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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1HB1542PassedHome service contract providers. Shifts responsibility for regulating home service contract providers from the State Corporation Commission to the Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The measure provides that home ser...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0727)
#2HB1587PassedUniform Statewide Building Code; security of certain records. Provides that information contained in engineering and construction drawings and plans for any single-family residential dwelling submitted for the purpose of complying with the Uniform St...
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2017-03-16
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0510)
#3SB752IntroducedHealth insurance provider contracts; accepting enrollees as patients. Requires certain contracts between a health insurance carrier and a provider of health care services to include provisions that prohibit a participating provider from (i) refusing ...
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2016-12-02
#4SJR253IntroducedConstitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications of voters and executive clemency. Authorizes the General Assembly to provide by law for the automatic restoration of civil rights for persons convicted of nonviolent felonies who have comple...
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2017-01-31
Failed to report (defeated) in Privileges and Elections (7-Y 7-N)
#5SJR364PassedCommending Marine Corps Base Quantico.
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2017-02-17
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ364ER)
#6SB194IntroducedExpungement of police and court records. Provides that a court that enters a nolle prosequi for a criminal charge shall, upon motion of the person charged, enter an order requiring the expungement of the police and court records relating to the charg...
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2016-12-02
#7HJR578IntroducedStudy; Joint Commission on Health Care; study of the long-term effects of marijuana use on individuals and populations; report. Directs the Joint Commission on Health Care to study the long-term effects of marijuana use on individuals and populations...
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2017-01-26
Tabled in Rules by voice vote
#8HB1874PassedSearch warrants; customer records from financial institutions. Provides that a search warrant for records pertaining to a customer of a financial institution, money transmitter, commercial business that provides credit reports, or credit card issuer ...
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2017-03-20
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0641)
#9HJR981IntroducedCelebrating the life of William Henry Anderson, Jr.
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2017-02-25
Failed to pass in House
#10SJR446PassedCelebrating the life of Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator William Ryan Owens.
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2017-02-23
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ446ER)
#11HB1861IntroducedProduct safety; flame retardants; regulations; fund; civil penalty. Prohibits the manufacture or sale in the Commonwealth, beginning July 1, 2018, of upholstered furniture intended for residential use or any product that is intended to come into clos...
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2017-02-07
#12HB1399EngrossedState Board of Elections and local electoral boards; appointments; proportion of political party representation. Provides that in the appointment of members to the State Board of Elections and to the local electoral boards, one member shall be of the...
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2017-02-20
Defeated by Senate (19-Y 20-N)
#13SB852PassedPet shops; procurement of dogs from unlicensed dealers. Prohibits any companion animal dealer who is not licensed or exempted from licensure by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) from selling any dog to a pet shop. The bill prohibits a pet sho...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0399)
#14HJR875EngrossedCelebrating the life of the Honorable John C. Miller.
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2017-02-16
Agreed to by Senate
#15SB836IntroducedLicense taxes; Virginia taxable income. Provides that if a locality imposes a license tax upon a business, the tax shall be based upon the Virginia taxable income of the business. Current law allows a locality to impose the tax upon gross receipts or...
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2017-01-24
Passed by indefinitely in Finance (15-Y 1-N)
#16SB909PassedMenhaden; total allowable landings. Raises the annual total of allowable landings for menhaden from 158,700.12 metric tons to 168,937.75 metric tons.
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2017-02-20
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0072)
#17HB1738PassedRetail sales and use tax; aviation parts, engines, and supplies. Creates an exemption from the retail sales and use tax for parts, engines, and supplies used for maintaining, repairing, or reconditioning aircraft, including unmanned aerial systems. T...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0714)
#18HB1806IntroducedIncome tax subtractions and credits for investments in technology businesses. Modifies the qualified equity and subordinated debt investments tax credit by (i) increasing the maximum amount of credits that can be issued each year from $5 million to $...
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2017-02-07
#19HB2229PassedElectronic Credentials Act; report. Creates standards for the Department of Motor Vehicles in issuing, reviewing, and displaying electronic credentials. The Electronic Credentials Act establishes fees for access to electronic credentials and standard...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0697)
#20HB1663PassedNorthern Virginia Community College; computer science training and professional development for teachers. Requires Northern Virginia Community College (i) in consultation with the Department of Education, to contract with a partner organization to de...
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2017-04-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0779)
#21HB1790VetoedAdministrative Process Act; development and periodic review of regulations; report. Requires agencies to develop regulations in the least burdensome and intrusive manner possible and provides guiding principles for the development, adoption, and repe...
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2017-04-05
(67 affirmative votes required to override)
#22HB2020EngrossedIssuance of temporary licenses, permits, or special identification cards; requirements. Allows the issuance of a temporary driver's license, permit, or special identification card to an applicant presenting valid documentary evidence that a federal c...
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2017-02-15
Failed to report (defeated) in Transportation (6-Y 7-N)
#23SB1328PassedEnterprise zone grants and tax credits; qualified real property improvement expenditures. Provides that an expenditure for an improvement to real property may qualify for a grant or tax credit regardless of whether it is capitalized or deducted as a ...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0451)
#24SB800PassedDirect 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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2017-04-26
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0831)
#25HB2111PassedState Corporation Commission; charges for copies. Clarifies that the State Corporation Commission (Commission) may absorb some or all of the convenience fees paid by users of a Commission online filing system. The measure also grants the Commission t...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0486)
#26HB2168PassedVirginia Coal Train Heritage Authority. Creates the Virginia Coal Train Heritage Authority (the Authority) with rights and powers to be exercised by a 25-member board, which will consist of three representatives from the governing body of each of the...
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2017-04-26
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0834)
#27HR452PassedCelebrating the life of Curtis Montgomery.
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2017-02-24
Bill text as passed House (HR452ER)
#28SB1096IntroducedVirginia Property Owners' Association Act; home-based businesses; licensed child care provider. Provides that a lot owner who is a licensed child care provider operating within his personal residence pursuant to state law and in compliance with local...
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2017-02-08
#29HJR853EngrossedCommending the Virginia Holocaust Museum.
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2017-02-16
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
#30SJR9IntroducedConstitutional amendment (first resolution); marriage. Proposes the repeal of the constitutional amendment dealing with marriage that was approved by referendum at the November 2006 election. That amendment to the Bill of Rights (i) defines marriage ...
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2016-12-02
#31SB1299VetoedCarrying concealed handguns; protective orders. Authorizes any person 21 years of age or older who is not prohibited from purchasing, possessing, or transporting a firearm and is protected by an unexpired protective order to carry a concealed handgun...
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2017-04-05
Requires 27 affirmative votes to override veto
#32HB2112IntroducedElectric utilities; community renewable projects. Requires the State Corporation Commission to adopt rules under which community renewable projects are authorized to operate. A community renewable project is a solar or wind-powered electric generatio...
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2017-02-08
#33SB1364PassedDepartment of Motor Vehicles; regulation of property carriers. Combines the current property carrier and bulk property carrier authorities and eliminates the current license requirement for property brokers. The bill eliminates the requirement for th...
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2017-04-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0815)
#34HJR915PassedCelebrating the life of Roger Dirk Vanderhye.
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2017-02-23
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ915ER)
#35HB1550IntroducedStudy; Departments of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and Medical Assistance Services to study use of the Involuntary Mental Commitment Fund; report. Requires the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, in cooperation...
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2017-01-26
Tabled in Rules by voice vote
#36SB1063PassedState Board of Corrections; membership; powers and duties; review of death of inmates in local correctional facilities. Authorizes the State Board of Corrections (the Board) to conduct a review of the death of any inmate in a local or regional correc...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0759)
#37HJR579IntroducedStudy; joint committee to study implementation of the National Voter Registration Act in Virginia; report. Establishes a joint committee of the House and Senate Committees on Privileges and Elections to conduct a one-year study of the implementation ...
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2017-01-26
Tabled in Rules by voice vote
#38SB1019PassedBoard of Accountancy. Amends provisions governing the regulation of certified public accountants (CPAs) by the Board of Accountancy, including (i) clarifying that CPAs are subject to the continuing professional education requirements without regard t...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0403)
#39HB1960PassedTow truck drivers and towing and recovery operators; requirements; penalties. Creates a civil penalty of $150 to be paid into the Literary Fund for any tow truck driver or towing and recovery operator convicted of improperly towing in Planning Distri...
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2017-04-26
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0825)
#40SB1502IntroducedMulti-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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2017-02-01
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (10-Y 5-N)
#41SB950PassedNonrepairable and rebuilt vehicles. Eliminates the requirement that nonrepairable and rebuilt vehicles have incurred damage that exceeds 90 percent of their cash value prior to such damage to meet the definition of nonrepairable and rebuilt vehicles....
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0362)
#42HB1400VetoedVirginia Virtual School established. Establishes the Board of the Virginia Virtual School (the Board) as a policy agency in the executive branch of state government for the purpose of governing the full-time virtual school programs offered to student...
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2017-04-05
(67 affirmative votes required to override)
#43SB813IntroducedElectric utility regulation; solar generation facilities. Exempts investor-owned electric utilities from the requirement that in a proceeding for approval to construct a generating facility they demonstrate that they have considered and weighed alter...
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2017-01-30
Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)
#44SB1173PassedVested 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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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0404)
#45SB550IntroducedVirginia Veterans Recovery Program. Creates the Virginia Veterans Recovery Program for the purpose of providing diagnostic services, hyperbaric oxygen treatment, and support services to eligible veterans who have post-traumatic stress disorder or a t...
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2016-12-02
#46SB762IntroducedSpecial license plates; PROUD WOMAN VETERAN. Authorizes the issuance of special license plates for supporters of Virginia Women Veterans bearing the legend PROUD WOMAN VETERAN.
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2016-12-02
#47HB6IntroducedCampaign Finance Disclosure Act; unlawful conversion of political contributions to personal use; penalty. Prohibits any person from converting any moneys, securities, or like intangible personal property that has been contributed to a candidate, a ca...
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2016-12-01
#48HB969IntroducedVirginia Retail Sales and Use Tax Act. Conforms the Commonwealth's sales and use tax laws to the provisions of the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2017.
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2016-12-01
#49HJR542IntroducedConstitutional amendment (first resolution); qualification of voters and executive clemency. Provides that no person convicted of a felony shall be qualified to vote unless his civil rights have been restored. The General Assembly shall prescribe by ...
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2017-02-08
#50SB834IntroducedGovernor; efficiency and effectiveness review and assessment of state departments, agencies, and programs; schedule; scope of review; report. Directs the Governor to establish an ongoing operational and programmatic efficiency and effectiveness revie...
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2017-01-24
Passed by indefinitely in Finance (16-Y 0-N)
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