Virginia Delegate Joesph Lindsey [D]

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VAHB1641PassCoal ash ponds; private wells and public water supply wells; resident notification. Requires a utility, defined in the bill as the owner or operator of a coal ash pond in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, to complete a survey of all private wells and pub...
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2020-04-02
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 625 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB1102PassHampton Roads Regional Arena Authority created; financing of a Hampton Roads arena and facility. Creates the Hampton Roads Regional Arena Authority and grants it certain powers relating to construction of an arena and facility. Among those powers is ...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 538 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB198PassRecounts; special election to be held in the case of a tie vote. Provides that if, after a recount of an election, the recount court finds that each party to the recount has received an equal number of votes, there shall be a special election to dete...
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2020-03-27
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 500 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB104PassPublic institutions of higher education; non-academic student codes of conduct. Requires each public institution of higher education, with the exception of the Virginia Military Institute, to adopt non-academic student codes of conduct. The bill mand...
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2020-03-25
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 473 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB120PassVirginia Beach Sports or Entertainment Project; extend expiration date of tax incentive; modify financing structure. Provides that the City of Virginia Beach's entitlement to state sales and use tax revenue attributable to a sports or entertainment p...
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2020-03-25
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 467 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB103PassCertain institutions of higher education; transcript notations; expungement. Requires each institution of higher education that is required by law to include a prominent notation on the academic transcript of each student who has been suspended for, ...
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2020-03-23
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 433 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB108PassLegal holidays; Lee-Jackson Day; Election Day. Designates Election Day, the Tuesday after the first Monday in November, as a state holiday and removes Lee-Jackson Day as a state holiday.
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2020-03-23
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 417 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB422PassYouth and Gang Violence Prevention Grant Fund and Program; creation. Establishes the Youth and Gang Violence Prevention Grant Fund and Program, to be administered by the Department of Criminal Justice Services, for the purpose of awarding grants to t...
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2020-03-23
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 392 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB19EnrollVoter 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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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB33EnrollParole; 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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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB558EnrollEnhancement 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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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB337EnrollNonpayment 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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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB798EnrollEmployment; 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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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB201EnrollElections; 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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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB582EnrollLabor 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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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1519EnrollCommission 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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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB4EnrollLottery 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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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1537EnrollMemorials for war veterans. Provides that a locality may remove, relocate, contextualize, or cover any monument or memorial for war veterans on the locality's p...
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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1255EnrollStandards 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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2020-03-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1664EnrollElectric 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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2020-03-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB22EnrollVirginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund; loan and grant program. Continues the Virginia Shoreline Resiliency Fund as the Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund (the Fund), directs the Department of Conservation and Recreation to administer the...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB105EnrollCongressional and state legislative districts; written descriptions of boundaries not required. Removes the requirement that the Division of Legislative Services prepare written descriptions of the boundaries of congressional and state legislative di...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB34PassRefusal of tests; restricted license. Allows a person convicted of a first offense of unreasonable refusal to have samples of his breath or blood taken for chemical tests to determine the alcohol content of his blood to petition the court 30 days aft...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 341 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB1086PassVoting restrictions on the basis of race. Repeals several Acts of Assembly that implemented and enforced a state poll tax and provided for separate registration records on the basis of race.
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2020-03-12
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 350 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB1256FailRedistricting; Virginia Redistricting Advisory Commission; standards and criteria. Establishes the Virginia Redistricting Advisory Commission (the Commission), a statutory legislative commission tasked with proposing districts for the United States H...
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2020-03-12
Failed to pass in House
VAHB234EnrollDivision of Offshore Wind; established. Establishes the Division of Offshore Wind in the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy and gives it the following powers and duties: (i) to identify specific measures that will facilitate the establishment o...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1678EnrollElection day; extending polling hours. Extends from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. the time at which polls close on election day. The bill aligns candidate filing deadlines and party nomination deadlines with the closing of polls. The bill provides that thes...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1663FailProhibited discrimination; public accommodations, employment, credit, and housing: causes of action; sexual orientation and gender identity. Creates explicit causes of action for unlawful discrimination in public accommodations and employment in the ...
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2020-03-12
Failed to pass in House
VAHR216EngrossNominating persons to be elected to juvenile and domestic relations district court judgeships.
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2020-03-12
Election by House (83-Y 0-N)
VAHR217EngrossNominating persons to be elected as members of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission.
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2020-03-12
Election by House (83-Y 0-N)
VAHR215EngrossNominating a person to be elected to a general district court judgeship.
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2020-03-12
Election by House (83-Y 0-N)
VAHB981EnrollClean 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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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1333EnrollLandlord and tenant; damage insurance in lieu of security deposit. Provides that a landlord may permit a tenant to provide damage insurance coverage meeting certain criteria in lieu of the payment of a security deposit. The bill also caps the total a...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1642EnrollCoal ash ponds; well monitoring program; well testing. Requires each utility, defined in the bill as the owner or operator of a coal ash pond in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, to commission an independent well water test on behalf of the owner of any ...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1726EnrollHampton 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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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHR214EngrossNominating a person to be elected to a circuit court judgeship.
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2020-03-12
Election by House (84-Y 0-N)
VAHB146PassSample ballots; color of paper of unofficial sample ballots. Removes the restriction on unofficial sample ballots being printed on yellow paper. With this bill, unofficial sample ballots are prohibited only from being printed on white paper. The bill...
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2020-03-11
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 283 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB797PassLocal school boards; lead testing; report; parental notification. Requires each local school board's plan to test and remediate certain potable water sources to be consistent with guidance published by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency or the ...
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2020-03-11
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 293 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB336PassNonpayment of wages; investigations. Authorizes the Commissioner of Labor and Industry, if he acquires information during an investigation of a complaint of an employer's failure or refusal to pay wages and that information creates a reasonable belie...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 206 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHR171EngrossCommending the Reverend Terry Davis Edwards.
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2020-03-07
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR172EngrossCommending the Dochiki Civic and Social Club, Inc.
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2020-03-07
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR173EngrossCommending Rosa B. Price.
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2020-03-07
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR190EngrossCelebrating the life of Lorine Bernice Allen Jordan.
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2020-03-07
Agreed to by House
VAHB340EnrollEmergency laws; civil relief; citizens of the Commonwealth furloughed or otherwise not receiving wages or payments due to closure of the federal government. Provides a 60-day stay of an unlawful detainer for nonpayment of rent for tenants and a 30-da...
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2020-03-06
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHJR388PassElection of Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Judges, and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges.
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2020-03-05
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ388ER)
VAHJR454EngrossCelebrating the life of Maria Bonazzoli Bourne.
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2020-03-05
Agreed to by Senate
VAHB100PassVoir dire examination of persons called as jurors; criminal case. Allows the court and counsel for either party in a criminal case to (i) ask potential jurors any relevant question to ascertain whether the juror can sit impartially in either the guil...
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2020-03-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0157)
VAHJR353PassCommending the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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2020-03-04
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ353ER)
VAHJR317PassCommending the Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads.
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2020-03-04
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ317ER)
VAHB995PassGrand larceny; threshold. Increases from $500 to $1,000 the threshold amount of money taken or value of goods or chattel taken at which the crime rises from petit larceny to grand larceny. The bill increases the threshold by the same amount for the c...
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2020-03-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0089)
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