Virginia Delegate Mike Cherry [R]

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VAHB1699Intro
25%
Buying or selling of minors; exceptions; penalties. Creates a Class 5 felony for any person who offers money or other valuable thing to another for the purpose of purchasing or otherwise obtaining custody or control of a minor and thereafter does any...
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2023-02-01
Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
VAHB2272Intro
25%
Norfolk State University and Virginia State University; reduced rate tuition charges for certain students. Permits the Norfolk State University Board of Visitors and the Virginia State University Board of Visitors to charge reduced rate tuition to an...
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2023-02-01
Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
VAHB1826Intro
25%
Campaign finance; prohibited personal use of campaign funds; complaints, hearings, civil penalty, and advisory opinions. Prohibits any person from converting contributions to a candidate or his campaign committee for personal use. Current law only pr...
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2023-02-01
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N)
VAHB1388Intro
25%
State parks; Virginia National Guard Passport established; free entry and parking. Directs the Department of Conservation and Recreation to establish a Virginia National Guard Passport that authorizes a member of the Virginia National Guard to enter ...
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2023-02-01
Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N)
VAHB1648Intro
25%
Prohibited contributions from foreign-influenced corporations; required reports. Prohibits foreign-influenced corporations, as defined in the bill, from making independent expenditures or making contributions to a candidate, campaign committee, polit...
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2023-02-01
Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (8-Y 0-N)
VAHB1526Engross
50%
Student literacy measures; scope; students in grades four Student literacy measures; scope; students in grades four through eight. Expands several provisions of the Virginia Literacy Act, enacted during the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembl...
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2023-02-01
Printed as engrossed 23102820D-E
VAHB1779Intro
25%
Nuclear Education Grant Fund and Program established. Establishes the Nuclear Education Grant Fund and Program, to be administered by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, for the purpose of awarding grants on a competitive basis to any...
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2023-02-01
Read first time
VAHB1820Intro
25%
Virtual school programs; virtual through-year growth assessment administration. Permits, subject to certain enumerated conditions, any student enrolled in a virtual school program to take any through-year growth assessment required pursuant to releva...
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2023-02-01
Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
VAHB1821Intro
25%
Education improvement scholarships tax credits. Expands the education improvement scholarships tax credit program for taxable years 2023 through 2027 by (i) increasing from 65 percent to 100 percent the credit amount for the value of the monetary or ...
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2023-02-01
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB1436Engross
50%
Income tax; military benefits subtraction; age restriction. Removes the age 55 or older restriction on those individuals allowed a military benefits income tax subtraction beginning with taxable year 2023.
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2023-02-01
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB2395Engross
50%
Speed determination devices; calibration or testing. Extends the validity of the calibration or testing of a certain devices used to determine motor vehicle speed, other than photo speed monitoring devices, from six months to 12 months. Current law s...
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2023-02-01
VOTE: Passage (99-Y 1-N)
VAHB1871Engross
50%
Concealed handgun permit; period of validity. Extends from five years to 10 years the period during which a concealed handgun permit remains valid. The bill also provides that if a valid concealed handgun permit holder presents a written notice of a ...
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2023-02-01
Printed as engrossed 23103688D-E
VAHB2469Intro
25%
Department of Education; Standards of Learning assessment revision work group; timeline for Request for Proposal for provider of revised assessments. Prohibits the Department of Education from releasing a Request for Proposal for a provider of revise...
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2023-02-01
Read first time
VAHB1642Intro
25%
Felony homicide; certain drug offenses; penalty. Provides that a person is guilty of felony homicide, which constitutes second degree murder and is punishable by confinement of not less than five nor more than 40 years, if the underlying felonious ac...
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2023-02-01
Read first time
VAHB2451Intro
25%
Firefighters; training; electric vehicle fires. Provides that the Executive Director of the Department of Fire Programs shall have the power to develop a training program on the risks of fires in electric vehicles and how to safely and effectively ma...
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2023-02-01
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB2362Engross
50%
Burial fees for military spouses. Provides that, from such funds as may be appropriated, the Commonwealth shall pay the burial fees for any spouse or surviving spouse of an active duty member or veteran of the United States Armed Forces buried at a v...
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2023-02-01
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB2495Intro
25%
Establishment of Middle School Mathematics Innovation Establishment of Middle School Mathematics Innovation Zone Fund and Program. Establishes the Middle School Mathematics Innovation Zone Fund and Program, to be administered by the Department of Edu...
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2023-02-01
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
VAHB1408Engross
50%
Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain cancers. Expands the workers' compensation presumption of compensability for certain cancers causing the death or disability of certain employees who have completed five years of servic...
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2023-02-01
Printed as engrossed 23100548D-E
VAHB1647Engross
50%
Civil cause of action; sexual abuse by person of authority; limitations period. Creates a civil cause of action for injury to a person 18 years of age or older resulting from sexual abuse by a person of authority, defined in the bill. The bill furthe...
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2023-02-01
Read second time and engrossed
VAHB1775Engross
50%
Workers' compensation; anxiety disorder or depressive disorder incurred by law-enforcement officers and firefighters. Provides that an anxiety disorder or depressive disorder, as both are defined in the bill, incurred by a law-enforcement officer or ...
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2023-02-01
Printed as engrossed 23101844D-E
VAHB1709Engross
50%
Department of Corrections; possession and administration of naloxone. Adds employees of the Department of Corrections designated by the Director of the Department to the list of persons who are authorized to possess and administer naloxone or other o...
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2023-01-31
To Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee
VAHB1827Intro
25%
Autopsies; decedents in the custody of Department of Corrections. Requires, if a decedent is an inmate in the custody of the Department of Corrections, that an autopsy be performed by the Chief Medical Examiner, an Assistant Chief Medical Examiner, o...
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2023-01-31
Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
VAHB1446Engross
50%
Minimum staffing standards for certified nursing facilities; administrative sanctions. Sets nursing staffing requirements for certified nursing facilities, imposes administrative sanctions on a certified nursing facility if it does not comply with th...
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2023-01-31
VOTE: Passage (95-Y 2-N)
VAHJR510Intro
25%
Trisomy Awareness Month. Designates March, in 2023 and in each succeeding year, as Trisomy Awareness Month.
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2023-01-31
Reported from Rules (16-Y 0-N)
VAHB1822Engross
50%
Public school employees; offense involving solicitation of sexual molestation, physical or sexual abuse, or rape of a child; penalty. Provides that the convictions that bar employment and contract work that requires direct contact with students on sc...
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2023-01-31
VOTE: (99-Y 0-N)
VAHB1963Intro
25%
Department of Medical Assistance Services; services for individuals with developmental disabilities; financial flexibility; report. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to take steps to amend the Family and Individual Supports, Commu...
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2023-01-31
Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
VAHB1514Engross
50%
Deceased high school seniors; waiver of graduation requirements and award of posthumous high school diplomas. Requires the Board of Education, in establishing high school graduation requirements, to provide for the waiver of certain graduation requir...
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2023-01-31
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VAHB1701Engross
50%
Certain private schools in the Commonwealth; disclosure of certain employee records for purpose of accreditation. Permits private preschools and private elementary and secondary schools to disclose to the Virginia Council for Private Education employ...
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2023-01-30
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VAHB1713Engross
50%
Certain child day programs exempt from licensure by the Certain child day programs exempt from licensure by the Superintendent of Public Instruction; age of children in attendance. Clarifies that any child day program offered by a private school accr...
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2023-01-30
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VAHB1700Engross
50%
Early childhood care and education; licensure requirements; certain accredited private school exempt. Provides that child day programs that are affiliated with an accredited private school located west of Sandy Ridge and on the watersheds of Big Sand...
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2023-01-30
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VAHB1629Engross
50%
Board of Education; creation and maintenance of Virginia Parent Data Portal. Requires the Board of Education, on or before July 1, 2024, to create and maintain the Virginia Parent Data Portal that, among other things, (i) displays individualized stud...
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2023-01-30
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VAHJR595Intro
25%
Commending Jeffrey C. Michaels, O.D.
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2023-01-30
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 23101897D
VAHJR583Intro
25%
Celebrating the life of Joseph Edward Carey, Sr.
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2023-01-30
Passed by for the day
VAHB1379Engross
50%
Public elementary and secondary school libraries; catalog of printed and audiovisual materials; graphic sexual content; parental opt out and request for review. Requires the principal of each public elementary or secondary school or his designee to (...
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2023-01-27
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VAHB1469Engross
50%
Motor vehicle dealers; franchise agreements; sale or lease of new motor vehicles. Provides that the threat to withhold incentive payments or the right to participate in incentive programs is included in the existing prohibition on any vehicle manufac...
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2023-01-26
[Hearing: Feb 2]
To Senate Transportation Committee
VAHJR546PassCommending Colonel Anthony Steven Pike.
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2023-01-26
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR493PassCommending the Library of Virginia.
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2023-01-26
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHB1867Intro
25%
Virginia Retirement System; prior service or membership credit. Allows a member of the Virginia Retirement System who is a teacher to receive at no cost up to four years of service credit for prior active duty military service in the armed forces of ...
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2023-01-26
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
VAHB2361Intro
25%
Real property tax; exemption for disabled veterans and Real property tax; exemption for disabled veterans and surviving spouses. Provides that a person who is eligible for the real property tax exemption for certain disabled veterans and surviving sp...
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2023-01-26
To House Finance: Subcommittee #3
VAHB1834Engross
50%
Land preservation tax credits. Provides that for conveyances made on or after January 1, 2017, the deadlines for filing a complete application for land preservation tax credit shall be extended for extended for any number of days exceeding 90 during ...
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2023-01-25
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB2238Engross
50%
Precision Plastic Manufacturing Grant Fund; established. Establishes the Precision Plastic Manufacturing Grant Fund to provide up to $56 million in grants between July 1, 2027, and July 1, 2035, to a qualified company that engages in the manufacture ...
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2023-01-25
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB2138Engross
50%
Income tax; business interest; qualified business income deduction; corporate rate reduction. Increases from 30 percent to 50 percent the Virginia individual and corporate income tax deduction for business interest disallowed as a deduction under § ...
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2023-01-25
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB2319Engross
50%
Income tax; rates and deductions. Lowers the top income tax rate from 5.75 percent to 5.5 percent for taxable years beginning on and after January 1, 2024. The bill also raises the standard deduction to $9,000 for single individuals and $18,000 for m...
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2023-01-25
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB1791Intro
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Veterans' Behavioral Health Services Grant Matching Fund; established. Creates the Veterans' Behavioral Health Services Grant Matching Fund for the purpose of providing matching funds to local nonprofit organizations to establish and expand community...
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2023-01-24
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N)
VAHB2329Intro
25%
Establishment of the Care for Retired Police Canines Grant Program and Fund. Establishes the Care for Retired Police Canines Grant Program and Fund. The bill provides that the Program is established to award grants to eligible nonprofit organizations...
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2023-01-23
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
VAHB1460Intro
25%
Income tax; subtraction for low-income military veterans with a permanent service-connected disability. Provides an income tax subtraction for the military retirement income received by a veteran who has been rated with a 100 percent service-connecte...
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2023-01-20
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
VAHB2327Intro
25%
Virginia Retirement System; enhanced retirement benefits for 911 dispatchers. Allows local governments to provide enhanced retirement benefits for hazardous duty service to full-time salaried 911 dispatchers. The bill provides that such enhanced reti...
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2023-01-19
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
VAHB2328Intro
25%
Virginia Law Officers' Retirement System; 911 dispatchers. Extends membership in the Virginia Law Officers' Retirement System (VaLORS) to 911 dispatchers who are employed by the Department of State Police and agencies whose law-enforcement officers a...
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2023-01-19
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
VAHJR503PassCelebrating the life of the Reverend Carl Douglas Farmer.
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2023-01-19
Agreed to by Senate
VAHJR512PassCommending the Wildlife Center of Virginia.
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2023-01-19
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
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