Virginia Senator Ghazala Hashmi [D]

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VASB1387IntroState Council of Higher Education for Virginia; eligibility for in-state tuition. Provides that students who meet the criteria in the Code of Virginia that determines eligibility for in-state tuition regardless of their citizenship or immigration sta...
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2021-01-15
[Hearing: Jan 18]
To Senate Education: Higher Education Committee
VASR89PassCommending Tressie McMillan Cottom.
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2021-01-14
Bill text as passed Senate (SR89ER)
VASR87PassCelebrating the life of Ruth Ann Whitby Greene.
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2021-01-14
Bill text as passed Senate (SR87ER)
VASR88PassCelebrating the life of Robert Gene LeRosen.
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2021-01-14
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VASB1276IntroEssential health benefits; abortion coverage. Removes the prohibition on the provision of coverage for abortions in any qualified health insurance plan that is sold or offered for sale through a health benefits exchange established or operating in Vi...
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2021-01-14
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VASJR287EngrossCelebrating the life of the Honorable Bernard S. Cohen.
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2021-01-14
Agreed to by Senate
VASJR284EngrossCelebrating the life of the Honorable Augustus Benton Chafin, Jr.
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2021-01-13
Agreed to by Senate
VASB1189IntroLicensure of occupational therapists; Occupational Therapy Interjurisdictional Licensure Compact. Authorizes Virginia to become a signatory to the Occupational Therapy Interjurisdictional Licensure Compact. The Compact permits eligible licensed occup...
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2021-01-13
[Hearing: Jan 15 @ 8:30 am]
To Senate Education: Health Professions Committee
VASB1187IntroDepartment of Health Professions; practice of physical therapy. Extends from 30 days to 60 days the time allowed for a physical therapist who has completed a doctor of physical therapy program approved by the Commission on Accreditation of Physical T...
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2021-01-13
[Hearing: Jan 15 @ 8:30 am]
To Senate Education: Health Professions Committee
VASB1150IntroDepartment of Veterans Services; Military Spouse Liaison; position created. Establishes the position of Military Spouse Liaison (the Liaison) in the Department of Veterans Services to conduct outreach and advocate on behalf of military spouses in the...
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2021-01-13
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASB1396IntroSewage; Onsite Sewage Indemnification Fund; Wastewater Sewage; Onsite Sewage Indemnification Fund; Wastewater Infrastructure Policy Working Group; report. Authorizes the State Board of Health to use the Onsite Sewage Indemnification Fund to provide g...
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2021-01-13
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
VASR91IntroExpressing the censure of the Senate. Expresses the censure of the Senate of Virginia for Senator Amanda F. Chase.
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2021-01-13
[Hearing: Jan 19]
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
VASJR290IntroConstitutional amendment (first reference); legislative compensation; Legislative Compensation Commission. Establishes the Legislative Compensation Commission, charged with determining the salaries, allowances, and retirement benefits of the members ...
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2021-01-12
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB1318IntroEnvironmental justice; interagency Environmental justice; interagency working group. Establishes the Interagency Environmental Justice Working Group as an advisory council in the executive branch of state government to further environmental justice i...
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2021-01-12
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
VASB1310IntroEmployment; domestic service; Human Rights Act. Provides that individuals who are engaged in providing domestic service are not excluded from employee protection laws, laws regarding the payment of wages, and the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act. T...
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2021-01-12
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VASB1330IntroPaid 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, 2024. Under the program, benefits are paid to eligible employees...
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2021-01-12
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VASB1316IntroChild care providers; background check portability; subsidy Child care providers; background check portability; subsidy pilot program; report. Exempts prospective employees and volunteers of certain child care providers from statutory background chec...
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2021-01-12
[Hearing: Jan 18 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1314IntroVirginia Economic Development Partnership Authority; Office of Education and Labor Market Alignment established; workforce and higher education alignment. Directs the Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority to establish an Office of Educa...
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2021-01-12
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
VASB1315IntroCriminal proceedings; consideration of mental condition and intellectual and developmental disabilities. Permits the admission of evidence concerning a defendant's mental condition at the time of an alleged offense, including expert testimony, if suc...
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2021-01-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1319IntroWaste control and recycling; permits. Prohibits the Waste control and recycling; permits. Prohibits the Department of Environmental Quality (the Department) and the Virginia Waste Management Board from issuing any permit for the construction, modific...
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2021-01-12
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
VASB1340IntroStatute of limitations to collect medical debt. Provides that the statute of limitations for an action on any contract, written or unwritten, to collect medical debt, including actions brought by the Commonwealth, is three years.
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2021-01-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1358IntroEmployment health and safety standards; heat illness prevention. Requires the Safety and Health Codes Board to adopt regulations establishing standards designed to protect employees from heat illness, defined in the bill. The measure authorizes an em...
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2021-01-12
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VASB1225IntroBroadband services; education. Authorizes school boards to appropriate funds for the purposes of promoting, facilitating, and encouraging the expansion and operation of broadband services for educational purposes. The bill authorizes school boards to...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VASB1200IntroWaste disposal; local approval. Requires any application (i) to store, provide treatment for, or dispose of hazardous waste or (ii) for a new solid waste management facility permit, except for a noncaptive industrial landfill, to include certificatio...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
VASB1203IntroHate crimes; associational relationships; penalty. Redefines the categories of victims whose intentional selection for a hate crime involving assault, assault and battery, or trespass for the purpose of damaging another's property results in a higher...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1228IntroVirginia Equal Pay Act; civil penalties. Prohibits Virginia Equal Pay Act; civil penalties. Prohibits public and private employers from discriminating between employees on the basis of membership in a protected class in the payment of wages or other ...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VASB1227IntroState plan for medical assistance; payment of medical assistance; 12-month supply of hormonal contraceptives. Directs the Board of Medical Assistance Services to include in the state plan for medical assistance a provision for the payment of medical ...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1223IntroTransportation electrification; Virginia Energy Plan. Amends the Virginia Energy Plan to include an analysis of electric vehicle charging infrastructure and other infrastructure needed to support the 2045 net-zero carbon target in the transportation ...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VASB1188IntroVirginia Agriculture Food Assistance Program and Fund; established. Requires the Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services (the Commissioner) to establish the Virginia Agriculture Food Assistance Program (VAFA Program) for Virginia farmers an...
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2021-01-10
[Hearing: Jan 19]
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
VASB1186IntroLandfill siting; historic preservation. Prohibits the construction of any new municipal solid waste landfill within three miles of any designated historic district, building, structure, object, or site.
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2021-01-10
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
VASB1165IntroAbolition of the death penalty. Abolishes the death penalty, including for those persons currently under a death sentence.
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2021-01-08
[Hearing: Jan 18 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB411IntroEmployment health and safety standards; heat illness prevention. Requires the Safety and Health Codes Board to adopt regulations establishing reasonable standards designed to protect employees from heat illness. The measure directs the standards to r...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VASB409IntroLocal impact from large landfills. Requires the Director of the Department of Environmental Quality to analyze and determine, in writing, what impacts to local water, soil, and air quality are expected from the construction and operation of a new mun...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
VASB1101IntroPresidential electors; National Popular Vote Compact. Enters Virginia into an interstate compact known as the Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote. Article II of the Constitution of the United States gives the st...
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2020-11-27
[Hearing: Jan 19]
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
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