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VASB50EnrollVirginia Human Rights Act; racial discrimination; hair. Provides that the terms "because of race" and "on the basis of race," and terms of similar import, when used in reference to discrimination in the Code of Virginia and acts of the General Assemb...
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2020-02-25
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB50ER)
VAHB4EngrossLottery Board; regulation of casino gaming. Authorizes casino gaming in the Commonwealth to be regulated by the Virginia Lottery Board. The bill specifies the requirements for licensure of casino gaming operators and the conduct of casino gaming and ...
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2020-02-25
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 9:00 am]

Reported from Finance and Appropriations (13-Y 2-N)
VAHB108EngrossLegal holidays; Lee-Jackson Day; 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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2020-02-25
Passed Senate (21-Y 19-N)
VASB30IntroBudget Bill. Provides for all appropriations of the Budget submitted by the Governor of Virginia in accordance with the provisions of §2.2-1509, Code of Virginia, and provides a portion of revenues for the two years ending respectively on the th...
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2020-02-25
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB30IntroBudget Bill. Provides for all appropriations of the Budget submitted by the Governor of Virginia in accordance with the provisions of §2.2-1509, Code of Virginia, and provides a portion of revenues for the two years ending respectively on the th...
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2020-02-25
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 9:00 am]

Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendments (16-Y 0-N)
VASB139EngrossFreedom of Information Advisory Act; training requirements. Adds the option for in-person training sessions in addition to the current requirement of online training sessions for local elected officials provided by the Virginia Freedom of Information...
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2020-02-25
Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
VASB138EngrossVirginia Freedom of Information Act; FOIA officers; training and reporting requirements. Adds regional public bodies to the types of public bodies that must designate a FOIA officer. The bill also changes the frequency for required FOIA officer train...
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2020-02-25
Passed House (100-Y 0-N)
VASB140EnrollVirginia Freedom of Information Act; public institutions of higher education; information related to pledges and donations. Provides that no discretionary exclusion in FOIA shall apply to protect information relating to the amount, date, purpose, and...
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2020-02-25
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 3, 2020
VASB153EngrossVirginia Freedom of Information Act; cost estimates; response time. Provides that if a requester asks for a cost estimate in advance of a Virginia Freedom of Information Act request, the time to respond is tolled for the amount of time that elapses b...
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2020-02-25
Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
VASB206EngrossVirginia-Korea Advisory Board; report. Establishes a nine-member Virginia-Korea Advisory Board in the executive branch of state government to advise the Governor on ways to improve mutually beneficial trade relationships between the Commonwealth and ...
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2020-02-25
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB358EngrossProject labor agreements; public procurement. Authorizes any public body, including any state or local government, when engaged in procuring products or services or letting contracts for construction, manufacture, maintenance, or operation of public ...
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2020-02-25
Passed by for the day
VAHB511EngrossElectric 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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2020-02-25
Passed Senate (23-Y 17-N)
VASB269EnrollVirginia Freedom of Information Act; exclusions; proprietary records and trade secrets; affordable housing loan applications. Excludes from mandatory disclosure financial and proprietary records submitted with a loan application to a locality for the...
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2020-02-25
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 3, 2020
VAHB879EngrossCertificate of public need. Revises the Medical Care Facilities Certificate of Public Need Program. The bill (i) removes from the list of reviewable medical care facilities specialized centers or clinics or that portion of a physician's office develo...
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2020-02-25
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 9:00 am]

Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendments (12-Y 4-N)
VASB487EngrossVirginia Public Procurement Act; architectural and professional engineering term contracts. Increases the aggregate limit for architectural and engineering services contracts (i) for localities for projects performed in a one-year contract term from ...
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2020-02-25
VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N)
VAHB1042EnrollVirginia Council on Environmental Justice; established. Establishes the Virginia Council on Environmental Justice, consisting of 27 members, to advise the Governor and provide recommendations intended to protect vulnerable communities from disproport...
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2020-02-25
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 3, 2020
VASB482EngrossDevelopmental Disabilities Mortality Review Committee; penalty. Creates the Developmental Disabilities Mortality Review Committee to review the death of any person with a developmental disability who was receiving services from a provider licensed by...
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2020-02-25
[Hearing: Feb 25]

Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N)
VAHB993EnrollAdministration of government; boards and councils; cleanup. Aligns authorizing language across certain boards and councils. The bill also increases from 18 to 21 the nonlegislative citizen members of the Asian Advisory Board and the Council on Women....
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2020-02-25
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 3, 2020
VAHB1098EnrollSecretary of Administration; policy of the Commonwealth regarding employment of individuals with disabilities; report deadline. Changes the date by which the Secretary of Administration is required to submit the annual report regarding state employme...
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2020-02-25
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 3, 2020
VAHB1198EnrollVirginia Board of Workforce Development; updates as a response to federal law. Amends current provisions regarding the Virginia Board of Workforce Development to align with federal law and gives the Board autonomy in making decisions on staffing need...
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2020-02-25
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 3, 2020
VAHB1248EnrollTiming of required submission of capital outlay bill. Requires the Governor to submit, in each legislative session, a prefiled bill with amendments to the current six-year capital outlay plan enacted into law. Under current law, the Governor is requi...
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2020-02-25
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1248ER)
VAHB1414EngrossTransportation. Amends numerous law related to transportation funds, revenue sources, construction, and safety programs.
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2020-02-25
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 9:00 am]

Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (12-Y 4-N)
VAHB1448EngrossManagement of the menhaden fishery. Requires the Virginia Marine Resources Commission to adopt regulations necessary to manage Atlantic menhaden, including those necessary to comply with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Interstate Fish...
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2020-02-25
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 9:00 am]

Reported from Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N)
VAHB1514EnrollVirginia Human Rights Act; racial discrimination; hair. Provides that the terms "because of race" and "on the basis of race," and terms of similar import, when used in reference to discrimination in the Code of Virginia and acts of the General Assemb...
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2020-02-25
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 3, 2020
VAHB1519EngrossCommission to Study Slavery and Subsequent De Jure and De Facto Racial and Economic Discrimination Against African Americans; report; sunset. Creates the Commission to Study Slavery and Subsequent De Jure and De Facto Racial and Economic Discriminati...
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2020-02-25
Passed Senate with amendments (39-Y 0-N)
VASB650EnrollVirginia Public Procurement Act; small purchases. Increases from $100,000 to $200,000 the small purchases exemption under the Virginia Public Procurement Act for single or term contracts for goods and services other than professional services. The bi...
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2020-02-25
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 3, 2020
VASB752EngrossVirginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act; illegal gambling device. Adds possession of an illegal gambling device and knowingly concealing, avoiding, or decreasing an obligation to pay or transmit money to the Commonwealth that is derived from the operati...
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2020-02-25
VOTE: Passage (95-Y 4-N)
VASB576EngrossResearch and development in the Commonwealth. Creates the Commonwealth of Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority (the Authority) to oversee and support research, development, and commercialization, resulting in the creation of new jobs and company...
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2020-02-25
Read second time
VASB804EngrossVirginia Minimum Wage Act; domestic service. Eliminates the exclusion in the Virginia Minimum Wage Act for persons employed in domestic service. The bill requires the Secretary of Commerce and Trade to convene a work group consisting of representativ...
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2020-02-25
Passed by for the day
VASB890EngrossTransportation. Amends numerous law related to transportation funds, revenue sources, construction, and safety programs.
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2020-02-25
Read second time
VASB883EngrossVirginia Council on Environmental Justice; established. Establishes the Virginia Council on Environmental Justice, consisting of 27 members, to advise the Governor and provide recommendations intended to protect vulnerable communities from disproport...
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2020-02-25
Passed House with substitute (54-Y 45-N)
VASB764EngrossCertificate of public need. Revises the Medical Care Facilities Certificate of Public Need Program. The bill (i) removes from the list of reviewable medical care facilities specialized centers or clinics or that portion of a physician's office develo...
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2020-02-25
Passed by for the day
VAHB1597EngrossGO Virginia grants; matching funds. Allows a locality to use funds awarded from the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission as matching funds for a GO Virginia grant award. No other state funds are authorized to be used as a source of matching funds...
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2020-02-25
Passed by for the day
VAHB1602EngrossVirginia Tourism Authority; Governor's New Airline Service Incentive Fund. Creates the Governor's New Airline Service Incentive Fund to be administered by the Virginia Tourism Authority to support the local, regional, national, and international airp...
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2020-02-25
Placed on Calendar
VASB60EngrossGovernor's required submission of capital outlay plan bills. Modifies the requirements of the Governor's submission of capital outlay plan bills to require that the Governor ensure that prefiled capital outlay plan bills are submitted to the Chairmen...
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2020-02-24
Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
VAHB117EnrollVirginia Geographic Information Network Advisory Board; membership. Adds two county, city, town, or regional government geographic information system (GIS) directors or managers as members of the Virginia Geographic Information Network Advisory Board...
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2020-02-24
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 2, 2020
VASB127EnrollVirginia Geographic Information Network Advisory Board; membership. Adds two county, city, town, or regional government geographic information system (GIS) directors or managers as members of the Virginia Geographic Information Network Advisory Board...
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2020-02-24
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB127ER)
VAHB313EnrollVirginia Freedom of Information Act; library records. Clarifies that information contained in library records that can be used to identify any library patron who has borrowed or accessed material or resources from a library as well as the material or...
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2020-02-24
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 2, 2020
VAHB437EngrossDepartment of General Services; disposition of surplus materials; permit sale to active military-owned and military spouse-owned businesses. Requires the Department of General Services to permit surplus materials to be sold, prior to public sale or a...
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2020-02-24
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
VAHB446EnrollDepartment of General Services; disposition of surplus materials; donation of surplus computers; United States military. Requires the Department of General Services to permit surplus computers and related equipment to be donated to organizations in t...
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2020-02-24
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 2, 2020
VASB259EngrossVirginia Freedom of Information Act; library records. Clarifies that information contained in library records that can be used to identify any library patron who has borrowed or accessed material or resources from a library as well as the material or...
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2020-02-24
Read second time
VAHB454EngrossVirginia Public Procurement Act; purchase programs for recycled goods; climate positive materials. Directs the Department of General Services to make state agencies aware of the availability of recycled materials and products certified as climate pos...
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2020-02-24
Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
VAHB452EnrollVirginia Public Procurement Act; small purchases. Increases from $100,000 to $200,000 the small purchases exemption under the Virginia Public Procurement Act for single or term contracts for goods and services other than professional services. The bi...
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2020-02-24
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 2, 2020
VAHB548EnrollVirginia Freedom of Information Act; exclusions; Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; records of active investigations. Exempts from mandatory disclosure under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act records of active investiga...
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2020-02-24
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 2, 2020
VAHB544EnrollDepartment of General Services; public posting of contract information on central electronic procurement system. Provides for the Department of General Services to post on its central electronic procurement system awarded contracts and any modificati...
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2020-02-24
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 2, 2020
VAHB510EnrollVirginia Freedom of Information Act; public institutions of higher education; information related to pledges and donations. Provides that no discretionary exclusion in FOIA shall apply to protect information relating to the amount, date, purpose, and...
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2020-02-24
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 2, 2020
VAHB587EnrollDepartment of General Services; baby changing facilities in restrooms located in public buildings. Directs the Department of General Services to include in its standards for capital outlay construction policies for the construction and installation o...
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2020-02-24
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 2, 2020
VASB321EngrossDepartment of Veterans Services; eligibility for veteran status under state and local laws; change in treatment of certain discharges. Provides that any person who was separated from active military, naval, or air service with an other than honorable...
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2020-02-24
Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
VAHB704EngrossEnvironmental justice; agency regulations; working group. States that it is the policy of the Commonwealth to promote environmental justice and ensure it is carried out throughout the Commonwealth.
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2020-02-24
Passed Senate with substitute (25-Y 14-N)
VASB407EngrossVirginia Revolutionary 250 Commission; report. Establishes the Virginia Revolutionary 250 Commission to plan, develop, and perform programs and activities to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution, the Revolutionary War, and the...
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2020-02-24
VOTE: Passage (100-Y 0-N)
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