Virginia Delegate Lashrecse Aird [D]

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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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2020-11-10
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHR570IntroRacism; public health crisis. Recognizes that racism is a public health crisis in Virginia.
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2020-11-09
To House Rules Committee
VAHB5064PassVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; landlord remedies; noncompliance with rental agreement; payment plan. Changes from five to 14 days the amount of time that landlords who own four or fewer rental dwelling units must wait after serving wri...
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2020-11-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0046)
VAHB5091IntroRequired release of video or audio recording; discharge of firearm or use of stun gun or chemical irritant by law-enforcement officer. Requires that whenever a law-enforcement officer (i) discharges a firearm or (ii) uses a stun gun or chemical irrit...
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2020-11-09
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB5109PassDepartment 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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2020-11-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0048)
VAHB5081IntroCivilian deaths in custody; report. Requires every law-enforcement agency and correctional facility to report to the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) certain information regarding the death of any person who is detained, under...
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2020-11-09
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB5114IntroLaw-enforcement officer conduct during an arrest or detention; use of force; prohibited practices. Prohibits the use of excessive force, defined in the bill as any force that is objectively unreasonable given the totality of the circumstances, includ...
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2020-11-09
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB5088IntroElectric utility regulation; triennial Electric utility regulation; triennial review proceeding; emergency investigations; administration of earnings. Directs the State Corporation Commission (the Commission), for Dominion's 2021 triennial review, to...
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2020-11-09
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB5117IntroPublic utilities; Emergency Debt Repayment Plan. Public utilities; Emergency Debt Repayment Plan. Requires every utility providing electric, gas, or water or wastewater service to develop an Emergency Debt Repayment Plan (EDRP) for residential custom...
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2020-11-09
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB5115PassEmergency 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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2020-11-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0049)
VAHB5106PassLandlord and tenant; noncompliance with rental agreement; prohibition on using negative credit information arising from the COVID-19 pandemic against applicants for tenancy; penalty. Provides that a landlord who owns more than four rental dwelling un...
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2020-11-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0047)
VAHB5148PassDepartment of Corrections; earned sentence credits. Establishes a four-level classification system for the awarding and calculation of earned sentence credits. The bill also specifies certain crimes that are subject to the maximum 4.5 earned sentence...
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2020-11-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0050)
VAHB5043PassMental 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 develop and...
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2020-11-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0041)
VAHB5099PassSearch warrants; provide notice of authority. Prohibits any law-enforcement officer from seeking, executing, or participating in the execution of a no-knock search warrant. The bill provides that, for all authorized search warrants, the law-enforceme...
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2020-10-28
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0031)
VAHB5108PassCriminal 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 social justice...
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2020-10-28
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0028)
VAHB5069PassLaw-enforcement officers; prohibition on the use of neck restraints. Prohibits a law-enforcement officer from using a neck restraint in the performance of his official duties and provides for disciplinary sanctions on an officer who uses a neck restr...
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2020-10-28
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0035)
VAHB5029PassLaw-enforcement officer; failure to intervene in an excessive use of force; penalties. Requires that any law-enforcement officer who while in the performance of his official duties witnesses another law-enforcement officer engaging or attempting to e...
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2020-10-28
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0025)
VAHB5048PassOutbreaks of communicable disease of public health threat; posting of information; emergency. Requires the Department of Health to make information about outbreaks of communicable diseases of public health threat at any medical care facility, residen...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0012)
VAHR621PassCelebrating the life of the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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2020-10-14
Bill text as passed House (HR621ER)
VAHB5052PassLegal 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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2020-10-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0004)
VAHR607PassCommending the House Clerk's Office.
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2020-09-29
Bill text as passed House (HR607ER)
VAHB5028EngrossWorkers' compensation; presumption of compensability for COVID-19. Establishes a presumption that COVID-19 causing the death or disability of firefighters, emergency medical services personnel, law-enforcement officers, first responders, health care ...
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2020-09-24
Passed by indefinitely in Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 1-N)
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)
VAHB795VetoHealth insurance; association health plans. Provides that for policies of group accident and sickness insurance issued to an association, members of such an association may include (i) a self-employed individual and (ii) an employer member with at le...
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2020-05-21
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
VAHB755PassReal property taxes; blighted and derelict properties in certain localities. Provides that, in certain localities, blighted properties and derelict structures shall constitute a separate class of property for local taxation of real property. Such cer...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1213)
VAHB789PassConsumer lending. Replaces references to payday loans with the term "short-term loans." The measure caps the interest and fees that may be charged under a short-term loan at an annual rate of 36 percent, plus a maintenance fee; increases the maximum ...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1215)
VAHB1420PassLandlord and tenant; charge for late payment of rent; restrictions. Provides that a landlord shall not charge a tenant for late payment of rent unless such charge is provided for in the written rental agreement, and that no such late charge shall exc...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1231)
VAHB395PassMinimum wage. Increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25 per hour to $9.50 per hour effective May 1, 2021; to $11.00 per hour effective January 1, 2022; to $12.00 per hour effective January 1, 2023; to $13.50 per ho...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1204)
VAHB582PassLabor 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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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1209)
VAHB1211PassDriver privilege cards; penalty. Authorizes the issuance of new driver privilege cards by the Department of Motor Vehicles to an applicant who (i) has reported income from Virginia sources or been claimed as a dependent on an individual tax return fi...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1227)
VAHB1362PassGeneral registrars; certification requirement; removal from office. Provides for a certification program to be conducted by the State Board of Elections for the general registrars. The bill requires each general registrar to complete the certificatio...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1148)
VAHB1526PassVirginia 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 (CHAP1193)
VAHB56PassMinimum wage; tipped employees; classification. Prohibits an employer from classifying an individual as a tipped employee if the individual is prohibited by applicable federal or state law or regulation from soliciting tips.
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1145)
VAHB201PassElections; 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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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1153)
VAHB1250PassCommunity Policing Act; data collection and reporting requirement. Prohibits law-enforcement officers and State Police officers from engaging in bias-based profiling, defined in the bill, in the performance of their official duties. The bill directs ...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1165)
VAHB928PassChesterfield County School Board; recovery high school. Permits the Chesterfield County School Board to establish a recovery high school in the school division as a year-round high school (i) for which enrollment is open to any high school student wh...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1042)
VAHB913PassInstitutions of higher education; sexual violence policies; immunity from disciplinary action; certain students who make reports. Requires the governing board of each nonprofit private institution of higher education and each public institution of hi...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1041)
VAHB1301PassOffice of the Children's Ombudsman established. Establishes the Office of the Children's Ombudsman as a means of effecting changes in policy, procedure, and legislation; educating the public; investigating and reviewing actions of the State Departmen...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1090)
VAHB1257PassDrinking water supplies; maximum contaminant levels. Directs the State Board of Health to adopt regulations establishing maximum contaminant levels (MCLs) in public drinking water systems for (i) perfluorooctanoic acid, perfluorooctane sulfonate, and...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1097)
VAHB975PassInstructional positions; students identified as having limited English proficiency. Requires, effective with the 2020-2021 school year, state funding to be provided pursuant to the general appropriation act to support 18.5 full-time equivalent instru...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1034)
VAHB1537PassMemorials for war veterans. Provides that a locality may remove, relocate, contextualize, or cover any monument or memorial for war veterans on the locality's public property, not including a monument or memorial located in a publicly owned cemetery,...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1101)
VAHB1318PassMotion picture production tax credit; media related exemptions. Extends from January 1, 2022, to January 1, 2027, the sunset of the motion picture production tax credit and transfers the certifying authority for the credit from the Virginia Film Offi...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0966)
VAHB1699PassDBHDS; work group to study expanding the individuals who may conduct evaluations for temporary detention; report. Directs the Commissioner of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to establish a work group to (i) review the c...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0918)
VAHB1333PassLandlord 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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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0998)
VAHB393PassLandlord and tenant; tenant rights and responsibilities. Requires the Director of the Department of Housing and Community Development to develop a statement of tenant rights and responsibilities explaining in plain language the rights and responsibil...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0985)
VAHB1522PassForfeiture of property used in connection with the commission of crimes; finding of guilt required. Requires that any action for the forfeiture of property used in connection with the commission of a crime be stayed until the person whose property is...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1000)
VAHB1428PassVirginia 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 (CHAP0916)
VAHB66PassHealth insurance; cost-sharing payments for prescription insulin drugs. Prohibits health insurance companies and other carriers from setting an amount exceeding $50 per 30-day supply that a covered person is required to pay at the point of sale in or...
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2020-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0881)
VAHB1355PassCommunity Services Efficiency Act; Department of Education; community schools. Requires the Department of Education to establish an interagency task force composed of state and local agencies and entities in the areas of early childhood development, ...
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2020-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0872)
VAHB1707PassClean Energy Advisory Board. Expands the membership of the Clean Energy Advisory Board (the Board) from 15 to 17 members. The measure specifies that one of the new members shall be an expert with experience implementing low-income and middle-income i...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0803)
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