Virginia Delegate Thomas Wright [R]

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VAHB2528VetoFelony homicide; certain drug offenses; penalty. Provides that a person is guilty of felony homicide, which constitutes second degree murder and is punishable by confinement of not less than five nor more than 40 years, if the underlying felonious ac...
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2019-05-02
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
VAHB2611VetoRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiative; prohibition on participation by Commonwealth. Prohibits the Governor or any state agency from adopting any regulation establishing a carbon dioxide cap-and-trade program or bringing about the participation by the C...
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2019-04-03
House sustained Governor's veto
VAHB2269VetoRegional transportation sector emissions programs; participation by Commonwealth. Prohibits the Governor or any state agency from adopting any regulation establishing or bringing about the participation by the Commonwealth in the Transportation and C...
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2019-04-03
House sustained Governor's 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)
VAHB1634PassAdditional sales and use tax in Halifax County; appropriations to incorporated towns for educational purposes. Authorizes Halifax County to impose an additional local sales and use tax at a rate not to exceed one percent, as determined by the governi...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0648)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
VAHB2740PassCharter; Town of Kenbridge. Amends the town charter by staggering the election of town council members and extending council members' terms from two to four years. Furthermore, the bill references general grants of power as set out in the Code of Vir...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0313)
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)
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)
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)
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
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
VAHJR1023PassCommending Robert J. Austin.
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2019-02-23
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ1023ER)
VAHJR1139PassCelebrating the life of Lieutenant Bradford Turner Clark.
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2019-02-23
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ1139ER)
VAHJR1138PassCelebrating the life of Captain Anthony Reid Adams, USCG, Ret.
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2019-02-23
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ1138ER)
VAHR455PassCelebrating the life of Joshua Wayne Bell.
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2019-02-23
Bill text as passed House (HR455ER)
VAHB1737PassDevelopment and review of school crisis, emergency management, and medical emergency response plans; include certain first responders. Requires each school board to include the chief law-enforcement officer, the fire chief, the chief of the emergency...
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2019-02-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0141)
VAHB1729PassSchool counselors; nomenclature; staff time. Changes the name of guidance counselors to school counselors and requires each school counselor employed by a school board in a public elementary or secondary school to spend at least 80 percent of his sta...
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2019-02-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0139)
VAHB1732PassSchool safety procedures; emergency situations; annual training. Requires each school board to develop training on safety procedures in the event of an emergency situation on school property. The bill requires such training to be delivered to each st...
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2019-02-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0140)
VAHB1621PassHunting license; trip hunting license for residents. Allows Virginia residents to purchase a trip hunting license in lieu of the standard local or statewide hunting license. Current law allows only nonresidents to purchase a trip hunting license.
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2019-02-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0147)
VAHB1725PassPublic school building security enhancements; compliance with Uniform Statewide Building Code and Statewide Fire Prevention Code. Requires each school board, in consultation with the local building official and the state or local fire marshal, to dev...
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2019-02-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0121)
VAHJR881PassCommending the 29th Infantry Division.
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2019-02-21
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ881ER)
VAHJR971PassCelebrating the life of President George Herbert Walker Bush.
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2019-02-21
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ971ER)
VAHJR968PassCelebrating the life of Trooper Lucas B. Dowell.
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2019-02-21
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ968ER)
VAHJR969PassCelebrating the life of Glen Wood.
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2019-02-21
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ969ER)
VAHR351PassCommending Wayne Tinsley.
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2019-02-21
Bill text as passed House (HR351ER)
VAHR373PassCommending the State of Israel.
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2019-02-21
Bill text as passed House (HR373ER)
VAHJR828PassCommending Spring Hill Baptist Church.
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2019-02-18
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ828ER)
VAHB2529PassIncome tax; conformity. Advances conformity of the Commonwealth's tax code with the federal tax code to December 31, 2018, effective starting in taxable year 2018. Starting in taxable year 2019, the bill deconforms from the provisions of the federal ...
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2019-02-15
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0017)
VAHB2570EngrossFamily life education programs; student participation. Prohibits any public elementary or secondary school student from participating in any family life education program without the prior written consent of his parent.
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2019-02-14
Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (10-Y 5-N)
VAHJR834PassCelebrating the life of Scott Marvin Anderson.
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2019-02-14
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ834ER)
VAHJR748PassCommending Virginia State University.
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2019-02-07
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ748ER)
VAHB1616IntroUse or display of firearm during commission of a felony; killing or injuring police animals; penalty. Adds maliciously shooting, stabbing, wounding, or otherwise causing bodily injury to or administering poison to any animal used or trained by a law-...
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2019-02-05
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
VAHB2307IntroKilling or injuring police animals; penalty. Requires a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of six months for any person who maliciously kills or injures an animal owned, used, or trained by a law-enforcement agency, regional jail, or the Departme...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2703IntroAlcoholic beverage control; distiller licensees; commissions and fees. Requires the Board of Directors of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority to pay a licensed distiller a commission of 25 percent of the retail price of any spirits sold...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB2810IntroReal property tax exemption for certified pollution control equipment and facilities. Advances the sunset date of the real property tax exemption for solar photovoltaic (electric energy) projects greater than 20 megawatts from 2024 to 2020.
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2019-02-05
To House Finance Committee
VAHJR587PassCommending the American Legion.
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2019-01-31
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ587ER)
VAHJR619PassCelebrating the life of Master Sergeant Edward Colston Newton V, USA.
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2019-01-31
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ619ER)
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