Virginia Delegate Joshua Cole [D]

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VAHB5069EngrossLaw-enforcement officers; prohibition on the use of neck restraints; penalty. Makes it a Class 6 felony for a law-enforcement officer to use a neck restraint in the performance of his official duties. The bill defines "neck restraint" as the use of a...
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2020-09-24
[Hearing: Sep 24]

Reported from Finance and Appropriations (11-Y 5-N)
VAHB5058EngrossIssuing citations; possession of marijuana and certain traffic offenses. Changes from a primary offense to a secondary offense the traffic infractions of operating a motor vehicle (i) without a light illuminating a license plate, (ii) with defective ...
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2020-09-24
[Hearing: Sep 24]

Reported from Finance and Appropriations (11-Y 5-N)
VAHB5050EngrossEmergency 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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2020-09-24
[Hearing: Sep 24]

Reported from Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N)
VAHB5108EngrossCriminal 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 civil rights o...
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2020-09-24
[Hearing: Sep 24]

Reported from Finance and Appropriations (11-Y 5-N)
VAHB5109EngrossDepartment 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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2020-09-24
[Hearing: Sep 24]

Reported from Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N)
VAHB5146EngrossAutomatic expungement of criminal records. Establishes a process for the automatic expungement of criminal records for certain convictions, deferred dispositions, acquittals, and for offenses that have been nolle prossed or otherwise dismissed. The b...
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2020-09-24
[Hearing: Sep 24]

Reported from Finance and Appropriations (12-Y 4-N)
VAHB5104EngrossMinimum 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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2020-09-24
[Hearing: Sep 24]

Reported from Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N)
VAHB5043EngrossMental 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 support the...
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2020-09-24
[Hearing: Sep 24]

Reported from Finance and Appropriations (12-Y 3-N)
VAHB5099EngrossSearch warrants; prohibition on no-knock search warrants. Prohibits any law-enforcement officer from seeking, executing, or participating in the execution of a no-knock search warrant, defined in the bill as any search warrant executed without law-en...
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2020-09-24
[Hearing: Sep 24]

Reported from Finance and Appropriations (11-Y 5-N)
VAHB5055EngrossLaw-enforcement civilian oversight bodies. Requires 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 and...
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2020-09-24
[Hearing: Sep 24]

Reported from Finance and Appropriations (11-Y 4-N)
VAHB5029EngrossLaw-enforcement officer; failure to intervene in an unlawful use of force; penalties. Requires that any law-enforcement officer who witnesses another law-enforcement officer, in the performance of his official duties, engaging or attempting to engage...
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2020-09-24
[Hearing: Sep 24]

Reported from Finance and Appropriations (12-Y 4-N)
VAHB5049EngrossAcquisition and use of military property by law-enforcement agencies. Provides that no state or local law-enforcement agency shall acquire, purchase, or otherwise accept on any terms (i) weaponized unmanned aerial vehicles; (ii) aircraft that are con...
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2020-09-24
[Hearing: Sep 24]

Reported from Finance and Appropriations (11-Y 5-N)
VAHB5072EngrossLaw-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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2020-09-24
[Hearing: Sep 24]

Reported from Finance and Appropriations (11-Y 5-N)
VAHB5051EngrossDecertification of law-enforcement officer. Requires any sheriff, chief of police, or agency administrator to notify the Criminal Justice Services Board in writing within 48 hours of becoming aware that any certified law-enforcement or jail officer c...
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2020-09-24
[Hearing: Sep 24]

Reported from Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N)
VAHB5046EngrossTelemedicine services; originating site. Directs the Board of Medical Assistance Services to amend the state plan for medical assistance services to provide for payment of medical assistance for medically necessary health care services provided throu...
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2020-09-22
Reported from Education and Health with amendments (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB5048EngrossOutbreaks of communicable disease of public health threat; posting of information. Requires the Department of Health to make information about outbreaks of communicable diseases of public health threat at any medical care facility, residential or day...
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2020-09-22
Reported from Education and Health with amendment (13-Y 0-N)
VAHB5113EngrossCertain 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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2020-09-22
Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
VAHR604IntroCommending Fredericksburg Regional Black Restaurant Week.
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2020-09-19
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 20201170D
VAHB5052EngrossLegal holidays; Juneteenth. Recognizes the nineteenth day of June of each year, also known as Juneteenth, as a legal holiday in the Commonwealth to commemorate the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas, the last of the former Confederate ...
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2020-09-18
Reported from General Laws and Technology (13-Y 0-N)
VAHB5106EngrossLandlord and tenant, noncompliance with rental agreement; prohibition on reporting negative credit information arising from the COVID-19 pandemic; penalty; emergency. Provides that a landlord shall not take any adverse action against a tenant or appl...
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2020-09-18
Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (8-Y 3-N 3-A)
VAHB5064EngrossVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; landlord remedies; noncompliance with rental agreement; payment plan. Requires a landlord who owns more than four rental dwelling units, or more than a 10 percent interest in more than four rental dwellin...
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2020-09-18
Committee substitute printed 20201219D-S1
VAHB5115EngrossEmergency laws; civil relief; citizens furloughed or otherwise receiving reduced wages or payments due to state of emergency; COVID-19 pandemic. Provides a 60-day stay of an unlawful detainer for nonpayment of rent for tenants and a 30-day stay of fo...
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2020-09-18
Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB5068EngrossAutomatic exemption of emergency relief payments during a state of emergency; emergency. Automatically exempts from the creditor process emergency relief payments, as defined in the bill, paid to individuals and businesses during a state of emergency...
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2020-09-16
[Hearing: Sep 24]
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB5112EngrossLaw-enforcement officer; duty to render aid; duty to report wrongdoing by another law-enforcement officer; penalty. Requires any law-enforcement officer on duty who witnesses another person suffering from a serious bodily injury or a life-threatening...
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2020-09-16
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (10-Y 3-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)
VAHR602IntroCelebrating the life of Chadwick Aaron Boseman.
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2020-09-13
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 20201143D
VAHB5013EngrossCivil action for deprivation of rights; duties and liabilities of certain employers in employing or contracting for the services of law-enforcement officers. Creates a civil action for the deprivation of a person's rights by a law-enforcement officer...
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2020-09-10
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (12-Y 3-N)
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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2020-09-10
Recommitted to Finance and Appropriations
VAHR592IntroCommending the Philippine Cultural Center of Virginia.
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2020-09-09
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 20200007D
VAHR594IntroCelebrating the life of Diane Elaine Harris Marsh, DDS.
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2020-09-09
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 20201140D
VAHR588IntroCelebrating the life of the Honorable John Henry Hager.
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2020-09-02
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 20201071D
VAHR535EngrossCelebrating the life of Bishop Willie Roger Logan.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR526EngrossCommending Stafford Food Security, Inc.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR522EngrossCommending FOODE.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR524EngrossCommending Cooking Autism, Inc.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR523EngrossCommending Juan More Taco.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR528EngrossCommending Pimenta.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR525EngrossCommending Soulific Seafood.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR521EngrossCommending the Honorable Edward T. Scott.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR527EngrossCelebrating the life of Michael Thomas Elliot.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR511EngrossCelebrating the life of Benito Loyola, Sr.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR508EngrossCelebrating the life of Javon Malik Prather.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR506EngrossCelebrating the life of Bijan C. Ghaisar.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR550EngrossCelebrating the life of Nathaniel Thomas Connally, Jr., M.D.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR551EngrossCommending the Virginia Hospital Center.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR556EngrossCelebrating the life of Bishop Lawrence Levi Taylor.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR557EngrossCommending Peace in Da Paint.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR512EngrossCelebrating the life of Steven John Perez, M.D.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR544EngrossCommemorating the 100th anniversary of the adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR545EngrossCelebrating the life of the Honorable George Earl Lovelace.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
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