Virginia Delegate Robert Thomas [R]

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VAHR4049IntroCommending The American Legion Auxiliary.
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2019-11-13
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 19200397D
VAHB1620VetoState 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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2019-04-29
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
VAHB2306PassLong-Term Employment Support Services and Extended Employment Services. Directs the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services to make referrals to any employment services organization that provides competitive or commensurate wages and is elig...
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2019-04-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0851)
VAHB2141PassLocal services districts; broadband and telecommunications services. Authorizes a local governing body, with respect to a service district, to contract with a nongovernmental broadband service provider who will construct, maintain, and own communicat...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0828)
VAHB2142VetoSchool protection officers; minimum training standards; exemption. Defines a school protection officer as a retired law-enforcement officer hired on a part-time basis by the local law-enforcement agency to provide limited law-enforcement and security
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2019-04-03
(66 affirmative votes required to override veto)
VAHB2615PassCapital murder; law-enforcement officers and fire marshals; mandatory minimum. Provides that any person convicted of capital murder of a law-enforcement officer or certain other public safety officials who was 18 years of age or older at the time of ...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0835)
VAHB1972PassVirginia College Savings Plan. Makes several changes to the provisions that establish the Virginia College Savings Plan (the Plan), including (i) permitting the Plan to maintain an independent disbursement system for the disbursement of prepaid tuiti...
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2019-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0803)
VAHB1611PassVirginia College Savings Plan; prepaid tuition contracts; pricing reserves. Provides that in the event that the ratio of the assets of the Virginia College Savings Plan (the Plan) to the obligations of the Plan exceeds 105 percent, the pricing reserv...
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2019-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0806)
VAHB2653PassPublic institutions of higher education; innovation; Innovative Internship Fund and Program established. Permits any public institution of higher education to propose in conjunction with the six-year plan process, and the General Assembly to adopt by...
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2019-03-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0794)
VAHB2139PassTransfer of development rights; specified sending and receiving areas. Authorizes a locality to designate receiving areas or receiving properties that shall receive development rights only from certain sending areas or sending properties specified by...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0701)
VAHB1730PassFoster 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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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0677)
VAHB2140PassSchool calendar; opening of the school year; Planning District 16. Authorizes the school board of any school division located in Planning District 16 that was not granted a good cause waiver for the 2018-2019 school year but would qualify for such a ...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0637)
VAHB2786PassCoal 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: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0650)
VAHB2586PassProstitution and sex trafficking; offenses involving a minor; penalties. Provides that any person who commits an act of aiding prostitution or illicit sexual intercourse or using a vehicle to promote prostitution or unlawful sexual intercourse, when ...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0617)
VAHB2577PassHealth 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 (CHAP0452)
VAHB2553PassMass 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: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0551)
VAHB2325PassSchool board employees; discipline; written reprimand. Requires the Board of Education to include, in its regulations that prescribe the requirements for the licensure of teachers and other school personnel required to hold a license, procedures for ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0587)
VAHB1642PassDepartment of Corrections; restrictive housing; data collection and reporting; report. Requires the Department of Corrections to report to the General Assembly and the Governor on or before October 1 of each year certain population statistics of pers...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0453)
VAHB1804PassWorkers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. Adds cancers of the colon, brain, or testes to the list of cancers that are presumed to be an occupational disease covered by the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act when firef...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0415)
VAHB2540PassSales and use tax; reduced rate on essential personal hygiene products. Applies the reduced state sales and use tax rate of 1.5%, which under current law applies only to food purchased for human consumption, to essential personal hygiene products, de...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0549)
VAHB1733PassSchool boards; local law-enforcement agencies; memorandums of understanding. Requires (i) the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety to develop a model memorandum of understanding and (ii) the school board in each school division in which the l...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0455)
VAHB1625PassAnimal care; adequate shelter. Provides that the definition of "adequate shelter" includes the provision of shelter that, during hot weather, is shaded and does not readily conduct heat and, during cold weather, has a windbreak at its entrance and pr...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0532)
VAHB2485PassIndustrial development authorities; legislative intent. Authorizes an industrial development authority to facilitate and support landowner access to carbon markets through aggregation of landowners to reach a size that attracts the investment of priv...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0546)
VAHB1734PassVirginia Center for School and Campus Safety; threat assessment; case management tool. Requires the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety to develop a case management tool for use by public elementary and secondary school threat assessment tea...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0456)
VAHB2576PassSex Trafficking Response Coordinator; duties; report. Creates, within the Department of Criminal Justice Services, a Sex Trafficking Response Coordinator (the Coordinator) who shall (i) create a statewide plan for local and state agencies to identify...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0486)
VAHB1817PassPromoting travel for prostitution; penalty. Makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor for any travel agent to knowingly promote travel services for the purposes of prostitution or certain offenses involving minors that require registration on the Sex Offender a...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0458)
VAHB1887PassPosting human trafficking hotline information. Requires the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority and the Virginia Employment Commission to post notice of the existence of a human trafficking hotline in government stores, except for governmen...
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2019-03-14
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0388)
VAHB1623PassMilitary families; relocation to the Commonwealth; student registration. Permits any student whose service member parent is relocated to the Commonwealth pursuant to orders received to register for courses and other academic programs and participate ...
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2019-03-14
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0404)
VAHB2719PassHealth insurance; small employers. Revises the definition of "small employer" for purposes of group health insurance policies to provide that an individual who performs any service for remuneration under a contract of hire for (i) a corporation in wh...
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2019-03-14
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0383)
VAHB1614PassLocal Stormwater Management Fund. Authorizes a locality by ordinance to create a local Stormwater Management Fund consisting of appropriated local moneys for the purpose of granting funds to an owner of private property or a common interest community...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0344)
VAHB2169PassPhysician assistants; licensure by endorsement. Authorizes the Board of Medicine to issue a license by endorsement to an applicant for licensure as a physician assistant who (i) is the spouse of an active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0338)
VAHB2137PassPersons who are deaf or hard of hearing; terminology. Replaces the term "hearing impaired" and its variations with "deaf or hard of hearing" and "hearing loss" throughout the Code of Virginia. The bill also renames the Virginia Hearing Impairment Ide...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0288)
VAHB2542PassTemporary delegation of parental or legal custodial powers; child-placing agency. Allows a parent or legal custodian of a minor to delegate to another person by a properly executed power of attorney any powers regarding care, custody, or property of ...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0297)
VAHB2342PassConditional rezoning proffers. Makes extensive changes to conditional zoning provisions first enacted in 2016. Specific amendments include the addition of provisions stating that no local governing body shall require any unreasonable proffer, as desc...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0245)
VAHB2220PassSpecial license plate; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal. Creates a special license plate for persons awarded the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal or for unremarried surviving spouses of such persons.
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0194)
VAHB1738PassSchool buildings; plans to be reviewed by an individual or entity experienced in crime prevention through environmental design. Requires the plans and specifications for new or remodeled public school building construction to be reviewed by an indivi...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0226)
VAHB2400PassSchool boards; School Breakfast Program and National School Lunch Program; web-based application. Requires each local school board that collects information to determine eligibility for participation in the School Breakfast Program or the National Sc...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0228)
VAHB2551PassCommercial driver's licenses; military service members. Requires the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles to waive certain knowledge and skills tests required for obtaining a commercial learner's permit or commercial driver's license or a...
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2019-02-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0161)
VAHB2114PassSpecial license plates; members of the International Association of Fire Fighters. Changes the special license plates for members of the International Association of Fire Fighters from nonrevenue sharing to revenue sharing and provides for the moneys...
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2019-02-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0154)
VAHB1811FailUse of handheld personal communications devices while driving. Prohibits any person from holding a handheld personal communications device while driving a motor vehicle. Current law prohibits only the reading of any email or text message and manually...
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2019-02-24
Failed to pass in House
VAHB2470FailProstitution and human trafficking related crimes; minors; penalty. Increases from a Class 3 felony to a Class 2 felony and imposes a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 25 years for the following crimes if minors under 15 years of age are invo...
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2019-02-24
Failed to pass in House
VAHB1702FailLibrary of Virginia; disposition of official correspondence of the Governor. Requires the Library of Virginia to catalogue and make accessible to the public all correspondence and other records required to be delivered by an outgoing Governor within ...
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2019-02-24
Failed to pass in House
VAHB1735FailCommission on Student Behavioral Health created. Establishes the Commission on Student Behavioral Health as a legislative branch commission. The purpose of the Commission shall be to (i) assess the efficacy of developing and implementing a statewide ...
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2019-02-24
Failed to pass in House
VAHJR918PassCommending David Rosenberg.
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2019-02-23
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ918ER)
VAHJR1023PassCommending Robert J. Austin.
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2019-02-23
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ1023ER)
VAHJR1045PassCommending the Aquia Harbour community.
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2019-02-23
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ1045ER)
VAHJR873PassCelebrating the life of the Honorable Ralph L. Axselle, Jr.
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2019-02-23
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ873ER)
VAHJR1131PassCommending Jason Kaiser, Jr.
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2019-02-23
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ1131ER)
VAHJR1139PassCelebrating the life of Lieutenant Bradford Turner Clark.
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2019-02-23
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ1139ER)
VAHR455PassCelebrating the life of Joshua Wayne Bell.
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2019-02-23
Bill text as passed House (HR455ER)
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