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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1SB382EngrossedAlcoholic beverage control; delivery of wine or beer to retail licensee; wholesaler requirement. Requires that before any wine or beer may be delivered to a retail licensee for resale, such wine or beer must first be (i) delivered to ...
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2018-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
#2HB140IntroducedFirearm transfers; criminal history record information checks; penalty. Requires a background check for any firearm transfer and requires the Department of State Police to establish a process for transferors to obtain such a check from licensed firea...
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2018-02-13
#3HB113IntroducedGrand larceny; threshold. Increases from $200 to $1,000 the threshold amount of money taken or value of goods or chattel taken at which the crime rises from petit larceny to grand larceny. The bill increases the threshold by the same amount for the c...
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2018-02-15
#4HJR306IntroducedCommending the Honorable William J. Howell.
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2018-02-20
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 18103719D
#5SB661IntroducedPayment of wages. Removes the exemptions that exclude newsboys, shoe shine boys, ushers, doormen, concession attendants, and theater cashiers from the Virginia Minimum Wage Act (Act). The Act's exclusion for babysitters is limited to those not employ...
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2018-02-07
Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (7-Y 6-N 1-A)
#6SB544EngrossedPrescription drug donation program. Requires that the existing prescription drug donation program regulated by the Board of Pharmacy accept eligible prescription drugs from individuals, including those residing in nursing homes, assisted living facil...
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2018-02-20
Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N)
#7HB1440EngrossedSchedule I and Schedule II drugs. Adds MT-45 (1-cyclohexyl-4-(1,2-diphenylethyl)piperazine) to Schedule I of the Drug Control Act and Dronabinol [(-)-delta-9-trans tetrahydrocannabinol] in an oral solution in a drug product approved for marketing by ...
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2018-02-14
#8HB124EnrolledReal property tax; general reassessment. Authorizes Bedford County to perform a general reassessment of real property every five or six years instead of every four years.
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2018-02-19
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB124ER)
#9HB138IntroducedFornication; repeal. Repeals the crime of fornication, i.e., voluntary sexual intercourse by an unmarried person.
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2018-02-15
#10HB222EngrossedIncome tax; modification for certain companies and subtraction for their employees; local grants. Establishes an income tax modification for companies that, from 2018 through 2028, either (i) invest at least $5 million in new capital investment in a ...
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2018-02-14
#11SB896EngrossedMotor vehicle fuels sales tax in certain areas of the Commonwealth; price floor. Establishes a floor on the 2.1 percent sales tax imposed on motor vehicle fuels sold in Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads by requiring that the average distributor pri...
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2018-02-14
#12HB443EngrossedHigh school graduation requirements; substitution of computer coding credit for foreign language credit. Requires the Board of Education, in establishing high school graduation requirements, to (i) provide for the substitution of computer coding cour...
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2018-02-21
Assigned Education sub: Public Education
#13SB61EngrossedAlcoholic beverage control; confectionery license. Creates a confectionery license, which authorizes the licensee to prepare and sell on the licensed premises for off-premises consumption confectionery that contains five percent or less alcohol by vo...
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2018-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
#14SB308EngrossedDriving under the influence. Provides an exemption to the prohibition of driving or operating a motor vehicle while under the influence to any person driving or operating a motor vehicle on his own residential property or the curtilage thereof. Curre...
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2018-02-14
#15HB534IntroducedMethod of nominating party candidates; repeal of incumbent selection. Removes the power of General Assembly incumbents seeking reelection to determine the method of nomination. The bill also removes the requirement that a primary be the nomination me...
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2018-02-13
#16HJR122IntroducedStudy; laws and policies governing investigation of child abuse; report. Directs the Virginia State Crime Commission to study the laws and policies governing the reporting, investigation, and tracking of cases of alleged child abuse in the Commonweal...
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2018-02-13
#17HB147IntroducedVirginia Freedom of Information Act; scholastic records; student handheld mobile telephone numbers and student personal email addresses. Excludes student handheld mobile telephone numbers and student personal email addresses contained in student dire...
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2018-02-13
#18HB28EngrossedVoter registration list maintenance; due date of annual report. Clarifies that the annual report made by the Department of Elections on its activities undertaken to maintain the Virginia voter registration system is due by October 1. The bill further...
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2018-02-20
Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendment (14-Y 0-N)
#19HB23IntroducedRed Tape Reduction Commission; review of regulatory Red Tape Reduction Commission; review of regulatory requirements; report. Creates the Red Tape Reduction Commission (the Commission) to develop and maintain a state regulatory baseline of all curren...
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2018-02-13
#20HB304EngrossedCertain fraud crimes; multi-jurisdiction grand jury; Virginia Consumer Protection Act. Adds the offenses of obtaining money by false pretense, financial exploitation of mentally incapacitated persons, and construction fraud to the criminal violations...
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2018-02-05
#21SB867EngrossedStroke care quality improvement. Provides that the Department of Health shall be responsible for stroke care quality improvement initiatives in the Commonwealth. Such initiatives shall include (i) establishing systems to collect data and information ...
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2018-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
#22HB39IntroducedLocal alternative minimum wage. Establishes a procedure by which a local alternative minimum wage may be imposed in any locality. If imposed by ordinance of the local governing body, the alternative minimum wage requirement shall become effective on ...
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2018-02-13
#23HB409IntroducedTaxation; use of gender-neutral terms. Replaces the terms "husband" and "wife" as well as related terms with gender-neutral terms in Title 58.1 (Taxation) to comport with the United States Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, 576 U.S. ___ ...
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2018-02-15
#24HB1600EngrossedStudent discipline; long-term suspension. Reduces the maximum length of a long-term suspension from 364 calendar days to 45 school days. The bill permits a long-term suspension to extend beyond a 45-school-day period but prohibits such a suspension f...
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2018-02-14
Assigned Education sub: Public Education
#25HB1325EngrossedProvisional voting; persons voting in split precincts. Provides that any voter who is assigned to a precinct that is split between two or more election districts and who believes he was given a ballot for the district of which he is not a qualified v...
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2018-02-20
#26HB31IntroducedProfane swearing in public. Eliminates the crime of profanely swearing or cursing in public, which is currently punishable as a Class 4 misdemeanor.
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2018-02-12
#27SB617IntroducedStatute of limitations; discovery rule. Provides that the period of limitations for filing a cause of action for injury resulting from toxic substance exposure or prescribed or over-the-counter medications accrues from the time the person knew or sho...
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2018-01-24
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (10-Y 5-N)
#28SB908EngrossedElectric vehicle charging stations; local and public operation. Authorizes any locality or public institution of higher education, or the Department of Conservation and Recreation, to locate and operate a retail fee-based electric vehicle charging st...
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2018-02-20
VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
#29HB338EngrossedMedicaid; work requirement; report. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services (the Department) to apply for a waiver to implement a work requirement for able-bodied adult recipients of medical assistance services. The bill requires the De...
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2018-02-14
#30HB676EngrossedChildren who are deaf or hard of hearing; services; advisory subcommittee. Declares it the goal of the Commonwealth that each child who is deaf or hard of hearing is (i) as linguistically ready for kindergarten as his peers who are not deaf or hard o...
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2018-02-14
#31SB175IntroducedPublic animal shelters; dogs and cats; euthanasia notice. Requires a public animal shelter to wait three days before euthanizing a dog or cat when a person has notified the shelter of his intent to adopt or take custody of the particular animal. The ...
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2018-01-25
#32HB1426EnrolledThe Virginia Freedom of Information Act; exclusion; certain information held by the board of visitors of The College of William and Mary in Virginia. Excludes from the mandatory disclosure provisions of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act certain...
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2018-02-19
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1426ER)
#33SB73EngrossedOverweight permits for hauling Virginia-grown farm produce; bridges and culverts. Provides that no vehicle issued an overweight permit for hauling Virginia-grown farm produce, regardless of the vehicle's axle weights or axle spacing, shall cross any ...
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2018-01-29
#34HJR16EngrossedBleeding Disorders Awareness Month. Designates March, in 2019 and in each succeeding year, as Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month in Virginia.
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2018-02-13
#35SB158IntroducedState plan for medical assistance; eligibility. Requires the Board of Medical Assistance Services to include in the state plan for medical assistance provision for the payment of medical assistance on behalf of individuals described in 42 U.S.C. ? 13...
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2018-01-25
Incorporated by Education and Health
#36SB226EngrossedPrescription Monitoring Program; veterinarians. Requires veterinarians who dispense controlled substances to report certain information about the animal and the owner of the animal to the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP). The bill requires veter...
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2018-02-16
Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
#37SB236IntroducedCertificate of public need; exception. Authorizes the State Health Commissioner to accept, review, and issue a certificate of public need for the establishment of a new ambulatory surgery center located in Planning District 23 that will provide ortho...
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2018-02-08
Stricken at request of patron in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
#38SB282IntroducedState plan for medical assistance; eligibility. Requires the Board of Medical Assistance Services to include in the state plan for medical assistance provision for the payment of medical assistance on behalf of individuals described in 42 U.S.C. ? 13...
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2018-01-25
Incorporated by Education and Health
#39SB293EngrossedDispensing of certain controlled substances and devices; limited license. Authorizes the Board of Pharmacy to issue a limited license at a reduced fee to a prescriber in a nonprofit facility to dispense controlled substances and devices for contracep...
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2018-02-16
Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #1
#40SB303IntroducedPublic schools; tobacco products and nicotine vapor products. Requires each school board to (i) develop and implement a policy to prohibit the use of tobacco products and nicotine vapor products on a school bus, on school property, or at a school-spo...
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2018-02-01
Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (9-Y 6-N)
#41SB414EngrossedMicro Market Act; penalty. Provides for the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to issue permits for the operation of a micro market, which is defined in the bill as an unattended, self-checkout retail food establishment located in the in...
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2018-02-05
#42SB501EngrossedAdmissions tax; Wythe County. Authorizes Wythe County to impose an admissions tax, not to exceed 10 percent of the amount of charge for admission, to any exposition center in the county that (i) has an indoor arena that seats at least 2,000 persons a...
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2018-02-19
Reported from Finance (14-Y 7-N)
#43SB593EngrossedHealth 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 fro...
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2018-02-08
#44SB632EngrossedLimits on prescription of controlled substances containing opioids. Eliminates the surgical or invasive procedure treatment exception to the requirement that a prescriber request certain information from the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) when...
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2018-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
#45SB569EngrossedDepartment of Professional and Occupational Regulation; Board for Contractors; exemption from licensure. Exempts from licensure any person who is performing work directly under the supervision of a licensed contractor and is (i) a student in good sta...
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2018-02-19
Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #1
#46SB671IntroducedHealth carriers; participation in health benefit exchange; requirement for conducting insurance activities. Prohibits a health carrier from engaging in the business of insurance in the Commonwealth or administering, sponsoring, selling, or providing ...
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2018-01-29
Incorporated by Commerce and Labor
#47SB575EngrossedVehicle registration extension for satisfaction of certain requirements. Expands eligibility for a one-month extension of a vehicle registration period to include persons whose vehicle registration has been withheld for failure to pay tolls.
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2018-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
#48SB536EngrossedMedicare, Medicaid and CHIP; duty of in-network providers to submit claims. Extends the duty of in-network providers of health care services to submit claims to an insurer for health care provided to an individual covered by Medicare, Medicaid, or CH...
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2018-02-19
Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
#49SB735EngrossedPrescription Monitoring Program; disclosure of information; Department of Medical Assistance Services. Allows the Director of the Department of Health Professions to disclose information about a specific recipient of covered substances who is a recip...
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2018-02-20
VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
#50HB1354EngrossedLighting devices on motor vehicles; covering. Provides that if certain lighting devices are unlit, have a clear lens, and have a clear reflector if the lighting device has a reflector, then a vehicle equipped with such lighting device may be operated...
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2018-02-19
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
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