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VASR537IntroCelebrating the life of Dr. Charles W. Steger.
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2018-05-22
Laid on Clerk's Desk
VASB149PassSmoking in outdoor amphitheater or concert venue; civil penalty. Authorizes any locality, by ordinance, to designate reasonable no-smoking areas within an outdoor amphitheater or concert venue owned by the locality. The bill requires such ordinance t...
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2018-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0799)
VASB991PassOffice of Telework Promotion and Broadband Assistance; Broadband Advisory Council; expiration. Extends the expiration of the Office of Telework Promotion and Broadband Assistance and the Broadband Advisory Council from July 1, 2018, to July 1, 2019. ...
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2018-04-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0760)
VASB154PassAdministrative Process Act; hearing officers; timely decisions. Provides that a hearing officer conducting a formal hearing on behalf of an agency shall render a recommendation or conclusion within the time period specified in such agency's written r...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0613)
VASB222PassMedically or ethically inappropriate care not required. Establishes a process whereby a physician may cease to provide health care that has been determined to be medically or ethically inappropriate for a patient. This bill is identical to HB 226.
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0565)
VASB294PassAdministrative Process Act; exemption for certain regulations of the Department of Veterans Services. Provides an exemption from the Administrative Process Act for the Department of Veterans Services when promulgating rules and regulations pertaining...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0646)
VASB487PassVirginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act; civil penalties; rate of inflation. Raises the amounts for the civil penalties in the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act from not less than $5,500 and not more than $11,000 to not less than $10,957 and not more...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0624)
VASB792PassSpecial license plates; Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Provides that funds received by Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Inc., as a result of its special revenue-sharing license plate fees may be used to support the group's operation and program...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0631)
VASB580PassData collection and dissemination; governance. Amends the Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act (?§2.2-3800 et seq.) to facilitate the sharing of data among agencies of the Commonwealth and between the Commonwealth and polit...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0679)
VASB153PassElections; form of ballot; order of independent candidates. Defines "time of filing for the office" for purposes of determining the order on the ballot of independent candidates as the time at which the candidate has filed his petition signature page...
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2018-03-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0537)
VASB150PassElections; ascertainment of results by the electoral board; write-in votes. Changes one of the criteria for determining when an electoral board is required to ascertain the total votes for each write-in candidate for an office from when less than fiv...
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2018-03-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0536)
VASB379PassOffice of the general registrar; open five days a week. Provides that the office of the general registrar in all counties and cities is to be open a minimum of five days a week. Under current law, counties with a population of less than 10,000 and ci...
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2018-03-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0539)
VASB51PassIncome withholding orders. Repeals the requirement, enacted in 1993, that an employer request that each new employee disclose whether the employee has an income withholding order. This requirement has been superseded in practice by requirements that ...
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2018-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0457)
VASB78PassTrust decanting; authorized fiduciary. Reinstates the restriction in Virginia's former trust decanting law that limits the type of fiduciary who may exercise the decanting power to a disinterested trustee. The bill also reinstates the former provisio...
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2018-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0476)
VASB130PassElections; removal and revision of obsolete provisions. Repeals and revises several obsolete elections-related statutes. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia Code Commission.
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2018-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0464)
VASB152PassAssistants to general registrars; full-time status. Clarifies that when determining the number of assistant registrars to serve in the office of the general registrar, the electoral board may include any to serve full-time. Currently, Russell County ...
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2018-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0465)
VASB821PassNew River Valley Emergency Communications Regional Authority; annual contributions. Authorizes the Board of the New River Valley Emergency Communications Regional Authority to develop an allocation formula to determine each participating political su...
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2018-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0473)
VASB918PassProfessional and occupational regulation; authority to suspend or revoke licenses, certificates, registrations, or permits; default or delinquency of education loan or scholarship. Provides that the Board of Education, the Board of Accountancy, and r...
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2018-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0381)
VASB825EngrossState Board of Elections; membership; Commissioner of Elections. Increases the membership of the State Board of Elections (Board) from three members to five members, with representation given to each of the political parties having the highest and ne...
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2018-03-10
Failed to pass
VASJR249PassCelebrating the life of Neilson Jay November.
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2018-03-10
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ249ER)
VASJR224PassCelebrating the life of Mary Speake Humelsine.
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2018-03-10
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ224ER)
VASR76PassCelebrating the life of Timothy Scott Edwards.
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2018-03-10
Bill text as passed Senate (SR76ER)
VASB511PassOptometry; scope of practice. Provides that the practice of optometry includes the evaluation, examination, diagnosis, and treatment of abnormal or diseased conditions of the human eye and its adnexa by the use of medically recognized and appropriate...
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2018-03-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0280)
VASJR218PassCelebrating the life of the Honorable Harry Robert Purkey.
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2018-03-09
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ218ER)
VASJR245PassCelebrating the life of Captain Paul F. Hollandsworth, Jr., USN, Ret.
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2018-03-09
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ245ER)
VASR65PassCommending Gary Creed.
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2018-03-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR65ER)
VASR64PassCelebrating the life of the Reverend William Franklin Graham, Jr.
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2018-03-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR64ER)
VASJR244PassCommending Beverly T. Fitzpatrick, Jr.
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2018-03-08
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ244ER)
VASJR219PassCommending the Patrick Henry High School girls' swim team.
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2018-03-08
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ219ER)
VASR59PassCommending Richard E. Hickman, Jr.
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2018-03-08
Bill text as passed Senate (SR59ER)
VASJR238PassCelebrating the life of Donald S. Beyer, Sr.
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2018-03-08
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ238ER)
VASJR228PassCommending HCA Virginia Health System.
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2018-03-08
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ228ER)
VASJR20PassCommemorating the 150th anniversary of the passage of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. The resolution is a recommendation of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Commission. The resolution is identical to HJ 86.
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2018-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ20ER)
VASJR154PassCelebrating the life of the Honorable Lacey E. Putney.
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2018-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ154ER)
VASJR170PassCelebrating the life of Walter Steven Davis, Sr.
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2018-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ170ER)
VASJR184PassCommending Evelyn Ann Slone.
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2018-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ184ER)
VASJR161PassCelebrating the life of the Most Reverend Francis X. Di Lorenzo.
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2018-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ161ER)
VASJR189PassCelebrating the life of the Honorable Harry Burns Blevins, Sr.
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2018-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ189ER)
VASJR190PassCommending Justin Verlander.
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2018-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ190ER)
VASJR207PassCommending the Virginia Department of Veterans Services Benefits section.
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2018-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ207ER)
VASJR211PassCommending Diane L. Zahm.
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2018-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ211ER)
VASJR217PassCelebrating the life of Eugene L. Crump, Jr.
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2018-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ217ER)
VASJR210PassCelebrating the life of Suzanne Davis Miller.
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2018-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ210ER)
VASJR215PassCommending the Virginia Automobile Dealers Association.
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2018-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ215ER)
VASB159EngrossCommonwealth's lien for payment of medical services; limitations. Provides that a lien granted to the Commonwealth against any recovery from a third party obtained by an injured person, or the personal representative of a decedent, whose medical cost...
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2018-03-06
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB312EngrossCooperative procurement of professional services; construction; solar power purchase agreements. Allows contracting entities to contract for the provision of solar services in order to reduce energy costs. The measure authorizes any contracting entit...
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2018-03-06
To House General Laws Committee
VASJR38PassCommemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The resolution is a recommendation of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Commission. The resolution is identical to HJ 31.
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2018-03-06
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ38ER)
VASB295PassRoanoke Higher Education Authority; board of trustees; membership. Removes the presidents of Hollins University and Roanoke College from and adds the president of Virginia Commonwealth University to the board of trustees of the Roanoke Higher Educati...
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2018-03-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0140)
VASJR175PassCommending W. Taylor Reveley III.
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2018-03-02
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ175ER)
VASR44PassCelebrating the life of Patricia Ann Nicholson Perkinson.
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2018-03-01
Bill text as passed Senate (SR44ER)
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