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VASB1221PassOperation of the Loudoun County local health department. Allows Loudoun County to enter into a contract with the Department of Health for the local administration of local health services. Currently, the local department of health is operated as a jo...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0521)
VASB1315PassCriminal proceedings; consideration of mental condition and intellectual and developmental disabilities. Permits the admission of evidence by the defendant concerning a defendant's mental condition at the time of an alleged offense, including expert ...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0523)
VASB1245PassAbsentee voting; establishment of drop-off locations; preprocessing of returned absentee ballots before election day; cure process; accessibility for voters with visual impairment or print disability. Requires certain actions to be taken to process a...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0522)
VASB1298PassTourism improvement districts. Authorizes any locality to create a local tourism improvement district plan, consisting of fees charged to businesses and used to fund tourism promotion activities and capital improvements. Under the bill, the locality ...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0500)
VASB1410PassActive military or a military spouse; prohibits discrimination in public accommodations, etc. Prohibits discrimination in public accommodations, employment, and housing on the basis of a person's military status, defined as a member of the uniformed ...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0478)
VASB1225PassBroadband 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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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0496)
VASB1468PassCertifications for victims of qualifying criminal activity. Establishes a process for a state or local law-enforcement agency, an attorney for the Commonwealth, the Attorney General, or any other agency or department employing law-enforcement officer...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0468)
VASJR272PassConstitutional amendment (first reference); qualifications of voters and the right to vote; persons not entitled to vote. Provides that every person who meets the qualifications of voters set forth in the Constitution shall have the fundament right t...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0519)
VASJR270PassConstitutional amendment (first reference); marriage; repeal of same-sex marriage prohibition; affirmative right to marry. Repeals the constitutional provision defining marriage as only a union between one man and one woman as well as the related pro...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0518)
VASB1183PassProperty Owners' Association Act; Condominium Act; use of electronic means for meetings and voting. Allows meetings of property owners' associations, boards of directors, unit owners' associations, executive boards, and committees to be held entirely...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0494)
VASB1197PassVirginia housing opportunity tax credit. Establishes, for taxable years 2021 through 2025, a Virginia housing opportunity tax credit, which is equal to the amount of the federal low-income housing tax credit allocated or allowed by the Virginia Housi...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0495)
VASB1314PassVirginia 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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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0502)
VASB1310PassEmployment; domestic service; Virginia Human Rights Act. Provides that individuals who are engaged in providing domestic service are not excluded from employee protection laws and laws regarding the payment of wages. The measure also provides that th...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0513)
VASB1215PassVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; tenant remedies for exclusion from dwelling unit, interruption of services, or actions taken to make premises unsafe. Provides that a general district court shall enter an order upon petition by a tenant ...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0404)
VASB1257PassStandards of Quality; specialized student support positions. Modifies a school personnel requirement in Standard 2 of the Standards of Quality to require each school board to provide at least three specialized student support positions, including sch...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0454)
VASB1405PassGet Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back (G3) Fund and Program established. Establishes the Get Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back (G3) Fund and requires the Virginia Community College System to establish the G3 Program for the purpose of providing financial ass...
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2021-03-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0398)
VASB1470PassVehicle registration; special communication needs indicator. Expands eligibility for a special communication needs indicator on a vehicle registration to vehicle owners whose vehicle is regularly occupied by an individual who has a disability that ca...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0359)
VASB1471PassAlcoholic beverage control; designated outdoor refreshment area license. Renames the "local special events" license as the "designated outdoor refreshment area" license. The bill allows the Board of Directors of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Contro...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0391)
VASB1413PassProvision of broadband capacity by Phase I or Phase II electric utilities. Makes permanent the pilot program under which a Phase I or Phase II electric utility is permitted to petition the State Corporation Commission to provide broadband capacity to...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0370)
VASB1259PassVirginia Highway Corporation Act; alteration of certificate of authority; powers and duties of the State Corporation Commission. Requires any application for a transfer, extension, or amendment of a certificate of authority issued under the Virginia ...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0350)
VASB1300PassBoard of Local and Regional Jails; review services provided to inmates during pregnancy, pregnancy termination, labor and delivery, and postpartum recovery; report. Directs the Board of Local and Regional Jails (the Board), in consultation with a sta...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0392)
VASB1223PassTransportation 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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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0326)
VASB1165PassAbolition of the death penalty. Abolishes the death penalty, including for those persons currently under a death sentence. The bill provides that no person may be sentenced to death or put to death on or after its effective date for any violation of ...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0345)
VASB1150PassDepartment 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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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0309)
VASB1417PassAnimal testing facilities; adoption of dogs and cats; civil penalty. Requires any animal testing facility, defined in the bill, that no longer has need for a dog or cat in its possession that does not pose a health or safety risk to the public or its...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0340)
VASB1421PassBrain injury; definition. Eliminates the requirement that an injury occur before the age of 65 to constitute a brain injury as that term is used in the context of licensure of private providers of behavioral health services.
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0257)
VASB1321PassConfirmatory adoption. Expands the stepparent adoption provisions to allow a person who is not the child's stepparent but has a legitimate interest in the child to file a joint petition for adoption with the child's birth parent or parent by adoption...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0252)
VASB1472PassDMAS; work group to study options for the permanent use of virtual supports and increasing access to virtual supports and services; individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0224)
VASB1220PassState facilities; admission of certain aliens. Repeals the requirements that (i) the Commissioner of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services determine the nationality of each person admitted to a state facility and, if the person is an alien, no...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0244)
VASB1304PassCommunity services boards; discharge planning. Reduces from within 30 days to within 72 hours of an individual's identification as ready for discharge the time by which a community services board must document its disagreement with the determination ...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0249)
VASB1227PassState 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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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0245)
VASB1316PassChild care providers; background check portability; subsidy pilot program; report. Exempts prospective employees and volunteers of certain child care providers from statutory background check requirements where the individual completed a background c...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0251)
VASB1458PassSecretary of Commerce and Trade; Identity Management Standards Advisory Council. Transfers the management of the Identity Management Standards Advisory Council from the Secretary of Administration to the Secretary of Commerce and Trade. The bill also...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0258)
VASB1181PassSpecial immigrant juvenile status; jurisdiction. Permits the juvenile and domestic relations district court to retain jurisdiction in cases where a child has petitioned the court to make findings of fact that would allow the child to apply for or rec...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0286)
VASB1336PassRestricted permits to operate a motor vehicle; ignition interlock systems. Provides that in any criminal case for reckless or improper driving where a defendant's license to operate a motor vehicle, engine, or train is subject to revocation or suspen...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0279)
VASB1276PassEssential 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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2021-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0102)
VASB1387PassPublic institutions of higher education; certain students; financial assistance programs. Provides that students who meet the criteria to be deemed eligible for in-state tuition regardless of their citizenship or immigration status shall be afforded ...
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2021-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0108)
VASB1379PassHumane Cosmetics Act; civil penalties. Prohibits a cosmetics manufacturer from: (i) conducting or contracting for cosmetic animal testing that occurs in the Commonwealth on or after January 1, 2022; (ii) manufacturing or importing for profit into the...
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2021-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0114)
VASB1439PassDepartment of Education; guidelines on excused student absences; civic engagement. Provides that, subject to guidelines established by the Department of Education, each school board (i) shall permit one school day-long excused absence per school year...
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2021-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0105)
VASB1204PassGeorge Mason University; management agreement. Provides a management agreement between the Commonwealth and George Mason University pursuant to the Restructured Higher Education Financial and Administrative Operations Act (§ 23.1-1000 et seq.).
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2021-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0077)
VASB1269PassHealth insurance; authorization of drug prescribed for the treatment of a mental disorder. Requires that any provider contract between a carrier and a participating health care provider with prescriptive authority, or its contracting agent, contain p...
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2021-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0067)
VASB1392PassConsumer Data Protection Act. Establishes a framework for controlling and processing personal data in the Commonwealth. The bill applies to all persons that conduct business in the Commonwealth and either (i) control or process personal data of at le...
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2021-03-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0036)
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Vehicle registration fees; Public Safety Trust Fund. Imposes an additional $4 vehicle registration fee to be deposited into the Public Safety Trust Fund, established by the bill. The moneys in the Public Safety Trust Fund are to be used to eliminate ...
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2021-03-01
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB1226Engross

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Compensation Board; determining staffing and salaries for an attorney for the Commonwealth. Provides that the Compensation Board shall consider workload totals comprehensively, including the use of diversion programs and specialty dockets, when deter...
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2021-03-01
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB1401Engross

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Standards of Learning assessments; reduction; report. Reduces the total number and type of required Standards of Learning assessments to the minimum requirements established by the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended. T...
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2021-03-01
To House Education Committee
VASB1462Engross

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Virginia Digital Equity Pilot Program and Fund. Requires the Department of Social Services to establish a pilot program to provide a fixed reimbursement for the costs of broadband services to households currently participating in the Supplemental Nut...
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2021-03-01
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB1318Engross

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Environmental justice; interagency working group; report. Establishes the Interagency Environmental Justice Working Group as an advisory council in the executive branch of state government to further environmental justice in the Commonwealth and dire...
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2021-03-01
Failed to pass
VASB1246Engross

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Absentee voting; mandatory processing of returned absentee ballots before election day; central absentee voter precinct in the office of the general registrar. Requires certain actions to be taken to process absentee ballots that are returned by mail...
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2021-03-01
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB1363Engross

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Board of Local and Regional Jails; powers and duties. Restores the authority of the State Board of Local and Regional Jails (the Board) to (i) ensure the development of long-range policies, programs, and plans for corrections services provided at the...
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2021-03-01
To House Public Safety Committee
VASR558Intro

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Commemorating the life and legacy of Giles Beecher Jackson.
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2021-02-28
To Senate Rules Committee
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