Virginia Delegate Elizabeth Bennett-Parker [D]

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VAHB1423Engross
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School Readiness Committee; renaming as Commission on Early Childhood Care and Education; purpose; membership; powers and duties. Renames the School Readiness Committee as the Commission on Early Childhood Care and Education and makes several changes...
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2023-01-27
VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N)
VAHB1526Intro
25%
Student literacy measures; scope; students in grades four Student literacy measures; scope; students in grades four through eight. Expands several provisions of the Virginia Literacy Act, enacted during the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembl...
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2023-01-27
[Hearing: Jan 27]

Reported from Appropriations with amendment(s) (22-Y 0-N)
VAHB1702Engross
50%
Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; terms and conditions of rental agreement; rent increase; notice. Requires a landlord who owns more than four rental dwelling units or more than a 10 percent interest in more than four rental dwelling unit...
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2023-01-27
Printed as engrossed 23102274D-E
VAHJR521Intro
25%
Study; Advisory Board on Teacher Education and Licensure; Study; Advisory Board on Teacher Education and Licensure; impact of the Commonwealth joining the Interstate Teacher Mobility Compact; report. Requests the Advisory Board on Teacher Education a...
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2023-01-27
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:00 am]
To House Rules: Studies Committee
VAHB1656Intro
25%
Study; JLARC; effects of gun violence on communities; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the social, physical, emotional, and economic effects of gun violence on communities across the Commonwealth.
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2023-01-27
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:00 am]
To House Rules: Studies Committee
VAHB1514Engross
50%
Deceased high school seniors; waiver of graduation requirements and award of posthumous high school diplomas. Requires the Board of Education, in establishing high school graduation requirements, to provide for the waiver of certain graduation requir...
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2023-01-27
Passed by for the day
VAHB2338Intro
25%
Transit Ridership Incentive Program; funds; improving accessibility; transition to zero-emissions. Directs the Commonwealth Transportation Board to use up to 30 percent of available funds in the Transit Ridership Incentive Program to support local, r...
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2023-01-27
To House Appropriations: Transportation & Public Safety Committee
VAHJR539Intro
25%
Study; Department of Transportation; exempting certain veterans from paying tolls; review of monthly toll collections; report. Requests the Department of Transportation to study the feasibility and impact of exempting persons with disabled veteran li...
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2023-01-27
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:00 am]
To House Rules: Studies Committee
VAHJR529Intro
25%
Study; Department of Housing and Community Development; affordable housing; report. Requests the Department of Housing and Community Development, in collaboration with the Virginia Housing Development Authority, to study ways to increase affordable h...
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2023-01-27
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:00 am]
To House Rules: Studies Committee
VAHB1510Intro
25%
Local incentives for urban green space. Authorizes localities to establish programs to grant tax incentives or provide regulatory flexibility to encourage the preservation, restoration, or development of urban green space, defined in the bill. The in...
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2023-01-27
Read first time
VAHB2445Intro
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Wholesome food donation tax credit. Renews the wholesome food donation tax credit for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2023 but before, January 1, 2028. The bill allows any person engaged in the business of farming that donates wholesom...
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2023-01-27
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 7:00 am]
To House Finance: Subcommittee #1
VAHB2150Intro
25%
Trace evidence collection kit. Provides for the collection, retention, and storage of a trace evidence collection kit or anonymous trace evidence collection kit, defined in the bill, collected as part of a forensic medical examination of a victim of ...
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2023-01-27
[Hearing: Jan 27]
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHJR535Intro
25%
Study; Joint Commission on Technology and Science; extreme differences in life expectancy; use of technology for monitoring and resolving. Directs the Joint Commission on Technology and Science (Commission) to study potential technological approaches...
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2023-01-27
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:00 am]
To House Rules: Studies Committee
VAHB1566Intro
25%
Compensation of public school teachers and other Standards Compensation of public school teachers and other Standards of Quality-funded positions; competitive rate. Requires the Commonwealth to compensate its public school teachers at a rate that is ...
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2023-01-27
[Hearing: Jan 27]
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:30 am]

Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
VAHB1729Intro
25%
Firearm transfers to another person from a prohibited person. Provides that a person who is prohibited from possessing a firearm because such person is subject to a protective order or has been convicted of an assault and battery of a family or house...
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2023-01-26
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (6-Y 4-N)
VAHB2022Intro
25%
Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; rent increase during tenancy; conditions. Provides that a rental agreement shall not contain provisions that the tenant agrees to pay any increase in rent during the term of a written lease unless such in...
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2023-01-26
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N)
VAHB2033Intro
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Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact. Authorizes Virginia to become a signatory to the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact. The Compact increases public access to audiology and speech-language pathology se...
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2023-01-26
Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
VAHB1654Intro
25%
Civilian deaths in custody; report. Requires every law-enforcement agency and correctional facility to report to the Department of Criminal Justice Services certain information regarding the death of any person who is detained, under arrest or in the...
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2023-01-26
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (6-Y 2-N)
VAHJR493PassCommending the Library of Virginia.
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2023-01-26
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHB2224Intro
25%
Newborn screening tests; Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services; fees prohibited. Provides that required newborn screening tests shall be performed at no cost to parents, guardians, hospitals or health care providers. The bill prohibits the Div...
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2023-01-26
Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
VAHJR554PassCommending Patricia Zissios.
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2023-01-26
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHB2371Intro
25%
Alexandria Historical Restoration and Preservation Commission; surety bonds for membership. Removes the requirement that members of the Alexandria Historical Restoration and Preservation Commission give a surety bond in the sum of $10,000 that is exe...
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2023-01-26
Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
VAHJR551PassCommending Karen Pallansch.
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2023-01-26
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR550PassCommending Beth Lovain.
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2023-01-26
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR552PassCelebrating the life of Chester Pike Avery, Jr.
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2023-01-26
Agreed to by Senate
VAHB2273Intro
25%
Purchase of firearms; waiting period; penalty. Provides that no person shall sell a firearm unless at least three days have elapsed from the time the prospective purchaser completes the written consent form to have a licensed dealer obtain criminal h...
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2023-01-26
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (6-Y 4-N)
VAHB2131Intro
25%
Department of Criminal Justice Services; two-year pilot program; safe harbor for sex trafficked youth. Provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services, in partnership with the State Crime Commission, shall administer a two-year Demand Reduc...
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2023-01-26
[Hearing: Jan 27]
To House Courts: Subcommittee #1
VAHB1538Intro
25%
Health insurance; doula care services. Requires health insurers, health care subscription plans, and health maintenance organizations whose policy, contract, or plan includes coverage for obstetrical services to provide coverage for doula care servic...
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2023-01-26
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (10-Y 0-N)
VAHB2356Intro
25%
Health insurance; coverage for colorectal cancer screening. Requires health insurers to provide coverage for examinations and laboratory tests related to colorectal cancer screening in accordance with the American Cancer Society guidelines for colore...
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2023-01-26
Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 5-N)
VAHJR546PassCommending Colonel Anthony Steven Pike.
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2023-01-26
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR536PassCelebrating the lives of Randall Blevins, Fernando Chavez-Barron, Lorenzo Gamble, Tyneka Johnson, Brian Pendleton, and Kellie Pyle.
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2023-01-26
Agreed to by Senate
VAHB2087Intro
25%
Paid sick leave; health care providers and grocery store workers. Requires employers to provide paid sick leave to health care providers and grocery store workers. Under current law, employers are only required to provide paid sick leave to certain h...
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2023-01-26
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N)
VAHB1924Intro
25%
Minimum wage; employees with disabilities. Provides that individuals with disabilities that are paid at subminimum wage pursuant to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act are employees for the purposes of the Virginia Minimum Wage Act. The bill require...
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2023-01-26
Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 1-N)
VAHB2240Intro
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Prohibiting the sale, transport, etc., of assault firearms, large-capacity firearm magazines, and silencers; penalties. Expands the definition of "assault firearm" and prohibits any person from importing, selling, transferring, manufacturing, purchas...
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2023-01-26
Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (6-Y 4-N)
VAHB1874Intro
25%
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program; Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children; applications. Prohibits the Board of Social Services from requiring persons applying to participate or renewing their participation in...
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2023-01-26
Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (4-Y 0-N)
VAHB2089Intro
25%
Health insurance; coverage for prescription contraceptives. Requires health insurance carriers to provide coverage, under any health insurance contract, policy, or plan that includes coverage for prescription drugs on an outpatient basis, for any pre...
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2023-01-25
To House Commerce and Energy: Subcommittee #4
VAHB1730Intro
25%
Alcoholic beverage control; grounds for suspension or revocation of license; exception. Prohibits the Board of Directors of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority from suspending or revoking a license on the basis of a licensee employing a...
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2023-01-24
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N)
VAHB1857Intro
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Ticket resale; deceptive trade practices and required disclosures. Prohibits any person from using a website that displays the trademarked or copyrighted information or text, images, or web design that is similar to that of an operator, defined in th...
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2023-01-24
Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 1-N)
VAHB2050Intro
25%
Virginia Freedom of Information Act; electronic meetings; local and regional public bodies. Allows, with certain exceptions, local and regional public bodies to convene as many all-virtual public meetings as each such public body deems acceptable in ...
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2023-01-24
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (4-Y 3-N)
VAHB1650Intro
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Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; enforcement by localities. Provides that if a condition exists in a rental dwelling unit that constitutes a material noncompliance by the landlord with the rental agreement or with any provision of law th...
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2023-01-24
Failed to report and refer to Appropriations (defeated) in General Laws (11-Y 11-N)
VAHB1651Intro
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Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; nonrefundable application fee; limitations. Provides that a landlord shall not obtain a consumer report or conduct any other investigation into the background or qualifications of a rental applicant witho...
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2023-01-24
Failed to report (defeated) in General Laws (11-Y 11-N)
VAHB1512Intro
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State plan for medical assistance services; durable medical equipment; complex rehabilitation technology. Directs the Board of Medical Assistance Services (the Board) to amend the state plan for medical assistance services to include a provision for ...
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2023-01-24
To House Appropriations: Health & Human Resources Committee
VAHB2035Intro
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Paid family and medical leave program. Requires the Virginia Employment Commission to establish and administer a paid family and medical leave program with benefits beginning January 1, 2026. Under the program, benefits are paid to eligible employees...
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2023-01-24
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (4-Y 3-N)
VAHB1534Intro
25%
Loan repayment programs; mental health professionals. Creates a loan repayment program for persons who have worked as mental health professionals in the Commonwealth for at least five years.
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2023-01-24
To House Appropriations: Health & Human Resources Committee
VAHB1567Intro
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Department of Health; perinatal health hub work group. Directs the Department of Health, in collaboration with the Virginia Neonatal Perinatal Collaborative, the Virginia Maternal Quality Care Alliance, and Urban Baby Beginnings, to convene a work gr...
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2023-01-24
To House Appropriations: Health & Human Resources Committee
VAHB1596Intro
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Prescription Drug Affordability Board and Fund established; Prescription Drug Affordability Board and Fund established; drug cost affordability review. Establishes the Prescription Drug Affordability Board for the purpose of protecting the citizens o...
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2023-01-24
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (4-Y 3-N)
VAHB2093Intro
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State plan for medical assistance services; durable medical equipment; cranial prostheses. Provides for the payment under the state plan for medical assistance services of medical assistance for cranial prostheses furnished to a patient when the pati...
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2023-01-24
To House Appropriations: Health & Human Resources Committee
VAHB1988Intro
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Employment; paid sick leave; civil penalties. Expands Employment; paid sick leave; civil penalties. Expands provisions of the Code that currently provide paid sick leave for home health workers to cover all employees of private employers and state an...
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2023-01-24
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (4-Y 3-N)
VAHB2232Intro
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State plan for medical assistance services; violence prevention services. Directs the Board of Medical Assistance Services to amend the state plan for medical assistance services to include a provision for the payment of medical assistance for violen...
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2023-01-24
To House Appropriations: Health & Human Resources Committee
VAHB1967Intro
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School meals; availability at no cost to students. Provides that each school board shall require each public elementary and secondary school in the local school division to participate in the federal National School Lunch Program and the federal Scho...
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2023-01-24
Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 5-N)
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