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#1HB1676IntroducedLegal holidays; Indigenous Peoples Day. Renames the special Day of Appreciation for American Indians living in the Commonwealth as Indigenous Peoples Day. Recognition of the day remains the Wednesday immediately preceding the fourth Thursday in Novem...
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2018-12-04
#2HB676EngrossedChildren who are deaf or hard of hearing; services; advisory subcommittee. Declares it the goal of the Commonwealth that each child who is deaf or hard of hearing is (i) as linguistically ready for kindergarten as his peers who are not deaf or hard o...
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2018-11-30
#3HB622EngrossedSex offenses prohibiting entry onto school property; penalty. Provides that an adult who has been convicted of any felony offense for which registration on the Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry is required where the victim of the offens...
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2018-11-30
#4HB1606EngrossedCertificate of public need; psychiatric beds and services. Eliminates the requirement for a certificate of public need for certain projects involving mental hospitals or psychiatric hospitals and intermediate care facilities established primarily for...
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2018-11-30
#5HB885EngrossedOnsite sewage systems; authority of the Board of Health. Clarifies that the Board of Health shall have supervision and control over the maintenance, inspection, and reuse of conventional onsite sewage systems as well as alternative onsite sewage syst...
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2018-11-30
#6HB1683IntroducedElectric cooperatives; rates. Authorizes any electric cooperative to (i) increase or decrease its rates without State Corporation Commission approval for any of its services, rather than only for distribution services, at any time if such adjustments...
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2018-12-06
#7HB777IntroducedEmergency air medical transportation; informed decision. Requires emergency medical services personnel, prior to initiating contact with an emergency air medical transportation provider for air transport of a patient, to obtain written consent from t...
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2018-11-30
#8HB1680IntroducedCertificate of public need. Makes changes to the Certificate of public need. Makes changes to the Medical Care Facilities Certificate of Public Need Program. The bill (i) removes specialized centers or clinics or that portion of a physician's office ...
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2018-12-05
#9SJR65IntroducedStudy; Department of Corrections; solitary confinement; report. Requests the Department of Corrections, in consultation with the Department of Criminal Justice Services, to study the use of solitary confinement, including segregation and other forms ...
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2018-11-30
#10SB499IntroducedAgriculture easements; validity; termination. Prohibits a restriction imposed by a conservation easement from being enforced against any occupied single-family dwelling structure, including any outbuilding, shed, barn, garage, or driveway, or the lan...
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2018-11-30
#11HJR19EngrossedStudy; joint committee; the future of public elementary and secondary education in the Commonwealth; report. Continues for one additional year the Joint Committee of the House Committee on Education and the Senate Committee on Education and Health to...
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2018-11-30
#12HB960IntroducedVirginia Economic Development Partnership Authority; marketing plan and report. Requires the Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority (Authority) to include in its marketing plan information as to participation in trade shows and internati...
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2018-11-30
#13SB481IntroducedNonsuits; recommencement of action. Decreases the time period in which a plaintiff who takes a voluntary nonsuit may recommence this action from six months to 14 days from the date the nonsuit was entered. The bill does not change the provision allow...
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2018-11-30
#14SB773IntroducedAlcoholic beverage control (ABC); food-to-beverage ratio. Reduces the current 45 percent food-to-beverage ratio for mixed beverage licensees. The bill requires that a mixed beverage restaurant, caterer's, or limited caterer's licensee meet or exceed ...
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2018-11-30
#15SB502IntroducedVirginia Public Procurement Act; Department of State Police; exemption for purchase of aviation equipment. Exempts from competitive sealed bidding the purchase of aviation equipment by the Department of State Police for use by the Department.
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2018-11-30
#16SB886IntroducedQualifications of law-enforcement officers; psychological examination. Requires as a minimum qualification for employment as a law-enforcement officer that, subsequent to a conditional offer of employment, all prospective law-enforcement officers und...
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2018-11-30
#17SB988IntroducedSpecial license plates; THE AMERICAN LEGION. Authorizes the issuance of special license plates for members and supporters of The American Legion bearing the legend THE AMERICAN LEGION.
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2018-11-30
#18HB1584IntroducedHealth insurance; balance billing for ancillary services. Prohibits an out-of-network health care provider from charging a covered person who is insured through a health benefit plan an amount for ancillary services that is greater than the allowed a...
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2018-11-30
#19SB816IntroducedState and Local Government Conflict of Interests State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act; disclosure by local government officers and employees. Provides that an officer or employee of local government who has a personal interest in a tr...
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2018-11-30
#20HB1661IntroducedAssociation health benefit plans established by associations of employers; health benefit plans for members of certain agricultural organizations. Directs the State Corporation Commission to adopt regulations that allow for the creation of associatio...
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2018-12-03
#21HB1679IntroducedTaxation of all-terrain vehicles, mopeds, and off-road motorcycles. Clarifies the taxation of all-terrain vehicles, mopeds, and off-road motorcycles and provides that vehicles that qualify as farm equipment that is exempt from sales and use tax shall...
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2018-12-05
#22SB1040IntroducedCompensation of local jails for cost of incarceration. Provides for local jails to be compensated for the actual cost of incarcerating convicted felons at the rate calculated in the Compensation Board's annual jail cost report. Current law provides f...
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2018-11-15
#23HB1650IntroducedLottery; disclosure of identity of winners. Prohibits the Virginia Lottery from disclosing information about individual winners whose prize exceeds $10 million, and exempts such information from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA),...
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2018-11-27
#24HB1638IntroducedVirginia Lottery; repeal prohibition against sale of Virginia Lottery; repeal prohibition against sale of lottery tickets over the Internet; sports betting; Problem Gambling Treatment and Support Fund; Major Research Project Subfund; Sports Betting O...
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2018-11-20
#25SB299IntroducedDepartment of Taxation; reports on sales and use tax exemptions. Requires the Department of Taxation (the Department) to report annually to the Chairmen of the House Committee on Appropriations and the House and Senate Committees on Finance regarding...
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2018-11-30
#26SB1043IntroducedPet shops; procurement of dogs; penalty. Prohibits a commercial dog breeder from selling a dog without providing to the purchaser a form signed by the breeder stating that the breeder is in full compliance with the requirements for a commercial dog b...
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2018-11-27
#27SB431IntroducedSpecial license plates; I SUPPORT WOMEN VETERANS. Authorizes the issuance of revenue-sharing special license plates for supporters of Virginia women veterans bearing the legend I SUPPORT WOMEN VETERANS.
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2018-11-30
#28HJR590IntroducedCommending Andrew Dalton Elder, Sr.
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2018-11-15
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#29HB277EngrossedGuardians ad litem for children; report requirements; certification form. Requires guardians ad litem appointed to represent a child in a matter to conduct an investigation in compliance with certain standards. The bill further requires the guardian ...
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2018-11-30
#30SB737IntroducedDriving under the influence; first offenders; license conditions; penalty. Provides that in the case of an adult offender's first conviction of driving under the influence when the offender's blood alcohol content was less than 0.15, the sole restric...
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2018-11-30
#31SB510IntroducedCigarette tax; counties authorized to hold referendum. Authorizes the board of supervisors of any county to levy a tax on the sale or use of cigarettes if approved in a referendum. If approved, the tax shall not exceed five cents ($0.05) or the amoun...
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2018-11-30
#32HB1636IntroducedTrespass; unmanned aircraft system; military airfield or military helicopter landing zone; penalty. Provides that any person who knowingly and intentionally causes an unmanned aircraft system to enter the airspace within one mile of the boundary of a...
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2018-11-15
#33SB766IntroducedCitizen water quality monitoring; use as evidence in enforcement actions. Authorizes the Department of Environmental Quality (the Department) to use certain results of citizen water quality testing as evidence in enforcement actions. Such evidence is...
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2018-11-30
#34SB613IntroducedDeposition of local governing body. Provides that when a local governing body is named as a deponent, it shall designate one or more members of such body to serve as a deponent on its behalf. The bill provides that such designee and his testimony sha...
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2018-11-30
#35SB364EngrossedMotor vehicle liability insurance coverage limits. Increases the minimum liability coverage amount from $20,000 to $50,000 for injury to or destruction of property of others in any one accident. The bill applies to motor vehicle insurance policies is...
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2018-11-30
#36SB916IntroducedHealth benefit plans; sale by authorized foreign health insurers. Establishes a procedure by which the State Corporation Commission may authorize health insurers licensed to sell health benefit plans in any other state to sell health benefit plans in...
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2018-11-30
#37SB808IntroducedElectric utilities; Transitional Rate Period; coal combustion residuals landfills. Shortens the duration of the Transitional Rate Period (Period) for any Phase II Utility. The measure provides that the Period ends December 31, 2017, which is the date...
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2018-11-30
#38SB93IntroducedEligibility for parole; at liberty between offenses. Provides that a person convicted of three separate felony offenses of murder, rape, or robbery by the presenting of firearms or other deadly weapon, or any combination of such offenses, shall be el...
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2018-11-30
#39HB1639IntroducedDepartment of Medical Assistance Services; payment for certain services to hospice patients. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to implement a process for direct payment of nursing facility or ICF/MR services for hospice patients r...
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2018-11-21
#40HB1649IntroducedLocal boundary agreements. Allows all localities, in adopting a voluntary boundary agreement, to attach to their petitions to the circuit court a Geographic Information System (GIS) map depicting the boundary change. Under current law, such use of a ...
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2018-11-27
#41HB1653IntroducedCustody and visitation arrangements; best interests of the child; domestic abuse; child abuse. Requires the court to consider domestic abuse, defined in the bill, and child abuse in addition to family abuse and sexual abuse in current law when determ...
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2018-11-29
#42SB497IntroducedDisorderly conduct in public places; right to detain. Provides that the person in charge of any public building, place, conveyance, meeting, operation, or activity may detain any person who engages in disorderly conduct for a period not to exceed one...
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2018-11-30
#43SB463IntroducedDisposition of forfeited property used in connection with the commission of drug crimes; Drug Offender Assessment and Treatment Fund. Provides that 20 percent of all cash, negotiable instruments, and proceeds from a sale conducted pursuant to ?§...
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2018-11-30
#44SB56IntroducedLine of Duty Act; eligible dependents. Provides that children born or adopted after the death or disability of an employee covered by the Line of Duty Act are eligible for health insurance coverage if such coverage does not result in an increase in t...
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2018-11-30
#45HB1435EngrossedInitiation of a civil action; clerk of a general district court. Requires a general district court clerk to file, process, and issue for service of process any pleading initiating a civil action in the general district court within 14 days of receipt...
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2018-11-30
#46SB494IntroducedLine of Duty Act; health insurance coverage for eligible spouses. Allows the eligible spouse of a deceased person under the Line of Duty Act (the Act) whose death occurred prior to July 1, 2017, to continue to receive health insurance coverage under ...
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2018-11-30
#47HB338EngrossedMedicaid; work requirement; report. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services (the Department) to apply for a waiver to implement a work requirement for able-bodied adult recipients of medical assistance services. The bill requires the De...
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2018-11-30
#48SB516IntroducedPublic schools; regional charter school divisions. Authorizes the Board of Education (the Board) to establish regional charter school divisions consisting of at least two but not more than three existing school divisions in regions in which each unde...
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2018-11-30
#49SB59IntroducedDepartment of Criminal Justice Services training standards; community engaged policing. Expands the responsibilities of the Department of Criminal Justice Services regarding community policing by requiring the compulsory training standards for basic ...
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2018-11-30
#50SB879IntroducedIntangible personal property; personal property used in manufacturing. Clarifies that personal property used directly in manufacturing in the locality in which the tax is assessed is classified as intangible personal property. Current law does not re...
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2018-11-30
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