Virginia Delegate Lee Carter [D]

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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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2020-09-25
Passed Senate (36-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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2020-09-25
Passed Senate with amendments (36-Y 0-N)
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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2020-09-25
Passed by for the day
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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2020-09-25
Passed Senate with amendments (20-Y 16-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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2020-09-25
Passed Senate with amendment (36-Y 0-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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2020-09-25
Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N)
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)
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
VAHB5138IntroIntentional injury to property or a monument or memorial; penalty. Reduces from a Class 6 felony to a Class 1 misdemeanor the penalty for damages of $1,000 or more for the crime of intentional injury or destruction of (i) any property, real or person...
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2020-08-26
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB5131IntroUniformed law-enforcement officers; identification; penalty. Requires every law-enforcement officer who is on duty and in uniform to wear a badge, nameplate, or other device that conspicuously displays the officer's badge or other identification numb...
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2020-08-25
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB1544PassStrip searches of children. Provides that no child under the age of 18 shall be strip searched or subjected to a search of any body cavity by a law-enforcement officer or a jail officer. The bill provides exceptions for (i) children committed to the ...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1236)
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)
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)
VAHB1PassAbsentee voting; no excuse required. Permits any registered voter to vote by absentee ballot in any election in which he is qualified to vote. The bill removes the current list of statutory reasons under which a person may be entitled to vote by abse...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1149)
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)
VAHJR103PassConstitutional amendment (second resolution); personal property tax exemption; motor vehicle owned by a veteran who is disabled. Provides that one motor vehicle of a veteran who has a 100 percent service-connected, permanent, and total disability sha...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1195)
VAHB46PassWorkers' compensation; employer to notify employee of intent. Requires an employer whose employee has filed a claim under the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act to advise the employee whether the employer intends to accept or deny the claim or is una...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1086)
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)
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)
VAHB1103PassRanked choice voting; elections for local governing bodies; local option pilot program. Provides that elections for local governing bodies may be conducted by ranked choice voting, which the bill defines as the method of casting and tabulating votes ...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1054)
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)
VAHB43PassProvisional voting; persons voting in split precincts. Provides that any voter who is assigned to a precinct that is split between two or more election districts and who believes he was given a ballot for the district of which he is not a qualified v...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0920)
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)
VAHB1547PassPublic 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 (CHAP0766)
VAHB1429PassHealth insurance; nondiscrimination; gender identity or transgender status. Prohibits a health carrier from denying or limiting coverage or imposing additional cost sharing or other limitations or restrictions on coverage, under a health benefit plan...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0844)
VAHB55PassWorker cooperatives. Establishes worker cooperatives as a category of cooperative associations. A worker cooperative is a stock corporation that has elected to be governed by provisions established by this measure, which include (i) conducting its bu...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0673)
VAHB852PassVirginia Information Technologies Agency; required information security training program for state employees. Requires the Chief Information Officer of the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (the CIO) to develop by November 30, 2020, and annual...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0717)
VAHB617PassWorkers' compensation; repetitive motion injuries. Directs the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission to engage an independent and reputable national research organization to examine the implications of covering workers' injuries caused by repetit...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0549)
VAHB6PassVirginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices; source of funds. Adds discrimination on the basis of a person's source of funds to the list of unlawful discriminatory housing practices. The bill creates an exemption for an owner...
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2020-03-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0477)
VAHB99PassLandlord and tenant; victims of family abuse; evidence to mitigate low credit score; damages. Allows an applicant for a lease to recover actual damages, including all amounts paid to the landlord as an application fee, application deposit, or reimbur...
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2020-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0388)
VAHB88PassElections; campaign finance; filing schedule for persons with multiple campaign committees. Requires any person who is named as the candidate on the statement of organization for more than one campaign committee to file reports for all such committee...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0347)
VAHB366PassPublic defender offices; Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park and County of Prince William. Establishes a public defender office for the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park and the County of Prince William.
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2020-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0348)
VAHB1663FailProhibited discrimination; public accommodations, employment, credit, and housing: causes of action; sexual orientation and gender identity. Creates explicit causes of action for unlawful discrimination in public accommodations and employment in the ...
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2020-03-12
Failed to pass in House
VAHB1421PassPollbooks; requirement for printed copies of pollbooks. Requires general registrars to produce and distribute printed copies of pollbooks to each precinct for any primary and general election. The bill also contains technical adjustments to reflect t...
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2020-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0297)
VAHR173EngrossCommending Rosa B. Price.
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2020-03-07
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR190EngrossCelebrating the life of Lorine Bernice Allen Jordan.
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2020-03-07
Agreed to by House
VAHJR454PassCelebrating the life of Maria Bonazzoli Bourne.
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2020-03-05
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ454ER)
VAHJR353PassCommending the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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2020-03-04
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ353ER)
VAHJR108PassYear of the Eye Exam. Designates 2020 as the Year of the Eye Exam in Virginia.
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2020-03-03
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ108ER)
VAHB1490PassSame-sex marriages; civil unions. Repeals the statutory prohibitions on same-sex marriages and civil unions or other arrangements between persons of the same sex purporting to bestow the privileges and obligations of marriage. These prohibitions are ...
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2020-03-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0075)
VAHJR4PassCelebrating the life of Alan Arnold Diamonstein.
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2020-02-28
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ4ER)
VAHJR233PassCommending Robert Eugene Foster, Jr.
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2020-02-28
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ233ER)
VAHB729EngrossTransit funding. Raises the existing regional transportation fee, a grantor's tax, from $0.15 per $100 to $0.20 per $100 for localities in the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority that are also members of the Northern Virginia Transportation Di...
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2020-02-25
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHJR195PassCommemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Robert Russa Moton.
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2020-02-13
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ195ER)
VAHB47IntroWorkers' compensation; foreign injuries. Provides that an injured employee is eligible for benefits under the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act when a compensable accident happens while the employee is employed outside Virginia if (i) the employment...
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2020-02-11
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB68IntroDigital devices; deactivation or alteration of embedded software. Prohibits the original equipment manufacturer of a digital device from deactivating embedded software, defined in the bill, in the digital device or altering embedded software so as to...
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2020-02-11
To House Communications, Technology and Innovation Committee
VAHB70IntroBroadband services; prohibited features. Prohibits a provider of broadband services from offering or renewing services to consumers within any locality in the Commonwealth in which certain media is throttled, blocked, or prioritized on the basis of i...
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2020-02-11
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
VAHB85IntroAbolition of the death penalty. Abolishes the death penalty, including for those persons currently under a death sentence.
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2020-02-11
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHJR18IntroStudy; JLARC; cost of implementing universal health care in the Commonwealth; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the cost of implementing universal health care in the Commonwealth.
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2020-02-11
To House Rules Committee
VAHB153IntroRight to work. Repeals the provisions of the Code of Virginia that, among other things, prohibit any agreement or combination between an employer and a labor union or labor organization whereby (i) nonmembers of the union or organization are denied t...
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2020-02-11
To House Appropriations Committee
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