Virginia Senator Mamie Locke [D]

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VASB421PassConsumer 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 (CHAP1258)
VASB883PassVirginia Council on Environmental Justice; established. Establishes the Virginia Council on Environmental Justice, consisting of 27 members, to advise the Governor and provide recommendations intended to protect vulnerable communities from disproport...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1274)
VASB384PassSports betting; Problem Gambling Treatment and Support Fund; penalties. Directs the Virginia Lottery (the Lottery) to regulate sports betting. The bill prohibits the Lottery from issuing any permits to conduct sports betting until it has developed an...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1256)
VASB561PassWorkers' compensation; post-traumatic stress disorder; law-enforcement officers and firefighters. Provides that post-traumatic stress disorder incurred by a law-enforcement officer or firefighter is compensable under the Virginia Workers' Compensatio...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1262)
VASB7PassMinimum 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 (CHAP1242)
VASB588PassLocal tax authority. Modifies or eliminates several restrictions that apply to taxes imposed by counties, and establishes a new restriction on cigarette taxes imposed by any locality. The bill authorizes most counties to impose an admissions tax, not...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1263)
VASB1038PassHampton Roads Regional Transit Program. Creates the Hampton Roads Regional Transit Program to develop, maintain, and improve a regional network of transit routes and related infrastructure, rolling stock, and support facilities. The program would be ...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1281)
VASB941PassLocal government meetings; weather. Authorizes any political subdivision, board of zoning appeals, or local government board, commission, or authority, by resolution adopted at a regular meeting, to fix the day or days to which a regular meeting shal...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1143)
VASB111PassAbsentee 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 (CHAP1151)
VASB868PassProhibited discrimination; public accommodations, employment, credit, and housing: causes of action; sexual orientation and gender identity. Creates causes of action for unlawful discrimination in public accommodations and employment in the Virginia ...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1140)
VASB65PassVoter identification; repeal of photo identification requirements; additional forms of identification accepted; signed statement in lieu of required form of identification; penalty. Removes the requirement that voters show a form of identification co...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1065)
VASB183PassMemorials for war veterans. Provides that a locality Memorials 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 monum...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1100)
VASB850PassChapters of Acts of Assembly of previous years repealed. Repeals chapters of the Acts of Assembly of 1914, 1916, and 1920 related to the establishment and expansion of the Central State colony for "feeble-minded colored persons" and repeals a chapter...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1058)
VASB874PassSegregated accommodations and segregation districts for residences. Repeals Acts of Assembly that implemented (i) separate accommodations for white and African American passengers on steamboats and (ii) designation of segregation districts for reside...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1051)
VASB722PassInstitutional racial segregation and discrimination. Repeals several Acts of Assembly from 1901 to 1960 that contain provisions that implemented and enforced racial segregation and discrimination in public facilities and common carriers, on public do...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1060)
VASB11PassLocal disposable plastic bag tax. Authorizes any county or city, beginning no earlier than January 1, 2021, to impose a tax of five cents per bag on disposable plastic bags provided to consumers by certain retailers, with certain bags being exempt fr...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1023)
VASB69PassPurchase of handguns; limitation on handgun purchases; penalty. Prohibits any person who is not a licensed firearms dealer from purchasing more than one handgun in a 30-day period and establishes such an offense as a Class 1 misdemeanor. The bill exe...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0992)
VASB880PassMinimum staffing ratio for school counselors. Requires local school boards to employ school counselors in accordance with the following ratios, effective with the 2020-2021 school year: in elementary schools, one hour per day per 75 students, one ful...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0952)
VASB733PassProvision of abortion. Expands who can perform first trimester abortions to include any person jointly licensed by the Board of Medicine and Nursing as a nurse practitioner acting within such person's scope of practice. The bill eliminates all of the...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0899)
VASB935PassPublic 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 (CHAP0767)
VASB343PassVirginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures for buyer to beware; impounding structures or dams. Directs the Real Estate Board to include in the residential property disclosure statement provided on its website a disclosure rela...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0656)
VASB877PassSecretary of Technology; transfer of duties to the Secretaries of Administration and Commerce and Trade. Transfers operational responsibilities of the Office of the Secretary of Technology to the Secretary of Administration and responsibilities of th...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0738)
VASB882PassConservation police officers; external appointment. Removes a provision prohibiting the Director of the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries from making an external appointment for any sworn law-enforcement position above the rank of conservation ...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0671)
VASB499PassSpecialty dockets; veterans docket. Provides that any veterans docket authorized and established as a local specialty docket in accordance with the Rules of Supreme Court of Virginia shall be deemed a "Veterans Treatment Court Program," as that term ...
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2020-04-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0603)
VASB1005PassCorporal Ryan C. McGhee Memorial Bridge. Designates the bridge on Guinea Station Road over Interstate 95 in Spotsylvania County the CPL Ryan C. McGhee Memorial Bridge.
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2020-04-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0647)
VASB160PassHolding handheld personal communications devices while driving a motor vehicle. Prohibits any person from holding a handheld personal communications device while driving a motor vehicle. Current law prohibits (i) the reading of any email or text mess...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0543)
VASB881PassHistorical African American Cemeteries and Graves Fund. Creates the Historical African American Cemeteries and Graves Fund and provides that any funds that are appropriated to the Department of Historic Resources but not used for the maintenance of g...
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2020-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0456)
VASB340PassOvergrown vegetation; local authority. Authorizes any locality within Planning District 23 to include provisions for cutting overgrown shrubs, trees, and other such vegetation in an ordinance requiring certain landowners to cut the grass, weeds, and ...
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2020-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0399)
VASB203FailRedistricting; Virginia Redistricting Commission; standards and criteria. Establishes the Virginia Redistricting Commission (the Commission) pursuant to Article II, Sections 6 and 6-A of the Constitution of Virginia. The Commission, tasked with estab...
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2020-03-12
Failed to pass in Senate
VASB481FailEarned paid sick time. Requires public and private employers with 15 or more employees to provide those employees with earned paid sick time; however, the provisions of the bill would not apply to an employer that has entered into a bona fide collect...
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2020-03-12
Failed to pass in Senate
VASB124PassEligibility for food stamps and TANF; drug-related felonies. Provides that a person who is otherwise eligible to receive food stamp benefits shall not be denied such assistance solely because he has been convicted of a drug-related felony. Under curr...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0221)
VASB980PassFort Monroe Authority; exemption from the Virginia Personnel Act. Exempts the officers and employees of the Fort Monroe Authority from the provisions and requirements of the Virginia Personnel Act.
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2020-03-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0269)
VASB122PassTeledentistry. Defines "teledentistry," establishes requirements for the practice of teledentistry and the taking of dental scans for use in teledentistry by dental scan technicians, and clarifies requirements related to the use of digital work order...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0220)
VASR47EngrossSenate Ethics Advisory Panel; nominations. Confirms nominations to the Senate Ethics Advisory Panel made by the Senate Committee on Rules.
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2020-03-08
Agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
VASR64PassCelebrating the life of William Levon Stewart.
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2020-03-08
Bill text as passed Senate (SR64ER)
VASR79PassCelebrating the life of Henry J. Abraham.
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2020-03-08
Bill text as passed Senate (SR79ER)
VASJR205PassCelebrating the life of Katherine Johnson.
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2020-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ205ER)
VASJR197PassCelebrating the life of E. Bruce Heilman.
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2020-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ197ER)
VASJR181PassCommending Bob Brown.
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2020-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ181ER)
VASJR221PassCommending Shirley Morrow Marshall.
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2020-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ221ER)
VASJR208PassCommending Dr. Jeffery O. Smith.
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2020-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ208ER)
VASJR216PassCommending the Roman Catholic Diocese of Richmond.
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2020-03-07
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ216ER)
VASB98PassPublic elementary and secondary school teachers; probationary term of service; performance evaluation. Removes (i) the option for local school boards to extend the three-year probationary term of service for teachers by up to two additional years and...
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2020-03-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0167)
VASB170PassPublic schools; school resource officers; data. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services, in coordination with the Department of Education and the Department of Juvenile Justice, to annually collect, report, and publish data related to in...
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2020-03-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0169)
VASB171PassSchool resource officers and school security officers; training standards. Requires school resource officers and school security officers to receive training specific to the role and responsibility of a law-enforcement officer working with students i...
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2020-03-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0184)
VASB221PassSchool boards and local law-enforcement agencies; memorandums of understanding; frequency of review and public input. Shortens from every five years to every two years the frequency of the review period for memorandums of understanding between school...
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2020-03-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0171)
VASB956PassFort Monroe Authority; civil actions in general district court. Authorizes the Fort Monroe Authority to prepare, execute, file, and have served certain documents in a civil proceeding in general district court without the intervention of an attorney.
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2020-03-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0194)
VASJR15PassStudy; Department of Education to study teacher licensing process; report. Requests the Department of Education to study the teacher licensure process and the assessment requirements therein for any inherent biases that may prevent minority teacher c...
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2020-03-05
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ15ER)
VASB341PassConstruction management contracts; use by local public bodies. Removes the provision limiting the use of construction management contracts by local public bodies to projects with a cost expected to exceed $10 million and provides that construction ma...
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2020-03-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0163)
VASR48PassCommending the Hampton University Choir.
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2020-03-04
Bill text as passed Senate (SR48ER)
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