Virginia Delegate Joesph Lindsey [D]

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VAHB5103EngrossAppropriation; Department of Elections. Appropriates $2,000,000 to the Department of Elections to be used to provide prepaid postage for the return of absentee ballots for the November 3, 2020, election. The bill requires that such prepaid postage be...
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2020-11-10
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB5058PassIssuing citations; possession of marijuana and certain traffic offenses. Provides that no law-enforcement officer may lawfully stop a motor vehicle for operating (i) without a light illuminating a license plate, (ii) with defective and unsafe equipme...
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2020-11-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0045)
VAHJR5011IntroWomen's Suffrage Month. Designates August, in 2020 and in each succeeding year, as Women's Suffrage Month in Virginia.
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2020-11-09
To House Rules Committee
VAHB5109PassDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; law-enforcement officer training and qualifications. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) to develop a uniform curriculum and lesson plans for the compulsory minimum entry-leve...
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2020-11-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0048)
VAHB5096IntroSchool boards; websites; COVID-19 virus mitigation plan; emergency. Requires each school board to post in a publicly accessible and conspicuous location on its website the plan outlining its strategies for mitigating the spread and public health risk...
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2020-11-09
To House Education Committee
VAHB5081IntroCivilian deaths in custody; report. Requires every law-enforcement agency and correctional facility to report to the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) certain information regarding the death of any person who is detained, under...
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2020-11-09
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB5142IntroCourt authority in criminal cases; prosecutorial discretion to dispose of a criminal case. Provides that, upon the agreement of the Commonwealth and the defendant, a trial court may defer proceedings; defer entry of a conviction order, if none, or de...
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2020-11-09
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB5114IntroLaw-enforcement officer conduct during an arrest or detention; use of force; prohibited practices. Prohibits the use of excessive force, defined in the bill as any force that is objectively unreasonable given the totality of the circumstances, includ...
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2020-11-09
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB5106PassLandlord and tenant; noncompliance with rental agreement; prohibition on using negative credit information arising from the COVID-19 pandemic against applicants for tenancy; penalty. Provides that a landlord who owns more than four rental dwelling un...
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2020-11-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0047)
VAHB5043PassMental health awareness response and community understanding services (Marcus) alert system. Provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) shall develop and...
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2020-11-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0041)
VAHB5069PassLaw-enforcement officers; prohibition on the use of neck restraints. Prohibits a law-enforcement officer from using a neck restraint in the performance of his official duties and provides for disciplinary sanctions on an officer who uses a neck restr...
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2020-10-28
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0035)
VAHB5099PassSearch warrants; provide notice of authority. Prohibits any law-enforcement officer from seeking, executing, or participating in the execution of a no-knock search warrant. The bill provides that, for all authorized search warrants, the law-enforceme...
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2020-10-28
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0031)
VAHB5055PassLaw-enforcement civilian oversight bodies. Authorizes a locality to establish a law-enforcement civilian oversight body that may (i) receive, investigate, and issue findings on complaints from civilians regarding conduct of law-enforcement officers a...
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2020-10-28
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0029)
VAHB5104PassMinimum qualifications for law-enforcement officer, etc.; disclosure of information. Provides that any sheriff or chief of police, the director or chief executive of any agency or department employing deputy sheriffs or law-enforcement officers, and ...
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2020-10-28
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0032)
VAHB5108PassCriminal Justice Services Board; Committee on Training; membership and responsibilities. Changes the membership of the Criminal Justice Services Board and its Committee on Training by requiring that some members be representatives of a social justice...
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2020-10-28
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0028)
VAHB5050PassEmergency Services and Disaster Law; powers and duties of Governor; purchase of personal protective equipment during a disaster caused by a communicable disease of public health threat. Grants the Governor authority during a disaster caused by a comm...
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2020-10-28
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0038)
VAHB5029PassLaw-enforcement officer; failure to intervene in an excessive use of force; penalties. Requires that any law-enforcement officer who while in the performance of his official duties witnesses another law-enforcement officer engaging or attempting to e...
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2020-10-28
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0025)
VAHB5062PassCourt authority in criminal cases; prosecutorial discretion to dispose of a criminal case. Requires a court to grant a motion to dismiss made by the Commonwealth, whether with or without prejudice, and with the consent of the defendant unless the cou...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0021)
VAHB5048PassOutbreaks of communicable disease of public health threat; posting of information; emergency. Requires the Department of Health to make information about outbreaks of communicable diseases of public health threat at any medical care facility, residen...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0012)
VAHB5072PassLaw-enforcement misconduct. Authorizes the Attorney General to file a civil suit or inquire into or seek to conciliate, through the Division of Human Rights, any unlawful pattern and practice against the Commonwealth or a locality whenever the Attorn...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0018)
VAHB5093PassEmergency Services and Disaster Law; powers and duties of the Governor; executive orders; penalty. Provides that a violation of an executive order declared by the Governor as the Director of Emergency Management shall be punishable either as a civil ...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0014)
VAHR621PassCelebrating the life of the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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2020-10-14
Bill text as passed House (HR621ER)
VAHB5113PassCertain school boards; student meals; participation in the Community Eligibility Provision. Requires each school board that governs a local school division that contains any public elementary or secondary school that is eligible to participate in the...
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2020-10-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0002)
VAHB5030EngrossMonuments and memorials for war veterans; authority of localities. Changes the authority of a locality from the authority to "contextualize or cover" to the authority to "alter" a monument or memorial for war veterans located within the geographical ...
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2020-10-05
Passed by indefinitely in Local Government with letter (14-Y 0-N)
VAHR607PassCommending the House Clerk's Office.
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2020-09-29
Bill text as passed House (HR607ER)
VAHR589PassCelebrating the life of Kenneth Elliot Linden Millington.
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2020-09-25
Bill text as passed House (HR589ER)
VAHR588PassCelebrating the life of the Honorable John Henry Hager.
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2020-09-25
Bill text as passed House (HR588ER)
VAHB5028EngrossWorkers' compensation; presumption of compensability for COVID-19. Establishes a presumption that COVID-19 causing the death or disability of firefighters, emergency medical services personnel, law-enforcement officers, first responders, health care ...
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2020-09-24
Passed by indefinitely in Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 1-N)
VAHB5116EngrossPaid quarantine leave. Requires public and private employers to provide eligible employees paid quarantine leave. The bill provides that such paid quarantine leave is available for immediate use by the employee, regardless of how long the employee ha...
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2020-09-16
Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (14-Y 1-N)
VAHR535EngrossCelebrating the life of Bishop Willie Roger Logan.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR527EngrossCelebrating the life of Michael Thomas Elliot.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR545PassCelebrating the life of the Honorable George Earl Lovelace.
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2020-08-28
Bill text as passed House (HR545ER)
VAHR556PassCelebrating the life of Bishop Lawrence Levi Taylor.
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2020-08-28
Bill text as passed House (HR556ER)
VAHR512PassCelebrating the life of Steven John Perez, M.D.
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2020-08-28
Bill text as passed House (HR512ER)
VAHB22PassVirginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund; loan and grant program. Continues the Virginia Shoreline Resiliency Fund as the Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund, providing that the Fund shall include all sums that are deposited from revenue gen...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1199)
VAHB33PassParole; exception to limitation on the application of parole statutes. Provides that a person is eligible to be considered 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...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1200)
VAHB1255PassStandards and criteria for congressional and state legislative districts. Provides criteria by which congressional and state legislative districts are to be drawn. Such criteria include equal population requirements, with a deviation of no more than ...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1229)
VAHB340PassEmergency laws; civil relief; citizens of the Commonwealth furloughed or otherwise not receiving wages or payments due to closure of the federal government or declaration of Emergency by the Governor. Provides a 60-day stay of an unlawful detainer fo...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1202)
VAHB1664PassElectric utilities; offshore wind development. Provides that the construction or purchase by a public utility of one or more offshore wind generation facilities located off the Commonwealth's Atlantic shoreline or in federal waters and interconnected...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1240)
VAHB582PassLabor and employment; collective bargaining; employees of counties, cities, and towns. Permits counties, cities, and towns to adopt local ordinances authorizing them to (i) recognize any labor union or other employee association as a bargaining agent...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1209)
VAHB4PassLottery Board; regulation of casino gaming. Authorizes casino gaming in the Commonwealth to be regulated by the Virginia Lottery Board. The bill specifies the requirements for licensure of casino gaming operators and the conduct of casino gaming and ...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1197)
VAHB981PassClean Energy and Community Flood Preparedness Act; fund. Directs the Department of Environmental Quality to incorporate into regulations previously adopted by the State Air Pollution Control Board certain provisions establishing a carbon dioxide cap ...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1219)
VAHB1726PassHampton Roads Regional Transit Program. Creates the Hampton Roads Regional Transit Program to develop, maintain, and improve a regional network of transit routes and related infrastructure, rolling stock, and support facilities. The program would be ...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1241)
VAHB798PassEmployment; prohibited retaliatory action. Prohibits an employer from discharging, disciplining, threatening, discriminating against, penalizing, or taking other retaliatory action against an employee regarding the employee's compensation, terms, con...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1136)
VAHB201PassElections; voter registration; extended time for persons to register in person. Provides any person who is qualified to vote is entitled to register to vote in person up to and including the day of the election at the office of the general registrar ...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1153)
VAHB19PassVoter identification; repeal of photo identification requirements; additional forms of identification accepted; signed statement in lieu of required form of identification; penalty. Removes the requirement that voters show a form of identification co...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1064)
VAHB558PassEnhancement of micro-business participation in local procurement. Allows any locality to enact an ordinance to enhance micro-business participation in local government procurement practices. Such measures may include special designation of local micr...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1123)
VAHB1519PassCommission to Study Slavery and Subsequent De Jure and De Facto Racial and Economic Discrimination Against African Americans; report; sunset. Creates the Commission to Study Slavery and Subsequent De Jure and De Facto Racial and Economic Discriminati...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1043)
VAHB1537PassMemorials for war veterans. Provides that a locality may remove, relocate, contextualize, or cover any monument or memorial for war veterans on the locality's public property, not including a monument or memorial located in a publicly owned cemetery,...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1101)
VAHB337PassNonpayment of wages; discriminatory actions prohibited. Prohibits an employer from discharging or otherwise discriminating against an employee because such employee has filed any complaint or instituted or caused to be instituted any proceeding relat...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0950)
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