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#1SB5012IntroducedVirginia Freedom of Information Act; Virginia Parole Board member votes. Provides that individual votes of the members of the Virginia Parole Board shall be public records and subject to the provisions of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act.
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2020-08-03
#2HB5003IntroducedRefunds for penalties for late payments of the litter tax. Directs the Department of Taxation to waive penalties for late payment of the litter tax for the taxable year beginning June 1, 2019, and ending May 31, 2020. The Department would refund any ...
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2020-07-30
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#3SB5004IntroducedSchool personnel; school nurses. Excludes school nurse positions from requirements for student support positions and instead requires each local school board to employ at least one full-time equivalent school nurse position in each elementary school,...
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2020-07-21
#4HB5001IntroducedDepartment of Motor Vehicles; open hours. Requires all Department of Motor Vehicles customer service centers to be open and accept walk-in customers six days a week between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. This requirement expires upon the expiration or revoc...
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2020-07-27
Committee Referral Pending
#5HJR5001IntroducedConstitutional amendment (first reference); executive power; state of emergency; special session. Limits the authority of the Governor to issue an executive order declaring a state of emergency that restricts, limits, or prohibits otherwise lawful ac...
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2020-07-29
Committee Referral Pending
#6SB5008IntroducedEmergency Services and Disaster Law; limitation on duration of executive orders. Limits the duration of any executive order issued by the Governor pursuant to his powers under the Emergency Services and Disaster Law to no more than 45 days from the d...
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2020-07-31
#7SB5006IntroducedExpungement of police and court records; pardons. Allows a person to petition for the expungement of the police and court records relating to such person's conviction for misdemeanors and certain felonies if he has been granted a simple pardon for th...
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2020-07-29
#8SB5003IntroducedCommission on Civil Rights and Policing established; report. Establishes the Commission on Civil Rights and Policing for the purpose of reviewing civil justice, civil liberties, and policing in the Commonwealth and making policy recommendations to th...
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2020-07-21
#9SB5009IntroducedExpungement of certain alcohol-related offenses. Allows a person to petition for expungement of a deferred disposition dismissal for underage alcohol possession or using a false ID to obtain alcohol when the offense occurred prior to the person's twe...
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2020-08-03
#10SB5005IntroducedDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; criminal justice training academies. Adds to the powers and duties of the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) regarding the oversight and evaluation of criminal justice training academies ...
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2020-07-22
#11HB5004IntroducedIssuing driver's licenses; ceremony. Makes discretionary the requirement to conduct a formal, appropriate ceremony when issuing original driver's licenses to persons under the age of 18.
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2020-08-05
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#12SB5013IntroducedPossession of marijuana; prepay penalty. Provides that a summons for a violation of possession of marijuana shall contain the option for the person charged to prepay the civil penalty.
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2020-08-05
#13SB5010IntroducedAssault and battery; penalty. Increases the penalty for committing an assault or an assault and battery against a judge; magistrate; law-enforcement officer; correctional officer; person directly involved in the care, treatment, or supervision of inm...
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2020-08-03
#14SB5002IntroducedLaw-enforcement officers; prohibition on the use of neck restraints. Prohibits the use of neck restraints by law-enforcement officers. The bill defines "neck restraint" as the use of any body part or object to attempt to control or disable a person b...
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2020-07-19
#15SB5007IntroducedCriminal cases; sentencing reform. Provides that in a criminal case the court shall ascertain the extent of the punishment unless the accused has requested that the jury ascertain punishment or was found guilty of capital murder. The bill also provid...
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2020-07-31
#16HB5002IntroducedIncome tax subtraction for Paycheck Protection Plan loan forgiveness. Establishes an income tax subtraction for forgiveness of indebtedness on a loan received under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act through the Paycheck P...
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2020-07-30
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#17SB5011IntroducedMotor vehicle safety inspection program. Abolishes the state motor vehicle safety inspection program.
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2020-08-03
#18SB5001IntroducedEmergency Services and Disaster Law; limitation on duration of executive orders. Limits the duration of any executive order issued by the Governor pursuant to his powers under the Emergency Services and Disaster Law to no more than 30 days from the d...
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2020-07-17
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