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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1HB2373IntroducedMarijuana; legalization of simple marijuana possession; penalty. Eliminates criminal penalties for Marijuana; legalization of simple marijuana possession; penalty. Eliminates criminal penalties for possession of marijuana for persons who are 21 years...
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2019-01-15
Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
#2HB2371IntroducedMarijuana; legalization of simple marijuana possession; penalty. Eliminates criminal penalties for possession of marijuana for persons who are 21 years of age or older. The bill also decriminalizes marijuana possession for persons under 21 years of a...
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2019-01-15
Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
#3HB1700IntroducedBudget Bill. Amends Chapter 2, 2018 Special Session I Acts of Assembly.
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2018-12-18
#4HB2550IntroducedResearch and development in the Commonwealth. Creates the Commonwealth of Virginia Research Consortium Authority (the Consortium) to oversee and support research and commercialization in the Commonwealth. The Consortium will be advised by an Investme...
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2019-01-15
Assigned App. sub: Commerce, Agriculture, Natural Resources & Technology
#5HB2013IntroducedAlcoholic beverage control; definition of confectionery. Defines "confectionery," as used in the Alcoholic Beverage Control Act, as sweet foods, including baked goods, candies, jams, jellies, puddings, ice creams, sorbets, and yogurts.
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2019-01-14
Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
#6HB1989IntroducedExtended Employment Services. Removes the eligibility of individuals with a significant disability to receive Extended Employment Services. Under current law, Extended Employment Services are available to individuals with a significant disability or ...
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2019-01-15
Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (4-Y 1-N)
#7HB2530IntroducedMedicaid; cost-sharing. Requires the Department of Medical Assistance Services to require individuals receiving medical assistance pursuant to the state plan for medical assistance whose household income is greater than 100 percent of the federal pov...
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2019-01-15
Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
#8SB1502IntroducedPublic schools; electives on the Hebrew Scriptures/Old Testament and the New Public schools; electives on the Hebrew Scriptures/Old Testament and the New Testament. Requires local school boards to offer as an elective in grades nine through 12 with a...
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2019-01-08
#9SB1555IntroducedMaximum speed limits; fines doubled. Allows a county to provide by ordinance that fines for speeding on a nonlimited access highway having four or more lanes in such county are doubled.
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2019-01-08
#10HB2713IntroducedDeath with Dignity Act; penalties. Death with Dignity Act; penalties. Allows an adult who has been determined by an attending physician and consulting physician to be suffering from a terminal condition to request medication for the purpose of ending...
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2019-01-15
Committee Referral Pending
#11HB1773IntroducedDefinition of pawnbrokers. Amends the definition of "pawnbroker" to only include natural persons. Under current law, a person, defined to include corporations, partnerships, associations, cooperatives, limited liability companies, trusts, joint ventu...
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2019-01-15
Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N)
#12HB2268IntroducedFederal equitable sharing funds received by state agencies. Provides that any federal equitable sharing funds, as defined in the bill, received by a state agency shall be deposited into the general fund. The bill also provides that such funds may be ...
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2019-01-14
Assigned App. sub: General Government & Capital Outlay
#13HB1680IntroducedCertificate of public need. Makes changes to the Certificate of public need. Makes changes to the Medical Care Facilities Certificate of Public Need Program. The bill (i) removes specialized centers or clinics or that portion of a physician's office ...
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2019-01-11
Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
#14SB1108IntroducedMarsh Criminal-Traffic Division at Manchester General District Court and John Marshall Criminal-Traffic Division at Richmond General District Court; concurrent jurisdiction. Clarifies that the Marsh Criminal-Traffic Division at Manchester General Dis...
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2019-01-15
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
#15HB1621IntroducedHunting 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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2019-01-09
Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee #2
#16SB1380IntroducedExpungement of certain charges and convictions. Allows a person to petition for expungement of convictions and deferred disposition dismissals for marijuana possession, underage alcohol possession, and using a false ID to obtain alcohol when the offe...
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2019-01-08
#17SB1399IntroducedCorporal punishment of a child with an object; penalty. Provides that any parent, guardian, or other person responsible for the care of a child under 18 years of age who uses an object to subject a child to corporal punishment, as defined in the bill...
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2019-01-08
#18HB2503IntroducedPublic utilities; transactions with affiliates; fuel procurement arrangements. Requires the State Corporation Commission to conduct a formal hearing before approving any changes to fuel procurement arrangements between affiliates of an electric utili...
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2019-01-15
Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #3
#19HB2264IntroducedSafety belt system use in motor vehicles. Requires all occupants of motor vehicles to utilize a safety belt system. Current law requires the use of safety belts only by (i) occupants under the age of 18, (ii) drivers, and (iii) passengers 18 years of...
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2019-01-14
Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #1
#20HB2167IntroducedDeposition of corporate officer. Provides that when an officer, as defined in the bill, who is called as a deposition witness files a motion for a protective order because the discovery sought by the deposition is obtainable from some other source th...
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2019-01-14
Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N)
#21HB2232IntroducedMotorized skateboards or foot-scooters; operation; local authority. Authorizes localities to prohibit or regulate the operation of companies providing motorized skateboards or foot-scooters for hire. The bill authorizes localities to regulate certain...
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2019-01-14
Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #1
#22HB2653IntroducedPublic institutions of higher education; institutional partnership performance agreements. Permits any public institution of higher education to propose in conjunction with the six-year plan process, and the General Assembly to adopt by reference in ...
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2019-01-15
Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
#23SB1156IntroducedSanctuary policies prohibited. Provides that no locality shall adopt any ordinance, procedure, or policy that restricts the enforcement of federal immigration laws.
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2019-01-15
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
#24SB1251IntroducedManufacture and distribution of switchblade knives. Exempts from the prohibition on selling or possessing switchblade knives any manufacturer, distributor, or retailer of switchblade knives that imports, manufacturers, distributes, or otherwise posse...
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2019-01-15
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
#25HB2014IntroducedFamily First Prevention Services Act; statutory alignment. Aligns the Code of Virginia with the Family First Prevention Services Act of 2018. The bill contains an emergency clause for provisions of the bill relating to background checks for employees...
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2019-01-14
#26HJR631EngrossedCelebrating the life of Richard Leigh Towell, Sr.
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2019-01-14
Agreed to by House
#27HB2209IntroducedMotor vehicle safety inspection; new motor vehicle. Extends from 12 months to 24 months the validity period of the first motor vehicle safety inspection of a new motor vehicle.
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2019-01-14
Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #1
#28SB1377IntroducedRegistrar of Regulations. Directs the Division of Legislative Services to employ a Registrar of Regulations for the purpose of performing the duties of the Virginia Register Act (§2.2-4100 et seq.). Current law directs the Code Commission to app...
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2019-01-08
#29SB1448IntroducedEviction; writs of possession and eviction. Changes the terminology from writ of possession to writ of eviction for the writ executed by a sheriff to recover real property pursuant to an order of possession. The bill specifies that an order of posses...
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2019-01-08
#30HB2475IntroducedVirginia Public Procurement Act; use of competitive negotiation for construction; exemption from certain requirements related contracting for public works. Requires that competitive negotiation be used for construction projects where the project cost...
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2019-01-09
#31SB1458IntroducedFirearms; removal from persons posing Firearms; removal from persons posing substantial risk; penalties. Creates a procedure by which any attorney for the Commonwealth or any law-enforcement officer may apply to a general district court, circuit cour...
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2019-01-08
#32HB2678IntroducedUnlawful dissemination or sale of images of another; falsely created videographic or still image; penalty. Provides that a person is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor if he, with the intent to coerce, harass, or intimidate the depicted person, maliciou...
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2019-01-14
#33SB1693IntroducedHealth 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 thr...
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2019-01-14
#34HB2214IntroducedMotorized skateboards or foot-scooters; operation; local authority. Authorizes localities to prohibit or regulate the operation of companies providing motorized skateboards or foot-scooters for hire. The bill authorizes localities to regulate certain...
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2019-01-14
Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #1
#35SB1421IntroducedEminent domain; entry upon private property; calculation of Eminent domain; entry upon private property; calculation of just compensation; damages. Makes various changes to provisions related to entry upon private property in an eminent domain procee...
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2019-01-15
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
#36HB1856IntroducedControl of firearms; libraries owned or operated by localities. Allows a locality to adopt an ordinance that prohibits firearms, ammunition, or components or a combination thereof in libraries owned or operated by the locality.
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2019-01-15
Assigned MPPS sub: Subcommittee #1
#37HB1891IntroducedEligibility for food stamps; drug-related felonies. Provides that a person who is otherwise eligible to receive food stamp benefits shall not be denied such assistance solely because he has been convicted of a drug-related felony. Under current law, ...
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2019-01-15
Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2
#38HB2312IntroducedEmergency Services and Disaster Law; definition of disaster; incidents involving cyber systems. Adds incidents involving cyber systems to the definition of disaster, as used in the Emergency Services and Disaster Law.
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2019-01-15
Assigned MPPS sub: Subcommittee #2
#39HB1644IntroducedReporting lost or stolen firearms; civil penalty. Requires a person who lawfully possesses a firearm to report the loss or theft of the firearm to any local law-enforcement agency or the Department of State Police within 24 hours after such person di...
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2019-01-15
Assigned MPPS sub: Subcommittee #1
#40HB2635IntroducedSocial media websites; regulation as public service corporations. Requires the State Corporation Commission to regulate as a public service corporation any social media website that is open to the public, that has more than 75 million subscribers, an...
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2019-01-15
Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #3
#41HB1967IntroducedPhysicians; requirement of medical specialty board certification prohibited. Prohibits hospitals and other entities that employ or provide staff membership or professional privileges to individuals licensed to practice medicine in the Commonwealth, m...
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2019-01-15
Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #2
#42HB2694IntroducedProperty Owners' Association Act; association meetings; notice by e-mail. Allows members of property owners' associations to elect to receive notice of meetings of the association by e-mail in lieu of the current requirement that such notice be sent ...
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2019-01-14
#43SB1236IntroducedPublic schools; equal access; education employee associations and professional educator liability insurance providers. Requires school boards to adopt and implement policies to ensure employees have equal access to education employee associations and...
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2019-01-09
Assigned Education sub: Public Education
#44HB1628IntroducedAbsentee voting; eligibility of persons age 65 or older. Entitles a person who will be age 65 or older on the day of an election to vote by absentee ballot in that election.
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2019-01-12
Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #1
#45SB1426IntroducedWills lodged in clerk's office for safekeeping. Permits the clerk of a circuit court to destroy a will that has been lodged in his office for safekeeping for 75 years or more.
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2019-01-15
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
#46HB1654IntroducedProhibited public carrying of certain firearms in public areas; penalty. Prohibits the carrying of a loaded shotgun or rifle in places open to the public in certain cities and counties. Current law prohibits the carrying in such locations of certain ...
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2019-01-15
Assigned MPPS sub: Subcommittee #1
#47HB2479IntroducedFirearm transfers; criminal history record information Firearm transfers; criminal history record information checks; penalty. Requires a background check for any firearm transfer and directs the Department of State Police (the Department) to establi...
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2019-01-15
Assigned MPPS sub: Subcommittee #1
#48SJR257EngrossedCelebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. Joan S. Parrott.
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2019-01-14
Agreed to by House
#49HB1630IntroducedSubstitute judges; powers and duties; entry of a final order; cases taken under advisement. Provides that a substitute judge has the power to enter a final order in any case taken under advisement by the substitute judge for a period of seven days af...
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2019-01-07
Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #3
#50HB1633IntroducedDesignating the Lieutenant Bradford T. Clark Memorial Bridge. Designates the State Route 627 bridge in Hanover County over Interstate 295 the "Lieutenant Bradford T. Clark Memorial Bridge."
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2019-01-15
Stricken from docket by Transportation (22-Y 0-N)
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