Virginia Senator Ghazala Hashmi [D]

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VASB2Engross
50%
Purchase, possession, sale, transfer, etc., of assault firearms and certain ammunition feeding devices prohibited; penalty. Creates a Class 1 misdemeanor for any person who imports, sells, manufactures, purchases, possesses, transports, or transfers ...
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2024-02-23
Read second time
VASB1Engross
50%
Minimum wage. Increases the minimum wage from the current rate of $12.00 per hour to $13.50 per hour effective January 1, 2025, and to $15.00 per hour effective January 1, 2026. The bill satisfies a reenactment clause included in Chapters 1204 and 12...
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2024-02-23
VOTE: Passage (51-Y 47-N)
VASB16Engross
50%
Search warrants, subpoenas, court orders, or other process; menstrual health data prohibited. Prohibits the issuance of a search warrant, subpoena, court order, or other process for the search and seizure or production of menstrual health data, as de...
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2024-02-23
House amendment agreed to by Senate (22-Y 17-N)
VASB14Engross
50%
Additional local sales and use tax to support schools; referendum. Authorizes all counties and cities to impose an additional local sales and use tax at a rate not to exceed one percent with the revenue used only for capital projects for the construc...
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2024-02-23
Read second time
VASB250Engross
50%
Department of Medical Assistance Services; remote ultrasound procedures; remote fetal non-stress tests. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to modify the state plan for medical assistance to include a provision allowing for payment ...
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2024-02-23
VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N)
VASB229Engross
50%
Health Commissioner; workgroup; recommendations on Advisory Council on Breakthrough Therapies for Veteran Suicide Prevention. Directs the State Health Commissioner to establish a work group to examine the feasibility of and make recommendations for t...
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2024-02-23
To House Rules Committee
VASB276Engross
50%
Energy upgrade programs; Phase I and Phase I Utilities; State Corporation Commission to study feasibility; work group; report. Directs the State Corporation Commission to convene a work group to study the feasibility of the implementation of an ener...
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2024-02-23
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB238Engross
50%
Health insurance; coverage for contraceptive drugs and devices. 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 con...
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2024-02-23
VOTE: Passage (69-Y 29-N)
VASB280Engross
50%
Health care; decision-making; end of life; penalties. Allows an adult diagnosed with a terminal disease to request and an attending health care provider to prescribe a self-administered controlled substance for the purpose of ending the patient's lif...
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2024-02-23
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASJR16Engross
50%
Acknowledging with profound regret the unethical use of Black bodies by medical institutions. Expresses the sentiment of the General Assembly in acknowledging with profound regret the unethical use of Black bodies by medical institutions in the Commo...
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2024-02-23
Reported from Rules (17-Y 0-N)
VASJR61Engross
50%
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Month of Awareness. Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Month of Awareness. Designates May, in 2024 and in each succeeding year, as Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Month of Awareness in Virginia.
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2024-02-23
Reported from Rules (17-Y 0-N)
VASB327Engross
50%
Purchase of certain firearms; age requirement; penalty. Prohibits any person under 21 years of age from purchasing a handgun or assault firearm, with exceptions for the purchase of an assault firearm by a law-enforcement officer, correctional officer...
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2024-02-23
House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 39-N)
VASB713Engross
50%
Public service companies; pole attachments; cable television systems and telecommunications service providers. Requires a public utility, as defined in the bill, to establish and adhere to pole attachment practices and procedures that comply with cer...
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2024-02-23
VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N)
VASJR123Engross
50%
Commending the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Commending the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority.
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2024-02-23
Laid on Speaker's table
VASB105Engross
50%
Public school staffing and funding; National Teacher Certification Incentive Reward Program and Fund; eligibility; at-risk program.Renames the National Teacher Certification Incentive Reward Program and Fund as the National Board Certification Incent...
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2024-02-23
Read second time
VASB15Engross
50%
Reproductive health care services; prohibitions on extradition for certain crimes. Provides that no demand for extradition of a person charged with a criminal violation of law of another state shall be recognized by the Governor if such alleged viola...
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2024-02-23
Passed by for the day
VASB373Engross
50%
Paid family and medical leave insurance program; notice requirements; civil action. Requires the Virginia Employment Commission to establish and administer a paid family and medical leave insurance program with benefits beginning January 1, 2027. Und...
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2024-02-23
Read second time
VASB237Engross
50%
Contraception; right to contraception; applicability; enforcement. Establishes a right to obtain contraceptives and engage in contraception, as defined in the bill. The bill creates a cause of action that may be instituted against anyone who infringe...
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2024-02-22
Reported from Health and Human Services (13-Y 8-N)
VASB239Engross
50%
Social Work Licensure Compact. Authorizes Virginia to become a signatory to the Social Work Licensure Compact. The Compact allows social workers who have or are eligible for an active, unencumbered license in the compact member state where they resid...
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2024-02-22
House amendment agreed to by Senate (26-Y 13-N)
VASB483Engross
50%
Tangible personal property tax; indoor agriculture equipment and machinery. Specifies that farm machinery, farm equipment, and farm implements used by an indoor, closed, controlled-environment commercial agricultural facility are a class of farm mach...
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2024-02-22
VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N)
VASB231Engross
50%
Comprehensive children's health care coverage program. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services (the Department) to establish a program to provide state-funded comprehensive health care coverage for individuals in the Commonwealth who (i...
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2024-02-22
Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
VASB119Engross
50%
Drug manufacturers; permitting and registration; certain conditions related to 340B-covered drugs. Requires a drug manufacturer, as a condition of obtaining a permit or as a condition of registration or renewal of registration, to certify that it doe...
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 8:30 am]
To House Health and Human Services: Health Committee
VASJR124PassCommending George Teague, Jr. Commending George Teague, Jr.
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2024-02-22
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VASB235Enroll
75%
Policies on parental notification of instructional material that includes sexually explicit content; scope and use. Provides that nothing in the law requiring the Department of Education to develop and make available to each school board model polici...
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2024-02-21
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB235ER)
VASB236Engross
50%
Requests for reports of aggregated, nonconfidential case data; academic research. Allows a full-time faculty member of a baccalaureate public institution of higher education in the Commonwealth to request for the purposes of academic research, provid...
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2024-02-21
VOTE: Passage (51-Y 49-N)
VASB232Engross
50%
Manufactured home parks; resident rights. Provides that a rental agreement with a term of one year or more will not be automatically renewed if the tenant notifies the landlord in writing 60 days prior to the expiration date of such tenant's intent t...
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2024-02-20
VOTE: Passage (65-Y 34-N)
VASJR96PassCommending Claudia Flores.
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2024-02-19
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ96ER)
VASJR95PassCelebrating the life of Commander Edward S. Stolle, Jr., USN, Ret.
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2024-02-19
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ95ER)
VASR82PassCommending the Honorable Jennifer Wexton.
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2024-02-19
Bill text as passed Senate (SR82ER)
VASB234Engross
50%
Parking Lot Solar Development Pilot Grant Program; report. Establishes the Parking Lot Solar Development Pilot Grant Program for the purpose of encouraging development of distributed parking lot solar projects up to one megawatt in size in Chesterfie...
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2024-02-16
To House Appropriations: Commerce Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
VASB272Engross
50%
Department of Education; data collection; English language learners. Requires the Department of Education to develop and implement a data collection process related to English language learner expenditures and student English proficiency levels, iden...
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2024-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 8:00 am]
To House Education Committee
VASR74PassCelebrating the life of Louis Anderson, Jr.
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2024-02-15
Bill text as passed Senate (SR74ER)
VASR64PassCelebrating the life of John Oliver Wynne.
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2024-02-15
Bill text as passed Senate (SR64ER)
VASB374Intro
25%
Collective bargaining by public employees; labor organization representation. Repeals the existing prohibition on collective bargaining by public employees. The bill creates the Public Employee Relations Board, which shall determine appropriate barga...
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2024-02-14
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASB704Engross
50%
Center for Rural Virginia; name change. Renames the Center for Rural Virginia as the Senator Frank M. Ruff, Jr. Center for Rural Virginia.
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2024-02-13
To House General Laws Committee
VASB251Intro
25%
Content manufacturing tax credit. Removes the sunset for the motion picture tax credit, which currently is set to expire after taxable year 2026, and expands and redesignates the tax credit as the content manufacturing tax credit. The bill increases ...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASJR87PassCommending Major General Timothy P. Williams, VNG.
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2024-02-12
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ87ER)
VASB228Intro
25%
Public school funding; English language learner students and children with disabilities. Requires, in addition to the positions supported by basic aid, state funding, pursuant to the general appropriation act, to be provided to cover (i) the actual a...
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2024-02-08
Incorporated by Finance and Appropriations
VASB227Intro
25%
Public school funding; certain calculations; certain Public school funding; certain calculations; certain support services positions; programs for at-risk students. Places several parameters on Standards of Quality funding calculations performed by t...
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2024-02-08
Incorporated by Finance and Appropriations
VASR26PassCommending Margaret L. Sanner.
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2024-02-08
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VASR6PassCommending the Honorable Dr. Luke E. Torian.
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2024-02-08
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VASR44PassCommending ReEstablish Richmond.
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2024-02-08
Bill text as passed Senate (SR44ER)
VASR41PassCelebrating the life of Shawn Soares.
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2024-02-08
Agreed to by Senate
VASR43PassCelebrating the lives of Omar, Marieme, and Aicha Wade.
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2024-02-08
Agreed to by Senate
VASR42PassCommending Sharon Morrissey.
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2024-02-08
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VASR50PassCommending John Ray Grisham, Jr.
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2024-02-08
Bill text as passed Senate (SR50ER)
VASB277Engross
50%
State Health Services Plan Task Force; certificate of public need; recommendations. Directs the Board of Health to convene the State Health Services Plan Task Force to make recommendations on expedited review of projects subject to certificate of pub...
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2024-02-06
Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
VASB312Intro
25%
Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services; Office of the Independent Living Community Ombudsman established. Establishes the Office of the Independent Living Community Ombudsman, with the purpose of receiving, recording, and responding to conce...
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2024-02-06
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASB230Intro
25%
Electric utilities; energy efficiency Electric utilities; energy efficiency programs; duty to implement the Energy Policy of the Commonwealth; RPS program requirements; competitive procurement. Provides that "in the public interest" for the purpose o...
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2024-02-05
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VASJR63PassCommending Peter A. Blake.
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2024-02-05
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ63ER)
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