Virginia Delegate Lee Carter [D]

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VAHB1899PassSunset of coal tax credits. Sunsets the Coal Employment and Production Incentive Tax Credit and Coalfield Employment Enhancement Tax Credit after tax year 2021 and prohibits the allocation of such credits on and after January 1, 2022. The bill provid...
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2021-04-15
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0553)
VAHB2113PassSealing of criminal records; penalties. Establishes a process for the automatic sealing of police and court records, defined in the bill, for certain convictions, deferred dispositions, and acquittals and for offenses that have been nolle prossed or ...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0542)
VAHB2047PassCriminal proceedings; consideration of mental condition and intellectual and developmental disabilities. Permits the admission of evidence by the defendant concerning a defendant's mental condition at the time of an alleged offense, including expert ...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0540)
VAHB2038PassProbation, revocation, and suspension of sentence; limitations. Limits the amount of active incarceration a court can impose as a result of a revocation hearing for a probation violation. The bill provides that if the court finds the basis of a viola...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0538)
VAHB2040PassUnemployment compensation; failure to respond; continuation of benefits; repayment of overpayments. Provides that when a claimant has had a determination of initial eligibility for unemployment benefits, as determined by the issuance of compensation ...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0539)
VAHB2138PassIdentification privilege cards; fee; confidentiality; penalties. Authorizes the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue identification privilege cards to applicants who hold a citizenship or legal presence status that is eligible for a special identifi...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0544)
VAHB2312PassMarijuana; legalization; retail sales; penalties. Eliminates criminal penalties for simple possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by persons 21 years of age or older, modifies several other criminal penalties related to marijuana, and imposes lim...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0551)
VAHB2207PassWorkers' 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, correctional officers, and reg...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0547)
VAHB1864PassVirginia Human Rights Act; definition of employer; person employing one or more domestic workers. Expands the definition of "employer" for all purposes of the Virginia Human Rights Act to include a person employing one or more domestic workers, as de...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0506)
VAHB1985PassWorkers' compensation; presumption of compensability for COVID-19. Establishes a presumption that COVID-19 causing the death or disability of health care providers is an occupational disease compensable under the Workers' Compensation Act. The bill p...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0507)
VAHB2262PassTraffic regulation; bicycles; report. Requires the driver of a motor vehicle to change lanes when overtaking a bicycle or certain other vehicles when the lane of travel is not wide enough for the overtaking motor vehicle to pass at least three feet t...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0462)
VAHB2019PassPublic elementary and secondary schools; possession and administration of undesignated stock albuterol inhalers and valved holding chambers. Requires each local school board to adopt and implement policies for the possession and administration of und...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0508)
VAHB1888PassAbsentee voting; procedural and process reforms; availability and accessibility reforms; penalty. Makes various reforms to absentee voting processes and procedures, including those related to availability and accessibility. The bill requires certain ...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0471)
VAHJR555PassConstitutional amendment (first reference); qualifications of voters and the right to vote; persons not entitled to vote. Provides that every person who meets the qualifications of voters set forth in the Constitution shall have the fundament right t...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0516)
VAHB2004PassVirginia Freedom of Information Act; law-enforcement criminal incident information; criminal investigative files. Adds criminal investigative files, defined in the bill, relating to a criminal investigation or proceeding that is not ongoing, also def...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0483)
VAHB2124PassDepartment of Medical Assistance Services; testing for, treatment of, and vaccination against COVID-19; emergency services. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services, during a public health emergency related to COVID-19 declared by the U....
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0476)
VAHB1889PassVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; landlord remedies; noncompliance with rental agreement; payment plan; extend sunset. Extends the sunset date from July 1, 2021, to July 1, 2022, of certain provisions enacted during the 2020 Special Sessi...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0492)
VAHB2132PassHomicides and assaults and bodily woundings; certain matters not to constitute defenses. Provides that another person's actual or perceived sex, gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation is not in and of itself, or together with an oral solicita...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0460)
VAHB2075PassU.S. Route 1; "Emancipation Highway." Renames any section of U.S. Route 1 in Virginia that is designated as "Jefferson Davis Highway" to "Emancipation Highway." The bill has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2022. U.S. Route 1; "Emancipation Hi...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0416)
VAHB2054PassComprehensive plan; transit-oriented development. Adds reducing, modifying, or waiving local parking requirements or ratios to the strategies that may be included when certain larger localities consider incorporating strategies to promote transit-ori...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0412)
VAHB1818PassWorkers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. Provides that the occupational disease presumption for death caused by hypertension or heart disease will apply for salaried or volunteer emergency medical services personnel ...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0436)
VAHB2063PassVirginia Overtime Wage Act; penalties. Requires an employer to compensate certain employees at a rate not less than one and one-half times the employee's regular rate of pay, defined in the bill, for any hours worked in excess of 40 hours in any one ...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0445)
VAHB2137PassPaid sick leave. Requires employers to provide paid sick leave to home health workers who provide personal care, respite, or companion services to an individual who receives consumer-directed services under the state plan for medical assistance servi...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0449)
VAHB2014PassVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; landlord remedies; landlord's acceptance of rent with reservation; tenant's right of redemption. Prohibits a landlord from accepting full payment of rent, as well as any damages, money judgment, award of ...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0410)
VAHB1900PassVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; tenant remedies for exclusion from dwelling unit, interruption of services, or actions taken to make premises unsafe. Provides that a general district court shall enter an order upon petition by a tenant ...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0403)
VAHB1980PassEnslaved Ancestors College Access Scholarship and Memorial Program established. Establishes the Enslaved Ancestors College Access Scholarship and Memorial Program, whereby Longwood University, the University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth Univers...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0442)
VAHB1817PassPractice of certified nurse midwives. Expands the categories of practitioners with whom a certified nurse midwife may enter into a practice agreement to include other certified nurse midwives who have practiced for at least two years and allows a cer...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0396)
VAHB1895PassFines and costs; accrual of interest; deferral or installment payment agreements. Provides that no interest shall accrue on any fine or costs imposed in a criminal case or in a case involving a traffic infraction (i) for a period of 180 days followin...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0388)
VAHB1987PassTelemedicine. Requires the Board of Medical Assistance Services to amend the state plan for medical assistance to provide for payment of medical assistance for remote patient monitoring services provided via telemedicine for certain high-risk patient...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0301)
VAHB2263PassAbolition of the death penalty. Abolishes the death penalty, including for those persons currently under a death sentence. The bill provides that no person may be sentenced to death or put to death on or after its effective date for any violation of ...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0344)
VAHB1805PassAging services; social need. Requires the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, in providing aging services, to use available resources to provide services to older persons with the greatest economic or social needs. The bill defines "eco...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0299)
VAHB1995PassRare Disease Council and Rare Disease Council Fund; report. Creates the Rare Disease Council for the purpose of (i) advising the Governor and the General Assembly on the needs of individuals with rare diseases in the Commonwealth; (ii) identifying ch...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0303)
VAHB2139PassAccrual of cause of action; diagnosis of latent injury. Provides that a cause of action for a latent injury resulting from the exposure to a substance or the use of a product shall accrue when the person knew or should have known of the injury and it...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0195)
VAHB2130PassVirginia LGBTQ+ Advisory Board. Establishes the Virginia LGBTQ+ Advisory Board to advise the Governor regarding the economic, professional, cultural, educational, and governmental links between the Commonwealth and the LGBTQ+ community in Virginia an...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0169)
VAHB2284PassReinstatement of certain driving privileges. Directs the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles to reinstate driving privileges, and to waive fees related to the reinstatement, for individuals whose privileges were suspended prior to July 1...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0154)
VAHB2079PassPharmacists; initiation of treatment; certain drugs and devices. Expands provisions governing the initiation of treatment with and dispensing and administering of drugs and devices by pharmacists to allow the initiation of treatment with and dispensi...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0214)
VAHB2018PassEmergency order for adult protective services; acts of violence, force, or threat or financial exploitation; penalty. Allows the circuit court, upon a finding that an incapacitated adult has been, within a reasonable period of time, subjected to an a...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0207)
VAHB1921PassAssistance for certain voters; curbside voting. Clarifies that any voter with a permanent physical disability, temporary physical disability, or injury is entitled to vote outside of the polling place. The bill further provides that during a declared...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0163)
VAHB2046PassVirginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices. Prohibits any locality, its employees, or its appointed commissions from discriminating (i) in the application of local land use ordinances or guidelines, or in the permitting of h...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0267)
VAHB2135PassCertain school boards; student meals; participation in the Afterschool Meal Program. Requires each school board that governs a local school division that has a student population that qualifies for free and reduced-price meals at a minimum percentage...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0292)
VAHB2206PassChild Care Subsidy Program; emergency. Provides that regulations governing the Child Care Subsidy Program (the Program) shall be amended to provide that (i) a family shall be eligible for assistance through the Program if the family's income does not...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0171)
VAHB1912PassChild support payments; juvenile in custody of or committed to the Department of Juvenile Justice. Provides that the Department of Juvenile Justice is no longer required to apply for child support from, and the parent of a juvenile is no longer respo...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0283)
VAHB2125PassVoter registration; preregistration for persons 16 years of age or older. Permits a person who is otherwise qualified to register to vote and is 16 years of age or older, but who will not be 18 years of age on or before the day of the next general el...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0217)
VAHB1810PassVoter registration; failure of online voter registration system; deadline extension. Provides that in the event that a failure of the Virginia online voter registration system occurs prior to the close of registration records, the Governor has the au...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0159)
VAHB2111PassTask Force on Maternal Health Data and Quality Measures; report. Directs the State Health Commissioner to establish the Task Force on Maternal Health Data and Quality Measures for the purpose of evaluating maternal health data collection processes to...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0215)
VAHB1828PassCommissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles; powers and duties. Authorizes the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles, for the duration of a declared state of emergency and for up to 90 days after it has been rescinded or expires, to (...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0129)
VAHB1820PassTemporary Assistance for Needy Families; food stamp program; eligibility; postsecondary education. Adds participation in educational activities that lead to a post-secondary credential from an accredited institution of higher education or other posts...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0160)
VAHB2068PassLocal Food and Farming Infrastructure Grant Program. Establishes the Local Food and Farming Infrastructure Grant Program and authorizes the Governor to award grants to political subdivisions from the Governor's Agriculture and Forestry Industries Dev...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0185)
VAHB2116PassCertain declared states of emergency; priority for personal protective equipment and immunizations; funeral service licensees and funeral service establishment employees; emergency. Provides that in any case in which the Board of Health or Commission...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0216)
VAHB2039PassPractice as a physician assistant. Allows a physician assistant to enter into a practice agreement with more than one patient care team physician or patient care team podiatrist and provides that a patient care team physician or patient care team pod...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0210)
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