Virginia Senator Janet Howell [D]

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VASB77PassQualified education loan servicers. Prohibits any person from acting as a qualified education loan servicer except in accordance with provisions established by this bill. The bill requires a loan servicer to obtain a license from the State Corporatio...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1250)
VASB479PassProtective orders; possession of firearms; surrender or transfer of firearms; penalty. Prohibits any person subject to a permanent protective order (i.e., a protective order with a maximum duration of two years) from knowingly possessing a firearm wh...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1260)
VASB971PassIllegal gambling; skill games; exception. Includes the playing or offering for play of any skill game in the definition of "illegal gambling." The bill also includes skill games within the definition of "gambling devices." The bill defines a "skill g...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1277)
VASB561PassWorkers' compensation; post-traumatic stress disorder; law-enforcement officers and firefighters. Provides that post-traumatic stress disorder incurred by a law-enforcement officer or firefighter is compensable under the Virginia Workers' Compensatio...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1262)
VASB78PassMinimum wage; pay based on work done. Eliminates the exemption to Virginia's minimum wage requirements for persons who normally work and are paid based on the amount of work done.
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1146)
VASB111PassAbsentee voting; no excuse required. Permits any registered voter to vote by absentee ballot in any election in which he is qualified to vote. The bill removes the current list of statutory reasons under which a person may be entitled to vote by abse...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1151)
VASB577PassCapital outlay plan. Updates the six-year capital outlay plan for projects to be funded entirely or partially from general fund-supported resources.
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1134)
VASB576PassResearch and development in the Commonwealth. Creates the Commonwealth of Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority (the Authority) to oversee and support research, development, and commercialization, as well as related investment and seed-stage fund...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1169)
VASB710PassDistributed renewable energy. Promotes the establishment of distributed renewable solar and other renewable energy. The measure (i) requires the State Corporation Commission to establish by regulation a shared solar program that allows multifamily cu...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1187)
VASB868PassProhibited discrimination; public accommodations, employment, credit, and housing: causes of action; sexual orientation and gender identity. Creates causes of action for unlawful discrimination in public accommodations and employment in the Virginia ...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1140)
VASB668PassChild care providers; out-of-state background checks. Requires certain child care providers and employees or volunteers thereof to submit to background checks that include a criminal history record information check and sex offender registry check in...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0936)
VASB472PassFoster care; termination of parental rights; independent living needs assessments; supervisory spans of control. Requires local boards of social services and child-placing agencies, if the child has been in the custody of a local board or child-placi...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0934)
VASB578PassEarly childhood care and education; licensing. Requires the Board of Education to establish a statewide unified public-private system for early childhood care and education in the Commonwealth to be administered by the Board of Education, the Superin...
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2020-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0861)
VASB240PassFirearms; removal from persons posing substantial risk; penalties. Creates a procedure by which any attorney for the Commonwealth or law-enforcement officer may apply to a general district court, circuit court, or juvenile and domestic relations dist...
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2020-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0888)
VASB651PassFairfax County; policemen's pension and retirement board. Increases from seven to eight the number of members on the policemen's pension and retirement board created in a county that has adopted the urban county executive form of government (Fairfax ...
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2020-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0895)
VASB579PassSex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry. Makes numerous changes to the provisions governing the Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry. The bill changes the number of classifications of offenders who are required to register under th...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0829)
VASB935PassPublic institutions of higher education; eligibility for in-state tuition. Provides that any student is eligible for in-state tuition who (i) attended high school for at least two years in the Commonwealth and either (a) graduated on or after July 1,...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0767)
VASB587PassMEI Project Approval Commission. Makes several changes to the membership and operation of the MEI Project Approval Commission. The bill expands the membership from 10 to 14 members by adding two additional House appointments and two additional Senate...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0830)
VASB149PassCourthouse and courtroom security; assessment. Increases from $10 to $20 the maximum amount a local governing body may assess against a convicted defendant as part of the costs in a criminal or traffic case in district or circuit court to fund courth...
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2020-04-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0602)
VASB1005PassCorporal Ryan C. McGhee Memorial Bridge. Designates the bridge on Guinea Station Road over Interstate 95 in Spotsylvania County the CPL Ryan C. McGhee Memorial Bridge.
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2020-04-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0647)
VASB499PassSpecialty dockets; veterans docket. Provides that any veterans docket authorized and established as a local specialty docket in accordance with the Rules of Supreme Court of Virginia shall be deemed a "Veterans Treatment Court Program," as that term ...
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2020-04-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0603)
VASB160PassHolding handheld personal communications devices while driving a motor vehicle. Prohibits any person from holding a handheld personal communications device while driving a motor vehicle. Current law prohibits (i) the reading of any email or text mess...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0543)
VASB9PassWorkers' 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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2020-03-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0499)
VASB110PassResearch and development tax credits; sunset; aggregate caps. Extends the sunset date for both the research and development expenses tax credit and the major research and development expenses tax credit from January 1, 2022, to January 1, 2025. Begin...
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2020-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0470)
VASJR52FailCommending the Chesapeake Bay Commission.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Rules Committee
VASB580PassBonds for institutions of higher learning; emergency. Authorizes issuance of bonds in an amount up to $279,470,000 for revenue-producing capital projects at institutions of higher learning.
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2020-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0280)
VASB662PassEmployee misclassification; retaliatory actions prohibited; civil penalty. Prohibits an employer from discharging, disciplining, threatening, discriminating against, or penalizing an employee or independent contractor because the employee or independ...
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2020-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0271)
VASR77PassCommemorating the legacy of the Negro National League.
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2020-03-08
Bill text as passed Senate (SR77ER)
VASR79PassCelebrating the life of Henry J. Abraham.
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2020-03-08
Bill text as passed Senate (SR79ER)
VASJR181PassCommending Bob Brown.
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2020-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ181ER)
VASJR210PassCommending Cornerstones, Inc.
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2020-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ210ER)
VASJR205PassCelebrating the life of Katherine Johnson.
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2020-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ205ER)
VASJR221PassCommending Shirley Morrow Marshall.
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2020-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ221ER)
VASJR231PassCommending the Roanoke Higher Education Center.
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2020-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ231ER)
VASJR215PassCelebrating the life of Charles Calvin Singleton.
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2020-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ215ER)
VASJR249PassCommending Joe Taylor.
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2020-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ249ER)
VASJR197PassCelebrating the life of E. Bruce Heilman.
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2020-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ197ER)
VASJR258PassCelebrating the life of the Honorable Charles Henry Duff, Jr.
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2020-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ258ER)
VASB50PassVirginia Human Rights Act; racial discrimination; hair. Provides that the terms "because of race" and "on the basis of race," and terms of similar import, when used in reference to discrimination in the Code of Virginia and acts of the General Assemb...
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2020-03-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0152)
VASB30IntroBudget Bill. Provides for all appropriations of the Budget submitted by the Governor of Virginia in accordance with the provisions of § 2.2-1509, Code of Virginia, and provides a portion of revenues for the two years ending respectively on the t...
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2020-03-03
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB29IntroBudget Bill. Amends Chapter 854 of the 2019 Acts of Assembly.
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2020-03-03
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB344EngrossSenate Committee on Finance; Senate Committee for Courts of Justice; name change. Updates the Code of Virginia by providing that any reference to the "Senate Finance Committee" or the "Senate Committee on Finance" means the Senate Committee on Financ...
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2020-03-03
To House Rules Committee
VASJR170PassCommending Judith Ann White Wyatt.
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2020-03-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ170ER)
VASJR168PassCommending Rita D. Bishop.
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2020-03-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ168ER)
VASJR190PassCelebrating the life of Winston G. Lawson.
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2020-03-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ190ER)
VASJR202PassCommending the Division of Capitol Police, the Virginia Department of State Police, the Richmond Police Department, the Department of General Services, and the many other support units of the Unified Command.
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2020-03-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ202ER)
VASJR178PassCelebrating the life of Markiya Simone Dickson.
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2020-03-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ178ER)
VASJR196PassCelebrating the life of Corporal Ryan C. McGhee, USA.
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2020-03-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ196ER)
VASJR167PassCelebrating the life of the Honorable Kossen Gregory.
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2020-03-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ167ER)
VASJR171PassCommending Robert W. Duncan.
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2020-03-03
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ171ER)
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