Virginia Delegate Marcus Simon [D]

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VAHB1635IntroFossil fuel projects moratorium; clean energy mandates. Fossil fuel projects moratorium; clean energy mandates. Establishes a moratorium, effective January 1, 2020, on approval by any state agency or political subdivision of any approval required for...
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2019-01-18
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1689IntroParole; exception to limitation on the application of parole statutes. Provides that a person is entitled to parole if (i) such person was sentenced by a jury prior to the date of the Supreme Court of Virginia decision in Fishback v. Commonwealth, 26...
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2019-01-18
[Hearing: Jan 21]
To House Courts: Subcommittee #1
VAHB1645IntroVirginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices. Adds discrimination on the basis of a person's source of income to the list of unlawful discriminatory housing practices. The bill defines "source of income" as any source that law...
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2019-01-18
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB1647IntroVirginia 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; (ii) in the permitting of...
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2019-01-18
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB1703IntroTaxation of aviation jet fuel; distribution of certain revenues to Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. Imposes a tax at a rate of five cents per gallon on aviation jet fuel purchased or used by an airline licensed by the Federal Aviation Admi...
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2019-01-18
To House Finance: Subcommittee #2
VAHB2455IntroVirginia National Guard; education grants. Increases from two to three the minimum number of years of remaining obligation that members of the Virginia National Guard are required to have to be eligible for the Virginia National Guard education grant...
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2019-01-18
[Hearing: Jan 21]
To House Education: Subcommittee #3
VAHB1997IntroPublic elementary and secondary school students; protective orders; notification. Requires (i) any circuit court, general district court, juvenile and domestic relations district court, or magistrate that issues a protective order for the protection ...
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2019-01-18
[Hearing: Jan 21]
To House Courts: Subcommittee #1
VAHB1873IntroSchool resource officers and school security officers; data. Requires (i) each local school board to annually collect and report to the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety (the Center) and the Department of Education (the Department) data on...
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2019-01-18
[Hearing: Jan 21]
To House Courts: Subcommittee #1
VAHB2145IntroModel exit questionnaire for teachers; statewide implementation. Requires each local school board to (i) administer the model exit questionnaire for teachers developed by the Superintendent of Public Instruction to each teacher who ceases to be emplo...
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2019-01-18
To House Education: Subcommittee #2
VAHB2194IntroSales and use tax exemption; menstrual supplies; Dignity Act. Exempts menstrual supplies, specifically pads, tampons, and menstrual cups, from sales and use tax.
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2019-01-18
To House Finance: Subcommittee #3
VAHB2147IntroStandards for Accreditation; review and corrective action. Aligns the state review process of underperforming schools and school divisions with the new Standards for Accreditation adopted by the Board of Education (Board). The bill requires the Depar...
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2019-01-18
To House Education: Subcommittee #2
VAHB2533IntroSmall business parental leave tax credit. Creates an Small business parental leave tax credit. Creates an income tax credit for taxable year 2021 for a portion of the salary or wages paid by small businesses to full-time employees while on leave for ...
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2019-01-18
To House Finance: Subcommittee #1
VAHB2612IntroPlanning time for public school teachers. Requires each school board to ensure that each elementary school, middle school, and high school teacher in its employment is provided at least one 45-minute period per school day as planning time that is une...
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2019-01-18
[Hearing: Jan 21]
To House Education: Subcommittee #1
VAHB2217IntroDepartment of Education; establishment of microcredential program. Permits the Department of Education to establish a microcredential program for the purpose of permitting any public elementary or secondary school teacher who holds a renewable or pro...
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2019-01-18
[Hearing: Jan 21]
To House Education: Subcommittee #1
VAHB2400IntroSchool boards; School Breakfast Program and National School Lunch Program; web-based application. Requires each local school board that collects information to determine eligibility for participation in the School Breakfast Program or the National Sc...
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2019-01-18
To House Education: Subcommittee #2
VAHB2462IntroSchool boards; school meal policies; student debt; parental notification. Requires each local school board to require the appropriate school board employee to inform the parent of any student who incurs a school meal debt of (i) the amount of such de...
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2019-01-18
To House Education: Subcommittee #2
VAHB1732IntroSchool safety procedures; emergency situations; annual training. Requires each public elementary and secondary school principal to develop and deliver to each student and employee in the school at least once annually training on safety procedures in ...
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2019-01-18
Read first time
VAHB2678IntroUnlawful dissemination or sale of images of another; falsely created videographic or still image; penalty. Provides that a person is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor if he, with the intent to coerce, harass, or intimidate the depicted person, maliciou...
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2019-01-18
[Hearing: Jan 21]
To House Courts: Subcommittee #1
VAHB2104IntroPublic elementary and secondary schools; dress or grooming codes. Requires any dress or grooming code, which the bill defines as any practice, policy, or portion of a code of student conduct adopted by a school board that governs or restricts the att...
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2019-01-18
To House Education: Subcommittee #2
VAHB2131IntroIncome tax credit for low-income seniors. Establishes in taxable years 2019 through 2023 a $1,000 refundable income tax credit for taxpayers age 65 or older with household income less than 138 percent of the applicable amount in the federal poverty g...
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2019-01-18
To House Finance: Subcommittee #1
VAHB2095IntroLocal prohibition on single use plastic and expanded polystyrene products; local disposable plastic bag tax. Authorizes a locality to prohibit by ordinance the purchase, sale, or provision, whether free or for a cost, of certain single use products t...
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2019-01-18
To House Counties, Cities and Towns Committee
VAHB1685IntroPublic schools; enrolled students; disorderly conduct. Provides that no enrolled public school student who disrupts the operation of the school at which he is enrolled or any activity conducted or sponsored by the school at which he is enrolled on sc...
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2019-01-18
[Hearing: Jan 21]
To House Courts: Subcommittee #1
VAHB1720IntroPublic elementary and secondary school students; suspension and expulsion; cannabidiol oil and THC-A oil. Permits any student who possesses a valid and unexpired written certification to use cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil that is issued by a licensed p...
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2019-01-18
[Hearing: Jan 21]
To House Courts: Subcommittee #1
VAHB2685IntroVirginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; eligibility. Extends the benefits of the Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program to the spouse or child of a veteran with at least a 90 percent permanent, service-rela...
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2019-01-18
[Hearing: Jan 21]
To House Education: Subcommittee #1
VAHR225EngrossCommending the University of Virginia.
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2019-01-18
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHB1848EngrossDepartment of Health Professions; disclosure of investigative information. Allows the Department of Health Professions and health regulatory boards to disclose otherwise confidential information related to disciplinary hearings to the Virginia Depart...
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2019-01-18
Read second time and engrossed
VAHB1849EngrossPractice of dental hygiene; remote supervision; employment or supervision by Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; report. Allows a dental hygienist employed by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (the...
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2019-01-18
Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1849H1
VAHB2376IntroSchool meal policies. Requires each local school board to adopt policies that prohibit school board employees from requiring a student who cannot pay for a meal at school or who owes a school meal debt to throw away a meal after it has been served to...
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2019-01-18
To House Education: Subcommittee #2
VAHB2380IntroPublic institutions of higher education; online course catalogue; no-cost and low-cost course materials. Requires the registrar or another appropriate employee of each public institution of higher education to identify conspicuously (i) in the online...
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2019-01-18
To House Education: Subcommittee #3
VAHB2388IntroEligibility for in-state tuition; certain individuals. Declares eligible for in-state tuition any individual who meets certain eligibility criteria and who has filed an application for permanent residency or asylum or is under the age of 27 and is th...
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2019-01-18
[Hearing: Jan 21]
To House Education: Subcommittee #3
VAHB2382IntroStudent journalists; freedom of speech and the press. Declares that, except in certain limited circumstances, a student journalist at a public elementary or secondary school or public institution of higher education has the right to exercise freedom ...
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2019-01-18
To House Education: Subcommittee #1
VAHB1691IntroManufacture, import, sale, transfer, or possession of undetectable firearms; penalty. Creates a Class 5 felony for any person who manufactures, imports, sells, transfers, or possesses any firearm that after removal of all parts other than a major com...
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2019-01-17
Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (4-Y 2-N)
VAHB1692IntroMedical assistance; determination of income; personal needs allowance. Provides that, when determining the income of a recipient of medical assistance services who is receiving long-term care in a medical institution or intermediate care facility, th...
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2019-01-17
Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
VAHB1654IntroProhibited public carrying of certain firearms in public areas; penalty. Prohibits the carrying of a loaded shotgun or rifle in places open to the public in certain cities and counties. Current law prohibits the carrying in such locations of certain ...
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2019-01-17
Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (4-Y 2-N)
VAHJR593IntroKristallnacht. Commemorates the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht.
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2019-01-17
To House Rules: Subcommittee #2
VAHB1616IntroUse or display of firearm during commission of a felony; killing or injuring police animals; penalty. Adds maliciously shooting, stabbing, wounding, or otherwise causing bodily injury to or administering poison to any animal used or trained by a law-...
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2019-01-17
Subcommittee recommends striking from docket (6-Y 0-N)
VAHJR580IntroStudy; joint subcommittee to study widening Interstate 95 between Exit 118 and the Springfield Interchange. Establishes a joint subcommittee to study the feasibility of widening Interstate 95 between Exit 118 and the Springfield Interchange.
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2019-01-17
To House Rules: Subcommittee #1
VAHJR581IntroInterstate 95 Corridor Improvement Plan; report. Requests the Commonwealth Transportation Board to study the portion of the Interstate 95 corridor between Exit 118 and the Springfield Interchange and financing options for improvements to the corridor...
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2019-01-17
To House Rules: Subcommittee #1
VAHB1644IntroReporting lost or stolen firearms; civil penalty. Requires a person who lawfully possesses a firearm to report the loss or theft of the firearm to any local law-enforcement agency or the Department of State Police within 24 hours after such person di...
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2019-01-17
Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (4-Y 2-N)
VAHB1856IntroControl of firearms; libraries owned or operated by localities. Allows a locality to adopt an ordinance that prohibits firearms, ammunition, or components or a combination thereof in libraries owned or operated by the locality.
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2019-01-17
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (4-Y 2-N)
VAHB1854IntroDepartment of Education; workgroup on Department of Education; workgroup on social and emotional learning. Requires the Department of Education to convene a workgroup to make recommendations for the effective implementation of social and emotional le...
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2019-01-17
To House Rules: Subcommittee #1
VAHJR617IntroYear of Reconciliation and Civility. Designates 2019 as the Year of Reconciliation and Civility in Virginia.
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2019-01-17
To House Rules: Subcommittee #2
VAHB1857IntroHealth insurance credits for retired school division employees. Requires school divisions to provide a health insurance credit of $4 per year of service to all retired members of local school divisions with at least 15 years of total creditable servi...
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2019-01-17
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (4-Y 3-N)
VAHB1994IntroChild care providers; fingerprint background checks. Allows local law-enforcement agencies to process and submit requests for national fingerprint background checks required for (i) applicants for licensure as a child day center, family day home, or ...
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2019-01-17
To House Appropriations: Health & Human Resources Committee
VAHB1992IntroLocalities; regulation of firearms in government buildings. Allows localities and authorized agents of such localities to regulate the possession of firearms, ammunition, or components or combination thereof in, or the carrying of such items into, an...
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2019-01-17
Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (4-Y 2-N)
VAHJR679IntroStudy; Virginia Retirement System; part-time public school teachers; report. Requests the Virginia Retirement System to study the impact of permitting part-time public school teachers to participate in a retirement plan administered by the Virginia R...
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2019-01-17
To House Rules: Subcommittee #1
VAHB1984IntroLegal holidays; Election Day. Designates Election Day, the Tuesday after the first Monday in November, as a state holiday and removes Lee-Jackson Day as a state holiday.
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2019-01-17
Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (2-Y 4-N)
VAHB2159IntroPlastic Pollution Prevention Advisory Council. Establishes in the executive branch of state government the Plastic Pollution Prevention Advisory Council to study and make recommendations regarding plastic pollution problems in the Commonwealth, with ...
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2019-01-17
To House Rules: Subcommittee #1
VAHJR655IntroAcknowledging with profound regret the existence and acceptance of lynching within the Commonwealth. Expresses the sentiment of the General Assembly in acknowledging with profound regret the existence and acceptance of lynching within the Commonwealt...
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2019-01-17
To House Rules: Subcommittee #2
VAHB2285IntroAllowing access to firearms by minors; penalty. Provides that any person who negligently leaves a loaded, unsecured firearm in such a manner as to endanger the life or limb of any person under the age of 18 is guilty of a Class 6 felony. Current law ...
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2019-01-17
Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (4-Y 1-N)
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