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VAHB2174PassState-facilitated IRA savings program; establishment. Directs the governing board of the Virginia College Savings Plan (the Board) to establish a state-facilitated individual retirement account (IRA) savings program (the Program). The Board shall adm...
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2021-04-15
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0556)
VAHB1855PassDepartment of Mines, Minerals and Energy. Renames the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy as the Department of Energy. Within the Department, the bill renames the Division of Mined Land Reclamation as the Division of Mined Land Repurposing and r...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0532)
VAHB2327PassVirginia Public Procurement Act; requirement to pay prevailing wage; transportation infrastructure projects. Clarifies, for purposes of the requirement under certain circumstances to pay the prevailing wage rate for work performed on public works con...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0549)
VAHB2312PassMarijuana; legalization; retail sales; penalties. Eliminates criminal penalties for simple possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by persons 21 years of age or older, modifies several other criminal penalties related to marijuana, and imposes lim...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0551)
VASB1406PassMarijuana; legalization; retail sales; penalties. Eliminates criminal penalties for simple possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by persons 21 years of age or older, modifies several other criminal penalties related to marijuana, and imposes lim...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0550)
VASB1410PassActive military or a military spouse; prohibits discrimination in public accommodations, etc. Prohibits discrimination in public accommodations, employment, and housing on the basis of a person's military status, defined as a member of the uniformed ...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0478)
VAHB1864PassVirginia Human Rights Act; definition of employer; person employing one or more domestic workers. Expands the definition of "employer" for all purposes of the Virginia Human Rights Act to include a person employing one or more domestic workers, as de...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0506)
VAHB2161PassActive military or a military spouse; prohibits discrimination in public accommodations, etc. Prohibits discrimination in public accommodations, employment, and housing on the basis of a person's military status, defined as a member of the uniformed ...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0477)
VAHB1979PassElectric vehicle rebate program; creation and funding; report. Creates a rebate program for the purchase or lease of new and used electric vehicles, to be administered by the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy. A purchaser or lessee of a new or...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0493)
VAHB1811PassVirginia Public Procurement Act; preference for energy-efficient and water-efficient goods. Provides that in the course of procuring goods, if a state agency receives two or more bids for products that are Energy Star certified, meet Federal Energy M...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0469)
VASB1261PassCourt of Appeals; jurisdiction; number of judges. Expands the jurisdiction of the Court of Appeals of Virginia by providing for an appeal of right in every civil case and provides that the granting of further appeal to the Supreme Court of Virginia s...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0489)
VAHB2004PassVirginia Freedom of Information Act; law-enforcement criminal incident information; criminal investigative files. Adds criminal investigative files, defined in the bill, relating to a criminal investigation or proceeding that is not ongoing, also def...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0483)
VAHB2025PassVirginia Freedom of Information Act; record exclusion for personal contact information provided to a public body. Provides that personal contact information provided to a public body or any of its members for the purpose of receiving electronic commu...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0484)
VAHB2001PassBuilding standards for certain state and local buildings. Requires that any executive branch agency or institution or locality entering the design phase for the construction of a new building greater than 5,000 gross square feet in size or the renova...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0473)
VASB1314PassVirginia Economic Development Partnership Authority; Office of Education and Labor Market Alignment established; workforce and higher education alignment. Directs the Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority to establish an Office of Educa...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0502)
VASB1310PassEmployment; domestic service; Virginia Human Rights Act. Provides that individuals who are engaged in providing domestic service are not excluded from employee protection laws and laws regarding the payment of wages. The measure also provides that th...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0513)
VASB1271PassVirginia Freedom of Information Act; meetings held through electronic communication means during a state of emergency. Allows a public body, or a joint meeting thereof, to meet by electronic communication means without a quorum of the public body phy...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0490)
VAHB1928PassHistoric resources; acquisition and lease of land. Authorizes the Department of Historic Resources and the Board of Historic Resources to undertake additional leasing and property acquisition activities related to battlefield properties, designated l...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0406)
VAHB1836PassSecretary of Natural Resources. Renames the Secretary of Natural Resources as the Secretary of Natural and Historic Resources. The bill also designates the Secretary as the Chief Resilience Officer and removes the Virginia Museum of Natural History f...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0401)
VAHB2321PassGovernor's Secretaries; Secretary of Labor created. Creates in the Governor's Cabinet the position of Secretary of Labor. The bill transfers from the Secretary of Commerce and Trade to the Secretary of Labor responsibility for the Department of Labor...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0453)
VAHB1876PassWorkforce development; data sharing. Expands the type of workforce development data that state agencies may share with the Virginia Workforce System to support workforce program evaluation and policy analysis. The bill removes the requirement that al...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0438)
VAHB2105PassEarly childhood education; quality rating and improvement system participation; School Readiness Committee. Delays until the 2022–2023 school year the requirement for all publicly funded early childhood education providers to participate in a q...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0446)
VASB1418PassGrants from the Commonwealth's Development Opportunity Fund; waiver or reduction of capital investment and local match requirement. Provides that, for grants from the Commonwealth's Development Opportunity Fund, capital investment and local match req...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0386)
VASB1398PassRetail sales and transient occupancy taxes on room rentals. Provides that retail sales and hotel taxes on transient room rentals shall be computed on the basis of the total charges or the total price paid for the use or possession of the room. For th...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0383)
VASB1165PassAbolition of the death penalty. Abolishes the death penalty, including for those persons currently under a death sentence. The bill provides that no person may be sentenced to death or put to death on or after its effective date for any violation of ...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0345)
VAHB2263PassAbolition of the death penalty. Abolishes the death penalty, including for those persons currently under a death sentence. The bill provides that no person may be sentenced to death or put to death on or after its effective date for any violation of ...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0344)
VASB1150PassDepartment of Veterans Services; Military Spouse Liaison; position created. Establishes the position of Military Spouse Liaison (the Liaison) in the Department of Veterans Services to conduct outreach and advocate on behalf of military spouses in the...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0309)
VASB1469PassOpioid Abatement Authority; established, report. Establishes the Opioid Abatement Authority. The Authority, with the assistance of the Office of the Attorney General, would administer the Opioid Abatement Fund, which would receive moneys from settlem...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0307)
VAHB2322PassOpioid Abatement Authority; established; report. Establishes the Opioid Abatement Authority. The Authority, with the assistance of the Office of the Attorney General, would administer the Opioid Abatement Fund, which would receive moneys from settlem...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0306)
VASB1365PassData governance; Office of Data Governance and Analytics; Chief Data Officer; Virginia Data Commission; report. Creates the Office of Data Governance (the Office) in the Office of the Secretary of Administration, to be directed by the existing Chief ...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0314)
VAHB2223PassDepartment of the Treasury and State Treasurer; bonds. Eliminates language that directs certain officers and board members to procure individual surety bonds mandated by current law when such officers and board members are already covered under bondi...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0152)
VAHB2171PassVirginia Small Business Financing Authority; annual report; utilization or award of loan and grant program funds. Requires the Virginia Small Business Financing Authority to include in its annual report information regarding the percentage of loan an...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0148)
VAHB2212PassChildren's Services Act; effective monitoring and implementation. Requires the director of the Office of Children's Services to provide for the effective implementation of the Children's Services Act (§ 2.2-5200 et seq.) in all localities by (i)...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0226)
VAHB1993PassDuties of agencies and their appointing authorities; diversity, equity, and inclusion strategic plans. Requires state agencies to establish and maintain a comprehensive diversity, equity, and inclusion strategic plan in coordination with the Governor...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0168)
VASB1414PassHenrietta Lacks Commission; sunset. Extends the expiration of the Henrietta Lacks Commission from July 1, 2021, to July 1, 2026.
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0256)
VASB1343PassVirginia Freedom of Information Act; proprietary records and trade secrets; carbon sequestration agreements. Excludes from the mandatory disclosure provisions of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act proprietary information, voluntarily provided by...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0298)
VAHB2130PassVirginia LGBTQ+ Advisory Board. Establishes the Virginia LGBTQ+ Advisory Board to advise the Governor regarding the economic, professional, cultural, educational, and governmental links between the Commonwealth and the LGBTQ+ community in Virginia an...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0169)
VAHB2147PassDivision of Human Rights; renamed as Office of Civil Rights. Renames the Division of Human Rights in the Department of Law as the Office of Civil Rights. Division of Human Rights; renamed as Office of Civil Rights. Renames the Division of Human Right...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0196)
VAHB2172PassDepartment of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; certification of small, women-owned, and minority-owned businesses; right to appeal denial of initial certification. Requires the Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity to adopt regula...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0149)
VAHB2140PassDepartment of Human Resource Management, alternative application for employment for persons with a disability. Directs the Department of Human Resource Management to create an alternative application process for the employment of persons with a disab...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0218)
VAHB2222PassMilitary medical personnel program. Adds any facility that offers medical services to the public and that is supervised by one or more physicians or podiatrists to the list of entities that may participate in the military medical personnel program es...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0231)
VAHB2170PassVirginia Small Business Financing Authority; risk-based review of outstanding loans; report. Requires the Virginia Small Business Financing Authority to conduct a risk-based review of all outstanding loans at least annually and report the results of ...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0147)
VASB1279PassDepartment of Veterans Services; initiatives to reduce unemployment among veterans; comprehensive transition program. Requires the Department of Veterans Services to develop a comprehensive program to assist military service members, veterans, and th...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0247)
VASB1458PassSecretary of Commerce and Trade; Identity Management Standards Advisory Council. Transfers the management of the Identity Management Standards Advisory Council from the Secretary of Administration to the Secretary of Commerce and Trade. The bill also...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0258)
VAHB2117PassChildren's Services Act; special education programs. Requires that funds expended for private special education services under the Children's Services Act only be expended on educational programs that are licensed by the Board of Education or an equi...
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2021-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0070)
VASB1313PassChildren's Services Act; special education programs. Requires that funds expended for private special education services under the Children's Services Act only be expended on educational programs that are licensed by the Board of Education or an equi...
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2021-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0071)
VASB1349Engross

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Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; exemptions; email addresses of licensed professionals. Modifies current law to provide that electronic mail addresses of persons applying for or possessing a license to engage in the practic...
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2021-03-01
Failed to pass
VASB1437Engross

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Promises to appear after the issuance of a summons. Eliminates the requirement that a promise to appear be completed after the issuance of a summons for a misdemeanor offense or an administrative violation. The bill provides that an accused shall be ...
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2021-03-01
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB1103Engross

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Virginia 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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2021-03-01
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB1305Engross

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Virginia Public Procurement Act; construction contracts; subcontractor workforce requirements. Requires all public bodies in a locality with a population in excess of 25,000 and covered institutions, defined in the bill, to include in every construct...
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2021-03-01
To House Appropriations Committee
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