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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1HB1471EngrossedReinsurance credits. Authorizes the State Corporation Commission to adopt regulations specifying additional requirements relating to or setting forth the valuation of assets or reserve credits, the amount and forms of security supporting certain rein...
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2017-01-18
Read second time and engrossed
#2SB1058IntroducedRiots; unlawful assembly; penalty. Provides that any person participating in a riot or unlawful assembly that blocks a public highway is guilty of a Class 6 felony and that any person who conspires with others to cause or produce a riot, or who direc...
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2017-01-18
Stricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N)
#3HB1394EngrossedEmployees; franchisees excluded. Clarifies that neither Employees; franchisees excluded. Clarifies that neither a franchisee nor any employee of the franchisee shall be deemed to be an employee of the franchisee's franchisor for any purpose to which ...
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2017-01-18
Printed as engrossed 17100054D-E
#4SB1201IntroducedWorkers' compensation; suitably equipped automobile. Authorizes the Workers' Compensation Commission to require an employer to provide funds for the purchase of a suitably equipped automobile for an incapacitated employee if it finds that it is medic...
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2017-01-10
#5HB2105IntroducedInvestment of Public Funds Act; investment of funds in the Virginia Investment Pool Trust Fund. Authorizes public officers, municipal corporations, and other political subdivisions to invest any or all of the moneys belonging to them or within their ...
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2017-01-10
#6HB1960IntroducedTow truck drivers and towing and recovery operators; requirements; penalties. Creates a civil penalty of $100 to be paid into the Literary Fund for any tow truck driver or towing and recovery operator convicted of improperly towing. The bill exempts ...
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2017-01-17
Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #2
#7SB1486IntroducedReport of law-enforcement officer involved in accident. Provides that any law-enforcement officer who is listed as a driver in a motor vehicle accident report submitted to the Department of Motor Vehicles will not have the accident listed on his driv...
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2017-01-17
#8HJR697IntroducedConstitutional amendment (first resolution); real property tax; exemption for surviving spouse of a disabled veteran. Provides that the real property tax exemption for the principal residence of the surviving spouse of a disabled military veteran app...
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2017-01-12
Assigned P & E sub: Constitutional
#9SB1351IntroducedMedicare supplement policies for individuals under age 65. Requires insurers issuing Medicare supplement policies in the Commonwealth to offer the opportunity of enrolling in a Medicare supplement policy to any individual who resides in the Commonwea...
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2017-01-11
#10HB1760IntroducedElectric utilities; costs of pumped hydroelectricity generation and storage facilities. Authorizes an investor-owned electric utility to petition the State Corporation Commission for approval of a rate adjustment clause for recovery of the costs of o...
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2017-01-17
Reported from Commerce and Labor (19-Y 0-N)
#11SB817EngrossedRestricted driver's license; purposes. Adds travel to and from a job interview to the list of purposes for the issuance of a restricted driver's license.
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2017-01-18
Read second time and engrossed
#12HJR782EngrossedElection of a Court of Appeals of Virginia Judge, Circuit Election of a Court of Appeals of Virginia Judge, Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Judges, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges, members of the Judicial Inquiry an...
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2017-01-18
Reading waived
#13SB1173IntroducedVested property rights. Provides that if a structure is one that requires no permit, and an authorized local government official informs the property owner that the structure will comply with the zoning ordinance, and the improvement was thereafter c...
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2017-01-10
#14SB1408IntroducedStep therapy protocols. Requires health benefit plans Step therapy protocols. Requires health benefit plans that restrict the use of any prescription drug through the use of a step therapy protocol to have in place a clear, convenient, and expeditiou...
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2017-01-11
#15HB2019IntroducedTransportation network company partner vehicle registration repeal. Removes the requirement that a transportation network company (TNC) partner register his personal vehicle for use as a TNC partner vehicle with the Department of Motor Vehicles. The ...
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2017-01-17
Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #4
#16SB1259IntroducedConveyance of utility easements; transportation. Exempts from the public hearing requirement prior to disposal of real property by a locality the conveyance of utility easements related to transportation projects.
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2017-01-10
#17SB1485IntroducedExpiration of certain tax credits. Adds a sunset date of January 1, 2022, to all existing tax credits that do not currently have a sunset date.
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2017-01-17
#18HB2398IntroducedIndustrial hemp; pilot program; license. Directs the Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services to establish a pilot program to study and grow industrial hemp and to create a license for such program. The license is valid for three years and t...
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2017-01-18
Committee Referral Pending
#19HB1778IntroducedPurchase and transport of firearms; simple assault hate crime. Prohibits persons convicted of simple assault or assault and battery when the victim was selected because of his race, religious conviction, color, or national origin from purchasing or t...
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2017-01-17
Assigned MPPS sub: #2
#20SB1120IntroducedWorkers' compensation; volunteer firemen and emergency medical services personnel. Provides that for the purposes of the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act volunteer firemen and emergency medical services personnel shall be deemed employees of the po...
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2017-01-09
#21SB1262IntroducedLiability of sanctuary cities for certain injuries and damages. Provides that a sanctuary city, defined in the bill as any locality that adopts any ordinance, procedure, or policy that restricts the enforcement of federal immigration laws to less tha...
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2017-01-10
#22SJR313IntroducedCommending the Honorable Bonnie C. Davis.
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2017-01-17
Laid on Clerk's Desk
#23SB1472IntroducedWorkers' compensation; accident reports; filing claims; civil penalty. Requires an employer's accident report filed with the Workers' Compensation Commission to include the signature of the injured employee or his personal representative. The measure...
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2017-01-17
#24SR109IntroducedNominating a person to be elected to the Court of Appeals of Nominating a person to be elected to the Court of Appeals of
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2017-01-18
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
#25HR311EngrossedNominating persons to be elected a member of the Judicial Nominating persons to be elected a member of the Judicial
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2017-01-18
VOTE: ELECTION (97-Y 0-N)
#26HB2396IntroducedVirginia Public Procurement Act; SWaM goals. Provides that contracts and subcontracts awarded to employment services organizations shall be credited toward an agency's and a contractor's small business, women-owned, and minority-owned (SWaM) business...
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2017-01-18
Committee Referral Pending
#27HR308EngrossedNominating persons to be elected to circuit court judgeships.
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2017-01-18
VOTE ELECTION (97-Y 0-N)
#28SR98EngrossedCelebrating the life of Alvin W. Blaha.
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2017-01-12
Agreed to by Senate
#29HJR589IntroducedUnborn children; abortion law and personhood. Recognizes that Virginia law consistently acknowledged that an unborn child was a person prior to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Roe v. Wade regardless of how abortion was punished under the law.
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2017-01-04
#30SB1158IntroducedInsurance; reciprocals. Removes the condition for obtaining a license to transact the business of insurance in the Commonwealth that a foreign reciprocal be actively writing, in the state in which it is organized, the class of insurance that the reci...
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2017-01-09
#31HB1824IntroducedDepartment of Professional and Occupational Regulation; deregulation of interior designers, landscape architects, and polygraph examiners. Eliminates the requirements for licensure of landscape architects and polygraph examiners and certification of ...
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2017-01-16
Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
#32SB1248IntroducedReal property tax; deferral; Stafford County. Allows Stafford County, by ordinance, to restrict the deferral of real property taxes authorized under current law to a taxpayer's sole dwelling whose assessed value has increased by at least five percent...
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2017-01-10
#33SB1354IntroducedComprehensive plan; telecommunications towers and facilities; Planning District 8. Provides that localities in Planning District 8 (Northern Virginia) have the option to enact ordinances that deem proposed telecommunications towers or facilities cons...
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2017-01-11
#34SB1258IntroducedVirginia Solar Energy Development and Energy Storage Authority. Continues the Virginia Solar Energy Development Authority and renames it the Virginia Solar Energy Development and Energy Storage Authority. The measure expands the purposes of the auth...
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2017-01-10
#35HB2116IntroducedSale of dog or cat not obtained from releasing agency or animal rescue. Authorizes localities to adopt ordinances prohibiting the sale in a business of any dog or cat that was not obtained from a Virginia releasing agency or a nonprofit animal rescue...
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2017-01-16
Assigned ACNR sub: Agriculture
#36SB1318IntroducedCharter; Town of Troutdale. Specifies the terms of office of the mayor and the recorder as four years.
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2017-01-10
#37SB1326IntroducedMedicare supplement policies for individuals under age 65. Requires insurers issuing Medicare supplement policies in the Commonwealth to offer the opportunity of enrolling in a Medicare supplement policy to any individual who resides in the Commonwea...
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2017-01-10
#38HB2011IntroducedDiscrimination; separation of the sexes. Provides that recognition by any entity of the inherent differences between males and females, including the biological characteristics or qualities that distinguish an individual as either male or female as d...
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2017-01-16
Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
#39HB1732IntroducedSpecial license plates; Virginia Nurses Foundation. Authorizes the issuance of revenue-sharing special license plates for supporters of the Virginia Nurses Foundation. The bill repeals an expired act of assembly from 2007 relating to special license ...
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2017-01-07
#40SB1478IntroducedRestitution; modification of terms and conditions of payment plan. Permits the court to modify the terms and conditions of a restitution payment plan or amend the total amount of restitution due for good cause shown and only after a hearing of which ...
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2017-01-17
#41SB1482IntroducedSecretary of Health and Human Resources; certain waivers under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Prohibits the Secretary of Health and Human Resources from applying for, accepting, or renewing any statewide or local waivers of the eligib...
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2017-01-17
#42SB1476IntroducedDepartment of Education; training for hearing officers in teacher dismissal hearings; list of trained hearing officers. Requires the Department of Education to (i) develop and make available to each local school board a program of training for hearin...
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2017-01-17
#43SJR316IntroducedCommending LeShawn Merritt.
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2017-01-17
Laid on Clerk's Desk
#44HB2399IntroducedMulti-jurisdiction grand jury; hate crimes. Adds the following to the list of crimes that a multi-jurisdiction grand jury may investigate: (i) simple assault or assault and battery where the victim was intentionally selected because of his race, reli...
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2017-01-18
Committee Referral Pending
#45HB2394IntroducedPawnbrokers; allowable late fees. Provides that a pawnbroker may charge a late fee, not to exceed 10 percent of the amount loaned, for each item that is not claimed by the pledged due date.
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2017-01-18
Committee Referral Pending
#46SR113IntroducedNominating persons to be elected as members of the Judicial Nominating persons to be elected as members of the Judicial
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2017-01-18
Election by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
#47HJR784IntroducedVirginia Village Day. Designates February 13, in 2018 and in each succeeding year, as Virginia Village Day in Virginia.
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2017-01-18
Committee Referral Pending
#48HJR783IntroducedNational Speech and Debate Education Day. Designates March 3, in 2018 and in each succeeding year, as National Speech and Debate Education Day in Virginia.
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2017-01-18
Committee Referral Pending
#49SB1264IntroducedVirginia Telephone Privacy Protection Act. Provides that a seller may be held liable for violations of the Virginia Telephone Privacy Protection Act that are committed by a third-party telemarketer under common law principles of agency when the third...
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2017-01-10
#50SB1376IntroducedPublic institutions of higher education; public notice of proposed tuition increase. Prohibits the governing board of a public institution of higher education from approving an increase in tuition or mandatory fees without first providing students, p...
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2017-01-11
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