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VAHB297PassAdministrative 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
Enacted, Chapter 820 (effective 1/1/19)
VAHB376PassSecure and Resilient Commonwealth Panel; membership. Changes the appointing authorities for the members of the Secure and Resilient Commonwealth Panel who are selected from the Subcommittees on Public Safety of both houses from the subcommittees them...
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2018-04-18
Enacted, Chapter 822 (effective 7/1/18)
VAHB543PassDepartment of General Services; lease of surplus property. Permits the Department of General Services to allow charitable organizations exempt from taxation under ?§501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code that provide addiction recovery services ...
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2018-04-18
Enacted, Chapter 825 (effective 7/1/18)
VAHB763PassRevenue Reserve Fund created. Creates the Revenue Reserve Fund to be used to offset shortfalls in the budget of two percent or less of general fund resources collected.
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2018-04-18
Enacted, Chapter 827 (effective 7/1/18)
VAHB765PassTransportation processes in the Commonwealth; responsibilities of transportation entities; funding. Expands the responsibilities of the Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment of the Secretary of Transportation (Office). The bill clarifies the r...
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2018-04-18
Enacted, Chapter 828 (effective 7/1/18)
VAHB770PassVirginia Economic Development Partnership Authority. Clarifies (i) that the members of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) Authority appointed by the Governor and the Joint Rules Committee are voting members of the Authority and (ii)...
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2018-04-18
Enacted, Chapter 829 (effective 4/18/18)
VAHB1568VetoVirginia Economic Development Partnership Authority; Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; small business development programs. Transfers the administration of the Small Business Jobs Grant Fund Program and the Small Business Investmen...
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2018-04-18
House sustained Governor's veto
VASB926VetoOffice of the Attorney General; employment of special counsel. Limits the contingency fee that may be charged by special counsel employed by a state agency, depending on the amount recovered.
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2018-04-18
Requires 27 affirmative votes to override veto
VAHB5002IntroBudget Bill. Appropriations of the Budget submitted by the Governor of Virginia in accordance with the provisions of §2.2-1509, Code of Virginia, and to provide a portion of revenues for the two years ending respectively on the thirtieth day of ...
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2018-04-17
VOTE: PASSAGE (67-Y 33-N)
VAHB1PassScholastic records; disclosure of directory information. Clarifies that student directory information may be publicly disclosed by a school if the school has given notice to the parent or eligible student of (i) the types of information that the scho...
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2018-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0806)
VAHB222PassIncome tax; modification for certain companies; grants. Establishes an income tax modification for companies that, from 2018 through 2024, either (i) invest at least $5 million in new capital investment in a qualified locality and create at least 10 ...
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2018-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0802)
VASB883PassIncome tax; modification for certain companies; grants. Establishes an income tax modification for companies that, from 2018 through 2024, either (i) invest at least $5 million in new capital investment in a qualified locality and create at least 10 ...
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2018-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0801)
VAHB1221PassVirginia Information Technologies Agency; additional duties of CIO; cybersecurity review. Requires the Chief Information Officer of the Virginia Information Technologies Agency to (i) conduct an annual comprehensive review of cybersecurity policies o...
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2018-04-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0775)
VASB512PassVirginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); scholastic records; student addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses. Prohibits the custodian of a scholastic record from releasing the address, phone number, or email address of a student in response ...
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2018-04-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0756)
VASB657PassVirginia Freedom of Information Act; exclusion of records related to public safety. Excludes from mandatory disclosure under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act information held by the Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority that is categorize...
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2018-04-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0741)
VAHB1583PassCommonwealth Broadband Chief Advisor. Establishes the position of Commonwealth Broadband Chief Advisor (Chief Advisor) within the Office of the Secretary of Commerce and Trade to serve as Virginia's single point of contact and integration for broadba...
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2018-04-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0766)
VASB991PassOffice of Telework Promotion and Broadband Assistance; Broadband Advisory Council; expiration. Extends the expiration of the Office of Telework Promotion and Broadband Assistance and the Broadband Advisory Council from July 1, 2018, to July 1, 2019. ...
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2018-04-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0760)
VASB930PassState and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act; prohibited conduct relating to contracts; exceptions; officer or immediate family member of an officer of Marine Resources Commission. Adds an officer or immediate family member of an officer of t...
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2018-04-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0742)
VASB154PassAdministrative Process Act; hearing officers; timely decisions. Provides that a hearing officer conducting a formal hearing on behalf of an agency shall render a recommendation or conclusion within the time period specified in such agency's written r...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0613)
VAHB345PassSpecial Assistant to the Governor for Coastal Adaptation and Protection. Creates the executive branch position of Special Assistant to the Governor for Coastal Adaptation and Protection (the Assistant). The bill provides that the Assistant shall be t...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0722)
VASB265PassSpecial Assistant to the Governor for Coastal Adaptation and Protection. Creates the executive branch position of Special Assistant to the Governor for Coastal Adaptation and Protection (the Assistant). The bill provides that the Assistant shall be t...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0723)
VASB325PassDepartment of Veterans Services. Provides the Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs (the Secretary) with greater direct oversight of the Department of Veterans Services (the Department). The bill requires (i) that the current cost-benefit and val...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0648)
VASB294PassAdministrative Process Act; exemption for certain regulations of the Department of Veterans Services. Provides an exemption from the Administrative Process Act for the Department of Veterans Services when promulgating rules and regulations pertaining...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0646)
VASB399PassLocal or regional overdose fatality review teams. Authorizes any county or city, or any combination of counties, cities, or counties and cities, to establish a local or regional overdose fatality review team for the purpose of (i) conducting contempo...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0600)
VAHB1277PassGovernment Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; sharing and dissemination of data. Amends the Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act (?§2.2-3800 et seq.) to facilitate the sharing of data among agencies of the Com...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0597)
VASB651PassVirginia Public Procurement Act; executive branch agency's goals for participation by small businesses; requirements. Expands the requirement under the Virginia Public Procurement Act that any executive branch agency's goals for participation by smal...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0680)
VAHB1297PassVirginia-Israel Advisory Board; transfer to legislative branch. Transfers the Virginia-Israel Advisory Board (the Board) from the executive branch to the legislative branch. The bill also changes the membership of the Board by increasing the number o...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0697)
VASB580PassData collection and dissemination; governance. Amends the Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act (?§2.2-3800 et seq.) to facilitate the sharing of data among agencies of the Commonwealth and between the Commonwealth and polit...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0679)
VASB564PassPublic access to nonconfidential court records. Provides that a clerk of court or the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court shall make nonconfidential court records or reports of aggregated, nonconfidential case data available to the public upon r...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0584)
VASB652PassDepartment of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; powers of director related to certification; report. Provides that all employment services organizations certified by the Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity (the Department) for ce...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0681)
VAHB1415PassHenrietta Lacks Commission; report; sunset. Creates the Henrietta Lacks Commission to establish through a public-private partnership the Henrietta Lacks Life Sciences Center in Halifax County as a cancer research and treatment center designed to (i) ...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0705)
VASB124PassState and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act; school boards and school board employees. Allows any school district to invoke the current exemption from the prohibition against hiring, under certain circumstances, a school district employee wh...
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2018-03-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0520)
VASB386PassVirginia Public Procurement Act; SWaM program; participation of service disabled veteran-owned businesses. Provides that contracts and subcontracts awarded to service disabled veteran-owned businesses shall be credited toward the small business, wome...
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2018-03-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0540)
VAHB992PassState and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act; disclosure statements; multiple positions. Provides that only one disclosure statement per calendar year is required under the State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act for an individua...
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2018-03-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0529)
VASB407PassGovernment Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; exemption for the Division of Capitol Police. Exempts personal information systems maintained by the Division of Capitol Police that deal with investigations and intelligence gathering relat...
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2018-03-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0541)
VAHB991PassState and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act; disclosures; Virginia College Savings Plan. Adds the Board of the Virginia College Savings Plan to the list of independent government entities whose members are required to file a disclosure state...
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2018-03-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0528)
VASB513PassEnhanced Public Safety Telephone Services Act. Establishes requirements regarding the implementation of next generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) service. By July 1, 2023, the 9-1-1 Services Board (the Board) is required to develop and implement NG9-1-1 transi...
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2018-03-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0533)
VAHB1362PassDivision of Consolidated Laboratory Services; availability of testing services. Requires the Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services, or any other laboratory with which the Department of Health has contracted, to provide screening tests for time...
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2018-03-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0531)
VAHB1388PassEnhanced Public Safety Telephone Services Act. Establishes requirements regarding the implementation of next generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) service. By July 1, 2023, the 9-1-1 Services Board (the Board) is required to develop and implement NG9-1-1 transi...
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2018-03-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0532)
VASB20PassDepartment of Planning and Budget; regulatory reduction pilot program; report. Directs the Department of Planning and Budget (the Department), under the supervision of the Secretary of Finance (the Secretary), to administer a three-year regulatory re...
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2018-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0445)
VAHB97PassVirginia Public Procurement Act; methods of procurement; single or term contracts for professional services. Increases the maximum permissible aggregate or sum of all phases of single or term contracts for professional services that may be procured w...
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2018-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0461)
VAHB212PassState and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act; school boards and school board employees. Allows any school district to invoke the current exemption from the prohibition against hiring, under certain circumstances, a school district employee wh...
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2018-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0483)
VASB171PassHenrietta Lacks Commission; report; sunset. Creates the Henrietta Lacks Commission to establish, through a public-private partnership, the Henrietta Lacks Life Sciences Center in Halifax County as a cancer research and treatment center designed to (i...
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2018-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0477)
VAHB760PassVirginia Public Procurement Act; exemption for Virginia-grown food products; required documentation. Requires a public body to accomplish procurement by obtaining written informal solicitation of a minimum of three bidders or offerors if practicable ...
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2018-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0463)
VAHB883PassDepartment of Planning and Budget; regulatory reduction pilot program; report. Directs the Department of Planning and Budget (the Department), under the supervision of the Secretary of Finance (the Secretary), to administer a three-year regulatory re...
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2018-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0444)
VAHB1275PassVirginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); record exclusion for trade secrets supplied to the Virginia Department of Transportation. Excludes from the mandatory disclosure provisions of FOIA trade secrets, as defined in the Uniform Trade Secrets Act...
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2018-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0470)
VAHB1124PassAdvisory Board on Service and Volunteerism; membership terms; sunset. Provides that the reduction from four years to three years in the terms of membership for nonlegislative citizen members of the Advisory Board on Service and Volunteerism enacted i...
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2018-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0455)
VAHB339PassVirginia 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)
VASB829PassMilitary medical personnel program; supervision. Directs the Department of Veterans Services to establish a program in which military medical personnel may practice and perform certain delegated acts that constitute the practice of medicine or nursin...
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2018-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0338)
VASB946PassAuditor of Public Accounts; audits. Eliminates a requirement that the Auditor of Public Accounts audit certain entities annually. The bill provides for the Auditor to perform an audit for these entities as the Auditor determines necessary. This bill ...
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2018-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0307)
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