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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1HB2000VetoedSanctuary policies prohibited. Provides that no locality shall adopt any ordinance, procedure, or policy that restricts the enforcement of federal immigration laws.
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2017-03-27
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
#2SB1034PassedHistoric rehabilitation tax credit. Limits the amount of historic rehabilitation tax credits that may be claimed by each taxpayer to $5 million per year, including any amounts carried over from prior taxable years, for taxable years beginning on and ...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 721 (effective 7/1/17)
#3HB2262PassedOnline 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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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 686 (effective 7/1/17)
#4HB2092VetoedApplication for public assistance; eligibility; review of records. Requires entities processing applications for medical assistance and other public assistance to conduct a review of death records and records relating to incarceration status, employm...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
#5HB1596VetoedVirginia Public Procurement Act; public works contracts; prevailing wage provisions. Prohibits state agencies from requiring bidders, offerors, contractors, or subcontractors to pay, or require the payment of, wages, salaries, benefits, or other remu...
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2017-03-03
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
#6SB1226PassedVirginia Freedom of Information Act; record exclusion for proprietary records and trade secrets; solar energy agreements. Excludes from the mandatory disclosure provisions of FOIA proprietary information, voluntarily provided by a private business un...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 737 (effective 7/1/17)
#7SB1312EnrolledLobbyist reporting, the State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act, and the General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; filing of required disclosures; registration of lobbyists; candidate filings; judges; definition of gift; informal advi...
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2017-03-27
Governor's recommendation received by Senate
#8SB1578PassedShort-term rental of property. Authorizes a locality to adopt an ordinance requiring the registration of persons offering property for short-term rental. The bill defines "short-term rental" as the provision of a room or space suitable for sleeping o...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 741 (effective 7/1/17)
#9HB1854EnrolledLobbyist reporting, the State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act, and the General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; filing of required disclosures; registration of lobbyists; candidate filings; judges; definition of gift; informal advi...
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2017-03-27
Governor's recommendation received by House
#10HB1450PassedPharmacy freedom of choice. Provides that if a pharmacy has provided notice through an intermediary of its agreement to accept reimbursements at rates applicable to preferred providers, the insurer or its intermediary may elect to respond directly to...
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2017-03-16
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 615 (effective 7/1/17)
#11HB1858PassedDepartment of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; certification of small, women-owned, and minority-owned businesses. Authorizes the Director of the Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity to adopt regulations that mandate certificatio...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0380)
#12HB1474PassedDental hygiene; remote supervision. Eliminates the requirement that a dental hygienist providing dental hygiene services under remote supervision be employed by the supervising dentist; clarifies continuing education requirements for dental hygienist...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0410)
#13HB2108PassedVirginia Wireless Services Authority Act; rates and charges. Provides that a wireless services authority may fix rates, fees, and charges for services provided, or facilities owned, operated, or maintained by the authority, for which the authority ha...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0389)
#14HB2033PassedLandlord and tenant law; residential tenancies; landlord and tenant obligations and remedies. Provides that the Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act (ยง 55-248.2 et seq.) (the Act) shall apply to all residential tenancies; however, a landlord...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 730 (effective 7/1/17)
#15HB1394VetoedEmployees; franchisees excluded. Provides that, notwithstanding any voluntary agreement between the U.S. Department of Labor and the franchisee or franchisor, neither a franchisee nor a franchisee's employee shall be deemed to be an employee of the f...
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2017-03-16
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
#16HB1845PassedDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; model addiction recovery program; jails. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services, in consultation with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, to develop a model addiction ...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 758 (effective 7/1/17)
#17HB1400VetoedVirginia 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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2017-03-13
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
#18SB1265PassedDepartment of General Services; maintenance of property records; notification when deed, lease, or other agreement to terminate. Requires the Department of General Services to maintain records relating to all property interests held by the Commonweal...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 706 (effective 7/1/17)
#19SB991PassedResidential rental property. Removes a provision that allows a tenant to remain in a dwelling unit that has been foreclosed upon pursuant to the federal Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act because the Act expired on December 31, 2014, and is no lon...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0402)
#20HB2356PassedFort Monroe Authority Board of Trustees; membership; terms. Adds three nonlegislative citizen members to the Fort Monroe Authority Board of Trustees, to be appointed by the Governor. The bill also changes the Secretary of Commerce and Trade and the S...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 732 (effective 7/1/17)
#21HB1855EnrolledRestitution; form order, enforcement, noncompliance; etc. Makes numerous changes related to the repayment of court-ordered restitution, including: (i) requiring the court to enter the amount of restitution, the date by which all restitution is to be ...
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2017-03-24
Governor's substitute printed 17105985D-H1
#22HB1484PassedBoard of Medicine to amend regulations governing licensure of occupational therapists to specify Type 1 continuous learning activities. Directs the Board of Medicine to amend regulations governing licensure of occupational therapists to provide that ...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0411)
#23HB1952PassedDepartment of General Services; review of proposed acquisitions of real property; exceptions. Provides an exception to the requirement that before any agency of the state acquires real property, it must follow the guidelines adopted by the Department...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0348)
#24SB1173PassedVested 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)
#25SB1189PassedWater and sewer services; liens; owners, lessees, or tenants. Separates Code provisions regarding water and sewer services provided to lessees or tenants of real property from Code provisions regarding water and sewer services provided to owners of r...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 736 (effective 7/1/17)
#26SB1037PassedVirginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures; local historic districts. Advises a prospective purchaser of residential property under the Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act, upon delivery of the residential property di...
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2017-03-16
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 569 (effective 7/1/17)
#27HB2302PassedBoard of Veterans Services; membership; duties. Removes requirements regarding specific areas of expertise for members appointed to the Board of Veterans Services (the Board) by the Governor. The bill also (i) extends the number of consecutive terms ...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0501)
#28HB1542PassedHome 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: Approved by Governor-Chapter 727 (effective 1/1/18)
#29HB2163EnrolledPrescription of buprenorphine without naloxone; limitation. Provides that prescriptions for products containing buprenorphine without naloxone shall be issued only (i) for patients who are pregnant, (ii) when converting a patient from methadone to bu...
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2017-03-20
Governor's recommendation received by House
#30HB2231PassedIgnition interlock; duration; installation. Provides that the period of time during which a person is (i) prohibited from operating a motor vehicle that is not equipped with an ignition interlock system or (ii) required to have an ignition interlock ...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0499)
#31SB793PassedWaiver of tax penalties for small businesses. Waives any penalties related to taxes administered by the Department of Taxation for a small business during its first two years of operation as long as the business enters into an installment agreement w...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 718 (effective 7/1/17)
#32SB868PassedState Board of Social Services; complaints of child abuse or neglect where child is under the age of two. Requires the State Board of Social Services to promulgate regulations that require local departments of social services to respond to valid repo...
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2017-03-16
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 604 (effective 7/1/17)
#33HB1475PassedCommon Interest Community Board; information on covenants; association disclosure packets. Requires the Common Interest Community Board to include in its current one-page form that accompanies association disclosure packets that are required to be pr...
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2017-03-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0257)
#34SB880PassedGenetic counselors; licensing; grandfather clause. Extends the deadline from July 1, 2016, to December 31, 2018, or to within 90 days of the effective date of the relevant regulations promulgated by the Board, whichever is later, by which individuals...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0422)
#35SB897PassedChild care providers; criminal history background check; penalty. Requires the following individuals to undergo a fingerprint-based national criminal history background check: (i) applicants for employment by, employees of, applicants to serve as vol...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 751 (effective 7/1/17)
#36HB1610PassedDrug Control Act; Schedule I. Adds certain chemical substances to Schedule I of the Drug Control Act. The Board of Pharmacy has added these substances to Schedule I in an expedited regulatory process. A substance added via this process is removed fro...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0414)
#37HB1754PassedSecurities Act; regulation of federal covered securities. Authorizes the State Corporation Commission (SCC) to require the issuer of a security that is a federal covered security under federal crowdfunding rules to file a notice and consent to servic...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 754 (effective 7/1/17)
#38SB1123PassedManufactured Home Lot Rental Act; failure of landlord to correct violations; notification of tenants. Provides that if a landlord does not remedy a violation of an ordinance involving the health and safety of tenants in a manufactured home park withi...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 734 (effective 7/1/17)
#39SB1117PassedSchool counselors; licensure. Requires every person seeking initial licensure or renewal of a license with an endorsement as a school counselor to complete training in the recognition of mental health disorder and behavioral distress, including depre...
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2017-03-16
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0520)
#40HB1973PassedEconomic Development Access Program; bonded projects. Imposes a 48-month moratorium on the repayment of funds allocated to a locality for a bonded project pursuant to the Economic Development Access Program, provided that the conditions of the Common...
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2017-03-16
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0531)
#41HB1998PassedSecure Commonwealth Panel; membership and duties. Revises the membership of the Secure Commonwealth Panel, renamed the Secure and Resilient Commonwealth Panel, and requires the Panel to create an Emergency Management Awareness Group consisting of the...
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2017-03-16
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0512)
#42HB2074PassedIncome tax; subtraction for Virginia venture capital account investment. Establishes an individual and corporate income tax subtraction for income derived from an investment in a Virginia venture capital account, defined in the bill as an investment ...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 762 (effective 7/1/17)
#43HB2203PassedManufactured Home Lot Rental Act; notice to tenant of building code violation; renewal of lease. Requires the Department of Housing and Community Development to consider including in the current revision of the Uniform Statewide Building Code a provi...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 731 (effective 3/24/17)
#44SB1153PassedInverse condemnation proceeding; reimbursement of owner's costs. Directs the court to reimburse a plaintiff for the costs of an inverse condemnation proceeding for "damaging" property if a judgment is entered for the plaintiff. Under current law, the...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 735 (effective 7/1/17)
#45SB1421PassedInterest on the amount of award; condemnation proceeding. Provides that the interest on an award in a condemnation proceeding that is greater than the amount that the condemnor deposited with the court shall accrue at the judgment rate of interest.
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 710 (effective 7/1/17)
#46SB1258EnrolledVirginia 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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2017-03-03
Governor's recommendation received by Senate
#47SB1360PassedDepartment of Military Affairs; civil actions. Authorizes certain employees of the Department of Military Affairs to prepare, execute, file, and have served certain civil documents without the intervention of an attorney. The bill provides that its p...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 690 (effective 7/1/17)
#48SB1325PassedAlcoholic beverage control; mixed beverage licenses for certain properties. Increases from 1,500 feet to 3,000 feet the distance from Interstate 81 within which the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board may grant mixed beverage licenses to establishments ...
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2017-03-16
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 595 (effective 7/1/17)
#49SB1286PassedLand preservation tax credits; withholding tax of nonresident owners. Provides that the two percent transfer fee for land preservation tax credits shall not apply to a distribution of credits to a nonresident owner of a pass-through entity when such ...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 725 (effective 7/1/17)
#50SB1387PassedJoint Legislative Audit and Review Commission; operational and programmatic efficiency and effectiveness reviews; report. Authorizes the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to establish an operational and programmatic efficiency and effecti...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 726 (effective 7/1/17)
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