Virginia Delegate Sam Rasoul [D]

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VAHB5050EngrossEmergency Services and Disaster Law; powers and duties of Governor; purchase of personal protective equipment during a disaster caused by a communicable disease of public health threat. Grants the Governor authority during a disaster caused by a comm...
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2020-09-18
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB5106EngrossLandlord and tenant, noncompliance with rental agreement; prohibition on reporting negative credit information arising from the COVID-19 pandemic; penalty; emergency. Provides that a landlord shall not take any adverse action against a tenant or appl...
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2020-09-18
Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (8-Y 3-N 3-A)
VAHB5148EngrossDepartment of Corrections; earned sentence credits. Establishes a four-level classification system for the awarding and calculation of earned sentence credits. The bill also specifies certain crimes that are subject to the maximum 4.5 earned sentence...
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2020-09-18
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB5069EngrossLaw-enforcement officers; prohibition on the use of neck restraints; penalty. Makes it a Class 6 felony for a law-enforcement officer to use a neck restraint in the performance of his official duties. The bill defines "neck restraint" as the use of a...
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2020-09-16
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB5058EngrossIssuing citations; possession of marijuana and certain traffic offenses. Changes from a primary offense to a secondary offense the traffic infractions of operating a motor vehicle (i) without a light illuminating a license plate, (ii) with defective ...
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2020-09-16
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB5049EngrossAcquisition and use of military property by law-enforcement agencies. Provides that no state or local law-enforcement agency shall acquire, purchase, or otherwise accept on any terms (i) weaponized unmanned aerial vehicles; (ii) aircraft that are con...
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2020-09-16
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB5146EngrossAutomatic expungement of criminal records. Establishes a process for the automatic expungement of criminal records for certain convictions, deferred dispositions, acquittals, and for offenses that have been nolle prossed or otherwise dismissed. The b...
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2020-09-16
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB5109EngrossDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; law-enforcement officer training and qualifications. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) to develop a uniform curriculum and lesson plans for the compulsory minimum entry-leve...
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2020-09-16
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB5108EngrossCriminal Justice Services Board; Committee on Training; membership and responsibilities. Changes the membership of the Criminal Justice Services Board and its Committee on Training by requiring that some members be representatives of a civil rights o...
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2020-09-16
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB5099EngrossSearch warrants; prohibition on no-knock search warrants. Prohibits any law-enforcement officer from seeking, executing, or participating in the execution of a no-knock search warrant, defined in the bill as any search warrant executed without law-en...
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2020-09-16
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB5116EngrossPaid quarantine leave. Requires public and private employers to provide eligible employees paid quarantine leave. The bill provides that such paid quarantine leave is available for immediate use by the employee, regardless of how long the employee ha...
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2020-09-16
Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (14-Y 1-N)
VAHB5055EngrossLaw-enforcement civilian oversight bodies. Requires a locality to establish a law-enforcement civilian oversight body that may (i) receive, investigate, and issue findings on complaints from civilians regarding conduct of law-enforcement officers and...
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2020-09-16
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB5043EngrossMental health awareness response and community understanding services (Marcus) alert system. Provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) shall support the...
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2020-09-16
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB5072EngrossLaw-enforcement misconduct. Authorizes the Attorney General to file a civil suit or inquire into or seek to conciliate, through the Division of Human Rights, any unlawful pattern and practice against the Commonwealth or a locality whenever the Attorn...
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2020-09-16
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB5068EngrossAutomatic exemption of emergency relief payments during a state of emergency; emergency. Automatically exempts from the creditor process emergency relief payments, as defined in the bill, paid to individuals and businesses during a state of emergency...
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2020-09-16
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB5112EngrossLaw-enforcement officer; duty to render aid; duty to report wrongdoing by another law-enforcement officer; penalty. Requires any law-enforcement officer on duty who witnesses another person suffering from a serious bodily injury or a life-threatening...
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2020-09-16
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (10-Y 3-N)
VAHB5029EngrossLaw-enforcement officer; failure to intervene in an unlawful use of force; penalties. Requires that any law-enforcement officer who witnesses another law-enforcement officer, in the performance of his official duties, engaging or attempting to engage...
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2020-09-16
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB5013EngrossCivil action for deprivation of rights; duties and liabilities of certain employers in employing or contracting for the services of law-enforcement officers. Creates a civil action for the deprivation of a person's rights by a law-enforcement officer...
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2020-09-10
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (12-Y 3-N)
VAHB5103EngrossAppropriation; Department of Elections. Appropriates $2,000,000 to the Department of Elections to be used to provide prepaid postage for the return of absentee ballots for the November 3, 2020, election. The bill requires that such prepaid postage be...
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2020-09-10
Recommitted to Finance and Appropriations
VAHR594IntroCelebrating the life of Diane Elaine Harris Marsh, DDS.
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2020-09-09
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 20201140D
VAHR592IntroCommending the Philippine Cultural Center of Virginia.
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2020-09-09
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 20200007D
VAHB5030EngrossMonuments and memorials for war veterans; authority of localities. Changes the authority of a locality from the authority to "contextualize or cover" to the authority to "alter" a monument or memorial for war veterans located within the geographical ...
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2020-09-09
To Senate Local Government Committee
VAHB5113EngrossCertain school boards; student meals; participation in the Community Eligibility Provision. Requires each school board that governs a local school division that contains any public elementary or secondary school that is eligible to participate in the...
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2020-09-09
[Hearing: Sep 22 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VAHB5093EngrossEmergency Services and Disaster Law; powers and duties of the Governor; executive orders; penalty. Provides that a violation of an executive order declared by the Governor as the Director of Emergency Management shall be punishable either as a civil ...
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2020-09-04
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
VAHB5052EngrossLegal holidays; Juneteenth. Recognizes the nineteenth day of June of each year, also known as Juneteenth, as a legal holiday in the Commonwealth to commemorate the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas, the last of the former Confederate ...
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2020-09-02
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
VAHB5046EngrossTelemedicine services; originating site. Directs the Board of Medical Assistance Services to amend the state plan for medical assistance services to provide for payment of medical assistance for medically necessary health care services provided throu...
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2020-09-02
[Hearing: Sep 22 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VAHB5048EngrossOutbreaks of communicable disease of public health threat; posting of information. Requires the Department of Health to make information about outbreaks of communicable diseases of public health threat at any medical care facility, residential or day...
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2020-09-02
[Hearing: Sep 22 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VAHR588IntroCelebrating the life of the Honorable John Henry Hager.
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2020-09-02
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 20201071D
VAHR511EngrossCelebrating the life of Benito Loyola, Sr.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR521EngrossCommending the Honorable Edward T. Scott.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR508EngrossCelebrating the life of Javon Malik Prather.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR506EngrossCelebrating the life of Bijan C. Ghaisar.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR544EngrossCommemorating the 100th anniversary of the adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR532EngrossCelebrating the life of Captain Michael Francis Ott, Jr., USN, Ret.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR550EngrossCelebrating the life of Nathaniel Thomas Connally, Jr., M.D.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR551EngrossCommending the Virginia Hospital Center.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR545EngrossCelebrating the life of the Honorable George Earl Lovelace.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR512EngrossCelebrating the life of Steven John Perez, M.D.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR527EngrossCelebrating the life of Michael Thomas Elliot.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR535EngrossCelebrating the life of Bishop Willie Roger Logan.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR556EngrossCelebrating the life of Bishop Lawrence Levi Taylor.
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2020-08-28
Agreed to by House
VAHR582IntroRacism; public health crisis. Recognizes that racism is a public health crisis in Virginia.
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2020-08-28
To House Rules Committee
VAHB5142IntroCourt authority in criminal cases; prosecutorial discretion to dispose of a criminal case. Provides that, upon the agreement of the Commonwealth and the defendant, a trial court may defer proceedings; defer entry of a conviction order, if none, or de...
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2020-08-26
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB5083IntroHealth care coverage; qualified health plans. Requires the Department of Medical Assistance Services, in collaboration with the State Corporation Commission, to contract with health carriers to offer qualified health plans on the health benefit excha...
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2020-08-25
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions (19-Y 3-N)
VAHJR5011IntroWomen's Suffrage Month. Designates August, in 2020 and in each succeeding year, as Women's Suffrage Month in Virginia.
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2020-08-24
To House Rules Committee
VAHB5111IntroVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; temporary prohibition against landlord termination of rental agreements or actions to obtain possession of a dwelling unit under certain circumstances. Prohibits the termination of rental agreements and t...
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2020-08-24
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB5119IntroVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; temporary applicability to certain occupants of hotels, motels, extended stay facilities, or boardinghouses. Provides that, from the effective date of the bill until 90 days after the expiration or revoca...
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2020-08-24
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB5120IntroGuests of transient lodging facilities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic; suspending self-help evictions; emergency. Suspends provisions of the Code of Virginia that allow an innkeeper or property owner of a hotel, motel, extended stay facility, vaca...
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2020-08-24
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB5114IntroLaw-enforcement officer conduct during an arrest or detention; use of force; prohibited practices. Prohibits the use of excessive force, defined in the bill as any force that is objectively unreasonable given the totality of the circumstances, includ...
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2020-08-22
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB5102IntroEmployee safety; Voluntary Protection Program. Requires that an employer that hires a crew of 50 or more temporary employees during any declared public health emergency due to COVID-19 is required to participate in the Voluntary Protection Program (V...
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2020-08-20
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
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