Virginia Senator Jennifer McClellan [D]

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VASJR50EngrossStudy; Department of Rail and Public Transportation; Commonwealth Corridor passenger rail service; report. Requests the Department of Rail and Public Transportation to study the feasibility of an east-west Commonwealth Corridor passenger rail service...
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2020-01-28
Printed as engrossed 20102924D-E
VASB733EngrossProvision of abortion; informed consent; regulations. Eliminates the procedures and processes, including the performance of an ultrasound, the provision of specified information, and the offer to review certain printed materials, required under exist...
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2020-01-28
Printed as engrossed 20106530D-ES1
VASB834IntroAffordable housing dwelling unit ordinances. Allows Affordable housing dwelling unit ordinances. Allows certain localities to adopt affordable dwelling unit ordinances. The governing body of any locality, other than localities to which certain curren...
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2020-01-28
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
VASJR49EngrossStudy; Department of Health Professions; need for additional micro-level, mezzo-level, and macro-level social workers and increased compensation; report. Requests that the Department of Health Professions convene a work group, which shall include cer...
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2020-01-28
Read second time and engrossed
VASB160EngrossHolding 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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2020-01-28
Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB160S1
VASB1089EngrossVisiting state correctional facilities; strip searches of those entering. Provides that no child under the age of 14 who is seeking entrance to a state correctional facility shall be strip searched under any circumstances. The bill also provides that...
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2020-01-28
Printed as engrossed 20106053D-E
VASB883EngrossVirginia Council on Environmental Justice. Establishes the Virginia Council on Environmental Justice, consisting of 24 members, to advise the Governor and provide recommendations intended to protect vulnerable communities from disproportionate impact...
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2020-01-28
Read third time and passed Senate (27-Y 12-N)
VASJR1PassConstitution of the United States; Equal Rights Amendment. Ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution of the United States that was proposed by Congress in 1972.
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2020-01-27
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ1ER)
VASB719IntroVirginia Minimum Wage Act; exclusions. Eliminates the exclusion in the Virginia Minimum Wage Act for persons whose employment is covered by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) and for persons whose earning capacity is impaired by phys...
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2020-01-27
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VASB724IntroMisdemeanor sexual offenses where the victim is a minor; statute of limitations. Increases the statute of limitations for prosecuting misdemeanor violations where the victim is a minor from one year after the victim reaches the age of majority to fiv...
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2020-01-27
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASB729IntroSchool principals; incident reports. Eliminates the requirement that school principals report certain enumerated acts that may constitute a misdemeanor offense to law enforcement.
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2020-01-27
[Hearing: Jan 30]
To Senate Education: Public Education Committee
VASB732IntroVirginia Health Benefit Exchange. Creates the Virginia Virginia Health Benefit Exchange. Creates the Virginia Health Benefit Exchange, which will be established and operated by a new division within the State Corporation Commission (SCC). The Exchang...
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2020-01-27
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASB728IntroStandards of Quality; work-based learning; teacher leaders Standards of Quality; work-based learning; teacher leaders and mentors; principal mentors; certain personnel positions and initiatives. Makes several changes to the Standards of Quality, incl...
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2020-01-27
[Hearing: Jan 30]
To Senate Education: Public Education Committee
VASJR51IntroWorld Prematurity Month; World Prematurity Day. Designates November, in 2020 and in each succeeding year, as World Prematurity Month and November 17, in 2020 and in each succeeding year, as World Prematurity Day in Virginia.
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2020-01-27
Reading waived (38-Y 0-N)
VASB421IntroConsumer lending. Replaces references to payday loans Consumer lending. Replaces references to payday loans with the term "short-term loans." The measure caps the interest and fees that may be charged under a short-term loan at an annual ra...
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2020-01-27
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASB662IntroEmployee 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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2020-01-27
Reported from Commerce and Labor (12-Y 3-N)
VASB1076IntroProperty conveyance; Governor; Chickahominy Indian Tribe. Authorizes the Governor to convey two parcels of land located in Charles City County comprising 216.57 acres and 10 acres to the Chickahominy Indian Tribe.
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2020-01-27
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASB1074IntroSchedule VI controlled substances; hypodermic syringes and needles; limited-use license. Allows the Board of Pharmacy to issue a limited-use license for the purpose of dispensing Schedule VI controlled substances and hypodermic syringes and needles f...
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2020-01-27
[Hearing: Jan 31 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Education: Health Professions Committee
VASB1023IntroLocal and state correctional facilities; visitation. Sets visitation and search policies for visitors to local and state correctional facilities, including the circumstances under which visits may include or exclude personal contact. Searches of the ...
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2020-01-27
Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
VASB727EngrossReal estate tax exemption for property in redevelopment or conservation areas or rehabilitation districts. Increases the maximum duration of a local real estate tax exemption for structures in redevelopment or conservation areas or rehabilitation dis...
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2020-01-24
Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
VASB725EngrossClassification of land and improvements for tax purposes; City of Richmond. Authorizes the City of Richmond to impose a tax rate on improvements to real property that is different than the City's tax rate on the land upon which the improvements are l...
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2020-01-24
Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
VASB716IntroSecretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security and the Office of the Executive Secretary; creation and implementation of policies for people with developmental disabilities. Requires the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security to create an...
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2020-01-24
Passed by indefinitely in Rules with letter (13-Y 0-N)
VASB793IntroParole; exception to limitation on the application of parole statutes. Provides that an incarcerated person is eligible for parole if (i) such person was sentenced by a jury prior to the date of the Supreme Court of Virginia decision in Fishback v. C...
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2020-01-24
To Senate Judiciary: Criminal Law Committee
VASB709IntroABC; work group; tied house provisions; report. Directs the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority to convene a work group to study the tied house provisions that prevent (i) a restaurant licensed to sell alcoholic beverages at retail in the C...
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2020-01-24
Passed by indefinitely in Rules (14-Y 0-N)
VASB715IntroTANF; feminine hygiene products. Requires the Board of Social Services to provide monthly payments for feminine hygiene products in the amount of $10 to each female who is at least 10 years of age but not older than 55 years of age and is considered ...
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2020-01-24
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASB712IntroVirginia Human Rights Act; discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions; reasonable accommodation for the known limitations of persons related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. Requires em...
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2020-01-24
To Senate Education: Health Committee
VASB91IntroApplication of parole statutes. Repeals the abolition of parole. The bill also provides that the Virginia Parole Board shall establish procedures for consideration of parole for persons who were previously ineligible for parole, because parole was ab...
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2020-01-24
To Senate Judiciary: Criminal Law Committee
VASB946IntroState plan for medical assistance; doulas. Directs the Board of Medical Assistance Services to amend the state plan for medical assistance services to include a provision for the payment of medical assistance for antepartum, intrapartum, and postpart...
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2020-01-24
To Senate Education: Health Committee
VASB726EngrossRichmond Metropolitan Transportation Authority; membership. Decreases from five to four the number of members of the Richmond Metropolitan Transportation Authority appointed by the Mayor of the City of Richmond and adds to the Authority one member of...
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2020-01-23
Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
VASB710IntroDistributed renewable energy. Promotes the establishment of distributed renewable solar and other renewable energy. The measure (i) increases from one percent to 10 percent the systemwide cap on the total amount of renewable energy that can be net me...
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2020-01-23
[Hearing: Jan 29 @ 8:00 am]
[Hearing: Jan 29 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Commerce and Labor: Energy Committee
VASJR55IntroCommemorating the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. Commemorates the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. T...
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2020-01-23
Passed by for the day
VASB731IntroRate of return for investor-owned electric utilities. Provides that the State Corporation Commission, in determining a fair rate of return on common equity for an investor-owned electric utility after July 1, 2020, shall not set such rate (i) lower t...
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2020-01-23
[Hearing: Jan 29 @ 8:00 am]
[Hearing: Jan 29 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Commerce and Labor: Energy Committee
VASB851IntroElectric utility regulation; environmental goals. Electric utility regulation; environmental goals. Replaces the existing voluntary renewable energy portfolio system (RPS) program with a mandatory RPS that applies to electric utilities and licensed c...
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2020-01-23
[Hearing: Jan 29 @ 8:00 am]
[Hearing: Jan 29 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Commerce and Labor: Energy Committee
VASB499EngrossSpecialty 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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2020-01-23
Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
VASB23IntroProhibited discrimination; sexual orientation and gender identity. Prohibits discrimination in employment and public accommodations on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. The bill codifies existing prohibited discrimination in public ...
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2020-01-22
Stricken at request of Patron in General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N)
VASB93EngrossTaxes on income, wills, and administrations; exemption for victims of the Virginia Beach mass shooting and for payments to such victims; emergency. Establishes an income tax exemption for relief payments paid to a victim of the Virginia Beach mass sh...
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2020-01-22
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
VASB232EngrossMenstrual supplies; certain school buildings. Requires each school board to make tampons and pads available at all times and at no cost to students in the bathrooms of each public school at which any student in grades five through 12 is enrolled and ...
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2020-01-21
Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
VASB103EngrossJuvenile offenders; parole. Provides that any person sentenced to a term of life imprisonment for a single felony offense or multiple felony offenses committed while that person was a juvenile and who has served at least 20 years of such sentence, an...
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2020-01-21
Read third time and passed Senate (29-Y 10-N)
VASB17EngrossSame-sex marriages; civil unions. Repeals the statutory prohibitions on same-sex marriages and civil unions or other arrangements between persons of the same sex purporting to bestow the privileges and obligations of marriage. These prohibitions are ...
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2020-01-21
Passed Senate (25-Y 13-N)
VASB62EngrossMarriage records; divorce and annulment reports; identification of race. Eliminates the requirement that the race of married parties be included in marriage records, divorce reports, and annulment reports filed with the State Registrar. The bill also...
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2020-01-21
Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
VASB657EngrossBoard of Health; certificate of birth; change of sex. Establishes that, upon request of a person and in accordance with requirements of the Board of Health, the State Registrar shall issue a new certificate of birth to show a change of sex of the per...
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2020-01-21
Read third time and passed Senate (24-Y 15-N)
VASB161EngrossPublic elementary and secondary schools; treatment of transgender students; policies. Requires the Department of Education to develop and make available to each school board, no later than December 31, 2020, model policies concerning the treatment of...
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2020-01-21
Printed as reengrossed 20102095D-E2
VASB600EngrossElementary and secondary schools and institutions of higher education in the Commonwealth; racial segregation; repeal of provisions. Repeals several Acts of Assembly from 1901 to 1960 that contain provisions relating to the racial segregation of stud...
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2020-01-21
Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
VASB403EngrossDepartment of General Services; Division of Engineering and Buildings; custody, control, and supervision of the Virginia War Memorial Carillon. The bill places full custody, control, and supervision of the Virginia War Memorial Carillon in the Divisi...
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2020-01-21
Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
VASB115EngrossVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; notice of termination to contain legal services contact information. Provides that no notice of termination of tenancy served upon any residential tenant is effective unless it contains on its first page,...
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2020-01-21
Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
VASB245EngrossDepartment of Health Professions; conversion therapy prohibited. Prohibits any health care provider or person who performs counseling as part of his training for any profession licensed by a regulatory board of the Department of Health Professions fr...
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2020-01-21
Passed Senate (21-Y 18-N)
VASJR83IntroCelebrating the life of the Honorable Mary T. Christian.
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2020-01-21
Laid on Clerk's Desk
VASB935IntroPublic institutions of higher education; exemption from out-of-state tuition rates. Permits an individual to be exempt from paying out-of-state tuition rates at public institutions of higher education in the Commonwealth if he meets the following cri...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Education: Higher Education Committee
VASB713IntroBoard of Counseling; licensure of professional art therapists and professional art therapist associates. Establishes requirements for licensure as a professional art therapist and licensure as a professional art therapist associate and adds two repre...
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2020-01-20
To Senate Education: Health Professions Committee
VASJR4PassCelebrating the life of Alan Arnold Diamonstein.
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2020-01-20
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ4ER)
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