Virginia Senator Scott Surovell [D]

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VASB813Engross
50%
Virginia Freedom of Information Act; record exclusions; State Comptroller records. Provides that the exclusions of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act related to the internal controls of the State Comptroller do not authorize the withholding of t...
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2023-01-27
Read second time and engrossed
VASB817Intro
25%
Lien for attorney fees; written notice requirements; validity and amount determinations. Provides that written notice of a lien for attorney fees shall be given either within 45 days of the end of representation or (i) in causes of action sounding in...
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2023-01-27
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
VASB895Intro
25%
Appeals of certain interlocutory decrees or orders; report. Prohibits the appeal of certain interlocutory decrees or orders relating to affirmance or annulment of a marriage, divorce, custody of a minor child, spousal or child support, control or dis...
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2023-01-27
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
VASB1067Engross
50%
Substantial risk orders; substantial risk factors and Substantial risk orders; substantial risk factors and considerations. Provides various factors that a judge or magistrate shall consider for the purpose of determining probable cause prior to issu...
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2023-01-27
Passed by for the day
VASJR261Intro
25%
Study; joint subcommittee; creation of a Virginia Gaming Commission; report. Establishes a joint subcommittee of the Senate Committee on General Laws and Technology, the Senate Committee on Finance and Appropriations, the House Committee on General L...
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2023-01-27
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASB1192Engross
50%
Carrying assault firearms in public areas prohibited; penalty. Prohibits the carrying of certain semi-automatic center-fire rifles, pistols, and shotguns on any public street, road, alley, sidewalk, or public right-of-way or in any public park or any...
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2023-01-27
Printed as engrossed 23103857D-E
VASB1139Intro
25%
Storage of firearms in a residence where a minor is present; penalty. Requires any person who possesses a firearm in a residence where such person knows or reasonably should know that a minor under 18 years of age is present to store such firearm unl...
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2023-01-27
Passed by for the day
VASB1461Intro
25%
Virginia College Savings Plan; Virginia College Opportunity Endowment and Fund. Directs the board of the Virginia College Savings Plan (the Plan) to Virginia College Savings Plan; Virginia College Opportunity Endowment and Fund. Directs the board of ...
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2023-01-27
[Hearing: Jan 30]
To Senate Education: Higher Education Committee
VASB1276Engross
50%
Autopsies; decedents in the custody of Department of Corrections. Requires, if a decedent is an inmate in the custody of the Department of Corrections, that an autopsy be performed by the Chief Medical Examiner, an Assistant Chief Medical Examiner, o...
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2023-01-27
Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
VASJR260Engross
50%
Commending Colonel Anthony Steven Pike.
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2023-01-27
Laid on Speaker's table
VASJR279Engross
50%
Commending the Honorable Mitchell I. Mutnick.
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2023-01-27
Laid on Speaker's table
VASJR280Engross
50%
Commending Doreen Gentzler.
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2023-01-27
Laid on Speaker's table
VASJR285Engross
50%
Celebrating the life of Douglas William Rogers.
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2023-01-27
Laid on Speaker's table
VASB1181Engross
50%
Sale, transfer, or purchase of unfinished frames or receivers and unserialized firearms; penalty. Creates a Class 1 misdemeanor, which is punishable as a Class 4 felony for a second or subsequent offense, for any person to knowingly sell, offer to se...
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2023-01-27
Read second time and engrossed
VASB1382Engross
50%
Purchase, possession, sale, transfer, etc., of assault firearms and certain ammunition feeding devices prohibited; penalty. Creates a Class 1 misdemeanor for any person who imports, sells, manufactures, purchases, possesses, transports, or transfers ...
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2023-01-27
Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1382S2
VASB901Intro
25%
Firearm in unattended motor vehicle; civil penalty. Provides that no person shall leave, place, or store a handgun in an unattended motor vehicle, as defined in the bill, unless the vehicle is locked and the handgun is secured in a locked container o...
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2023-01-26
Reported from Transportation with amendments (8-Y 7-N)
VASB1167Engross
50%
Firearm industry members; standards of responsible conduct; civil liability. Creates standards of responsible conduct for firearm industry members, as that term is defined in the bill. The bill requires any firearm industry member that sells, manufac...
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2023-01-26
Read third time and passed Senate (21-Y 19-N)
VASR104Intro
25%
Commending Abigail Zwerner.
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2023-01-26
Passed by for the day
VASB909Engross
50%
Firearm transfers to another person from a prohibited person. Provides that a person who is prohibited from possessing a firearm because such person is subject to a protective order or has been convicted of an assault and battery of a family or house...
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2023-01-26
Read third time and passed Senate (22-Y 17-N)
VASB815Engross
50%
Virginia Motor Vehicle Warranty Enforcement Act; definitions. Expands the definition of "motor vehicle" in the Virginia Motor Vehicle Warranty Enforcement Act to include a vehicle with a gross vehicle weight under 10,000 pounds that is bought or used...
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2023-01-25
Read third time and passed Senate (27-Y 12-N)
VASB871Engross
50%
Motor vehicle dealers; franchise agreements; sale or lease Motor vehicle dealers; franchise agreements; sale or lease of new motor vehicles. Provides that the threat to withhold incentive payments or the right to participate in incentive programs is ...
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2023-01-25
Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
VASJR250Engross
50%
Study; JLARC; Department of Juvenile Justice; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission, in conjunction with the Office of the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security and the Office of the Secretary of Health and Huma...
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2023-01-25
Read third time and agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VASB1230Intro
25%
Animal testing facilities; noncompliance with federal laws and regulations; civil penalty. Establishes certain restrictions and civil penalties for animal testing facilities, as defined in the bill, that have received citations for noncompliance with...
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2023-01-25
To Senate Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Companion Animals Committee
VASB1271Intro
25%
Animal testing; annual report; whistle blower protections created; Animal Welfare Whistle Blower Reward Fund established; civil penalty. Requires state and private facilities using animal test methods to annually submit on or before December 1 to the...
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2023-01-25
To Senate Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Companion Animals Committee
VASB821Engross
50%
Reports of certain arrests and convictions of certain Reports of certain arrests and convictions of certain individuals to division superintendents; employment verification; method of submission; compilation. Requires each division superintendent to ...
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2023-01-24
Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
VASB1083Intro
25%
Shared solar programs; Phase I Utility; report. Requires the State Corporation Commission to establish by regulation a shared solar program that allows customers of a Phase I Utility, defined in the bill, to purchase electric power through a subscrip...
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2023-01-24
[Hearing: Jan 30]
To Senate Commerce and Labor: Energy Committee
VASB1266Intro
25%
Public utilities; shared solar; minimum bill. Provides that the minimum bill a subscriber to a shared solar program is required to pay, which under current law the State Corporation Commission is required to establish, may include the basic customer ...
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2023-01-24
[Hearing: Jan 30]
To Senate Commerce and Labor: Energy Committee
VASB1471Intro
25%
Campaign finance; prohibited personal use of campaign funds; complaints, hearings, civil penalty, and advisory opinions. Prohibits any person from converting contributions to a candidate or his campaign committee for personal use. Current law only pr...
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2023-01-24
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASB1112Engross
50%
Health insurance; coverage for prescription contraceptives. Requires health insurance carriers to provide coverage, under any health insurance contract, policy, or plan that includes coverage for prescription drugs on an outpatient basis, for any pre...
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2023-01-24
Read third time and passed Senate (26-Y 13-N)
VASB1065Engross
50%
Conveyance of easement. Authorizes the Department of Conservation and Recreation to grant and convey an easement and right-of-way over Neabsco Beach Way at Leesylvania State Park to the River Mouth Corporation. The easement will allow ingress and egr...
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2023-01-23
Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
VASJR238PassCommending Vivian Cheatham.
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2023-01-23
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VASJR252Engross
50%
Celebrating the life of the Honorable Jane Haycock Woods.
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2023-01-23
Passed by for the day
VASB940Intro
25%
Compensation of court-appointed counsel. Increases the statutory caps for fees paid to court-appointed counsel in indigent cases.
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2023-01-23
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASB1053Engross
50%
Campaign finance; mandatory electronic filing for all candidates. Requires all candidates to file their campaign finance reports electronically with the State Board of Elections. The bill provides an exemption for any candidate who is incapable of ac...
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2023-01-23
Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
VASB1166Intro
25%
Energy planning and electric utility oversight. Requires Energy planning and electric utility oversight. Requires the Commission on Electric Utility Regulation (the Commission) to establish the Commonwealth Energy Research Consortium (the Consortium)...
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2023-01-23
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASJR266PassCommending Nancy A. Creech.
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2023-01-23
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VASB1431Intro
25%
Procedure for removal of elected and certain appointed officers by courts. Sets out the procedure by which, and clarifies the reasons for which, an elected officer or officer who has been appointed to fill an elective office may be removed from offic...
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2023-01-20
To Senate Privileges and Elections: Subcommittee #1
VASB1495Intro
25%
Local enforcement action; willful disregard for applicable law; damages. Provides that any person aggrieved by an enforcement action by a locality, where the enforcement action was based upon a willful disregard for applicable law, regulation, or ord...
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2023-01-20
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Local Government Committee
VASJR255Intro
25%
Constitutional amendment (first reference); fundamental right to reproductive freedom. Provides that every individual has the fundamental right to reproductive freedom and that the right to make and effectuate one's own decisions about all matters re...
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2023-01-20
To Senate Privileges and Elections: Subcommittee #1
VASB1494Intro
25%
Procedure for disciplining attorneys and reinstatement of attorneys by three-judge circuit court. Provides that any former attorney who has had his license revoked and filed a petition for reinstatement with the Virginia State Bar may elect and deman...
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2023-01-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB799Engross
50%
Evidence of medical reports, statements, or records; testimony of health care provider or custodian of records in juvenile and domestic relations district court; custody, visitation, placement, and support cases. Provides that in any civil case in a ...
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2023-01-19
Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
VASB801Engross
50%
Conservators of the peace; search warrants; military criminal investigative organizations. Provides that a special agent of the United States Army Criminal Investigation Division and United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations shall be a...
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2023-01-19
Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
VASB814Engross
50%
Interpreters for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. Allows a court to appoint a certified interpreter for a person who is deaf or hard of hearing if the Department for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing cannot readily procure such interpreter. Inter...
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2023-01-19
Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
VASB835Engross
50%
Prohibited sales and loans to juveniles; definition of sexual conduct. Clarifies the definition of "sexual conduct" so that it is neutral regarding sexual orientation for the purposes of crimes related to prohibited sales and loans to juveniles.
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2023-01-19
Read third time and passed Senate (25-Y 12-N)
VASB1428Intro
25%
Common interest communities; foreclosure remedy. Prohibits a common interest community association from conducting a foreclosure sale on a lien for unpaid assessments totaling less than $5,000, excluding interest and attorney fees. Current law does n...
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2023-01-18
Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology with letter (12-Y 2-N)
VASB1482Intro
25%
State Corporation Commission; members. Increases, until the next expiration of a member's term, the number of members of the State Corporation Commission from three to four. The bill provides that the newest member will serve a term of six years that...
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2023-01-18
[Hearing: Jan 30]
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VASJR233PassCelebrating the life of John Tilghman Hazel, Jr.
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2023-01-16
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ233ER)
VASJR248PassCelebrating the life of Gregory Lee Kees.
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2023-01-16
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ248ER)
VASJR257PassCommending the Honorable Glenn L. Clayton II.
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2023-01-16
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ257ER)
VASJR259PassCommending the Library of Virginia.
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2023-01-16
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ259ER)
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