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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1HB2263EngrossedAbolition of the death penalty. Abolishes the death penalty, including for those persons currently under a death sentence.
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
#2HB1712IntroducedFood packaging; PFAS chemicals; penalty. Prohibits the sale, offer for sale, or distribution for sale or use of any food packaging containing perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS chemicals), defined in the bill as a class of fluorinate...
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2020-12-04
#3SB1302PassedCrisis call center; Crisis Call Center Fund established. Provides that the crisis call center, which under current law is administered by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (the Department), shall provide crisis interventi...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0248)
#4HB1882PassedDeeds of trust; amendment to loan document; statement of interest rate of a refinance mortgage. Provides that a deed of trust that has been recorded and that states that it secures indebtedness or other obligations under a loan document and that it a...
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2021-02-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0013)
#5SB1392PassedConsumer Data Protection Act. Establishes a framework for controlling and processing personal data in the Commonwealth. The bill applies to all persons that conduct business in the Commonwealth and either (i) control or process personal data of at le...
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2021-03-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0036)
#6HB1992EngrossedPurchase, possession, or transportation of firearms following conviction for assault and battery of a family or household member; penalties. Prohibits a person who has been convicted of assault and battery of a family or household member, as defined ...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
#7HB2128EngrossedSale or transfer of firearms; criminal history record information check delay. Increases from three business days to five business days the time provided for the Department of State Police to complete a background check before a firearm may be transf...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
#8SB1339EngrossedExpungement and sealing of police and court records; Expungement Fee Fund created; protection of public record information; penalties. Establishes a process for the sealing of police and court records, defined in the bill, of criminal records for cer...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Courts of Justice by voice vote
#9HB2007PassedPrescription drug price transparency. Directs the Department of Health to enter into a contract or an agreement with a nonprofit data services organization to collect, compile, and make available on its website information about prescription drug pri...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0304)
#10SB1261PassedCourt of Appeals; jurisdiction; number of judges. Expands the jurisdiction of the Court of Appeals of Virginia by providing for an appeal of right in every civil case and provides that the granting of further appeal to the Supreme Court of Virginia s...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0489)
#11HB1753IntroducedVirginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission Accreditation Grant Fund and Program. Establishes the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission Accreditation Grant Fund (the Fund) and the Virginia Law Enforcement Professio...
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2021-02-05
#12HR277EngrossedCommemorating the 40th anniversary of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.
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2021-02-03
Agreed to by House by voice vote
#13HB2004PassedVirginia Freedom of Information Act; law-enforcement criminal incident information; criminal investigative files. Adds criminal investigative files, defined in the bill, relating to a criminal investigation or proceeding that is not ongoing, also def...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0483)
#14HB2007EngrossedPrescription drug price transparency. Directs the Department of Health to enter into a contract or an agreement with a nonprofit data services organization to collect, compile, and make available on its website information about prescription drug pri...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
#15HB2048EngrossedElectric utility regulation; purchasing from competitive Electric utility regulation; purchasing from competitive suppliers. Authorizes individual retail customers of electric energy to purchase electric energy provided 100 percent from renewable ene...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)
#16SB1301EngrossedCorrectional facilities; use of isolated confinement. Prohibits the use of isolated confinement in state correctional facilities and juvenile correctional centers, subject to certain exceptions. Isolated confinement is defined in the bill as confinem...
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2021-03-01
#17HB1862PassedEmployee protections; medicinal use of cannabis oil. Prohibits an employer from discharging, disciplining, or discriminating against an employee for such employee's lawful use of cannabis oil pursuant to a valid written certification issued by a prac...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0395)
#18HB2227PassedUniform Statewide Building Code; amendments; energy efficiency and conservation. Directs the Board of Housing and Community Development, upon each publication by the International Code Council of a new version of the International Energy Conservation...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0425)
#19SB1288EngrossedDepartment of Education; special education. Requires the Department of Education and the Board of Education to develop new policies and procedures and effect numerous modifications to existing policies and procedures to improve the administration and...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Education by voice vote
#20HB961EngrossedProhibiting sale, transport, etc., of assault firearms, certain firearm magazines, silencers, and trigger activators; penalties. Expands the definition of "assault firearm" and prohibits any person from importing, selling, transferring, manufacturing...
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2020-12-04
#21HB2276EngrossedManufacture, import, sale, transfer, or possession of plastic firearms and unfinished frames or receivers and unserialized firearms; penalties. Creates a Class 5 felony for any person who manufactures, imports, sells, transfers, or possesses any fire...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
#22SB1288PassedDepartment of Education and Board of Education; special education. Requires the Department of Education and the Board of Education to develop new policies and procedures and effect numerous modifications to existing policies and procedures to improve...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0452)
#23SB1325EngrossedVisitation; petition of grandparent. Allows a grandparent who has petitioned the court for visitation of a minor grandchild, in cases where the parent of the minor grandchild is deceased or incapacitated, to introduce evidence of such deceased or inc...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Courts of Justice by voice vote
#24SB1406PassedMarijuana; legalization; retail sales; penalties. Eliminates criminal penalties for simple possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by persons 21 years of age or older, modifies several other criminal penalties related to marijuana, and imposes lim...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0550)
#25SB1138EngrossedSexually transmitted infections; infected sexual battery. Provides that any person who is diagnosed with a sexually transmitted infection and engages in sexual behavior that poses a substantial risk of transmission to another person according to curr...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Courts of Justice by voice vote
#26SB1196EngrossedTeachers and other licensed school board employees; cultural competency. The bill requires teacher, principal, and division superintendent evaluations to include an evaluation of cultural competency. The bill requires every person seeking initial lic...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Education by voice vote
#27SB808IntroducedExpungement of police and court records; misdemeanor and felony convictions. Allows a person convicted of a criminal offense to file a petition requesting expungement of the police and court records relating to the conviction if such person (i) has b...
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2020-12-04
#28HB1737EngrossedNurse practitioners; practice without a practice agreement. Reduces from five to two the number of years of full-time clinical experience a nurse practitioner must have to be eligible to practice without a written or electronic practice agreement. Th...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
#29SB446IntroducedConstitutional amendment (voter referendum); personal property tax exemption; motor vehicle owned by a veteran who is disabled. Provides for a referendum at the November 3, 2020, election to approve or reject a personal property tax exemption for a m...
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2020-12-04
#30SB317EngrossedInpatient psychiatric services; in-home follow-up nursing services upon discharge. Directs the State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to promulgate regulations that require each provider of inpatient psychiatric services to devel...
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2020-12-04
#31HB1882EngrossedDeeds of trust; amendment to loan document; statement of interest rate of a refinanced mortgage. Provides that a deed of trust that has been recorded and that states that it secures indebtedness or other obligations under a loan document and that it ...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
#32HB2011IntroducedParole; investigation prior to release; notice to victim. Requires the Parole Board to contact all victims of a crime for which a prisoner is incarcerated and eligible for parole and notify them that they may request that the Board only notify the vi...
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2021-02-05
#33HB2045IntroducedCivil action for deprivation of rights; duties and liabilities of certain employers in employing or contracting for the services of law-enforcement officers. Creates a civil action for the deprivation of a person's rights by a law-enforcement officer...
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2021-02-05
#34HB2081EngrossedPolling places; prohibited activities; unlawful possession of a firearm; penalty. Prohibits any person from knowingly possessing a firearm within 40 feet of any building, or part thereof, used as a polling place, including one hour before and one hou...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
#35HB2232IntroducedElections; offenses; intimidation of or interference with authorized representatives of party or candidate; penalty. Makes willfully interfering, or attempting to interfere, with an authorized representative of a party or candidate in his lawful obse...
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2021-02-05
#36HB2206EngrossedChild Care Assistance Program; emergency. Provides that regulations governing the Child Care Subsidy Program (the Program) shall be amended to provide that (i) a family shall be eligible for assistance through the Program if the family's income does ...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
#37SB1307EngrossedDepartment of Medical Assistance Services; school-based health services; telemedicine. Directs the Board of Medical Assistance Services to amend the state plan for medical assistance services to provide for payment of medical assistance services deli...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
#38SB1301EngrossedCorrectional facilities; use of isolated confinement. Prohibits the use of isolated confinement in state correctional facilities and juvenile correctional centers, subject to certain exceptions. Isolated confinement is defined in the bill as confinem...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Public Safety by voice vote
#39HB2227EngrossedUniform Statewide Building Code; amendments; energy efficiency and conservation. Directs the Board of Housing and Community Development, upon each publication by the International Code Council of a new version of the International Energy Conservation...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
#40SB1371IntroducedSafe haven protections; newborn safety device. Provides an affirmative defense in certain criminal prosecutions and civil proceedings regarding child abuse or neglect to a parent who safely delivers his child within the first 14 days of the child's l...
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2021-01-27
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (13-Y 1-N)
#41HB2286IntroducedCourt appearance of a person not free on bail. Makes various changes to provisions regarding bail hearings, including (i) the appointment of counsel for the accused, (ii) the information provided to counsel for the accused, (iii) a requirement that c...
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2021-02-05
#42HB2325IntroducedCreation of Office of the Department of Corrections Creation of Office of the Department of Corrections Ombudsman. Creates the Office of the Department of Corrections Ombudsman (the Office). The bill enumerates the duties and powers of the Office, wh...
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2021-02-05
#43SB1390EngrossedCats; trap, neuter, and return programs; civil penalty. Authorizes any public or private animal shelter, releasing agency, or hospital or clinic that is operated under the immediate supervision of a duly licensed veterinarian to operate a trap, neute...
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2021-03-01
#44SB1405PassedGet Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back (G3) Fund and Program established. Establishes the Get Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back (G3) Fund and requires the Virginia Community College System to establish the G3 Program for the purpose of providing financial ass...
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2021-03-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0398)
#45HB2128PassedSale or transfer of firearms; criminal history record information check delay. Increases from three business days to five business days the time provided for the Department of State Police to complete a background check before a firearm may be transf...
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2021-02-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0031)
#46SB1329PassedPromises to appear after the issuance of a summons. Provides that if any person refuses to give a written promise to appear, the arresting officer shall give such person notice of the time and place of the hearing, note such person's refusal to give ...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0338)
#47HB2273PassedSales and use tax exemption for data centers. Reduces the job creation requirement to qualify for the sales and use tax exemption for data centers in a distressed locality from 25 to 10 jobs and reduces the required capital investment from $150 milli...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0367)
#48HB2031PassedFacial recognition technology; authorization of use by local law-enforcement agencies and campus police departments at public institutions of higher education. Provides that no local law-enforcement agency or campus police department shall purchase o...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0537)
#49SB1357PassedStandards of Learning assessments; reading and mathematics; grades three through eight; individual student growth. Requires the Board of Education to establish, in lieu of a one-time end-of-year assessment and for the purpose of providing measures of...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0444)
#50HB2154PassedHospitals, nursing homes, and certified nursing facilities; regulations; patient access to intelligent personal assistant. Directs the Board of Health to amend regulations governing hospitals, nursing homes, and certified nursing facilities to requir...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0219)
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