Virginia Delegate Elizabeth Guzman [D] | Bills

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VAHB4005IntroControl of firearms by localities. Grants localities authority to adopt or enforce an ordinance, resolution, or motion, governing the possession, carrying, storage, or transporting of firearms, ammunition, or components or combination thereof in the ...
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2019-07-09
Tabled in Militia, Police and Public Safety with letter to Crime Commission (12-Y 9-N)
VAHB4004IntroPurchase of handguns; limitation on handgun purchases; penalty. Prohibits any person who is not a licensed firearms dealer from purchasing more than one handgun in a 30-day period and makes such an offense a Class 1 misdemeanor. The bill exempts from...
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2019-07-09
Tabled in Militia, Police and Public Safety with letter to Crime Commission (12-Y 9-N)
VAHB4011IntroReporting lost or stolen firearms; civil penalty. Requires that, if a firearm is lost or stolen from a person who lawfully possessed it, such person shall report the loss or theft of the firearm to any local law-enforcement agency or the Department o...
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2019-07-09
Tabled in Militia, Police and Public Safety with letter to Crime Commission (12-Y 9-N)
VAHB4015IntroFirearm transfers; criminal history record information Firearm transfers; criminal history record information checks; penalty. Requires a background check for any firearm transfer and directs the Department of State Police (the Department) to establi...
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2019-07-09
Tabled in Militia, Police and Public Safety with letter to Crime Commission (12-Y 9-N)
VAHB2053VetoSchool boards; staffing ratios; guidance counselors. Changes the name of guidance counselors to school counselors and requires school boards to employ school counselors in accordance with the following ratios: in elementary schools, one hour per day ...
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2019-05-03
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
VAHB1933PassMedical and mental health treatment of prisoners incapable of giving consent. Establishes a process for the sheriff or administrator in charge of a local or regional correctional facility to petition a court to authorize medical or mental health trea...
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2019-03-26
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0809)
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)
VAHB2786PassCoal combustion residuals impoundment; closure. Requires the owner or operator of any coal combustion residuals (CCR) unit, defined in the bill to include a coal ash pond or landfill, within the Chesapeake Bay watershed at Bremo Power Station, Chesap...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0650)
VAHB1675PassServicemembers Civil Relief Act; attorney fees. Provides that, where the appointment of counsel is necessary pursuant to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, any attorney fees assessed shall not exceed $125, unless the court deems a higher amount app...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0454)
VAHB1804PassWorkers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. Adds cancers of the colon, brain, or testes to the list of cancers that are presumed to be an occupational disease covered by the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act when firef...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0415)
VAHB2161PassDepartment of General Services; disposition of surplus materials; service disabled veteran-owned businesses and veterans service organizations. Requires the Department of General Services to permit surplus materials to be sold, prior to public sale o...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0425)
VAHB2485PassIndustrial development authorities; legislative intent. Authorizes an industrial development authority to facilitate and support landowner access to carbon markets through aggregation of landowners to reach a size that attracts the investment of priv...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0546)
VAHB1642PassDepartment of Corrections; restrictive housing; data collection and reporting; report. Requires the Department of Corrections to report to the General Assembly and the Governor on or before October 1 of each year certain population statistics of pers...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0453)
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)
VAHB2685PassVirginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; eligibility. Extends the benefits of the Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program to the spouse or child of a veteran with at least a 90 percent permanent, service-rela...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0491)
VAHB2474PassMedical assistance services; long-term care; eligibility; screening; report. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) to report annually by August 1 to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Committee on Health, Welfare and In...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0430)
VAHB2811PassTax-exempt pollution control facilities; certifying authority; Virginia Department of Health. Adds to the duties of the Virginia Department of Health the duty of serving as a state certifying authority in determining conformity with state requirement...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0441)
VAHB2123PassSchool boards; public institutions of higher education; College and Career Access Pathways Partnerships. Permits each local school board to enter into College and Career Access Pathways Partnerships (Partnerships), currently referred to as agreements...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0582)
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)
VAHB2129PassBoard of Nursing; application for license or certification; military spouse; expedited review. Requires that the Board of Nursing expedite application processing, to the extent possible, pursuant to current law in cases in which an applicant for lice...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0287)
VAHB2670PassCharter; Town of Dumfries. Amends the charter for the Town of Dumfries by (i) providing that town council elections shall be held in November rather than May, (ii) altering the date of budget submittal and providing for a midyear budget review, and (...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0310)
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)
VAHB2093PassVirginia Fire Services Board; membership. Changes the membership of the Virginia Fire Services Board by removing a member of the Virginia Society of Fire Service Instructors and the State Fire Marshal and adding a certified Virginia fire service inst...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0208)
VAHB1970PassTelemedicine services; coverage. Requires insurers, corporations, or health maintenance organizations to cover medically necessary remote patient monitoring services as part of their coverage of telemedicine services to the full extent that these ser...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0211)
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)
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)
VAHB2113EngrossPublic institutions of higher education; veterans; withdrawal; tuition refund. Requires each public institution of higher education to provide a refund of the tuition and mandatory fees paid by any veteran student for any course from which he is forc...
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2019-02-18
Passed by indefinitely in Finance (16-Y 0-N)
VAHB1752EngrossElection day; school holiday. Prohibits local school boards from requiring students to attend school on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November.
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2019-02-14
Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (11-Y 4-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)
VAHB1703IntroTaxation of aviation jet fuel; distribution of certain revenues to Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. Imposes a tax at a rate of five cents per gallon on aviation jet fuel purchased or used by an airline licensed by the Federal Aviation Admi...
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2019-02-05
To House Finance Committee
VAHB1628IntroAbsentee voting; eligibility of persons age 65 or older. Entitles a person who will be age 65 or older on the day of an election to vote by absentee ballot in that election.
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2019-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1744IntroSmoking in motor vehicle with a minor present. Expands the age group of minors in the presence of whom it is illegal to smoke in a motor vehicle from those under the age of eight to those under the age of 18. The bill changes smoking in a motor vehic...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice 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
VAHB1850IntroMinimum wage. Increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25 per hour to $9 per hour effective July 1, 2019, to $10 per hour effective January 1, 2020, to $11 per hour effective January 1, 2021, to $13 per hour effectiv...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1984IntroLegal holidays; Election Day. Designates Election Day, the Tuesday after the first Monday in November, as a state holiday and removes Lee-Jackson Day as a state holiday.
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2019-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB2094IntroVirginia Personnel Act; hiring preference in state government for persons with disabilities. Establishes a hiring preference in state government for persons with disabilities, provided that such person meets all of the knowledge, skill, and ability r...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws 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
VAHB2092IntroCampaign finance; direct contributions from corporations and business entities prohibited; limitations on use of certain funds by political action committees. Prohibits any corporation or business entity that has not established and is not acting as ...
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2019-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB2095IntroLocal prohibition on single use plastic and expanded polystyrene products; local disposable plastic bag tax. Authorizes a locality to prohibit by ordinance the purchase, sale, or provision, whether free or for a cost, of certain single use products t...
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2019-02-05
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
VAHB2091IntroSmoking in motor vehicle with a minor present. Expands the age group of minors in the presence of whom it is illegal to smoke in a motor vehicle from those under the age of eight to those under the age of 16. The bill expands the definition of "smoke...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2130IntroElection laws; time off to vote. Requires employers to give their employees sufficient time off to vote, which shall be either before the employees' shifts begin or after their shifts end, unless otherwise agreed to by the employer and employee. The ...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2128IntroTelemedicine; physicians licensed in contiguous jurisdictions. Authorizes a person licensed to practice medicine or osteopathy who is in good standing with the applicable regulatory agency of a jurisdiction that is contiguous to the Commonwealth to p...
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2019-02-05
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
VAHB2131IntroIncome tax credit for low-income seniors. Establishes in taxable years 2019 through 2023 a $1,000 refundable income tax credit for taxpayers age 65 or older with household income less than 138 percent of the applicable amount in the federal poverty g...
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2019-02-05
To House Finance Committee
VAHB1854IntroDepartment of Education; workgroup on social and emotional learning. Requires the Department of Education to convene a workgroup to make recommendations for the effective implementation of social and emotional learning in public elementary and second...
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
VAHB1651IntroGrand larceny; threshold. Increases from $500 to $750 the threshold amount of money taken or value of goods or chattel taken at which the crime rises from petit larceny to grand larceny. The bill increases the threshold by the same amount for the cla...
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
VAHB2261IntroPaid medical and family leave for employees; civil penalties. Requires employers with 15 or more employees to provide to each employee paid medical and family leave at a rate of 0.46 hours per 40 hours worked, up to 24 hours in any 12-month period. T...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2283IntroJuvenile court; appointment of counsel; waiver. Prohibits any child age 15 and younger who is alleged to be in need of services, in need of supervision, or delinquent from waiving his right to an attorney. The bill also requires any child who is age ...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2616IntroJuveniles; trial as adult. Increases from age 14 to age 16 the minimum age at which a juvenile must be tried as an adult in circuit court for murder or aggravated malicious wounding or for certain charges requiring notice of intent to try such juveni...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2629IntroCorrections Private Management Act; unauthorized private contracts; management or operation of prison facilities. Removes the authority of the Director of the Department of Corrections to enter into contracts with prison contractors for the operation...
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2019-02-05
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety 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
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