Virginia Senator Monty Mason [D]

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VASB1418PassSex 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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2019-03-19
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 614 (effective 7/1/20)
VASB1415PassPublic 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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2019-03-19
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 627 (effective 7/1/19)
VASB1355PassCoal combustion residuals impoundment; closure. Requires the owner or operator of any coal combustion residuals (CCR) unit, defined in the bill to include a coal ash pond or landfill, within the Chesapeake Bay watershed at Bremo Power Station, Chesap...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 651 (effective 7/1/19)
VASB1409PassAssisted living facilities; requirement for licensed administrator. Increases from one to two the number 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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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0448)
VASB1408PassCharter; 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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2019-03-18
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 508 (effective 7/1/19)
VASB1407PassChild 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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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0447)
VASB1411PassBurn 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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2019-03-18
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 509 (effective 7/1/19)
VASB1680PassMass 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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2019-03-18
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 567 (effective 7/1/19)
VASB1339PassFoster 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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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0446)
VASB1367PassDogs 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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2019-03-18
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 562 (effective 7/1/19)
VASB1459PassPort 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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2019-03-18
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 565 (effective 7/1/19)
VASB1720PassKinship foster care; notice. Requires local boards of social services, when identifying foster care placement options, to take all reasonable steps to (i) determine whether the child has any relatives who may be eligible to become a kinship foster pa...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0438)
VASB1400PassC-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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2019-03-18
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 564 (effective 7/1/19)
VASB1449PassVirginia 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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2019-03-18
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 511 (effective 7/1/19)
VASB1461PassState Council of Higher Education for Virginia; certification of certain programs; exemptions. Provides that any program of tutorial instruction that is delivered and designed to prepare an individual for an examination to demonstrate proficiency or ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 599 (effective 7/1/19)
VASB1693PassHealth 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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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0451)
VASB1274PassDepartment 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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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0479)
VASB1469PassTimber sales; theft; accounting; penalty. Provides that a person who buys and removes timber from a landowner's property is guilty of timber theft if he fails to pay the landowner by the date specified in their agreement or, if there is no written ag...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0353)
VASB1450PassEviction Diversion Pilot Program. Establishes the Eviction Diversion Pilot Program (the Program), consisting of specialized dockets within the existing structure of the general district courts for the cities of Danville, Hampton, Petersburg, and Rich...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0356)
VASB1244PassVoter registration; protected voter; foster parents. Adds to the list of protected voters any person who has been approved to be a foster parent pursuant to law. Protected voters are permitted by law to provide on the application for voter registrati...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0342)
VASB1253EnrollFoster 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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2019-03-11
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VASB1768EnrollUse of handheld personal communications devices; highway work zones; penalty. Prohibits any person from holding a handheld personal communications device in his hand while driving a motor vehicle in a highway work zone, with certain exceptions. The b...
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2019-03-11
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VASB1455EnrollState Board of Elections; membership; appointment of Commissioner of Elections. Increases the membership of the State Board of Elections from three members to five members and increases the terms of Board members from four years to five years. Repres...
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2019-03-11
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VASB1668EnrollAlcoholic beverage control; Sunday store hours; distiller commission. Requires the Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (the Authority) to pay a distiller who operates a government store on the distiller's licensed premises a commission of not less t...
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2019-03-11
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VASB1581EnrollParental 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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2019-03-11
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VASB1789EnrollDesignating 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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2019-03-11
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VASJR278EnrollConstitutional amendment (first resolution); personal property tax exemption; motor vehicle of a veteran who is disabled. Provides that one motor vehicle of a veteran who has a 100 percent service-connected, permanent, and total disability shall be e...
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2019-03-09
Signed by President
VASJR306EnrollConstitutional amendment (first resolution); apportionment; Virginia Redistricting Commission. Establishes the Virginia Redistricting Commission, a 16-member Commission tasked with establishing districts for the United States House of Representatives...
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2019-03-09
Signed by President
VASB1416PassAppeals 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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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0296)
VASB1128PassHistorical 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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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0268)
VASB1145PassVirginia 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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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0218)
VASB1221PassTelemedicine services; coverage. Requires insurers, corporations, or health maintenance organizations to cover medically necessary remote patient monitoring services as part of their coverage of telemedicine services to the full extent that these ser...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0219)
VASB1681EnrollDepartment 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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2019-03-04
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VASB1025EnrollTethering of animals; adequate shelter and space. Provides that in order to meet the requirement that an animal be given adequate space, a tether must be at least three times the length of the animal or 10 feet in length, whichever is greater, and no...
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2019-03-04
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VASB1718EnrollDepartment of Education; reading diagnostic tools; report. Directs the Department of Education (the Department) to consult with stakeholders and develop a plan to implement a pilot program to incorporate additional diagnostic tools into reading diagn...
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2019-03-04
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VASB1724EnrollEmployment 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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2019-03-04
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VASB1224EnrollProtective services; adult abuse, neglect, and exploitation; multidisciplinary teams. Authorizes local departments of social services to foster, when practicable, the creation, maintenance, and coordination of hospital and community-based multidiscip...
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2019-03-04
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VASB1692EnrollIndustrial hemp; federal Farm Bill; emergency. Conforms Virginia law to the provisions of the federal 2018 Farm Bill by amending the definitions of cannabidiol oil, marijuana, and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) to exclude industrial hemp in the possessio...
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2019-03-04
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VASB1026EnrollAbsentee 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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2019-03-04
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VASB1559EnrollC-PACE loans; resiliency improvements. Authorizes any locality, by ordinance, to authorize contracts to provide loans for the initial acquisition and installation of resiliency improvements, including improvements for the mitigation of flooding or th...
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2019-03-04
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
VASB1061PassReal Estate Board; real estate licenses. Clarifies that the Real Estate Board (the Board) may establish criteria delineating the permitted activities of unlicensed individuals employed by, or affiliated as an independent contractor with, real estate ...
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2019-02-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0179)
VASB1413PassOyster 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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2019-02-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0164)
VASB1295PassPublic 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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2019-02-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0172)
VASB1448PassEviction; writs of possession and eviction. Changes the terminology from writ of possession to writ of eviction for the writ executed by a sheriff to recover real property pursuant to an order of possession. The bill specifies that an order of posses...
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2019-02-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0180)
VASB1487FailDriver'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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2019-02-24
Failed to pass in Senate
VASJR299FailWorld Prematurity Day. Designates November 17, in 2019 and in each succeeding year, as World Prematurity Day in Virginia.
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2019-02-24
Failed to pass in Senate
VASJR473IntroCommending Equality Virginia.
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2019-02-24
To Senate Rules Committee
VASJR318EngrossCelebrating the life of the Honorable Frederick MacDonald Quayle.
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2019-02-23
Agreed to by House
VASJR327EngrossCommending Doorways for Women and Families.
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2019-02-23
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VASJR414PassCommending The Apprentice School.
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2019-02-23
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ414ER)
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