Virginia Senator Louise Lucas [D]

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VASB1260Intro
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National Teacher Certification Incentive Reward Program and Fund; name; eligibility; incentive grant awards. Renames the National Teacher Certification Incentive Reward Program and Fund as the National Board Certification Incentive Reward Program and...
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2023-02-06
Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
VASJR255Intro
25%
Constitutional amendment (first reference); fundamental right to reproductive freedom. Provides that every individual has the fundamental right to reproductive freedom and that the right to make and effectuate one's own decisions about all matters re...
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2023-02-06
Passed by for the day
VASB1243Intro
25%
Abortion or other reproductive health care services; prohibitions on extradition for certain crimes; prohibited practices under Virginia Consumer Protection Act. Provides that no demand for extradition of a person charged with a criminal violation of...
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2023-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 6 @ 9:00 am]

Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
VASB796Engross
50%
Corporate income tax returns; affiliated corporations. Removes the requirement that, in order for a group of affiliated corporations to be granted permission from the Tax Commissioner to change their filing status for corporate income tax purposes, f...
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2023-02-03
Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
VASB1258Engross
50%
Sales tax revenues; entertainment arena. Adds entertainment arena to the definition of public facility for the purpose of allowing a locality to collect all sales tax revenues generated by transactions at such a facility, provided that a locality own...
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2023-02-03
Passed Senate (28-Y 10-N)
VASB1248Intro
25%
MEI Project Approval Commission; board level gender and diversity requirements. Prohibits the MEI Project Approval Commission from recommending approval of any major employment and investment (MEI) project for a business that does not have and does n...
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2023-02-03
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
VASB1214Intro
25%
Child abuse and neglect; custody and visitation; possession or use of marijuana. Provides that a child shall not be considered an abused or neglected child, and no person shall be denied custody or visitation of a child, based solely on the fact that...
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2023-02-03
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
VASJR251Intro
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Acknowledging with profound regret the denial of benefits under the G.I. Bill to Black World War II veterans. Expresses the sentiment of the General Assembly in acknowledging with profound regret the denial of benefits under the G.I. Bill to Black Wo...
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2023-02-03
Reading waived (38-Y 0-N)
VASB1448Intro
25%
Norfolk State University and Virginia State University; reduced rate tuition charges for certain students. Permits the Norfolk State University Board of Visitors and the Virginia State University Board of Visitors to charge reduced rate tuition to an...
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2023-02-03
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
VASB1211Intro
25%
Eastern Virginia Medical School; establishment of Eastern Virginia Health Sciences Center at Old Dominion University. Repeals provisions establishing and relating to Eastern Virginia Medical School and designates the schools and divisions previously ...
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2023-02-03
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
VASB1101Intro
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Paid family and medical leave program. Requires the Virginia Employment Commission to establish and administer a paid family and medical leave program with benefits beginning January 1, 2026. Under the program, benefits are paid to eligible employees...
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2023-02-03
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
VASB852Intro
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Search warrants; menstrual health data prohibited; definition. Prohibits the issuance of a search warrant for the search and seizure of a computer, computer network, or other device containing electronic or digital information related to menstrual he...
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2023-02-03
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
VASB1291Intro
25%
False emergency communication to emergency personnel; penalties; report. Provides that it is a Class 1 misdemeanor for any person to knowingly report, or cause another to report in reliance on intentionally false information provided by such person, ...
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2023-02-03
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
VASB1523Intro
25%
Modification of sentence for marijuana related offenses. Creates a process by which persons convicted of certain felony marijuana-related offenses committed prior to July 1, 2022, who remain incarcerated or on community supervision on July 1, 2023, m...
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2023-02-03
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
VASB1175Engross
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Student literacy measures; scope; students in grades four Student literacy measures; scope; students in grades four through eight. Expands several provisions of the Virginia Literacy Act, enacted during the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembl...
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2023-02-02
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
VASB1215Engross
50%
Compensation of public school teachers and other Standards Compensation of public school teachers and other Standards of Quality-funded positions; competitive rate. Requires the Commonwealth to compensate its public school teachers at a rate that is ...
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2023-02-02
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
VASB1544Engross
50%
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; licensed provider reporting requirements. Directs the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to amend its regulations to require providers licensed by the Department to r...
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2023-02-02
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
VASR104PassCommending Abigail Zwerner.
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2023-02-02
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VASR114PassCommending the 2023 Inductees to the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.
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2023-02-02
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VASB1256Intro
25%
Magistrates; appointment and supervision. Gives supervisory control over the magistrate system to the chief circuit court judge and the Committee on District Courts and abolishes magisterial regions. Under current law, the Executive Secretary of the ...
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2023-02-01
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary with letter (10-Y 3-N)
VASB901Engross
50%
Firearm in unattended motor vehicle; civil penalty. Provides that no person shall leave, place, or store a handgun in an unattended motor vehicle, as defined in the bill, unless the vehicle is locked and the handgun is secured in a locked container o...
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2023-02-01
Read third time and passed Senate (24-Y 16-N)
VASB1139Engross
50%
Storage of firearms in a residence where a minor is present; penalty. Requires any person who possesses a firearm in a residence where such person knows that a minor under 18 years of age or a person who is prohibited by law from possessing a firearm...
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2023-01-31
Read third time and passed Senate (22-Y 16-N)
VASB1097Engross
50%
Early childhood care and education; licensure requirements; certain accredited private school exempt. Provides that child day programs that are affiliated with an accredited private school located west of Sandy Ridge and on the watersheds of Big Sand...
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2023-01-31
Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
VASB1382Engross
50%
Purchase, possession, sale, transfer, etc., of assault firearms and certain ammunition feeding devices prohibited; penalty. Creates a Class 1 misdemeanor for any person who imports, sells, manufactures, purchases, possesses, transports, or transfers ...
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2023-01-31
Read third time and passed Senate (23-Y 16-N)
VASJR252PassCelebrating the life of the Honorable Jane Haycock Woods.
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2023-01-30
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ252ER)
VASB1192Engross
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Carrying assault firearms in public areas prohibited; penalty. Prohibits the carrying of certain semi-automatic center-fire rifles, pistols, and shotguns on any public street, road, alley, sidewalk, or public right-of-way or in any public park or any...
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2023-01-30
Read third time and passed Senate (21-Y 18-N)
VASB1181Engross
50%
Sale, transfer, or purchase of unfinished frames or receivers and unserialized firearms; penalty. Creates a Class 1 misdemeanor, which is punishable as a Class 4 felony for a second or subsequent offense, for any person to knowingly sell, offer to se...
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2023-01-30
Read third time and passed Senate (22-Y 17-N)
VASJR260PassCommending Colonel Anthony Steven Pike.
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2023-01-30
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ260ER)
VASB1067Engross
50%
Substantial risk orders; substantial risk factors and Substantial risk orders; substantial risk factors and considerations. Provides various factors that a judge or magistrate shall consider for the purpose of determining probable cause prior to issu...
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2023-01-30
Read third time and passed Senate (23-Y 16-N)
VASB1479Engross
50%
Virginia Retirement System; return to work. Reduces from 12 to six the number of months for the required break in service for a teacher, bus driver or school administrator to return to work full time and continue to receive his pension under the Virg...
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2023-01-30
Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
VASB1177Intro
25%
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; licensed provider reporting requirements. Directs the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to amend its regulations to require providers licensed by the Department to r...
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2023-01-26
Incorporated by Education and Health
VASB1167Engross
50%
Firearm industry members; standards of responsible conduct; civil liability. Creates standards of responsible conduct for firearm industry members, as that term is defined in the bill. The bill requires any firearm industry member that sells, manufac...
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2023-01-26
Read third time and passed Senate (21-Y 19-N)
VASB909Engross
50%
Firearm transfers to another person from a prohibited person. Provides that a person who is prohibited from possessing a firearm because such person is subject to a protective order or has been convicted of an assault and battery of a family or house...
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2023-01-26
Read third time and passed Senate (22-Y 17-N)
VASJR250Engross
50%
Study; JLARC; Department of Juvenile Justice; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission, in conjunction with the Office of the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security and the Office of the Secretary of Health and Huma...
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2023-01-25
Read third time and agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VASB1216Engross
50%
Transportation network companies; uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage. Requires TNC insurance to maintain the same minimum uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage as is currently required by law for all motor vehicle insurance policies ...
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2023-01-25
Read third time and passed Senate (24-Y 14-N)
VASB871Engross
50%
Motor vehicle dealers; franchise agreements; sale or lease Motor vehicle dealers; franchise agreements; sale or lease of new motor vehicles. Provides that the threat to withhold incentive payments or the right to participate in incentive programs is ...
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2023-01-25
Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
VASB1112Engross
50%
Health insurance; coverage for prescription contraceptives. Requires health insurance carriers to provide coverage, under any health insurance contract, policy, or plan that includes coverage for prescription drugs on an outpatient basis, for any pre...
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2023-01-24
Read third time and passed Senate (26-Y 13-N)
VASJR238PassCommending Vivian Cheatham.
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2023-01-23
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ238ER)
VASB1283Intro
25%
Assault firearms; age requirement; penalty. Provides that in order to purchase an assault firearm a person must be 21 years of age or older. The bill expands the definition of "assault firearm" as the term applies to criminal history record informati...
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2023-01-23
Incorporated by Judiciary
VASJR233PassCelebrating the life of John Tilghman Hazel, Jr.
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2023-01-16
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ233ER)
VASR89PassCommending Dr. Donald James Finley.
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2023-01-12
Bill text as passed Senate (SR89ER)
VASR90PassCelebrating the life of Bobbie Louis Sutton.
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2023-01-12
Bill text as passed Senate (SR90ER)
VASB662Engross
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Department of Education; School Quality Profiles; teacher data. Requires the Department of Education to include on each School Quality Profile data on teachers' race and proficiency in any language other than English.
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2022-11-22
To House Education Committee
VASB522Intro
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Toll Relief Program; eligibility. Requires the Department of Transportation to expand eligibility for the Toll Relief Program for the tolls on the Downtown and Midtown Tunnels to residents of the Cities of Portsmouth and Norfolk with an income of $45...
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2022-11-21
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASB520Intro
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Income tax; motion picture production tax credit. Removes the sunset for the motion picture production tax credit, which currently is set to expire after taxable year 2026. The bill increases the aggregate limit on credits from $6.5 million to $15 mi...
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2022-11-21
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASB615Intro
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Governor's Office; creation of a Secretary of Disability Services Coordination. Creates the position of Secretary of Disability Services Coordination to be appointed by the Governor. The bill provides for the responsibilities of the Secretary.
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2022-11-21
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
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