Virginia Delegate Mark Sickles [D]

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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)
VAHB5069EngrossLaw-enforcement officers; prohibition on the use of neck restraints; penalty. Makes it a Class 6 felony for a law-enforcement officer to use a neck restraint in the performance of his official duties. The bill defines "neck restraint" as the use of a...
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2020-09-25
Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N)
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)
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)
VAHR588EngrossCelebrating the life of the Honorable John Henry Hager.
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2020-09-25
Agreed to by House
VAHR607IntroCommending the House Clerk's Office.
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2020-09-25
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 20201097D
VAHR608IntroCelebrating the life of Saba Labib Shami.
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2020-09-25
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 20201265D
VAHB5050EngrossEmergency Services and Disaster Law; powers and duties of Governor; purchase of personal protective equipment during a disaster caused by a communicable disease of public health threat. Grants the Governor authority during a disaster caused by a comm...
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2020-09-25
Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N)
VAHB5109EngrossDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; law-enforcement officer training and qualifications. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) to develop a uniform curriculum and lesson plans for the compulsory minimum entry-leve...
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2020-09-25
Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N)
VAHB5108EngrossCriminal Justice Services Board; Committee on Training; membership and responsibilities. Changes the membership of the Criminal Justice Services Board and its Committee on Training by requiring that some members be representatives of a civil rights o...
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2020-09-25
Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N)
VAHB5029EngrossLaw-enforcement officer; failure to intervene in an unlawful use of force; penalties. Requires that any law-enforcement officer who witnesses another law-enforcement officer, in the performance of his official duties, engaging or attempting to engage...
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2020-09-25
Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N)
VAHB5043EngrossMental health awareness response and community understanding services (Marcus) alert system. Provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) shall support the...
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2020-09-25
Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N)
VAHB5093EngrossEmergency Services and Disaster Law; powers and duties of the Governor; executive orders; penalty. Provides that a violation of an executive order declared by the Governor as the Director of Emergency Management shall be punishable either as a civil ...
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2020-09-25
Passed Senate with amendment (19-Y 17-N)
VAHB5148EngrossDepartment of Corrections; earned sentence credits. Establishes a four-level classification system for the awarding and calculation of earned sentence credits. The bill also specifies certain crimes that are subject to the maximum 4.5 earned sentence...
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2020-09-25
Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N)
VAHR606IntroCelebrating the life of Joseph Alexander.
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2020-09-24
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 20201129D
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
VAHB5030EngrossMonuments and memorials for war veterans; authority of localities. Changes the authority of a locality from the authority to "contextualize or cover" to the authority to "alter" a monument or memorial for war veterans located within the geographical ...
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2020-09-09
To Senate Local Government Committee
VAHB5074IntroImmunity from civil claims related to the transmission of or exposure to the COVID-19 virus; emergency. Provides immunity to a person, as defined in the bill, from civil causes of action arising from any act or omission alleged to have resulted in th...
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2020-09-03
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHR521EngrossCommending the Honorable Edward T. Scott.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR536EngrossCommending the Division of Capitol Police.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR550EngrossCelebrating the life of Nathaniel Thomas Connally, Jr., M.D.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR551EngrossCommending the Virginia Hospital Center.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR544EngrossCommemorating the 100th anniversary of the adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR545EngrossCelebrating the life of the Honorable George Earl Lovelace.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR582IntroRacism; public health crisis. Recognizes that racism is a public health crisis in Virginia.
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2020-08-28
To House Rules Committee
VAHJR5011IntroWomen's Suffrage Month. Designates August, in 2020 and in each succeeding year, as Women's Suffrage Month in Virginia.
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2020-08-24
To House Rules Committee
VAHB5122IntroDepartment of Health; work group; plan for equitable distribution of vaccines and other medications; report; emergency. Directs the Department of Health to convene a work group, which may be a work group previously convened for a related purpose, to ...
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2020-08-24
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB896PassSports 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 (CHAP1218)
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)
VAHB1211PassDriver privilege cards; penalty. Authorizes the issuance of new driver privilege cards by the Department of Motor Vehicles to an applicant who (i) has reported income from Virginia sources or been claimed as a dependent on an individual tax return fi...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1227)
VAHB785PassLocal 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 (CHAP1214)
VAHB242PassAbsentee voting; emergency voting. Provides a process by which a qualified voter is permitted to vote by absentee ballot when an emergency either prevented him from applying for an absentee ballot by the deadline or will prevent him from voting in pe...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1157)
VAHB240PassAbsentee voting; annual applications for eligible absentee voters. Provides that any person who is eligible for an absentee ballot pursuant to law and who is likely to remain so eligible for the remainder of the calendar year shall be eligible to fil...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1156)
VAHB1017PassResearch and development in the Commonwealth. Creates the Commonwealth of Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority (the Authority) to oversee and support research, development, and commercialization, as well as related investment and seed-stage fund...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1164)
VAHB1586PassWashington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority; allocation of funds. Provides that increases in service approved by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Board shall not be included in the calculation of the annual increase in total oper...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1133)
VAHB1049PassProhibited discrimination; sexual orientation and gender identity. Prohibits discrimination in employment, public accommodation, public contracting, apprenticeship programs, housing, banking, and insurance on the basis of sexual orientation or gender...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1137)
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)
VAHB1251PassHealth insurance; payment to out-of-network providers. Provides that when an enrollee receives emergency services from an out-of-network health care provider or receives out-of-network surgical or ancillary services at an in-network facility, the enr...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1080)
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)
VAHB1428PassVirginia Health Benefit Exchange. Creates the Virginia Health Benefit Exchange, which will be established and operated by a new division within the State Corporation Commission (SCC). The Exchange shall facilitate the purchase and sale of qualified h...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0916)
VAHB925PassDMAS; steps to facilitate transition between two programs. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) to establish a process for (i) conducting a comprehensive needs assessment of a person who chooses to participate in the Medicaid ...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0925)
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)
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)
VAHB1642PassCoal ash ponds; well monitoring program; well testing. Requires each utility, defined in the bill as the owner or operator of a coal ash pond in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, to commission an independent well water test on behalf of the owner of any ...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0845)
VAHB129PassMaximum allowable rates of special regulatory taxes; public service companies. Increases the maximum allowable rates of several taxes, known as special regulatory taxes, that apply to public service companies such as those that provide water, heat, l...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0697)
VAHB241PassProtected voter status; certain evidence not required. Removes the requirement that a person who is in fear for his personal safety from another person who has threatened or stalked him must provide evidence that he has filed a complaint with a magis...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0710)
VAHB1506PassPharmacists; prescribing, dispensing, and administration of controlled substances. Allows a pharmacist to initiate treatment with and dispense and administer certain drugs and devices to persons 18 years of age or older in accordance with a statewide...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0731)
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)
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