Virginia Delegate Wendy Gooditis [D]

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VAHB198PassRecounts; special election to be held in the case of a tie vote. Provides that if, after a recount of an election, the recount court finds that each party to the recount has received an equal number of votes, there shall be a special election to dete...
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2020-03-27
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 500 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB6PassVirginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices; source of funds. Adds discrimination on the basis of a person's source of funds to the list of unlawful discriminatory housing practices. The bill creates an exemption for an owner...
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2020-03-27
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 477 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB99PassLandlord and tenant; victims of family abuse; evidence to mitigate low credit score; damages. Allows an applicant for a lease to recover actual damages, including all amounts paid to the landlord as an application fee, application deposit, or reimbur...
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2020-03-23
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 388 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB310PassAlzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Commission; sunset. Extends the sunset provision of the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Commission from July 1, 2020, to July 1, 2023.
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2020-03-23
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 419 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB108PassLegal holidays; Lee-Jackson Day; Election Day. Designates Election Day, the Tuesday after the first Monday in November, as a state holiday and removes Lee-Jackson Day as a state holiday.
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2020-03-23
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 417 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB913EnrollInstitutions of higher education; sexual violence policies; immunity from disciplinary action; certain students who make reports. Requires the governing board of each nonprofit private institution of higher education and each public institution of hi...
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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB785EnrollLocal 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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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB201EnrollElections; 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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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB582EnrollLabor 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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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1526EnrollVirginia 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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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1519EnrollCommission 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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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB714EnrollVirginia 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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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1430EnrollIndustrial hemp extract; approval as food or ingredient; regulations; fund; emergency. Provides that an industrial hemp extract, as defined in the bill, is a food and is subject to applicable laws and regulations. The bill establishes (i) requirement...
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2020-03-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB55EnrollWorker cooperatives. Establishes worker cooperatives as a category of cooperative associations. A worker cooperative is a stock corporation that has elected to be governed by provisions established by this measure, which include (i) conducting its bu...
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2020-03-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB789EnrollConsumer 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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2020-03-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1508EnrollMinimum 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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2020-03-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB66EnrollHealth 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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2020-03-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1429EnrollHealth 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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2020-03-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1251EnrollHealth insurance; payment to out-of-network providers. Provides that when an enrollee receives emergency services from an out-of-network health care provider or receives out-of-network surgical or ancillary services at an in-network facility, the enr...
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2020-03-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1352EnrollSolid waste disposal; unpermitted sites and open dumps; regulation and cleanup. Prohibits the disposal of solid waste in an unpermitted facility and provides that the presence of unpermitted solid waste on a person's property is prima facie evidence ...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1353PassFederal acts; meat and poultry. Updates existing Code references to the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the federal Poultry Products Inspection Act.
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2020-03-12
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 318 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB1EnrollAbsentee voting; no excuse required. Permits any registered voter to vote by absentee ballot in any election in which he is qualified to vote. The bill removes the current list of statutory reasons under which a person may be entitled to vote by abse...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB908EnrollNaloxone; 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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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB438EnrollWorkers' 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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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB742PassLocal regulation of unmanned aircraft. Authorizes a political subdivision, by ordinance or regulation, to regulate the take-off or landing of certain unmanned aircraft on property owned by the political subdivision in accordance with the rules and re...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 345 (effective 1/1/21)
VAHB232EnrollDistribution of mail voter registration application forms; certain public and private institutions of higher education. Requires the Department of Elections to provide a reasonable number of mail voter registration application forms to public institu...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1641EnrollCoal ash ponds; private wells and public water supply wells; resident notification. Requires a utility, defined in the bill as the owner or operator of a coal ash pond in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, to complete a survey of all private wells and pub...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1547EnrollPublic 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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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1663FailProhibited discrimination; public accommodations, employment, credit, and housing: causes of action; sexual orientation and gender identity. Creates explicit causes of action for unlawful discrimination in public accommodations and employment in the ...
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2020-03-12
Failed to pass in House
VAHB1469EnrollTeachers employed in certain private schools; provisional licenses; extension. Requires the Board of Education to extend for at least one additional year, but for no more than two additional years, the three-year provisional license of a teacher empl...
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2020-03-11
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1482PassInvoluntary admission or certification of eligibility order; appeals. Clarifies provisions governing appeals of orders for involuntary admission or for certification as eligible for admission to a training center and provides that in cases in which a...
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2020-03-11
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 298 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB316PassRefunds of local taxes; authority of treasurer. Increases from $2,500 to $5,000 the maximum amount at which the governing body of a locality may authorize its treasurer to approve and issue a refund of taxes paid as a result of an erroneous tax asses...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 240 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB1448PassManagement of the menhaden fishery. Requires the Virginia Marine Resources Commission to adopt regulations necessary to manage Atlantic menhaden, including those necessary to comply with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Interstate Fish...
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2020-03-08
Enacted, Chapter 201 (effective 3/8/20)
VAHR194EngrossCommending Matthew Abregu.
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2020-03-07
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR173EngrossCommending Rosa B. Price.
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2020-03-07
Agreed to by House by voice vote
VAHR190EngrossCelebrating the life of Lorine Bernice Allen Jordan.
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2020-03-07
Agreed to by House
VAHB196EnrollEmployment discrimination; prohibited against electoral board members and assistant general registrars for election day service; penalty. Prohibits discrimination in employment against electoral board members and assistant general registrars on the b...
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2020-03-06
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHJR505EngrossCommending Heidi Trude.
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2020-03-05
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR506EngrossCommending Tree of Life Ministries.
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2020-03-05
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR501EngrossCommending Mary Morris.
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2020-03-05
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR481EngrossCelebrating the life of Betsey Jean Smith Brown.
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2020-03-05
Agreed to by Senate
VAHJR502EngrossCommending David L. Ash.
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2020-03-05
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR500EngrossCommending Helen Butts.
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2020-03-05
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR504EngrossCommending the Loudoun County High School girls' volleyball team.
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2020-03-05
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR503EngrossCommending the Woodgrove High School girls' soccer team.
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2020-03-05
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
VAHJR454EngrossCelebrating the life of Maria Bonazzoli Bourne.
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2020-03-05
Agreed to by Senate
VAHB441PassCharter; Town of Middleburg. Amends the charter of the Town of Middleburg by clarifying the powers and duties of the mayor, the town council, and the appointed town officials.
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2020-03-04
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 126 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB738PassPresiding officer of county board of supervisors; terminology. Specifies that the presiding officer of a board of supervisors shall be called "chairman," "chairwoman," "chair," "chairperson," or "chair-at-large," in the presiding officer's discretion...
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2020-03-04
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 133 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB726PassComprehensive plan. Extends the time by which a governing body is required to approve or disapprove a locality-initiated comprehensive plan amendment for more than 25 parcels from 90 to 150 days.
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2020-03-04
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 132 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHJR353EngrossCommending the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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2020-03-04
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
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