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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1HB1490EngrossedSchool board members who engage in war service or are called to active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States; appointment of acting school board members. Requires each school board member who is relieved from the duties of his office by reaso...
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2017-02-20
Passed by for the day
#2SB1234EngrossedPublic institutions of higher education; passport credit program. Requires the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (Council), in consultation with each public institution of higher education, to develop a passport credit program that will ...
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2017-02-20
Committee substitute printed 17105429D-H1
#3HB2404EngrossedAdvisory Council on Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections (PANDAS) and Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS). Creates the Advisory Council on Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Di...
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2017-02-20
Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
#4HJR995EngrossedCommending the Girl Scouts of the USA.
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2017-02-20
Agreed to by House by voice vote
#5HB1394EngrossedEmployees; 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 the amended section of the Code of Virginia applies, not...
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2017-02-20
Passed by for the day
#6HB2095EngrossedRegistration of peer recovery specialists and qualified mental health professionals. Authorizes the registration of peer recovery specialists and qualified mental health professionals by the Board of Counseling. The bill defines "qualified mental hea...
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2017-02-20
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
#7HB2262EngrossedOnline Virginia Network Authority established. Establishes the Online Virginia Network Authority (the Authority) as a political subdivision of the Commonwealth for the purpose of establishing the Online Virginia Network to coordinate the online deliv...
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2017-02-20
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
#8HB1534EngrossedStudent discipline; long-term suspension. Reduces the maximum length of a long-term suspension from 364 calendar days to 90 school days. The bill prohibits a long-term suspension from extending beyond any 45 school day period unless the school princi...
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2017-02-20
Passed by for the day
#9HB1441IntroducedFinancial exploitation of incapacitated persons; penalty. Expands the class of victims of the crime of financial exploitation of incapacitated persons to include persons incapacitated due to physical illness or disability, advanced age, or other caus...
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2017-02-07
#10HB1536EngrossedPublic schools; student discipline. Prohibits students in preschool through grade three from being suspended for more than five school days or expelled except for drug offenses, firearm offenses, or certain criminal acts.
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2017-02-20
House acceded to request
#11HB2025EngrossedReligious freedom; solemnization of marriage. Provides that no person shall be (i) required to participate in the solemnization of any marriage or (ii) subject to any penalty by the Commonwealth, or its political subdivisions or representatives or ag...
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2017-02-20
VOTE: ADOPTION (54-Y 38-N)
#12HJR612EngrossedMissing Persons Day. Designates April 29, in 2017 and in each succeeding year, as Missing Persons Day in Virginia.
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2017-02-14
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
#13HB2053EngrossedDirect primary care agreements. Provides that direct agreement between a patient, the patient's legal representative, or the patient's employer and a health care provider for ongoing primary care services in exchange for the payment of a monthly peri...
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2017-02-20
VOTE: REJECTED (1-Y 94-N)
#14HB2072EnrolledNursing home family councils; rights of family members. Provides that rights of a nursing home resident's family to meet in the facility with the families of other residents of the facility by attending meetings of the family council shall not be res...
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2017-02-17
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2072ER)
#15HB1708EngrossedBoard of Education; standards of accreditation; industry certification credentials obtained by high school students. Requires the Board of Education (the Board) to consider for inclusion in the student outcome measures included in the Standards of Ac...
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2017-02-20
Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
#16HB1982EngrossedGraduation requirements; verified units of credit; satisfactory score on the PSAT examination. Requires the Board of Education, in establishing graduation requirements, to provide for the award of verified units of credit for a satisfactory score, as...
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2017-02-20
Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
#17SB1534EnrolledPublic institutions of higher education; general education course credit; dual enrollment courses. Requires the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), in consultation with each public institution of higher education, to establish a p...
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2017-02-17
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1534ER)
#18SJR405EngrossedCommending Blacksburg High School.
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2017-02-20
Agreed to by House by voice vote
#19HB1654EngrossedExamining and approving a statement in lieu of the settlement of accounts; fee for commissioner of accounts. Removes the provision that allows the commissioner of accounts to charge a fee of up to $75 for the examination and approval of a statement i...
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2017-02-20
Passed Senate (33-Y 4-N 2-A)
#20HB2352EngrossedTeacher licensure by reciprocity; professional teacher's assessments. Exempts from any professional teacher's assessment requirements any individual who has obtained a valid out-of-state license, with full credentials and without deficiencies, that i...
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2017-02-20
Passed Senate (36-Y 4-N)
#21SB1269IntroducedMarijuana; decriminalization of simple marijuana possession. Decriminalizes simple marijuana possession and provides a civil penalty of no more than $100 for a first violation, $250 for a second violation, and $500 for a third or subsequent violation...
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2017-01-23
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (15-Y 0-N)
#22HB2428EnrolledWorkforce Transition Act; eligibility. Provides that employees of the Virginia College Savings Plan are eligible for transitional severance benefits conferred by the Workforce Transition Act.
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2017-02-20
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2428ER)
#23SB783EngrossedNondiscrimination in public employment. Prohibits discrimination in public employment on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, as defined in the bill. The bill also codifies for state and local government employment the current prohibit...
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2017-02-14
Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (2-Y 4-N)
#24HB1877IntroducedTethering of dogs; local ordinances. Authorizes the governing body of any locality to adopt ordinances limiting the amount of time during which a dog may be tethered.
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2017-02-07
#25SB1116EnrolledCertain public school employees; assistance with student insulin pumps. Authorizes, but does not require, local school board employees who are registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, or certified nurse aides and who have been trained in the adm...
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2017-02-17
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1116ER)
#26HB1554EngrossedProperty Owners' Association Act; amendment of declaration. Provides that except as otherwise provided in the declaration of a property owners' association, a declaration may be amended by a two-thirds vote of the owners. The bill also provides that ...
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2017-02-20
Passed Senate with amendment (23-Y 17-N)
#27HB1664EngrossedState Council of Higher Education for Virginia; collection State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; collection and publication of wage data and the Virginia Longitudinal Data System. Authorizes the State Council of Higher Education for Virgini...
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2017-02-20
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
#28HB1517EngrossedGeneral permit for sand management. Authorizes the Virginia Beach Wetlands Board to adopt a General Permit for Sand Management and Placement Profiles for properties in the Sandbridge Beach Subdivision of Virginia Beach, and authorizes the Norfolk Wet...
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2017-02-20
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
#29HB1608PassedUniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. Creates the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. The bill allows fiduciaries to manage digital property like computer files, web domains, and virtual currency, and restricts a fiduciary's acc...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 33 (effective 7/1/17)
#30SB856EngrossedCats and dogs; lifetime licenses. Authorizes the governing body of a county or city to provide for a lifetime dog or cat license. The bill also removes the minimum annual tax for a dog or cat, sets the maximum tax for a lifetime license at $50, and l...
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2017-02-20
Delegates: Orrock, Poindexter, Keam
#31HJR942EngrossedCelebrating the life of Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator William Ryan Owens.
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2017-02-20
Laid on Clerk's Desk
#32HJR863EngrossedCommending Colin Brown.
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2017-02-16
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
#33HB1485EngrossedSex offenses prohibiting proximity to children; penalty. Includes in the list of certain sex offenses that prohibit a person convicted of such offenses from being or residing in proximity to schools and certain other property where children congregat...
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2017-02-17
Passed Senate with substitute with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
#34SB1398EngrossedCoal combustion residuals unit; closure permit; assessments required. Prohibits the Director of the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) from issuing a draft permit for the closure of a coal combustion residuals unit (CCR unit) until he has revi...
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2017-02-17
VOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 1-N 2-A)
#35SB1551EngrossedClosure of the Central Virginia Training Center prohibited without authorization. Provides that the Central Virginia Training Center shall not be closed without authorization of the General Assembly.
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2017-02-06
Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
#36HB1747EngrossedAdvance medical directives; person authorized to provide assistance in completing. Defines "qualified advance directive facilitator" as a person who has successfully completed a training program approved by the Department of Health for providing assi...
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2017-02-20
House acceded to request
#37HR427IntroducedCelebrating the life of Anne Davis Kellum.
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2017-02-20
Passed by for the day
#38SB796EngrossedExpungement 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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2017-02-15
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
#39HB1573EngrossedMarine Resources Commission; licenses; revocation. Provides that when the Marine Resources Commission (the Commission) revokes fishing privileges for a violation of the tidal fisheries law, it shall only revoke the particular type of license that is ...
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2017-02-20
Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
#40HB1788IntroducedIncapacitated persons;abuse and neglect; financial exploitation of incapacitated persons; penalty. Provides that any responsible person who abuses or neglects an incapacitated adult and such abuse or neglect results in any bodily injury, other than s...
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2017-02-07
#41SB1475EngrossedFamily life education; curriculum guidelines and curricula. Makes changes to family life education curriculum guidelines and curricula, including requiring family life education curriculum guidelines to include instruction as appropriate for the age ...
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2017-02-20
Reported from Education with amendments (22-Y 0-N)
#42HB2380IntroducedVirginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council; investigative authority. Authorizes the Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council to investigate alleged violations of the State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act...
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2017-02-07
#43SB995EngrossedStudent discipline; long-term suspension. Prohibits a long-term suspension from extending beyond 60 school days unless the school board or the superintendent find that the student's behavior could constitute an offense of an enumerated crime if the o...
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2017-02-20
VOTE: DEFEATED (39-Y 56-N)
#44HB2206EnrolledVirginia Veteran and Family Support program. Establishes the Virginia Veteran and Family Support program to, in a cost-effective manner, refer veterans to mental health, physical rehabilitation, and other services as needed to help them achieve indiv...
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2017-02-20
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2206ER)
#45HB1538EngrossedRevision of Title 23; corrections. Corrects typographical errors and makes other technical amendments relating to the revision and recodification of Title 23 and declares such corrections and amendments to be effective retroactively to October 1, 201...
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2017-02-20
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
#46HB2154EngrossedRunning bamboo; cutting by localities; ordinance prohibiting spread; designation of certain plants as noxious weeds; civil penalties. Authorizes any locality to adopt an ordinance requiring proper upkeep of running bamboo and prohibiting the spread o...
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2017-02-17
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
#47SJR412EngrossedCommending Kendall Williams.
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2017-02-20
Agreed to by House by voice vote
#48SB825EngrossedNew sentencing hearing; abolition of parole. Provides that a person who was sentenced by a jury prior to the date of the Supreme Court of Virginia decision in Fishback v. Commonwealth, 260 Va. 104 (June 9, 2000), in which the Court held that a jury s...
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2017-02-15
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
#49SJR367EngrossedCommending the Legal Aid Society of the Roanoke Valley.
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2017-02-20
Agreed to by House by voice vote
#50SJR368EngrossedCommending Roanoke College.
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2017-02-20
Agreed to by House by voice vote
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