Virginia Delegate Mark Keam [D]

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VAHB2731PassLyme disease; disclosure of information to patients. Requires every laboratory reporting the results of a test for Lyme disease ordered by a health care provider in an office-based setting to include, together with the results of such test provided t...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 435 (effective 7/1/19)
VAHB1883PassMotor vehicle insurance policies; foster parents and foster children. Prohibits an insurer from refusing to issue or failing to renew a motor vehicle insurance policy solely because of the status of the applicant or policyholder, as applicable, as a ...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0334)
VAHB1753PassSchool buildings; electronic room partitions. Prohibits school employees from opening or closing an electronic room partition in any school building except under certain limited circumstances. The bill requires any annual safety review or exercise fo...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0369)
VAHB2008PassDepartment of Education; energy career cluster. Requires the Department of Education, in consultation with representatives from pertinent industries such as renewable energy, natural gas, nuclear energy, coal, and oil, to establish an energy career c...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0370)
VAHB2609EnrollDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; school resource officers; school administrators; training. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services (Department) to establish and every full-time or part-time law-enforcement officer employed as a ...
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2019-03-11
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VAHB2540EnrollSales and use tax; reduced rate on essential personal hygiene products. Applies the reduced state sales and use tax rate of 1.5%, which under current law applies only to food purchased for human consumption, to essential personal hygiene products, de...
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2019-03-11
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VAHB2020EnrollVirginia Community College System; certain registered apprenticeships; uniform instruction. Requires the Virginia Community College System, in consultation with the Department of Labor and Industry, to develop and deliver uniform, related instruction...
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2019-03-11
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VAHB2053EnrollSchool boards; staffing ratios; guidance counselors. Changes the name of guidance counselors to school counselors and requires school boards to employ school counselors in accordance with the following ratios: in elementary schools, one hour per day ...
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2019-03-11
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VAHB1642EnrollDepartment of Corrections; restrictive housing; data collection and reporting; report. Requires the Department of Corrections to report to the General Assembly and the Governor on or before October 1 of each year certain population statistics of pers...
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2019-03-11
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VAHB2685EnrollVirginia 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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2019-03-11
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VAHB1884PassVisitors at state correctional facilities; wearing of tampons or menstrual cups. Directs the Director of the Department of Corrections to review the Department's visitation policies concerning visitors' wearing of tampons or menstrual cups at state c...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0303)
VAHB1934PassElectric vehicle charging stations; operation by certain state agencies. Authorizes the Department of General Services, Department of Motor Vehicles, and Department of Transportation to locate and operate a retail fee-based electric vehicle charging ...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0248)
VAHB2384PassPublic schools; tobacco products and nicotine vapor products. Requires each school board to (i) develop and implement a policy to prohibit the use and distribution of tobacco products and nicotine vapor products on a school bus, on school property, o...
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2019-03-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0246)
VAHB1746PassVirginia Initiative for Employment Not Welfare; name change. Changes the name of the Virginia Initiative for Employment Not Welfare to the Virginia Initiative for Education and Work.
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0210)
VAHB2400PassSchool 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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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0228)
VAHB2217PassDepartment 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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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0227)
VAHB2238PassPreviously unidentified cemeteries. Adds the category of previously unidentified cemetery to the laws allowing for the removal of remains from graveyards or family cemeteries that have been abandoned or are unused and neglected by their owners. The b...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0195)
VAHB2332EnrollElectric utilities; protection of customer data. Requires the State Corporation Commission to convene and facilitate a Data Access Stakeholder group to review and consider certain elements of electric utility customer privacy considerations, includin...
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2019-03-04
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VAHB2123EnrollSchool boards; public institutions of higher education; College and Career Access Pathways Partnerships. Permits each local school board to enter into College and Career Access Pathways Partnerships (Partnerships), currently referred to as agreements...
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2019-03-04
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VAHB1881EnrollPublic schools; instruction on the risks of certain nicotine products. Requires the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth to develop and the Department of Education to distribute to each local school division educational materials concerning the heal...
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2019-02-28
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VAHB2527EnrollTolling; Planning District 8. Prohibits the imposition and collection of tolls on any primary highway that is wholly located in Planning District 8 and that was previously classified as a secondary highway and is between 30 and 35 miles in length wit...
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2019-02-28
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VAHB2037EnrollTeacher licensure; criteria; assessments. Requires the Board of Education to issue a license to an individual seeking initial licensure who has not completed the professional assessments prescribed by the Board, if such individual (i) holds a provisi...
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2019-02-28
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VAHB2380EnrollPublic 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 in the online cou...
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2019-02-28
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VAHB2292EnrollElectric utilities; energy efficiency programs. Provides that any determination by the State Corporation Commission that an energy efficiency program is not in the public interest shall include with its final order the work product and analysis condu...
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2019-02-28
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VAHB1925EnrollAssumed or fictitious name certificates. Conforms January 1, 2020, as the date when certificates of assumed or fictitious name are to be filed centrally with the clerk of the State Corporation Commission rather than with the clerk of court. A provisi...
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2019-02-27
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VAHB1871PassVirginia Initiative for Employment Not Welfare (VIEW); transitional child care. Allows VIEW participants whose Temporary Assistance for Needy Families financial assistance is terminated to receive child care assistance for up to 12 months after termi...
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2019-02-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0166)
VAHB2577EnrollHealth insurance; coverage for autism spectrum disorder. Requires health insurers, health care subscription plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder in individuals of ...
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2019-02-27
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VAHB1804EnrollWorkers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. Adds cancers of the colon, brain, or testes to the list of cancers that are presumed to be an occupational disease covered by the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act when firef...
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2019-02-27
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VAHB2114PassSpecial license plates; members of the International Association of Fire Fighters. Changes the special license plates for members of the International Association of Fire Fighters from nonrevenue sharing to revenue sharing and provides for the moneys...
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2019-02-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0154)
VAHB2741EnrollClean Energy Advisory Board; low-to-moderate income solar loan and rebate pilot program and fund. Establishes the Clean Energy Advisory Board (the Board) as an advisory board in the executive branch of government for the purpose of establishing a pil...
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2019-02-27
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VAHJR677FailStudy; joint subcommittee to study the emergence and integration of blockchain technology in the economy of the Commonwealth; report. Establishes a 21-member joint subcommittee to identify blockchain technology research and economic development oppor...
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2019-02-24
Failed to pass in House
VAHJR687EngrossSmall Business Commission; appeals of tax assessment decisions; report. Directs the Small Business Commission to study models and streamlined procedures for appealing tax assessment decisions. The Small Business Commission shall report its findings t...
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2019-02-23
VOTE: ADOPTION (92-Y 6-N)
VAHJR587EngrossCommending the American Legion.
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2019-02-23
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR873EngrossCelebrating the life of the Honorable Ralph L. Axselle, Jr.
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2019-02-23
Agreed to by Senate
VAHJR1029EngrossCommending James Madison High School.
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2019-02-23
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR1035EngrossCelebrating the life of James Hoshik Kim.
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2019-02-23
Agreed to by Senate
VAHJR1058EngrossCelebrating the life of Alexis Wesolowsky Press.
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2019-02-23
Agreed to by Senate
VAHJR1062EngrossCommending Jane Strauss.
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2019-02-23
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR918EngrossCommending David Rosenberg.
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2019-02-23
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR977EngrossCommending Paul B. Ebert.
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2019-02-23
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR1113EngrossCommending the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority.
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2019-02-23
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR1124EngrossCommending the Fairfax County Park Authority.
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2019-02-23
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR1138EngrossCelebrating the life of Captain Anthony Reid Adams, USCG, Ret.
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2019-02-23
Agreed to by Senate
VAHR455EngrossCelebrating the life of Joshua Wayne Bell.
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2019-02-23
Agreed to by House
VAHB1930PassConcussions in student-athletes; guidelines, policies, and procedures. Requires (i) the Board of Education to collaborate with various stakeholders to biennially update its guidelines on policies to inform and educate coaches, student-athletes, and s...
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2019-02-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0142)
VAHJR1030EngrossCelebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. Kenny Smith.
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2019-02-22
Agreed to by Senate
VAHJR1095EngrossCommending Sharon Bulova.
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2019-02-22
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR1136EngrossCommending the Korean Independence Movement.
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2019-02-22
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR1135EngrossCommending John C. Cook.
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2019-02-22
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR1127EngrossCommending Carey J. Sienicki.
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2019-02-22
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
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