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VAHB614VetoRequirement for appeals bond; indigent parties; appeal of unlawful detainer. Removes the requirement for an indigent defendant, as defined in the bill, to post an appeal bond in an unlawful detainer action appealed from the general district court.
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2022-05-27
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
VASB474VetoRequirement for appeals bond; indigent parties; appeal of unlawful detainer. Removes the requirement for an indigent defendant, as defined in the bill, to post an appeal bond in an unlawful detainer action appealed from the general district court.
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2022-05-27
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
VAHB573VetoStatute of limitations; contracts for health care services. Provides that the statute of limitations for an action on any contract, written or unwritten, for health care services, including actions brought by the Commonwealth, is three years. The bil...
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2022-04-28
VOTE: (48-Y 52-N)
VASB143PassCourt of Appeals of Virginia; emergency. Makes various changes to the procedures and jurisdiction of the Court of Appeals of Virginia, including (i) clarifying that an aggrieved party of certain pretrial orders may petition the Court of Appeals for r...
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2022-04-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0714)
VASB64PassProceeds of compromise agreements; minors; investment in college savings trust accounts. Permits a court to direct the payment of the proceeds of an approved compromise agreement, in the case of damage to the person or property of a minor, by investm...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0535)
VASB148PassPublic health emergencies; immunity for health care providers. Expands immunity provided to health care providers responding to a disaster to include actions or omissions taken by the provider as directed by any order of public health in response to ...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0617)
VAHB242PassPractice of licensed professional counselors. Adds licensed professional counselors to the list of eligible providers who can disclose or recommend the withholding of patient records, face a malpractice review panel, and provide recommendations on in...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0509)
VAHB678PassPerson under a disability; parties unknown. Includes in the definition of "person under a disability" persons made defendants by the general description of "parties unknown" in suits involving real property. This bill is a recommendation of the Boyd-...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0299)
VAHB682PassService of process; investigator employed by an attorney for the Commonwealth or Indigent Defense Commission. Provides that all investigators employed by an attorney for the Commonwealth or by the Indigent Defense Commission while engaged in the perf...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0684)
VAHB397PassCompensation for wrongful incarceration. Modifies the formula for compensating wrongfully incarcerated persons to equal $55,000 per year of incarceration, adjusted for inflation, changes the amount of compensation that may be paid out as a lump sum t...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0572)
VAHB409PassPromises not to plead the statute of limitations. Specifies that a written promise not to plead the statute of limitations is valid only when such written promise is made to avoid or defer litigation pending settlement of any cause of action that has...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0477)
VASB350PassHealth records; patient's right to disclosure. Requires a health care entity to include in its disclosure of an individual's health records any changes made to the health records and an audit trail for such records if the individual specifically requ...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0534)
VAHB1132PassPayment of small amounts to certain persons without involvement of fiduciary; threshold. Increases from $25,000 to $50,000 the amount under which a payment to certain persons may be made without the involvement of a fiduciary.
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0317)
VASB530PassIllegal gaming devices; Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act; civil penalty. Adds the manufacturing for sale, selling, or distributing of an illegal gaming device while knowing that it is or is intended to be operated in the Commonwealth in violation...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0553)
VAHB1145PassCivil actions; health care bills and records. Defines the term "bill" for the purposes of evidence of medical services provided in certain civil actions as any statement of charges, an invoice, or any other form prepared by a health care provider or ...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0469)
VASB633PassCivil actions; health care bills and records. Defines the term "bill" for the purposes of evidence of medical services provided in certain civil actions as any statement of charges, an invoice, or any other form prepared by a health care provider or ...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0470)
VAHB1236PassSummons for unlawful detainer; notice; adverse employment actions prohibited. Requires any summons for unlawful detainer to include a notice to the tenant that it is unlawful for his employer to discharge him from employment or take any adverse perso...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0467)
VAHB1234PassLimitations on enforcement of judgments. Provides that no execution shall be issued and no action brought on a judgment dated, extended, or renewed, prior to July 1, 2021, including a judgment in favor of the Commonwealth and a judgment rendered in a...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0324)
VASB715PassInjunctions; review by the Supreme Court of Virginia. Restores the Supreme Court of Virginia's jurisdiction over appeals of injunctions and orders granting or denying pleas of immunity. Under current law, injunctions must first be appealed to the Cou...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0307)
VAHB1328PassEarly childhood care and education entities; administration of epinephrine. Requires the Board of Education to amend its regulations to require each early childhood care and education entity to implement policies for the possession and administration...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0695)
VASB681PassDuty of in-network providers to submit claims to health insurers; Virginia Consumer Protection Act. Provides that a knowing violation of the existing requirement for an in-network provider that provides health care services to a covered patient to su...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0351)
VASB755PassCompensation for wrongful incarceration. Modifies the formula for compensating wrongfully incarcerated persons to equal $55,000 per year of incarceration, adjusted for inflation, changes the amount of compensation that may be paid out as a lump sum t...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0573)
VASB737PassEarly childhood care and education entities; administration of epinephrine. Requires the Board of Education to amend its regulations to require each early childhood care and education entity to implement policies for the possession and administration...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0696)
VASB291PassService of process; investigator employed by an attorney for the Commonwealth or Indigent Defense Commission. Provides that all investigators employed by an attorney for the Commonwealth or by the Indigent Defense Commission while engaged in the perf...
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2022-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0248)
VAHB782PassNonsuits; appeals from judgment of a general district court; emergency. Permits a plaintiff to nonsuit a claim appealed from a general district court in a circuit court. As introduced, the bill was a recommendation of the Boyd-Graves Conference. The ...
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2022-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0206)
VAHB50PassSafe haven protections; hotline to provide information about infant relinquishment laws and options. Directs the Department of Social Services to establish a toll-free, 24-hour hotline to make information about the Commonwealth's safe haven laws that...
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2022-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0174)
VAHB449PassDistrained or levied on personal property; auctioneers or auction firms outside the county or city of an officer. Allows for the use of a Virginia-licensed auctioneer or auction firm in selling distrained or levied on personal property and the transp...
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2022-04-01
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0062)
VAHB92Intro

Sine Die
Health care providers; definition. Amends the definition of "health care provider" to include home care organizations and hospice.
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2022-02-15
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB661Intro

Sine Die
Capital murder; death penalty for the willful, deliberate, and premeditated killing of a law-enforcement officer. Authorizes punishment by death for the willful, deliberate, and premeditated killing of a law-enforcement officer.
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2022-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB505Intro

Sine Die
Civil actions filed on behalf of multiple persons. Provides that a circuit court may enter an order joining, coordinating, consolidating, or transferring civil actions upon finding that separate civil actions brought by a plaintiff on behalf of multi...
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2022-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB609Intro

Sine Die
Civil action for the deprivation of rights; duties and liabilities of certain employers. Creates a civil cause of action for the deprivation of any rights, privileges, or immunities pursuant to the constitutions and laws of the United States and the ...
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2022-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB984Intro

Sine Die
Liability for sale of alcohol or marijuana product to an underage person. Creates a cause of action against an alcoholic beverage control retail licensee or cannabis control retail licensee who sells alcohol or a marijuana product to an underage pers...
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2022-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB1095Intro

Sine Die
Health care; decision making; 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 controlled substance for the pur...
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2022-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB1348Intro

Sine Die
Writ of post-conviction relief for marijuana-related offenses. Creates a writ of post-conviction relief by which persons convicted of certain felony marijuana-related offenses committed prior to July 1, 2021, who remain incarcerated on July 1, 2022, ...
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2022-02-15
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB144Intro

Sine Die
Admissibility of statements of a deceased or incompetent party. Repeals the "dead man's statute," which provides that no judgment shall be entered against a person incapable of testifying based upon the uncorroborated testimony of the adverse party.
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VAHB136Intro

Sine Die
Wrongful death; death of the parent or guardian of a child resulting from driving under the influence; child support. Provides that any action for death by wrongful act where the defendant, as a result of driving a motor vehicle or operating a waterc...
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2022-02-07
Stricken from docket by Courts of Justice (20-Y 0-N)
VASB379Intro

Sine Die
Capital murder; death penalty for the willful, deliberate, and premeditated killing of a law-enforcement officer. Authorizes punishment by death for the willful, deliberate, and premeditated killing of a law-enforcement officer.
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2022-02-07
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (9-Y 6-N)
VASB599Intro

Sine Die
Limitation on recovery in certain medical malpractice actions. Provides that the limits on recovery in medical malpractice cases shall not apply when the plaintiff has sustained certain catastrophic injuries. Limitation on recovery in certain medica...
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2022-02-07
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary with letter (12-Y 3-N)
VASB483Intro

Sine Die
Child abuse and neglect; limitations period on sexual abuse of a minor claims; background check and training requirements for youth sports coaches and staff. Eliminates the civil statute of limitations period for injury resulting from sexual abuse oc...
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2022-02-07
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary with letter (11-Y 3-N 1-A)
VASB668Intro

Sine Die
Death with Dignity Act; penalties. Allows an adult who has been determined by an attending physician and consulting physician to be suffering from a terminal condition to request medication for the purpose of ending his life in a humane and dignified...
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2022-02-03
Failed to report (defeated) in Education and Health (7-Y 7-N 1-A)
VASB208Intro

Sine Die
Civil actions; standing. Provides that a person in a civil action shall be deemed to have standing if that person has a cognizable interest in the outcome of the matter, which may be represented by the ownership of an affected property interest or th...
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2022-02-02
Stricken at the request of Patron in Judiciary (15-Y 0-N)
VASB230Intro

Sine Die
Liability for sale of alcohol to an impaired customer; injury to another person due to operation of vehicle while intoxicated. Creates a cause of action against an alcoholic beverage control retail licensee who sells alcohol to a customer who subsequ...
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2022-02-02
Incorporated by Judiciary
VASB566Intro

Sine Die
Charitable gaming; enforcement and penalties. Strengthens the penalties that may be imposed for violations of charitable gaming law, allows for an action for pretrial levy or seizure or an attachment for a defendant who violates any provision of char...
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2022-02-02
Incorporated by General Laws and Technology
VASB555Intro

Sine Die
Liability for sale of alcohol to an underage person. Creates a cause of action against an alcoholic beverage control retail licensee who sells alcohol to an underage person who was visibly intoxicated if the consumption of the alcohol caused or contr...
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2022-02-02
Failed to report (defeated) in Judiciary (4-Y 10-N)
VASB531Intro

Sine Die
Certain crimes committed while participating in a riot; civil action for damages caused during a riot or unlawful assembly; affirmative defense; reduction in law-enforcement agency operating budget; penalty. Creates a civil action for damages caused ...
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2022-02-02
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (8-Y 7-N)
VASB462Intro

Sine Die
Regulating video gaming terminals; penalties. Authorizes and specifies the licensing requirements for the manufacture, distribution, operation, servicing, hosting, and playing of video gaming terminals (VGTs). The bill provides that VGTs are regulate...
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2022-02-02
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
VAHB569Intro

Sine Die
Hospices, home care organizations, private providers, assisted living facilities, and adult day care centers; immunity from liability. Repeals the provision that a licensed hospice, home care organization, private provider, assisted living facility, ...
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2022-01-28
Stricken from docket by Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N)
VAHB515Intro

Sine Die
Civil action for malicious prosecution; self-defense. Creates a civil cause of action for malicious prosecution in any case in which a criminal defendant charged with aggravated murder, murder in the first degree, murder in the second degree, or volu...
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2022-01-28
Stricken from docket by Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N)
VASB175Intro

Sine Die
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 30 days of the child's l...
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2022-01-24
Incorporated by Judiciary
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