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VASB1446Intro

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Practice of medicine and other healing arts; provision of litigation assistance. Requires practitioners of medicine and other healing arts to provide litigation assistance to treated patients and their attorneys. Such litigation assistance includes p...
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2021-02-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VAHB1757Intro

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Firearm-free zones designated by the Commonwealth or a locality; waiver of sovereign immunity. Provides that if (i) the Commonwealth designates any property owned by it as a firearm-free zone or (ii) any locality designates such locality or any part ...
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2021-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB1779Intro

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Abolition of the death penalty. Abolishes the death penalty, including for those persons currently under a death sentence.
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2021-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2045Intro

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Civil action for deprivation of rights; duties and liabilities of certain employers in employing or contracting for the services of law-enforcement officers. Creates a civil action for the deprivation of a person's rights by a law-enforcement officer...
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2021-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2112Intro

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Court 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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2021-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB1107Intro

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Medical malpractice; limitation on recovery. Eliminates the cap on the recovery in actions against health care providers for medical malpractice where the act or acts of malpractice occurred on or after July 1, 2021.
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2021-02-03
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (12-Y 2-N)
VASB1340Intro

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Statute of limitations to collect medical debt. Provides that the statute of limitations for an action on any contract, written or unwritten, to collect medical debt, including actions brought by the Commonwealth, is three years.
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2021-02-01
Stricken at the request of Patron in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
VASB1440Intro

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Civil action for unlawful acts of force or failure to intervene by a law-enforcement officer or correctional officer. Creates a civil action for the use of unlawful acts of force, including deadly force, or failure to intervene as required by law, by...
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2021-02-01
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (9-Y 5-N)
VASB1371Intro

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Safe haven protections; newborn safety device. Provides an affirmative defense in certain criminal prosecutions and civil proceedings regarding child abuse or neglect to a parent who safely delivers his child within the first 14 days of the child's l...
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2021-01-27
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (13-Y 1-N)
VASB1407Intro

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Regulating electronic gaming devices; penalties. Authorizes the manufacturing, distributing, operating, servicing, hosting, and playing of electronic gaming devices in the Commonwealth, to be regulated by the Virginia Lottery Board, which the bill re...
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2021-01-27
Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (12-Y 2-N)
VASB1454Intro

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Evidence of mental competence; medical scans of brain. Provides that in any proceeding where mental competence or mental impairment is at issue, the court shall accept a properly authenticated computed tomography (CT) scan, computerized axial tomogra...
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2021-01-25
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (15-Y 0-N)
VASB1203Intro

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Hate crimes; associational relationships; penalty. Redefines the categories of victims whose intentional selection for a hate crime involving assault, assault and battery, or trespass for the purpose of damaging another's property results in a higher...
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2021-01-20
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (10-Y 5-N)
VASB1179Intro

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Corrections Private Management Act; name change; private management prohibited. Removes the authority of the Director of the Department of Corrections, pursuant to the Corrections Private Management Act (the Act), to enter into contracts with prison ...
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2021-01-15
Failed to report (defeated) in Rehabilitation and Social Services (3-Y 11-N)
VAHB712Intro

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Legal notices; online publications. Provides that where any ordinance, resolution, notice, or advertisement is required by law to be published in a newspaper, such ordinance, resolution, notice, or advertisement instead may be published in an online ...
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2020-12-04
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB285Intro

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Bystander claims for intentional or negligent infliction of injury or death; emotional distress. Provides that a bystander who witnesses, live and in-person, an event during which the intentional or negligent infliction of injury to or death of a vic...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB1060Intro

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Dismissal of action by court without prejudice. Provides that, for good cause shown or upon agreement of all parties, the court may dismiss an action without prejudice and the plaintiff may recommence such action within the original period of limitat...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VAHB76Intro

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Statute of limitations on written contract; missing persons declared dead; executor. Provides that, for any action that would be barred by the five-year statute of limitations on a written contract, wherein a person who would be party to such action ...
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2020-12-04
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB27Intro

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Uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance policies; bad faith. Provides that if an insurance company denies, refuses, or fails to pay its insured, or refuses a reasonable settlement demand within the policy's coverage limits, for a claim for unin...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
VASB641Intro

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Civil action; sale of personal data. Requires a person that disseminates, obtains, maintains, or collects personal data about a consumer for a fee to implement security practices to protect the confidentiality of a consumer's personal data, obtain ex...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VAHB1649Intro

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Health care; decision making; end of life; penalties. Health care; decision making; end of life; penalties. Allows an adult diagnosed with a terminal condition to request and an attending health care provider to prescribe a self-administered controll...
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2020-12-04
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB699Intro

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Juries; fine for failure to respond to questionnaire. Permits a court to fine a person no more than $200 for failure to respond to a request from a jury commissioner or clerk of court containing questions to ascertain such person's eligibility to ser...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VASB449Intro

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Abolition of the death penalty. Abolishes the death penalty, including for those persons currently under a death sentence.
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2020-12-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VAHB127Intro

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Bystander claims for intentional or negligent infliction of injury or death; emotional distress. Provides that a bystander who witnesses, live and in-person, an event during which the intentional or negligent infliction of injury to or death of a vic...
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2020-12-04
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB1033Intro

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Juvenile community correctional centers and facilities; establishment; placement of juveniles. Changes the term "juvenile correctional centers and facilities" to "juvenile community correctional centers and facilities." The bill further provides that...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
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