Virginia Senator Jennifer McClellan [D]

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VASB1433EnrollDepartment of Education; teacher employment data. Requires the Department of Education, upon the implementation of an automated teacher licensure and intake system, to aggregate and report to each education preparation program certain teacher employm...
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2019-02-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 25, 2019
VASB1434EnrollBoard of Education; Career and Technical Education Work-Based Learning Guide. Requires the Board of Education to review and revise, in consultation with certain stakeholders and no later than December 1, 2019, its Career and Technical Education Work-...
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2019-02-20
Signed by Speaker
VASJR297EngrossAcknowledging with profound regret the existence and acceptance of lynching within the Commonwealth. Expresses the sentiment of the General Assembly in acknowledging with profound regret the existence and acceptance of lynching within the Commonwealt...
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2019-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N)
VASJR299EngrossWorld Prematurity Day. Designates November 17, in 2019 and in each succeeding year, as World Prematurity Day in Virginia.
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2019-02-20
Passed by for the day
VASJR298EngrossBreastfeeding Awareness Month. Designates August, in 2019 and in each succeeding year, as Breastfeeding Awareness Month in Virginia.
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2019-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N)
VASB1439EnrollDeath certificates; medical certification; electronic filing. Requires the completed medical certification portion of a death certificate to be filed electronically with the State Registrar of Vital Records through the Electronic Death Registration S...
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2019-02-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 25, 2019
VASB1435EnrollChild welfare agencies and assisted living facilities; summary suspension. Allows the Commissioner of Social Services to issue an order of summary suspension of the license of any child welfare agency when conditions or practices exist that pose an i...
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2019-02-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 25, 2019
VASB1339EngrossFoster care omnibus. Makes numerous changes to the laws governing the provision of foster care services in the Commonwealth. Among other things, the bill (i) allows the Commissioner of Social Services to develop and implement a corrective action plan...
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2019-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
VASB1079EnrollMinimum wage; exemptions. Eliminates the exemptions to Virginia's minimum wage requirements for newsboys, shoe-shine boys, babysitters who work 10 hours or more per week, ushers, doormen, concession attendants, and cashiers in theaters. The measure c...
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2019-02-20
Signed by Speaker
VASB1141EnrollFamily life education; human trafficking. Requires the Board of Education, in its curriculum guidelines for family life education, to include instruction on the prevention of human trafficking. Additionally, the bill requires any high school family l...
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2019-02-20
Signed by Speaker
VASB1487EngrossDriver's license designation; traumatic brain injury. Requires the Department of Motor Vehicles, upon the request of the applicant and presentation of a signed statement by a licensed neurologist confirming the applicant's condition, to designate a t...
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2019-02-20
House requested conference committee
VASB1130EngrossDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; school resource officers; school administrators; training. Directs the Department of Criminal Justice Services (Department) to establish compulsory minimum training standards for law-enforcement officers servi...
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2019-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
VASB1626EngrossUnlawful detainer; appeal bond. Provides that for an appeal in an unlawful detainer case, the defendant shall post an appeal bond into the general district court in the amount of outstanding rent, late charges, attorney fees, and any other charges or...
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2019-02-20
VOTE: PASSAGE (94-Y 5-N)
VASB1343EnrollCommercial driver's licenses; specialized training required. Requires the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles to include training on the recognition, prevention, and reporting of human trafficking in driver training for Class A, Class B,...
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2019-02-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 25, 2019
VASB1406EnrollSchool boards; staffing ratios; guidance counselors. Changes the name of guidance counselors to school counselors and requires school boards to employ school counselors in accordance with the following ratios: in elementary schools, one hour per day ...
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2019-02-20
Signed by Speaker
VASB1693EngrossHealth insurance; coverage for autism spectrum disorder. Requires health insurers, health care subscription plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder in individuals of ...
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2019-02-20
VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N 1-A)
VASJR287EngrossThe Reverend Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker Day. Designates August 16, in 2019 and in each succeeding year, as the Reverend Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker Day in Virginia.
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2019-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N)
VASJR364PassCelebrating the life of David C. Creasy, Sr.
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2019-02-20
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ364ER)
VASJR357PassCommending Charles City County.
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2019-02-20
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ357ER)
VASJR358PassPrince Edward County Public Schools closing. Commemorates the 60th anniversary of the closing of Prince Edward County Public Schools.
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2019-02-20
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ358ER)
VASJR363PassCommending Virginia Commonwealth University.
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2019-02-20
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ363ER)
VASJR380PassCelebrating the life of Walter T. Kenney, Sr.
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2019-02-20
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ380ER)
VASJR367PassCommending the Dolley Madison Garden Club.
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2019-02-20
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ367ER)
VASJR366PassCommending the Orange County Agricultural Initiative.
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2019-02-20
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ366ER)
VASJR388PassCelebrating the life of Trooper Lucas B. Dowell.
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2019-02-20
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ388ER)
VASJR415PassCommending the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Virginia.
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2019-02-20
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ415ER)
VASJR427EngrossCelebrating the life of Barbara Beatrice Abernathy Ross.
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2019-02-20
Laid on Speaker's table
VASJR406PassCelebrating the life of James Walter Rogers.
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2019-02-20
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ406ER)
VASJR409PassCelebrating the life of Roy Linwood Clark.
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2019-02-20
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ409ER)
VASB1107EngrossDisorderly conduct in public places; school activities. Eliminates the Class 1 misdemeanor for disrupting willfully or while intoxicated, whether willfully or not, the operation of any school or any school activity conducted or sponsored by any schoo...
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2019-02-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB1109EngrossVirginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices; sexual orientation and gender identity. Adds discrimination on the basis of an individual's sexual orientation or gender identity as an unlawful housing practice. The bill defines ...
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2019-02-19
To House General Laws Committee
VASB1108EngrossMarsh Criminal-Traffic Division at Manchester General District Court and John Marshall Criminal-Traffic Division at Richmond General District Court; concurrent jurisdiction. Clarifies that the Marsh Criminal-Traffic Division at Manchester General Dis...
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2019-02-19
Delegates: Adams, D.M., Miyares, Ransone
VASB1062EngrossVirginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices. Provides that it is an unlawful discriminatory housing practice for any political jurisdiction or its employees or appointed commissions to discriminate in the application of local...
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2019-02-19
To House General Laws Committee
VASB1461EngrossState Council of Higher Education for Virginia; certification of certain programs; exemptions. Provides that any program of tutorial instruction that is delivered and designed to prepare an individual for an examination to demonstrate proficiency or ...
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2019-02-19
Title replaced 19106762D-H1
VASB1440EngrossHealth Instruction; mental health. Directs the Board of Education to review and update the health Standards of Learning for students in all grades to include mental health. Legislation passed in 2018 required such review and update for students in gr...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB1595EngrossDepartment of Education; individualized education program teams; guidelines. Requires the Department of Education to establish guidelines for individualized education program (IEP) teams to utilize when developing IEPs for children with disabilities ...
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2019-02-19
To House Education Committee
VASB998EngrossNondiscrimination in public employment. Prohibits discrimination in public employment on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, as defined in the bill. The bill also codifies for state and local government employment the current prohibit...
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2019-02-19
To House General Laws Committee
VASB1450EngrossEviction Diversion Pilot Program. Establishes the Eviction Diversion Pilot Program (the Program), consisting of specialized dockets within the existing structure of the general district courts for the cities of Danville, Hampton, Petersburg, and Rich...
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2019-02-19
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N)
VASB999EngrossVirginia Grocery Investment Program and Fund. Creates the Virginia Grocery Investment Program and Fund to provide funding for the construction, rehabilitation, equipment upgrades, or expansion of grocery stores, small food retailers, and innovative f...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB1095EngrossSuperintendent of Public Instruction and Commissioner of Social Services; early childhood care and education. Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the Commissioner of Social Services to (i) convene a stakeholder group to consider the...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB1199EngrossPublic employment; inquiries by state agencies and localities regarding criminal convictions, charges, and arrests. Prohibits state agencies from including on any employment application a question inquiring whether the applicant has ever been arreste...
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2019-02-19
To House General Laws Committee
VASB1445PassVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; tenant's right of redemption. Extends the amount of time that a tenant may have an unlawful detainer dismissed to two days before a writ of eviction is delivered to be executed if the tenant pays all amou...
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2019-02-19
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 43 (effective 7/1/19)
VASB1397PassTeacher licensure; criteria; assessments. Requires the Board of Education to issue a license to an individual seeking initial licensure who has not completed the professional assessments prescribed by the Board, if such individual (i) holds a provisi...
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2019-02-19
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 63 (effective 7/1/19)
VASB1013EngrossSuspension of driver's license for nonpayment of fines or costs. Repeals the requirement that the driver's license of a person convicted of any violation of the law who fails or refuses to provide for immediate payment of fines or costs be suspended....
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2019-02-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB1258EngrossLocal school boards; support services positions; behavior analysts. Includes licensed behavior analysts and licensed assistant behavior analysts as support services positions in a local school division for the purposes of Title 22.1 (Education) of th...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
VASJR337PassCommending the recipients of the 2019 Virginia Outstanding Faculty Awards.
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2019-02-19
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ337ER)
VASJR344PassCelebrating the life of Harry E. Diezel.
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2019-02-19
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ344ER)
VASJR351PassCelebrating the life of the Reverend Rudolph Bobby Lewis, Sr.
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2019-02-19
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ351ER)
VASJR349PassCelebrating the life of Edward Brown Snyder.
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2019-02-19
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ349ER)
VASJR350PassCelebrating the life of Captain Charles M. Heron, USN, Ret.
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2019-02-19
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ350ER)
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