Virginia Delegate Israel O'Quinn [R]

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VAHB1776Engross
50%
Business park electric infrastructure program. Makes permanent and amends certain provisions of the Code related to the business park electric infrastructure program conducted by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership. The bill requires that t...
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2023-02-06
Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
VAHB2403Engross
50%
Smyth-Washington Regional Industrial Facilities Authority; dissolution. Dissolves the Smyth-Washington Regional Industrial Facilities Authority upon the request of the Authority's board of directors and satisfaction of the statutory requirements for ...
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2023-02-06
Read second time and engrossed
VAHB1777Engross
50%
Phase I Utilities; annual rate true-up reviews. Limits the amounts that are recoverable by a Phase I Utility pursuant to a rate adjustment clause approved by the State Corporation Commission as part of a utility's triennial review proceeding based on...
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2023-02-06
Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1777H1
VAHB1780Engross
50%
Small modular reactor plant revenue-sharing agreement among certain localities. Requires the Counties of Buchanan, Dickenson, Lee, Russell, Scott, Tazewell, and Wise and the City of Norton to enter into a perpetual revenue-sharing agreement regarding...
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2023-02-06
Engrossed by House as amended HB1780E
VAHB1779Engross
50%
Nuclear Education Grant Fund and Program established. Establishes the Nuclear Education Grant Fund and Program, to be administered by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, for the purpose of awarding grants on a competitive basis to any...
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2023-02-06
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VAHB1752Engross
50%
Public utilities; fiber optic broadband lines crossing railroads. Provides that a broadband service provider, in the construction of its works, may cross the works of a railroad company if the crossing does not interfere with the works and operations...
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2023-02-06
Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
VAHJR583Engross
50%
Celebrating the life of Joseph Edward Carey, Sr.
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2023-02-06
Agreed to by House
VAHJR620Intro
25%
Celebrating the life of K. Donald Nicewonder.
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2023-02-06
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 23101942D
VAHJR619Intro
25%
Celebrating the life of Mary Elizabeth Baker Stuart.
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2023-02-06
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 23104745D
VAHB2360Engross
50%
Firearms-related offenses; mandatory minimum sentences; penalty. Increases from five to 10 years for a second or subsequent offense the mandatory minimum sentences for use or display of a firearm during the commission of certain felonies. Firearms-r...
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2023-02-06
Read third time and passed House (52-Y 48-N)
VAHB1642Engross
50%
Felony homicide; certain drug offenses; penalty. Provides that a person is guilty of felony homicide, which constitutes second degree murder and is punishable by confinement of not less than five nor more than 40 years, if the underlying felonious ac...
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2023-02-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VAHB2385Engross
50%
Administration of state government; prohibited actions; civil penalty. Prohibits state agencies from entering into a contract for goods or services with a scrutinized company, defined in the bill as any company owned or operated by the Government of ...
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2023-02-06
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
VAHB1688Engross
50%
Consumer Data Protection Act; protections for children. Requires an operator, defined in the bill, to obtain verifiable parental consent prior to registering any child with the operator's product or service or before collecting, using, or disclosing ...
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2023-02-06
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
VAHB1885Engross
50%
Organized retail theft; report; Organized retail theft; report; penalty. Establishes the crime of organized retail theft that makes it a Class 3 felony for any person to (i) conspire or act in concert with another person to commit simple larceny of r...
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2023-02-06
Read third time and passed House (52-Y 47-N)
VAHB2451Intro
25%
Firefighters; training; electric vehicle fires. Provides that the Executive Director of the Department of Fire Programs shall have the power to develop a training program on the risks of fires in electric vehicles and how to safely and effectively ma...
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2023-02-05
Read first time
VAHB2386Intro
25%
Virginia Power Innovation Fund and Program; created. Creates the Virginia Power Innovation Fund with funding to be used solely for the purposes of research and development of innovative energy technologies, including nuclear, hydrogen, carbon capture...
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2023-02-03
Read first time
VAHB1775Engross
50%
Workers' compensation; anxiety disorder or depressive Workers' compensation; anxiety disorder or depressive disorder incurred by law-enforcement officers and firefighters. Provides that an anxiety disorder or depressive disorder, as both are defined ...
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2023-02-03
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1408Engross
50%
Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain cancers. Expands the workers' compensation presumption of compensability for certain cancers causing the death or disability of certain employees who have completed five years of servic...
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2023-02-03
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1789Intro
25%
Health insurance credits for certain local officials and employees. Raises the amount of monthly health insurance credits received by retired constitutional officers and their employees with a minimum of 15 years of creditable service from $1.50 to $...
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2023-02-03
Read first time
VAHB1526Engross
50%
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 Assembly, effective with the 2024–2025 school year, and current...
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2023-02-03
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VAHB1705Engross
50%
Attorney General; instituting or conducting criminal prosecutions for violations of criminal sexual assault and commercial sex trafficking committed against children. Authorizes the Attorney General to institute or conduct criminal prosecutions in ca...
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2023-02-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VAHB1478Engross
50%
Crimes by gangs. Expands the definition of "predicate criminal act" to include all felonies and a carrying a concealed weapon violation. The bill also increases various penalties for gang crimes.
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2023-02-03
Passed by for the day
VAHB2486Intro
25%
Soft drink companies and bottlers; transfer of business; remedies. Prohibits soft drink companies from unreasonably withholding or delaying consent to any transfer of a bottler's business or the transfer of the stock or other interest in the bottler'...
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2023-02-02
Read first time
VAHB2264Engross
50%
Department of Education; written guidance for comprehensive school counseling program. Requires the Department of Education to develop and implement by the beginning of the 2024-2025 school year written guidance for a comprehensive school counseling ...
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2023-02-02
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VAHB1781Engross
50%
Southwest Virginia Energy Research and Development Southwest Virginia Energy Research and Development Authority; powers and duties; Department of Energy and Department of Environmental Quality; report. Provides that the Southwest Virginia Energy Rese...
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2023-02-01
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB1436Engross
50%
Income tax; military benefits subtraction; age restriction. Removes the age 55 or older restriction on those individuals allowed a military benefits income tax subtraction beginning with taxable year 2023.
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2023-02-01
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB1446Engross
50%
Minimum staffing standards for certified nursing facilities; administrative sanctions. Sets nursing staffing requirements for certified nursing facilities, imposes administrative sanctions on a certified nursing facility if it does not comply with th...
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2023-02-01
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VAHR285Intro
25%
Commending the Texas Inn.
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2023-02-01
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 23104377D
VAHB1365Engross
50%
Admission to bail; rebuttable presumptions against bail. Creates a rebuttable presumption against bail for certain criminal offenses enumerated in the bill and for persons identified as being illegally present in the United States by U.S. Immigration...
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2023-01-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VAHB1629Engross
50%
Board of Education; creation and maintenance of Virginia Parent Data Portal; report. Requires the Board of Education, on or before July 1, 2025, to create and maintain the Virginia Parent Data Portal that, among other things, (i) displays individuali...
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2023-01-30
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VAHB1943Engross
50%
Crime victim rights; notification from the attorney for the Commonwealth. Requires an attorney for the Commonwealth to consult with a crime victim in a felony case to (i) inform the victim of the contents of a proposed plea agreement and (ii) obtain ...
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2023-01-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VAHB1474Engross
50%
Law-enforcement officers; protected personal information. Provides that any law-enforcement officer who provides information relative to a criminal investigation or in proceedings preliminary to a criminal prosecution may refuse, unless ordered by a ...
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2023-01-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VAHB1416Engross
50%
Testing of certain persons for sexually transmitted infections. Provides that as soon as practicable following arrest, or following indictment, arrest by warrant, or service of a petition in the case of a juvenile, upon the motion of the attorney for...
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2023-01-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VAHJR546PassCommending Colonel Anthony Steven Pike.
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2023-01-26
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHB2026Engross
50%
Renewable energy; biomass-fired facilities; Department of Forestry advisory panel; report. Removes the renewable energy requirement for each Phase I and Phase II Utility to retire all biomass-fired electric generating units that do not co-fire with c...
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2023-01-26
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1378Engross
50%
State Air Pollution Control Board; motor vehicle emissions standards. Repeals the requirement that the State Air Pollution Control Board implement a low-emissions and zero-emissions vehicle program for motor vehicles with a model year of 2025 and lat...
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2023-01-26
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB1783Engross
50%
Natural gas utilities; retail supply choice. Natural gas utilities; retail supply choice. Allows every person access to distribution service or retail natural gas from a natural gas company authorized to provide natural gas service to the area where ...
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2023-01-25
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2138Engross
50%
Income tax; business interest; qualified business income deduction; corporate rate reduction. Increases from 30 percent to 50 percent the Virginia individual and corporate income tax deduction for business interest disallowed as a deduction under § ...
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2023-01-25
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB2319Engross
50%
Income tax; rates and deductions. Lowers the top income tax rate from 5.75 percent to 5.5 percent for taxable years beginning on and after January 1, 2024. The bill also raises the standard deduction to $9,000 for single individuals and $18,000 for m...
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2023-01-25
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB1778Engross
50%
Financial institutions; certain investments by Financial institutions; certain investments by banks permitted. Provides that the prohibition on a bank from investing its funds in certain entities does not prevent a bank from (i) investing in (a) a co...
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2023-01-24
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1782Intro
25%
Health insurance; ensuring fairness in cost-sharing. Amends provisions related to rebates provided by carriers and health benefit plans to health plan enrollees by defining defined cost-sharing, price protection rebates, and pharmacy benefits managem...
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2023-01-12
To House Commerce and Energy: Subcommittee #2
VAHR243PassCommending Dr. Donald James Finley.
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2023-01-12
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHB560Intro
25%
Health insurance; retail community pharmacies. Requires a carrier to administer its health benefit plans in a manner consistent with certain requirements and to include such requirements in its provider contracts addressing the provision of pharmacy ...
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2022-11-22
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB105Engross
50%
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; feasibility study; Catawba Hospital; substance abuse treatment and recovery services; report. Directs the Department of General Services, in cooperation with the Department of Behavioral Hea...
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2022-11-21
To Senate Rules Committee
VAHB472Engross
50%
Income tax; standard deduction. Increases the standard deduction, starting with taxable year 2022, from $4,500 to $9,000 for single filers and from $9,000 to $18,000 for married filers (one-half of such amount in the case of a married individual fili...
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2022-11-21
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
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