) per single-family dwelling (SFD), notwithstanding any contrary provision of a zoning ordinance....
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2020-02-11
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
VAHB1316IntroStandards of Quality; work-based learning; teacher leaders Standards of Quality; work-based learning; teacher leaders and mentors; principal mentors; certain personnel positions and initiatives. Makes several changes to the Standards of Quality, incl...
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2020-02-11
To House Appropriations Committee
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