Virginia Senator Monty Mason [D]

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VASB1298PassTourism improvement districts. Authorizes any locality to create a local tourism improvement district plan, consisting of fees charged to businesses and used to fund tourism promotion activities and capital improvements. Under the bill, the locality ...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0500)
VASB1225PassBroadband services; education. Authorizes school boards to appropriate funds for the purposes of promoting, facilitating, and encouraging the expansion and operation of broadband services for educational purposes. The bill authorizes school boards to...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0496)
VASB1314PassVirginia Economic Development Partnership Authority; Office of Education and Labor Market Alignment established; workforce and higher education alignment. Directs the Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority to establish an Office of Educa...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0502)
VASB1405PassGet Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back (G3) Fund and Program established. Establishes the Get Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back (G3) Fund and requires the Virginia Community College System to establish the G3 Program for the purpose of providing financial ass...
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2021-03-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0398)
VASB1158PassPort of Virginia tax credits; sunset. Extends the sunset for the international trade facility tax credit, the barge and rail usage tax credit, and the port volume increase tax credit from taxable years before January 1, 2022, to taxable years before ...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0373)
VASB1354PassChesapeake Bay; wastewater treatment; Enhanced Nutrient Removal Certainty Program. Requires the State Water Control Board to adopt regulations establishing a Phase III Watershed Implementation Plan Enhanced Nutrient Removal Certainty Program (ENRC Pr...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0364)
VASB1398PassRetail sales and transient occupancy taxes on room rentals. Provides that retail sales and hotel taxes on transient room rentals shall be computed on the basis of the total charges or the total price paid for the use or possession of the room. For th...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0383)
VASB1431PassUnrestorably incompetent defendant; competency report. Provides that in cases where a defendant was previously determined to be unrestorably incompetent in the past two years, a competency report may recommend that the court find the defendant unrest...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0316)
VASB1223PassTransportation electrification; Virginia Energy Plan. Amends the Virginia Energy Plan to include an analysis of electric vehicle charging infrastructure and other infrastructure needed to support the 2045 net-zero carbon target in the transportation ...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0326)
VASB1338PassTelemedicine. Requires the Board of Medical Assistance Services to amend the state plan for medical assistance to provide for payment of medical assistance for remote patient monitoring services provided via telemedicine for certain high-risk patient...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0302)
VASB1273PassBehavioral Health Commission created. Creates the Behavioral Health Commission in the legislative branch of state government for the purpose of (i) studying and making recommendations for the improvement of behavioral health services and the behavior...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0313)
VASB1329PassPromises to appear after the issuance of a summons. Provides that if any person refuses to give a written promise to appear, the arresting officer shall give such person notice of the time and place of the hearing, note such person's refusal to give ...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0338)
VASB1272PassDisposition of the unrestorably incompetent defendant; capital murder charge; inpatient custody of the Commissioner of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. Provides that a court may commit a capital murder defendant to the ...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0312)
VASB1389PassVirginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures; repetitive risk loss structure; flood risk information form. Requires the Real Estate Board to make available on its website a flood risk information form, the details of which are o...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0323)
VASB1366PassAging services; social need. Requires the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, in providing aging services, to use available resources to provide services to older persons with the greatest economic or social needs. The bill defines "eco...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0300)
VASB1465PassIllegal gambling; skill games; civil penalty; enforcement by localities and Attorney General. Provides that any person who conducts, finances, manages, supervises, directs, or owns a gambling device that is located in an unregulated location is subje...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0329)
VASB1321PassConfirmatory adoption. Expands the stepparent adoption provisions to allow a person who is not the child's stepparent but has a legitimate interest in the child to file a joint petition for adoption with the child's birth parent or parent by adoption...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0252)
VASB1297PassEmergency order for adult protective services; acts of violence, force, or threat or financial exploitation; penalty. Allows the circuit court, upon a finding that an incapacitated adult has been, within a reasonable period of time, subjected to an a...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0208)
VASB1255PassState Corporation Commission; issuance or renewal of insurance licenses or registrations during an emergency. Authorizes the State Corporation Commission to temporarily suspend, authorize extensions of time for, or waive requirements for the issuance...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0297)
VASB1328PassState-Funded Kinship Guardianship Assistance program. Creates the State-Funded Kinship Guardianship Assistance program (the program) to facilitate child placements with relatives, including fictive kin, and ensure permanency for children. The bill se...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0254)
VASB1299PassAlcoholic beverage control; sale and delivery of mixed beverages and pre-mixed wine for off-premises consumption. Allows distillers that have been appointed as agents of the Board of Directors (the Board) of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Au...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0282)
VASB1316PassChild care providers; background check portability; subsidy pilot program; report. Exempts prospective employees and volunteers of certain child care providers from statutory background check requirements where the individual completed a background c...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0251)
VASB1327PassHousing Bill of Rights; housing protections; foreclosures; manufactured housing. Provides for various protections for homeowners and tenants of manufactured home parks, including (i) restricting the circumstances under which a court may order a perso...
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2021-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0092)
VASB1290PassConserveVirginia program; established. Establishes in the Department of Conservation and Recreation a data-driven Geographical Information Systems model to prioritize potential conservation areas across the Commonwealth that would provide quantifiabl...
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2021-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0099)
VASB1439PassDepartment of Education; guidelines on excused student absences; civic engagement. Provides that, subject to guidelines established by the Department of Education, each school board (i) shall permit one school day-long excused absence per school year...
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2021-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0105)
VASB1291PassVirginia Water Protection Permit; withdrawal of surface water or ground water; plans for water auditing and leak detection and repair. Requires that any application for a permit to withdraw surface water or ground water include a water auditing plan ...
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2021-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0100)
VASB1162PassTax credit; agricultural best management practices. Creates an enhanced individual and corporate income tax credit for taxable years 2021 through 2024 for the implementation of certain agricultural best management practices by the taxpayer that are r...
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2021-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0040)
VASB1429PassDisposition of property previously used by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services as the Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Institute. Authorizes the Governor to lease a portion of property previously used by the Department o...
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2021-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0069)
VASB1313PassChildren's Services Act; special education programs. Requires that funds expended for private special education services under the Children's Services Act only be expended on educational programs that are licensed by the Board of Education or an equi...
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2021-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0071)
VASB1401Engross

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Standards of Learning assessments; reduction; report. Reduces the total number and type of required Standards of Learning assessments to the minimum requirements established by the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended. T...
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2021-03-01
To House Education Committee
VASB1462Engross

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Virginia Digital Equity Pilot Program and Fund. Requires the Department of Social Services to establish a pilot program to provide a fixed reimbursement for the costs of broadband services to households currently participating in the Supplemental Nut...
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2021-03-01
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB1341Engross

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Health insurance; association health plan for real estate salespersons. Provides that a licensed insurer may issue a policy of group accident and sickness insurance to an association of real estate salespersons (association), which association shall ...
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2021-03-01
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VASB1363Engross

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Board of Local and Regional Jails; powers and duties. Restores the authority of the State Board of Local and Regional Jails (the Board) to (i) ensure the development of long-range policies, programs, and plans for corrections services provided at the...
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2021-03-01
To House Public Safety Committee
VASJR285PassJoint Subcommittee to Study Barrier Crimes and Criminal History Records Checks; Report. Continues the Joint Subcommittee to Study Barrier Crimes and Criminal History Records Checks for one additional year, through November 30, 2021.
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2021-02-24
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ285ER)
VASJR308PassStudy; JLARC; impact of COVID-19 on Virginia's public schools, students, and school employees; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the impact of COVID-19 on Virginia's public schools, students, and school employ...
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2021-02-24
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ308ER)
VASR508PassCelebrating the life of Edward Paul Crapol.
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2021-02-18
Bill text as passed Senate (SR508ER)
VASR514PassCommending the Science Museum of Virginia.
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2021-02-18
Bill text as passed Senate (SR514ER)
VASR506PassCommending the Virginia State Police and the Virginia National Guard.
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2021-02-18
Bill text as passed Senate (SR506ER)
VASJR289Engross

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Constitutional amendment (first reference); local government; sale of property; authority to grant perpetual easements to units of government. Allows easements on public property to be granted in perpetuity to a public body, political subdivision, or...
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2021-02-17
Tabled in Privileges and Elections (15-Y 5-N)
VASJR5001PassCommending the East Coast Surfing Championship.
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2021-02-15
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ5001ER)
VASB1329Engross

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Promises to appear after the issuance of a summons. Eliminates the requirement that a promise to appear be completed after the issuance of a summons for a misdemeanor traffic offense. The bill provides that an accused shall be released from custody a...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Courts of Justice by voice vote
VASJR289Engross

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Constitutional amendment (first reference); local government; sale of property; authority to grant perpetual easements to units of government. Allows easements on public property to be granted in perpetuity to a public body, political subdivision, or...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Privileges and Elections by voice vote
VASB1225Engross

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Broadband services; education. Authorizes school boards to appropriate funds for the purposes of promoting, facilitating, and encouraging the expansion and operation of broadband services for educational purposes. The bill authorizes school boards to...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Education by voice vote
VASB1313Engross

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Children's Services Act; special education programs. Requires that funds expended for private special education services under the Children's Services Act only be expended on educational programs that are licensed by the Board of Education or an equi...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Education by voice vote
VASB1290Engross

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ConserveVirginia program; established. Establishes in the Department of Conservation and Recreation a data-driven Geographical Information Systems model to prioritize potential conservation areas across the Commonwealth that would provide quantifiabl...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources by voice vote
VASB1272Engross

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Disposition of the unrestorably incompetent defendant; capital murder charge; inpatient custody of the Commissioner of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. Provides that a court may commit a capital murder defendant to the ...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Courts of Justice by voice vote
VASB1431Engross

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Unrestorably incompetent defendant; competency report. Provides that in cases where a defendant was previously determined to be unrestorably incompetent in the past two years, a competency report may recommend that the court find the defendant unrest...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Courts of Justice by voice vote
VASB1298Engross

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Tourism improvement districts. Authorizes any locality to create a local tourism improvement district plan, consisting of fees charged to businesses and used to fund tourism promotion activities and capital improvements. Under the bill, the locality ...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Counties, Cities and Towns by voice vote
VASB1321Engross

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Confirmatory adoption. Expands the stepparent adoption provisions to allow a person who is not the child's stepparent but has a legitimate interest in the child to file a joint petition for adoption with the child's birth parent or parent by adoption...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
VASB1291Engross

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Virginia Water Protection Permit; withdrawal of surface water or ground water; plans for water auditing and leak detection and repair. Requires that any application for a permit to withdraw surface water or ground water include a water auditing plan ...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources by voice vote
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