Virginia Senator Mason Montgomery [D]

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VASB1416EngrossAppeals from founded complaints of child abuse or neglect; concurrent criminal investigations. Provides that whenever an appeal of a finding by a local department of social services is made and a criminal investigation is also commenced against the a...
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2019-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
VASB1418EngrossSex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; reregistration schedule. Changes the dates for required reregistration of persons on the Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry (the Registry) from a repeating specified number of days after i...
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2019-02-20
Passed by for the day
VASB1680EnrollMass transit providers; loss of certain operating funds. Provides that any mass transit provider that incurs a loss in operating funds as a direct result of the performance-based allocation process set forth in Chapter 854 of the Acts of Assembly of ...
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2019-02-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 25, 2019
VASB1681EngrossDepartment of General Services; surplus property; opportunity for economic development entities to purchase prior to public sale. Provides that prior to offering surplus property for sale to the public, the Department of General Services (the Departm...
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2019-02-20
Title replaced 19106536D-H1
VASB1679EnrollFamily First Prevention Services Act; statutory alignment. Aligns the Code of Virginia with the Family First Prevention Services Act of 2018.
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2019-02-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 25, 2019
VASB1339EngrossFoster care omnibus. Makes numerous changes to the laws governing the provision of foster care services in the Commonwealth. Among other things, the bill (i) allows the Commissioner of Social Services to develop and implement a corrective action plan...
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2019-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
VASB1367EnrollDogs running at large in packs; local ordinance; civil penalty. Requires a locality that adopts an ordinance to prohibit the running at large of all or any category of dogs to exempt dogs used for hunting and requires such locality to include in such...
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2019-02-20
Signed by Speaker
VASB1459EnrollPort of Virginia Economic and Infrastructure Development Grant Fund and Program. Extends the sunset date from June 30, 2020, to June 30, 2025, for the Port of Virginia Economic and Infrastructure Development Grant Fund and Program.
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2019-02-20
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1459ER)
VASB1145EnrollVirginia 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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2019-02-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 25, 2019
VASB1253EngrossFoster care; security freeze on credit report. Requires local departments of social services to request the placement of a security freeze on the credit report or record of any child who has been in foster care for at least six months in order to pre...
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2019-02-20
Delegates: Brewer, Hugo, Heretick
VASB1768EngrossUse of handheld personal communications devices; highway work zones; penalty. Prohibits any person from holding a handheld personal communications device while driving a motor vehicle in a highway work zone, with certain exceptions. The bill provides...
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2019-02-20
VOTE: PASSAGE (82-Y 16-N 1-A)
VASB1487EngrossDriver's license designation; traumatic brain injury. Requires the Department of Motor Vehicles, upon the request of the applicant and presentation of a signed statement by a licensed neurologist confirming the applicant's condition, to designate a t...
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2019-02-20
House requested conference committee
VASB1400EngrossC-PACE loans; stormwater management; residential dwellings and condominiums. Authorizes any locality, by ordinance, to authorize contracts to provide loans for the initial acquisition and installation of stormwater management improvements with free a...
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2019-02-20
House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
VASB1449EngrossVirginia Residential Executory Real Estate Contracts Act. Creates the Virginia Residential Executory Real Estate Contracts Act establishing provisions applicable to such contracts. The bill defines a residential executory real estate contract as an i...
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2019-02-20
Title replaced 19106630D-H1
VASB1724EngrossEmployment records; written request from employee; subpoena duces tecum; penalty for failure to provide. Provides that an employer shall furnish a copy of certain employment records or papers within 30 days of receipt of a written request of a curren...
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2019-02-20
Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
VASB1718EngrossStandards of Quality; reading diagnostic tests. Requires that the first reading diagnostic test administered in the school year to a student in kindergarten through grade three include age-normed and evidence-based phonological processing measures, i...
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2019-02-20
Passed by for the day
VASJR306EngrossConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Virginia Redistricting Commission. Establishes the Virginia Redistricting Commission, a 16-member Commission tasked with establishing districts for the United States House of Representatives and for the Se...
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2019-02-20
House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N)
VASB1693EngrossHealth 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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2019-02-20
VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N 1-A)
VASB1224EngrossLocal multidisciplinary elder abuse response teams. Allows the attorney for the Commonwealth in each political subdivision to coordinate the establishment of a multidisciplinary response to elder abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation of incapaci...
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2019-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
VASB1581EngrossParental leave. Codifies the policy described in Executive Order Number 12 (2018) providing parental leave to state employees, consisting of eight weeks (320 hours) of paid leave in addition to leave provided under other state and federal programs. T...
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2019-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
VASB1274EnrollDepartment of Forensic Science; purchase of forensic laboratory services. Permits the Department of Forensic Science (the Department) to purchase forensic laboratory services from laboratories located in the Commonwealth that are operated by an insti...
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2019-02-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 25, 2019
VASJR272EngrossShipbuilders Day. Designates August 13, in 2019 and in each succeeding year, as Shipbuilders Day in Virginia.
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2019-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N)
VASJR299EngrossWorld Prematurity Day. Designates November 17, in 2019 and in each succeeding year, as World Prematurity Day in Virginia.
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2019-02-20
Passed by for the day
VASJR298EngrossBreastfeeding Awareness Month. Designates August, in 2019 and in each succeeding year, as Breastfeeding Awareness Month in Virginia.
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2019-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N)
VASB1026EngrossAbsentee voting; no-excuse in-person available beginning on second Saturday immediately preceding election. Allows for any registered voter to vote by absentee ballot in person beginning on the second Saturday immediately preceding any election in wh...
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2019-02-20
Passed by for the day
VASJR297EngrossAcknowledging 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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2019-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N)
VASJR301EngrossJoint Subcommittee to Study Mental Health Services in the Commonwealth in the Twenty-First Century continued; report. Continues the Joint Subcommittee to Study Mental Health Services in the Commonwealth in the Twenty-First Century for two additional ...
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2019-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N)
VASJR367PassCommending the Dolley Madison Garden Club.
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2019-02-20
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ367ER)
VASJR366PassCommending the Orange County Agricultural Initiative.
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2019-02-20
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ366ER)
VASJR388PassCelebrating the life of Trooper Lucas B. Dowell.
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2019-02-20
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ388ER)
VASJR409PassCelebrating the life of Roy Linwood Clark.
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2019-02-20
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ409ER)
VASJR406PassCelebrating the life of James Walter Rogers.
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2019-02-20
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ406ER)
VASJR415PassCommending the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Virginia.
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2019-02-20
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ415ER)
VASB1789EngrossDesignating the Trooper Lucas B. Dowell Bridge. Designates Designating the Trooper Lucas B. Dowell Bridge. Designates the bridge on Interstate 81 in Smyth County over Whitetop Road the
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2019-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 21]
Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
VASB1409EnrollAssisted living facilities; requirement for licensed administrator. Increases from one to two the amount of times a licensed assisted living facility may operate under the supervision of an acting administrator during any two-year period.
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2019-02-19
Signed by President
VASB1408EngrossCharter; James City County; inoperable vehicles. Authorizes James City County to prohibit any person from keeping, unless shielded or screened from view, on any property two acres in area or less that is zoned or used for residential purposes or zone...
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2019-02-19
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N)
VASB1407EnrollChild day programs; fingerprint background checks. Allows local law-enforcement agencies to process and submit requests for national fingerprint background checks for employees and volunteers of child day programs operated by a local government. The ...
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2019-02-19
Signed by President
VASB1411EngrossBurn buildings; change in terminology. Changes the term "burn buildings" in the Code of Virginia to "live fire training structures" to conform to the terminology used by the National Fire Protection Association and the Virginia Department of Fire Pro...
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2019-02-19
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N)
VASB1417EngrossCompetency report; unrestorably incompetent defendant. Provides that in cases where a defendant's competency is primarily compromised due to an ongoing and irreversible medical condition and prior medical or educational records are available to suppo...
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2019-02-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB1414PassPotomac Aquifer recharge monitoring; advisory board; laboratory established; SWIFT Project. Creates an advisory board and a laboratory to monitor the effects of the Sustainable Water Infrastructure for Tomorrow (SWIFT) Project being undertaken by the...
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2019-02-19
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 58 (effective 7/1/19)
VASB1415EnrollPublic adjusters. Provides that public adjusting includes soliciting an insured. The measure expands the list of activities in which any person other than a licensed public adjuster is prohibited from engaging to include (i) preparing, completing, or...
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2019-02-19
Signed by President
VASB1413EnrollOyster planting grounds; lease assignments. Authorizes the Commissioner of Marine Resources (the Commissioner) to decide which area within a riparian owner's waters shall be assigned for planting oysters and removes the $1.50 fee of such assignment. ...
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2019-02-19
Signed by President
VASB1412EngrossVirginia 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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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB1109EngrossVirginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices; sexual orientation and gender identity. Adds discrimination on the basis of an individual's sexual orientation or gender identity as an unlawful housing practice. The bill defines ...
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2019-02-19
To House General Laws Committee
VASB1110PassAlcoholic beverage control; local referendums. Allows the sale of mixed beverages by licensed restaurants and the sale of alcoholic beverages by the Board of Directors of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority in any county, town, or super...
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2019-02-19
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 37 (effective - see bill)
VASB1246EngrossVirginia National Guard; state active duty pay. Virginia National Guard; state active duty pay. Requires all members of the Virginia National Guard who are called into state active duty to be paid an amount not less than that prescribed for a member ...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB1062EngrossVirginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices. Provides that it is an unlawful discriminatory housing practice for any political jurisdiction or its employees or appointed commissions to discriminate in the application of local...
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2019-02-19
To House General Laws Committee
VASB1128EngrossHistorical African American cemeteries; City of Hampton. Adds seven cemeteries in Hampton to the list of cemeteries for which qualified organizations may receive funds from the Department of Historic Resources for the care of historical African Ameri...
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2019-02-19
House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
VASB1025EngrossTethering of animals; adequate shelter and space. Provides that outdoor tethering of a companion animal does not meet the requirement that an animal be given adequate shelter, unless the animal is actively engaged in an agricultural or hunting activi...
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2019-02-19
Title replaced 19106905D-H1
VASB1241PassBoard of Veterans Services; membership and scope of responsibilities. Increases the membership of the Board of Veterans Services by adding an additional member of the House of Delegates, an additional member of the Senate of Virginia, an additional n...
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2019-02-19
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 40 (effective 7/1/19)
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