Virginia Senator John Petersen [D]

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VASJR280EngrossCommending the Honorable Kimberly J. Daniel.
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2021-01-15
Laid on Speaker's table
VASJR278EngrossCommending the Honorable Bruce D. White.
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2021-01-15
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VASJR281EngrossCommending the Honorable Janine M. Saxe.
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2021-01-15
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VASJR287EngrossCelebrating the life of the Honorable Bernard S. Cohen.
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2021-01-15
Laid on Speaker's table
VASJR284EngrossCelebrating the life of the Honorable Augustus Benton Chafin, Jr.
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2021-01-14
Laid on Speaker's table
VASB1218IntroNaturopathic doctors; license required. Requires the Board of Medicine to license and regulate naturopathic doctors. The practice of naturopathic medicine is defined in the bill as (i) a system of primary health care for the prevention, diagnosis, an...
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2021-01-13
To Senate Education: Health Professions Committee
VASB1394IntroIncome tax exclusion for Paycheck Protection Plan loan forgiveness; deductibility. Establishes an income tax exclusion for forgiveness of indebtedness on a loan received under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act through the...
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2021-01-13
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASB1303IntroLocal school divisions; in-person learning. Requires each local school division to make in-person learning available to all students by choice of the student's parent or guardian. The bill contains an emergency clause.
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2021-01-13
To Senate Education: Public Education Committee
VASB1198IntroGovernment Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; license plate readers. Prohibits law-enforcement and regulatory agencies from using license plate readers to collect and maintain personal information on individuals without a warrant. The b...
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2021-01-11
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
VASB1210IntroEnvironmental permit fees. Directs the Virginia Waste Management Board to adopt regulations to collect from any person operating certain facilities permitted for the disposal, storage, or treatment of nonhazardous solid waste such annual fees as are ...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
VASB1233IntroCampaign contribution limits; civil penalty. Prohibits persons from making any single contribution, or any combination of contributions, that exceeds $20,000 to any one candidate for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, or the General Ass...
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2021-01-11
[Hearing: Jan 19]
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB1237IntroCertain emergency and quarantine orders; additional procedural requirements. Provides that any person who is affected by an order of quarantine may file an appeal in the circuit court for the city or county in which he resides or is located or the ci...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1234IntroAttorneys; granting certificates without examination. Provides that the Supreme Court of Virginia shall have the discretion to grant a certificate to practice law without examination to an attorney who has (i) been admitted to practice law before the...
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2021-01-11
[Hearing: Jan 18 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1201IntroTaxation of public service corporations; electric suppliers; storage. Amends the definition of electric supplier to include certain battery storage facilities with a storage capacity greater than 25 megawatts and subjects such facilities to central a...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASB1236IntroCampaign finance; prohibited contributions to candidates. Prohibits candidates, campaign committees, and political committees from soliciting or accepting contributions from any public utility, as defined in the bill, and prohibits any public utility...
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2021-01-11
[Hearing: Jan 19]
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB1202IntroUninsured and underinsured motorist insurance policies; bad faith. Provides that if an insurance company denies, refuses, or fails to pay its insured, or refuses a reasonable settlement demand within the policy's coverage limits, for a claim for unin...
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2021-01-11
[Hearing: Jan 18]
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VASB1209IntroLiability of general contractor for wages of subcontractor's employees. Provides that there is a valid defense to a claim of nonpayment of wages by a general contractor to a subcontractor's employees if the general contractor obtains a written certif...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1199IntroConservation easements; construction. Provides that an easement held pursuant to the Virginia Conservation Easement Act or the Open-Space Land Act be liberally construed in favor of achieving the conservation purposes for which it was created.
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2021-01-11
[Hearing: Jan 19]
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
VASB1061IntroC-PACE loans; residential dwellings and condominiums. Removes an exclusion for residential dwellings with fewer than five dwelling units and condominium projects from certain requirements related to a voluntary special assessment lien that secures a ...
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2020-12-04
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
VASB1060IntroDismissal of action by court without prejudice. Provides that, for good cause shown or upon agreement of all parties, the court may dismiss an action without prejudice and the plaintiff may recommence such action within the original period of limitat...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB419IntroConservation of trees; Town of Vienna. Allows the Town of Vienna, by ordinance, to require that a subdivision or development provide for the preservation or replacement of trees on the development site such that the minimum tree canopy 10 years after...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Local Government Committee
VASB32IntroCorporal punishment of a child with an object; penalty. Provides that any parent, guardian, or other person responsible for the care of a child under 18 years of age who uses an inanimate object to subject a child to corporal punishment, as defined i...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB854IntroVirginia Urban Agriculture Advisory Council created; report. Creates the Virginia Urban Agriculture Advisory Council as an advisory council in the legislative branch of state government to encourage urban agriculture and contribute to building a loca...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASB27IntroUninsured and underinsured motorist insurance policies; bad faith. Provides that if an insurance company denies, refuses, or fails to pay its insured, or refuses a reasonable settlement demand within the policy's coverage limits, for a claim for unin...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VASB474IntroHealth care provider panels; vertically integrated carriers; public hospitals. Requires any vertically integrated carrier to offer to every public hospital participation in each provider panel or network established for each of the vertically integra...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VASB1062IntroVirginia Higher Education Funding Review Commission established; duties. Directs the Secretary of Education to convene the Virginia Higher Education Funding Review Commission as an advisory commission to provide advice and make recommendations on hig...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Rules Committee
VASB842IntroElectric energy; customer choice. Provides that all retail customers of electric energy within the Commonwealth will be permitted to purchase electricity from any supplier licensed to sell retail electric energy within the Commonwealth by January 1, ...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VASB867IntroHealth care provider panels; vertically integrated carriers; providers. Requires any vertically integrated carrier to offer participation in each provider panel or network established for each of the vertically integrated carrier's policies, products...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
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