Virginia Senator John Edwards [D]

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VASB5034PassRelease of prisoners. Provides that any person serving a sentence imposed upon a conviction for a felony offense other than those enumerated in the bill as exceptions to eligibility and who is terminally ill as defined in the bill is eligible for con...
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2020-11-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0052)
VASB5007PassCriminal cases; sentencing reform. Provides that in a criminal case the court shall ascertain the extent of the punishment unless the accused has requested that the jury ascertain punishment or was found guilty of capital murder. The bill also provid...
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2020-11-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0043)
VASB5014PassMinimum training standards for law-enforcement officers; crisis intervention team training. Requires all law-enforcement officers involved in a crisis intervention team program to complete a comprehensive advanced training course developed by the Dep...
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2020-10-28
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0036)
VASR555PassCelebrating the life of Nancy Lewey Spigle.
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2020-10-02
Bill text as passed Senate (SR555ER)
VASR548PassCommending Elaine R. Jones.
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2020-10-01
Bill text as passed Senate (SR548ER)
VASR551PassCelebrating the life of Oliver White Hill, Jr.
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2020-10-01
Bill text as passed Senate (SR551ER)
VASR556PassCelebrating the life of Walter H. Peake III.
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2020-10-01
Bill text as passed Senate (SR556ER)
VASR542PassCommending Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Semyon Vindman, USA Ret.
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2020-09-25
Bill text as passed Senate (SR542ER)
VASR540PassCelebrating the life of Lori Lee Brickley.
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2020-09-16
Bill text as passed Senate (SR540ER)
VASR532PassCelebrating the life of the Honorable John Henry Hager.
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2020-09-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR532ER)
VASR534PassCelebrating the life of Bishop Gerald O. Glenn.
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2020-09-09
Bill text as passed Senate (SR534ER)
VASB5037IntroCriminal Justices Services Board; Committee on Training. Changes the membership of the Committee on Training by requiring that one member be an attorney representing the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission, one member be an attorney representing civ...
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2020-09-03
Incorporated by Finance and Appropriations
VASB5016IntroApplication of parole statutes for juveniles and persons committed upon felony offenses committed on or after January 1, 1995. Repeals the abolition of parole. The bill also provides that the Virginia Parole Board shall establish procedures for consi...
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2020-08-26
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary with letter (14-Y 0-N)
VASB5046IntroLimitation on mandatory minimum punishment. Provides that mandatory minimum punishments shall not apply to any sentence imposed for an offense committed on or after January 1, 2021.
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2020-08-20
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary with letter (10-Y 3-N)
VASR510PassCelebrating the life of Fitz Alexander Campbell Thomas.
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2020-08-19
Bill text as passed Senate (SR510ER)
VASR508PassCelebrating the life of Darryl C. Smith, Sr.
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2020-08-19
Bill text as passed Senate (SR508ER)
VASB251PassPharmacy benefits managers; licensure and regulation. Provides that no person is authorized to provide pharmacy benefits management services or otherwise act as a pharmacy benefits manager without first obtaining a license from the State Corporation ...
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2020-05-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1288)
VASB548PassUnemployment compensation. Amends various provisions regarding unemployment compensation and the Virginia Employment Commission. The bill provides that (i) the Commission shall base its determination on whether an individual is an employee on the sta...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1261)
VASB35PassControl of firearms by localities; permitted events. Authorizes any locality by ordinance to prohibit the possession or carrying of firearms, ammunition, or components or any combination thereof in (i) any building, or part thereof, owned or used by ...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1247)
VASB561PassWorkers' compensation; post-traumatic stress disorder; law-enforcement officers and firefighters. Provides that post-traumatic stress disorder incurred by a law-enforcement officer or firefighter is compensable under the Virginia Workers' Compensatio...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1262)
VASB250PassMedicare supplement policies for certain individuals under age 65. Requires each insurer issuing Medicare supplement policies or certificates in the Commonwealth to offer the opportunity of enrolling in at least one of its issued Medicare supplement ...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1161)
VASB804PassVirginia Minimum Wage Act; domestic service. Eliminates the exclusion in the Virginia Minimum Wage Act for persons employed in domestic service. The bill requires the Secretary of Commerce and Trade to convene a work group consisting of representativ...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1147)
VASB345PassWorkers' compensation; occupational disease presumptions. Adds correctional officers and full-time sworn members of the enforcement division of the Department of Motor Vehicles to the list of public safety employees who are entitled to a presumption ...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1152)
VASB851PassVirginia Clean Economy Act. Establishes a schedule by which Dominion Energy Virginia and American Electric Power are required to retire electric generating units located in the Commonwealth that emit carbon as a by-product of combusting fuel to gener...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1194)
VASB710PassDistributed renewable energy. Promotes the establishment of distributed renewable solar and other renewable energy. The measure (i) requires the State Corporation Commission to establish by regulation a shared solar program that allows multifamily cu...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1187)
VASB868PassProhibited discrimination; public accommodations, employment, credit, and housing: causes of action; sexual orientation and gender identity. Creates causes of action for unlawful discrimination in public accommodations and employment in the Virginia ...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1140)
VASB566PassNaloxone; possession and administration. Provides that a person who is not otherwise authorized to administer naloxone or other opioid antagonist used for overdose reversal may administer naloxone or other opioid antagonist used for overdose reversal...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1095)
VASB545PassAppeals of right in general district court; appeals of final orders or judgments entered in the same action or related action. Provides that there shall be an appeal of right to a court of record from any order entered or judgment rendered in a gener...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1049)
VASB990PassVirginia Tourism Authority; Governor's New Airline Service Incentive Fund. Creates the Governor's New Airline Service Incentive Fund to be administered by the Virginia Tourism Authority to support the local, regional, national, and international airp...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1120)
VASB423PassHealth insurance; mandated coverage for hearing aids for minors. Requires health insurers, health maintenance organizations, and corporations providing health care coverage subscription contracts to provide coverage for hearing aids and related servi...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1094)
VASB172PassHealth insurance; payment to out-of-network providers. Provides that when an enrollee receives emergency services from an out-of-network health care provider or receives out-of-network surgical or ancillary services at an in-network facility, the enr...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1081)
VASB511PassPetition for writ of actual innocence. Provides that a person who was convicted of a felony or who was adjudicated delinquent by a circuit court of an offense that would be a felony if committed by an adult may petition for a writ of actual innocence...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0994)
VASB496PassAlcoholic beverage control; culinary lodging resorts. Allows culinary lodging resorts, as defined in the bill, to obtain a mixed beverage restaurant license, which authorizes such resorts to (i) sell alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption, w...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1009)
VASB546PassJuveniles; trial as adult. Increases from 14 years of age to 16 years of age the minimum age at which a juvenile must be tried as an adult in circuit court for murder or aggravated malicious wounding; however, if the juvenile is 14 years of age or ol...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0988)
VASB498PassAlcoholic beverage control; definition of resort complex. Expands the definition of "resort complex" to include facilities that (i) are operated by a corporation that operates as a management company which, as its primary function, makes available (a...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1010)
VASB1PassSuspension 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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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0965)
VASB732PassVirginia 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 Exchange shall facilitate the purchase and sale of qualified h...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0917)
VASB444PassElection recounts; reorganization of sections; technical amendments. Reorganizes sections related to election recounts. The bill makes technical amendments and is a recommendation of the Code Commission.
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2020-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0886)
VASB996PassCapitol Police; concurrent jurisdiction. Provides that a Capitol Police officer who is a detector canine handler has concurrent jurisdiction with the law-enforcement officers of another jurisdiction that has requested the assistance of the Capitol Po...
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2020-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0897)
VASB543PassFirearms shows; mandatory background check. Requires the Department of State Police to perform a criminal history record information check on the prospective purchaser or transferee prior to the completion of any firearms transaction at a firearms sh...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0828)
VASB448PassPublic institutions of higher education; contracting firms; president of the institution; delegation. Allows a president of a public institution of higher education to delegate to an officer or administrator of the institution his obligation to deter...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0777)
VASB530PassPossession and administration of epinephrine; restaurant employee. Authorizes any employee of a licensed restaurant to possess and administer epinephrine on the premises of the restaurant at which the employee is employed, provided that such employee...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0853)
VASB454PassCharter; Town of Blacksburg; public hearings. Clarifies provisions related to public hearings in the Town of Blacksburg by providing that if the town council plans to conduct a public hearing related to a proposed ordinance but to delay action on the...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0825)
VASB953PassVirginia Wireless Service Authority Act; appointments to board. Provides that a board established under the Virginia Wireless Service Authority Act may contain either five or seven members, rather than five members as required under current law.
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0835)
VASB935PassPublic institutions of higher education; eligibility for in-state tuition. Provides that any student is eligible for in-state tuition who (i) attended high school for at least two years in the Commonwealth and either (a) graduated on or after July 1,...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0767)
VASB445PassCemeteries; acquisition of abandoned lots in cities and certain towns. Removes references to courts of equity, improves readability, and makes technical changes. The bill also removes population brackets and replaces them with the names of specific c...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0669)
VASB513PassDriver's license suspensions for certain non-driving related offenses. Removes the existing provisions that allow a person's driver's license to be suspended (i) when he is convicted of or placed on deferred disposition for a drug offense, (ii) for n...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0741)
VASB443PassProvisional voting; reorganization of sections; technical amendments. Reorganizes sections related to provisional voting and makes related technical amendments. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia Code Commission.
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0735)
VASB499PassSpecialty 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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2020-04-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0603)
VASB1005PassCorporal Ryan C. McGhee Memorial Bridge. Designates the bridge on Guinea Station Road over Interstate 95 in Spotsylvania County the CPL Ryan C. McGhee Memorial Bridge.
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2020-04-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0647)
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