Virginia Delegate Patrick Hope [D]

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VAHB504PassChesapeake Bay Preservation Areas; mature trees. Adds (i) the preservation of mature trees or planting of trees, both as a water quality protection tool and as a means of providing other natural resource benefits, and (ii) coastal resilience and adap...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1207)
VAHB421PassControl of firearms by localities. Authorizes any locality by ordinance to prohibit the possession or carrying of firearms, ammunition, or components or any combination thereof in (i) any building, or part thereof, owned or used by such locality for ...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1205)
VAHB340PassEmergency laws; civil relief; citizens of the Commonwealth furloughed or otherwise not receiving wages or payments due to closure of the federal government or declaration of Emergency by the Governor. Provides a 60-day stay of an unlawful detainer fo...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1202)
VAHB651PassRecoupment. Specifies what actions qualify for statutory recoupment to include all defenses arising out of the transaction, whether such defenses are in law or equity. As introduced, the bill was a recommendation of the Boyd-Graves Conference.
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1211)
VAHB1090PassRequired immunizations; report. Amends the minimum vaccination requirements for attendance at a public or private elementary, middle or secondary school, child care center, nursery school, family day care home, or developmental center. The bill amend...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1223)
VAHB1452PassTemporary detention for observation and treatment. Clarifies that a person can be subject to a temporary detention order for observation and treatment related to intoxication where the person is located, upon a finding that (i) probable cause exists ...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1233)
VAHB358PassProject labor agreements; public procurement. Authorizes any public body, including any state or local government, when engaged in procuring products or services or letting contracts for construction, manufacture, maintenance, or operation of public ...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1203)
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)
VAHB438PassWorkers' compensation; post-traumatic stress disorder; law-enforcement officers and firefighters. Provides that post-traumatic stress disorder incurred by a law-enforcement officer or firefighter is compensable under the Virginia Workers' Compensatio...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1206)
VAHB789PassConsumer lending. Replaces references to payday loans with the term "short-term loans." The measure caps the interest and fees that may be charged under a short-term loan at an annual rate of 36 percent, plus a maintenance fee; increases the maximum ...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1215)
VAHB833PassPrevailing wage; public works contracts; penalty. Requires contractors and subcontractors under any public contract with a state agency, or with a locality that has adopted an ordinance requiring the payment of prevailing wages, for public works to p...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1216)
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)
VAHB220PassAbsentee voting; postage prepaid on return envelope. Requires the envelope provided to an absentee voter for the return of the absentee ballot to include prepaid postage. The provisions of the bill do not become effective unless reenacted by the 2021...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1155)
VAHB1078PassVirginia Public Procurement Act; process for competitive negotiation; including employment of persons with a disability as a factor in evaluating proposals. Provides that, except with regard to contracts for architectural, professional engineering, t...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1158)
VAHB798PassEmployment; prohibited retaliatory action. Prohibits an employer from discharging, disciplining, threatening, discriminating against, penalizing, or taking other retaliatory action against an employee regarding the employee's compensation, terms, con...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1136)
VAHB1526PassVirginia Clean Economy Act. Establishes a schedule by which Dominion Energy Virginia and American Electric Power are required to retire electric generating units located in the Commonwealth that emit carbon as a by-product of combusting fuel to gener...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1193)
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)
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)
VAHB169PassWorkers' compensation; occupational disease presumption; correctional officers. Adds correctional officers and full-time sworn members of the enforcement division of the Department of Motor Vehicles to the list of public safety employees who are enti...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1150)
VAHB56PassMinimum wage; tipped employees; classification. Prohibits an employer from classifying an individual as a tipped employee if the individual is prohibited by applicable federal or state law or regulation from soliciting tips.
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1145)
VAHB714PassVirginia Energy Plan; Commonwealth Energy Policy. Adopts findings that climate change is an urgent and pressing challenge for Virginia, that swift decarbonization and a transition to clean energy are required to meet the urgency of the challenge, and...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1192)
VAHB727PassE-911 dispatchers; training in telecommunicator cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency medical dispatch. Requires each public safety answering point (PSAP) to provide training and equipment for each of its dispatchers in high-quality telecommuni...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1068)
VAHB824PassEx parte requests for expert assistance in criminal cases. Provides that in any case in which a defendant is charged with a felony offense or a Class 1 misdemeanor and determined to be indigent by the court, the defendant or his attorney, upon notice...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1124)
VAHB1080PassFirearms or other weapons on school property. Provides that no school board may authorize or designate any person to possess a firearm on school property other than those persons expressly authorized by statute. The bill also clarifies that no exempt...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1037)
VAHB806PassCriminal Injuries Compensation Fund; uncompensated medical costs; victims of sexual assault. Adds to those persons invited to participate in the annual meeting of the group led by the attorney for the Commonwealth to coordinate the multidisciplinary ...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1072)
VAHB1537PassMemorials for war veterans. Provides that a locality may remove, relocate, contextualize, or cover any monument or memorial for war veterans on the locality's public property, not including a monument or memorial located in a publicly owned cemetery,...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1101)
VAHB1103PassRanked choice voting; elections for local governing bodies; local option pilot program. Provides that elections for local governing bodies may be conducted by ranked choice voting, which the bill defines as the method of casting and tabulating votes ...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1054)
VAHB1519PassCommission to Study Slavery and Subsequent De Jure and De Facto Racial and Economic Discrimination Against African Americans; report; sunset. Creates the Commission to Study Slavery and Subsequent De Jure and De Facto Racial and Economic Discriminati...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1043)
VAHB2PassFirearm sales; criminal history record information checks; penalty. Requires a background check for any firearm sale and directs the Department of State Police (the Department) to establish a process for transferors to obtain such a background check ...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1111)
VAHB337PassNonpayment of wages; discriminatory actions prohibited. Prohibits an employer from discharging or otherwise discriminating against an employee because such employee has filed any complaint or instituted or caused to be instituted any proceeding relat...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0950)
VAHB600PassFamily day homes; storage of firearms. Requires that during hours of operation, all firearms in a licensed family day home, registered family day home, or family day home approved by a family day system be stored unloaded in a locked container, compa...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0910)
VAHB578PassSmoking in motor vehicle with a minor present. Expands the group in the presence of whom it is illegal to smoke in a motor vehicle from minors under the age of eight to minors under the age of 15.
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0972)
VAHB477PassJuveniles; trial as adult. Increases from 14 years of age to 16 years of age the minimum age at which a juvenile must be tried as an adult in circuit court for murder or aggravated malicious wounding; however, if the juvenile is 14 years of age or ol...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0987)
VAHB1508PassMinimum staffing ratio for school counselors. Requires local school boards to employ school counselors in accordance with the following ratios, effective with the 2020-2021 school year: in elementary schools, one hour per day per 75 students, one ful...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0953)
VAHB980PassProvision of abortion. Expands who can perform first trimester abortions to include any person jointly licensed by the Board of Medicine and Nursing as a nurse practitioner acting within such person's scope of practice. The bill eliminates all the pr...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0898)
VAHB1509PassVirginia Food Access Investment Program and Fund. Creates the Virginia Food Access Investment Program and Fund to provide funding for the construction, rehabilitation, equipment upgrades, or expansion of grocery stores, small food retailers, and inno...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0956)
VAHB1699PassDBHDS; work group to study expanding the individuals who may conduct evaluations for temporary detention; report. Directs the Commissioner of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to establish a work group to (i) review the c...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0918)
VAHB1424PassAmerican Revolution 250 Commission; report. Establishes the American Revolution 250 Commission to plan, develop, and perform programs and activities to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution, the Revolutionary War, and the indep...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0914)
VAHB908PassNaloxone; possession and administration; employee or person acting on behalf of a public place. Authorizes an employee or other person acting on behalf of a public place, as defined in the bill, who has completed a training program on the administrat...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0924)
VAHB717PassDepartment of Mines, Minerals and Energy; electric vehicle rebate working group. Establishes a working group to determine the feasibility of an electric vehicle rebate program. The working group will report on its findings and recommendations by Nove...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0973)
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)
VAHB308PassPublic elementary and secondary school students; excused absences; mental and behavioral health. Requires the Department of Education to establish and distribute to each school board no later than December 31, 2020, guidelines for the granting of exc...
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2020-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0869)
VAHB123PassNonpayment of wages; cause of action; penalties. Provides that an employee has a private cause of action against an employer who fails to pay wages to recover the amount of wages due plus interest at eight percent annually from the date the wages wer...
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2020-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0868)
VAHB66PassHealth insurance; cost-sharing payments for prescription insulin drugs. Prohibits health insurance companies and other carriers from setting an amount exceeding $50 per 30-day supply that a covered person is required to pay at the point of sale in or...
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2020-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0881)
VAHB826PassState plan for medical assistance; perinatal birth workers. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to convene a work group to (i) evaluate the potential costs and benefits, including potential reductions in maternal and infant mortalit...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0841)
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)
VAHB1427PassPassing stopped school bus; vendor; administrative fee. Authorizes a private vendor operating a video monitoring system for a school division for the purpose of recording those illegally passing stopped school buses to impose and collect an administr...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0783)
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