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VASB998EngrossNondiscrimination in public employment. Prohibits discrimination in public employment on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, as defined in the bill. The bill also codifies for state and local government employment the current prohibit...
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2019-01-18
Read third time and passed Senate (28-Y 12-N)
VAHB1668IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; high-risk contracts; report. Requires the Department of General Services (DGS), the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA), and the Office of the Attorney General, as appropriate, to review contract solicitat...
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2019-01-18
To House Appropriations: General Government & Capital Outlay Committee
VASB1060EngrossVirginia Lottery Law; disclosure of a lottery winner's name and other personal information. Allows a lottery winner to submit written notice to the Virginia Lottery that he does not wish to have his name or other personal information disclosed. The b...
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2019-01-18
Read third time and passed Senate (33-Y 7-N)
VASB1153EngrossVirginia Public Procurement Act; job order contracting; limitations. Changes the maximum allowable sum of all jobs performed in a one-year contract term for job order contracts by increasing such maximum from the current amount of $5 million to $7 mi...
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2019-01-18
Engrossed bill reprinted 19101564D-E
VASB1199EngrossPublic employment; inquiries by state agencies and localities regarding criminal convictions, charges, and arrests. Prohibits state agencies from including on any employment application a question inquiring whether the applicant has ever been arreste...
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2019-01-18
Read third time and passed Senate (24-Y 16-N)
VASB1241EngrossBoard of Veterans Services; membership and scope of responsibilities. Increases the membership of the Board of Veterans Services by adding an additional member of the House of Delegates, an additional member of the Senate of Virginia, an additional n...
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2019-01-18
Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
VAHB2163IntroNew media and technology innovation New media and technology innovation income tax credit. Establishes a new media and technology innovation income tax credit, starting with taxable year 2019, which is a nonrefundable tax credit for expenses related ...
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2019-01-18
To House Finance: Subcommittee #1
VASB1318EngrossGovernor's required submission of bond bills. Changes the requirement that the Governor submit certain bond bills concurrently with the submission of his Budget Bill, or his gubernatorial amendments to the Budget Bill, to requiring that the Governor ...
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2019-01-18
Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
VAHB2458IntroEarly childhood care and education; Early childhood care and education; licensing. Requires the Board of Education to establish a statewide unified public-private system for early childhood care and education in the Commonwealth to be administered by...
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2019-01-18
[Hearing: Jan 21]
To House Education: Subcommittee #1
VAHB2386IntroPublic institutions of higher education; information relating to pledges and donations. Requires public institutions of higher education, when accepting a donation, gift, or similar financial support that is conditioned upon the acceptance of certain...
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2019-01-18
To House Education: Subcommittee #3
VAHB2767IntroVirginia African American Advisory Board. Establishes the Virginia African American Advisory Board to advise the Governor regarding the development of economic, professional, cultural, educational, and governmental links between the Commonwealth of V...
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2019-01-18
To House Rules Committee
VAHB2772IntroCertain officers and employees; ability to forswear salary. Authorizes officers and employees exempt from the Virginia Personnel Act to forswear all or part of their official salary or rate of pay.
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2019-01-18
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB2791IntroVirginia Personnel Act; appointments, promotion, and tenure based upon merit and fitness. Clarifies that all appointments and promotions to and tenure in positions in the service of the Commonwealth shall be based solely upon merit and fitness.
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2019-01-18
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB2804IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; professional and information technology project services contracts; verification of work. Requires state agencies contracting for professional and information technology project services to include provisions in such ...
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2019-01-18
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB2787IntroVirginia voter registration system; security plans and procedures; remedying security risks.
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2019-01-18
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB2798IntroAll-Payer Claims Database; penalty. Requires the Commissioner of Health, in cooperation with the Bureau of Insurance, to collect health claims data from certain insurers, corporations, managed care organizations, third-party administrators, and emplo...
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2019-01-18
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB2802IntroDivision of Human Rights; name change; report. Changes the name of the Division of Human Rights to the Division of Civil Rights (the Division). The bill requires the Division to submit a report, by November 30 of each year, to the Governor and the Ge...
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2019-01-18
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB1629IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; request for proposals; publication. Removes the requirement for newspaper publication of Requests for Proposals for professional services.
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2019-01-17
Committee substitute printed 19104416D-H1
VAHB1650IntroLottery; 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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2019-01-17
Committee substitute printed 19104476D-H1
VAHB1676IntroLegal 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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2019-01-17
To House Rules: Subcommittee #2
VAHB1736IntroCommunity Integration Advisory Commission; sunset. Extends the sunset provision of the Community Integration Advisory Commission from July 1, 2019, to July 1, 2023.
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2019-01-17
To House Rules: Subcommittee #1
VAHB1740IntroGovernment Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; exemptions. Modifies current law to provide that personal information systems related to adult services and adult protective services that are maintained by the Department for Aging and Reha...
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2019-01-17
Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N)
VAHB1746IntroVirginia Initiative for Employment Not Welfare; name change. Changes the name of the Virginia Initiative for Employment Not Welfare to the Virginia Initiative for Education and Work.
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2019-01-17
Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N)
VASB1095IntroEarly childhood care and education; Early childhood care and education; licensing. Requires the Board of Education to establish a statewide unified public-private system for early childhood care and education in the Commonwealth to be administered by...
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2019-01-17
To Senate Finance Committee
VAHB1761IntroState correctional facilities; prohibition on procurement by public bodies of articles produced or manufactured and services provided by persons confined in state correctional facilities. Prohibits articles produced or manufactured and services provi...
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2019-01-17
Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (4-Y 2-N)
VAHB1772IntroVirginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council; advisory opinions; evidence in civil proceeding. Provides that any officer, employee, or member of a public body alleged to have willfully and knowingly violated the Virginia Freedom of Information Ac...
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2019-01-17
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB1964IntroVirginia Freedom of Information Act; meeting exemption for the Fort Monroe Authority. Creates an exemption from the open meeting requirements of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act for discussion or consideration by the Board of Trustees of the F...
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2019-01-17
Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N)
VAHB1965IntroFort Monroe Authority; payments to the City of Hampton in lieu of real property taxes. Provides that, for real estate leased by the Fort Monroe Authority (the Authority) to a private owner, such real estate shall be taxed by the City of Hampton as if...
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2019-01-17
Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
VAHB1934IntroElectric vehicle charging stations; operation by state agencies. Authorizes any agency of state government to locate and operate a retail fee-based electric vehicle charging station on property the agency controls. The bill exempts state agencies fro...
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2019-01-17
Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
VAHB1963IntroFort Monroe Authority; definition of Area of Operation. Changes the definition of "Area of Operation" for purposes of the Fort Monroe Authority to mean land owned by the Commonwealth at Fort Monroe. The current definition refers to lands acquired fro...
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2019-01-17
Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
VAHB1984IntroLegal holidays; Election Day. Designates Election Day, the Tuesday after the first Monday in November, as a state holiday and removes Lee-Jackson Day as a state holiday.
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2019-01-17
Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (2-Y 4-N)
VAHB2055IntroDepartment of Human Resource Management; review of employee recruitment, retention, and compensation; report. Requires the Director of the Department of Human Resource Management to perform an annual review of recruitment and retention trends and cer...
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2019-01-17
Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
VAHB2161IntroDepartment of General Services; disposition of surplus materials; veteran-owned small business and veterans service organizations. Provides that the Department of General Services shall permit surplus materials to be sold to (i) small businesses cert...
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2019-01-17
Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 1-N)
VAHB2159IntroPlastic Pollution Prevention Advisory Council. Establishes in the executive branch of state government the Plastic Pollution Prevention Advisory Council to study and make recommendations regarding plastic pollution problems in the Commonwealth, with ...
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2019-01-17
To House Rules: Subcommittee #1
VAHB2198IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; exempt counties, cities, school boards, and towns with populations greater than 3,500; competitive negotiation for professional services. Requires all counties, cities, and school divisions, and all towns having a pop...
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2019-01-17
Reported from General Laws (18-Y 4-N)
VASB1283IntroState Medical Facilities Plan; revisions. Requires the State Medical Facilities Plan task force to review the State Medical Facilities Plan and update or validate existing criteria in the State Medical Facilities Plan at least once every two years. C...
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2019-01-17
To Senate Finance Committee
VASB1313IntroEarly childhood care and education; licensing. Requires Early childhood care and education; licensing. Requires the Board of Education to establish a statewide unified public-private system for early childhood care and education in the Commonwealth t...
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2019-01-17
Incorporated by Education and Health
VAHB2330IntroEnvironmental Justice Advisory Council established; consideration for environmental justice. Establishes the Environmental Justice Advisory Council (the Council), consisting of 19 members, to advise the Governor on environmental justice in the Common...
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2019-01-17
To House Rules: Subcommittee #1
VASB1570IntroAdult protective services; central registry. Creates a central registry of founded complaints of adult abuse, neglect, and exploitation to be maintained by the State Department of Social Services. The bill establishes (i) investigation requirements f...
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2019-01-17
To Senate Rehabilitation: Subcommittee #2
VASB1637IntroVirginia Human Rights Act; establishment of right to reproductive choice.
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2019-01-17
Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (8-Y 7-N)
VAHB2696IntroEnvironmental Justice Advisory Council established. Establishes the Environmental Justice Advisory Council, consisting of 13 members, to advise the Governor on environmental justice in the Commonwealth through equitable development, implementation, e...
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2019-01-17
To House Rules: Subcommittee #1
VAHB2744IntroVirginia War Memorial Board; transfer of duties and sunset. Sunsets the Virginia War Memorial Board effective January 1, 2020, and, upon dissolution, transfers its advisory duties to the Board of Veterans Services. The Virginia War Memorial Board cur...
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2019-01-17
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB2741IntroClean Energy Advisory Board; Clean Clean Energy Advisory Board; Clean Energy Rebate Fund; solar energy installation rebates; low-income and moderate-income households. Establishes the Clean Energy Advisory Board (the Board), an advisory board in the ...
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2019-01-17
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VASB1740IntroDriver privilege cards; penalty. Driver privilege cards; penalty. Authorizes the issuance of new driver privilege cards by the Department of Motor Vehicles to an applicant who (i) has reported income from Virginia sources on an individual tax return ...
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2019-01-17
To Senate Transportation Committee
VAHB1700IntroBudget Bill. Amends Chapter 2, 2018 Special Session I Acts of Assembly.
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2019-01-16
Budget amendments available
VASB1100IntroBudget Bill. Amends Chapter 2, 2018 Special Session I Acts of Assembly.
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2019-01-16
Budget amendments available
VAHB2021IntroVirginia Investment Partnership Act; Virginia Investment Performance Grants; Virginia Economic Development Incentive Grants; reauthorization. Reauthorizes the Virginia Investment Performance Grant Program and the Virginia Economic Development Incenti...
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2019-01-16
[Hearing: Jan 21]
Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
VAHB2115IntroState Medical Facilities Plan; revisions. Requires the State Medical Facilities Plan task force to review the State Medical Facilities Plan and update or validate existing criteria in the State Medical Facilities Plan at least once every two years. C...
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2019-01-16
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions: Subcommittee #3
VAHB2308IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; public institutions of higher education; disclosure required by certain offerors. Requires every offeror who submits a proposal to a public institution of higher education for any construction project that (i) has a t...
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2019-01-16
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB2347IntroSmall Business Investment Grant Fund; recapture of awards. Provides that if an eligible investor is awarded a grant from the Small Business Investment Grant Fund and the small business in which the investment was made (i) relocates outside of the Com...
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2019-01-16
[Hearing: Jan 21]
Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
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