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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1HB1351PassedJoint legal or physical child custody. Provides that the court shall consider and may award joint legal, joint physical, or sole custody of a child and there shall be no presumption in favor of any such form of custody.
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2018-05-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0857)
#2HB169IntroducedLyme disease information disclosure requirement; sunset. Extends to July 1, 2023, the sunset of the provision requiring disclosure of certain information to a patient when a Lyme disease test is ordered. Under current law, the disclosure requirement ...
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2018-01-18
Stricken from docket by Health, Welfare and Institutions (21-Y 0-N)
#3SB890EngrossedJuvenile offenders; parole. Provides that any person sentenced to a term of life imprisonment for a single felony offense or multiple felony offenses committed while that person was a juvenile and who has served at least 25 years of such sentence, an...
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2018-03-02
Stricken from docket by Courts of Justice (16-Y 0-N)
#4SB641IntroducedPurchase, possession, or transportation of firearms by persons voluntarily admitted to an inpatient mental health facility; penalty. Prohibits a person voluntarily admitted to a state hospital or mental health facility for inpatient treatment from pu...
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2018-01-15
Stricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N)
#5HB297PassedAdministrative Process Act; guidance documents. Exempts guidance documents, defined in the bill, from the requirements of the Administrative Process Act (?§2.2-4000 et seq.), provided that the agency that developed the guidance document certifie...
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2018-04-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0820)
#6HB1084IntroducedVirginia Public Procurement Act; statute of limitations on actions on construction contracts; statute of limitations on actions on performance bonds. Provides that unless otherwise specified in the contract, no action may be brought by a public body ...
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2018-02-09
Stricken from docket by Courts of Justice (16-Y 0-N)
#7HB1549IntroducedVirginia Health Care Access Program. Establishes the Virginia Health Care Access Program (the Program) to (i) develop and fund programs to improve access to health care services for recipients of medical assistance and other medically needy, low-inco...
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2018-02-13
#8HJR419PassedCommending William Clyde Elliott.
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2018-03-06
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ419ER)
#9HB480IntroducedRestitution; enforcement. Provides that the enforcement of an order of restitution docketed as a civil judgment is not subject to any statute of limitations.
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2018-02-15
#10HB157IntroducedRight to treat; requirement of Maintenance of Certification prohibited. Prohibits hospitals and other entities that have organized medical staff or a process for credentialing physicians as members of staff or employ or enter into contracts for emplo...
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2018-02-13
#11SB964VetoedHealth insurance; catastrophic health plans. Authorizes health carriers to offer catastrophic plans on the individual market and to offer such plans to all individuals. The measure provides that a catastrophic plan is deemed to provide an essential h...
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2018-05-18
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
#12HB186IntroducedAbsentee voting; persons age 65 or older. Entitles a person who will be age 65 or older on the day of an election to vote by absentee ballot in that election.
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2018-02-13
#13HB205IntroducedCriteria for remedial redistricting plans. Provides criteria by which congressional and state legislative districts are to be drawn when such districts have been declared unlawful or unconstitutional, in whole or in part, by order of any state or fed...
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2018-02-13
#14HB748IntroducedVirginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; eligibility. Extends the benefits of the Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program to the spouse or child of a veteran with at least a 90 percent permanent, service-rela...
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2018-02-13
#15SB80EngrossedState School Health Advisory Board. Establishes the State School Health Advisory Board in the executive branch to advise the General Assembly and the Governor on pending or proposed legislation concerning the role of employees in public elementary or...
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2018-03-06
#16SB731IntroducedHealth insurance plans; prior authorization for drug Health insurance plans; prior authorization for drug benefits or surgical procedures. Provides that prior authorization requirements currently applicable to drug benefits are applicable to the proc...
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2018-01-29
#17HB313PassedPrescription Monitoring Program; prescriber and dispenser patterns. Requires the Director of the Department of Health Professions to annually review controlled substance prescribing and dispensing patterns. The bill requires the Director to conduct s...
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2018-03-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0239)
#18HB1496IntroducedVoter identification; free voter photo identification cards provided by the Department of Motor Vehicles. Requires the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to provide voter photo identification cards containing the voter's photograph and signature for ...
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2018-02-13
#19HB1077IntroducedDriver education courses; virtual testing. Authorizes the Department of Motor Vehicles to allow licensed computer-based driver education providers to offer driver education tests virtually for computer-based driver education courses, provided that ce...
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2018-02-13
#20HB556IntroducedState Corporation Commission; intervenor compensation. Establishes a process under which a public interest organization or a retail customer, including an entity representing retail customers, of a public service company is compensated for its expens...
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2018-02-13
#21HB1420IntroducedStatewide Fire Prevention Code; powers and duties of the Virginia Fire Services Board. Transfers primary authority for the adoption of the Statewide Fire Prevention Code from the Board of Housing and Community Development to the Virginia Fire Service...
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2018-02-13
#22HB690PassedGeneral registrars; residency requirement; exemption for certain counties and cities. Exempts counties and cities with a population of 25,000 or less from the requirement that a person appointed to serve as a general registrar must be a qualified vot...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0692)
#23SB858PassedThe 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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2018-03-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0141)
#24HB87IntroducedPro se minors; signing of pleading, motion, or other paper by next friend. Provides that a minor who is not represented by an attorney shall sign his pleading, motion, or other paper by his next friend. The bill further provides that either or both p...
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2018-02-15
#25SB972VetoedVested rights; existing landscape cover materials. Provides that, notwithstanding any local ordinance to the contrary, an owner of real property who has an occupancy permit issued as of January 1, 2018, shall not be required to retrofit existing land...
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2018-05-17
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
#26HB7IntroducedCampaign finance; prohibited personal use. Prohibits any person from converting any moneys, securities, or like intangible personal property contributed to a candidate or a candidate's campaign committee to his personal use, the personal use of the c...
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2018-02-13
#27HB5IntroducedCampaign finance; prohibited personal use; penalty. Campaign finance; prohibited personal use; penalty. Prohibits the conversion of any contributed moneys, securities, or like intangible personal property by any person to the personal use of a candid...
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2018-02-13
#28SB130PassedElections; removal and revision of obsolete provisions. Repeals and revises several obsolete elections-related statutes. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia Code Commission.
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2018-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0464)
#29HB171IntroducedVoter registration; extended time for new United States citizens to register. Allows a person who becomes a naturalized United States citizen after the close of registration records, and who is otherwise qualified to vote, to register to vote up to a...
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2018-02-13
#30HB202PassedCourt fines and costs; community service. Requires a court assessing fines and costs against a person for conviction of a crime to inform such person of the availability of earning credit toward discharge of the fine or costs through the performance ...
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2018-03-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0061)
#31HB272IntroducedVoter registration; notification of denial. Requires notice of a denial of an application for voter registration to be provided by the general registrar to the applicant within five days of the denial. Such notice may be made by all available means, ...
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2018-02-13
#32SB139IntroducedPlastic bag tax in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Imposes a five-cent per bag tax on plastic bags provided to customers by certain retailers in localities located wholly within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and directs revenues to be used to support th...
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2018-01-17
Failed to report (defeated) in Finance (4-Y 11-N)
#33SB144EngrossedForm of ballot; party identification of candidates. Provides that any candidate nominated by a political party or at a primary election shall be identified on the ballot by the name of his political party, unless a provision of a local charter provid...
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2018-03-02
Failed to report (defeated) in Privileges and Elections (10-Y 12-N)
#34HB339PassedVirginia Debt Collection Act; public institutions of higher education. Requires a public institution of higher education to provide a debtor who is currently enrolled in such institution the option to pay his debt in periodic payments over the course...
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2018-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0386)
#35HJR43PassedCommending the Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center.
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2018-01-18
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ43ER)
#36HB427EngrossedFilling vacancies in the United States Senate. Removes the language limiting the date at which a special election can be held to fill a vacancy occurring in the representation of the Commonwealth in the United States Senate. Currently, when such a va...
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2018-02-27
Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (10-Y 0-N)
#37HB584EngrossedRiparian planting grounds lease; eligibility; Lynnhaven River. Reduces from 205 feet to 105 feet the minimum low-water shore front that makes the landowner eligible to apply for riparian planting grounds assignment by the Commissioner of the Marine R...
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2018-02-15
Passed by indefinitely in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N)
#38HB642IntroducedLegal notices; online publications. Provides that, where any ordinance, resolution, notice, or advertisement is required by law to be published in a newspaper, such ordinance, resolution, notice, or advertisement may instead be published in an online...
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2018-02-15
#39HB805IntroducedStormwater management regulations; localities outside Chesapeake Bay watershed. Provides that in a locality that is located entirely outside of the Chesapeake Bay watershed, the State Water Control Board and the Department of Environmental Quality sh...
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2018-02-13
#40SB240IntroducedMinimum wage. Increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25 per hour to (i) $8.00 per hour effective July 1, 2018; (ii) $9.00 per hour effective July 1, 2019; (iii) $10.10 per hour effective July 1, 2020; and (iv) $11....
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2018-01-15
Incorporated by Commerce and Labor
#41SB264PassedCampaign Finance Disclosure Act of 2006; campaign committees; electronic filing requirement. Requires candidates for the General Assembly and candidates for local and constitutional office in localities with a population of more than 70,000 to file t...
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2018-03-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0538)
#42SB379PassedOffice of the general registrar; open five days a week. Provides that the office of the general registrar in all counties and cities is to be open a minimum of five days a week. Under current law, counties with a population of less than 10,000 and ci...
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2018-03-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0539)
#43HB902PassedSex Offenders and Crimes Against Minors Registry; similar offenses; removal from Registry. Provides that the requirement that a person required to register with the Sex Offenders and Crimes Against Minors Registry who was convicted of certain crimes ...
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2018-03-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0068)
#44HB918IntroducedCertificate of public need; certain projects. Provides a permitting process for projects converting into an outpatient or ambulatory surgical center (i) that portion of a physician's office developed for the provision of outpatient or ambulatory surg...
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2018-02-01
Failed to report (defeated) in Health, Welfare and Institutions (10-Y 11-N)
#45HB1137IntroducedCommuter Rail Operating and Capital Fund. Establishes the Commuter Rail Operating and Capital Fund to be used by the Director of the Department of Rail and Public Transportation, with the approval of the Commonwealth Transportation Board, on projects...
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2018-02-06
#46SB452IntroducedVoter identification; repeal of photo identification requirements. Repeals the requirement that voters show a form of identification containing a photograph in order to be allowed to vote. The bill requires a voter to show either his voter registrati...
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2018-01-16
Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (8-Y 6-N)
#47HB1113IntroducedHealth insurance; coverage for autism spectrum Health 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...
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2018-02-13
#48SB409IntroducedTeacher licensure; waiver of professional teacher assessments. Provides that a local school board or division superintendent may waive the requirements to complete professional teacher's assessments for any individual who holds a provisional license ...
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2018-02-08
Incorporated by Education and Health
#49HB1307PassedStormwater management; rural Tidewater; tiered approach to water quantity technical criteria; impervious cover percentage. Allows any rural Tidewater locality, as defined in the bill, to comply with water quantity technical criteria for certain land-...
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2018-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0154)
#50SB592IntroducedCampaign finance; prohibited personal use; penalty. Prohibits the conversion of any contributed moneys, securities, or like intangible personal property by any person to the personal use of a candidate or member of the candidate's immediate family or...
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2018-01-30
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